Government to tune-up ‘ramshackle’ administration

4 IAS Officers On Central Deputation To Return In March

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Nov 11: What could bring about some relief to the J&K Government, at least four IAS officers who are presently on deputation at the Government of India are set to return to the State in March 2013 in the wake of completion of the task.  While senior officials in the state administration More

Govt failure: Kaloosa bridge completion misses 5th deadline

Now, ERA Makes ‘Commitment’ To Finish Construction By December End

SUHAIL AJMAL

Bandipora, Nov 11: Thousands of people in this north Kashmir district are suffering in the wake of J&K Government’s failure to complete the Kaloosa bridge construction for the past five years. The bridge is being constructed over river Madhumati to connect Sopore with Bandipora.  The More

Look how Govt is dis(empowering) SAC!

‘Anti-Graft Body Without Key Investigation Wing, Manpower, Infrastructure’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 11: A report by the State Accountability Commission (SAC) has punctured the J&K government’s oft-repeated claims that it was “committed” to empower the anti-graft bodies to tackle corruption in the state. The SAC’s annual report, copy of which is with Greater Kashmir, reveals that More

IUST participates in ‘Aakash for Education’ workshop

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 11: Faculty at the Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipora participated in a two-day workshop ‘Aakash for Education’. The objective of the workshop was to introduce tablet computers among the participating faculty members. Three centers including Islamic More

NC has ‘authentic information’ about PDP

‘Disgruntled PDP Members To Form Separate Group’

Srinagar, Nov 11: National Conference Sunday claimed that a “revolt” in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party was imminent and could happen anytime as “many of their senior leaders are mulling to form a separate group.”   “Majority of PDP MLAs have revolted internally against their More

MHRD to divert funds for JK to North-East states

Govt Fails To Utilize Funds; Education Dept In Slumber

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 11: With the Jammu and Kashmir Government failing to spend central funds worth crores of rupees under the flagship Sakshar Bharat Mission programme, the Ministry of Human Resource Development at Government of India has decided to divert funds for J&K to the North-East states in next More

Army probing death of Lt Col in Bandipora fire
Srinagar, Nov 11: Army is probing the mysterious death of a senior officer whose charred body was seen in an operational shelter in a camp near Bandipora town amidst indications that the fire could have been an insider's job. Officially, the Army had said that the fire was created by a short More

Kanjimula girl ‘gang-raped’

Villagers Take To Streets In Protest, Seek Arrest Of Culprits; Police Registers Case

KHALID GUL

Shopian, Nov 11: Protests erupted in Kanjimula village in this south Kashmir district on Sunday after a girl was allegedly gang raped by her neighbor and his accomplices. Police has registered a case and started investigation. According to the victim, she was kidnapped by her neighbor from More

4 TOURISTS INJURED IN ACCIDENT

CRPF vehicle hits auto carrying them

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 11 : Four tourists and an auto driver were seriously injured when a CRPF vehicle hit the auto near Sangarmal crossing near Polo View in Srinagar on Sunday evening. Mushtaq Ahmed Bhat, a resident of Munawarabad, Srinagr , an auto driver, was ferrying four tourists including two More

Churunda residents living on the edge

CAUGHT IN CROSS-FIRE

Churunda (Uri), Nov 10: Churunda village near the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla district is home to about 160 people. The villagers have found the peace shattered since October 3 when shells started raining here from across the border from Pakistan. People either entering More

Geelani condemns Hafizullah’s arrest
Srinagar, Nov 11: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani has condemned police action against the leaders of the conglomerate. “The state government is afraid of our party workers and leaders. Government cannot face us at political level. One of our party leaders Mir Hafizullah More

KEA concerned over attitude of banks in recovery of loans

‘They Must Understand Social Responsibility In Trouble Torn Kashmir’

Srinagar, Nov 11: The Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA), while expressing concern over attitude of banks operating in the Valley towards borrowers, has asked the banks to understand their social responsibilities in the turmoil hit region. “KEA is highly concerned about the developments taking More

  • Kashmir

Government to tune-up ‘ramshackle’ administration

4 IAS Officers On Central Deputation To Return In March

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Nov 11: What could bring about some relief to the J&K Government, at least four IAS officers who are presently on deputation at the Government of India are set to return to the State in March More



  • Srinagar City

NC treating Srinagar as bonded territory: PDP

Mufti bashes Govt on skewed bridge, says silly project disastrous for The Bund

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 11: Laced with facts and figures, the Peoples Democratic Party Sunday came down heavily on the ruling National Conference led government with the PDP patron and former Chief Minister Mufti More




  • Jammu

Polytechnic lecturers made to work for peanuts

25 year service fetches them Rs 5700 per month

RANJANA CHARAK

Jammu, Nov 11: It may sound strange, but it is true- a teacher who has trained 25 batches of Polytechnic College is getting a meager emolument of Rs 5700 per month. This is not the story of one consolidated More



  • South Asia

31 killed in Pak violence

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Karachi, Nov 11: At least 31 people, including members of the minority community, have been killed in various incidents of target killings in Pakistan's commercial city of Karachi and Balochistan's capital More



  • World

Syria warplanes strike near Iraq border, clashes near Turkey

Beirut, Nov 11: Syrian warplanes on Sunday launched air strikes on the eastern town of Albu Kamal near the Iraqi border and pounded rebel lines near Damascus and in the northern city of Aleppo, a watchdog More



  • Health

‘Mehndi may cause serious side effects’

INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE

New Delhi, Nov 11: Applying chemical-laced 'mehndi' (henna) on the hands can cause serious side effects including skin infection, doctors said, cautioning girls and women against using it. Mehndi More



  • Pahalgam

Aru craves for basic amenities

Locals, tourists suffer, govt mute

Pahalgam: Notwithstanding tall claims of the Government of undertaking equitable development in Kashmir, Aru a famous tourist spot here sans basic amenities causing immense hardships to tourists and locals More



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