In JK,fortune favors HCC

Company Seeks Rs 21 Crore For Clearing Landslides On Mughal Road, Govt ‘Considering’ Warmly

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, May 28: Emboldened by the J&K government’s “warm attitude” towards its “unfair” demands, the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has now sought extra money to the tune of Rs 21 crores from the government for clearing landslides on Mughal Road that connects Kashmir with Pir Panchal region More

‘Changing trends’ in militant attacks ‘disturb’ JK police

Advisory To Cops: ‘Stay Cautious, Full-Equipped; Use Bullet-Proof Vehicles’

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, May 28: Worried over the spurt in militancy related incidents in Kashmir in the recent past, the Jammu and Kashmir police have issued an advisory to the force to “remain cautious.” Police is also studying the changing trend in attacks and also ‘examine’ if the spurt was fallout of the hanging More

‘Influential people trying to shield imposter Gulzar’

Majlis-e-Tahafuz-e-Iman Forms Committees To Monitor Probe

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 28: Majlis-e-Tahafuz-e-Iman (MTI) an amalgam of religious scholars and Ulema Tuesday alleged that some influential people were attempting to protect the fake ‘faith-healer’ Gulzar Ahmad Bhat of Budgam district. The amalgam formed two committees to monitor the ongoing investigation by More

Amid public outrage,Qazi Yasir defends fake ‘faith-healer’

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), May 28: Asserting that the arrest of fake faith-healer from Budgam Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, who has been charged with raping minor girls at his ‘seminary’, can be a “conspiracy to keep children away from religious institutions (Madarssas),” Umat-I-Islami Chairman and Mirwaiz South More

Police produce challan against supporters of fake ‘darvesh’
Srinagar, May 28, Police Tuesday produced Challan in the Court of Law against the 25 supporters of fake Darvesh Gulzar Ahmad Bhat. Police have arrested 25 supporters of Bhat including five females on 23rd of this month when they allegedly assaulted some of the police officials at Press Enclave More

100 ill after consuming ‘spurious’ Wazwan

KHALID GUL

Kulgam, May 28:  More than 100 people have fallen sick after consuming Kashmiri Wazwan at a marriage party at Muhammad-Pora village of this South Kashmir district. Reports said the villagers complained of vomiting and dysentery soon after they consumed the feast. “They might have taken More

Govt wakes up to pay anomaly in Police

Vyas To Meet Rather, Decision Soon

Srinagar, May 28: A few days after Director General Police Ashok Prasad shot a letter to Government asking it to sort out the pay anomaly issue within different ranks of J&K Police, Finance Department on Tuesday said that it was actively considering the case and would soon take a call on the issue More

Don’t raise toilets on river banks: SDM to locals

Offers financial help for constructing in-house toilets

Sopore, May 28: Cautioning people against the constructions of toilets on the banks of River Jehlum, Sub Divisional Magistrate Sopore Hanief Balkhi on Tuesday  said that a stern action would be taken against the people who violate the orders. He offered financial assistance for those who wish More

EC for curbing Poplar pollen menace
Srinagar, May 28: Committee on Environment, J&K Legislative Assembly, which met here today under the Chairmanship of M Y Tarigami, while sharing the grave concern of the society about health hazards of seed cotton (Pollens) of poplar trees today decided various short and long term measures to More

CAPD promoting corruption: Tarigami

'Poor denied opportunity of availing ration'

Srinagar, May 28: CPI (M) State Secretary M Y Tarigami Tuesday expressed concern over the malfunctioning of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department (CAPD) saying the existing practices of the department smelt of organized corruption. “The Public distribution system has gone for More

KU’s Political Science Deptt turns 50
Srinagar, May 28: On the eve of Golden Jubilee celebrations of Kashmir University’s Political Science department, Prof Varun Sahni,  Professor of School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University delivered a special talk about the ‘Hegemony, Globalization and the future of the world More

  • Kashmir

In JK,fortune favors HCC

Company Seeks Rs 21 Crore For Clearing Landslides On Mughal Road, Govt ‘Considering’ Warmly

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, May 28: Emboldened by the J&K government’s “warm attitude” towards its “unfair” demands, the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has now sought extra money to the tune of Rs 21 crores from More



  • Srinagar City

3 YRS ON,ADMIN SLEEPS ON DEFUNCT HIGHWAY LIGHTING

Mishaps, burglaries on rise as Athwajan-Parimpora bypass stretch continues to reel under deadly darkness

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, May 28: Despite threat to life and property of the people, the administration has miserably failed to repair the streetlights on the busy south City highway, which reels under deadly darkness More




  • Jammu

Soldier shoots colleague dead in Rajouri

SUMIT BHARGAV

Rajouri, May 28: A soldier was shot dead by his colleague after a verbal spat on a Forward Post along the Line of Control here late last night. Sepoy Mukesh Kumar of 33 Rashtriya Rifles was killed More



  • South Asia

PML-N govt to try Musharraf for treason: Sharif's aide

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, May 28: The incoming PML-N government is ready to hold the trial of former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf over charges of treason, a party leader said today. The caretaker government More



  • GKeducation&career

Seven Myths About Civil Service Examination

The exam is not as tough as it is made out to be

DEMYSTIFYING IAS

NAVEED TRAMBOO

Civil service examination is quite an arduous task as most would agree – not only because of the tough competition, but also because of the lengthy time process, which stretches to over a year. Clearly More



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