10 years on, JK Sports Council sits on ‘urgent matter’

‘Tainted’ Official Enjoys Plum Position; Government Goes Lenient

Srinagar, Nov 14: In an outrageous case of official negligence, the J&K State Sports Council has brazenly overlooked the ‘authentication of certificates’ of an official which proved that he had “mischievously recorded forged date-of-birth in a fake date of birth certificate.”  While the More

JK Govt yet to submit interim report

OFFICIALS PASS THE BUCK OVER ‘SERIOUS’ MATTER

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 14: The Jammu and Kashmir Government is yet to submit an interim report to the Supreme Court on whereabouts of missing children in the State. The Apex Court had in August this year directed all the state governments and Centre to trace 55,000 missing children across India. The More

Tangmarg SDH refuses surgical treatment to patient

She Was Not Fit To Be Operated Upon: BMO

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Nov 14: A patient at the Sub-District Hospital in north Kashmir’s Tangmarg area was asked to “leave” the hospital due to non-functional heating system. The patient had to undergo gallbladder surgery.  Mehmooda’s family alleged that she was kept in the operation theatre for almost More

HC upholds KU stance on gold medals

‘Candidates securing first position in first attempt only entitled to gold medals’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 14: Jammu and Kashmir High Court has held that candidates securing first position in examinations conducted by the University of Kashmir in first attempt are only entitled to gold medals.     A division bench of the High Court presided over by the Chief Justice More

Divided Sarpanchs, Panchs stage high drama

2 groups announce candidates, others side with Govt

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Nov 14: The disgruntled Sarpanchs and Panchs Wednesday staged a high drama over the elections of four Legislative Council seats with two groups announcing separate candidates for all four seats and the third faction extending support to the Government nominated candidates with certain riders More

GEELANI FELICITATES PEOPLE ON NEW HIJRI CALENDAR
Srinagar, Nov 14:  The Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has felicitated people on the eve of new Hijri calendar, whishing that New Year would bring joy, freedom and happiness to the whole Ummah in general and Kashmiris in particular.  Geelani urged the people to adhere More

‘Diabetes has affected large percentage of JK youth’

Health experts for change in sedentary lifestyle, awareness

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Nov 14: Asserting that diabetes has affected a large percentage of population in Kashmir, particularly the youth in the age group 20-40 years, the Valley-based health experts Wednesday proposed that the awareness must reach all levels in a bid to modify the sedentary lifestyle among people More

Postage stamp on Children’s Day released
Srinagar, Nov 14: As a part of the Children’s Day celebrations, Department of Posts organized Design a Stamp competition for school children here. Thereafter, the commemorative stamp on Children’s Day was released by Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir Prof (Dr) Talat Ahmad, an official spokesman More

Army organizes quiz, painting competition
Srinagar, Nov 14:  Army on Wednesday said that it organized quiz, painting and declamation competitions for the children in Naugam sector. Army spokesman said that aim of the competition was to provide children a platform to express their thoughts, knowledge and imagination.  A More

13 lakh LPG consumers yet to register on last day of deadline

*All Consumers Will Be Registered: Akhoon

Srinagar, Nov 14: As the deadline for registration and renewal of LPG connections expires on Thursday, around half of the domestic gas consumers in the state are yet to register themselves with different oil companies. According to sources in different oil companies, only 50 per cent consumers More

Why no LPG cylinders at CAPD depots?

CONSUMERS CRY HOARSE

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Nov 14: Despite tall claims of making LPG cylinders available at Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution outlets, there is no implementation of divisional commissioner’s order at ground level with gas dealers showing resentment on providing cooking gas at ration depots blaming “mess” in More

New ward for cancer patients at SDH Sopore

GHULAM MUHAMMAD

Sopore, Nov 14: A separate ward for cancer patients was established at the Sub District Hospital here on Wednesday. An official said the new ward would only host cancer patients and therapies would also be administered there. “There will be a separate doctor available for cancer patients More

Gebaepathri, Dardpora residents resent official apathy
Srinagar, Nov 14: Residents of Gebaepathri, Dardapora in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district have resented the move by divisional forest officer to stop construction of middle school in the hamlet which is some 10 kms from the main town and which lies in barren area of the north Kashmir district.& More

Lift ban on Muharram processions: Qumi
Srinagar, Nov 14: As the Muslim calendar is set to enter New Year, Patron, Pairwan-e-Villayat, Moulana Sibti Muhammad Shabir Qumi has appealed to the Muslims to strengthen the bond of brotherhood. The month of holy Muharram, which holds significance in Islam, as the battle of Karballa took place More

CNTEA calls off strike

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Nov 14: All Jammu and Kashmir Colleges Non-Teaching Employees Association (CNTEA) on Wednesday called off its examination boycott call following a meeting with Kashmir University authorities.  A delegation of the CNTEA led by its president had the meeting with the Controller of More

  • Kashmir

10 years on, JK Sports Council sits on ‘urgent matter’

‘Tainted’ Official Enjoys Plum Position; Government Goes Lenient

FAKE CERTIFICATE CASE

Srinagar, Nov 14: In an outrageous case of official negligence, the J&K State Sports Council has brazenly overlooked the ‘authentication of certificates’ of an official which proved that he had “mischievously More



  • Srinagar City

Omar supports skewed bridge

Says nothing wrong with Tedha design, ridicules critics

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Nov 14: Breaking his silence on the construction of “controversial” skewed bridge, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday said there was nothing wrong with the project and hinted that Peoples More




  • Jammu

NHPC to set up institute in Kashmir

HYDRO POWER TRAINING

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 14: National Hydel Power Corporation would be establishing a hydero power training institute in Kangan area of Ganderbal. Sources said the National Power Training Institute (NPTI) will More



  • South Asia

Education now compulsory for Pakistan children

Islamabad, Nov 14: Pakistan has made education free and compulsory for children aged between five and 16. Pakistan's National Assembly Tuesday unanimously passed the right to free and compulsory education More



  • World

Hu, Wen bow out; Xi to take over as new boss

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, Nov 14: Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao bowed out of the top leadership of the ruling Communist Party of China today after a 10-year stint in power, as the Party's key Congress More



  • Health

‘SCREEN CHILDREN TOO FOR DIABETES’

NOV 14 IS WORLD DIABETES DAY AND CHILDREN'S DAY

ANJALI OJHA

New Delhi, Nov 14: If you are under the impression that diabetes is an old man's disease, you are wrong. More and more children are falling prey to this lifestyle disease and doctors say it is best to More



  • Ganderbal

Maternity hospital Wayil sans medicare facilities

Patients suffer, authorities mute

Wayil (Ganderbal): Signifying messy state of affairs in Kashmir’s healthcare system, the mini- maternity hospital at Wayil here sans basis medicare facilities coupled with shortage of medicos and paramedics More



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