• TOP STORIES

LeT commander killed in Srinagar shootout: Police

3 Cops Injured; Big Success: IGP

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, May 23: A Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militant commander was killed while three policemen including an officer were injured in an early morning raid on Thursday in Fatehkadal area of Srinagar, police said. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir, Abdul Ghani Mir termed it a big success.The More


Hundreds join funeral, 1 hurt in clashes

ALTAF BABA

Pattan, May 23: The body of slain LeT militant Hilal Ahmad Rather was laid to rest at Martyrs Graveyard in Palhallan here this evening amid pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.Business establishment in Palhallan, Pattan and adjoining areas remained closed. The authorities also closed traffic movement More


Umar-Omar Accord: CM puts ball in Mirwaiz court

‘There Is Historic Precedent Of Double-Farooq Pact’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, May 23: Playing smart over the prospects of any future alliance between him and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday preferred to put the ball in the court of Hurriyat (M) chairman by stating that “it was for Mirwaiz to take a decision.”Omar said since as he was More


Sopore youth recalls 7-yr ordeal in Tihar

FRAMED, DAMNED AND ACQUITTED

ALTAF BABA

Sopore, May 23: Mushtaq Ahmad Kaloo of New Colony, Sopore, accused of conspiring to bomb New Delhi Railway Station in 2006 and acquitted of all charges by Delhi High Court a week ago, is now desperately trying to come out of pain and agony he suffered at the hands of Delhi Police.Kaloo, a businessman More


Geelani for exemplary punishment to fake god-man

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 23: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, has demanded stringent and exemplary punishment to the self-styled god-man Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, who allegedly raped girls, including minors, in his school in Budgam.“The imposter was deceiving and misleading the common people More


KASHMIR GETS SOUTH ASIA’S LONGEST RAILWAY TUNNEL

11-Km Pirpanchal Track Set For Operation By June End

MUDDASIR ALI

Banihal, May 23: Deep inside the tunnel which cuts through the Pirpanchal Range here, workers are busy installing the lighting system. Technicians arrive to fix the emergency communication services and the control systems are tested to perfection.The 11-kilometer Pirpanchal Railway Tunnel, longest More


JCC announces Secretariat gherao on June 10

Threatens Indefinite Strike If Govt Ignores Demands

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 23: Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) of State Government employees has called for Secretariat gherao in Srinagar on June 10 to press for fulfillment of their demands. The employees Thursday presented memoranda to DDCs in different districts except Srinagar where police foiled their More


Manhas appointed PDP State Secy

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 23: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Thursday appointed Zaffar Manhas as state secretary of the party.In a statement issued here today, party spokesman said the appointment has been made by the president on the recommendation of PDP general secretary Muhammad More





  • Briefs

ICDS supervisors call on Dir SWD

Srinagar, May 23:  A deputation of Jammu & Kashmir Supervisor & ACDPO’s Association met the Director Social Welfare Farooq Ahmad Khan and  Deputy Director Rifat Arifa,  apprising More




  • Opinion

The same old story

Of Kashmir history and Noorani's recent statement about Jinnah

COMMENT

HASSAN ZAINAGAIRI

 Abdul Ghufoor Noorani is a veteran constitutional expert and political historian. He is a prominent member of the tribe of writers, journalists, academics and researchers who have documented Kashmiri More



  • GK Features

SEVEN killed IN ONE FAMILY

In a remote village in Dewer, Lolab a family has lost its seven members

WAITING FOR JUSTICE

MAJID MAQBOOL

Around 120kms north of Srinagar in the picturesque valley of Lolab, in Kakarpati, Dewer, 70-year-old Sakhi Shah is yet to come to terms with an unbearable grief that disturbs his days and nights. From More




  • Letters

GK leads

With Allah's blessings and you own dedication and hard-work, Greater Kashmir has earned the role of a real leader. Congrats the chief editor and his team. G.M.KhanFormer President Civil Secretariat Uniongmk561 More



  • Friday Focus

Evil – Legal and Illegal

PROF G R MALIK

One of the most mind-boggling ironies of modern times is the classification of evil as legal and illegal. For a normal human understanding evil is evil and cannot be legalized. You cannot undo or minimize More



  • Business

‘IT dev will contribute to JK’s growth’

Kruparani assures financial support to state’s IT sector

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, May 23: Union Minister of State for Information Technology, Dr Killi Kruparani today said that central government would provide financial support for the development of IT sector in Jammu and More



  • Sports

Corporate T20 tournament from June 10

Srinagar, May 23: In order to boost the game of cricket on the state the corporate group of Jammu and Kashmir has decided to start Corporate T20 cricket tournament in Srinagar and Anantnag from June 10 More



  • Kashmir

Spurious drugs: High Court underlines need for fair probe

Crime Branch Report Says Purchase Committee ‘Overlooked Important Aspects While Accepting Tenders’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, May 23: Passing observations on a Public Interest Litigation seeking probe and action against culpable in the infamous spurious drug scam, the J&K High Court Thursday underlined its concern More



  • Srinagar City

CLEAN SRINAGAR GREEN SRINAGAR, LAL CHOWK GO POSTAL

CM releases cover stamps

Srinagar, May 23: The Clean Srinagar-Green Srinagar campaign got a new avatar Thursday when Chief Minister Omar Abdullah released a special postal cover on the theme along with one on historic Lal Chowk More




  • Jammu

‘Higher edu deptt going paperless in 6 months’

Jammu, May 23: Chairing the 2nd meeting of the Advisory Council for Higher Education here on Thursday, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah laid thrust on growth and accessibility of quality higher education More



  • News

Saudi expected to extend USD 15-bln bailout package to Pak

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, May 23: Saudi Arabia is expected to extend a whopping USD 15-billion bailout package to Pakistan's highly indebted energy sector, including the supply of crude and furnace oil on deferred payment More




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