On IHR Day, Hurriyat (M) stages dharna in New Delhi
Srinagar, Dec 10: On the International Human Rights Day, a delegation of Hurriyat Conference (M) along with three dozens women victims of rights violations on Monday staged a dharna at Parliament Street in New Delhi against the atrocities and excesses being committed in JK allegedly by the forces More

Pak visit, no picnic: Bilal
Srinagar, Dec 10: Lashing out at critics, Hurriyat Conference (M) on Monday said that nobody should expect them to get the license of freedom from Islamabad during their upcoming Pak visit, as Kashmir ‘dispute’ was not an ordinary issue to be solved overnight.“People must realize that Kashmiris themselves More

Hurriyat (M) leaders to leave for Pak on Friday

Shabir Shah applies for travel documents through LoC

Srinagar, Dec 10: With suspense looming large over the issuance of passport to two of its executive members, a delegation of Hurriyat Conference (M) leaders would be leaving for Pakistan on Friday. Regional Passport Officer told KNS on Monday evening that two more executive members Moulvi Abbas Ansari More

‘Take note of HR violations in JK’

GEELANI ASKS WORLD BODIES

Srinagar, Dec 10: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani has appealed the world bodies and organizations working for human rights to take cognizance of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing executive council of conglomerate on ‘World Human Rights Day, Geelani More

Handwara woman urges CM to trace her husband

SHAHID RAFIQ

(Magam) Handwara, Dec 10: For past 7-years, Rafiqa Begum, 40, of this frontier village has been running from pillar to post to trace her husband Muhammad Aslam Sheikh who went missing from Gurdaspur Punjab in March 2005. She has appealed the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to help her locate her husband More

SHRC observes HR Day

Stresses for inclusion of HR education in curriculum

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 10: The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) today observed the Human Rights Day and resolved to continue with its objective to protect human rights of every citizen of the State.  Chairing a function to observe the HR Day, Rafiq Fida member SHRC underscored More

JKLF PaK zone holds protest rally
Islamabad, Dec 10: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), organized a rally today on the occasion of International Human Rights Day and held a protest demonstration at Kotli.   The rally, led by the former central convener PaK, Gilgit and Baltistan zone More

CIC serves notice to PIO for furnishing false information

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 10: Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Jammu and Kashmir, G R Sufi, on Monday served a notice to Public Information Officer (PIO) of the Roads and Buildings Department asking him to show cause as to why penalty proceedings should not be initiated against him for furnishing incomplete More

Govt takes cognizance

SHODDY FUNCTIONING OF WINTER SECRETARIAT

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 10:  Jammu and Kashmir Government on Monday sought a report from the in-charge official of winter secretariat over the news report appearing in this newspaper about shoddy functioning of the winter secretariat in the summer capital. Sources told Greater Kashmir that acting More

Temperature dips below freezing point
Srinagar, Dec 10: The night temperature across Kashmir dipped below freezing point with Leh in Ladakh remaining the coldest place in the region. According to the meteorological department the minimum temperature recorded at Leh, 434 kms from here, was minus 11.0 degrees Celsius.  The More

Police foils Er Rasheed’s march to UNMOGIP
Srinagar, Dec 10: Police on Monday foiled an attempt by Independent MLA Engineer Rashid to march towards United Nations Military Observers Group for India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) where he was going to hand over a memorandum seeking revocation of AFSPA and PSA in Jammu and Kashmir. As soon as More

Civil Society alarmed over lack of healthcare facilities in Valley

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Dec 10: Kashmir-based civil society groups Monday voiced a serious concern over the lack of healthcare facilities at the Valley hospitals terming it “continuous neglect” by the state government towards the health sector in the region. Member Kashmir Centre for Social and Development More

Kashmiri doc invited to Friends of Syrian meet
Srinagar, Dec 10: Kashmir born British citizen, Brig Dr Sohail Nasti has been invited to the Friends of Syria Meet to be held in Morocco on December 12. The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is also expected to attend the meet. The Friends of Syria meeting provides an opportunity to consult More

  • Kashmir

On IHR Day, Hurriyat (M) stages dharna in New Delhi

Srinagar, Dec 10: On the International Human Rights Day, a delegation of Hurriyat Conference (M) along with three dozens women victims of rights violations on Monday staged a dharna at Parliament Street More



  • Srinagar City

SHRINKING DISTANCE MODE EDUCATION

KU plans to reduce B Ed intake capacity, draws concern from academicians

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 10: At a time when Bachelors of Education is prerequisite for teacher’s job and many aspirants who cannot afford to pursue the B Ed in regular mode had been banking on the course through More




  • Jammu

No alternative to PDP in JK: Mufti

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 10: Former Chief Minister and patron Peoples Democratic Party, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, Monday said that there was no alternative to his party in Jammu and Kashmir.“The way people have been supporting More



  • South Asia

Appoint special representative to monitor HR situation in JK: APHC (M)

Muslim League Organizes Seminar

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Dec 10:  The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (M) PaK chapter on Monday made a passionate appeal to the United Nations urging the highest body to appoint special representative to monitor More



  • World

UAE Cabinet approves extradition agreement with India

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Dubai, Dec 10: The UAE Cabinet has approved an extradition agreement with India which will allow the transfer of around 1,200 Indian convicts languishing in the Gulf nation to their home country to spend More



  • Bandipora

R&B deptt goes into hibernation

Vital projects stalled in Bandipora from last 5 years

Bandipora: Inordinate delay by the Roads and Buildings department in completion of various developmental projects across the district has raised question marks over its functioning. Many projects More



  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’

BETTER EDUCATION

Since 2008, Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI), a volunteer-driven philanthropic organization with a focus on education in Kashmir, has been quietly supporting education of talented and deserving Kashmiri More



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