‘JKCA Constitution does not give Dr Farooq power to stop players’

He Can Take Disciplinary Action: Nehru


Srinagar, Dec 7: A day after J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) Chairman Dr Farooq Abdullah directed JKCA to stop two senior players from joining JK Ranji trophy squad, the players have raised questions over his authority in stopping them.The players said that JKCA constitution doesn’t empower More

Omar Abdullah for early resolution of Olympic row


Jammu, Dec 7: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Friday expressed the hope that Indian Sports Ministry and Indian Olympic Association will take urgent steps to resolve the issue with International Olympic Association so that Indian Sportsperson could take part in the international events under Indian banner More

2 Valley players to play in Int’l Chess C'ship

Syed Rozal, Mehroz Selected For Asian Event

Srinagar, Dec 7: The Valley’s two budding chess players have been selected by All India Chess Federation (AICF) for the 8th Asian Schools Chess championship. The championship is scheduled to be held at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi from December 13. Syed Rozal Sajjad and Mehroz Sajjad More

England bloom at Eden Gardens



Kolkatta, Dec 7: England tightened their grip on the third Test against India, although Alastair Cook missed out on a double century on day three in Kolkata. Cook was run out in bizarre fashion on 190 as he moved to avoid Virat Kohli’s throw before making his ground. The captain More

Inzamam, Moin slam Dhoni’s behaviour


Karachi, Dec 7: Pakistan’s former captains Moin Khan and Inzamam-ul-Haq have criticised Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for arguing with umpire Aleem Dar during the ongoing Test series against England, saying his behaviour was “unacceptable” and the ICC should have taken him to task.   More

Coca Cola Inter-School Football Tournament
Srinagar, Dec 7: In the ongoing Mir Iqbal Hussain Trophy Coca Cola Inter-School Football Tournament five matches were played at Polo Ground here on Friday.In the first match, Valley Public School Batmaloo defeated Green Land Scahool by 4-3. Burhan, Imran, Yawar and Owais were the scorers for winning More

Sports inculcate discipline and leadership:R S Chib
Srinagar, Dec 7: Stressing for the importance of games in inculcating the discipline among youth, Minister for Medical, Technical Education and Sports, R.S. Chib said that for developing a healthy body and sound mind, sports play a vital role and medical fraternity should also participate actively in More

  • Kashmir

Ire brewing against pesky power cuts

Protests Erupt In Summer Capital; No Improvement Unless Consumers Cooperate: PDD


Srinagar, Dec 7: With power situation worsening in Kashmir, people on Friday took to roads in several parts of the summer capital here to protest against the erratic power supply amid biting cold conditions More

  • Srinagar City

Dal Dwellers Dislocation in Disarray

Rakh-e-Arth lacks basic amenities


Srinagar, Dec 7: Notwithstanding the Central government’s liberal funding on conservation of Dal Lake and rehabilitation of Dal dwellers, the state government has been unable to mitigate the sufferings More

  • Jammu

Govt orders promotions, transfers in middle-rung administration

Zubair Posted Spl Secretary Finance, Kumar Is Addl Secretary Planning


Jammu, Dec 7: The state government Friday ordered promotions and transfers in the middle-rung administration.  As per the orders issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), Farooq Ahmad More

  • World

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal arrives in Gaza for first-ever visit

Rafah, Dec 7: Exiled Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal broke into tears on Friday as he arrived in the Gaza Strip for his first-ever visit, a landmark trip reflecting his militant group's growing international More

  • GK Feature

Four Sons of Jana Begum

A mother who lost her four sons and her husband to conflict in the past sixteen years



Sitting near the window of her modest home in Diver, Lolab, 120kms north of Srinagar, Jana Begum, 51, emptily stares around, heaving long sighs of “haye meray Khuda”, before talking about what she has More

  • Islamabad

Pollution, encroachments mar Jhelum’s beauty at Bijbehara

Islamabad: Failure of the authorities to take measures for conservation of river Jhelum here has pushed it on the verge of extinction.  Considered to be lifeline of Kashmir, the river is marred by More

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