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PEOPLE TAKE TO STREETS, BLOCK ROADS
Srinagar, July 24: Notwithstanding the Holy month of Ramadan, the Power Development Department (PDD) continues to resort to unscheduled extended power cuts causing huge inconvenience to the Valleyities forcing them to come out on roads.Protests broke out at various places across the Valley including More
‘Implications Of Early Start Of Yatra Would Have To Be Revisited’
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 24: The Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board met here today under the chairmanship of Governor NN Vohra, who is also the Chairman of the Board. The meeting reviewed the ongoing Yatra and expressed satisfaction over the strenuous efforts made under the Governor’s sustained direction for ensuring More
New Delhi, July 24: The Bharatiya Janata Party has sought the Centre’s immediate intervention in firming up the arrangements enroute Amarnath shrine to prevent casualties involving pilgrims, demanding safe houses for accommodating at least 15-20 thousand yatris. The party has squarely blamed the reduction More
‘It Has Led To Malpractices In The Hospital’
Infant Deaths At GB Pant Hospital
Srinagar, July 24: The final inquiry report of one-man Commission on GB Pant Hospital deaths has recommended that the dual control of the health institute by Cantonment Board and JK Government should be abrogated as it has led to malpractices in the hospital.The report of the Commission comprising More
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 24: Two medical shops were Tuesday sealed inside the GB Pant Hospital by a team of officials deputed by District Magistrate Srinagar.A team comprising of Executive Magistrate- Tehsildar South Srinagar, SHO Ram Munshi Bagh police station and Medical Superintendent GB Pant Hospital More
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 24: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna will go on a three-day visit to Islamabad to review the dialogue process with his counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar.The external affairs minister will go to Pakistan Sep 7-9, Syed Akbaruddin, the external affairs ministry spokesperson More
‘Violence One-Sided With Muslims Specific Target’
London, July 24: Amnesty International has said that communal violence is continuing in western Burma six weeks after the government declared a state of emergency, with much of it directed at minority Muslim Rohingyas who have been beaten, raped and killed, media has reported.According to reports More
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 24: The State Government Tuesday appointed Bharti Vaid of Indian Information Service (IIS) who is presently posted as Additional Director General, News Service Division (NSD), All India Radio (AIR) New Delhi as its Media Advisor.As per the orders issued here today, the government More
Deaths at SKIMS,SMGS
Srinagar, July 24: Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Muhammad Akbar Lone today constituted a Committee of the Members of the House to examine the cause of alarming increase in the deaths More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
New Delhi, July 24: To check infiltration and cross border movement of militants, the government has decided to construct 509 additional border out posts along the Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh borders More
Residents of Baranpathar Batmaloo and adjoining areas on Tuesday staged a massive protest in Srinagar against the erratic power supply in the Valley. Mubashir Khan/GK
JKLF Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and his supporters staged a sit-in against the desecration of the Jamia Masjid at Beerwah in central Kashmir on Tuesday.
Boys take a dip in river Jehlum near Amira Kadal in Srinagar on hot and humid Monday. Mubashir Khan/GK
Ashok Prasad, an Andra Pradesh 1979 cadre IPS officer, took over as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of JK on Monday afternoon.
Tourists throng Verinag in south Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag) district. Mir Imran/GK
A magnificent view of Dal Lake captured by GK Photo Editor Habib Naqash.
People offer prayers on the first day of Ramadan in Srinagar on Saturday. Mubashir Khan/GK
Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal shares a stage with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah at Dooru in south Kashmir on Saturday. Sajad Munwardi/GK
Police on Friday shifted the separatist leader Mushtaq-ul-Islam to an unknown destination. He was arrested from Srinagar on Thursday before he could address a news conference. Aman Farooq/GK
Devotees offer prayers in a Srinagar market on the eve of holy month of Ramadan scheduled to commence from Saturday onwards in Jammu and Kashmir. Habib Naqash/GK
A view of Hari Parbat fort in Srinagar’s old city captured by GK Photo Editor Habib Naqash.
Prime Minister of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), Chaudary Abdul Majeed, receives Prime Minister of Pakistan, Raja Pravez Ashraf, at Neelum Valley in PaK on Wednesday. Tariq Naqash/GK
Vehicles stuck in a gridlock near Lal Chowk in Srinagar. Mubashir Khan/GK
A view of Peer- Ki-Gali on Mughal Road captured by GK lensman Mir Imran.
Police on Monday used force to disperse the teachers staging protest against government’s alleged failure to fulfill their demands. The march was led by JKTF Chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani. Mubashir Khan/
J&K-XI defeated Mohammedan Sporting Club in a one off match played at Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar on Sunday. Aman Farooq/GK
A view of Daan Deran meadows in Pir Panchaal Range of central Kashmir’s Budgam district captured by Dr Raja Muzaffar.
A view of Ashtaar Valley in Pir Panchaal Range in central Kashmir’s Budgam district captured by Dr Raja Muzaffar.
An aerial view of Sinthan top in south Kashmir captured by GK lensman Mir Imran.
Obama’s K-statement reflects changed US priorities in the region
POINT OF VIEW
Nearly two years after he called for the resolution of Kashmir during his visit to India, US president Barack Obama once again uttered K-word. And this time he made it clear that there is no ''outside More
- GK Readings
It is an informative book on Holy Qur’an
DR. FAROOQ AHMAD PEER
Book: Ilmul Ketab Author: Dr. Abdul Rahman War Thousands of Scholars and writers on Islam have tried to explore the Ayaat of the Holy Quran and More
This refers to the magisterial inquiry ordered by JK Government which has indicted Central Industrial Security Force in the killing of a twelfth class student Altaf Ahmad Sood in Boniyar, Uri More
While infrastructure development forms the bedrock of the economic growth of any state, achieving targets within set timeframe is the hallmark of an effective planning. Delaying projects beyond their time More
Skewed allocation punctures govt’s equitable dev slogan
Srinagar, July 24: In total disregard to its slogan of “equitable development” of all the regions in the state, the government recently approved Rs 105.62 crore annual plan for district Jammu, against More
London, July 24: England captain Andrew Strauss was left with a “sour taste in the mouth” after his team suffered a crushing innings and 12-run defeat by South Africa in the first Test on Monday.  More
JKLF To Organise Seminar On August 5
Srinagar, July 24: Expressing serious concern over the gutting of a Masjid at Ohanagam, Beeru, in district Budgam, the chairman of Jammu Kashmir Muhammad Yasin Malik Tuesday said “some invisible hands More
- Srinagar City
Please don’t drag me into it, pleads Tourism Minister
Srinagar, July 24: Upcoming skewed bridge across Jhelum, which has drawn severe criticism from public circles for being “disastrous” for The Bund, seems to have gone controversial even within the coalition More
BRAIN DRAIN OF MEDICOS
Jammu, July 24: About 150 specialist doctors serving in the state hospitals have left their jobs or have been terminated by the government after they joined private health sector within and outside the More
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