Secretary YSS, Secretary Sports Council congratulate para-archer duo of J&K

Srinagar: After the mega water sports activities conducted in Dal Lake on Saturday, the sports activities to commemorate the G-20 event continued in various play fields of J&K as players thronged the venues from dawn to late night. The competitions were organized by the J&K Sports Council and all the sports facilities remained abuzz with […]

Indian-origin Singaporean man missing after reaching Mount Everest summit

Singapore: An Indian-origin Singaporean climber has gone missing after reaching the summit of Mount Everest, his family has said and called for urgent attention to his situation. According to a petition on the website, Shrinivas Sainis Dattatraya set out from Singapore to Nepal last month to climb the world’s highest peak. His cousin Divya […]

Youth Services & Sports engaging thousands in sports across J&K

Union Territory abuzz with numerous youth engagement activities Srinagar: The Department of Youth Services and Sports successfully organized the Inter District Provincial Level (Backlog 2022-23) Basketball Competition for boys and girls under the age group of 19 years at Samba. The tournament took place at Government High School Jatwal, Showcasing the exceptional talent and sportsmanship […]

3-day sports festival concludes at KU’s South Campus

Anantnag: A three-day sports festival concluded at South Campus, University of Kashmir. The programme witnessed an overwhelming participation of teachers, non-teaching staff and students from the campus. The event was organised by the Department of Physical Education & Sports. Earlier, the Sports Festival was inaugurated by Director South Campus, Prof Mukhtar Ahmad Khanday on Wednesday. […]

Pakistan’s Dutch hockey coach resigns after not getting paid for 12 months

Karachi: Pakistan’s Dutch hockey coach, Siegfried Aikman has resigned from his post after not getting paid for the last 12 months. Aikman, who had joined the national team last year, took to social media to announce he had officially resigned as head coach. Though Aikman had returned home from Pakistan late last year over a […]

G20 Summit- Promotion of sports talent in full pace across J&K: Director YSS

Srinagar: Director Youth Services and Sports J&K, Subash C Chhibber Friday reiterated that department will make sure it doesn’t leave any stone unturned in its bid to tap the sports talent of the UT. He said that promotion of sports talent was department’s top priority. In the backdrop of the upcoming G-20 meeting, the Department […]

Several matches held under floodlights to commemorate G-20 meet in Kashmir

Srinagar: The Union Territory of J&K witnessed a groundbreaking moment in sports history as the Kashmir province hosted a first-ever night Hockey match under lights at a newly constructed Hockey Astro-Turf in Pologround, Srinagar. The event brought together 150 talented participants and captivated the attention of more than 500 enthusiastic spectators. The Secretary J&K Sports […]

Ponting says talks on in ICC to address pay disparity for growth of Test cricket

New Delhi: Australian legend Ricky Ponting feels the International Cricket Council has a role to play in ensuring that players from smaller Test playing nations are paid well for their services in the five-day format. Ponting gave the example of West Indies cricketers who tend to choose franchise cricket over international duty for financial reasons. […]

Legitimate demands of wrestlers should be met: Pilot

New Delhi: Top Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Friday said the “legitimate demand” of the protesting wrestlers should be met at the earliest and an “impartial” investigation be carried out under the purview of the law of the land. The leader from Rajasthan arrived at the Jantar Mantar in the morning to extend his support […]

BCCI set to ratify its POSH policy, form World Cup Working Group at SGM

New Delhi: The Indian cricket board will ratify its new Prevention Of Sexual Harassment (PSH) policy at a Special General Meeting (SGM) in Ahmedabad on May 27 while a core “Working Group” will be formed to oversee preparations for the 2023 ODI World Cup in October-November. The PTI has accessed the five point agenda of […]