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Cricketer from Tral to captian historical Saltaire Cricket Club England 

Cricketer from Tral to captian historical Saltaire Cricket Club England 

Tral: A young cricketer from Tral has been appointed as captain in one of the historical cricket teams namely Saltarie cricket club in England. Zahid Nissar, resident of main town Tral, has been an active cricketer not only in Kashmir but in India as well. With some brilliant knocks he has made his place in […]

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Chinese cricketers to join Peshawar Zalmi squad for upcoming PSL fixture

Chinese cricketers to join Peshawar Zalmi squad for upcoming PSL fixture

ISLAMABAD: Two Chinese cricketers are set to join the Peshawar Zalmi squad on Thursday for the tenth fixture of the Pakistan Super League 2018 in Sharjah. Jian Li and Yufie Zhang were recruited by the Zalmi in an effort to promote cricket in China, the team’s China representative, Amir Suhail Afridi told APP on Tuesday. […]

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National championship: Ansari congratulates JK U-19 football team

National championship: Ansari congratulates JK U-19 football team

Jammu: Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education, Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari has congratulated J&K U-19 football team for making it to finals of Junior National Football Championship at Una Khad in Himachal Pradesh. “In a first, the J&K team has created history by making it to the finals, with the dint of […]

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Green Valley students off to 4th Sqay Championship

Green Valley students off to 4th Sqay Championship

Srinagar: Heading with the tradition of making its state proud in the arena of martial arts, four Kashmiri students from Green Valley Educational Institute have been selected on Tuesday for 4th Sqay Tri Nation Championship. The Championship is going to be held at Khatmandu, Nepal from 2 Feb to 4 Feb, 2018. Muqadas Zehra, Mohammad […]

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Working as labourer, teenage Aneek makes it to Indian Football League

Working as labourer, teenage Aneek makes it to Indian Football League

Pampore (Pulwama): 18-year-old footballer Aneek Amin, from south Kashmir’s Pampore has become the first player from Pulwama district to get selected for Indian Football League (IFL). Aneek had performed well at local level. Coming from a poor family of Frestbal in Pampore, Aneek’s father is physically challenged after having met with an accident last year. […]

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National Mix Boxing Championship: J&K bags 21 medals

National Mix Boxing Championship: J&K bags 21 medals

Pulwama: Maintaining outstanding performance throughout the championship, J&K State Mix Boxing team bagged 21 medals in Ist National Mix Boxing Championship 2017 held at Golbagh Amritsar in Punjab in December 2017. J&K state got third position in the championship. In the event, Jammu & Kashmir players bagged 21 medals in total including 13 gold, 5 […]

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India rise to 2nd place, Kohli slips to 3rd in T20 rankings

India rise to 2nd place, Kohli slips to 3rd in T20 rankings

Dubai: India captain Virat Kohli lost his pole position in the latest ICC T20 Rankings as his absence due to personal commitments led to loss of 48 ranking points. India’s 3-0 win over Sri Lanka enabled them to move up from their pre-series tally of 119 points to 121 points. They have leapfrogged England, New […]

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India-Pakistan cricket series not happening in near future, says ex-PCB chairman

India-Pakistan cricket series not happening in near future, says ex-PCB chairman

New Delhi: Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said he could not see bilateral series against India happening anytime soon as the political turmoil between the two countries continues. The 83-year-old stressed that though the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was not against the series, they require its government’s […]

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Kohli’s salary from BCCI may jump from Rs. 5 crore to Rs. 10 crore: Report

Kohli’s salary from BCCI may jump from Rs. 5 crore to Rs. 10 crore: Report

New Delhi: Salaries of senior domestic and international Indian cricketers is likely to double up soon as the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) is likely to present the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) with a formula that would add Rs 200 crore to the existing salary structure, according to a report […]

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JK girls bag 2 gold medals in Guwahati

JK girls bag 2 gold medals in Guwahati

Sohail Khan Jammu: The two Under 17 age group girls have brought laurels for the state by bagging two gold medals in Wushu in the 6th national school games held at Guwhati Assam from Dec 1 to 5. Munazeh Gazi who had been training in State Wushu Academy Rajbagh secured gold medal in the 56kg […]

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Kohli breaks Lara’s record of most Test double tons as skipper

Kohli breaks Lara’s record of most Test double tons as skipper

New Delhi: Virat Kohli on Sunday broke the record of West Indian legendary batsman Brian Lara in registering scores of more than 200 six times – most as a captain in the five-day format. The Indian Team Captain also equalled Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in sharing the record of most number of double centuries […]

