Dy CM speaks tough on Master Plan violations

Officials found involved to be terminated: Tara Chand

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Nov 20: Admitting that many residential colonies in Srinagar have been constructed in violation of the Master Plan, Deputy Chief Minster, Tara Chand Tuesday said state government would act “tough against the officials found resorting to corruption and infact will terminate their services More

All is not well with SMC’s Enforcement wing

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Nov 20: With Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand speaking tough against Master Plan violations and those involved in the illegal deals, axe is likely to fall mostly on the Enforcement (Khilafwarzi) wing of the SMC, which is often accused of sleeping over illegal constructions. In a More

SMC holds anti-polythene rally with students
Srinagar, Nov 20: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Tuesday organized an Anti-Polythene rally in the City in collaboration with Khalsa School. “The rally was taken out in Ward No 29 under the supervision of Chief Sanitation Officer Manzoor Ahmed Turray. It started from Magarmal Bagh More

250 Kgs polythene seized
Srinagar, Nov 20: 250 Kgs of polythene were recovered from Batamaloo area Tuesday, officials said. They said the recovery was made during market inspection by Ward 28 officials led by Ward Officer SMC Muhammad Yousuf Wani. A few days back the SMC Commissioner Dr GN Qasba had geared More

Babus among 31 fined for smoking
Srinagar, Nov 20: 31 persons including officials were caught smoking at public places and fined, an official handout Tuesday said. It said on the instructions of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, a joint anti-tobacco squad, comprising of representatives from Drug & More

Green Lane drainage work abandoned

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 20: The drainage work in Green Lane of Shah Anwar Colony, Hyderpora bypass has been abandoned by the concerned contractor, the residents said.  “We were told that some politicians want drains constructed on priority in areas where their relatives are putting. And because of More

Ghulam Hassan Khan’s Chaharum today
Srinagar, Nov 20: The congregational Fateha Khawani of Ghulam Hassan Khan, former Director Technical Education, Handicrafts and Handlooms, who passed away earlier this week, will be held at Masjid-e-Umer Parraypora graveyard Barzulla at 10:30 AM Wednesday followed by a condolence meeting at his Parraypora More

'New Colony transmission lines in mess'
Srinagar, Nov 20: The residents of New Colony Naseem Bagh Tuesday appealed the concerned authorities to get power transmission lines “properly installed in the area.” A delegation of locals told Greater Kashmir that the transmission lines were not properly installed. “The transmission lines More

Mental Health Centre inaugurated
Srinagar, Nov 20: Divisional Commissioner, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Tuesday inaugurated a Mental Health Centre established by HELP Foundation, J&K, handout said. “During his address to gathering at Mariam Wellness Centre, Dr Samoon said that this is a commendable initiative from the civil More

  • Kashmir

Millionaire candidates for Legislative Council polls

Property Details Of NC, Congress, PDP Faces Bagful Of Surprises

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 20: The election to two Legislative Council seats in Kashmir seems to have turned into a “money game” as major political parties have fielded ‘multi-millionaire’ candidates in the polls slated More



  • Srinagar City

Dy CM speaks tough on Master Plan violations

Officials found involved to be terminated: Tara Chand

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Nov 20: Admitting that many residential colonies in Srinagar have been constructed in violation of the Master Plan, Deputy Chief Minster, Tara Chand Tuesday said state government would act “tough More




  • Jammu

BGSBU losing sheen; Students feel dejected

SUMIT BHARGAV

Rajouri, Nov 20: The prestigious Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri is losing its prestige – at least among the engineering students, who alleged that the administration is playing with their More



  • Bijbehara

Historic Chinar town faces official apathy

Sans basic facilities, people suffer

Bijbehara: Inhabitants of historic Chinar town are up in arms against the authorities for failing to provide them with basic amenities. Most of the roads in the town are dilapidated and the problem More



  • News

India votes against UNGA resolution banning death penalty

YOSHITA SINGH

United Nations, Nov 20: India was among the 39 countries that voted against a UN General Assembly draft resolution which called for abolishing the death penalty, saying every nation had the "sovereign More



  • GKeducation&career

Story of an exemplary teacher

A government school teacher employs teachers in a remote government high school and pays their salary from his own pocket

INSPIRATION

MAJID MAQBOOL

In a remote government high school in Poshkreeri, zone Mattan, Anantnag, around 60kms from Srinagar, Ghulam Muhammad Sheikh, 47, attends to his duty an hour before the school starts. And he is the last More



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