• TOP STORIES

JCO killed, soldier injured in Kupwara

Army Foils Infiltration Bid; Combing Operations On

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, May 18: An Army officer was killed and a soldier injured after an infiltration bid by militants was foiled at the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sector of frontier district Kupwara Saturday morning, Army said. This, according to officials, is the first infiltration bid foiled this year More


GK playing vital role: Mirwaiz

Foundation To Construct IT Lab At Islamia School

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 18: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday said private sector must play its role in strengthening the education infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir.Mirwaiz was addressing a seminar-cum-foundation laying ceremony of the Information Technology lab at the More


MIRWAIZ PUT UNDER HOUSE-ARREST

Hurriyat Condemns Police Action

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, May 18: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was Saturday barred from addressing a function in connection with the Martyrs’ Week and put under house arrest at his Nigeen residence. The amalgam has condemned the police action and reiterated the Eidgah Chalo call for May 21 More


Plan(ned) meet cancelled

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, May 18: A crucial meeting for finalisation of plan outlay for Jammu and Kashmir for the current fiscal slated for Monday has been cancelled amid certain differences between the Planning Commission and the state government.The meeting between Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah More


NC heaps praise on Mirwaiz family, says ‘ready to shake hands’ again

EYES AT UMAR-OMAR ACCORD; SAGAR TO HIGHLIGHT MOLVI FAROOQ’S CONTRIBUTION, OBSERVE HIS ANNIVERSARY

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, May 18: In an interesting development, the ruling National Conference is all set to make some friendly gestures at the Hurriyat Conference (M) in a bid to revive its ‘old bonds’ with the Mirwaiz family. The ruling party’s move coincides with observance of the 23rd death anniversary of Mirwaiz More


Hold Noorani in high esteem: Hurriyat(G)

Srinagar, May 18: Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Geelani Saturday clarified that it believed in diversity of opinions and freedom of speech, a day after it slammed the noted author and legal luminary AG Noorani for his comments on plebiscite and Kashmir issue.“We believe in diversity of opinion More


Boycott call this time sans logic: Bilal Lone

Srinagar, May 18: Senior Hurriyat Conference (M) leader and Chairman of a faction of Peoples Conference Bilal Gani Lone Saturday said the boycott call for the 2014 Assembly polls is “devoid of logic at this stage.”He said it was important to “look at who benefits out of the boycott calls and then More





  • Briefs

Cabinet meet on Tuesday

Jammu, May 18: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah would chair a crucial cabinet meeting here on next Tuesday. As per the notice, served to the ministers by General Administrative Department, the meeting More



  • National

2007 serial blast accused dies; UP govt orders probe

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lucknow, May 18: Khalid Mujahid, an accused in serial blasts that had rocked Lucknow and Faizabad courts in November 2007, today died in Barabanki while being escorted to Lucknow jail after a hearing.& More




  • Opinion

GK@25

It was an idea to make Kashmir Greater

WRITE HAND

AJAZ UL HAQUE

Exactly 25 years back an idea was born. An idea to make Kashmir greater. Greater than the ordinary. Greater than the resources available. Greater than a hope that we can have a newspaper of our own, and More



  • GK Magazine

Jinnah, Pakistan, Kashmir-Untangling the Braid

It was more than Hyderabad that Jinnah’s ghost must explain

BRINADER R SINGH

I was fortunate in being able to attend the 25th Anniversary Function of Greater Kashmir where Mr. A G Noorani delivered a succinct overview of the Kashmir affair in a lecture not exceeding 30 minutes More




  • Business

‘Kashmir needs a seed bank’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 18: Provincial members of J&K State Advisory Board for Development of Kissans today said that Kashmir needs a seed bank. The provincial board members said the seed bank will help More



  • Sports

Narbal ‘A’ clinches Budgam T-20 title

Srinagar, May 17: In the grand finale of Budgam T -20 tournament 2013,  Narbal ‘A’ won the title defeating Sozeith Fighters in a nail biting and enthralling match. Narbal Cricket Ground was in a festive More



  • Kashmir

Bilal questions ‘premature’ election boycott call

Need To Review Strategy: Bhat

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, May 18: Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference and senior Hurriyat (M) leader Bilal Gani Lone on Saturday questioned the logic behind announcing what he termed as “premature poll boycott More



  • Srinagar City

JORA REVIEWS DOG WELFARE!

Visits Shumhama canine pound, other City areas

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 18: Minister for Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies, Nawang Rigzin Jora Saturday conducted an “extensive tour of Srinagar City and took stock of the pace of developmental projects” More




  • Jammu

Allow peaceful protests in JK: Tarigami

Jammu, May 18: Expressing serious concern over the restrictions being imposed on peaceful public protests across the state, the CPI (M) State Secretary Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami today said it is ironic More



  • South Asia

Pak Army chief meets Nawaz Sharif

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, May 18: Pakistan Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani today met Prime Minister-designate Nawaz Sharif for over three hours, exchanging views on regional situation and the war on terror.The meeting More



  • World

'India is ready to write new chapter of ties with China'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, May 18: India is ready to write a new chapter of its relationship with China and the two countries should align their positions in many areas despite differences, External Affairs Minister Salman 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




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