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‘Pakistan should legitimize Kashmiris as third party’

Feedback Will Allow Us To Frame People-Oriented Policies: Mirwaiz

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Nov 27: Stating that there is a notion across the world that Kashmir is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday said the amalgam will urge Pakistan for “legal sanctity” for role of Kashmiris’ as a third party in the settlement More


WILL TALK AS OWNERS, NOT SLAVES: PROF BHAT

Srinagar, Nov 27: Senior Hurriyat (M) leader Professor Abdul Gani Bhat Tuesday said Hurriyat (M) will go to Pakistan ‘as owners and not slaves’ and talk business there.“We did not beg before Pakistan to invite us. We got an invite because Pakistan has accepted Hurriyat (M) leadership as the true More


Mirwaiz only leader: Bilal Lone

Srinagar, Nov 27: Senior Hurriyat (M) leader Bilal Gani Lone Tuesday said Kashmir issue had to be resolved as per the aspirations of people of Kashmir and that the Chairman of the amalgam, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has been accepted as leader of Kashmir by not just India and Pakistan but by the world community More


BAILED BY COURT, 16-YEAR OLD DANISH RE-ARRESTED

Booked For Attempt To Murder

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 27: Family members of a class 9 student Danish Farooq of downtown here have accused police of detaining their ‘minor’ son in a jail in violation of juvenile norms. However police refuted the family claims, saying Danish is 16 years old and ‘hence not a minor’. The boy has been booked More


Kashmir bruised protecting India: Omar

‘JK Should Be Compensated For Its Sacrifices’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 27: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said Jammu and Kashmir has suffered massively while fighting militancy to safeguard the Indian nation, for which it deserves to be complemented and supplemented by means of economic packages.“The waging of militancy was against entire nation More


JK finalizing honorarium for Panchs, Sarpanchs

Centre Will Have To Bear Financial Burden: Rather

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Nov 27: The state government is finalizing the proposal for payment of honorarium to Panchs and Sarpanchs and it will be approaching the Government of India for financial support to implement the decision.Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather told Greater Kashmir that the Government of More


CM’s barb on coalition funny: Mehbooba Mufti

‘He Curses Allies For Corruption, Swears By Them For Power’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Tral, Nov 27: Accusing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of resorting to “barefaced doublespeak” on what she termed as brazen corruption and pathetic misgovernance of his regime, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday said the irony is that on one hand Omar Sahab curses the coalition for all the follies More


Law must take its own course: Arun Jaitely

GURU CASE

Jammu, Nov 27: What could be termed as very careful remarks over the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, the leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha and BJP leader Arun Jaitely Tuesday said law must take its own course in the case.He was talking to media persons on the sidelines of a More





  • Briefs

Employees stage protest in Pulwama

SHOWKAT DAR

Pulwama, Nov 27: Hundreds of employees took out a massive protest march here in south Kashmir on Tuesday against government failing to fulfill their demands.      The protest march More




  • Opinion

Corrupt Coalitions

Why Omar's statement on sleaze in multi-party governance is problematic

POINT OF VIEW

RIYAZ AHMAD

In recent weeks, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has helped start adebate around corruption in a coalition government. His view is thatit is impossible to battle sleaze in a coalition setting. Though, Omardidn More



  • GK Magazine

The Fundamental Economy

As the cost of cultivation increased by about 5 to 10 times the remuneration is almost static; why shouldn’t we witness a decline in agriculture activities and also utilisation of agricultural land into non-agricultural purposes

Shrinking Agriculture

IRFAN NAZIR

Agriculture contributes around 27% to the J&K state economy. Almost 70% of its population is dependent on agriculture and about 49% of the working class are engaged in it. Production of food grains More




  • Letters

Great equalizer

This refers to the article 'where death is not the great equalizer' by Happymon Jacob in which he had rightly said killing innocents is never justified as was the case of Ajmal Kasab. However spreading More



  • Editorial

Social Security

A recent fire incident at a hamlet in Pahalgam has left over fifty families without shelter. The tragedy has befallen on the families at a time when the hostile winter is looming.  Obviously, this More



  • Business

LoC Trade Slumps

Traders blame govt for banning most tradable items

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Nov 27: Cross-LoC trade in Kashmir has shown a slump in past some weeks due to “unnecessary hitches” created by government of India. The traders said the trade was largely turning a failure More



  • Sports

Sachin should speak to selectors about future: Kapil

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 27: Saddened by the criticism that Sachin Tendulkar is facing due to his lean run, former Indian captain Kapil Dev said the veteran batsman should speak to the selectors about his future More



  • Kashmir

Food safety measures: High Court directs JK Govt to furnish compliance report

‘If Report Is Not Furnished, Chief Secretary Shall Have To Appear In Person’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 27:  The J&K High Court Tuesday directed the state government to file a report about the steps it has taken with regard to the mandate of the Food Safety and Standards Act in the More



  • Srinagar City

Risky Schooling!

Govt caught napping on Barzulla school; Children study amid risk to life in dilapidated building

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Nov 27: For the past around a year, the Government Girls High School Barzulla, where around 100 students study, continues to operate from a dilapidated building while the authorities have been More




  • Jammu

Appointment of 200 KAS officers likely in few days

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Nov 27: In order to plug the shortage of officers at middle rung, Jammu and Kashmir government is expected to issue appointment orders of around 200 Junior Scale officers in next few days.  More



  • GK Careers

‘My aim is to retain marginalized children in government schools’

INTERVIEW

In an interview with Shabir Ibn Yusuf, Director School Education, Kashmir, M Shafi Rather, while admitting that all is not well with the government schools in Kashmir, says he wants to link marginalized More



  • Budgam

Inordinate delay in land acquisition at Karewa Damodar

Authorities fail to issue notification

BUDGAM: Land owners of Karewa Damodar have accused the district administration of resorting to dilly-dallying tactics in acquiring their land.    They said inordinate delay in issuance of More




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