• TOP STORIES

Liyaqat bailed out as NIA fails to make out case

Court Says He Has No Link With Terror Plot As Claimed By Delhi Police

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, May 17: Former Hizb militant Liyaqat Shah was Friday granted bail by a Delhi court which said the NIA's investigation "confirms" that there is no substantial linkage regarding his involvement in the conspiracy to carry out terror attacks in New Delhi."No substantial evidence has come More


WE ARE HAPPY:FAMILY

It Was Impartial Investigation: NIA

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar,May17: The family of Syed Liyaqat Shah Friday expressed happiness over the court decision, while as the National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials said that they carried out investigation impartially.“We are happy with decision of his release. Truth finally prevailed,” Liyaqat’s wife More


Omar welcomes release

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, May 17: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has welcomed release of Liyaqat Shah on bail and expressed hope that the National Investigation Agency will complete its probe soon."I welcome his release on bail and now I hope that the NIA completes its investigation as soon as possible," Omar More


NC takes credit;Soz seeks acquittal

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, May 17: The release of Liyaqat Ali Shah on bail has triggered a debate in Jammu and Kashmir with mainstream parties relieved over the move and separatists lashing out at Delhi Police for showing ‘callous approach’ towards Kashmiris.NC: “Chief Omar Abdullah stands vindicated after the More


INFANT DEATHS AT GB PANT HOSPITAL

Year on, Pathak panel probe hangs fire

‘Conducting Inquiries Against Govt Officials Complicated Matter’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, May 17: The State Government is yet to conclude the probe into the scary neonate deaths at GB Pant Hospital here which evoked strong resentment across Kashmir last year.Informed sources told Greater Kashmir that the one-man inquiry panel headed by Commissioner Secretary Information Technology More


KASHMIR NATURAL PART OF PAKISTAN: MIRWAIZ

‘Mirwaiz Yousuf Shah Was Strong Proponent Of Two-Nation Theory; Kashmiris Conscious Of History’

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, May 17: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday termed Kashmir dispute as a creation of ‘broken promises’ by India and said after partition in 1947, Kashmir by logic should have been natural part of Pakistan.“After partition Kashmir by logic should have been More


Pollen allergy bugs Kashmir

Doctors Say Prevention, Rather Than Medicines, Best Cure

Srinagar, May 17: The cotton-type pollen produced by Russian poplars has turned into a major health concern in Kashmir with experts having little to offer to the masses except some precautionary measures.Since mid April whole of Kashmir has been caught in this trouble with children and elderly More


Noorani’s retort to Geelani

Srinagar, May 17: Legal luminary and noted author A G Noorani Friday said he was astonished to see the statement of Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani attacking his speech at the launch of the book “The Kashmir Dispute”.Noorani Friday issued a counter-statement which states More





  • Briefs

IRIA J&K Chapter elections held

Srinagar, May 17: The election results of the Jammu & Kashmir Chapter of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association ( IRIA ) have been declared and ratified by the IRIA Association headquarters at More



  • News

Amnesty urges CM to intervene in PSA cases

New Delhi, May 17: Human rights watch dog, Amnesty International has urged Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to issue an order directing authorities to stop the practice of ‘revolving door detentions’, and More




  • Opinion

A new dawn

Hope we see the dream of Naya Pakistan soon becoming a reality

WORDS WITHIN

FIRDOUS SYED

In the growing din of a failing state, the so-called strategic experts had even begun to redraw the map of Pakistan. For the naysayers, Baluchistan appearing as a free country, the vanishing of Durand More



  • GK Magazine

Road dotted by challenges

Veterinarians have a great role in changing human society

VETERINARY PROFESSION

DR. MUJEEB FAZILI

This refers to the article entitled “Another University Needed” by Prof. Saleem Iqbal, Greater Kashmir, 02-05-2013. Supplementing the valid arguments put forth by Dr. Maroof Shah, I intend to highlight More




  • Letters

Indus Water Treaty

It's nothing but a quantification of losses

FEEDBACK

IFTIKHAR DRABU

The Omar Abdullah Government has faced yet another embarrassment with the consultant, M/s Halcrow, approved by the State Cabinet, last month for ‘Quantification of losses suffered by J&K Government More



  • Editorial

Sapphires of Loss

Everyone seems to be caught by pleasant surprise that a 19.88 carat cushion-shaped Kashmir sapphire – named 'the star of Kashmir' – has been sold for a record Rs 20 crore (USD 3.4 million) at a Geneva More



  • Business

‘JK Bank aims 1000 branches by 2015’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 17: J&K Bank has set a goal of 1000 business units by 2015. The bank also plans massive ATM network expansion. This was stated by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mushtaq More



  • Sports

Football Link Kashmir football festival kicks off

Srinagar, May 17: The multi-category Football Link Kashmir football festival organised by Delhi-based Football Development Company, Football Link in collaboration with J&K Football Association kicked More



  • Kashmir

AAC holds medical, blood donation camp

HAFTA SHOUDA

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 17: As part of its Hafta Shouda (Martyrs Week), the Awami Action Committee (AAC) on Friday organized a blood donation and free medical camp in the premises of historic Jamia Masjid is Shaher More



  • Srinagar City

Fatwa issued: Hindering traffic flow un-Islamic!

Men-in-blue rope in Ulema for preaching; Mufti Nazir says

encroachments forbidden; Addresses transporters at Batamaloo yard

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, May 17: In a bid to sensitize people of this Muslim dominated society, towards adherence to traffic regulation norms through religious preaching, the Traffic Police on Friday banked on prominent More




  • Jammu

PCI reprimands JK over financial mess

Introduces MIS To Monitor Schemes Under SPA

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, May 17: Taking strong note of the financial mess created by Jammu and Kashmir, Planning Commission of India has introduced Management Information System (MIS) from this financial year to track all More



  • GKeducation&career

IAS SUCCESS STORIES

This year 11 candidates from Jammu and Kashmir made it to the final list of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination. Eight successful candidates hail from Kashmir, while the other three belong More




ADD
Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions