Race for gas

And, I lost it bitterly

Nissar Bhat

Life was becoming such a load for me, the sooner I shed the better, I thought. Yet if anything was persuading me against ending my life, were my children. But I knew I could not hold back for too long from the extreme step.The words of that soothsayer, which had receded from my mind over the years More

LADAKH: The Last Outpost!

Ladakh isn’t exactly ‘the land that time forgot’ as it is made out to be in much of the writing devoted to it; at least not any more

Ghulam Hussain

It is customary, and perhaps even fashionable these days, to describe Ladakh as the last outpost of the Indian Republic. Flowery descriptions abound of this ‘land of high passes’ in numerous books and reports written by visitors smitten by its rugged beauty and charm. Situated on the western extension More

About Kashmir earthquakes

Response to the article Braving the fury of nature , published in GK Magazine

Dr. Bashir Ahmad Bilal

Several severe pre-instrumental earthquakes occurred in the Kashmir seismic gap of the Himalaya in the nineteenth century. However, historical accounts show absence of any earthquake along southern side of the Zanskar range flanking the Kashmir Valley in the north/northeast. Contradictory to what More

  • Kashmir

Windstorm affected storm ‘Govt lies’ on compensation

NATURAL CALAMITY HAD KILLED 5 PERSONS, DAMAGED 30,000 STRUCTURES

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Oct 24: Eight months after a ravaging windstorm hit Kashmir killing five persons and damaging hundreds of buildings, the Jammu and Kashmir government has failed to reach out to the affected families More



  • Srinagar City

Musk deer rescued from Batamaloo

Had strayed with sheep flock: Wildlife Deptt

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Oct 24: A musk deer fawn injured by stray dogs was Wednesday rescued by locals and Wildlife department officials from a residential locality in Batamaloo area of south City. Officials said More




  • Jammu

Sawlakote Power Project: JKPDC likely to submit DPR by December end

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Oct 24: The Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Corporation is likely to submit the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Sawlakote Hydro Electric Power Project by December this year.Informed sources More



  • World

All roads lead to Mina

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jeddah, Oct 24: Over two million Muslims from across the world including about 1.27 lakh Indians today began their main rituals of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, heading from Mecca to Mina where they will More



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