Saturday, 14 December 2019

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Bangladesh film about girl surfer faces calls to be banned

DHAKA: Supreme Court lawyer Huzzatul Islam issued a legal notice to the filmmakers and filed a petition in the High Court demanding authorities revoke the censor certificate of film “No Dorai” in Bangladesh where it is unusual for women to swim in public. The film’s producer, Mahboob Rahman, said the ...

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Russia banned from Olympics, soccer World Cup

LAUSANNE/MOSCOW: Russia was banned from the world’s top sporting events for four years, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) executive committee acted after concluding that Moscow had planted fake evidence and deleted files ...

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People want the new iPhone 11 ad banned

LONDON: It’s 7am and you are warm and cozy in your bed. And suddenly you feel buzzing tremors, which turn into vibrating thunder in the darkness. The piercing sound of the alarm eventually wakes you up from your slumber. The wretched alarm tone is the most annoying sound ever for ...

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Shane Warne banned from driving after multiple speeding offences

CANBERRA: Australia Test great Shane Warne was banned from driving for 12 months after his sixth speeding offence in a two-year period. The former leg-spinner admitted breaking a 40-miles-per-hour (64 kilometres-per-hour) limit in a hired Jaguar in London last year, a magistrates’ court heard. The 50-year-old, who was not in ...

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Akila Dananjaya banned from bowling for one year

DUBAI: Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been banned from bowling in international cricket for 12 months due to an illegal bowling action. Dananjaya’s suspension is a result of the ICC’s automatic penalty for bowlers who have twice failed an assessment inside a two-year period. The offspinner can, however, bowl ...

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ICC bans two Hong Kong cricketers for life

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) banned two Hong Kong players, including one who has already served a 30-month ban, from all cricket for life for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code in matches played between 2014 and 2016. Irfan Ahmed, who was banned from all cricket for two-and-a-half years in ...

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All India Film Body banned Mika Singh for performing in Pakistan

BOLLYWOOD: All India Cine Workers Association (AICWA) banned singer Mika Singh from the Indian film industry for performing at an event in Karachi, Pakistan. The event in Pakistan was organised by former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf’s close relative. “AICWA takes a stand of boycotting all his association with movie production ...

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Niqab banned in Tunisia government offices

TUNISIA: Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided Friday to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices “for security reasons”, his office said. It said Chahed signed a government circular “banning access to public administrations and institutions to anyone with their face covered… for security reasons”. The ...

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Russia suspends Georgia flights after violent clashes

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned Georgian airlines from flying to Russia amid rising tensions between the two countries. Some 240 people were injured in protests in Georgia. The protests were ignited by the appearance of a Russian MP in the country’s parliament. Mr Putin signed a decree on ...

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Europe’s 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned

PARIS: A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros (£48.7 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters. The United States added Huawei Technologies, the world’s ...

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