• TOP STORIES

Srinagar-Bhatinda gas pipeline gets go-ahead

GOVERNOR APPROVES ORDINANCE, LAND ACQUISITION TO BEGIN SOON

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, June 11: Decks have been cleared for the Bhatinda-Srinagar gas pipeline with Raj Bhavan here approving the Ordinance which would facilitate initiating work on Rs 880 crore ambitious project.Highly placed sources said Governor NN Vohra cleared the Ordinance on Sunday which would allow More


After Congress, NC senses early polls

Srinagar Our Fortress: Sagar; We Will Form Next Government: Shariq

2014 POLITICAL BATTLES

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, June 11: Sensing possibility of the State Assembly polls being held simultaneously with Parliament elections, ruling National Conference (NC) Tuesday claimed that Srinagar was its fortress and the party would face those who have made inroads into the city with full strength and defeat them More


Separatists, mainstream should join hands: Beg

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), June 11: Senior National Conference (NC) leader and Parliamentarian Dr Mehboob Beg Tuesday said separatists and mainstream parties should join hands to fight for return of power projects from New Delhi.“Separatists should bring flexibility in their stand and join hands with More


NC opposes all-weather fencing along LoC

Srinagar, June 11: National Conference (NC) Additional General Secretary Sheikh Mustafa Kamaal Tuesday strongly opposed all weather fencing along the Line of Control (LoC) dividing two parts of Kashmir. He said India and Pakistan should forget fencing of LoC and instead give friendship a chance.
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JK’s annual plan in limbo

After Cancelation Of May 20 Meeting,June 20 Meet With PCI Also Called Off

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, June 11: With delay in plan finalization for Jammu and Kashmir costing the state dearly over the years, another proposed meeting which was scheduled to be held on June 20 to finalize the state’s annual plan has been called off. Earlier, the meeting scheduled on May 20 was also cancelled More


Minister spurns selection panel recommendation

Appoints GMC Principal Of His Own Choice

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 11: Controversies continue to dog Government Medical College (GMC) hospital as Minister for Medical Education Taj Mohi-ud-Din turned down the recommendations of the selection committee and posted Dr Shashi Gupta as its Principal "illegally".Dr Shashi follows Dr Anees Choudhary in More


Militant killed in Pulwama gunfight

Another Gunman Injured, Escapes

SHOWKAT DAR/ KHALID GUL

Pulwama, June 11: One Lashkar-i-Toiba militant was killed and two policemen injured in a brief encounter in Niloora village of Litter area in Pulwama district last evening. The slain militant has been identified as Ashiq Hussain Lone alias Chota Rehman son of Ghulam Muhammad of Hef Shirmal, Shopian More


‘MY SON WAS RELIGIOUS’

SHOWKAT DAR

Shopian, June 11: Ashiq Hussain Lone was a resident of Hef Shirmal, 20 kilometers from Shopian district headquarter. He joined militancy in 2009 when he was studying in class 12. Ashiq was arrested by Anantnag police at Sangam and a case FIR no. 475/2009 was registered against him. After remaining More


Decision on AFSPA after discussion: Shinde

‘Have To Consider Stakeholders' Opinion’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, June 11: The government is considering the demand of various states including Jammu and Kashmir for withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act and a final decision will be taken only after talking to all stakeholders.Briefing the media, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar More


Police thwart Hurriyat (G) seminar

Geelani’s House Sealed

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 11: Police on Tuesday foiled the seminar of Hurriyat Conference (G) which was scheduled to be held in the memory of the youth killed in 2010 agitation.A large contingent of police and paramilitary CRPF blocked all roads and lanes leading to the house of Hurriyat (G) Chairman Syed More


JK battles to meet power demand

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, June 11: Jammu and Kashmir is battling to meet the increasing power demand amid sweltering heat and a snag at Kishanpur Power Grid.Official sources said the frequent unscheduled power cuts will continue for at least 2 days due to the technical snag developed in the Kishanpur Power Grid More