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Show talent, get opportunity to represent state and country, ADGP Armed

Show talent, get opportunity to represent state and country, ADGP Armed

JAMMU December, 02: The Inter Battalion Sports Meet-2017 began at Police Advance Training Ground in Jammu division of the state on Saturday. “Armed Police is organizing Inter Battalion Sports Meet so that outstanding players may get an opportunity to show their talent in the games and get selected to represent the State as well as the […]

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Srinagar Strikers wins Kashmir Premier League in Saudi Arabia

Srinagar Strikers wins Kashmir Premier League in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: Srinagar Strikers Jeddah crushed Rawalakot Rangers Jubail by 10 wickets to lift the first edition of the Kashmir Premier League played at Nofa ground KSA. Srinagar Strikers struck the double blow to Rawalakot in third over of the innings sending back both the openers Najmas Saqib (8 runs) and Amer Parvez (6 runs). Suhail […]

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Kashmir Super League III: Chrar e Sharief Paragon registers first win

Kashmir Super League III: Chrar e Sharief Paragon registers first win

KSL 3 Begun with a bang with the prolific chari sharief taking on the strong Razay kadal falcons Razay kadal won the toss and chose to bat but amazing spells from abid and some mind blowing display of fielding by the char players dented falcons pretty bad . The top scorer for razay kadal was […]

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Kashmir Super League III: 16 contenders, 256 players, 54 matches, 1 winner, Opening ceremony on Friday

Kashmir Super League III: 16 contenders, 256 players, 54 matches, 1 winner, Opening ceremony on Friday

The fight to win the the Kashmir Super League III will begin tomorrow at The Oval-Ajman  with its opening ceremony in the United Arab Emirates. The clash of titans will commence and according to organisers 16 contenders are in the race to grab the champions trophy for the IIIrd season of Kashmir Super League, which will […]

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Palestine’s football team achieved its highest ranking in history on Thursday, rising above Israel in the FIFA world rankings for the first time. The head of the Palestinian Football Association (FA) labelled it an “historic achievement” as the team rose two spots to 82nd in FIFA’s latest rankings. Israel fell 16 places to 96th after […]

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SC dismisses plea against HC’s order allowing J&K to play in CK Naidu tourney  

SC dismisses plea against HC’s order allowing J&K to play in CK Naidu tourney  

Srinagar:  The Supreme Court of India has dismissed a plea against J&K High Court’s order, allowing J&K cricket team to participate CK Nayudu  (U-23) tournament. “The special leave petition is dismissed,” ordered a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud. the SLP was filed by Hisham Saleem son of […]

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PAK player Mohammad Hafeez suspended again for illegal action

PAK player Mohammad Hafeez suspended again for illegal action

  Lahore: Mohammad Hafeez, the Pakistan allrounder, has been suspended from bowling in international cricket by the ICC after an independent assessment found his action to be illegal. Hafeez was reported for a suspect action after the third ODI against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi last month and underwent an assessment on November 1 at […]

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GVEI wins Gold, Silver, Bronze in All India Tong-il moo-do championship

GVEI wins Gold, Silver, Bronze in All India Tong-il moo-do championship

Srinagar: Green Valley Educational Institute students came home with a bouquet of medals after a successful tour to a national level Tong-il moo-do championship. Twelve  students from GVEI participated in all India Tong-il moo-do championship which was held in Sonipat, Haryana between 3-5 November 2017. Three students won gold, one silver and three bronze in […]

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In Gulmarg, Army plays cricket with Gandola employees

In Gulmarg, Army plays cricket with Gandola employees

  Srinagar, Nov 13: As a step to boost the Civil Administration – Military relationship in Gulmarg sector, a cricket match was organised by Army unit at Gulmarg under the aegis of Himalayan Brigade. The match was played between the Army and the employees of Gulmarg Gandola on Sunday. The thrilling 15 overs match commenced […]

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Kashmir Premier League finals between Srinagar Strikers Jeddah, Rawalakot Rangers Jubail

Kashmir Premier League finals between Srinagar Strikers Jeddah, Rawalakot Rangers Jubail

    Riyadh: Srinagar Strikers Jeddah will clash with Rawalakot Rangers Jubail in the finals of Kashmir Premier League after both the teams smashed their counterparts in Semis of the tourney. The final match between SSJ vs RRJ will be played on 24th November 2017 at 9:00 AM and will be broadcasted live on:  www.facebook.com/kplsaudi In […]

