• TOP STORIES

Rs 334 cr disaster fund on way

Money Was Withheld By Centre Due To Non-Submission Of UCs

CHENAB VALLEY QUAKE

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, May 16: In the wake of the earthquake that resulted in massive damage to property in Chenab Valley area of Jammu province, the State is set to receive the pending Rs 334 crore funds from Government of India under the State Disaster Relief Fund.A source said the funds were withheld by More


PROTESTS ROCK DODA, BHADERWAH

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, May 16: Protests rocked Doda and Bhaderwah for the second consecutive day Thursday as the quake-hit people alleged failure of the Jammu and Kashmir government to provide relief and demanded immediate tented accommodations.The agitated mob blocked roads in Bhaderwah, Doda and Thathri areas More


Saghir panel report caught in coalition quagmire

CSC To Meet Soon: Rather; Things Settled In 1975: Taj

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, May 16: After evolving consensus on series of issues recommended by Justice Saghir panel, National Conference and Congress leadership is all set to battle it out over autonomy and 1975 Indira-Abdullah accord in the crucial meeting of Cabinet Sub-Committee (CSC) discussing the Working Group More


Cong will protect JK’s special status: Soz

Srinagar, May 16: State Congress chief Prof Saifuddin Soz Thursday said his party is committed to protect the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution of India.“The Congress party is duty-bound to safeguard the internal autonomy of the people of the Jammu and Kashmir More


‘VILLAGE OF THE KING’ FALLS TO FILTHY DRINKING WATER

PHE Pumps Wetland Water Directly To Taps; Residents Develop Serious Health Complications

ARSHAD HUSSAIN

Sultanpur (Pattan), May 16: Scores of inhabitants of this village of almost 500 households have slowly succumbed to water-borne diseases by consuming polluted water. The water is supplied from a wetland by Public Health Engineering department directly to residents without filtration or any other process More


Jinnah never opposed plebiscite: Geelani

Rejects 4-Point Formula; Says UN Resolutions Only Solution

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 16: Reacting to noted writer and legal luminary A G Noorani’s claim that Muhammad Ali Jinnah had rejected Lord Mountbatten’s plebiscite plan in 1947, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Thursday said Noorani has ignored historic facts as Jinnah never opposed plebiscite More


Sopore man recounts Kashmiris’ ordeal in Tihar Jail

‘15 Inmates Wedged In 8×8 Cell’

POST-SARABJIT PUNISHMENT?

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, May 16: A man from north Kashmir’s Sopore town, whose son is lodged in Delhi’s Tihar Jail for past one year, Thursday revealed a shocking account of how Kashmiri inmates were being dealt in the top-security prison after the death of Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani jail earlier this month.< More


No web arrests without nod from senior cops: SC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, May 16: A person allegedly posting objectionable comments on social networking sites cannot be arrested by the police without getting permission from senior officers, the Supreme Court today directed in the wake of numerous complaints of harassment that sparked public outrage.The apex More





  • Briefs

Kuwait Ambassador calls on CM

Srinagar, May 16: Ambassador of Kuwait in India, Sami Muhammad Al Sulaiman called on Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah here on Thursday, an official spokesman said.  He said matters of mutual interest More



  • National

Sanjay Dutt surrenders in court

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, May 16: Sanjay Dutt, in a white kurta and jeans and with a red tilak on his forehead, has surrendered at a Mumbai court.  There was chaos at the court as hundreds of people, including cameramen More




  • Opinion

The autonomy politics

Autonomy has been the golden goose of the NC

COMMENT

HASSAN ZAINAGAIRI

Internal autonomy slogan is National Conference’s golden goose that has won her a large political space for over five decades in the chequered history of Kashmir. It has also energized her to exercise More



  • Gk Features

‘To start with, revoke AFSPA from Srinagar’

In an exclusive interview with GK Features Editor Majid Maqbool, Member Parliament from Hyderabad and President Majlis-e-Itihadul Muslimeen (MIM), Asaddudin Owaisi shares his views about issues facing More




  • Letters

New high

Greater Kashmiris is completing its 25 years and touching a new high. It has been providing upto date coverage and for that editor and his team deserves admiration. Naseer AhmadBakhi pora, Rafiabad More



  • Friday Focus

The Quranic Formula for Unity

PROF G R MALIK

An aayah from the Quran (Surah al-Imran) reads:Say, O people of the scripture, come on to the terms common between us and you: that we worship (in love and obedience) none but Allah, that we associate More



  • Business

Kashmir sapphire sells for record `20 crore at Christie’s

London, May 16: A 19.88 carat cushion-shaped Kashmir sapphire called "The star of Kashmir" has smashed all records after it sold for the highest per carat price of a sapphire, ever.  According to More



  • Sports

Akbar Khan emerges champion

KASHMIR FESTIVAL CYCLE RACE

Srinagar, May 16: Muhammad Akber Khan of Physical Education College, Ganderbal cruised to victory in the Kashmir Festival cycle race organised by Directorate of Tourism in collaboration with J&K Sports More



  • Kashmir

German surgeons bring smiles

Perform Free Plastic Surgeries To Transform Lives

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, May 16: Scores of persons, including young and old, thronged the JLNM hospital in old city here on Thursday, and waited patiently for their turn to get a reconstructive surgery done. Suffering More



  • Srinagar City

DPL Srinagar hosts Pipping Ceremony

Srinagar, May 16:  Inspector General of Police Kashmir,  Abdul Ghani Mir Thursday “pipped new ranks to the recently promoted Sub-Inspectors at a pipping ceremony held at District Police Lines More




  • Jammu

Officials fail to explain position, ignore charge sheet

Department mulls stern action

Spurious Drug Scam

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, May 16: Most officials, who are under scanner for their alleged involvement in spurious drug scam, are yet to respond to the charge-sheet served upon to them for explaining their position.  More



  • South Asia

PML-N gets 124 seats in National Assembly

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, May 16: Nawaz Sharif's PML-N has bagged 124 of the 272 directly elected seats in Pakistan's National Assembly but fell  short of a majority and is poised to form a government with support More




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