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Centre releases Rs 1200 cr for JK

Union Govt Had Withheld Rs 1400 Cr Of Annual Plan

MUDDASIR ALI

Jammu, Mar 30: Responding to the SOS by Jammu and Kashmir, which was facing acute financial crunch on the last days of financial year, the Union government has released Rs 1200 crore out of Rs 1400 crore withheld by it out of the Annual Plan allocation.Official sources told Greater Kashmir that More


‘GOVT AFRAID OF GEELANI’

Separatist Leader’s House Arrest Echoes In LA

MUDDASIR ALI

Jammu, Mar 30: The continued house arrest of the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani was raised in the Legislative Assembly on Saturday with a member alleging that the State Government was afraid of the aged separatist leader.The issue came up when National Conference legislator More


Hurriyat (M) to India, Pak: ‘Forget trade and cricket diplomacy, talk Kashmir first’

RESOLUTION URGES NEW DELHI TO ‘END MILITARY APPROACH IN KASHMIR’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Mar 30: The Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday passed a resolution urging India and Pakistan to “talk Kashmir first since the theories of cricket diplomacy, promoting culture, trade and building trust between the two countries have fallen flat despite the five-year-old More


No issues with Centre over Liyaqat: Omar

New Delhi, Mar 30: Jammu and Kashmir's policy to rehabilitate surrendered militants did not work in the case of Sayyed Liyaqat Ali Shah but the state was not at loggerheads with the central government on the issue, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Saturday. The Jammu and Kashmir Police had More


Liyaqat sent to jail for 14 days

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Mar 30: Former militant Sayyed Liyaqat Shah, booked for “waging war against the country” by Delhi Police which claimed he was planning to carry out terror attacks in New Delhi, was Saturday remanded to 14 days judicial custody by a court here.Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Manoj More


SRINAGAR:40 YOUTH IN POLICE LOCK-UPS

PSA Slapped On 5; Nocturnal Raids Continue, Trigger Fear

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Mar 30: Around 40 youth are presently lodged in different Police Stations of Srinagar for their alleged involvement in stone-pelting while dossiers have also been issued to book five persons under the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA).Police have been detaining the alleged stone More


Panel to fix fee structure for pvt schools

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Mar 30: J&K Government is set to constitute a committee to make recommendations for regulation of fee structures in private educational institutions in the State, including Primary, Middle, High and Higher Secondary schools.In his written response to a starred question in the Legislative More


PDD Amnesty Scheme extended by one month: Govt

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Mar 30: The Amnesty Scheme, announced by the Power Development Department (PDD) to curb the power theft in Jammu and Kashmir has been extended by another month.This was disclosed by the Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs Abdur Rahim Rather in the state Legislative Assembly here today More





  • Briefs

Govt admits detection of Hepatitis–C case

Jammu, Mar 30: The government today admitted to have deducted a case of Hepatitis – C in Magam village of Kokernag constituency early in January, this year. In a written reply to the question of Rafi More



  • National

Army deployed, curfew imposed in Assam's silk town

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Sualkuchi (Assam), Mar 30: Army was deployed and indefinite curfew clamped today in the silk town Sualkuchi in Assam's Kamrup (Rural) district following protests against use of artificial silk during which More




  • Opinion

The Sanjay Story

Besides fear, it evokes pity too

WRITE HAND

AJAZ UL HAQUE

The whole Sanjay Dutt episode evokes a range of emotions. First fear. It makes a common citizen alarmingly conscious of the long arm of the law. No matter who you are, you aren't above law. That has a More



  • GK Magazine

Why the Public Safety Act Should be Repealed?

While AFSPA’s repeal requires agreement with the Government of India, repealing the PSA is entirely within the remit of J&K’s political leadership

MY TAKE

SALMAN ANEES SOZ

The Government of Jammu and Kashmir must repeal the Public Safety Act (PSA). There is sufficient evidence to indicate that this law is not good for safety, it is not good for the public and, it is not 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



  • Gk Features

An inconvenient marriage

Wives of Kashmiri youth who returned to Kashmir under the rehabilitation policy for former militants are a disillusioned lot and unable to adjust socially in the valley

PaK RETURNEES

MAJID MAQBOOL

Soon after the rehabilitation policy was announced for former militants with much fanfare, Aasia Hassan, a resident of Muzzafarabad entered Kashmir via Nepal border on June 2012 along her husband, Nisar More



  • Business

‘Tourism should not be linked with any issue’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Mar 30:  Minister for Tourism, Ghulam Ahmad Mir today said that tourism is the major contributor to the economy of the state and it should not be linked with any other issue. Speaking More



  • Sports

GK versus Big FM Super Cup

Teams to clash today at KU ground

Curtain Raiser

Srinagar, Mar 30: The stage is all set for the Super Cup clash between Greater Kashmir-XI and Big 92.7 FM-XI that is going be held at Kashmir University ground on Sunday.Both teams have been preparing More



  • Kashmir

Kashmiri students thrashed in Bangalore, two injured

We have sorted out the matter: Principal

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Mar 30: Two Kashmiri students were injured after a group of undergraduates allegedly attacked them with rods and iron chairs on Friday in Gousia College of Engineering at Ramanagaram on Bangalore More



  • Srinagar City

RenzuShah attains superannuation

Gets warm farewell after three decades of services

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Mar 30: Popular bureaucrat, who was often in news for a variety ranging from dynamic activities to witty remarks, Khawaja Farooq RenzuShah, Saturday attained superannuation after serving the More




  • Jammu

Violation of transfer policy to be viewed seriously: Rather

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 30:  Government today came under attack from the opposition National Panthers Party in Legislative Assembly for allegedly transferring officers on political considerations. Speaking More



  • South Asia

Musharraf barred from leaving Pakistan

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Mar 30: Pakistani authorities today directed officials at airports across the country to bar former President Pervez Musharraf  from going abroad. The Federal Investigation Agency More




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