Football, Cricket coaching camps in Islamia College from next week

Srinagar—Coaching camps for football and cricket players will be held in Islamia College of Science and Commerce Srinagar from next week, a statement from the organizers said Friday. The camps separately for cricket and football will be conducted by Department of Physical Education of the college with some renowned coaches and players, as per the […]

Budgam police to hold cricket tourney

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir Police will organize a cricket tourney in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, a statement from department’s media cell said Friday. The tournament, according to the statement, is aimed at enhancing sports talent of the youth. It will be a Tennis (Cosco) ball T-20 cricket tournament that will begin from July 6 at district […]

Daesh ‘state of falsehood’ came to end: Iraqi PM

Baghdad—Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced an end to Daesh’s “state of falsehood” following the recapture of the historical Grand al-Nuri Mosque at the heart of the city of Mosul. “The return of al-Nuri Mosque and al-Hadba minaret to the fold of the nation marks the end of the Daesh state of falsehood,” Abadi said […]

Man involved in hit & run case given 2 year jail

Srinagar—The Additional Special Mobile Magistrate Awantipora has convicted a man involved in hit and run case on National Highway in Awantipora. Court of Additional Special Mobile Magistrate Awantipora with Miss Fozia Paul in chair, after hearing Mr. Khurshid Ahmad Sr. Prosecuting Officer for the state and counsel convicted a person identified as Nazir Ahmad Mir […]

7.10 Lakh CU Meters of Sand Dredged from Jehlum

Srinagar— Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today chaired a meeting to review the progress on Flood Protection works under Flood Management Project Phase –I being executed by the I&FC department including Jhelum dredging works, construction of toe wall, revetments and earth cutting and other works in Jhelum Flood Spill Channel. […]

HC stays order on SKIMS Docs resignation

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir High Court has stayed the impugned government order whereby the resignation of associate professor, surgical oncology department, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Dr Altaf Gauhar Haji, was accepted despite the former having withdrawn it. The High Court while passing the stay order observed: “The resignation letter, having been withdrawn by the […]

Geelani denounces Indian Channels for biased reporting

Srinagar—Strongly denouncing Indian electronic media for what he described as ‘biased reporting, negative campaign and malicious & misleading propaganda’ against Kashmiri people, Syed Ali Geelani Friday said that these ‘sleuths of stale ideology with fascist mindset are representing fanatical forces, thus creating a state of intolerance’. Geelani named media channels “Republic TV”, “Times Now”, “The […]

CS reviews progress of Rail Link project

Srinagar—Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Friday chaired the Apex Committee meeting, to review the progress of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL) Project and clear the bottlenecks impeding expeditious completion of the prestigious project particularly in the Katra-Banihal section. Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), USBRL Project, Commissioner/Secretary, Forests, Ecology & Environment, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir and other senior officers […]

EJAC Flays Delay in Medical Insurance for Employees

Srinagar: Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) President, Abdul Qayoom Wani Friday condemned the dillydallying attitude of government in implementing the medical insurance scheme for government employees. Wani in a statement issued to KNS said that employees of the state are getting a meagre amount of Rs 300 per month as medical allowances, which is good […]

Yatri dies due to land slide in Katra

Katra—One Amarnath Yatri has died while seven others have suffered injuries due to landslide and shooting stones in Katra Jammu. Reports said that the incident happened when a landslide and shooting stones hit a group of Yatries on way to Amarnath Shrine cave near Devi Dwar Himkoti. A police official said that a female yatri […]