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‘Police Has To Furnish Information Within 48 Hours’
Kokernag, Sep 23: The Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) GR Sufi Friday said that under Right to Information Act, police is answerable to public if they detain any person without any warrant.“There is a provision in the State RTI Act-2009 wherein if somebody is detained by police without a warrant More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
New Delhi, Sep 23: A US national was deported on his arrival at the IGI Airport here in the wee hours of today after he was found to have allegedly violated visa norms during his previous visit to the country.Airport sources said David Barsamian, a radio journalist, was deported back to his country More
Kashmir Lags In Social,Economic Sectors
Srinagar, Sep 23: While highlighting that Kashmir lags behind in growth in key sectors compared to other region of the state, the State Finance Commission has stressed that resource allocation for development amongst districts should be made on the basis of degree of backwardness and population size More
Property Rights To Slum Dwellers
Jammu, Sep 23: Even as the slum settlements have witnessed menacing increase in the urban centres of Jammu and Kashmir, the state government is all set to come up with a Bill in the upcoming session of the legislature to extend property rights to these dwellers.The Bill, cleared by the state cabinet More
To Support Guru Resolution; Take Up Human Rights, Governance
Srinagar, Sep 23: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Friday said they will support the resolution seeking clemency for Parliament attack convict Muhammad Afzal Guru in the upcoming session of the state legislature.“I don’t think heavens will fall if the resolution is passed. Tamil Nadu assembly More
Seeks Details Of Perks, Facilities Available To Such A Person
Srinagar, Sep 23: In a first move of its kind, the State Accountability Commission has begun investigating a compliant against a senior government functionary who is “enjoying status of a minister” and allegedly drawing perks and emoluments “to the extent he is not entitled to.”Highly placed sources More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Srinagar, Sep 23: The meeting of North Zonal Council which was to be chaired by Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on September 27 here has been postponed as assembly sessions in most of the constituent states will be then in progress, a senior official said today.“The North Zonal Council secretariat More
Srinagar: All India Radio Srinagar correspondent, Mushtaq Ahmed Tantray has been given annual Akashwani award for the year 2010 for his reporting. Tantray who has worked in most of the media units More
Mumbai, Sep 23: Music knows no boundaries and legendary Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali says the unrest between his homeland and India is political and artists don't subscribe to that."Whatever differences More
A splendid view of Sonamarg resort on Srinagar-Leh Highway captured by GK lensman Aman Farooq.
Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik addresses a congregation at Khank-e-Moula in old city on Friday.
Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq speaking at OIC Contact Group meeting on Kashmir in New York.
PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, PDP President Mehbooba and senior party leaders attend a rally at TRC in Srinagar on Wednesday. Mubashir Khan/GK
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah meets people during Awami Mulaqat in Srinagar on Wednesday.
Members of Jamait-ul-Al-Hadith stage protest in Srinagar on Wednesday. Mubashir Khan/GK
The former Prime Minister of PaK Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary was given a rousing reception at Maisuma, JKLF bastion, in heart of the Srinagar city on Tuesday. Habib Naqash/GK
Former Prime Minister of PaK Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary visited world famous health resort of Pahalgam in south Kashmir on Tuesday. He was accompanied by MoS Home Nasir Aslam Wani.
Former Prime Minister of PaK Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary called on the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Shah Geelani, in Srinagar on Tuesday. Mubashir Khan/GK
Former Prime Minister of PaK Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary called on the Chairman of Peoples Conference Sajad Gani Lone in Srinagar on Tuesday.
Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary met a delegation of Hurriyat (M) leaders and members of Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Association in Srinagar on Tuesday. Aman Farooq/GK
An old traditional house in Kawdara area of Srinagar city being used as a security picket by paramilitary CRPF. Habib Naqash/GK
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah interacts with former PaK premier and leader of Pakistan Peoples Party Barrister Sultan Mehmood Choudhary in Srinagar on Monday evening.
Nearly 126 NC workers from Srinagar joined Peoples Conference led by Sajad Gani Lone.
Former Prime Minister of PaK arrived in Srinagar on Sunday. He visited Martyrs graveyard , Royal Springs Golf Course and Taj Viventa. He was accompanied by JKLF chairman Yasin Malik. Habib Naqash/GK
Lost in the material pursuits of a short-lived life
WORDS WITHIN BY I FIRDOUS SYED
The bitter truth has to be faced. We have lost our way, long ago and are now stranded in pitch darkness. Unmindful of our predicaments, the darkness is deepening with every passing moment.& More
Seismologists, Earthquake Geologist and Engineers must work hard to reduce the risk to life and property from seismic shaking
SAFETY BY DR. BASHIR AHMAD BILAL
Himalayan mountain belt is divided in to three main segments based on the earthquake recurrence in the last 100 years or so. These segments have the potential to generate large earthquakes. Such segments More
This refers to statement by the Pradesh Congress Committee chief Prof Saif-ud-Din Soz hailing the concern of Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on growing menace of corruption in the More
The government’s much-awaited move to empower Panchayats in the state is a move of watershed significance. This step comes after years of soft pedaling, and skepticism suggesting there was a deep-seated More
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Sep 23: The Government endeavors to show case vast tourism potential of Poonch along Mughal Road in and outside the country, said Tourism and Culture Minister Nawang Rigzin Jora while More
‘Want To See Game Regain Its Lost Glory’
Srinagar, Sep 23: The professional commitments may have forced him to move out of State but it is the passion towards game of football that has kept Professor Makhan Lal Raina attached to his home land More
SC called for establishment of bodies to deal with misconduct by officers
Srinagar, Sep 23: Jammu and Kashmir Government is yet to comply with a Supreme Court directive on establishment of Police Complaint Authorities at different levels to probe the cases of misconduct by police More
- Srinagar City
Macadamization project left halfway, R&B says locals hindered work progress
Srinagar, Sep 23: In July this year, the Roads and Building department started macadamization of Bulbul Lankar-Aali Kadal-Nawa Kadal road stretch to improve connectivity in the densely populated Shahr More
Jammu, Sep 23: Arguing that Jammu and Kashmir Assembly does not have power to debate and pass a resolution seeking clemency for Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, an MLA, suspended by the BJP, today More
- South Asia
REZAUL H LASKAR
Islamabad, Sep 23: Rattled by US' assertion that ISI was acting in tandem with the Haqqani network in Afghanistan, Pakistan's civil and military leadership today collectively hit back at Washington, contending More
D RAVI KANTH/PTI
Geneva, Sep 23: Albert Einstein's 1905 theory of relativity is one of the most fundamental pillars of physics – but now scientists say his conclusion that nothing can travel faster than light could be More