Kashmir team may feature in next edition of Pakistan Super League

The chairman of Pakistan Super League (PSL) Najam Sethi on Saturday hinted at launching a cricket team from Kashmir in this year’s event“My dream is to launch 6th Kashmir team in PSL this year. Hope our five franchisee partners will support me in this initiative,” Sethi wrote on Twitter.Javid Afridi, the owner of a PSL […]

Good sleep essential to maintain cholesterol metabolism: Study

Not sleeping enough has more far reaching effects on your health than mood alterations and persistent drowsiness. According to a recent study, it can also influence cholesterol metabolism, harming blood vessels in your body.According to University of Helsinki researchers, genes which participate in the regulation of cholesterol transport are less active in persons suffering from […]

Jewellers asked to clear excise dues with June payment

New Delhi:- The government on Saturday asked the jewellers to settle the excise dues for March-May along with that of June and get themselves registered with the central excise department by July 1.Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had in Budget on February 29 imposed 1 per cent excise duty on non-silver jewellery, which led to widespread […]

Auto rickshaw drivers observe strike

Srinagar:The Srinagar Auto rickshaw union Saturday launched indefinite strike till per-kilometre tariff of the meters is increased.The passengers especially patients had to face tremendous hardships as the auto rickshaw union observed complete strike to protest against the decision of authorities to make standardized meters mandatory in three wheelers. Pertinently, district administration along with Traffic police and […]

Bukhari launches Scanning, Digitization work of land records at Mhafiz Khana Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari today launched the scanning and digitization work of land records at Central Revenue record office at Bemina Srinagar. Financial Commissioner Revenue Pramod Jain, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Dr Asgar Samoon, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone besides other senior officers of the department were also […]

Andrabi inspects ongoing works of Jamia Masjid Talab Khatikan, Auqaf Shopping Complex

Jammu : Minister for Hajj and Auqaf, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi inspected the ongoing works of   Jamia Masjid Talab Khatikan and Auqaf Shopping Complex cum Office complex at Residency road. Commissioner Secretary Haj and Auqaf Mr. Muhammad Afzal Bhat and other senior officers of Haj and Auqaf accompanied the Minister. During the inspection Minister […]

World Book Day: Exhibition of rare books, manuscripts held in Srinagar

Srinagar: In connection with the World Book Day a day-long exhibition of rare books and manuscripts organized by Deputy Directorate of Libraries & Research, Kashmir was held at SPS Library here today. The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, inaugurated the exhibition and lauded the work of the organizers. He said the administration will […]

Three day Programme on Dal conservation concludes

Srinagar: In order to create environmental awareness among the residents of Dal Lake particularly the youth, the BASIX Social Enterprise Group in collaboration with J&K RTI Movement and Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI) concluded its three day awareness programme on Saturday. The 3 day programme was  focused on highlighting  the pathetic condition of Dal Lake […]

Tourist Season:Chinar Bagh in shambles,Tourism Deptt in slumber

 Srinagar:  At a time when tourist season has started in Kashmir Valley, the tourist park (Chinar Bagh) located at Dalgate in absence of maintenance is in shambles. The tourist players while accusing tourist department of grave negligence told CNS that the lack of facilities and ugly condition of Chinar Bagah creates negative impression on visiting […]

Kashmir diaspora holds candle-light vigil against Kupwara civilian killings

Srinagar:  Kashmiri diaspora community spread across the globe on Friday night staged a candle-light vigil against the killings of five civilians, including a woman, in firing by government forces on protesters demonstrating against the alleged molestation of a school girl by an army soldier in Handwara town of north Kashmir last week.J&K diaspora community in […]

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