• TOP STORIES

JK heading for darker days

Power Deficit Touches

70%, State Produces Only 23% Of Required Energy

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Apr 13: Reflecting the deteriorating situation in the power sector, Jammu and Kashmir’s energy deficit has swelled to 70 percent while the investment made by the State Government in the energy generation is far below the requirement.Adding to the worries, most of the State-owned power More


23 MORE POWER PROJECTS TO COME UP

JKSPDC Initiates Process

ABINAV VERMA

Jammu, Apr 13: The Jammu and Kashmir government has awarded construction work of five out of 23 hydel power projects—of 7 MW to 45 MW capacity—advertised under the State Hydel Policy-2011.Of 30 power projects, with a cumulative capacity of 302 MWs identified in different districts of the State More


Fake drugs had come from Uttarakhand, reveals probe

‘DISTRIBUTOR MANAGED SCANDAL WITH HELP OF OFFICIALS IN PURCHASING COMMITTEE’

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Apr 13: In another revelation in the fake drug scam, investigations have revealed that Jammu-based distributor Life Line Pharmaco had got the spurious medicines meant for Kashmir hospitals manufactured at an Uttarakhand company and then faked the brands of Medley Pharmaceuticals and Affy More


Central team reviews security, development

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Apr 13: A central team headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth Saturday reviewed the security scenario in J&K alongside progress made on the developmental and employment fronts in the State.The 23-member team arrived here on Saturday on a day-long visit and held separate meetings More


2 buildings gutted in BB Cantt fire

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Apr 13: Two buildings of Army’s ‘Signal Company’ at the Badami Bagh Cantonment here were gutted in a fire incident on Saturday evening. The cause of fire is being ascertained.Police said the fire occurred at around 7.45 PM in one of the buildings of Army’s Signal Center located near More





  • Briefs

SDM Sopore announces Rs 2 Cr for drainage development

GHULAM MUHAMMAD

Sopore, Apr 13: Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Sopore Muhammad Hanief Balkhi Friday surveyed this north Kashmir town on Saturday to take stock of drainage problems. He also announced Rs 2 crore for development More



  • News

Katju writes to Prez, seeks pardon for Bhullar

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Apr 13: Press Council of India (PCI) chairperson Justice Markandey Katju has written to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking pardon for Devender Pal Singh Bhullar who has been awarded death sentence More




  • Opinion

Sarpanch killed

Condemnation yes, but it needs a bit more

WRITE HAND

AJAZ UL HAQUE

Another man falls. Ghulam Muhammad Lone is the sixth sarpanch to have been shot dead since the panchayat elections of April 2011. That makes the whole scene so scary for aspiring sarpanches. Besides increasing More



  • GK Magazine

Suppressed reports

People have a right to read the report and the government has a corresponding duty to publish it

GUEST COLUMN

A.G NOORANI

GOVERNMENTS set up inquiries to allay public disquiet; whether over a financial scandal, a case of ministerial corruption or a military disaster.But, with the proverbial shortness of public memory, by More




  • Business

Stone shortage hits construction works in Kashmir

Non-local firm granted contract against rules: UQA

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Apr 13: With shortage of stones hitting constructions works in Kashmir, the United Quarry Association (UQA) Athwajan today blamed the Directorate of Geology and Mining for the situation.  More



  • Sports

GK Lions trample Warriors

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Apr 13: In yet another contest Greater Kashmir Lions Saturday defeated Greater Kashmir Warriors by 40 runs.Winning the toss and electing to bat first, GK Lions scored 179 in 20 allotted overs More



  • Kashmir

Liyaqat not involved in any killing: JK Police tells NIA

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Apr 13: Jammu and Kashmir Police is learnt to have told the National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Saturday that Syed Liyaqat Shah was returning to Kashmir under the Government’s rehabilitation More



  • Srinagar City

Cable Car to Makhdoom Sahib (RA) shrine successfully tested

To be commissioned next month

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Apr 13: The much awaited cable car to Makhdoom Sahib (RA) shrine on the foothills of Koh-e-Maran here was successfully tested on Saturday clearing decks for its commissioning next month.   More




  • Jammu

Omar for decongesting Srinagar, Jammu

Rs 40000 Cr Multimode Mobility System For Capital Cities On Cards

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Apr 13: Underlining the need for development of new housing colonies on modern lines in the peripheries of Srinagar and Jammu cities, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday asked the Housing Department 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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