J&K Foot Ball XI Defeats Mohun Bagan by 4-2

Jammu – In the Goodwill Football tournament, the Jammu and Kashmir Football XI today defeated Mohun Bagan, Kolkatta by a margin of 4-2 here today. The match organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council and J&K Football Association was played at G. G. M. Science College Football ground. The final score was tied at […]

Amway Opens Srinagar Office

Srinagar – Amway India Enterprises Pvt. Ltd, Monday opened its new office in Srinagar in order to increase its sales in the valley. Amway has recorded a growth of 26 per cent in the state of Jammu and Kashmir for the fiscal year 2011 with the sale of Rs 14.5 Crore. On average monthly sales […]

Former Scribe Accuses CNN of Biased Reporting

New York: Award-winning investigative journalist and former CNN on-air correspondent, Amber Lyon, who just didn’t buy CNN’s claims decided to blow the whistle on the channel for its censoring the coverage of the uprising in Bahrain. In late March of 2011 Amber was sent to the Persian Gulf country to produce a one-hour documentary depicting […]

India, Pak Exchange Fire In Poonch Sector

Srinagar – Pakistani troops are reported to have violated the ceasefire targeting Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district. “Pakistani troops fired several rounds of RPGs and opened indiscriminate small arms fire on Indian posts in the Nangi-Tikri forward areas along the LoC ,” a defense spokesman told reporters. They fired […]

Lest We Forget- September 11

September 11 is the 254th day of the year 2012. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year. 1526 – The Ottoman army occupies Buda after the crushing Hungarian defeat in the Battle of Mohács. 1565 – Ottoman forces retreat from Malta, End of the Great Siege of Malta. 1609 – Expulsion […]

Gulmarg School Faces Closure, Courtesy Govt

Srinagar – The centrally-funded Kendriya Vidyalaya in Gulmarg is on the verge of closure with its roll dropping from 175 to 11 as it has had to change locations several times because of government withholding land. Set up some years ago in a private building, the school had come as a boon for underprivileged families […]

Govt Sets Up Committee for ISRO Sponsored Project

Srinagar – The Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a committee for implementation of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) sponsored project for Space based Information Support for Decentralized Planning (SIS-DP). The committee has been set up by the government by an order through the General Administration Department (GAD) under order No. 934-GAD of 2012 […]

Time To Move Forward

Reference news reports about recent meeting between President Asif Ali Zardari and Dr Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the NAM summit in Tehran. Had they not met it would have been the news of the day. But the ritual meeting has been so common now that no one gives a damn about such encounters. […]

Tear Down This Wall Of Hatred

Sixty-five years ago, India was divided into two countries, Pakistan and India. It was a decision taken by an ageing empire, in its season of decline. World War II had broken the financial back of British Empire. United India had been destabilised due to widespread support for Subhas Chandra Bose’s ‘Indian National Army’ and other […]

Direct Hajj Flights From Sgr This Year

The Indian Airlines has agreed to operate direct Hajj flights from Srinagar to Saudi Arabia this year. The heartening news was given at a meeting of the Jammu and Kashmir State Hajj Committee chaired by the chief minister, Omar Abdullah, here Tuesday. Omar, who also heads the J-K SHC, said direct Hajj flights would make […]