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Dialogue with India only after all bilateral issues put on agenda: Pakistan - Greater Kashmir
"Security advisor-level talks between India and Pakistan could not be held due to India''s pre-conditions," Radio Pakistan cited him as saying in an interview. Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistan prime minister's advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs, has ...
11 killed in fire at Saudi residential complex - Greater Kashmir
At least 11 people were killed and 219 injured in a fire at a residential complex of the Saudi Aramco oil company in Saudi Arabia's Al Khobar city, a media report said on Monday. Civil Defence spokesman Ali al Qahtani said on Twitter that some of the ...
DCL T20: Inauguration ceremony postponed, action starts Wednesday - Greater Kashmir
The second edition of ‘Downtown Champions League T20’ would start from Wednesday, officials said today. Organisers have cancelled the inauguration ceremony, proposed for today, August 31 at Sheri Kashmir Cricket Stadium due to “shortage of time”.
Modi govt’s image improved in 14-month tenure: Rajnath - Greater Kashmir
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday said Pakistan should stop firing in the border areas and violence and give an assurance on not repeating it then only talks could be initiated. "Pakistan is involved firing on border areas. This is not good.
Doing away with interviews for certain jobs: PM - Greater Kashmir
Government is working very fast to end the requirement of interview for certain government jobs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday while observing that interviews are possibly the reason for corruption at the lower levels. "In my Independence Day ...
Golf to get major boost in JK: Shah - Greater Kashmir
Stating that the government is serious in attracting more and more tourists, Secretary Tourism, Farooq Ahmad Shah Sunday said golf will get a major boost in Jammu & Kashmir in coming times. “We are committed to promote golf in a big way. The Chief ...
Sania gets Khel Ratna, Arjuna awards for 12 others - Greater Kashmir
Tennis star Sania Mirza received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the highest sporting honour on Saturday, while 12 others, including ace shooter Jitu Rai and hockey goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh were conferred with the Arjuna award. This year's ceremony had its ...
Class 10 girl student given corporal punishment in pvt school - Greater Kashmir
In yet another incident of corporal punishment, Ifra Nazir, a 10th class student, was allegedly beaten by Principal of Valley Model School Frestbal Pampore. According to her parents, Ifra was beaten for playing with a camera, which belonged to another ...
Zulfkar directs for checking ‘discrepancy’ in power bills - Greater Kashmir
Minister for CA&PD and Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today instructed Deputy Commissioner Rajouri to get the problem of discrepancy of electric bills rectified on fast track basis. The Minister was chairing review meeting of PDD, PHE, Education ...
Patient-care a casualty in Kashmir hospitals as half of specialist doctors’ posts vacant - Greater Kashmir
At least half of posts of specialist doctors in Kashmir hospitals are vacant, hitting the healthcare in rural areas very badly while leading to more referrals to Srinagar health facilities, sources and officials said. 433 out of about 1000 posts of ...
Army, BRO construct Bailey bridge in Rajouri - Greater Kashmir
The army and Border Road Organisation (BRO) have come to the rescue of several villages along the Line of Control by constructing a bridge over Sukh Tao stream on the Rajouri-Poonch National Highway in Rajouri district, a defence spokesman said. "Sukh Tao ...
Work on Devika Bridge abandoned midway, authorities unaware - Greater Kashmir
The re-construction work on a vital bridge of Udhampur city, damaged in last year's floods, has been abandoned midway some three months back, depriving connectivity to the people of two major portions of the township. The bridge over the Devika river ...
Lakhs of Muslims gather in Masjid-e-Nabvi SAW - Greater Kashmir
Muslims from across the world are assembling here ahead of Hajj when they would move to Makkah to perform the annual pilgrimage. The Masjid-e-Nabvi SAW, located in the centre of Madina city, is thronged by lakhs of Muslims everyday from morning to evening ...
Sufism's message shows the true picture of Islam: Modi - Greater Kashmir
The world needs to know the true picture of Islam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today while applauding Sufi culture and expressing hope that people from all religions will understand it. "Few days back I had an opportunity of meeting a Sufi saints and ...
Nawaz Sharif to US: Pak wants meaningful dialogue with India - Greater Kashmir
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday told US National Security Advisor Susan Rice that Pakistan wants a “meaningful” and “objective” dialogue with India on all outstanding issues, amid reports that she is here on an “emergency visit” in the wake ...