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Good Governance Requires Good Journalism: Biplab Deb To Journalists

Biplab Kumar Deb said if the journalists wanted good governance, he also require good journalism.Agartala: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday said if the journalists in the state wanted good governance from him, he also require good journalism in return.Mr Deb was addressing the biennial conference of the Tripura Journalists' Union held at Agartala Press Club in Agartala."If you want good governance from me, I will also require good journalism from you," he said.He underscored that there is always a relation between good governance and good journalism."Those who are running the government should keep in mind that they came to power due to peoples support. Party is just a platform.Similarly, people are the main strength of the journalists too."If journalists think whatever...
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La Liga: Luis Suarez Double At Cadiz Sends Atletico Madrid 10 Points Clear | Football News

Luis Suarez sent Atletico Madrid 10 points clear at the top of La Liga on Sunday by scoring a sensational free-kick and then a penalty in a pulsating 4-2 win over Cadiz. Atletico's victory puts their lead at the top of the table into double figures and it could get even worse for the chasing pack, given Diego Simeone's side still have a game in hand. Real Madrid remain closest despite their defeat by Levante on Saturday while Barcelona are now 13 points back, although they could reduce the gap when they play at home to Athletic Bilbao later on Sunday.  Both would have been given hope by a rousing display from newly-promoted Cadiz, who were inspired ...
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ISL: ATK Mohun Bagan Edge Past Kerala Blasters In Five-Goal Thriller | Football News

A revitalised Marcelinho and talisman Roy Krishna inspired ATK Mohun Bagan to a thrilling comeback victory as they edged Kerala Blasters 3-2 in a five-goal thriller at the Fatorda Stadium in the Indian Super League on Sunday. Kerala led through goals from Gary Hooper (14') and Costa Nhamoinesu (51') before a goal from Marcelinho (59') and a brace from Krishna (65', 87') helped Bagan complete a thrilling comeback. Marcelinho, having joined Bagan on loan from Odisha, was struggling for game time at his former club. But, on Sunday, he looked a man transformed, adding spark to the Mariners' struggling attack, thriving in a free role up front. The first ...
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What Kareena Kapoor Said After PM’s Radio Message On Women Empowerment

Women today are "equal participant in nation-building," Kareena Kapoor wrote. (File)New Delhi: Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan said women's participation in the society is "increasing manifold," referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Mann ki Baat" address in which he highlighted women empowerment.PM Modi addressed the 73rd episode of the ''Mann ki Baat'' program and the first episode of the year 2021 on Sunday. Praising various departments and discussing many important events in the country, the prime minister also underlined the increasing participation of the country's women in different fields."From flying non-stop commercial flights to taking part in Republic Day parades, women's participation is increasing manifold. Desh ki Beti (Nation's daughter) today is fearless, cour...
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ISL: Hyderabad FC Move To Third Place After Win Over Chennaiyin FC | Football News

Hyderabad FC have bolstered their chances of making the Indian Super League playoffs with a 2-0 victory over Chennaiyin FC at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Sunday. Goals from Fran Sandaza (28') and Joel Chianese (82') were enough to secure all three points for the Nizams and propel them to third place on the table. Hyderabad made their intentions clear right from the start, winning a corner in just the fifth minute. The promising Asish Rai, who has enjoyed something of a breakthrough season, was the architect of the move, sprinting into the Chennaiyin box and finding Mohammed Yasir. After the latter's cross was put behind for a corner, Rai got another ...
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Bihar Man Throws Baby Into Fire After Her Mother Opposes Sexual Harassment Bid: Police

The man allegedly threw a three-month-old baby girl into fire, police said. (Representational)Muzaffarpur, Bihar: A man allegedly threw a three-month-old baby girl into fire in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Sunday after her mother protested against his sexual advances, police said.The baby received severe burn injuries in her legs and she is being treated at the Sadar Hospital, they said.The incident took place in the Bochahan police station area when the woman was sitting outside her home near a bonfire, police said.The man sat beside the woman and tried to sexually harass her, against which she protested, they said.Following this, the man snatched the baby from the woman's lap and threw her into the fire, causing severe burn injuries to the baby, police said.Police official Baidyana...
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ML Khattar Contributes Rs 5.10 Lakh For Ram Temple Construction

ML Khattar has given a cheque of Rs 5.10 lakh for the construction of Ram Temple.Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar on Sunday gave a cheque of Rs 5.10 lakh to Sri Rama Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya.According to an official statement, ML Khattar gave the cheque amounting Rs 5,10,000 to the committee of ''Sri Ram Janam Bhoomi Tirtha Shetra Nyas Nidhi Samparan Abhiyan'', Haryana.Secretary of Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Dr Surendra Jain, among others were also present on the occasion.A portrait of Sri Ram Janma Bhoomi Temple was also presented to the chief minister, the statement said.Sri Rama Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra trust has been set up to oversee the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya. Source link
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Premier League: Brilliant Patrick Bamford Helps Leeds United Sink Leicester City | Football News

Leeds United forward Patrick Bamford got back on track as his superb goal inspired a 3-1 win that ended Leicester's seven-match unbeaten run in the Premier League on Sunday. After scoring six goals in his first six Premier League games for Leeds, Bamford had endured a barren spell that raised questions about his suitability for the central striker's role. The 27-year-old answered the critics in style at the King Power Stadium when he fired into the top corner for just his second goal in seven games. That capped an impressive fightback from Leeds, who trailed to Harvey Barnes' early goal before Bamford set up the equaliser for Stuart Dallas.Bamford w...
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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Tamil Nadu Beat Baroda By 7 Wickets In Final To Clinch Title | Cricket News

Tamil Nadu cruised to a 7-wicket win in the final of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.© Twitter Tamil Nadu defeated Baroda by seven wickets in the final of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy to clinch the title on Sunday. Manimaran Siddharth, playing his first game of the season, was the star for Tamil Nadu as he picked up four wickets in his four-over spell. Chasing 121 runs for the win, the Dinesh Karthik-led side got over the...