U-16 ZONE CRICKET TOURNAMENT:Kashmir’s Kamran steers North Zone to title win

SRINAGAR:  A budding cricketer from Kashmir, Kamran Iqbal, is winning all praises from the cricket lovers for his performance in the recently concluded U-16 zone cricket tournament, a statement   Owing to Kamran’s brilliant knock of 81, north zone lifted the title beating east zone in the final at Hubli Karnataka.  While debuting in the U-16 […]

HAJIN FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT: FC Andergam prevail in tie-break finish

SRINAGAR: FC Andergam beat FC Ganderbal in a tie-breaker finish in Hain Football Tournament played at sports ground Hajin on Friday. In the first half of the game FCA dominated the proceedings having  maximum ball possession.  FC Andergam striker Manzoor Ahamd put the ball into the net in the 8th minute of the game to […]

WAHAB KHAR FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT:Ethihad Pampore too good for Chinar Valley

SRINAGAR: Ethihad Pampore beat Chinar Valley Srinagar 3-1 in the league phase of Wahab Khar Football Tournament played at Khrew Sports Ground on Friday. Skipper Zahid scored the first goal for Pampore from the penalty spot to give his side a 1-0 lead which was double by Raqib. Chinar Valley had a good start to […]

New fiscal policy to boost entrepreneurship: Drabu

 SRINAGAR:- Minister of Finance, Dr. Haseeb A. Drabu, today said the new fiscal policy announced in the Annual Budget 2016-17 will tackle corruption, boost entrepreneurship and provide succour to the marginalized sections of society in Jammu and Kashmir. “At a time when market forces are pushing marginalized sections of society towards further marginalization, the Government […]

Consumers to get 24X7 electricity by 2019: Sunil Sharma

Srinagar:- Minister of State for Transport, Revenue, Public Works, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Agriculture Production, Sunil Kumar Sharma today informed the House that the government will provide round the clock electricity to consumers by the year 2019. Replying on behalf of the Minister for Power to a question of Surinder Mohan Ambardar, the Minister […]

Budget to rebuild state’s economy: Dr Drabu

SRINAGAR:- Winding up the discussion in the Budget in the House, Minister for Finance, Culture and Labour & Employment Dr. Haseeb A Drabu today said the budget is about building state’s economy that will lead to the welfare of society. He said the Government through the budget has tried to build a system which will […]

Spanish Ambassador calls on Hanjura, discusses saffron, olive plantation

SRINAGAR:- Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Spain Mr. Vikram Misra today called on Minister for Agriculture, Mr. Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura and discussed the saffron and olive production and plantation in Jammu and Kashmir. The Ambassador said that while Spain produces 25 to 30 kilogram per hectare saffron, the picture is not that […]

HDFC Bank holds Mega Loan Mela at Kashmir Hatt, Srinagar

SRINAGAR — HDFC Bank Ltd today launched its maiden 2 day Mega Loan Mela at Kashmir Hatt, Srinagar.This event was inaugurated jointly by Mr Mushtaq A Wani, President, Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( KCCI ) and Mr Zubair Iqbal, Senior Vice President & Circle Head, HDFC Bank. Mr Mushtaq Ahmed praised the Bank for […]

Idea of India in Peril

I was on my way to Peshawar from Rawalpindi to meet Wali Khan, son of Frontier Gandhi, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan. At Abottabad, where I stopped for a cup of tea, the radio was broadcasting a BBC report that Sikh security guards had shot Prime Minister Indira Gandhi dead. There was no question of my […]

Horrible Things You Don’t Know Are in Your Food

HOW MANY disgusting things do you eat in your food that you are not aware of? Let’s list a few based on dead insects, animal slime, vomit and faeces. Many sweets, jelly beans, and chocolate products are coated in something called confectioner’s glaze. Confectioner’s glaze comes from the Lac bug, Laccifer lacca, a scale insect […]