Dal Dwellers Dislocation in Disarray

Rakh-e-Arth lacks basic amenities

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 7: Notwithstanding the Central government’s liberal funding on conservation of Dal Lake and rehabilitation of Dal dwellers, the state government has been unable to mitigate the sufferings of those living in Rakh-e-Arth also known as Dal Colony in Bemina.  Rakh-e-Arth is a project More

APS showcases cultural heritage
Srinagar, Dec 7: The students of Army Public School, Srinagar enthralled the audience at Chinar Auditorium with excellent presentation of cultural programme showcasing heritage of India with special focus on Kashmiri Rouf and Chakri.  The programme was organized as a part of the annual day More

'Switch over to environment friendly packaging material'
Srinagar, Dec 7: SMC Commissioner Dr G N Qasba has urged shopkeepers, traders and public in general to shift over to environment friendly packaging material and support the cause of making Srinagar polythene free city. A statement said Dr Qasba was reviewing measures of anti-polythene drive More

Erratic BSNL’s Shivpora tower
Srinagar: Residents of Shivpora have urged General Manager state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd to probe as to why BSNL tower goes off when electricity in the area is snapped by PDD. “Often we have been urging BSNL officials to check why the tower goes off when electricity in the area is snapped More

Bulbul Lanker residents hail firefighters
Srinagar, Dec 7: The residents of Bulbul Lanker have hailed the timely efforts of Fire and Emergency Services Department (FESD) staffers in fighting fire in the area on Friday at around 2.20 PM. The residents said the spread of fire was prevented by the timely action and efforts of firefighters More

Students appeal KU V-C
Srinagar, Dec 7:  The students have appealed Vice-Chancellor  Kashmir University to enhance “Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) for all programmes through distance mode. A delegation of students told Greater Kashmir that it was need of the hour for KU to go for the development.“The move More

  • Kashmir

Ire brewing against pesky power cuts

Protests Erupt In Summer Capital; No Improvement Unless Consumers Cooperate: PDD

MUDDASIR ALI/ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 7: With power situation worsening in Kashmir, people on Friday took to roads in several parts of the summer capital here to protest against the erratic power supply amid biting cold conditions More



  • Srinagar City

Dal Dwellers Dislocation in Disarray

Rakh-e-Arth lacks basic amenities

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 7: Notwithstanding the Central government’s liberal funding on conservation of Dal Lake and rehabilitation of Dal dwellers, the state government has been unable to mitigate the sufferings More




  • Jammu

Govt orders promotions, transfers in middle-rung administration

Zubair Posted Spl Secretary Finance, Kumar Is Addl Secretary Planning

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 7: The state government Friday ordered promotions and transfers in the middle-rung administration.  As per the orders issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), Farooq Ahmad More



  • World

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal arrives in Gaza for first-ever visit

Rafah, Dec 7: Exiled Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal broke into tears on Friday as he arrived in the Gaza Strip for his first-ever visit, a landmark trip reflecting his militant group's growing international More



  • GK Feature

Four Sons of Jana Begum

A mother who lost her four sons and her husband to conflict in the past sixteen years

A MOTHER’S TRAGEDY

MAJID MAQBOOL

Sitting near the window of her modest home in Diver, Lolab, 120kms north of Srinagar, Jana Begum, 51, emptily stares around, heaving long sighs of “haye meray Khuda”, before talking about what she has More



  • Islamabad

Pollution, encroachments mar Jhelum’s beauty at Bijbehara

Islamabad: Failure of the authorities to take measures for conservation of river Jhelum here has pushed it on the verge of extinction.  Considered to be lifeline of Kashmir, the river is marred by More



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