England leave India with a win
Dharamsala, Jan 27: Riding on Ian Bell’s unbeaten 113, England beat India by seven wickets in the fifth and final one-dayer here on Sunday. Having taken an unassailable lead over the visitors, India clinch the five-match series 3-2. England got off to a solid start with the openers (Bell More

Gooch steps down as England limited overs batting coach


London, Jan 27: Graham Gooch has stepped down as batting coach for England’s one-day and Twenty20 teams and will focus exclusively on the Test side, the England and Wales Cricket Board ( ECB) said in a statement on Sunday. Graham Thorpe, like Gooch one of England’s most successful batsman More

Graeme Smith still Proteas’ true leader in one-day cricket
Johannesburg, Jan 27: Graeme Smith is still the best leader in South Africa’s one-day squad despite not being the official captain of the team, according to senior cricket writer, Rob Houwing. “Graeme Smith is clearly the natural and most suitable leader but just not actually captain. That is More

Koertzen,Tiffin, Proctor to officiate in PSL


Karachi, Jan 27: Former South African all-rounder and ICC match referee Mike Proctor and retired umpires Rudi Koertzen and Russell Tiffin have confirmed that they will officiate in the Pakistan Super League, starting March 26. “You can expect some more good news in the coming week as negotiations More

‘Indian players showing no interest’
Pakistan Super League (PSL) managing director Salman Sarwar Butt has said no Indian player has shown interest in participating in country’s inaugral Twenty20 competition so far.Butt said the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) doesn’t allow players contracted to them to play in overseas leagues More

Djokovic defeats Murray to win 3rd consecutive title


Sydney, Jan 27: World number one Novak Djokovic won his fourth Australian Open title as Andy Murray’s hopes of a second major win ended in pain. The Serb, 25, was the stronger man over three hours and 40 minutes, winning 6-7 (2-7) 7-6 (7-3) 6-3 6-2 as Murray struggled with blistered feet.

Bryan twins peak with record-breaking 13th title
Melbourne, Jan 27: American twins Bob and Mike Bryan claimed a record 13th Grand Slam title with an astonishing win over Dutch pairing Robin Haase and Igor Sijsling in the Australian Open final on Saturday.The left-hand, right-hand top seeds won 6-3, 6-4 in less than an hour on Rod Laver Arena More

'Women cricket still has a long way to go'


Jaipur, Jan 27: Former India captain Rahul Dravid believes that women’s cricket still has a “long way to go” but the BCCI is doing a great job by hosting the World Cup for them. “Women’s cricket still has a long way to go. The BCCI is doing its bit and encouraging women’s cricket in all states. It More

  • Kashmir

Kupwara shuts to remember Jan 27, 1994 massacre victims

‘19 Yrs Ago On Jan 27, Soldiers Shot Dead 27 Civilians For Observing Strike On R-Day’


Kupwara, Jan 27: This frontier district observed a complete shutdown on Sunday to pay homage to 27 civilians killed on this day allegedly by Army for observing shutdown on January 26. The strike call was More

  • Srinagar City

Milad processions held



Srinagar, Jan 27: Braving bone-chilling cold, thousands of devotees on Sunday participated in processions organized in connection with the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations. Main procession was More

  • Jammu

High-powered committee likely to submit report within week

Amendment in Panchayati Raj Act


Jammu, Jan 27: A four-member committee looking into the suggestions for incorporating various provisions in the existing J&K Panchayati Raj Act, is likely to submit its report to the government within More

  • South Asia

'Pakistan National Assembly to be dissolved before March 16'


Lahore, Jan 27: Pakistan's National Assembly will be dissolved before March 16 and the date for the next general election will be announced in the coming ten days, Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira More

  • World

Nightclub fire kills 245 in Brazil

Santa Maria (Brazil), Jan 27: At least 245 people died today when a fire tore through a nightclub packed with university students in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria, police said. The death toll More

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