Pakistan eye series win at 'favourite' Eden Gardens

AGENCIES

Kolkata, Jan 1: When Pakistan last featured in an ODI at the Eden Gardens, in 2004, John Wright was still India's coach, Sachin Tendulkar was a 'regular' in limited-overs cricket, T20s and Mahendra Singh Dhoni were yet to appear on the scene and Rahul Dravid was still carrying two types of gloves More

'SEHWAG LIKE A TERRORIST WHEN HE GETS GOING'

AGENCIES

Former Pakistan opener Sadiq Mohammad Tuesday likened the batting ofVirender Sehwag to a "terrorist", saying it was tough to stop the dashing batsman when he gets going. "When Sehwag starts batting, he looks like a terrorist. With due respect to my words, it is very hard to stop him when More

WINTER SPORTS KICK STARTED AT GULMARG
Gulmarg, Jan 1: On New Year, Winter Sports were kick started formally at famous tourist resort of Gulmarg on Monday. As many as 10 sports activities were held during the day. Director Tourism Talat Parvez flagged off the various activities which including Sledge Race, Snow Cycling, Snow Marathon More

New ODI rules make bowlers handicapped

AGENCIES

Mumbai, Jan 1: It would make sense for every photographer, every TV camera to take close up shots of all bowlers who participate in ODIs. Why? Because they could soon become like dinosaurs and become extinct. The new ODI rules where only four fielders are allowed outside the 30-yard circle at all More

AUSTRALIA EYE CLEAN SWEEP AGAINST SRI LANKA

AGENCIES

Sydney, Jan 1: Australia are eyeing a series sweep over battered Sri Lanka in a poignant third Test starting in Sydney on Thursday overshadowed by the death of Tony Greig and marking the end of Michael Hussey's prolific career.  Michael Clarke's Australians swept Sri Lanka aside by an innings More

'Missing out on Robin has hurt Manchester City'

AGENCIES

London, Jan 1: Robin van Persie's decision to joinManchester United instead of Manchester City is proving the difference in the race to the Premier League title, according to City manager Roberto Mancini. The Dutch striker joined United from Arsenal for a reported 24 million pounds ($39 million More

  • Kashmir

‘JK’s food shortage growing severe’

Report Attributes Problem To Low SRR, Poor Irrigation, Yield Stagnation

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Jan 1: With agriculture in Jammu and Kashmir witnessing “gradual slump”, the State is likely to face food insecurity in future if it does not take measures, an official report has warned.   More



  • Srinagar City

Road Safety Week inaugurated

‘Spread awareness about traffic rules’

Srinagar, Jan 1: The Minister for Social Welfare, Sakina Itoo on Wednesday underscored the need for strict adherence of traffic rules and spreading awareness about safe driving.  “I impress upon up More




  • Jammu

Fire extinguishers scam surfaces in Edu deptt

2 CEOs, 4 ZEOs among 10 officers land in vigilance net

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 1: Vigilance Organisation has booked Chief Education Officer Jammu and Chief Education Officer Doda among ten other officials of education department for allegedly purchasing fire extinguishers More



  • Court Watch

Ban on gutka: High Court directs JK Govt to file response

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 1: The J&K High Court has issued a notice to the state government for its response on the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking ban on manufacture, sale, storage and distribution of More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Towards a better education system

Focus on the quality of education at the primary level to achieve better results

REMEDIAL MEASURES

REHANA JABEEN

It is result time, pick up a morning newspaper and you will come across numerous ads carrying photographs of students who have passed their 10th class annual exam with good marks. The scores and names More



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