Archive | 2014

Cockfight Gamblers Arrested in Ganjam District

There were eleven cockfight spectators that were arrested for allegedly placing wagers on cockfights in Odisha’s Ganjam district. Police said that the illegal sport was taking place near Bhanjanagar. While there were a number of people who fled the scene when the police raided the area where the cockfights were being held. During the raid, […]

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India’s Under-16 Chess Squad Takes Gold

While there is much news of India’s cricket, and the new soccer league, there are some quiet achievements in which Indian competitors have been excelling this year. The Under-16 chess squad has played extremely well in Gyor, Hungary, at the Junior Olympiad. Out of the nine matches, the Indian team won eight matches, conceding only […]

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Bowling Under Scrutiny in Domestic Indian Cricket

Domestic Indian cricketers find themselves under scrutiny when it comes to bowling. Bowlers are only permitted to bend their elbows up to 15 degrees according to the guidelines laid out for cricket. The issue has been highlighted since it has been declared that Pragyan Ojha has been bowling illegally, with his elbow bent to more […]

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Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir Dropped from BCCI Contracts List

The contracts with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have been announced for the 2014 – 2015 cricket season. It has been noted that both Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir have been dropped from the central contracts list. While these two players look as if they are on their way out, Bhuvneshwar […]

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Outcry Over Lord Shiva Slot Game

There has been a large outcry from the Hindu community regarding the use of Lord Shiva in a slot game. The Lord Shiva-themed video slot has come under fire not only by some in the Hindu communities in India and around the world, but also from other religious leaders. It is considered inappropriate to use […]

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