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Distt Rajouri Indian Style Wrestling C’ship concludes
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JAMMU, Feb 24: Rajouri District Indian Style Wrestling Championship organized by District Indian Style Association under the aegis of Jammu and Kashmir Indian Style Wrestling Association and sponsored by Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council concluded in the premises of Government Higher Secondary School Rajouri. In the championship 45 wrestlers from various tehsils of District Rajouri participated in one day event in weight categories 50k Kg,55 Kg, 61 Kg, 65Kg, 72 Kg The Championship was held under the overall supervision of Bansi Lal Tidyal (Retired Tehsildar) General Secretary of JK ISWA and Mulakh Raj Sharma (NIS Wrestling Coach) Chairman Technical Committee. Bouts were officiated by Sanjeev Kumar Sharma (Wrestler) Technical Official. Mod.Rafeeq Bhatti,Vice Principal GHSS(Boys)...
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Football Tourny concludes in Ramban
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RAMBAN, Feb 24: Three day long Football Tournament organized by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) concluded at District Police Line (DPL), here. District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ramban Mohammad Aijaz was the chief guest on the occasion whereas 2nd in Command Priyavert Sharma, 2nd in Command (Medical Officer) Dr Naresh Kumar, Deputy Commandant Kasturi Lal, Assistant Commandant P Chakwa, Jitendra Kumar, Suresh Grewal were also present during the function. Speaking during the function Priyaveet Sharma welcomed the chief guest and other dignitaries and throw light on the tournament being organised by SSB. DDC appreciated the efforts of SSB and called this tournament as a major step in giving the exposure and a platform to local teams and channelizing the energy of youth in positive directio...
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MAM College shines in Poomsae Taekwondo Championship
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JAMMU, Feb 24: The students of Govt MAM College Jammu namely Tashi Tundup and Aman Gupta has excel in 8th National Senior Poomsae Taekwondo Championship at Vishakha Patnam. They have got two Bronze and one silver medal. The Principal, Dr Romesh Chander has appreciated the achievements of the students and encouraged them for the participation also in future....
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BSF organises snow cricket tourney at Gurez
GRM Wanpora team wins
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JAMMU, Feb 24: The190 BSF organized a snow cricket tournament in Gurez in which 22 teams participated. According to the statement issued to KNS, the final match was between GRM Wanpora and Shining Star Wanpora. GRM Wanpora won the final match. Higher officials of BSF and civil administration were present at the occasion. The winning team was later awarded....
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We are interested in picking Allan Border's brain on playing spin, says senior Renshaw
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MUMBAI, Feb 24: Matt Renshaw's family has not taken Allan Border's criticism (on batsman seeking a toilet-break midway in the first innings in the ongoing Test match against India at Pune on Thursday) seriously. "We are not surprised given that Border is famous for the Dean Jones incident in India also", Ian Renshaw, the father of the 21-year-old Australian left-handed opener said exclusively. On India tour in 1986, Dean Jones fell ill due to the hot weather (40 degrees C with 80% humidity) in Chennai tied Test He wanted to go off but when he was batting on 170 runs, this is what Border had told to Jones : "You weak Victorian. I want a tough Australian out there. I want a Queenslander". Jones had no choice but to carry on. . "I have never met Border in 10 years. If happen to meet h...
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Sports essential to keep youth away from social evils: Sham Lal Choudhary
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JAMMU, Feb 22: Stressing on need for promotion of sports, Minister for PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary on Wednesday said games and sports are essential for keeping the youth away from social evils like drug addiction. The Minister said this while addressing a gathering at a concluding ceremony of first Chowdhary Chuni Lal Memorial Volleyball tournament for Boys held here at Government. Higher Secondary School, Chakrohi in Suchetgarh. The tournament was sponsored by Communication & Capacity Development Unit of PHE, I&FC Department. The Minister appealed the parents to encourage their children to take up sports, and said that participation of youth in any form of sports not only helps in their physical development, but it also does world of good to enhance their mental ...
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Semis line-up drawn in Korfball
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JAMMU, Feb 22: Semifinals position has been cleared after Jammu Red, Jammu Blue, Tiger Club and Jammu South won their respective quarterfinal round matches in the two-day Jammu District Korfball Championship, organised by J&K Korfball Association at Green Fields ground, here today. In all, eight teams turned up for the competition resulting into the first round of quarterfinals. The Results: Quarterfinals: Jammu Blue beat Trikuta Club 8-6; Jammu Blue beat Shining Star Club 7-3; Jammu South beat Jammu North 9-5; Tiger Club beat Evergreen 10-06. Earlier, the competition was declared open by businessman, Ravinder Singh, who was chief guest. He interacted with the teams and encouraged them to take part in sports in a big way. Among others present were general secretary of the Association,...
