Candidate applies as female, appears ‘male’

KU: ‘Sex-Change Case’ Figures In Written Test For JA’s

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 15: The recently held written test for appointment of Junior Assistants at the University of Kashmir has triggered a lot of suspense after a candidate applied as female but appeared as ‘male’ in the examination. According to officials, the candidate had applied for the JA post More

19 more Panchayat representatives ‘resign’

Slam Govt For ‘Linking Polls With Kashmir’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 15: Belying repeated assurances of the Jammu and Kashmir Government to “protect their lives,” at least 19 more Panchayat representatives from north Kashmir’s Sopore area tendered their resignations Tuesday, albeit unofficially.  The Panchayat representatives, mainly Panchs, More

KU’s 60th General Orientation course concludes

Specializations In Various Fields Must In Today’s World: Prof Talat

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 15: Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad on Tuesday said that  specializations in various fields of knowledge has become indispensable in today’s world.Prof Talat while speaking at the valedictory event of the 60th General Orientation Course of the Academic More

Geelani concerned over Pak internal situation
Srinagar, Jan 15: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani has expressed serious concern over the prevailing internal situation in Pakistan.  He urged the patriotic citizens of that country to demonstrate wisdom and maturity and not to be a part of any campaign that would weaken More

Highway traffic suspended on Jan 17

Vehicles To Ply From Srinagar To Jammu Today

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 15: With weatherman forecasting moderate to heavy snowfall from Wednesday, authorities in Kashmir Valley today decided to suspend traffic on the arterial Srinagar-Jammu Highway on Thursday. The 294-km Srinagar-Jammu Highway will remain closed on January 17 as a precautionary More

80 persons test positive; fresh 200 samples under medical investigation

HEPATITIS OUTBREAK IN SOUTH KASHMIR

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 15: At least 80 persons Tuesday tested positive for Hepatitis C virus in South Kashmir’s Takiya Magam village. This is out of 238 samples taken from the area so far. Public Health experts told Greater Kashmir that the initial investigation by the Integrated Disease Surveillance More

‘What is Army survey all about?’

Hurriyat (G) Smells Rat, Slams Govt

Srinagar, Jan 15: The Hurriyat Conference (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday expressed serious concern over, what it termed, the census-like survey being conducted by army in north Kashmir areas. “The army has started a door-to-door campaign in villages and towns of north Kashmir, collecting More

AG Noorani’s book to divulge ‘Faiz Ahmad Faiz solution to Kashmir’

Launch In Delhi, Srinagar In March

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 15: Noted legal luminary AG Noorani’s next book would reveal the famed poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz’s solution to the Kashmir dispute besides carry some of the ‘crucial unpublished documents’ on the dispute.  The book titled ‘The Kashmir Dispute:1947-2013’ is expected to be released More

Mir concerned over plight of Kashmiri detainees

‘Except Malik, separatists have failed to raise their voice’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 15: Chairman of JKLF (H) Javid Ahmad Mir has expressed serious concern over plight of Kashmiri detainees lodged in jails within and outside Jammu and Kashmir.  In a statement, Mir said while he was lodged in Central Jail Srinagar he met various Kashmiri detainees there.  More

Malik condemns Quetta killings
Srinagar, Jan 15: Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Muhammad Yasin Malik has strongly condemned the brutal killing of Muslims in Quetta, Pakistan, and other places of the world. Terming these killings as barbaric acts, Malik, in a statement today, said these kinds of acts had nothing More

Mirwaiz takes on Army Chief
Srinagar, Jan 15: Reacting to the army chief General Bikram Singh’s statement on AFSPA, the chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday said it was tantamount to adding insult to the injuries of Kashmiris. "This draconian law gives sweeping powers to armed forces operating More

Budgam residents demand Fast Track Court to hear rape cases

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 15: Residents of central Kashmir Budgam district on Tuesday demanded setting up of a Fast Track Court in the district to hear the rape cases.A delegation of residents from Budgam told Greater Kashmir that in view of the is huge pendency  of the cases pertaining to sexual offences More

  • Kashmir

Candidate applies as female, appears ‘male’

KU: ‘Sex-Change Case’ Figures In Written Test For JA’s

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 15: The recently held written test for appointment of Junior Assistants at the University of Kashmir has triggered a lot of suspense after a candidate applied as female but appeared as ‘male More



  • Srinagar City

IGP chairs security meet

‘Keep check on trouble mongers, devise proper traffic plan to shrines’

EID-E-MILAD-UN-NABI (SAW) CELEBRATIONS

Srinagar, Jan 15: Inspector General of Police, Kashmir S M Sahai chaired a security meeting for ensuring smooth culmination of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) and R-Day here.  On the occasion, the IGP directed More




  • Jammu

Army threatens to avenge killings

We Have Definite Plans To Retaliate: Gen Parnaik

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 15: The Indian Army has a "definite plan" to avenge the killing of two soldiers by Pakistani troops, Lt Gen KT Parnaik declared on Tuesday. "We have definite plans to retaliate but not More



  • South Asia

Pak aims to develop smaller lighter nuclear warheads: Report

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Jan 15: Expanding its nuclear arsenal at a rapid pace, Pakistan is now aiming to develop smaller and lighter atomic warheads more suitable for use on missiles, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist More



  • GK Features

‘Tell us,where is our son?’

Eight years after his disappearance, Shabir’s ailing parents live in misery

KASHMIR’S DISAPPEARED

MAJID MAQBOOL

“We don’t want to talk about our son,” the ailing mother of Shabir Ahmad Dar,  who disappeared eight years ago, says at the door of their modest two-room home in Noorbagh, Qamarwari. “We’re tired More



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