NC-Congress campaign ends in Jammu region

Coalition for empowerment of common man: Rana, Tara

Nagrota, Nov 30: The coalition candidates ended their election campaign for the Legislative Council polls here on Friday, a NC spokesman in a statement. He said that out of 43 sarpanchs, 39 along with their Panchs participated in the grand rally organized jointly by National Conference and Congress More

JK to have its first Open Jail

150 kanal of land acquired at Mishriwalla Jammu

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu,Nov 30: The Jammu and Kashmir state would soon have an open prison facility where some convicts would be able to live a life akin to a freeman as they can step out of the prison, go to work outside and live with their families.Sources in the Prisons Department informed Greater Kashmir that More

Red Ribbon Express to arrive in Jan

JK to observe World AIDS Day on Dec 1

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 30: Project Director, Dr Rakesh Khajuria, J&K State AIDS Prevention and Control Society (JKSACS) on Friday said that World AIDS Day would be observed on December 1, 2012 all over the State and the inaugural function in this connection would be held at Jia Pota Ghat, Akhnoor.  < More

4 die, 8 injured in road accidents
Jammu, Nov 30: Four persons died and eights others were wounded in separate road accidents in Jammu region today. Police said that one person died and three others were injured when a Maruti van rolled down into a gorge in Banihal area on Srinagar-Jammu highway. The deceased was identified More

  • Kashmir

Amnesty slams JK Government over Danish’s detention

‘State Authorities Must Halt Practice Of Arbitrary Arrests Particularly Of Children’

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 30: Global rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI) Friday condemned what it calls the arbitrary detention of a minor Danish Farooq in Jammu and Kashmir, noting that J&K Government More



  • Srinagar City

Slow services irk passengers at Srinagar International Airport

Air travel takes less time, collecting luggage takes more

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Nov 30: Air travel could be saving precious time of passengers but those landing at Srinagar International Airport nowadays curse their decision of taking the flight as luggage collection takes More




  • Jammu

NC-Congress campaign ends in Jammu region

Coalition for empowerment of common man: Rana, Tara

LC POLLS

Nagrota, Nov 30: The coalition candidates ended their election campaign for the Legislative Council polls here on Friday, a NC spokesman in a statement. He said that out of 43 sarpanchs, 39 along with More



  • South Asia

Pak, Afghan talks on Strategic Partnership

AGENCIES

Islamabad, Nov 30: Pakistan and Afghanistan today began negotiations on a Strategic Partnership Agreement even as Kabul called on Islamabad to take more steps, including the release of Taliban detainees More



  • World

PALESTINE WINS HISTORIC UN VOTE

YOSHITA SINGH

United Nations, Nov 30: Palestine overwhelmingly won a historic UN General Assembly vote which will upgrade its status to non-member observer state at the world body, a stinging diplomatic setback to the More



  • GK Careers

‘My aim is to retain marginalized children in government schools’

State of Education

INTERVIEW

In an interview with Shabir Ibn Yusuf, Director School Education, Kashmir, M Shafi Rather, while admitting that all is not well with the government schools in Kashmir, says he wants to link marginalized More



  • GK Features

Principal Caretaker

A retired teacher revived a neglected Pandit school in Nawakadal and ensured the temple inside the school was never closed for devotees

DEDICATION

MAJID MAQBOOL

When 76-year-old Ghulam Muhammad Malik retired as a government teacher in 1995, he had looked forward to his post-retirement life. But when the local people from Khankah-Sokhta in Nawakadal approached More



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