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Interacts With Students At Kashmir University, Visits Hazratbal Shrine
Srinagar, Sep 26: Amid intense security arrangements, All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday visited Kashmir University and empathized with the Valley youth asserting that ‘he has also been victim of violence’.Addressing students at the varsity’s convocation More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Srinagar, Sep 26: Congress leaders who met AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi here Monday pressed for change of guard in the state with Congress leading the coalition government for the next three years.Several youth leaders, Sarpanchs and Panchs, owing allegiance to the Congress, met Rahul Gandhi More
2 Injured In Islamabad Shootout
Srinagar, Sep 26: Two militants and two SOG men have been killed in an ongoing gunfight in the forests of Awath Khul in Kralpora in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said.Police said that on a tip off about the presence of militants in the forests, a joint search operation by police More
Of Rs 2658 Cr Projects, Only Rs 765 Cr Spent In 3 Yrs: Jairam Tips Off Omar
Srinagar, Sep 26: In a significant development, the Government of India’s Ministry of Rural Development has picked holes in implementation of a vital centrally-sponsored scheme in Jammu and Kashmir, revealing that at least 900 habitations identified under the programme were yet to be covered despite More
Srinagar, Sep 26: In response to a letter by the JK Government seeking records from National Hydel Power Corporation [NHPC] on execution, operation and maintenance of the Salal hydroelectric power project, the Corporation has responded that the same “are not traceable.”Following revelations that More
A civil society group, which is on the forefront pitching for return of power projects from NHPC to JK, today alleged that NHPC has violated all the agreements signed over execution of the schemes.“The sharing of benefits from Salal hydel project between JK Government and the Government of More
Srinagar, Sep 26: Terming the proposed legislation for extending property rights to slum dwellers in the state as a deep-rooted conspiracy, senior separatist leader and chairman of National Front, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Monday warned the state government against passing the law.Addressing a news conference More
‘We Are Elected Representatives’
Srinagar, Sep 26: The legislators Monday took strong exception to the remarks of Barrister Sultan Mahmood, former prime minister of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) Choudhary that he doesn’t recognize mainstream politicians as elected representatives of the state.As the Legislative Assembly More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Srinagar, Sep 26: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday submitted an amendment to the clemency resolution for Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru seeking support of the House to express solidarity with the families of the victims of the attack.PDP president Mehbooba Mufti submitted More
Pulwama, Sep 26: A leopard attacked and wounded father-son duo at Lelhaar village here on Monday. According to locals, the wounded have been identified as Muhammad Yousuf Lone, 50, and his 26-year More
New Delhi, Sep 26: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has offered to resign during his meeting with Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday to discuss the 2G note sent by the Finance Ministry to the Prime More
State Congress Chief Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz receives AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi at SKICC in Srinagar on Monday. Habib Naqash/GK
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
Nothing for India to rejoice
IMPRESSIONS BY BINOO JOSHI
There are fresh strains in the U S- Pakistan relations. The crisis may defuse or it may get escalated, depending on which way the things work out in future. The US leveled serious charges More
This road has taken lives in the past and it can take more, if major problems are not plugged
MATTER OF CONCERN BY ALTAF KHAN
With fewer flyovers, narrower lanes and by-lanes but many vehicles, Srinagar reminds of a yesteryear song reflective of any busy city. “Yeh bombai shehar hadison ka shehar hai, yahan zindagi haadisoon More
This refers to the misrepresentation of facts by the Kashmir University spokesperson, GK Sept. 22, 2011, p10, with regard to re-accreditation assessment of University of Kashmir by National Assessment More
It is a move fraught with danger. The proposed Bill, cleared by the state cabinet for extending property rights to the slum dwellers in the state under Rajiv Awas Yojna (RAY) by all stretch of imagination More
‘Practising Responsible Tourism’
Srinagar, Sep 26: On the World Tourism Day Monday, Minister for Tourism Nawang Rigzan Jora inaugurated a two-day workshop on ‘Practising Responsible Tourism’ at a local hotel here. Addressing the More
Srinagar, Sep 26: The District Srinagar Thang-Ta championship organised by District Srinagar Thang-Ta Association concluded at Government Degree College for Women's, Nawa Kadal here on Monday. In More
Police delaying investigation: Court
ANCHIDORA TRIPLE MURDER
KHALID GULIslamabad (Anantnag), Sep 26: In the Anchidora cold blooded murder case, the Court has granted bail to the accused police constable against whom charges were framed earlier this year. Court More
- Srinagar City
STRESSES FOR PUBLICITY DRIVE ON EDUCATING PEOPLE FOR SPEEDY MAIL DELIVERY
Srinagar, Sep 26: The much awaited 4-day mega philatelic exhibition “Chinar 2011” was Monday inaugurated by Governor NN Vohra at SKICC on the Dal banks. He stressed the need to upgrade mail delivery system More
‘Omar Following Separatist Agenda’
GURU CLEMENCY RESOLUTION
Jammu, Sep 26: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced that it would hold state-wide demonstration against the “controversial” resolution favouring clemency for Parliament attack convict Afzal More
- South Asia
REZAUL H LASKAR/PTI
Islamabad, Sep 26: Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has contended that the US should share the blame for the rise of the Haqqani network as the CIA created the Taliban faction during the Soviet More