• TOP STORIES

Not daunted by separatist, PDP ‘propaganda’: Omar

Says People Best Judges Of His Performance; Rolls Out Rural Livelihood Mission

GK NEWS NETWORK

Ganderbal, Jan 29: Asserting that he won’t be bogged down by the ‘propaganda’ of the separatists and opposition PDP,  Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said the people are the best judges of his government’s performance and public satisfaction is the only genuine and valid certificate for More


UMEED FOR POOR

NATIONAL Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) rechristened as ‘Umeed’ in J&K aims to reduce poverty in the state by building strong grassroots institutions of the poor, engage them in gainful livelihoods interventions and ensure appreciable improvement in their income on a sustainable basis, an official More


CM reviews Panchayat empowerment

Srinagar, Jan 29: Reviewing status of devolution of powers to Panchayats in Kashmir division at a marathon interaction session with officers of 14 departments of whose various functions have been transferred to Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRI), Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Tuesday announced that More


Verma panel not first to seek AFSPA review

Past Recommendations Of Official Committees Gather Dust

Follow-Up

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 29: While Justice J S Verma committee’s proposal for reviewing Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has renewed the debate on revoking the controversial law, several panels constituted by Government of India in past have also called for scrapping or reviewing the Act.The recommendations More


Pak pitches for constructive engagement with India

Stable Pakistan In India’s Interest: Envoy

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad, Jan 29: Pakistan wants a “constructive engagement” with India to settle all outstanding problems, including the Kashmir issue, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf said Tuesday.“Pakistan was committed to constructive engagement with India for the settlement of all disputes, including Jammu More


Cross-LoC trade resumes

SALIL RAINA

Poonch, Jan 29: Trade across the Line of Control (LoC) resumed Tuesday after being suspended due to skirmishes and high tension along the Indo-Pak border.As per the official figures goods worth over Rs 18 lakh were traded across LoC between Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) and Jammu and Kashmir More


Police to scrutinize multiple SIMs in JK

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 29: Any customer applying for a second mobile connection in Jammu and Kashmir will be under police scrutiny from February 1, 2013.In case police fails to submit its reply within next 10 days, the Telecom operator can issue the second connection, a Department of Telecommunication More


Panel to probe Master Plan violations reconstituted

Jammu, Jan 29: The state government has reconstituted a panel tasked with probing violations of Master Plan in residential colonies in Jammu and Srinagar, and named Devender Singh Rana, former advisor to Chief Minister as its chairman.Amrit Malhotra, chairman of the Legislative Council, today More


Govt eases appointment process of Registrars,Tutors

Doctors Not In Govt Service Can Also Compete For Posts

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 29: State government today amended the Jammu and Kashmir Medical Education (Gazetted) Service Recruitment Rules, 1979, and Jammu and Kashmir Dental Education (Gazetted) Service Recruitment Rules, 1993, in order to overcome the shortage of Registrars/Demonstrators in Medical Education Department More





  • Briefs

Villagers clash with police over train's halting point

Srinagar, Jan 29: Scores of villagers in central Kashmir's Budgam district on Tuesday attempted to block the railway track in support of their demand for a halting point for the train running between north More



  • National

Rehman Malik’s security demand for Shahrukh draws flak in India

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 29: The Government as well as the political class today slammed Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik's demand that India provide security for actor Shah Rukh Khan, saying it was "uncalled More




  • Opinion

Post-2014 World

Will Kashmir remain unaffected?

POINT OF VIEW

RIYAZ AHMAD

The impending US exit from Afghanistan has generated a huge debate about its likely profound fallout on the region. However, much of this debate has focused on the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan More



  • GK Health

Liver diseases pose questions

May be Medanta-TK tie-up provides answers

JK Health

DR. JAVID IQBAL

While cardiac states and kidney disorders remain much in focus, apart from alarmingly rising incidents of trauma in JK health care scenario, liver disorder is not much talked of. Medanta Medicity health More




  • Letters

Test positive

Apropos health alarm in Islamabad 300 Test Positive For Hepatitis-C In South Kashmir Village   under medical investigation. This is all because of lack of health awareness. A special team should More



  • Editorial

Doesn’t add up

Just as a little over two months are there for the current financial year to come to an end, the state is yet to get Rs 1900 crore special plan assistance from the Centre. While the delayed release of More



  • Business

Dual control model of GST not dealer friendly: Rather

Bhuwnaswar, Jan 29: Describing the meeting of Empowered Committee (EC) of State Finance Ministers on proposed GST here as an important event to finalize the road map with regard to GST regime, aimed at More



  • Sports

Parvez Rasool to play against Australia

Named In Board President’s XI Squad

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, Jan 29: Promising J&K all-rounder Parveez Rasool once again got rewarded for his splendid performance in this season's Ranji Trophy as he has been included in the Board President's XI team More



  • Kashmir

Supreme Court reserves judgment on Special Leave Petition

‘Action by BSF Commandant VK Birdi, His Bodyguard Not Covered In Protection Given To Them Under BSF Act’

ZAHID FAROOQ CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 29: The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved decision on the Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed by uncle of a Kashmir youth killed during the 2010 unrest in the Valley. Ghulam Muhammad Sheikh, More



  • Srinagar City

NAQSHBAND SAHIB(RA) SHRINE VANDALIZED

JKPCC ACCUSED OF DESTROYING ITS HERITAGE WALL

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Jan 29: Ill-planning and haphazard expansion works being undertaking by the State Government in the over 400 year old revered shrine of Naqshband Sahib (RA) at Khawaja Bazar in Shaher-e-Khaas More




  • Jammu

Fast Track Court announces first conviction in JK

Man gets 17 yrs RI in gang rape case

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 29: In its first conviction, a Fast Track Court constituted for trial of cases about crimes against women, sentenced a man involved in a gangrape for rigorous imprisonment of 17 years and fine More



  • World

China vows reforms in Tibet

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, Jan 29: China today called for stepped up vigil against the "Dalai clique" to safeguard national unity as it promised to carry out reforms in Tibet while opening up the troubled Himalayan region More



  • GKeducation&Careers

SUCCESS STORIES

After outshining boys in the merit list of recently announced class 10thresults, girls have yet again excelled by topping in the recently declared class 12th annual board results. Out of the thirty students More




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