Horticulture Mission goes slow in JK

Only 17,000-hec rejuvenated in 7 years

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 21: The centrally sponsored multi-crore Horticulture Mission for North East and Himalayan States (HMNEH) is proving a failure in J&K as authorities here are indifferent to act upon its vital component: rejuvenation of old and senile orchards. The official figures reveal More

KC Motors opens outlet in Baramulla

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 21: K C Motors, authorised Chevrolet dealers in Srinagar, today inaugurated its new outlet at Sangrama Baramulla.  The outlet was inaugurated by Ghulam Ahmad Khawaja, Deputy  Commissioner  Baramulla, in presence of Raju Chowdhary. Managing Director of KC Group and More

PHILIPS Home Decorative Lighting Felicitates Big 92.7 FM Quiz Winners

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 21: PHILIPS Home Decorative Lighting today felicitated the winners who had participated in the BIG 92.7 FM Quiz contest.  Abhishek Das of Philips Home Decorative Lighting Division and Sajad Ahmad of Prudent Communications, the sole distributors of Philips Home Decorative Lighting More

Grameen Bank holds literacy camp

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 21: J&K Grameen Bank Tuesday organized a literacy camp in collaboration with NABARD in village Lalad, Sopore. A large number of farmers attended the programme presided over by the Bank’s General Manager, Qazi Aftab Ahmed.  Qazi informed the participants about the Bank’s Financial More

2 vital centres at NIT defunct, courtesy official apathy

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 21: World Bank and Italian Government-funded two research centres at the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, are lying defunct for past many years with the Institute doing little to make them functional.  According to sources the NIT is losing funds worth crores of rupees More

'Kashmir needs cold storages to regulate fruit supply'

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 21: Vice Chancellor, Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora. Prof A. R. Trag Wednesday said Kashmir needed cold storages to regulate fruit supply.  He said more than 13 lakh ton apple mature in a period of one month or so. “When this huge quantity comes in More

2-day seminar on food industry concludes

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 21: A seminar “ASPIRE – A Food Industry Academia Interface: Challenges and Opportunities in Food Processing Industries” concluded today at Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora.  The two-day seminar was organized by Department of Food Technology, IUST from November More

  • Kashmir

Audit picks holes in NRDWP implementation in JK

‘State has reported less than 50% achievement’

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 21: A vital flagship scheme of the Government of India aimed at providing safe drinking water to rural population has been poorly implemented in Jammu and Kashmir, an audit report has revealed More



  • Srinagar City

ANTI-ISRAEL PROTESTS ROCK CITY

STUDENTS TAKE TO STREETS IN SUPPORT OF PALESTINIAN VICTIMS

MUKIT AKMALI

Srinagar, Nov 21: Massive anti-Israel protests rocked the City Wednesday as students from various educational institutions including Kashmir University, Valley’s highest chair of learning and the Government More




  • Jammu

SADHOTRA CHAIRS HOUSE COMMITTEE MEETING

MASTER PLAN VIOLATIONS

Jammu, Nov 21: A high level meeting of the members of House Committee was today held under the Chairmanship of MLC, Ajay Sadhotra. It discussed the issue regarding the conversion of the residential areas More



  • Pulwama

Garbage takes sheen off Pulwama

Municipal Authorities In Slumber

Pulwama: Inhabitants of Pulwama are up in arms against the authorities for failing to provide basic civic amenities saying it causes immense inconvenience to them.       In 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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