Thursday, 16 July 2020

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Afghan wicketkeeper Shahzad gets 12-month doping ban

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad for twelve months after he inadvertently ingested prohibited substances. According to a press release, the wicketkeeper-batsman had consumed, Hydroxycut, a prohibited substance. The ICC had found the substance during a screening test after getting sample on January 17, ...

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Padmavati row: Nandita Das on power of art

BOLLYWOOD: Actor-filmmaker Nandita Das said demanding a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus Padmavati only reinforces the fact that art is powerful. The 48-year-old director said suppressing an artist’s expression reflects that somewhere the work of art is challenging a certain thought process. “Art doesn’t create revolutions, it subliminally ...

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Indian producers delay ‘Padmavati’ after protests

MUMBAI: Indian filmmakers said they have delayed indefinitely the release of a Bollywood historical epic about a legendary Hindu queen that has been the subject of weeks of violent protests. A caste-based group has been targeting “Padmavati”, which was due to hit screens on December 1, over rumours that the ...

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Hafeez suspended from bowling in int’l matches

DUBAI: Former Pakistan captain M Hafeez was Thursday suspended from bowling in international matches with immediate effect due to illegal action. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that an independent assessment has found Hafeez ‘ bowling action to be illegal. According to an ICC press release, majority of Hafeez ‘ ...

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Qualcomm lawsuit aims to ban iPhone sales in China

BEIJING: In an effort to continue to charge Apple for the use of its patents in mainland China, Qualcomm has filed lawsuits against the company with the end goal of stopping the production and sale of iPhones in China. The suits were filed by the mobile chip manufacturer in an ...

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Inquiry Panel Recommends 3 Match Ban, Fine On Umar Akmal

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s inquiry committee has recommended a three-match ban and fine on batsman Umar Akmal after finding him guilty of breaching three clauses of the players code of conduct. A PCB official told on condition of anonymity that the inquiry committee, headed by Director Cricket, Haroon Rasheed, ...

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Six-month ban felt like six years, says fast bowler Irfan

KARACHI: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan has said that the six-month ban felt like “six years” and that time was tought for him. The fast bowler was handed a six-month suspension after he failed to report two approaches made by bookies during the Pakistan Super League. He was not allowed to ...

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PSL spot fixing case: Khalid Latif gets five-year ban

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Anti Corruption Tribunal has imposed five-year ban on Khalid Latif in Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot fixing scandal. Furthermore, Latif has to pay fine of Rs. 1 million. According to brief verdict of the tribunal was under investigation for violation of 6 Articles of Code ...

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Mohammad Irfan to lecture Pakistan team on anti-corruption

KARACHI: After serving a six-month ban for violating the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) anti-corruption code, Pakistan’s fast bowler Mohammad Irfan – as part of his rehabilitation process – will give a lecture to members of the Pakistani team on anti-corruption. Irfan was suspended by the PCB for twelve months after ...

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Supreme Court allows Donald Trump ban on refugees

WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees. The justices on Wednesday agreed to an administration request to block a lower court ruling that would have eased the refugee ban and allowed up to 24,000 refugees to enter the country before the ...

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