• TOP STORIES

Police have a concrete lead: DGP

Cops Quiz ‘Informer’, 2 Others; SIT To Complete Probe Soon

BEMINA ATTACK

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Mar 16: Continuing its investigation into the Wednesday’s ‘fidayeen’ attack at Bemina on Srinagar outskirts in which five CRPF personnel and two militants were killed, police and Amy have detained two more persons, including a Sikh, for questioning.Police said investigation is progressing More


Arrests of youth trigger protests

Clashes, Demos In Pulwama,Shopian, Tral, Kupwara, Bandipora

SHOWKAT DAR/SHAHID RAFIQ

Pulwama/Kupwara, Mar 16: Protests erupted at several places in the valley Saturday against the arrests of youth during past some days for their alleged role in stone-pelting.Tension gripped Pulwama town Saturday morning when scores of youth protested and pelted stones on vehicles and on men in More


Curfew lifted from old Srinagar

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Mar 16: Curfew has been lifted from entire Kashmir as authorities announced easing of restrictions in old Srinagar Saturday afternoon.“Curfew has been lifted from old Srinagar and there will be no curfew on Sunday,” outgoing Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Baseer Ahmad Khan, told Greater More


Shah not detained under PSA: DM

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Mar 16: The Srinagar district administration Saturday said that separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah has not been detained under Public Safety Act (PSA).“We have not imposed PSA on Shabir Ahmad Shah,” outgoing District Magistrate Srinagar, Baseer Ahmad Khan, told Greater Kashmir.Greater More


More posts for JK departments

Cabinet Accords Approval;Nod To Solar Power Policy

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 16: The State Cabinet which met here under the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday evening accorded sanction to the creation of posts of different categories in several departments.An official spokesman said for smooth functioning of the affairs of the J&K State Information Commission More


JK forms panel to plug ‘breach’ in PRC issuance

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Mar 16: Under fire over the ‘loopholes’ in present mechanism for issuance of Permanent Resident Certificates (PRCs) in J&K, the state government has constituted a committee to suggest slew of measures for ‘safeguarding the issuance of the vital document.’ The issuance of PRC is a sensitive More


AG Mir takes over as IGP Kashmir

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Mar 16: Abdul Ghani Mir Saturday took over as the Inspector General of Police (Kashmir Zone). Mir is an IPS officer of 1994 batch, originally from Bihar cadre.A police spokesman said before being posted as IGP Kashmir he has held many “important field and key postings” in Bihar, Jharkhand More


2-way traffic on highway from Mar 18

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 16: In view of improved weather conditions, authorities have decided that all types of passenger vehicles and oil tankers shall be allowed to ply both ways on Srinagar-Jammu highway from March 18. Trucks and other heavy load carriers shall continue to observe one-way traffic plan as the More


‘Preserve environment in Gulmarg,Tangmarg’

High Court Tells Government, Seeks Details On ‘Illegal Constructions’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Mar 16: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the State government to ensure preservation of ecology and environment of territories falling under Gulmarg Development Authority (GDA) and Tangmarg Notified Area Committee (TNAC).Passing directions on a Public Interest Litigation More





  • Briefs

Soldier shoots self

Srinagar, Mar 16: An Army soldier deployed in the upper reaches of Gulmarag shot himself dead with his service rifle on Saturday morning, police said.  The Station House Officer Tangmarg Zahoor Ahmed More



  • National

Swiss woman gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh

AGENCIES

Datia (Madhya Pradesh), Mar 16: In another shameful incident, a Swiss female tourist was gang-raped by seven to eight persons at a forest area in Datia district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Saturday More




  • Opinion

Pity us

They kill us and we kill ourselves in protest

WRITE HAND

AJAZ UL HAQUE

Riyaz Ahmad Khanday was hit by a brick, Altaf Ahmad Wani by a bullet. The upshot is same. Both died. Bricks or bullets - all kill us. And how cheap fall our lives. It's extremely painful to see humans More



  • GK Magazine

We the people

When people came together to help each other in distress

FELLOW FEELING

MAJID MAQBOOL

The oppression that is meant to break the will of the oppressed and force them into submission sometimes does the opposite: brings people together, reaffirms their resolve to fight back, and unites them More




  • Business

CDR dropped to 35.5 pc in 2011: Economic Survey

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Mar 16: In a dismaying scenario, the banking sector in Jammu and Kashmir has showed “diminishing trend” in the Credit –Deposit Ratio (CDR), despite accumulating deposits and growing of bank branches More



  • Sports

Shabir selected for Asian Throwball Championship

Srinagar, Mar 16: The young Kashmiri throwball player has been selected for the Indian throwball team scheduled to play in 5th Asian Throwball Championship. Shabir Ahma of Naseerabad Sopore would be part More



  • Kashmir

NC, Cong share same views over AFSPA: Kamaal

‘Army Doesn’t Want Peace In Kashmir’

Srinagar, Mar 16: In a scathing attack on Army and forces deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, Additional General Secretary of National Conference, Dr Shiekh Mustafa Kamal Saturday said that Army is the major More



  • Srinagar City

OMAR ASPIRES TO MAKE EIDGAH MOST BEAUTIFUL

Rs 1.72 Cr beautification underway, Mir informs House

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 16:  Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday said there was a need for comprehensive development plan for Eidgah Srinagar to make it one of the most beautiful and developed places in the More




  • Jammu

Ruckus in Assembly over Pak resolution on Afzal

BJP,NPP Members Stage Walkout

MUDDASIR ALI

Jammu, Mar 16: Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Saturday witnessed ruckus over the calls from opposition parties to denounce the Pakistan’s support to Muhammad Afzal Guru hanged in New Delhi’s Tihar More



  • South Asia

UJC slams curbs on leaders

SAGHAR CONCERNED OVER SHAH’S HEALTH CONDITION

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Mar 16: Chairman of United Jihad Council (UJC) Syed Sallah-u-Din has flayed authorities in Jammu and Kashmir for the crackdown on pro-freedom leadership in Kashmir. “Arresting APHC leader Shabir More




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