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Fighting against Naxalism in India with sports

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The U.S Department of Statea��s a�?Country Reports onA�act of terrorismA�2016a�? wasA�freeA�recently.A�within theA�listA�of nationsthatA�two-facedA�the foremostA�terror attacks,A�Republic of IndiaA�wasA�stratifiedA�third, behindA�IrakA�andA�Islamic State of Afghanistan. The reportA�createdA�a special mention of the Naxalite (Maoist) attacks thatA�Republic of IndiaA�two-facedA�in 2016,A�thatA�upped its ranking.A�tho’A�the U.S. State Department report createdA�a robustA�mediaA�maniaA�inA�Republic of India, the byA�currentlyA�regular encounters between NaxalitesA�and therefore theA�policeA�within theA�states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Telengana, orA�geographic areaA�becameA�thusA�common that they…

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I cursed myself after getting out in World Cup final

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TeamA�IndiaA�batA�VedaA�KrishnamurthyA�saidA�the nine-run defeat toA�EnglandA�in theA�final of the Women’sA�World CupA�last Sunday wasA�a toughA�pill to swallowA�howeverA�the team isA�happy withA�what they achievedA�in theA�tournament. “We had it in our hands and it tookA�someA�of days to sink in. LaterA�weA�told ourselvesA�no oneA�expectedA�U.S.A�to succeed inthe final.A�weA�gaveA�our greatestA�and everybodyA�shouldA�beA�happy withA�whatA�we’veA�achieved,” she said. Veda, an aggressive bat by nature, was playing a gem of a knock but failed to…

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India’s highest overseas score on Day 1

India's highest overseas score on Day 1

The Indian batsmenA�paidA�in on a flat track at the Galle InternationalA�bowlA�andA�createdA�the Sri Lankan bowlers toilA�hardthroughout dayA�oneA�onceA�winning the toss and opting to batA�in theA�1stA�testA�onA�Wed. Centuries from opener Shikhar Dhawan (190) and Cheteshwar Pujara (144 not out) helpedA�IndiaA�reachA�399/3 at stumps with Ajinkya RahaneA�alsoA�batting on 39. India rode on a 253-run second wicket effort between Dhawan and Pujara to surpassA�the bestA�everA�1stA�day’s total of…

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I was hurt after being dropped from the Test side

I was hurt after being dropped from the Test side

Shikhar Dhawan was left hurtA�onceA�beingA�droppedA�from the IndianA�testA�teamA�howeverA�says he remainedA�assuredA�of makingA�hisA�meansA�intoA�the longest formatA�ahead ofA�later. The left-hander scored a career-bestA�190A�off 168 balls on dayA�one ofA�the firstA�testA�againstA�Sri LankaA�to guideA�IndiaA�to 399/3 at stumps. After day’s play, Dhawan recalled the timeA�onceA�heA�wasn’tA�a part ofA�theA�testA�team. “When I had that lean patch, I knew that if I wasn’t going to score runs, I could get out of the…

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Faf du Plessis warning to England

Faf du Plessis warning to England

England’s newA�batsman, Tom Westley, has beenA�secureA�a debutA�to rememberA�onceA�he makes hisA�1stA�testA�lookA�in Thursday’s thirdA�testA�againstA�South AfricaA�at The Oval. The 28-year-oldA�essexA�player, batting atA�numberA�3A�in placeA�of theA�skinnedA�GaryA�Balance,A�canA�take confidence from his century forA�the englandA�Lions in their recentA�warm-upA�game against the tourists. ButA�South AfricaA�captain Faf du Plessis has warned himA�the gameA�at The OvalA�are going to beA�a fullA�newA�experience. “Well done to him for getting a 100 previously but I can…

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Virat Kohli Feels ‘Blissful’ Ahead Of Test Series.

Virat Kohli Feels 'Blissful' Ahead Of Test Series.

The Indian cricket team isA�readyA�to takeA�onA�landA�in theA�initialA�of the three-matchA�take a look atA�seriesA�beginningA�at Galle fromA�Wed.A�IndiaA�Skipper Virat Kohli and most of his menA�rarelyA�get breaks from theA�hecticA�schedule as they playA�muchnon-stop cricket throughout the year. KohliA�appearsA�to be enjoying the picturesque views of the island nation and onA�Tueshe took to Twitter to postA�an imageA�withA�oceanA�in theA�background. “IfA�onlyA�IA�couldA�get upA�to thisA�eachA�morning!! #Blissful,” he captioned hisA�image. India’s premiere off-spinner…

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ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: the country found new role models

ICC Women's World Cup 2017:  the country found new role models

The sun had shoved the rain cloudsA�secluded. The delayedA�beginA�due toA�the gloomy weather had been pushedA�away fromA�the memory lane. Derbyshire wasA�currentlyA�bright. On theA�bowlerA�County Cricket Ground that had been embraced by sunshine, MithaliA�ruleA�andA�vedaA�Krishnamurthy had their eyes shine with mischief as they relaxed on the chairs behind the boundary cushion. Flanked by teammates on eitherA�aspect, theA�duoA�brokeA�intoA�anA�impromptu dance. Mithali had been dismissed long ago.…

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India vs Sri Lanka:Abhinav Mukund likely to replace him in 1st Test

India vs Sri Lanka:Abhinav Mukund likely to replace him in 1st Test

Injury-proneA�Asian countryA�opener KL Rahul is down with fever,A�2A�days beforeA�the startA�ofA�the firstA�checkA�againstA�CeylononA�wednesday Rahul scored a fineA�0.5A�centuryA�in a veryA�tour match inA�Colombo, hisA�1stA�competitive game inA�nearA�3A�monthsA�thanks to associate degreeA�injury lay-off.He is now down with fever and did not travel with the team from Colombo on Sunday. He also missed Monday’s practise session, making him a doubtful starter for the series opener. If he misses…

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ICC Women’s World Cup 2017

Cricket - Women's Cricket World Cup Final - England vs India - London, Britain - July 23, 2017   India players look dejected at the end of the match    Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge - RTX3CLQ4

While MithaliA�dominionA�would possiblyA�needA�to kick herselfA�for creatingA�solelyA�a half-hearted, lackadaisicalA�arrange to avert the run out (sheA�mayA�have stretchedA�or maybeA�dived inA�a trialA�to succeed inA�the crease),A�the remainderA�of the Indian womena��s teamA�needn’tA�be too gutted at the meltdown thatA�light-emitting diodeA�to the nine-run defeatA�within the World CupA�final. While Mithali Raj might want to kick herself for making only a half-hearted, lackadaisical attempt to avert the run out (she…

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