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Mirwaiz links Kabul with Kashmir

‘India-Pak Can Never Reach Understanding On Afghanistan Without Resolving Kashmir’

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 29: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday said that the situation in Afghanistan was linked to Kashmir, adding that India and Pakistan can never reach an understanding on the war-torn country till Kashmir issue is resolved.“Kashmir issue has a connection More


Engage with Centre: Soz tells Hurriyat (M)

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 29: State Congress on Saturday asked Hurriyat Conference leaders to engage with New Delhi for resolution of Kashmir issue.“Hurriyat Conference (M) leaders have earlier engaged with the Prime Minister and they should again revive the dialogue process with the center,” Pradesh Congress More


DELHI GANG-RAPE VICTIM SUCCUMBS

GURDIP SINGH

Singapore, Dec 29: The 23-year-old victim of the brutal gang rape and assault in Delhi that had triggered an outrage across India died early this morning here after putting up a brave battle for life for nearly a fortnight.The girl, who was admitted to the well-known multi-organ transplant facility More


Her fight won’t go in vain: Sonia

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 29: As an outraged nation empathized with the gang-rape victim, Congress President Sonia Gandhi Saturday said the fight of nation's “beloved daughter” will not go in vain, promising “swift and fitting punishment” to perpetrators as well as stringent laws for women protection.“Her More


AZAD GRIEVED

GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, Dec 29: Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad has deeply condoled the passing away of the 23-year old rape victim.In his condolence message, Azad said that a young, promising life has been brutally snatched away in most tragic circumstances. A brave and courageous More


Curfew continues in Pulwama

Locals Allege Persecution By Forces

KHALID GUL

Pulwama, Dec 29: Apprehending widespread protests following the firing on civilians by security forceson Friday which left nine injured, the authorities continued with the curfew on second consecutive day on Saturday in Pulwama town.Reports said that police and paramilitary forces wearing riot More


Boy undergoes brain surgery

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 29: The class 9 student Suhail Ahmad Malik of Pulwama district in south Kashmir, presently undergoing treatment at SKIMS Srinagar, was shot in the head allegedly by security forceson Friday.“A team of five doctors led by Neurosurgeon Dr Abdul Rashid carried out surgery in Suhail More


KU land up for grabs

STAKEHOLDERS SMELL RAT IN ‘FISHY VENTURES’; ZAKURA CAMPUS UNDER THREAT

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 29: Academics and officers at the University of Kashmir are up in arms against the Vice-Chancellor’s nod to some of the ventures involving the varsity’s prized land.Informed sources told Greater Kashmir that while the vice-chancellor is contemplating ‘gifting’ a considerable chunk More


University has nothing to do with CCD: Prof Talat

KASHMIR University, Vice Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad said a committee has been constituted to ‘look into’ the issue of land at Zakura. “The Committee will take a final decision on the issue,” he told Greater Kashmir.The Registrar Prof Zaffar Reshi, however, said it was not possible for the University More


Geelani, Mirwaiz call bandh on Monday

Srinagar, Dec 29: Chairmen of Hurriyat Conference (G) and Hurriyat Conference (M) have called for shutdown on Monday against the Friday’s firing on civilians by government forces in Pulwama.“We have called for shutdown on December 31 against the indiscriminate firing by Indian forces in Pulwama More


Snow blankets upper reaches, rains lash plains

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Dec 29: Snow and rains continued to lash Kashmir valley on the second consecutive day Saturday, even as Met office forecast improvement in weather conditions from Sunday.Upper reaches of the Valley including tourist resorts of Gulmarg and Pahalgam were enveloped in a blanket of fresh More





  • National

First arrest made by NIA in Malegaon blast case

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 29: NIA today made its first arrest in connection with Maharashtra's 2006 Malegaon bombing after the role of right-wing groups came to the fore with the nabbing of Swami Aseemanand last More




  • Opinion

A collective loss

Ideology can’t politicize human blood

WRITE HAND

AJAZ UL HAQUE

Certain subjects demand repetition. We commemorate the anniversaries of our lost souls and pay tributes to them every year. This may sound an endless exercise but (for the colossal meaning it carries for More



  • GK Magazine

The language of farce!

Nirbhaya, Anamika, Damini, Amanat. Why?

DELHIBERATIONS

PADMA RAO SUNDARJI

The last 15 days of 2012 bore all the elements of Shakespearean drama: villainy, tragedy, comic farce, bawdiness, a horrendous beginning, a hope-awakening middle and finally a tragic end, when the rape More




  • Business

Registration lapsed after Cabinet approved it in 2003

Drug Corporation proposal

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 29: While Jammu and Kashmir Government is projecting the establishment of  JK Health and Medical Education Supplies Corporation as a major reform in the ailing health sector of the State More



  • Sports

TONY GRIEG DIES AGED 66

AGENCIES

Sydney, Dec 29: Former England captain and celebrated television commentator Tony Greig passed away after losing his battle with lung cancer on Saturday.  Greig was 66. He breathed his last at a Sydney More



  • Kashmir

Pulwama firing evokes widespread condemnation

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 29: Army soldiers resorting to indiscriminate firing at unarmed civilians at Pulwama in south Kashmir on Friday in which 15 civilians were wounded has evoked a widespread condemnation.SALAHUDDIN More



  • Srinagar City

GOVT FINALIZES BUILDING PLAN FOR MOTHER & CHILDCARE HOSPITALS

HSCC to oversee upcoming Health institutions: Dwivedi

Srinagar, Dec 29: Government on Saturday finalized building plan for Mother and Childcare hospitals at Bemina here and said that work the ambitions project would be monitored by the Hospital Services Consultancy More




  • Jammu

NHRC puts Centre, State on notice

SecurityTo Sarpanchs, Panchs

Jammu, Dec 29:  Taking cognizance of the petition of RTI activist Raman Sharma regarding security of 33000 Panchs and Sarpanchs of Jammu and Kashmir, the National Human Rights Commission of India More



  • South Asia

Toxic cough syrup kills 12 more in Pak; toll 40

M ZULQERNAIN

Lahore, Dec 29: At least 12 more men have died after drinking adulterated cough syrup in Pakistan's Punjab province, taking the death toll since last month to 40, officials said today. The total number More



  • GKeducation&Careers

TOPPERS VIEWS

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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