Tax law reforms imperative: FinMin

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 23: Minister for Financial, Abdul Rahim Rather today said that the Government was always open to remove anomalies in tax statues, if any, with an objective to generate more revenue without any harassment to the dealers. Speaking at pre-budget meetings with the members of Tax Bar More

Arrest of LoC trader torments family

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Jan 23: Arrest of a youth associated with the LoC trade by Mumbai police recently has tormented the Naikoo family in old town, here. According to reports, Farooq Ahmad Naikoo alias Farooq Tendulkar son of late Ghulam Hassan Naikoo of Khawja Sahib, Old Town, here was picked up by More

Pahalgam hotel gutted

GK NEWS NETWORK

Islamabad (Anatnag), Jan 23: A portion of Pahalgam hotel was gutted on Wednesday morning. No loss of life or injuries to anybody was reported. However, the belongings of some tourists were damaged in the blaze. Reports said that fire broke out at around 6:30 AM Wednesday morning in the hotel More

Tourism traders pained

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 23: The tourism traders today expressed grief over the gutting of Pahalgam hotel. KHAROF Kashmir Hotel and Restaurant Owners’ Federation (KHAROF) has expressed anguish over the gutting of Pahalgam hotel on Wednesday morning. President, KHAROF More

JK Bank holds KCC Mela

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 23: J&K Bank today organized a KCC Mela at Gund, Ganderbal.  A large number of people from the farming community attended the mela. Bank’s Zonal Head Kashmir (Central) Bashir Ahmad Lone was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Executive Manager and Head B/U Gund Hilal More

KROA hails Mir
Srinagar, Jan 23: Kashmir Rafting Operators’ Association (KROA) has welcomed the appointment of Ghulam Ahmad Mir as Tourism Minister. At a meeting here today, the association members hailed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for giving the tourism ministry to Mir.  The association congratulated Mir More

1700 post offices in JK to go hi-tech

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 23: Adopting IT modernisation project, around 1700 post offices in Jammu and Kashmir are being computerized and networked during this year, said John Samuel, Chief Post Master General. He said this will bring a major change in the way Post Offices operate in future.  The Chief More

  • Kashmir

‘JK yet to register 98.5% eligible old persons under national scheme’

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 23: The J&K Government is yet to register 98 per cent old persons under a centrally-sponsored scheme on pension, a study has revealed.The study conducted by the National Level Monitoring More



  • Srinagar City

TRAFFIC POLICE FINALIZES ROUTE PLAN

Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations

GK NEWS NETWORK

 Srinagar, Jan 23: In connection with Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations, the Traffic department has finalized traffic route plan to ensure smooth movement of vehicles to and fro Dargah Hazratbal More




  • Jammu

Govt employee commits suicide

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Jan 23: A Jammu and Kashmir government employee Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his office in Samba district, about 32 kms from here.Kartar Chand, More



  • PaK

PaK PMs spend Rs 32 million on copter rides

TARIQ NAQASH

Muzaffarabad, Jan 23: Helicopter jaunts by three former prime ministers of Pakistan administered Kashmir have cost more than Rs 32 million to the region’s taxpayers during July 2006 to July 2011, according 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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