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 been renovated in eight months at an estimated cost of Rs 2.5 crores. “The renovated bridge will More

This bridge has glorious past

TARIQ ALI MIR

15th century witnessed a new era in the history of Shaher-e-Khaas when Sultan Zain-ul-Abideen constructed the first bridge on river Jhelum letting the population grow on both the banks. Though the original bridge named after the Sultan is nowhere, renovated Zaina-Kadal lives to tell the tale.& More

Disaster preparedness training held at IMPA
Srinagar, Dec 18: A disaster preparedness training programme organized by Divisional Disaster Management was held at Institute of Management and Public Administration here today. In the training programme about 31 KAS probationers of batch 2011 participated and were acquainted with various More

Bagh-e-Hyder Baghat inhabitants decry inflated power bills
Srinagar, Dec 18: Inhabitants of Bagh-e-Hyder Baghat Sanat Nagar are up in arms against the Power Development Department (PDD) for sending them inflated power bills.    A delegation from the area said that from past few months they have been receiving inflated power bills. “This is More

Electric pole gutted in Dalgate

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 18: A wooden electric pole was gutted in a fire incident in Dalgate market here on Tuesday evening.  Reports said fire started in the wooden pole near the Chest Diseases hospital and engulfed it triggering panic in the area. The wooden pole carrying low-tension transmission More

Khomeini Chowk reels under darkness

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Dec 18: Inhabitants of Khomeini Chowk and adjoining areas including Garipora, Hamdaniya Colony in Bemina here are reeling under darkness from past many days.   A delegation from these areas accused the Power Development Department of deliberately snapping the power supply. < More

Young Writers call on Director RK
Srinagar, Dec 18: Kashmir Young Writers Association (KYWA) Tuesday hailed the appointment of Bashir Arif as Director Radio Kashmir and Commercial Broadcasting Service. In a statement, the Association said that they called on the Director to urge him to make literary and scientific programs more More

Open manhole risks commuters
Srinagar, Dec 18: A deep uncovered manhole is posing risk to commuters at main Dalgate market here. A delegation from the area said the manhole was constructed by the UEED department nearly a month ago. “Despite passing of over a month, the manhole has not been covered. This poses risk of injury to 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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