• TOP STORIES

Afzal hanging re-energized freedom struggle: Mirwaiz

Leads Rally From Jamia Masjid To Rajouri Kadal; Urges People To Remain ‘Steadfast’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Mar 29: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru may have “satisfied the collective conscience of India” but the incident will “always remain as a collective memory for Kashmir as it has provided a new impetus to the ongoing More


We’ve been advocating AFSPA revocation: JK Govt

MUDDASIR ALI

Jammu, Mar 29: The State Government has said it has been repeatedly advocating repeal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from militancy-free areas in Jammu and Kashmir.“Ever since the assumption of office in 2009, the Government has initiated several Confidence Building More


CLASHES IN KASHMIR AREAS, 24 INJURED

6 Persons Arrested From Srinagar

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Mar 29: At least two dozen people were injured in clashes that erupted at some places in Kashmir, including Srinagar, after the congregational Friday prayers.The protests were called by the Mutahida Majlis-e-Mashawarat (MMM), an amalgam of separatist groups, to press for return of mortal More


Police raid JKLF hqs, Malik’s residence

Srinagar, Mar 29: Police and paramilitary forces raided the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front headquarters at Maqbool Manzil here apart from the residence of Front chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, his maternal uncle’s house and many other houses at Maisuma last night, a Front spokesman said.Police More


Valley Congress leaders seek ‘more share’ in Cabinet

Petition Sonia, PM, Others; Say Recent Reshuffle Will Prove Counterproductive

FIRDOUS TAK

Jammu, Mar 29: Putting up a united face, over two dozen leaders of Pradesh Congress Committee, including district presidents of Kashmir region, have approached the Congress High Command in New Delhi to seek “more and effective representation” to the Valley in the State Cabinet.Party insiders said More


Liyaqat family pins hope on NIA probe

CM Assures Early Release

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Mar 29: The family members of Syed Liyaqat Shah, arrested by Delhi Police, are hoping that investigation of the case by NIA will provide them justice.“We are hopeful that NIA probe will provide us justice,” Akhter-u-Nisa, Liyaqat’s wife told Greater Kashmir. Akhter is likely to be questioned More





  • Briefs

HoD Economics clarifies

Srinagar, Mar 29: Head of the Department, Economics, University of Kashmir, Friday clarified that only seven questions in the postgraduate entrance test were cancelled. “News reports saying that twenty More



  • National

Civil Services main exam in Nov-Dec

New Delhi, Mar 29: The Civil Services (Main) examination will be held in November or December this year and applications for it will be called in August or September, according to a notification issued More




  • Opinion

The inherent bias

and what to say when the subject is Kashmir

FIRDOUS SYED

What was already believed has finally been confirmed. The security establishment has an inbuilt bias generally against the Muslims. But when it comes to Kashmiri Muslims the subtle bias instinctively turns More



  • GK Weekend

A tale of two noble souls

Sheikh Usman---the publisher and Tahir Muzter—the journalist

TRIBUTE

DR. JAVID IQBAL

Sheikh Usman breathed his last in ‘Apollo’ Delhi after battling Cancer Colon for long during which he was treated with radiotherapy and surgery. Prolonged low blood pressure during surgery led to kidney More




  • Letters

Higher studies

Its is really unfortunate that our state offers limited options of higher studies (M.Tech) for engineering graduates of our state. Only two universities (NIT Srinagar & Mata Vaishno Devi) offer M.Tech More



  • Editorial

Litmus test

The controversial arrest of a Kashmiri man, Liyaqat Shah, on the India-Nepal border, said to be returning from the Pakistani-administered Kashmir (PaK) via Nepal along with his family has opened a veritable More



  • Business

Prof Talat for industry-based course in B-schools

Srinagar, Mar 29: Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad on Friday stressed upon the B-schools to generate industry-based knowledge to facilitate young students find quality placements More



  • Sports

‘BEDI’S STINT WAS DARKEST PHASE OF JK CRICKET’

Created Regionalism In Team, Tried To End My Career: Abid Nabi

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, Mar 29: The two year stint of Bishan Singh Bedi as JK Cricket team chief coach has been termed by top cricketers of JK as darkest phase of State cricket. The two prominent cricketers of More



  • Kashmir

Soz bats for enhancement of retirement age

Condemns Re-Arrest Of Released Youth

Srinagar, Mar 29: State Congress chief Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz has pitched for enhancement of the retirement age of the government employees in Jammu and Kashmir, a demand on which NC-Congress coalition government More



  • Srinagar City

SPRING OF HOPE AT KGC

After years of neglect, over a century-old golfing hangout heads for a new life

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

SPRING is round the corner and so is the hope of a fresh lease of life for Kashmir Golf Club, over a century old heritage golfing hangout, which had been decaying amid neglect of sorts for years.  More




  • Jammu

Don’t handcuff under-trials: Court tells JK Government

Asks DGP To Ensure Compliance Of Apex Court Directive

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 29: Taking strong note of the practice adopted by police to handcuff under-trails, a court here has directed Director General of Police (DGP) to ensure compliance of Supreme Court directive More



  • World

Sri Lanka steps up security after anti-Muslim attack

Colombo, Mar 29: Sri Lanka boosted security for Muslim-owned businesses across the country on Friday after a cloth store was torched by hundreds of Buddhist hardliners, scaling up religious tensions.  More



  • GKeducation&career

Education for all

Setup more colleges and universities and increase intake capacities in the existing universities

HIGHER EDUCATION

SYED MAAJID RASHID ANDRABI

Education has a prime role in the development of any nation. Nations outperform themselves by virtue of the contributions made by their citizens, which stand witness to the importance of quality education More




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