Parvez makes it to India-A squad

‘I Will Do My Best To Impress Selectors’


Srinagar, Jan 2: The superb all-round dream show in the Ranji Trophy season has paved way for the JK Cricket’s rising star Parvez Rasool into the India-A cricket team squad that will play warm up one-day match against visiting England side on January 6 at Delhi. Parvez Rassol has been included More

Time for our batsmen to come good: Dhoni


Kolkata, Jan 2: Ahead of the crucial second one-day international against Pakistan at the Eden Gardens, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday admitted that batting was a “concern” and hoped his batsmen would come good in the match on Thursday. “It is a must-win game for us and More

Kohli available for crucial Eden ODI
Kolkata, Jan 2: Indian batsman Virat Kohli who suffered a foot injury in the first match in Chennai is available for selection for the crucial second One-Day International against Pakistan at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. “Virat is available for selection for the match,” Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni More

'India will bounce back'


Mussoorie, Jan 2: Sachin Tendulkar might have called time on his limited-overs career but he says his heart is still with the team and exuded confidence that India would bounce back in the ODI series against archrivals Pakistan.  “Even though I am not part of the team now, my heart is always More

SA lead after NZ demolished for 45



Cape Town, Jan 2: A quickfire 66 from Hashim Amla lifted South Africa to 119 for two at tea on the opening day of the first Test after the hosts skittled New Zealand for 45 in an extraordinary first session on Wednesday.  Fast bowler Vernon Philander took five wickets as the Proteas dismissed More

Australia aim to bid Hussey farewell in style
Sydney, Jan 2: Australia captain Michael Clarke vowed on Wednesday to strive for a 3-0 clean sweep against Sri Lanka in the final Test starting on Thursday to give retiring batsman Michael Hussey a fitting send-off. Clarke has opted for a four-man pace attack after Australia’s crushing innings More

Lee misconduct charges dropped
Sydney, Jan 2: Misconduct charges against veteran Australian fast bowler Brett Lee for criticising administrators have been withdrawn and a compromise agreed, cricket officials said on Wednesday.  Cricket New South Wales (NSW) reported Lee to Cricket Australia for alleged code of conduct More

Casillas vows to fight for Real Madrid spot
Madrid, Jan 2: Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas admitted Tuesday the players are unhappy after dropping 16 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona but denied any tensions in the changing room and vowed to fight to regain his spot after being unexpectedly left on the bench last month. Casillas More

Samuels not bothered by Lehmann incident
Melbourne, Jan 2: West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels remains unperturbed by the criticism of his bowling action, Melbourne Renegades coach Simon Helmot has said. Samuels’s action was last week questioned by Brisbane Heat coach Darren Lehmann, who attracted a suspended Australian $3,000 fine from More

  • Kashmir

Food Safety: High Court directs JK Govt to ‘get spices tested’

Makes testing of milk, imported food items mandatory; Seeks compliance report by January 31


Srinagar, Jan 2: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the state government to collect samples of spices, manufactured by factories and/or industrial units in the state, on weekly basis for laboratory More

  • Srinagar City

Expedite land acquisition for Bagh-i- Dilawar Khan College: Sagar

Srinagar, Jan 2: Minister for Rural Development, Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs and Panchayati Raj, Ali Muhammad Sagar on Wednesday directed the district administration to expedite land acquisition More

  • Jammu

7 hydel power projects put on EPC mode in JK


Jammu, Jan 2: The Jammu and Kashmir Government Wednesday said seven hydel power projects in the state with combined installed capacity of 1,036 MW have been put on the public- private partnership route More

  • South Asia

Tahir-ul Qadri's 'long march' puts PPP, PML-N in same boat


Lahore, Jan 2: Rattled by the sudden re-emergence of Tahir-ul-Qadri, Pakistan's two main political parties -– PPP and PML-N –- have joined hands to deal with his planned protest in Islamabad on January More

  • Mamoosa

Mamoosa:‘Super Model Village’ sans basic amenities


Mamoosa (Pattan), Jan 3: This north Kashmir hamlet, just a few kms from Srinagar-Gulmarg highway, which was named as ‘Super Model Village’ by the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, four years ago sans basic More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Towards a better education system

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



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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