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Fed Cup: Bengaluru FC take on Mohun Bagan in must-win fixture

Cuttack, May 11 (IANS) Bengaluru FC will take on Mohun Bagan on Friday at the Barabati Stadium here knowing that a win would give them the best chance to make it to the semi-finals of the Federation Cup from Group B thats riddled with possibilities for all teams involved, with a last round of matches left to play. With the DSK Shivajians FC and Shillong Lajong FC -- the other teams in Gr...

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Fed Cup: Mohun Bagan beat Lajong to maintain Group B lead

Cuttack, May 10 (IANS) Mohun Bagan's perfect start to the 2017 Federation Cup football tournament continued as they overcame Shillong Lajong 3-2 in an entertaining match at the Barabati Stadium here on Wednesday. Mohun Bagan put the game in a difficult position for Lajong with three first-half goals despite going behind early. But Lajong hit back with a goal in the second half although i...

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RSS think tank proposes `Nanaji Thali' to meet nutritional needs

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Deen Dayal Research Institute (DRI), a think tank linked to RSS, has come up with suggestion of Nanaji Thali to meet the nutritional needs of the common man. The suggestion will be further explored at a workshop to be held in Shillong next month which will be attended by well known nutritionists, social scientists and representatives from agriculture ministry,...

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Rabindra Jayanti celebrated in Tripura, Assam

Agartala/Silchar, May 9 (IANS) The 156th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate and poet Rabindra Nath Tagore was celebrated on Tuesday in Tripura and Assam. Numerous programmes were organised across Tripura and southern Assam, with Prabhat Pheri (morning procession) being held in each locality. Songs written by the world famous bard were sung and his poetry was recited at different...

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Bengaluru FC beat Lajong 3-2 in Fed Cup

Cuttack, May 8 (IANS) Bengaluru FC edged past Shillong Lajong with a 3-2 win in the 38th edition of the Federation Cup at the Barabati Stadium here on Monday. Strikes by Udanta Singh (35th minute), Eugeneson Lyngdoh (46) and an own goal by skipper Aibrolang Khongjee proved enough for the Blues to register their first win of the Federation Cup. Yuta Kinowaki and Samuel Lalmuanpuia found t...

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East Bengal to face Churchill in Fed Cup opener

Cuttack, May 6 (IANS) East Bengal will clash with Churchill Brothers in the inaugural match of the 2017 Federation Cup at the Barabati Stadium here on Sunday. Last year's runners-up and newly crowned I-League champions Aizawl FC will face Chennai City FC in the second match later in the day. The groups have been chalked out based on the clubs' respective positions in the final I-...

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IAF chief reviews security scenario in Northeast

Shillong, May 5 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa on Friday reviewed the security scenario in the northeast with commanders from the Eastern Air Command. Dhanoa, who arrived here on Thursday, inaugurated the Commanders' Conference here in Meghalaya. The conference is hosted by Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Air Command Air Marshal Anil Kho...

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Bangladesh no longer safe for Indian insurgents: BSF

Shillong, May 5 (IANS) Bangladesh is no longer a safe haven for Indian insurgents, Border Security Force (BSF) Director General K.K. Sharma said on Friday. They (Indian insurgents) are no longer active in Bangladesh. There were few training camps and hideouts of Indian insurgents and on our (BSF) information, the BGB (Border Guards of Bangladesh) has taken effective action and destroyed ...

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India ready to deal with 'misadventure' from Pakistan: BSF

Shillong, May 5 (IANS) India is prepared to deal with any misadventure by Pakistani troops or terrorists, Border Security Force (BSF) Director General K.K. Sharma said on Friday. They (Pakistan) keep on infiltrating and sending terrorists. We (Indian security forces) keep on fighting them and you can see that so far we have successfully countered all their nefarious attempts, Sharma said...

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Gangtok is northeast's cleanest city

Agartala/Gangtok, May 5 (IANS) Nine cities from eight northeastern states have found place in Swachh Survekshan-2017, with Sikkim's capital Gangtok emerging as the region's cleanest city. The report of the evaluation, conducted in 434 cities and towns across the country, was released by Union Urban Development Minister M. Venakaiah Naidu in New Delhi on Thursday. Gangtok ranked 50 with a...

