• TOP STORIES

‘No question of sell-out’

Will Ask Islamabad To Stress More On Inclusion Of Kashmiris In Dialogue Process: Mirwaiz

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 14: Admitting that there is a disconnect between the people of Pakistan and Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq believes that India has to respond to the amalgam’s exercise of visiting Pakistan “to bridge the trust-deficit and initiate a new beginning More


FROM DELHI, GEELANI SLAMS ISLAMABAD

‘Pakistan’s Kashmir Policy Not Matching Sentiments Of People’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 14: The Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani Friday said the Pakistan government’s current policy on Kashmir was “not matching with the sacrifices, sentiments and aspirations of the people of Kashmir.”Geelani, according to a Hurriyat (G) spokesman, stated this while More


Hurriyat’s Pakistan visit begins today

Delegation To Meet Political Leaders, Senior Government Functionaries

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar/Islamabad, Dec 14: The Hurriyat Conference (M) delegation led by its Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is leaving for Pakistan Saturday to hold talks with Pakistani leaders in a bid to push for inclusion of Kashmiris in the dialogue process on Kashmir.The delegation, which has been putting More


SRINAGAR-JAMMU HIGHWAY CLOSED

Power Supply Disrupted In Kashmir; 2 Die Of Cold In Jammu

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar/Jammu, Dec 14: Snowfall and rains lashed Kashmir for the second consecutive day Friday even as the weatherman forecast that the situation might worsen in coming days.“Snow and rain will continue to lash most parts of the valley for a few more days due to the strong weather system created More


300 passengers stranded at Jammu

RANJANA CHARAK

Jammu, Dec 14: Over 300 passengers are stranded here at General Bus Stand since the closure of highway due to heavy snowfall and rains.The passengers, including over 50 women and two dozen children who have to move to hilly areas of Jammu region and Kashmir Valley, are waiting for the opening More


JCC strike hits work in Govt offices

Employees To March Towards Raj Bhawan Today

ZAHID MAQBOOL/ABHINAV VERMA

Srinagar/Jammu, Dec 14: Work in government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was badly affected on Friday as the employees began their two-day pen-down strike to press for fulfillment of their demands. Among other demands, the employees are seeking immediate payment of the 6th Pay Commission arrears More


232 under-trials lodged in JK jails

RTI Reveals 219 More Serving Detention Under PSA

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 14: Amid an uproar against detentions and convictions in Jammu and Kashmir, the State Government has disclosed that 232 local under-trials, charged of being militants or their over-ground workers, are behind the bars in the State while 219 more people, including 120 foreign nationals More


HC clears new recruitment policy

Now, Non-Gazetted Appointees To Get Stipend For 5 Years

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 14: In a significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has cleared the new recruitment policy for non-gazetted posts under which the appointees would be paid a stipend instead of salary for the first five years. Consequently, the Government has decided to go ahead with the More





  • Briefs

Hurriyat (M) pays tributes to Shams-ul-Haq

Srinagar, Dec 14: Paying rich tributes to  Shams-ul-Haq on his martyrdom anniversary, the Hurriyat Conference (M) today said the freedom fighters laid down their lives for the Kashmir cause.   More



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  • Opinion

A tragic tale

but such stories are rampant in Kashmir

Words Within

FIRDOUS SYED

Even for an absolutely apathetic person it will be very difficult to turn his face from the bone chilling and screaming headlines like those of, ‘Four Sons of Jana Begum’ and ‘Being Syeda Begum’. As a More



  • GK Weekend

Hurriyat Tour to Pakistan

It is an opportunity to evade the chill on Valley winter, and enjoy Pak hospitality!

MY TAKE

DR SHEIKH SHOWKAT HUSSAIN

Since earliest times onset of winter makes people move out of the Valley. Some do it out of compulsion because they happen to be menial laborers or associated with secretariat while others go for it as More




  • Letters

Bus fair

This refers to revised bus fare issued by state transport authority. Once again the authorities have rounded off fare to 50 paisa, which is inconvenient to the passengers and they have to pay 50 paisa More



  • Editorial

Needed: Government Clarification

The disturbing development of suspension of the planned new government children's hospital at Bemina Srinagar has shocked people in the state.An in depth analysis of the circumstances at the government More



  • Business

Govt treasuries go dry for contractors,GPF claimants

Bills worth crores pending for want of money

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 14: Belying tall claims of government on availability of funds, bills worth crores of rupees are pending at various treasuries in Kashmir.  Highly placed sources told Greater Kashmir More



  • Sports

After 26 years,Indoor Stadium to host Football match today

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, Dec 14: With an aim to make Football all-weather sport, the J&K Football Association (JKFA) is all set to revive the indoor Football in the Valley by organizing the final match of Under-12 More



  • Kashmir

Ayoub’s life sentence plunges family into endless misery

I Want Him To Perform My Last Rites: Father

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 14: The house was calm and when the five-year-old Darfan Ayoub saw the photograph of his father Muhammad Ayoub in a local newspaper, the boy could just utter one word: Papa……? Muhammad More



  • Srinagar City

CRPF removes 3 of its oldest bunkers in city

‘22 MORE TO BE REMOVED’

DEMILITARIZING SRINAGAR?

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 14: On a rainy day on Friday, Central Reserve Police Force removed three oldest bunkers from city. These bunkers were removed from Amira Kadal, Batamaloo, and Bagihas areas of Srinagar More




  • Jammu

Withdraw armies, reunite JK: Civil Society tells India, Pak

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Dec 14: The visiting civil society members from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) have urged India and Pakistan to withdraw their armies from both sides of Kashmir in the interest of peace and More



  • Pulwama

Protest against power crisis in Pulwama

Protesters block Srinagar-Jammu highway

Pulwama: Unscheduled power cuts across the district from past nearly one month triggered massive protest on Friday.  Hundreds of people assembled at the Chersoo Awantipora and staged protest against More



  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’

BETTER EDUCATION

Since 2008, Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI), a volunteer-driven philanthropic organization with a focus on education in Kashmir, has been quietly supporting education of talented and deserving Kashmiri More




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