Ton up Anwar Masoodi powers Victoria Kupwara to another round

Srinagar—After having a rest day on Friday, State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship returned to action Saturday with as many as ten matches played across five districts of Kashmir, a statement from J&K SSC’s media cell said. In Central Kashmir Ganderbal district, Valley Hunks beat Vadiye Kashmir comprehensively by 73 runs. Batting first Hunks made a […]

Cyclists castigate Sports Council for granting costly cycle to a govt employee

Srinagar—Cyclists that include top cyclist of Kashmir, Mohammad Akber Khan have questioned J&K State Sports Council’s move of granting imported cycle to ‘Government employee and out of competition cyclist as sponsorship. Sports Council recently granted imported cycle worth more than Rs 2-lakhs who works in Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) and according to […]

Chinar FC edge past FC Andergam in penalty shootout

Srinagar—Chinar Football Club Hajin edged past FC Andergam in a penalty shootout finish in Bandipora Football Tournament played in a local sports ground. The first half saw teams battle it out for a goal but didn’t have anything to show off in the goals’ column as teams went into half-time break with scoreline having them […]

Yousuf’s four-fer bowls SCC to thumping win

Srinagar: Medium pace Mohammad Yousuf took four wickets as Sumbal Cricket XI demolished Rising Star Safapora by nine wicket in the 1st Silver Cricket Tournament played at Sports Ground Hajin on Saturday. Thanks to Yousuf’s incisive spell, Rising Star Safapora were bundled out for a nothing 66. Only Shabir Ahmad made solid 25. Chasing a […]

Maiden Gani Kashmiri Super League to begin next week

Srinagar: The old city area of Srinagar intends to host Gani Kashmiri Super cricket league at Gani Memorial Stadium, Rajouri Kadal, from next week, a local sports website reported Saturday. The first of its type franchisee based league in old city will involve fifteen teams owned by various business houses. The teams that will feature […]

SCC march into last four stages

Srinagar—Sheikh-ul-Aalam Cricket Club Sheikhpora booked place in the semi-final of District Budgam  Knock-Out  Tennis Ball Tournament-2017 beating Sher Dil Pallar in the quarter-final played at Police Line Ompora on Staurday.  Batting first Sheikhpora scored 108 for the loss of six wickets in 12 overs. Zahid Rasool Dar scored 33 runs. In reply Paller XI were […]

To debate J&K’s special status is to play with fire: Omar

New Delhi: Those seeking a debate on the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir are “playing with fire” as the issue is linked to the state’s accession to India, former chief minister Omar Abdullah said today.  His remarks came after Attorney General K K Venugopal recently told the Supreme Court that the NDA government […]

Mehbooba’s flag remark sparks outrage,BJP says Article 35 A isn’t a ‘sacred-cow’

Jammu: Expressing shock and surprise over its ally and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s flag remarks, the BJP today asserted that Article 35-A of the Constitution which grants special status to the state is “not a sacred cow that cannot be touched”. The state unit of the BJP said that while the party […]

No One Has Right to Insult National Flag: Cong

Jammu: JKPCC has taken strong exception to the utterances of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and said that no one has right to insult the National Flag as great sacrifices and nation’s honour and pride is attached to it. Reacting strongly JKPCC Chief Spokesperson Ravinder Sharma said that C.M. Mufti has no right to quote the […]

Won’t Succumb to State Bullying: Hurriyat

Srinagar—Hurriyat Conference (G) on Saturday termed the continuous detention of political leaders and activists as un-democratic, illegal and immoral and demanded their immediate release.“These prisoners are lodged in far flung areas of other states and their detention is prolonged on one pretext or the other”, Hurriyat (G) said in a statement here today. Lashing at […]