30,000 appear in JK Bank recruitment test

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 4: J&K Bank, state’s premier financial institution, today conducted written test for the posts of Relationship Executives in the bank. The test was held at 92 centres set up across the state. Over 30,000 candidates appeared in the test held under the auspices of More

Delivery of SW schemes goes online

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 4: As an e-governance initiative, the Department of Social Welfare test launched e-deliverance of Social Welfare Schemes on pilot basis in Ganderbal. The project was launched by District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Showkat Ahmed Mir and Social Welfare, Director, Bashir More

Agri deptt holds farm machinery mela

GK NEWS NETWORK

Pahalgam, Nov 4: In order to make machinery and other equipment available at the door-steps to the farmers, Agriculture Department is organizing Machinery Melas throughout the Valley.  As a part of this programme a Farm Machinery Mela was held at Aushamuqam today. On this occasion More

Mahindra First Choice Wheels opens 200th outlet

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 4: Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd (MFCWL), India’s leading multi-brand certified used car company, has reached a new milestone with its pan India network comprising of 200 outlets.  “This is truly a Rise moment for the Company. Several years ago we had taken a bet on the fact More

CP Group bags award
Srinagar, Nov 4: The CP Group has bagged an award at Sonzal 2012. Mushtaq Bashir, Managing Director CP Group, received the award at Convocation Hall, Kashmir University. Vice Chancellor, Kashmir University, Prof Talat Ahmad appreciated the Group,which was  Print & Outdoor Partner More

iPhone 5 reaches Valley

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 4: Master Arts – authorized dealer of Apple brand in the Valley, has announced the arrival of much-awaited iPhone 5 in Kashmir.  It will start sale of iPhone 5  from Tuesday to the customers.  “We received the supply of Iphone on Sunday and will deliver it to the customers More

‘Govt keen to revive adventure tourism in JK’

Kashmir can become capital of adventure tourism: Nasir

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 4: Minister for Tourism and Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora has stressed the need for exploiting Adventure Tourism in J&K, saying that State has vast potential for developing Adventure Tourism especially Mountaineering and Hiking. The Minister was speaking as chief guest at More

Finance Ministry to verify OMCs' losses before deciding on subsidy

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 4: The Finance Ministry in a study will verify the claims of losses by state-owned oil companies on selling diesel, LPG and kerosene below cost price and decide the quantum of subsidy for 2012-13 based on the report.  "The Finance Ministry in consultation with the Oil Ministry More

‘Property prices firm despite high interest rates’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Nov 4: Housing prices remained firm following limited supply, despite the slowdown and high interest rates, according to a Nomura report. "House prices remained on an uptrend despite weak transaction in volumes, high interest rates and slowing economic growth, as supply has been limited with More

LMD team conducts market checking

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 4: The field executives of Legal Metrology department under the supervision of Joint Controller, Legal Metrology conducted inspection of several markets of Srinagar. The team booked six traders for violating Packaged Commodities/Weights and Measures laws, an official statement More

INVESTMENT MATTERS

Sajjad Bazaz

 INSIDER TRADING: Menace unleashedSince there is no fair play involved in this kind of trading and no fair demand and supply of stocks, it is all detrimental to the functioning of a healthy stock marketMEDIA and business circles in India pulsed in the last week of October More

  • Kashmir

Kashmir college students under CCTV scanner

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU!

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 4: Colleges across Kashmir have started to install closed circuit television cameras to “keep a track on student activities in the campuses”—an initiative that has drawn flak from students More



  • Srinagar City

PDD succumbs to influence of Babus and Netaas

No action taken against Friends Colony power theft accused

Follow up

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Nov 4: Power Development Department has seemingly succumbed to influence of high profile people who were allegedly caught stealing power at their posh Friends Enclave villas last week, as till More




  • Jammu

Legal impediments delay SRDC constitution

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Nov 4: Legal impediments and bureaucratic hassles are delaying the constitution of much-awaited State Road Development Corporation in Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources told Greater Kashmir More



  • South Asia

Voices for empowering PAK-Gilgit-Baltistan admn go shriller

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Nov 4: Speakers at a seminar here stressed on the need for giving a true democratic system to the people of Northern Areas by providing all powers to their elected representatives and officials More



  • World

OBAMA, ROMNEY IN FINAL PUSH: OBAMA HAS EDGE

Washington, Nov 4: As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney go on a final campaign sprint, new polls in two smaller battleground states show a close race in one and a five point advantage for the president in another More



  • Health

Less is better,when it comes to salt

Washington, Nov 4: A simple measure that could go a long way in enhancing public health -- limit salt intake to less than 1,500 mg or about three-fourths of a teaspoon each day -- is the subject of an More



  • Tangmarg

PHE supplies contaminated drinking water to Tangmarg

PUTS VILLAGERS HEALTH AT RISK,GOVT IN HIBERNATION

Tangmarg: Unabated supply of contaminated drinking water by the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department is taking a heavy toll on the health of inhabitants of many villages here. Experts state More



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