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National Foundation Day of Bharat scouts and guides: Farooq Abdullah, Muneer Khan presented with scarf and badge

National Foundation Day of Bharat scouts and guides: Farooq Abdullah, Muneer Khan presented with scarf and badge

Srinagar: In continuation of celebrating National Foundation Day of Bharat scouts and guides, Ex C.M. JK Dr. Farooq Abdullah, IGP kashmir Muneer Khan were presented a Scarf and badge on the occasion. The scarf was also presented to Inspector General of Police Muneer Khan and to SSP srinagar Imtiyaz too. Senior vice president Roma Wani, […]

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Ganderbal premier league: Repora blue wins final

Ganderbal premier league:  Repora blue wins final

  The final of the Ganderbal Premier league was won by Repora blue beating tournament  Green X Chaku at lar play ground in Ganderbal district. The finalists were felicitated and cheques were presented to the Winners, Runners Up and Man of the Series. A trophy was also presented to the Repora Blue for winning Ganderbal […]

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Div Com, DC Sgr honored by J&K SBS&G on National Foundation Day

Div Com, DC Sgr honored by J&K SBS&G on National Foundation Day

Srinagar: A delegation of Scouts and Guides celebrated foundation day by gifting scouts scarf to Div Com, DC Srinagar and Director Education Kashmir. The delegation visited offices of the officials to include them in the celebration of National Foundation cum Flag day celebrated in Kashmir Harvard School, Srinagar. The scouts and guides visited the offices […]

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Bharat scouts and Guides FOUNDATION DAY celebrated

Bharat scouts and Guides FOUNDATION DAY celebrated

The bharat scouts and Guides FOUNDATION DAY was celebrated at Kashmir Harvard School while participating schools and scouts rejuvenated their spirits. NA Khan state chief commisionner, Tariq A hmad kashmir Kashmir Harvad School,  Imran Shah of the legend school M A Tramboo Dys&s officer,  Mansoor ahmad of oakhill school,  Imran khan District org commissionner were also present on the […]

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When people call West Indies names, they bounce back firing: Darren Sammy

When people call West Indies names, they bounce back firing: Darren Sammy

Darren Sammy has said that offering “amnesty” to West Indies cricketers who play T20 leagues around the world is no solution if they are not paid by the country’s cricket board. In an interview with ESPNcricinfo, the former West Indies skipper hit out the West Indies Cricket Board and said the team not earning a direct […]

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Pakistan registers maiden victory over NZ in ICC Women championship

Pakistan registers maiden victory over NZ in ICC Women championship

Pakistan registered a convincing maiden victory against New Zealand women in the third ODI of ICC Women’s Championship in Sharjah. After winning the toss, New Zealand elected to bat first but were all out for 155 in the 44th over. The match was played on Sunday. former skipper Sana Mir took four wickets, giving away […]

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Kashmir Premier League: Downtown, Rawalakote, Rajbagh enter semis

Kashmir Premier League: Downtown, Rawalakote, Rajbagh enter semis

  Amir’s century catapults Downtown to Semis Riyadh: 1st Match of the 5th week of KPL started with thrilling and exciting encounter between Srinagar Strikers Jeddah (SSJ) and Downtown Dynamites (DDK). Downtown Dynamites confirmed its berth in the semis with the help of Amir’s swashbuckling century to chase a mammoth target of 192 runs by […]

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Ganderbal Sports Festival enters final stage

Ganderbal Sports Festival enters final stage

Ganderbal: Ganderbal Sports Festival being organised by the Jammu & Kashmir Police, district Ganderbal has entered it’s final stage. The matches played today and the results are: *Football* Ist Semi-final FC Kangan v/s FC Tullamulla FC Kangan outplayed FC Tullamulla by 2:1and reached Final stage. 2nd Semi-final QFC v/s FC Soccor Star Shallabugh beat QFC […]

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AAI cancels tender process of liquor shop Srinagar Airport

AAI cancels tender process of liquor shop Srinagar Airport

Airports Authority of India (AAI) Friday cancelled the tender for duty paid liquor shop at Sheikh ul Alam Srinagar International Airport. In a statement quoted by media organizations, the AAI said that “it is observed through media/social media that a section of society is against having duty paid liquor shop at Srinagar International Airport and […]

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Sports Festival by Ganderbal police begins at Sainik school

