Crime Branch confirms Major Avtar’s death

Court Closes Jaleel Andrabi Case

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 31:  A court here on Monday closed the case against Major Avtar Singh, accused of killing noted lawyer and human rights activist Jaleel Andrabi, after the Crime Branch submitted death certificate of the accused.  The Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar Rajeev Gupta dropped More

Court grants 4-weeks to State to file compliance report

JKLF PIL

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 31:  The High Court Monday granted four weeks to the state government to file compliance report on the directions it passed in its order of October 8, 2010 in the Public Interest Litigation by the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yaseen Mallik seeking judicial More

On New Year eve, Panchayat members ‘assault’ Bandipora engineer in public gaze

He Turned Deaf Ear To Our Demands: Sarpanch

SUHAIL AJMAL

Sokhbaba (Bandipora) Dec 31: Panchayat members from Sumlar block of this north Kashmir district Monday allegedly assaulted an engineer of the Flood Control Department for “turning deaf ear to their demands.” Deputy Sarpanch of Shokhbaba area, Muhammad Shafi, and Nazir Ahmed, Sarpanch of village More

Official apathy impairs functioning of SIC

Monitoring, Reporting Sector Drastically Hit; Commission Yet To Prepare Annual Report

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 31: The indifference of several administrative and field departments is taking a toll on functioning of the State Information Commission (SIC), primarily with regard to monitoring and reporting components prescribed under the J&K Right to Information Act of 2009. The Commission More

Mid-Day Meals: Centre picks holes in implementation across Jammu & Kashmir

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 31: The J&K Government has failed to ensure proper implementation of the Mid-Day Meals scheme in schools across the State, despite admonishing by the Government of India and the monitoring agency. A latest communiqué from the Centre to the State Government reveals that there More

Tarigami asks Indian civil society to wake up

‘Kashmiris faced grave injustice during past 22 years’

KHALID GUL

Kulgam, Dec 31: Asserting that people in Kashmir stood by the people in Delhi in this time of grief, CPI (M), State Secretary and legislator M Y Tarigami Monday  appealed the Indian civil society to wake up to the atrocities committed in Kashmir. “The incident of gang rape and murder More

KU: Prof Mustafa is new DCDC

Dr Bashir Rather To Act As Secretary To Vice-Chancellor

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 31: Kashmir University Monday appointed Prof G Mustafa Shah as the new Dean Colleges Development Council (DCDC) while Dr Bashir Rather would act as new Secretary to the Vice-Chancellor. Prof Mustafa from the varsity’s Zoology Department replaced Prof Mushtaq Kaw, whose three More

Timber smuggling takes sheen off prized Sonawari nurseries

District Administration Looks The Other Way; Locals Fume

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Hajin (Sonawari), Dec 31: The dense tree nursery, which used to be the ‘pride’ of this north Kashmir town, is barren now. Spanning over more than five kilometers here, there are just few trees standing—only stumps as far as human sight can see. The felling of trees by smugglers in ‘convenience More

Produce witness in Laya’s case: TADA Court to Govt

Hurriyat (G) to organize seminar on February 5

Srinagar, Dec 31: TADA court, Srinagar, on Monday directed the government to present witnesses by February 18, 2013, in the case pending against Tehreek-e-Hurriyat leader Muhammad Ashraf Laya and Muhammad Maqbool Dar of Rawalpora, Srinagar.  “Government has so far failed to present any witness More

Rana to sue Harshdev Singh

Serves legal notice, seeks public apology

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 31: Chief Minister’s Political Advisor, Devender Sigh Rana, on Monday served a legal notice to the Panthers Party Chairman Harsh Dev Singh for maligning his image by issuing “false and frivolous” statements against him (Rana). The legal notice served by Rana’s attorney states More

Promote Congress: Soz to Panchs, Sarpanchs
Rakhi Barh (Islamabad ), Dec 31: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President, Saifuddin Soz on Monday said the Congress party was committed to its assurance of providing honorarium and insurance cover to more than 33000 Panchs and Sarpanchs in the state. While addressing a More

  • Kashmir

Crime Branch confirms Major Avtar’s death

Court Closes Jaleel Andrabi Case

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 31:  A court here on Monday closed the case against Major Avtar Singh, accused of killing noted lawyer and human rights activist Jaleel Andrabi, after the Crime Branch submitted death More



  • Srinagar City

New Year resolutions for Srinagar

‘WILL MAKE CITY GREEN, CLEAN’  Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Dr GN Qasba has made a New Year resolution to make Srinagar City green and clean.  Enumerating his New Year resolution More




  • Jammu

‘2012 important year in history of JK’

CM, Governor, DGP, Others Greet People On New Year

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 31: A host of politicians, bureaucrats and police officers Monday greeted people of Jammu and Kashmir on New Year, hoping that it would ‘bring about peace and prosperity to the State.’  More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Towards a better education system

Focus on the quality of education at the primary level to achieve better results

REMEDIAL MEASURES

REHANA JABEEN

It is result time, pick up a morning newspaper and you will come across numerous ads carrying photographs of students who have passed their 10th class annual exam with good marks. The scores and names More



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