Youth of Kashmir real Stakeholders: Singh

Jammu: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday appealed to the youth of Kashmir to question those who instigate them to join the “so-called freedom struggle”. If stone-pelting is a holy task then they should make their own children pelt stones and risk their lives, the minister further added while hitting out at the separatists. Rejecting […]

Ummar Fayaz’s family ‘unhappy’: Hospital Would Have Been Real Tribute

Kulgam: The naming of an Army Goodwill School on slain army officer Lieutenant Umar Fayaz of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district has not gone done well with the family saying that it would have been better if Army set up a hospital in the area on his name. Last week, the Army said a school had […]

9 boys held for unfurling Pak flag  

Pahalgam: Police on Monday arrested 9 boys after they allegedly unfurled Pakistani flag at tourist resort Pahalgam in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Police said that a group of 9 boys from Budgam and Pulwama district arrived here in Pahalgam for recreation. Sources added that the group of boys attracted attention of crowed of they waved […]

Central University Jammu named ‘non-performing’ Univeristy

Jammu: Central University of Jammu (CUJ) has been named as the “non-performers” among the eleven centrally funded universities of India. The Human Resource Development Ministry has reportedly identified the CUJ as one of the non-performers. The central government has reportedly identified the CUJ as one of the most non-performing university and ordered the University Grant […]

Villages to be laced with football clubs: Ansari

SRINAGAR:  Minister for Youth Services & Sports, Technical Education and Information Technology, Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari Monday made an announcement of Rs 50 lakh each for establishment of football clubs in villages across the State, a statement from information department said. The announcement, the statement said, was made during the  132nd Standing Committee Meeting of […]

JKSSC’s Football academy to conduct maiden trails from May 18

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council run State Football Academy will conduct its maiden trails from May 18, a statement from JKSSC said Monday. According to the statement, the first ever trails of first ever state owned academy will be held at Synthetic Turf TRC Ground Srinagar. The first batch of aspiring footballers will […]

Budgam Premier League 2017:All-round Owais powers Gousia CC to finals

SRINAGAR: Owais Shah-the all-rounder-shone both with the bat and ball as Gousia Sheikhpora comfortably beat FCC Falchil in the second semi-final of Budgam Premier League played at Sheikhpora playground on Monday. The match turned out to be a lopsided tie with Gousia Shiekhpora brining their A game to the fore in the all important game […]

Parvez in Bangladesh: Another winning contribution from J&K skipper 

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir skipper  Parvez Rasool continues to give telling contributions for his side Gazi Group of Cricketers in Bangladesh’s Dhaka Premier League. The latest winning contribution was both with the bat and ball as his side GGC beat Khelaghar SKS by seven wickets at Fatullah on Monday. J&K’s only international cricketer Parvez besides […]

Aga Mehdi Cricket Tournament:Adil guides Rizwan Royals to next round

SRINAGAR: Gousia Cricket Club and Rizwan Royals recorded victories in their respective fixtures in  Shaheed Aga syed Mehdi Memorial Cricket Tournament played at Budgam sports stadium on Monday. The first game saw Rizwan Royals lock horns with Lucky Boys Humhama which former won comfortably. Batting first Lucky Boys managed a score of 163 for the […]

JKFA ‘proud’ over Nazir’s elevation as joint secretary SSC

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Football Association (JKFA) Monday congratulated Nazir Ahmad for being appointed as Joint Secretary, Kashmir, J&K State Sports Council, a statement from the association said. Nazir has been a long servant of J&K football, currently holding head of referees JKFA post, besides being member of AIFF Referees Board. “The Association feels proud […]