Farmers demand crop insurance

FinMin for making agri hi-tech

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 21: Underscoring the importance of agriculture in the socio-economic development of the state, Minister for Finance, Abdul Rahim Rather today stressed the need for introduction of modern techniques and latest research in the farm sector. The FM also called for ensuring timely availability More

Industrialization key to employment generation: Kichloo

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 21: Minister of State for Industries and Commerce, Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo Sunday convened a meeting to get first hand appraisal of the latest status of industrial scenario in the Kashmir Valley. Speaking on the occasion the Minister said that industrialization is the key to employment More

Omar for full utilization of CAMPA initiative in JK

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 21: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Monday emphasized the need for rejuvenating the depleted forests and raising massive plantation on vacant available areas. “Protection of forest wealth and rejuvenation of degraded forests are all the more necessary to maintain ecology, restrict More

HDFC Bank releases financial results
Srinagar, Jan 21: The Board of Directors of HDFC Bank Limited recently approved the Bank’s accounts for the quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2012 in Mumbai.  The accounts have been subject to a ‘Limited Review’ by the statutory auditors of the Bank. The Bank’s total income More

Peaks unveils new Wagon R

‘Car is more fuel efficient with 21 km/l mileage’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 21: The Peaks Auto today unveiled new Wagon R at its showroom here.  The vehicle was unveiled by Branch Head, JK Bank, Baghaat, Imtiyaz Ahmad at a simple but impressive function.  “The New Wagon R is more fuel-efficient with mileage of 21 Km per litre.  Rated as More

Cad Avenue announces T&C of Autodesk products

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 21: Cad Avenue, the only Autodesk Authorized Center in Kashmir, today announced Training and Certification on 2013 version Autodesk Software Products.  Autodesk is the World Leader in 2D, 3D design software for manufacturing, building, construction, engineering, and entertainment More

Airtel launches DME for corporates

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 21: Bharti Airtel, leading global telecommunications company, today launched Dynamic Mobile Exchange (DME) for corporates.The product allows the workforce to access enterprise data from anywhere on a device of their choice, in a secure manner– thus enhancing the business productivity More

TAAK hails Omar, welcomes Mir
Srinagar, Jan 21: TAAK members and its Executive Committee have hailed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his decision to give tourism ministry to Ghulam Ahmad Mir. The TAAK also congratulated Mir on taking over as Tourism Minister. “We are sure that under the leadership of Mir the Tourism sector would More

Import duty on gold hiked to 6%

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 21: Import duty on gold and platinum was today hiked from 4 per cent to 6 per cent, pushing up the price of the yellow metal by Rs 315 to Rs 31,250 per 10 grams. The decision aimed at trimming rising Current Account Deficit (CAD), may lead to gold prices rising by about Rs More

  • Kashmir

JK’s unemployed youth dole out Rs 3 cr in 25 days

SSB Makes Fortune By Taxing Jobless Candidates; Aspirants Rue Non-Availability Of Forms

UNEMPLOYMENT ‘BONANZA’

ALTAF BABA

Srinagar, Jan 21: The Service Selection Board has earned at least Rs 3 crores by selling 1,53,000 forms to the unemployed youth of Jammu and Kashmir in the past 25 days. But despite charging the hefty More



  • Srinagar City

MoS Home hails police for maintaining law and order

VISITS POLICE STATIONS IN SHAHER-E-KHAAS

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 21: Minister of State for Home, Sajad Ahmed Kichloo, visited two police stations in Shaher-e-Khaas and interacted with police officers and cops.     A police spokesman More




  • Jammu

BDC elections soon: Minister

Jammu, Jan 21: The Minister for Rural Development and Panchayats, Ali Muhammad Sagar Monday said that the government is committed to hold elections to the Block Development Councils (BDCs) as soon as possible More



  • South Asia

Indian organizations involved in all kinds of terrorism in Pak: Hafiz Saeed

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, Jan 21: A day after Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde accused BJP and RSS of running terror camps and indulging in Hindu terror, LeT founder Hafiz Saeed said that Indian organisations were "involved More



  • World

More than 80 killed in Sahara siege

Algiers, Jan 21: The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara has climbed past 80 as Algerian forces searching the refinery for explosives found dozens more bodies, many More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Understanding value based education

Let’s encourage students to question the conventional wisdom and discover the meaning of personal and civic values

QUALITY EDUCATION

PUPINDER SINGH BALI

Everyone here in Kashmir would agree that our schools should nurture good values and attitudes in students. This general concern has influenced the school curriculum. The student, as a result, often receives More



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