Pakistan Beat England To Register First Win In 2019 World Cup

LONDON — Pakistan have defeated England by 14 runs to register their first win in the ongoing 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup in England and Wales. World Cup’s first centuries from Joe Root and Jos Buttler were not enough to help the hosts and pre-tournament favourites overhaul the huge target of 349 set […]

Eid Shopping In Full Swing

SRINAGAR – Markets in Srinagar and elsewhere in the Kashmir valley wore a festive look Monday as people began shopping for Eid-ul-Fitr which will be celebrated this week to mark the end of the holy month of Ramazan. Bakeries, confectioneries and toy shops witnessed heavy rush of customers as Muslims began the preparation for the […]

Eid Prayer At Eidgah At 10 Am

SRINAGAR — Secretary Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jama Masjid (AAJ) Srinagar has announced that Eid-ul-Fitr prayer would be offered as per programme at the historic Eidgah in Srinagar at 10:00 am. Prior to Eid prayers, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq would shed light on the philosophy of Eid ul-Fitr in his sermon which will commence at 9:00 am, AAJ said in […]

Ramazan Spirit Must Be Followed Entire Year: Geelani  

SRINAGAR — Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani in his Eid message has said the month-long training of utmost discipline and obedience should be reflected in the rest of 11 months with similar zeal and fervour.  In a statement, Geelani said the month of Ramazan is full of historical events including the revelation of holy […]

Quality-Medicines At Affordable Price For Poor:HC Seeks Govt’s Response For Modifying Scheme

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday sought response from State government for issuing guidelines and modifying the Central scheme which aims at making quality medicines available at affordable prices for all, particularly the poor and disadvantaged, through exclusive outlets– Jan Aushadhi Medical Stores– so as to reduce out-of-pocket expenses in healthcare. The […]

India Rejects OIC Declaration 

NEW DELHI — India on Monday rejected as “unacceptable” the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s reference to Jammu and Kashmir in a communique adopted at its summit meeting in the holy city of Makkah last week. In a strong reaction, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the OIC has no locus standi in matters relating […]

Injured SOG Man Dies At Army Hospital

SRINAGAR — A personnel of Special Operation Group (SOG) of police who was injured critically in an accidental fire at Kadipora area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday afternoon succumbed to injuries this evening. A police officer confirmed that the SOG man Nazir Ahmad Ganai (SPO) succumbed at army’s 92 base hospital Srinagar. Earlier, […]

Rajnath Singh in Srinagar, Reviews Yatra Preparedness

SRINAGAR — Rajnath Singh, on his maiden visit after assuming charge as Defence minister, visited the Kashmir Valley on Monday and called for ensuring safety of the innocent people “while dealing firmly with the inimical elements.” He visited the Siachen area in the morning and arrived in Srinagar by afternoon, accompanied by the army chief […]

Amit Shah Holds Marathon Meeting On Kashmir

NEW DELHI — Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday held a marathon meeting to take stock of internal security in the country and the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was attended by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and the Intelligence Bureau chief. The Minister was given a detailed briefing by Doval, Home […]

Doval Stays NSA, Gets Cabinet Minister Rank

NEW DELHI — Ajit Doval, who served as the national security advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the previous National Democratic Alliance government, will continue in his role for another five years. In addition to reappointing him, that too for five years, the prime minister has also given him cabinet rank “in recognition of his […]

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