Saturday, 25 Oct 2014
Rainfall exposes govt’s claims about cleaning City

Stinking slush overflows roads and streets in flood-hit areas

Srinagar, Oct 24: Laying bare government’s claims, the road and streets of flood-hit areas of Srinagar city were overflowing with stinking filth and mire on Friday after rains lashed Valley. Residents across Srinagar alleged that the government only cleaned the main roads and has been neglecting the cleanliness of the interior roads.
Sagar reviews Muharram arrangements

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 24: Minister for Rural Development and Panchayats, Ali Mohammad Sagar has asked officers to put in place a mechanism so that mourners do not face any inconvenience during the Muharram days. The Minister was addressing officer during a review meeting convened to discuss the arrangements put in place for Muharram. It was attended by Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Rohit Kansal, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Director CA&PD, IGP Kashmir, SSP Traffic, Chief Engineer PDD, PHE, R&B, RTO Kashmir, Director SKIMS and other senior officers of various departments.
Governor inaugurates Research Centre and State Referral Laboratory at SKUAST-K
Governor inaugurates Research Centre and State Referral Laboratory at SKUAST-K

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 24: Governor, N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology- Kashmir (SKUAST-K), today inaugurated the Research Centre for Residue & Quality Analysis (RCRQA) established at Shalimar Campus of SKUAST-K. The RCRQA has been established for providing testing facilities and analytical services to agricultural producers, agribusinesses, individuals and government agencies. The three laboratories comprising RCRQA are: Pesticide Residue Laboratory, Soil and Plant Tissue Testing Laboratory, and Quality Testing Laboratory for Pesticide Formulations. This Research Centre
Let’s wake up now

September floods have exposed and brought to the centre stage of public debate and discourse so many good things about the Kashmir; at the same time exposing a lot more bad things as well. For a place which has long back lost social thinking to selfish thinking, where people prioritize ‘self’ over the ‘social’, where people keep backyards of their homes clean but soil and smear hospital wards and corridors, not to speak of roads and streets, with filth and muck, any good public behavior is of course a prized consolation, while everything bad is accepted routine and norm.
South Africa take series with Amla century
South Africa take series with Amla century

Mount Maunganui: Hashim Amla smashed his fourth one-day century of the year as South Africa put their World Cup credentials on display Friday, beating New Zealand by 72 runs in the second one-day international to take a winning 2-0 lead in the three-match series.Amla scored 119 - his 16th ODI century - to lead South Africa to 282 for 9 after losing the toss. South Africa's potent pace attack then wrecked New Zealand's top order, leaving the hosts reeling on 69 for 5 by the 20th over before eventually bowling out the side for 210 in 46.3 overs.
Less LoC, more FTA

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been to the UN and made his anti-India speech, which no one can object to. Reference to “disputed” Kashmir is not banned by a world community that routinely ignores it — this UN session was no different. But Sharif was actually addressing the other Sharif, the general who heads the Pakistan army.
The educators, the educated and the less privileged!

In good olden times, the profession of a teacher was sacred, noble and would earn ultimate respect in the society. It was a very challenging task to take up the responsibility of educating children. The profession required well versed people who could be entrusted with such a pious job.
Suo-Moto’- legal maxim very well used

The recent floods in the state of Jammu and Kashmir left its citizens homeless, jobless, depressed and broken. Wherever the water changed its original course and went into the villages or towns, it left behind a trail of unexplainable destruction. When asked about the fury of the water, people had heart-breaking tales to tell of how they got stuck in their homes as the water level rose compelling them to stay back at their places and pray for the worst to be over soon.
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