Skiing out of bounds for skiers

Skiers Aghast Over Non-Functioning Of 2nd Phase Gulmarg Gondola

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, Jan 4: Despite much fanfare given to opening of winter resort of Gulmarg on the eve of New Year for skiers, the Ski lifts have yet to be made operational by the tourism department much to the dismay of skiers. Gulmarg known all over world for its soft powdered snow have got only More

Winter Games Association finalize its calendar

Farooq Shah Named Organizing Secy

Srinagar, Jan 4: The Annual General Meeting of Winter Games Association of Jammu & Kashmir was held here on Friday to discuss various issues related to the promotion and development of Winter Sports in Jammu and Kashmir State.  The meeting, attended by large number of members and the More

'Indian team looks jaded'
New Delhi, Jan 4: Pakistan’s dominance in the ongoing ODI series against India has surprised the country’s former captain Zaheer Abbas, who feels the host team looks jaded after playing too much cricket.  India slumped to yet another series defeat with a pathetic display as Pakistan spanked More

'India will take 10 years to rebuild'

AGENCIES

Kolkata, Jan 4: Intikhab Alam was overcome by nostalgia when he stepped on to the Eden Gardens on Thursday. “I vividly remember the time when I played here as a member of the touring Pakistan team in 1960. That was a very interesting Test match. We had lost six quick wickets for 120-odd runs before More

Miandad cancels India visit: TV reports
New Delhi, Jan 4: Following the controversy over him being granted a visa, former Pakistan cricketer Javed Miandad, has reportedly cancelled plans to visit India to see the final one-day match with Pakistan in New Delhi. Several politicians had opposed Miandad being granted a visa by the authorities More

Federer aiming for ‘longevity’ against younger rivals
Singapore, Jan 4: Swiss tennis great Roger Federer on Friday said he was still hungry to win trophies but “longevity” was now his main goal as younger rivals stand in the way of more records and victories.“I want to try and make this last as long as I can... I don’t want to fizzle out,” the world More

Azarenka pulls out injured, Serena into final
Brisbane, Jan 4: Top seed Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from her much-anticipated Brisbane International semifinal against Serena Williams on Friday after failing to recover from an infected right big toe.Azarenka was due to play Williams in a rematch of last year’s thrilling US Open final, More

McGrath inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Sydney, Jan 4: Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath was on Friday inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame, making him its 68th male member. McGrath was formally inducted during the lunch interval of the ongoing third Test between Australia and Sri Lanka here.  More

South Africa innings win in under 3 days

1ST TEST DAY 3

Cape Town, Jan 4: Dean Brownlie hit a maiden Test century for New Zealand but could not prevent a South African victory on the third day of the first Test at Newlands on Friday. South Africa won by an innings and 27 runs as New Zealand were bowled out for 275 in their second innings. But More

JKHMC set to hold executive meet on Sunday
Srinagar, Jan 4: The J&K Hiking and Mountaineering Club (JKHMC) is holding its executive meeting at Water Sports Centre Nigeen, here on Sunday.The JKHMC meet will be held at 3:30 PM and in it all the executive members of the club would be participating. In the meet annual calendar of activities More

Bravo determined to get back into West Indies Test side
Port-Of-Spain, Jan 4: Trinidad and Tobago cricket allrounder Dwayne Bravo says his New Year’s resolution is to regain his place on the West Indies Test team. Bravo has been declared fit again after recovering from an injury sustained during the recent ICC Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.He says impressive More

Batsmen help Australia edge ahead
Sydney, Jan 4: Australia made hard work of grabbing a narrow lead over tenacious Sri Lanka on a second day tarnished by reckless run outs and rash shot-making in the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The home side, with the series already clinched after wins in Hobart and Melbourne More

  • Kashmir

Haji Yousuf 's ghost haunts Crime Branch

Govt To Act On Bedi Commission Report, Initiate Action Against Cops

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 4:  Jammu and Kashmir Government is contemplating disciplinary action against the Crime Branch (CB) officials held guilty by Justice HS Bedi panel, the one-man Commission of Inquiry More



  • Srinagar City

SHRC TAKES STRONG NOTE

Seeks report from IGP Kashmir, SP, SHO Hazratbal

ASSAULT ON GK CORRESPONDENT

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 4: Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Friday took strong note of assault on Greater Kashmir correspondent Imran Muzaffar by some policemen on Thursday and sought reports More




  • Jammu

Woman cop commits suicide

Jammu, Jan 4: A woman police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her residence in Rajouri district, police said on Friday.  The constable, identified as More



  • South Asia

Siachen Glacier shrinking, says study

Karachi,Jan 4: The Siachen Glacier has been reduced by 5.9km in longitudinal extent between 1989 and 2009 because of rising temperatures, says a study published recently. Human presence at Siachen More



  • Pattan/Tangmarg

Waripora sans basic amenities

‘SUCCESSIVE REGIMES IGNORED US’

Waripora (Pattan) Jan 4: Inhabitants of Waripora Payeen in this north Kashmir area are up in arms against the non-availability of the basic amenities in the village. Located at the bank of Nallah 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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