‘The Deal is Done’

7-year logjam over India-US nuclear pact ends;Obama calls it ‘breakthrough’;Agreement centrepiece of our transformed relationship, new trust, says Modi


New Delhi, Jan 25: India and the US Sunday broke the seven-year-old logjam in operationalising their landmark civil nuclear agreement with an announcement that "the deal is done" after talks between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister NarendraModi.In what Obama called a "breakthrough", the More

Let certain things be under wraps: Modi, Obama on discussions


New Delhi, Jan 25: What transpired between Prime Minister NarendraModi and President Barack Obama over tea at the Hyderabad House on Sunday is likely to remain in the realm of speculation with the two leaders refusing to share details of their tete-a-tete with the media."As far as talks are concerned More

BJP may field Farooq Khan, Ram Madhav

RS polls


Jammu, Jan 25: The BharatiyaJanata Party is likely to field the former police officer Farooq Ahmad Khan and its senior leader Ram Madhav for the RajyaSabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, sources told Greater Kashmir. The RS polls are scheduled on February 7.Sources said Madhav is being fielded “in More

BJP-PDP alliance: Mufti will be ‘full-term’ CM


Jammu, Jan 25: Putting an end to reported controversy surrounding the Chief Minister’s term in case of a BJP-PDP tie-up on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP has conceded to the PDP’s demand to have Mufti Muhammad Sayeed as the ‘full term’ Chief Minister, Greater Kashmir has learnt More

Government in JK very soon, hints Vohra

R-DAY MESSAGE | Calls for strong fight against corruption to ensure good governance


Jammu, Jan 25: J&K Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday hinted that the new government in the state would be in place “very soon.”In his R-day message, circulated by Raj Bhavan here, Vohra said after the successful conduct of “visibly free and fair assembly elections, I believe that the people’s mandate More

Vohra writes to Rajnath on relief to affected business units

Jammu, Jan 25: Governor NN Vohra Sunday urged the Home Minister Rajnath Singh to take an “urgent decision” regarding allocation of funds as relief to small business enterprises in Jammu and Kashmir.An official spokesman said in view of severe difficulties being faced by the business community More

Kashmir under thick security cover

People stay indoors as cops intensify frisking


Srinagar, Jan 25: An uneasy calm prevailed in Srinagar and other towns of Kashmir on Sunday as the security apparatus tightened its grip over several areas ahead of January 26.With cops of J&K police and paramilitary forces intensifying checking and frisking in city areas, people preferred More

Jammu: Free pick-n-drop for R-day function


Jammu, Jan 25: To ensure maximum participation of people in the official R-day function here, the government has kept free transport facility for people to and from the Maulana Azad Stadium, sources said.As per official sources, the government would run over 100 buses of the State Road Transport More

Comment on govt FB page no offence: SC


New Delhi, Jan 25: It is not an offence for any person to post grievance on a page created by a law enforcement agency on a social networking site as such an interface is meant to help the public, the Supreme Court has held.The court quashed an FIR against a Bangalore couple who had failed to get More

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'Namaste! Pyarbharanamaskar': Obama to Indians

‘PM Modi, thank you for Chai peCharcha’

New Delhi, Jan 25: US President Barack Obama on Sunday evening started his address at the joint statement meet in Hindi. "Namaste! Pyarbharanamaskar," said the US President who is on a three-day visit More

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Unclaimed bag triggers bomb scare, panic in Baramulla

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Baramulla, Jan 25: An unclaimed bag leaning against the wall of police station Baramulla trigerred panic here Sunday afternoon. Police immediately swung into action and stopped the pedestrian and vehicular More

  • Opinion

US in Kashmir Narrative

The US interest in Kashmir proved both advantageous and disadvantageous to the Kashmir Dispute



It is history. No American president, no Secretary of State has ever visited Kashmir.  Not even former Presidents and Secretaries of State have ever chosen Kashmir as tourist destination. And whenever More

  • Oped

Nurturing an entrepreneurship ecosystem

Entrepreneurship globally have played a pivotal role in the sustainable economic growth



Jammu & Kashmir with its  diverse geographic, agro-climatic and topographic features faces unique economic challenges. The problems have been further compounded with two decades of political violence More

  • Letters

Sad state

Greater Kashmir deserves appreciation for publishing a good article on Central University of Kashmir. It was surprising to read that the Central University of Kashmir which was establishedsome  years More

  • Editorial

With a Note of Caution

The coalition remains a fraught proposition for their respective constituencies.

In the so far most definitive signal that a PDP-BJP government is on way to be formed, the PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed  has said that his party was in Track-II negotiations with BJP and depending More

  • Business

Turnout remains thin in Kashmir

Of 3475 shareholders in Kashmir, 792 exercise franchise

BOD elections of Bombay Mercantile Bank


Srinagar, Jan 25: The shareholders of Bombay Mercantile Cooperative Bank—established for minorities in India— Sunday voted to elect directors on board. The elections were held across the country including More

  • Sports

Dhoni speaks on IPL scam, doesn't expect speculation to stop


Sydney, Jan 25: Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni finally broke his stoic silence over the IPL spot-fixing scandal on Sunday, saying that he does not expect the speculation around his name to More

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Third Front unhappy with PDP-BJP 'alliance'

‘Unholy, Unprincipled, Uncalled for’


Srinagar, Jan 25:  A day after PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed cleared some air over forging ties with the BJP, the third front leaders in Kashmir Sunday asserted that the new honeymoon of “communal More

  • Srinagar City

Obama effect,1000 kms away!

From New Delhi to Srinagar police top brass on tenterhooks


Srinagar, Jan 25: When the world’s most powerful man is in the country, security agencies have to be on tenterhooks even 1000 kms away from New Delhi. For summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, US President More

  • Jammu

Soldier dies of gunshot wounds


Jammu, Jan 25: An Army man died of gunshot injuries in an Army camp in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.Naik Akhlesh Kumar of 51 Battalion died of gunshot wounds at the Army camp in Rambhel belt More

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