Govt to revive rural sports, wrestling: Lal Singh

Govt to revive rural sports, wrestling: Lal Singh

JAMMU: Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh Sunday said Government is working to upgrade the sports infrastructure with the revival of the rural sports in the State. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Parade Ground here, Lal Singh said that efforts are on to turn the […]

General insurance premium set to go up from April 1

General insurance premium set to go up from April 1

New Delhi: Car, motorcycle and health insurance will cost more from April 1 with regulator Irdai giving go-ahead to insurers for revision in commission for agents. The change in premium after modification will be limited to +/- 5 per cent of the existing rates. The increase will be in addition to the enhanced third party […]

Saudi Arabia permits China to set up first drone factory in Middle East

Saudi Arabia permits China to set up first drone factory in Middle East

BEIJING: Saudi Arabia has permitted a Chinese firm to set up a factory to manufacture hunter-killer aerial drones for the first time in the Middle East, in a boost to China’s drone manufacturing industry. Saudi Arabia’s key science and technology or-ganisation has confirmed that one of the deals sealed during Saudi King Salman’s visit to […]

JK Bank ATM in Pulwama malfunctions, customers seek early repairs

JK Bank ATM in Pulwama malfunctions, customers seek early repairs

Srinagar: Customers of JK Bank in Pulwama villages are aghast over bank authorities, for failing to repair the ATM, which is not dispensing money properly for the past several months. The ATM installed at JK Bank’s Ratnipora village​  that caters to number of adjoining  according to locals is not working properly and is not dispensing […]

Adnan wins gold medal in Taekwondo C’ship

Adnan wins gold medal in Taekwondo C’ship

Bandipora: Fifteen year-old, Sheikh Adnan, from North Kashmir’s Bandipora district has clinched Gold medal in Taekwondo Championship held at the University of Bangkok, Thailand earlier this week. According to his coach, Adnan defeated his opponents from Philipines, Ethiopia and Indonesia. in back to back fights to win the gold medal in the championship. Adnan was […]

Unable to repay loan, man tries self-immolation at Yogi’s event

Unable to repay loan, man tries self-immolation at Yogi’s event

GORAKHPUR (UP): Unable to repay his loan, a man on Sunday tried to immolate himself in Gorakhnath temple, where Uttar Pradesh Chief Min-ister Yogi Adityanath was attending an event. Rajkumar Bharti, a resident of Rajpur Devri in Ballia district, poured petrol on himself and tried to set himself afire during the CM’s programme, police said. […]

DIG Armed inaugurates cricket tournament

DIG Armed inaugurates cricket tournament

Srinagar: To bridge the gap between the police and public, JKAP 9th Bn organized a cricket tournament under Civic Action Programme at Estates Cricket Ground Sempora. The tournament was inaugurated by Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) IRP/Armed Kashmir Rafiq-ul-Hassan. The closing ceremony of the volleyball tournament was also held at APC Zewan. Speaking on […]

Training workshop on fish farming held at Bandipora

BANDIPORA: A training programme on fish farming organized by Fisheries Department Bandipora was held today at ShokBaba fish farm under centrally sponsored Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme. Additional Deputy Commissioner Khursheed Ahmad Sanai presided over the function which was also attended by Assistant Director Fisheries, Nodal officer ISM, Experts and a good number of […]

Kissan Mela-cum-Awareness Camp innugrated

POONCH: Legislative Assembly, Shah Mohammad Tantry  inaugurated one day  Kissan Mela- cum Awareness programme’ under Pardhan Mantri Krishi Sanchayee Yojana (PMKSY) at Loran Mandi here today. Chief Agriculture Officer, Chief Horticulture Officer, officers of agriculture and its allied departments and farmers in large attended the programme. During the programme, the farmers were informed about PMKSY […]

Iran to sanction 15 US companies for Israel ties

Iran to sanction 15 US companies for Israel ties

Tehran: Iran will impose sanctions on 15 US companies for their support for Israel and its “terrorist actions”, state news agency IRNA said on Sunday. The decision, which is largely symbolic because the firms do not do business with Iran, comes two days after the US announced new sanctions on a number of foreign firms […]