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In 3 Years,560 Cr ‘Utilized’ Under SSA; 80% Works Non-Existent
Srinagar, Sep 25: Sarva Shiksha Abihiyan (SSA), a centrally sponsored flagship programme meant for universalization of elementary education, is one area in Jammu and Kashmir where corruption seems to have been ‘universalized’ with impunity. If official documents were any indicator, there is no count More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Leh, Sep 25: Chinese troops had painted rocks with “red star” - insignia of People’s Liberation Army - during their recent incursion into Indian territory in Chumar division of Nyoma sector, about 300 km from here, during which they had destroyed some tents of grazers and army bunkers, according to More
National Conference undecided on Guru clemency resolution
Srinagar, Sep 25: With summer session of the State legislature starting Monday, the ruling National Conference legislature party meeting Sunday, to decide the party’s stand on the resolution in the Assembly seeking clemency for parliament attack convict, Afzal Guru, remained inconclusive.  More
Srinagar, Sep 25: Taking a serious note of a membership drive kick-started by Youth Congress at the University of Kashmir, the varsity authorities have decided to communicate to the party “to not repeat the activity again.” Talking to Greater Kashmir, the KU Registrar Prof S Fayyaz Ahmad More
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Sep 25: Noted literary personality Abdul Aziz Paray, also known as Dr Aziz Hajni, is likely to take over as new Secretary of the J&K Academy of Art Culture and Languages.Sources told Greater Kashmir that Hajni’s name was cleared by the Search Committee for the Secretary which met More
Students Cultivating Interest For Combined Services Exams: Faesal
D A RASHID
Srinagar, Sep 25: With candidates from Kashmir increasingly participating in Combined Services Examination, the phenomenon reveals a change in the priorities of students who would, until now, find it difficult to quit opting for medical and engineering services, which has been an irresistible attraction More
Riyadh, Sep 25: Saudi King Abdullah Sunday announced that he was giving women the right to vote and run in municipal elections, the only public polls in the ultra-conservative Gulf kingdom.He also announced that women would have the right to join the all-appointed Shura (consultative) Council More
Srinagar, Sep 25: Fire broke out in Central Allama Iqbal library of Kashmir University on Saturday evening. Officials said that around 7 PM, flames emerged near e-Resource centre of the library due More
Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani addresses a seminar at his Hyderpora residence in Srinagar on Sunday. Aman Farooq/GK
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
Before exploring the solution, we need to answer some questions
PUNCHLINE BY Z. G. MUHAMMAD
I think we are right now sailing in the same boat. You’re probably asking yourself the same questions that have engaged my attention: what solutions is the trinity of interlocutors More
Naila Neelofar writes on the theme of school admissions in response to the article by Arifa Ambreen, published in GK
Arifa Ambreen’s article on school admissions posed some serious questions. Cat is common to kids but CAT certainly unexplored. September and October are the months of admission for Nursery and LKG More
The ever increasing traffic mess in Srinagar city is worrying. What we need is a strict body of laws which helps us reduce the number of mishaps we experience every now and then. In that concern we must More
The report that a mainstream party has taken its membership drive to Kashmir’s premier educational institution - Kashmir University - is disturbing. The institution has by and large remained apolitical More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
The Hague, Sep 25: The International Court of Arbitration has asked India not to take up any permanent works at Kishenganga hydro electric project in Jammu and Kashmir till the final settlement of the More
JK BANK COACH, MANAGER AXED
Srinagar, Sep 25: The sports fraternity of Valley has hailed JK Bank Sports Board for removing the coach and manager from the helm of affairs in Bank’s football team. Leading the praise are J& More
Srinagar, Sep 25: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Sunday asked students to boycott the program of Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and membership drive of the party More
- Srinagar City
With successive regimes failing to pay requisite attention, this 200-years-old
Srinagar, Sep 25: Maharaj Gunj, a prominent heritage marketplace in Shahr-e-Khaas is fast losing charm due to alleged neglect by successive regimes even though the market could have been a key attraction More
Udhampur, Sep 25: Reiterating resolve of his party to eradicate menace of corruption, former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party, patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed today demanded creation of grievance More
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Islamabad, Sep 25: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said US assertions that Pakistan's spy agency ISI has links with the Haqqani terror network is a reflection of "policy disarray" within the Obama More