SC pulls up CBI in Babri Masjid demolition case

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Feb 7: CBI's submission in the Babri Masjid demolition case that senior BJP leader L K Advani and others had committed a 'national crime' drew a sharp reaction from the Supreme Court which asked the agency not to use such a language till the case is decided by the courts. "Please More

‘JK got Rs 710 cr under NRHM’
Chennai, Feb 7: Health Minister Shabir Ahmad Khan said Thursday that under NRHM the state Government has received Rs 710.78 crore since its inception and an amount of Rs 130.78 crore has been provided as state share to the Health Society up to ending December 2012.  “Out of the total availability More

PDD files 22 caveats in HC

Big Power Defaulters

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Feb 7: In what points to seriousness of the PDD to recover long pending dues from some “influential” parties, the department today filed as many as 22 caveats in the State High Court against the big and “willful” defaulters.  The caveats were filed against the big power defaulters More

FinMin holds pre-budget discussions with print media

Stakeholders demand enhancement in budgetary allocations for print media industry

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 7: Maintaining that newspapers were an important link between government and the people, Minister for Finance, Abdul Rahim Rather today said that all the possible steps will be taken to remove their hardships and problems. Speaking to the representatives of print media working More

JK Bank appealed to open branch at Ajmer

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 7: A group of customers today appealed the management of J&K Bank to open a branch at Ajmer Sharief. They said people from Kashmir while in Ajmer Sharief face lot of problems because of the non-availability of a branch of the J&K Bank there.  “The bank has more More

KU to train postal staff in Kashmir

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 7: Kashmir University will conduct various types of training programmes for the postal staff in Kashmir region so that the post offices function in a professional way.   This decision was taken at a joint meeting held between John Samuel, Chief Postmaster General, J& More

Growth projected to hit decade’s lowest at 5 pc

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Feb 7 : India’s economic growth rate this fiscal is estimated to be sharply lower at 5 per cent, lowest in a decade, on account of poor performance of manufacturing, agriculture and services sector. This estimate by CSO is drastically lower than what has been projected thus far by the government More

India Assurance Co registers Rs 517 cr profit

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Feb 7: India Assurance Co Ltd, India's largest general insurance company has recorded Rs 517 crore profit after tax for quarter third, as against Rs 177 crore loss the company had registered in the corresponding period of the previous year. The company's third quarter results improved upon More

Gulmarg gets e-toilets

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar,Feb 7: Minister of Tourism, Ghulam Ahmad Mir today inaugurated e-toilets at world famous high altitude tourist spot Kangdoori, Gulmarg.  The Minister was accompanied by Director Tourism, Talat Pervaiz and officials of tourism department.  The e-toilets will also be set up More

‘IT cannot grow unless government shows seriousness’

Face to Face

Jahangir Raina is the founding chairman of Information and Communications Technology Association (ICTA) J&K, member J&K IT Task Force, and an entrepreneur. After graduating in Operational Research from the London School of Economics, Jahangir Raina worked for British Telecom and later More

  • Kashmir

After SSA muddle, RMSA implementation also tardy

UPGRADED SCHOOLS SUFFER FOR WANT OF STAFF

Concern

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Feb 7: After failing to effectively implement Government of India’s flagship scheme Sarava Shiksha Abhyan (SSA) at the elementary level, the state’s Education Department is now dallying on implementation More



  • Srinagar City

SET UP EXPERT COMMITTEE: NLCO TO GOVT

‘It should not be prepared in a hush-hush manner’

MASTER PLAN REVIEW

Srinagar, Feb 7: Nigeen Lake Conservation Organisation (NLCO) has welcomed the mid-term review of the Srinagar Master Plan 2001-2021 undertaken by the Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) and sought participation More




  • Jammu

Senior Army officers call on Guv

Jammu, Feb 7: Senior Army officers including Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra, GOC-in-C, Western Command; Lt Gen Anil Bhalla, GOC, 9 Corps and Maj Gen Ashwani Kumar, GOC, 26 Infantry Div, called on Governor NN Vohra More



  • South Asia

'Suicide bombing, killing of innocent people un-Islamic'

REZAUL H LASKAR\PTI

Islamabad, Feb 7: A group of 50 prominent Pakistani clerics has issued a fatwa (edict) that states the killing of innocent people, targeted killings and suicide bombings are un-Islamic. The Sunni More



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