State-Football-Academy:JKSSC set to join-hands with JKFA to make it a success

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council (JKSSC) all set to join hands with Jammu and Kashmir Football Association (JKSSC) in its bid to take the sport to grassroot level. The first step in this direction will be JKSSC intending to take on board the JKFA- custodians of the sport in the state-for the successful […]

Faroz’s whirlwind 70 gives Budgam XI win in tournament opener

SRINAGAR: Riding on a powerful 70 off 42 balls from Faroz Ahmad Budgam XI beat Ompura XI by five wickets in the inaugural game of Aga Syed Mehdi Memorial T20 cricket tournament played at sports stadium Budgam on Monday. Thanks to Faroz’s heroics with the bat Budgam XI achieved the target of 171 set by […]

HC Stays Reinstatement of Terminated Doctor

Srinagar: The High Court Monday stayed the judgement of its Single Bench about the reinstatement of a medical doctor who was terminated by the government in 2015 on charges of corruption. The Division bench of the court comprising Chief Justice Bader Durez Ahmad and Justice Ali Muhammad Magray stayed the Single bench decision of the […]

Mehbooba needs to re-assert her core politics

The Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has once again lavished praise on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying only he was in position to resolve Kashmir. The CM has a point. Modi, as she explained, has “the  mandate of the entire country”  and that the country will support him should he take steps to resolve Kashmir. […]

Leopard mauls minor in Shopian

Srinagar: A 12-year-old boy was injured after being attacked by a leopard in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, official sources said on Monday They said the leopard entered village Kursi Patheri, Shopian from nearby forest. However, before the villagers could do anything, leopard attacked and injured the boy. The injured was immediately rushed to hospital, where his […]

Police arrest 7 students in Tral during clashes

Srinagar: School and college students clashed with police forces in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday in which seven students were detained by the police. Eyewitnesses said that students of Boys higher secondary school and Degree college Tral engaged police in pitched battles in Tral. During these clashes, police caught hold of […]

Across the aisle: That sinking feeling

Once in a few years, there arrives a moment when the whole nation appears to share the same mood — of celebration or anger or despair. Such a moment may have arrived in India in 2017. You will find ample evidence of what I am saying in centre-page articles, columns, interviews, social media and even […]

Books are back, screen fatigue sets in

There are so many reasons to read a book, but one of the best is to “switch off” from modern life and enjoy a few peaceful moments of old-world technology. A printed book never runs out of power or needs a Wi-Fi connection and is unlikely to break if you drop it. Can an e-book […]

2 Army Soldiers, 2 Civilians Drown In Rivers In Jammu

Jammu: Two army men and as many civilians drowned in rivers in Reasi and Udhampur districts of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.  The two soldiers, who had gone to take bath in the Tawi river, drowned in the river in Kawa hamlet of Udhampur district yesterday evening, a police officer said. Following a search […]

India ‘overly interpreting’ Beijing’s military build up: Chinese media

Beijing: India should not “overly interpret” Beijing’s military development or exaggerate concerns over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a state-run Chinese daily said today, days after the Indian Army chief suggested New Delhi carry out counter-encirclement of its “future adversaries”. The article in Global Times, a ruling Communist Party publication, said India worries that China was […]