Health department shelves transfer policy of doctors: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said that health department has shelved transfer policy of doctors that was adopted in the interest of patient care.      President DAK, Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan in a statement said transfer policy that was aimed at smooth functioning of health institutions particularly located in far-flung areas, is confined to […]

ICS GreensÂ’ win sets up summit clash date with Oranges

Srinagar: ICS Greens Wednesday beat ICS Whites in the first semi-final of Islamia College of Science and Commerce Inter-Group Football tournament to set summit clash date with ICS Oranges played at college football ground. Oranges had better off Reds in the second semis. Both the semi-finals proved to be cliff-hanger with none getting result in […]

Budgam Premier League: Rain plays spoilsport

SRINAGAR: Rain had the final say as only 15 overs were possible on Wednesday in Budgam Premier League played to Shiekhpora Cricket Ground, Budgam. Out of two matches scheduled to play, second game was abandoned completely while a play of 15 overs was possible in the first fixture before rain came to bring a halt […]

Register before May 10: DFA Srinagar to clubs

SRINAGAR: District Football Association Srinagar has asked clubs to get registered with the association before May 10. According to a statement from DFA Srinagar, the association intends to register fresh clubs and those registered already get it renewed before May 10. (DFA Srinagar is informing all Registered Footballs Club of all Divisions, who completed their […]

Rope Skipping-Jump Rope championship: BHSS Palpora, Kashmir Harward, Legends win events

SRINAGAR: The four-day Rope Skipping/Jump Rope championship for boys and girls of different age groups began Wednesday at Indoor Stadium, Srinagar. According to a statement from Youth Services and Sports, organisers of the championship, as many as 300 skippers from various schools of Srinagar district participated in the event. The championship was inaugurated by senior […]

SMC specifies 10 parking spaces in City for public use

SRINAGAR: In order to streamline City traffic movement, Srinagar Municipal Corporation has created 10 parking spaces in the Srinagar City for public use. The parking spaces have been created at Harwan in front of Harwan Bagh, Shalimar on roadside opposite Mughal Garden, Cheshmashahi on roadside of the Mughal Garden, Makai Point Boulevard, Shaheed Gunj on […]

NC Backed MLA Meets BJP Chief, Triggers Debate in Kargil

Kargil: The meeting of MLA Zanaskar, Aga Syed Baqir Rizvi, with BJP Chief Amit Shah in Jammu has triggered a heated debate among public circles in Kargil.  Interestingly Aga Baqir was accompanied by former MLC and NC leader Aga Syed Ahmed when he met Shah.  Aga Baqir had  won the assembly election from Zanaskar constituency of […]

Saudi prince rules out rapprochement with Iran

RIYADH: A powerful Saudi royal said on Tuesday that there could be no rapprochement between his country and Iran, which he said wanted to dominate the Muslim world. In a television interview, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also said that his kingdom could withstand a long war in Yemen, where Saudi Arabia fights in […]

UP village bans women from using mobile phones

New Delhi: A village in Uttar Pradesh has banned women from using mobile phones in public in an attempt to restrict their contacts with men and plans hefty fines for violators, police said on Wednesday. Village elders ruled that women found using a mobile phone outside their homes would be fined a hefty amount of Rs. […]

India Summons Pak Envoy

New Delhi: India on Wednesday summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit and demanded action against Pakistan soldiers and commanders responsible for killing of two of its security force personnel in Jammu and Kashmir. Basit was summoned by Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar to convey India’s “outrage at the killing and the barbaric act of mutilation of the […]

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