Young Cricketer Dies After Being Hit By Ball In Anantnag

SRINAGAR — A teenager died after he was hit by a ball during a cricket match of a tournament being organized by the Government’s Youth Services and Sports Department in Anantnag district. Official sources said that left-handed batsman Jehangir Ahmad War (19) of Goshbugh Pattan Baramulla was hit near neck while pulling a ball during the […]

5 Officers Shifted, 2 Get Additional Charge

SRINAGAR — The Government on Thursday ordered transfer of five officers in the interest of administration with immediate effect, According to an order issued here, Wasim Raja Dar (KAS), Project Officer, Wage Employment (Assistant Commissioner Development), Budgam, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Secretary to the Government, Tourism Department. Ghulam Mohd (KAS) Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Khairu, […]

‘India Fully Committed To Kartapur Corridor

NEW DELHI — The External Affairs Ministry Thursday said India is fully committed to the Kartarpur Sahib corridor project and wants the work to be completed expeditiously. The assertion came after a section of media reported that India is lagging behind in the construction of the Kartarpur corridor. “We are fully committed to this project and […]

India Brushes Aside Al-Qaeda Threat

NEW DELHI — India has the capability of taking care of its territorial integrity and sovereignty and there is no need to take seriously the threats on Kashmir by al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, the External Affairs Ministry said Thursday. In a video, Zawahiri, who took over the reins of al Qaeda after the death […]

Be Ready To Deal With New Challenges: Army

POONCH — Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Commander, Northern Command, accompanied by the White Knight Corps Commander, Lt Gen Paramjit Singh visited forward bases and posts in Poonch and Krishnaghati Sector to review the operational preparedness and the prevalent security situation. During the visit to the sectors, the Army Commander was briefed by the commanders […]

England Thrash Australia To Reach First World Cup Final Since 1992

BIRMINGHAM — England entered their first World Cup final since 1992 decimating five-time champions Australia by eight wickets after a fearless knock from Jason Roy here on Thursday. Chasing 224 in a World Cup semifinal was not expected to be a walk in the park but England made it just that with an aggressive approach that has […]

Transition of Non-graduate RReTs:  7643 Teacher Posts Created

SRINAGAR — With a view to addressing transition of non-graduate Regularized Rehbar-e-Taleem Teachers (RReTs) under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) (now Samagra Shikasha) as regular Teachers in the School Education Department, the State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor, Satya Pal Malik has approved the Action Plan proposed by the School Education Department on the basis […]

3-Day Workshop On Climate Change Reporting Concludes

SRINAGAR — A three-day workshop on sensitization of media in the area of climate change today concluded, wherein the experts called for evidence-based reporting of climate change vulnerability, adaptation, mitigation and impacts. The workshop themed “Climate change reporting in the Himalayas” was jointly organized by the Centre for Media Studies (CMS), the Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation […]

KU Commemorates World Population Day

SRINAGAR — To Commemorate the World Population Day, a programme was organized by NSS unit of Kashmir University. World Population day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness about global population issues. Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar was the chief guest on the occasion whiles as Vice […]

Nehru And The Kashmir Quandary

Union Home Minister Amit Shah earlier this month held India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, responsible for the country being deprived of one-third of Kashmir. Except for those who deify Nehru, most others readily agree to the obvious fact that Nehru was not infallible. However, it is ironical Mr. Shah and his party, the Bharatiya Janata […]

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