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Inter college Speedball training camp concludesd at JU
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JAMMU, Feb 22: Inter college Speedball training awareness camp at indoor sports complex. In this camp more than 200 students participated and 10 colleges which included GCW Gandhi nagar, GCW Parade, MAM college, GGM Science college, GOVT. SPMR College of Commerce, GOVT. Degree College Paloura, PTI(Jammu Campus), J&K Speedball Club,Divine Touch Speedball Society. Gold Medal: Divya Choudhary,Manmeet Kour, Akshita Mahajan, Shivani Antal,Sayma Mahajan, Saksh Sharma,Tasleema Jaan, Pooja Choudhary (GCW Gandhi Nagar), Sonika Gupta (GCW Parade), Mridhima Gupta(GDC Paloura),Vivek Jamwal, Gagandeep Dabgotra, Anoop Kumar Dabgotra, Rahul Kumar Mangotra (GGM Science College), Rinku (MAM College) Silver Medal: Priya Sharma, Neha Chauhan, Vanshika Jamwal, Anmol Jasrotia, Rizwana Zahra, Naima Ana...
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Is there any newspaper in Mumbai with my picture on it ?, another cricketer Harmeet Singh asks
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MUMBAI, Feb 22: As the news about Harmeet Singh drove his purple Hyundai car into platform no. 1 at Andheri Station in Mumbai on Monday, another cricketer having the same name became anxious in Punjab. "Is there any newspaper in Mumbai with my picture on it ?", Harmeet Singh Bansal, speaking exclusively over his mobile from Mohali, asked on Tuesday morning. The 30-year old Harmeet Singh's anxiety was understandable. "When this lad (Harmeet Singh) was also in news for some other reasons, the people mistook it as if I was involved and my photograph was published", he said. In July 2013, the Indian cricket board had suspended Harmeet Singh pending spot-fixing investigations. However, he was relieved two months later. "I have known Harmeet since the days when we were playing IPL toget...
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Peaks XI defeats GNN Club in 4th Sant Gurbaksh Singh Hockey tourney
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JAMMU, Feb 22: Peaks XI defeated GNN Hockey Club Nanak Nagar by 2-1 on the 3rd day of the 4th Sant Gurbaksh Singh (Danna) Memorial Hoc key Tournament 2017 organised by SPDC Trust Guru Nanak Nagar under the aegis of Hockey J&K. For Peak XI, first goal was scored by Gurminder Singh in 28th minute. The second goal was scored by Gurminder Singh in the 50th minute. For GNN Club alone goal was scored by Jagjeet Singh in 60th minute. In other match Banda Singh Bahadur Poonch Club defeated Ajit Club Gole Gujaral. Rakshit, Kaka, and Suresh have scored one goal each while Gurjot Singh scored two goals. In the third match Power House Poonch defeated Pathankot XI by 5-1. MBS Simbal Camp defeated Khalsa Club by 4-1. The matches were officiated by Iqbal Singh, Jagjeet Singh, Joginder...
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J&K junior athletes win 8 medals in NZ meet
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JAMMU, Feb 22: Jammu and Kashmir junior athletics team secured eight medals, including gold, in the North Zone Athletics (under-20) Championship concluded today at Meerut in Uttar Pradesh. The medals tally included gold, silver and six bronze in field and track events. Earlier, athletes from South, West, East and Central zones took part in the two-day competition. Promising athlete, Amarjeet Singh, who contested in the under-18 category, clinched three medals. He won gold in 400 meters and bronze in Long Jump and 4x100 meters Relay. Sunil Choudhary bagged silver in 400 meters event in under-20 category. Similarly, Shakir Rashid secured two bronze medals in 100 meters event of under-18 category 4x100 meters event of under-20 age group. Varun Kumar also won two bronze medals in 100 mete...
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Bharti Foundation holds sports events at schools
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JAMMU, Feb 22: Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises organised its first annual Sports Spark in two Government schools falling in Jammu district. The sports event was organised at Government Higher Secondary School, Jhajjar Kotli wherein two schools participated including Government Middle School. The Foundation team conducted 14 sports activities which witnessed enthusiastic participation of close to 200 students from both schools. Students displayed vigour and enthusiasm at the novel sporting event. Rajesh Singh Jamwal (SHO JhajjarKotli) presided the prize distribution while Madan Mohan Dubey (former Sarpanch) was guest of honour. Principal GHSS JhajjarKotli added, Santosh Kumari said, "I thank the Bharti Foundation team for organising such a splendid event ...
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Semis position cleared in Football
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JAMMU, Feb 22: With the entry of Shaheen Football Club (FC) and Param Football Club (FC) in the last four stages, semifinals position has been cleared in the ongoing football tournament, organised by 66th Battalion of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at Mini Stadium, Parade Ground, here. Two other teams of Young Rovers and Churchill Brothers have already qualified for the last four stages of the competition. Earlier, in the first match of the day, Param FC declared winner of the disputed game considering the ground rules, referees' report and decision of the organizing committee, a handout issued by the organising committee here today informed. In other scheduled match, Shaheen FC blanked Christian Stars 5-0....