  • Briefs

UK High Commission officials call on Tanvir

Srinagar June 11: Political Advisor to the British High Commission Sushil Aaron along with Pallavi Kalita, Senior Trade Policy Advisor, Indian trade policy unit today met Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister More



  • National

Advani withdraws resignation

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, June 11: Within 24 hours of his creating a political storm in BJP and NDA circles, L K Advani withdrew his resignation from three important party posts. The development followed day-long reconciliatory More




  • Opinion

Sharif’s Kashmir Connection

But will he be able to flesh out the spirit of Lahore Process

POINT OF VIEW

RIYAZ AHMAD

In what could veritably be called mother of all comebacks, Nawaz Sharif is back as prime minister of Pakistan for the third time. And as poetic justice would have it, his old nemesis General Pervez Musharraf More



  • GK Magazine

High Blood Pressure

An often ignored problem

PROF UPENDRA KAUL

High blood pressure is one of the most common cardiovascular problems. As per studies carried out among urban, semi-urban and rural population, its prevalence is as at least as high as 20 per cent if the More




  • Letters

I congratulate

My heartiest congratulations on completion of 25 years in publication of your esteemed daily. It has gained popularity over other means of mass media because all its components vis-a-vis headlines, news More



  • Editorial

Vertical expansion

ONE of the greatest challenges for the town planners in Jammu and Kashmir in the coming times would certainly be drafting a futuristic layout for housing sector consuming little land. The wanton conversion More



  • Business

Tax Deptt eyes `1345 cr revenue this fiscal

FinMin for sustained recovery drive against defaulters

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 11: Commercial Taxes Department has targeted Rs 1345 cr revenue for the current financial year.   The department has realized record revenue of Rs 1162.10 cr during the last fiscal More



  • Sports

Forest-XI thrashes Kashmir Mughals

SUPER-LEAGUE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

Srinagar, June 11: In the ongoing Super-League football tournament JK Forest-XI outplayed Kashmir Mughals by 6-0 in a one-sided encounter at Polo Ground, here on Tuesday.The match started with Kashmir More



  • Kashmir

Family says ‘threatened to yield’

TUFAIL MATOO ANNIVERSARY

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, June 11: Father of 18-year-old Tufail Matoo, Muhammad Ashraf, Tuesday said the state government approached him many times to withdraw the case of his son’s killing. But, he said, the family is More



  • Srinagar City

SRINAGAR GOES GREATER

SDA Board approves extension of expanse from 417 KMs to 757 KMs; Jora for earmarking dedicated areas in Master Plan for institutional activities like education, healthcare, recreation and tourism

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 11:  In a bid to ensure integrated, planned and judicious development of Srinagar, the Board of Directors of the Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) in a landmark decision Tuesday More




  • Jammu

Indian Fighter Jets Enter Our Airspace: Pakistan

Pak Violates Ceasefire Again: Army

SALIL RAINA/PTI

Jammu, June 11: Pakistan army once again opened heavy fire on some forward Indian posts along the Line of Control in Krishna Ghati sector of this border district late last night, Army said. “Pakistani More



  • South Asia

Pak court denies bail to Musharraf

Islamabad, June 11: Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf's legal woes continued as an anti-terrorism court today rejected his application for bail in a case over the killing of Baloch nationalist More



  • World

China launches longest-ever manned space mission

Beijing, June 11: China today successfully launched its fifth and longest manned space mission with three astronauts, including a woman, on board 'Shenzhou-10' as the Communist giant aims to build an ambitious More



  • GKeducation&career

Beyond Engineering and Medical Streams

There’s a world beyond medical and engineering streams

CAREER OPTIONS

DR. DALEEP PARIMOO

Whenever one interacts with the students of the valley who aspire to pursue Professional degrees after 10+2, majority of the students have only two streams in mind – Engineering and Medical. Though they More




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