I-League: Real Kashmir In 3rd Place After A Goalless Draw With Aizawl

AIZAWL — High flying league debutants Real Kashmir could not continue their winning run against former champion Aizawl FC as both sides failed to find the back of the net at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Mualpui, Aizawl. With this result, Real have drawn level on points with second-placed Churchill Brothers, but are behind on goal difference, as the head-to-head record […]

IIK Saffron Trade Centre To Be Commissioned Soon In Pulwama

SRINAGAR — State of Art India International Kashmir Saffron Trade Center (IIKSTC) will be commissioned soon at Dussu, Pampore, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan said today. He was speaking during a tour to Pulwama wherein he reviewed the developmental scenario and youth engagement programmes of the district. While chairing a meeting, the officials said […]

Govt Plans Insurance Scheme For GST-Registered Small Traders

NEW DELHI — Ahead of the general elections, the government is considering an insurance scheme for lakhs of GST-registered small and medium scale traders with a view to address certain concerns of this segment. According to sources, the scheme may provide accidental insurance cover on the lines of Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) for the traders […]

Petrol Price Hiked By 19 Paise, Diesel By 28 Paise

NEW DELHI — Petrol price was hiked Friday by 19 paise per litre and diesel by 28 paise, the second increase in rates in as many days on firming input cost. Petrol in Delhi now costs Rs 69.07 per litre – the highest this month – up from Rs 68.88 per litre rate of Thursday, according to […]

Muzaffarabad Observes Shutter Down Against Diversion Of Neelum River

SRINAGAR — Muzaffarabad, the capital city of Pakistan controlled Kashmir witnessed a complete shut down on Thursday in protest against the diversion of Neelum River for commissioning Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project (NJHP). The strike call was given by an alliance of civil society activists who include lawyers, traders, political workers and students under the banner of “Darya […]

Kashmir Highway Closed For Traffic After Fresh Snowfall

SRINAGAR— The Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only all-weather the road link connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country was closed on Friday due to snowfall, officials said. “Traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was suspended this morning due to snowfall and slippery conditions,” an official of the Traffic Control Room here said. He said […]

Low Intensity Earthquake Hits Kashmir

SRINAGAR — An earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale struck Kashmir on Friday, officials said. No loss of life or property has been reported. The quake, which is the second one to hit Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, occurred at 8.21 am, with its epicenter at latitude 34.1 degrees North and […]

Mayawati, Akhilesh Likely To Announce Alliance On Saturday

LUCKNOW — Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav and BSP chief Mayawati will address a joint press meet here Saturday, amid talks of seat-sharing for Lok Sabha polls from which the Congress seems to be almost out. The joint press conference at a posh hotel here was announced Friday by SP national secretary Rajendra Chaudhary and Bahujan Samaj […]

Teaching Kashmir In An Oklahoma Classroom

There is a plethora of opinions on the political future of the conglomerate of Kashmir, my homeland. Is Kashmir a principality? An autonomous unit within the Indian Union? An integral part of India? A subversive unit with the Indian Union? A bilateral issue between the nation-states of India and Pakistan? Is the mainstream Indian understanding […]

Trump Cancels Davos Trip Over Govt Shutdown

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Thursday cancelled his trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos in Switzerland due to the ongoing partial shutdown of the government over his demand for the funding of a US-Mexico border wall. Trump was scheduled to attend the five-day Davos Summit in […]