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World T-20 Qualifiers

Bangladesh, Oman Emerge Victorious

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htwBangladesh and Oman celebrated their victories during the qualifier matches of ICC T-20 World Cup held at HPCA Stadium, Dharamshala. While Bangladesh defeated Netherlands by eight runs, Oman celebrated its first appearance at an International Cricket Council event by stunning more fancied Ireland by two wickets. In the first match, batting first, Bangladesh scored 153/7 only because Tamim Iqbal played an unbeaten innings of 83 runs. Netherlands ran close and need 17 runs in the last over but could only manage eight runs. In an interesting match between Oman and Ireland, former team chased down latter’s total of 154-5 with two balls to spare after needing 14 runs off the last over. Ireland won the toss and batted first, making a total of 154 for five from their 20 overs. Surrey’s Gary Wilson was the top scorer for the Irish, making 38 from 34 balls, while Munis Ansari took three for 37 from his four-over spell. Oman’s response got off to a positive start, with openers Zeeshan Maqsood and Khawar Ali scoring a 69 runs opening stand. Thereafter, though, their innings faded badly and they appeared to be sliding towards defeat. However, Aamer Ali smashed 32 from just 17 balls in the final over from Max Sorensen, which included two no balls, took Oman over the winning line despite a wicket falling on the fourth ball.

Seema, Kalpna Bring Laurels

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htwhtwAfter bringing laurels to the state for so many times, two sisters from Sirmaur are once again ready to show their prowess in international championship. Seema and Kalpna Parmar hail from Sirmaur and have performed outstandingly in the national and international athletic championships. Recently, theyr proved their mettle in the 37th National Masters Athletic Championship held at Mysore in Karnataka. Kalpna Parmar secured bronze medal in 1500 metre race, while Seema also displayed wonderful skills in shot-put and javelin throw and grabbed overall 4th position in these events. With the wonderful performance, these athletes made their way to International Athletic Championship going to be held in Singapore. Kalpna Parmar is also a bronze medal winner in the 36th National Masters Athletic Championship. While, Seema has also displayed her talent in many national events before this.

Himachali Korfball Players Shine

Himachali Korfball players proved their mettle in the senior and sub-junior National Korfball Championships. In the 13th sub-junior National Korfball Championship, Himachali team defeated Tamil Nadu to secure third place, whereas, the state team beat Haryana to clinch the top spot in the 27th Senior National Korfball Championship. Himachali sub-junior team performed brilliantly and kept their winning streak till semi final, where Haryana defeated the team. After that a match was played between Himachal and Tamil Nadu for the third position, in which the team emerged winner and managed to got the third spot. Whereas, in the senior category the state’s team remained the winner by defeating Haryana by 15-14.

March 12th, 2016

 
 

JNU: A Seminary of Anti-Indians

JNU: A Seminary of Anti-IndiansFiroz Bakht Ahmed The very fact that the students and teachers at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) have been allowed all these years to speak any or every thing against India, her integrity and equanimity, proves Kanhaiya Lal wrong who spoke like a Martin Luther King […] विस्तृत....

March 12th, 2016

 

Environmental Clearance Condition Dropped for 36 Industries

Environmental Clearance Condition Dropped for 36 IndustriesVipin Sharma The Centre government has taken an important decision related to granting environment clearance to industries under its ease of doing business policy. The condition of environment clearance has been lifted from 36 types of industries. The Environment Ministry has created a new category […] विस्तृत....

March 12th, 2016

 

Miss Himachal 2015 is…

Miss Himachal 2015 is...Miss India Top 20 ‘Miss Himachal 2015’, Natasha Singh Chauhan has added another feather in her cap. She has made it to ‘Miss India 2016’ top 20 contestants. She is the second Himachali young lady after first Miss Himachal winner Purva Rana to make it […] विस्तृत....

March 12th, 2016

 

Career in Sports A Popular Choice

Career in Sports A Popular ChoiceCareer in sports has emerged as one of the most lucrative options in India. With the country’s medal performance in wrestling, badminton, boxing, etc. at the 2012 London Olympics and with F1 coming to India, its just not cricket which is a rage among the […] विस्तृत....

March 12th, 2016

 

Gizmo Buzz

Gizmo BuzzIntex Cloud Breeze Indian smartphone maker Intex has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of its new smartphone called Cloud Breeze. The company has priced the handset at Rs 3,999 and it will be exclusively available on Snapdeal. On the specifications front, Intex Cloud […] विस्तृत....

March 12th, 2016

 

App of the Week

App of the WeekNoida Police Launches Mobile App to Fight Crime Noida police launched a mobile application which facilitates the users to voluntarily report a crime/violation with or without disclosing identity. The mobile app, Citizen Cop also gives an important safety feature allowing users to create a virtual […] विस्तृत....

March 12th, 2016

 

Self Motivation can Help Tune Your Brain

Self Motivation can Help Tune Your BrainThis illustration shows an experiment in which subjects received real-time feedback during an MRI scan that showed activity in a reward center of their brain. Without feedback, they were unable to reliably increase activity in the Ventral Tegmental Area (VTA, in red), but the fluctuating […] विस्तृत....

March 12th, 2016

 

Himachal Under One Roof

Himachal Under One RoofBirbal Sharma   Established on April 24, 1997, Himachal Darshan Photo Gallery in Mandi is the only photo gallery of north India that has been included in 569 museums of the country. It has also got recognition as Research Centre from Antique and Monument Organisation […] विस्तृत....

March 12th, 2016

 

Miss Himachal 2016

Miss Himachal 2016Divya Himachal Group’s mega event Miss Himachal 2016 pageant culminated with grand विस्तृत....

March 5th, 2016

 
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