‘Amul girl’ merchandises to hit markets soon

New Delhi: The adorable Amul girl could soon find her way into living rooms and kitchens, beyond the topical ads on newspapers with the dairy major mulling over launch of merchandise based on her. According to a top company official, once Amul takes a decision in the next 2-3 months, a range of items ranging […]

Sensex ends with loss on late selling

MUMBAI: The Sensex wiped off all its gains on Wednesday and fell marginally to end in the red at 26,211 as cautious investors took profit ahead of the monthly futures and options (F&O) contract expiry amid a mixed trend overseas. Besides, the rupee gave up 18 paise against the dollar at 68.24, which clouded sentiment. […]

DDC flags off orchardists’ tour

GANDERBAL: District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Tariq Hussain Ganai, Wednesday flagged off the buses taking a batch of 80 progressive orchardists from different Panchayats of the district for one-day exposure-cum-training tour to different parts of the State. The tour programme was organized by Chief Horticulture Officer Ganderbal under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH). It […]

China-Pak-Russia talks discuss ‘deteriorating’ Afghan security

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, China and Russia have discussed Afghanistan’s “deteriorating” security situation and the increased activities of extremist groups like the ISIS in the war-torn country at a high-level meeting in Moscow that did not include any Afghan representatives. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry said in a joint press release said that the three countries expressed concern over […]

Budgam T-20 tournament: Imtiyaz guides Humhama to comfortable victory

Srinagar: Humhama beat Masters XI Ompora in the quarter final to make into the semi-finals of T-20 cricket tournament on Wednesday played at Budgam. Chasing a target of 162 Humhama achieved the required in 19.5 overs. Earlier, batting first Masters XI Ompora put a total of 161 on the board. Imtiyaz Ahmad of Humhama was […]

PDP’s return to power ended political drought: Mehbooba

PDP’s return to power ended political drought: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Ruling People’s Democratic Party president and Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday asserted that political process and governance in Jammu and Kashmir have to be carried simultaneously and asked workers to play their role in creating a congenial atmosphere for that. Addressing party workers she said it has been the biggest success of her […]

Hurriyat (M) delegations visit families of victims

Hurriyat (M) delegations visit families of victims

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) has started reaching out to the families of the people who were killed during the five-month-long uprising in the valley. The Hurriyat has constituted three-member groups to visit the families of the victims. Hurriyat spokesman Shahid-ul-Islam said the groups would visit North, South and Central Kashmir areas and meet the families […]

‘Scattered Souls’: Book reading session at CUK

‘Scattered Souls’: Book reading session at CUK

Srinagar:  The department of convergent journalism (DCJ), Central University of Kashmir (CUK) organised a book release and reading session on Tuesday. Vice-Chancellor  Prof Mehrajuddin Mir was the chief guest at the event where the recently released book ‘Scattered Souls’ authored by DCJ faculty member Shahnaz Bashir was reviewed by head department of English Prof Mohammad […]

Be cautious over state policies: Hurriyat (G) to people

Be cautious over state policies: Hurriyat (G) to people

Srinagar: The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) on Tuesday impressed upon the people to remain cautious about “deceitful politics” of state rulers who want to “derail our just movement by their shameful tactics.” In a statement issued here the Hurriyat said that suppressed nations while striving for greater cause never show their interest in the […]