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Jason Holder sheds ‘Nice Guy’ tag

LONDON: There’s no more Mr Nice Guy from West Indies skipper Jason Holder as he plots to lead his country to glory at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. Holder became the youngest captain in West Indiies history when replacing Dwayne Bravo for ODIs in early 2015, aged just ...

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Sri Lanka make history with epic series win in South Africa

PORT ELIZABETH: Sri Lanka made history by becoming the first sub-continent nation to win a test series in South Africa when they clinched the second match by eight wickets at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. Overnight batsmen Kusal Mendis and Oshada Fernando both made half centuries as Sri Lanka ...

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Oscars goes without host

LONDON: The 91st Academy Awards is going without a host for the first time in 30 years – but is retaining the same playful tone and spectacular performances between the nomination announcements. The Best Picture award went to “Green Book” – civil rights dramedyabout aa celebrated black pianist who befriends ...

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Taliban defeated by the quiet strength of Pakistan’s Buddha

SWAT: The Buddha of Swat, carved on a cliff in the seventh century, was dynamited by the Pakistani Taliban in 2007. Now it has been restored, a powerful symbol of tolerance in the traumatized Pakistani valley. The holy figure, depicted in a lotus position at the base of a granite ...

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UK will remain long-standing friend of Pakistan, says Theresa May

LONDON: British Prime Minister, Theresa May says the United Kingdom will remain a long-standing and dependable friend of Pakistan. The British Prime Minister said Pakistan and the United Kingdom have deep ties with shared history and future. She pointed out that as Pakistan celebrates its 70th anniversary, we also celebrate ...

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