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Woman doctor, priest get life for judge’s murder


March 30th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) A woman doctor and a Sikh priest were Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for the gruesome murder of a sitting judge in ... Read more...

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World polo body hopeful of game getting back to Olympics


December 18th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) The Federation of International Polo (FIP), the world governing body of the game, is hopeful the sport will soon return to the Olympics, its president Eduardo ... Read more...

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Indian polo team beat British Army, win Saragarhi Challenge Cup


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Watched by an enthusiastic crowd at the Jaipur polo grounds here, the Indian polo team defeated the British Army 7-3 to win the annual Saragarhi ... Read more...

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Peaceful Eid prayers held across Kashmir


November 7th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims turned out Monday across the Kashmir Valley to offer Eid-ul-Zuha prayers at various Eidgahs and mosques despite the morning cold.Large Eid gatherings were ... Read more...

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Dirt track racing in Jodhpur


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) The country's best two-wheeler riders will be seen in action in the opening round of the 2011 FMSCI-Gulf Dirt Track National Championship to be held at ... Read more...

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India celebrates Eid — from Kashmir to down south (Roundup)


August 31st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Millions celebrated Eid Wednesday with joy and religious fervour across the length and breadth of India, home to the world's third largest Muslim population.Tens of ... Read more...

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Thousands offer Eid prayers in Kashmir peacefully


August 31st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims Wednesday offered prayers in the Kashmir Valley amid tight security on the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr which was marred by protests and clashes last ... Read more...

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Where gambling is the stuff of dreams!


February 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
By R.R. Kharmujai Shillong, Feb 15 (IANS) Come over to Bara Bazaar on any lazy afternoon and you'll stumble upon many people dozing off at some quiet uninviting corner. The idea is not ... Read more...

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Cavalry Jindal lifts fifth Amity Polo Cup in thrilling finale


February 13th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.13 (ANI): The hallowed turf of the Jaipur Polo Grounds served up a grand Amity Polo Cup finale that was pulsating, captivating and energetic in the display of horse riding ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM expresses concern over activities of new militant outfits


August 15th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, Aug.15 (ANI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday unfurled the national flag at the Polo Grounds amidst tight security and said that though the State is peaceful there is a ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi inaugurates Shillong’s NEIGRIHMS


March 5th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong (Meghalaya), Mar 5 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday inaugurated the 'North East Indira Gandhi Regional Institute for Medical Sciences' (NEIGRIHMS) in Shillong.During her one-day visit; Gandhi is scheduled ... Read more...

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PBG-Jindal bags Amity Polo Cup Finals 2009 in Delhi


December 14th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): Captivating, exhilarating, thrilling, stimulating, awe-inspiring, heart throbbing- the list of unending superlatives describe the exciting finals of Amity Polo Cup 2009, which was played at Jaipur Polo ... Read more...

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Prayers, feasts and love - India celebrates Eid with fervour (Roundup)


September 21st, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) From Srinagar to Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai to Kolkata, India celebrated Eid Monday with millions of Muslims congregating at prayer grounds and mosques to bow down as ... Read more...

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Buddha Jayanti celebrated in Leh


May 9th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, May 9 (ANI): Thousands of enthusiastic Buddhism devotees converged at Leh in Ladakh region of Kashmir to celebrate Buddha Jayanti or, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha on Saturday.The festival was ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands offer Eid prayers in Kashmir


October 1st, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety throughout the Kashmir valley Wednesday.Tens of thousands of Muslims offered prayers in Eidgahs, special prayer grounds for the occasion, across ... Read more...

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Karnataka, Goa and Services in Santosh Trophy quarters


June 2nd, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) Karnataka, Goa and Services Monday won their knock-out matches to join hosts Jammu and Kashmir in the quarter-final round of the Santosh Trophy championships being played here. Karnataka ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir beat Delhi 4-0 in Santosh Trophy


June 1st, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, June 1 (IANS) Hosts Jammu and Kashmir beat Delhi by four goals to nil in an exciting match here Sunday in the first pre-quarter final knock-out of the ongoing 62nd Santosh ... Read more...

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Haryana beat Assam 3-1 in Santosh Trophy


May 30th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) Haryana beat Assam 3-1 in a Santosh Trophy cluster match at the Polo Grounds in this summer capital of the state Friday to qualify to the pre-quarter final ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu beat Chandigarh in Santosh Trophy


May 29th, 2008 - 12:51 am ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu defeated Chandigarh 2-0 while Jharkhand beat Uttar Pradesh 3-2 in the 62nd edition of the Santosh Trophy Wednesday. Tamil Nadu scored early in the first half ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir defeats Puducherry in first Santosh Trophy match


May 25th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Thirty years after it hosted the national football championship, the 62nd edition of the Santosh Trophy started in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday with the hosts scoring a 2-0 ... Read more...

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Santosh Trophy starts in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday


May 24th, 2008 - 11:15 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) A total of 31 states and union territories will compete with one another for the top honours in the 62nd edition of the national football event, Santosh Trophy, ... Read more...

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JK Bank to sponsor Santosh Trophy soccer


May 19th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 19 (IANS) The local Jammu and Kashmir Bank has become the title sponsor for the 62nd Santosh Trophy Football Championship, starting here May 25. The national football championship for the ... Read more...

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Half Marathon herald’s onset of summer sports in J-K


March 2nd, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Mar 2 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir played host to half marathon that set the stage for the summer sports in the Valley on March 2.Twenty-One-kilometre half-marathon started from the up market ... Read more...

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Russian wrestler Nikita apologises to media


November 14th, 2007 - 2:59 am ICT by admin
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Police file a case against World Wrestling Federation stars


November 14th, 2007 - 2:56 am ICT by admin
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Wrestlers vent their anger on journalists in Ludhiana


November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
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