Friday, 28 February 2020

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ICC suspends Sri Lanka’s Niroshan Dickwella

OVAL: Sri Lanka’s Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-over matches after he was found guilty of ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ during Sunday’s second T20I against Australia. Dickwella had made his way to 14 in the early stages of his side’s incredible run chase at Geelong’s Kardinia ...

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Iranian Actress to Boycott Oscars Over Trump’s Immigration Stance

TEHRAN: Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti, the star of best foreign language film nominee “The Salesman,” has announced that she will be boycotting the Oscars over President Trump’s expected restrictions on immigration to the United States. “Trump’s visa ban for Iranians is racist,” Alidoosti tweeted earlier today. “Whether this will include ...

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Birmingham: Muslim pupil’s headscarf ban at school challenged

BIRMINGHAM: A school has been accused of breaching anti-discrimination laws after claims a four-year-old Muslim pupil was told she could not wear a headscarf. St Clare’s Catholic Primary School in Birmingham has met with equality leaders at the city council to discuss a complaint from the pupil’s family. The council ...

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Sri Lanka bans use of young elephants for work

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka unveiled tougher laws, including a ban on using young elephants for logging and other physical work, as part of a crackdown on cruelty to domesticated wild animals. Wildlife Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera said that the cabinet approved new regulations imposing tough conditions on owners of elephants, which ...

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Messi leads Argentina team ban on talking to media

Lionel Messi led his 26-man Argentina squad in a protest on Tuesday against perceived mistreatment by the media, saying they were boycotting the press until further notice. Messi had just inspired a 3-0 home win over Colombia scoring one goal and laying on the other two to put Argentina’s World ...

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