• TOP STORIES

RESTRICTIONS THROW LIFE OUT OF GEAR IN SRINAGAR

Undeclared Curbs Trigger Traffic Terror, Chaos; Administration Caught Napping

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Nov 23: While most areas of the summer capital reeled under an undeclared curfew, clamped to foil annual Muharram procession on Friday and also the possible eruption of protests against the Israeli attacks on Gaza, massive traffic jams were witnessed elsewhere, putting people to terrible More


Separatists caged

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik, Ors Placed Under House Arrest

Srinagar, Nov 23: The authorities Friday put the separatist leaders including chairmen of both factions of Hurriyat Conference under house arrest to “prevent any law and order problem.”Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani was not allowed to offer Friday prayers for the 33rd time and was kept More


POLICE FOIL MUHARRAM PROCESSIONS

Scores Injured, Dozens Detained

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Nov 23: Scores of Shia mourners were injured on Friday while dozens of them arrested in different areas of Srinagar after they clashed with police. Severe restrictions had been put in place in several areas of the summer capital to foil the processions held to mark 8th Muharram and also More


Uncle Kamaal angry, says Omar’s view ‘personal’

Cong High Command Has Okayed 2014 Poll Alliance: Taj

JAVAID MALIK

Srinagar, Nov 23: A day after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah hinted at ‘grand alliance’ between National Conference and Congress in the 2014 Assembly polls in the State, senior Congress leader and PHE Minister Taj Mohiuddin Friday said the decision has been endorsed by Congress high command. However More


‘Justice delivered, albeit late’

We Expect He Is Given Some Hope For Better Life: Family

ACQUITTAL IN LAJPAT NAGAR BLAST CASE

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 23: The man’s voice dropped to a hush as he remembered the ill-fated May sunny day of 1996 when his son was arrested in Kathmandu, Nepal, in connection with Lajpat Nagar blasts in New Delhi.The 76-year-old Haji Sher Ali Bhat of Rainawari Srinagar will now have his son Muhammad Ali More


‘Who will return their precious years?’

Tarigami Seeks Action Against Officers For Implicating Kashmiris

Srinagar, Nov 23: Demanding a stern action against the investigating officers for implicating innocent Kashmiri youth, acquitted by Delhi High Court in Lajpat Nagar bomb blast case, CPI (M) state secretary M Y Tarigami Friday said such faulty investigations not only have a telling impact on the security More


‘Release good, but what about 17 years’

Srinagar, Nov 23: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Friday expressed his satisfaction over the release of two Kashmiris acquitted in the Lajpat Nagar bomb blast case but expressed displeasure over the fact that the duo had lost 17 years in prison.In a statement issued here, Geelani More


Autumn Seminar on Medicine tomorrow

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 23: The medical fraternity of Kashmir is gearing up for the ‘Autumn Seminar on Medicine’ to be held at SKICC Srinagar on November 25.The seminar is likely to host a large gathering of doctors from all over the country including Cardiologists, Neurologists, Urologists, Orthopaedicians More


SC stays appointment of District Judges

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 23: The Supreme Court of India has stayed the selection list of nine District and Sessions Judges issued by the State High Court.Sources revealed that a clubbed writ petition, filed by some lawyers, was listed before a Bench of the Apex Court on Friday. The court, after hearing the More





  • Briefs

JKLF( R) to participate in Ashoura procession

Srinagar, Nov 23: Paying rich tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and other martyrs of Karbala, the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R) has decided that in keeping with the tradition the Front leaders More



  • News

India terms Chinese action as unacceptable

MAP ROW

New Delhi/Beijing, Nov 23: India today termed as "unacceptable" China depicting Arunachal Pradesh and Aksai Chin as its territory in maps of the country on their new e- passports, a step that led to retaliatory More




  • Opinion

Truth wins at last

It's all a battle between the good and the evil

WORDS WITHIN

FIRDOUS SYED

Ghareeb-o-sada-o-rangeen hain daastan-e-HaramNihayat iss ki Hussain, Ibtada hai Ismail.  Karbala signifies an eternal battle between the forces of good and evil. It was not a contest for a throne More



  • GK Magazine

On the eve of a Hurriyat visit

The need for all parties to change with the times

Good Politics Bad Politics

SIDDIQ WAHID

A criticism often heard about those in J&K who argue for a resolution to the dispute from a localized perspective is that the world has changed; from Delhi, that the definitions of such concepts as More




  • Letters

Great achievement

This refers to the article by Zahoor Khanday ( 20th November). The author has well summarized and highlighted the achievements of sheep husbandry department, through the medium of Jumma: A 112 Kg ram which More



  • Editorial

Interesting Alliances

Some very interesting permutations and combinations are emerging on the political scene in Jammu & Kashmir in the run up to the Legislative Council polls. Even more interesting is the increasing convergence More



  • Business

Fitch affirms ‘very strong credit’ rating to JK Bank

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 23: J&K Bank has been accredited with Long-Term Issuer rating of ‘IND AA’ with a stable outlook by globally renowned Fitch Group Company. Mumbai based India Ratings & Research- A More



  • Sports

Kashmir opts out; Jammu to play against Andhra Pradesh today

REVOLT IN JK CRICKET: STALEMATE CONTINUES

RANJI TROPHY

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, Nov 23: With hardly a few hours left in the J&K’s crucial Ranji trophy tie against visitors Andhra Pradesh, stalemate continues within home camp following the revolt of Kashmir province players More



  • Kashmir

GDC Principal to file defamation suit against RTI activist, newspaper

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Nov 23: Principal Government Dental College, Srinagar Dr Reyaz Farooq is mulling to file a defamation suit against an RTI activist, Tanveer Hussain Khan and a Jammu based newspaper organization More



  • Srinagar City

Govt top brass tastes traffic jams

Amid Siege And Chaos; Sagar, Nasir, Chief Secretary Stuck On VIP Routes

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Nov 23: The government top brass Friday couldn’t stay immune to mismanagement and chaos on the City roads but had to bear with the traffic jams. For Cabinet Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar, MOS Home More




  • Jammu

NC took full benefit of SRO 43: Mehbooba

SALIL RAINA

Surankote (Poonch) Nov, 23: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Friday alleged that National Conference is a “power hungry” party and it is least bothered about the problems faced More



  • Islamabad

Timber worth crores decaying in SFC depots, forests

People suffer, authorities mute

Islamabad: Signifying messy state of affairs in the Forest department and the State Forest Corporation (SFC), hundreds of timber logs have been left to decay in sale depots across South Kashmir depriving More




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