Eid-ul-Fitr today

Big congregations expected at Eidgah, Hazratbal shrine


Srinagar, July 28: Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir would be celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr on Tuesday, marking the culmination of the holy month of Ramadan.Thousands of people are expected to attend congregational Eid prayers in Eidgahs, Masjids and Shrines across the State where scholars and clerics More

Eid pledge

The holy month of Ramadan has just ended and Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir, like other parts of the world, are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr today. Eid is a moment of joy; an occasion to thank the Almighty Allah on completion of the month of blessings. It is also an occasion to give charity to those More

Vohra,Omar, Soz, Muftis, Rajendra extend Eid greetings


Srinagar, July 28: Governor NN Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday felicitated people on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, wishing them well-being and prosperity.In his message, Vohra expressed hope that this auspicious occasion would be the harbinger of peace, progress, prosperity and happiness More

Separatists felicitate people on Eid

Geelani, Malik, Mirwaiz, Khan, others extend greetings


Srinagar, July 28: Separatist leaders of Kashmir Monday extended their wishes to the people on Eid-ul-Fitr. Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani appealed people to celebrate the Eid with austerity and according to the Islamic principles. In his Eid message, Geelani said the Muslim More

Separatist leaders under house arrest

Srinagar, July 28: Authorities Monday evening placed several senior separatist leaders under house arrest “to prevent any trouble” on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr on Tuesday. Chairman of JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik was placed under house arrest before Iftar Monday. Malik was scheduled to offer Eid prayers More

No extension in summer vacations: Dir Education

Srinagar, July 28: Director School Education Kashmir Mir Tariq Monday said the summer vacation in Kashmir schools hasn’t been extended.“As of now we have no plans to extend the ongoing summer vacations,” he told Greater Kashmir over phone.Amid escalating protest demonstrations by school students More

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Vilgam’s tehsil status high on Govt agenda: Ch. Ramzan

Srinagar, July 28: Minister for Transport and CAPD Chaudhary Muhammad Ramzan on Monday said that National Conference led Coalition government has accorded highest priority to the issue of granting Vilgam More

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India, China admit to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen in Ladakh


Beijing/New Delhi, July 28: India and China today admitted to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen into Ladakh last week but both the sides sought to play it down saying the issue was resolved amicably through More

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Anti-Israel protesters clash with forces in Srinagar

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Lastupdate at : Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:36:37 IST

Srinagar, July 29: Clashes have erupted between pro-Gaza protesters and government forces in summer capital Srinagar on Tuesday. Soon after Eid prayers, youth assembled in various parts of the old city More

  • Opinion

Israel or Izrael?

…making of an illicit state



iqbal.javid46@gmail.com On a fateful day—November, the 2nd 1917, a cool London morning stood witness to a communiqué handed over from foreign office to IInd Baron of House of Rothschilds’—Walter Rothschild More

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Questioning Development?

Development is a scandalous thing. A myth created to facilitate capitalistic class



Peeraamir77@yahoo.com Ed begley jr., an american environmentalist once said, “i don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man, we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something created More

  • Letters

Palestine Policy

I have been reading Hassan Zainagiri’s write-ups for quite long both in English as well as in Urdu. I always found his writing apt but his most recent article titled ‘The Gaza Genocide’ turned out to be More

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Free Them

It is high time for this government to change this policy of stifling voices of dissent

Learning lessons hard way, after getting a drubbing in the parliament elections, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has been endeavoring to refurbish his image and adopt pro-people policies. He fulfilled long More

  • Business

Amid Eid buzz SRTC employees clamour for pending arrears

‘Still awaiting 5th pay commission benefits, when state employees look forward for 7th PC’


Srinagar, July 28: Eid for the employees of State Road Transport Corporation has brought little cheer for when they should have been busy shopping with their children, they were pleading with the authorities More

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  • Kashmir

NC-PDP hoarding war heats up ahead of polls


Srinagar, July 28: In the run up to the Assembly elections in J&K later this year, the rivalry between ruling National Conference and opposition Peoples Democratic Party is heating up on a new front More

  • Srinagar City

Civil admin, police, others greet people on Eid-Ul-Fitr


Srinagar, July 28: Cutting across individual ideologies people from various walks of life including officials, politicians, religious scholars and those from trade forums linked to Srinagar have greeted More

  • Jammu

Cop kills 2,shoots self


Rajouri, July 28: In a tragic incident late last night, a police constable shot dead 2 sisters and later shot himself at Kalakote, Rajouri.As per information, at around 1 A.M. last night, constable Sanjay More

  • South Asia

Eid celebrated in Saudi, UAE, Bangladesh

Islamabad, July 28: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Gulf countries, Indonesia and Bangladesh celebrated Eid on Monday.Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Judicial Council had announced the sighting of Shawwal More

  • PaK

3 brothers drown in Neelum Valley lake


Muzaffarabad, July 28: Three brothers and their cousin were killed by drowning in a high altitude lake in a remote area of Neelum valley on Sunday.The bodies of three of them were fished out the same evening More

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