MGNREGA funds to be used to create productive assets

MGNREGA funds to be used to create productive assets

SRINAGAR: MGNREGA funds would be utilized for creating productive assets in the rural areas instead of squandering the same on unproductive works, as was the practice in the past. This was stated by Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq Khan while reviewing physical and financial achievements in the rural development […]

DSW CUK holds lecture on ‘Cultural Metamorphosis and Creative Ascension’

Srinagar: The Directorate of Students Welfare (DSW) Central University of Kashmir (CUK) today organised a special lecture “Cultural Metamorphosis and Creative Ascension” by Mir Jahanzaeb. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, DSW Director, Dr. Fayaz A Nikka, Jammu and Kashmir College Teachers Association (JKCTA) President, Tariq Ashai, faculty members and students of the varsity were […]

Teenage boy drowns in Reasi

Jammu: A 17-year-old boy today drowned while a teenage girl was rescued after they accidentally fell into a stream in Reasi district of Jammu. Naseer Ahmed and Rukhsana Kouser (15) were going to school. On the way, they slipped from a ridge in the Budnar area of Mahore and fell into the stream, a police […]

Inter coy sports tournament concludes

Inter coy sports tournament concludes

Srinagar: The s Inter Coy Volley Ball and Cricket tournament organized by JKAP 12th Bn concluded on Monday. The six day long event was played at Zewan. The final matches of the Volley Ball tournament and Cricket tournament were played between A & D companies and HQ & D Companies of JKAP 12th Bn at […]

Sofi selected for India baseball team

SRINAGAR: A national level Baseball player Rouf Ahmad Sofi from district Ganderbal has been selected for the upcoming ‘Robur 58’ International Baseball Series, 2016 The tournament is scheduled to be held at Apeldoorn,Netherlands in July 12. Sofi has represented J&K in Senior National Baseball Championship on couple of times. Secretary, J&K State Sports Council Jawed […]

Mirwaiz condoles demise of Prof.Bhat’s sister, Altaf Mattoo

Srinagar: Expressing sympathy and condolence over the demise of the younger sister of APHC Executive Committee member and former APHC Chairman, Prof. Abdul Gani Bhat and wife of Prof. Muzaffar Ahmad War of Warpora Sopore, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman, Mirwaiz Dr. Molvi Muhammad Umar Farooq Monday has prayed for the peace of the […]

Soccer FC downs FC Sumbal

Srinagar: Soccer FC Tundpora beat FC Sumbal in penalty shootout in the ongoing football tournament played at sports ground Hajin on Thursday. Both teams exhibited aggressive approach to the game, but didn’t have anything to show in the goals’ column till the final whistle blew. Chances were created by the both teams, but lacked the […]

 Referees development programme begins

SRINAGAR: A four day ‘Football Referees Development Programme’ begins at here from Monday. The programme is organized by J&K Football Association under the directions of All India Football Federation. Around 40 football referees including five female referees from different parts of India are taking part in the course. The programme is being conducted under the […]

JK’s 100 exclusive agri products to get GI certificate

JK’s 100 exclusive agri products to get GI certificate

SRINAGAR: Minister for agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura on Monday said that 100 agriculture products from Jammu and Kashmir will be soon brought under Geological Indication (GI) to avoid misbranding of some of the unique local products. He announced this at an officers meeting convened here to discuss the issue of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). […]