• TOP STORIES

BUMPY RIDE FOR BELEAGUERED TAJ

Malhotra Stands Ground; Spurns ‘Constitutional Crisis’ Theory

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 10: Despite National Conference (NC) having withdrawn its legislators, Khalid Najib Suharwardy and Bashir Ahmad Veeri from the House Committee investigating charges of forest land grab against Taj Mohiuddin, Minister for PHE, there seems to be no way out for the minister as the chairman More


‘DECISION ON HOUSE COMMITTEE’S FATE BY MONDAY’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 10: Chairman of the Legislative Council (LC) Amrit Malhotra on Saturday said that he will be taking on Monday the final call over the fate of the House Committee on alleged forest land grab by Taj Mohi-ud-Din.“I will take a decision over fate of the House Panel on Monday in the wake More


‘PDP focusing on Jammu, losing ground in Valley’

Asks NC Cadres To Gear Up For Polls: Omar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 10: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said the main opposition – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – was losing ground in the Valley due to the Jammu-specific policy adopted by the party for the past few years.“We have preferred not to organize big shows and rallies in the last few More


Coalition panel to meet on Monday

PDP Core Group Meets To Devise Strategy; Third Front To Join The Fray

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Nov 10: The Coalition Coordination Committee (CC) of the National Conference and Congress would meet on Monday to discuss the strategy for contesting the upcoming polls to four Legislative Council seats reserved for Panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir.State Congress president Prof Saif-ud More


Hurriyat (G) seminar foiled

Police Stops Participants From Entering Venue

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 10: Police on Saturday foiled the seminar organised by Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on the Amarnath controversy.Since early morning police did not allow anyone to enter Geelani’s residence at Hyderpora here, the venue of the seminar. A large contingent More


Government patronizing graft: Mufti

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 10: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed has said the state has completely fallen into the stranglehold of vested interests that is engaged in brazen loot of public exchequer and national wealth. The former Chief Minister said the present government had created More


2010 unrest was futile: Sajjad Lone

Srinagar, Nov 10: Describing the 2010 agitation in Kashmir valley as a futile exercise, Peoples Conference Chairman Sajjad Lone has said such agitations adversely affect the life of common people.“There is no need to launch such agitations which scare away tourists and restrict children from going More


Indo-Pak dialogue revival on cards

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Nov 10: In what is being viewed as a step forward to re-start peace process with Pakistan, India has softened its stand and decided to host Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik for a bilateral dialogue. It will be a departure from the earlier stand by former Home Minister P Chidambaram More


Army officer charred to death

SUHAIL AJMAL

Bandipora, Nov 10: An Army officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel died when a fire broke out in a camp in Bandipora district. The incident occurred late last night at the Special Forces camp in the Sunerwani area.“A colonel died in the fire which gutted a barrack in north Kashmir. A probe has More





  • Briefs

2 women convicted for fake certificates

Srinagar, Nov 10: Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Srinagar has convicted two fraudsters for fabrication of qualification certificates to secure undue gains, a police spokesman said on Saturday. He More




  • Opinion

Cooking Audit

After LPG, they may put a cap on eating now

WRITE HAND

AJAZ UL HAQUE

There is a bad news for those who cook much and worse news for those who eat more. They will have to ration themselves to one dish at a time. Eating more means cooking more and consequently consuming more More



  • GK Magazine

Stop This Plunder of Urban Srinagar

We have entrusted the city development to the Srinagar Municipal Corporation which ironically is single-handedly responsible for its devastation

CITY EXPANSION

MUSHTAQ SIDIQI

  The article “City must go for vertical expansion” by Mr. Ashraf Fazili, Retd. Chief Engineer (R&B), carried by the Greater Kashmir (7th November) is an addition of a new dimension to the future More




  • Business

Valley businesses suffer for LPG

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Nov 10: The Valley business community has complained shortage of commercial LPG cylinders in the market.  Accusing the oil companies operating in the Kashmir valley of not supplying adequate More



  • Sports

Reyaz creates history,wins 1st 42-Km Srinagar Marathon

Srinagar, Nov 10: Continuing his supremacy in the field of long distance running of State, Reyaz Ahmad of J&K Police recorded his name in Kashmir sports History by becoming champion of 1st 42-Km Srinagar More



  • Kashmir

  • Srinagar City

POLICE RESORTING TO POWER THEFT: GOVT

Khaki connections to be metered: PDD

FOLLOW - UP

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Dec 10:  It is official now that police is resorting to power theft and this offence has been prevalent in the City at least. Taking serious note of the alleged power pilferage by cops and More




  • Jammu

Truck crushes soldier to death

5 Cops Among 8 Injured In Collision

AZHAR MANHAS

Ramban/Surankote, Nov 10: An army soldier was crushed to death on Saturday by a speeding truck on Srinagar-Jammu highway here, police said. Anil Kumar, a sepoy with 8 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), was hit More



  • Court Watch

HC directs principal district judge to inquire

CUSTODIAL DISAPPEARANCE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 10:  Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed principal district judge Srinagar to inquire into the disappearance of a man who was allegedly picked by Army from his residence at Dalgate More




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