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.The audit report by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has revealed that Jammu More

1998 Surankote killings: High Court calls for CBI probe

‘A gruesome offence has been committed and it was duty of State to investigate the case to unearth the truth and bring culprits to justice’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 21: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Wednesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe into the killing of 19 members of three families who were allegedly massacred at Surankote area of Poonch district of Jammu region in 1998.  Disposing of the petition filed by More

JKCSS welcomes court verdict
Srinagar, Nov 21: Welcoming the Court order on Surankote killings case, Program Coordinator, J&K Coalition of Civil Society Khurram Parvez Wednesday said: “It is also an indictment of the Jammu and Kashmir Police that took no action for 14 years, and in fact sought to scuttle any fair investigations More

Loss to JK’s flora and fauna matter of concern: Forest Minister

3-day national-level seminar on faunal diversity concludes at KU

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 21: Minister for Forests and Environment Mian Altaf Ahmad Wednesday stressed on the need for a larger collaboration between academic and research institutions and other government agencies in Jammu and Kashmir for effective and judicious implementation of different schemes aimed at preserving More

NC-Cong regime failed to carry forward peace agenda: Mehbooba

GK NEWS NETWORK

Mendhar, Nov 21: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti today said that National Conference-Congress government had failed to build on the foundation of good governance and development laid by previous government headed by Mufti Muhammad Sayeed. Addressing public meetings More

IGP releases Police Officer’s book
Islamabad (Anantnag), Nov 21: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir range S M Sahai on Wednesday released a book Khushbo–e-Kashmir written by a police officer.       The book release function was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Mehjoor foundation at Dak Banglow More

Expedite work on Express Highway project: DDC
Islamabad (Anantnag), Nov 21: The District Development Commissioner (DDC), Islamabad (Anantnag), Farooq Ahmad Shah today convened a meeting with the National Highway Authorities regarding the ongoing work on the Express Highway project. The officials of the RAMCI which is the executing agency More

Peace important for public health: Prof Malik
Srinagar, Nov 21: Continued Medical Education (CME) Program was held at GMC auditorium today at 245 PM, in which DR Arun Mitra, General Secretary, Indian Doctors for Peace and development (IDPD) delivered a lecture on Peace - a public health perspective. CME was followed by quiz for the students More

Kupwara gunfight: Combing operation on in Lolab

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara, Nov 21: A combing operation continued in forests of Diver and Warnow forest areas of this frontier district for the third consecutive day Wednesday to trace the militants who reportedly escaped the cordon, police said.Police said after the exchange of fire between the security forces More

Use your votes to bring a change: Sajad Lone to Sarpanchs, Panchs
Srinagar, Nov 21: Peoples Conference Chairman Sajad Lone on Wednesday asked the Panchs and Sarpanchs not to allow traditional political parties to tame them and use the upcoming MLC elections as an opportunity to uphold the integrity of the Panchayati Raj System in the state. “All mainstream More

Demands raise in LPG cap to 12 cylinders

SOZ MEETS MOILY, SHINDE

Srinagar Nov 21: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President, Prof Saifuddin Soz today called upon Union Petroleum Minister, Veerapa Moily in Delhi and demanded raising of the LPG cap to 12 cylinders per year for consumers in the state. “I took a day off from the Panchayat More

Imposters posing as GK reporters

GKC Lodges Police Complaint

Srinagar, Nov 21: Following complaints regarding some imposters posing as GK Reporters and Correspondents to different departments, the organization has lodged a formal complaint with Police.For the past many weeks Greater Kashmir has been receiving complaints that some unscrupulous elements were More

2-day seminar concludes at IUST
Srinagar, Nov 21: A two day seminar “ASPIRE – A Food Industry Academia Interface” on Challenges and Opportunities in Food Processing Industries concluded on Wednesday at Islamic university of Science and Technology campus Awantipora,  spokesman of  IUST said.He said the seminar was organized 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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