Woman among 2 injured in Pulwama shootout

Bilal Habib Pulwama: Two people, including a woman have been wounded in a shootout in the main town of this south Kashmir district. The injured identified as Riyaz Ahmad Teli and Rehti Begum have been removed to the district hospital Pulwama. More details emerging.

Water Ski Championship concludes

Srinagar: The District Srinagar Water Ski Championship organised by J&K Water Ski Association concluded here at SKICC Minister of State for Industries and Commerce, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, was the chief guest on the award distribution ceremony Secretary, J&K State Sports Council, Jawaid Ahmad Shah and senior National Conference leader Mustafa Kamal was the guest of […]

JKP to organise girls sports event

SRINGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police is organising Girls Sports Educational Awareness Festival at Police Public School Bemina. The five-day festival starting from October 25, will include various athletics and games. Expert coaches having vast experience in the respective games and events like Football, Badminton, Tug of War, Volleyball, Shooting, Kho-kho, Kabaddi, Handball, Archery, Cricket, Judo, […]

Wushu Championship concludes

Srinagar: The District Srinagar Wushu Championship organised by District Srinagar Wushu Association concluded on Thursday at Sheri Kashmir Indoor Sports complex, Srinagar. Secretary, J&K State Sports Council, Javed Ahmad Shah, was the chief guest and gave away prizes among the winners runners up. The championship was sponsored by J&K State Sports Council.

Amid azadi slogans, former state home minister leads thousands in funeral of 2 militants

Amid azadi slogans, former state home minister leads thousands in funeral of 2 militants

Bilal Habib Srinagar: Pro-azadi slogans resonated in Doda on Thursday during the funeral of the two policemen-turned-militants, which was led by a senior National Coference leader and former minister and attended by thousands of people from several villages of the district. Hundreds of people converged outside the house of slain militant Ghulam Mohammad Mangnoo in […]

Kashmiris facing state terrorism: Pakistan

Reader Desk Srinagar: The war of words between Pakistan and India continued both at the UN and in the region with Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesman, Qazi Khalilullah, saying “what the people of Indian Kashmir are facing is also called state terrorism”. He also called on India to stop its ‘conspiracies’ and ‘proxy wars’ aimed at […]

For an early start, govt to present budget in January

SRINAGAR: Finance minister Dr Haseeb Drabu will be presenting next year’s budget in January, which will enable the government to make resources available by March ending and start public works by April, when the working season actually begins in the Valley, an official spokesman said. Speaking at a three-hour long budget preparatory meeting of the […]

JK to revive oldest fruit processing, packaging plant occupied by govt forces

JK to revive oldest fruit processing, packaging plant occupied by govt forces

SRINAGAR: The state is going to revive its one of the oldest fruit processing and packaging facilities, occupied by the government forces since early ‘90s, the government announced on Thursday. An official handout issued here said the announcement was made by the Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu, during his visit to the facility located […]

Diesel rates up by 95 paise; petrol unchanged

NEW DELHI: Diesel price was on Thursday hiked by 95 paise per litre but there will be no change in petrol rates. Diesel will cost Rs 45.90 per litre with effect from midnight tonight as against Rs 44.95 currently, Indian Oil Corp, the nation’s largest fuel retailer, said. This is the second hike in diesel […]

CM pitches for starting Sgr-Jeddah flights at meeting with PM

NEW DELHI: Chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Thursday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence and discussed with him the overall political and developmental situation, besides the measures brought about in bringing transparency and improving governance in the state. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed wide-ranging issues including relations with Pakistan […]