Kashmiri triathlete has no money to participate in international event

Kashmiri triathlete has no money to participate in international event

SRINAGAR: Kashmiri triathlete Ehtisham Fayaz Khan has been invited to represent Kashmir at an international Triathlon event, Durianman Triathlon, scheduled to be held at Davao City in Philippines on April 23. But he cannot afford the travel. “I need around about Rs 2 lakh. I can’t afford such a big amount,” Khan told Kashmir Reader. […]

Kangan assembly polls highest, Eidgah lowest

Kangan assembly polls highest, Eidgah lowest

SRINAGAR: Around 7.14 percent of voter turnout was recorded in Srinagar Parliamentary constituency. Chief Electoral Officer J&K Shantmanu said out of the total 1261395 voters 90050 votes were polled, including those cast by migrant Pandits at the special polling stations. He said in Srinagar district 24,574 votes were polled in eight assembly segments—Hazratbal (3483), Zadibal […]

Kashmir Super League: From coffee table to cricketing arena

Kashmir Super League: From coffee table to cricketing arena

Srinagar: It was in May, 2015 Inayat Fazili and Zubair Shah – two young Kashmiri IT professionals working in UAE- were discussing cricket over a cup of coffee and their attention was diverted to a group of Pakistani cricketers. Something struck the duo that gave birth to Kashmir’s most popular product in the region. After […]

Bohri Kadal Badshahs: Bringing cricket and Kashmiri culture together in Dubia

Bohri Kadal Badshahs: Bringing cricket and Kashmiri culture together in Dubia

SRINAGAR: Ajaz Bhat- a businessman from Sheri-Khas- left Kashmir to pursue his business dreams a million moons ago. His first station was London before moving to Dubai which has now become his permanent turf. He has had a telling successes in Telecom, Shipping and Media Marketing business. His business engagements haven’t put brakes on his […]

After denial Kashmiri athletes granted US visa

After denial Kashmiri athletes granted US visa

SRINAGAR: Two Kashmiri Snowshoers have been granted visa to the US on Friday after being denied travel permission last month. Tanveer Hussain, a snowshoe athlete, and his manager Abid Khan would represent India in the world snowshoe championship to be held in the US. Khan who was in New Delhi confirmed they were granted visa […]

Horticulture awareness camp organised

Horticulture awareness camp organised

KUPWARA: A day-long awareness camp for fruit growers and orchardists organized by Horticulture, Planning and Marketing Department was held today at Handwara. During the camp participants were acquainted with latest practices and innovative trends to be adopted for boosting horticulture produce in the district. Speaking on the occasion, the District Development Commissioner Kupwara, who was […]

Another feather in Parvez’s cap, makes T20I debut for India

Another feather in Parvez’s cap, makes T20I debut for India

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir cricketer Parvez Rasool on Thursday became first cricketer to made his T20I debut against England as India decided to include him in playing XI. Before the start of the first T20 match against England at Green Park stadium, Kanpur Parvez was presented T20 I cap by former India Off-spinner Sarandeep Singh. […]

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 […]