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  • Tata Management Consultancy service to prepare vision document on tourism: J&K CM 2 days ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government is in the process of preparing a vision document to make a comprehensive assessment of all potential areas for development of tourism in the state through Tata Management Consultancy Service. "The tourism department is in the process of preparing a Vision Document to make a...
  • J&K government an example of unity in diversity: CM 3 days ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on MOnday termed the PDP-BJP government as a model of unity in diversity and stressed that partnering with strong Centre was in the state's interest to put it firmly on the path of peace, development and self-reliance. The Chief Minister, during his...
  • Mohammed Shami takes a break from training ahead of World Cup semis 3 days ago

    India's leading fast bowler in the World Cup Mohammed Shami on Monday took a break from training session as part of the recovery process after bowling full tilt in the quarter-final match against Bangladesh in Melbourne last week. While there were some murmurs about the state of his knee, which has...
  • J&K government will examine need for denotifying disturbed areas: CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed 4 days ago

    Jammu: Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday said his government would examine the need for denotifying disturbed areas to initiate a phased withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from there. "Keeping in view the improving security scenario, the state government will examine the need for denotifying 'disturbed areas',...
  • 'Hunted' become 'hunters': Indian pacers use short ball effectively in World Cup 4 days ago

    Sydney: Delivering one blockbuster performance after another, the usually under-rated Indian pacers have turned a corner and changed a few perceptions in the ongoing World Cup by accounting for 43 of the 70 opposition wickets so far. Since India landed in Australia, the common refrain has been how batsmen would be...
  • Tunisian forces free all hostages from Tunis museum after attack: official March 18, 2015

    Tunis: Tunisia's Interior Ministry says two gunmen and a security officer have been killed in a raid on a major museum that left several tourists dead. Interior Ministry spokesman Mohamed Ali Aroui said on Radio Mosaique that the standoff is over after the raid Wednesday afternoon. The two gunmen had opened fire...
  • Will not take directions from India or any country: Maldives March 16, 2015

    Colombo: Amid mounting international pressure to free convicted former president Mohammed Nasheed, Maldives on Monday made clear that it would not be taking directions from India or any other country on the issue. "I have consistently said that India respects our sovereignty and our independence," Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon, the daughter...
  • For Mohammed Shami, a fairytale World Cup March 16, 2015

    Kolkata: As a teenager he moved from the sleepy village of Sahaspur in Uttar Pradesh to theAsmall clubs of Kolkata, marking up his first nervous steps to make it big as a fast bowler. Now leading the list of Indian wicket-takers and second overall in the ongoing World Cup, Mohammed...
  • Exclusive: Ex-Maldives Minister Ahmed Naseem says India can use its influence to press for Nasheed's release March 15, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Foreign Affairs Editor Anchal Vohra, former foreign minister of Maldives Ahmed Naseem said that India is not doing enough despite its prominent role in the region. "India must initiate a dialogue and pressurise the Yameen government to release former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed from...
  • Summing up India's World Cup campaign so far March 15, 2015

    Team India were confident they could turn it on when the World Cup 2015 starts, and they did just that winning all their six Pool B matches. ...
  • India's 'deep concern' over Nasheed jail term in Maldives March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Saturday voiced "deep concern" over the developments in the Maldives, a day after former president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13-year imprisonment by a criminal court of that country under anti-terror laws. "We are deeply concerned over the developments in the Maldives....
  • Maldives' former president Mohamed Nasheed sentenced to 13 years in prison March 14, 2015

    Colombo: Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Friday after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest of a judge when he was in power in 2012. The verdict is the latest chapter in three turbulent years in which Nasheed, the Indian Ocean...
  • Will bowling win the World Cup for India? March 13, 2015

    India sailed into the quarter-finals with five wins on the trot, including convincing victories against Pakistan and South Africa. ...
  • World Cup: I like the way Dhoni handles me as a bowler, says Shami March 13, 2015

    Auckland: India's pace spearhead Mohammed Shami feels a certain degree of comfort playing under Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the Indian captain has never been "demanding" and his backing has made the Bengal seamer's transformation from domestic to international cricket pretty smooth. Shami is India's highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 12...
  • IS shot teen recruit for allegedly spying on terror group for Israel March 11, 2015

