• TOP STORIES

Omar hits out at separatists

‘They Try To Disrupt Peace, Jeopardize Education Through Strikes’

ABID BASHIR

Budgam, May 28: Hitting out at separatists for resorting to strikes, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said the elements who try to disrupt peace should not play with the future of students by announcing frequent hartal calls. He also said the strikes don’t affect the government but put in jeopardy More


CM welcomes Soz’s ‘change of heart’ on AFSPA

MUDDASIR ALI

Ganderbal, May 28: Welcoming the state Congress’ changed stand on AFSPA revocation in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the move would help the state government to convince New Delhi to repeal the law.Omar was responding to the latest statement of State Congress Chief More


Hurriyat petitions High Court against use of pellet guns

‘These Techniques Of Crowd Dispersal Are Alien In Civilized Societies’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, May 28: Hurriyat Conference (M) led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday filed a Public Interest Litigation in Jammu and Kashmir High Court seeking ban on use of weapons like pellet guns, pepper gas in quelling protests in Kashmir.The petition has been filed on behalf of Head of Hurriyat ( More


Taliban have no role in Kashmir: Geelani

‘India Raising Bogey To Justify Atrocities’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 28: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday said that there was no role for Taliban in Jammu and Kashmir.“India has started raising the Taliban bogey to justify its control on Jammu and Kashmir. They are raising unnecessary hue and cry about the Taliban to More


Serious concerns impede Indo-Pak ties: Khurshid

‘Both Countries Need To Restart Composite Dialogue’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, May 28: India Tuesday said “serious concerns” have “piled up” in Indo-Pak ties in the backdrop of recent incidents, including killing of an Indian prisoner, which Pakistan will have to address before the two countries pick up “strands” of the composite dialogue.With various Indo-Pak More


PM’s envoy calls on Nawaz Sharif

AGENCIES

New Delhi, May 28: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s special envoy Satinder K Lambah met Pakistan Muslim League President and prime minister-in-waiting Nawaz Sharif in Lahore on Monday and discussed ways to take forward the dialogue process to address all the issues of concern between the two countries More


‘KASHMIRIS FAILED TO HELP FAMILIES OF MISSING PERSONS’

Civil Society Discusses Measures For Economic Support

International Week Of The Disappeared

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar,May 28: It was an emotional moment for families of enforced disappearance victims of Jammu and Kashmir when people from different walks of life saluted their resilience and sacrifices during commemoration of the International Week of Disappeared here on Tuesday.“We salute these families More


Nayeem Khan visits party office

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 28: Senior separatist leader and National Front (NF) chairman Nayeem Khan Tuesday visited the party head office where he was received by party’s central office bearers. Khan was released recently.“After taking stock of the party affairs Khan revealed that Shaheed Afzal Guru has penned More


Farooq bats for betting in cricket

Backs BCCI Chief Srinivasan

MUDDASIR ALI

Ganderbal, May 28: National Conference (NC) president and BCCI member Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said betting in cricket should be legalized in India.“If America, London and Dubai can do it, why not India," he responded to a question on the issue. “Betting should be legalized in India.”
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  • Briefs

Cabinet meeting on Friday

Srinagar, May 28: The state cabinet would meet on Friday at civil secretariat here, official sources told Greater Kashmir. According to them, the cabinet ministers have been intimated by the General More



  • National

BJP shows door to Jethmalani

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, May 28: Rebel Bharatiya Janata Party MP Ram Jethmalani, who had been time again raising a banner of revolt against the party leadership with last big tirade being against the then party chief More




  • Opinion

Battle for Srinagar

NC starts campaign by observing late Mirwaiz’s death anniversary

Point Of View

RIYAZ AHMAD

In an unprecedented development National Conference organized a function to pay tributes to Molvi Muhammad Farooq, father of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, on the occasion of his 23rd death anniversary on May 21 More



  • GK Magazine

Seeds,not Pollen

Poplar cotton is not pollen; it is a natural process of shedding seeds through the wind

MENACE

DR. A. MAJEED KAK

Locally called as Phrast Phumb (Poplar Cotton), poplars were cultivated on war footing basis, a few decades ago both by the Social Forestry Department as well as by the locals because of its rapid growth More




  • Letters

IPL muck

This refers to the write up 'IPL muck' by Rabia noor.The author deserves kudos for highlighting such a serious issue. During the good old days, the whole family could watch the cricket matches together More



  • Editorial

Facilitate business

Time required to start a business plays an important role in the entrepreneurial initiatives and investment plans.Easy procedures and single-window-clearance-system followed in some countries— or for that More



  • Business

Nanotechnology labels to outsmart silk counterfeiters

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, May 28: In a bid to safeguard silk sector, the government of India has introduced nanotechnology labels to outsmart counterfeiters. In Jammu and Kashmir, Silk Mark (JK Chapter) will facilitate More



  • Sports

Anantnag School lifts title

ONE NATION NETBALL CUP

Srinagar, May 28: Froebel Public School, Anantnag has won the inaugural edition of the One Nation Netball Cup held at the Deepalaya School, New Delhi on Sunday. Froebel won final by 19-17 against More



  • Kashmir

In JK,fortune favors HCC

Company Seeks Rs 21 Crore For Clearing Landslides On Mughal Road, Govt ‘Considering’ Warmly

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, May 28: Emboldened by the J&K government’s “warm attitude” towards its “unfair” demands, the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has now sought extra money to the tune of Rs 21 crores from More



  • Srinagar City

3 YRS ON,ADMIN SLEEPS ON DEFUNCT HIGHWAY LIGHTING

Mishaps, burglaries on rise as Athwajan-Parimpora bypass stretch continues to reel under deadly darkness

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, May 28: Despite threat to life and property of the people, the administration has miserably failed to repair the streetlights on the busy south City highway, which reels under deadly darkness More




  • Jammu

Soldier shoots colleague dead in Rajouri

SUMIT BHARGAV

Rajouri, May 28: A soldier was shot dead by his colleague after a verbal spat on a Forward Post along the Line of Control here late last night. Sepoy Mukesh Kumar of 33 Rashtriya Rifles was killed More



  • South Asia

PML-N govt to try Musharraf for treason: Sharif's aide

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, May 28: The incoming PML-N government is ready to hold the trial of former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf over charges of treason, a party leader said today. The caretaker government More



  • GKeducation&career

Seven Myths About Civil Service Examination

The exam is not as tough as it is made out to be

DEMYSTIFYING IAS

NAVEED TRAMBOO

Civil service examination is quite an arduous task as most would agree – not only because of the tough competition, but also because of the lengthy time process, which stretches to over a year. Clearly More




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