Daily Archives: June 10, 2017

Chouhan sits on fast in Bhopal ‘for restoration of peace’


Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan sat on an indefinite fast at Dussehra Maidan here today for “restoration of peace” amid a farmers’ agitation in the state. The opposition Congress dubbed it as “drama” Farmers’ organisations, which have been agitating for better support prices for farm produce, loan waiver and other demands, have already said that the stir would ...

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1 killed, pilots injured in helicopter accident in Badrinath


A crew member was killed and two pilots suffered injuries when a helicopter carrying pilgrims met with an accident while taking off from the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath in Uttarakhand today. All the five passengers were safe. An official at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in Delhi said that an engineer, who was part of the crew, died ...

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Six militants killed as Army foils 5th infiltration bid in 3 days


The Army on Friday killed six militants near the Line of Control (LoC) as it foiled fifth infiltration bid from Pakistan into Kashmir in three days, raising to 12 the total number of infiltrators gunned down during this period The six militants were killed in Uri sector during a counter-infiltration operation launched on Friday after the troops detected movement of ...

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Wawrinka to meet Nadal in French Open Finals


Stan Wawrinka defeated Andy Murray in a five set thriller on Friday to storm into the Roland Garros final. The 2015 champion prevailed 6-7(6), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6(3), 6-1 in a gruelling four-and-a-half-hour contest. In a match that was always going to be a tussle between Wawrinka’s brilliance and Murray’s resilience, it was the Swiss who drew first blood in the ...

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Dehradun Youth Football League enthralls parents and participants alike


Football fever has once again gripped the city with a one-of-its kind structured league galvanizing the youth footballers to come out on the field and showcase their skills. 175 budding footballers reported for their matches at the venue – Raja Rammohan Roy Academy, Clement Town, Dehradun. Dehradun Youth Football League featuring 21 teams across 4 different age groups – U10, ...

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