Tears and Wails

The notion of security has grown to absurd limits in the state

Dr. Javid Iqbal

Bilal Jan—highly sensitive film maker of the much propagated movie ‘Ocean of Tears’ is disappointed, disturbed and distraught—robbed of his dream, ever since his documentary was proscribed for viewing in University of Kashmir. Supposed to be an autonomous institution for grooming free thinking, imbibing More

The great Kashmiri nut

It is slowly but inexorably spreading throughout the lakes of Kashmir valley.

Ali Abas Wani

Come winter and you see markets with full of water chestnuts - a sweet and aromatic nut from Kashmir. Due to the sweet, tender and delicious taste, cooked water chestnut is one of the popular starchy desserts. Oxford dictionary defines ‘water chestnut’ as the crisp and white-fleshed tuber of tropical More

“Orphaned struggle”

Yes, Malik has a point

Javaid Malik

Recently Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik expressed apprehensions about Kashmir movement digressing towards governance. He said that notion is being created that Kashmiris have accepted the defeat psychologically. He expressed dismay over the fact that it is More


Anil Anand

Miandad Matters (Pic MiandadEversince he has taken charge as the country’s Home Minister, Mr Sushil Kumar Shinde is in the news for different reasons. From the controversial visit of Pakistan’s Interior Minister Mr Rehman Malik to granting of visa to former Pakistani cricketer More

  • Kashmir

Haji Yousuf 's ghost haunts Crime Branch

Govt To Act On Bedi Commission Report, Initiate Action Against Cops


Srinagar, Jan 4:  Jammu and Kashmir Government is contemplating disciplinary action against the Crime Branch (CB) officials held guilty by Justice HS Bedi panel, the one-man Commission of Inquiry More

  • Srinagar City


Seeks report from IGP Kashmir, SP, SHO Hazratbal



Srinagar, Jan 4: Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Friday took strong note of assault on Greater Kashmir correspondent Imran Muzaffar by some policemen on Thursday and sought reports More

  • Jammu

Woman cop commits suicide

Jammu, Jan 4: A woman police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence in Rajouri district, police said on Friday.  The constable, identified as More

  • South Asia

Siachen Glacier shrinking, says study

Karachi,Jan 4: The Siachen Glacier has been reduced by 5.9km in longitudinal extent between 1989 and 2009 because of rising temperatures, says a study published recently. Human presence at Siachen More

  • Pattan/Tangmarg

Waripora sans basic amenities


Waripora (Pattan) Jan 4: Inhabitants of Waripora Payeen in this north Kashmir area are up in arms against the non-availability of the basic amenities in the village. Located at the bank of Nallah More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Towards a better education system

Focus on the quality of education at the primary level to achieve better results



It is result time, pick up a morning newspaper and you will come across numerous ads carrying photographs of students who have passed their 10th class annual exam with good marks. The scores and names More

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