Traffic suspended on Bandipora-Gurez road
Bandipora, Jan 4: In view of heavy snowfall on Bandipora-Gurez road and forming of ice on the road surface due to which the road has become slippery, District Magistrate, Bandipora has ordered the suspension of traffic movement on it till further orders. The step has been taken to avert any untoward More

Audit conducted
Srinagar, Jan 4: The Social Audit of the works executed under MGNREGA 2011-12, 2012-13 was conducted on December 25, 2012 in Panchayat Halqa Buchroo Block Chadoora by the officials of Rural Development department, Block Chadoora. The audit was conducted to ensure transparency and timely completion More

Record statements upto Jan 5


Pulwama, Jan 4: Additional District Magistrate, Pulwama who has been nominated as Enquiry Officer to probe into the firing incident at Rajpora Chowk, Pulwama has informed that any person/persons having any knowledge or information about the said incident can record their statements or file their affidavits More

Rasheed Rahi bereaved
Srinagar, Jan 4: Ghulam Rasool Ganaie, father-in-law of Rasheed Rahi, Chief Editor, Current News Service (CNS) passed away on Friday at SMHS hospital here after brief illness. He was 70.  His Chaharum would be observed on Monday 7 January 2013 at 11 AM at ancestral graveyard Pinglish, Tral. < More

DFP condemns Shah’s house arrest
Srinagar, Dec 4: Democratic Freedom Party has strongly condemned the house arrest of chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah on Friday, terming it undemocratic. Meanwhile, Shah, in a statement today, said, “The tactics used by the authorities to suppress the struggle will never succeed. The struggle is going More

Kupwara Bar holds elections, Malik elected President
Srinagar, Jan 4: The Kupwara Bar Association after holding elections to the posts of officer bearers has elected Advocated Bilal Ahmad Malik as its President. He was elected to the post unopposed for a term of two years whileas Advocate Farooq Ahmad was elected as Vice- President. With More

G M Shah’s death anniversary on Sunday
Srinagar: The fourth death anniversary of Awami National Conference (ANC) founder and former chief minister Ghulam Muhammad Shah is being observed on Sunday. ANC is organizing a special prayer meeting on January 6, Sunday, at 12 noon at late Shah’s graveyard near Ziarat-e-Sharief Syed Peer Mantanqui More

R-Day arrangements reviewed
Ganderbal, Jan 4: In order to take stock of arrangements being made for celebrating R-Day-2013 several officers meetings were held at different district headquarters of the Valley, an official spokesman said on Friday.    He said in Ganderbal, arrangements for celebration of R-Day function More

Batch mates grieved over demise
Srinagar, Jan 4: To mourn the sad demise of Muhammad Ramzan Lone, father of Deputy Secretary in Chief Minister’s office, Dr Bashir Ahmad Lone, a condolence meeting of the officers of 2001 Batch of Kashmir Administrative Services (KAS) was held here today. The deceased was a social worker More

  • Kashmir

Haji Yousuf 's ghost haunts Crime Branch

Govt To Act On Bedi Commission Report, Initiate Action Against Cops


Srinagar, Jan 4:  Jammu and Kashmir Government is contemplating disciplinary action against the Crime Branch (CB) officials held guilty by Justice HS Bedi panel, the one-man Commission of Inquiry More

  • Srinagar City


Seeks report from IGP Kashmir, SP, SHO Hazratbal



Srinagar, Jan 4: Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Friday took strong note of assault on Greater Kashmir correspondent Imran Muzaffar by some policemen on Thursday and sought reports More

  • Jammu

Woman cop commits suicide

Jammu, Jan 4: A woman police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence in Rajouri district, police said on Friday.  The constable, identified as More

  • South Asia

Siachen Glacier shrinking, says study

Karachi,Jan 4: The Siachen Glacier has been reduced by 5.9km in longitudinal extent between 1989 and 2009 because of rising temperatures, says a study published recently. Human presence at Siachen More

  • Pattan/Tangmarg

Waripora sans basic amenities


Waripora (Pattan) Jan 4: Inhabitants of Waripora Payeen in this north Kashmir area are up in arms against the non-availability of the basic amenities in the village. Located at the bank of Nallah More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Towards a better education system

Focus on the quality of education at the primary level to achieve better results



It is result time, pick up a morning newspaper and you will come across numerous ads carrying photographs of students who have passed their 10th class annual exam with good marks. The scores and names More

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