Govt to clear Rs 500 cr power dues as ‘notional payment’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Mar 25: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to clear electricity dues worth Rs 500 crores through a ‘notional payment mode’ by March end, Greater Kashmir has learnt. Reliable sources said the pending dues with different government departments, ministers and bureaucrats More

Research Presentation Program at SKIMS from March 28

87 PG Students To Present Their Papers

GK CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Mar 25: The SK Institute of Medical Sciences at Soura here is holding a three-day ‘Postgraduate Research Presentation’ programme from Thursday. At least 87 postgraduate students are expected to present their research papers during the programme. “The conference is likely More

Centre slams JK over poor NREGA implementation

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Mar 25: In a major embarrassment to the state government, the Centre has spotted loopholes in implementation of flagship Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) works in J&K, saying only 21.3 percent works were completed in 2011-2012 while 70,000 works have been More

Social Welfare deptt inks pact with health institutes

To provide better healthcare facilities to children

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Mar 25: To provide proper healthcare facilities to children at government run homes, the Social Welfare department has entered into a pact with various health institutes of the Valley. Officials at the Social Welfare Department said that they have tied up with Government Medical College More

STRIKE HITS FUNCTIONING OF KASHMIR HOSPITALS

Non-payment of salary to health employees

ALTAF BABA

Srinagar, Mar 25: The employees of the Health and Medical Education Department Monday suspended work across the Valley and held a strike against non-payment of their monthly salaries. Work at all the government offices associated with the Health Department in Srinagar and other parts of the More

Kashmir situation: Geelani slams OIC
Srinagar, Mar 25: Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani Monday urged the the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) to move “beyond passing resolutions” and do something solid to highlight the oppression in Kashmir. Geelani also condemned the “genocide” of Mulims in Burma. According More

Yasin Malik remembers Kashmir martyrs
Srinagar, Mar 25: The chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has said the “mission of martyrs is the precious treasure of Kashmiris.”  “The supreme sacrifices offered by martyrs cannot be forgotten by any Kashmiri. They sacrificed their today for the good of More

Mirwaiz condemns violence against Muslims in Burma

Appeals OIC, UN, AI, ICRC To Intervene

Srinagar, Mar 25: The Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday expressed serious concern over the “systematic ethnic cleansing” of Muslims in Burma by the majority Buddhist community. “A humanitarian crisis has erupted in Burma and its ripple effects could be felt in all More

Masrat Alam can’t be released at this stage: Court

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Mar 25: After prosecution on Monday informed a local court here that several cases are pending disposal in different courts against Hurriyat Conference (G) leader Masarat Alam Bhat, the court held that Bhat cannot be released from custody at this stage and directed that he be presented before More

Kashmir scribe bags int'l award
Srinagar, Mar 25: Kashmiri journalist Syed Nazakat has won international Christiane Amanpour Award for Religion Journalism.  Nazakat, a Special Correspondent at The Week in New Delhi and a fellow of the Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism at Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines has been More

Shah’s detention political vendetta: DFP
Srinagar, Mar 25: Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Monday expressed serious concern over the continued detention and shifting of its chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah from Srinagar Central Jail to Kot Balwal Jail, Jammu, terming it as ‘political vendetta’.   The Party has also expressed serious More

Plantation drive held at KU’s north campus
Srinagar, Mar 25: A plantation drive was organized at Kashmir University’s North Campus at Delina in Baramulla district today.  The drive was organized by the NSS Unit of the Campus in collaboration with the Department of Social Forestry Baramulla. Over 600 saplings of deodar and cypress More

  • Kashmir

Govt to clear Rs 500 cr power dues as ‘notional payment’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Mar 25: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to clear electricity dues worth Rs 500 crores through a ‘notional payment mode’ by March end, Greater Kashmir has learnt. Reliable sources More



  • Srinagar City

Attendants thrash LD Hospital medico

Maternity care services affected as doctors boycott work, seek security

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Mar 25: Healthcare services at Valley’s sole maternity specialty, Lal Ded Hospital, remained affected Monday as junior doctors went on daylong strike against alleged thrashing of their colleague More




  • Jammu

'Study of Mughal Road tunnel in progress'

Jammu: The State Government today said that a proposed tunnel on the Mughal Road between Zaznar and Chattapani to keep the road open round the year, was under survey. "A tunnel is proposed on the 84-km More



  • South Asia

Kashmir leaders want Pakistan to have ‘clear policy’ on Kashmir

Delegation Meets JI Chief, Sindh Governor, MQM Leadership

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Mar 25: A delegation of Kashmiri leaders from both sides of the Line of Control called on Jamaat-e-Islami chief Syed Munawar Hassan in Lahore on Monday. The delegation led by PaK premier More



  • World

Burma communal riots spread outside Meiktila

Myanmar, Mar 25: About 300 people attacked a Masjid and destroyed shops and houses owned by Muslims in Oh The Kone town, about 50km from Rangoon, reports said.  This comes after more troops arrived More



  • GKeducation&career

Education for all

Setup more colleges and universities and increase intake capacities in the existing universities

HIGHER EDUCATION

SYED MAAJID RASHID ANDRABI

Education has a prime role in the development of any nation. Nations outperform themselves by virtue of the contributions made by their citizens, which stand witness to the importance of quality education More



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