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A ‘ties’ filled evening entertained all sport lovers!

While England and New Zealand featured in a history making double tie in the 2019 Cricket World Cup final at Lords, Djokovic and Federer starred in a tennis final at Wimbledon where yet another final set tie break decided who the champion is.

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S-400 Air Defence System: potential to bring down planes, missiles and powerful military alliances

The unthinkable finally happened; Turkey had the first batch of Russia’s formidable S-400 surface-to-air missile system delivered on Friday, much to the annoyance of the US – and to the dismay of Turkey’s NATO allies.

S-400 Air Defence System: potential to bring down planes, missiles and powerful military alliances
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‘This NCM rings really true’- ACMC Leader Rishad Bathiudeen M.P.

The allegations levelled in the JVP led No Confidence Motion (NCM) against the government are ‘on target.’ However, opinion of the Muslim MP collective needs to be respected said a top Sri Lankan Muslim leader on 11 July.

Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen MP addressing the Parliament on 11 July at the JVP led NCM debate
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The Swinging ‘Batsmen’ Of ‘New’ India

The two events occurred close to each other: Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ridiculed ‘old’ India for epitomizing nothing but ‘corruption’ and praised the ‘new’ India he claims to be building; in distant Indore, the commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, the MLA son of a BJP general secretary, Kailash Vijayvargiya, was caught on the camera beating a civic official because he had come to supervise the demolition of an old building declared dangerous.

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya’s son,  Akash Vijayvargiya,  a first-time MLA of the party, was arrested in Indore Wednesday after he assaulted a civic body official with a cricket bat.
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Asia lost its only hope of winning the cup

We enjoyed an exciting finish in the first semi-final match where New Zealand managed to knock out India narrowly.

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How Bigots Get Their Feed

It must have taken two young Muslim women, both famous in their own rights, by complete surprise on finding that their decisions on private and personal matters had provided plenty of fodder to the growing tribe of bigots in India.

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ISI, Astha, ISIS & Dawood plotting massive terror attacks in India

According to a source connected to a foreign intelligence agency, a nexus of Pakistani spy agency Interservice intelligence(ISI), a Britain based newly formed terrorist entity named Astha, Islamic State(ISIS)and most wanted terrorist Dawood Ibrahim's notorious terror gang are plotting series of terrorist attacks inside India during independence day.

ISI, Astha, ISIS & Dawood plotting massive terror attacks in India
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US eyes Sri Lanka as its military logistics hub

The Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on 21st April in which 259 people were killed and over 500 injured were initially attributed to the Islamic State (IS). But no hard evidence is available to substantiate such a reading and it remains an open question as to the perpetrators.

Sri Lankan presidential aspirant Gotabaya Rajapaksa with the radical Buddhist monk Gnanasara Thera of Bodu Bala Sena. File photo.)
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Why Indian electorate snubbed Rahul Gandhi?

There was no dearth of jokers in the just concluded election to the Lok Sabha. And they are many claimants to the ‘Joker-In-Chief’ title as well. Three Telugu Biddas (sons) figure prominently in the race. They are Chandra Babu Naidu (Babu to his followers), K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR as he is known), and Sitaram Yechury (Sita to his friends).

Why Indian electorate snubbed Rahul Gandhi?
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A place where religions coexist beautifully

I remember showing my sincere admiration for India’s Kerala state in an article captioned ‘Kerala a role model for all!’ Asian Tribune (25 March 2013)

A place where religions coexist beautifully
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