Sajid Dar appointed coach of Indian women’s football team

Sajid Dar appointed coach of Indian women’s football team

SRINAGAR: All India Football Federation (AIFF) had appointed Kashmir University’s football coach Sajid Yousuf Dar as head coach of Indian Women National Football Team, Dar claimed in a statement issued here on Tuesday. The women’s Team is going to take part in the upcoming 12th South Asian Games, to be held at Shillong, Meghalaya starting […]

No all-rounders, our bowling combination will be 3-2: Dhoni

No all-rounders, our bowling combination will be 3-2: Dhoni

PERTH: Claiming to be short of a seamer all -rounder, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Monday said he has no option but to field three fast bowlers and two spinners in the five-pronged attack for the first ODI cricket match against Australia, here today. “Most likely it will be a 3-2 combination. We don’t really […]

Fleming named coach of Pune IPL team

Fleming named coach of Pune IPL team

KOLKATA: Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming was on Monday named chief coach of the new Pune franchise of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament. With this the former Chennai Super Kings coach will renew his long and most successful partnership with his former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who was picked in the December […]

Sania Mirza maintains top spot, Bopanna ninth in doubles rankings

Sania Mirza maintains top spot, Bopanna ninth in doubles rankings

NEW DELHI: India’s Sania Mirza continues to top the women’s double chart while her partner Martina Hingis of Switzerland maintained her second spot in the latest tennis WTA rankings issued today. Sania is atop the list with 11395 points while Hingis has 11355 points in her kitty. Sania and Martina, the world number one women’s […]

Non-bailable warrant issued against Dhoni

Non-bailable warrant issued against Dhoni

Anantpur, Andhra Pradesh: India’s limited overs cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni found himself in a spot of bother on Friday after a Non Bailable Warrant was issued against him for failing to appear before a local court here in a case against him for hurting religious sentiments. Dhoni, who is currently in Australia for an […]

Tendulkar gifts his bat to record-breaker Dhanawade

Mumbai: Pranav Dhanawade had another moment to cherish after scoring a record breaking 1009 when Sachin Tenduklar gifted the Mumbai schoolboy his autographed bat. “Master Blaster @sachin_rt gifts his own autographed bat to #PranavDhanawade for his record breaking innings,” the BCCI confirmed Tendulkar’s gesture in a tweet. Tendulkar was quick to congratulate 15-year-old Dhanawade on […]

Pathankot attack
Sharif orders probe into leads provided by India: Report

Pathankot attack<br>  Sharif orders probe into leads provided by India: Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered a probe into the leads provided by India about the Pathankot airbase attack, The Nation newspaper reported. He chaired a high-level meeting on Thursday and discussed the attack on the Indian airbase. He and his aides agreed to launch investigations into the evidence provided by India, it […]

Attackers also spoke in Kashmiri: Gurdaspur SP

Attackers also spoke in Kashmiri: Gurdaspur SP

Srinagar: Gurdaspur Superintendent of Police Salwinder Singh, who is under NIA’s scanner for his account of the events that led to the “snatching” of his Mahindra XUV in which militants are learnt to have reached Pathankot airbase, has said that the attackers were also speaking in “Kashmiri” language, Indian Express has reported. In his statement […]

Cops ransack Jamia Market shops, beat shopkeepers

Cops ransack Jamia Market shops, beat shopkeepers

Reader Correspondent SRINAGAR: Police on Friday ransacked several shops at Jamia Market, beat up shopkeepers and fired teargas shells into shops during a protest demonstration in Nowhatta, eyewitness said. After Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid, dozens of youths demonstrated and raised Pakistani flags. Police responded with pepper gas and teargas shells. Eyewitness said while the […]

Pro-freedom camp pays tribute to Kenue
He was killed by government forces in 1996

Pro-freedom camp pays tribute to Kenue <br>  He was killed by government forces in 1996

Reader Correspondent SRINAGAR: The pro-freedom camp on Friday paid tributes to Sajad Ahmad Kenue of Anantnag on his 20th martyrdom anniversary. Kenue was killed by the government forces on January 8, 1996. Chairman Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabir Ahmad Shah, said remembering martyrs was meant to “rejuvenate ourselves vis-à-vis freedom movement and to reiterate our […]