Gulmarg Heli-Ski hit among extreme skiers

Will Start 3rd Year Of Operation On Saturday: Billa


Srinagar, Jan 15: With third year of operation set to start on Saturday, the Gulmarg Heli Ski has turned Kashmir into preferred destination for the extreme skiers across the world. Launched in 2011 at Gulmarg by the JK Government, Heli-Skiing run by local extreme skier and guide Billa Majeed More

Mr Heavy-Duty competition on Saturday
Srinagar, Jan 15: The well known fitness centre of the Valley, Heavy Duty Fitness Centre is going to conduct 1st Mr Heavy-Duty Power lifting Competition at Heavy Duty Fitness Centre, Jawahar Nagar here on Saturday.The event which will be first of its kind in Valley will see different kind of competitions More

India smash England to level series


Kochi, Jan 15: India outplayed England to inflict a crushing 127-run defeat and level their five-match one-day series at 1-1. Captain Mahendra Dhoni (72) and Ravindra Jadeja (61 not out) blasted 82 off the last six overs as India accelerated to 285-6. Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar then removed More

'Armstrong admits to doping during Winfrey interview'


Austin,Jan 15: Lance Armstrong finally confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs in an interview on Monday with Oprah Winfrey, USA Today reported. Although American media had widely speculated that Armstrong would admit to cheating in the interview, neither Winfrey nor Armstrong would More

Wary of practice pitch,Sachin prefers knocking ahead of semis


New Delhi, Jan 15: Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday cut short his net session ahead of Mumbai’s Ranji Trophy semifinal against Services after facing only four deliveries as the practice pitch provided by the host association was not upto the mark.Services had allocated two practice pitches for the Mumbai More

Federer cruises into Australian Open second round
Melbourne, Jan 15: Roger Federer raced to a consummate straight-sets win at the Australian Open on Tuesday, showing few signs of rustiness in his first match of the year.  The record 17-time Grand Slam champion, who went into the year’s first major without a lead-up tournament, demolished Frenchman More

Ice-cool Murray crushes Dutch Haase
Melbourne, Jan 15: Andy Murray brushed aside Dutchman Robin Haase in a clinical display to progress smoothly to the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday. The third-seeded Scot had few problems with the 53rd-ranked Haase, winning 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 in 1hr 37min in warming temperatures on Rod More

AIFF lifts ban on Mohun Bagan, let off with Rs 2 Cr fine


New Delhi, Jan 15: In a massive reprieve for Mohun Bagan, the All India Football Federation revoked the two-year ban on the club while imposing a meagre fine of Rs 2 crore for abandoning its I-League derby against East Bengal mid-way, last December.The decision was taken during the AIFF’s executive More

  • Kashmir

Candidate applies as female, appears ‘male’

KU: ‘Sex-Change Case’ Figures In Written Test For JA’s


Srinagar, Jan 15: The recently held written test for appointment of Junior Assistants at the University of Kashmir has triggered a lot of suspense after a candidate applied as female but appeared as ‘male More

  • Srinagar City

IGP chairs security meet

‘Keep check on trouble mongers, devise proper traffic plan to shrines’


Srinagar, Jan 15: Inspector General of Police, Kashmir S M Sahai chaired a security meeting for ensuring smooth culmination of Eid-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) and R-Day here.  On the occasion, the IGP directed More

  • Jammu

Army threatens to avenge killings

We Have Definite Plans To Retaliate: Gen Parnaik


Jammu, Jan 15: The Indian Army has a "definite plan" to avenge the killing of two soldiers by Pakistani troops, Lt Gen KT Parnaik declared on Tuesday. "We have definite plans to retaliate but not More

  • South Asia

Pak aims to develop smaller lighter nuclear warheads: Report


Washington, Jan 15: Expanding its nuclear arsenal at a rapid pace, Pakistan is now aiming to develop smaller and lighter atomic warheads more suitable for use on missiles, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist More

  • GK Features

‘Tell us,where is our son?’

Eight years after his disappearance, Shabir’s ailing parents live in misery



“We don’t want to talk about our son,” the ailing mother of Shabir Ahmad Dar,  who disappeared eight years ago, says at the door of their modest two-room home in Noorbagh, Qamarwari. “We’re tired More

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