• TOP STORIES

ARMY PUTS BALL IN POLICE COURT

Providing Security Their Duty: GOC

THREAT TO PANCHAYAT REPRESENTATIVES

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Nov 4: In wake of the recent threat to Panchayat representatives issued by the Supreme Commander of the militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen Syed Salahuddin, Army on Sunday put the ball in Police court saying, “Police only can provide individual security to Panchs, Sarpanchs.”  Talking More


NHPC deposits Rs 450 cr water cess

Money To Be Used For Power Generation: Taj

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Nov 4: Following the enactment of State Water Resources Regulation and Management Act and constitution of State Water Resources Regulatory Authority, the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), that operates all major power projects in Jammu and Kashmir, has deposited Rs 450 crore More


HC scoffs at Govt ‘callousness’; Directs CS to file report by Dec 3

Asks Senior Counsel B A Bashir To Assist Court In The Case

EXPLOITATION OF GIRLS

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 4: Passing stern strictures against the Government for not filing compliance report in a case about rehabilitation of poor girls exploited in the garb of providing jobs, the High Court has directed the Chief Secretary to appear in person or file report before the court on December 3 More


South Kashmir de-linked from Valley's gas grid

Dealers,Consumers Aghast

LPG Crisis

Mukeet Akmali

Srinagar, Nov 4: Delinking south Kashmir from the Valley’s cooking gas grid and linking it with Jammu rail head for LPG supplies is posing immense problems of the consumers and the gas dealers in the area who demand immediate restoration of the supplies from the Pampore bottling plant. The gas More


Dr Farooq surrenders 2 LPG connections

Srinagar, Nov 4: Following the footsteps of his son and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Union Minister Farooq Abdullah has also surrendered his two LPG connections. Farooq and Omar Abdullah surrendered their two extra LPG connections each on Saturday, a media report claimed More


Ulema, lawyers to study verdict: JAH

HIGH COURT JUDGEMENT ON DIVORCE

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 4: Jamiat-Ahli-Hadess (JAH) on Sunday said that it would constitute a high-level Council, comprising Ulema and lawyers to study the recent Jammu and Kashmir High Court verdict regarding powers of Muslim men to pronounce divorce. The Jamait said that it was also contemplating More


MOVE OFFICES TO OPEN IN JAMMU TODAY

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Nov 4: Amid tight security move offices are all set to open in the winter capital here on Monday. On the opening day of the move offices, the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP), Volunteer Retired Employees Association (VREA) of the SRTC and the State Government Employees More





  • Briefs

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 More



  • National

'STOP VICTIMISATION OF MUSLIM YOUTHS'

New Delhi, Nov 4: Several activists and political leaders, including CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat and RJD chief Lalu Prasad, Sunday demanded that "the harassment and victimisation of innocent More




  • Opinion

Trust Deficit and Beyond

Will the women group take the lead?

PUNCHLINE

Z.G. MUHAMMAD

Scepticism and disbelieving about anything coming from New Delhi has largely become our second nature.  This trust deficit is not needless. It has a history. Sixty-five years long history, dating More



  • GK Magazine

Thinking Out of Box

‘It’s all about ideas’

INDEPENDENT KASHMIRIS

MAJID MAQBOOL

A year back when Kashif Ahmad Khan (27), a young entrepreneur from Anantnag, thought of setting up a valley based e-commerce portal Kashmirbox.com on the lines of eBay and Amazon, his friends and relatives More




  • Letters

Students suffer

 This refers to the recent hike in the prices of LPG. Thus price rise has hit every section of the society but the students are the worst hit. Who is concerned about students living far from their More



  • Editorial

Cold Comfort

Chief  Minister Omar Abdullah has surrendered two of his three LPG connections following media reports about it. Considering JK is reeling under LPG turmoil, Omar’s gesture has a certain symbolic More



  • Business

30,000 appear in JK Bank recruitment test

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 4: J&K Bank, state’s premier financial institution, today conducted written test for the posts of Relationship Executives in the bank. The test was held at 92 centres set up across More



  • Sports

Army-Media joint cricket match held

Srinagar, Nov 4: Army’s Chinar Corps-XI and Media-XI jointly played a cricket match at B B Cantt here on Sunday. The cricket match of first of its kind was played amidst the huge gathering of media More



  • Kashmir

Kashmir college students under CCTV scanner

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU!

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

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

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

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

AKSHAY AZAD

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

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

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

OBAMA, ROMNEY IN FINAL PUSH: OBAMA HAS EDGE

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

PUTS VILLAGERS HEALTH AT RISK,GOVT IN HIBERNATION

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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