Official panel in search of ‘evidence’ on Salal power project

Committee Seeks Information On Pact from Government Of India

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 18: What could give a setback to the return of power projects from the power giant National Hydel Power Corporation (NHPC), the Legal Committee formed to prepare “course of action” for seeking back the projects has observed that some crucial documents about Salal power project were missing More

High Court directs Chief Secretary to constitute panel to probe functioning

CENTRAL COOPERATIVE BANK ANANTNAG

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 18: The High Court has directed the Chief Secretary to constitute a high-level committee headed by a Commissioner/Secretary level officer to enquire into the functioning of Central Cooperative Bank in Anantnag (Islamabad) in south Kashmir. The Court of Justice Muzaffar Hussain More

‘Bedi Commission to submit report in 2 days’

SAYEED YOUSUF CASE

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 18: The one-man Commission of Inquiry (CoI) headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice HS Bedi is likely to submit its report on the death of National Conference worker Sayeed Muhammad Yosouf to the  State Government.  Highly placed sources told Greater Kashmir that Bedi More

JK Govt orders ‘performance evaluation’ of Panchayats

Delhi-Based Institute To Undertake Study On Streamlining PRIs

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 18: Facing criticism for ‘restricting’ the powers of Panchayat Raj Institutes (PRIs) in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government has tasked a New Delhi-based institute for conducting performance evaluation of the grassroots institutions of governance. Sources told Greater Kashmir More

NC committed to empower Panchayats: Kamaal

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 18: Endorsing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s statement on opening of more cross-border routes and making the Line of Control irrelevant for free movement of people, the Additional General Secretary of the ruling National Conference Dr Mustafa Kamal Tuesday said that “more interaction More

APSCC observes Minority Day as ‘Black Day’
Srinagar, Dec 18: The All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) observed the Minority Day on Monday as “black day” as a mark of protest against the “government’s failure to grant minority status to Sikh community in Jammu and Kashmir.” The Committee has also urged the state and central More

Girl fails in Matric, ends life

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Dec 18: In a tragic incident, a teenage girl committed suicide, in Kokernag area of this south Kashmir district, after she failed in the Matric exams the results of which were declared on Monday. The girl of Kunkangam, Sof Shali village of Kokernag area, consumed some More

HCBA provides relief to Frislan fire victims
Srinagar, Dec 18: A delegation of Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Sunday visited Frislan, Pahalgam, to express solidarity with the fire victims and distributed relief amount among them. The Bar delegation comprised its president  Z A Qureshi, former president Mian Abdul More

Kashmiri aspirants miss Railway exams

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Dec 18: Kashmiri youth who had applied for various posts in Railways on Tuesday alleged the Railway Recruitment Board had “deliberately” kept the exam centers outside the Valley so that it becomes impossible for applicants from Kashmir to reach there.  “Our exam centers have been More

  • Kashmir

Official panel in search of ‘evidence’ on Salal power project

Committee Seeks Information On Pact from Government Of India

Return of Power Projects

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 18: What could give a setback to the return of power projects from the power giant National Hydel Power Corporation (NHPC), the Legal Committee formed to prepare “course of action” for seeking More



  • Srinagar City

CM to inaugurate heritage Zaina Kadal bridge on Dec 20

MUHAMMAD WASEEM

Srinagar, Dec 18: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is scheduled to inaugurate renovated heritage Zaina Kadal bridge in Old City here on Thursday December 20, officials said.  They said the bridge has More




  • Jammu

PDP a fountainhead of lies: Rana

Nagrota Dec 18: Chief Minister’s Political Advisor Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday said that Omar Abdullah is synonymous with peace, progress and prosperity of Jammu and Kashmir. He said PDP who have been More



  • World

India lost $123 billion in black money in a decade

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Dec 18: India lost a whopping USD 123 billion in black money in 2001-2010, making it the eight largest victim of illicit financial outflow, a US-based research and advocacy organisation said More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Giving hope to Kashmir orphans

A young social activist is committed to better the lives of orphans

ENGINEERING SOCIAL CHANGE

ARIF SHAFI WANI

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. But this door never opened for an unfortunate group of children in Kashmir who lost their childhood in past over two More



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