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Saudi Grand Mufti terms Twitter ‘source of all evil’ - Greater Kashmir
Riyadh, Oct 23: Twitter is nothing more than “a source of lies” and evil, Saudi Arabia's top Muslim cleric said, in comments that sparked lively debate Tuesday on the microblogging site. “If it were used correctly, it could be of real benefit, but ...
Post-floods, LPG home delivery a nonstarter in Kashmir - Greater Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 23: The failure of Oil Marketing Companies to provide home delivery of cooking gas in Kashmir post-floods has aggravated the problems of people who have to wait in serpentine queues outside offices of gas agencies to book refill of domestic gas.
JK gets Rs900 cr fresh installment - Greater Kashmir
Jammu, Oct 23: The Union Government has released a fresh installment of Rs 900 crore under Special Plan Assistance (SPA) to Jammu and Kashmir. Even as half of the current financial year is already over, the central government has so far released only Rs ...
Sale of flood-contaminated commodities haunts City - Greater Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 23: When a leading medical store at Hazuri Bagh that would witness beeline of shoppers, was caught selling flood-hit medicines and baby food by authorities, the news shocked many. But since then there has rarely been any decline in the ...
Modi visits Siachen - Greater Kashmir
New Delhi, Oct 23: Prime Minister NarendraModi Thursday visited Siachen to spend some time with soldiers on Diwali and convey the message there that “every Indian stands shoulder-to- shoulder with them.” He went to Siachen before travelling to Srinagar ...
Mental Health Problems Post-floods - Greater Kashmir
Floods are the most common and widespread of all natural disasters. India is one of the highly flood prone countries in the world. Around 40 million hectares of land in India is prone to floods as per National Flood Commission report. While most people who ...
It's your choice - Greater Kashmir
Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) - in operation for over one semester in Kashmir University - has been gaining ground although many contours of the scheme have yet to tide over the turbulent waves due to come in its voyage in next three semesters.
PM hints: Centre’s assistance may go to flood victims directly - Greater Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 23: Prime Minister NarendraModi Thursday announced Rs 175 crore for renovation of six major hospitals and Rs 570 crore for rebuilding homes damaged in the recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir, hinting that assistance for rebuilding the ravaged ...
SERF presents memorandum to PM - Greater Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 23: Prime Minister NarendraModi Thursday assured the business fraternity in Kashmir of Centre’s “assistance” for rebuilding economy of the state which has been shattered by the devastating floods last month. The Prime Minister met ...
Sonia asks state Cong leaders to ‘behave’ - Greater Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 23: All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Sonia Gandhi is understood to have taken a strong note of infighting and bickering among the Congress leaders in Jammu and Kashmir. A local news agency KNS quoting sources said Sonia has ...
KCSDS opposes polls - Greater Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 23: Kashmir Center for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) on Thursday said that if elections are announced at this point of time it would add to the miseries of the flood hit people. In a statement here a spokesman of the KCSDS said ...
Google launches new email service dubbed ‘Inbox’ - Greater Kashmir
Washington, Oct 23: Google Inc launched an email service called 'Inbox' on Wednesday that will better organize emails and display information such as appointments, flight bookings and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way. Google said it was ...
Omar hails SMC, Kashmir youth - Greater Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 21: The Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday lauded the efforts of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation post-floods and acknowledged the role of youth in rescue operations during the last month’s deluge. “I congratulate Srinagar Municipal ...
Flood-hit essentials confiscated - Greater Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 21: Acting upon specific inputs that flood-hit food commodities are being offered for sale to consumers, the sleuths of Drug and Food Control Organization carried out raids in various areas in district Anantnag, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Baramulla ...
Problems with Pak to be resolved through talks: NSA - Greater Kashmir
New Delhi, Oct 21: Against the backdrop of Pakistan’s enhanced pitch on Kashmir and escalation of border firing, India Tuesday said all problems with the country can be addressed through talks but asserted that it cannot be taken for granted. National ...