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Bengaluru FC skipper Chhetri wins Hero of I-League award

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Bengaluru FC skipper Sunil Chhetri, who scored seven goals in the just-concluded edition of the I-League football tournament, has won the most coveted Hero of the League award, it was announced on Tuesday. Mohun Bagan's Debjit Majumder, with eight clean sheets, won the Best goalkeeper award of this season. Bagan's Anas Edathodika, who recently made his int...

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Hours before I-League final match, Aizawl FC complained about match officials

Aizawl/Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Hours before they scripted history by winning the I-League, Aizawl FC on Sunday had lodged a complaint with the All India Football Federation protesting against posting of all four match officials from West Bengal for their crucial game against Shillong Lajong Football Club. With Bengal soccer side Mohun Bagan also in the title race, and scheduled to play ...

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AIFF congratulates Aizawl for I-League triumph

Shillong, April 30 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel congratulated Aizawl FC for creating history on Sunday by becoming the first club from the northeast to win the I-League. Aizawl rode on a second half strike from William Lalnunfela to hold Shillong Lajong FC to a 1-1 draw here. That saw them finish their full quota of 18 matches with 37 points, one ahe...

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Aizawl win I-League to create history

Shillong, April 30 (IANS) Aizawl FC on Sunday earned a well-deserved 1-1 draw against Shillong Lajong FC to create history by becoming the first club from the north-east to win the I-League title. Lajong had taken the early lead when centre-forward Asier Pierrick Dipanda slammed home a header in the ninth minute. That complicated things for the visitors as they needed at least a ...

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I-League: Mohun Bagan beat Chennai to finish second

Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) A 10-man Mohun Bagan rallied from one goal down to edge past Chennai City FC 2-1 in their final I-League encounter at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium here on Sunday. Despite the victory, it was heartbreak for the Mohun Bagan players and thousands of their supporters in the jam-packed stands as they lost the title, finishing second behind Aizawl FC. Before Su...

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Aizawl win I-League to create history

Shillong, April 30 (IANS) Aizawl FC earned a well-deserved 1-1 draw against Shillong Lajong FC to create history by becoming the first club from the north-east to win the I-League title. Lajong had taken the early lead when centre-forward Asier Pierrick Dipanda slammed home a header in the ninth minute. That complicated things for the visitors as they needed at least a draw to wi...

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I-League: Aizawl eye history as Bagan hope for miracle

Kolkata/Shillong, April 29 (IANS) Surprise league leaders Aizawl FC will need at least a draw against Shillong Lajong to script history, while former champions Mohun Bagan face a must-win home tie against Chennai City FC on the final day of the I-League football season on Sunday. Mohun Bagan are placed second in the ten-team points table, three points behind Aizawl who are top of the tre...

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Reddy joins FC Pune City as assistant coach

Pune, April 28 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Pune City on Friday announced the signing of Pradhyum Reddy as the assistant coach of the senior and youth teams. FC Pune City is the only ISL team to have a full-fledged residential academy set-up and boasts of having three junior teams (U-18, U-16, U-14) and a women's team, according to a release. Commenting on the de...

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Never ever dreamt of this day: Aizawl coach Jamil

Aizawl, April 27 (IANS) As Aizawl FC embark on their final mission needing a draw to land their maiden I-League title in their final match against Shillong Lajong FC, coach Khalid Jamil, in an effort to keep his boys free from the tension is willing to soak in all the pressure himself. Kuch jitne ke liye kuch khona padta hai, aur maine toh bahut kuch khoya hai (To accomplish something yo...

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Now Northeast set to boost India's global IT business

Agartala, April 27 (IANS) The northeastern region, long considered backward in growth and business terms, is poised to add heft to India's dominant position in global software exports and the IT industry, a top official said Aiming to further boost India's software exports and strengthen the IT industry, six IT parks and hubs have already been set up in six capitals or cities of the nort...

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