The politics of economics

But the situation never changed and we heard it never before

Hassan Zainagairi

Saying that ‘Kashmir resolution process cannot be held hostage to the unity’ between various Hurriyat groups and the ‘process has to be carried forward’, the executive head of the Huryat (M) Mirwaiz Umar is exuding in a neo-convert’s impatience to cross the LoC and come up with Holy Grail to silence More

The worst ever!

Given the unscheduled power cuts just at the beginning of the winter, will it be the worst ever nightmare this year

M.Ashraf

The Jammu & Kashmir Power Development Corporation has received an award for MOHRA HEP under the “Unique Project” category! The Mohra Power Project was constructed in 1905 during Maharaja’s time and functioned well those days. Keeping in view the present power scenario and the extreme hardships More

The twain shall never meet

After all the East is East and the West is West

Amit Kushari

The ways of life in foreign countries are so different from ours. There is so much of cultural difference that we may feel uncomfortable in an unfamiliar environment and we may face a lot of harassment and inconvenience. The laws in other countries could be so different that unknowingly, without any More

All corrupt

The menace of corruption has gone too deep

Brig OP Abrol (Retd)

This refers to the article " Corruption and Debate" GK Dec 2012. The author has pointed towards the maladies plaguing  our democracy and how the political class is playing electoral politics. He has also passionate appealed for convergence rather than creating a situation that, in the long run More

  • Kashmir

KU employees without salary

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 6: With the newly-appointed Registrar of University of Kashmir Prof Zaffar Ahmad Reshi “following proper procedure” in availing funds from the JK Government and “ensuring there is no misuse More



  • Srinagar City

Enforcement officials sleep on building permission violations

Against 20 feet wide connectivity, constructions allowed along 12 feet roads

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Dec 6: Notwithstanding the government claims that no building construction would be allowed for new colonies with roads lesser than 20 feet wide, the norms are being brazenly violated in the More




  • Tangmarg

Unabated constructions devour agricultural land

Concrete structures dot Srinagar-Gulmarg highway, authorities mute

Tangmarg: Unabated constructions along the Srinagar-Gulmarg highway is taking a heavy on the agriculture land with authorities acting as mute spectators. Commercial and residential structures are More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Student Counseling: An area of darkness

There’s a pressing need to make counseling services available in government schools, universities and colleges

CONCERN

PUPINDER S BALI

As reports of student stress and suicides because of academic, peer, and parental pressures multiply, country top schools managements have been forced to wake up to the importance of student counseling More



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