Let Parvez earn his place

This is in reference to “Parvez’s Exclusion from Playing XI Draws Flak”.  Unfortunately, the cricket team is not selected by the GOI. There is no quota system in the selection. There is clearly no influence of the government in this field. The fact that Parvez did not get into the team is simply because of level […]

Property Tax: KEA Opposes Formation of PTB

Srinagar: Kashmir Economic Alliance Thursday vowed to oppose government move to impose Property Tax in Jammu and Kashmir. “Since Kashmir is a conflict zone we have been opposing the move of the government even before they formed it,” General Secretary KEA, Siraj Ahmed said adding that despite stiff opposition from public representatives, the government for […]

J&K Bank branch strength crosses 700

Growing with increasing sense of responsibility: Chairman Srinagar: Dedicating five new business units to the people, J&K Bank has taken its total branch network to 701. The addition is the part of Bank’s massive expansion plan to spread its wings far and wide especially within the state of J&K. The new business units include Soimoh […]

15 day Handloom Expo Begins at Pahalgam

ANANTNAG- Government is taking innumerable steps for reactivating the Handloom Sector of the state to make it attractive for more and more people especially educated unemployed youth so that they can earn their bread and butter besides rediscovering Kashmiri Art. This was stated by Mr. Sourab Bhagat, Secretary, Industries and Commerce (I&C) while inaugurating Fifteen […]

Humanity Has Exhausted The Earth’s Natural Resources

August 20 was Earth Overshoot Day – the day when use of the planet’s resources outstrips supply. According to Global Footprint Network, the world had yielded up all the resources it can afford for the year by 20 August, meaning that for the remaining four months, the planet is operating in overdraft: the resources being […]

Time To Save Jerusalem

Israel is taking advantage of regional turmoil to divert attention and cleanse the Holy City of its Arab character An Israeli organisation’s plans to build a synagogue in the heart of the Al Aqsa compound in occupied Jerusalem should be a wakeup call for the international community and the Muslim world that Israel is intent […]

Vacuum in Kashmir

IT is tempting to say that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Srinagar on June 25 along with Congress president Sonia Gandhi reflected the same inadequacy of his current policies on Kashmir as does the limited rail link he inaugurated the next day between Banihal in Jammu and Qazigund, the gateway to the Valley. They […]

Indo-Pak Tension Not in South Asian Interest: Hurriyat

SRINAGAR: Stressing that Indo-Pak tension was not in the interest of south Asia, Hurriyat Conference (M) Thursday said that both India and Pakistan were nuclear powers and thus the responsibility falls on them to change their thinking and actions to save the current tense situation from reaching any dangerous point. The remarks came to fore […]

State to work out a flood protection project to tame major rivers: Omar

SRINAGAR- Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Thursday said that State Government would work out a comprehensive flood protection programme with the Union Government to tame all major rivers including Jhelum, Chenab, Ujh and Tawi to relieve the people of the repeated devastation caused by these rivers year after year in the State. The Chief Minister said […]

KU to hold INSPIRE from September 07

Srinagar: In order to engage and motivate the meritorious and bright students for the pursuit of Science the University of Kashmir is organizing the Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) program, sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India from September 7-11, 2013. The […]