‘Police rehabilitate 20 north Kashmir youth’


Baramulla, Feb 18: Police have rehabilitated nearly 20 youth, involved in stone pelting, in this north Kashmir district, sources told Greater Kashmir on Friday.“Scores of youth arrested during 2010 unrest were counseled. After monitoring their activities we tried to them to help them More

Bunkers to be removed from Airport Road



Srinagar, Feb 18: The authorities have almost finalized the arrangements for the removal of bunkers from the city.“We have identified the locations from where the bunkers would be removed,” Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, SM Sahai told GreaterKashmir. “The process has been already set in More

Take care of human rights: DGP to security agencies
Srinagar, Feb 18: Security agencies should take care of human rights while fighting militants in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir police chief said Friday.Director general of police Kuldeep Khoda, who chaired a high level securitymeeting of top officers of civil administration, police and other More

KU organizes social service camps for devotees
Srinagar, Feb 18: The Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir, Prof Riyaz Punjabi, today visited various social service camps organized by various KU units for the devoteesvisiting Hazratbal shrine on the Friday following Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).A KU spokesman More

Bears captured with cubs in Handwara, B’pora

Released in forest


Kupwara, Feb 18: The officials of wildlife department today captured two female bears along with their cubs from Handwara and Bandipora areas of North Kashmir and released them in the forest.  According to the inhabitants of Tootigund Handwara, the passerby spotted a female black bear with More

Murder convict sentenced to 10 years RI


Srinagar, Feb 18: Sessions Judge Ganderbal, Muhammad Shafi has awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment to Muhammad Ashraf Mir alias Mitha after finding him guilty of offences under sections 304 (1), 447 RPC and 7/25 Arms Act under FIR No 43/2002 of police station Ganderbal. Public Prosecutor More

Srinagar, Feb 18: The scouts and guides today received a warm welcome in the interior of Shahr-e-Khas here after their participation in mega Campuri-2011 at Jammu. The Compuree was organized by J&K Scouts and Guides and J&K Chapter of All India Boys Scouts, at Jammu. Dignitaries More

Pensioners to hold convention in Jammu
Srinagar, Feb 18: All Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Pensioners’ Welfare Association is organising a day-long state convention on February 24, at Press Club, Jammu. All the noted retired trade union leaders of state are scheduled to participate in the proposed convention to highlight the pensioners More

IAF airlifts 500 stranded passengers
Srinagar: The Indian Air Force today airlifted around 500 stranded passengers from Ladakh and Gurez, which remains cut off from the rest of the State due to snow, Coordinator in the Divisional Commissioner's office, Aamir Ali said. He said the IAF deployed two AN-32 aircrafts to airlift 370 More

Kandi residents protest against dilapidated roads
Srinagar: Scores of people in Kandi Baramulla on Friday staged anti-government demonstrations against the dilapidated road condition in the area. According to PBI, chanting anti-government slogans, scores of men, women and children of Mongam, Kandi took to streets and demanded immediate repairs More

Mirwaiz grieved at demise
Srinagar: Awami Action Committee chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other party members have expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of Muhammad Ashraf Rafiqui, brother of AAC district president for Bhaderwah, Muhammad Shafi Rafiqui. The AAC members have prayed for the deceased and expressed More

4 injured in road mishaps
Srinagar: Four persons were injured in separate road accidents in the Valley. A Sumo (JK05B-8227) hit and injured a girl, Sahira Reyaz daughter of Reyaz Ahmad Sumji of Iqbal Colony Shallateng at Iqbal Colony Parimpora, police said adding the driver managed to flee away from the spot and the More

Tramboo organizing seminar in Brussels
Srinagar: The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R) chief patron and executive director, Kashmir Centre, Brussels, Barrister Abdul Majid Tramboo, is organizing a seminar “Sexual Violence and Conflict-The Search for International Justice Mechanism” on February 23 in Brussels with special reference to the More

  • Kashmir

‘Police rehabilitate 20 north Kashmir youth’


Baramulla, Feb 18: Police have rehabilitated nearly 20 youth, involved in stone pelting, in this north Kashmir district, sources told Greater Kashmir on Friday.“Scores of youth arrested during 2010 unrest More

  • Srinagar City

What happened to inquiry on Master Plan violations?

Tara sought report in 3 days; over year on, yet to reach his office


Srinagar, Feb 18: In December 2009, Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand ordered a high level inquiry into the violations of Master Plan in the Srinagar City while the concerned were directed to submit the More

  • Jammu

Azad for strengthening coalition government

Jammu, Feb 18: Senior Congress leader and Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday called for full support to the coalition government in the state, an official handout said More

  • News in Brief

Army airlifts ailing porter

Srinagar: The army today airlifted its ailing porter from the forward post in high altitude area of Uri in Baramulla district. According to defence communiqué, 30-year-old Ali Muhammad Mian developed More

  • Business

Continued troop presence in IEs mocks at govt claims

Forces not relocated from 3 industrial estates despite promise: Afaq Qadiri


Srinagar, Feb 18: Taking a dig at the union home ministry and the state government for “disregarding its promises” president Federation Chamber of Industries, Kashmir, Afaq Qadiri today said about 100 More

  • News

Kashmir resolution key to regional peace: Dr Fai


Islamabad, Feb 18: Terming resumption of dialogue process between India and Pakistan as a positive development, the Executive Director of Washington based Kashmiri American Council, Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai More

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