Educate them

Coercion has never worked. It all depends on how we bring up our children and inculcate values in them

Mehboob Makhdoomi

These three little souls of our community should not be embarrassed or harassed by us to the extent that they start hating us. Actually, theirs is a very little fault and I can understand how tough it would be for them, to digest such a negative publicity amongst their own people, at this tender age More

Of honour and honour

What to say when dignity of a woman is classified on the basis of the region she belongs to

Hassan Zainagairi

The anti-rape ordinance promulgated by President of India last week though entails changes in the existing criminal law as recommended by the Justice Verma panel. But that all the recommendation of the panel has not been incorporated narrates a different story about women’s dignity and rights. It More

Forest flora on sale........

The decision of lifting ban on extraction of medicinal plants from forests by state government is really unfortunate. When all the State governments of India are preserving biodiversity on priority; ours is ironically putting its forests on sale!!!!!!!

Dr Khursheed Ahmad Ganaie

This refers to the news item “Govt lifts ban on extraction of medicinal plants from forests” (Greater Kashmir 29th January 2013). The decision of the state government to lift ban on the extraction of medicinal plants from the forests seems to be based on short-sightedness and ignorance of the ground More

The art of parenthood

For a successful growth of our children we need to learn that

Dr. Mushtaq Chalkoo

Life is a challenge!  We need time to handle it. It requires time to sustain a relationship, develop a carrier, maintain health and experience internal tranquility. We have deadlines, commitments and obligations in our jobs and we need time to accomplish them. Now the question arises. Do we have More

  • Kashmir

After SSA muddle, RMSA implementation also tardy

UPGRADED SCHOOLS SUFFER FOR WANT OF STAFF

Concern

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Feb 7: After failing to effectively implement Government of India’s flagship scheme Sarava Shiksha Abhyan (SSA) at the elementary level, the state’s Education Department is now dallying on implementation More



  • Srinagar City

SET UP EXPERT COMMITTEE: NLCO TO GOVT

‘It should not be prepared in a hush-hush manner’

MASTER PLAN REVIEW

Srinagar, Feb 7: Nigeen Lake Conservation Organisation (NLCO) has welcomed the mid-term review of the Srinagar Master Plan 2001-2021 undertaken by the Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) and sought participation More




  • Jammu

Senior Army officers call on Guv

Jammu, Feb 7: Senior Army officers including Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra, GOC-in-C, Western Command; Lt Gen Anil Bhalla, GOC, 9 Corps and Maj Gen Ashwani Kumar, GOC, 26 Infantry Div, called on Governor NN Vohra More



  • South Asia

'Suicide bombing, killing of innocent people un-Islamic'

REZAUL H LASKAR\PTI

Islamabad, Feb 7: A group of 50 prominent Pakistani clerics has issued a fatwa (edict) that states the killing of innocent people, targeted killings and suicide bombings are un-Islamic. The Sunni More



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