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Ban Lifted By Jammu and Kashmir Govt. On Social Media

A month-long ban on 22 sites and applications in Kashmir was lifted by the Jammu and Kashmir Home Department. Access to the banned social media sites was restored around 8.30 pm, an official said.Jammu and Kashmir Home Department had on April 26 banned 22 social media sites and applications, including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter, in

Brathwaite, Holder lift West Indies in third Test

Sharjah: Kraigg Brathwaite became the fifth West Indian batsman to carry his bat with an unbeaten hundred before Jason Holder took 3-10 to leave Pakistan under pressure in the third Test here today. Brathwaite held West Indies’s first innings of 337 with a resolute 142 not out before Holder jolted Pakistan with three wickets in

India lift Asian Champions Trophy for second time

Kuantan (Malaysia): India’s hockey team gifted the country on Diwali its second Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament title after defeating arch foes Pakistan 3-2 in the final at the Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium here on Sunday. India’s two second-half goals from Rupinder Pal Singh (18th minute) and Affan Yousuf (23rd) were cancelled out by Aleem

India’s PSLV rocket with SCATSAT-1, 7 others lift off

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): An Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket on Monday morning lifted off successfully with the country’s weather satellite SCATSAT-1 and seven others. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will for the first time, be using its own multiple burn technology while launching eight satellites – five foreign and three domestic –

Sikh protesters lift dharna after 36 hours

Jalandhar: Sikh protesters have lifted their dharna from Kapurthala Chowk Jalandhar after 36 hours on Sunday at 8 pm. Dharna witnessed heated arguments between protesters and police officers throughout the day but at last the issue was solved amicably. Jalandhar, Police Commissioner, Arpit Shukla, his counterpart from Ludhiana, Jatinder Singh Aulakh, and Jalandhar DC, KK

Archery, boxing lift Indian spirits at Rio Olympics

Rio de Janeiro: Women archers were on target in the individual events, while Manoj Kumar scripted a triumph of the underdog in the boxing ring as India bounced back from the disappointment of star shooter Jitu Rai’s barren Olympic campaign on the fifth day of the Rio Games here. In a campaign which is yet

Pathan and Shakib rescue KKR with record partnership

Kolkata: Yusuf Pathan and Shakib Al Hasan hit fighting fifties in a record partnership to lift Kolkata Knight Riders to a competitive 158 for four after a disastrous start against Gujarat Lions in their IPL T20 cricket match on Sunday. KKR were Stuttering at 24 for 4 inside the Powerplay overs with a splendid seam