Save ecology
As regards the ecosystem of our serene valley I suggest the following to State Govt and The Governor.They must first declare Amarnath shrine  ecologically  sensitive zone. Allow entry of pilgrims limited by draw two lacs a year only. Limit the yatra period to one month only. Allow Sadhus More

GK reader
GK has been a window on Kashmir for non resident Kashmiris. We get the other view on Kashmir affairs. Moreover its socio-political milieu is well projected by GK. Above all, the language used strikes a chord with emotional Kashmiris. Simply put GK presents a nice package of language and information. More

Administrative reforms
This refers to public service guarantee act. It is a key administrative reform initiative. These acts define the quality of public services like electricity, health, water etc. They take it a step further by making people exercise their right to public service within stipulated time failing which More

CET pattern
This refers to various suggestions put forth by people regarding the changes in CET pattern, particularly by Mushtaq Ahmad in his letter “Change pattern”. The proposed changes may work well, but not in J&K. I wonder how would it be beneficial to include 10 + 2 percentage in J&K CET when our More

Congrats GK
I congratulate Greater Kashmir Editor and the whole team for completing of 25 year of publication. GK has been a reliable source of information for us. I appreciate the whole Team of Greater Kashmir teams for their commendable effort. Mansoor Hussain BeighKargilMore

Good move
This refers to the jamming of mobile phones during common entrance test in Kashmir university. This will reduce the chances of using unfair means. The same must be done at other exam centres also. Gh. Muhammad PeerzadaHeri Payeen, Kupwara More

More painful
More than two decades passed after the Kunanposhpora incident took place in Kupwara district. None among the culprits have been punished so far. Media, NGOs and other agencies enjoy  recording statements of the victims from the last 20 years but to what end? Now the case is being re-opened which More

  • Kashmir

Crackdown in Lal Chowk, frisking at several other places

People Complain Of Inconvenience; Police Terms It Routine Security Drill

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, June 21: Police Friday carried out a cordon and search operation in the city's commercial hub Lal Chowk and its adjoining areas following intelligence inputs that militants might try to sneak More



  • Srinagar City

Fragile power network risks another Dar Mohalla

Why PDD prefers investment in re-metering over public safety, ask residents

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, June 21: With the ruling coalition government preferring “controversial” investment worth millions in fresh metering of the already metered areas in Srinagar, the fragile power transmission network More




  • Jammu

Army reviews Amarnath Yatra security arrangements

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, June 21: Amid intelligence inputs of militant threat to Amarnath yatra, the Army today reviewed security measures for the smooth conduct of the annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 mt high cave shrine More



  • South Asia

15 killed in Peshawar suicide blast

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Peshawar, June 21: At least 15 people were killed and over 30 injured today when a suicide bomber blew himself up amidst scores of worshippers attending Friday prayers at a Shia madrassa on the outskirts More



  • World

Kerry visiting India for strategic dialogue

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, June 21: US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading a high-powered delegation of his cabinet colleagues and top military commanders, today left for India as part of his 10-day seven nation Asia More



  • Gk Features

Her mental health

‘STRESS DUE TO OVERWORK CAN LEAD TO MENTAL DISORDERS’

CONCERN

INSHA LATIEF

FOR the past four months, Tehmina Akhtar (name changed), 28, a resident of district Baramulla, is undergoing treatment at Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in Rainawari, the lone psychiatric More



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