Tongilamoo-Do gold medalist calls on Chief Minister

Tongilamoo-Do gold medalist calls on Chief Minister

SRINAGAR: Baseerat Baihaqi, gold medalist in Tongilamoo-Do, a mixed South Asian martial art, called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here. Baseerat has won the gold in recently held championship at Thimpu, Bhutan. CM congratulated her and hoped she would continue to make the state proud with her performance in future also. She also hoped […]

Govt orders creation of 4 new Tourism Development Authorities

Govt orders creation of 4 new Tourism Development Authorities

JAMMU: Tourism Department has ordered establishment four more Tourism Development Authorities so that more place can be equipped with latest infrastructural edifice for development as attractive and alluring tourist destinations. With the creation of new TDAs, the total number of such Authorities has gone up to 24. The new development authorities are Shopian-Peer-ki-Gali Development Authority, […]

Food business operators fined for safety violation

Food business operators fined for safety violation

SRINAGAR: According to Assistant Commissioner Food Safety Srinagar, seven food business operators were fined in the summer capital for safety violation by Adjudicating Officer (ADC Srinagar). The erring food business operators were fined Rs 92000 for selling substandard and misbranded food articles. The Assistant Commissioner said that food safety wing of Drugs and Food Control […]

CM congratulates Parvez

CM congratulates Parvez

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has congratulated Parvez Rasool for getting selected to Indian squad which would be playing T20 series against England. In her congratulatory message to Parvez Rasool, the Chief Minister said it is a moment of joy for the State that one of its sons has made history today by joining the […]

Tobacco products worth Rs 23,260 seized

Tobacco products worth Rs 23,260 seized

SRINAGAR: A team of Food Safety Officers Monday carried an inspection of various areas of Srinagar city in implementation of various provisions of Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Act 2003. During the inspection some shopkeepers were found selling tobacco products without carrying specified pictorial/health warning as mandated under section 7 of COTPA 2003. During the […]

JK to have Sports Policy soon: Min

JK to have Sports Policy soon: Min

Jammu: Minister for Youth Service and Sports, Information Technology and Technical Education Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari Monday said that state will soon have its own Sports Policy to give further impetus to the sports activities. Replying to a question by Vikramaditya Singh in the upper house, the Minister informed that a draft Sports Policy has […]

Cricket championship for Physically Challenged persons concludes

Cricket championship for Physically Challenged persons concludes

JAMMU: All India Super Six T-20 Cricket Tournament for physically challenged cricketers which began on 20th January concluded at Sports Stadium Gulshan Ground here this evening. Rajasthan walked away with the title after beating Tamil Nadu XI. Director General of Police (DGP), Dr. S .P .Vaid, who was the chief guest on the concluding function, […]

Gawkadal Massacre: The Tragedy of Kashmir

Gawkadal Massacre: The Tragedy of Kashmir

On 21 January 1990, death and destruction stalked the streets of Srinagar. This reached a climax at Gaw Kadal where paramilitary forces brazenly and unabashedly opened fire on unarmed protestors, killing 50. There were two contexts to what came to be called as a massacre. One was the local one: Kashmir was in a state […]

THE KASHUR: We are Us

THE KASHUR: We are Us

By Shabeer Rather   Whenever one sits with politicians, whether mainstream or off stream or whenever one indulge in a political discussion with the common people regardless of whether they are pro-freedom, pro- Indian or pro- Pakistani, or when discusses Kashmir politics with social activists, journalists or other public persons, they invariably arrive at the […]

Airlines Need to be Regulated

Airlines Need to be Regulated

By Nazim Humayoon   Rs. 15000, yes , fifteen thousand bucks for a Srinagar -Jammu flight after some contingency like snowfall . How far was I travelling? Was I travelling to an another country. No.! Only 300 kilometres. Then why should I pay this much?. Isn’t there regulatory authority to check and control this? The […]