DPS Srinagar Girl Wins Gold In Skiing At South Korea

SRINAGAR – Malaikah Gul Dev, a 9th Class student of Delhi Public School Sri­nagar has scripted history as she clinched Gold Medal in the Annual Women’s Alpine Skiing, Advanced Level Dream programme held in South Korea. More than 155 participants from 55 countries of the world faced off each other in tough conditions for glory. […]

Ahsan, Zahid Shine At Indian Open Gateball Tournament 2018 

SRINAGAR — Two players of J&K Gateball Union, Ahsan Ali and Zahid Hussain both hailing from Srinagar, Kashmir showed tremendous performance at the Indian Open Gateball Tournament 2018, Bhubaneswar Odisha which was organized by Indian Open Gateball Union. The tournament saw more than 13 teams in which four teams are foreigners.  The J&K Gateball Union […]

Elgar, Amla Guide South Africa To Victory Against Pak In Opening Test

CENTURION —  Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla hit half-centuries as South Africa beat Pakistan by six wickets inside three days in the first Test at SuperSport Park on Friday. The pair survived some early scares and put on 119 for the second wicket before Elgar was caught behind off part-time medium-pacer Shan Masood for 50, one […]

Powerless State:Time To Revive Demand For Return Of Power Projects From NHPC

SRINAGAR — Around  84 percent of the 3593 MW of energy generated in J&K goes to  northern grid and the state buys a chunk of  it back  for its consumption at a hefty cost of  Rs 7000 crores annually. But that is still not enough to give us an uninterrupted supply. We are a state, and it […]

Governor”s House No Place For Proving Majority: Farooq

NEW DELHI — National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah Friday questioned in the Lok Sabha the Jammu and Kashmir Governor’s decision to dissolve the state assembly. Voicing concern over the situation in the Kashmir Valley, he also advocated talks with Pakistan for restoration of peace. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister made these remarks while […]

Nehruvian Blunder Responsible For J&K Crisis: Jitendra Singh

NEW DELHI — Union Minister Jitendra Singh Friday said the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir is an outcome of a series of “blunders” by successive Congress governments in the state starting with the “Nehruvian blunder”. Participating in the debate on statutory resolution for proclamation of President’s Rule in the state, Singh said everyone feels the […]

India On Top Despite 2nd Innings Collapse

MELBOURNE —Pacer Jasprit Bumrah had Australia’s batsmen tied up in knots with his immaculate line and length, giving India the decisive advantage that withstood a second innings batting collapse in the third cricket Test here Friday. Called a “genius” on air by Australia’s former captain Michael Clarke, Bumrah’s career-best figures of 6/33 in 15.5 overs also […]

US Govt Shutdown Extends Into Next Week

WASHINGTON — The partial US government shutdown is all set to drag on to the new year as opposition Democrats and Republicans refused to show any sign of compromise Thursday to end the impasse over President Donald Trump’s demand for border wall funding. Trump has refused to sign any stopgap spending bill that does not has […]

How To Kill Stray Dog Menace

This is for all those people who write to me complaining about the dogs on the streets. They always start their emails by saying they are great animal lovers and they have dogs of their own BUT we must do something about the “dog menace” in order for them, their children, and their dogs, to […]

Writer, Ex-KU VC Hamidi Kashmiri Dies At 86

SRINAGAR — Former vice-chancellor of University of Kashmir, Professor Hamidi Kashmiri, who was a noted Urdu writer and critic passed away late last night. He was 86. Kashmiri was a recipient of the Ghalib Award and Sahitya Akademi Award (2005).  The Government of India honored him in 2010, with the third highest civilian award of Padma […]