Aakif’s double strike helps J&K Bank earn victory over J&K Police

Srinagar—Aakif Ahmad continued his goal scoring form, striking a brace to help his side Jammu and Kashmir Bank beat Jammu and Kashmir Police 2-0 in their Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Memorial (MMSM) Football Tournament played at Synthetic Turf TRC Ground, Srinagar, a statement from Jammu and Kashmir Football Association said on Saturday. Two heavyweights of Kashmir […]

Defending champion Danish pockets title again

Srinagar—Danish Ahmed of B. Sc 5th Semester defended his title successfully winning the Islamia College Annual Cycle Race on Saturday. This was Danish’s second title in as many years after winning the event in the year 2017 as well. According to  a statement from the organisers, the 14.7 kilometre race was flagged off  by Prof. […]

Men Who Suffix ‘IAS’ To One’s Name Share Tale Of Grit

Srinagar—At least 15 candidates from Jammu and Kashmir have qualified the India’s top most civil services examination whose results were announced by the UPSC on Friday. Among those selected, three candidates from Kashmir have made it to the top 100. Fazal ul Haseeb (rank 36), Inabat Khaliq (378) and Haaris Rashid (487) all residents of […]

Mehbooba Congratulates IAS Qualifiers

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday congratulated the civil services qualifiers from the state, saying they have given the state a reason to rejoice and cheer. I have always believed that our youths are full of potential, talent and enterprise. There is no dearth of that. It is only a matter of […]

Darbar Move Practice Must Go On: Bukhari

Jammu—Minister for Finance, Education, Labour and Employment on Saturday said that centuries old bi-annual Darbar Move practice has strengthened and symbolized the unity of Jammu and Kashmir and it must go on. The ruling partner in government, the BJP has on number of occasions called for abandoning the bi-annual practice of ‘darbar move’, under which […]

Cabinet Rejig Tomorrow

Srinagar—Bhartiya Janta Party, ruling partner with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir, has finalized names of its members to be inducted in the cabinet headed by Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. Sources said that oath ceremony of the new ministers will take place on Monday(April 30) at Convention Centre Jammu. Local news agency GNS quoting highly placed […]

2016 Civilian Killings:SHRC Seeks Report From CS,Police Chief

Srinagar—Jammu Kashmir Human Rights Body has sought a detailed report from State Government about the 2016 Kashmir killings. Notices were issued to Chief Secretary and Direc­tor General of Police and they were directed to file a detailed compliance report about the 2016 civilian kill­ings before the State Human Rights Commission. Kashmir witnessed mass killings in […]

November Exam Session To Stay For Now

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday decided to continue with the existing system for conduct of examinations in November session for the current academic year in schools in the Valley. The education department had initiated a proposal for change of academic session from November to March on the demand of parents and the students. […]

Yasin Malik ‘Assaulted’, Police Deny

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was allegedly “assaulted” police near Khanyar here while he was on way to Nowhatta to take part in a protest called by the Joint Resistance Leadership. Senior resistance leaders Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq strongly condemned the “police assault and use of derogatory” language […]

Two days Mehfil-e-Sufiyana begins at Tagore Hall Srinagar

Srinagar—A two-day Mehfil-e-Sufiyana organized by North Zone Culture Centre, Patiala in collaboration with J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages begins at Tagore Hall Srinagar here on Saturday. Mushtaaque Ali Ahmad Khan (consultant NZCC J&K) delivered the inaugural speech and welcomed the guests. Event was inaugurated by Prof. Saubhagya Vardhan, Director North Zone Culture Centre, […]