Omar seeks financial assistance for Sarpanchs, Panchs

Writes To Jairam Ramesh

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Jan 18: In a damage control exercise Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has shot a letter to Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh seeking release of Rs 100 crore for monthly honorarium and insurance cover for 33000 Sarpanchs and Panchs in J&K. The move comes at a time More

DAK welcomes ban on private practice of HoDs

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 18: Welcoming the ban on private practices of Head of Departments in the Government run hospitals in the state, the Doctor Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday said the move would improve the patient care and improve teaching and research in Medical Colleges. “In February 2011 More

Geelani calls for shutdown on Jan 26
Srinagar, Jan 18: The chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on has called for complete shutdown on January 26. In a statement today from New Delhi, Geelani said, “New Delhi has no moral or constitutional right to celebrate its Republic day in Jammu and Kashmir as it has denied More

Individual security can’t be provided to 33000 panchayat members: DGP

‘Militants Have Hand In Killings’

Srinagar, Jan 18: Reiterating police’s commitment to ensure safety and security of panchs and sarpanchs in the state, Director General of Police, Ashok Prasad said the police was analyzing the threat perception to the panchayat members at different levels.  However, he said the exercise being More

Omar to address young changemakers
New Delhi, Jan 18: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will deliver the keynote address at the 3rd Annual Young Changemakers Conclave, organized in collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan (UNIC), on Saturday (19 January), in New Delhi. A statement said 200 young More

NC WC of Kargil tenders resignation
Srinagar, Jan 18: In the first fall-out of the recent cabinet-reshuffle cum expansion, National Conference Friday received a jolt as its working committee of district Kargil tendered mass resignation to the party high command. In a statement, the NC working committee President Ghulam Hassan More

Shah pays tributes to Gaw Kadal martyrs
Srinagar, Jan 18: Democratic Freedom Party chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah has paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of Gaw Kadal on their martyrdom anniversary being observed on January 21, saying that “the nation cannot forget their sacrifices”. “We have not forgotten their sacrifices and their More

Inqilabi pays homage to Gawkadal martyrs
Srinagar, Jan 18: The chief patron of Jammu Kashmir Mahaz-e-Azadi (MeA) Muhammad Azam Inqilabi on Friday paid homage to the martyrs of Gawkadal whose anniversary is observed on January 21. “The whole Kashmiri nation takes pride in identifying itself with the freedom votaries who were martyred More

SENTEF felicitates Tara Chand
Srinagar, Jan 18: School Education Non-Teaching Employees Forum (SENTEF), at a meeting held here on Thursday with its president Nusrat Ahmad Beigh in chair, felicitated the deputy chief minister Tara Chand on taking over as minister for school education department. The meeting, which was More

  • Kashmir

Omar seeks financial assistance for Sarpanchs, Panchs

Writes To Jairam Ramesh

DAMAGE CONTROL?

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Jan 18: In a damage control exercise Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has shot a letter to Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh seeking release of Rs 100 crore for monthly honorarium More



  • Srinagar City

Directs for immediate restoration of essential services

DIV COM CONDUCTS CITY TOUR

Srinagar, Jan 18: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today conducted an extensive tour of Srinagar city and took stock of situation arising due to snowfall. The Divisional Commissioner More




  • Jammu

Sagar hospitalized

Jammu, Jan 18: Minister for Rural Development and Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Sagar was hospitalized on Friday afternoon, after he complained of chest pain. Sources said that soon after Friday More



  • South Asia

Qadri summoned by Canadian authorities for asylum oath breach

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 18: Firebrand cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who led a massive protest against the government here, has been summoned by Canadian authorities to explain a violation of the oath he had taken while More



  • GKeducation&career

The menace of tuition centers

Why have tuition centers become centres of nuisance for local residents and female students?

CONCERN

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

In a 20×12 tin shed at Parraypora, a physics teacher is teaching complex equations to around 200 students crammed in one classroom. Outside the ‘classroom’, dozens of youngsters roam around, speeding away More



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