Amid LPG crisis, freezing chill fireplace goes in great demand

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 22: The new LPG policy that restricted the number of subsidized gas cylinders per family annually and the freezing temperatures in Kashmir have brought spurt in the sales of cast iron fireplace in the Valley. Using wood as fuel the flames of the fireplace made of a transparent More

Economic census in Pulwama from Jan 28

GK NEWS NETWORK

Pulwama, Jan 22: Economic Census in this district shall start from January 28. Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama, Shafat Noor Barlas said this at a meeting of the officers of district today. The meeting was held in regard to 6th Economic Census 2012-13. Among others, Assistant Commissioner More

Increase e-tendering limit to `10 lakh: LA Panel

Calls for finalization of recruitment rules for R&B Deptt

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 22: Subordinate Committee of J&K Legislative Assembly today asked the government to expedite the amendment and finalization of gazetted and non-gazetted recruitment rules for R&B department. The Committee which met here today under the chairmanship of Chaman Lal Gupta discussed More

Aryans scholarship mela from Jan 23-25

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 22: Chandigarh-based Aryans Group of Colleges will organize three-day scholarship mela for Jammu and Kashmir students on January 23-25. The mela will be held in hotel Jahangir, here. Interested students have been asked to register themselves on 098762-99888, 098765-99888 or More

BSNL to lap up Tata’s JK clientele

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 22: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has decided to lap up the entire clientele of Tata Teleservices Limited in Jammu and Kashmir as the latter wound up its operation in the state from January 18. The state-owned corporation is in the process of finalizing the procedure of paving More

Highland Automobiles unveils new Wagon-R

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 22: Highland Automobiles Pvt Ltd Sonawar Srinagar Monday unveiled new Wagon-R manufactured by Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL). Imran Reza Ansari, who was the chief guest on the occasion, unveiled the car in presence of an august gathering.  According to the company More

'Kingfisher needs ` 2,000 cr for revival'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Bhubaneswar, Jan 22:  Kingfisher Airlines should infuse at least Rs 2,000 crore to restart its operations, said one of its lender State Bank of India (SBI)’s Chairman Pratip Chaudhuri. SBI is the lead banker in the 17-lender consortium that extended Rs 7,000 crore loans to the now grounded Kingfisher More

Car Bazaar Motors opens 2nd outlet in Srinagar

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 22: Car Bazaar Motors, a car accessories showroom, today opened its new outlet near Have It Restaurant at Munawarabad, here.  “We are planning to open four new outlets in Srinagar city so that the customers don’t have to travel much for purchasing accessories from our showroom More

Duty hike on gold imports aimed to defreeze idle stock: FM

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Hong Kong, Jan 22: Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the government's restrictive policy on gold is aimed to moderate imports and increasing its supply by defreezing idle domestic stock. "I only hope import of gold moderates. We do not have to spend so much foreign exchange to import More

  • Kashmir

  • Srinagar City

Drainage system defunct at Mandir Bagh Baghat

Inhabitants suffer, seek DC’s intervention

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 22: Residents of Mandir Bagh at Baghat-e-Barzulla here are up in arms against the authorities for failing to overcome drainage problem in the area. A delegation from the area said in More




  • Jammu

Law Department awaits suggestions, recommendations on amending laws

SEXUAL OFFENCES

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 22: The State Law Department is yet to receive suggestions from experts and members of civil society on making necessary amendments in laws related to offences against women.   Sources 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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