• TOP STORIES

Civilian killed, cop among 2 hurt in Sopore shootout

Militants Escape With Policeman’s AK 47; We Did Not Retaliate: Police

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Mar 24: A civilian was killed and two persons including a constable of Indian Reserve Police critically injured in a suspected militant attack in Sopore town of Baramulla district in north Kashmir on Sunday. The killed civilian has been identified as 55-year old Abdul Rashid Dar More


No change in Hizb policy: Salahuddin

‘Attacks On Forces Spontaneous Reaction’

Tariq Naqash

Muzaffarabad, Mar 24: Hizbul Mujahideen supreme commander Syed Salahuddin on Sunday said that there has been no change in the outfit’s policy vis-a-vis attacks on forces in Jammu and Kashmir. 

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Delhi Police submits report to Home Ministry

NIA Likely To Probe Conflicting Versions

FORMER MILITANT’S ARREST

GK MONITORING DESK

Srinagar, Mar 24: Delhi Police has submitted its report to the Home Ministry on the arrest of the alleged Hizb militant Liyaqat Shah. The Union Home Ministry, meanwhile, has taken a note of the case and sources said it would order a probe to examine the two versions of the arrest. While the More


'Kashmiris seen with suspicion'

There Is Mistrust Between New Delhi And Srinagar:Mustafa Kamaal

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, March 24: The ruling National Conference Sunday termed Liyaqat Ali Shah’s arrest by Delhi Police as the result of “mishandling of internal dimension of Kashmir issue and mistrust between New Delhi and Srinagar.” Talking to Greater Kashmir, NC Additional General Secretary Sheikh More


MMM calls for shutdown on Thursday

Condemns Arrests Of Youth

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Mar 24: The Mutahida Majlis-e-Mashawart, a united forum of separatists, while issuing fresh protest calendar Sunday has called for complete shutdown on Thursday. In a statement issued here, the MMM spokesman said people should observe complete strike on Thursday against delay in More


Khoso named Pak caretaker PM

‘Holding Free And Fair Elections My Top Priority’

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad, Mar 24: Pakistan's caretaker premier designate Mir Hazar Khan Khoso today listed the fragile law and order situation and holding of free and fair elections as the top priorities of the new interim administration. "My first priority is holding free and fair polls," the 84-year-old More


Musharraf returns to frontline politics

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Karachi, Mar 24: Pervez Musharraf, the former commando-turned-politician who returned to Pakistan today to lead his party in the May 11 polls, seeks to stage a political comeback after four years of self-imposed exile. Delhi-born Musharraf's family migrated to Pakistan after the partition More


‘Resolution on Afzal wouldn’t have made any difference’

Ultimately New Delhi’s Decision Matters: Dr Beg

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Mar 24: Asserting that passing a resolution in favor of handing over the mortal remains of Afzal Guru in Assembly would hardly have made any difference, senior National Conference leader and parliamentarian Dr Mehboob Beg Sunday said that it is ultimately the central government More


Armed groups must cease targeting civilians: AI

Srinagar, Mar 24: Members of armed groups in Jammu and Kashmir must immediately cease attacks that directly or indiscriminately cause casualties among the general population, human rights watchdog Amnesty International said today. “Amnesty International has steadfastly opposed both human More


NC abusing State apparatus:Mufti Sayeed

GK NEWS NETWORK

Bishnah (Jammu), Mar 24: Piqued over the present situation across the state, especially in Kashmir Valley, the principal opposition Peoples Democratic Party Sunday accused the ruling National Conference of “abusing State machinery to throttle genuine voices.”“Deteriorating situation in Jammu and More





  • Briefs

Rafiq Lone elected Chairman JKYF

Srinagar, Mar 24:  Muhammad Rafiq Lone, founder member of J&K Yateem Foundation, was today elected as its 7th chairman. Lone has been elected for a two year term replacing Muhammad Ahsan Rather More



  • National

DIGVIJAY DEFENDS SANJAY DUTT

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Mar 24: Congress leader Digvijay Singh today came out in strong support of actor Sanjay Dutt, sentenced under the Arms Act in the 1993 Mumbai blast case, saying he had committed the crime at More




  • Opinion

Enforcing order through gassing

Should use of pepper gas in mob control be banned?

PEPPER GAS

PROF.(DR.)G. N. SHAH

Pepper gas is an aerosol of closely related physiologically active alkaloids (Capsiocinoids) or its synthetic analogues, effectively used as weapon in chemical warfare and riot control. Although designed More



  • GK Magazine

‘Facts Told and Untold’

The book offers a kaleidoscopic view of the Kashmir narrative

PUNCHLINE

Z.G. MUHAMMAD

Even those suffering from ‘ostrich syndrome’ cannot deny it. For the past sixty-five years, ‘Kashmir dispute’ has been running through India and Pakistan narratives as blood runs through veins in human More




  • Letters

Double Standard

This refers to the injustice towards the students of B.Ed distance mode. Almost all private B.Ed colleges across the valley give marks to the students on the basis of approach and money and this enhances More



  • Editorial

A ‘Fidayeen’s’ Arrest

With his family,  Syed Liyaqat Ali Shah, 40,  an ex-militant was travelling from Pakistan Administered Kashmir to Valley to surrender under J-K Government’s Rehabilitation Policy. He even surrendered More



  • Business

Curfews, shutdowns in 2013 cost Rs 4500 cr to Kashmir: KEA

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Mar 24: Kashmir Economic Alliance today said that the Valley-based businesses incurred Rs 4500 crore losses due to shutdowns and curfews after the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru.  The More



  • Sports

‘Will work for welfare of players, development of sports’

JKSDA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEET HELD

Srinagar, Mar 24: The J&K Sports Development Association (JKSDA) held its executive committee meeting at Peerzoo Island Restaurant here on Saturday. The meeting attended by well known sports personalities More



  • Kashmir

  • Srinagar City

Traders move HC against demolition, ‘forcible’ rehabilitation plans

Appeal ADB to prevail over ERA

ROW OVER PROPOSED FLYOVER

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Mar 24: Traders whose shops in the commercial hub of Jehangir Chowk are coming in way of the proposed flyover along the Airport Road have moved High Court against proposed demolition of their More




  • Jammu

Presses for incorporation of 73rd constitutional amendment, early BDC polls

SOZ CALLS ON GUV,CM

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 24: Intensifying its campaign for incorporation of 73rd Constitutional Amendment in the state Panchayati Raj Act, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee president Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz More



  • South Asia

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf to work out seat adjustment with JI

Lahore, Mar 24: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Chief Syed Munawar Hassan held a meeting to discuss seat adjustment between both the parties across Pakistan More



  • World

Myanmar riot toll rises to 32

Yangon, Mar 24: The death toll in a communal riot in Meikthila in northern Myanmar has risen to 32, state-run media reported.  According to Xinhua, the state radio and TV said in a broadcast that More




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