• TOP STORIES

Army deployed in curfew-bound Budgam

‘SITUATION LIMPING BACK TO NORMALCY’

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, July 24: Army was Wednesday deployed in curfew-bound areas hit by sectarian violence in Budgam district of central Kashmir to help the administration restore law and order, officials said.“We have deployed several columns on the request of civil administration in parts of Budgam district More


Geelani smells conspiracy

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 24: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Wednesday termed the sectarian clashes in district Budgam of central Kashmir as a conspiracy to distract attention of the people from Gool bloodbath and desecration of holy Quran by the BSF personnel.“There was minor More


Salahuddin concerned

Srinagar, July 24: Expressing serious concern over the clashes between two sects of people in central Budgam district, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Chief Syed Salahuddin on Thursday urged people to maintain calm and traditional harmony.“Agencies are hell bent to create wedge among Muslims as it weakens More


Mufti appeals for calm

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 24: Urging people of Budgam to defeat the designs of divisive elements Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Wednesday said the tragic incidents in the district are causing tremendous pain and anxiety among the entire Kashmiri society.Mufti was speaking at More


Clashes unfortunate: Nasir

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 24: National Conference Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani Wednesday said sectarian clashes in Budgam district were a cause of worry as such acts were not a good omen for Kashmir known for sectarian harmony.According to a statement issued here, Wani said there is no place for More


BOPEE gaffe mars students’ career

Most Alternative Opportunities Already Over

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, July 24: Career of thousands of CET aspirants is at stake due to the blunders committed by Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) which first cancelled two papers due to paper leak and subsequently postponed other two resulting in delay in selection process.A good number More


Bukhari appointed Inquiry Officer

Srinagar, July 24: The Government today appointed M. A. Bukhari, Secretary Animal & Sheep Husbandry Department, as inquiry officer to look into various aspects related to the conduct of common entrance test 2013 by the Board of Professional Entrance Examination on 22nd and 23rd June, 2013, which More


MALIK LEADS PEACE MARCH IN BUDGAM

‘Journey Of Peace’ Calls For Show Of Unity

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 24: Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday led a peace march in trouble-torn areas of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district and appealed people to maintain peace and brotherhood.“It is painful to see that people who claim to be followers More


Cabinet approves adjustment of Patwar trainees

Report On Creation Of New Administrative Units Referred To Cabinet Sub-Committee

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, July 24: In a significant decision the State cabinet on Wednesday approved appointment of Patwaris who recently completed their training.Sources said the aspirants who were selected for training by the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) last year would now only require More


Govt orders reshuffle in administration

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 24: The State Government on Wednesday ordered many transfers and postings at different levels in Government departments and other institutions.Muhammad Yousuf Bhat, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Development Authority, Sonamarg, has been transferred and posted as Additional Deputy More


Omar Abdullah, others rubber stamps of Delhi: Mirwaiz

Snubs NC, Says Won’t Ally With Those Responsible For Massacres, Arrests

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, July 24: Lashing out at mainstream parties of JK for their ‘dual character’, Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Wednesday said New Delhi has rendered mainstream leaders including Chief Minister Omar Abdullah irrelevant as none of their suggestions are accepted. Snubbing the ruling More


Poor funding hits JK’s health sector

AGAINST REQUIREMENT OF Rs 824 Cr, ONLY RS 61 Cr AVAILABLE FOR INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADATION

UMER MAQBOOL/MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, July 24: Pointing towards non-seriousness of the state government towards the health sector in Jammu and Kashmir, poor funding has badly hit the construction of more than 200 new and existing health institutions including district and sub-district hospitals. Against the requirement of Rs More


Schools to reopen today

Srinagar, July 24: Putting an end to speculations about the extension of summer vacations, the government on Wednesday said all the schools in Kashmir valley will reopen after 10-day break on Thursday.“Summer vacations are over and schools will reopen tomorrow (Thursday),” Education Minister Tara More





  • Briefs

Shabir Shah, others arrested at Banihal

Srinagar, July 24: Police Wednesday arrested senior pro-freedom leader and chairman Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah along with Muhammad Yousuf Naqash and Muhammad Yasin Ataai at Banihal More



  • National

India raises incursions issue with China

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, July 24: India today raised the issue of recent Chinese incursions at the official-level talks during which the two sides discussed ways to make working mechanisms more efficient with the possibility More




  • Opinion

Gool: The Vulnerable Margins

Would Gool drop from our minds after having mourned for its dead for some days

INKSIGHT

MEHMOOD UR RASHID

Places like Gool Gulab Garh are largely unknown to the people living in Kashmir, but the last week went like all of Kashmir was centered around this hilly village. The entire J&K was in a state of More



  • GK Magazine

Modernizing the Agriculture

Need and Impact of KVKs in Rural Economy

RIDWANA RAMZAN

Agriculture and allied sectors are ailing for a number of reasons including failure of transfer of technology to farmers from research centres. Our half hearted modernization program is also to be blamed More




  • Letters

Unjust this

This refers to the news of less fund allocation to Srinagar than Jammu. It is ironical that Kashmir is given less fund allocation than other divisions of the state. Being largely effected by turmoil from More



  • Editorial

Overwhelming Concern

The reports of sectarian strife in parts of Budgam should be a cause of concern for one and all. At a time when Kashmir was mourning the killing of four civilians by BSF in Gool, sectarian clashes in thiscentral More



  • Business

Hot weather in Valley makes AC business great

MUDASIR YAQOOB

Srinagar, July 24: The rising temperatures in the Valley around this season have brought about a spurt in the business of Air Conditioners. According to traders dealing in electronic gadgets, the More



  • Sports

After JKCPL, Champions League on the anvil

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, July 24: Buoyed by the success of ongoing 92.7 Big FM-J&K Corporate Premier League (JKCPL), the organisers have decided to launch Champions Corporate League after current league completes More



  • Kashmir

HC seeks details of writ petitions, suits from SDA, SMC

ILLEGAL CONSTRUCTIONS

D A RASHID

Srinagar, July 24: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Counsels representing Srinagar Municipal Corporation and Srinagar Development Authority to submit details of writ petitions or suits More



  • Srinagar City

2 KIDS BUTCHERED, MOTHER WOUNDED IN BEMINA ASSAULT

Police detains family head for questioning

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, July 24: Panic gripped Bemina area of the City Wednesday morning following a murderous assault by unidentified assailants on the family of a Molvi whose two children were killed –throat slit More




  • Jammu

Probe panel gets another extension

2003 CHOPPER CRASH

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, July 24: State government Wednesday extended the term of a high level panel probing the crash of state owned helicopter which led to the killing of pilot Group Captain J S Kehlon and four Amarnath More



  • South Asia

PML-N candidate emerges frontrunner in Pak presidential poll

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, July 24: Nine candidates today filed nominations for Pakistan's presidential election, with the ruling PML-N's India-born nominee Mamnoon Hussain emerging a clear frontrunner for the poll to More



  • World

CIA starts closing its clandestine bases in Afghanistan

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, July 24: As part of the American drawdown plans in Afghanistan, the CIA has begun closing its clandestine bases in the war-torn country.It marks the start of a drawdown from a region that transformed More



  • GKeducation&career

When BOPEE failed students

Recent CET paper leakage has put a question mark on the functioning of BOPEE

PAPER LEAKAGE

ARSHAD BHAT

The paper leakage in this year’s Common Entrance Test (CET) by J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) has put a big question mark on its credibility. The recent paper leakage episode More




ADD
Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions