‘How many militants are active in JK?’

MHA Asks Army, Police, Intelligence Bureau To ‘Reconcile Numbers’


Srinagar, Dec 23: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has asked the Army, Police and Intelligence Bureau (IB) to ‘reconcile’ their figures about the number of ‘active and infiltrated’ militants in Jammu and Kashmir for the year 2012 as the numbers put forth by them were varying.“The disparity More


Rejects NCMEI Move Seeking Reservation For State Youth In Academic, Professional Institutions In India


Srinagar, Dec 23: Government of India has turned down the recommendations of the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI) seeking reservation for Jammu and Kashmir youth in educational and professional institutions in different states of India.In a letter addressed to More

Mehbooba slams Omar over ‘mistakes’

‘He Is Rubbing Salt Into The Wounds Of His Own People’

Srinagar, Dec 23: Describing the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s admission of ‘mistakes’ in handling the 2010 disturbance in Kashmir as “meaningless”, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti Sunday said the Chief Minister “seems to have learnt no lessons from the debacle that More

Law Deptt proposes 2 more former judges

Appointing Chairman Advisory Board


Srinagar, Dec 23: The State Law Department has submitted a panel of two more former judges to the State Home Department for the coveted post of the chairman of the Advisory Board mandated to review the cases of detention under the controversial Public Safety Act.Highly placed sources told Greater More

JK bags IBN-7 award for ‘poverty reduction’

New Delhi, Dec 23: In a significant development, Jammu and Kashmir has bagged the ‘best award’ for ‘poverty reduction’. The award was conferred on Chief Minister Omar Abdullah by the Lok Sabha Speaker Meera Kumar at a function here on Saturday evening.An official spokesman said the award-distribution More

‘Political blunders by some leaders affected Kashmir movement’

History Of JK Doctored: Munshi Ghulam Hassan


Manasbal (Ganderbal) Dec 23: It was a journey through chequered history of Jammu and Kashmir when a veteran bureaucrat Munshi Ghulam Hassan revealed untold stories which “changed popular political discourse” of Kashmir.During the maiden session of the Meet the Eminent Series organized by the Greater More

Season’s coldest night in Srinagar

Fog Disrupts Road, Rail, Air Traffic In North India


Srinagar/New Delhi, Dec 23: Srinagar city, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, witnessed the coldest night of this winter as mercury plunged four degrees below freezing point last night.The minimum temperature recorded in Srinagar was minus 4 degrees Celsius last night, making it the coldest More

  • Briefs

Lecturers without salary

Srinagar, Dec 23: Scores of ten plus two lecturers appointed under New Pension Scheme on Friday alleged that they have not got their salaries for past two months as State Government has not released the More

  • Opinion

Just A Moot Point

Had leadership analyzed the failures, it would have been a different story



“Those who write contemporary history know that the reader is not a passive vessel to receive the text placed before him or her. The reader is also a citizen, a critical citizen, with individual political More

  • GK Careers


Girls once again outshined boys in the merit list of the recently announced results of class 10th board exam. First three positions were shared by seven girls, while 255 students made it to the merit list More

  • Letters

Double standards

When a girl in Delhi was raped everyone raised voice from every corner of India but why were these voices silent when the same incidents happened in Kashmir. Imran Abdullahimu_wani@yahoo.com More

  • Editorial

Issue of Refugees

The rehabilitation of West Pakistan refugees has always been a very sensitive subject in the state. National Conference has always opposed their settlement on the grounds that doing so would severely compromise More

  • Business

Tourism deptt to host number of events

New Year celebrations in Kashmir


Srinagar, Dec 23: In a bid to woo tourists for New Year celebrations in Kashmir valley, Tourist department would organize number of events in Gulmarg.  “We are going to organize special events for More

  • Sports

Sachin Tendulkar retires from ODIs


New Delhi,Dec 23: One of the game's all-time greats, Sachin Tendulkar, on Sunday announced his retirement from one-day cricket, bringing to an end a glorious 23-year-old career in the format during which More

  • Kashmir

Geelani flays Bandipora ‘fake encounter’ case closure

Expresses grief over Delhi gang-rape incident


Srinagar, Dec 23: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Sunday expressed displeasure over the closure report of police over the alleged stage-managed encounter at north Kashmir’s Bandipora More

  • Srinagar City

SMHS hospital sans adequate ticket counters

Patients suffer, authorities unmoved


Srinagar, Dec 23: Failure of authorities to provide basic healthcare facilities at SMHS hospital here is taking heavy toll on patients. Long and unending queues of patients are daily witnessed at SMHS More

  • Jammu

Darbar-e-Younsia holds congregation

Jammu, Dec 23: The Darbar aaliya e Younsia of Kupwara organized a huge congregation at Gujjar colony, Channi Himmat today. The congregation was held under the leadership of Alhaj Peer Mian Maqbool ur Rehman More

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