For Parveena, rain scratches memories of the lost son

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

ZAHID MAQBOOL

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 Security Force personnel here on this day, three years ago. Zahid Farooq, 17, of Brane Nishat was More

Resolve our pending issues: EJAC to Govt

Delegation Led By Wani Calls On Ministers

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 5: Employees Joint Action Committee headed by Abdul Qayoom Wani has urged the Minister for School Education Tara Chand to resolve the issues faced by teachers working under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), who are without salaries for the past many months. An EJAC delegation led More

RTI: Agri Department throws rules to winds

Charges Extra Fee On Account Of Xerox Copies From Applicant

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Feb 5:  Throwing the well-established norms to winds, the Agriculture Department has charged extra fee from an applicant on account of Xerox copies of the information he had sought under the Right to Information Act-2009. The violation has surfaced at a time when the state government More

High Court spots ‘shortcomings’ in Govt’s compliance report

‘It Does Not Meet Requirements Of Earlier Court Order’

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Feb 5: Unsatisfied with the latest compliance report of the state government on rehabilitation of poor girls in Jammu and Kashmir, the High Court once again directed the government to file a new report.  Passing its orders on a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of the More

Kamaal drops bombshell

‘Army, IB conniving to launch Bangladesh-type operation to annex PaK’

Srinagar, Feb 5: Ruling National Conference leader and legislator Dr Mustafa Kamaal Tuesday said that “Army and Intelligence Bureau (IB) are conniving to launch a Bangladesh-type operation to annex Pakistan Administered Kashmir.” He also slammed the Army for its “undue interference in state administration More

Nasir asks cadres to brace for 2014 polls

‘NC would come to power again’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Islamabad (Anantnag) Feb 5: Provincial President of National Conference Nasir Aslam Wani on Tuesday asked party cadres to brace-up for 2014 Lok Sabha and state assembly polls and claimed that NC would come to power again in 2014. "You should keep this passion and sentiment alive because now More

Rashid seeks action against ‘VIP Bijli Chor’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 5: MLA Langate Er. Rashid Tuesday sought ‘stringent action’ against the ‘VIPs’ who have defaulted on account of paying their electricity charges in time. This after the Power Development Department published a list of defaulters—including some politicians, bureaucrats and industrialists More

Bandipora: 135 fall ill due to ‘acute respiratory tract infection’

SUHAIL AJMAL,

Bandipora, Feb 5: Over 135 people have fallen ill in various hamlets here due to outbreak of “acute respiratory tract infection.” The people have complained of fever, headache and nausea besides acute coughing. The affected villages include Turkanari, Lawaypora and Panzigam Chak.  More

Aasiya hails disbanding of girls’ rock bands

‘These Girls Should Not Feel Scared, No One Will Hurt Them’

Srinagar, Feb 5: Chairperson of Dukhataran-e-Milat Syeda Aasiya Andrabi Tuesday praised girls’s rock band Pragaash and other three bands for “acting upon the Islamic teachings and disbanding their activities.” In a statement issued here, Aasiya urged all the teens and students associated with More

JKLF holds programme in Baramulla, Bandipora districts
Srinagar, Feb 5: As part of its 10-day programme to commemorate martyrdom anniversary of Muhammad Maqbool Bhat Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) today organized programmes in Baramulla and Bandipora districts in north Kashmir.   Speaking on these occasions, the Front acting chairman More

Hurriyat (G) hails Pak for observing Kashmir Solidarity Day
Srinagar, Feb 5: Hurriyat Conference (G) has hailed people of Pakistan for observing Kashmir Solidarity Day every year on February 5, since 1990 in their country.Expressing its gratitude to Pakistan and its people, a spokesman of the amalgam, in a statement today, said: “Pakistan during all these More

  • Kashmir

For Parveena, rain scratches memories of the lost son

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

REMEMBERANCE

ZAHID MAQBOOL

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

COMMUTERS FACE TOUGH TIME

GK NEWS NETWORK

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’

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

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

TEACHING JOURNALISM

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

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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