RANGERS

  • BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting after six months March 18, 2015

    Jammu: After a gap of over six months, Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers held sector commander-level flag meeting on Wednesday as the two sides called for bringing "much needed peace" on the border in the wake of recent exchanges of heavy fire. "On the request of Pakistan, a Sector Commander-level...
  • QPR's relegation fears deepen with Crystal Palace defeat March 14, 2015

    London: Queens Park Rangers' relegation fears worsened and their dismal away record continued with a 3-1 defeat by Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park in the Premier League on Saturday. Defeat for QPR, who have lost 13 of 14 away games this season, left them 19th with 22 points from 29 matches. Palace...
  • Arsenal beat struggling Queens Park Rangers 2-1 to stay 3rd in EPL March 5, 2015

    London: Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez guided Arsenal to a 2-1 victory at Premier League struggler Queens Park Rangers on Wednesday. Giroud's fifth goal in as many games came in the 64th minute before Sanchez ended a seven-game drought. "It's good because when you don't score for seven or eight games it...
  • Ramsey out to become QPR's dream manager by avoiding drop February 19, 2015

    Queens Park Rangers manager Chris Ramsey is under no illusions that he is the club's "dream" candidate to lead the team but said he could become just that if he keeps the Premier League strugglers in the top flight. The 52-year-old was promoted from coach to caretaker manager following Harry Redknapp's...
  • Ramsey gets permanent QPR job until end of season February 14, 2015

    Queens Park Rangers have appointed caretaker boss Chris Ramsey as manager until the end of the season, the Premier League strugglers said on Friday. The 52-year-old has limited coaching experience but has impressed the squad since taking over from Harry Redknapp who resigned last week. He steered QPR to their...
  • Injured QPR striker Charlie Austin out for one match February 8, 2015

    Top scorer Charlie Austin will miss Queens Park Rangers' next game due to a bruised foot but the struggling Premier League club eased fears on Sunday that he could be out for the rest of the season. Austin, who has scored 13 league goals this season, left Loftus Road on crutches...
  • Harry Redknapp exit a big surprise, says QPR caretaker manager Ramsey February 6, 2015

    Harry Redknapp's resignation as Queens Park Rangers manager was a big surprise to everyone at the club, caretaker coach Chris Ramsey said on Friday. Ramsey, Les Ferdinand and Kevin Bond will lead the team into Saturday's Premier League match against Southampton after Redknapp quit on Tuesday due to knee problems. Former Tottenham...
  • Harry Redknapp resigns as QPR manager February 3, 2015

    Harry Redknapp has resigned as manager of Premier League Queens Park Rangers, the club said on Tuesday. The 67-year-old spent just over two years in charge of the London side, gaining promotion to the top flight last season. Redknapp said ill-health had been a factor in his decision. "Sadly I need immediate surgery...
  • Watch: BSF, Pakistan Rangers' retreat at Wagah Border January 26, 2015

    India's Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers on Monday evening showed exemplary enthusiasm at Wagah Border in Amritsar on the occasion of 66th Republic Day. ...
  • Security heightened in Jammu & Kashmir ahead of Obama's visit January 22, 2015

    Srinagar: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit on Republic Day, security has been heightened across Jammu and Kashmir, primarily along the border areas. Even as ceasefire violations continue, with Pakistan rangers opening fire of border posts in Arnia and Ramgarh on Tuesday, Border Security Force has been instructed to...
  • J&K: Pakistan continues ceasefire violation, fires at BSF posts in Sambha January 13, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers overnight resorted to unprovoked targeting of the Border Security Force (BSF) posts on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Tuesday. "Pakistan Rangers used mortars and automatic weapons to target three border outposts of the BSF in Samba district (of the Jammu region) on Monday,"...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu, targets four villages in the Hiranagar area January 12, 2015

    Jammu: In yet another case of ongoing ceasefire violation by Pakistan along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan forces on Monday morning opened fire at four villages in Hiranagar area of Jammu region. No casualties have been reported. Earlier on last Tuesday Pakistan forces restored heavy firing at five Border...
  • Mauro Zarate joins QPR on loan from West Ham January 6, 2015

    Argentine striker Mauro Zarate could make his debut for Premier League strugglers Queens Park Rangers this weekend after joining on loan from West Ham United on Tuesday. The 27-year-old has moved across London for the rest of the season and is in line to play against Burnley in the Premier...
  • India wants to engage Pakistan in 'low-intensity war': Pakistan Defence Minister January 5, 2015

    Islamabad: Amid the war of words between India and Pakistan over cross-border firing and the December 31 'terror boat' incident, Pakistan's defence minister has alleged that India "wants to keep his country busy in a low-intensity war". "India wants to keep us busy in a low-intensity war or low-intensity...
  • J&K: Pakistan firing leaves two Army jawans, one woman dead January 3, 2015

    Bullets and mortar shells continue to fly across the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir. In yet another instance of ceasefire violation, Pakistan Rangers on Saturday fired at several posts along the International Border in Samba sector of Jammu region. ...
  • 50-60 terrorists waiting to enter J&K from Pakistan, says BSF; border remains red hot January 1, 2015

