• TOP STORIES

Govt sanctions prosecution of Nayeem Khan

Was Booked In 2011 For Raising ‘Provocative’ Slogans

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Feb 2: Close on the heels of asking separatists to open dialogue with New Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir Government has accorded sanction to prosecute senior Hurriyat leader Nayeem Ahmed Khan under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, in a two-year old case. The case pertains to raising More


Cong panel on poll alliances to meet on February 8

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Feb 2: Congress will hold its first crucial meeting here on February 8 to explore pre-poll political alliances and chalk out strategy for the next general elections in 2014.This will be the first meeting of the sub-group on pre-poll alliances headed A K Antony, which was constituted More


Hepatitis Outbreak: Central team begins assessment

Expert Group Comprises Members From National Center For Disease Control

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Feb 2: After the outbreak of Hepatitis-C in South Kashmir’s Takiya Magam village, a four-member team of central experts arrived here Saturday to carry out field investigations in and around the village to identify the source of infection.The survey will help experts to build a database More


Tharoor sees national interest in peace with Pakistan

AGENCIES

Kolkata, Feb 2: Stressing that India-Pakistan peace was in the long-term national interest, union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor Friday hoped the “dumbing down” of temperature by Islamabad over the past few days would enable a return to peace after the tension along More


‘Delhi not recognizing JK’s efforts’

Sagar Calls For Increasing Wage Rate Under MGNREGA

PTI/GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, Feb 2: Jammu and Kashmir Government Saturday complained about not getting due recognition from the Centre on the good work in rural development being done by the state despite the threat of militancy and inhospitable terrain.The matter was raised by State Rural Development Minister More


Omar backs girls’ rock band facing ‘online threats’

Police Starts Investigation

PTI/GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 2: Coming out in support of Kashmir’s only all-girls rock band which faced online threats, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today promised a police probe and hoped that the talented teenagers would not let themselves be silenced by a “handful of morons”.The girls, vocalist-guitarist More


JK Govt disempowering minorities: Dr Kaul

‘Affairs Of Amarnath, Other Shrines Be Handed Over To Kashmiri Pandits’

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Feb 2: Accusing state government of politically disempowering the minorities particularly the Kashmiri Pandits, senior PDP leader and renowned oncologist Dr Sameer Kaul has demanded that the affairs of Amarnath Shrine and its pilgrimage be handed over to Kashmiri Pandits as they have the first More


Mehbooba seeks vote for change

NC Soaked In Corruption: Karra

GK NEWS NETWORK

Pahalgam, Feb 2: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has said the people of the state alone can bring in a change in the system of governance and their lives through the process of public accountability.Addressing a meeting of party workers here today, Mehbooba said change More


Malala up for Nobel Peace Prize

AGENCIES

Oslo, Feb 2: Malala Yousafzai, the shot Pakistani schoolgirl-turned-icon of Taliban resistance, and ex-eastern bloc activists are among those known to be nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, as the deadline expired Friday.This year’s award will be announced in early October, but speculation More


2 guards at SMGS suspended

Jammu, Feb 2: Principal Government Medical College, Jammu, Aniece Choudhary has directed the Medical Superintendent SMGS Hospital Jammu to place under suspension two hospital security personnel in connection with the missing of new born baby from SMGS Hospital.A similar action has also been sought More





  • Briefs

Man killed in road mishap at Awantipora

SHOWKAT DAR

Pulwama, Feb 2: A person lost his life in a road accident at Awantipora here on Saturday. Police said a CRPF Gypsy (AB-IIX/2264 of 110 Bn CRPF) hit and injured a pedestrian Ravinder Singh son of Charan More



  • National

Marital rape to attract upto 7 years of jail: Ordinance

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Feb 2: Marital rape will also attract stringent punishment under the ordinance proposed by the Centre. Sex by husband with his wife during separation without consent will lead upto seven More




  • Opinion

The question of faith

It's a universe where even faithless live

WRITE HAND

AJAZ-UL-HAQUE

They say proven god is no god. The question of faith has eluded a human mind. Do we define it? Can we define it? Any attempt to define faith has failed. And why not? Thrusting definition on something which More



  • GK Magazine

Institutional Management in Higher Education

The proceedings of the two-day seminar-cum-workshop on Management Development in Higher Education for college principals and senior academic administrators organized by the UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir

ACADEMICS

DR GEER MUHAMMAD ISHAQ

In Jammu and Kashmir state higher education is passing through a phase of radical expansion, marked by an explosion in the volume of students, a substantial expansion in the number of educational institutions More




  • Business

Islamabad LPG dealers told to start home delivery

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Feb 2: Much to the relief of consumers, the district administration has directed the LPG dealers to deliver the commodity to the customers at their doorsteps. To streamline the More



  • Sports

Pakistan slump to lowest Test total

South Africa's Bowlers Made Life Near To Impossible For Pakistan

AGENCIES

Johannesburg, Feb 2: If Pakistan were under the impression that South Africa would be obliging hosts after day one at the Wanderers, they were quickly disabused of that notion by a Dale Steyn-led wrecking More



  • Kashmir

Accused cops, woman remanded to police custody

Cops Look For Another Girl

SEDUCTION-CUM-EXTORTION RACKET

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Feb 2: Two policemen and a woman (government employee) allegedly involved in seduction-cum-extortion racket were remanded to 10 days police custody by a local court here on Saturday even as police More



  • Srinagar City

Take strong action against Master Plan violators: Kichloo

Lays foundation of shopping complex at Khayam

Srinagar, Feb 2: Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo on Saturday directed the authorities to take strong action against the Master Plan violators in the summer capital More




  • Jammu

Government set to issue formal ordinance; proposal to be discussed in next cabinet meet

BHATINDA-JAMMU-SRINAGAR GAS PIPELINE

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Feb 2: Jammu and Kashmir government is all set to issue an ordinance to pave way for initiation of work on prestigious Bhatinda-Jammu-Srinagar gas pipeline project and a formal decision in this More



  • South Asia

6 soldiers among 30 killed in Taliban attack on Pak check post

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Feb 2: Dozens of heavily-armed Taliban militants attacked a security forces' check post in Pakistan's restive northwest today, triggering fierce fighting that killed 30 people, including six More



  • World

John Kerry sworn in as Secretary of State

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Feb 2: Veteran Senator John Kerry, who favours strong ties with India, was today sworn in as the US Secretary of State, replacing Hillary Clinton as America's top diplomat. Kerry, 69, More



  • GKeducation&Careers

SUCCESS STORIES

After outshining boys in the merit list of recently announced class 10thresults, girls have yet again excelled by topping in the recently declared class 12th annual board results. Out of the thirty students More




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