England beat Sri Lanka to reach World T20 semi-finals

 By the time England were finally able to celebrate their passage to the semi-finals of the World Twenty20, off the penultimate ball of the match, it almost felt like a terrific anti-climax: the confirmation of something that had seemed apparent long before. England were in the ascendancy from start to finish, but that only barely […]

Labour, Industry should work in tandem for accelerating economic growth: Ganai

JAMMU:– Advisor to Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai has said that the labour and Industry should work in a close tandem in order to accelerate the industrial activities which would in turn ensure economic growth   and alleviation of poverty in the Country.  The Advisor was speaking at a Two  day Conference on labour Law […]

Pakistan, Iran aim to boost trade to $5 billion

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran aim to increase annual trade volumes between the two countries to $5 billion by 2021, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Saturday. Sharif spoke at a business conference with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who arrived in Islamabad on Friday for two-day talks focused on increasing Pakistan’s electricity imports from Iran, […]

KCCI opposes hike in power tariff

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry  Saturday opposed the hike in power tariff that was proposed by the Power Development Department before the State Electricity Regulator Commission. A spokesperson of KCCI in a statement said they presented the case of industry, commerce and general public at the public hearing of  the State  Electricity […]

Deewan inspects developmental works at Chiryai Kagga

CHIRYAI KAGGA: Advisor to Governor Mr Parvez Deewan today visited historic Chiryai Kagga  and took stock of the ongoing developmental and beautification works there . He was accompanied by concerned officers, representatives of Tourism industry and locals.   The Advisor was apprised that work is going on in full swing by the famous stones carvers […]

JMC & SMC clear 9230 MT and 6585 MT garbage

JAMMU: Following the directions of Governor N.N. Vohra regarding the effective enforcement of sanitation management in urban areas, the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) and Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), as per the progress reports submitted by them, have cleared 9230 MT and 6585 MT of garbage, respectively during 1st -26th March, 2016. It may be recalled […]

Police rescued a ‘drunken’ official and his driver on highway

Pulwama:   Police in Kashmir Valley rescued a top government official and his driver after their private vehicle collided with a truck resulting in their injuries. Both driver and the government official (name withheld) according to hospital sources were under the influence of alcohol. Police sources informed CNS that after the collision of their private […]

RSS-BJP govt attempts to communalize state: Tarigami

Srinagar: CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam M Y Tarigami Saturday accused that “RSS-BJP dispensation” attempted to communalize the state. While addressing one day district conference of J&K United School Teachers Association (USTA) was held at Rajouri, which was attended by hundreds of teaching community, Tarigami said that the present dispensation at the centre has […]

J&K Youth Assault: Protest held in Mohali

Punjab: A Massive Protest demonstration was held at 82 sector in Mohali against the “brutal” assault of Kashmiri youth Sanjay Singh Thakur and his mates, all resident of Jammu Kashmir, were thrashed by the four accused, including both the sons of landlord of a house, in which they (the victims) had been residing as paying […]

Handwara family accuses army of ‘torturing’ their son

Srinagar: A family of an 18-year-old youth in a remote Handwara village Saturday accused the army of torturing their son during a crack-down. Abdul Ahad Bhat, father of Sajad Ahmad Bhat, 18, told KNS that his son was “tortured” by a local army unit in Waisakavnar, Zafarkhana, in Rajwar area in Handwara on Saturday morning. […]

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