Baramulla lift State level U-19 Tennis Cricket Championship

GANDERBAL: Baramulla boys clinched the State level U-19 Tennis Cricket Championship after beating Poonch by two wickets. Kishtwar giving a tough fight to Ganderbal secured third position. The championship hosted by the department of Youth Services and Sports, Ganderbal, is being played in three segments including U-19 and U-17 boys segments and a girls group […]

SRTC XI wins opener in Khyber Football League

SRINAGAR: The J&K SRTC XI registered their first win against ARFAT Sports, 2-0, in the Khyber Super Division Big Premiere Football League-2015. The event is being held in association with 92.7 Big FM and Amblin Events. Irfan scored the first goal in only the second minute of the game while Sohail scored the second in […]

‘Unhappy’ Karra skips Coordination Committee meet, again

SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party’s senior leader and Member Parliament, Tariq Hamid Karra’s “resentment and unhappiness” with his party came to fore on Tuesday when he chose to skip the PDP-BJP government’s coordination committee meet, of which he is a member, citing “personal engagements” as the reason.  The PDP-BJP government’s Coordination Committee met today at its […]

Building Sanik Colony a rumour: Akhter

SRINAGAR: The Minister for Education, Naeem Akhter, Wednesday, said no such proposal as building a Sainik Colony was before government as against the BJP’s earlier claim that ex-servicemen would be rehabilitated on the Valley. He said the reports about building of any such colony in Kashmir were “absolutely baseless”. “I don’t know any such thing,” […]

MLC ‘flouts’ rules, engages labours in Health Department

If providing job to poor is crime, then I’m a criminal: MLC Bhat BUDGAM: Even after the blanket ban on the engagement of the casual and seasonal labours in government departments, a PDP MLC in connivance with Chief Medical Officer, Budgam, have issued scores of appointment orders in Health Department to the residents of different […]

‘Drama’ inside Civil Secretariat

Lady bureaucrat hurls choicest abuses at employee  SRINAGAR: Visitors and employees of the Civil Secretariat Wednesday were shocked as well as amused to watch Director Education Jammu, Yasha Mudgal, abusing and Commissioner Secretary Education, Shalin Kabra, chasing, slapping and handing a Secretariat employee over to the police. As per the eyewitnesses, during the rush hours […]

5 months on, landslide victims decry govt ‘apathy’

SRINAGAR: Even after the expiry of five months, the landslide victims from Laden village in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district have not received any aid from the state government.  The affected families while ruing their fate Wednesday staged a protest in Press Enclave Srinagar accusing the government of ignoring them despite the promise that they would […]

Residential houses on wet land: Dal dwellers demand relocation to safer places

SRINAGAR: Residents within the Dal Lake who were provided land in Rakh-e-Arth, Bemina, Srinagar, Wednesday, reiterated their demand of relocation to a safer place. A delegation led by Muhammad Amin Kano said that the land provided at Rakh-e-Arth is marshy and all the houses have developed cracks. “The houses that had withstood the last year’s […]

Nawakadal College takes lead in vocational education

Akhtar inaugurates maiden College Boutique, Diet Restaurant SRINAGAR: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar, accompanied by MoS, Ms Priya Sethi, Wednesday, inaugurated the maiden College Boutique and Diet Restaurant at Women’s College Nawakadal in what is described as a big leap towards the vocational education.  The occasion also marked introduction of Paper Machie, Boutique Technology and […]

Molvi Iftikhar Ansari memorial cricket tournament inaugurated

SRINAGAR: Maintaining that talent hunt is the main objective behind taking and expanding sports activities in the rural areas, Minister for Youth Services and Sports, Information Technology and Technical Education, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari, Wednesday urged the youth to participate vigorously in the sports activities.  The Minister was speaking at a function organised in connection […]

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