Hurriyat (G) advisory council endorses Geelani’s programmes
Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G), at a meeting of its advisory council held here today with its general secretary Ghulam Nabi Sumji in chair, endorsed the programmes given by the amalgam chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s for January 21, January 25, January 26, January 27.   Geelani had More

‘PDD fails to repair transformer’
Srinagar:  Residents of Ladoora Rafiabad are up in arms against the Power Development Department. They allege that the PDD has failed to repair a transformer which developed technical snag 10-days ago. A delegation of residents told Greater Kashmir that Umer Colony in the area is reeling More

PDD casual labours call off strike
Srinagar: The Power Development Department casual labour union today called off their strike following the assurances by the Minister of State for Power, Vaqir Rasool.  According to a press statement, a delegation of Casual labour union called upon the MoS and apprised him about the problems More

AI to operate additional flight to Leh
Jammu, Jan 19: Station Manager, Air India (AI) Jammu has informed that due to cancellation of flight AI 450 on January 18, 2013, from Jammu to Leh, Air India shall operate additional flight to Leh on January 20, 2013. The arrival of the additional flight AI 1449 from Leh to Jammu will be More

JKLF to organize protests
Srinagar, Jan 19: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front has decided to organize protests on the second and 20th of every month to highlight the plight of detainees in jails and against the life sentences awarded to pro-freedom Kashmiris.  The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the More

DPM concerned over detainees’ plight
Srinagar, Jan 19: Democratic Political Movement chairman Firdous Shah on Saturday expressed serious concern over the plight of detainees serving detention for a long time in different jails in and outside Valley.  In a statement on Saturday, Shah said, “The detainees in different jails are More

DC Anantnag takes stock of situation
Anantnag, Jan 19: In an effort to ensure immediate and timely relief to the people and restoration of basic supplies, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Farooq Ahmad Shah today visited different locations of the district to inspect the snow clearing, and traffic regulation apart from taking stock of supplies More

  • Kashmir

Snowfall exposes R&B

Potholes Reappear On Valley Roads

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 19: The recent snowfall has brought to fore the substandard material used by the Road and Buildings Department and improper techniques adopted for the construction of roads in the Valley More



  • Srinagar City

Jehangir Chowk–Natipora flyover construction hits roadblock

HSHS traders accuse authorities of breach of trust in rehabilitation

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 19: Traders of commercial hub Hari Singh High Street (HSHS) here on Saturday accused the state government of “breach of trust” in their rehabilitation for the proposed construction of flyover More




  • Jammu

TARA ACTS TOUGH

Commences inspection of schools

ATTACHMENT OF STAFF IN EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 19:  To have firsthand experience of working in government schools and as part of his initiative to detach staff in education department, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, who is Minister More



  • South Asia

‘All-inclusive dialogue needed to settle Kashmir issue peacefully’

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Jan 19: While stressing the need for de-escalating tensions across the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, the speakers at the All Parties Kashmir Conference (APKC) urged the international community to More



  • World

Controversial full body scanners to be removed from US airports

Washington, Jan 19: Those airport scanners with their all-too revealing body images will soon be going away. The Transportation Security Administration says the scanners that used a low-dose X-ray More



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