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 and stop the progression of HIV disease. As per the JK AIDS Prevention and Control More

Geelani, Shah elated over Palestine’s recognition
Srinagar, Dec 1: The chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Saturday expressed happiness over the recognition of Palestine as non-member observer state by the UN General Assembly, appealing to the international community to impress upon New Delhi to give Kashmiris their right of More

Heating system non-functional in Valley Hospitals


Srinagar, Dec 1: The heating system in major hospitals of Kashmir Valley are non-functional as workers running the system went on an indefinite strike demanding release of pending salary. With mercury dipping in Valley, the patients and their attendants are facing a huge inconvenience in More

Danish Farooq sent on Police remand


Srinagar, Dec 1: A local court Saturday remanded 16 year old Danish Farooq to police custody till December 9 after police produced him before the court. Police station Kralkhud presented Danish before the court of 2nd additional Munsiff Srinagar which sent him to police remand till December More

Bedi Commission gets 1-month extension



Srinagar, Dec 1: The one-man Commission of Inquiry (CoI) led by Justice H S Bedi, probing the mysterious death of National Conference (NC) worker Sayeed Haji Yousuf, has been given extension of one month. Sources told Greater Kashmir that Justice H. S. Bedi, a former Supreme Court Judge, More

World AIDS day observed in Baramulla jail
Baramulla, Dec 1: World Aids Day was observed in district jail premises here in north Kashmir on Saturday, an official spokesman said. He said the day was observed on the instructions of DG Prisons Naveen Aggarwal. “The District Health Authority Baramulla and J&K Voluntary Health Association More

‘Doc missing from SDH Tangmarg in crucial hours’


Tangmarg, Dec 1: Residents of Katipora village on Saturday  protested against non-availability of doctor on duty at SDH Tangmarg here. The doctor was to treat a three-year-old child who had sustained critical injuries of hot water burns.   Residents said Akhtar Ahmad and More

APSCC to raise issue of minority status
Srinagar, Dec 1: All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee would soon launch campaign for minority status in Jammu and Kashmir. “Minority has been playing a key role in both the  Kashmir valley and the Jammu region and APSCC has urged that despite of the significant role played by minorities More

Kashmir boy wins laurel
Srinagar, Dec 1: A Kashmiri boy has won laurels after being shortlisted for the prestigious Model United Nations Conference at Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. Emaad Muzaffer son of Muzaffer Iqbal Makhdoomi of Parraypora here has attended the Conference which was held from November 25 to 30 More

Kupwara Court convicts 11 persons to 3-yr RI


Kupwara Dec 1: Court of Munsif Judge Kupwara on Saturday convicted 11 persons to three years rigorous imprisonment in two separate cases pertaining to criminal offences committed in 2002 and 2003. Munsif Judge Imtiyaz Ahmad Lone found Ghulam Muhammad Khan, Farooq Ahmad Khan and Mushtaq Ahmad More

Dr Basheer nominated DCI member
Srinagar, Dec 1: Dental Council of India (DCI) has nominated Dr Basheer Ahmad, former Head of the Department at Government Dental College, Srinagar as its member. According to an official statement, Dr Ahmad was selected as the council member during its General Body Meeting held on November 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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