JKFA celebrates with AFC May Day with friendlies

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Football Association-custodians of the sport in the state-Saturday organised a friendly match to celebrate Asian Football Confederation May Day at Synthetic turf Football Stadium, TRC Srinagar. According to a statement from the association, two teams were carved out of 200 differently-abled teenagers from a school for special children in Solina.  The game […]

South Kashmir Girls Badminton League:Adfar Ayoub fashions title glory

SRINAGAR: Adfar Ayub of Army Goodwill School  Wuzur beat her opponent from Govt High School Manzmooh in the summit clash to win South Kashmir Girls badminton League, a statement from Army said Saturday. The tournament, the statement said, was organised by Devsar based Army camp at AGS Wuzur near Qazigund. The statement said the tournament […]

Kashmir FC lose an away fixture to late penalty

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Football Club’s away didn’t get any better thanks to their latest defeat against Neroca Football Club in the I-League B-division. The Kashmir based club-first one from the state to take part in I-League- has had a tough time playing away from home facing yet another defeat. The Saturday’s game saw KFC lose the […]

3 Civilians Among 5 Killed in Kulgam Shootout

Kulgam: At least five persons, including three civilians, were killed when unidentified militants struck at main market here Saturday evening targeting a police party. Police sources said militants opened fire on a police party which had got down from their vehicle to clear a traffic jam at towns Mir Bazar. In the shoot out three […]

200 Militants Active in Kashmir, Will Eliminate All: Army

Srinagar: A top army officer on Saturday said that not more than 200 militants are active in Kashmir Valley. Major Gen AK Singh, the Kilo Force GOC, according to news agency GNS said the army will eliminate all the militants for complete restoration of peace in Kashmir Valley. “I think there are around 190 to […]

Student Protest Teargassed, 50 Hurt

Handwara: At least 50 students were injured in Handwara town during clashes between students and armed forces on Saturday. The clashes broke out after police and CRPF stopped a student march. According reports, scores of students were injured in the clashes and many of them were shifted for treatment to district Hospital Handwara. The clashes […]

Only Modi Can Save Kashmir: Mehbooba

JAMMU: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Saturday that only Prime Minister Narendra Modi can resolve the Kashmir problem as he has a strong mandate and appealed to him to pull the valley out of morass. Mehbooba, whose government is battling spiralling protests in the Valley, said the situation is the result of pent up […]

NC: ‘Mehbooba’s Sycophancy Has Humiliated Kashmiris’

Srinagar: Expressing amusement over Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s continued and unconditional loyalty to the BJP and the Prime Minister in light of her declaration that PM Modi was Kashmir’s ‘only hope’ despite the Central Govt’s refusal to even acknowledge the political nature of the Kashmir Issue, National Conference on Sunday said Mehbooba Mufti’s sycophancy was […]

No Talks in J&K Unless Violence Ends: BJP

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government would not hold any talks in Jammu and Kashmir unless the violence stops, BJP President Amit Shah said here on Saturday. “The Modi government has already clarified before the Supreme Court that it would not hold any talks unless the violence stops in Jammu and Kashmir,” he told reporters, […]

Delhi Directs JK Govt to Stop Pak Channels

NEW DELHI: The Centre has directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to take immediate steps to stop the unauthorised broadcast of Pakistani channels in the state. Concerned over reports that these channels are being broadcast in Jammu and Kashmir without permission, Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu sought a compliance report at the earliest […]