India has Kicked Off the Indian Super League

India kicked off the new Indian Super League, the soccer pro league that many have been waiting for. The first game of the 10-week soccer tournament was played in front of a large number of spectators, along with celebrities and important business figures. There has been much discussion regarding the new soccer league, and FIFA […]

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Dhoni Reaches Forbes’ List of Most Valuable Athlete Brand

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India’s star cricket player, is listed amongst others in the Forbes’ most valuable athlete brands. He is the only Indian sports figure to be included in this list. The Indian sportsman is ranked fifth on the list, and has a brand value that reaches $20 million for 2014. The year before that, […]

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High Gambling Alert in Koraput District

The police are on a high alert to keep an eye open for illegal gambling that is already taking place in the Koraput district in Jeypore. Each year, illegal gambling activity reaches a peak during the time of Dussehra and Diwali. A number of different wagering games are played during this time with gambling on […]

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Temporary Closure of Goa Casinos for Gandhi Jayanti

India is celebrating the holiday of Gandhi Jayanti on 2nd October. The national holiday marks the “Father of the Nation’s” birthday, and in deference to Mahatma Gandhi, there has been some pressure to close Goa casinos during this holiday. There has been pressure from Congress that casinos be closed on Gandhi’s birthday. Chief Minister Manohar […]

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Another Gold for India at Incheon Asian Games

After golds being somewhat sparse, India seems to be getting back into its stride, and has taken another gold at the Asian Games. This time, the gold medal was won at the men’s wrestling event at the 17th Asian Games. It has been many years since India has won a gold medal for wrestling, which […]

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