As MCC Ends, 13 Officers Get Additional Charge 

SRINAGAR — The government assigned additional charge to thirteen IAS, IFS and KAS officers in the interest of administration on Friday, a day after model code of conduct ended.   According to separate orders issued by the government, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon, IAS(JK:1993), Principal Secretary to the Government, Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department, holding additional charge of […]

Messi Wins The Golden Boot For Third Straight Year

BARCELONA — Lionel Messi has become the first player to win Europe’s Golden Shoe award for three straight years after his nearest challenger Kylian Mbappe failed to score the four goals he needed in Paris St Germain’s final league match of the season on Friday. Messi earned the honour, which goes to the leading scorer […]

Governor Congratulates Winning Candidates In J&K

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Friday congratulated newly-elected Lok Sabha members from the state. Extending his greetings, the governor hoped that all of them would strive for strengthening democratic values and institutions at grass root level, promote public welfare and work for holistic development of Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesman said. […]

India Ends Iranian Oil Imports

NEW DELHI — India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi’s envoy in Washington has said, becoming the latest country to comply with the US sanctions on Tehran over its nuclear programme. The US reimposed sanctions on Iran in November after pulling out […]

Duke Innovative ‘Shirts, Trousers & Denims’ Collection 2019

SRINAGAR — Duke has launched an impressive collection of various styles, colors and sizes in Shirts, Trousers & Denims in its summer’19 collection inspired by the Fashion Culture of South East Asian Islands. These Island’s Climate defines of what an ideal summer Fashion should be like.The range includes a complete array of fine-crafted washed cotton shirts, […]

No Prayers At Jamia For Second Consecutive Friday

SRINAGAR — Authorities  disallowed the Friday congregational prayers for the second consecutive week at the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta, Old city here.  Reports said the authorities had deployed a huge contingent of forces around and at the gate of Jamia Masjid to disallow entry of people inside mosque. This is for the second time […]

Geelani Pays Tribute To Musa

SRINAGAR — Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Friday paid tributes to slain Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind commander Zakir Musa. “Whosoever strives for implementation of divine law in His land, with his conviction and dedication are the real heroes of the movement and nation is indebted to hail their precious sacrifices,” he said in a statement. “The best […]

China Welcomes Modi, Imran Khan Exchange Of Greetings

BEIJING — China on Friday welcomed the exchange of greetings between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan following the ruling BJP’s sweeping victory in India’s general elections, expressing hope that the two nations would continue to show goodwill and resolve their differences through dialogue. Khan Thursday congratulated Modi on his electoral […]

Curfew In Srinagar, Major Towns After Killing of Zakir Musa

SRINAGAR — Curfew has been clamped in Srinagar while elsewhere in the Kashmir valley, restrictions were imposed in major towns and tehsil headquarters on Friday following clashes last night after the death of chief of Ansar Gazwatul Hind Zakir Musa in a gunfight in South Kashmir’s Tral. Authorities suspended train and mobile internet service in […]

Zakir Musa’s Body Handed Over To Family For Last Rites

TRAL —  Ansar Gazwatul Hind (AGH) chief Zakir Musa’s Body was handed over to his family for last rites on Friday morning. Musa was killed in an encounter with state forces last night in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.  Reports said that the body of Musa was recovered during early hours on Friday from […]

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