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JKCA One day matches team selection brews resentment
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JAMMU, Feb 21: Favoritism and Nepotism have marred the selection trials of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association for the various national level school competition included Ranji Trophy, T-20 tourney and One Day matches as the deserving players are being ignored. Upcoming and Cricketers and their parents’ oftenly raised questions over the selection process for the various national level tournaments being hosted under the aegis of Board of Control for Cricket in India saying that the whole selection process is simply eyewash. They demanded to hold an inquiry by sitting Judge of high Court or from the newly constituted BCCI panel of Supreme Court to probe into the bunglings made by the JKCA and its selectors. They alleged that presently J&K Cricket Association headed by the...
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19th Shiv Khori Kesari dangal on Feb 25
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JAMMU, Feb 21: The 19th Shiv Khori Kesari annual Vishal Dangal is scheduled to be held at Government High School Ransoo the base camp of the Shiv Khori Shrine in Pouni Block of District Reasi on February 25. The Wrestling meet is being organized by J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association in collaboration with Department of J&K Tourism and Shiv Khori Dangal Committee as part of annual three days historic “Maha Shivratri” Mela at Shiv Khori, is commencing from February 23 to 25. The decision regarding organizing this Vishal Dangal was taken in a meeting held at Reasi under the Chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Ravinder Kumar. Others who attended the meeting were President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association Shiv Kumar Sharma, Senior Superintendent of Police Reasi, Tahir Bhat...
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JU introduces speed ball game
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JAMMU, Feb 21: Jammu University has organized speed ball training awareness camp from February 21 to - 22 at indoor sports complex. In this camp more than 200 students participated from 10 colleges included GCW Gandhi Nagar, GCW Parade, MAM college, GGM Science college, GOVT. SPMR College of Commerce, Govt Degree College Paloura, PTI(Jammu Campus), J&K Speedball Club, Divine Touch Speedball Society. On this occasion the Chief guest Prof. AS Jasrotia (Director of Sports and physical education Jammu University), Prof Dhian Singh Bhau (DDE Jammu University) the guest of honour....
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Sports Council releases Rs 7 lakh for Ladakh Women’s Ice Hockey Foundation
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JAMMU, Feb 21: Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council releases an amount of Rs 7 lakhs as financial assistance in favour of Ladakh Women Ice Hockey Foundation through Deputy Commissioner Leh. Earlier the approval was sought from Minister of Youth Service and Sports and today the funds were released by the Secretary Sports Council towards part air fare cost of 22 Women Ice Hockey Players and officials for undergoing training at International rink in Kyrgyzstan. Subsequently, the team will be representing India in Women Challenge Cup of Asia which is scheduled to be held at Bangkok Thailand from March 5 to 15. “For the betterment of players and to make Sports as a career, we released the funds in favour of the Ladakh Women’s Ice Hockey Foundation,” Said Secretary Sports Council. He furt...
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Sumiya to participate in Eco Cycling Expedition from Delhi to Kathmandu
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JAMMU, Feb 19: Sumiya Kousar of Mountaineering Association of J&K today left for Delhi to participate in an Eco Cycling Expedition from Delhi to Kathmandu (Nepal). She is among the 5 girls selected across the country for this prestigious expedition. The expedition being organized by “Stand With Girls”, an NGO shall start from Delhi on March 1 and conclude at Kathmandu on March 15. Prior to the commencement of the expedition, Sumiya shall attend a 10-day coaching cum practice camp at Delhi. It is the first time that such a cycling expedition exclusively for girls is being organized. Immediately after her selection in the cycling expedition Sumiya had met Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who encouraged her to do her best in the expedition and bring laurels to the state. Chief Ministe...
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Ex-ICC umpire Daryl Harper undergoes cancer-related surgery
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MUMBAI, Feb 19: Former ICC umpire Daryl Harper underwent cancer-related surgery in his country, it is learnt here. The surgery was performed at Adelaide's Ashford Hospital by Dr. Jimmy Eteuati. Speaking exclusively from the hospital bed, Harper said, "on Wednesday I had a three hour operation to remove some bowel cancer. A surgeon removed 60 cm of my colon and I am currently in hospital here in Adelaide recovering". "He will be required to stay in the hospital for another 3-4 days", Maureen, the wife added. The Australian umpire has a reason to break first the news about his cancer-related surgery only to the Indian Reporter. "I have a medical connection to India after becoming a blood donor for the first time at the CMC Hospital in Vellore in about 2008. I was moved to donate blo...
