Pulwama shuts for 9th day; demand for militants’ memorial grows

SHABIR AHMAD/MUSHTAQ-UL-ISLAM PULWAMA: A deadlock has arisen between youth and authorities in this southern township with the former adamant on their demand to erect a memorial for militants killed during the past one year and the latter flatly denying permission for the same. In that context, the shutdown here continues and Friday was the ninth […]

Kashmiri youths picked up near Trishul airbase, later released

Bareilly: Two Kashmiri youths were picked up from near the Trishul airbase here as police found their activities suspicious but they were let off after questioning. The youths, who identified themselves as Gulzar and Mustak, were selling warm clothes to a shopkeeper when they were picked up by Izzatnagar police yesterday and were questioned, SP […]

2nd Christmas Soccer Championship

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Bank senior football team proved too hot for its academy side, thrashing them 5-0 in the summit clash to win 2nd Christmas Soccer Championship played at GGM Science College Ground. It proved to be a lopsided contest with seniors not letting JK Bank Academy to settle as goals came thick and fast […]

Waqar,Mohsin and Moin shortlisted for head coach job

Karachi: The Interim Management Committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) at its meeting this week shortlisted three candidates to take over as head coach of the national team for the Asia Cup and the World T20 Cup to be held in Bangladesh in the next three months. “The interim committee discussed the issue of […]

U-17 National Football Championship

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir U-17 football team Thursday started their U-17 National Football Championship campaign with a goalless draw against Delhi played Agartala. The draw meant teams had to share the points. It was the visitors who created early chances in the first half and put pressure on their opponents but failed to convert […]

Furture Sports T-20 tournament

SRINAGAR: Thanks to a half century from Asif Khan and Riyaz Ahmad’s three wicket haul, Ghani Gliders trounced a Delhi based cricket club by 60 runs in the finals to pocket Future Sports T-20 tournament played at Delhi. Batting first visitors GG put a daunting total of 175 on the board losing five wickets in […]

Upgrade cricket infrastructure in state, Ranji cricketer to JKCA

SRINAGAR: J&K cricket team is making headlines for all the right reasons for making it to the quarter finals of India’s premier domestic tournament Ranji Trophy for the first time in five decades. J&K’s dream run was halted by Punjab defeating the Parvez Rasool led side by 100 runs in the last eight stages, but […]

J&K boys in IPL?

Rafiq A Wani SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir players’ terrific show this Ranji Trophy season has some Indian Premier League franchises keeping an eye on the players. Nita Ambani owned Mumbai Indians have already started communicating with some of the J&K players and if sources are to be believed a couple of players on back of […]

JKCA gives Ranji team a rousing reception

‘Proud that our performance brought happiness to fans’ We will try to set our house in order: Wazir SRINAGAR: J&K Ranji team arrived to a rousing reception from Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association, returning to Srinagar after putting their best ever performance in India’s premier domestic cricket in last five decades. Nine of the 15-member […]

Omar lauds J&K for amazing Ranji run

Omar lauds J&K for amazing Ranji run

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister on Sunday lauded the state cricket team for reaching the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal this season, saying that the performance of Parveez Rasool and Co. Was something to feel proud of. “J&K did an amazing job under their skipper Parvez #Rasool to reach the quarters of the #RanjiTrophy. You made […]