DDC Anantnag reviews Yatra-2017 preparedness

ANANATNAG: District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, who is also the District Yatra Officer, today chaired a meeting to review the preparations made for the smooth conduct of the annual Shri Amarnath Yatra Ji Yatra which is commencing from June 29, 2017. The DDC also reviewed the implementation of the recommendations of […]

State Cricket Academy’s maiden coaching camp begins from May 8

SRINAGAR:  State Cricket Academy- Jammu and Kashmir’s maiden academy- will begin its proceedings formally with a 21-day coaching cum fitness training camp starting next week, a statement from the State Sports Council-custodians of the academy-said Tuesday. The curtain raiser event beginning from May 8 will be exclusively for the U-16 age group cricketers.   “The 21-day […]

Inter-School Basketball Tournament:DPS Srinagar pocket curtain raiser games in both categories

SRINAGAR: Dehli Public School Srinagar girls had better off Green Valley girls in the inaugural game of Inter-School Basketball Tournament played at Indoor Sports Stadium, Srinagar on Tuesday. The tournament is being organised by Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council in collaboration with Srinagar District Basketball Association. According to a statement issued by the organisers, […]

Budgam Premier League:All-round Imran Haroon stars in Gousia Sheikpora’s easy win

SRINAGAR: All-round Imran Haroon starred for Gousia Shiekhpora as they defeated MCC Mirwader by seven wickets in a Budgam Premier League fixture played at Shiekhpora Cricket Ground, Budgam on Tuesday. Batting first MCC Mirwader posted a decent total of 160 for the loss of seven wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Imran was the pick […]

ICSC Football Tournament: Sufair Lone goal gives victory to ICS Reds

SRINAGAR: The sports activities in Islamia College of Science and Commerce continued Tuesday with its physical education department conducting two games in Inter-Group Football tourney. ICS Whites and ICS Reds had winning start to their campaign on the opening day of the tournament played at the college ground. Powered by a goal each from Hyder […]

CM’s flagship prog: ‘Mushkbudjee’ put to dust at departmental stores of agriculture

Srinagar:Scented rice locally called “Mushkbudjee” cultivated over a vast area of agriculture land in Sagam village of Kokernag constituency of Anantnag district under Chief Minister’s flagship program has been dumped in ordinary stores of agriculture department under the instructions of the outgoing Director Agriculture Kashmir Showkat Baig and ironically dust of pesticides, fungicides, and rodenticides […]

Defiant Pakistan Warns India of Retaliation

SRINAGAR: Reacting to India’s warning of an ‘unequivocal’ response to the mutilation of two soldiers along the LoC in Kashmir, Pakistan denied any hand in the incident and asked India to ‘look inwards’. Pakistan also sought ‘actionable evidence’ of the claims and warned that any ‘disadventure shall be appropriately responded at a place and time […]

Indian DGMO Calls Pak Counterpart

Srinagar: Indian Director General of Military Operations spoke to his counterpart in Pakistan and expressed grave concern about the incident of 01 May 17 in Krishna Ghati Sector, where New Delhi said Pakistani Army sneaked into Indian side of LOC and killed and mutilated bodies of two soldiers. “The Pakistani DGMO was also apprised that […]

Army Chief Visits Forward Areas in Kashmir

Srinagar: Genera; Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Tuesday visited the frontier areas in North Kashmir and interacted with commanders and troops deployed along the Line of Control (LC). Accompanied by the Northern Army and Chinar Corps Commanders, the Army Chief was briefed by Formation Commanders on the security situation on the border […]

Vohra in Delhi, Holds Crucial Meetings

New Delhi: Governor N.N. Vohra met Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Tuesday to discuss the worsening security and law and order situation in the state. During the 40-minute meeting, Singh and Vohra reviewed the ground situation in the Kashmir valley and the steps taken to control it. Issues like infiltration from across the border, […]