• TOP STORIES

Rahul distances himself from AFSPA, but stresses ‘constructive relation with NC’

‘I Want Life-Time Relation With Kashmir; Pre-Poll Alliance Discretion Of High Command’

ABID BASHIR

Budgam, June 15: The All India Congress Committee vice-president Rahul Gandhi Saturday distanced himself from the issue of revocation of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)—which the National Conference-led J&K government is advocating—but gave a pat on the back of coalition More


Rahul again cancels visit to quake-hit Chenab Valley

Jammu, June 15: All India Congress Committee (AICC) vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s scheduled visit to earthquake-hit areas of Doda and Kishtwar areas was Saturday canceled for the second time in less than a month. This time, according to officials, the trip has been cancelled due to bad weather conditions More


Cong mantris pulled up for ‘ignoring’ party build-up

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, June 15: All India Congress Committee (AICC) vice-president Rahul Gandhi Saturday pulled up the J&K Congress ministers for “remaining constituency-specific and not spending time for strengthening the party.”Rahul arrived in Srinagar at 11 am amid tight security cover. He was accompanied More


Prime Minister to inaugurate Uri-II power project on Kashmir visit

NHPC’s Energy-Kitty In JK Will Increase To 1920 MW

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, June 15: Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh would inaugurate the 240-MW hydropower project in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district during his visit to Kashmir later this month.“The project Uri-II is ready for commissioning and it will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister,” confirmed a senior More


Rasheed Shahid passes away

Was Former Executive Editor Of GK; Demise Widely Condoled

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 15: Renowned media practitioner of the State and former executive editor of Greater Kashmir Abdur Rasheed Wani (Rasheed Shahid) passed away last night after a brief spell of illness.He breathed his last at the SK Institute of Medical Sciences here where he had been admitted few More





  • Briefs

Javaid Kawoos bereaved

Srinagar, June 15: Wife of late Muhammad Shafi Kawoos of Daram Doera Khigam Shopian presently Gulshan Nagar here passed away after a brief spell of illness on Saturday.   The deceased was the More



  • National

Veteran CPI leader Satypal Dang dies

Amritsar, June 15: Veteran communist leader Satypal Dang died here today after prolonged illness. He was 93. His wife Vimla Dang, also a CPI leader, died in May 2009. The couple, who had waged More




  • Opinion

Editors' editor

Tribute to a teacher, friend and a father figure – Rashid Shahid

Write Hand

AJAZ-UL-HAQUE

Rashid Shahid belonged to that vanishing tribe of editors who had converted editing to sculpture. Editors sub your copy, auditors question the use of (un)necessary things. He was both. An editor-auditor More



  • GK Magazine

It is not the climate,stupid!

As J&K develops its Climate Change Action Plan, there are issues we can’t ignore

DATELINE SRINAGAR

ARJIMAND HUSSAIN TALIB

A couple of weeks ago, a private consultancy agency helping J&K develop its State Action Plan on Climate Change met some of us in Srinagar. Eminent people working on environmental conservation issues More




  • Business

Kashmir Inc gets new office bearers

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 15: After a long wait, Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Saturday elected its office bearers.  Abdul Hamid Punjabi was elected as President KCCI, Shiekh Ashiq Ahmad, Senior More



  • Sports

Indo-Pak clash at Birmingham

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Birmingham, June 15: Fantastic effort from the bowlers enabled India to skittle out arch-rivals Pakistan for a modest 165 in a high-voltage  group league match of the ICC Champions Trophy here today More



  • Kashmir

Omar cautions society against female foeticide, drug addiction

Budgam, June 15: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday underlined the role of women in checking the menace of female foeticide and drug addiction among the youth describing these dangerous threats to More



  • Srinagar City

TIPPERS UNLEASH TERROR AS TRAFFIC POLICE GOES OFF IN DARKNESS

People shoot SOS, seek extension in no-entry hours

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, June 15: At 80:30 PM when the no-entry timings for heavy vehicles end, hundreds of tippers are seen speeding into the City, unleashing terror on the roads while many accidents have also taken More




  • Jammu

Farooq for softening of borders

Mendhar, June 15:   Envisioning a new beginning in Indo-Pak relations, National Conference President and Union Minister for Renewable Energy Dr Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that bonds of More



  • South Asia

Women's College bus blown up in Quetta; 14 students killed

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad, June 15: At least 23 people, including 14 women students were today killed when LeJ militants blew up a bus and then besieged a hospital treating survivors in the southwestern Pakistani city More



  • World

India's trade practices harming US trade and jobs: Senators

Washington, June 15: Two influential Senators today asked Secretary of State John Kerry to raise serious concerns of the US over "unfair" trade practices of India that are "directly harming" American businesses 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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