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Geelani rules out Hurriyat unification

SEMINAR ON MARTYRDOM OF IMAM HUSSAIN (RA)

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Nov 18: The Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday ruled out unity with the Hurriyat faction led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq saying, “People need to go into what led to the division after amalgam remained a single entity for 10 years.” Talking to Greater Kashmir on the More


Proposal to appoint1129 Assistant Professors in limbo

PSC Returns Requisition With Fresh Queries

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Nov 18: The selection to recently created 1129 posts of Assistant Professors is likely to face delay as the Public Service Commission (PSC) has returned the government requisition with certain queries on the validity of the degrees of various universities. Sources told Greater Kashmir More


Naseem’s collection of plays released

Poets,Writers Need Encouragement,Not Money: Mian Altaf

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Manasbal (Ganderbal) Nov 18: Pagah Shole Dunya a maiden book on collection of plays written by Kashmir’s noted broadcaster and playwright Nisar Naseem was released at his native place here in north Kashmir on Sunday.  The book was released by Minister of Forests and Environment, Mian Altaf More


NC,Cong face internal strife

Dissidents Bigger Threat Than Opposition

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL POLLS

FIRDOUS TAK

Jammu, Nov 18: The upcoming election for four seats of Legislative Council is unlikely to be a cakewalk for the ruling coalition alliance - Congress and National Conference - as the parties are likely to face stiff resistance from dissidents within the parties. Sources claimed that leaders More


Winged-guests throng Valley

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Nov 18: In a treat to bird-watchers, migratory birds from far away countries have started flocking to the Valley's wetlands with over seven lakh winged-guests expected to arrive here this season on their annual sojourn. "Over one lakh birds have already arrived from various places More


CHILL PREVAILS IN VALLEY

Gulmarg Freezes At -1.7 C

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar,Nov 18: Snowfall continued to lash upper reaches of the Valley for second consecutive day, Sunday while plains received moderate rainfall leading to the decline in temperature.  Upper reaches of Gulmarg, Gurez, Sonamarg Banihal and Kupwara have been receiving snowfall since Friday More


UJC,LeT support shutdown

NISAR AHMED THOKAR/GKNN

Islamabad/Srinagar Nov 18: United Jehad Council, an amalgam of militant outfits, and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) have supported the shutdown call for Monday given by Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani against court dismissing the appeal against life imprisonment of Muslim League chief More


M Y Khan bereaved

Srinagar, Nov 18: Ghulam Hassan Khan, brother of chairman Chenab Valley Power Projects and former chairman J&K Bank M Y Khan and former chief engineer Shareef Khan, passed away here on Sunday.He was 62. He was laid to rest at Parraypora Barzulla.  The funeral was attended by More





  • Briefs

KU Sonzal team shines at Youth Festival

Srinagar, Nov 18: Students of Kashmir University bagged top positions in the cultural procession and literary events at the 28th North Zone Inter-University Youth Festival, “Guldasta 2012” organised by More



  • National

Muslim doc took care of Thackeray in last years

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Nov 18: In one of the nicest ironies in Shiv Sena supremo and `Hindutva' champion Bal Thackeray's life, the doctor who treated him for the past five years and was with him in his last hours was More




  • Opinion

The Story of Paradigm Shifts

Of Indo-pak visits in the past and their echoes at present

PUNCHLINE

Z.G. MUHAMMAD

Are we a paranoid people- you and me included?  Is it   fear rooted in my mind that makers ponder over something, I would in normal course dismiss as nonevent.  Chairman APHC (M) and More



  • GKeducation&career

Story of an exemplary teacher

A government school teacher employs teachers in a remote government high school and pays their salary from his own pocket

INSPIRATION

MAJID MAQBOOL

In a remote government high school in Poshkreeri, zone Mattan, Anantnag, around 60kms from Srinagar, Ghulam Muhammad Sheikh, 47, attends to his duty an hour before the school starts. And he is the last More




  • Letters

Government schools

This refers to distribution of free text books in Government schools. Though government is planning to ensure quality education in the state but the situation is totally against at the ground level. As More



  • Editorial

Corruption Debate

 Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has reiterated that it is impossible to fight corruption in a coalition set-up. Speaking at the Hindustan Times Summit, CM said that a coalition arrangement forces trade More



  • Business

Key positions lying vacant in Horticulture deptt

Exporters suffer for want of marketing support

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar,Nov 18: With key positions lying vacant in the department of Horticulture (Planning and Marketing), the Valley’s fruit industry has adversely been affected due to lack of marketing strategy in More



  • Sports

Cook,Prior give England hope

1ST TEST DAY 4

AGENCIES

Ahmedabad, Nov 18: A defiant century from captain Alastair Cook ensured England's battle to save the first Test against India in Ahmedabad will go into the final day. He batted throughout day four More



  • Kashmir

Mufti takes on Omar over corruption talk

‘Chief Minister Giving License To Politicians By Justifying Corruption On Coalition Pretext’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 18: A day after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that it was “impossible” to eradicate corruption in a coalition system, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed More



  • Srinagar City

In absence of SPCA, dog sterilization goes messy

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Nov 18: In the absence of any designated monitoring authority to look after the ongoing dog sterilization in Srinagar, the process is seemingly turning messy while almost every Tom, Dick and More




  • Jammu

Police clueless, dozen suspects rounded up

JAMMU BLAST

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 18: While police have rounded up over a dozen suspects from various parts of Jammu city in the past 24 hours, it is clueless on the Saturday’s grenade blast in the winter capital which led to More



  • World

Israel pounds Gaza Strip from air and sea

3 Palestinian kids killed

AGENCIES

Gaza,Nov 18: Israel is continuing its assault on the Gaza Strip for a fifth straight day, bombarding the Palestinian enclave from both the air and sea. Medical sources said at least three children and More




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