Shia-Sunni unity: Geelani to lead ‘peace march’ in Srinagar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 3: The Hurriyat Conference (G) is organizing a peace march on December 5 (Wednesday) from downtown Srinagar under the leadership of its chairman Syed Ali Geelani.   “We will offer Zuhr prayers at Khankah–e- Hazrat Khawja Habib-Ullah Nowshere (RA) on Wednesday. Respectable More

Disabled protest ‘Government inertia’

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Dec 3: Persons with disability Monday protested against the J&K Government’s “failure” to address their problems. They observed the World Disability Day on Monday as a “Black Day.” Scores of disabled persons along with their relatives, friends and teachers Monday staged a peaceful More

Tarigami for comprehensive reservation policy for disabled

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 3: CPI (M) State Secretary Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami Monday called for a comprehensive reservation policy for the disabled in private educational institutions, training and professional colleges to empower them.  In a statement issued here today, Tarigami said that there is urgent More

NO HEADWAY ON SFC CONSTITUTION

Ministers Pass The Buck

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 3: Raising a question mark on the Government’s promise on empowerment of Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs) and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in J&K, the State Government is yet to constitute the State Finance Commission.   Informed sources told Greater Kashmir that the More

Separatists concerned over lifers to youth
Srinagar, Dec 3: Asking separatist leadership to frame a joint programme to protest against the life imprisonment sentences being awarded to Kashmiri youth, Chairman Democratic Freedom Party Shabir Ahmad Shah has said that Dr Qasim Faktoo and various other Kashmiri youth have been denied justice by such More

JKPCC ‘denies’ promotional benefits to deserving engineers

Aggrieved Persons Seek Chief Minister’s Intervention

Srinagar, Dec 3: In a gross violation of norms, the J&K Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) has allegedly denied promotion to deserving civil engineers since 2000. A group of aggrieved civil engineers told Greater Kashmir that while they were ‘denied’ promotion, some ‘undeserving More

DAK protests ‘Government indifference’

Zahid Maqbool

Srinagar, Dec 3: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday held a silent protest demonstration against ‘violation of Supreme Court guidelines’which clearly state that a doctor should not be arrested on the basis of allegations.“We cannot tolerate the harassment of doctors. We challengethe government More

KU names IKS after Madanjeet Singh
Srinagar, Dec 3: Kashmir University has renamed its Institute of Kashmir Studies as the ‘UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of Kashmir Studies’. This is for the third time in the past few years that the name of the Centre has been changed. Earlier, it was the Centre for Kashmir Studies which was changed More

ECC Kupwara holds meeting

GK NEWS NETWORK

Kupwara, Dec 3: Education Coordination Committee (ECC) Kupwara Monday held a meeting and discussed educational scenario of the district, a spokesman of ECC said in a statement. He said the meeting was held under the chairmanship of Javid Iqbal Wani and was attended by all the constituents More

  • Kashmir

Shia-Sunni unity: Geelani to lead ‘peace march’ in Srinagar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 3: The Hurriyat Conference (G) is organizing a peace march on December 5 (Wednesday) from downtown Srinagar under the leadership of its chairman Syed Ali Geelani.   “We will offer More



  • Srinagar City

‘Unwanted curfews’ irk Shaher-e-Khaas traders

SAY BUSINESS BADLY AFFECTED, SEEK SAGAR’S INTERVENTION

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Dec 3: The traders of old City, the Shaher-e-Khaas are up in arms against the government for “imposing unwanted curfews in the area” for the past few days adding that the business has been badly More




  • Jammu

Income Rs 89,000; Assets Rs 3.40 crore

Ex-Minister Charge-Sheeted In Disproportionate Assets Case

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 3: After more than 23 years of investigation, Jammu and Kashmir Vigilance Organisation Monday presented charge-sheet against a former minister and MLA Reasi for allegedly acquiring assents disproportionate More



  • Court Watch

JK Chief Secretary gets 1 day to file compliance report

‘Bureaucrats Need To Be Pulled Up For Taking Judicial Process For Granted’

REHABILITATION OF POOR GIRLS

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 3: The Jammu and Kashmir Monday granted one more day to the Chief Secretary to file a compliance report in a case of rehabilitation of poor girls ‘exploited in the garb of providing jobs More



  • World

Now we have a state: Abbas

Ramallah, West Bank, Dec 3: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas returned to the West Bank after winning upgraded UN status for the Palestinians, telling cheering crowds: “Yes, now we have a state.”  More



  • Pulwama

Pulwama sans lavatories

People face inconvenience

Pulwama: Failure of the municipal authorities to construct public lavatories here is causing immense problems to the people. Though Pulwama was accorded district status nearly three decades ago it sans More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Student Counseling:An area of darkness

There’s a pressing need to make counseling services available in government schools, universities and colleges

CONCERN

PUPINDER S BALI

As reports of student stress and suicides because of academic,peer, and parental pressures multiply, country top schools managements have been forced to wake up to the importance of student counseling More



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