Don’t beg for return of martyrs’ bodies: Salahuddin
Srinagar, Feb 18:  The Chairman of the United Jehad Council Chairman Syed Salahuddin on Monday called on Kashmiris in general and family of Afzal Guru in particular not to ‘beseech for return of his body’. “Requesting and applying for return of his body or mortal remains does not suit More

CM was well aware about the facts: SAR Geelani
Srinagar, Feb 18: Terming the trial of Afzal Guru as ‘flawed and a farce’, human rights activist based in Delhi, Professor S A R Geelani Monday claimed that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was well aware of the fact that Afzal Guru will be hanged soon after Ajmal Qasab.” Remember the day when Kasab More

‘DPSC harassing me’
Srinagar, Feb 18: Delhi Police Special Cell (DPSC) Monday cordoned the residential quarter of Delhi based Kashmiri Professor and human rights activist, S.A.R. Geelani and directed him to hand over his mobiles and other belongings. “DPSC is not allowing me to move out. They are at my door and asking More

We were ready to fight Afzal’s case: HCBA

‘Family Harbored Apprehensions’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Feb 18: Terming the reports against it for its failure to provide legal aid to  Afzal Guru a mere trash, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association(Kashmir) on Monday said it was always ready to fight his (Afzal’s) case but his family and relatives declined our offer.   More

Afzal’s hanging alienated young Kashmiris: Shah Faesal

‘They Connect His Secret Hanging With Denial Of Justice, Dignity’

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Feb 18: First Kashmiri to top the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) in 2010, Shah Faesal Monday said secret execution of Afzal Guru at Tihar Jail in New Delhi has hurt Kashmiri youth and has added to their alienation.  Faesal, who became a youth icon after topping the IAS in More

POLICE ARREST 3 ACCUSED

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara, Feb 18: Police have arrested three persons in connection with an accident in which two persons were killed last week here in north Kashmir.   A police officer told Greater Kashmir that three persons, including driver and owner of the vehicle were held on the murder charges.& More

Mirwaiz under house arrest in Delhi
Srinagar, Feb 18: The Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq continues to be under house arrest in New Delhi following the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru on February 9, in Tihar Jail, Delhi. “Mirwaiz has been deprived of all the communication facilities and rendered out of More

Ensure 100 % attendance: Div Com

55 Officials Suspended In Shopian

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 18: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon reviewed the situation in Kashmir Valley with all Deputy Commissioners and Heads of Departments with regard to availability of essential commodities and services provided to the public, an official spokesman said.   More

Withdraw cases, release youth: Tarigami to Govt
Srinagar, Feb 18: CPI (M) State Secretary M Y Tarigami on Monday demanded immediate release of the innocent youth who have been arrested across the Valley during past few days following the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru. He has also called for an end to persecution of youth on flimsy charges.
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Lift ban on local news: Cable operators to JK Govt

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 18: Valley-based cable operators on Monday appealed the J&K Government to lift the ban on transmission of cable news in Kashmir. The operators said even though government claimed to lift the ban, nothing has been done so far. “We had planned to start the transmission of More

Ummat-i-Islami offers funeral prayers for Afzal
Islamabad (Anantnag), Feb 18: Jammu Kashmir Ummat-I- Islami today organized funeral prayers in absentia for Muhammad Afzal Guru who was hanged and buried in Tihar jail. Hundreds of people attended the funeral prayers.Addressing the gathering, chairman of UeI, Qazi Ahmed Yasir while denouncing the More

Vikar for strict action against erring traders
Srinagar, Feb 18: The Minister of State for Technical Education, Parliamentary Affairs, Rural Development, Panchayat Raj, Social Welfare, CAPD and Information, Vikar Rasool chaired a meeting of officers of CA&PD here today and reviewed the stock and supply position in Valley.The Minister was More

  • Kashmir

Don’t beg for return of martyrs’ bodies: Salahuddin

Srinagar, Feb 18:  The Chairman of the United Jehad Council Chairman Syed Salahuddin on Monday called on Kashmiris in general and family of Afzal Guru in particular not to ‘beseech for return of his More



  • Srinagar City

TRAFFIC JAMS IRK COMMUTERS

Chaos due to sudden vehicular rush: SP Traffic

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 18: After a continuous spell of curfew and strikes for nine consecutive days, various roads of the City on Monday witnessed chaos due to long traffic jams.  Long traffic jams were witnessed More




  • Jammu

NC-Cong Govt enhancing people’s pain: Mehbooba

Jammu Feb 18: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said the Congress-NC coalition was only enhancing the pain caused by the unholy haste and secrecy adopted in the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru More



  • News

Militants storm govt complex in Peshawar; 7 killed

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Feb 18: Two suicide attackers disguised as security personnel blew themselves up after storming a government complex in the restive Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan today, killing five people More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Teaching Social Skills in Schools

We need to teach social skills to our students to deal with personal emotional states

LIFE SKILLS

PUPINDER SINGH BALI

We live in a competitive world and being globally connected, we need to understand and experience diverse culture of our state. We would need to determine whether every child in our state is ready to contribute More



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