Road widening
This refers to the news item (Greater Kashmir, Jan 18th), regarding the rehabilitation of dislocated shopkeepers of Zarab Khana Zainakadal Srinagar under road widening programme. The stake holders have been waiting for three long years for rehabilitation and the delay has caused sufferings, both economic More

Ban all
This refers to banning private practice  in government medical colleges. Not HoDs only all medicos and paramedics should be brought in this cover.Nooman Sajid beoptimistsajid@gmail.com More

Cabinet reshuffle
This refers to the recent reshuffle in cabinet by Chief Minister. But this step was to be taken much before. This time many new faces are induced in State Ministry but they have lost some honest and sincere ministers especially Qamar Ali Akhoon (Minister for CA&PD). In this reshuffle MLAs from far More

Power failure
This refers to the breakdown of power supply in some parts of the valley. It was very shameful that no arrangements were  in place for providing electricity to Gurudwara Sahib of Srinagar city on the eve of Gurpurab.  Amanjeet Singh amanjeets65 More

LPG cap
This refers to the raising of subsidized LPG cap from six to nine cylinders by the government. It is a welcome step and need of the hour keeping in view the harsh winter in Kashmir. Now the government should keep check on the black marketing so that a common man is benefited. Fida Hussain
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Fare rule
Raising the cap of LPG cylinders from six to nine is a welcome move. But Government seems to be a mute spectator over the increasing passenger fare where the bus owners are violating the standards set by the Government. Shah Nayeem shah.nayeem@yahoo.in More

DNA testing
This refers to the presence of unmarked graves in Budgam. The question is who were they? Who put them there and why? Government should take action as Mirwaiz has rightly urged for DNA testing. Aabid Rehman PalaFrisal Kulgampala.abid@gmail.comMore

Good move
This refers to the proposal of installing cable car from Malkhah to the entrance door of the Makhdoom Sahab shrine. I congratulate those who conceived this novel idea of providing the facility to ailing and old who would otherwise could come upto  first step of the stairs. Similar facility may be More

Accord debate
This refers to Ashraf Durrani's Article Truth about the Accord, wherein he has compared Sheikh's election sweep as Tsunami but what when he took over from Mir Qasim? When the legislature had all representative from Congress. Did Sheikh Sahab make any change at that time?Tabish Bashir < More

  • Kashmir

  • Srinagar City

Drainage system defunct at Mandir Bagh Baghat

Inhabitants suffer, seek DC’s intervention

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 22: Residents of Mandir Bagh at Baghat-e-Barzulla here are up in arms against the authorities for failing to overcome drainage problem in the area. A delegation from the area said in More




  • Jammu

Law Department awaits suggestions, recommendations on amending laws

SEXUAL OFFENCES

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 22: The State Law Department is yet to receive suggestions from experts and members of civil society on making necessary amendments in laws related to offences against women.   Sources More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Understanding value based education

Let’s encourage students to question the conventional wisdom and discover the meaning of personal and civic values

QUALITY EDUCATION

PUPINDER SINGH BALI

Everyone here in Kashmir would agree that our schools should nurture good values and attitudes in students. This general concern has influenced the school curriculum. The student, as a result, often receives More



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