Valley’s lad makes it to Indian squad

SRINAGAR: From a terror suspect to first Kashmiri to play for team India, 24-year-old Pervaiz Rasool has come a long way. Breaking all myths that Kashmiris get sidelined during selection in the national cricket team, Rasool has become the first Kashmiri to wear the team India cap. Parvez Rasool, along with Haryana star Mohit Sharma, […]

Now Make Us Proud: Omar

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday, called on promising all-rounder Parvez Rasool to make the state proud after he became the first cricketer from the valley to be selected in the Indian cricket team for the upcoming ODI tour of Zimbabwe. Abdullah congratulated Parvez Rasool on his selection in the 15-member Indian squad for […]

Made-in-Kashmir Products get Quality Brands status

Srinagar:  In a significant development, two Made-in-Kashmir brands – Hatric and Rapidite, have been enlisted among quality brands India, 2013. This is for the first time a small manufacturing company of Kashmir Valley M/s J N Oil and Chemicals with its manufacturing facilities at Rangret and Panzan Budgam has made state of Jammu and Kashmir […]

Handicraft Exports from J&K Touches Rs. 2900 Cr

Textile Ministry approves Rs 5.87 cr for Carpet Training to 4300 persons: Kichloo SRINAGAR- Minister of state for Industries and Commerce, Mr. Sajad Ahmed Kichloo, while interacting with a delegation of Artisans from Srinagar has said that the Handicrafts sector is being given a big boost. As many as ten handicrafts clusters in Srinagar city […]

Minister Says, JK on threshold of big socio-economic revolution

BUDGAM: The Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Mr. Ab Rahim Rather today said that the Chief Minister, Mr. Omar Abdullah and his entire administration is working overtime to explore a comprehensive solution to the un-employment problem in the State so that maximum number of youth are provided jobs in both public and private sectors. […]

Divisive, pro-Israeli policies led to Morsi ouster: Cleric

TEHRAN: A senior Iranian cleric says the pro-Zionist policies adopted by the government of the ousted Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, led to his downfall. Tehran Interim Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ahmad Khatami criticized the Morsi administration for spoiling the results of Egyptians’ enthusiastic participation in various elections following the 2011 revolution in the country.  […]

‘I have lived my life’: Mandela

JOHANNESBURG: Nearly 15 years ago Nelson Mandela was unperturbed by his own death, telling a dying teenager that he had lived his life to the full. The video dating from 1998, broadcast by American news channel CBS on Thursday as Mandela remained in critically ill in hospital, showed the towering South African statesman visiting a […]

Maharaja of Patiala’s dinner set sells for Rs 17 crore

London: A 1,400-piece silver-gilt dinner set commissioned by the former Maharaja of Patiala Bhupinder Singh has fetched a whopping 1.96 million pounds (Rs 17 Crore), setting a world record for an English dinner service sold at auction.  The price paid for the Maharaja’s banqueting service, used almost a century ago, is almost double its pre-sale […]

Snowden gets marriage proposal from Russian spy

MOSCOW: Here is yet another unique love story…on the Internet, between celebrities (for all the wrong reasons). In a unique Twitter message from renowned Russian spy-Anna Chapman, Edward Snowden gets a marriage proposal. “Snowden, will you marry me?,” a Twitter account with the name and the photograph of Anna Chapman reads. Humor or not, the […]

Army Vehicle Crushes PG Student

SRINAGAR:  A Post Graduate student was killed and his brother injured critically after an army truck hit a motorbike at Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. A police official said that a truck, part of army convoy bearing registration number JK05C- 6797 collided with a motorbike bearing registration number JK018-5568 at Wuran Hall Bijbehara in […]

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