• TOP STORIES

Powerful owe crores to PDD

ELECTRICITY ARREARS SWELL TO OVER Rs 190 CRORE: OMAR

MUDDASIR ALI

Jammu,Mar 18: Several ministers and lawmakers, security forces and business houses continue to default on payment of electricity bills to the State Power Development Department with arrears having swelled to Rs 190 crore, the government informed the Legislative Assembly on Monday.In a written More


Speaker rejects resolution on Afzal Guru,Maqbool Bhat

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 18: Speaker Legislative Assembly Monday disallowed a resolution moved by Independent MLA Engineer Abdul Rashid seeking return of mortal remains of Muhammad Afzal Guru and Muhammad Maqbool Bhat.As per the official sources, Speaker Mubarak Gul conveyed the decision regarding rejection More


Dogs unleash terror at Boulevard, other places

9 Tourists, 11 Locals Mauled By Canines In 2 Days

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Mar 18: After winter lull, canines made a bloody comeback across the valley with at least 20 persons including nine tourists and three kids falling prey to the deadly attacks since yesterday.As per data collected from the SMHS Hospital run Anti-Rabies Clinic (ARC), 20 persons received More


TIMES NOW SERVES ‘CEASE AND DESIST’ NOTICE TO GK

BEMINA FIDAYEEN ATTACK REPORTING

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar,Mar 18: Mumbai-based English news channel, Times Now on Monday served a “cease and desist” notice to Greater Kashmir for carrying a news story vis-à-vis reportage of the channel. The reportage pertains to Bemina Fidayeen attack that took place last week.In its notice to GK, Times Global More


Panchayat empowerment as per 73rd Amendment: Govt

‘Law Department Examining Suggestions From Congress, Government Panel Recommendations’

LA Proceedings

MUDDASIR ALI

Jammu, Mar 18: The State Government on Monday informed the Legislative Assembly that the process for empowering State Panchayats in the light of 73rd Constitutional Amendment would start soon after approval from the Law Department.Under attack from opposition for allegedly delaying incorporation More


Speaker asks PDP to reconsider LA boycott

Jammu, Mar 18: Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly has asked the principal Opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, to reconsider its decision of boycotting the ongoing budget session. Speaker Mubarak Gul Monday said he has asked a group of legislators to reach out to the Peoples Democratic Party More


Govt under fire over need-based appointments

Opposition,Treasury Benches Allege

Nepotism In Selections Made Against HDF

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Mar 18: State government on Monday came under fire in the Legislative Council as both the opposition and treasury benches objected to need-based appointments made in the hospitals against Hospital Development Fund (HDF). The legislators alleged that proper procedure was not followed while making More





  • Briefs

ANC concerned over lack of progress on probe into Mudasir Kamran’s death

Srinagar, Mar 18: Jammu and Kashmir Awami National Conference has expressed concern over the “lackadaisical attitude” of Hyderabad-based English and Foreign Languages University authorities in to bring More



  • National

China asked to cease activities in PaK: Antony

'Effective Measures Taken To Prevent Militant Attacks On Army Installations In Kashmir'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Mar 18: Government has conveyed its concerns to China about its activities in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) and asked it to cease such activities there, Defence Minister AK Antony told More




  • Opinion

The legacy of Tipu Sultan

We have reduced the appeal of this great historical figure

X-PRESSIONS

ML KOTRU

I have never been a keen student of history. In the academic sense my contact with it has never been too deep either. Yes, I read all the history books that my years at the school required me to, establishing More



  • GK Magazine

India:“Lost in Soup”?

Of economic development in India and challenges thereof

ECONOMY

EJAZ AYOUB

Five years back Indian Economy was cruising at a consistent and accelerating speed and was among the world’s top five emerging market economies BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). However More




  • Letters

What next?

The Sunday column "Pity us" (Write Hand GK March17) by Ajaz ul Haque has been summed by the columnist as 'we must either shut up or think beyond shutdowns'.The prevailing situation  has traveled beyond More



  • Editorial

Appoint Teachers

Education system in the state, more particularly in Kashmir valley, is in shambles. There can be no denying that curfews and shutdowns have been disturbing the class work. Thousands of students across More



  • Business

Govt to train 25,000 youth in hospitality sector

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 18: Minister for Tourism, Ghulam Ahmad Mir has said that government would train 25000 youth in hospitality sector in next four years in Jammu and Kashmir.  The youth will be given training More



  • Sports

AG’s OFFICE CONDUCTS TRIALS

Srinagar,Mar 18: The Principal Accountant General's office J&K held selection trials of various sports disciplines at Polo Ground here on Sunday. The trials were conducted in football, hockey More



  • Kashmir

JK:Panel spots 'corruption, loopholes' in Public Distribution System

‘Operation In Hands Of FPS Owners, Transporters And Corrupt Officials; Unholy Nexus Has To Be Broken’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Mar 18: Slamming the “corruption ridden” and “loop-holed” Public Distribution System (PDS) in Jammu and Kashmir, the Central Vigilance Committee (CVC) on PDS has held that there is higher rate More



  • Srinagar City

Avoid ordour at Achan dumping yard: HC directs administration

Registrar Judicial as Commissioner to inspect site

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 18: In a Public Interest Litigation seeking “perennial solution to garbage disposal in Srinagar”, the High Court has appointed Registrar Judicial as the Commissioner to visit the garbage More




  • Jammu

Minor reshuffle in Higher, Subordinate Judiciary

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 18: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered minor reshuffle in Higher and Subordinate Judiciary, including some Principal District and Sessions Judges. The orders were issued following More



  • PaK

Pak key party to K-dispute: Chaudhry Abdul Majeed

TARIQ NAQASH

Muzaffarabad, Mar 18: Prime Minister of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) Chaudhry Abdul Majeed on Monday said that Pakistan was a key party to Kashmir dispute as determined by United Nations Security More



  • GKeducation&career

Education, compromise and employment

There’s no point in complaining about our misfortunes

LESSONS

DR ZUBAIR AHMAD WAR

“Education is about acquiring knowledge and enlightenment and Employment is a tool to achieve objectives and needs of life” Almighty purposefully made man greedy, because had he not been greedy, we definitely More




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