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Bangladesh cricketers escape shooting, tour called off

Bangladesh cricketers escape shooting, tour called off

Christchurch: The Bangladesh cricket team escaped unhurt despite being in close vicinity of a shooting attack on a mosque here but its ongoing tour of New Zealand was called off owing to the “unprecedented act of violence” in which 49 people were killed. The attack took place on two mosques in the city and also […]

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Fiction comes more naturally to me, says novelist Mirza Waheed

Fiction comes more naturally to me, says novelist Mirza Waheed

New Delhi: Mirza Waheed speaks the way he writes: with care. Ask this Kashmiri novelist a question, he looks a tad flustered. He averts his eyes, fidgets with his fingers and weighs his words before he finally answers the query. I spend time writing my sentences, I don’t want to hurry. And I am not a […]

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Language is my friend, fiction my first love: Arundhati Roy

Language is my friend, fiction my first love: Arundhati Roy

New Delhi:  She writes poetic prose, employs redolent metaphors and evokes utmost admiration for her novelistic virtues. Arundhati Roy is anything but a boring author. The 1997 Booker Prize-winner, who is equally at ease writing scathing essays, says she is a “disciplined writer” whose heart lies in fiction as it is a “connective tissue” between many […]

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DGP rewards JK Central Police Water Sports team

DGP rewards JK Central Police Water Sports team

Jammu: Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh Saturday rewarded 18 members of a J&K Central Police Water Sports team for their performance in the 18th All India Police Water Sports Championship 2018. The team had bagged two gold and a bronze medal during the five-day-long championship held at Sukhana Lake, Chandigarh, from […]

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Mohun Bagan to faces spirited Real Kashmir in I-League tomorrow 

Mohun Bagan to faces spirited Real Kashmir in I-League tomorrow 

Kolkata: Former champions Mohun Bagan will be bolstered by the return of a fit-again Sony Norde when they face a spirited Real Kashmir FC in their I-League fixture here Sunday. Having missed a fourth consecutive match for his muscle injury, the I-League winning star Haitian forward was seen training in full flow and was named in […]

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27th New Delhi World Book Fair to focus on ‘Readers with Special Needs’

27th New Delhi World Book Fair to focus on ‘Readers with Special Needs’

New Delhi: The New Delhi World Book Fair, in its 27th edition, will focus on ‘Readers with Special Needs’, to promote the idea of inclusive learning through a series of exhibitions of audio, silent, tactile and Braille books. Organised by National Book Trust, in association with ITPO, the annual fair will be open at Pragati […]

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Real Kashmir climb top of table after 1-1 draw vs East Bengal

Real Kashmir climb top of table after 1-1 draw vs East Bengal

Kolkata:  Continuing their unbeaten run, debutants Real Kashmir held giants East Bengal to a 1-1 draw to climb to the summit of India’s premier I-league football tournament here Friday. Eyeing a fourth win in a row in the year’s last fixture, East Bengal came out all guns blazing only to score an own goal when their […]

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Shopian’s Jasia is in for ‘India Reds’ women cricket team

Shopian’s Jasia is in for ‘India Reds’ women cricket team

Shopian: Deputy Commissioner Owais Ahmed Tuesday congratulated Jasia Akhter for being selected in ‘India Reds’ women cricket team. Jasia is the first girl from Jammu and Kashmir who has been selected in the coveted cricket team. The Deputy Commissioner met family of Jasia and congratulated them on the grand success of their daughter. “Jasia belongs […]

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Rajini’s Chitti avatar is back in cinemas with ‘2.0’

Rajini’s Chitti avatar is back in cinemas with ‘2.0’

Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth’s much awaited 3D science fiction trilingual film “2.0”, which brings backs robot Chitti, was released Thursday amid frenzied expectations from his fans and followers. A sequel to 2010 blockbuster “Enthiran”, “2.0” by ace director Shankar saw fans flocking to movie halls as early as 4 AM. The halls were decorated with giant […]

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Sadiya Tariq set to represent JK in U-14 Taekwondo

Sadiya Tariq set to represent JK in U-14 Taekwondo

Set to participate in 64th National School games in Manipur

Srinagar: In a moment of pride, a class 7th student from Srinagar, Sadiya Tariq has been selected to represent the state in the U-14 category (Taekwondo) for the upcoming 64th National School games to be held in Manipur. Sadiya’s parent said it was a proud moment for them that she was representing the state at […]