• TOP STORIES

60 and counting, courtesy BOPEE

Number Of Vacant Seats At NIT Likely To Touch 70

Government Unmoved By CET Mess

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, Aug 27: The number of seats that fell vacant at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar due to delay caused by cancellation and re-examination of Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) has reached 60. The number is expected to More


Parents, aspirants seek tangible action

Srinagar, Aug 27: Expressing anger over the silence of government over blunders committed by Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) in Common Entrance Test (CET)-2013, aspirants and their parents have demanded immediate action against the erring officials. They said that current regime More


HC directs Board to furnish revised answer key

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, Aug 27: State High Court has directed BOPEE to furnish information regarding OMR sheet and revised key to a candidate by or before August 29. The direction came after a candidate namely Sadat Nazir sought information from BOPEE about his OMR sheet and revised answer key to see the factual More


JK loses race on Aadhaar

State To Wait Till 2014 For Multi-Purpose Identity Card

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, Aug 27: Yet again Jammu and Kashmir seems to be losing the race with other states on Adhaar. Even as many states have already begun the distribution of the multi-purpose identity cards, people in Jammu and Kashmir won’t be able to get them before 2014.“The data collection process in More


2 Kishtwar men missing since Aug 9

Teams Sent To Locate Them: Police

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Aug 27: Two labourers of Kishtwar are reportedly missing from Padder Tehsil of the district even as authorities have deputed teams to locate them.The two labourers identified as Dil Muhammad Chowdhary (38) son of Qadir Bakhsh of Bojwa Kishtwar and Muhammad Ismaiel (37) son of Talib Hussain More


VDCs created by NC: BJP

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Aug 27: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said National Conference (NC) was responsible for creating Village Defence Committees (VDC) in late 1990s.“VDCs were the joint creation of the then Congress government at the Centre and the NC government in J&K during late 1990s. Both More


Pakistan objects to 4 power projects

‘Indian Commissioner For IWT Asked To Provide Detailed Information’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Aug 27: Pakistan has raised objections to four power projects being built by India on the Chenab river on the ground that these violate the Indus Waters Treaty.The projects include 850-MW Rattle power project and the 1000-MW Pakal Dul hydroelectric plant, Minister of State for Privatization More


69 more sub-standard drugs surface in Kashmir

266 Samples Tested By SDFCO In 4 Months

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Aug 27: There is no end to inflow of spurious drugs into Jammu and Kashmir as more drugs have been found of sub-standard quality by the state government during the last four months.Official sources told Greater Kashmir that at least 69 drugs were found “not of standard quality” out of More





  • Briefs

Cop commits suicide

Srinagar, August 27: A policeman committed suicide in central Kashmir’s Budgam district by consuming some poisonous substance, a police spokesman said. He said Abdul Ahad Dar working in IRP 3rd Bn More



  • National

Compromise between victim, rapist can't reduce jail term: SC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Aug 27: A compromise between a victim of a rape case and the perpetrator should not be a ground for awarding lesser punishment to the convict as this trend exhibits "stark insensitivity to the More




  • Opinion

Tragedy in Egypt

Is Muslim world really incapable of self-reform?

POINT OF VIEW

RIYAZ AHMAD

Situation in Egypt is becoming alarming by the day. Military is ruthlessly suppressing the legitimate struggle of Muslim Brotherhood for the re-instatement of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. More



  • GK Health

“A Deadly Duo”

Diabetes and High Blood Pressure make a lethal combination

PROF. UPENDRA KAUL

High blood pressure (hypertension) can lead to and make worse many complications of diabetes, including diabetic eye disease and kidney disease. Most people with diabetes develop high blood pressure during More




  • Letters

Misleading students

This refers to BOPEE misleading students on admission fee.The JKBOPEE is now seemed to be turned into a business company of which the only motive is to earn money. The main objective for which the board More



  • Editorial

Expensive Litigation

According to credible estimates, by the end of 2011 around 3.2 crore cases were pending in high courts and subordinate courts across the country while 56,383 cases were pending in the Supreme CourtThe More



  • Business

Kashmir entertainment industry goes richer

North India’s First 7D Theatre In Valley

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Aug 27: Inspired by the 7D theatre in Singapore, a Kashmir-based engineer, Sheikh Rashid, has brought the technology home.  Presently a centre of attraction at Zabarwan Park here, Kashmir More



  • Sports

Guv inaugurates NCC Camp at Leh

Leh, Aug 27: Governor N N Vohra has emphasized the crucial importance of maintaining communal harmony and brotherhood and strengthening national integration, describing these as crucial pre-requisites More



  • Kashmir

Arwani shootout: Police detain 6 shopkeepers

Area Observes Shutdown Against Arrests

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Aug 27: A day after militants gunned down a cop from the Special Operation Group (SOG) of J&K Police in Arwani area of Bijbehara town here, police arrested five shopkeepers for More



  • Srinagar City

BEAR APPEARS NEAR MUFTI’S VILLA, AGAIN

While Crossing Road, Collides With Car, Escapes; Vehicle Damaged, Driver Safe

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Aug 27: The Muftis could be unaware but the wild animal, which gave them sleepless nights earlier this year is again on prowl in the area if not like June inside their highly fortified residence More




  • Jammu

Maintain spirit of ceasefire: Mufti to India, Pak

Urges Political Leadership To Act With Wisdom

Jammu, Aug 27: Expressing concern over escalation in ceasefire violations on the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday emphasized More



  • South Asia

Musharraf's formal trial for Benazir murder begins

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Aug 27: The formal trial of former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf on charges of involvement in the murder of Benazir Bhutto began today. "The trial began with the anti-terrorism More



  • World

Syria vows to defend itself as US 'ready' for action

AGENICES

Damascus, Aug 27:  Syria vowed today to defend itself as the US defence chief said his country's forces are "ready" to launch attacks against the Syrian regime, accused of deadly chemical weapons More



  • GKeducation&career

All about Talent Search Exams

These talent search exams are designed to benefit students and institutions

OPPORTUNITIES

DR.SEEMIN RUBAB

The fact that the talent should be identified and nurtured from the very beginning is the genesis of all talent search examinations. Moreover these tests are designed to enable students and institutions More




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