Laxman hails government’s decision to not play with Pakistan

Laxman hails government’s decision to not play with Pakistan

Bengaluru: Former India cricketer VVS Laxman today backed the government’s decision to not play a bilateral series against Pakistan, saying it is “beyond sport at the moment”. “I think I always enjoyed playing against Pakistan, but it is very important to respect whatever the government’s decision is because it is beyond sport at the moment,” […]

Captain, coach need not be on same page: Gavaskar

Captain, coach need not be on same page: Gavaskar

NEW DELHI: Amid speculation of a rift between Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said it is impossible for a captain and coach to always be on the same page on all cricketing issues. “You will never have situation, where a captain and a coach will always be on the same page. […]

DGP releases Crime Gazette-2016

DGP releases Crime Gazette-2016

Srinagar: Director General of Police, Dr. SP Vaid Wednesday released the annual edition of crime gazette for the year 2016 for which the data has been collected, tabulated and maintained by Crime Record Bureau, presented and released in the form of book, a police statement said. Speaking on the occasion, DGP complemented the Crime Branch […]

Pulwama, Tral shuts for straight fifth day

Pulwama, Tral shuts for straight fifth day

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in the Pulwama district of south Kashmir especially in the towns of Pulwama and Tral on Wednesday, reports said. The shutdown started in the south Kashmir areas soon after Hizb militant commander Sabzar Ahmad and his associate, Faizan were trapped in a cordon in Tral on Saturday. Meanwhile, […]

Lanka floods death toll exceeds 200

Lanka floods death toll exceeds 200

Colombo: The death toll in Sri Lanka’s floods has climbed to 202 with 94 people still missing in the country’s worst torrential rains since 2003 that displaced nearly half a million people. The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said at least 629,742 people of 163,701 families have been affected by the bad weather. The DMC said […]

Massive Kabul truck bomb kills 49, wounds hundreds

Massive Kabul truck bomb kills 49, wounds hundreds

Kabul: At least 49 people were killed and hundreds wounded Wednesday when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul’s diplomatic quarter, shattering the morning rush hour and bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital. Bodies littered the scene and a towering plume of smoke rose from the area, which houses foreign embassies, after […]

State Bank ATM looted in Anantnag

State Bank ATM looted in Anantnag

Srinagar: Burglars last night looted more than Rs 20 lakh along with an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of State Bank of India (SBI) from main town Anantnag. Police sources said that they have registered a case in this regard and investigations have been taken up. This according to reports is the third incident of ATM […]

Northern Army Commander lauds soldiers for killing Sabzar

Northern Army Commander lauds soldiers for killing Sabzar

Srinagar: Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu on Wednesday complimented the soldiers for their “alertness and synergy” for killing Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmed Bhat. As per reports General Anbu visited the Army formations and units in South Kashmir, where he was briefed by the field commanders on the prevailing security situation and the […]

Two injured in attack by suspected militants in Baramulla

Two injured in attack by suspected militants in Baramulla

Srinagar: Suspected militants shot at and injured two persons in Baramulla district of Kashmir, police said Wednesday. The gunmen opened fire upon Abdul Rashid Lone and Tariq Ahmad Lone near their residence in Khanpora late last night, a police official said, adding the injured were shifted to a local hospital for treatment. He said the […]

Lockdown eased in Kashmir after three days

Lockdown eased in Kashmir after three days

Srinagar: Normalcy returned in Kashmir valley Wednesday after three days of restrictions and strike in the aftermath of killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat and his associate Faizan Muzaffar in an encounter with government forces. There were no restrictions anywhere in Kashmir, officials said, adding life was going on normally across the valley. […]

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