Pre-qualification criteria for hydro projects relaxed

PDC proposal gets CM’s nod

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 26: In a welcome development, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has approved proposal of Power Development Corporation “for relaxation of the pre-qualification criteria for 10 MW capacity projects” to meet the objective of State Hydel Policy 2011.  Pertinently, the policy provides for More

‘We decided to create a brand that is exclusively Kashmiri’
They had an ambition to give Kashmir a luxury brand in hospitality sector, and they did it. Umer Tramboo, Director Khyber Group, shares his experiences in business and challenges they faced in the making of one of world’s elite group of luxury hotels at Gulmarg, with GK Business Correspondent More

HDFC Bank commissions 53rd branch in JK

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 26: HDFC Bank, second largest private sector bank in the country, today commissioned a branch with ATM at Hazratbal, here.  This is the 53rd branch by the bank in the state. Prof Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir, inaugurated the branch at a simple but More

Allocate funds to executing units in time: CS

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 26: Chief Secretary Madhav Lal Wednesday asked administrative secretaries to ensure that requisite funds are allocated to the executing units in time, so that development programmes are completed as per schedule. "While framing DPRs each and every aspect including its engineering More

  • Kashmir

SHRC to investigate 1990 Gaw Kadal massacre

‘Report To Be Completed In 2-Months’

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 26: In a significant development, the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Wednesday ordered an inquiry by its investigation wing into the 1990 Gaw Kadal massacre here in which 51 people More



  • Srinagar City

VANDALISATION OF JHELUM IN FULL SWING

UNDER-CONSTRUCTION SKEWED BRIDGE TAKES SHEEN OFF JHELUM, THE BUND

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Dec 26: In blatant violation of environmental norms and public outcry, construction of Skewed bridge across river Jhelum here is going on at a full swing.  The under-construction bridge More




  • Jammu

‘Night soil of 60000 latrines goes into open drains’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Dec 26: Night soil of over 60 thousand latrines is disposed into open drains without any sewage treatment in Jammu and Kashmir, according to figures released by state's Directorate of Census Operation More



  • South Asia

Osama paid Rs 50, 000 bribe to Patwari

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Dec 26: Even the world's most wanted man could not escape the bribery dragnet. Osama bin Laden's safe-house in Pakistan's garrison city Abbottabad was built after paying a bribe of Rs 50,000 More



  • World

Egypt gets first people-approved constitution

Cairo, Dec 26: Over a year after overthrowing an entrenched dictator, Egypt today adopted a new constitution after a two-thirds 'yes' vote in a polarising referendum, triggering fresh protests from the More



  • Kupwara

Shahabad residents demand bridge

5 drown in 3-yrs in Warnow Nallah

Shahabad (Kupwara) Dec 26: Residents of Shahabad in this frontier district are up in arms against the government for failing to construct a bridge over Warnow Nallah as five persons have drowned in the More



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