LSKFC: Kashmir football’s biggest goal yet

[[{“type”:”media”,”fid”:”5402″,”view_mode”:”wysiwyg”,”instance_fields”:”override”,”attributes”:{“height”:”100″,”width”:”100″}}]] It is a Sunday. January 10. Sun has managed to make its appearance despite winter at its peak.  Kashmir’s only synthetic turf-TRC ground, Srinagar is choc-bloc. Lots of bums have occupied newly built seats.  Crowds are at their boisterous best. You need an Einstein to guess who they are supporting. They are cheering for […]

Gujjar students demand action against Lal Singh

Srinagar: Gujjar students have demanded action from the government against Forest minister Lal Singh for making “threatening” remark against the community in Jammu. Gujjar Bakerwal Students Welfare Association, State Senior Vice President, Zahid Parwaz Choudhary, said the minister instead of listening to the problems facing the community abused them and threw them out of his […]

Lal Singh should be kept in mental asylum: Malik

Srinagar: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik while terming the statement of BJP minister Lal Singh against Jammu Muslims in which he has asked Jammu Muslims to remember 1947 anti – Muslim massacre, as a clear sign of his “immoral, unethical character and mental bankruptcy and his parties real face against Muslims”, […]

Er Rasheed demands white paper on fund utilization

Srinagar: Coming down heavily on state and central governments, AIP chief and MLA Langate Er Rasheed has demanded issuing a white paper on the funds utilized by successive governments and miseries faced by inhabitants living near LOC during last 30 years. While addressing a gathering at Keran sponsored by an NGO ‘Orphans in Need’ today […]

Hurriyat to oppose anti-people steps: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Despite authorities imposing curfew, undeclared curfew and severe restrictions, entire Kashmir witnessed complete shutdown on May 21, people across Kashmir Valley paid glowing tributes to their prominent religious, social and political leader who stood for their right to self-determination, Shaheed-e-Millat Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq, Shaheed-e-Hurriyat Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone, Martyrs of Hawal, and all […]

‘Imposing curfew in Srinagar city today acceptance of defeat by Govt’

Srinagar: Strongly condemning the banning of Eid-Gah Challo program, house imprisonment of Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Peer Saifullah, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Ayaz Akbar, Raja Mehraj-ud-din and Mohammad Ashraf Laya, Chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani said that banning of political programs and arrest of leaders is an open state terrorism.  […]

Lal Singh for increasing firewood quota for Masjids

Srinagar: Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh today directed officials of State Forest Corporation (SFC) to enhance quota of firewood for Masjids across the Kashmir region. While inspecting the State Forest Corporation depot at Shalteng here, he said that firewood should be readily available for the religious places for use during winter […]

Bukhari hails CM’s keenness for restoring magnificence of City

Srinagar:  Former Minister and MLA Amirakadal Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Saturday hailed the keenness of Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Honb’le Chief Minister for restoring the immaculate magnificence of Srinagar city. Addressing the District Development Board meeting at SKICC, here, Bukhari said: “I am grateful that Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, the Honb’le Chief Minister has shown keen […]

CEMCA gets its First Kashmiri Director

The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) has appointed Dr Shahid Rasool as Director, Commonwealth Educational Media Centre of Asia (CEMCA). Dr Shahid is first Kashmiri to whom the COL has offered a Directorship. He will be joining his new assignment in first week of June, a statement issued by University of Kashmir said Saturday evening. CEMCA […]

NIMC seals 2 unauthorized clinics

Srinagar: The  National Inspection and Monitoring Committee (NIMC) team from Government of India along with Government authorities during the inspections of the District Srinagar sealed two clinics in the light of violations of the norms and regulations laid down under PC&PNDT Act 1994. According to an official spokesperson, the visiting team found that the clinic […]