England tour very challenging but team in high spirits: Pak skipper

LAHORE: Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said though the England tour is a very challenging one, his team is in high spirits and is keen to win. He expressed these views while talking to media on the eve of Pakistan team’s departure to England on Saturday. Pakistan will play four Tests, five ODIs and one […]

Another myth busted: Scientists say Vitamin D may be ‘useless’

Those who pop vitamin D pills regularly, you may be better off simply spending your cash on fruit and vegetables as a recent study has suggested that the supplements give no protection against diseases. The vital nutrient that comes with the sun’s rays is widely seen as an important element to good health. Many people […]

VDCs Worst Face of State Terrorism: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the government announcement not to disband the government backed VDCs, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (g) chairperson Syed Ali Geelani Saturday said that on the one hand the government is admitting that there are hundreds of rape, murder, plundering and rioting cases registered against the “VDC terrorists in different police stations of the […]

Every constituency to get community center: Asiea

Srinagar: Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development Social Welfare, Health & Medical Education, Ms Asiea Naqash today informed the House that Government would construct community centers in every constituency of the State. Replying to the supplementaries, Ms Naqash said that steps would be taken to complete under execution community centres including the one […]

JKEWA protests against Govt, demands salaries

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Employees and Workers Association (JKEWA) Saturday staged demonstration here at Srinagar’s press enclave against the government for failing to provide their salaries from past eight months. The protesters assembled and chanted anti-government slogans. They were demanding their salaries which are withheld from last eight months. The protesters told KNS that at […]

Assembly: Today, It Is KU’s Law Students Watching Proceedings

SRINAGAR: Law students from University of Kashmir are watching proceedings of the Legislative Assembly on Saturday. Speaker Kavinder Gupta welcomed the law pursuing students into the house with thumping of benches from the Lawmakers. It is third time that students have been invited by the government during on-going 2016-17 J&K Budget Session. Over thirty law […]

AAC to commemorate foundation day

Srinagar: The 52th foundation day ceremony of the Jammu Kashmir Awami Action Committee’s would be held with enthusiasm and motivation on Monday, June 20, 2016 after the Dhur prayers at a special programme at the party’s headquarters at Mirwaiz Manzil, Rajouri Kadal. Giving final shape to the organisation’s programme, an AAC spokesman, in a statement […]

Naeem assures stern action against warden for thrashing students

SRINAGAR: Minister for Education Mr. Naeem Akhtar while terming the act of thrashing of girl students of Gujjar-Bakerwal hostel by the hostel warden as a brutal incident assured that strict action would be taken against the culprit. Responding to concerns raised by Mr. Engineer Rashid and Mr. GM Saroori in the House, the Education Minister […]

Cracking the IITs:RISE institute is Kashmir’s very own ‘Super 30’

Srinagar: Aqib Amin, son of a small shopkeeper who earns less than Rs 20,000 a month, is one of the four students coached by Srinagar-based RISE institute in its first batch that managed to crack the entrance examination for the coveted Indian Institutes of Technology this year.  Amin, 17, who has partial visibility, secured a […]

Militant Killings : Sopore & Palhallan Hamlets Observe Shutdown

SRINAGAR: Panic gripped in Pattan town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday when a pistol borne masked youth in a bid to enforce shutdown in the town allegedly fired a bullet in the air. Witnesses told CNS that life was normal in the town while transport was plying smoothly on the roads and all […]