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EID TODAY

Big Gatherings Expected At Eidgah, Hazratbal

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Oct 26: Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir would be celebrating Eid-ul-Adha, the festival of sacrifice, on Saturday.Thousands of people are expected to attend the congregational Eid prayers in Eidgahs, Masjids and Shrines across the state. The biggest gathering is expected at the historic More


CM, Guv, GOC greet people

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 26: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday felicitated people on Eid-ul-Adha, wishing them well-being and prosperity.In his Eid message, Omar said that the holy occasion imbibes in us the spirit of making sincerity and truthfulness as the way of life. “This holy day also teaches us More


E-governance will improve delivery of services: Omar

Pilot Says Rs 40 Cr Sanctioned For CSC Project In JK

Srinagar, Oct 26: Terming e-governance as a key tool in bringing transparency in the mechanism, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday noted that IT-based initiatives will help ensuring speedy delivery of services.“This will also give considerable fillip to ensure prompt delivery More


Govt has failed to protect Muslims in Zanaskar: Mirwaiz

Srinagar, Oct 26: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday alleged that the J&K Government, especially the district administration of Kargil, has completely failed to provide protection to the Muslims in Zanaskar.“All the government institutions are paralysed and More


PDP SLAMS GOVT

Srinagar Oct 26: Calling for restraint over the situation in Zanskar area of Kargil, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday urged the state government to ensure safety and security of people there.In a statement issued here today, the party president Mehbooba Mufti expressed anguish at the More


Justice Hasnain takes oath

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 26: Justice Hasnain Masoodi was Friday appointed as judge of J&K High Court by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee. He was administered oath of office by Chief Justice J&K High Court M.M. Kumar today at the High Court premises here.Earlier, Suresh Kumar Sharma, Registrar More





  • Briefs

Police arrest burglars

GHULAM MUHAMMAD

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 More



  • National

Kerala celebrates Eid

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26: Devout Muslims in Kerala came together Friday morning to offer prayers as part of the Eid-ul-Azha celebrations. Sacrificial meat was distributed after the Eid prayers.& More




  • Opinion

Let's celebrate Eid

But we must not forget the lesson such occasions teach us

WORDS WITHIN

FIRDOUS SYED

On the occasion of Eidul Azha today, obviously it’s time to wish Eid Mubarak to all. On this auspicious day a billion plus Muslims all over the globe will be in festive mood. However one wishes the observance More



  • GK Magazine

The Blessed Day

May this Eid be a source of Peace, Joy and Prosperity

CELEBRATION

SYED MAAJID RASHID ANDRABI

Almighty Allah, the most Compassionate and Merciful has provided us with yet another opportunity to celebrate the much blessed Eid-ul-Adha. It is one of the most important festivals of Muslims. Commonly More




  • Letters

Different yardsticks

This refers to the news, "Stake holders pitch for more LPG outlets...." (GK, October 24). In a lighter vein it a curse of special status and may be it was linked to freebees during heydays of militancy More



  • Editorial

Restore peace in Zanaskar

As Muslims across the state will be celebrating Eid today, people in the remote and mountainous Zanaskar area of Kargil district – some 460 kms from Srinagar - may still be reeling under curfew and strife More



  • Business

Rs 110 cr sacrificial animals sold on Eid in Valley

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MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, 26:   According to the mutton dealers, the sacrificial animals worth more than Rs 110 crore were sold in last few days ahead of Eid- ul- Azha.  “More than 3 lakh sacrificial animals More



  • Kashmir

7 houses damaged in Zanskar

ABID BASHIR

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

ANTI-ADULTERATION DRIVE

ARUN SINGH

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

SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 35 IN AFGHANISTAN

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

AGENCIES

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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