Ayatollah Says US ‘Containable’ In Meeting With Putin, Erdogan

TEHRAN — Russian and Turk­ish presidents during their visit to Iranian capital Friday called on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei who called for closer relations and synergy among regional countries to to contain the US, because “it is a danger to humanity and it is pos­sible to contain it.” First to meet Ayartollah was President […]

Akbar Jaipuri Remembered

SRINAGAR — Writers and intellectuals Saturday paid rich tributes to noted urdu poet and writer Syed Mohammad Akbar Jaipuri  A function organised at the seminar hall of Cultural Academy at Lal Mandi Srinagar saw speakers paying rich tributes to late poet. Akbar Jaipuri was remembered for his outstanding contribution to Urdu language and literature. The function started […]

Joy Of Six: DPS Starts Night Season With 6 Goal Win

SRINAGAR — The first of its kind night football tournament was formally thrown open Friday evening following an impressive ceremony at DPS, Athwajan grounds.  ‘Chinar Cup’ is being held by DPS Srinagar in corroboration with APS Srinagar.  Two exciting matches were played under the lights, opening a glorious chapter in the sports history of state.  […]

Petrol Price In Delhi Crosses Rs 80 Mark, Diesel At Highest Ever

NEW DELHI — Petrol price in the national capital Saturday crossed the Rs 80 mark for the first time ever as rupee depreciation made imports costlier. Petrol price was Saturday raised by 39 paise a litre and diesel by 44 paise per litre, according to price notification issued by state fuel retailers. The increase pushed the […]

Do You Know Kashmir Has 14 Varieties of Daily Bread

A Kashmiri’s day wouldn’t be complete without a cup of piping hot nun Chai (Salty pink tea) and a crisp, freshly baked bread from the Kandur (the traditional baker). While the entire Valley is still shrouded in darkness, the Kandur remains awake preparing his tandoor to bake breads for the morning breakfast. The Kandur forms […]

National Lok Adalat Held In Ganderbal

627 were taken up for amicable settlement in which 506 cases Disposed off. GANDERBAL — A National Lok Adalat was held  in the District Court Complex, Ganderbal  and Munsiff Court Kangan on Saturday. The National Lok Adalat was chaired by the Principal district and sessions Judge Ganderbal,Raja Shujat Ali.  627 cases pertaining to the provisions […]

Dilbag Singh Takes Over, Lists Priorities

SRINAGAR — Dilbag Singh took over as the new Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday after his predecessor S P Vaid was shunted out and posted as Transport Commissioner Thursday night. Immediately after taking over as the new police chief, Singh, a 1987-batch IPS officer from the state, said that his priority was to […]

I Stand By Me Saying ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’: Farooq

NEW DELHI — Reiterating his stand that the people of Kashmir chose to stay with India at the time of partition National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah said, “I stand by me saying ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’.  When I said ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’, I said that from my heart. I was even attacked by a group of […]

Vohra’s Security Upgraded To Z+

NEW DELHI — The security of former Jammu and Kashmir governor N N Vohra was enhanced as the Centre Friday sanctioned the top category ‘Z+’ armed cover of a central paramilitary force to him, officials said. They said the Union Home Ministry has decided to upgrade the present low category CISF ‘Y’ cover to Vohra, […]

Man Defrauds Bank of Rs 21 Lakh By Producing Fake Documents,Booked

SRINAGAR — Crime Branch Kashmir Friday registered an FIR against a bank defaulter who had allegedly secured two loans amounting to Rs 31 lakh against mortgage of a property  which did not belong to him. Crime Branch officials said, they received a complaint from Branch Head J&K, Nowhatta, Srinagar alleging that one Tasaduq Khaliq Mir proprietor […]