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’

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, uncle of Zahid Farooq had filed the Petition against an order of Jammu and Kashmir High Court.  More

‘Only 29 percent households in JK have access to toilet facility’

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 29:  Painting a grip picture of sanitation in J&K, a national monitoring agency has revealed that only 29 percent households in the State have access to toilet facility. In 35 percent villages, the agency said, less than 25 percent households are having access to such a facility More

Slight respite from cold as sun shines over JK

Highway Traffic From Jammu To Srinagar Today

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Jan 29: The slight increase in minimum as well as maximum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir Monday brought some respite for the people from the bone-chilling cold. The sunshine today broke the two-weeks long chill to a greater extent. An officer at the local Meteorological Department More

NRHM employees without salary for five months

‘Delay Due To Pending Liabilities, Fund Diversion’

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 29: Hundreds of workers including doctors and paramedics working under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in Kashmir’s health institutions are without salary for the past five months.  Official sources told Greater Kashmir that the delay is due to “pending liabilities More

Srinagar’s rich heritage on display at INTACH exhibition

Vohra Says Kashmir Youth Are Bright And Ambitious

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Jan 29: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra Tuesday said that an “envelope of gloom, cynicism and lack of trust has covered the youth of Kashmir who are otherwise very bright and ambitious.” “Despite this negativity, they are slowly bringing themselves out of this morass to discover the More

PDD casual labourers demand wages

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Jan 29: Thousands of casual laborers working in Power Development Department (PDD) are up in arms against the department for failing to pay their wages.   Casual laborers, who are presently on strike, today demanded full payment of their wages which according to them have been More

Army enquiry into Pathribal incident travesty of justice: Hurriyat (G)

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 29:  Reiterating its demand for impartial investigation into the Pathribal fake encounter case, the Hurriyat Conference (G) Tuesday said “any enquiry by the armed forces into the incident would be the travesty of justice and could in no way be reliable.”   In a statement More

Apex Court upholds Justice Mansoor Mir’s view

GK LEGAL CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Jan 29: In a significant verdict, the Supreme Court has upheld Jammu and Kashmir High Court Judge, Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir’s view that the right of occupancy in any land of an evacuee shall not be extinguished. A bench led by Chief justice of India Alatamas Kabir and two companion 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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