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Pakistan Army chief confirms death sentence for 11 terrorists:Report

Islamabad, May 5: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed the death sentences awarded to 11 “hardcore terrorists” who were given the capital punishment by special military courts over the killings of 60 people, media reports said on Saturday. The terrorists were involved in the killing of 36 civilians, 24 armed forces, frontier constabulary, police officials besides injuring 142 others, the Express Tribune reported. Arms and ammunition were also recovered from their possession and were tried by special military courts, it quoted a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations...

At least 350 held as anti-Putin protests sweep Russia: Report

MOSCOW, May 5: At least 350 people were detained at opposition protests across Russia on Saturday, as police violently attempted to disperse an unsanctioned rally in Moscow using tear gas, an independent monitor and AFP correspondents said. Top opposition leader Alexei Navalny, his ally Nikolai Lyaskin and a number of their supporters were detained in Moscow as police roughly rounded up protesters, according to AFP correspondents. Independent monitoring group OVD-Info said more than 350 people had been detained by police nationwide. (AFP)...

Nagaland bags 20 medals in 6th NTWPC 2018

Kohima, May 5: Under the aegis of the Nagaland Wrestling Association (NWA) 14 strong wrestlers against different categories participated in the 6th National Traditional Wrestling & Pankration Championship 2018 held at Shree Shiv Chatrapati Sports Complex, Pune, Maharastra from May 2 and successfully culminates today (5 May). The NWA team participated in Belt Wrestling and MAS Wrestling and bags 20 medals comprises of 15 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze. The following wrestlers won the medals in Belt Wrestling A. Gold Medallists: 1. Menuosetuo Yiese 2. Vekutho Soho 3. Visedelhou...

Open Basketball Tourney from May 7

Dimapur, May 5: The 10th edition of Open Basketball Tournament (OBT) is all set to be held from May 7 to 12 at Khuochiezie Local ground Kohima. Altogether defending champion Taurus and other 10 teams from across the state would compete each other on a league basis to vie for the much coveted title. Pool A consist of Last Kings, Ephriam, Stallions, Orca and Akelos with TMB as the pool leader while Pool B include Mission Giant, S. Naga Trouncers, Ophidian and Cretan' Bulls with Taurus as it's pool leader....

Stoke relegated from Premier League after Palace defeat

Stoke City's Ramadan Sobhi reacts after the match as they are relegated from the Premier League. LONDON, May 5: Stoke City were relegated from the Premier League after crashing to a 2-1 defeat against Crystal Palace on Saturday. Paul Lambert's side are second bottom, three points from safety, with only one game remaining. With fourth-bottom Swansea and third-bottom Southampton playing each other in midweek, it is impossible for Stoke to collect enough points to avoid slipping into the Championship. Stoke have spent 10 seasons in the Premier League, but a...
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