Bijbehara Sports Club seeks affiliation
Srinagar, Jan 8: Bijbehara Sports Club has urged the president Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA), Dr Farooq Abdullah to consider its affiliation with the Association. “The meeting, attended by members and players, was held under the chairmanship of G M Mehrab called for affiliation More

3rd Asian Sqay C'ship postponed
Srinagar, Jan 8: The Valley based International Sqay Council (ISC) has postponed the 3rd Asian Sqay championship that was scheduled to be held at National Sports Stadium Dhaka, Bangladesh from January 9 to 13.“We have been requested by the organisers, Bangladesh Sqay Federation to reschedule the More

AJKCPA U-19 selection trials from today
Srinagar, Jan 8: The All J&K Cricket Players Association (AJKCPA) is going to conduct two day open selection trials for Under-19 cricketers at Polo Ground here on Wednesday and Thursday.The trials are open for all the eligible Under-19 cricketers of Valley and would start at 12:30 PM.The More

Charmed by cricket, Rasool doesn’t remember violence in valley

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 8: His dreams took flight amid gunfire and bloodshed but, Parvez Rasool, the first cricketer from the valley to be picked for the India ‘A’ team, was so enamoured by the 22-yard strip that he can’t remember the violence that scarred the beauty of Kashmir.  The 23-year-old all More

Pakistan team return home to warm welcome
Islamabad, Jan 8: The Pakistani cricket team returned home after completing a successful Indian tour as enthusiastic fans and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials accorded them a hero’s welcome at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore.Pakistan squared the two-match Twenty20 International More

Messi wins record 4th FIFA Ballon d’Or
Zurich, Jan 8: Lionel Messi added yet another record to his stellar list of achievements over the past 12 months on Monday when he won an unprecedented fourth, consecutive, Ballon d’Or at a FIFA gala in Zurich. The accolade seals Messi’s status as the greatest player of his generation after More

  • Kashmir

Centre okays Mughal Road as alternative power corridor to Kashmir

New Link Will Cater To Future Load Growth, Solve Outage Problems During Winter: DCP

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Jan 8: In a significant development, a Government of India panel on transmission planning in northern India has approved construction of alternative power corridor to Kashmir valley from Northern More



  • Srinagar City

Tuition centres take students, parents for a ride

Fail to provide basic facilities, charge exorbitant fees

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Jan 8: In a small room having an area of 10 X 20 square feet in Shaher-e-Khaas here, 92 students huddle together to attend class in a tuition centre. In absence of any monitoring by authorities More




  • Jammu

JK: Biting cold takes toll on people’s health, daily chores

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Jan 8: The extreme cold conditions prevailing across Jammu and Kashmir are not only affecting the daily activities of a common man but are also taking a toll on the health of people. The number More



  • South Asia

8 killed in US drone attacks in Pak tribal region

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 8: Stepping up missile attacks in the restive Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan's northwest, US drones targeted a Taliban training camp in the area, killing at least eight militants including More



  • Ganderbal/Tangmarg

3 yrs on, Lala Sahib bridge awaits repair

Locals seek CM’s intervention

PARVAIZ RESHI

Ganderbal, Jan 8: Residents of Duderhama, Warpora, Malapora, Arampora, Chekpora, Arch, Dudhkanth, Babosipora and other adjoining areas in this north Kashmir district are up in arms against the administration More



  • GK Features

‘Ironically, being in Kashmir is most dangerous for Kashmiris’

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

In May 2010, Chris Giamo, an independent documentary filmmaker with a background in human rights and South Asian Studies, traveled to India with his brother. They decided to visit Kashmir to shoot a documentary More



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