JK parties gear up for battle

1977-arrangement on seat sharing no binding: We’re free to contest at will: PDP; We’re everywhere: Congress

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Apr 10: The eccentric postures of Congress has prompted the ruling National Conference to make it clear that the seat sharing agreement of 1977 over Parliament constituencies was no binding on the party as it was exploring ways and means to contest on all six seats in three regions of the More

Court records statements

Statement of accused Reyaz Ahmad Nath to be recorded on April 16

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Apr 10: With the conclusion of recording of statements of all the prosecution witnesses into the Srinagar acid attack case, the Principal Sessions Court here Wednesday closed the prosecution evidence and the case has been fixed for recording the statement of accused Reyaz Ahmad Nath on April More

Police evacuate foreigners after protests in Shivpora

We are looking into the matter: Div Com Kashmir

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Apr 10: Police Wednesday said they are looking into the complaints by the residents of Shivpora Srinagar about the alleged conversions in the area and have evacuated some foreigners from the place.Soon after protests erupted in Purnibal Shivpora area, large contingents of Police arrived More

Hajin: Outrage against move to turn school ground into slaughter house

‘Won’t construct it in school premises, have asked locals to identify alternate land’

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Hajin, Apr 10: These days, the talk of the town in this north Kashmir neighborhood is not the absence of water and power supply or the bad condition of roads. It is however the outrage against the local Municipality for mooting a “bizarre” proposal to construct a slaughter house in a school ground More

3 candidates from JK figure in IFoS list

Shaveta, Dr Bilal among the selected

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Apr 10: Two girls and a boy from Jammu and Kashmir have qualified the Indian Forest Service (IFoS) examination, 2012.  Shaveta Jandial has got fifth position in the examination- the highest ever rank secured by a candidate from the State in the examination.  According to More

Seizure of calendar, diaries of TeH

HC reserves decision

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Apr 10: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday reserved decision on the petition challenging the seizure of calendars and diaries published by Syed Ali Geelani led Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH ). A bench of justice Hasnain Massodi reserved the verdict after hearing arguments of More

4 youth injured in Baramulla clashes

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Apr 10: At least four youth were injured during clashes that erupted between police and a group of youths in Baramulla town on Wednesday. A strike call was given by an unknown group ‘Tarjumane Nawjan-e-millat Baramulla’ to press for shifting of Army’s 46 RR camp from old town Baramulla More

Mehbooba losing grip on party: Tanvir
Srinagar, Apr 10:    Political Secretary to the Chief Minister, Tanvir Sadiq today hit back at Mehbooba Mufti saying that she “continues to embarrass herself and her latest accusation against the chief minister Omar Abdullah is one classic example of this.”“Mehbooba by making these More

Tara for special classes for weak students
Srinagar, Apr 10: Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand today urged upon teaching fraternity that being competent and trained ensure quality education to the student community and explore their talent for the development prosperity of the society. Tara Chand enjoined upon them for educating student More

Police prosecutors should adopt positive approach: IGP Kashmir
Srinagar, Apr 10: Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Kashmir, Abdul Ghani Mir on Wednesday said emphasis would be given on synergizing the professional competence of police prosecutors. The IGP was addressing a meeting with police prosecutors of all ranges of Kashmir in Srinagar, today. On More

Shah released on bail, rearrested
Srinagar, Apr 10: Authorities on Wednesday released senior Hurriyat (M) leader and Democratic Freedom Party (DFP)  Shabir Ahmad Shah from Kotbalwal Jail after he was granted bail. Shah was however re-arrested immediately after the release and taken to Meeranshah JIC where from he is likely to More

  • Kashmir

JK parties gear up for battle

1977-arrangement on seat sharing no binding: We’re free to contest at will: PDP; We’re everywhere: Congress

PARLIAMENTARY POLLS

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Apr 10: The eccentric postures of Congress has prompted the ruling National Conference to make it clear that the seat sharing agreement of 1977 over Parliament constituencies was no binding on More



  • Srinagar City

Amid Srinagar neglect, Govt missing the boat on revival of lost glory

FATE HANGS ON ONGOING MASTER PLAN REVAMP

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Apr 10: The ongoing revamp of Master Plan for Srinagar could prove a blessing in disguise for the ruling coalition to clear the air over neglect of this historic City and equally help in progressive More




  • Jammu

Lack of staff affects SIC functioning: Report

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Apr 10: Taking a dig at the government for not providing enough staff to it, the Jammu and Kashmir State Information Commission (JKSIC) has said its working has been affected as some positions have More



  • GKeducation&career

Who cares for Government-run schools?

Most of the government middle schools in the city are without proper infrastructure and lack basic facilities for students

SCHOOL EDUCATION

UMER BEIGH

A government school teacher with a book in hand is sitting on her chair teaching a class outside the school building. The students, with their notebooks open, listen to her carefully while sitting on the More



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