Aptech offers full sponsorship to Clas 12 toppers for pursuing IT

SRINAGAR: Ilm Infinity – Aptech’s regional centre in Kashmir- Friday announced that it will sponsor the toppers of Class 12, Faizan Mushtaq and Junaid-ul-Islam in pursuing career in IT through Aptech Ltd, if they desire. “Ilm Infinity will fully sponsor both the students for any professional course they choose among Aptech’s wide range of career […]

Business community worst hit by present power crisis: Kashmir Inc

SRINAGAR: With extended electricity cuts and Power Development Department not even sticking to its proposed power curtailment schedule in the Valley, traders and businessmen here say they have lost all hopes on government, as they are facing huge economic losses due to electricity shortage. “The unkind and callous attitude of the state authorities has resulted […]

Pulwama: Cop arrested for selling seized drugs to NC Sarpanch

Srinagar: A Sarpanch belonging to ruling National Conference and a policeman have been arrested in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district for trading banned drugs. Reports said a police officer caught a man coming out from police station Kakapora with bottles of Codeine wrapped in a newspaper. On questioning, the man confessed that a police constable had […]

U-17 National Football Championship

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir U-17 football team Thursday started their U-17 National Football Championship campaign with a goalless draw against Delhi played Agartala. The draw meant teams had to share the points. It was the visitors who created early chances in the first half and put pressure on their opponents but failed to convert […]

Furture Sports T-20 tournament

SRINAGAR: Thanks to a half century from Asif Khan and Riyaz Ahmad’s three wicket haul, Ghani Gliders trounced a Delhi based cricket club by 60 runs in the finals to pocket Future Sports T-20 tournament played at Delhi. Batting first visitors GG put a daunting total of 175 on the board losing five wickets in […]

J&K govt directs for employing locals in HEP

JAMMU: Underscoring the need for involvement of local skilled and unskilled manpower in execution of newly coming-up Hydro Power Projects in the state, the Minister of State for Power Vikar Rasool has directed concerned executing agencies to engage local youth while taking up the construction work on these projects. The minister, according to an official […]

Employment generation govt’s top priority: Minister

SRINAGAR: Present government is committed for empowering youth and providing them employment opportunities, Rural Development Minister Ali Mohammad Sagar said on Thursday here. He also said to address the unemployment issues government has launched several schemes. The minister, according to an official statement, was addressing a meeting held to review the pace of implementation of […]

Class 12 results out; 48% fail to qualify

SRINAGAR: The J&K State Board of School Education on Thursday declared the results of Class 12 examinations with little more than half of the enrolled students qualifying the exams. According to result notification, 51,391 students had appeared in the examination, and 20,019 students will have to reappear in the examination this year while around 4609 […]

Karatey to join breakaway Hurriyat (M) faction?

Srinagar: The Hurriyat Conference Jammu and Kashmir , formed recently by Shabir Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Khan and other pro-freedom leaders after parting ways with the Mirwaiz Umar-led Hurriyat , Wednesday said it was discussing the possibility of JKLF (R) chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar aka Bitta Karatey joining the party. In a statement, the party termed […]