• TOP STORIES

DIALOGUE BEST WAY TO SETTLE ISSUES: OMAR

‘Those Who Contested More Polls Than Sheikh Should Admit Their Mistake’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 5: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said dialogue is the best way to settle issues and “if exchange of ideas is wrong, then entire world is at fault” as major conflicts across the globe are being addressed through parleys. He also hit out at separatists for opposing elections stating More


Join talks: Sagar tells Hurriyat

Srinagar, Dec 5: Senior National Conference (NC) leader and Minister for Rural Development, Ali Muhammad Sagar Wednesday urged Hurriyat leadership to join dialogue process as gun and violence has yielded no results.Addressing NC workers at late Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah’s mausoleum here, Sagar More


SKIMS Hospital upgradation put on hold

Recommendations Gather Dust For Past 3 Years

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Dec 5: Despite growing pressure on the healthcare system in Kashmir, a proposal for up-gradation of healthcare services and academics facilities at SKIMS Medical College Hospital Bemina continues to be ignored by the government.On May 25, 2009, the SKIMS Governing Body, in its 32nd meeting More


JKP ready to face any challenge: DGP

‘Threat Had No Impact On LC Polls’

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 5: Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Prasad Wednesday said there was little impact of threats to Panchayat representatives in the Legislative Council (LC) polls but Jammu and Kashmir Police was ready to face any challenge.“We won’t give challenge to anybody, but we are here More


Geelani stopped from leading peace march

To Address Press Conference Today

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 5: Police on Wednesday stopped the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani from leading a peace march in downtown Srinagar which witnessed group clashes in recent days.Taking to Greater Kashmir, Geelani said, “I tried to move out of my house to go to downtown for leading More


Widen Amarnath track: SC to JK Govt

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 5: The Supreme Court Wednesday asked Jammu and Kashmir government and Amarnath Shrine Board to broaden the passage leading to holy Amarnath cave and bifurcate it to make separate way for the movement of pedestrian pilgrims and those who go there on horses.A bench of justices B S More


ZGM, Dr Ahad’s books to be released on Friday

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 5: Two books “Kashmir Story Hope and Despair” by prominent columnist Z G Muhammad and “Kashmir: Triumph and Tragedies” by Dr Abdul Ahad are scheduled to be released on 7 December (Friday) at 2:30 PM at Lala Rukh Hotel here. The books have been published by Gulshan Books Srinagar. GK More





  • Briefs

JKLF pays tributes to late Wanchoo

Srinagar, Dec 5: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front has paid rich tributes to late Harday Nath Wanchoo on his 20th death anniversary.  A delegation of Front leaders comprising advocate Bashir Ahmad Bhat More



  • News

‘Kashmiri youth from PaK trying to enter India via Nepal’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 5: Intelligence agencies have reported that Kashmiri youths, including former militants, from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) and Pakistan are attempting to enter India via Nepal,  More




  • Opinion

Deconstructing the date

Certain events and persons always nag the collective mind

Inksight

MEHMOOD UR RASHID

5th December is a state holiday in J&K, marking the birth anniversary of late Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah. In the statist narrative it is like Gandhi Jayanti for J&K. They say that the person who More



  • GK Readings

Shahid's Veiled Suite

Agha Shahid Ali and our Literary Tradition

WORD'S WISDOM

M MAROOF SHAH

Agha Shahid Ali is one of the greatest and most famous names internationally in recent history of Kashmir.. Veiled Suite: The Collected Poems presents his poetry in one volume. Most Kashmiris, even those More




  • Letters

Generation gap

This refers to the articles appearing in your paper about parent-child relationship. It is painful to observe the ever widening generation gap. The modern youth is not always very polite and cooperative More



  • Editorial

Caution on Tourism

Flagging off the state’s first ever international ‘Tour-de-India’ cycling event in Srinagar, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called for repackaging of Kashmir to draw more tourists to the state. This repackaging More



  • Business

Telcos in JK eying Tata's market

Docomo wind up to release huge subscriber base

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 5: With Tata Teleservices set to wind up its operations in J&K next month, telecom companies operating in the state are planning to woo the huge subscriber base of the Tata. The More



  • Sports

PARVEZ RASOOL:The Star In Making

‘My Immediate Aim Is To Feature In IPL’

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, Dec 5: The rising star of JK Cricket, all-rounder Parvez Rasool is hopeful for his inclusion in the next seasons Indian Premiere League (IPL) after guiding his team to thumping 235 win over Assam More



  • Kashmir

LC poll results today

Coalition will triumph: Soz; Can’t predict: PDP

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 5: For the first time in past three decades Jammu and Kashmir would move closer to filling four berths in Upper House of the state Legislature when results of the polls to the four Legislative More



  • Srinagar City

SKIMS celebrates 30th Annual Day

*State Health Policy Has Shortcomings: Chib

*Says urgent upgradation Necessary in JK Hospitals

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Dec 5: Admitting shortcomings in state’s health policy, the Minister for Medical Education, RS Chib Wednesday said that there was an urgent need for infrastructure development in various healthcare More




  • GKeducation&Careers

Student Counseling: An area of darkness

There’s a pressing need to make counseling services available in government schools, universities and colleges

CONCERN

PUPINDER S BALI

As reports of student stress and suicides because of academic, peer, and parental pressures multiply, country top schools managements have been forced to wake up to the importance of student counseling More




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