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Kurdish TV reporter killed in Iraq's Mosul: Channel
Feb 25, 2017 22:42 IST
By Aniruddha Dhar
Rudaw (Twitter)
what happened: A female reporter working for an Iraqi TV channel was killed covering a fighting on Saturday.
what it means: Shifa Gardi was killed by an explosive device on a road in west Mosul, while the cameraman accompanying her was wounded. She covering the fighting between government forces and the Islamic State.
what next: The cameraman was transferred to Arbil, the nearby capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region.
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Dabang Mumbai, Kalinga Lancers storm into HIL final
Feb 25, 2017 21:37 IST
By Leslie Xavier
Hockey India
what happened: Dabang Mumbai and Kalinga Lancers entered the final of Hockey India League in Chandigarh Saturday.
what it means: Table toppers Mumbai rode on a 26th minute field goal by Robbert Kemperman to beat Delhi Waveriders 2-0 and set up a summit clash with the Lancers, who beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards via shootout.
what next: Mumbai and Lancers will play the final on Sunday. Both have never won the HIL title before.
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BJP begins celebrating in middle of UP polls
Feb 25, 2017 21:32 IST
By Manish Ch Pandey
Hindustan Times file photo
what happened: BJP celebrated 'Vijay Diwas' to mark its wins in Odisha panchayat and Maharashtra civic polls.
what it means: With three phases of UP polls yet to be completed before March 11 counting, the BJP is trying to showcase its wins outside UP as ratification of demonetisation that a UP win will establish further.
what next: PM Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah will talk more on currency ban for remaining 3 phases of UP polls
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Muttaheda Milli Majlis appeals to Muslims to vote for BSP
Feb 25, 2017 20:32 IST
By Sudhir Kumar
HT Photo by Adarsh Gupta
what happened: Muttaheda Milli Majlis appealed to Muslims to vote for the BSP candidates on all UP assembly seats.
what it means: National convener of the Majlis Mufti Ejaz Arshad Quasami said, “BSP is the party whose government gives guarantee of security to Muslims. There were no communal riots during past rules of the BSP."
what next: He said that the Majlis therefore appeals to all Muslims to vote for the BSP candidate.