On account of Diwali, the office of Greater Kashmir shall remain closed on Thursday. The next issue of the newspaper will be available on October 25, Saturday, 2014.


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PM Modi arrives in Srinagar today

To meet flood victims;CM expects announcement on Rs 44000-crore relief package

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Oct 22: Prime Minister NarendraModi would arrive in Srinagar Thursday to spend the day with people hit by the devastating flood last month. His itinerary is packed with meetings with people from cross sections of society, sources said.Modi, who had Tuesday announced that he would visit More


Security beefed up

DGP chairs meeting, calls for synergy among forces

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Oct 22: The state’s summer capital Wednesday witnessed heightened security in view of Prime Minister NarendraModi’s visit to Kashmir on Thursday.Police and paramilitary forces were deployed in strength in streets of Srinagar while forces were seen carrying out frisking of vehicles at More


Modi’s visit an election stunt: Geelani

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Oct 22: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday hit out at New Delhi for “playing politics on rehabilitation of flood victims in disputed territory of Kashmir.”“The scheduled visit of Prime Minister of India NarendraModi to Kashmir on the occasion of Diwali More


PM’s Diwali in Valley

Prime Minister NarendraModi is arriving in Valley today to celebrate Diwali with the flood-affected people. The PM will take stock of the widespread devastation caused by the deluge and hold meetings with different delegations during his short stay.  In a surprise move Modi announced his plan More


Tosamaidan no more a firing range: CM

‘Won’t extend lease, will provide alternate space to Army’

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Tosamaidan (Budgam), Oct 22: The J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday declared that the controversial Tosamaidan firing range in central Kashmir’s Budgam district is no longer a field firing range for the Army.He said the state government would not extend the Tosamaidan lease to the More


‘My last official function’

ECI likely to announce elections on Friday, says Omar

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Tosamaidan (Budgam), Oct 22: The Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday declared a function organized by Army here as “my last official function,” hinting that the Election Commission of India (ECI) is likely to announce the poll dates on Friday.“If elections would have been announced yesterday More


Soz smells rat in ration distribution

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 22: State Congress chief Prof SaifudinSoz Wednesday said expressed his displeasure over the way the government, especially the CA&PD department was distributing ration among the flood-hit people.In a statement issued here, Soz expressed anxiety on the way free rations is
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Diwali, the festival of lights, today

Observe festival with simplicity: Omar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 22: Diwali, the festival of lights, is being celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.The festival is every year celebrated with traditional enthusiasm and fervor as Muslims and Sikhs join their Hindu brethren to lit up candles and oil lamps outside temples,Chief Minister More


‘Prolonged rescue delayed rehabilitation’

Magnitude of flood devastation many times that of 2005 earthquake: Jitendra Singh

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Oct 22: The government of India Wednesday said the rehabilitation of the flood victims of Jammu and Kashmir has been delayed due to prolonged rescue operations following the natural calamity in the state last month."Rehabilitation follows rescue. When the rescue part is prolonged, when More


After 3 day lull, Indo- Pak trade fire again

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Oct 22: After a three day lull, India and Pakistan armed forces again exchanged firing along International Border(IB) in R S Pura and Samba sectors, triggering panic among the people living in villages close to the IB.Sources said that following the firing incident, forces have been put More


Floods damage 200 health centers in Jammu region

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, Oct 22: Recent flash floods and landslides have damaged around 200 Government Health institutions in Jammu region causing a loss of Rs 12 crore to the department, official sources said.The damage assessments obtained from the districts revealed that  around 200 health institutes across More


Army Commander extends Diwali greetings

Udhampur, Oct 22 : The GOC (Army Commander), Northern Command, Lt Gen DS Hooda,  has extended Diwali greetings to the Awam of J&K and all security forces personnel, their families and dependents. The Army Commander expressed his hope that the festival of lights which symbolizes the triumph More






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J&K Wushu team excels in Fed Cup

Jammu, Oct 22: State Wushu team, comprising 10 members, has excelled in the just concluded Federation Cup winning held at Hyderabad winning six medals, including two silver. The team for Federation Cup More



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Center releases another installment of Rs 900 cr under SPA

ANNUAL PLAN 2014-15

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, Oct 22: Even as the end of the current financial year is drawing close, the Union Government has released another small installment of Rs 900 crore under Special Plan Assistance(SPA) for J&K More



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Mysterious fire breaks out at Narwal Mandi’s cold storage

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Oct 22: The cold storage at Narwal Mandi, Jammu, caught fire under mysterious circumstances early in the morning today causing heavy losses to the stored items. Despite all efforts by the fire fighters More




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PM’S KASHMIR VISIT

Arms & ammunition being taken to valley via Mughal Road recovered, 2 arrested

ISHRAT BUTT

Poonch, Oct 22: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Kashmir, police today arrested 2 persons and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession which was being carried towards valley More



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GIRL ‘GANG RAPED’ IN RAMBAN

MM PARVAIZ

Ramban, Oct 22: In a shocking incident a teenage  girl was allegedly gang-raped by two youth at village Parnote, falling under the jurisdiction of police station Ramban.Police said the girl was returning More



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