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To Approach High Court For Disposal Of Pending Cases
Srinagar, Sep 24: In a significant development, the premier anti-graft body—State Accountability Commission—has decided to go tough against corrupt public functionaries. To begin with, the Commission is likely to approach the Jammu and Kashmir High Court formally and make a request for “early hearing More
Srinagar, Sep 24: The State Accountability Commission continues to suffer in absence of requisite staff and infrastructure.While the state government asserts that it is looking for “better accommodation and eligible staff” for the Commission, the office is suffering because of the inordinate delay More
Delegates From JK, PaK, Gilgit-Baltistan To Meet At Gulmarg
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Sep 24: The Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation (CDR) in collaboration with Women for Peace is organizing an intra-Kashmir cross-LoC women’s conference from September 27 at the world famous tourist resort of Gulmarg.The three day conference titled “Women’s Role in Society: Issues More
Warns Against Holding Local Bodies Polls On Non-Party Basis
R S Pura, Sep 24: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Saturday said that time was ripe for taking bold steps to initiate reconciliation process and resolve all outstanding issues with Pakistan, including Kashmir imbroglio.The leader, who led a coalition government from More
Youth Congress Activists Lure Students Into Party Fold
Srinagar, Sep 24: Days before the scheduled two-day visit of Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi to Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Youth Congress Saturday chose Kashmir University to give fillip to its membership drive among the students there.Around afternoon, a group of around 10 Youth Congress More
Srinagar, Sept 24: All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi is arriving here on a two-day visit from September 26 to give fillip to the membership drive of Youth Congress in the state. “Rahul will arrive here on September 26 and will visit Kargil same day wherefrom More
Seeks CM’s Intervention On Staff De-Linking, Neglect
Srinagar, Sep 24: J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages is facing a serious charge of “bulldozing Kashmiri language”— something which the J&K Government is allegedly overlooking. This time, an Academy official has shot off a missive to the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, apart from the Academy More
‘Our Time Will Come Soon’
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Sep 24: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday hailed Palestine’s bid for full membership of UN, saying that ‘our time will soon come.’Addressing the annual meeting of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in New York, Mirwaiz said Kashmiris deeply understand More
Sakandan Chairs High-Level Meeting
Srinagar, Sept 24: The Joint Secretary (Kashmir) in Union Ministry of Home Affairs, K Sakandan Saturday chaired a high-level meeting of state and central officials with telecom operators where the latter were asked to ensure that communications taking place over their networks either through Voice More
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Sep 24: The attendants of patients visiting SK Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura have complained about the non-availability of analgesics in the hospital. A delegation told Greater Kashmir More
New Delhi, Sep 24: Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Saturday strongly backed P Chidambram over the latest controversy surrounding the Finance Ministry note on 2G scam and accused the RSS of targeting More
Bird’s eye view of Shikara rally resembling an arrow, undertaken by students of Bilaliya Educational Institute in Dal lake in Srinagar on Saturday. Aman Farooq/GK
Mirwaiz with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Pakistani Foreign Minister Hinna Rabani Khar in New York.
A splendid view of Sonamarg resort on Srinagar-Leh Highway captured by GK lensman Aman Farooq.
Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik addresses a congregation at Khank-e-Moula in old city on Friday.
Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq speaking at OIC Contact Group meeting on Kashmir in New York.
PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, PDP President Mehbooba and senior party leaders attend a rally at TRC in Srinagar on Wednesday. Mubashir Khan/GK
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah meets people during Awami Mulaqat in Srinagar on Wednesday.
Members of Jamait-ul-Al-Hadith stage protest in Srinagar on Wednesday. Mubashir Khan/GK
The former Prime Minister of PaK Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary was given a rousing reception at Maisuma, JKLF bastion, in heart of the Srinagar city on Tuesday. Habib Naqash/GK
Former Prime Minister of PaK Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary visited world famous health resort of Pahalgam in south Kashmir on Tuesday. He was accompanied by MoS Home Nasir Aslam Wani.
Former Prime Minister of PaK Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary called on the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Shah Geelani, in Srinagar on Tuesday. Mubashir Khan/GK
Former Prime Minister of PaK Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary called on the Chairman of Peoples Conference Sajad Gani Lone in Srinagar on Tuesday.
Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary met a delegation of Hurriyat (M) leaders and members of Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Association in Srinagar on Tuesday. Aman Farooq/GK
An old traditional house in Kawdara area of Srinagar city being used as a security picket by paramilitary CRPF. Habib Naqash/GK
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah interacts with former PaK premier and leader of Pakistan Peoples Party Barrister Sultan Mehmood Choudhary in Srinagar on Monday evening.
Nearly 126 NC workers from Srinagar joined Peoples Conference led by Sajad Gani Lone.
Former Prime Minister of PaK arrived in Srinagar on Sunday. He visited Martyrs graveyard , Royal Springs Golf Course and Taj Viventa. He was accompanied by JKLF chairman Yasin Malik. Habib Naqash/GK
It pains when you treat a patient like a cheque
WRITE HAND BY AJAZ UL HAQUE
I dedicate this column to a doctor who cashed in on his patient's agony. He had no time in the hospital, delayed the date till pain surpassed limits and patient was forced to have herself treated at a More
If all of them have an independent thinking how can they intend to control someone else’s thinking?
FEEDBACK BY SHUJA MALIK
This is a response to the article ‘Harud literary festival’ that talks about perceived boycott and subsequent cancellation of this festival. Blame has been put on two writers of recent time from Kashmir More
80-member business delegation from Islamabad arriving on Monday
INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 24: In a sign of improving bilateral ties, Pakistan Commerce and Trade Minister Makhdoom Amin Faheem will begin a five-day visit to India from Mumbai on Monday. He will be the More
JK BANK’S LACKLUSTRE PERFORMANCE
Srinagar, Sep 24: The continued lacklustre performance by the JK Bank Football Team finally took its toll as JK Bank Sports Board on Friday removed coach and manager from their duties. The Sports More
Suggests introduction of moral edu curriculum in schools, colleges
Srinagar, Sep 24: Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Sham Lal Sharma today advocated amendments in the present education set up and suggested to introduce regular curriculum on the moral education More
- Srinagar City
Banks and waters of dying lake echoed eco-friendly views as environment lovers sought strict implementation of conservation norms
Srinagar, Sep 24: Marching school kids, holding banners and placards, along the Dal banks with parallel Shikara rally on the lake waters marked the Moving Planet Day in the summer capital Saturday.  More
Jammu, Sep 24: Anticipating a moral boost to its ranks in the State, the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) is upbeat over the two-day visit of party’s national general secretary Rahul Gandhi to Jammu and More
- South Asia
FROM REZAUL H LASKAR
Islamabad, Sep 23: Against the backdrop of US threats of unilateral action against the Haqqani network, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today said that Pakistan's defence was strong and the country " More
New York, Sep 24: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has accepted in principle Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's renewed invitationto visit Iran.The invitation was accepted when the two leaders met here More