IHA to conduct selection trials today

SRINAGAR: Ice Hockey Association of J&K is going to conduct selection trials for both Men’s and Women’s category at Ice Rink, Gulmarg on Friday for the upcoming National Ice Hockey Championship , a statement issued by the association said. According to the statement, interested Ice Hockey players are requested to report Ice Rink, Gulmarg on […]

Medical team working with Bumrah, if he can play, he will play: Rathour

BRISBANE: India’s batting coach Vikram Rathour said that Jasprit Bumrah’s abdominal strain is being monitored but dropped a hint that major changes are on the cards for the final Test against Australia after increase in the touring squad’s injured tally. Even a half fit Bumrah is unlikely to be risked by the Indian team management […]

I see only Ashwin getting to 800 wickets, Lyon not good enough to go that far: Muralitharan

SYDNEY: The legendary Muttiah Muralitharan only sees Ravichandran Ashwin achieving the 700-800 wicket mark among the current crop of spinners and feels Nathan Lyon, who plays his 100th Test from Friday, “may be not good enough to reach that far”. Muralitharan’s stupendous record of 800 Test wickets remains very much intact with Shane Warne (708) […]

IPL this time wasn’t ideal timing for anyone, impacted injuries we’re seeing: Justin Langer

SYDNEY: The IPL was held in the September-November window in 2020 in the United Arab Emirates due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The lucrative tournament is usually held in India during the April-May window. India have had a spate of injuries since the IPL and also in the current Australia series. Australia too had its share […]

Introductory Ski course for all girls batch sponsored by Tourism Department begins at Gulmarg

SRINAGAR: After the two back to back boys batches, the Directorate of Tourism, Kashmir Wednesday flagged off the first all girls batch for introductory Ski Course at Gulmarg. The all girls group was flagged of from TRC, Srinagar by Joint Director, Tourism Tabassum Kamili towards Gulmarg. Deputy Director, Tourism Publicity / Recreation, Ideel Saleem, Deputy […]

WGAJK to organize South Kashmir,UT Ski championships

Srinagar: Winter Games Association of J&K is going to organize South Kashmir Ski Championship in collaboration with Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports at Pahalgam on 22nd January, a statement issued by the WGAJK said. According to the statement athletes of all categories from south Kashmir districts would take part. “The Championship is being […]

Samoon inaugurates mega job fair at ITI Udhampur

UDHAMPUR: Government Industrial Training Institute Udhampur Tuesday organized a one day mega placement job fair for unemployed youth of the district at ITI College complex Udhampur. Principal Secretary, Skill Development Department J&K UT, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon was the chief guest who formally inaugurated the job fair while District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr Piyush Singla […]

ICC rankings Kohli loses second spot to Steve Smith

DUBAI: India skipper Virat Kohli was on Tuesday pushed to the third spot by Australian batsman Steve Smith in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen, but India’s middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara gained two places to be number eight. Kohli has 870 points in the latest chart, issued on Tuesday. The India captain had pulled out […]

BCCI intervenes after Team India denied basic facilities in Brisbane hotel

NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket team, which landed in Brisbane for the fourth and final Test against Australia, was in for a shock on Tuesday as it was lodged at a hotel which “lacked basic facilities”, prompting an intervention from the BCCI top brass. It is learnt that BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, secretary Jay Shah […]

Racist remarks often hurled at players in Australia and South Africa, it must stop: Gautam Gambhir

NEW DELHI: Incidents of racist taunts being hurled at cricketers happen a lot in countries like Australia and South Africa and it must stop, former India opener Gautam Gambhir said on Tuesday. The Sydney Test, apart from being an enthralling battle between the ball and the bat, drew attention for Indian players facing racists remarks. […]

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