• TOP STORIES

Dialogue only way to resolve Kashmir: Sagar

‘Graveyards Were Filled With Youth, Nothing Can Be Achieved Through Gun’

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Jan 26: The State Government Saturday told separatists that there was “no route except dialogue” to resolve Kashmir and they should present their viewpoint to New Delhi.“All issues of whatever nature can be resolved through dialogue and there is no route except dialogue,” said state More


Sagar replaces Rather in Srinagar

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Jan 26: In what points to some bickering within the government, Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather Saturday declined to take salute at Budgam on Republic Day and instead preferred to stay put in Jammu.During the last three consecutive years, the minister had taken salute at Bakshi Stadium More


No lowering guard on frontiers: Governor

‘Militant Violence On Decline’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 26: Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra Saturday said security forces cannot even think of lowering guard under any circumstances till such time as sustained calm prevails on the north western frontiers in the state.“Till such time as sustained calm prevails on the north western frontiers More


Health alarm in Islamabad

300 Test Positive For Hepatitis-C In South Kashmir Village

CONCERN

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 26: What could spark a major health concern, around 300 persons have tested positive for Hepatitis C virus in Takiya Magam village of South Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag) district.Public health experts told Greater Kashmir that the investigation by Integrated Disease Surveillance More


Kashmir observes shutdown

Mobile Phones Jammed

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Jan 26: Life across Kashmir was paralyzed on Saturday due to a separatist-sponsored strike even as mobile phones across the valley were jammed for hours as a security measure by the government.Shops and business establishments across Srinagar were closed and both public and private transport More


MERCURY PLUNGES,SRINAGAR RECORDS COLDEST NIGHT

Summer Capital Shivers At -5.8

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Jan 26: Residents across the Kashmir Valley continue to shiver as mercury plunged by several degrees with Srinagar recording the coldest night of this winter.Srinagar recorded a low of minus 5.8 degrees Celsius last night, which was the coldest night of this winter, a MET official said More


India,Pak armies exchange sweets

Bonhomie

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Jan 26: Indian and Pakistani troops Saturday exchanged sweets along the Line of Control in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir even as cross-border bus service and trade remained suspended after beheading of two Indian soldiers.Indian and Pakistani soldiers exchanged sweets at the Chakan More


India’s cultural heritage, military might on display at Republic Day

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 26: A kaleidoscopic view of India’s rich cultural heritage and military prowess were on display at the 64th Republic Day parade Saturday on the 8-km stretch from Rajpath to Red Fort.An eager audience on both sides of the imposing Rajpath, India’s ceremonial boulevard facing the More





  • Briefs

Pak-India secretary-level talks put off

Islamabad, Jan 26: Due to recent border tension, Pak-India secretary-level dialogues have been postponed, Geo News reported. According to sources, Pak-India water and power secretary level dialogues More



  • National

Missiles, rockets, bombs used to cover up N-test preparations: APJ Abdul Kalam

New Delhi, Jan 26: India had launched a series of missiles, rockets and dropped experimental bombs to divert attention of "snoopers" before conducting the 1998 nuclear tests, APJ Abdul Kalam, considered More




  • Sunday Special

Rights Human

Take it beyond politics and ideology

WRITE HAND

AJAZ UL HAQUE

What is a state or who is a state? States are political constructs. States believe in impositions, states are notorious for using force. That use of force, can at times be, no-holds-barred. Well that never More



  • GK Magazine

Of goose-stepping and goose-pimples

Boom, boom, boom-boom-boom. SAAAV-DHAN!!! Boom, boom, rattle-rattle-rattle, VISSSSH-RAAM!

DELHIBERATIONS

PADMA RAO SUNDARJI

The Europeans don’t do it, neither do the Japanese.  Even the Americans are wary of goose-stepping past their citizens every year.  We may be one of two new Asian kids on the block of superpowers More




  • GKeducation&Careers

Understanding value based education

Let’s encourage students to question the conventional wisdom and discover the meaning of personal and civic values

QUALITY EDUCATION

PUPINDER SINGH BALI

Everyone here in Kashmir would agree that our schools should nurture good values and attitudes in students. This general concern has influenced the school curriculum. The student, as a result, often receives More



  • Business

New LPG policy pushes up petrol sales in JK

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 26: Sale of petrol in Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed surge after the recent LPG policy came into effect which did disincentivize the use of gas in the vehicles. According to data available More



  • Sports

Deadly clashes in Egypt following football verdicts

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Cairo, Jan 26: Deadly clashes erupted today in Egypt's canal city of Port Said killing at least 14 people including two policemen following a court sentencing 21 football fans to death for last year's More



  • Kashmir

CBMs, trans LoC trade aimed at maintaining status-quo: Salahuddin

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Jan 26: The Chairman of United Jihad Council and the supreme commander of Hizbul Mujahideen Syed Salahuddin on Saturday said India on the pretext of Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) and trans More



  • Srinagar City

Notorious narcotic dealer arrested at Nowhatta

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 26: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a notorious narcotic dealer at Malkah Nowhatta in Shaher-e-Khaas. Superintendent of north City Tahir Saleem Khan said Nowhatta police More




  • Jammu

RDD refutes allegations

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 26: The official spokesperson of the Rural Development Department on Saturday refuted the contents of the news item regarding the implementation of MGNREGA in the state terming it as a fabric More



  • South Asia

Pak PM greets India on R-Day;pitches for friendly ties

REZAUL H LASKAR\PTI

Islamabad, Jan 26: Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has reiterated his commitment to work closely with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh for "friendly and cooperative relations" and to settle More



  • World

US defends court verdict on Headley

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Jan 26: Terming the sentencing David Headley as a "positive example" of Indo-US counter-terrorism cooperation, US virtually ruled out his extradition and defended the verdict saying justice More




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