J&K to have State Training Policy soon

Srinagar, May 18: (GNS)A one day State level workshop to formulate J&K State Training Policy was held today at J&K Institute of Management Public Administration & Rural Development (J&K IMPA), Srinagar which was attended by all faculty members and officers. The draft of the policy was threadbare discussed and given final shape which after one […]

Research Promotion Workshop on “Introduction to Graph and Geometric Algorithms” begins at KU

KU May 18: Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, University of Kashmir, Srinagar in collaboration with Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai started today a three day Research Promotion Workshop on “Introduction to Graph and Geometric Algorithms” during May 18-20, 2015. The programme is funded by the NBHM, Govt. of India. Prof. K. I. Andrabi, […]

DDC Anantnag reviews sector-wise achievements under District Plan 2014-15

ANANTNAG, MAY 18: District Development Commissioner Anantnag took detailed review of the physical and financial achievements made under various sectors in the district for 2014-15 at a meeting held at Dak Bungalow Khanabal. The Joint Director Planning, Superintending Engineer PDD, Superintending Engineer R&B and all the sectoral officers and other Engineers were present in the […]


Tral, 18 May 2015. The Shah-E-Hamdan Cricket Tournament organised by the Rashtriya Rifles Unit of Tral under the aegis of Chinar Corps is being played at Tsaraligund cricket ground near Awantipora. The tournament which has generated great participation from the youth of South Kashmir has reached its 13th day with two teams reaching the semi-final […]

‘Maggi’ Under Scanner

Lead, MSG Beyond Permissible Limit NEW DELHI: The 2-minute noodles ‘Maggi’ has come under regulatory scanner after samples collected in some parts of country were found containing added monosodium glutamate (MSG) and lead in excess of the permissible limit, Times of India quoting official sources said.  The Lucknow Food Safety and Drug Administration has initiated […]

Police Seek Cancellation of Bail For Accused Duo

JKCA Scam SRINAGAR: Police have applied for cancellation of bail in case of two principal accused in the multi crore cricket scam. If the bail is cancelled by the court, it will mark a new direction to the case that hangs in blance for last many years. Mohammad Saleem Khan (ex-general secretary JKCA) and Ahsan […]

Class 10th Results Today

SRINAGAR: The much awaited results of 10th class will be announced on Tuesday, a state board of school education announced here today. At the same time the 12 class results will be announced later this week. Veena Pandita Secretary BOSE while talking to GNS said that the results of 10th class will be announced on […]

Highway Closed on May 21

SRINAGAR: According to Inspector General of Police Traffic, the traffic on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway NHW-1A shall remain suspended on May 21, 2015 (Thursday) in connection with repairs of the damaged road stretches at Magarkote and Peerah. “All the commuters/transporters are requested not to take up journey on the said road on above said day/date as […]

JK Bank shifts heads

SRINAGAR: A day after its yearly results were out, J&K Bank has made some transfers at the regional level. According to media reports the bank has choosen M Maqbool Lone to head its South Kashmir operations. Now on, M Younis Pattoo would head its South Kashmir operations. P K Tiku would head its Mumbai operations […]

Cabinet Overhauls Civil Administration

23 IAS officers shifted: Samoon new div com, Goyal Home Secy, Gazzanfar Commissioner GAD  SRINAGAR: In a major administrative reshuffle,  Cabinet  on Monday transferred over 35 top officers, including Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Gazanfar Hussain, within two months of his appointment to the post. The Cabinet which met here under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mufti […]