Resolution process can’t wait for unity: Mirwaiz

‘Despite Ideological Differences Goal Is Same; Will Ask India, Pak PMs To Discuss Kashmir-Issue In Kashmir’



Srinagar, Dec 1: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday said the Kashmir resolution process can’t be made hostage to unity between various separatist groups and the process has to be carried forward.Addressing the third phase of the feedback session of civil society members More

No question of sell out, we are for way out: Prof Bhat


Srinagar, Dec 1: Making it clear that Hurriyat (M) was not afraid of talks, senior Hurriyat (M) leader Prof Abdul Gani Bhat Saturday said there was “no question of entering into a sell out as the amalgam will find out a way out for the respectable solution of Kashmir issue.”Addressing the civil More

SKIMS Hospital cries for life support

Dying Slow Death Due To Maladministration, Neglect


Srinagar, Dec 1: One of the Valley’s key referral institutes, SKIMS Medical College Hospital Bemina is going through a messy state of affairs with acute shortage of life-saving drugs and essential equipment threatening lives of hapless patients.The hospital, which registers around 700 outpatients More

Restrictions re-imposed in parts of city after clashes


Srinagar, Dec 1: The authorities re-imposed restrictions in some parts of old Srinagar after youths pelted stones on police and CRPF personnel Saturday morning.District Magistrate Srinagar, Baseer Ahmad Khan told Greater Kashmir that restrictions were re-imposed in Hawal, Gojwara, Alamgari Bazar More

15 youth held, 20 wanted: Police

Srinagar, Dec 1: While Police is facing widespread criticism over the detention of several youth in Srinagar, Director General of Police Ashok Prasad Saturday said the innocents will be released but the guilty would be dealt with an iron fist.“We have released some people. Those who are not involved More

Malik visits Frislan fire sufferers

Donates Rs 5. 36 Lakh


Frislan (Islamabad), Dec 1: The chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday visited Frislan, Pahalgam, where he distributed Rs 5.36 lakh to the fire affected families.“The amount was raised for the purpose from some wealthy people of Pahalgam and other areas,” said More

LC Polls: Stage set for Dec 3 showdown

Punctuated By Bitter War Of Words Campaigning Ends


Jammu, Dec 1: Hectic campaigning for Legislative Council (LC) polls which witnessed a bitter war of words between the contesting parties, came to an end today. The elections are scheduled for December 3 and counting of votes would be held on December 8.A total of 37 candidates are left in the More

Vote as per your conscience: Tarigami, Hakim

Srinagar, Dec 1: Maintaining distance from the ruling coalition as well as the opposition, Communist Party of India (Marxist) State Secretary, Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami, and Peoples Democratic Front chief Hakim Muhammad Yasin have asked Panchayat representative to vote ‘as per their conscience’ in More

Sun smiles on Kashmir

Weather To Remain Pleasant: Met Office


Srinagar, Dec 1: After witnessing a chilly weather for past few days, Kashmir witnessed a pleasant sunshine on Saturday as the Met office predicted improved weather for the next week.“The skies will remain clear for the coming seven days and there is less possibility of any weather system developing More

  • Briefs

BGSBU students hack official computers

Leak Official Information

Srinagar, Dec 1: In major security lapse at Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri, a group of students have, a couple of days ago, hacked official computer systems and exposed the classified information More

  • Sunday Special

O My God

Umesh Shukla's OMG is a brilliant piece of cinema



O My God is the story of Kanji Lalji Mehta (Paresh Rawal), a middle-class Hindu atheist who owns a shop of idols and antiques in Mumbai. An insurance company denies to honour his claim after his shop gets More

  • GK Features

Four Sons of Jana Begum

A mother who lost her four sons and her husband to conflict in the past sixteen years



Sitting near the window of her modest home in Diver, Lolab, 120kms north of Srinagar, Jana Begum, 51, emptily stares around, heaving long sighs of “haye meray Khuda”, before talking about what she has More

  • Business

‘Tourism deptt doing disservice to Kashmir hospitality sector’

Stakeholders ridicule `4 cr figure


Srinagar, Dec 1:  The Valley-based tourism traders today came down heavily on the authorities in the tourism department accusing them of handling “this vital sector unprofessionally and doing a disservice More

  • Sports

International cycling race ‘Tour De India’ on Dec 4

Diversion, restriction of traffic movement in City

Srinagar, Dec 1: The International Cycling  Race-Tour De India is scheduled to start here  from  Royal Spring Golf Course to Kashmir University via Foreshore Road and back to Hotel Lalit More

  • Kashmir

3492 HIV+ve patients in JK: ACS


Srinagar, Dec 1: Jammu and Kashmir has 3492 people living with Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while 1095 are living on Anti Retroviral Treatment (ART) which is meant to maximally suppress the HIV virus More

  • Srinagar City

Horror behind the bars in Shaher-e-Khaas!

Parents of Nowhatta youth complain of police excesses during detention


Srinagar, Dec 1: The parents of accused stone-pelters who were released last night have accused police of excesses like denial of food, water and medicines during the detention.  65-year-old Ghulam More

  • Court Watch

Sessions Judge not competent to allow constructions on Lidder bank : High Court


Srinagar, Dec 1: Ruling that the committee headed by Principal District Sessions Judge Anantnag is not competent to allow constructions along the banks of river Lidder in south Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag More

  • South Asia

Pakistan to act if evidence against Hafiz Saeed stands in court: Khar


Islamabad, Dec 1: Pakistan will take action against LeT founder Hafiz Saeed if India provides evidence against him that stands in court, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said today. "Hafiz Saeed More

  • World

India vote in favour of Palestine state


United Nations: India, which voted in favour of Palestinian statehood, has expressed hope that the enhanced status at the UN will pave the way for resumption of "serious and direct" talks with Israel as More

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