Thursday, 27 February 2020

PTI

British-Indian candidates register strong result in UK election

MANCHESTER: All the Indian-origin MPs from the previous Parliament were successful in clinching their seats, with Gagan Mohindra and Claire Coutinho for the Conservative Party and Navendru Mishra for Labour among the first-timers. Indian-origin candidates across both the Conservative and Labour parties on Friday registered strong results in the UK’s ...

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Simmons powers West Indies to series-levelling T20 win in India

HIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Opener Lendl Simmons struck an attacking 67 to lead the West Indies to a series-levelling eight-wicket win over India in the second Twenty20 international. Simmons put on crucial partnerships including a 73-run opening stand with Evin Lewis, who made 40, as West Indies chased down 171 in 18.3 overs ...

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Israeli high school students to launch self-made satellite

JERUSALEM: Three youngsters from an Israeli school will travel to India next week to launch a satellite – Duchifat 3 – designed and built by them aboard PSLV C48 from ISRO’s Sriharikota launch site. Alon Abramovich, Meitav Assulin and Shmuel Aviv Levi, all 17 to 18 years old, are students ...

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Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian to feature in 100 T20I

RAJKOT: Rohit Sharma became the first Indian man and second in world cricket to complete 100 T20 Internationals. He reached the milestone when he led the team in the second match against Bangladesh at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here. Shoaib Malik (111 games) from Pakistan is the only player ...

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Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh snatch first T20 win over India

DELHI: Mushfiqur Rahim’s perfectly paced, unbeaten 60 off 43 balls took Bangladesh to a seven-wicket win over India, their first against these opponents in nine attempts. Mushfiqur’s late charge against Khaleel Ahmed completely changed the game in Delhi, so much so that in the end, the result was almost a ...

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Shakib episode will affect team performance, Bangladesh coach

DHAKA: Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo expects the recent ban on Shakib Al Hasan to affect the team’s performance against India in the upcoming T20 and Test series but is hopeful that his players will step up to the challenge against the formidable hosts. Bangladesh’ build-up to the three-match T20 and ...

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BCB boss smells conspiracy behind cricketers’ strike

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan said the national players’ unprecedented strike seems to be a “conspiracy” to destabilise the game in the country but remains hopeful that the upcoming tour of India will go on as per schedule. Hassan’s comments come after country’s top players including Test and ...

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India and Pakistan sign agreement on Kartarpur corridor

ATTARI: India and Pakistan on Thursday signed the much-awaited agreement for operationalizing Kartarpur Corridor, paving the way for its inauguration next month ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The two sides met on “zero line” on the border and signed the agreement. The Indian delegation was ...

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BCCI deny providing No Objection Certificate to Harbhajan Singh

MUMBAI: Reports have emerged that former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh had been named in the player draft for the inaugural The Hundred tournament, but the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has denied providing the No Objection Certificate. According to ESPNCricinfo, the 39-year-old was the lone Indian in ...

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Floods kill 113 in north India in late monsoon burst

LUCKNOW: Heavy rains have killed at least 113 people in India’s Ut­tar Pradesh and Bihar states over the past three days, offi­cials said, as flood waters swamped a major city, inundated hospital wards and forced the evacuation of inmates from a jail. India’s monsoon season that begins in June usually ...

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