House panel for 100% allowance to teaching staff in winters
Jammu, Jan 8: A Jammu and Kashmir Assembly panel has suggested sanctioning of 100 per cent allowances during winter and 45 per cent in summer to teaching staff working in far-flung areas of the state. The recommendation was made by the House Committee headed by MLA Nazir Ahmed Gurezi at its More

IGP interacts with people at Kupwara
Srinagar, Jan 8: Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, SM Sahai Tuesday held an interaction in which people in frontier Kupwara district. An official spokesman said Sahai interacted with respectable senior citizens, Panches, Sarpanches, ex-militants and representatives of traders in the district More

MANUU teachers demand salary
Srinagar, Jan 8: The teachers who worked in Moulana Azad University’s study centre at Baramulla in 2009 and 2011 have expressed strong resentment over inordinate delay in release of their salary.  A delegation of teachers said: “We approached the Regional Director of the University based More

'Avoid unscheduled power cuts'
Kulgam, Feb 8: Emphasizing on strict observance of power schedule, Deputy Commissioner Jahangir Mir Tuesday asked the PDD engineers to avoid unscheduled power cuts at any cost. Chairing a meeting of PDD engineers this afternoon here in south Kashmir, he said that all necessary measures need More

  • Kashmir

Centre okays Mughal Road as alternative power corridor to Kashmir

New Link Will Cater To Future Load Growth, Solve Outage Problems During Winter: DCP

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Jan 8: In a significant development, a Government of India panel on transmission planning in northern India has approved construction of alternative power corridor to Kashmir valley from Northern More



  • Srinagar City

Tuition centres take students, parents for a ride

Fail to provide basic facilities, charge exorbitant fees

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 8: In a small room having an area of 10 X 20 square feet in Shaher-e-Khaas here, 92 students huddle together to attend class in a tuition centre. In absence of any monitoring by authorities More




  • Jammu

JK: Biting cold takes toll on people’s health, daily chores

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Jan 8: The extreme cold conditions prevailing across Jammu and Kashmir are not only affecting the daily activities of a common man but are also taking a toll on the health of people. The number More



  • South Asia

8 killed in US drone attacks in Pak tribal region

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 8: Stepping up missile attacks in the restive Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan's northwest, US drones targeted a Taliban training camp in the area, killing at least eight militants including More



  • Ganderbal/Tangmarg

3 yrs on, Lala Sahib bridge awaits repair

Locals seek CM’s intervention

PARVAIZ RESHI

Ganderbal, Jan 8: Residents of Duderhama, Warpora, Malapora, Arampora, Chekpora, Arch, Dudhkanth, Babosipora and other adjoining areas in this north Kashmir district are up in arms against the administration More



  • GK Features

‘Ironically, being in Kashmir is most dangerous for Kashmiris’

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

In May 2010, Chris Giamo, an independent documentary filmmaker with a background in human rights and South Asian Studies, traveled to India with his brother. They decided to visit Kashmir to shoot a documentary More



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