Battle for Srinagar

NC starts campaign by observing late Mirwaiz’s death anniversary

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. The event was held by the party’s Srinagar strongman Ali Muhammad Sagar at  his official residence More

Degenerating into perfidy

In response to Mushtaq Sidiqi's article on SARFEASI Act

Haseeb A Drabu

Apropos Mushtaq Sidiqi’s article that appeared in the GK on 27th May, 2013. It has extensively referred to me, less so to the article I had written on the enforcement of SARFEASI Act in J&K. The only point that I could find in the Sidiqi’s article is an accusation that I “introduced” SARFEASI More

Chandraswamis of Kashmir!

We need to stand up against these frauds who claim to be faith healers

FIDA IQBAL

 In nineties of previous century a small time tantrik turned Godman Chandraswami by his sheer exploitative skills attained the position of spiritual advisor to then Prime Minister Narasimha Rao. He traded spirituality among rich and powerful and became self-styled godman by exploiting religion More

The Liyaqat case

Those who sensationalized his arrest are conspicuously silent on his release

B.A.Bashir

Liyaqat Shah's release hogged the headlines. He was released on the declaration of the National Investigation Agency Director that despite investigations conducted by the NIA, they could not find any evidence of his involvement in any conspiracy of committing a terrorist attack in Delhi. It was also 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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