JKLF prog: 55 persons court arrest on concluding day


Srinagar, Jan 13: The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front’s ‘Jail Bharo Programme’ concluded here on Sunday. About 50 persons—including Front leaders, relatives of incarcerated Kashmiris and relatives of martyrs—courted arrest today at Abi Guzar here. The campaign was led by senior JKLF leader More

Army jots down details of households in north, central Kashmir

‘Strange Exercise’ Takes People By Surprise


Srinagar, Jan 13: Army is reportedly carrying out a ‘kind of census’ in many parts of Kashmir, with soldiers moving from door to door to collect details about households—a charge denied by Army. According to reports and witnesses, army men are seen in areas of north Kashmir’s Bandipora More

Army says fresh exercise aimed to ensure their rehabilitation



Baramulla, Jan 13: Scores of former militants in this north Kashmir district Sunday expressed their concern over the Army exercise of seeking details about their households. A group of former militants told Greater Kashmir that the Army is going door to door seeking information about them More

Extortionists posing as militants arrested

Gang used fake AK-47 rifles


Kulgam, Jan 13: A gang of extortionists posing as militants and extorting money from people was busted by police on Sunday.Police identified the extortionists as Yousuf Sheikh, Latif  Sheikh, Shakir Sheikh and Manzoor Sheikh, all residents of Sempora village of Qazigund.Giving details More

Karnah remains cut off for 3rd day

Chowkibal-Tangdhar Road Closed


Kupwara, Jan 13: Border tehsil Karnah remained cut off from the rest of the district for the third day Sunday even as there was no snowfall for the day. The 80-km long Chowkibal-Tangdhar road, connecting Karnah with district headquarter Kupwara, is closed for the past three days following More



Baramulla, Jan 13: The employees of health department have termed the recently issued order by the DHSK as unconstitutional and illegal. A group of aggrieved employees told Greater Kashmir that before issuing such an order, the DHSK should have given stipulated time to all such employees More

Srinagar, Jan 13: The Director Health Services Kashmir Sunday constituted teams of officials at the district and divisional level to examine ‘Audit and Inspection Report’ submitted by the Finance Department with the observation. The report raised said the appointment of about 2300 employees of the More

Slight relief from cold in Kashmir


Srinagar, Jan 13: Temperatures across Kashmir Valley rose for the second consecutive day Sunday, bringing relief to people here after a long spell of intense cold conditions. The minimum temperature in the summer capital Srinagar rose by more than a degree to settle at a low of 1.6 degree More

Uri residents demand construction of bunkers

LoC Firing

Srinagar, Jan 13: Residents living in areas close to Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir are demanding construction of bunkers to escape shelling as India and Pakistan have resumed hostilities by heavy firing at each others' position.Residents of villages close to the LoC in Uri sector of north Kashmir More

3-year-old dies for want of medicare: Parents

Absence of docs in Handwara hospital


Handwara, Jan 13: The absence of doctors in district hospital Handwara on Sunday triggered protest from the parents and attendants of a three-year-old who died for want of medicare.Parents of three-year-old Adil Farid Khan said their kid was was not feeling well and they took him to district hospital More

Masrat’s detention political vengeance: Hurriyat (G)
Srinagar, Jan 13: Hurriyat Conference (G) has termed as ‘political reprisal and lawlessness’ the continued detention of senior pro-freedom leader Masrat Alam Bhat despite quashing of his detention orders under PSA by the court for the fifth consecutive time. In a statement, the Hurriyat spokesman More

JKLF PaK zone holds protest rally
Srinagar, Jan 13: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, Pakistan administered Kashmir and Pakistan zone, on Saturday organized a protest rally at Redda Bagh, PaK, in support of the Front’s “Jail Bharo Tehreek”. Thousands of people, according to JKLF statement issued today from Maqbool Manzil here, participated More

Army gives face-lift to Kaman Transit Point


Srinagar, Jan 13: Army has set up a prayer room and a cafeteria at Kaman Transit Point on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route for the benefit of passengers crossing the LoC, which has seen renewed tension in recent days following ceasefire violations and killing of soldiers.An army spokesman said Kaman More

Jamaat concerned over fresh mass graves
Srinagar, Jan 13: Expressing concern over the recent disclosure of fresh unidentified graves, Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir has demanded a thorough probe into the matter by a judicial commission.“There should be impartial probe in this grave issue by a high level judicial commission headed More

Jackals on prowl in Kupwara villages

Attack villager, devour livestock


Kupwara, Jan 13: A man was critically injured when a pack of jackals attacked him in Handwara area here on Sunday. Locals said that Muhammad Jammal Teli son of Ghulam Mohammad Teli resident of Ashpora was collecting firewood in nearby forest when jackals attacked him. “When jackals dragged More

  • Kashmir

JKLF prog: 55 persons court arrest on concluding day


Srinagar, Jan 13: The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front’s ‘Jail Bharo Programme’ concluded here on Sunday. About 50 persons—including Front leaders, relatives of incarcerated Kashmiris and relatives of More

  • Srinagar City

Premature babies to get free therapy at GB Pant Hospital

Srinagar, Jan 13: Valley’s lone pediatric specialty, G.B. Pant Hospital has started free surfactant replacement therapy for newborn babies suffering with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS).  Officials More

  • Jammu

Avail benefit from govt schemes: Dy CM to people

Jammu, Jan 13: Calling upon people to avail maximum assistance from different schemes launched by the government, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand said that various central and state funded initiatives More

  • South Asia

LoC skirmishes: Civil society voices concern

Urges India, Pakistan To Strengthen Peace Process


Islamabad, Jan 13: Voicing its concern over the recent skirmishes between Indian and Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, civil society representatives here Sunday said More

  • World

Mubarak, sons to be retried over killing of protesters


Cairo, Jan 13: An Egyptian court today accepted former president Hosni Mubarak's appeal against his life sentence and ordered his retrial and that of his sons over the killing of hundreds of pro-democracy More

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