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Umar Nazir listed among ‘Players to Watch’ during IPL auction
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JAMMU, Feb 19: Twenty-three year old pacer from Jammu and Kashmir, Umar Nazir, has been listed among the ‘Players to Watch’ during the auction for 10th edition of the Indian Premiere League (IPL) 2017 season. The auction of the players for the highly lucrative and popular India Twenty-20 domestic cricket competition is going to take place in Bangalore at 9 am tomorrow. Umar Nazir and Parvez Rasool from J&K are among the 730 players listed by BCCI for IPL auction. According to CricBuzz, an influential cricket news website, Umar Nazir’s performance in the recent Syed Mushtaq Ali Inter Zonal Cricket Trophy, with an impressive economy rate of 4.57 would certainly spark interest among IPL franchises. “With 2017 IPL auction set to take place on February 20 in Bangalore, we decided to zero i...
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Ski camp for special boys, snow kayaking kick started at Gulmarg
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JAMMU, Feb 19: With a view to encourage a spirit of winter sports amongst the specially abled boys of the valley a 10 days Snow Ski Course kick started at Gulmarg today. Fifteen boys from different districts of the valley are taking part in the camp. The camp is organized by Winter Games Association of J&K on the persuasion of J&K Association of Deaf. The J&K State Sports Council has sponsored the camp. Muhammad Abass Wani President WGAJK inaugurated the camp. Waheed Ur Rehman Parra, Secretary Sports Council was guest of honour. Among others, CEO-GDA Shafqzat Iqbal, Rauf Tramboo, Nazir Ahmad Council Member, Shabir Wani Asstt Director Youth Services, Sports Officers of Sports Council, Nuzhat and Muhammad Yusuf General Secretary WGAJK, and Dr Ilyas Asstt Director Tourism were present on...
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Finally Kashmiri athletes granted visas for USA
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SRINAGAR, Feb 19: The two Kashmiri athletes who were denied visas on January 30 for USA, will soon be playing in the World snowshoe championship. Abid Hussain Khan and Tanvir Hussain were denied visas after the immigration ban by the President Donald Trump. But various New Delhi based news portals reported on Sunday that these two athletes were finally given green signal to attend the event after at least two US senators and a small town community in the US intervened and had their influence in turning the decision. The mayor of the New York State village of Saranac Lake, which was hosting the championship, was quoted by the Wire saying that, “It was difficult not to consider” that the presidential order issued on January 27 had played a role in the decision. Reportedly the India’s Min...
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‘4th Sant Gurbaksh Singh Hockey tourney from Feb 20
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JAMMU, Feb 18: In the loving memory of Sant Gurbaksh Singh Danna, the 4th Hockey tournament is going to be organised by Sant Pura Danna Charitable Trust headed by Sant Tejwant Singh Ji, under the aegis of Hockey J&K at Hakku Stadium from February 20 to 26. The tournament is sponsored by Bibi Updesh Kour and Joginder Singh Bali of Hong Kong and by Baldev Singh of Peaks Auto Ltd. J&K. While addressing the press conference Tejinder Singh, Press Secretary, elaborated the details of the tournament. He stated that total 18 teams from J&K and from other adjoining states shall participate in the tournament. Some of the important teams which are participating are J&K Police BSF Jammu, BSF Kashmir, Punjabi University Patiala, team of Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandak Hockey Academy Amritsar, Gur...
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Jammu District Open Squash championship begins
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JAMMU, Feb 18: Rajan Sharma Divisional Sports Officer declared Open the Jammu District Squash championship at K.C Sports Club,Jammu here today. In this championship 22 players participated from diffrent clubs of Jammu District.The championship is organizing by J&K Squash Rackets Association under the support of K C Sports Club Jammu. J&K Squash Rackets Association is very much thankful to the organizing chairman Arjun Chowdhary and organizing Secretary Sanjeev Sharma for providing logistic support for this championship. The inaugural match was played between Col Jasrotia and Ajay Kapoor in this match Ajay kapoor won by9-11, 11-6, 11-6 & 15-13 while other matches will be played by tomorrow. The championship is fully sponsored by J&K State Sports Council....
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3rd National Snow Rugby 7's Championship commences at Gulmarg
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JAMMU, Feb 18: The 2 days 3rd National Snow Rugby 7's Championship 2017 which was inaugurated by the Assistant Director Tourism here at Golf course, Gulmarg today . Teams from 10 states of Uttrakhand, Bihar , Jharkhand , Chhattisgarh, Punjab , Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat , Rajasthan and host jammu and Kashmir took part in both Men's and Women's Speaking on the occasion the chief guest said the Snow Rugby is a unique event and I appreciate J&k Rugby Association for holding this mega event in Kashmir. We are very thankful to secretary Sports council, Waheed ur rehman for sponsoring this event and also thankful to tourism department for the support and assistance for making this event successful The J&K men’s register it's first victory by defeating Rajasthan by 15- 0. The second...
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