Monday, 20 November 2017

Tag Archives: India

Narendra Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated India’s biggest dam, ignoring warnings from environmental groups that hundreds of thousands of people will lose their livelihoods. Modi dedicated the Sardar Sarovar Dam to the people of India on Sunday. The project was an “engineering miracle” and a “symbol of India’s ...

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All-rounder Pandya stars in rain-hit India win

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CHENNAI: All-rounder Hardik Pandya starred with the bat and ball to help India defeat Australia by 26 runs in the rain-hit opening one-day international in Chennai on Sunday. Chasing a revised target of 164 in 21 overs, the visitors were frustrated by wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav who ...

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MS Dhoni Is GOAT, Says Shoaib Malik

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MUMBAI/LAHORE: When it comes to cricket, or any other sport, the on-field rivalries are left aside and the contestants largely hold one another in high regard for their abilities. India and Pakistan have been at each other the cricket field for decades, but all the hostility is restricted to the ...

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Virat Kohli Called A ‘SWEEPER’ By Australian Journalist

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SYDNEY: The World XI tour will commence later this evening at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. Fans are desperately waiting for the first ball to be delivered which will mark a return of quality cricket in Pakistan after a gap of 8 years. There have been a lot of discussions ...

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We Need Dhoni In 2019 World Cup: Ravi Shastri

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MUMBAI: Team India head coach Ravi Shastri heaped high praise on former India captain and limited-overs wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and dismissed doubts about his international future, saying that the team management cannot even think of removing the Ranchi stalwart, considering his current form and fitness. Dhoni, who scored 162 ...

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Amnesty urges India to ban shotgun pellets in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: An international human rights group urged India to immediately ban the use of shotguns by government forces in suppressing protests against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir, saying pellets fired by the weapons have blinded and killed people indiscriminately. Amnesty International also criticized Indian authorities for failing to support those ...

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India raises ‘offensive’ lamb advert with Australia

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LONDON: India has lodged a diplomatic protest with Australia over an advert depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying lamb. The TV advert, by a meat industry lobby group, portrays figures from several religions sitting down to a meal. It has caused anger within the Hindu community in Australia because Ganesha ...

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AR Rehman condemns Gauri Lankesh’s murder, says it’s not my India

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MUMBAI: International famed Indian musician AR Rahman denounced the killing of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh and said that such kind of incidents donot happen in his India. Expressing disappointment on the mishap, the 50-year-old music composer said, “I am so sad about this. These kind of things don’t happen in ...

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