Delhi police alerts JK on fake gun licenses

‘People With Criminal Record In New Delhi Possess Licenses From State’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 30: The State Home Department has made a startling revelation that people with ‘criminal background’ in New Delhi have managed to obtain gun licenses from Jammu and Kashmir in the name of security personnel. Alerted by the Delhi police on the issue, the Department has now come up with More

SHRC seeks report from Police Chief

Asks Divisional Commissioners To Monitor Sale Of Acids

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 30: The State Human Rights Commission Wednesday directed J&K’s Director General of Police to file a factual report about the acid attack case in Srinagar wherein 30-year-old girl was attacked here with acid earlier this month. The Commission also asked the Divisional Commissioners More

HC allows cop’s petition on seniority benefits

GK CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Jan 30: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has allowed a petition seeking retrospective benefit of seniority of the petitioner as Deputy Superintendent of Police from 1997 when out of promotion was granted to him along with seven other officials.  The Court of Justice Muzaffar Hussain More

Civil Society, experts call for CCTV installation in JK hospitals

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 30: While the recent incidents of abandoned babies in Srinagar hospitals remains unsolved, experts and civil society members Wednesday called for installation of CCTV cameras in all the government-run hospitals in Jammu and Kashmir to curb the problem.Though the Government Medical More

Leper patients take to streets against Govt apathy

Accuse SMC Of Rendering Them Homeless; Want Quick Construction Of Leper Colony

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Jan 30: On World Leprosy Day, scores of leper patients Wednesday protested against the Srinagar Municipal Corporation for “rendering them homeless.”The patients,  who protested at Press Enclave here, alleged that Government has failed to complete the construction of Leper Colony More

Anantnag: PAC reviews developmental activities
Anantnag (Islamabad), Jan 30: The Public Accounts Committee of the Legislative Assembly Wednesday reviewed the development activities carried out by different departments in district Anantnag (Islamabad).An official spokesman said the meeting was chaired by MLA Rafi Ahmad Mir along with other members More

‘Provide quality drinking water to people’

Divisional Commissioner Dr Asgar Samoon Chairs Meeting

Srinagar, Jan 30: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon Wednesday reviewed the pace on works being executed by Irrigation, Flood Control and Public Health Engineering departments. An official spokesman said mmong others, the meeting was attended by Chief Engineer, Irrigation and More

Valley gets relief as Chillai-Kalan comes to end
Srinagar, Jan 30: The 40 days of freezing 'Chillai-Kalan' ended in Kashmir on a sunny note today as bright and clear sky marked the passing of the harshest period of winter in the valley. The MeT department said there will be no remarkable change in the weather in the coming few days.
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Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika in Pahalgam

SHOOT FEW SCENES, SONG IN GOLF COURSE

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Jan 30: After taking a day off from their busy shooting schedule, the Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone Wednesday resumed their shoot in the snow clad tourist destination Pahalgam in south Kashmir.  According to sources, the duo Ranbir and Deepika shot a few scenes More

Kangan Police arrest burglary gang kingpin

SHEIKH NAZIR

 Ganderbal, Jan 30: Police on Wednesday said that it busted a gang of burglars involved in different burglaries in Kangan area. Talking to Greater Kashmir DSP Kangan Iftikhar Ahmad said that police arrested the “kingpin” of a burglary gang Bilal Ahmad Lone of Lary Preng Kangan. "During More

‘Empower us within 15 days, or we will resign enmasse’

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Jan 30: Outraged at what they termed as government’s failure to empower Panchayat representatives, Sarpanch, Panchs and residents of Haran area, which is a part of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s constituency-Ganderbal, on Wednesday staged a protest here. They threatened to tender their resignations More

Introduce job-oriented courses in colleges, universities: Akbar Lone

‘Don’t compromise on quality of education’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 30: Minister for Higher Education State Muhammad Akbar Lone on Wednesday stressed on the need to introduce job- oriented courses in the colleges and universities to increase the employability of the huge human resource available in the state.   The Minister while addressing More

Pro-India politicians change colours like chameleon: Nayeem Khan
Srinagar, Jan 30: The senior resistance leader and National Front chairman Nayeem Ahmad Khan on Wednesday  said the pro-India politicians were the biggest hindrance in the way of resolution process of Kashmir dispute as they change their stance and colour like a chameleon four times in a month More

Market Checking Squad destroys rotten lot

Erring Shopkeepers Fined

Anantnag (Islamabad), Jan 30: The market checking squad in this south Kashmir district on Wednesday destroyed two quintals of vegetables, one quintal of fruit and collected the fine of Rs 4000/ from erring shopkeepers who were selling their merchandize at higher price, an official spokesman said on More

  • Kashmir

Delhi police alerts JK on fake gun licenses

‘People With Criminal Record In New Delhi Possess Licenses From State’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 30: The State Home Department has made a startling revelation that people with ‘criminal background’ in New Delhi have managed to obtain gun licenses from Jammu and Kashmir in the name of More



  • Srinagar City

SMC kick-starts waste segregation at source

STEP AIMED TO MAKE SRINAGAR GREEN, CLEAN: DR QASBA

Srinagar, Jan 30: Acting on the High Court directions, the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Wednesday kick-started segregation of waste at source in the summer capital including Dal lake.  & More




  • Jammu

Roshni scheme: Saifullah reviews proposed amendments

‘Time limit for applications, fee to be extended’

Jammu, Jan 30: Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Mir Saifullah Wednesday reviewed the amendments proposed by Revenue Department for the Jammu and Kashmir State Lands (Vesting of ownership to the More



  • World

US Senate confirms John Kerry as Secretary of State

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Jan 30: Veteran Senator John Kerry, known for his relationship-building skills, is all set to replace Hillary Clinton as the new US Secretary of State after the Senate overwhelmingly confirmed More



  • PaK

Earthquake early warning sytems installed in PaK

TARIQ NAQASH

Muzaffarabad, Jan 30: A German non-governmental organisation formally handed over the control of six earthquake early warning systems to Pakistan administered Kashmir's  State Disaster Management 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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