Panchyat Elections to be held this year: Haq

Srinagar: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq today informed the House that Panchayat elections will be held in the state this year. Responding to a question of G N Monga, the Minister informed that  Panchayat elections shall be conducted by Chief Electoral Officer of the state for 2016 elections and […]

Steps being taken to promote Urdu language in State: Bukhari

Srinagar: Minister for Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat  Ahmed Bukhari today, replying to a question of Master Noor Hussain,  informed the House that the government is committed to promote Urdu language in the State, saying that  as Urdu being  the official language of the state various steps  are underway  to propagate it. The Minister […]

Efforts on to turn Kashmir into hub of quality research: Naeem Akhtar

Srinagar: Minister of Education Naeem Akhtar today said that the Government is committed to turn Kashmir into a hub of world class research with focused attention being given to upgradation of facilities in higher education. The Minister was today speaking at a function to inaugurate upgraded laboratories at Department of Botany, University of Kashmir by […]

JKLF sends memorandum to UN Secretary

Srinagar:  JKLF Friday sent a memorandum to the Secretary General UNO. According to the JKLF statement, it says that the party mentioned in the memorandum these issues which are as: “We the members of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) are here today to register our token protest sit-in outside the office of UNMOGIP, Islamabad against […]

GHS Muqam-i-Shahwali bids emotional farewell to Headmaster

Kupwara: An honorary ceremony was Thursday held at Government High School Muqam-i-Shahwali to felicitate Abdul Ahad who is retiring as headmaster on superannuation. Abdul Ahad Hajam who is due to retire by the end of this month had joined the profession on June 03, 1980. The farewell ceremony was proponed in view of advent of […]

‘Govt takes up land compensation of Centre-funded road projects with Centre’

Srinagar: Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri, today said the State Government has taken up the matter of compensation of lands utilized for construction of road projects under Centrally Sponsored Schemes with Government of India. The Minister was responding to supplementaries raised by some members on the main question by Daleep […]

Drehomes Kashmir Super T-20 League:SK Stars pip RajBagh Floodies to title-triumph

Dubai: International Cricket Council Academy, Dubai could have easily been mistaken for a cricket ground somewhere in Downtown Srinagar on a Thursday night. It buzzed with Kashmiris living in the United Arab Emirates, shouting on top of their voices to egg on their respective teams. It was an all Kashmir setting.Cometh the summit clash, cometh […]

All-round Arshid stars as Dawood Sports thump CS

SRINAGAR:  Dawood Sports Bijbehara and Victoria Reds Baramulla emerged victorious in their   respective fixtures in Late GM Gilkar Memorial T-20 Cricket tournament played at Boys Higher Secondary School Bijbehara on Friday. All-round performance by Arshid Khawaja guided Dawood Sports to a comfortable victory in the first match of the day. He played a blistering […]

Inter-College Judo-Championship:Amar Singh College walk away with Judo title

SRINAGAR: Amar Singh College emerged over all winners in Inter College Judo Championship, winning 12 medals four medals each in Gold, Silver and Bronze respectively in different categories, said a statement from the organisers.  Umar Gani of 2nd year, Zahid Farooq of Ist year, Ubaid Yusuf and Ahmad Ismail of   3rd year bagged gold […]

Annual Inter-college Athletic Meet:180 students take part on 2nd day

SRINAGAR: On the second day of annual Inter-College athletic meet, different events including 400 meter race, shotput and Javelin for both men and women were held at Kashmir University ground on Friday, according to a statement from the organisers. In the second day around 180 students from 18 colleges took part in the various events. […]

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