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Corporation Violating State Laws: Taj
Srinagar, June 13: Government of India would take a final decision on the ownership rights of the hydropower projects run by the Corporation in Jammu and Kashmir, Chairman, National Hydroelectric Power Corporation, ABL Srivastava told Greater Kashmir. “Government of India will take a decision on it More
Employees Boycott Work
Srinagar/Jammu, June 13: With the arrest of around 200 Government employees, police on Wednesday foiled the Secretariat gherao called by Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) to press for their demands including enhancement in retirement age.Hundreds of employees led by senior JCC leader Khursheed More
‘Teri Mehfil Mein Lekin Hum Na Honge’
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Karachi, June 13: Mehdi Hassan, the India-born ‘Emperor of Ghazals’ who captivated millions of fans in the subcontinent with hits like ‘Patta, Patta, Boota Boota’ and ‘Ab Ke Hum Bichhade’ in a five-decade-long musical journey, died Wednesday in a hospital here of multiple organ failure.The 84 More
Srinagar, June 13: ‘Ghazal bereft of soul!’ a Kashmiri netizen wrote on his Facebook page after hearing about the death of Shahanshah-e-Ghazal Mehdi Hassan.While music lovers and artists of the valley were shocked over the death, the artist community expressed their deep sorrow saying they have More
Omar Opens 5 Bridges On Anantnag-Sinthan-Kishtwar Road
Kokernag, June 13: Welcoming the decision of Pakistan to import electricity from India, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said that better relations between the two countries can pave the way for resolution of Kashmir issue.“I welcome the decision of the Pakistani Government to import electricity More
JALEEL ANDRABI MURDER CASE
D A RASHID
Srinagar, June 13: A local Court on Wednesday directed the Prosecution to produce records attesting the death of Major Avtar Singh in California (USA) who was accused of killing noted human rights activist Jaleel Andrabi allegedly in custody here in 1996.The court directed the prosecution to produce More
LALIT K JHA/PTI
Washington, June 13: An ex-Indian army officer, who killed his wife, two children and himself in their home, was illegally staying in the US and a deportation procedure was ongoing against him, federal immigration officers said Wednesday.“Avtar Singh was arrested by ICE Homeland Security Investigations More
Mamata, Mulayam Pitch For Manmohan
New Delhi, June 13: The selection of a UPA nominee for the Presidential electionshas been mired in a fresh controversy with Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and Samajwawi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav joining hands to shot down Congress’ first choice Pranab Mukherjee’s name.In what More
Srinagar, June 13: Days after the High Court dismissed the petitions filed by the candidates of PRIST and other outside Universities seeking consideration of their degrees, the J&K Services Selection Board Wednesday announced the teacher lists for six districts.The Board has declared the lists More
Srinagar, June 13: To finalize the list of aspirants for performing Hajj-2012, the state Hajj Committee is organizing draw of lots on Thursday at the Hajj house in Srinagar.Citing the time that elapsed in waiting for sanction of additional seats from the centre as reason for the delay in the draw More
Srinagar: Superintendent of Police Kupwara Muhammad Irshad Wednesday convened a meeting of Sarpanchs in Kupwara. An official spokesman said over 150 Sarpanchs participated in the meeting. “The More
A strong hailstorm lashed Srinagar city on Wednesday evening. Habib Naqash/GK
Police on Wednesday used force to quell government employees protesting against government failing to keep up its promise of enhancing the retirement age from 58 to 60-yrs. Mubashir Khan/GK
Police on Tuesday foiled the attempt of separatist leaders to take out a protest march from Lal Chowk to the United Nations Office at Sonawar. Mubashir Khan/GK
A hotel in Rajbagh area in Srinagar caught fire on Monday. Mubashir Khan/GK
Kashmir Valley observed a shutdown on Monday to remember the 2010 unrest victims. The call for the shutdown was given by Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Mubashir Khan/GK
Panoramic view of a hamlet outside Bandipora town on Gurez road in north Kashmir captured by GK Photo Editor Habib Naqash.
APDP members stage a sit-in in Srinagar on Sunday to seek the whereabouts of their kith and kin, subjected to enforced disappearance during past 20-years. Habib Naqash/GK
Snap shots of a Polo match played at Drass on Saturday captured by GK intern Rohit Pandit.
Nomads use horses as means of transportation in contemporary times. Habib Naqash/GK
A spectacular view of scenic beauty of Kashmir captured by GK lensman Mubashir Khan
JKLF Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik addresses a gathering at Kirham Sirhama in south Kashmir on Friday.
A view of Nallah Sindh on Srinagar-Leh Highway captured by GK lensman Mubashir Khan.
A view of Babanagri captured by GK lensman Mubashir Khan.
Thousands of people thronged Babanagri in Kangan area on Friday to participate in 120th Urs of Hazrat-e-Baba Mian Nizam-ud-Din Kiyanvi (RA). Mubashir Khan?GK
A view of Simthan top in south Kashmir captured b GK lensman Sajad Munwardi.
A farmer walks back after toiling hard in his fields at Pattan in north Kashmir. Mubashir Khan/GK
A view of Simthan top in south Kashmir captured b GK lensman Sajad Munwardi.
A view of Pratap Park at Lal Chowk in Srinagar captured by GK Photo Editor Habib Naqash
A man carries green leaves for cattle in north Kashmir on Tuesday. Mubashir Khan/GK
A magnificent view of an evening at Lal Chowk in Srinagar captured by GK Photo Editor. Habib Naqash.
Like Avtar would India consume her own children one day!
MEHMOOD UR RASHID
Major Avtar’s story is not a racy thriller sending fleeting tremors of disbelief. It is not just a morbid spasm of individual violence. It rather represents India’s case on Kashmir. Avtar’s murderous acts More
- GK Magazine
A Kashmiri Journalist Zahid Rafiq tells how he tried to reach Avtar Singh, a former Indian military man living outside Fresno with a dark past in Kashmir. On Saturday, Mr. Singh killed his family and himself.
A former Indian Army major placed a call Saturday morning to police outside Fresno, Calif., to inform them that he had murdered four people. By the time police arrived at the nearby scene, Avtar Singh More
This refers to the JCC'S fresh program of agitation. This is very unfortunate that the state government and employees of our state are in the battlefield fighting with each other. On one hand the More
India and Pakistan have failed to break ice on Siachen in the defence secretary level talks. The outcome has been along the expected lines. In the run up to the dialogue both countries had restated their More
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, June 13: Hat Trick, a subsidiary of Chowdhary group, today opened a mega unit in Islamabad (Anantnag). The 5000 feet spiralling unit at Oxford Complex, K P Road, Islamabad (Anantnag) consists More
PAKISTAN TOUR TO INDIA
New Delhi, June 13: The BCCI’s invitation to Sialkot Stallions, Pakistan’s domestic T20 champs, to play in the Champions League T20 had raised hopes of a revival of bilateral cricketing ties between India More
Srinagar, June 13: One more infant died at the G B Pant hospital here on Wednesday, leading to protests by grieved family members. According to the family the new born baby was shifted to G B Pant More
- Srinagar City
Drive without number plates, disturb evening rush; locals, tourists annoyed; stakeholders seek extension in evening No Entry timings
TRAFFIC TROUBLE -III
GK CITY CORRESPONDENT
Srinagar, June 13: Tippers plying in the City continue to unleash terror due to alleged reckless driving while many such speeding load carriers bear no number plates. This simply means that in case of More
JAMMU, JUNE 13: More than 130 passengers and crew of a Delhi bound flight had a miraculous escape after the aircraft made an emergency landing here at Jammu airport on Wednesday morning. According More