Newly-crowned world billiards and snooker champion Pankaj Advani notched up superb wins over his English counterparts Mike Russell and David Causier to seal a berth in the finals of the IBSF World Billiards Championship here on Saturday.
Another youth has on Sunday been abducted in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian, a day after a second teen was kidnapped and killed by terrorists. Reportedly identified as Suhail Ahmad Ganai, the young man was kidnapped from a village in the south Kashmir district.
India captain Harmanpreet Kaur said that her team is bound to perform well because of the quality in the side which was proved during their thumping 48-run win against Australia in the final group league encounter of the ICC Women’s World T20.
The Chief Minister has announced a solatium of Rs 10 lakh each to the families of the deceased. A total of 49 deaths have been reported so far. Palaniswami said a detailed survey would be undertaken to ascertain damages to houses besides crop and cattle loss.