Travel Master: Valley’s new tourism facility inaugurated

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 6: Giving a new landmark to the tourism travel trade of Kashmir, Travel Master, a travel agency, was today inaugurated at Municipality Road, Balgarden, here. DDC Anantnag and former director Tourism, Farooq Ahmad Shah inaugurated the agency at a simple but impressive function More

Kingfisher airlines delays refunds

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 5: The beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines is again in news and not for good reason. This time around it is the passengers who have accused the company of delaying refund to them on account of cancellations.  Sources said thousands of customers were awaiting refund for months together More

JK Bank shows social commitment

Gives `25,000 each to 53 fire victim families

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 6: In a step towards public welfare, J&K Bank today distributed cash relief among the fire victims at Frislan, a village in Pahalgam, where 55 structures including 46 residential houses were gutted last week in a devastating blaze. Bank’s Zonal Head Kashmir (South) Mushtaq More

YDA upgrades tourist facilities, roads at Yousmarg

Tourists hail new infra

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 6: Tourists visiting Yousmarg have appreciated the upgradation of the Yousmarg road which was earlier in bad condition.  Pertinently, the Yousmarg Development Authority (YDA) had made consistent efforts to get the road as well as other tourist facilities upgraded.   More

Rs 5 lakh distributed among orchard owners
Srinagar, Dec 6: To acquaint the orchard owners with the latest techniques of fruit cultivation, an awareness camp was organized at Kunzar here today. A large number of orchard owners participated in the Camp. Speaking on the occasion Additional Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla exhorted upon the officers More

Farm Machinery Mela Held at Dooru
Islamabad (Anantnag) Dec 6: Additional District Development Commissioner Islamabad (Anantrnag) Nisar Ahmad Wani today asked the farmers to take advantage of different schemes launched by the department for them. Inaugurating 26th “Farm Machinery Mela” at Dooru, he said the government is committed More

  • Kashmir

KU employees without salary

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 6: With the newly-appointed Registrar of University of Kashmir Prof Zaffar Ahmad Reshi “following proper procedure” in availing funds from the JK Government and “ensuring there is no misuse More



  • Srinagar City

Enforcement officials sleep on building permission violations

Against 20 feet wide connectivity, constructions allowed along 12 feet roads

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Dec 6: Notwithstanding the government claims that no building construction would be allowed for new colonies with roads lesser than 20 feet wide, the norms are being brazenly violated in the More




  • Tangmarg

Unabated constructions devour agricultural land

Concrete structures dot Srinagar-Gulmarg highway, authorities mute

Tangmarg: Unabated constructions along the Srinagar-Gulmarg highway is taking a heavy on the agriculture land with authorities acting as mute spectators. Commercial and residential structures are 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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