JKCA-Players Row deepens

Players Lock SK Stadium Gates

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 30: The Ranji trophy selection row between J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) and Kashmir province players turned ugly on Friday as agitated players locked Sheri-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, Sonwar here.According to eyewitnesses players numbering around 40 locked the main gate stadium More

Succumbing to pressure, JKCA treasurer resigns
Srinagar, Nov 30: In charge treasurer of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association Manzoor Wazir on Friday submitted his resignation to President JKCA Dr Farooq Abdullah, succumbing to the pressure of players from Kashmir division following row over selection.“An unfortunate situation has cropped More

South Africa strike back with late wickets
Perth, Nov 30: South Africa hit back with two wickets after Australia's second-string pace attack dismissed the Proteas on a dramatic opening day of the third and final Test at the WACA Ground on Friday.After winning the toss and electing to bat, the Proteas were bundled out for 225 despite more More

Bangladesh thump West Indies in 1st one-dayer
Khulna, Nov 30: Tamim Iqbal and Naeem Islam scored half-centuries while Sohag Gazi took four wickets as Bangladesh beat the West Indies by seven wickets in the first one-day match in Khulna on Friday.Iqbal smashed a 51-ball 58 studded with eight fours and two sixes while Islam finished with an More

Beckham 'flattered' by post-MLS options tossed his way

REUTERS

Carson, Nov 30: David Beckham is flattered by the "interesting and exciting options" facing him as he prepares to farewell LA Galaxy and Major League Soccer, the former England captain said on Thursday.Beckham, who helped raise the game's profile in North America since joining the Galaxy in 2007 More

JK qualifies for quarters

58th National School Games For U-17 Basketball

Srinagar, Nov 30: JK Under-17 boys basketball teams cruised their way into the quarterfinal of the 58th National School Games For U-17 Basketball at Korba Uttrakhand on Friday.In its second match of the event, JK boy’s team defeated NVS by 45-35. With this win they topped their pool and qualified More

Flintoff unsure about boxing future as debut looms
London, Nov 30: Having lost more than 22 kilograms to make his boxing debut, former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff is leaving open the possibility of fighting again.Flintoff takes on American fighter Richard Dawson in a heavyweight bout on Friday in Manchester, England, as part of a British More

DFA Ganderbal elections held
Srinagar, Nov 30: The District Football Association (DFA) Ganderbal elections were held at Sindal, Ganderbal on Thursday.In the election 18 eligible Associate members (Clubs) of the District participated.Badhir Ahmad was elected as President while as Javed Ahmad was elected as secretary, Ashiq More

  • Kashmir

Amnesty slams JK Government over Danish’s detention

‘State Authorities Must Halt Practice Of Arbitrary Arrests Particularly Of Children’

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 30: Global rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI) Friday condemned what it calls the arbitrary detention of a minor Danish Farooq in Jammu and Kashmir, noting that J&K Government More



  • Srinagar City

Slow services irk passengers at Srinagar International Airport

Air travel takes less time, collecting luggage takes more

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Nov 30: Air travel could be saving precious time of passengers but those landing at Srinagar International Airport nowadays curse their decision of taking the flight as luggage collection takes More




  • Jammu

NC-Congress campaign ends in Jammu region

Coalition for empowerment of common man: Rana, Tara

LC POLLS

Nagrota, Nov 30: The coalition candidates ended their election campaign for the Legislative Council polls here on Friday, a NC spokesman in a statement. He said that out of 43 sarpanchs, 39 along with More



  • South Asia

Pak, Afghan talks on Strategic Partnership

AGENCIES

Islamabad, Nov 30: Pakistan and Afghanistan today began negotiations on a Strategic Partnership Agreement even as Kabul called on Islamabad to take more steps, including the release of Taliban detainees More



  • World

PALESTINE WINS HISTORIC UN VOTE

YOSHITA SINGH

United Nations, Nov 30: Palestine overwhelmingly won a historic UN General Assembly vote which will upgrade its status to non-member observer state at the world body, a stinging diplomatic setback to the More



  • GK Careers

‘My aim is to retain marginalized children in government schools’

State of Education

INTERVIEW

In an interview with Shabir Ibn Yusuf, Director School Education, Kashmir, M Shafi Rather, while admitting that all is not well with the government schools in Kashmir, says he wants to link marginalized More



  • GK Features

Principal Caretaker

A retired teacher revived a neglected Pandit school in Nawakadal and ensured the temple inside the school was never closed for devotees

DEDICATION

MAJID MAQBOOL

When 76-year-old Ghulam Muhammad Malik retired as a government teacher in 1995, he had looked forward to his post-retirement life. But when the local people from Khankah-Sokhta in Nawakadal approached More



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