Hurriyat (M) condemns firing on people at Pulwama
Srinagar, Jan 1: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Tuesday strongly condemned, what it  said, another incident of firing by the armed forces on civilians at Pulwama.In a statement, a Hurriyat (M) spokesman  alleged that the forces once again resorted to firing on peaceful demonstrators at Pulwama More

Mir asks leaders to support ‘court arrest’ programme
Srinagar, Jan 1: The chairman of JKLF (H) Javaid Ahmad Mir Tuesday appealed the pro-freedom leaders to show collective conscience and support court arrests on Friday to show a united face before the people. Mir said those claiming to be representatives of people should start ''jail bharo movement More

Dr Abdul Rashid joins GB Pant
Srinagar, Jan 1: Renowned Pediatrician Dr Abdul Rashid has joined GB Pant Hospital as Consultant Paediatric Surgery (Super-specialty). He would be seeing the patients in Out Patient Department (OPD) every Monday and Thursday, and would start neonatal surgeries soon. More

DLP condemns imposition of curfew restrictions
Srinagar, Jan 1: Expressing serious concern over the continued curfew restrictions at Pulwama and its adjoining areas and perpetrating atrocities on people, the Democratic Liberation Party (DLP) chairman Hashim Qureshi on Tuesday termed these steps as highly condemnable. “The ongoing struggle More

4 promoted as Under Secretaries
Jammu, Jan 1: Government today ordered promotion of four Section Officers of J&K Secretariat (Subordinate) Service as Under Secretaries in the J&K Secretariat (Gazetted) Service. The promotees included Romesh Kumar Giri, Section Officer, Transport Department, Muhammad Maqbool, Section More

Govt pursuing double standards: Shabir Shah
Srinagar, Jan 1: The chairman of Democratic Freedom Party Shabir Ahmad Shah accused the government of pursuing the policy of double standards while dealing with protesters.  “In Delhi the protestors are being confronted with the water cannons while in Kashmir they are showered bullets by More

Man arrested for raping minor cousin
Jammu, Jan 1: A man has been arrested from the outskirts of Jammu for allegedly raping his 13-year-old cousin, police said today. Mukesh Kumar alias Monu was arrested from Jammu General Bus stand as he landed in the city from Ludhiana in Punjab last night, police said.  The More

CBSE exams from March 1
Jammu, Jan 1: The class X and class XII examinations of CBSE schools will begin from March 1. The schedule can be accessed from the CBSE website. The board has advised schools to conduct the school based assessment between March 16 to March 31, 2013. About 10 lakh students More

SPO shoots self in Doda
Jammu, Jan 1: A Special Police Officer allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today. Romesh Singh shot himself during guard duty last evening, a senior police officer said. He died on the spot. It More

Civil society in India remained silent on Kunanposhpora, Shopian incidents: KEA
Srinagar, Jan 1: The Kashmir Economic Alliance- an amalgam of traders, transporters, hoteliers today flayed Centre and Civil Society in other states for maintaining silence on atrocities committed by armed forces on Kashmiri womenfolk during past 20 years.   “We are disturbed over Delhi More

  • Kashmir

‘JK’s food shortage growing severe’

Report Attributes Problem To Low SRR, Poor Irrigation, Yield Stagnation

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Jan 1: With agriculture in Jammu and Kashmir witnessing “gradual slump”, the State is likely to face food insecurity in future if it does not take measures, an official report has warned.   More



  • Srinagar City

Road Safety Week inaugurated

‘Spread awareness about traffic rules’

Srinagar, Jan 1: The Minister for Social Welfare, Sakina Itoo on Wednesday underscored the need for strict adherence of traffic rules and spreading awareness about safe driving.  “I impress upon up More




  • Jammu

Fire extinguishers scam surfaces in Edu deptt

2 CEOs, 4 ZEOs among 10 officers land in vigilance net

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 1: Vigilance Organisation has booked Chief Education Officer Jammu and Chief Education Officer Doda among ten other officials of education department for allegedly purchasing fire extinguishers More



  • Court Watch

Ban on gutka: High Court directs JK Govt to file response

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 1: The J&K High Court has issued a notice to the state government for its response on the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking ban on manufacture, sale, storage and distribution of 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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