Gulmarg Ski cup postponed
Srinagar, Jan 17: The Tourism department has decided to postpone the Gulmarg Ski Cup which was scheduled to be held from January 18 to 20 at Gulmarg.The Winter Sports Technical Committee convened by the Tourism Department at Gulmarg on Wednesday decided to post-pone the forthcoming Gulmarg Ski More

PCB wants women’s WC shifted to S A


New Delhi, Jan 17: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf said on Wednesday that the women’s World Cup should be shifted to a neutral venue like South Africa if there are security concerns in India. “Women’s World Cup is an ICC event and if the security is not good enough in India More

BCCI mulls moving Pak matches out of Mumbai


The BCCI is likely to shift Pakistan women’s World Cup matches out of Mumbai. According to CNN-IBN sources, Kolkata and Bangalore are being considered as alternative venues.This is being mulled after protests against Pakistani players in Mumbai following the killing of two Indian soldiers at the More

Jayawardene urges end to ‘negative’ fielding laws
Brisbane, Jan 17: Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene called Thursday for an end to experimental fielding restrictions in one-day cricket, saying they discourage risk-taking. On the eve of the third ODI against Australia, the veteran batsman said the new laws allowing a maximum of four fielders More

Leander Paes crashes out of men’s doubles


Melbourne, Jan 17: Veteran Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek were stunningly knocked out of the Australian Open after going down in straight sets in their opening-round match of the men’s doubles event on Thursday. The second-seeded Indo-Czech pair lost 3-6 5-7 to South African More

Top seed Azarenka races into third round
Melbourne, Jan 17: Defending champion Victoria Azarenka romped into the Australian Open third round Thursday with a comprehensive straight-sets thrashing of Greek Eleni Daniilidou.The world number one Belarusian lost just one game in the 6-1, 6-0 demolition and will next play either American Jamie More

  • Kashmir

Pir held for raping minor


Islamabad (Anantnag), Jan 17: Police on Thursday arrested a 52-year old self styled Pir at Mattan here in south Kashmir district for allegedly raping a minor girl.  A police official said that a girl More

  • Srinagar City

Snow, rains leave roads waterlogged

People face inconvenience, administration caught napping


Srinagar, Jan 17: Few hours of snowfall and rains caused water-logging in many areas of Srinagar causing immense inconvenience to the commuters. In absence of proper dewatering system, many areas including More

  • Jammu

Calls for strict adherence to Master Plans


Jammu, Jan 17: The Estimates Committee (EC) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today reviewed the functioning of Housing and Urban Development Department. The Committee which met here today More

  • South Asia

Pak govt opens dialogue front with Qadri



Islamabad, Jan 17: As the Pakistan government made moves to hold talks with Tahir-ul-Qadri today, the agitating cleric told his supporters he was giving "democracy a final chance" and asked them not to More

  • World

‘100 killed in new massacre in Syria’

Damascus, Jan 17: More than 100 civilians have been killed in a new "massacre" in Syria, a watchdog said today, as Russia slammed the United States for blaming deadly blasts at a university campus on the More

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