Wednesday, 16 October 2019

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India thrashed South Africa by an innings and 137 runs

PUNE: Umesh Yadav led an inspired bowling display as India thrashed South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test to clinch a record 11th-straight series triumph at home on Sunday. The tourists were dismissed for 189 after following-on in the final session of day four in ...

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World Bank cuts India’s growth projection to 6 per cent

NEW DELHI: The World Bank said that the India’s growth rate is projected to fall to 6 per cent after a deceleration of the economy in the initial quarters of this fiscal year. In 2018-19, the growth rate of India stood at 6.9 percent. Established in 1944, the five institutions ...

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Pakistan cricket team breaks India, Australia’s series win record

LONDON: Pakistan cricket team defeated Sri Lanka in the third ODI of the historic home series on Wednesday, which was their 92nd victory against the Islanders, which is a world record. Earlier, Australia had defeated New Zealand and India had beaten Sri Lanka in 91 matches each. The Australian team ...

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Floods kill 113 in north India in late monsoon burst

LUCKNOW: Heavy rains have killed at least 113 people in India’s Ut­tar Pradesh and Bihar states over the past three days, offi­cials said, as flood waters swamped a major city, inundated hospital wards and forced the evacuation of inmates from a jail. India’s monsoon season that begins in June usually ...

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Swara Bhaskar expresses concern over safety of women in India

BOLLYWOOD actress said, “Women’s safety has become a crisis in India. We have a situation where at least three high profile members, who hold elected office are accused of rape.” “The rape victims have had to face serious personal consequences for reporting rape. This is an alarming situation for our ...

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Two pilots killed in Indian army chopper crash

NEW DELHI: An Indian military helicopter on a training mission in Bhutan crashed Friday, killing two pilots, India’s army said. The single-engine Cheetah helicopter was on its way from Khirmu in India’s northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh to Yongphulla in Bhutan. One of the pilots who died was from the ...

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India extends cricket match-fixing crackdown

NEW DELHI: India´s cricket board has extended a match-fixing crackdown to regional leagues after the arrest of a team owner for making illegal bets with a Dubai-based bookie, officials said Wednesday. Ashfaq Ali Thara, owner of a team in the Karnataka Premier League – a state-level Twenty20 competition – was ...

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35 US lawmakers urge govt to reduce tensions in South Asia

NEW YORK: Any US assistance to encourage bilateral discussions between India and Pakistan would help preserve global order and would serve to enhance the safety of Americans, says a letter signed by 35 US lawmakers. The letter, addressed to Kelly Craft, the US ambassador to the United Nations, also conveys ...

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