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The oldest Kashmiri-American is 2019 Los Angeles Marathon finalist


Srinagar The oldest Kashmiri-American has become the 2019 Los Angeles Marathon finalist after he completed Los Angeles Marathon run on March 24, this year. Rafique A Khan, a 79-year-old Kashmiri-American completed the 2019 Los Angeles Marathon run. Established in 1986, the LA Marathon is one of the largest Marathons in the USA, with more than 25,000 participants and hundreds of ...

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Indo-Pak armies exchange gun fire along LoC in Rajouri


Srinagar India and Pakistan armies on Tuesday exchanged heavy gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Reports said that a heavy exchange of firing began on Monday late evening and continued till early hours of Tuesday, however, there were no immdiate reports of any loss from either side. Pertinently, from last one week, the ...

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Three minor students among five persons injured in dog attack


Srinagar Three minor students and two middle-aged men were injured after being attacked by a pack of stray dogs in Uri town of Baramulla district in north Kashmir on Monday. An eyewitness said that a pack of dogs appeared in Uri Town today morning and attacked many people. In the incident, three students and two elderly persons were bitten and ...

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Pakistan’s Indication To Open Sharda Peeth Is A Major Development


SRINAGAR: Imran Khan led government has indicated that it will, in coming days, open the Sharda Peeth – an ancient Hindu University, for the pilgrims. This will be a huge confidence builder after the Kartarpur corridor opening, reports in media suggested. “Pakistan has decided to open the Sharda temple. Work on the project will start from the current year after ...

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Omar welcomes Pakistan PM’s decision to open Sharda Peeth route


Srinagar The former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and NC vice president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday welcomed the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s decision to open the Sharda Peeth corridor to religious pilgrims. He also hoped an opening of more routes in order to facilitate the masses. In a series of tweets Omar wrote; “It’s good to see @ImranKhanPTI ...

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Minor siblings drown to death in North Kashmir


Srinagar:  In a tragic incident, two minor siblings drowned in a stream at Rafiabad in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday. Reports said that Mohammad Ashraf Najar, 12, son of Mohammad Iqbal Najar while trying to save his eight-year-old sister Seerat Jan slipped into the Nallah at upper reaches of Shalkote area of Rafiabad. Ashraf tried to rescue his sister ...

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Omar hopes Kargil-Skardu, other roads will also open


SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday expressed hope that the Pakistani government will also open Kargil-Skardu and other roads between divided Kashmir. He welcomed reports that Islamabad would be opening the Sharda Peeth corridor leading to the ancient Sharda Peeth temple in the Pakistan occupied Kashmir. “After the welcome announcement to open the Sharda Peeth ...

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Modi to address BJP rally in Jammu on Thursday


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally in the Jammu district on Thursday, a BJP official said here on Tuesday. Avinash Rai Khanna, BJP National Vice President, said the grand start of the party’s election campaign in the region will take place from Modi’s ‘Vijay Sankalp rally’ scheduled to be held in the outskirts of Jammu ...

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Henna of J&K conferred with Honoris Cause for Social Entrepreneurship

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  New Delhi: Henna Babar today was conferred with Honoris Causa, Honorary Doctoral Award by the international partnering University and Confederation of International Accreditation Commission (CIAC Global), an International quality rating & accreditation agency for outstanding performance and excellent contribution with undisputed commitment through her sustainable work in the field of Social Entrepreneurship and preservation and promotion of authentic Pashmina ...

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