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Gunmen attack Awantipora police station

2 Civilians Injured; 3rd Attack This Week

KHALID GUL

Awantipora (Pulwama), Aug 28: Two days after killing a CRPF man and a cop in twin attacks in Arwani and Awnura areas of South Kashmir, suspected militants Wednesday attacked Police Station Awantipora in district Pulwama on Srinagar-Jammu highway. Two civilians, including a woman, were wounded in the More


Combing operations intensified

IGP visits South Kashmir, Reviews Security

SHOWKAT DAR

Shopian, Aug 28: Intensive combing operations continued for the third day today in Bijbehara and Shopian following the Monday’s twin militant attacks in Arwani and Awnura areas in which a CRPF man and a cop were killed. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir, A G Mir visited all the four districts More


Govt okays SRO-43 cover for law & order victims

Affected Families To Get Job, Cash Compensation

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Aug 28: A family of victim of law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir would now be entitled to job on compassionate grounds following clearance of the proposal by a government committee in this regard. The Establishment Committee headed by the Chief Secretary Muhammad Iqbal Khanday More


Gool Killings: SIT gropes in dark

Justice Awaits Victims’ Families; Locals Questioned

GK NEWS NETWORK

Ramban, Aug 28: Police continue to grope in the dark more than a month after four civilians were killed in BSF and Police firing on a protest demonstration in Gool.Official sources said the Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by a Deputy Superintendent of Police, was investigating the cases More


Pak, China begin discussions on ambitious project

‘Gwadar port to get Hong Kong type special status’ Nawaz Sharif

Kashgar-Kashmir Gwadar Corridor

SNEHESH ALEX PHILIP/PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Aug 28: A Chinese delegation Wednesday called on Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and discussed investment opportunities in infrastructure and the ambitious Kashgar-Kashmir-Gwadar economic corridor that passes through PaK.The Chinese delegation was led by Vice Chairman of National More


Centre not aware of JK’s actual population

Census Data Confidential: C S Sapru, Principal Census Officer

State Faces Shortfall Of 16000 Metric Tonnes Of Food Grains

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Aug 28:  The reason why Jammu and Kashmir is still getting ration as per 2001 Census came to fore Wednesday as Government of India admitted that it has not received the actual data of the state’s population as per the 2011 Census. Census department, on the other hand, claims that More


PDP sounds poll bugle

Nominates Yash Pal as party candidate for Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha seat

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Aug 28: Sounding the bugle for the upcoming Parliamentary polls, principal opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday declared member Legislative Council (MLC) Yash Pal Sharma as the party’s candidate for Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha seat.Though ruling Congress and National Conference More


2 Kashmiri families handed over to JK Police on Indo-Nepal border

‘They Will Be Booked Under Egress And Internal Movement Control Act’

Liyaqat Arrest Fall-Out

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Aug 28: For the first time since the arrest of Syed Liyaqat Shah by the special cell of the Delhi Police, two Kashmiri families who arrived from Pakistan at Indo-Nepal border were directly handed over to JK Police. The families have deposed before the law enforcing agencies that they More


Congress bags 10, NC 8

PDP, BJP Draw Blank

KAHDC Poll Results

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Aug 28: The Congress on Wednesday emerged as single largest party in the crucial Kargil Autonomous Hill Development Council (KAHDC) polls by bagging 10 out of 26 seats while National Conference managed eight seats amid stiff competition. Eight seats went to independent candidates. Opposition More


Curfew like situation in Kishtwar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Kishtwar, Aug 28: Curfew like situation prevailed in this mountainous township, which was limping back to normalcy after clashes and violence, due to the Janamashtami procession here on Wednesday.Heavy contingent of police and paramilitary personnel were deployed at the sensitive places, since More





  • Briefs

K-resolution must for peace: DPM

Srinagar, Aug 28: The Democratic Political Movement (DPM) chairman Firdous Ahmad Shah on Wednesday said the peace would continue to elude the subcontinent until Kashmir issue is resolved in accordance More



  • National

Gangrape case: Police recreate crime scene, victim discharged

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Aug 28: The accused in the Mumbai gangrape case were today taken to the Shakti Mills compound to reconstruct the entire sequence of events leading to the crime even as the victim was discharged More




  • Opinion

Squeezing the state subjects

The tax burden on the people of J&K has been doubled in the last four years

BACK TO BASICS

HASEEB A DRABU

It is not for nothing that the people of J&K are still called “state subjects”! Long after the Maharaja has gone, the vestigial vocabulary of the bygone era gets a new meaning with the way this government More



  • GK Magazine

BUNGUS: The Valley to Watch

One of the relatively unknown areas of Kashmir with vast tourism potential is the valley of Bangus

SCENIC

WASIM MAJNOON MIR

Over the years, this valley has remained unexplored but now it is coming up as one of the most exotic places of Kashmir. Just 48 km from District Headquarter, Kupwara, situated in the lap of Himalayan More




  • Letters

Musical concern

Had Kashmir not been a disputed territory, any musical concert by a foreign country would be welcome. A concert at a time when basic human rights are being continuously violated from the last 65 years More



  • Editorial

Calm the Borders

The ongoing clashes and their escalating pattern threatens to unravel the long-holding ceasefire. And this is a tragedy.There seems to be no end to the firing on Line of Control. Over the past two weeks More



  • Business

Rupee sinks to lifetime low of 68.85, logs biggest loss

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Aug 28: The rupee today collapsed to a lifetime low of 68.85 against the dollar and closed at 68.80, registering its biggest single-day loss of 256 paise, as global oil prices jumped, deepening More



  • Sports

Kanwal Tigers storm to crushing 10 wkt victory

Bundles out Saifco Lions for lowest total in league

92.7 Big FM-J&K Corporate Premier League

Srinagar, Aug 28: Giving strong message to other teams of the league that it is a team to beat for the title, Kanwal Tigers on Wednesday bundled out tournament favourites Saifco Lions for the lowest total More



  • Kashmir

Girl loses arm, youth vision in group clash

‘Police Turn Blind Eye As Accused Enjoys Political Patronage’

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, Aug 28: A Gujjar Bakerwal group from Kachwan, Kokernag in south Kashmir on Wednesday, alleged that members of another group attacked them with 12.12 bore guns injuring many of them.Shakeela Khatana More



  • Srinagar City

On Janmashtami, Pundits relish Pambach, pray for Dal

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Aug 28: Even as special Puja and processions marked the Janmashtami celebrations in Kashmir, something about Dal Lake remained a traditional specialty for the big day as most of the Srinagar More




  • Jammu

Veteran journalist DC Prashant is no more

Omar, Mufti express grief

GK NEWS NETWORK\PTI

Jammu, Aug 28: One of few pre-independence era journalists of Jammu and Kashmir, DC Prashant, died here Wednesday, his family said. He was 96. Prashant started his journalistic career from Lahore More



  • South Asia

Fears mount as Afghan Army prepares to take over

Kabul, Aug 28: Hamida Gulistani was getting ready to leave home for her office when she heard the crack of gunfire. Looking out through the gates of her house, she saw that her driver lay dead.Gulistani More



  • World

Myanmar troops attempt to raise fencing, India takes up issue

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Imphal/New Delhi, Aug 28: Myanmarese troops had made an attempt to raise a defence post and fencing close to the undemarcated boundary along Manipur prompting India to take up the issue and push for a 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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