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Focus on J&K militancy, cross-border terrorism as top cops meet on Dec 20Tuesday, December 18, 2018

NEW DELHI: Militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, cross-border terrorism and attempts to radicalise youth will top the agenda of the annual conference of Directors General and Inspectors General of Police to be held at the site of the tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat, beginning December 20, officials said Monday. Issues like clashes due to communal tension, circulation of communa...

ACB nabs Patwari Tuesday, December 18, 2018

SGC’s first hearing tomorrow Tuesday, December 18, 2018

27 cross sides via peace busTuesday, December 18, 2018

SZ: Winter vacations from Jan 7Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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IPL Auction: Shami is a big buy for Punjab, says Kumble

Jaipur, Dec 18 (IANS) With the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction underway, former India skipper and head coach Anil Kumble and ex-Australian batsman David Hussey have expressed their views on the purchase made by different franchises so far. Indian pacer Mohammed Shami attracted an intense bidding war between defending champions Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab. However, with a limited price purse, the former lost the player to Punjab for Rs 4.8 crore. Commenting on Shami's price, Kumble said: "That is a big buy for Kings XI Punjab, I thought they would have gone slightly higher up to Rs 6 crore, good for Shami and good pick-up for Kings XI, well spent." "He is one of the better fast forwards and they needed a fast forward for the team and they took it early," Hussey was quoted as saying by IPL's official broadcaster Star Sports. After losing Shami, Chennai once again started bidding hard for medium pacer Mohit Sha...

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