Application forms available at DC offices from today


Srinagar, Feb 5: The Hajj Committee of India has notified the schedule for submission of application forms for Hajj-2013. An official spokesman said accordingly all intending Hajj pilgrims are informed to collect prescribed Hajj application form from the offices of their respective Deputy More

Itrat to hold charge of DC Ganderbal
Srinagar, Feb 5: The Government Tuesday ordered that Itrat Hussain Rafiqui, Additional District Development Commissioner Ganderbal shall hold the charge of Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal, in addition to this own duties, till further orders. More

Maqbool Bhat national hero: JKLF (R)
Srinagar, Jan 5: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (R) has described late Muhammad Maqbool Bhat as national hero, reiterating the pledge to take his mission to its logical end. “The caravan of his followers will continue their struggle till his dream of independent Jammu Kashmir is completely More

Gund Brath village reels under darkness
Srinagar, Feb 5: Inhabitants of Gund Brath village in Apple Town Sopore are reeling under darkness for past over one month. A delegation from the area led by Hassan Zainagaree said the PDD installed a transformer in the village under a centrally sponsored schemed on December 18 last year. “Within More

Mirwaiz hails Zardari’s statement
Srinagar, Feb 5: Hailing the statement of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on Kashmir Solidarity Day, Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday said the country reflects true aspirations and emotions of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement Mirwaiz said More

DLP chalks out programmes for Hafta Shahadat
Srinagar, Feb 5: As a part of its Hafta Shahadat being commemorated to mark the martyrdom of JKLF founder Maqbool Bhat, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party today held a meeting at its central office here under the chairmanship of Hashim Qureshi, chalking out the programmes for the week More

Release our salaries: ICDS supervisors
Srinagar, Feb 5: Scores of supervisors of ICDS Social Welfare Department from Baramulla and Bandipora districts in north Kashmir selected through Service Selection Board (SSB) a few years back have alleged that they are not being given salary in time.  “We get our salary after months together More

Gamroo residents appeal PDD
Srinagar: Residents of Gamroo, Bandipora in north Kashmir on Tuesday said that their area faces unscheduled power cuts due to what they termed “lackadaisical attitude” of the Power Development Department (PDD).   A delegation of residents while talking to Greater Kashmir said:  “Our More

Declare results: SSM students to KU
Srinagar: Students of 8th semester of SSM College of Engineering and Technology on Tuesday urged University of Kashmir to declare their results without any further delay.       A delegation of students from the College alleged that KU was unnecessarily delaying their More

MLA Chadoora appeals people
Srinagar: MLA Chadoora Javed Mustafa Mir on Tuesday appealed residents of Kuzwera, Gowherpora, Sanzipora, Kultreh, Behrampora, Brarigund and Wadipora not to give or collect money for upgrading the receiving station Khanda at Chadoora in central Kashmir.   “My political rivals are misguiding More

MUAS decries politician’s remark against clerics
Srinagar, Feb 5:  Mutahida Ulema Ahl e Sunnat (MUAS) on Tuesday slammed the politician who, according to it, had leveled a false allegation against the Islamic clerics.  “Such people only want to come in power for themselves and their families,” said the MUAS chief spokesman Mirwaiz Qazi More

EDB staff condole demise
Srinagar, Feb 5: Staff members of Elaqui Dehati Bank have condoled the demise of Rattan Lal Parimoo, father in law of A K Razdan Chairman of the Bank.  In a meeting officers and Employees expressed grief and sorrow on the sad demise and extended condolences to the bereaved family and prayed More

‘We are given less salary’
Srinagar, Feb 5: Scores of supervisors appointed in ICDS in 2010 are given 10 percent less salary from past one year in Islamabad (Anantnag) and Kulgam in south Kashmir. “We have been deprived of our 10 percent salary by the department. Government in 2010 as a new employment policy has increased More

  • Kashmir

For Parveena, rain scratches memories of the lost son

February 5, 2010: When Zahid Farooq Fell To Bullets In Broad Daylight



Srinagar, Feb 5: People might have different memories attached to rainfall, but for Parveena each drizzle brings alive the memories of the ill-fated day when her lone son fell to the bullets of Border More

  • Srinagar City

Snow, rains inundate vital roads



Srinagar, Feb 5: Commuters had to face a tough time on Tuesday as snow and rains caused water-logging in various areas of the summer capital.  Roads at city’s commercial hub Lal Chowk besides posh More

  • Jammu

Taj for adoption of MCI norms

Jammu, Feb 5: Minister for Medical Education Taj Mohi ud Din Tuesday stressed on the need for rationalizing human resource in medical services for better results. He pitched for adoption of Medical Council More

  • South Asia

Bilateral ties: Salah-ud-Din asks Pakistan to ‘take Kashmiris’ sentiments into account’


Islamabad, Feb 5: Thanking the people and the government of Pakistan for observing Kashmir Solidarity Day, the Chairman of the United Jihad Council (UJC) Syed Salah-ud-Din Tuesday said “Pakistan can’t More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Training journalists of the future

Ill-equipped departments,obsolete syllabus and inexperienced faculty worries journalism students



Um Roommana Sulaiman,23,wants to become a successful television broadcaster like Mishal Husain of the BBC. A 4th semester student of journalism at the Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipora More

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