High-powered committee likely to submit report within week

Amendment in Panchayati Raj Act

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 27: A four-member committee looking into the suggestions for incorporating various provisions in the existing J&K Panchayati Raj Act, is likely to submit its report to the government within a week. Sources told Greater Kashmir that the four-member committee comprising Commissioner More

Academy to host All India Urdu Mushaira today
Jammu, Jan 27: As part of the Republic Day celebrations, J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages is holding an All India Urdu Mushaira here on January 28.  Prominent Urdu poets of the country, besides J&K, are participating in the mega literary event and will enthral the audience More

BAZAZ HAILS VERMA PANEL
Jammu, Jan 27: Chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Forum (JKDF) Pandit Bhushan Bazaz has welcomed the recommendations of the panel led by former Chief Justice of India JS Verma seeking review of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir and north-eastern states.  More

Prominent jurist G A Tak is no more
Jammu, Jan 27: Prominent jurist and retired district and sessions judge Ghulam Ahmed Tak, breathed his last on January 26, after a brief illness at Jammu. He was 94. The deceased was laid to rest, last evening, at Gujjar Nagar grave yard in Jammu. Thousands of people participated in the last More

Versatile Gojri, Dogri folk singer G M Dansalia passes away
Jammu, Jan 27: Versatile Gojri and Dogri folk singer Ghulam Muhammad Dansalia passed away on Sunday at his native village Dansal. He was 84.  He is survived by three sons, four daughters and wife. Dainslia was awarded by Sangeet Natak Akademi, J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, state More

Vohra for fresh plantation to compensate for loss of forest area

JAMMU CENTRAL UNIVERSITY CAMPUS

Jammu, Jan 27: Governor N N Vohra, who is Chancellor of the Central University of Jammu, visited Kala Kendra here today and viewed the models and conceptual drawings of the leading four entries in the all India Architectural Competition for selecting the best design for the Campus of the upcoming More

'NC to strengthen secular fabric of JK'
Jammu, Jan 27: Provincial President J&K National Conference, Jammu province Devender Singh Rana said Sunday that the National Conference has always worked for the holistic development of the state with equitable distribution of resources without any bias or favour to any caste, religion or creed More

  • Kashmir

Kupwara shuts to remember Jan 27, 1994 massacre victims

‘19 Yrs Ago On Jan 27, Soldiers Shot Dead 27 Civilians For Observing Strike On R-Day’

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara, Jan 27: This frontier district observed a complete shutdown on Sunday to pay homage to 27 civilians killed on this day allegedly by Army for observing shutdown on January 26. The strike call was More



  • Srinagar City

Milad processions held

BRAVING COLD, THOUSANDS OF DEVOTEES PARTICIPATE IN NISHAT MARCH

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 27: Braving bone-chilling cold, thousands of devotees on Sunday participated in processions organized in connection with the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations. Main procession was More




  • Jammu

High-powered committee likely to submit report within week

Amendment in Panchayati Raj Act

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 27: A four-member committee looking into the suggestions for incorporating various provisions in the existing J&K Panchayati Raj Act, is likely to submit its report to the government within More



  • South Asia

'Pakistan National Assembly to be dissolved before March 16'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, Jan 27: Pakistan's National Assembly will be dissolved before March 16 and the date for the next general election will be announced in the coming ten days, Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira More



  • World

Nightclub fire kills 245 in Brazil

Santa Maria (Brazil), Jan 27: At least 245 people died today when a fire tore through a nightclub packed with university students in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria, police said. The death toll More



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