National Alpine Snow Boarding Championship

JAMMU: Minister for Agriculture,Ghulam Hassan Mir has congratulated the J&K team especially Arif Khan and Mehraj-ud-Din Khan who won gold medals in the National Alpine and Snow Boarding Championships at Gulmarg on Wednesday. The brothers hail from Tangmarg and are part of the J&K team. Arif Khan won gold medal in Slalom event while as […]

Time has come to look beyond ‘defensive’ Dhoni: Amarnath

NEW DELHI: Former India cricketer Mohinder Amarnath says the time has come to remove Mahendra Singh Dhoni from captaincy as his “defensive approach” has resulted in the country’s prolonged failure on foreign soil. “Dhoni is a defensive captain who allows opposition to make a comeback in the game. His record is good at home pitches […]

Dhoni’s Test captaincy ‘obnoxious’, says Ganguly

New Delhi: Beleaguered skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was put on notice by his predecessors on Wednesday after India suffered yet another away series defeat, with one of them calling his leadership “obnoxious”. The 1-0 loss to New Zealand on Tuesday was India’s fourth consecutive series defeat abroad and followed a 4-0 drubbing for Dhoni’s World […]

McCullum’s epic innings stopped the nation, says Kiwi coach

WELLINGTON: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson on Wednesday said skipper Brendon McCullum’s epic triple hundred in the drawn Test against India brought the whole country to a stop like never before. The Black Caps won the five-match ODI series 4-0 and the two-Test series 1-0, the latter thanks to a superb triple-ton by McCullum, which […]

Asia Cup 2014: Hafeez hopeful for good results

LAHORE: Expressing satisfaction over the team selected for the upcoming Asia Cup, T20 captain Muhammad Hafeez said the national squad was in an excellent shape to achieve good results. Hafeez was speaking to the media in Lahore where a training camp was set up for the national team. Team green will be preparing for the […]

‘Sons-of-pigs’ remark by ex-chairman leaves PCB red-faced

NEW DELHI: A distasteful comment by its former chairman Ijaz Butt has left the Pakistan Cricket Board red-faced. According to media reports, Butt, apparently angry with the International Cricket Council revamp plans, spearheaded by the cricket Boards of India, England and Australia, called the Big Three as “sons of pigs.” PCB is the only association […]

PCB forms committee to probe match fixing claims in domestic T20 match

LAHORE:Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said it would investigate allegations of match fixing in a domestic Twenty20 match last week. Former batsman Basit Ali made the charges over the T20 Cup match between the Sialkot Stallions and Karachi Dolphins on February 11. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said it had appointed a three-man committee to […]

Pollard ruled out of Windies World T20 squad

Saint John’s (Antigua): Big hitting all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been ruled out of the West Indies squad for the ICC World Twenty20. Pollard continues to recover from a knee injury and has not been included in the 15-man squad released Tuesday for the March 16 to April 6 event in Bangladesh. Pollard, who injured his […]

Walkouts in LA, LC over Dogri channel, refugees issue

Jammu: Opposition BJP and Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) legislators Tuesday  held protest in the Legislative Assembly and staged walkout demanding setting up of a Dogri channel in the state. BJP members led by legislative party leader Ashok Khajuria and JKNPP MLAs led by Harsh Dev Singh, besides Jammu State Morcha member Ashwani […]

Press Club Jammu tops liquor consuming clubs

Jammu: Press Club Jammu (PCJ) has emerged as the highest liquor consuming club in Jammu and Kashmir as 11,167 bottles Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and 9,507 bottles of beer were consumed at this club during the current financial year, the Legislative Assembly was told on Tuesday. In a written reply to the Cut Motion […]