Livid Dhoni blames pacers for ODI series loss

HAMILTON: A dejected India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday held the poor performance of his pacers responsible for the visitors’ humiliating 0-3 ODI series loss against New Zealand. Trailing 0-2, India on Tuesday lost the fourth ODI by seven wickets against New Zealand to slump to their second consecutive series defeat overseas. “Frankly, our […]


HAMILTON: India slumped to their second consecutive series defeat overseas as New Zealand rode on Ross Taylor’s unbeaten century to thrash the visitors by seven wickets in the fourth one-dayer and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match rubber. Chasing 279 for victory, the Kiwis reached 280 for three in 48.1 overs with Taylor […]

Transport strike affects normal life in Jammu

Jammu: Normal life was disrupted in Jammu Tuesday due to the strike by transporters in support of their demand for a increase in passenger fares. All the public transport vehicles including buses, taxis, and auto-rickshaws went off the roads due to the strike by All Jammu and Kashmir Passenger Transport Welfare Association. Even, the private […]

Four arrested for soldier’s murder

Jammu: Police Tuesday claimed to have solved the murder case of an army soldier with the arrest of four persons, including a relative of the victim. Rocky Raina of Akhnoor was murdered on the intervening night of January 23 and 24 by unidentified persons in Khowara area of Khour district, according to a complaint filed […]

Cong-NC coalition boat sinking?

New Delhi: The ruling coalition between the Congress and the National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir may split amid indications that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was considering resigning following sharp differences between the two parties. The state leadership of the Congress is stonewalling Omar’s cherished scheme of creating some 700 new administrative units in […]

LoC trade standoff

New Delhi : India has proposed a meeting of the official-level Joint Working Group with Pakistan on trans -LoC CBMs in the second week of February amidst continuing stand-off between the two countries over the arrest of a Pakistani driver for alleged smuggling of narcotics worth Rs 100 crore across the Line of Control. Pakistan, […]

Hand over case to civilian court: PUDR

SRINAGAR: New Delhi- based human rights group, People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) Tuesday condemned the closure of Pathribal fake encounter case by army and demanded the case be handed over to a civilian court. In a statement, the rights body said that the “dismissal of charges by the Army’s 15 Corps against four senior […]

Pathribal fake encounter

Srinagar: Awami Ittihad Party (AIP)Tuesday staged a rally in the heart of the city here to protest the closure of Pathirbal fake encounter case by Army last week. Led by party president and independent MLA Engineer Abdul Rashid, several AIP activists marched on Residency road and chanted slogans against the decision of the Army to […]

Pathribal: ‘Fresh probe not ruled out’

Pathribal: ‘Fresh probe not ruled out’

New Delhi: A fresh probe into the Pathribal fake encounter case is not ruled out in view of the major controversy that has erupted after the Army gave a clean chit to its personnel involved in the infamous incident which took place in Kashmir in 2000. Indications in this regard came on a day when […]

Whose Flag Is It?

The state flag with three white stripes and plough on red seems to have lost its relevance in contemporary times.  Ministers, especially from the Jammu region, rarely have it on their vehicles, the Ladakh people have already replaced it and commons in the Valley perceive it as a symbol of their enslavement. People in Jammu […]