• TOP STORIES

AFTER 14 YRS,SANAULLAH RETURNS HOME, DEAD

Islamabad Seeks Impartial Probe

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Chandigarh, May 9: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who was seriously injured after a scuffle with a fellow inmate in a Jammu jail last week, died here today and his body was flown back to Pakistan by a special PIA plane.The body of 52-year-old Sanaullah was handed over to officials of the More


Protests in Kot Balwal Jail

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, May 9: Death of Sanaullah Ranjay sparked off strong protest demonstration by Pakistani prisoners at high security Kot Balwal jail here. However, police and jail authorities claimed that the situation was under control and all precautionary measures have been taken.Official sources told More


WISH COMES TRUE

‘He Wanted To Be Buried In His Ancestral Graveyard’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, May 9: After 14 years of confinement, Sanaullah Ranjay headed home, only to be buried in his ancestral graveyard for which he wished all these years.As per sources, the deceased was part of Jammu and Kashmir Prison Department’s piper band –in most of the images available of him he was seen More


Chief Minister apologizes

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, May 9: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has offered “sincere apology” to the family of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who succumbed to injuries at a hospital in Chandigarh today.“Although it’s a scant consolation, I’d like to offer a sincere apology to the family of Sanaullah and my More


Security of Pak prisoners beefed up: DG Prisons

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, May 9: The authorities Thursday said that adequate measures have been taken to ensure the security of Pakistani detainees in different jails of Jammu and Kashmir.The measures have been taken following the death Sanaullah Ranjay of Pakistan after being fatally attacked by a fellow inmate More


MAINSTREAM,SEPARATIST CAMPS AGHAST

‘Eschew Bitterness;Promote Friendship To Stop Such Acts’

Sanaullah’s Death

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, May 9: The death of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Thursday evoked widespread condemnation from J&K’s mainstream and separatist camps with leaders appealing India and Pakistan to eschew bitterness to stop such incidents in future.Talking to Greater Kashmir, Additional General Secretary More


Bar strike today

Srinagar, May 9: High Court Bar Association has decided to abstain from work on Friday, May 10, to show solidarity with the bereaved family of Sanaullah Ranjay.“The death of Sanaullah is an act of terrorism. We had already condemned the act and now we ask the Government to register a case under More


Quake-hit areas to get Leh type relief package: Omar

‘Will Use Good Offices Of Union Health

Minister For The Purpose’; Sadhotra, Wani, Kichloo To Remain Stationed In Affected Areas

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, May 9: Assuring relief and rehabilitation package for quake-hit people in Chenab valley on the pattern of cloudburst-hit Leh, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday directed three ministers to remain stationed in the affected districts to oversee relief work. He said the state government would More


Soz meets Sonia; Discusses fate of ‘tainted ministers’

State Congress Activists Camping In Delhi To Lobby For Tara, Taj,Sharma

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, May 9: State Congress president Prof Saifuddin Soz Thursday called on AICC chief Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi to “discuss the fate of three senior Congress ministers who are in the dock for allegedly misusing their official position to make personal fortunes.”Soz, according to sources, More


Former Pak PM's son kidnapped at poll rally

M ZULQERNAIN\PTI

Lahore, May 9: Heavily armed men kidnapped former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider after killing his secretary in Pakistan's Punjab province today, triggering fresh concerns about Saturday's historic general elections that have already been marred by Taliban violence.Ali Haider, 27 More


High Court asks Sham to file response

Spurious Drug Scam

D A RASHID

Srinagar, May 9: Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday directed former Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma to file response to Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by a doctors’ body seeking probe into the supply of spurious drugs to government hospitals in Kashmir.A Division Bench of High Court More





  • Briefs

Patwaris strike on,talks fail

Srinagar, May 9: A 5-member delegation of Patwaris, who are on indefinite strike since Apr 8, 2013, on Thursday called on the  Commissioner Secretary Revenue Vinod Kaul here and apprised him about More



  • National

‘Repatriate Pak prisoners who served 15-year imprisonment’

Bhim to submit petition to President of India

New Delhi, May 9: Chief Patron of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) and senior advocate Bhim Singh on Thursday said he will submit a petition to the President of India to seek repatriation More




  • Opinion

The double standards

How do you see two similar cases from two different perspectives

HASSAN ZAINAGAIRI

Following a brutal assault by fellow inmates in high security Kot Lakpath jail Lahore, the Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh died of cardiac arrest last week. The doctors of renowned Jinnah Hospital More



  • GK Features

Muslim caretaker for a Pandit cremation ground

A Kashmiri Muslim family has been taking care of a cremation ground for Pandits for over a century in the interiors of Dal Lake

TAKING CARE

MAJID MAQBOOL

For over a century a Kashmiri Muslim family in Jala Mohalla in the interiors of Dal Lake on the Rainawari side has been taking care of a cremation ground for Kashmiri Pandits even after their migration More




  • Letters

Declare results

The final selection list for the post of Junior Assistant is not declared and we are requesting the higher authority ie; honarable chief justice to declare the result without any further delay.Gowhar MajeedSrinagair More



  • Friday Focus

And Now the Spurious Drugs

PROF G R MALIK

The progress of modern civilization, to which some of us have been helpless witnesses, is, from one angle, the story of a fast-developing process of commercialization. It began with the apotheosization More



  • Business

Banks in JK have failed to meet CDR targets: RBI Governor

Says Islamic banking in India not possible under current laws

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, May 9:  RBI Governor, Dr D Subbarao Thursday ruled out introduction of Islamic banking in India under the current laws.  “Islamic banking is in contrast with our current banking system More



  • Sports

DREAM IPL DEBUT FOR PARVEZ RASOOL

TAKES WICKET OF KALLIS

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, May 9: Talented all-rounder Parvez Rasool on Thursday became first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after making debut in the match against Kolkatta More



  • Kashmir

JNNURM goes off the track in JK

*SRTC Throws Norms To Winds;*40% Buses Procured Rot In Workshops;*Only 8 To 10 Mini-Buses Ply In Srinagar

MISSION DERAILED

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, May  9: Implementation of centrally-sponsored Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) has gone horribly wrong in Jammu and Kashmir with 40 percent buses procured under the More



  • Srinagar City

ADMIN WAKES UP TO ROAD EXCAVATION MESS

DDC TO HEAD NEW TASK FORCE, STRESSES FOR HASSLE-FREE PUBLIC MOVEMENT

GK CITY REPORTER

Srinagar, May 9: Road excavation, which has remained a regular reason of public inconvenience in Srinagar, may no longer be a messy affair. Reasons: In a significant development, the district administration More




  • South Asia

Imran unable to vote: Doctors

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, May 9: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan will not be able to vote in Saturday's historic general elections because of injuries sustained in a dramatic fall at an election rally, doctors More




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