Anantnag T-20 Cricket Champions League -2015

Srinagar: Today six matches were played at 03 different venues Degree College Anantnag, Sports Stadium Nanil and Sports Stadium Mattan. At Degree College Anantnag  Sher-Kashmir defeated Mehand Sports by 40 runs and Students Azaan Cricket Club defeated Qazi Sports by 45 runs. At Sports Stadium Seer Young Ashajipora Xl  defeated Sky Sports Mirgund by 70 […]

J&K Facing Shortage Of Bureaucrats

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government is facing a shortage of administrative officers at mid and high levels in the bureaucracy, officials said here today. “There is a severe shortage of officers at the administrative level. At some levels, the strength of existing posts is much less than the required number of officers and government […]

Fresh tremor jolts Nepal

Kathmandu: A week after the massive earthquake in Nepal, people of the country have been struggling to deal with the aftershocks. A special team of medical groups reached the country to help the survivors.

World Press Freedom Day 2015 marks worst level of freedom in a decade

New Delhi/ Islamabad/ Dhaka: The United Nation’s theme for World Press Freedom Day on 3 May 2015, is “Let Journalism Thrive! Towards better reporting, gender equality and media safety in the digital age”.  This comes amidst the acknowledgement that journalism has never been more dangerous as a profession and journalists have never felt more unsafe. […]

Fresh MHA Directive to JK: Keep Eye On Separatists

SRINAGAR: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued a fresh advisory to the Jammu and Kashmir government asking it to keep a close watch on the activities of separatist leaders including Syed Ali Shah Geelani. An official of the ministry from New Delhi said that on the directions of the Home Minister Rajnath Singh […]

India Seeks UN Role in Lakhvi Release

Third chair at bilateral table? UNITED NATIONS: India has sought the intervention of the United Nations over the release of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Zaki-ur Rahman Lakhvi, on the grounds that it goes against resolution- 1267 passed by the world body. The resolution deals with designated entities and individuals.  India has also objected to the bail […]

Mufti Winds Up Whirlwind PR Tour

Wants ‘ghar vapsi’ of Bollywood to Valley  NEW DELHI – Winding up his extensive tourism promotional campaign, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today called upon the leading tour and travel operators of the country to infuse their professional skills in designing attractive packages for domestic and overseas travelers to the state. Inviting suggestions from leading […]

Ba-adab, Ba-mulahiza… Durbar to Reopen in Srinagar Tomorrow

SRINAGAR: The Civil Secretariat is all set to start functioning in the summer capital from Tuesday for the next six months with Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Syeed having passed instructions to the security forces to allow free access to visitors. Raj Bhavan, Civil Secretariat and other offices closed in Jammu on April 25 are scheduled […]

BOPEE Clarifies on Sending Admit Card To Cow

SRINAGAR: Admitting that an admit card was issued to an animal, a spokesman of the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) said on Sunday that admit cards are being issued by Service Provider by affixing auto generated signatures. A cow named ‘Kachir Gaw’ was issued an admit card with its photo and tail on it […]

7-yr-old girl battles for life after rape

Jammu: A seven-year-old girl is battling for her life in a local hospital after she was allegedly raped by a youth who abducted her from near her house in Domana area, police said on Sunday. The accused, identified as Sohan Lal (23), a resident of Domana area of the district, yesterday abducted the girl when […]