Hurriyat (G) opposes 55-day Amarnath Yatra

‘It’s Offensive; Hold Pilgrimage On Gangotri Pattern’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 1: Hurriyat Conference (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani Friday opposed the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board’s (SASB) 55-day Yatra schedule, saying the move is offensive and that the Hurriyat will discuss the issue in its executive council meeting soon. “This is so unfortunate that SASB More

MLA Langate questions extension by 18 days

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 1: MLA Langate Er. Rasheed has criticized the decision of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board to increase the duration of Yatra by 18 days. “Worst enemies of Kashmiris and even communal forces have always been confessing that Kashmir’s majority community has offered whole-hearted More

5 EEs of R&B promoted as SEs
Srinagar, Feb 1: The government has ordered promotion of five Executive Engineers of R&B as Superintending Engineers in their own pay and grade.These are Qazi Khalid Mahmood, I/C Xen, T.T. Division Srinagar, Malik Basharat Ahmed, Technical officer to CE, PMGSY Kashmir, Reyaz Ahmed Bhat, I More

Urdu medium students left ineligible for NEET

Prof Soz Takes Up Matter With Center

Srinagar, Feb 1: Around 6000 students, including from J&K State, who have pursued studies from Urdu medium schools have been rendered ineligible to appear in the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET-2013) to be held on May 5, 2013. Earlier when the test was not nationalized, the More

Within 24 hours of retirement, former DC Ganderbal joins NC

‘I Am Impressed With The Agenda Of The Party’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 1: State’s renowned bureaucrat Showkat Ahmed Mir joined the ruling National Conference on Friday within 24 hours of his retirement as DC Ganderbal. Mir joined the party in presence of party Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, MoS Home & R&B Sajad A. Kichloo, NC Spokesman More

31 witnesses record statements in GSF Court of BSF

Zahid Farooq Killing

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Feb 1: With two more witnesses on Friday deposing before the General Security Forces Court (GSFC) of BSF in Zahid Farooq killing case, 31 witnesses have recorded statements before the court so far. The witnesses have recorded the statements during the proceedings before the presiding More

Protests against erratic power supply turn violent

Several Injured In Police Action In South Kashmir

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Feb 1: Several people were injured in Sangam area of this South Kashmir district when police allegedly resorted to tear gas shelling to disperse the villagers protesting against shortage of electricity in their area. Reports said that people from Marhama village assembled More

PDD 'pressurizes' field staff to charge high tariff

Higher-Ups, Field Staff At Loggerheads Over Revenue Target

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Feb 1: The issue of revenue target has brought Chief Engineer Power Development Department and the employees of Sub-Division 1st in north circle Sopore at loggerheads after the former issued orders of transfer of around 41 field staff and attachment of an Assistant Executive Engineer over More

JKLF (H) launches signature campaign
Srinagar, Feb 1: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (H) on Friday started signature campaign from Lal Chowk and Madina Chowk areas here to press the demand for return of the mortal remains of Shaheed Muhammad Maqbool Bhat to Valley from Tihar Jail in New Delhi. The JKLF founder Muhammad Maqbool More

Chandoosa-Dodhbugh road in dilapidated condition

PEERZADA AARIF

Kandi (Baramulla), Feb 1: The dilapidated condition of Chandoosa-Dodhbugh road here has put lives of commuters at risk. The 15- kilometer stretch passing through  Shumlaran, Chandoosa, Sultanpora, Dodhbugh and Nowgam villages is dotted with potholes. At many places, the road is without More

‘Aalav’ in NSD festival
Srinagar, Feb 1: A Kashmiri theatre play, 'Aalav' (The Call), was staged in Asia’s biggest theatre extravaganza. The play produced by ‘Theatre for Kashmir’ was presented  as part of National School of Drama’s International Theatre Festival Bharangam 2013 . The play blends modern expressionist More

  • Kashmir

Hurriyat (G) opposes 55-day Amarnath Yatra

‘It’s Offensive; Hold Pilgrimage On Gangotri Pattern’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 1: Hurriyat Conference (G) led by Syed Ali Geelani Friday opposed the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board’s (SASB) 55-day Yatra schedule, saying the move is offensive and that the Hurriyat will discuss More



  • Srinagar City

Taj for speedy completion of Super Specialty hospital

Srinagar, Feb 1: Minister for Medical Education, Taj Mohi-ud-Din today directed  immediate completion of Super Specialty hospital at Srinagar. Chairing a joint meeting of medical faculty and More




  • Jammu

Govt refers newly sanctioned posts to PSC

RECRUITMENT OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Feb 1: Bringing an end to long wait of aspirants, the government has finally referred the posts of Assistant Professors to Public Service Commission (PSC) for recruitment. Sources said that More



  • South Asia

22 killed in blast near Masjid in northwest Pakistan

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Feb 1: A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Masjid in Pakistan's restive northwest today, killing 22 people and injuring over 50, officials said. The attacker detonated his explosives More



  • World

'China's take over of Gwadar port not aimed at encircling India'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, Feb 1: China's take over of Pakistan's strategic Gwadar port is not aimed at "encircling" India, but the move is crucial to the country's economic interests as it gives western China access to More



  • GKeducation&Careers

SUCCESS STORIES

After outshining boys in the merit list of recently announced class 10thresults, girls have yet again excelled by topping in the recently declared class 12th annual board results. Out of the thirty students More



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