Congrats GK
It is pleasant to note that Greater Kashmir has added “Video News” to its web edition. The trial edition I watched on 7th November is professionally done, interesting and an informative video news roundup. This is indeed keeping pace with the requirements of the present age of Convergent Journalism More

Blaming consumers
This refers to the news item, 'PDD predicts darker winter for Valley' (GK, 08/11/12). While it is true that energy must not be wasted, it is ridiculous on part of the PDD to suggest that only consumers are at fault. This is a narrow escapist attitude. Rather than finding a worthwhile solution to the More

Unjustified restrictions
The cap put by the central government on the issuance of LPG cylinders is uncalled-for and speaks of incompetence in governance. There is an immediate need for taking back the cap on the cooking gas. It is less expensive in countries like Sri-Lanka and Bangladesh which are deemed less developed than More

Election participation
This refers to the SAS Geelani’s statement about 1975 accord popularly known as Indra Abdullah accord. The elections held after this accord saw Sheikh Sahib get an absolute majority in the elections and that election till date is considered as the most free and fair election in the history of Kashmir More

  • Kashmir

4 militants killed in Keran: Army

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Nov 9: Army on Friday said they have killed four militants while foiling an infiltration bid in Keran sector of Kupwara district in north Kashmir. The operation to flush-out the remnant militants More



  • Srinagar City

Chest Diseases Hospital gasps for breath

Sans basic diagnostic, life saving equipments

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Nov 9: Signifying messy state-of-the-affairs in healthcare system, the lone chest specialty hospital in Kashmir –the Chest Diseases Hospital –sans basic diagnostic and life saving equipments More




  • Jammu

Despite ban manual scavenging still prevalent in JK

Problems More In Srinagar Than Jammu, Claim Officials

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Nov 9 : Despite ban on the manual scavenging in Jammu and Kashmir, over 1.70 lakh households out of the total 20 lakh in the state are still dependent on human waste carriers or in other words dependent More



  • News

Bangladesh asks Pakistan to apologise for 1971 atrocities

ANISUR RAHMAN/PTI

Dhaka, Nov 9: Bangladesh today demanded an apology from Pakistan for the genocide committed by its troops during the 1971 liberation war, but Islamabad said it's time to carry forward ties "burying the More



  • Court Watch

HCBA follows Justice Kirmani, seeks rehearing

TALAQ JUDGEMENT

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 9: Day after a retired Judge Justice B A Kirmani of Jammu and Kashmir High Court filed an application for rehearing of Talaaq case titled Muhammad Naseem Bhat alias Irfan Bhat versus Bilquees More



  • Bandipora

Ajas Bridge develops cracks

Poses threat to commuters, authorities unmoved

Bandipora: Cracks have developed in a five decade old bridge at Ajas market here posing threat to commuters.  The bridge was built in 1961 and has not been repaired even once since then. Locals said More



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