LC poll results today

Coalition will triumph: Soz; Can’t predict: PDP

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 5: For the first time in past three decades Jammu and Kashmir would move closer to filling four berths in Upper House of the state Legislature when results of the polls to the four Legislative Council seats under Panchayat quota would be declared on Thursday. The elections to More

Winter Secretariat in sleep mode

PEOPLE SUFFER AS MANTRIS, BABUS ‘FORGET’ TO HEAR PUBLIC GRIEVANCES

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 5: Much to the disappointment of people, the establishment of the much-hyped Winter Secretariat here is proving to be a damp squib as the ministers deputed to the secretariat on rotational basis are just making a symbolic presence there during their weekly turn while rest of the staff More

Weatherman forecasts sharp dip in temperature

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Dec 5: Meteorological department today forecast sharp dip in temperature and low visibility due to fog in coming days in Kashmir. After pleasant sunshine from past few days, Kashmir today witnessed cloudy weather, however there were no reports of rain or snow from any part of the Valley More

Tarigami pays tributes to Sheikh Abdullah
Srinagar, Dec 5: CPI (M) State Secretary Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami paid glowing tributes to National Conference founder Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah on his 107th birth anniversary.  In a statement Tarigami said, “followers of late Abdullah should see whether the ideals of democracy and social More

After 15 years, Police indict 2 Army officers

Enforced disappearance of Tengpora youth

D A RASHID

Srinagar: Dec 5: Police has indicted two officers of Army’s 20 Grenadiers for enforced disappearance of a youth of Tengpora area here in 1997.  In its latest status report filed by Station House Officer (SHO) Parimpora Police Station in Jammu and Kashmir High Court with regard to investigation More

Medicos at receiving end: SCD
Srinagar, Dec 5: Accusing the State government of having a declared a virtual war against the medical fraternity, Society for Consultant Doctors (SCD) has said that such repressive tactics could cripple the health services in the state. Seeking Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s personal intervention More

Upcoming Pak visit significant for K-resolution: Hurriyat (M)

‘Ansari, Waza, Adil yet to receive passports’

Srinagar, Dec 5: Hurriyat Conference (M) has appealed to the authorities concerned to immediately provide passports and other travel documents to its leaders scheduled to visit Pakistan on December 17.     The Hurriyat leaders: Moulana Muhammad Abbas Ansari, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza More

Timber smugglers get 1-yr jail term
Srinagar, Dec 5:  A court has sentenced two persons accused of smuggling timber to a imprisonment of one year and has imposed a fine of Rs 3000 against each under the Forest Act and RPC. Court of Sub Judge (Judicial magistrate 1st class ) Bijbehara, Amarjeet Singh Langeh awarded the sentence More

Need to project research findings on Kashmir studies: Prof Talat
Srinagar, Dec 5: Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad Wednesday emphasized the need for preservation of cultural heritage of Kashmir and disseminate the information regarding the same among general public by publishing and projecting the research findings on the various aspects More

Court acquits ex- MLC Pahalgam
Srinagar, Dec 5: A local court has acquitted an ex-MLC of the charges in a case for his alleged involvement in an obscene act at Public place, saying police could not produce substantial evidence to prove the offence.The Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Srinagar, Rajeev Gupta dismissed More

Recruitment process to get fillip shortly: Rather

‘Opposition Is Like Bats’

Budgam, Dec 5: Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs Abdul Rahim Rather said Wednesday that job recruitment process will get fillip shortly. “Various Court stay cases against recruitment in various departments have been got vacated by the government which would pave the way for vigorous employment More

Passport officer clarifies

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 5: The Passport Officer Srinagar Firdous Iqbal on Wednesday while responding to a news report ‘Denied Passport for second time, Bemina woman can’t perform Hajj’ published in Greater Kashmir, claimed that short valid passport was issued to Shahnaz Mushtaq of Bemina in 2011. “ More

  • Kashmir

LC poll results today

Coalition will triumph: Soz; Can’t predict: PDP

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 5: For the first time in past three decades Jammu and Kashmir would move closer to filling four berths in Upper House of the state Legislature when results of the polls to the four Legislative More



  • Srinagar City

SKIMS celebrates 30th Annual Day

*State Health Policy Has Shortcomings: Chib

*Says urgent upgradation Necessary in JK Hospitals

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Dec 5: Admitting shortcomings in state’s health policy, the Minister for Medical Education, RS Chib Wednesday said that there was an urgent need for infrastructure development in various healthcare 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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