Friday, 7 August 2020

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Shoaib wants Pakistan to showcase 90s brand of cricket

BIRMINGHAM: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar wants green caps to showcase the late 1990s brand of cricket against England, for which Pakistan was known for, saying the whole world will be watching the series and the expectations are high. “Pakistan needs to play good cricket by making the right combinations after ...

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Italian Prosecutors ‘to Question PM’ Over Handling Of Virus

ROME: Prosecutors are to question Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and the health and interior ministers over how the government handled the coronavirus pandemic, news agencies reported. The prosecutors from Bergamo, the city in the northern Lombardy region worst hit by the virus, have launched an investigation into the crisis, ...

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Kalapani row: Nepal announces to deploy more forces at India border

KATHMANDU: Nepal will increase the number of security outposts and deploy more armed personnel at the border with India, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has announced. The senior minister said Kathmandu expects India to avoid any unilateral measures in the Kalapani region and remain committed to the ‘fixed border’ principle as ...

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Researchers identify antibody to stop new coronavirus infecting cells

An antibody that can stop the new coronavirus infecting cells in laboratory tests has been identified by researchers in the Netherlands, in what scientists say could help the development of therapies for COVID-19. The antibody neutralised the new coronavirus, according to the research published in Nature Communications, and the authors ...

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Amla’s Guidance Help Me Succeed In PSL 5: Haider Ali

LONDON: Pakistani talented young batsman Haider Ali believes South African legendary cricketer Hashim Amla’s guidance proved a real motivation for his performance in the fifth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). Haider Ali, who played for Peshawar Zalmi during PSL, has opened up on the pep talk he received from Hashim Amla, who was serving as the team’s batting mentor, ...

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Swedish king speaks up for Kashmir

NEW DELHI: King Carl Gustaf of Sweden said in Mumbai that his country had been observing the situation in Jammu & Kashmir for years, and indicated that the mandate of the United Nations Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP), of which it was a part, was too constrained ...

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Masatsugu Asakawa elected as ADB new president

Masatsugu Asakawa has been unanimously elected as the new president of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) by its board of governors. Mr Asakawa, 61, special advisor to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and also the finance minister, will assume office as ADB’s 10th President on Jan. 17, 2020. He will ...

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Sweden tells India to restore free movement in Kashmir

STOCKHOLM: Ahead of its delegation’s arrival, Sweden has sent a strong message to India asking it to lift the restrictions in Indian-Kashmir which has been in lockdown since August 5 when the government revoked Article 370 from its constitution. The Swedish Royal couple King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Foreign Minister ...

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Ponting warns Australia of Babar’s threat

SYDNEY: Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has lauded Babar Azam as Pakistan’s danger man ahead of the upcoming Test series beginning Thursday. Babar is the No.3 ranked batsman in ODI’s as well as being the No1 T20 batsman, however, despite his modest career Test batting average of 35.28, Ponting is ...

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