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Swearing In On July 25
New Delhi, July 22: Statesman and sagacious strategist, 76-year-old Pranab Mukherjee was Sunday voted India’s 13th president by a vast majority of MPs and legislators across the political spectrum, leaving his rival PA Sangma far behind in the race for Rashtrapati Bhavan. One of India’s most More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Srinagar, July 22: Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra, has congratulated Pranab Mukherjee, on his election as the President of India.The Governor rang up Mukherjee this evening and conveyed him his greetings and good wishes, an official handout said.Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also congratulated More
'Even Birds Feel Dejected When Their Nests Go Empty'
Srinagar, July 22: Bedroom of this plush house looks unusual at least for the number of clocks pinned on the walls! There is not one, but three timepieces mounted high on the walls of the room inhabited by this elderly couple. While one clock reveals the local time, the other two show US and European More
Leads Afternoon Prayers
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 22: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, appeared at the Hazratbal shrine on the city outskirts here on Sunday, taking people and policemen by surprise. Witnesses said Geelani was spotted at the shrine immediately after the Zuhar (afternoon) prayers commenced More
Sahab’s Mood, Unending Meetings Leave Visitors High And Dry
Srinagar, July 22: Commoners visiting the Civil Secretariat, highest seat of power, here to get their issues redressed have to cross lot of hurdles before meeting any dignitary. The last and the biggest impediment which most people find impossible to cross are the peons (chaprasis) deployed outside More
SHABIR IBN YUSUF
Srinagar, July 22: Ashok Prasad, an IPS officer of 1979 batch would be taking over as Director General of Police (DGP) Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on Tuesday. He would be replacing the Addition Director General of Police (ADGP) K Rajendra Kumar who had taken over as the officiating DGP after More
Didn’t Recommend AFSPA Revocation:Dileep Padgaonkar
New Delhi, July 22: Senior leader of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley, has said the country has been groping in the dark for the past six decades to find a solution to issues related to Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking at a discussion held under More
Panel Proposes Four Names
Jammu, July 22: The Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (BOSE) is functioning without a Secretary for the last one month even as a search committee, constituted by the government, has suggested four names for the coveted post. Sources told Greater Kashmir that after the retirement More
Srinagar, July 22: Authorities have detained the Chairman of Muslim League Mushtaq-ul-Islam under Public Safety Act (PSA). “Immediately after your release, you reached Batamaloo near Ziyarat Sharief More
Tourists throng Verinag in south Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag) district. Mir Imran/GK
A magnificent view of Dal Lake captured by GK Photo Editor Habib Naqash.
People offer prayers on the first day of Ramadan in Srinagar on Saturday. Mubashir Khan/GK
Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal shares a stage with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah at Dooru in south Kashmir on Saturday. Sajad Munwardi/GK
Police on Friday shifted the separatist leader Mushtaq-ul-Islam to an unknown destination. He was arrested from Srinagar on Thursday before he could address a news conference. Aman Farooq/GK
Devotees offer prayers in a Srinagar market on the eve of holy month of Ramadan scheduled to commence from Saturday onwards in Jammu and Kashmir. Habib Naqash/GK
A view of Hari Parbat fort in Srinagar’s old city captured by GK Photo Editor Habib Naqash.
Prime Minister of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), Chaudary Abdul Majeed, receives Prime Minister of Pakistan, Raja Pravez Ashraf, at Neelum Valley in PaK on Wednesday. Tariq Naqash/GK
Vehicles stuck in a gridlock near Lal Chowk in Srinagar. Mubashir Khan/GK
A view of Peer- Ki-Gali on Mughal Road captured by GK lensman Mir Imran.
Police on Monday used force to disperse the teachers staging protest against government’s alleged failure to fulfill their demands. The march was led by JKTF Chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani. Mubashir Khan/
J&K-XI defeated Mohammedan Sporting Club in a one off match played at Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar on Sunday. Aman Farooq/GK
A view of Daan Deran meadows in Pir Panchaal Range of central Kashmir’s Budgam district captured by Dr Raja Muzaffar.
A view of Ashtaar Valley in Pir Panchaal Range in central Kashmir’s Budgam district captured by Dr Raja Muzaffar.
An aerial view of Sinthan top in south Kashmir captured by GK lensman Mir Imran.
Here do we discover the newer dimensions of a great mind
Iqbal continues be the protagonist- not in a work of fiction but in the complex contemporary South Asian story. He in fact through his thoughts and ideas rewrote the history and changed geography of the More
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Scholarship, Fellowship Opportunities
IDB Scholarship ProgrammeAcademic Session 2012-13Applications are invited for the IDB Scholarship from meritorious but financially needy Muslim students granted admission or intend to seek admission in More
This refers to the statement of Dr. Musafa Kamal about veteran Huriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani who has been termed as the trader of death and destruction. It may be true that like his age his Bank More
The magisterial inquiry ordered by J-K Government has indicted Central Industrial Security Force in the killing of a twelfth class student Altaf Ahmad Sood in Boniyar, Uri in January. The inquiry More
New Delhi, July 22: In a rare show of honour, a native of Jammu and Kashmir, Dr. Surinder Singh, Drugs Controller General of India, has been named among the world’s 40 most influential people by a UK Pharma More
Srinagar, July 22: The 13th State Sqay championship organised by J&K Sqay Martial Art Association concluded at Government Middle school Lethpora, Pampore. Around 350 participants from all over More
Srinagar, July 22: Three persons including two Amarnath Yatris died while 10 others were injured in different road accidents across the Valley on Sunday. Police said two yatris, Lakshmi Priya Sanapati More
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Shopping complex coming up with back towards Civil Sect; traders annoyed, ERA satisfied
Srinagar, July 22: Call it caudal façade or creation of some poor architecture, but the upcoming mega building near Jehangir Chowk for rehabilitation of shopkeepers, and government offices doesn’t face More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Jammu, July 22: A policeman was today killed and six persons were injured when a vehicle rolled down into deep gorge in Rajouri district here. The vehicle way on its way from Rajouri to Jammu when it skidded More