Fire consumes unit in IE Bagh-e-Ali Mardan Khan

Entrepreneurs demand fire fighting facilities within estate

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 9: Panic gripped industrial estate Bagh-e-Ali Mardan Khan here, Wednesday, when fire broke out from a unit destroying property worth lakhs of rupees. However, no one was hurt in the incident, officials said.  Muhammad Yaseen Khan owner of the unit told Greater Kashmir that at More

‘PDD realises Rs 613 cr in Jammu’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 9: Power Development Department, Jammu has realized revenue of Rs 613.73 crore from the consumers of Jammu Division ended December 2012, an official statement said.It was given out at a meeting of PDD officers here yesterday. The meeting was convened to review the status of power More

'PDP allegations a bundle of lies’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 9: Reacting sharply to a statement by PDP spokesperson Nayeem Akhter in which he had alleged that bills worth crores of rupees were piling up at the treasuries, the Finance Department today describing the “allegations” as totally baseless. A spokesman of the Finance Department More

Slathia for setting up of wool bank in JK

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 9: Minister for Industries and Commerce, S S Slathia today asked the J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board to setup a wool bank in the state for providing quality wool and pashmina at reasonable rates to the Khadi Institutions, Spinners, Weavers and other related artisans, an official More

Solid Solar to electrify rural villages in JK

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 9:  Solid Solar, India's largest solar lights manufacturers, has drawn up an ambitious project to electrify rural villages in Jammu and Kashmir through the use of solar energy.  Reaching out to the various districts of J&K, the company has provided solar based home More

After Airtel, Vodafone hikes 2G data rates by 30%

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi Jan 9: Consumers will now have to pay up to 30 per cent extra for data services as leading telecom players Bharti AirtelBSE 0.88 % and Vodafone are hiking tariffs and others may soon follow suit. Bharti Airtel recently increased 2G data rates and rivals are expected to take similar steps More

Rail travel goes costlier

Sleeper class fare hiked by 6 paise/km, AC 3-tier by 10 paise

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Jan 9: Without waiting for the next budget, Railway Minister Pawan Bansal Wednesday announced increase in rail fares. The increase varying between 2 paise to 10 paise per km would be effective from midnight January 21.  Curiously, the fares remained untouched for the past More

Oil Min for Rs 100 hike on LPG cylinder, Rs 4.5/l on diesel

Proposes 9 subsidised cooking gas cylinders for households

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 9: The Oil Ministry has proposed Rs 3-4.50 per litre hike in diesel price and Rs 100 on LPG cylinders along with raising the number of subsidised cooking gas cylinders for households to nine a year from the current cap of six. The Ministry has moved a note for consideration More

Domestic car sales down 12.5%

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 9:  Domestic car sales fell by 12.51% to 1,41,083 units in December last year compared to 1,61,247 units in the same month in 2011. According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) today, motorcycle sales last month went up by 4.83 More

Estimates Committee for expediting power projects in JK

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 9: The Estimates Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Wednesday directed the Power Development Department (PDD) authorities to expedite the pace of   work on all micro and macro power projects under execution in the State to ensure completion in a time bound manner More

  • Kashmir

Health Dept gets its diagnosis wrong

Genuine Employees Figure In List Of Fake Appointees; Order Triggers Chaos

ALTAF BABA

Srinagar, Jan 9: Numerous employees of the Health Department, including doctors and Block Medical Officers, are up in arms after their names figured in the recently issued list of fake appointees. The More



  • Srinagar City

Srinagar to get maiden fast track court for sexual offences

Chief Justice to inaugurate it today through video-conference

TARIQ ALI MIR

Srinagar, Jan 9: Chief Justice, MM Kumar will inaugurate maiden fast track court on Thursday to hear cases relating to sexual offences against women in the summer capital. The fast track court will More




  • Jammu

Now, get online birth, death certificates

Housing Department launches Citizens Service Portal

Jammu, Jan 9: The Housing and Urban Development Department has introduced Citizens Service mechanism to provide online birth and death certificates and also provide information about building permission More



  • South Asia

Visa-on-arrival for Pakistani nationals above 65 years from January 15

JOYEETA DEY

Attari, Jan 9: The visa-on-arrival facility at the Attari-Wagah check post to Pakistani nationals over 65 years of age would begin from January 15, but they would not be able to stay in Punjab, Kerala More



  • Islamabad

Khanabal-Sarnal road turns into death trap

KHALID GUL

Islamabad, Jan 9: The stretch of the Khanabal-Pahalagam (KP) road in Islamabad town is turning to be a death trap for the pedestrians. Reason: The ill planning of the Roads and Building department which More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Time to revamp KU's MBA

It is MBA,not M.Com

MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

MEBOOB MAKHDOOMI

The degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA), which was started by Graduate School of Business Administration at Harvard University in 1908,reached Asian subcontinent in 1955 when the Institute More



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