• TOP STORIES

Opposition corners Govt over LoC ambush

Under Fire,Antony Briefs PM; Govt Says Border Violation Won’t Be Tolerated

ANIL ANAND/PTI

New Delhi, Aug 7: The controversy stirred by Defence Minister A K Antony’s statement on the killings of five soldiers on LoC refuses to die down as an agitated Opposition took him head on in the Parliament on Wednesday, demanding an apology for what they alleged as giving clean chit to Pakistan army More


US hopes Indo-Pak peace talks will continue

LALIT K JHA

Washington, Aug 7: Expressing concern over the Pakistani attack Wednesday along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, the United States hoped India and Pakistan would continue with their peace talks and reiterated that its position on Kashmir has not changed.In an attack, a group of 20 heavily More


DGMOs talk on hotline to lower tension

SAJJAD HUSSAIN

Islamabad, Aug 7: Top military officials of Pakistan and India Wednesday spoke to each other on hotline to lower tension after the killing of five Indian soldiers along the Line of Control in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir.An official of Pakistan army said that the two Directors General of More


'Situation tense along LoC'

Bad weather prevents Army Chief from visiting Poonch

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Aug 7: Situation remained tense all along the Line of Control (LoC) and Indo-Pak border in Jammu region on Wednesday, even as the Army Chief General Bikram Singh returned to Delhi after a brief visit to review situation following the killing of five soldiers in an ambush in Poonch district More


India, Pak exchange fire on LoC in Uri

Army On High Alert

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Aug 7: Army Wednesday said Pakistani troops opened unprovoked firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Baramulla district of north Kashmir.The Army has blamed Pakistani troops for providing cover to infiltrators who were trying to sneak into this part of Kashmir.
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Mushtaq presents Rs128.88 cr dividend cheques to CM

Omar Abdullah Appreciates JK Bank’s Performance

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Aug 7: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah  Wednesday  appreciated Jammu and Kashmir Bank for its performance despite adverse business environment and expressed the hope that the Bank would achieve new highs in the years to come. “Your performance has been commendable despite More


Markets abuzz with Eid shoppers

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar,Aug 7:  In run up to Eid-ul-Fitr, markets in Kashmir are wearing a festive look with people in hordes thronging shopping places.The garment sellers and bakery-shop owners have spruced up their shelves with latest and wide range of product varieties. Throughout the day people More





  • Briefs

Pak troopers release captured sheep

Bandipora, Aug 7: Pakistani Army on Wednesday released 300 sheep which its soldiers had  captured eight days ago here in north Kashmir.Shepherds who were grazing their cattle near Line of Control More



  • News

Exemplary punishments given in officer-soldier clashes: Def Minister

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Aug 7: After incidents of clashes between officers and soldiers, commanders have been told to have zero tolerance in such cases and exemplary punishments are promulgated in open forum to give More




  • Opinion

The State of Jammu (Tawi)!

Creation, if ever, of a separate state of Jammu must be according to a historical perspective and in keeping with the aspirations of all the people in the region and their individual preferences

DEBATE

M ASHRAF

One distinctly remembers the story which we learnt in our primary schools about the establishment of Jammu. “Raja Jambolochan nay Sher aur Bakri ko ek hi ghat par pani pitay dekha aur iss say kush hokar More



  • GK Magazine

Reading about Mathematics

Celebrating the Beauty of the Queen of Sciences

MUHAMMAD MAROOF SHAH

One of the most profound statements from Carlyle is: “The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss. We are mathematics illiterates (its literacy is not tax or interest More




  • Letters

Recruitment process

This refers to the announcement of the posts of Assistant Professor; Higher Education Department notified by JKPSC through Advertised Notification No. 09-PSC (DR-P) OF 2013 dated 23-05-2013. Our appeal More



  • Editorial

Poonch Setback

Again just when relations between India and Pakistan seemed to be on the rebound, the killing of five soldiers on the border in Jammu has set the process back. There is now a cloud of uncertainty over More



  • Business

MD State Cooperative Bank in dock

STOP FUNCTIONING TILL NEXT DATE: HIGH COURT

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Aug 7: In a major jolt to J&K State Cooperative Bank, the High Court Wednesday directed its CEO/Managing Director not to function as such till next date of hearing on August 14. A bench More



  • Sports

Parveez Rasool is Brand Ambassador of TCI MAX Cement

Srinagar: TCI MAX CEMENT,J&K's largest cement manufacturing company announced, Parveez Rasool as their brand ambassador.  “Parveez will be the face of TCI MAX Cement,” said a statement.   More



  • Kashmir

Panel to decide on shifting Sheep farm from Dachigam

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Aug 7: The State Government on Wednesday constituted a committee which would take a call on shifting of the Sheep farm from Dachigam National Park here, home to endangered Kashmiri Stag (Hangul More



  • Srinagar City

Lal Chowk, where parking lot serves as dumping site

Traders annoyed, seek end to garbage mess

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, Aug 7: Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) owned parking-lot at Lal Chowk opposite Biscoe School has been turned into garbage dumping site putting the shopkeepers in the business hub to inconvenience More




  • Jammu

Govt drops charges against 2 officials

MULTI-CRORE RATION SCAM

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Aug 7: In a surprising move, Jammu and Kashmir government Wednesday dropped charges against two senior officers of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department, who were being probed for More




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