Sports Festival by Ganderbal police begins at Sainik school

Mir Showkat Ganderbal Police has organized a seven days long Sports Festival under Civil Action Programme which was inaugurated by DIG central Kashmir Ghulam Hassan Bhat at Sainik School, today. In the sports festival, games including Tug of War, Volley Ball, Football etc will be played and about 600 participants are participating. Dy. Commissioner Ganderbal […]

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KPL- I, Week 4: Srinagar Strikers, Baramullah Bashers outplay opponents

KPL- I, Week 4: Srinagar Strikers, Baramullah Bashers outplay opponents

  Riyadh: Srinagar Strikers Jeddah (SSJ) registered the emphatic victory of the tournament so far by blasting away the good total of 174 runs made by Rajbagh Royals Riyadh (RRR) in just 11 overs. Rajbagh Royals won the first match of the 4th week of Kashmir Premier League by nine wickets. Bilal Wani’s blistering innings of […]

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Zakura Spartans grab BPL title

Zakura Spartans grab BPL title

Srinagar‬: Zakura Spartanz won the Burzhama Premier league final after defeating Sultan warriors in a thrilling match on Sunday. Sultan warriors put up a total score of 150 runs, chasing the target zakura Spartans grabbed the title after overcoming SW score in last over of the match. Man of match award was given to Azhar Ahmad while […]

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Kashmir Super League-III bidding held in Dubai

Kashmir Super League-III bidding held in Dubai

Srinagar: Owners and captains of various teams on Wednesday bid hard to pick best players during the bidding for Kashmir Super League-III. The auction was held at Dubai. Many registered cricket players were up for grabs and team owners and captains went all out to grab the best talent. “The tournament is being dedicated to […]

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KPL Week 3: Rangers, Avengers, Bashers’ victory settle the first day

KPL Week 3: Rangers, Avengers, Bashers’ victory settle the first day

KSA: Rawalakot Rangers Jubail, Anantnag Avengers Abha, and Baramulla Bashers Nofa registered their wins in the Kashmir Premier League KSA on third weeks’ opening of the tourney. With 3 matches in a day as KPL opened its third week, first match was played between Srinagar Strikers Jeddah vs Rawalakot Rangers Jubail. After SSJ won the […]

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Speedstar Tahir shines as J&K dominates over Rajasthan in Col. CK Trophy

Speedstar Tahir shines as J&K dominates over Rajasthan in Col. CK Trophy

Jaipur: Young 21 year old, Jammu and Kashmir bowler Mohammad Tahir shined with ball against Team Rajasthan in Col. CK Trophy by taking 6 wickets. In first innings, Rajasthan was restricted to a total of 318 runs with Mohammad Tahir, Moomin Mansoor taking 2 wickets each and Aquib Nabi taking 4. In reply J&K scored […]

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Anantnag beat Srinagar in women cricket championship

Anantnag beat Srinagar in women cricket championship

Ganderbal: Anantnag beat Srinagar in the first Divisional Level Women’s Cricket Championship organised by Jammu and Kashmir Women’s Cricket Association. First of its kind, the championship witnessed participation of 12 teams hailing from various districts of the kashmir valley. The title was decided in Super over after both teams scored 101 runs during the match. […]

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HC green signal to J&K’s under-23 team to play cricket tourney 

HC green signal to J&K’s under-23 team to play cricket tourney 

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has allowed state’s under-23 cricket team to play in the CK Nayudu tournament. Last week, a match between J&K and Goa had to be stopped in 13th over of the opening day by orders of the High Court. “Meanwhile impugned order is modified to the extent that the […]

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Kashmir premier league: Three matches played

Kashmir premier league:  Three matches played

Downtown Dynamites AlKharj VS Anantnag Avengers Abha Baramullah Bashers Nofa VS Srinagar Strikers Jeddah Rajbagh Royals Riyadh VS Rawlakot Rangers Jubail Srinagar: Downtown Dynamites AlKharj won against Anantnag Avengers Abha by 4 wickets. Batting 1st AAA could manage only 115, with the top Score 52 in 27 balls by Ishfaq Qadir, while Airf Malik took 3 […]

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System and Operation Wing PDD Jmu wins Cricket Premier League T-20 2017

System and Operation Wing PDD Jmu wins Cricket Premier League T-20 2017

JAMMU: In the final of first Cricket Premier League T-20 2017 of Power Development Department PDD,  System and Operation Wing Jammu defeated EM & RE Direction Office by 21 runs. The finaks were olayed at Green Field, Gandhi Nagar. Earlier batting first after winning the toss, System Operation scored 163 runs in 20 overs and in […]

