Respect woman
This refers to the article “Eve’s honor” by Hassan Zainagiree (GK Nov 02).Women in contemporary society are faced with various issues and challenges which make them vulnerable and many a times an easy prey to several atrocities. Despite living in an era of self-acclaimed emancipation and empowerment More

Corrupt politicians
This refers to the news that the House Committee probing forest land grab by Taj Mohiddin was dissolved. Not a surprise because every time you investigate corruption charges against a minister or a high profile person in this part of world, the result is always in favor of the influential person. More

Unjustified Ban
This refers to the decision of oil companies to impose ban on new subsidized LPG connections. The oil companies functioning in valley are compelling the consumers to purchase the non-subsidized LPG connections, which is adding to their problems as they don't get any subsidy on cooking gas. Immediate More

Winter problems
This refers to the news reports about problems a common Kashmiri faces in winter. The duty of the government is to provide full facilities to the people so that they can fight the chill. Otherwise a few inch snowfall throws everything out of gear. We expect this year good arrangements will be made so More

  • Kashmir

10 years on, JK Sports Council sits on ‘urgent matter’

‘Tainted’ Official Enjoys Plum Position; Government Goes Lenient

FAKE CERTIFICATE CASE

Srinagar, Nov 14: In an outrageous case of official negligence, the J&K State Sports Council has brazenly overlooked the ‘authentication of certificates’ of an official which proved that he had “mischievously More



  • Srinagar City

Omar supports skewed bridge

Says nothing wrong with Tedha design, ridicules critics

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Nov 14: Breaking his silence on the construction of “controversial” skewed bridge, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday said there was nothing wrong with the project and hinted that Peoples More




  • Jammu

NHPC to set up institute in Kashmir

HYDRO POWER TRAINING

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 14: National Hydel Power Corporation would be establishing a hydero power training institute in Kangan area of Ganderbal. Sources said the National Power Training Institute (NPTI) will More



  • South Asia

Education now compulsory for Pakistan children

Islamabad, Nov 14: Pakistan has made education free and compulsory for children aged between five and 16. Pakistan's National Assembly Tuesday unanimously passed the right to free and compulsory education More



  • World

Hu, Wen bow out; Xi to take over as new boss

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, Nov 14: Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao bowed out of the top leadership of the ruling Communist Party of China today after a 10-year stint in power, as the Party's key Congress More



  • Health

‘SCREEN CHILDREN TOO FOR DIABETES’

NOV 14 IS WORLD DIABETES DAY AND CHILDREN'S DAY

ANJALI OJHA

New Delhi, Nov 14: If you are under the impression that diabetes is an old man's disease, you are wrong. More and more children are falling prey to this lifestyle disease and doctors say it is best to More



  • Ganderbal

Maternity hospital Wayil sans medicare facilities

Patients suffer, authorities mute

Wayil (Ganderbal): Signifying messy state of affairs in Kashmir’s healthcare system, the mini- maternity hospital at Wayil here sans basis medicare facilities coupled with shortage of medicos and paramedics More



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