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While Govt catnaps, will High Court intervention on illegal constructions prove effective?

Wide-Ranging Directions Passed On Master Plan Violations, Encroachments, Unregulated Colonizing, Uncontrolled Land Conversion, Unplanned Development

D A RASHID

Srinagar, May 14: While the state government seems to have shelved the report compiled by an official panel on illegal constructions in Srinagar city, latest intervention of Jammu and Kashmir High Court on menacing Master Plan violations and mushrooming encroachments has now generated some hope for More


NRK’s commend GK’s contribution

‘It Is Binding Force For Kashmiris On Two Sides Of LoC’

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, May 14: While Greater Kashmir is observing its silver jubilee; Pakistan-based Kashmiris on Tuesday appreciated the newspaper’s management, editorial team and reporters for upholding the fundamental principles of impartiality and neutrality.Talking to Greater Kashmir, Mehmood Ahmed Saghar More


Omar, Montek to finalize JK plan on May 20

98% Expenses Booked Last Fiscal

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, May 14: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is all set to seek Rs 8000 crore plan for J&K for the financial year 2013-14 in his May 20 meeting with Deputy Chairman Planning Commission of India (PCI), Montek Singh Ahluwalia. Omar would be seeking early finalization of the plan given the fact More


Idea to Institution

Greater Kashmir, 25

IT has taken 25 years for an idea to become an institution. En route are milestones of success, failures, trails and tribulations. As I look back, there is no joy greater, no satisfaction more than the journey that we at GK undertook.We are indeed proud of what we have achieved but what drives More





  • Briefs

Postal Assistant exam on May 19

Srinagar, May 14: The Department of Posts is conducting the Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant Exam on May 19 (Sunday) at Jammu and Srinagar simultaneously.  An official spokesman said the list of More



  • National

Renowned Islamic scholar Asghar Ali Engineer passes away

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, May 14: Noted Islamic scholar Asghar Ali Engineer today passed away here after a prolonged illness. Engineer, 73, died early this morning at his home in suburban Santa Cruz, family sources More




  • Opinion

Prisoners of Past

Sarabjit, Sanaullah episodes stirred a familiar crucible of hate

POINT OF VIEW

RIYAZ AHMAD

The entire past two weeks India and Pakistan were at it again. While the debate over Chinese incursion played inconspicuously in the background, national media was holding Pakistan by the collar over the More



  • GK Magazine

Measuring Happiness

About Positive Emotions and Life satisfaction

LIFE

MUDASSIR HASSAN PANDITH

Positive emotions serve as markers of flourishing or optimal well-being. They are described as the central component of happiness. People who enjoy frequent positive emotions and experience few negative More




  • Letters

Blaming Omar

 This refers to "Mehbooba blames Omar" on page 9 of 12-05-2013 GK. It looks as if she has taken birth and oath to blame Omar for being a murderer in addition to other various allegations. I suppose More



  • Editorial

Beyond tourism festivals

A lot of tourism related activities are currently going on in Kashmir and many are in the offing. After witnessing over 15-year long worst slump, tourism in Kashmir began to show signs of revival 2005 More



  • Business

Kashmir Tourism Festival kicked off

15-day long event aimed to bring tourists to Kashmir

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 14: Minister for Tourism Ghulam Ahmad Mir today inaugurated Kashmir Tourism Festival 2013 at Kashmir Haat, here. Besides recreation facilities, various government departments at Kashmir More



  • Sports

AQUIB WINS ISLAMIA COLLEGE CYCLE RACE

Srinagar, May 14: Aquib Ahad emerged winner in the annual Islamia College of Science and Commerce cycle race held from Nehru Park to Naseem Bagh, Hazratbal here on Tuesday. The race was flagged off More



  • Kashmir

Pellet guns threat to life: SHRC

Seeks Response From Government, Police

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, May 14: Observing that use of pellet guns by government forces was a serious threat to life, the State Human Rights Commission has issued notices to J&K Government and Director General of More



  • Srinagar City

AMID GROWING DOG SCARE NETAS, BABUS SING ALL IS WELL TUNE

M HYDERI

Srinagar, May 14: Spotting over a hundred stray dogs on prowl around could be scary and equally deadly, but this is a routine for the people living in this summer Capital while the politicians from the More




  • Jammu

Azad visits quake-hit Bhaderwah, Doda

Inspects Developmental Works

Doda, May 14: Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad, who is on a visit to the earthquake-affected Doda district, Tuesday visited quake hit areas of Bhaderwah, Ghat and Doda town More



  • South Asia

UJC chief felicitates Nawaz Sharif

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, May 14: Chairman of the United Jehad Council (UJC) Syed Salahuddin has felicitated the PML-N Chief Nawaz Sharif on his landmark victory in the recent polls in Pakistan.“We express our sincere More



  • World

Lord Nazir ends affiliation with Labour Party

TARIQ NAQASH

London, May 14: Lord Nazir Ahmed, the British parliamentarian of Kashmiri origin, has ended his nearly four decades old affiliation with the Labour Party with “a heavy heart” following a row over his alleged 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




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