Good omen for Kashmir tourism: Jora

UK’s readiness to lift travel advisories

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 7: Day after the UK government expressed its “readiness” to withdraw negative advisories on visit to J&K, Minister for Tourism and Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora Wednesday hailed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for “his efforts in this regard.” Jora said that it was a good omen More

NC welcomes decision
Srinagar, Nov 7: Terming it a good news for Kashmir, National Conference today welcomed the “readiness” of the United Kingdom to lift the travel advisory on Kashmir. The NC hailed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for “personally ensuring this decision reaches fruition.” “It is a victory More

Attack on JK Bank recovery team condemned

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 7: The attack on J&K Bank loan recovery team on Tuesday has been widely condemned with Kashmir business fraternity terming it as ‘unfortunate’ and demanding strict action against the culprit. Noted businessman and civil society member, Shakeel Qalander said, “If the press More

JAKFED employees get 6th pay commission benefits

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 7: Minister of State for Cooperatives, Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma today announced 6th pay commission benefits to JAKFED employees with effect from October, 2012. The minister made the announcement at a function organized by newly elected employees association of JAKFED. Registrar More

Sonamarg TRC inaugurated
Srinagar, Nov 7: Minister for Tourism and Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora inaugurated first of its kind Tourist Reception Centre at Sonamarg, constructed at a cost of Rs. 2.77 crore by Sonamarg Development Authority. Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Mian Altaf Ahmad was present More

Amway donates 2 ambulances
Srinagar, Nov 7: Amway Opportunity Foundation India Tuesday donated two ambulances to Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), J&K, branch Srinagar, here. The function was attended by Manager Amway Corporate Communication, Abhishek, Hony General Secretary, IRCS, Feroz Ahmad and Honorary Secretary More

KC Motors unveils all-new Sail U-VA
Srinagar, Nov 7: KC Motors (Chevrolet) today unveiled all-new Sail U-VA at its showroom here. Tufail Khan, Executive Director, KC Motors on the occasion said the Sail U-VA is the best car with five years warranty.  “Sail hatchback is powered with GM India’s newest family of smartech More

  • Kashmir

‘If you kill A, you cannot brand him as B’

High Court Reserves Judgment After Hearing Final Arguments

JANGLAT MANDI ENCOUNTER CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Nov 7: The J&K High Court Wednesday reserved judgment on a petition seeking directions for reinvestigation into Janglat Mandi “fake” encounter case allegedly involving Army Chief Bikram Singh More



  • Srinagar City

Tippers mow down Traffic police claims

GK CITY REPORTER

Srinagar, Nov 7: Despite severe public outcry, and violation of High Court orders, the tippers not only continue to ply during daytime in the City but are yet to bear proper number plates, particularly More




  • Jammu

Diabetes, central obesity on rise among JK youth: Experts

RANJANA CHARAK

Jammu, Nov 7: The prevalence of diabetes mellitus type-2 is on rise among the younger generation and teens in Jammu and Kashmir while 65 percent of men and women have problem of central obesity (bulged More



  • South Asia

‘Remain vigilant while issuing statements on Kashmir’

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Nov 7: The chairman of Pakistan’s parliamentary committee on Kashmir Moulana Fazl-ur-Rehman has cautioned the political leaders and other state institutions to remain vigilant while issuing More



  • World

Obama re-elected US president

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Nov 7: Barack Obama Wednesday clinched a resounding victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney to earn a second term as US President braving economic woes and straightaway promised bi-partisan More



  • Kupwara

6 yrs on, Balhama water filtration plant yet to be commissioned

Kupwara: Despite passing of nearly six years after a water filtration plant was constructed at Balhama here the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department has failed to make it functional.  The inordinate More



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