‘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 (NLM), a central agency tasked to look into the issue, has revealed that the State’s Social More

Geelani on Twitter?

‘Fake Account’ Triggers Suspense

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 23: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani is a latest political figure to be a victim of ‘fake identity’ on the micro blogging site, Twitter. While an account by the name of ‘Syed Ali Geelani’ has been creating buzz with reactions on various events related to Kashmir More

LD hospital catches infection

Patients Face Life Threat; Officials Blame ‘Free Flow Of Attendants’

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 23: Patients at Kashmir’s lone maternity specialty, Lal Ded hospital here, are facing life threat due to possibility of cross infections as the authorities have failed to adopt an effective infection control mechanism at the hospital. The officials however blame “poor attendant control More

Kashmir bilateral issue, UNMOGIP has no role: NC

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 23: Days after National Conference General Secretary Sheikh Nazir and senior NC leader Dr Mustafa Kamaal reminded New Delhi of plebiscite, the NC spokesman Tanvir Sadiq on Wednesday took a U-turn saying, “Kashmir issue has to be resolved bilaterally and United Military Observers Group More

Expedite investigations: Court to SSP

Hajj aspirants cheated

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 23: A local court here on Wednesday directed Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar to ensure expeditious and uninfluenced investigation in a case pertaining to misappropriation of Rs 2.40 crores. The court asked the SSP to file the status report within a week. Court of Chief More

Police unearth human trafficking racket, 3 held

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Jan 23: Police on Wednesday said it arrested three persons in this north Kashmir district for their alleged involvement in human trafficking.  Talking to Greater Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) Ajay Sharma said on a tip-off a police party raided a residential house 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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