Chinese jets intercept US radiation-sniffing plane, says US Airforce

Washington: Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the US military described on Thursday as an “unprofessional” intercept of a US aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea. “The issue is being addressed with China through appropriate diplomatic and military channels,” said Air Force spokeswoman […]

Hate mainstreamed;extremism new normal in India,says Pak army chief

Islamabad: Pakistan stands at a “crossroads” in its fight against extremism and must decide whether it wants to enjoy the benefits of its young demography or suffer at the hands of terrorism, Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Friday. Gen Bajwa, speaking on the role of ‘Youth In Rejecting Extremism’ here, said the Army […]

Reema Lagoo, Bollywood’s Amiable Mom Passes Away

MUMBAI—Actress Reema Lagoo, best known for playing the modern-day Bollywood mother in films such as “Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!” and “Kal Ho Na Ho,” passed away in Mumbai on May 18. She was 59. Lagoo, who came to represent the antithesis of the mournful white sari-clad mother of Hindi cinema through her roles, died of […]

CM allots 30-kanal land for playfield in Nishat

SRINAGAR: The sports infrastructure in Srinagar’s Nishat area got a major flip Thursday  with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti allotting 30 kanals of land for the sports activities in the suburbs of the city, a statement from Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council said. Mehbooba, who heads the JKSSC, as per the statement, had directed the […]

Whites romp home to finals with crushing win over Oranges

SRINAGAR: ICS Whites thumped ICS Oranges in the second semifinals by 53 runs to book a place in the finals of Islamia College of Science and Commerce Inter-group Cricket Tournament played at the college ground on Thursday. It turned out to be a one-sided affair with Oranges skittled out for 117 chasing 171. They never […]

 Aga  Mehdi Memorial Cricket Tournament :Five-star Imtiyaz bowls Master XI to easy win

SRINAGAR: Imtiyaz Malla ripped through his opponents with the ball in his hand taking five wickets as his side Master XI Ompora crushed Excess XI Parsaabad in the league game of Shaheed Aga Syed Mehdi Memorial T-20 Cricket Tournament played at Budgam Sports Stadium, Budgam on Thursday. Batting first Master XI Ompura amassed a score […]

Ansari sets one-month deadline for completion of Gogo Stadium work

SRINAGAR:  Secretary, J&K State Sports Council, Waheed Parra, along with Executive Engineer J&K State Sports Council and Sports council Officials Kashmir made a visit to Gogo Stadium Budgam, a statement from Sports Council said on Thursday. Parra and Co, the statement said, visited the stadium after Services and Sports minister, Imran Raza Ansari directed the […]

State Football Academy conducts its maiden trials

Srinagar: State Football Academy-the maiden state-owned football academy in Jammu and Kashmir, Thursday conducted its maiden trails for  at Synthetic Turf TRC Ground, Srinagar, a statement from Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council said. State Football Academy has been set up by Sports Council in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Football Association, the official custodians […]

Hokersar Wetland Faces Threat from Encroachments

SRINAGAR- Minister of State for Forest and  Environment, Mir Zahoor Ahmad today paid visit to World Famous Wetland Hokersar in the city of Srinagar and took stock of the measures and initiatives taken up by the Department of Wildlife Protection for restoration of the reserve site of Hokersar. MLA Batmaloo, Noor Mohammad Sheikh, Principal Chief […]

KEG holds maiden meet with Director Information

SRINAGAR: Members of Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) led by its president, Fayaz Ahmad Kaloo had a maiden interaction with Director Information and Public Relations, Dr Arun Kumar Manhas to discuss various issues pertaining to the media fraternity. During an hour long meeting, the members raised various issues including timely accreditation of the journalists, launching of […]