Coffers empty, JK out with ‘begging bowl’

Borrows Rs 300 cr from open market; Officials blame delay in plan allocation

Muddasir Ali

Srinagar, July 22: Facing a financial crunch due to delay in the annual plan allocations by the Government of India, the J&K Government Monday resorted to open market borrowing to meet the day-to-day expenses.The Government functioning has taken a hit in the State and work on the development More

PDP door open for Congress, says Baig

Hints possibility of post-poll alliance with former ally


Muddasir Ali

Srinagar, July 22: Senior Peoples Democratic Party leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig Tuesday said the party would prefer post-poll alliance with Congress to form the next government in J&K to “ensure representative character in the government to all regions of the State.”Baig’s disclosure comes More

No plans to review AFSPA: Govt

New Delhi, July 22: Government has no plans to review the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday.“At present there is no such proposal. If the situation so warrants that areas be declared as disturbed, the same is done. This is examined/assessed periodically,” Minister More

Omar invokes Sheikh’s legacy, says will ‘gain clear mandate’

‘PDP operated on remote-control by its patrons in New Delhi’

GK News Network

Gurez/Sumbal, July 22: The Working President of National Conference Omar Abdullah Tuesday said the party would script a historic victory in the Assembly elections. “People of J&K would continue to repose their faith in NC which has not only protected the State’s political interests and regional More

Govt recalls Irfan Yasin to head LAWDA

To function as Vice-Chairman for 6 months

Arif Shafi Wani

Srinagar, July 22: Ending suspense over the appointment of Vice-Chairperson of the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA)—the body entrusted with conservation of Dal Lake—the state government Tuesday ordered recalling and reemployment of former VC Irfan Yasin as head of the Authority for More

BJP finalises 8 candidates for Jammu district, 4 for Chenab Valley

‘Official announcement to be made soon’


Jammu, July 22:   The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has almost finalized its 12 candidates for the Jammu region for the upcoming assembly elections including 4 for the Chenab Valley. Reliable sources within the BJP informed Greater Kashmir that the announcement in this regard will More

No decision taken on interlocutors' report on JK: Centre

New Delhi, July 22: The Centre today said no decision has been taken on the report submitted by three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir in 2011 and it will welcome any "informed debate" on its contents. Replying to a question by Congress MP Sashi Tharoor, Minister of State for Home Kiran More

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Man dies after falling from hillock


Ramban, July 22: A middle aged man died after he slipped several hundred feet down   a hillock     here today.As per details, the man was cutting grass for cattle in nearby More

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Axis Bank post healthy quarterly results with profiting 18 percent jump


Jammu, July 22: Axis Bank today approved the financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 with postings 18% increase in net profit at Rs 1,667 crores.The Net Profit for the first quarter of the More

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Savand, Abhinav win 100 mts gold in U-17

Inter-district state level swimming meet of DYSS

Jammu, July 22: Savand Sharma and Abhinav Sharma of Jammu district clinched gold in 100 meters breast stroke and back stroke events respectively on day two of three-day inter-district state level swimming More

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Soldier, intruder killed in border clashes

Infiltration bids foiled in Jammu, Kathua

Jammu, July 22: Two infiltration bids by suspected militants from across the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir were today foiled by security personnel with one intruder and a soldier being killed.The More

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Use of subsidized LPG cylinders for commercial purposes goes unabated


Jammu, July 22: Despite there being ban, the use of subsidized domestic LPG cylinders for commercial purposes continues unabated in the Jammu City and its outskirts. A cursory round of the city is just More

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Rajouri residents seek action against illegal diagnostic centers


Rajouri, July 22: The civil society of this border district has urged the local administration and health department to initiate action against the   unauthorised diagnostic centres running in More

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Ramban, July 22: Hundreds of people, including Amarnath pilgrims, remained stranded for over 6 hours on Tuesday as Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was blocked due to a landslides near    More

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