97 Civilians Among 391 Killed In 2017: Hurriyat (M) Report

Srinagar—97 civilians were among 391 persons killed in violent incidents in Kashmir Valley during 2017, recording a slight increase from previous year, reveals a report released here by Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.  “Out of 391 persons, 97 were civilians, 81 armed forces and police personnel and 212 militants, while killing of one counter-insurgent […]

R-Day: 3 Helicopters To Keep Tab, Shower Flowers Petals

Srinagar—The main 26 January function would be held at Amar Singh College and three helicopters would shower flower petals, a high-level meeting under the chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, here was informed on Saturday. The meeting was informed that the main function of Republic Day would be held this year at Amar […]

Fake Currency-Case:Jammu NIA Court Sentence 6 Persons To 6-Yrs In Jail

Srinagar—A special NIA court in Jammu has convicted and sentenced six accused in a 2009 fake currency case to six years imprisonment. The case (FIR 07/11) was initially registered at Police station Janipur, Jammu on 11 November 2011 under section RPC sections of 120B (criminal conspiracy), 489B (using fake currency notes) and 489C (possessing fake […]

On New Year eve, Gulmarg Sold Out

Srinagar—New Year couldn’t be likely to begin on a better note for the tourist industry of Kashmir. This world-famous ski resort was completely sold out Saturday as scores of tourists from far and near thronged the place to start celebrations on New Year’s Eve on Sunday. “It is a great omen for the tourist industry […]

Pak To Set Up $1.51 Bn Hydropower Project In Other Kashmir

Islamabad—Pakistan has decided to set up a new hydropower project of over 700 megawatts in Pakistan administered Kashmir through foreign financing at an estimated cost of $1.51 billion by 2022, according to a media report. The Azad Pattan Hydropower Project (APHP) is a run of river scheme located on Jhelum River in the Sudhanoti district […]

Palestine Recalls Envoy To Pak For Taking Part In Saeed's Rally

New Delhi—India on Saturday issued a strong demarche to Palestine on the issue of the presence of its ambassador to Pakistan at an event of JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, terming it as “unacceptable”. India’s Secretary (economic relations) Vijay Gokhale in the external affairs ministry called Palestinian ambassador here Adnan Abu Al Haija to the South […]

Fortview Srinagar, Iqra FC Dachigam complete semi-final lineup

Srinagar—Fortview Srinagar and Iqra FC Dachigam have made it to the semi-finals of the first Mufti Mohammad Syed Memorial Gold Cup League Football Tournament-2017 winning their respective quarter-finals played at Synthetic Turf TRC Ground Srinagar, a statement from Jammu and Kashmir Football Association-the organisers of the event- said on Saturday.  Fortview Srinagar defeated Ferrari Lions […]

JK Bank Chairman lauds football team for title winning spree

Srinagar—J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed Saturday felicitated the bank’s Sports Board along with the members of bank’s senior football team at the bank’s corporate headquarters, a statement from the state’s premier financial institution said. According to the statement sports board led by bank’s Executive President S S Sehgal, who is also chairman of […]

SPMR College fashions title glory

Srinagar—The SPMR College of Commerce, Jammu Saturday won the State level “Khelo Sehat Ke Liye” Football Tournament beating Government Degree College Sopore played at GGM Science College’s Ground, an official statement said. The Saturday final brought an end to the four-month long football tournament organized by the State Health & Medical Education Department in collaboration […]

Markets end 2017 with best gains in 3 years  

  Mumbai—The equity markets signed-off 2017 on an impressive note posting their biggest yearly gains in last three years with the small- and mid-cap stocks outperforming their large cap peers by huge margins. The strong rally in equities saw investors wealth zoom by a whooping Rs 45.50 lakh crore in a single year.While the markets […]