‘4 lakh youth unemployed in JK’

Govt intends to appoint 70,000 in govt sector this year: Omar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Apr 3: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said that presently over 4 lakh youth are unemployed in the state and the government intends to appoint more than 70,000 youth in government services from this year.  “We have also to create opportunities for more than 3 lakh young persons More

Jairam Ramesh announces tablets for youth completing 1 yr service under Himayat

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Apr 3: Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh today announced one Tablet (Mini-Computer) for each of the 400 youths who have completed one year service in the companies they have been engaged in under Himayat scheme.  He said that all the boys and girls completing one year More

JK kicks off tourism promotion campaign at Gujarat

GK NEWS NETWORK

Ahmadabad, Apr 3: Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department in association with Tour and Travel fraternity of Kashmir today kicked off the campaign for promoting Tourism at Ahmedabad (Gujarat).  The programme was inaugurated by Minister for Tourism, Ghulam Ahmad Mir in presence of Gujarat Travel More

PM says economy facing temporary downturn

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Apr 3:Terming business mood in the country as unduly pessimistic, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the Indian economy is facing a temporary downturn and can return to 8 per cent growth path with speedy and decisive government action. Attributing the growth rate slipping More

Govt selects 198 beats for trout fishing in Kashmir

Permits being issued to foreign,local anglers

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Apr 3: With the J&K government starting issuing permits to anglers including foreigners for trout fishing in Kashmir, the Department of Fisheries is expecting Rs 15 lakh revenue from this activity this year.  In 2012, the Department issued 1246 permits (122 to foreigners and More

IHMS selected for 2 awards

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Apr, 3:  Established in 1982 the Institute of Hotel Management Srinagar (IHMS) has come of age with its performance receiving appreciation at the country level.  Its consistent improvement in performance has earned it several awards so far with latest two being the prestigious More

Postal Assistant Exam on May 19

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Apr 3: Department of Posts is conducting the Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant Exam on May 19 2013 (Sunday) in Jammu and Kashmir.  John Samuel Chief Postmaster General, Jammu and Kashmir said that the candidates who have applied for the post of Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistants More

DDOs asked to register with CT deptt

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu,Apr 3: The Government vide SRO-90 dated 18/03/2013 has made it obligatory for Drawing and Disbursing Officers to register themselves with Department of Commissioner, Commercial Taxes and obtain Tax Deduction Number. The DDOs are legally bound to furnish returns on the Format-61 for each quarter More

Dir Agri reviews implementation

GK NEWS NETWORK

Pulwama, Apr 3: To have first hand stock of the implementation of the National Mission on Saffron and National Initiative under Vegetable Cluster, Director Agriculture Kashmir Mushtaq Peerzada inspected the traditional saffron growing areas of Pampore and Awantipora.  Director Agriculture More

Bill referred to Select Committee

Pvt Security Agencies

Jammu, Apr 3: Bill pertaining to regulation of private security agencies operating in the State was moved by the Minister for Law & Parliamentary Affairs, Mir Saifullah in the legislative assembly. The house discussed the bill in detail.  The Members suggested several changes and amendments More

  • Kashmir

Boy,16,booked under PSA

Hazratbal residents protest: Police say ‘he is threat to peace’

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Apr 3: While the J&K government is facing flak from rights bodies over booking ‘minors’ under the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA), authorities have slapped PSA on a 16-year-old boy More



  • Srinagar City

No respite for inundated Rawalpora-Rangreth localities

Water levels rise as ‘political family’ upholds canal blockade

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Apr 3: The Rawalpora-Rangreth stretch of the south City, including the only road to prestigious industrial estate at Rangreth and the old Airport continued to be inundated amid rainfall Wednesday More




  • Jammu

Omar chairs SAC-CM meet

‘Popular application of science must’

Jammu, Apr 3: Taking appraisal of the progress made on identified issues relating to utilization of modern sciences to help economic transformation and job-creation in the State, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah More



  • South Asia

44 killed in Taliban attack

Herat, Apr 3: Taliban militants stormed an Afghan court today, killing at least 44 people in a bid to free insurgents standing trial, officials said, in the deadliest attack for more than a year.  More



  • GKeducation&career

More aspirants,fewer seats

Students continue to suffer every year as fewer Varsities in the valley offer limited seats for pursuing various post-graduate courses

HIGHER EDUCATION

AAQIB ASHRAF

After finishing three-year degree courses in colleges, most of the students of the valley who want to pursue higher education have to suffer because of the limited intake capacity in few universities of More



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