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Manufacturing Cannon-Fodder: 3 Pulwama youth survive ‘fake encounter’ booby-trap

Police Bust ‘Militant Module’ Set-Up By SOG Sub-Inspector For Stage-Managing Gunfights

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Pulwama, July 17: Three years after the expose of dreadful Machil fake encounter where three hapless victims were lured by Army accomplices into death trap on the pretext of providing them jobs, almost a similar connive has come to fore in this south Kashmir district where the militant modules were More


My son was sold for Rs 15 lakh: Shahmali

Petipora (Pulwama), July 17: Shahmali (50) mother of Shehbaz Ahmad Bhat, one of the three youth lured by Sub-Inspector Sonu’s conduits to setup a militant module to be later eliminated in alleged fake encounter, says her son was sold for Rs 15 lakh by the local conduit.Shehbaz (21) is a student More


SALAHUDIN’S FORMER BODYGUARD KILLED

4 Cops, Civilian Injured In Batamaloo Grenade Attack

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, July 17: An under-trial former militant of Hizbul Mujahideen was killed while four policemen and a civilian were injured when unidentified persons hurled a grenade on a police vehicle in Batamaloo area of Srinagar Wednesday morning.The former militant was identified as Shakeel Ahmad More


Police murdered our man: HM

Srinagar, July 17: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen Wednesday said that its militant Shakeel Ahmad Kasana alias Obaidullah was killed by Jammu and Kashmir Police in a fake attack in Batamaloo Srinagar.Hizb Operational Spokesperson Baleeg-u-Din told news gathering agency CNS on phone that Shakeel More


Government approves Rs 63 cr plan allocation for Srinagar

Rs 35 Cr Earmarked Under Special Area Development Program: Omar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 17: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday approved Rs 63.47 crore annual plan for Srinagar district while earlier on Monday Chief Minister approved Rs 109.47 crore annual plan for Jammu district.Chairing Srinagar District Development Board meeting of which he is also the chairman More


JAMMU SURPASSES SRINAGAR IN OUTLAY

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, July 17: Srinagar has been getting less allocation under the district plan in comparison to Jammu, a cursory look at the figures reveal. Even Leh and Kargil districts of mountainous Ladakh have been getting major fund share under the district plan in comparison to Srinagar.On Monday More


Meeting marred by Dar, Mir scuffle

National Conference Seeks Apology From PDP

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, July 17: The Srinagar District Development Board meeting chaired by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here on Friday witnessed ugly spat between a National Conference (NC) legislator and his counterpart from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), forcing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to More


SMS banned by JK Govt: BSNL

‘Order To Ban SMS On Prepaid Issued By The State’s Home Department’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 17: The central government owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has informed the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) that SMS on pre-paid mobiles in the state was banned on the orders of Home Department of J&K Government and not the Central Government.BSNL response came in More


No compromise on juvenile age: Supreme Court

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, July 17: The Supreme Court Wednesday refused to reduce the age of juvenile from 18 to 16 years and dismissed a plea that minors involved in heinous crimes should not be protected under the law.A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir said that interference in Juvenile Justice Act More





  • Briefs

6 suspects arrested across Kashmir: Police

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 17: Six suspects were arrested in two separate operations in Kashmir Valley, police said on Wednesday. Abdul Rouf Badder and Zaffar Iqbal Badder, both residents of Amrohi village, were More



  • National

Modi hired American ad agency for image building: Congress

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jaipur, July 17: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has hired an American advertisement agency for image building ahead of coming Lok Sabha polls, AICC representative Prem Chandra Mishra said today.& More




  • Opinion

The Brothers, The Others

It is time Egyptians look into each otherss eyes

Inksight

MEHMOOD UR RASHID

The military take over in Egypt, no matter how it is explained, and in cases shamelessly defended, is a military coup. However, there are a bagful of things littered around in the aftermath of this crisis More



  • GK Readings

Reading Manzoor Fazili

Reading him one understands why reading classics in political science matters

MUHAMMED MAROOF

We have great many political analysts and columnists commenting on social, political and economic issues. But very few academics, who have good grounding in the history of ideas, in world history and grasp More




  • Letters

Bloody event

The translation of Urdu version of bloodshed at Islamabad on 23rd Sept 1931 by Farhana which appeared on 13th July 2013 in Greater Kashmir has opened our eyes as this piece of history has all along been More



  • Editorial

Where’s Sharif-Singh initiative?

It has been one and a half month since putatively India-friendly Pakistan leader Nawaz Sharif has been sworn in as the new prime minister but there has been so far little headway in the relations between More



  • South Asia

Jamaat leader in Bangladesh sentenced to death

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Dhaka, July 17: A top leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party was sentenced to death today by a special Bangladeshi tribunal for committing "crimes against humanity" and unleashing ruthless militias on unarmed More



  • Business

Night flights at Srinagar to wait, courtesy infrastructure ‘constraints’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, July 17: Defence Ministry may have given its clearance for operation of night flights of civilian aircraft at Srinagar airport but the extended air operations may take some time to become a reality More



  • Sports

Dominant Khazir Royals outplay Surya Risers

92.7 Big FM-J&K Corporate Premier League

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 17:  Coming up with another dominating performance, Khazir Royals on Wednesday outplayed Surya Risers in the match of 92. Big FM-J&K Corporate Premier League at Boys Higher Secondary More



  • Kashmir

In JK, NHPC fails to light up catchment areas

Scheme For Free Power From Central Power Stations Yet To Take Off; PDD Completed Formalities In 2011

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, July 17: A major program to lighten up areas falling in peripheries of power stations owned by the Central Public Selling Utilities (CPSU) is yet to take off in Jammu and Kashmir owing to the More



  • Srinagar City

Forget flyover, Chana Pora-Ram Bagh road gets more potholes

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, July 17: Forget the government assurance of constructing flyover on this congested road, the Chana Pora-Ram Bagh motorway is getting more of potholes with each passing day as the Roads and Buildings More




  • Jammu

Bafa, Jagga to continue as PDP state secretaries

Jammu, July 17: Thakur Balbir Singh, General Secretary of PDP, on Wednesday said that veteran leader Hussain Ali Bafa and Jagjit Singh Jagga would continue to function as state secretaries of the People More



  • South Asia

Jamaat leader in Bangladesh sentenced to death

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Dhaka, July 17: A top leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party was sentenced to death today by a special Bangladeshi tribunal for committing "crimes against humanity" and unleashing ruthless militias on unarmed More



  • PaK

Practice of receiving federal ministers at Kohala draws flak

TARIQ NAQASH

Muzaffarabad, July 17: AJK Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed has asked five members of his cabinet to receive Federal Minister for Kashmir affairs Birjees Tahir at Kohala bridge on his maiden visit More



  • Gk Features

Heart disease in Children and Adolescents

A major public health issue!

Heart to Heart

UPENDRA KAUL

Children with heart disease, is a big burden on the society and their diagnosis and timely management is our responsibility. Most of them if picked early in life can be corrected to a great extent.These More




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