PCB stops Misbah, Azhar from touring England

Karachi: Pakistan’s Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and some other senior players have been told that they can’t be allowed to tour England next month with the Pakistan ‘A’ team. Misbah and some other players including Azhar Ali, who leads the national one-day squad, had requested the Pakistan Cricket Board to allow them to tour England with […]

Kashmir’s politics of betrayal and deceit: an existential history

Kashmir’s politics of betrayal and deceit: an existential history

By BASHARAT SHAMEEM The story of Kashmir continues to remain a story of betrayals. This history of betrayals dates back to the year 1586 when Akbar enticed Yousuf Shah Chak to Delhi for negotiations and then imprisoned him there, thus paving the way for independent Kashmir’s annexation in 1589. This was the point when Kashmir […]

RBI Guv assures Mehbooba on youth empowerment

RBI Guv assures Mehbooba on youth empowerment

5 banks to hold coaching classes for job aspirants JAMMU: Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti urged premier banking institutions to reach out to the state’s young and budding entrepreneurs by helping them in establishing viable business units. She said she expects Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to do more in exerting pressure on banking firms operating […]

Government will approach SC over NEET issue: Akhter

Government will approach SC over NEET issue: Akhter

Srinagar: The state government will seek exemption from the National Eligibility Entrance Test, which has been mandatory by the Supreme Court for admissions to MBBS, BDS and PG Medical courses. “Our government has decided to approach the apex court to state our legal position. I am hopeful that the Supreme Court will understand our point,” […]

Bar to write letters to UN members

Bar to write letters to UN members

Lashes out at UN Peace Building Commission chairman for his K-remarks Srinagar: The J&K High Court Bar Association said on Saturday that it will write letters to all member countries of the UN to mount pressure on India to allow people of Kashmir exercise their right of self-determination. The Bar criticised the UN Peace Building […]

Pantha Chowk road in shambles, commuters suffer

Pantha Chowk road in shambles, commuters suffer

Srinagar: The Roads and Buildings department is yet to macadamize the Pantha Chowk road stretch, which is giving a tough time to commuters traveling to and from south Kashmir. The road, which was widened by the department last year after removing structures along the road, has not been macdamised yet. Transporters, pedestrians and commuters said […]

Among other commodities, Valley traders, consumers prefer Pakistani potatoes

Among other commodities, Valley traders, consumers prefer Pakistani potatoes

SRINAGAR: After oranges, pomegranates, onions, Chitrali caps, Peshawari sandals and women’s suits, Pakistani potatoes have become popular among Valley consumers. About 70 truckloads of potatoes arrive in the Valley via Chakoti-Salamabad cross-border barter trade route. The tubers are reciprocated with bananas from this side. Muhamamd Imran, a wholesaler at Parimpora Mandi, said the potatoes are […]

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