Pak HC invites Mirwaiz for meet

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was Tuesday invited for a meeting by the Pakistan High Commission in India on August 23, the day NSA-level talks between the two countries are scheduled to be held at New Delhi. “Mirwaiz got a call from Pakistan embassy today evening inviting him for a meeting,” Hurriyat […]

Mehbooba welcomes Modi’s South Asian connectivity initiative

ANANTNAG: Welcoming Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s, vision to boost intra-SAARC connectivity, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and Member Parliament, Mehbooba Mufti, said the forum for South Asian Cooperation wouldn’t realize its full potential unless India and Pakistan ended their decades-old hostilities and built a cooperative relationship around Jammu and Kashmir.  She said the State of […]

Mufti condoles demise of Pranab’s wife

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, has expressed deep sorrow over the sad demise of Smt. Suvra Mukherjee, wife of the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee. The First Lady, who had been ill for some time, passed away Tuesday morning. Saeed described Smt. Suvra Mukherjee as a creative artist, writer and painter, who lived a […]

Inter-group Islamia College football tourney begins

SINAGAR: The Islamia College Inter-Group Football Tournament kick-started here today at the college football ground with the inaugural game between ICS Oranges and ICS Greens. The game which turned out to be a closely fought contest was won by ICS Greens by 3 goals to 2 goals after the tie-breaker.  Encouraging the participant teams, the […]

Incentive-based sports initiatives in pipeline

CM calls upon youth to take sports as career SRINAGAR: Urging youth to explore the ever-growing world of sports, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Tuesday vowed to nurture talent and rekindle the desire amongst the youth for excelling in sports. He was speaking at the 55th meeting of the J&K Sports Council, in the Civil […]

Kousar Nag yatra flagged off from Reasi

REASI: MLA Reasi, Ajay Nanda, flagged off the week long historical Kousar Nag Yatra along with Charri Mubarak from Reasi with traditional fervor and gaiety by  Nanda said he will personally monitor the water availability, accomodation arrangements, langer facilities right from Reasi to Kousar Nag.  “Efforts will be made to promote the Kounsar Nag as […]

UNDP team calls on Chief Secretary, discuss developmental cooperation

SRINAGAR: A two-member United Nations Developmental Program (UNDP) team comprising Country Director, Jaco Cilliers and Assistant Country Director & Head Democratic Governance Unit, Sumeeta Banerji Tuesday called on the Chief Secretary, Iqbal Khandey to discuss the current projects of the J&K Government and explore how best the UNDP could support in the better implementation of […]

BJP, RSS create confusion in Kashmir: Taj Mohiuddin

Sanik Colony, Article 35A: SRINAGAR: Former Minister and senior Congress leader, Taj Mohiuddin, Tuesday alleged that Bhartiya Janata Party and its ally RSS have been intentionally hurting the sentiments of the people of Kashmir.  “Sometimes the people related directly or indirectly to BJP have been challenging Article 370, sometime Article 35A and sometimes an impression […]

Bar flays proposed Sainik Colony, terms it ‘nefarious’ design

SRINAGAR: The Executive Committee of the J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar, in its meeting Tuesday decided to oppose the establishment of Sainik Colony for ex-servicemen and other force personnel in Central Kashmir’s Budgam District tooth and nail, as it was a nefarious design of BJP-RSS combine, with Governor of the State as their protégé […]

Cultural Academy announces Playscript Awards

SRINAGAR: The  Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages today announced  7 awards under Best Play script Competition scheme in Kashmiri, Dogri, Gojri, Pahari, Punjabi, Urdu  and Hindi . Dr. Javaid Rahi, Chief Editor and In charge officer of the Award Schemes stated that a panel of three Judges was constituted by the […]

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