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JK FLOODS: ‘Publish revised compensation policy in English, Urdu dailies’ - Greater Kashmir
The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Tuesday directed the state government to publish in English and Urdu dailies the revised policy for payment of compensation to flood victims of 2014. In case of a failure, the court directed the Divisional Commissioner ...
Commoners and powerful jostle to offer last respects to Kalam - Greater Kashmir
The powerful and the commoners, jostled to offer their last respects to late A P J Abdul Kalam today as President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister NarendraModi and leaders cutting across political divide led the nation in paying homage to a leader who rose ...
Of Hijabs and exams - Greater Kashmir
My sister sent her 12 year old son to a boarding school in nineties. Kashmir was hit by turmoil then. Young boy had come from a conservative Muslim family and was trying hard to adjust to the new place and people. In his first year at Sanawar, he was keen ...
AIIMS in Kashmir:Govt goes slow on land identification after Jammu protests - Greater Kashmir
The J&K government has put on the backburner the process of identifying land for setting up an All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Kashmir. Informed sources told Greater Kashmir that there has been no headway for the past two months in ...
Mufti administers oath to Deva as new PSC Chairman - Greater Kashmir
Chief Minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, administered the oath to Abdul Latief Deva as Chairman of J&K Public Service Commission (PSC) at the Civil Secretariat, here on Tuesday, an official spokesman said. He said the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh ...
Minor’s death triggers protests in Kupwara - Greater Kashmir
Death of a two-year-old girl during a scuffle between a family and some villagers in Tirch Nutnoosa area of Kupwara on Monday sparked protests with protesters holding a sit in on Kupwara –Sopore road near district headquarters demanding stern action ...
Punjab attack won’t have any impact in Kashmir: JK police - Greater Kashmir
Day after militants attacked a police station in Punjab, security agencies in J&K Tuesday said such incidents “won’t have any impact” in Kashmir, asserting there were “no inputs suggesting that militants are planning to strike in the Valley.”
JK Bank announces mega CSR initiative on World Hepatitis Day - Greater Kashmir
In a major CSR initiative, J&K Bank, state’s only listed company, adopted 50 Hepatitis C patients belonging to underprivileged section of society across the state for complete treatment of the disease. The patients registered with Government Medical ...
ACC hunger strike enters 8th day - Greater Kashmir
The chain hunger strike resumed by the AIIMS coordination committee (ACC) demanding setting up of an AIIMS here entered its eighth consecutive day today with a fresh batch of protesters taking their turn. "A fresh batch of protesters today took their turn ...
Choked drains cause water-logging in city areas - Greater Kashmir
Failure of authorities to undertake cleaning of drains leads to frequent water-logging after slight rains in various areas of the summer capital. The residents of New Colony Batamaloo said the drains in the area have been choked due to extensive siltation ...
Tiger Woman - Greater Kashmir
It was the day I took over the charge of Women's Commission, where mostly women who are victims of violence, harassment and rape come to seek justice. Before I’d had the chance to go through the cases listed for the day, a woman in early fifties entered ...
KASHMIR RAIL PROJECT| Consultants to study safety aspects of Katra-Banihal section - Greater Kashmir
The Government of India has engaged national and international consultants to study safety aspects of Katra-Banihal Rail Project in Jammu and Kashmir which is expected to be completed by 2020. “In Katra-Banihal section, various institutes and consultants ...
We the incorrigible - Greater Kashmir
Since September 2014, Kashmir has been experiencing strange climatic changes that have made us worried about our very existence. Rains would come earlier also, but never had rains been so frightening as they are today, forcing people to look for safer areas.
WUSSAN: Abuzz with River Rafting - Greater Kashmir
River Indus originates from Tibet,and is commonly known as Sindh in the subcontinent. In Sonamarg we have a stream that too is locally called River Sindh. Some people have confusion that Sindh of Sonamarg is the same River Indus but that is not correct.
After outcry, JK Govt says won’t transfer PDC-owned power projects to CVPPPL - Greater Kashmir
A senior cabinet minister Tuesday said no power projects owned by the J&K Power Development Corporation will be transferred to the Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited. The minister’s remarks come amid a row over the government’s proposal to ...