WATCH | Boost morale of soldiers to give terrorists, Pakistan a fitting response; investigate traitors: Babita Phogat urges Government, political parties

first_imgLast Updated: 15th February, 2019 23:57 IST WATCH | Boost Morale Of Soldiers To Give Terrorists, Pakistan A Fitting Response; Investigate Traitors: Babita Phogat Urges Government, Political Parties Babita Phogat conveyed a hard-hitting message on the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. The wrestler spoke about the impact that left in her mind and paid homage to the martyrs and conveyed condolences to their families. She also hoped government and the political parties come together to encourage the soldiers to give a fitting response to the terrorists and Pakistan. 1 year ago ‘The country is in pain, we all are hurt’: Film associations to hold protest against Pulwama terror attack; no shooting at the time of the event 40 soldiers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were martyred when a 70-vehicle convoy of 54 Battalion of CRPF on its way to Srinagar from Jammu were attacked with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion. Pakistan-backed terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed responsibility over the attacks. 1 year ago WATCH: PM Modi pays tribute to each of the braveheart CRPF martyrs at wreath-laying ceremony in Delhi’s Palam Airport FOLLOW US COMMENT WATCH US LIVE Babita Phogat conveyed a hard-hitting message on the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir. The wrestler spoke about the impact the incident left in her mind and paid homage to the martyrs and conveyed condolences to their families. She also hoped government and the political parties come together to encourage the soldiers to give a fitting response to the terrorists and Pakistan. READ: ‘India Is Going To Serve Justice To The Great Martyrs’: Yash, Mohanlal, Anushka Shetty, Mahesh Babu, Suriya, Other South Stars Mourn Death Of CRPF Soldiers In Pulwama Attack Session ID: 2020-09-09:4c472c64e447bcb5a44f1b58 Player Element ID: video_player_5f5860fcc3e0a OK Close Modal DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Joel Kurian Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Duration 0:00Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio TrackQuality LevelsFullscreenThis is a modal window. This video is restricted from playing on your current domain Error Code: PLAYER_ERR_DOMAIN_RESTRICTEDcenter_img In a video, we can see Babita saying in Hindi, “I’m feeling very sad since yesterday. I couldn’t muster the courage to speak about it, but I’m still trying, to say a few words in respect of the martyrs. First of all, I pay my homage to the martyrs and offer my prayers to the Almighty to give their souls peace and their families strength and their children hope. Along with that, I want to say that that today the entire country has come together to stand with the soldiers to raise their morale to give terrorists and Pakistan a fitting answer. I urge the Government and also the political parties that they should all come together to boost the confidence of our soldiers so that they can hit back at Pakistan. And the start to that will be through the traitors and the anti-nationals who need to be thoroughly investigated.”  SUBSCRIBE TO US First Published: 15th February, 2019 21:05 IST LIVE TV WE RECOMMEND Written By (Watch the video above) Earlier in the day, Babita had posted tweets on similar lines on how she was horrified and speechless about the shocking incident. She had conveyed her prayers for the souls of the martyrs and expressed solidarity with their families. The wrestler had also lashed out at the enemies and the traitors.  READ: ‘We Are Not So Weak To Not Avenge The Sacrifices Of Our Martyrs’: Geeta, Babita Phogat Salute The Jawans, Condemn Pulwama Terror AttackHer elder sister Geeta Phogat had also tweeted her thoughts on the incident.  1 year ago Here’s a step-by-step account of how the heinous Pulwama terror attack took place, as briefed by DG CRPF to Home Minister Rajnath Singhlast_img read more

