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Jan 21, 2017
Jallikattu ordinance results in similar demands for animal sports from all over IndiaWhile, the anti-Jallikattu camp is accused of cherrypicking their fight and singalling out Tamil culture, we decided to look at similar sports practiced across the country in the name of religion that are opposed by animal rights activists.
Jan 20, 2017
Jallikattu protests inspire Assamese to seek revoke of ban on Bulbuli fights marring Bihu funSeeing the momentum that protests against the ban on jallikattu have built up in Tamil Nadu, people from Assam are now demanding that the Supreme Court lifts the ban on nightingale fights that take place in the northeastern state during the harvest festival Magh Bihu also known as Bhogali Bihu.
Jan 19, 2017
Jallikattu: Humanity must safeguard principles of kindness, not fight for blood sportSo, why should Jallikattu stay? Just because the blood sport has been in vogue for ages — some claim it is 2500 years old — it doesn't entitle Tamilians to a lifetime of torturing bulls for a public spectacle.
Jan 10, 2017
How Kamal Haasan's Virumandi depicted jallikattu on screen: The ancient sport as a metaphorKamal Haasan's Virumandi showed jallikattu in all its vivid details
Jan 09, 2017
'Make Jallikattu legal': Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam writes to PM Modi seeking ordinance on sportUrging the Centre to intervene, Panneerselvam has said that the sport of Jallikattu is about bull taming and not harming the animal.
Dec 31, 2016
UFC 207: Ronda Rousey returns to the octagon after a year, gets beaten in 48 secondsRonda Rousey's comeback ended quickly as she suffered her second straight pounding when Amanda Nunes won by a TKO less than a minute into their bout.
Dec 18, 2016
Michael Schumacher's family launch 'Keep Fighting' initiative three years after accidentMichael Schumacher's family have launched an initiative to help others inspired by the seven-times Formula One world champion's career and character to 'keep fighting' in the face of adversity.
Dec 05, 2016
Russia says to start talks with U.S. on Aleppo rebel withdrawal | ReutersBy Ellen Francis, Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Maria Kiselyova | BEIRUT/MOSCOW BEIRUT/MOSCOW The Russian government said on Monday it would start talks with Washington on a rebel withdrawal from Aleppo this week as Russian-backed Syrian forces fought to seize more territory from rebels who are struggling to avoid a major defeat. The latest army attack, which saw fierce clashes around the Old City, aims to cut off another area of rebel control in eastern Aleppo and tighten the noose on opposition-held districts where tens of thousands of people are trapped.Advances in recent weeks have brought Damascus, backed militarily by Russia, Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah, closer to recapturing Syria's second largest city before the nearly six-year war and a prize long sought by President Bashar al-Assad.The rebels are now reduced to an area just kilometres across.While Assad's allies have in the past year turned the battle in his favour, Western and regional states backing the rebels have been unwilling or unable to prevent a major defeat for groups who have fought for years to topple the Syrian leader.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said talks with the United States on the withdrawal of rebels would begin in Geneva on Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning. There was no immediate comment from Washington, which has backed some of the rebels."Those armed groups who refuse to leave eastern Aleppo will be considered to be terrorists," Lavrov told a news conference
Dec 04, 2016
Raheel Sharif may command international Islamic anti-terror force: Pakistan mediaThe report said that Iran has also assured to accept Pakistan's role in mediating Yemen crisis if Sharif becomes IMAFT chief with an authority of arbitrator
Dec 01, 2016
30,000 flee east Aleppo, Russia wants humanitarian corridors - U.N. | ReutersBy Tom Miles and Stephanie Nebehay | GENEVA GENEVA About 30,000 people are receiving aid after fleeing the besieged eastern zone of Aleppo in the past few days, taking the total number of displaced people in the Syrian city to more than 400,000, U.N. special envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday