Different yardsticks
This refers to the news, "Stake holders pitch for more LPG outlets...." (GK, October 24). In a lighter vein it a curse of special status and may be it was linked to freebees during heydays of militancy. The weaker the movement gets, the tighter the control. Otherwise, apparently there should be no reasons More

Career advice
This refers to the article “what after class 10th” by Mubeen Masudi. Students should access their capabilities and take right decision about their career.Besides, awareness should be spread though mass media. More such articles by educationists will help the students to take the right career decisions More

Power woes
This refers to the massive power cuts in the valley. The unscheduled power cuts have affected day-to-day life of common people. The students who are preparing for different exams are suffering a lot.  Power curtailment schedule has increased the woes of people already affected by the LPG shortage More

Coaching centers
This refers to the article, "what after 10th" by Mubeen Masudi. Kashmir has witnessed mushroom growth of schools and coaching centers over the years.  It is duty of parents to guide their children in choosing the best. Parents should not be lured by big ads given by various coaching centers in More

Put restrictions
Binoo Joshi in his column "Politicizing Amarnath" tries to argue that nobody can settle in the vicinity of Amarnath Shrine because during the past 150 years nobody did so. If infrastructure is available, even coldest places can be made worth living. If Drass and Kargil are populated areas, why cannot More

Nostalgic piece
This refers to article “Jagun Nath, the alchemist” by Nighat Hafiz (GK, 23-10-2012). The learned author has beautifully portrayed the past perfect landscape of the patch of my homeland with artistic blend. Such articles, whenever published, are really enriching for Greater Kashmir readers. Surinder More

  • Kashmir

7 houses damaged in Zanskar

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Oct 26: Members of minority community in Zanskar area on Friday alleged that members of the majority community have damaged seven houses in the area.  Talking to Greater Kashmir over phone More




  • Jammu

Offenders escape prosecution in absence of testing facilities

ANTI-ADULTERATION DRIVE

ARUN SINGH

Jammu, Oct 26: With inadequate facility of testing laboratories in the city, the anti-adulteration drive launched by Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) is proving a futile exercise as it is unable to get More



  • South Asia

SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 35 IN AFGHANISTAN

Kabul, Oct 26: A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan today, killing 35 people and wounding at least 70, government and hospital officials said. The attack in the More



  • World

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated in S Arabia, Gulf

AGENCIES

Jeddah/Dubai, Oct 26: Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated on Friday in Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries with millions offering Qurbani (sacrificial slaughter).  Saudi Arabia’s largest congregation was held More



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