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 from Hazratbal for his alleged involvement in ‘stone-throwing’ and ‘disruption of peace’, a charge More

Police Bill: Govt extends feedback time by 1 month

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Apr 3: The Jammu and Kashmir Government Wednesday further extended the date on seeking the feedback over the controversial Jammu and Kashmir Police Bill -2013 by one month.“The date for filing suggestions/comments on the draft Jammu and Kashmir Police Bill-2013 posted by the Home Department More

Panic in Baramulla areas as land skids after rains

Govt yet to act on 2011 survey report;Residents angry

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Apr 3: A number of houses at Shirpora Kandi here have been damaged due to land-sliding following incessant rains in the past few days, triggering panic among the residents.Residents of Shirpora Kandi told Greater Kashmir that land-sliding in the area has damaged several meters of a More

JK Channel to air programmes via satellite
 Srinagar, Apr 3: JK Channel is going to telecast news and current affairs programs on Kashmir from Wednesday on a satellite channel- 7Sea.The in-charge of JK Media Network Srinagar, Ishfaq Gowher, said that Urdu news bulletins on Kashmir affairs would be telecast everyday at 8 p.m. and 10 More

Mushtaq shifted to Central Jail
Srinagar, Apr 3: The Muslim League Jammu Kashmir incarcerated chief Mushtaq-ul-Islam was on Wednesday was again shifted to Srinagar Central Jail. “After taking him to some unknown place from Srinagar Central Jail on April 2, Mushtaq was on April 3, Wednesday, produced before the Magistrate in the More

Don’t slap PSA on youth: Sanjay Saraf

‘Give Space To Separatist Leaders’

Srinagar, Apr 3: Appealing state government no to slap Public Safety Act on alleged stone pelters, National president youth Lok Jana Shakti Party, Sanjay Saraf Wednesday said that opposition Peoples Democratic Party saved its skin by boycotting Assembly proceedings. “What message PDP tried to give More

Ganderbal teachers without salary

SHEIKH NAZIR

Ganderbal, Apr 3: Senior teachers, masters and lecturers of different educational zones and of higher secondary school in Ganderbal district on Wednesday said that they have not received their salary for February month.  They said salaries of scores of teachers from Kangan and Ganiwan More

Prof Qadri is Director ITSS KU
Srinagar, Apr 3:  Prof S M K Qadri, Director, PG Department of Computer Sciences has been appointed as Director Information Technology and Support Systems University of Kashmir. He was also appointed as Head of the department of Computer Sciences, University of Kashmir. A prolific More

National Front denounces re-arresting policy
Srinagar, Apr 3: Expressing concern on the policy of re-arresting of the pro-freedom leaders, activists and youth despite the judicial orders of their release, National Front said that such acts are aimed at suppressing the movement. Senior resistance leader and NF Chairman, Nayeem Ahmad Khan More

Rains bring chill in Kashmir

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Apr 3:  Incessant rains lashed parts of Kashmir on Wednesday morning which brought down temperature forcing people to shift to woolen clothes. Plains and upper reaches received rainfall on Tuesday night and Wednesday resulting in dip in temperature.  However, Srinagar More

Woman roughed up by lawyers

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Srinagar, Apr 3: A woman was roughed up allegedly by a group of lawyers inside a court in south Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag) district prompting police to register a case. A case was registered against three lawyers including a woman after the victim, Khalida Bano, lodged a written complaint 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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