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Shakir Ashraf

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Shakir Ashraf is a Srinagar based journalist who covers conflict, crime, business and sports.

SKUAST Students Protest, Demand More Posts For Degree Holders

by Shakir Ashraf SRINAGAR: Students of Sheri Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) are aghast over the creation of fewer posts for degree...

2nd Leg Of Khelo India Winter Games To Kickstart From Feb 25

by Shakir Ashraf SRINAGAR: The second leg of the Khelo India Winter Games is all set to start in Gulmarg on February 25 after last...

Cricket On Ice

Snow may be inherently immobilising but the enthusiastic cricketers in remote Gurez valley have been holding an ice cricket tournament for five years now...

Kashmir’s Nadiya Nighat To Be Parikrma Football Club’s Striker

by Shakir Ashraf SRINAGAR: Kashmir’s first football coach Nadiya Nighat has been selected by Bengaluru based Parikrma Football Club as its striker An ardent Cristiano Ronaldo...

Shopian’s Sanan Iqbal Selected By Real Kashmir Football Club

by Shakir Ashraf SRINAGAR: Sanan Iqbal, a resident of Bungam village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district has become the first football goalkeeper to be selected...

IPL 2021: SRH Retains Abdul Samad

by Shakir Ashraf SRINAGAR: Abdul Samad, Jammu and Kashmir cricketer who impressed everyone with his big-hitting ability during Indian Premier League(IPL) 2020 has been retained...

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: J&K Beat UP By 8 Wickets  

by Shakir Ashraf SRINAGAR: In the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy J&k team defeated Uttar Pradesh by eight wickets. Captain Parvaiz Rasool won the toss and...

Levelling The Playing Field

An increasing number of tournaments being held across Kashmir, mostly by the youth by raising donations from their pocket money, is offering the new...

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Karnataka Beat J&K By 43 Runs

by Shakir Ashraf SRINAGAR: On the opening day of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy defending champion Karnataka defeated Jammu and Kashmir by 43 runs. A team led...

In Video, Father Digs Grave For His Slain Son, Seeks Mortal Remains

by Shakir Ashraf SRINAGAR: In a video that appeared on social media on Saturday, the father of one of the slain trio of Lawaypora incident...

Amshipora Fake Encounter: Army Captain Kept Seniors In Dark, Reveals Chargesheet

by Shakir Ashraf SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police’s charge sheet in the Amshipora, Shopian “fake” encounter has brought to the fore how an army...

Amazing Playgrounds

In the absence of the sports facilities, youth in far-flung villages and places lacking influence including in Srinagar is building their own sports grounds....

Making Apple Rot

As the scab invaded Kashmir’s apple orchards, more than two-thirds of the crop is unworthy of the market. This fruit could easily be diverted...

Kashmir’s Real Football

For getting to the top, the RKFC will have to ensure it wins all the eight upcoming games, six of which will be played...

Murder Most Foul

More than 18 months after a 9-year-old boy was abducted and brutally murdered in Gulgam, the police have yet to identify the killers, reports...