7.1 magnitude quake jolts Kashmir

SRINAGAR: An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 shook Kashmir Valley at 16 hours Sunday, sparking panic among the residents.  The 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck at 4:00 pm at a depth of 236 kilometres with its epicentre in Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush region, reports said. Tremors were also felt in the New Delhi, witnesses said, forcing […]

If IPL matches shifted, Maharashtra will lose Rs 100 crore: BCCI

MUMBAI: Under pressure from various quarters to shift Indian Premier League (IPL) matches out of Maharashtra, a top Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) official virtually asked the state government to choose between water or money here on Saturday. BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said shifting IPL matches out of the state could result […]

Eat walnuts to keep age-related health issues at bay

LONDON: Daily consumption of walnuts can help in healthy ageing, while also improving the blood cholesterol levels and maintaining good gut health, finds a new study. The findings showed that intake of walnuts, especially by the elderly, can boost the good fats and other nutrients as well as lower obesity and blood cholesterol levels. Initially […]

CM reviews status of dredging works on river Jhelum

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, Saturday reviewed the progress of ongoing dredging of river Jhelum from Anantnag to Baramulla in a high-level meeting held at SKICC, here today. This was the first review meeting of the Irrigation & Flood Control Department which was chaired by Mehbooba Mufti after taking over as the Chief Minister of […]

Haq inspects ongoing works of District Court Complex Batmalloo

SRINAGAR: Minister for Rural Development, Law and Justice Abdul Haq took stock of the ongoing works of the District Court Complex Mominabaad Batmalloo Srinagar here today During the inspection the Minister was apprised that 92% of works have been completed and the project will be complete by June this year. He was also informed that […]

Naeem recalls Mehjoor’s contribution in enriching literary heritage of Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Recalling the contribution of Shayar-i-Kashmir Peerzada Ghulam Ahmad Mehjoor in enriching the literary heritage of Kashmir, Minister for Education, Mr.  Naeem Akther  Saturday said that Mehjoor’s  poems were a spontaneous expression of change filled with the revolutionary zeal and a high sense of patriotic fervor. The Minister was speaking at a function organized by […]

Separatists call for shutdown on April 12 against attacks on Kashmiri students

Srinagar: Pro-independence Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik and Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Saturday called for a Valley-wide shutdown on April 12 against attacks on Kashmiri students in outside states and also against the desecration of Kareemabad martyrs’ graveyard. Addressing a press conference here in Abi Guzar, the JKLF […]

Revisit policies towards Kashmir: Er Rashid to New Delhi

Srinagar: AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er Rasheed has asked New Delhi to revisit its policies towards Kashmir, “come out of media phobia and see Kashmir problem in its real prospective”. Addressing party worker in Srinagar on Saturday he said that New Delhi has intensified its uncontrolled moral, physical and psychological fight against Kashmiris as […]

Masarat Aalam Sent to 11 Days Judicial Remand to Baramulla Jail

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (g) Secretary General (III) and Muslim League chief, Masarat Aalam was Saturdays sent to eleven days judicial remand to Baramulla sub-jail. Muslim League spokesperson, Muhammad Rafiq Ganaie, told Kashmir Life, “Masarat Aalam was presented before judicial court Srinagar where police asked for more time under judicial remand.” Masarat Aalam was […]

Kargil Groups Bury Hatchet, Decide To Unite

KARGIL: Two influential religious bodies, wielding enormous influence on the socio-political landscape of this Himalayan region, ended their decades long rivalry following a marathon meeting in New Delhi on Friday. “Top clerics (Ulema) from Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT) and Islamia School Kargil (ISK) signed a unity accord following strenuous efforts by Hujatul Islam Mehdi […]

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