South Africa beat Pakistan by 34 runs

AGENCIES

Johannesburg, Mar 17: Centuries by Hashim Amlaand AB de Villiers set up a 34-run victory for South Africa despite a thrilling innings by Pakistan's Shahid Afridi in the third one-day international at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday. Amla (122) and De Villiers (128) shared a world record third More

Bhuvneshwar gives hosts hope of victory

AGENCIES

Mohali, Mar 17: Australia trail by 16 runs after they dismissed India for 499 on the fourth day of the third Test in Mohali. Centuries by Murali Vijay (153) and debutant Shikhar Dhawan (187) put the hosts on top and, despite Peter Siddle taking 5-71, Virat Kohli’s unbeaten half-century earned More

Sangakkara, Chandimal steady Sri Lanka
Colombo, Mar 17: Kumar Sangakkara and Dinesh Chandimal hit impressive half-centuries to help Sri Lanka reach 175-4 in their first innings at tea in reply to Bangladesh’s 240 in second and final Test on Sunday. Sri Lanka were struggling at 69-4 before left-handed Sangakkara (75 not out) and More

Williamson, Taylor frustrate England in second Test

REUTERS

Wellington, Mar 17: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor and persistent light rain on Sunday ensured that New Zealand’s second Test against England at the Basin Reserve is most likely to end in a damp draw on Monday. The hosts were on 162 for two after the rain had disrupted much of the fourth day’s More

‘Sehwag, Viv Richards most exciting batsmen I’ve seen’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Mar 17: Noted British writer Lord Jeffrey Archer is in awe of the way Virender Sehwag bats and considers him as the most exciting batsman ever other than the West Indies legend Sir Viv Richards.A close follower of Indian cricket, he says it’s a treat to watch Sehwag plundering runs and More

Del Potro ends Djokovic winning streak
Indian Wells, Mar 17: Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro ended Novak Djokovic’s 22-match winning steak, beating the Serbian star 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the ATP Indian Wells Masters final. World No. 1 Djokovic had not lost a match since falling to American Sam Querrey at the Paris More

'Sacking of players by Arthur could be a masterstroke'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Melbourne, Mar 17: Former Australia coach John Buchanan believes that the sacking of four players was a hardline strategy, which could either make Mickey Arthur an Ashes hero or finish his career as an Aussie coach. “At this point it could be a masterstroke or it could be the reverse and I don More

  • Kashmir

SSB’s OMR application forms flawed

Subject Codes, Instruction Sheets Contradictory

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Mar 17: The J&K Service Selection Board is issuing erroneous Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) applications for recruitment to various government departments in the state. Documents in More



  • Srinagar City

Khanqah protests mysterious death of woman

Family says murdered by in-laws

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Mar 17: The death of a 32-year-old woman under mysterious circumstances in Shamaswari, Khanqah area of Shaher-e-Khaas Sunday triggered protests by her family and neighbors who said she was murdered More




  • Jammu

3 yrs on,Govt sleeps over appointment of AEOs, ARs, AAs in KVIB

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 17: Three years after advertising posts for available vacancies in Khadi Village and Industries Board, Jammu and Kashmir government is sleeping over the final selection process for some unknown More



  • South Asia

Top LeJ commander arrested in Pakistan

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Karachi, Mar 17: A top commander of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who was allegedly involved in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, was arrested today in this Pakistani city.Paramilitary Rangers More



  • World

Ramadan to begin on 10TH July in UAE

Eid ul Fitr On August 9th

Dubai, Mar 17: The Sharjah Planetarium at the Department of Culture and Information announced that the Ramadan Crescent will form on July 8th 2013 at 11:14 am and set at 19:08pm, five minutes before the More



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