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Soccer and Srinagar

Soccer and Srinagar

 By  Faheem Jeelani     Great creative pursuits have an inherent capacity in them to transcend the actual performance. Some of the most finest musical concerts in past couple of decades, like Guns n Roses’ ’92  Tokyo, wasn’t just about the music. It reached to a folklore stage where the color of Axl Rose’s chequered skirt […]

Five more Police battalions to be raised in the state: Rajnath Singh

Five more Police battalions to be raised in the state: Rajnath Singh

Srinagar: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that government would raise five more battalions of Indian Reserve Police (IRP) in Jammu and Kashmir. While talking to reporters at Kupwara during his visit, Singh said 60 percent of the vacancies for these IRP battalions will be reserved for the people of border areas. Earlier, the local […]

‘Won’t allow meet with Rajnath Singh, if you speak about right to self determination’

‘Won’t allow meet with Rajnath Singh, if you speak about right to self determination’

Srinagar: In a startling revelation, legislator from Langate, Engineer Rashid said that his Awami Itehad Party (AIP) boycotted the meeting with home minister Rajnath Singh after they were told by the government that they should not speak about Right to Self Determination with him. “After being asked not to speak for Right to self determination,AIP […]

Will not give hype to talks with ‘separatists’, will hold deliberations with security grid before deciding extension in ‘ceasefire’: Rajnath

Will not give hype to talks with ‘separatists’, will hold deliberations with security grid before deciding extension in ‘ceasefire’: Rajnath

  Srinagar: Home minister Rajnath Singh said that the government has decided not to give hype to the talks with “separatist leaders” even as the minister said he would review situation after consulting ‘security establishment’ of the state and the chief minister to reach any conclusion on whether to extend the ‘ceasefire’ or not. While […]

‘Yes I take pension from the government for being a former legislator’: Hurriyat (G) leader, GN Sumji  

‘Yes I take pension from the government for being a former legislator’: Hurriyat (G) leader, GN Sumji  

Srinagar: “Yes I take pension from the government for being a former legislator,” former general secretary and senior Hurriyat (G) leader Ghulam Nabi Sumji told The Kashmir Press. He also admitted that he had applied for the revision of pension after the amendment were made to the principal law in 2018. “I have applied for […]

Big story: Pathankote court satisfied with crime branch investigation, frames charge against accused involved in rape, murder of Kathua girl

Big story: Pathankote court satisfied with crime branch investigation, frames charge against accused involved in rape, murder of Kathua girl

Srinagar: The Pathankote court has framed charges against all the seven accused involved in the rape and murder of eight year old girl from Kathua. According to the government official, who is monitoring the trial, the court was satisfied with the crime branch investigations. “The court did not drop a single charge levelled against the […]

Abdullah joins Modi’s fitness campaign #HumFitToIndiaFit, shares a video on Twitter

Abdullah joins Modi’s fitness campaign #HumFitToIndiaFit, shares a video on Twitter

Srinagar: Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is often being accused by the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of not doing any political activity as an opposition leader except tweeting, on Wednesday “finally got down to completing the fitness challenge set for him by” model, actor and politician Gul Panag.Interestingly, the junior Abdullah was trolled […]

On directions of Chief Minister, government to allot land to Jamiat-e-Ahl-e-Hadith for Iddgah purpose

On directions of Chief Minister, government to allot land to Jamiat-e-Ahl-e-Hadith for Iddgah purpose

  Srinagar: Following the strict directions of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, the government has issued an order asking revenue officials to identify land to be allotted to Jamiat-e-Ahle-Hadith. The government is identifying land so that it can be turned into Idd-Gah and allotted to Jamiat on permanent basis. “The secretary general of Jamiat-e-Ahl-e- Hadees, J&K […]