Trains may chug on Udhampur-Katra track by September

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, July 13: After breaching many deadlines, the much awaited 25-km Udhampur-Katra railway track is likely to be thrown open for traffic in September. Officials of Northern Railways told Greater Kashmir that the construction work on 8 tunnels, including 185 feet high tunnel, and 30 small and More

Ramadan brings bumper sale of dates in Valley

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, July 13: With the advent of Ramadan Kashmir markets are witnessing a surge in sale of dates.  According to the traders, there is boom in demand that hopefully will continue for the month. Dates are usually imported to Kashmir from different parts of India and also from More

Aryans organises Iftaar party
Srinagar, July 13: JK students of Chandigarh-based Aryans Group of Colleges today organized an Iftaar party here.  Hundreds of B Tech, MBA, BBA, BCA and Polytechnic Diploma students of Aryans Group gathered at Lal Chowk near Clock Tower. The students distributed free Iftar boxes containing More

Govt for taping horticulture potential in Jammu

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, July 13: Minister of State for Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Nazir Ahmad Khan (Gurezi) today laid emphasis on promotion of protective cultivation in far flung areas of Jammu division to help farmers to get returns during winters also. Chaining a review meeting of Horticulture, Floriculture More

Gold prices spike

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, July 13: Notwithstanding the global sluggishness, gold rebounded at the domestic bullion market here today due to heavy speculative and investment demand amid fresh bout of buying from jewellery makers. Silver also rallied and reclaimed the key important Rs 42,000 per kg mark on increased More

  • Kashmir

Relatives set ablaze B’pora girl, dies after 5-days

Police Arrest 3 Accused

MIR TARIQ

Pazalpora (Bandipora), July 13: Pall of gloom descended over Pazalpora village in this north Kashmir district on Saturday following a death of 20 year old girl who was set ablaze allegedly by her uncle More



  • Srinagar City

TRAIN TO BANIHAL PUTS SRINAGAR-BOUND COMMUTERS IN LURCH

Office-goers, students find revised timings inconvenient

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, July 13: The revision of train timings past extension of the service to Banihal last month, has put scores of Srinagar-bound commuters particularly the office-goers and students to inconvenience More




  • Jammu

2.18 lakh devotees pay obeisance at Amarnath cave

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, July 13: Over 2.18 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas even as a batch of 1,280 devotees left for their onward journey from here today.Over More



  • South Asia

NRKs remember July 13 martyrs

‘Kashmir can re-ignite Indo-Pak conflict’

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, July 13: Stressing the need for a peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute, speakers at a seminar hosted by APHC-M PaK chapter on Saturday observed that the decades’ long old unresolved dispute More



  • World

Not afraid of terror threats, Malala tells UN

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

United Nations, July 13: Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai told the UN that she would not be silenced by terrorist threats, as she gave her first public speech since being shot in the head by the More



  • GKeducation&career

Kashmir University or 10-Janpath?

The University of Kashmir is posing a new challenge to regional parties in J&K,particularly National Conference

MATTER OF CONCERN

ABID BASHIR

Had National Conference founder Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah been alive, he would not allow so many things to happen that his progeny is otherwise permitting. There is a reason to it: who would like to see More



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