Unite now
This refers to the front page news report “Geelani rules out Hurriyat unification” (GK, 19 November). It speaks volumes about the adamant approach of an octogenarian leader. People consider him more than loyal towards the noble cause but he is not ready to get various factions amalgamated. His inflexible More

LPG fight
This refers to the news that Mehbooba Mufti has succeeded in making the centre agree to enhance the LPG gas cylinders for the cold region of the state of Jammu & Kashmir. She has fulfilled the duty of a favorite and strong opposition leader. Although it was the duty of the men on the helm of affairs More

Exemplary teacher
This refers to the article "Story of an exemplary teacher" by Majid Maqbool. It was heartening to know about the story of a government teacher Gh. Mohammad Sheikh  who is passionate and dedicated towards teaching profession.  Besides he is helping students from poor families in one or the other More

Israeli aggression
It is a wake-up call for Muslims all over the world how Israel is killing Palestinians in Gaza. U. N.O. is maintaining silence on the genocide of Muslims. As Hitler was crushing the jews, in the same way Zionists are shedding Muslim blood across Gaza. The Arab world can not show sympathy as they are More

Save wetlands
This refers to the news item 'winged guests throng valley'. The wetlands of our valley are known to provide habitat to different species of migratory birds. That is why these wetlands are famous all around the world. It was our moral duty to take care of these wetlands. But unfortunately we do the reverse More

Power Cuts
In our valley, where we are facing LPG crisis and government has failed to find solution. The situation is alike in metered and unmetered areas. According to the officials, the peak hour power generation of the state is 760MW generated from around 20 hydropower projects including 450MW Baglihar-I. while More

Leadership Summit
This refers to the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit held on 17 Nov.2012. I was very much impressed to see that Pakistan former president Gen. Parveez Musharaff, J&K CM Omar Abdullah, Punjab Dy.CM Prakash Singh Badal, UP CM Akhilesh Yadav, were among the great personalities that took part in this More

  • Kashmir

Millionaire candidates for Legislative Council polls

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

UMER MAQBOOL

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

MUKEET AKMALI

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

SUMIT BHARGAV

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

YOSHITA SINGH

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

INSPIRATION

MAJID MAQBOOL

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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