Punish guilty
This refers to a news item entitled “‘Fraud’ in NRHM selections in Budgam” (GK dated 02-01-2013). Your paper highlighted the same kind of a fraud regarding appointment of  900 candidates as Dawa Saaz in NRHM  one year before (GK 05-01-2012) entitled “ISM repeats blunder” where in fraud certificates More

Public prosecutors
This refers to the notification issued by the JK police department for the posts of public prosecutors. The age age limit has been fixed at 28 years. One fails to understand as to how a person aged below 28 with requisite qualification can do justice with the post. No experience is prescribed for More

Why teachers?
This refers to the news item (G.K, 22-December-2012) wherein government put 12 head-masters under suspension and directed Chief Education Officer to take stringent actions against teachers because of the poor performance of students in the 10th class Examination. But this is half the story, as fault More

Pulwama tragedy
This refers to the recent Pulwama incident. Once again we are witnessing how men in uniform are playing with the lives of Kashmiris and government is silent and not taking any action against culprits.  Malik SaleemKawcheckmaliksaleem18 More

School vans
School vans use locally fitted LPG cylinders much to the danger of kids. The police and the concerned authorities are least concerned.While the schools are off for winter vacations, it is high time that advertisements are made through electronic as well as print media against the use of LPG cylinders More

Cricket Fever
This refers to the recently concluded T-20 cricket series between India and Pakistan. Everything comes to a halt and people get glued to the match. The cricket fever has returned the valley. Mir Irfan Athwajanmirirfan_90@yahoo.com More

Youth services
This refers to the article Gulmarg: all set for big thrill by Muhammad Yousuf. The author has aptly mentioned some of the promoting agencies for skiing. But these agencies like Youth Services And Sports lack proper accommodation due to which skiers face tough times.Rahila RashidMore

  • Kashmir

SHAME: 7th grade student drugged, raped in Shopian

ACCUSED ARRESTED

KHALID GUL

Shopian, Jan 3: A 13 year old girl in this South Kashmir district has accused a youth of abducting, drugging and later raping her. The shocking incident, according to the family members occurred about More



  • Srinagar City

WHY I WAS BEATEN BY COPS?

FIRST PERSON

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Jan 3: What Police did to me on Thursday at Hazratbal on Srinagar outskirts is my testimony of brutality that I went through. It was a nightmare when the men-in-uniform, who are meant to protect More




  • Jammu

NC committed to equitable development of JK: Rana

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu Jan 3: Chief Minister’s Political Advisor Devender Singh Rana on Wednesday said that the four years of the Omar led coalition government had ushered the state in an era of peace, progress and prosperity More



  • South Asia

Mobile phone services blocked in Pakistan

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 3: Pakistan today blocked cellular services in over 50 towns and cities, including Islamabad, to prevent terror attacks on processions. Officials of the Interior Ministry have contended More



  • Court Watch

High Court issues notice to CS, Commissioner Secy Health

APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR HEALTH SERVICES KASHMIR

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 3: Disapproving of government’s “tardy approach” of making placement against the post of Director Health Services Kashmir on substantive basis, Jammu and Kashmir High Court has granted three More



  • Tangmarg

TANGMARG: Old transmission lines pose threat to lives,lead to power shortage

AHMAD KASHMIRI

Tangmarg, Jan 3: Many villages receiving electricity from Kunzar-grid here in north Kashmir are facing acute power shortage due to deterioration of the transmission infrastructure.  Residents of Bongam More



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