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Saloora 11 wins T-20 title in Ganderbal tourney

Saloora 11 wins T-20 title in Ganderbal tourney

Ganderbal: Saloora 11 grabbed the winning title of  T-20 circket tournament after defeating Green -X 11 at Qamariya Ground Ganderbal. Saloorra eleven batted first putting 145 runs on the board however Green -X  11 were bundelled out at100 runs. Saifudin of Saloora eleven, contributed 45 runs and took one wicket, was decleared Man of match . […]

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RCC Shalbugh wins TCI North Kashmir Invitational cup 2017

RCC Shalbugh wins TCI North Kashmir Invitational cup 2017

Ganderbal: RCC Shalbugh defeated Green Star Narayan-Bagh by 4 wickets to lift ‘TCI North Kashmir Invitational cup 2017’. The final of the tourney was played at Ganderbal sports feild. After winning toss, Green Star Narayan-Bagh opted to bat first and put up a target of 104 runs on board in allotted 20 overs for the […]

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After Dubai, Kashmir Premier League starts in Saudi 

After Dubai, Kashmir Premier League starts in Saudi 

Srinagar: The cricketing extravaganza in deserts of Saudi Arabia involving Kashmiris has begun on Friday. In the inaugural match of KPL-I, ‘Downtown Dynamites’ locked horns with Anantnag Avengers at Nofa Cricket Stadium. KPL-I has been started by Non Resident Kashmiris living and working in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It offers Kashmiris players a great chance to […]

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Cricket: Ambassador for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 is Corey Anderson

Cricket: Ambassador for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 is Corey Anderson

The International Cricket Council has announced that New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson will be the event ambassador for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018. Anderson has played in the U19 World Cups of 2008 (in Malaysia) and 2010 (in New Zealand). “The 16-team tournament that will bring together the world’s future cricket stars,” ICC […]

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B’la wins Kashmir Open Hockey C’ship 2017

B’la wins Kashmir Open Hockey C’ship 2017

SRINAGAR: Vickram Club Baramulla clinched Kashmir Open Hockey Championship 2017 after defeating Singpora Sports club by 2-1. The final of the championship was played at Bakshi Stadium. 14 teams participated in the tournament which started last month on September 25. “It is important that youth are indulging in sports activities as it is the sports […]

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There is new ‘Afridi’ in town, Shaheen Afridi

There is new ‘Afridi’ in town, Shaheen Afridi

Pakistan: Afridi, and instantaneously image of cricket sensation Shahid Afridi captures you, however there is a new Afridi on the playfield and ‘sensation’ is his part as well. Shaheen Afridi, is the name doing rounds and creating waves as he grows up the ladder in Pakistan cricket. He is ‘news’ all around, already.   The […]

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Langate Sports wins Kupwara’s maiden day-night football championship

Langate Sports wins Kupwara’s maiden day-night football championship

Kupwara: The maiden day night football championship in Kupwara culminated with Langate Sports clutching the title after beating Lalpora 11 by 2-0. The tournament was organised by Kupwara sports foundation and 32 teams participated in the tournament played at boys higher secondary school ground kupwara. While Lalpora 11 made its way into final defeating Khushal […]

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Sports Council to replicate Australian sports model in JK: Prof Mattoo

Sports Council to replicate Australian sports model in JK: Prof Mattoo

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Chief Minister, Prof. Amitabh Mattoo thursday said J&K Sports Council is in process of replicating Australian Sports model to nourish various sports in the State. Prof. Mattoo was chairing a high level meeting with the delegates from Deaken University Australia at SKICC on perspective planning in sports, sports management, sports policy and […]

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Cricket: ICC issues new rules of the game, effective from September 28

Cricket: ICC issues new rules of the game, effective from September 28

  The International Cricket Council (ICC) has introduced a number of changes to its playing conditions effective from 28 September here we reproduce the Media release by ICC. The significant changes include restriction on dimensions of the bat, the introduction of player send-offs for misconduct and changes to the Decision Review System. Restrictions on bat […]

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Ansari allocates Rs 20 lakh for Sainik School Stadium Manasbal

Ansari allocates Rs 20 lakh for Sainik School Stadium Manasbal

SRINAGAR: Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari today allocated Rs 20 lakh for Sainik School Manasbal for construction and development of a stadium there. Ansari directed officers to establish volleyball courts in all districts of the State to provide sports avenues and ensure larger participation of youth […]