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Kashmir will secede if Article 370 goes: Farooq

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Apr 17: Union Minister and National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah Thursday said J&K’s accession with India will end automatically if BJP tampers with Article 370 as claimed by them in their election manifesto.Talking to reporters after addressing a youth rally of National More


Omar: BJP has Amit Shah in UP, Muftis in Kashmir

KHALID GUL

Pulwama, Apr 17: The J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is “supporting Narendra Modi to reciprocate the favour of its (PDP’s) creation by the BJP.”“The PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed is returning favors to the BJP by aiding them in More


70% polling in Udhampur segment

LS polls

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Apr 17: At least 70 percent polling was recorded in Doda-Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency as it went to polls in the second phase Thursday. 74 percent voting was registered in Reasi district alone.The polling will decide the fate of 13 candidates including Congress leader and Union Minister More


Separatists caged in midst of polls

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Apr 17: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the J&K government has placed separatist leaders and activists under detention to foil their poll boycott campaign.Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, continued to remain under house arrest for the second consecutive day More


Mufti urges Srinagarites to ‘lead the change’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Apr 17: Urging the people of Srinagar to vote for his party, Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Thursday said 2014 offers a historic opportunity for the state to defeat the vested interests that have held it captive for several decades.Addressing a public meeting in More


Finally, Tosamaidan lease expires today

Sub-panel to identify alternate firing range for Army

SPOTLIGHT

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Apr 17: The lease to Army to use the Tosamaidan meadow in central Kashmir’s Budgam district as its firing range is finally ending Friday. While all eyes on the government’s final take on the issue, it is set to constitute to a panel to look for an alternate firing range site for the Army More





  • Briefs

Need to ensure smooth conduct of Amarnath Yatra: Governor

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Apr 17: Governor N N Vohra today stressed the need for ensuring time bound action on all fronts to ensure smooth conduct of Amarnath Yatra."There is a need for ensuring time bound action on all More




  • National

Moderate to high turnout in 5th phase of Lok Sabha poll

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Apr 17: Moderate to high turnout today marked the polling in the fifth and biggest round of Lok Sabha elections covering 121 seats across 12 states amidst Maoist violence in Jharkhand where More




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Road mishaps kill 4, injure 10

Lastupdate at : Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:22:12 IST

Srinagar, Apr 18: Four persons were killed and 10 others sustained injuries in road accidents across Kashmir, Police said. In south Kashmir’s Qazigund town, a light motor vehicle (JK02AU/2707) and a Truck More






  • Opinion

Breast- beating on Article 370

How craftily they use it to achieve their ends is a subject in itself

COMMENT

HASSAN ZAINAGIREE

Article 370 these days attracts a lot of attention from all fierce opponents and loyal defenders of accession. They want to earn battle honors while defending it. They take pride as if this provision holds More



  • GK Magazine

Tosa Maidan: The Meadow of Death

Shells in the Tosa Maidan have so far killed at least 63 people, but the villagers believe the numbers to be much higher

TRAGEDY

ZAHID RAFIQ

For 22 years, Mohammad Abdullah Sheikh has carried his two sons in his breast pocket. He takes them everywhere, he says.Unwrapping them from a transparent plastic sheet, he places two photos on the floor More



  • Letters

Good moves

Greater Kashmir, no doubt is the leading newspaper of our valley. It brings not only the current news updates but also encourages the readers to write. Earlier it was a column "Is Anybody Listening" which More



  • Friday Focus

Sharh as-Sadr

PROF G R MALIK

 The Quran says:Whomsoever Allah wills to guide, He opens up his bosom to the path of submission (Islam), and whomsoever He wills to send astray, He makes his bosom narrow and constricted as if it More



  • Business

SHRC pulls up airlines for steep fare hike

Says move hitting students, patients; scuttling tourist flow to Kashmir Valley

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Apr 17: Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has taken strong note of exorbitant hike in airfares by airlines operating on Kashmir sector, terming it a violation of right to More



  • Sports

Iqbal FC beat Fruits Club 3-0

3rd Rashid Memorial 7-a-side C’ship

Srinagar, Apr 17: In the ongoing 3rd Rashid Memorial 7-a-side football championship Iqbal Football Club Sopore thrashed Fruits Club Sopore by a margin of 3 goals to nil at Khushall Sports Stadium Sopore More



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Cong won’t allow JK’s division: Soz

Seeks votes for Mehboob Beg; Accuses PDP of having nexus with Modi

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), April 17: Reiterating his stand on Union Territory status for Ladakh, the state Congress chief, Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz Thursday said his party won’t allow division of J&K at any More



  • Srinagar City

In cleaning drains, main roads left drenched in muck heaps

DURBAR REOPENING PREPARATIONS

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Apr 17: In the name of improving sanitation ahead of Durbar reopening in the summer Capital the concerned departments have ended up leaving City centre roads dirtier than before as all muck drawn More




  • Jammu

13 KAS officers promoted

Salma posted as Addl Commr Kashmir, Khateeb is Director Technical Education, Tariq Ganaie to head Handicrafts Department, Matoo gets additional charge of CEO GDA

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Apr 17: The government Thursday ordered promotion of 13 KAS officers to the super-time scale. As per the orders issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), the promotees include Rachna More



  • South Asia

Pak publishes tax directory

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Apr 17: In a bid to embarrass tax-evaders, cash-strapped Pakistan has published its first tax directory showing income tax details of taxpayers – a mere 0.8 million - a move appreciated but More



  • World

US hopes progress in Indo-Pak trade ties after LS elections

LALIT K JHA/PTI

Washington, Apr 17: The US has said it heard "some positive murmurings" in India and Pakistan that there will be progress in Indo-Pak trade ties after the Lok Sabha elections, saying there is no reason More



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