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Nikhat Zareen reaches finals of Thailand Open International Boxing Tournament

first_img Next Nikhat Zareen reaches finals of Thailand Open International Boxing TournamentAshish Kumar (75kg), Mohammed Husammuddin (56kg) and Brijesh Yadav (81kg) were the other three men to make the gold medal bouts.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service New DelhiJuly 26, 2019UPDATED: July 26, 2019 20:45 IST Zareen will take on 2018 Asian Games gold medallist Chang Yuan on Saturday. (HIGHLIGHTSZareen will take on 2018 Asian Games gold medallist Chang Yuan on SaturdayAsian silver-winner Deepak Singh (49kg) led a four-strong Indian men’s charge into the summit clashesAshish Kumar (75kg), Mohammed Husammuddin (56kg) and Brijesh Yadav (81kg) were the other three men to make the gold medal boutsFormer junior world champion Nikhat Zareen (51kg), who on Friday became the lone woman boxer to make the finals of the Thailand International Tournament in Bangkok, said the strategy in the summit clash would be to not allow her opponent play her natural game.”My strategy will be not to allow her to play her own game in which is feels comfortable,” Zareen told IANS from Bangkok.Zareen will take on 2018 Asian Games gold medallist Chang Yuan on Saturday.I am really excited for the finals. To beat the best you need to give your best..So I’m going to give my best,” Zareen said.The tournament has been very good. In every fight, I have given my best and I’m sure in the finals also I’m not going to give less than that,” she added.Meanwhile, Asian silver-winner Deepak Singh (49kg) led a four-strong Indian men’s charge into the summit clashes.Ashish Kumar (75kg), Mohammed Husammuddin (56kg) and Brijesh Yadav (81kg) were the other three men to make the gold medal bouts.Nikhat took on Thailand’s Jutamas Jitpong. She edged past the local 4-1.Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Thailand International BoxingFollow Nikhat Zareenlast_img read more

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Vaiko calls for release of fishing boats held by Sri Lanka

Moreover, this would thwart the attempt by the Sri Lankan government to impose fines, he said. India’s MDMK general secretary Vaiko urged the Indian Central Government to take effective steps to secure the release of fishing boats from Sri Lanka, The Hindu newspaper reported.In an informal chat with reporters in Tiruchi, he said a large number of fishing boats belonging to fishermen of Rameswaram, Nagapattinam and other coastal areas of the State were under the custody of the Sri Lankan Government and this had affected the livelihood of fishermen. To a question, Vaiko said that about 49 farmers had committed suicide in various parts of the State due to crop failure.The government should announce Rs.25 lakh compensation to each victim, he added. (Colombo Gazette) There were reports that the Sri Lankan Government had planned to impose hefty fine for Indian boats fishing in the traditional waters, he said and added that the Central government should take immediate steps to secure the release of the boats. read more

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