IPL muck
This refers to the write up 'IPL muck' by Rabia noor.The author deserves kudos for highlighting such a serious issue. During the good old days, the whole family could watch the cricket matches together, but now, in the guise of entertainment, obscenity is being promoted and one feels ashamed in the More

Be responsibile
This refers to the arrest of  a scandalous so called darvesh Gulzar Bhat who has played with the honour of many. Who to blame for this shameful act? The so called pir or those who belived him. Parents too must understand their responsibility and desist from sending their children to such people More

Eye opener
The incident of Fake pir must be an eye opener for the gullible who often prefer ignorance to knowledge. They must realize now that knowledge is power, and knowledge only saves a person from getting caught into the darkness of ignorance. Sajad Sheikh More

Trend setter
Me and my friends  have grown up reading this newspaper from its two page black and white layout to its 20 plus get-up. Being the pioneers of journalism in kashmir, GK has been the trend setter. We wish you luck. Tanvir Ahmad Dar < More

Central Act
I have read with interest both the articles of Mushtaq Sidiqi. While appreciating your clarifications in regard to that the state government has actually asked for changes in the central act vis a vis the special dispensation as regards Kashmir which I doubt they will do. As usual the state will succumb More

Punish guilty
It is high time to come forward in a big way to assist the investigating authority in exposing the faith healing fraud. Where are those who banned the girl rock stars and till date did not issue any fatwa against the one who is accused of committing a heinous crime. Hats off to Geelani Sahib who on the More

Poor results
This refers to the new report `High court pulls up Government for poor results’ (GK, May 14, 2013). The inept attitude of government agencies is taking a heavy toll of ambitious projects like Wullar Conservation.  KEPCO had timely informed the concerned authorities about the ill-planning & slow More

  • Kashmir

In JK,fortune favors HCC

Company Seeks Rs 21 Crore For Clearing Landslides On Mughal Road, Govt ‘Considering’ Warmly

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, May 28: Emboldened by the J&K government’s “warm attitude” towards its “unfair” demands, the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has now sought extra money to the tune of Rs 21 crores from More



  • Srinagar City

3 YRS ON,ADMIN SLEEPS ON DEFUNCT HIGHWAY LIGHTING

Mishaps, burglaries on rise as Athwajan-Parimpora bypass stretch continues to reel under deadly darkness

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, May 28: Despite threat to life and property of the people, the administration has miserably failed to repair the streetlights on the busy south City highway, which reels under deadly darkness More




  • Jammu

Soldier shoots colleague dead in Rajouri

SUMIT BHARGAV

Rajouri, May 28: A soldier was shot dead by his colleague after a verbal spat on a Forward Post along the Line of Control here late last night. Sepoy Mukesh Kumar of 33 Rashtriya Rifles was killed More



  • South Asia

PML-N govt to try Musharraf for treason: Sharif's aide

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, May 28: The incoming PML-N government is ready to hold the trial of former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf over charges of treason, a party leader said today. The caretaker government More



  • GKeducation&career

Seven Myths About Civil Service Examination

The exam is not as tough as it is made out to be

DEMYSTIFYING IAS

NAVEED TRAMBOO

Civil service examination is quite an arduous task as most would agree – not only because of the tough competition, but also because of the lengthy time process, which stretches to over a year. Clearly More



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