India needs ‘visionary leadership’ to resolve K-issuer: Mirwaiz

India needs ‘visionary leadership’ to resolve K-issuer: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said the Indian public had been deliberately kept in dark by successive governments and political leadership about the “ground realities” in Kashmir. “For decades, they have been fed propaganda about how the Indian army is in Kashmir to protect people. Anybody who dares to speak about […]

Nayeema Mehjoor joins PDP

Srinagar: A popular broadcaster and daughter-in-law of a famous Kashmiri poet Ghulam Ahmad Mehjoor Friday joined opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) here. Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor, who worked as a broadcaster with BBC in London, announced her decision to join the party at a press conference here. Welcoming Nayeema into the party fold, PDP chief Mufti […]

Govt aims at fully empowering Panchayat Raj: Omar

Govt aims at fully empowering Panchayat Raj: Omar

Jammu: Facing flak from ally Congress over its alleged failure to fully empower Panchayat Raj system, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday promised to soon make it a reality. “A three-tier and fully empowered Panchayat system ruling the roost in the state will also be a reality. The fully empowered Panchayat System in the state is […]

BJP stages protest against ‘video showing soldier’s severed head’

Jammu: A day after surfacing of a mysterious video purportedly showing a person carrying the severed head of Indian soldier Hemraj who was allegedly beheaded by Pakistan Army regulars last year, BJP workers Friday took out a protest march here. Scores of BJP activists held a demonstration in Talab Tilloo area of the city and […]

J&K require another 247 runs to book historic semis berth

RANJI TROPHY QUARTERS  RAFIQ A WANI SRINAGAR: It was turn of Parvez Rasool, the off-spinner, to shine on the pulsating third day of Jammu and Kashmir’s see-saw Ranji Trophy quarter-final game against Punjab at Moti Baug, Vadodra, taking a five-fer even as match is poised for a thrilling finish with J&K still requiring 247 runs […]

J&K require another 247 runs to book historic semis berth

RANJI TROPHY QUARTERS  RAFIQ A WANI SRINAGAR: It was turn of Parvez Rasool, the off-spinner, to shine on the pulsating third day of Jammu and Kashmir’s see-saw Ranji Trophy quarter-final game against Punjab at Moti Baug, Vadodra, taking a five-fer even as match is poised for a thrilling finish with J&K still requiring 247 runs […]

Ghani Gliders begin Delhi T20 tournament campaign on winning tone

SRINAGAR: Ghani Gliders started their campaign in a Delhi T20 tournament on a winning note, beating a Bihar Cricket Association club by seven wickets. Batting first BCA team were bundled out for a paltry total of 87 runs. Jehangir Lone, Irfan Dar, Amir Aziz and Riyaz Kachra took two wickets each for Ghani Gliders(GG). In […]

Santosh Trophy: JKFA announce probables

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Football Association has announced 24 probables for the 68th edition of Santosh Trophy-a premier inter-state soccer tourney in Indian domestic circuit-starting January 31 at Delhi. The team will be accompanied by three officials from the JKFA that include Muhammad Shafi Nari as head coach, . Majid Yousuf Dar (Manager Sports […]

Love the Prophet (SAW)

Zahir-ud-Din Love for the most revered Prophet (SAW) is an essential ingredient of faith. Abu Huraira (RA) quotes the most revered Prophet (SAW) as having said, “ By Him in Whose hands my life is, none of you will have faith till he loves me more than his father and his children.” (Al Bukhari). Love […]