JKFA condole former footballer’s death

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Football Association (JKFA) Wednesday condoled the demise of former footballer Manzoor Ahmad. A condolence meet in this regard was chaired under its senior vice president Prof Bashir A Shah, a statement issued by the JKFA said. Manzoor, the statement said, had represented Water Works Department football team and helped them to […]

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 1st day

DUBAI: Sri Lanka owed it to their bowlers for taking the opening day honours against Pakistan in the second Test in Dubai on Wednesday (January 8). By the close, Sri Lanka had knocked off 57 runs for the loss of Dimuth Karunaratne, the opener, out leg-before to Junaid Khan for 32. A three-pronged pace and […]

Sopore attack: Army, SOG intensify search for militants

Mushtaq Ahmed Baramulla: Army and Special Operations Group (SOG) of police conducted searches for the second consecutive day Wednesday in Sopore town of this north Kashmir district, a day after a police officer was killed and three cops injured in a brief gun-battle with militants. On Tuesday, Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Kafeel Ahmed (43-SPR) was killed, […]

2 PaK bank executives record statement in Mumbai attacks case

M Zulqernain Lahore/Islamabad: One of the alleged Lashker-e-Toiba trainers involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks used to frequently get money transfers into his account, two Pakistani bank executives told an anti-terrorism court on Wednesday. The two bankers of the Muslim Commercial Bank in Pakistan-administered Kashmir(PaK) recorded their statements during the hearing of the Mumbai attacks […]

Govt patronizing liquor consumption at clubs: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Wednesday expressed concern over “growing immorality in Muslim- majority Kashmir”. Addressing a conference on the life of Prophet Mohammad (SAW) at Mirwaiz Manzil here, the Hurriyat (M) chairman accused the state government particularly police of acting as “a mute spectator to the growing social evils in Valley.” […]

1958: Sher-e-Kashmir Released

The Sher-e-Kashmir was released on January 8, 1958, after more than five years of imprisonment. He had been dethroned and arrested on August 9, 1953 for “conspiring with foreign powers.” Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah had started dreaming of an independent state, and made no bones about it. His speech of July 13, 1953 is very significant. […]

Sopore: Police officer killed in encounter

Sopore: Police officer killed in encounter

Mushtaq Ahmed Baramulla: An officer of the Special Operations Group (SOG) of police was killed and three other policemen injured Tuesday in a fierce gunfight with militants in Sopore town of this north Kashmir district. At around 10.30 am, several bullet-proof vehicles carrying the personnel of SOG appeared at Sopore’s Chankhan locality and laid a […]

Khidmat Center holders on indefinite protest

Jammu: To press for their demands, Khidmat center holders, working for National e-Governance Project, Tuesday held protest at press club here. Khidmat Center holders (VLE), under banner of Common Service Center Association, were protesting against J&K Bank, state government and concerned agencies for not implementing of NEGP in the state and failing to provide the […]

Four Kashmir girl students develop android app for Aryans

Srinagar: Four girls of Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh from Jammu and Kashmir have developed an android app that would help the Aryans Group to have Paper-free campus. Rumaisa, Zeenat, Sadiya and Yusra under the leadership of Manpreet Mann, HOD (Projects), Aryans Group have developed the app, which can be downloaded from Google Playstore and […]

Wani elected president Pampore saffron growers association

PAMPORE: Abdul Majid Wani, a well know businessman here, was Tuesday elected as president of the All Saffron Growers Development Marketing Cooperative Association. The election was held at Saffron Forum, Dusoo here after the previous president completed his tenure of three year. The contest for the post of president was held between Ghulam Nabi Reshi, […]