• TOP STORIES

Acid attack victim to be flown to Delhi for specialized treatment

PDP Leader Dr Sameer Kaul Steps In With Medical Assistance; Govt Caught Napping

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 3: The 30-year old acid attack victim from Srinagar would be flown to New Delhi on Friday for specialized treatment. Ironically, while the J&K Government has been caught napping on the tragic incident, a senior opposition Peoples Democratic Party leader and noted surgeon Dr Sameer More


Govt tightens noose around coaching centres

DSEK Missive Seeks Completion Of Registration, Permission Formalities Within 15 Days

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 3: A day after a female school teacher was attacked with acid in Srinagar, the J&K Government Thursday decided to tighten the noose around private coaching centres across the city in a bid to “keep vigil on eve-teasing and complaints of harassment of girls.”Taking a serious note More


SHE BRAVES PAIN, SILENTLY

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

THE red, swollen and scarred stretch of her face reflects the pain that she is in, at the SMHS hospital here. It also reveals the magnitude of the tragedy that has befallen her and her family.For the 30-year-old acid attack victim, her beautiful face and persona has been the calling card as she More


SEPARATISTS CONDEMN ATTACK

‘Bar Association Won’t Provide Legal Aid To Accused’

Srinagar, Jan 3: Acid attack on a woman at Parraypora area of Srinagar on Wednesday has come in for severe condemnation from various political, religious and social organizations, cutting across ideological lines and stands. They demanded exemplary punishment to the culprits to stop occurrence of More


Govt has no rehabilitation plans for such victims

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 3: While the Jammu and Kashmir Government has no rehabilitation plan for victims of acid attack, it has miserably failed to get a centrally-sponsored scheme extended to the State to help such victims.Official sources told Greater Kashmir that the J&K Government has done little More


‘Homegrown militants biggest threat’

Pakistan Army Makes Paradigm Shift In New Doctrine

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad, Jan 3: After focusing on the perceived danger from India for decades, the Pakistan Army had made a paradigm shift by describing homegrown militant groups and internal dangers as the biggest threat to the country's security in its new military doctrine.Eleven years after it became involved More


JK BANK PAYS Rs 86.35 CRORE DIVIDEND TO GOVERNMENT

Chief Minister Appreciates Management For ‘Remarkable Performance’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 3: The Chairman and CEO of the J&K Bank Mushtaq Ahmad Thrusday presented two cheques for Rs 86.35 crores to the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah as 74th dividend to the State Government for the financial year 2011-12.The State Government is the majority shareholder of the Bank. “ More


Cabinet decisions: 11 officers promoted

Bedi Commission Report Accepted

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 3: Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday accepted the report submitted by the one-man Commission of Inquiry (CoI) probing mysterious death of National Conference worker Syed Muhammad Yousaf in police custody.Official sources said the report submitted by Justice HS Bedi was tabled before More


Kashmir in grip of cold wave

Dal Lake Freezes

Srinagar, Jan 3: Kashmir Valley continued to reel under intense cold as temperatures across the state plunged further, even as the fringes of the famous Dal Lake here were frozen for the first time this winter.The summer capital Srinagar registered the coldest night of the season for the second time More


Mir bereaved

Wife Of Agriculture Minister’s Younger Brother Passes Away

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 3: The wife of younger brother of Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Hassan Mir passed away on Thursday.Aisha wife of Ghulam Mohiuddin Mir - younger brother of the Minister - passed away today. She was ill for some time.Aisha would be laid to rest at her ancestral graveyard at Hariwatno More





  • Briefs

Untoo files petition in SHRC against Acid Attack

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 3: A human rights group, International Forum for Justice and Human Rights, Thursday filed a petition in the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) against the Wednesday’s acid attack on a 30 More



  • National

Electricity bills list 'Chota Pakistan' as address for Muslim families in Mumbai suburb

Mumbai, Jan 3: In Mumbai's notorious evening rush hour, the drive to Thane's Nallasopara on the outskirts of the city can take over two hours.  Within one of the many crowded slums here is a cluster More




  • Opinion

The art of politicking

Of Sardar Ateeq's statement and the realities we must not forget

COMMENT

HASSAN ZAINAGAIRI

 A couple of weeks  ago two statement of two political figures, Sardar Atik Ahmad Khan and Azam Inqilabi caught my attention, evoking curiosity. Former Prime Minister of Pakistan-administered More



  • GK Features

‘Ironically, being in Kashmir is most dangerous for Kashmiris’

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

FILMMAKER,CHRIS GIAMO

In May 2010, Chris Giamo, an independent documentary filmmaker with a background in human rights and South Asian Studies, traveled to India with his brother. They decided to visit Kashmir to shoot a documentary More




  • Letters

Punish guilty

This refers to a news item entitled “‘Fraud’ in NRHM selections in Budgam” (GK dated 02-01-2013). Your paper highlighted the same kind of a fraud regarding appointment of  900 candidates as Dawa Saaz More



  • Friday Focus

The Quranic Law of Retribution

PROF G R MALIK

The Amnesty International reports with a sense of taken-for-granted complacency and a holier-than- thou attitude that a person was beheaded in Saudi Arabia because he had killed another person. It further More



  • Business

Airfares go sky high, hit winter tourism in Kashmir

TaAK expresses concern

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 3: Valley’s premier travel agents’ body, TAAK, today said the rising airfares have been badly affecting the winter tourism in Kashmir. In its Executive Committee meet today with its More



  • Sports

JK tops its group, qualifies for knockout stage

U-19 COOCH BEHAR TROPHY

Srinagar, Jan 3: Making the whole state proud and giving some bright moment to cheer for J&K Cricket Association (JKCA), the Under-19 cricket team has topped their plate group-A of Under-19 Cooch Behar More



  • Kashmir

SHAME: 7th grade student drugged, raped in Shopian

ACCUSED ARRESTED

KHALID GUL

Shopian, Jan 3: A 13 year old girl in this South Kashmir district has accused a youth of abducting, drugging and later raping her. The shocking incident, according to the family members occurred about More



  • Srinagar City

WHY I WAS BEATEN BY COPS?

FIRST PERSON

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Jan 3: What Police did to me on Thursday at Hazratbal on Srinagar outskirts is my testimony of brutality that I went through. It was a nightmare when the men-in-uniform, who are meant to protect More




  • Jammu

NC committed to equitable development of JK: Rana

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu Jan 3: Chief Minister’s Political Advisor Devender Singh Rana on Wednesday said that the four years of the Omar led coalition government had ushered the state in an era of peace, progress and prosperity More



  • South Asia

Mobile phone services blocked in Pakistan

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 3: Pakistan today blocked cellular services in over 50 towns and cities, including Islamabad, to prevent terror attacks on processions. Officials of the Interior Ministry have contended More



  • Court Watch

High Court issues notice to CS, Commissioner Secy Health

APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR HEALTH SERVICES KASHMIR

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 3: Disapproving of government’s “tardy approach” of making placement against the post of Director Health Services Kashmir on substantive basis, Jammu and Kashmir High Court has granted three More



  • Tangmarg

TANGMARG: Old transmission lines pose threat to lives,lead to power shortage

AHMAD KASHMIRI

Tangmarg, Jan 3: Many villages receiving electricity from Kunzar-grid here in north Kashmir are facing acute power shortage due to deterioration of the transmission infrastructure.  Residents of Bongam More




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