Party, Ideology, and Politics

Can the Islamist forces, like Jama’at-e-Islami, turn into future political power!

Mehmood ur Rashid

In an earlier column there was a reference to Qazi Husain Ahmed’s initiative to reach out to the masses in Pakistan from the platform of Jam’at. His attempt to relax the disciplinary cordon of Jam’at-e-Islami, and involve more people with the party, had its own gains. Qazi Husain could in the process More

Are Private Tuitions Necessary?

Schools have to become places of learning and understanding

Dr Muhammad Amin Malik

A few decades back, coaching or tuition was a rare phenomenon. Going to tuition classes was considered a shame and students used to go for it very secretly so that no one comes to know that they are weak and likely to fail in the examinations and hence taking extra tuitions. During 1980’s a few Kashmiri More

Surprising US

A Kashmiri's American experience is interesting

Fida Iqbal

This is almost fourth week now that I am in US pursuing an academic course as exchange visitor scholar at UMASS (University of Massachusetts). In spite of my tight schedule of learning, interaction and rigorous knowledge evaluation tests I spare some time to appraise myself with the political mindset More

Understanding Sheikh Nazir

In response to an article by Riyaz Ahmad

Ab. Qayoom Khan

This refers to the article “Disingenuous Politics ” by Riyaz Ahmed (Greater Kashmir 16th January 2013). A political debate has been triggered ever since General Secretary National Conference Sheikh Nazir Ahmed in an interview to Greater Kashmir on 8th December 2012 disowned  the Indra - Sheikh More

  • Kashmir

‘JK yet to register 98.5% eligible old persons under national scheme’


Srinagar, Jan 23: The J&K Government is yet to register 98 per cent old persons under a centrally-sponsored scheme on pension, a study has revealed.The study conducted by the National Level Monitoring More

  • Srinagar City


Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations


 Srinagar, Jan 23: In connection with Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations, the Traffic department has finalized traffic route plan to ensure smooth movement of vehicles to and fro Dargah Hazratbal More

  • Jammu

Govt employee commits suicide


Jammu, Jan 23: A Jammu and Kashmir government employee Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his office in Samba district, about 32 kms from here.Kartar Chand, More

  • PaK

PaK PMs spend Rs 32 million on copter rides


Muzaffarabad, Jan 23: Helicopter jaunts by three former prime ministers of Pakistan administered Kashmir have cost more than Rs 32 million to the region’s taxpayers during July 2006 to July 2011, according 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



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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