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 of Finance,” the Varsity is short of Rs 3.2 crore to meet the monthly salary of over 1750 employees More

Vehicles snatched from officials

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 6: In a high-level decision, the University of Kashmir Thursday directed all the officials, except a few top officers, to handover the official vehicles. Sources said the Vice-Chancellor has asked the officials to handover the vehicles to administration. “The decision was taken More

Recent clashes handiwork of agencies: Geelani

Asks People Not To Fall Prey To Divisive Tactics

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 6: Accusing agencies of triggering group clashes in old city, Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani appealed the people to remain cautious of falling prey to divisive tactics of agencies.   “Recent clashes are the handwork of New Delhi. Government wants More

Present yourself before IO: HC to 7 ITBP personnel

ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 6: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the seven personnel, including officers of paramilitary ITBP allegedly involved in abduction and enforced disappearance of a youth to present themselves before the Investigation Officer probing the case.  Ghulam Hussain Koka father More

Amnesty hails release of Danish Farooq
Srinagar, Dec 6:  Amnesty International on Thursday welcomed release of 16 year-old youth Danish Farooq, who had been arbitrarily detained in police custody in Srinagar for 16 days “It is a welcome step by the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir,” an e-mailed statement from Amnesty International More

IPTK, APDP release ‘Alleged Perpetrators’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 6: Spilling beans over human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights in Indian Administered Kashmir (IPTK) and the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) on Thursday named over 500 forces officials including senior army More

Information on expenditure about VIP security discloseable: CIC
Srinagar, Dec 6: Maintaining that information on the number of persons provided security as well as expenditure incurred on their security cover is clearly "discloseable", Chief Information Commissioner, G R Sufi has directed First Appellate Authority of Police Headquarters (PHQ) to pass speaking More

Valley reels under chilly conditions

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Dec 6: The local metrological department Thursday predicted snowfall in upper reaches of valley and moderate rainfall in plains on December 8. “There has been a sharp dip in the temperatures and we are expecting snowfall over upper reaches on December 8 and mild rainfall in plains More

KU hosts seminar on contribution of Sheikh-ul-Alam (RA)
Srinagar, Dec 6: Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs Abdul Rahim Rather Thursday called for ‘self introspection’ at all levels and said that knowing one’s self is the real philosophy of life as a whole and also the thrust of the Sheikh-ul-Alam’s writings. He was addressing a 2-day seminar More

PSA slapped on Mushtaq
Srinagar, Dec 6: The government on Thursday slapped another detention order under PSA on the incarcerated Amir-e-ala of Muslim League Jammu Kashmir Mushtaq-ul-Islam and ordered his shifting to District Jail Udhampur in Jammu. “Mushtaq has been slapped detention orders under PSA for the fifth 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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