SAC approves honorarium for Sarpanchs, Panchs

SAC approves honorarium for Sarpanchs, Panchs

Jammu, Oct 31: The State Administrative Council (SAC), which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik, approved honorarium for Sarpanchs and Panchs to be elected in the ensuing Panchayat elections. The meeting was attended by Advisors, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai and Chief Secretary B V R […]

Municipal Laws (Amendment) Bill 2018 approved

Jammu, Oct 31: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved “The Jammu and Kashmir Municipal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018” paving the way for election of Mayors and Deputy Mayors of the Municipal Corporations and Presidents and Vice Presidents of the Municipal Councils/Municipal Committees through […]

Ganguly expresses “deep sense of fear and worry” for Indian cricket

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has, on Tuesday, written a scathing letter to the BCCI, expressing serious concerns over the functioning of the Indian board in recent times. From the “appalling” way in which current Indian coach Ravi Shastri was appointed to the alleged harassment charges against board’s CEO Rahul Johri and CoA’s handling of […]

Darren Lehmann reveals mental toll of ball tampering scandal

Former Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has revealed he remains emotionally damaged by the South Africa ball-tampering scandal and continues to have counselling more than seven months after his teary resignation in March. Lehmann quit his role with more than a year remaining on his contract despite being cleared of wrongdoing in the Cape Town […]

Shikhar Dhawan to return to Delhi Daredevils in swap deal

Shikhar Dhawan, who played for the Delhi Daredevils in the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League in 2008, is set to return to his home state’s franchise after 11 years for IPL 2019. According to a report in ESPNCricinfo, Dhawan, who was not retained by the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2018 IPL auctions, is […]

Secretary YSS distributes prizes among winning teams under Khelo India

Inaugurates Synthetic Turf Badminton Court at Physical College Gadura GANDERBAL, OCTOBER 31: District Youth Services and Sports Ganderbal held aprize distribution ceremony to facilitate the teams who participated in inter-district level sports under ‘Khelo India Peace and Development’ programme at Physical College Gadura Ganderbal today. Secretary Youth Services and Sports Sarmad Hafeez was the chief […]

Looking back: Pandit Nehru vs Sardar Patel

Mohan Guruswamy Today, as the nation celebrates the 143rd birth anniversary of India’s Iron Man, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the giant Sardar Patel statue facing the Narmada Dam, 3.2 km away on the river island called Sadhu Bet near Rajpipla in Gujarat. Standing almost 600 feet tall, it is the world’s tallest statue. […]

India-Japan ties: Can Modi, Abe go beyond personal chemistry?

Indranil Banerjie The personal chemistry is great; the compliments effusive and the avowals of friendship overwhelming. But can the relationship between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe go beyond their personal equations? That is the question that will determine whether their shared vision of a long-term strategic relationship between the […]