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2 policemen shot dead in Srinagar shootout

No Link With Prime Minister’s Visit: IGP

Hizb Owns Attack;CM, Mehbooba,Others Condemn

SHABIR IBN YUSUF/SHOWKAT DAR

Srinagar, June 22: Two policemen were killed and a girl injured when suspected militants opened fire on them at the busy Hari Singh High Street in the heart of Srinagar city Saturday afternoon.The incident took place at around 2.15 pm when two pistol wielding youth opened fire on the cops from More


‘Will arrest Mirwaiz Umar in four days’

Govt Tells Court On Lal Chowk Rally Case Of 2010

D A RASHID

Srinagar, June 22: The State Government has told a local court that it would arrest Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq within four days in a case of alleged rioting and sedition in 2010.The case pertains to the rally from Eidgah to Lal Chowk here on Eid day in 2010 led by Mirwaiz More


JK hospitals short of doctors, admits Azad

Pulls Up Officials For ‘Poor Execution’ Of Schemes

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, June 22: Union Minister for Health Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday admitted that J&K was facing shortage of doctors. He also said despite special incentives, the doctors are not able to serve the people living in remote areas of the State.Talking to reporters after chairing a meeting of More


Police breaks lathis on employees

Raj Bhawan Gherao Foiled

JCC To Announce New Program On June 25

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, June 22: Police Saturday used baton-charge and water cannons to foil Raj Bhawan march of government employees here. Around 200 agitating employees were detained and lodged in Kothibagh and Ram Munshibagh police stations. Protestors were raising anti-government slogans and demanding implementation More


Gulmarg: Ski resort or stable?

Ponnywalas Take Tourists For A Ride; Authorities Unmoved

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Gulmarg, June 22: As this famous Ski-resort in north Kashmir is bustling with tourists, many unscrupulous and unlicensed ponnywalas are having a field day in absence of any regulation by authorities.While authorities have issued 1771 licenses to ponnywalas, the number of unlicensed ones presently More


BOPEE makes mess of CET

Biology Paper ‘Leaked’, Postponed; Chemistry Paper Cancelled

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, June 22: The Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) authorities Saturday put thousands of aspirants appearing in the Common Entrance Test-2013 to a huge distress in the wake of their gross negligence of ‘leaking’ Biology papers at few examination centers here. The Bio paper was More





  • Briefs

ANC rubbishes claims of threat to Amarnath yatra

Srinagar, June 22: The Awami National Conference (ANC) today rejected any threat to the upcoming Amarnath yatra, saying it is a deliberate attempt to "defame" the famous hospitality of Kashmiris to keep More



  • News

Rain fury death toll may cross 1000

Dehradun, June 22: Racing against time in the face of predicted adverse weather, over 10,000 people were today evacuated from various upper reaches of flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, including the worst-affected More




  • Opinion

The fear politics

Speculations don't make strategies

WRITE HAND

AJAZ UL HAQUE

Home Minister's recent statement of a possible attack on Amarnath has created certain imaginary apprehensions. Who knows what stirred Shinde and what `threats' did he foresee to the pilgrimage, but there More



  • GK Magazine

Is politics really dirty?

The Akbar Lone-Naeem Akhtar faceoff has sparked a vast debate on moral standards of electoral politics. The question is: who is ready to change it for the better?

DATELINE SRINAGAR

ARJIMAND HUSSAIN TALIB

Electoral politics – if not politics per se - to most people in Kashmir is dirty and nasty. In a land whose modern political history is beset with intrigue, betrayal, distrust and contradictions, approach More




  • GKeducation&career

‘SEVENTY THOUSAND STUDENTS HAVE ALREADY BENEFITED FROM IGNOU’

Regional Director of IGNOU in Srinagar Dr Nurul Hassan says over 1.3 lakh learners have benefited from IGNOU centers in the past 12 years in Kashmir and 20, 000 students are currently pursuing various courses from the Srinagar regional centre

INTERVIEW

Tell us something about yourself?I come from a modest family. As a result I learned efficiency, how to take initiatives, and I could develop very compelling arguments with my older siblings. These skills More



  • Gk Features

Her mental health

‘STRESS DUE TO OVERWORK CAN LEAD TO MENTAL DISORDERS’

CONCERN

INSHA LATIEF

FOR the past four months, Tehmina Akhtar (name changed), 28, a resident of district Baramulla, is undergoing treatment at Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in Rainawari, the lone psychiatric More



  • Business

J&K Bank approves 500% dividend for share-holders

Re-appoints Abdul Majid Mattu, Prof Nisar Ali as directors

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 22: J&K Bank held the 75th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of its share holders here today which approved the payment of Platinum Jubilee dividend of 500% to the Bank’s share holders. Conducted More



  • Sports

Board meet held, directors assigned roles

Hilal Rather, Waseem Tramboo to handle provincial affairs

Big-GK-J&K Corporate Premier League

Srinagar, June 22: The special meeting of the Board of Directors of Big-GK, J&K Corporate Premier League was held at Peerzo Island Restaurant here on Saturday.The meeting was held under the chairmanship More



  • Kashmir

Fotedar has exposed Centre’s intentions on Kashmir: KCSDS

‘Disclosure To Sharpen Wedge Between Srinagar & New Delhi’

Srinagar, June 22: Expressing surprise over the latest revelation made by senior Congress leader Makhan Lal Fotedar that appointment of Centre’s interlocutors on Kashmir during 2010 unrest was just “a More



  • Srinagar City

The Boulevard to be out of bounds during PM’s visit

Traffic police issues route plan for June 25,26

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, June 22: In the wake of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh’s scheduled visit to Kashmir, the famed Boulevard along the Dal banks will be out of bounds for civilians on June 25 and June 26, officials More




  • Jammu

NC led regime failed to carry forward pro-peace agenda in JK: Mufti

Surankote (Poonch) June 22: Regretting that the National Conference led coalition regime has created an anarchic situation in Jammu and Kashmir, patron of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mufti Mohammad More




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