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Dalit girl who broke barriers to become a wrestling national champion


NEW DELHI: Neetu was married off when she was just 13.  At 14, she was a mother. A failed marriage, financial struggles and social discrimination, the dalit girl has grappled with harsh realities of life from an early age. However, amidst the severe challenges she could never take her mind off from her passion—wrestling. On Saturday, after years of hardships, ...

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PCB summons Umar Akmal over fixing approach claim


Lahore, June 26: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has summoned Umar Akmal on Wednesday after the batsman claimed in a TV interview that he was approached to fix matches, especially the contest against arch-rivals India in the 2015 ICC World Cup. Akmal even went on to claim that he got spot-fixing offers every single time Pakistan played India, ...

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Argentina cancels Israel World Cup friendly after Gaza violence


Jerusalem, June 6: Argentina has cancelled a World Cup warm-up match against Israel under political pressure over Israel’s treatment of Palestinians in Gaza, the media reported. Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain told the ESPN sports channel on Tuesday the game had been cancelled, BBC reported. “They’ve finally done the right thing,” Higuain said in an interview. Argentine media also reported the cancellation. ...

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PCB issues show-cause notice to Hafeez for criticising ICC rules


Islamabad, May 19: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday issued a show-cause notice to all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez for criticising the International Cricket Council (ICC) rules related to reporting suspect bowling actions. Hafeez, who was recently cleared for bowling after facing suspension for the third time, had criticised the implementation of ICC’s rules on bowling action during an interview with BBC ...

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Inter-College Cycle Race: Women’s College MA Road dominates

21 down, 5 miles to go.

Srinagar, May 16: The students of the Women’s College MA Road dominated the annual inter-college cycle race by bagging first six positions. Directorate of Physical Education and Sports department, Kashmir University conducted Inter-College cycle race on Sunday from Nishat Gate to University Rumi Gate. In the event cyclists from various colleges of the Valley participated. The students Government Women’s College MA ...

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Brad Hodge calls Manzoor Pandav ‘Baahuballi’


Srinagar, Apr 9: Despite not making it to the playing XI in the first match of season for Kings-XI Punjab, Kashmir star cricketer Manzoor Dar (Pandav) still remained in news as Kings-XI head coach Brad Hodge nicknamed, Manzoor as ‘Baahuballi’ in his twitter post. Manzoor Pandav is the only J&K cricketer who is featuring in this years’ Indian Premier League (IPL). ...

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Afridi appeals UN to stop bloodshed in Kashmir


Islamabad, Apr 3: Former Pakistani international cricketer Shahid Khan Afridi on Tuesday appealed the international bodies to stop the bloodshed in Jammu and Kashmir. Taking to social networking site Twitter, Afridi wrote “Appalling and worrisome situation ongoing in the XXXXXX Kashmir.Innocents being shot down by oppressive regime to clamp voice of self-determination & independence. Wonder where is the @UN & other ...

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Shopian march: Police seeks cooperation to maintain ‘law and order’

Shopian ,Mar7:Police on Wednesday sought the cooperation of people to maintain “order and peace” in wake of Joint Resistance Leadership’s call for Shopian march against the Sunday’s killings in army firing at Pahnoo village in Shopian. “Your police seeks cooperation of the citizens for maintaining order for ensuring peace. At some places you are going to find restrictions today in ...

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60-day long Amarnath Yatra to commence from June 28; registration begins

Jammu  Mar. 04 :-Governor N.N. Vohra, chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, reviewed the arrangements for the advance registration for the 60 day long Shri Amarnathji Yatra (2018) which is scheduled to commence on 28th June, 2018 and conclude on Raksha Bandhan on 26th August 2018. Umang Narula, CEO Amarnathji Shrine Board informed that the advance registration of pilgrims for ...

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Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations

Islamabad,  Mar. 02:-Pakistan on Friday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh over alleged ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) which it said left a civilian dead. Mohammad Faisal, who heads the South Asia wing in the Foreign Office, summoned the Indian envoy and “lodged a strong protest on the unprovoked ceasefire violations” by Indian ...

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