Police arrest burglars


Sopore, Oct 26: Police on Friday said that it arrested four burglars in this north Kashmir town. Station House Officer Manzoor Ahmad told Greater Kashmir that the arrested persons were drug addicts and were involved in many burglaries reported in the town during the past 2 months.   More

Man held for duping Hajj aspirants


Sopore, Oct 26: Police have arrested a man in this north Kashmir town on the charges of duping Hajj aspirants.      Station House Officer Manzoor Ahmad told Greater Kashmir that police arrested Farooq Ahmad, who had allegedly duped many Hajj aspirants on the pretext of More

SRTC bus service from Baramulla to Delhi soon
Srinagar, Oct 26:  According to Depot Manager, State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC), Baramulla direct service from Baramulla to Jammu, Amritsar and Delhi intends to play from first week of November, 2012. In this regard, the first AITP Coach (Hi-Tech Bus) service from Baramulla to Delhi More

Khan,Qasba felicitate people
Srinagar, Oct 26:  District Development Commissioner Srinagar Baseer Ahmad Khan and Srinagar Municipal Corporation Commissioner  Dr GN Qasba have greeted people of the state in general and Srinagar in particular  on Eid-ul-Azha. In separate statements the officials prayed for peace and More

Sheikh posted Principal Sainik School
Srinagar: Sheikh Gyas-ud-Din, Principal Government Boys Higher Secondary School Ganderbal has been posted as Principal Sainik School Manasbal.  Appointment of Sheikh, according to official sources, was cleared today by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in his capacity as the Chairman of the board More

Government revokes order
Srinagar: Government on Friday revoked the order by which a former Medical Superintendent of the GB Pant Hospital, Dr Javiad Chowdhary was directed to serve as a professor in the College. Sources told Greater Kashmir that the order was revoked following the resentment by the Medical Faculty More

Adil bags Akashvani award
Srinagar, Oct 26: Adil Ismail, correspondent All India Radio (AIR) for Bandipora has been selected for the annual award in the category of “Best PTC North Zone” for 2011. The decision was taken in by the AIR Select Committee headed by Director General, News All India Radio. The decision has More

  • Kashmir

7 houses damaged in Zanskar


Srinagar, Oct 26: Members of minority community in Zanskar area on Friday alleged that members of the majority community have damaged seven houses in the area.  Talking to Greater Kashmir over phone More

  • Jammu

Offenders escape prosecution in absence of testing facilities



Jammu, Oct 26: With inadequate facility of testing laboratories in the city, the anti-adulteration drive launched by Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) is proving a futile exercise as it is unable to get More

  • South Asia


Kabul, Oct 26: A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan today, killing 35 people and wounding at least 70, government and hospital officials said. The attack in the More

  • World

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated in S Arabia, Gulf


Jeddah/Dubai, Oct 26: Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated on Friday in Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries with millions offering Qurbani (sacrificial slaughter).  Saudi Arabia’s largest congregation was held More

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