Thursday, 13 December 2018

Tag Archives: India

India vs Essex Practice Match Draw

LONDON: India and Essex ended the only warm-up match in a draw. India were India were 89/2 in the second innings against Essex when rain stopped play and the match was called a draw. In the first innings of the match, India were bowled out of 395 after Murali Vijay, ...

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Adil Rashid ‘surprised’ by England recall for India opener

EDGBASTON: Adil Rashid admitted even he was “kind of surprised” by his dramatic recall to England’s Test squad for next week’s series opener against India at Edgbaston. But angry Yorkshire chief executive Mark Arthur said he hoped England “knew what they are doing”. Rashid was included in a 13-man squad ...

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Ten million slaves go missing from survey in India

Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images MUMBAI: An anti-slavery group has sharply reduced its estimate of enslaved people in India from 18 million two years ago to eight million today – a figure campaigners said was too low and could undermine efforts to fight the crime. The Australia-based Walk Free Foundation ...

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WhatsApp to limit message forwarding after India mob lynchings

LONDON: Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp is launching a test to limit forwarding messages that will apply to all users, the messaging app said, after Indian authorities sought curbs on spread of rumors that have led to violent incidents. Mob lynchings triggered by false incendiary messages in India, WhatsApp’s biggest market with ...

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Police charge former finance minister Chidambaram over telecoms deal

MUMBAI: India’s federal police have charged former finance minister P. Chidambaram with abuse of his official position and criminal conspiracy over the approval of a telecoms deal in 2006, they said. The accusations center on the role of Chidambaram, now a senior leader of the main opposition Congress party, his ...

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11-year-old Indian girl repeatedly gang-raped

(File/PTI) CHANNAI: The girl was lured with soft drinks laced with drugs, then later kept silent with weapons and threats, according to police. Repeatedly, over several months, authorities said, more than a dozen men raped and molested the 11-year-old, who lived with her parents in a gated community in the ...

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MS Dhoni to retire from ODIs soon

LONDON: Has legendary cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni decided to retire from one day international format of the game as well? Speculations about the same are rife after the former skipper was seen taking the ball from the umpire after the end of series against England on Tuesday. As a video ...

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Sadiq Khan calls for easier UK visas for Indian students

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called on the UK government to add India to the list of low-risk countries offered a more simplified student visa application process, asserting that it is vital the country maintains its reputation for higher education excellence. In a letter to UK Home Secretary Sajid ...

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Morgan puts India series win above No.1 ranking

LONDON : Eoin Morgan has insisted England value a series win over India far more highly than remaining as the world s top-ranked one-day international side. England will stay at number one in the International Cricket Council s standings even if they lose their series-decider against India at Headingley on ...

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You might be killed if you criticise govt in India: Saif Ali Khan

BOLLYWOOD actor Saif Ali Khan has said that one could get killed in India for voicing their opinions. Saif, who is playing policeman Sartaj Singh in India’s first Netflix show Sacred Games, during an interview to Quint in London said, “If you date someone from the wrong caste, somebody will kill you ...

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