Parvez Rasool picked for India’s T20 squad

Parvez Rasool picked for India’s T20 squad

SRINAGAR: Cricketer Parvez Rasool has been picked for the upcoming T20I series against England, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Monday. Virat Kolhi-led Team India will play a three-match T20I series against England from January 26. Speaking to Kashmir Reader from Jammu airport, Parvez said, “I am happy to be included […]

2 Kashmiris to play in Spanish League

2 Kashmiris to play in Spanish League

SRINAGAR: Footballers Basit Ahmed and Mohammed Asrar Rehbar are all set to play Sociedad Deportiva Lenense Proinastur – a third division professional club from the Spanish La Liga – for the next six months, making them the first Kashmiris to represent India at such a level. “Based on the results of the trials, we are […]

Pellets leave Pulwama siblings blind in one eye

Pellets leave Pulwama siblings blind in one eye

By ZIA-UL-HAQ PULWAMA: Riyaz Ahmad Bhat lived a comfortable life in the multi-storey house he owned in Karimabad village in Pulwama. A fruit grower and trader, he tried to provide the best education to his two teenaged sons, Asif and Adil. But for the past four months the only concern he has is for the […]

Anantnag By-poll: Malik supports boycott call

Anantnag By-poll: Malik supports boycott call

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, on Wednesday supported the call for boycott of the upcoming by-election for Anantnag Assembly constituency. In a statement issued here, the incarcerated chairman of the party said, “The so-called Assembly and all its members are enemies of Kashmir and deployed to harm national interests of […]

Let us continue without NEET, JK tells GoI

Let us continue without NEET, JK tells GoI

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir has strongly pitched for continuation of the existing state-level entrance examination for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses instead of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), the government said on Wednesday. In an official handout issued here, the government said the state’s repetitive and member Parliament Fayaz Ahmad Mir told the […]

Building meant for sportsmen houses varsity offices

Building meant for sportsmen houses varsity offices

SRINAGAR: Kashmir University’s Youth Sports Hostel building meant for sports activities has been occupied by various departments of the varsity. The four-storied building was built in 2012 to provide better sporting facilities and boarding for the students who would come from far flung areas to participate in sports events. Currently, offices of Dean Faculty of […]