• TOP STORIES

JK to invite fresh bids to quantify IWT losses

After Halcrow Back-Out, New Process Will Be Taken Up Soon: Omar

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, June 13: Jammu and Kashmir Government would afresh invite bids at international level for quantification of the losses suffered by the State on account of Indus Water Treaty (IWT), after an international consultancy short-listed for the job backed out last month.“Yes, we will invite More


Abusive apartheid: ‘Kashmiris not allowed’

Tangmarg Showroom Owner Bars Locals’ Entry; Business Community Aghast

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, June 13: Next time you happen to visit the famous picnic spot of Tangmarg on Srinagar-Gulmarg road, beware of revealing your identity as a showroom in the area has barred entry of locals in its premises saying audaciously ‘Kashmiris not allowed’.Two medicos, who after spending some time More


Upbeat Cong high command to focus on Kashmir

Sonia, PM, Rahul In Line For Kashmir Visits

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, June 13: Amid speculations about early parliamentary polls that would subsequently be followed by Assembly elections, Congress high command has made J&K their favorite destination for some serious developmental activities with special focus on youth.Reliable sources said that Congress More


After CM, Army voices concern

325 Militants Active In Kashmir: Lt Gen Prakash

Educated Youth In Militant Ranks

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, June 13: Day after chief minister Omar Abdullah expressed concern over educated Kashmiri boys joining militant ranks, Army said although the number of such youth is far less, “but it is a matter of concern.”“It is matter of concern that highly educated youth have been, of late, seen More


Facing repression, youth taking to arms again: Geelani

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 13: The Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani Thursday said the denial of opportunity to join peaceful political movement by New Delhi and state government was forcing the highly qualified youth to join the militant ranks.“If the government of India continues with More


Peoples Political Front re-structured

Hassan Banna Appointed Pak Chapter Representative

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 13: Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Political Front has appointed Ghulam Hassan Ganai alias Hassan Banna as Pakistan and Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) representative.The decision to this effect was taken at a day-long meeting of the Front held here today with its patron Fazl-ul More


Counterfeiters defame Kashmir Pashmina

Japanese Lady Gets Shawl Tested, Finds It Fake

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, June 13: With government and other stakeholders failing to check the menace of fake handicrafts, Kashmir’s famed Pashmina industry is getting defamed in foreign countries.In a glaring example, a Japanese woman after wearing a Kashmir Pashmina shawl developed skin allergy. On getting More





  • Briefs

Cabinet meeting postponed

Srinagar, June 13:  A cabinet meeting which was scheduled to be held here on Thursday was postponed by the government at the eleventh hour. Sources told Greater Kashmir that the meeting was scheduled More



  • National

India For Keeping Momentum 'On'

INDO-PAK DIALOGUE

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, June 13: India will work with Pakistan on scheduling of dialogue on various bilateral issues since the new government is now in place in that country. Noting that it was "inevitable" that More




  • Opinion

The Khaki Robin Hood

If system makes them accountable, human lives can be saved

COMMENT

HASSAN ZAINAGAIRI

 ‘Power’, Dr. Henry Kissinger  famously quipped,  ‘is ultimate aphrodisiac’. It breaks the barriers of restraint and reason. Fear of accountability from the high ups and justice delivery More



  • GK Features

Far from faith, close to ‘faith healers’

In the name of faith, ‘faith healers’ exploit the gullible

BEYOND BELIEF

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Shortly after her younger brother died in a gruesome accident in 2011, one night 28-year-old Tawheeda (name changed) was taken by ‘ghosts’ in a hilly north Kashmir village. “The next day we took her to More




  • Letters

Give access

BOPEE should make arrangements for students to access their website and download admit cards. Why candidates are being asked to come to BOPEE office for collection of cards. Government should also intervene More



  • Friday Focus

M‘aruf and Munkar

PROF G R MALIK

An aayah of surah Aal Imran of the Quran reads:You are the best community raised up for mankind; you enjoin what is good and forbid what is evil and you believe in Allah. (3:110)The verse clearly defines More



  • Business

SFC out of red

FinMin for enhancing credit flow to MSME sector

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 13: Appreciating the Jammu and Kashmir State Financial Corporation for achieving positive net worth after a gap of about 20 years, Minister for Finance, Abdul Rahim Rather today asked the More



  • Sports

Baramulla to have Sports Academy

Baramulla, June 13: Sports lovers of Baramulla have something to cheer about. The Government is setting up a Sports Academy here to train young boys and girls and prepare them for national level competitions More



  • Kashmir

Quit power, join struggle: Mirwaiz to mainstream politicians

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), June 13:  Asserting that elections can in no way be substitute to the resolution of Kashmir issue, Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday asked mainstream More



  • Srinagar City

Poor power irks Nowhatta

Residents Threaten Protests

GK CITY REPORTER

Srinagar, June 13: Irked by erratic power supply in the area, the residents of Nowhatta have threatened to stage roadside protests should the government fail to improve the energy supplies in the area More




  • Jammu

NC slams PDP, BJP for being evasive on 2008 agitation

Jammu, June 13: National Conference on Thursday slammed Peoples Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party for indulging in mud-slinging and said that reactionary rhetoric will not absolve the two parties More



  • PaK

PaK Govt reserves seats for Kashmiris in professional institutions

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Muzaffarabad, Jun 13:  The Government of Pakistan Administered Kashmir has issued a notification stating that there would be reservation for Kashmiri migrant families and Kashmiri students in various More




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