India,Pakistan exchange heavy fire in Uri sector

One House Damaged In Churunda


Srinagar, Jan 6: India and Pakistan exchanged heavy artillery fire in Uri sector of Baramulla district during the preceding night forcing the Army to beef up vigil in the area. While the firing has now stopped, a residential house got partially damaged in heavy exchange of fire in Churunda More

Indian Army crossed LoC: Islamabad

Defence Ministry Denies

Islamabad/New Delhi, Jan 6: Pakistan Sunday said that one of its soldiers was killed and another wounded when Indian troops crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector and stormed a military post, an accusation denied by the other side.A Pakistani military statement said the Indian troops More

Police to tighten noose around tuition centers

Owners Asked To Arrange Separate Classes For Boys,Girls


Srinagar,Jan 6: Police has started tightening the noose around tuition centers in Srinagar and now onwards the boys and girls would have to take classes in separate shifts. The step police says is one of the fall-outs of recent acid attack on a girl in Parraypora area of uptown Srinagar.  More

Qazi Hussain passes away

Salah-ud-Din, Saghar, Attique Condole Demise


Islamabad, Jan 6: Former chief of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan chief and veteran politician Qazi Hussain Ahmed passed away in Islamabad this morning. Ahmed (74) was also a prominent religious scholar, Islamic theologian, Islamic democracy advocate. He was a strong critic of counter More

Geelani expresses grief

Applies For Travel Documents To Visit Pak

Srinagar, Jan 6: Expressing grief over the demise of Qazi Hussain Ahmed, chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Sunday said he has applied for travel documents to visit Pakistan to extend his personal condolences to the bereaved family. Hurriyat (G) spokesman, Ayaz Akbar, however More

Mirwaiz grieved

Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Sunday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the demise of Qazi Hussain Ahmad and said that Pakistan has lost a great leader.In a statement, Mirwaiz called the demise of the religious leader a personal loss. He said the passing away of Qazi More

820 posts of nurses vacant in JK hospitals



Jammu, Jan 6: Contrary to the tall claims of health department of making great strides in healthcare facilities, there is acute dearth of nurses in majority of health institutions across Jammu and Kashmir. Sources informed Greater Kashmir that there was shortage of around 820 staff nurses More

Decision on reconstructive surgery next week: Dr Kaul

Victim Needs 70% Skin Grafting For Deep Burns



Srinagar, Jan 6: The 30-year-old acid attack victim from Barzulla area in Srinagar has been put on steroids and antibiotics at Apollo Hospital New Delhi till doctors decide about the reconstruction operation to be conducted next week. The victim, who is presently admitted in an isolation More

High Court,JK Govt at loggerheads


Jammu, Jan 6: Appointment of new district judges (direct quota) has brought Jammu and Kashmir government and State High Court almost at loggerheads, with the former being accused of delaying the process unnecessarily.It was reliably learnt that the State High Court has taken serious exception More

Kashmir continues to shiver

Drass Freezes At -27,Gulmarg Coldest In Valley At -9


Srinagar, Jan 6: Cold wave conditions continued across the Kashmir Valley even though summer capital Srinagar had a slight respite with temperatures increasing by 0.8 degrees Celsius, Meteorological department officials said today.According to the MeT office, the minimum temperature in Srinagar More

  • Briefs

1 dies,11 injured in road mishaps

Srinagar,Jan 6: One person died and eleven others were injured in different road accidents across the Kashmir Valley, police said on Sunday. A 55 year old lady Raja wife of Abdul Gani resident of More

  • National

Bureaucrats,cops favour denial of bail,lowering juvenile age


Delhi Gang-Rape Aftermath


New Delhi, Jan 6: Stricter punishment for gang-rape, denial of bail for crime against women and lowering juvenile age limit to 16 are among the key recommendations made by top bureaucrats and police brass More

  • Opinion

Resurrecting A Dead letter

Weave a discourse around the basic framework



 Some days back, I decided not to talk about “them” or their travel to the country that was ‘conjured into statehood by the force of indomitable will’ of a leader - the will that ironically even our More

  • GKeducation&career

Time to revamp KU's MBA

It is MBA, not M.Com



The degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA), which was started by Graduate School of Business Administration at Harvard University in 1908,reached Asian subcontinent in 1955 when the Institute More

  • Letters

Victimizing females

One more victimization of a 13 year old 7th standard girl has come to the lime light. What has happened to the people especially Kashmiris who were known for values. What is the guilt of the acid attacked More

  • Editorial

Beyond Tougher Law

Government, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said, is working to frame a strict law on the violence against women.  The law has become the urgent need of the hour following the acid attack on a woman More

  • Business

‘Congenial environment imperative for work, growth’

CM distributes Rs1.31 cr among 1000 beneficiaries


Srinagar, Jan 6: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah today said that congenial environment is imperative for providing opportunity of work to working class besides carrying forward growth and development.   More

  • Sports

Parvez Rasool makes India-A debut

‘Dhoni Gave Useful Tips During Net Session’


Srinagar, Jan 6: The promising all-rounder from Jammu and Kashmir Parvez Rasool became second from the state and first Kashmiri cricketer to play for India-A cricket team, when he made his debut for the More

  • Kashmir

22 yrs on,old city family awaits rehabilitation

Despite VP’s Intervention, Authorities Unmoved


Srinagar, Jan 6: In a glaring instance of official apathy towards rehabilitation of families affected by the calamities, a family from old city area here is running from pillar to post for the past two More

  • Srinagar City

Omar visits Peer-e-Dastgeer (RA) Shrine

Reviews restoration work

Srinagar,Jan 6: Chief Minister,Omar Abdullah Sunday morning visited the under construction Shrine of Peer-e-Dastgeer Sahib (RA) at Khanyar here and received first hand appraisal of the status of progress More

  • Jammu

JK Govt to amend Constitution in next assembly session:Bhalla

State subject, domicile certificate for refugees

Vijaypur (Samba),Jan 6: In a significant development,state revenue minister Raman Bhalla on Sunday disclosed that Jammu and Kashmir government will bring an amendment in the state Constitution in next More

  • South Asia

US drones target Taliban hideouts

16 Militants Killed


Islamabad, Jan 6: At least 16 militants were killed and seven others injured in a coordinated attack by US drones which fired a volley of missiles at three Taliban hideouts in the restive South Waziristan More

  • PaK

NSF rally in Muzaffarabad decries UN resolutions on Kashmir


Muzaffarabad, Jan 6: Activists of pro-independence National Students Federation (NSF) held a rally here on Saturday to express their rejection of the January 5, 1949 UN Security Council resolution on Kashmir More

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