Friday, 18 October 2019

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Bangladesh lifts Smith’s Twenty20 tournament ban

DHAKA: Bangladeshi cricket officials on Thursday lifted a ban on former Australian captain Steve Smith playing in the forthcoming Twenty20 Bangladesh Premier League, an official said. The ruling means Smith, currently serving a one-year ban from international cricket over a ball-tampering scandal, is free to play for Comilla Victorians in ...

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Ban on Ahmed Shehzad ends today

LAHORE: A four-month ban on Pakistan’s batsman Ahmed Shehzad for breaching the board’s anti-doping rules is set to end today. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) provisionally suspended the 27-year-old batsman for 4 months after he was found guilty of consuming ‘Marijuana’, a banned substance. His dope test was conducted during the ...

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The National Assembly largely votes against the ban on spanking

LONDON: Towards the end of spanking or slapping for children? The National Assembly adopted in the night of Thursday to Friday, a bill of largely symbolic scope aimed at prohibiting the “ordinary educational violence”, on which the opponents made themselves discreet. The text of the MoDem, co-signed by elected representatives of ...

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Nepal to ban porn sites to curb rising rape cases

The Nepalese government said on Friday that it will block the publication and dissemination of pornographic content in the country, citing an increase in incidents of rape. The Ministry for Information and Communication issued a release citing pornographic content to be the reason for rape. “The Criminal Code 2071 article ...

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New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags

WELLINGTON: New Zealand became the latest country Friday to outlaw single-use plastic shopping bags, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying they will be phased out over the next year as a “meaningful step” towards reducing pollution. New Zealand uses “hundreds of millions” of single-use plastic bags each year, many of ...

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Shahzaib Hasan’s ban has been extended to four years

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has extended Shahzaib Hasan’s ban to four years in the PSL spot fixing case. Hasan was banned for a year and fined Rs1 million after being declared guilty in a spot fixing scandal in the 2017 edition of the Pakistan Super League. He had filed ...

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Sri Lankan skipper and officials banned for two Tests, four ODIs

ICC: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday banned Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal and two top officials for two Tests and four one-day internationals (ODI) for breaching the spirit of the game. Coach Chandika Hathurusingha, manager Asanka Gurusinha and Chandimal refused to take to the field for two hours ...

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Nepal ban on women migrants violates rights: UN

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s restrictions on woman migrating for work are discriminatory and inconsistent with international law, a United Nations rights official said Monday during a visit to the country. Nepal last year introduced a ban on women working as domestic helpers in the Gulf, one of various laws passed over the ...

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Padmavat: Violence after India top court lifts ban on film

BOLLYWOOD: Protesters in India’s Gujarat have blocked roads and caused local bus services to be suspended, after the Supreme Court cleared the release of controversial Bollywood film Padmavat. Extremist Hindu groups torched buses and vandalised a theatre in the western state of Gujarat on Sunday. Despite the court ruling and ...

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