DURO’S RUSSIA NOTE… Chants of RO-SSI-YA End in Tears

first_imgRussia’s fairy-tale run at the ongoing World Cup at home here ended in tears on Saturday night at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in the Black Sea city of Sochi. Shouts of RO-SSI-YA that dominated every space here right from the opening game inside the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow literarily died out with Ivan Rakitic’s match-winner. It was an emotional evening for all. Russia was just a shouting distance from playing in the semi finals for the first time since 1966 (as Soviet Union). They missed the train to the semis by a whisker! The defeat was a heartache that not a few of their boisterous fans were left without wiping tears from the eyes. It was one midnight that the country of almost 145 million people will not forget in a hurry. The penalty shoot out proved a cruel anti-climax of a sort for the Reds who as the lowest ranked team here turned formbooks on their heads.After regulation deadlocked at 2-2, Russia’s self-believe played a greater role in seeing the Reds surge, and looking for the winning goal in the added extra-time. Each time they had the ball, their roaring fans urged them on but the Croats refused to be cowed.With time ticking away on the clock, Russia, perhaps were looking in the direction of Igor Akinfeev to rise up again to the challenge the way he did against Spain in that Round of 16 earlier shootout which the Reds won 3-2. But with the saying that thunder doesn’t strike same spot twice ringing in the ears of all inside that Fisht Olympic Stadium, it was obvious that that theory will be proved wrong that night. Both Russia and Croatia passed same route to get to the quarter-final stage. Like Russia, Croatia survived a bruising battle with Denmark. After one-all regulation and added time result, Luka Modric and his colleagues pulled through 3-2 in Shoot out.And so, many Russian fans were already seeing Akinfeev as the next Lev Yashin to lead them to the Last Four stage. But that was not to happen. Brazilian-born Mario Fernandes who had kept Russia’s dream alive when he headed home in the 115th minute to drag the game against Croatia into penalties failed to convert his kick, just as Fedor Smolov. Mateo Kovacic had his penalty saved by Akinfeev, but Marcelo Brozovic, Modric and Vida all netted theirs before Rakitic stroked in the winner to send Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic who watched the encounter from the VIP Box into dancing mood. The chants of R0-SSI-YA also stuck on the throat of Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, but he was magnanimous in applauding Grabar-Kitarovic for her country’s passage to confront England in the second semi final on Wednesday at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.“We leave the tournament with tears in our eyes but our heads held high,” the Russian team tweeted as the stadium emptied of the 45, 000 or so who had lost their voices after the shootout. Coach Stanislav Cherchesov looked visibly distraught from the defeat.“I am still not myself yet,” he admitted after listening to a press conference question and then being unable to say a word.Midfielder Roman Zobnin sounded very similar moments after he walked off the pitch.“I have no emotions left. I left them all out there,” he said with difficulty. I feel empty inside.” Indeed, after raising the hopes of their countrymen and women, Russians indeed felt empty on Saturday night, same way the streets were empty.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more


first_imgMore than 7,000 people are expected to gather at three different protest marches against water charges across Co Donegal tomorrow.The biggest of the protest rallies will be in Letterkenny where organisers expect an estimated 5,000 to take to the streets of the county’s biggest town.Marchers will gather at the Port Roundabout at 2pm before walking up the town’s Main Street before a number of speakers will address the crowd at Market Square. A slightly smaller crowd is expected in Ballyshannon where a rally will start at the Abbey Centre at 2pm before protesting through the town.A large crowd is also expected in the border town of Lifford for the third and final protest which also starts at 2pm.Mayor of Donegal, Cllr John Campbell as well as councillors Micheal Mac Giolla Easbuig and Gary Doherty have appealed to people to take to the streets to make their voices heard.Why I’ll be marching tomorrow – by Corinna McCallig, from Ardara. Corrina McCallig“I am marching in Letterkenny tomorrow for one reason only – because most people can’t afford it. People forget that the Celtic Tiger by-passed Donegal apart from a few small pockets. We have four children and we can’t afford it. I have talked to women about this and they cry because they can hardly put food on their tables for their children nevermind find another €600. I am one of the lucky ones in that my husband now has a job. But he was unemployed for three months and we were hardly able to make ends meet. I am marching because I know in my heart of hearts that Irish Water is going to be privatised. We can’t let that happen. We have to stand up to the Government on this issue. As I speak I am looking outside my window because I know Irish Water are calling to my house in the next few days to install water meters. I will physically stop them from doing that. I will never pay for water because I feel we are already paying for it. That is why I am marching in Letterkenny and I would ask for as many people to join us as possible. We have to stand together on this issue.”(As told to Donegal Daily) MORE THAN 7,000 PEOPLE EXPECTED TO ATTEND THREE WATER PROTEST MARCHES ACROSS DONEGAL was last modified: October 31st, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BallyshannondonegalIrish WaterletterkennyLiffordwater chargeslast_img read more