Geelani urges UN to implement its resolutions on Kashmir

Calls for shutdown in Sopore on January 6

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 3: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani Monday urged UN General Secretary Ban-Ki-Moon to call an immediate session of Security Council and pass an additional resolution to press India to hold referendum in disputed Jammu and Kashmir under sections 6 and 7 of More

Centre compromising on democratic fundamentals: PDP

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 3: Peoples Democratic Party today accused the Centre of compromising on democratic fundamentals by ruling out troop reduction and revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the state. "By repeatedly emphasizing the need for retention of draconian laws and continued More

Hakim for resumption of Indo-Pak talks on K-issue
Srinagar, Jan 3: The Peoples’ Democratic Front president and MLA Khan Sahib constituency, Budgam, Hakim Yaseen, on Monday urged the rulers of India and Pakistan to resume talks for resolution of Kashmir issue.  “In view of the fast changing political scenario in the world, the resumption of More

Omar will complete 6-yrs: Taj
 Srinagar, Jan 3: Senior Congress leader and Minister for Public Health Engineering Taj Mohiuddin on Monday said that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah would complete his 6-year term. “Discretion to rotate the Chief Minister lies with the Congress high command and the utterances of state More

Mirwaiz gets fresh passport
Srinagar, Jan 3: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was today issued a fresh passport, an official said here. "The Mirwaiz had applied for the passport and we received the (security) verification. The passport has been issued and he will receive it in a few days More

1000 persons languishing in jails: Jama’at
Srinagar, Jan 3: Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir on Monday said about 1000 political prisoners were presently languishing in different jails.  “Some of the detainees are suffering from different ailments due to substandard food. Due to non-availability of sufficient medical-care, their condition More

Dr Farooq gives Rs 25 lakh to SMHS
Srinagar, Jan 3: National Conference president and Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday provided Rs 25 lakh to SMHS Hospital, here from his MP fund for the purchase of four dialysis machines.  Dr Farooq, according to NC statement, had already given Rs 1 More

35% students qualify AIEEE coaching test: KU
Srinagar, Jan 3: About 35 percent of 550 students have qualified the entrance test for selection to the coaching to AIEEE examination to be conducted by the Directorate of Lifelong Learning, University of Kashmir. In a communiqué, KU official said the eligible candidate should deposit the fees More

  • Kashmir

Geelani urges UN to implement its resolutions on Kashmir

Calls for shutdown in Sopore on January 6

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 3: The Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani Monday urged UN General Secretary Ban-Ki-Moon to call an immediate session of Security Council and pass an additional resolution More



  • Srinagar City

Brari Nambal restoration begins

‘Lagoon’s revival vital for Dal conservation’

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Jan 3: After nearly two decades of dilly-dallying, the government Sunday launched restoration of Brari Nambal lagoon of the Dal Lake, which has been marred by extensive pollution and obnoxious More




  • Jammu

Altaf for strict action against forest land encroachers

Jammu, Jan 3: Forests and Environment Minister, Mian Altaf today said stern action would be taken against those involved in encroachment of forest land. Reviewing the functioning of the forest department More



  • News in brief

Hurriyat (M) seminar today

Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) is organizing a seminar “UN Resolutions---a lawful basis of Kashmir’s disputed status” at its Raj Bagh head office, here on Tuesday, January 4, at 11 am. The proposed seminar More



  • Business

Treasuries in JK to click on new software soon

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 3: The government today said it was endeavouring to provide adequate and improved infrastructure for the state treasuries. “Apart from this, efforts are underway to put in place information More



  • News

India gets into UNSC after 19-yrs

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

United Nations, Jan 3: After a gap of 19 years, India Monday formally took its place in the UN Security Council as a new non-permanent member for a 2-year term, a position from which it is expected to More



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