Paray new gen secy JKPFL
Srinagar Nov 4: The Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani according to an advice of the Central Council of the League, has changed office bearers at the center.  “Haji Ghulam Ahmad Paray has replaced Muhammad Rafiq Ganai as the General Secretary of More

Div Comm felicitates people on Eid-e-Ghadeer
Srinagar, Nov 4: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Dr Asgar Samoon has felicitated people on the occasion of Eid-e-Ghadheer. In his message, Samoon hoped that the day will usher in affection and brotherhood amongst all communities. More

Zafar pays tributes to Jammu martyrs
Srinagar, Nov 4: Chairman of the Salvation Movement Zafar Akbar Bhat has paid glowing tributes to the Muslims who were massacred in Jammu in 1947.  “People in Jammu have faced the wrath of secessionist elements. They laid their lives for a pious and sacred cause and were brutally massacred by More

Jamaat-e-Islami castigates administration
Srinagar, Nov 4: Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir has strongly condemned desecration of a masjid by some unscrupulous elements in Bachroo Qaziabad Handwara and demanded an immediate identification of the accused and stern action against them.  In a statement spokesperson Jamaat-e-Islami J& More

1 dies in Kulgam land dispute
Srinagar, Nov 4: A person died in a quarrel over a piece of land in Akhal, Kulgam in south Kashmir.  In a statement a police spokesman said two families clashed over the piece of land at Akhal, Kulgam. “60-year old Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din son of Muhammad Ramzan Lone resident of Akhal died in the More

Man injured in road mishap
Srinagar, Nov 4: A person was injured in a road accident in Ganderbal on Sunday.   A police spokesman in a statement said a Santro Car bearing registration number JK04A/9112 hit and injured a pedestrian Faheem Ahmed son of Muhammad Sultan resident of Fatehpora at Fatehpora road, Ganderbal More

House gutted in Islamabad
Srinagar, Nov 4: A house was gutted in a fire incident in south Kashmir’s Islamabad district on Sunday. “Due to short circuit fire broke out in the joint residential house of Ghulam Nabi Malik son of Ghulam Muhammad and Abdul Gani Malik son of Abdul Samad at Hakura, Anantnag, resulting in partial More

JKDF condoles demise
Srinagar, Nov 4: Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Forum has expressed sorrow over the death of grandson of its president Bushan Bazaz’s elder brother.  In a statement issued here, the JKDF vice- chairman Rashmi Wazir while chairing a meeting of the party cadres expressed sorrow over death of 17 More

Kashmiri scribe to present paper in AMU seminar
Srinagar, Nov 4: Senior journalist from Kashmir, Zulfikar Majid has been invited by Aligarh Muslim University to present a paper during a two-day seminar on “Terrorism in South Asia: Issues and Challenges” to be held in the AMU on November 9 and 10. The seminar is being organized to encourage More

Udhampur Academy to hold VIC
Srinagar, Nov 4: Sher-i-Kashmir Police Academy Udhampur is organising six-day ‘Vertical Interaction Course’ on “Tactical Preparedness for Counter Terrorism” from November 5. An official spokesman said the programme is sponsored by Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of Home More

NC refutes timber smuggling allegations
Srinagar, Nov 4: National Conference on Sunday refuted the allegations of the Peoples Democratic Party about NC workers being involved in timber smuggling in Doodganga Forest Pir Panjal Range in central Kashmir.  In a statement a NC spokesman said that allegations leveled against party workers More

Geelani condemns slapping of PSA on Masrat Alam
Srinagar, Nov 4: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani termed the slapping of PSA on Muslim league leaders as ‘political revenge.’ Quoting Geelani, Hurriyat (G) spokesperson said that authorities are violating the directions of court and are arresting him again and again More

Srinagar: Muslim League Jammu Kashmir is organizing one-day conference on November 6 at Hyderpora residence of Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani.  The conference is scheduled to start at 11.30 am sharp. “The conference is being held to remember the sacrifices of the martyrs More

  • Kashmir

Kashmir college students under CCTV scanner



Srinagar, Nov 4: Colleges across Kashmir have started to install closed circuit television cameras to “keep a track on student activities in the campuses”—an initiative that has drawn flak from students More

  • Srinagar City

PDD succumbs to influence of Babus and Netaas

No action taken against Friends Colony power theft accused

Follow up


Srinagar, Nov 4: Power Development Department has seemingly succumbed to influence of high profile people who were allegedly caught stealing power at their posh Friends Enclave villas last week, as till More

  • Jammu

Legal impediments delay SRDC constitution


Jammu, Nov 4: Legal impediments and bureaucratic hassles are delaying the constitution of much-awaited State Road Development Corporation in Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources told Greater Kashmir More

  • South Asia

Voices for empowering PAK-Gilgit-Baltistan admn go shriller


Islamabad, Nov 4: Speakers at a seminar here stressed on the need for giving a true democratic system to the people of Northern Areas by providing all powers to their elected representatives and officials More

  • World


Washington, Nov 4: As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney go on a final campaign sprint, new polls in two smaller battleground states show a close race in one and a five point advantage for the president in another More

  • Health

Less is better,when it comes to salt

Washington, Nov 4: A simple measure that could go a long way in enhancing public health -- limit salt intake to less than 1,500 mg or about three-fourths of a teaspoon each day -- is the subject of an More

  • Tangmarg

PHE supplies contaminated drinking water to Tangmarg


Tangmarg: Unabated supply of contaminated drinking water by the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department is taking a heavy toll on the health of inhabitants of many villages here. Experts state More

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