GAZA burns again

Were the old barbarians any different!

Ishfaq Ahmad

‘Withdrawing’ implies, in whatever indistinct sense, an end or at least shrinking of hostilities. But, every now and again we wake up to discover that Israeli Army has committed a massacre in Palestine. So far, 49 Gazans died, more than 450 wounded, most of the casualties are children, in the first More

Discrimination within discrimination

There are subtle ways of injustice that exist in our system and society

Azmat Alam Khan

Ever since my article highlighting menace of reservation appeared in Greater Kashmir (Once upon a time....... GK 26-10-2012), I have been receiving regular feedback. Though many termed my story close to reality but some dissented. Few mails that I received branded my story against the spirit of constitutional More

A candid confession

Omar’s can’t fight corruption

Javaid Malik

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah dropped a bombshell last week by making an honest assertion at Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi that “tradeoffs are unavoidable in coalition” and it’s difficult to fight corruption in the coalition set up. While explaining about the tradeoffs Omar said More

Watch it with caution

The trick is to not let television overtake your life

Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat

Television has become one of the most influential forms of media, where images, forms, styles and ideas are mobilized. This because of the considerable convenience it offers to its audience worldwide, of all ages, nationalities and social status. Television does not require literacy and presents information More

  • Kashmir

Millionaire candidates for Legislative Council polls

Property Details Of NC, Congress, PDP Faces Bagful Of Surprises


Srinagar, Nov 20: The election to two Legislative Council seats in Kashmir seems to have turned into a “money game” as major political parties have fielded ‘multi-millionaire’ candidates in the polls slated More

  • Srinagar City

Dy CM speaks tough on Master Plan violations

Officials found involved to be terminated: Tara Chand


Srinagar, Nov 20: Admitting that many residential colonies in Srinagar have been constructed in violation of the Master Plan, Deputy Chief Minster, Tara Chand Tuesday said state government would act “tough More

  • Jammu

BGSBU losing sheen; Students feel dejected


Rajouri, Nov 20: The prestigious Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri is losing its prestige – at least among the engineering students, who alleged that the administration is playing with their More

  • Bijbehara

Historic Chinar town faces official apathy

Sans basic facilities, people suffer

Bijbehara: Inhabitants of historic Chinar town are up in arms against the authorities for failing to provide them with basic amenities. Most of the roads in the town are dilapidated and the problem More

  • News

India votes against UNGA resolution banning death penalty


United Nations, Nov 20: India was among the 39 countries that voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution which called for abolishing the death penalty, saying every nation had the "sovereign More

  • GKeducation&career

Story of an exemplary teacher

A government school teacher employs teachers in a remote government high school and pays their salary from his own pocket



In a remote government high school in Poshkreeri, zone Mattan, Anantnag, around 60kms from Srinagar, Ghulam Muhammad Sheikh, 47, attends to his duty an hour before the school starts. And he is the last More

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