• TOP STORIES

Accountability Commission charges Taj with contempt

SAC Begins Proceedings Against Minister For Making ‘False Statement’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 24: Heralding more trouble for senior Congress leader and Minister for PHE Taj Mohiuddin, the State Accountability Commission (SAC) Monday initiated contempt proceedings against him for making false claims that the anti-graft body had given clean chit to him in alleged forest land grab More


Shabir Shah fuming, but rules out third front

Unilateral Decisions Won’t Work: Nayeem Khan

OTHER SIDE OF HURRIYAT (M)

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 24: Ruling out formation of third front, senior Hurriyat (M) leader Shabir Ahmed Shah Monday said he was trying hard to end the existing split among the separatists to see Hurriyat as a single institutionalized platform.He advised the Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to More


SNCU scheme miscarries in JK

Funds Provided By Centre Unspent In 19 Districts

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Dec 24: The Health Department in Jammu and Kashmir has failed to setup Sick Newborn Care Units (SNCUs) in most of the state’s hospitals despite adequate funding for the project from the Union Health Ministry.Official sources told Greater Kashmir that the department has established SNCUs More


PDD responsible for Baramulla infant deaths: CSFK

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 24: The Valley-based Civil Society members Monday expressed serious concern over the prevalent erratic power supply to hospitals.Referring to the tragic incident in which two infants died at District Hospital Baramulla earlier this month, the Civil Society Forum Kashmir (CSFK) said More


CHRISTMAS TODAY

Srinagar, Dec 24: Christmas, the birthday of Jesus Christ (AS), would be celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety throughout the world on Tuesday.Churches in the Valley have been decorated with people having erected Christmas trees and decorated.“The original meaning of Christmas is a special More


CIC censures CID

Information On Detainees

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 24: The Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) GR Sufi on Monday served notice to the then Public Information Officer (PIO) of the office of Inspector General of CID wing of police to show cause as to why penalty proceedings shouldn’t be initiated against him for failing to pass order More


RTI exposes politicians

Pay Partly Bills For Pvt Houses, Huge Amounts For Govt Bungalows

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Dec 24: The information furnished in response to a Right to Information (RTI) application has revealed shocking inconsistencies in the tariff and power consumption of the private and official residences of the ministers, legislators and the functionaries of the Power Development Department More


2 militants, cop killed in Kulgam gunfight

KHALID GUL

Kulgam, Dec 24: Two Lashkar-i-Toiba (LeT) militants including its District Commander allegedly involved in Hotel Silver Star shootout were killed in a gun-battle with forces in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday. A police constable was also killed in the encounter while a soldier was injured More





  • Briefs

Safeguard sacrifices: Karatey to people

Srinagar, Dec 24: The chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R) Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karatey on Monday said the ongoing movement was martyrs’ trust with the people of Kashmir.  “It is More



  • News

'Girl very serious, very critical'

DELHI GANGRAPE

New Delhi, Dec 24: The health of the 23-year-old gangrape victim deteriorated today after she showed tendencies of internal bleeding, with doctors calling her condition "very serious and very critical More




  • Opinion

CM or Centre?

Who should take the call to recall AFSPA

Impressions

BINOO JOSHI

It seems that  Chief Minister Omar Abdullah  is convinced that targeting  army for everything that is going wrong in the state would be  an election winning politics in 2014.  More



  • GK Magazine

The Khyber Initiative

The setting up of a resort by a local entrepreneur with foreign collaboration is a pioneering effort in building world class tourism infrastructure to attract the missing high end tourism

Tuesday Take

M. ASHRAF

It has been repeatedly pointed out that the most important criterion for tourism to have impact on the local economy is to attract the high spending tourists rather than millions of budget tourists. The More




  • Letters

Avoid crisis

This refers to the Home Ministers 'no AFSPA revocation'. Our government should act sensibly on this occasion and modify AFSPA. Otherwise people will be in deep crises.Dar AjazNamtehal, Chadura More



  • Editorial

Stop Witch Hunting

The detention of seventeen-year-old disabled girl of village Botengoo, in Anantnag district, for her alleged involvement in stone pelting during summer 2010 speaks volumes about the mindset of a good section More



  • Business

Valleyites buy cars for `500 cr/yr

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 24: In what points to the vibrancy of market in Kashmir, Valleyites every year purchase private vehicles for more than Rs 500 crore.  Based on a market survey Greater Kashmir conducted More



  • Sports

‘MA Khan turned the team into powerhouse of JK Football’

JK Bank Football Team

Srinagar, Dec 24: J&K Bank Sports Board is working on compiling a publication highlighting the role played by J&K Bank in promoting and nurturing sports, in particular the sport of football in More



  • Kashmir

High Court pulls up Investigating Officer for ‘casual approach’

Directs SSP To Monitor Investigation, Seeks Case Diaries Every Month

2010 ANANTNAG KILLINGS

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 24: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the investigating officer (IO) probing the case of killing of two youth at Khanabal in South Kashmir’s Anantnag (Islamabad) district in 2010 More



  • Srinagar City

28,311 kanals of Kahcharai land encroached in Srinagar

Authorities identify occupants, forget land retrieval

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Dec 24: At a time when purchasing a patch of land in densely populated Srinagar city has virtually become a distant dream, nearly 28,311 of Kahcharai land continues to be under illegal occupation More




  • Jammu

MIDDLE-RUNG RESHUFFLE IN FOREST DEPARTMENT

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 24: In a major reshuffle, government today ordered transfers and posting of around 32 officers including Conservators and Divisional Forest Officers (DFOs) serving in various wings of Forest More



  • GKeducation&Careers

TOPPERS VIEWS

SUCCESS STORIES

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




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