• TOP STORIES

NC reminds New Delhi of plebiscite

Says Centre Deceived, Backstabbed Kashmiris; Asks GOI To Fulfill Nehru’s Promise

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Jan 8: Accusing New Delhi of backstabbing the Kashmiri leadership time and again, National Conference (NC) Tuesday asked the Government of India to fulfill the promise of plebiscite in Kashmir made by then Prime Minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru at Lal Chowk Srinagar on November 18, 1947 More


Pak troops cross LoC, kill 2 soldiers

Northern Command Chief Visits Area, Reviews Situation

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 8: In a horrid attack, Pakistani troops Tuesday crossed into Indian territory and ambushed an Army patrol party killing two soldiers whose heads were reportedly chopped off.The attack took place along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district when Pakistanis came about 100 metres More


PROVOCATIVE ACT: INDIA

US Calls For Restrain

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 8: Terming the killing of two of its soldiers by Pakistan Army as a “provocative action”, India today said it will take up the issue with Islamabad.“The Government of India considers the incident as a provocative action and we condemn it. Directors General of Military Operations More


Mutilation unacceptable: Chief Minister

Jammu, Jan 8: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today termed killing of two Indian soldiers at Line of Control (LoC) by Pakistani troops as “unacceptable” and said it was an attempt to derail the dialogue process between the two countries.In the micro-blogging site Twitter, Omar said the report of More


POWER PROTESTS PARALYZE SRINAGAR OUTSKIRTS

No Justification For Protests, People Misusing Electricity: PDD

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Jan 8: With power situation in the valley turning out to be the worst in recent times, people on Tuesday took to streets in various parts of Srinagar disrupting traffic movement for hours and staging massive protests. Reports of similar protests also poured in from other districts.Amid More


Govt employees begin 3-day strike, present memoranda

JCC Threatens Indefinite Agitation

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 8: Beginning three-day strike to press for implementation of the agreement reached with the government, employees Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) on Tuesday presented memorandum to the Deputy Commissioners across the state amid pen-down strike in government offices.The employees More


Umar hits out at Omar

‘Not Against Talks But Won’t Sell Sacrifices’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Jan 8: Coming down heavily on Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s statement that separatists were not sincere to resolve Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and others Tuesday said they were not against dialogue but New Delhi’s ‘rigid’ attitude was biggest hurdle in Kashmir resolution.Talking to Greater More


TALIBAN THREATEN TO FIGHT IN KASHMIR

‘Will Implement Shariah In India’

LALIT K JHA

Washington, Jan 8: A top Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Wali-ur-Rehman in a rare video appearance has pledged to send fighters to Kashmir and wage a struggle for implementation of Shariah rule in India.Wali-ur-Rehman, against whom the US has announced a USD 5 million reward for his involvement More


Army inquiry indicts 56 personnel

Nyoma Showdown

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 8: An Army Court of Inquiry (CoI) has indicted 56 personnel including the Commanding Officer of an artillery unit, whose officers and men clashed in Nyoma in Ladakh in May last year.56 personnel have been indicted by the CoI held under Brigadier Ajay Talwar and disciplinary action More





  • Briefs

House panel for 100% allowance to teaching staff in winters

Jammu, Jan 8: A Jammu and Kashmir Assembly panel has suggested sanctioning of 100 per cent allowances during winter and 45 per cent in summer to teaching staff working in far-flung areas of the state.& More



  • National

Cold wave claims 29 lives in North India

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 8: Twentynine people succumbed to the intense cold wave in North India today as temperatures dropped to sub-zero levels at many places in the region.Delhiites froze under chilly winds and More




  • Opinion

A gang-rape in Delhi

The gruesome incident should cause a greater public reflection than it has

POINT OF VIEW

RIYAZ AHMAD

Delhi gang-rape of a 23 year old girl and her consequent death has galvanized public opinion in India against the violence on women. The government, initially found struggling in response to spontaneous More



  • GK Health

CRY: Feeling Better, Now!!

Crying is a wake-up call that something isn’t working for us and requires change

WELL UP

DR AKHTAR HUSSAIN

We have known for a long while that laughter is good for our heart; helps manage stress level, immunity and even useful for healing wounds. And now studies have revealed that those of us who have a little More




  • Letters

Illustrious women

It was interesting to read ZGM's article on 'Girl student leaders in Kashmir'. I have myself seen a few women volunteers  controlling women devotees at Hazratbal  and  other shrines when More



  • Editorial

Ball is in government’s court

THE High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, in a recent judgment, has ruled that State Accountability Commission (SAC) has no power to initiate suo moto proceedings on the basis of an anonymous— or as good as More



  • Business

Bhatinda-Jammu-Srinagar gas pipeline project

Revenue Deptt likely to move ordinance in state cabinet

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 8: With more than one and half months remaining for the beginning of assembly session, the State Revenue Department is likely to move an ordinance in the state cabinet to pave way for start More



  • Sports

Bijbehara Sports Club seeks affiliation

Srinagar, Jan 8: Bijbehara Sports Club has urged the president Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA), Dr Farooq Abdullah to consider its affiliation with the Association. “The meeting, attended More



  • Kashmir

Centre okays Mughal Road as alternative power corridor to Kashmir

New Link Will Cater To Future Load Growth, Solve Outage Problems During Winter: DCP

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Jan 8: In a significant development, a Government of India panel on transmission planning in northern India has approved construction of alternative power corridor to Kashmir valley from Northern More



  • Srinagar City

Tuition centres take students, parents for a ride

Fail to provide basic facilities, charge exorbitant fees

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 8: In a small room having an area of 10 X 20 square feet in Shaher-e-Khaas here, 92 students huddle together to attend class in a tuition centre. In absence of any monitoring by authorities More




  • Jammu

JK: Biting cold takes toll on people’s health, daily chores

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Jan 8: The extreme cold conditions prevailing across Jammu and Kashmir are not only affecting the daily activities of a common man but are also taking a toll on the health of people. The number More



  • South Asia

8 killed in US drone attacks in Pak tribal region

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 8: Stepping up missile attacks in the restive Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan's northwest, US drones targeted a Taliban training camp in the area, killing at least eight militants including More



  • Ganderbal/Tangmarg

3 yrs on, Lala Sahib bridge awaits repair

Locals seek CM’s intervention

PARVAIZ RESHI

Ganderbal, Jan 8: Residents of Duderhama, Warpora, Malapora, Arampora, Chekpora, Arch, Dudhkanth, Babosipora and other adjoining areas in this north Kashmir district are up in arms against the administration More



  • GK Features

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

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

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




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