Omar demands special focus on JK

North Zone Chief Ministers’ Conference held

GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, Nov 16: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Friday demanded “extraordinary schemes for special category states to address their problems. “The special category states like Jammu and Kashmir share inherent problems of inadequate and costly communication network, hostile climate conditions More

JK seeks extension in timeline of industrial package

Omar for making educational loans easy, accessible

GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, Nov 16: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Friday demanded stressed the need for making educational loans easy and accessible to the students all across the State.   Speaking on the significance of educational loans to students under Educational Loan Scheme of Banks, the Chief More

Khanmoh industrialists up in arms against SBI

Accuse bank of targeting local entrepreneur for hiding its failures

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 16: Industrialists’ Association of Khanmoh today launched a scathing attack on the State Bank of India, Khanmoh branch, accusing it of targeting an entrepreneur to hide its failures. At a meeting held under the chairmanship of its vice president, the association said the SBI More

Kashmir entrepreneur eyes world market for his products

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 16: Making things was his ambition right from the days he was a child. In his early teens he would collect pieces of wax, melt them to make candles. Today Dr. J. A. Dar is founder of a successful manufacturing company giving direct employment to over 50 people in the Valley. And, his More

JK Bank holds literacy camps in Budgam, Pulwama, Kulgam

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 16: J&K Bank organised a financial literacy camp at Waterhail Budgam, which was participated by a good number of people. Speaking on the occasion, Facilitator FLCC Budgam said, “The main objective in the camp is to make people of rural areas aware about the role of banks More

Dr Balkhi to continue as Dean Fisheries
Srinagar, Nov 16: Dr.Syed Masood-ul-Hassan Balkhi (Chief Scientist) has been appointed as Dean, Faculty of Fisheries for another term of 5 years in the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir.  Dr Balkhi was made (Founder) Dean of the Faculty of Fisheries More

Ford Figo receives rave reviews

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 16: Sales Head, Auto Wings Ford, Sameer Khan today said the Ford Figo launched recently here “is getting rave reviews from the customers.” “According to the feedback from customers the car gives the best in class mileage and has been liked for its added features like enhanced More

Farmers get Rs 14 lakh incentives

GK NEWS NETWORK

Budgam, Nov 16: To apprise farmers about the latest farming technology and machinery, a “Farm Machinery Mela” was organized by the Department of Agriculture today at Khansahib. On this occasion Sub Divisional Magistrate Khansahib Mushtaq Ahmad said that traditional style of Agriculture should More

Problems in opening bank accounts being addressed: FinMin

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 16: In the backdrop of complaints from states that people are facing difficulties in opening bank accounts using Aadhaar card, the Finance Ministry today said the issue is being addressed through organising mass camps for the purpose. "States' concerns were very valid that More

  • Kashmir

Gang-rape accused still at large

Special Team Constituted To Nab Culprits: Police

SHOWKAT DAR

Shopian, Nov 16: The family of a girl allegedly gang-raped here last week, is awaiting justice as most of the accused are still at large. Police has till now arrested only one of the four accused More



  • Srinagar City

Winter feared deadly for dog sterilization

Experts press alarm button, seek pause

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Nov 16: Kashmir’s harsh Himalayan winter can prove deadly for stray dogs undergoing sterilization at state-of-the-art sterilization facility at Shuhama even as experts have sought immediate halt More




  • Jammu

COALITION A COMPULSION: LAL SINGH

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Nov 16: A Member Parliament of ruling Congress Friday said the alliance with National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir was a compulsion for the party. “We have compulsion to be in alliance with More



  • News

Story behind the photo: Journalist’s 11-month-old son killed in Gaza strikes

AGENCIES

Gaza, Nov 16: The front page photo on Thursday’s Washington Post tells, in a single frame, a very personal story from Wednesday’s Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip. Jihad Misharawi, a BBC Arabic journalist More



  • Court Watch

HC dismisses petition

APPOINTMENT OF DHS

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 16: The High Court Friday dismissed the petition challenging the appointment of present director health services Kashmir, Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman. Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir while announcing More



  • Kupwara

Under-staffed Wildlife deptt goes into hibernation

Man-animal conflict consumes 24 lives in 2 years

Kupwara: Wildlife department has failed to check increasing incidents of man-animal conflict in this north Kashmir district. In past two years, 24 people have been killed by leopards and bears and More



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