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SMC Mayor, Iltija Mufti oppose KIWG in view of COVID-2019 threat

Srinagar, Mar 7 (UNI) The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu and Iltija Mufti have opposed holding of five-day Ist Khelo India winter games from Saturday at world famous ski resort of Gulmarg, about 55 km from here in north Kashmir in view of threat of Coronavirus disease which has already claimed more than 3000 lives across the globe.
However, the games in which about 800 sportspersons from different parts of the country are taking part were declared open by Sports Minister Kiren Rajiju on Saturday despite opposition.
Mattu has also suggested not to allow Sunday Flea market in Srinagar on Sunday.
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India women cricket team to play one-off Test against England

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08 Mar 2021 | 8:08 PM

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Puma fuels Parcham Girls' football dreams

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08 Mar 2021 | 7:39 PM

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Bajrang Punia defends Matteo Pellicone wrestling crown, takes No 1 rank

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08 Mar 2021 | 6:42 PM

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