Govt to develop state-of-art sports facilities in Kashmir: Div Com

Govt to develop state-of-art sports facilities in Kashmir: Div Com

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan who is also the head of Divisional Sports Committee, today convened a meeting to review the implementation of Special Package for development of Sports Infrastructure in the valley under PMDP. Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Director Youth Services & Sports, MD JKPCC, Officers from JK Sports Council, […]

NCC register 54 run victory over JCC

NCC register 54 run victory over JCC

SRINAGAR: Muneer Ahmad’s four wicket haul helped Nadihal Cricket Club to register a 54 run victory over Jahangeer Cricket Club (JCC) S.K Bala on Thursday in the Ist Sliver Cricket tournament played at Hajin sports ground. Muneer rattled the batting order of JCC removing four wickets upfront. He was ably supported by Ishtiyaq Ahmad who […]

GDC Bandipora organises annual road race

GDC Bandipora organises annual road race

Srinagar: H.K.M Government Degree College Bandipora Thursday organized the Annual Road Race early in the morning which started from Aaloosa bus stop and culminated at Putushy bus stop. Principal of the college flagged-off the road race and about 30 students participated in it. Rafiq Ahmad, student of UG 1st semester bagged the first position who […]

Universal Football Academy: Breeding ground for future champions

Universal Football Academy: Breeding ground for future champions

SRINAGAR: Mohammad Lateef Bhat’s Universal Football Academy has proved to be a breeding nursery for the kids of age group of 6 year to u-18 players. Bhat who has himself played football at Club said his aim is not only to provide platform to the young players but also lace with them with the basic […]

Statistics Act will further disempower state: KCSDS

Statistics Act will further disempower state: KCSDS

‘Will educate people about implications of this Act’ SRINAGAR: Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) has strongly condemned the application of The Collection of Statistics Act, 2008 to J&K saying this is “in utter disregard” to the state legislature and provisions of Article 370. In a statement, a spokesperson of KCSDS said, “Coming […]

Religious organisations warn govt against continuous lockdown of Jamia Masjid

Religious organisations warn govt against continuous lockdown of Jamia Masjid

SRINAGAR: Imams and molvis of various religious organisations and masajids (mosques) of Kashmir discussed the continuous closure of Jamia Masjid, barring of Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from leading Friday prayers and imposing strict curbs in downtown areas on Fridays. In a day-long deliberation over a series of issues, in which besides Ulema, a […]

Verdict reveals flaws of military justice system: Amnesty

Verdict reveals flaws of military justice system: Amnesty

Srinagar: Reacting to reports of an appellate military court suspending the life sentences of five Army troopers, Asmita Basu, Programme Director at Amnesty International, India, said that the case highlighted the need for prosecution by independent civilian authorities. “The developments in the Machil fake encounter case once again highlight the need for allegations of human […]

Militant arrested in Sopore

Militant arrested in Sopore

Srinagar: Government forces on Wednesday arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant, who was earlier involved in incidents of stone pelting, in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. Basit Najar was caught with a pistol at a checkpoint put up at a fruit market in the town, a police spokesman said. Police said Najar […]