    19-year-old resident of Jerusalem, Mohamed Musallam, was reportedly shot and killed by an ISIS child soldier in Syria for allegedly spying on the terror group for Israel. "ISIS lured Mohamed with money and cars. After he trained with ISIS, he discovered they had nothing," said the victim's father. ...
  • BJP leaders meet to discuss alliance with PDP, Mufti assures Centre he wont release any separatist leader March 10, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will convey a stern message to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed through Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh to mend ways or else the national party will pull the plug on the state government. ...
  • Masarat Alam release: Rajnath calls high level meeting, says unhappy with state government report March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday evening called a high level meeting over separatist Masarat Alam's release by Jammu and Kashmir government in New Delhi. The meeting came after the report on Alam's release was submitted by the state government to the Union Home Ministry. Home Minister...
  • World Cup: Indian bowlers combine to dismiss Ireland for 259 March 10, 2015

    India were on course for a fifth successive victory in World Cup after dismissing Ireland for 259 with an over to spare on a good batting pitch at Seddon Park. ...
  • Indian bowlers complete half-century at World Cup with 50/50 wickets March 10, 2015

    When Mohammed Shami dismissed Alex Cusack on Tuesday, Indian bowlers achieved a rarest of rare feats - one which none envisioned before the start of ongoing Cricket World Cup. For the first time in history, India have bowled out oppositions in five consecutive ODIs. The Indian bowling unit has answered criticism...
  • World Cup 2015: Really impressed with Indian pacers, says Richard Hadlee March 10, 2015

    Praising Mohammed Shami's performance in World Cup, former New Zealand allrounder Richard Hadlee said the Indian bowlers have adapted well after their series in Australia. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Mohammed Shami has been impressive, says Hadlee March 9, 2015

    Hamilton: India's pace spearhead Mohammed Shami today received the biggest compliment in his two-year international career as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time Sir Richard Hadlee termed the young seamer's efforts in the ICC Cricket World Cup "particularly impressive". New Zealand's greatest cricketing icon said that the Indian...
  • World Cup: Discipline of Indian bowlers surprised me, says Jonty Rhodes March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes is surprised yet impressed with the Indian bowling attack in the World Cup which has been crucial in the defending champions' four consecutive wins in Pool B. Such accurate and economical have been the Indian bowlers, seamers and spinners alike that they have...
  • ICC World Cup: Shami is the best among Indian pacers, says Aaqib Javed March 8, 2015

    Hamilton: Former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed feels that Mohammed Shami is the best Indian paceman on view and his performance has been key to India's good show in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup. Shami has been the pick of India's pace attack taking 9 wickets from three matches and his...
  • Masrath Alam release will put coalition in danger: Bharatiya Janata Party March 7, 2015

    Jammu: The release of top separatist leader Masrath Alam on Saturday on the orders of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed has not gone down well with ally BJP which said it could spell "danger" to the ruling coalition while the security establishment felt there could be a major threat to...
  • UK charities cease funding Cage, group linked to 'Jihadi John' March 7, 2015

    London: Two high-profile British charities have stopped funding Cage, a Muslim campaign group that has drawn criticism over statements about the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", the regulator of British charities has announced. Cage was in contact several years ago with Kuwaiti-born Londoner Mohammed Emwazi, at a time when...
  • ICC World Cup: A Dhoni special and India sail into the quarters March 6, 2015

    He delivers when the team needs him the most. We saw it in the 2011 World Cup final and we saw it today. MS Dhoni may not have an ODI century out of the subcontinent but if his 30s and 40s can contribute to the team retaining the Cup, no...
  • Mandate a historic opportunity, no digging of past, assures J&K CM Mufti March 6, 2015

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Friday said he has been given a historic opportunity by the people to "connect and further gel" the three distinct regions of the state-- Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh-- and assured there will be "no digging of the past". The government...
  • World Cup 2015: Twitter lauds quarter-finalists India March 6, 2015

    India rallied around swing bowler Mohammed Shami's three-wicket performance to beat the West Indies by four wickets and remain unbeaten and in first place in Pool B in the World Cup. Chasing West Indies' modest 182 all out, India scored 185 for six in 39.1 overs. The defending champions made heavy...
  • Mohamed Salah leads Fiorentina to 2-1 win at Juventus in Italian Cup semis March 6, 2015

    Turin: Raising his tally to six goals in seven matches since arriving on loan from Chelsea, Mohamed Salah scored twice and Fiorentina won 2-1 at Juventus in the opening leg of the Italian Cup semi-finals on Thursday. Juventus suffered their first loss at home since falling to Bayern Munich nearly two...
  • World Cup 2015: Mohit Sharma survives injury scare ahead of Windies clash March 5, 2015

    Perth: In-form pacer Mohit Sharma was on Thursday hit on the right hand during training but he remains available for selection for India's World Cup game against the West Indies here on Friday. "Mohit Sharma got hit in his right hand during net practice today and Precautionary X-Ray was taken and...