Communal elements enjoying power: Nayeem Khan

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir National Front chairman and Hurriyat leader, Nayeem Ahmad Khan has said that communal elements that create a wedge on religious lines are enjoying power in the disputed region while as those who work for a resolution to the dispute are being caged and curbed. Khan was reacting after he was stopped from […]

SKUAST-K appoints new Directors

Srinagar: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir appointed Prof. Mushtaq Ahmad, Prof. Shakil Ahmad Wani and Prof M.Y. Zargar as Director Extension, Director Education and Director Research respectively. The appointments of these directors were cleared in the Board of Management meeting held on 23rd of May 2016. Prior to their appointments Prof. […]

Auqaf committee Dialgam elects president

ANANTNAG: Sheikh Irfan Amin was elected as president of the Markazi Auqaf Committee Dialgam in polls held in Higher Secondary School here. Out of 555 votes polled Irfan secured 387 while his arch rival Master Ghulam Rasool bagged 145. With the appointment of Irfan Amin as its president, people of the town have pinned hopes […]

Poor state of Pakistan cricket pains Zaheer Abbas

Poor state of Pakistan cricket pains Zaheer Abbas

KARACHI: ICC President Zaheer Abbas has lamented the gradual slide of the Pakistan team and lack of proper replacements for senior players. The stylish batsman, who earned the sobriquet of ‘Asian Bradman’ for his run-scoring feats, said he was concerned that Pakistan cricket has stopped producing legends. “For a country which has a rich cricketing […]

DIPR to launch online advertisement portal

SRINAGAR: As a step towards modernization, J&K Government’s Department of Information and Public Relations will be soon shifting to online distribution of advertisements to streamline the process of releasing advertisements and payments to the newspapers. The process for devising a proper mechanism for online distribution of advertisements was started by the Department last June and […]

Social Welfare Baramulla beat Star Boys FC by 4-0

SRINAGAR: Social Welfare Baramulla thrashed Star Boys FC Sopore by 4-0 in the “5th Rashid Memorial 7-A Side State Football Championship” match on Tuesday played at Khushall Sports Stadium Sopore.a statement issued by the organisers said. Social Welfare Baramulla has maximum ball possession from the word go and dominated the proceeding in the entire game […]

219 wards of police martyrs provided scholarships

SRINAGAR: The Director General of Police (DGP) K. Rajendra Kumar has said that Jammu and Kashmir Police has provided scholarships to 219 wards of police martyrs during 2015-16, in order to promote their education. The DGP was reviewing the welfare measures for the families of martyred cops at Police Headquarters (PHQ) here today. He said […]

1 dies, 4 injured in road accidents

SRINAGAR: One person died while four others were injured in different road accidents in the valley. In Sopore, a motorcycle bearing registration number JK05D-5713 hit and injured a pedestrian Abdul Majeed Ganaie son of Ghulam Rasool resident of Nageen Bagh Krankshivan at Krankshivan Colony in the jurisdiction of Police Station Tarzoo. The injured was shifted […]

Selectors watch IPL on TV to get a better idea of players: Patil

MUMBAI: Mumbai: National selection committee chief Sandeep Patil today said he and his colleagues in the panel prefer to catch IPL matches on TV instead of stadium as staying away from the games gives them a better idea of the participating players’ calibre. “I would like to clarify one thing, it is not that we […]