Banned Armstrong says he wants to compete again
Los Angeles, Jan 19: Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong, shorn of cycling's greatest prizes and expelled from sport, wants to compete again and doesn't believe he deserved the "death penalty" of a life ban."Hell yes, I'm a competitor," Armstrong told talk show host Oprah Winfrey when asked in the second More

Gulmarg Ski Cup from today
Srinagar, Jan 19: The Gulmarg Ski Cup organised by Tourism Department in collaboration with Hoteliers Club Gulmarg will be held from January 20 to 22 at Gulmarg.The event was earlier scheduled to be held from January 18 top 20 but due to inadequate snow in Gulmarg the event was rescheduled to More

Snow trekking held in Gulmarg
Srinagar, Jan 19: The United State Sports Promotion Association organised first snow trekking event from Tangmarg to Khilanmarg on Friday.In the event around 10 trekkers, from different parts of the Country. The group trekked from Tangmarg to Kongdoori and upto Khilanmarg. The Association is planning More

I wanted to be F1 racer: Omar Abdullah


New Delhi, Jan 19: Omar Abdullah says he would have been a Formula One race driver had he not belonged to a political family.The 42-year-old Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister spoke about the secret ambition he nursed at a "Young Changemakers Conclave" held under the aegis of the UN Information More

Rules blunder sinks Woods in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi,Jan 19:Tiger Woods' first foray of the 2013 season came to an abrupt end at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship on Friday when a bizarre rules infringement meant he missed the cut.The world No. 2 had battled back from a poor start to the day to get to one over for the tournament, with the More

'Short man' Irfan aims high for Pakistan
Karachi,Jan 19:A towering man of seven feet one inch, fast-rising Pakistan paceman Muhammad Irfan often struggles to find bowling shoes that fit and a comfortable bed.But on the cricket pitch, the 30-year-old former factory worker is more than comfortable with a new ball in his hands, cleverly exploiting More

  • Kashmir

Snowfall exposes R&B

Potholes Reappear On Valley Roads


Srinagar, Jan 19: The recent snowfall has brought to fore the substandard material used by the Road and Buildings Department and improper techniques adopted for the construction of roads in the Valley More

  • Srinagar City

Jehangir Chowk–Natipora flyover construction hits roadblock

HSHS traders accuse authorities of breach of trust in rehabilitation


Srinagar, Jan 19: Traders of commercial hub Hari Singh High Street (HSHS) here on Saturday accused the state government of “breach of trust” in their rehabilitation for the proposed construction of flyover More

  • Jammu


Commences inspection of schools



Jammu, Jan 19:  To have firsthand experience of working in government schools and as part of his initiative to detach staff in education department, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, who is Minister More

  • South Asia

‘All-inclusive dialogue needed to settle Kashmir issue peacefully’


Islamabad, Jan 19: While stressing the need for de-escalating tensions across the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, the speakers at the All Parties Kashmir Conference (APKC) urged the international community to More

  • World

Controversial full body scanners to be removed from US airports

Washington, Jan 19: Those airport scanners with their all-too revealing body images will soon be going away. The Transportation Security Administration says the scanners that used a low-dose X-ray More

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