Pension scheme
This refers to the new pension scheme which compared to the old one is nothing. Old pension provides security cover to its employes till their death and then offers family pension to  them, whereas in the new one, the government is no more responsible after retirement of an employee. The government More

Milk outlet
This refers to the milk outlet of SKUAST Manasbal. The locals of Safapora are facing problems to get milk from a dairy because the farm is situated near an army camp. It has really caused a great concern for us. Dr Aabid Altaf WaniSafapora More

SMS ban
Prepaid SMS still continues to be banned in J&K despite many voices raised against the move. Why doesn't the government act. Will we ever see SMS services again in Kashmir valley? We hope. Syed Uzair More

Bribe craze
This Omar Abdullah's statement "PDP is bribing female panchs with makeup kits". Bribing has now become compulsory. We all try to get our work done by others. Asif Ali More

Ensure unity
This refers to the news about the agencies who try to divide the Kashmiri Muslims. We should wake up and ensure unity amongst Muslims. Shahid Manzoor More

Fighting corruption
This refers to the statement of Animal Husbandry Minister Aga Syed Ruhullah recently on Radio conference that the corrupt officers will not be tolerated. We hope he begins the crusade from the Animal Husbandry Department itself. ZahidEmployee  A.H.Deptt More

Reservation policy
This refers to article "Reservation for whom"by Manzoor Ahmad Wani. The author has well pointed towards the dual policy adopted by the  State government  regarding reservation system.The State reservation policy needs comprehensive study and major operation.M. RafeeqTeacher Dept More

No polythene
Polythene pollution is mostly created by polythene bags, plastic syringes, pesticide containers, and medicine bottles.  It spoils the environment. So the only way to reduce the hazards of polythene pollution is to avoid the use of polythene. Zubair Ahmad AhangarDept Of Bioresource

Failure kills
This refers to the article of Abid Hussain Rah (26 Nov). The author has nicely pointed out the main reasons behind suicide. I fully agree with the author. But in my point of view failure is the biggest reason that leads a person to commit suicide.Afreen Altaf More

Dalgate bridge
It was heartening to see the second phase of Dalgate bridge completed. This is a remarkable development. Taking this as an example, other incomplete works should be finished Basit More

  • Kashmir

19 months on, Sabina awaits husband and justice

Showkat’s Family Pleads He’s Innocent, Decries Life Sentence


Srinagar, Dec 4: “How can I stop my son (Azhar) from taking any extreme step? He is very disturbed after hearing about his father’s life imprisonment. I fear that he might take any extreme step someday More

  • Srinagar City

Caged Shaher-e-Khaas attracts concerns

Kashmir Inc bashes Govt on curfews


Srinagar, Dec 4: Kashmir-based trade bodies and business organizations Tuesday ‘castigated’ state government for continuously imposing curfews in old City, the Shaher-e-Khaas.  Terming the curbs imposed More

  • Jammu

Omar hails LC poll turnout

Jammu, Dec 4: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is happy over the huge turnout for the four seats in the legislative council elections Monday. Onar wrote on the microblogginhg site Twitter Tuesday: "Good More

  • News

UJC outraged at TADA court verdict

Hurriyat (G), Nayeem Khan ors support Dec 10 strike call


Islamabad/ Srinagar Dec 4: Various separatist and militant organizations have expressed anger over TADA court awarding a life sentence to two Kashmiri youth Sheikh Nazir Ahmed and Showkat Ahmed Khan.  More

  • GK Features

Four Sons of Jana Begum

A mother who lost her four sons and her husband to conflict in the past sixteen years



Sitting near the window of her modest home in Diver, Lolab, 120kms north of Srinagar, Jana Begum, 51, emptily stares around, heaving long sighs of “haye meray Khuda”, before talking about what she has More

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