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Singer Adnan Sami to get Indian citizenship on January 1

New Delhi, Dec 31: Singer-actor Adnan Sami will become an Indian citizen from Friday, home ministry officials said here on Thursday.Sami, who is of Pakistani origin, was born in Britain, and was a Canadian citizen. He has been living in India on visa since March 2001. He was last given a visa extension in October this year. The Indian citizenship was granted after he made a representation to the home ministry on May 26 requesting for it on humanitarian grounds. (Bollywood Country Report)

Mysuru to host National Basketball

Mysuru, Dec 31: Mysuru will host the 66th National Basketball Championship for men and women from January 9 to 16.The Chamundi Vihar Stadium Complex, with its two indoor and one outdoor court, will hold the tournament. The Karnataka State Basketball Association will organise the event under the aegis of Basketball Federation of India (BFI). The Karnataka city will be hosting the event after a gap of nearly 30 years with the last one held in 1987. Over 140 matches will be played in the league-cum-knockout event. As many…

RCB rope in Jadhav for IPL 2016

Bengaluru, Dec 31: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore have roped in Delhi Dardevils' batsman Kedar Jadhav for 2016.The first trading window for IPL 2016, which was open from December 15 to 31, witnessed the first trade of the season. "RCB, who boast of a star-studded batting line-up with the likes of Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers, have added more fire-power to their batting by acquiring Kedar Jadhav. All eyes will now be on the auction, where more outstanding…

Warne enjoys New Year’s eve in fancy dress party

Melbourne, Dec 31: Legendary spinner Shane Warne was in party mood on Thursday as the Australian enjoyed New Year's eve at a fantasy-themed fancy dress party.The former bowler appeared in high spirits as he partied with friends to welcome 2016. Warne was pictured alongside a bevy of beautiful "angels" including glamour model Tilley Holzberger and photographer Rosanna Faraci as he showed off his Baywatch costume on his Instagram account. The 46-year-old also posed alongside a smurf, a gladiator and a…

United should stick with van Gaal: Moyes

Manchester, Dec 31: Former Manchester United manager David Moyes has said the English football club should support under-fire coach Louis van Gaal.United are presently sixth in the Premier League standings and exited the Champions League during a run of eight games without a win. "I hope they stick with Louis van Gaal, he deserves more time. It's still a work in progress for him, he's made some signings and from my experience in Spain it will take time for players from abroad to settle in. So, they should…
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