    New Delhi:Terming the ceasefire violations by Pakistan as "utter frustration", Inspector General Border Security Force, Jammu frontier Rakesh Sharma said India will launch a strong protest over the firing along the International Border. One BSF soldier has been killed and another injured in the "unprovoked firing" by Pakistan Rangers. "Pakistan has...
  • Pakistan will come on track, if not today then tomorrow: Rajnath Singh on ceasefire violations January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as ceasefire violations continue along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh expressed hope that issues between India and Pakistan would be resolved soon. "Our diplomats are talking with officials in Pakistan. Talks are on. I think...
  • LoC firing: Pakistan summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad, lodges protest December 31, 2014

    Islamabad: The Indian Deputy High Commissioner was summoned to the Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday evening. Defending the charges of unprovoked firing in Sambha sector Pakistan lodged a strong protest on the unprovoked firing of the Indian troops in the Zafarwal Sector, resulting in the death of four...
  • Four Pakistan Rangers killed in retaliatory fire by BSF along International Border in Jammu December 31, 2014

    After yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday, the strong retaliation by Border Security Force troops forced the former to raise the white flag. Pakistan Rangers suffered four casualties while one BSF soldier was killed in the firing in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, BSF soldier killed December 31, 2014

    Jammu: In the second ceasefire violation in the past 24 hours, Pakistani Rangers fired on a BSF patrol party along the International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing a soldier and injuring another. There was heavy firing by Pakistan on a patrolling party of BSF along IB in...
  • EPL: Alexis Sanchez inspires Arsenal to 2-1 win over QPR December 27, 2014

    London: Alexis Sanchez scored one goal and set up another to make up for a moment of madness from team-mate Olivier Giroud and help Arsenal beat Queens Park Rangers 2-1 in the Premier League on Friday. Sanchez had a penalty saved in the ninth minute at the Emirates Stadium but responded...
  • QPR's Rio Ferdinand hoping to be busy during holiday fixtures December 25, 2014

    After nearly 20 years spent working through the Christmas holidays Rio Ferdinand could be forgiven if he wanted to put his feet up and enjoy the fruits of his long career. Instead, the former Manchester United and England defender is hoping to be as busy as possible during the packed festive...
  • EPL: Barkley's Everton magic compounds QPR awayday woes December 16, 2014

    Ross Barkley scored a sublime solo goal as Everton beat Queens Park Rangers 3-1 at Goodison Park on Monday to subject the travel-weary Londoners to their eighth away defeat in eight Premier League matches this season. Barkley picked up possession in his own half, exchanged passes with Romelu Lukaku before driving...
  • EPL: QPR edge past Leicester 3-2 in relegation battle November 29, 2014

    London: Charlie Austin scored the winning goal in the 73rd minute as Queens Park Rangers came from a goal behind to earn a 3-2 victory over Leicester on Saturday and push the visitors into last place in the Premier League. In an entertaining back-and-forth game, Esteban Cambiasso put Leicester ahead in...
  • Pakistan Rangers fire at Indian positions in Jammu and Kashmir November 13, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers fired at Indian positions overnight on the international border in Samba and Jammu districts, causing no damage, police said on Thursday. A senior police officer told IANS in winter capital Jammu on Thursday, "Pakistan Rangers fired at BSF positions in Ramgarh sector(Samba district) on the international border during...
  • EPL: Sergio Aguero rescues Manchester City a point at QPR in 2-2 draw November 9, 2014

    Two goals from Sergio Aguero earned Manchester City a point as they twice came from behind in a 2-2 draw with Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road in the Premier League on Saturday. QPR started the game on the front foot, putting pressure on the City players in torrential rain whenever...
  • Manchester City's woes continue as Kompany is ruled out of QPR match November 7, 2014

    London: Manchester City's woes continued on Friday when captain Vincent Kompany, who has played in every minute of their Premier League campaign, was ruled out of the visit to Queens Park Rangers on Saturday with a calf injury. The league champions, who have won just once in five matches in all...
  • QPR keen to sign Jermain Defoe, says Harry Redknapp November 6, 2014

    Queens Park Rangers will try to lure prolific FC Toronto striker Jermain Defoe back to the Premier League during the January transfer window if the price is right, the club's manager Harry Redknapp said on Thursday. The 32-year-old Defoe, who scored 124 goals during his time in the Premier League, has...
  • US offers help to Pakistan to probe Wagah Border terror attack November 3, 2014

    Islamabad: The US on Monday offered to provide any assistance to Pakistan to track down the perpetrators behind the "senseless" terrorist attack at Wagah Border that killed at least 61 people. Condemning the horrific suicide attack as a "senseless terrorist act", Ambassador Richard Olson said it demonstrates terrorists' blatant disregard for...
  • Wagah suicide attack: BSF on high alert as death toll rises to 65 in Pakistan November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The death toll in the deadly bomb blast at Wagah in Pakistan rose to 65 on Monday which includes personnel of the Pakistan rangers and a child. Nearly 200 others were injured in the suicide bombing on Sunday near the exit gates of the Wagah border car parking,...