Monthly Archives: March 21, 2016

99 per cent sure India winning World T20: Sehwag

Former opener Virender Sehwag feels India remain overwhelming favourites to win the World Twenty20 title and showered praise on Virat Kohli, saying that even his kids can’t move away from the TV set when the batting star is at the crease. “I had picked India, New Zealand, South Africa and West Indies before the start

Seven army men injured in road mishap in Kishtwar

Seven army men were injured in a road mishap in Kishtwar region of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. An army vehicle of 17 RR on way to Doda turned turtle at Karara near GREF camp on Doda-Kishtwar highway, resulting into minor injuries to seven personnel. All the injured were shifted to Army Hospital Thalella for

New Zealand challenge awaits as Pakistan eye comeback

Mohali, Mar 21 (PTI) Pakistan will be desperately looking to ensure the painful defeat to India becomes a distant past when they run into an in-form New Zealand here tomorrow with an aim to bounce back into the World Twenty20 and pacify their bitter fans back home. Pakistan are coming into the Group 2 Super

Jammu-Srinagar highway restored for one-way traffic

Jammu, March 21 (IANS) The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was restored on Monday for one-way traffic after remaining closed for four days. “One-way traffic will be allowed on Jammu-Srinagar national highway,” a senior traffic department official told IANS here. “Traffic will be allowed from Jammu to Srinagar. Only light vehicles will be allowed to move

Mehbooba’s Delhi visit ups hopes of renewed parleys with BJP

Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti’s decision to visit New Delhi on Monday fueled hopes in Jammu and Kashmir that channels of communication with the BJP have been once again opened. Sources in the PDP said Mehbooba Mufti is flying to New Delhi on Monday afternoon. The sources, however, would

India, Pakistan should fight terror together: Tahirul Qadri 

New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) It was time both India and Pakistan realised that they have a common enemy — terrorism –and they need to fight it together, Pakistani-Canadian cleric Tahirul Qadri said here on Sunday The money both countries spend on fighting and containing each other should be spent on development and alleviating poverty,

India-Pakistan T20 match sees 22 million interactions on Facebook

New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The World Twenty20 encounter between India and Pakistan at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata saw 22 million interactions between 8.2 million unique Facebook users showcasing support for their teams. Saturday’s most mentioned cricketers on Facebook were India’s Virat Kohli and Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi, and from women’s match were India’s Mithali

One can learn from India how to handle pressure: Afridi

Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) After slumping to a six wicket defeat against India in the World Twenty 20, Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi lavished praise on the hosts, saying one could learn from them how to handle pressure. “These guys are doing very well. They are playing very well under pressure and Indian batsmen are mature.