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 Residency Road, Maulana Azad Road and Regal Chowk were water-logged after few hours of rains More

Div Com reviews ongoing drainage works
Srinagar, Feb 5: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon on Tuesday reviewed ongoing sewerage and drainage works in the summer capital and directed the concerned agencies to expedite work on these projects.   Divisional Commissioner chaired a joint meeting of officers More

RDA calls on Taj
Srinagar, Feb 5: Resident Doctors Association (RDA) SMHS and Associated hospitals here on Tuesday met the Minister for Health and Medical Education Taj Mohi-ud-Din and apprised him of various issued pertaining to the fraternity. A spokesman of the Association said issues particularly pay More

CHAOS AT SSB OFFICE

Aspirants allege mismanagement, seek extension of last date

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Feb 5: Amid unending queues of aspirants waiting to submit their forms in bone-chilling cold on Tuesday, chaos prevailed at the Services Selection Board (SSB) office at Parraypora  The aspirants accused the SSB of subjecting them to inconvenience and making them “unduly shell out More

HC seeks report on facilities at Leper hospital

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Feb 5: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Tuesday directed the government to file compliance report on the directions it has passed on a Public Interest litigation seeking measures for a healthy and vibrant medical care in Kashmir.    The court had earlier directed the government More

Unidentified body found at Jehangir Chowk
Srinagar, Feb 5: Police on Tuesday recovered an unidentified body at Jehangir Chowk.  A police spokesman in a statement said it recovered unidentified male body of age about 60 years under the fly over at Jehangir Chowk, Srinagar.  “The deceased was lying under a blanket and seems More

1 DIES IN ROAD ACCIDENT AT BARZULLA
Srinagar, Feb 5: A man died in a road accident at Barzulla area here on Tuesday.  A police spokesman in a statement said a motorcycle bearing registration number JK04B/4371 driven by Mehraj-ud-din of Humhama hit and injured a pedestrian Ghulam Hassan son of Ali Muhammad resident More

Nishat locality sans drinking water

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 5: Inhabitants of Gupkar Mohalla, Nishat area here on Tuesday complained of shortage of potable drinking water supply.  A delegation from the area said water supply went off since 11 am today. “We request the PHE authorities to immediately restore water supply as we are facing 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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