Outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee said on Monday that soul of India resides in pluralism and tolerance and the country must free its public discourse from all forms of violence, physical as well as verbal. In his farewell address broadcast to the nation, he said creation of an inclusive society has to an article of faith. He called for resurrecting the power of non-violence. Mukherjee, who had entered parliament first in 1969, said for the past 50 years of his public life, his passion has been...
A 36-year-old biker was killed when she was thrown off her two-wheeler after hitting a pothole on a road near Mumbai and was crushed by a passing truck.Bandra-resident Jagruti Hogale, a member of the all-women 'Bikerni' motorcycle club, was on a trip with two other bikers to Jawhar in Palghar district yesterday when the incident occurred, a police official said.The advertising professional tried to overtake a truck on the Jawhar-Dahanu road around 9 AM but her bike landed...
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Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari on Monday said he was not sure if the 39 Indians missing in Mosul since 2014 were still alive.
"We don't know whether they are dead or alive. We are equally concerned. There is no substantial evidence whether they are alive or not. We are making the best efforts," he told reporters after meeting Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan here.Al-Jaafari began his five-day visit to India today.After Iraqi forces recaptured Mosul from ISIS, India is seeking its help...
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Baroda Polo Cup 2016: JindalPanther Beats Rajnigandha Achievers In First Match
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December 7 , 2016 , 21:26 IST
[caption id="attachment_238315" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Jindal Panther players shaking hands after the match.[/caption]
Jindal Panther polo team has emerged as winner in the first match of Baroda Polo Cup with 8.5 to 4 goals on Wednesday at the Jaipur Polo ground, Delhi.
The match started at high pace, where, in the first chukker team Rajnigandha Achievers took lead by 2-1, but later Jindal Panther outlasted Rajnigandha Achievers and won the match.
In this match, team Jindal Panther was led by the star player Simran Shergill in his captainship. Raghav Rao, Arif Khan and Ricardo Nunes played the match from team Jindal Panther.
After first chukker Jindal Panther was lacking behind by 1.5-2, but in second chukker the match took a new turn when star player Simran Shergill scored an amazing goal. In second chukker simran shergill was the only one to score a goal.
Jindal Panther made some changes in their game strategy for 3rd chukker and scored four goals in the chukker. In 3rd chukker Simran Shergill scored two goals, while Raghav Rao also scored two goals.
Simran Shergill of team Jindal Panther emerged as a star player as always, as he scored 6 goals in the match.