Monday, 21 May 2018

Tag Archives: India

Afghanistan to play first-ever Test Cricket in India

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NEW DELHI: Afghanistan will play their first ever Test match in India, officials from both countries announced, amid speculation that the game could be played as early as next year. Afghanistan and Ireland were given Test status in June by the International Cricket Council. “The Afghans were scheduled to play ...

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British-Pakistani cockfighting gang found guilty of animal cruelty

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LONDON: A gang of six British-Pakistanis involved in vile cockfighting gang faces jail after detectives uncovered a huge blood-stained fighting pit where cockerels armed with sharpened spurs were pitched against each another in a building where the group had designed a ring complete with seats and fake grass. At the ...

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Drone crash: China wants India to correct bad manners

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BEIJING: An Indian unmanned aerial vehicle entered Chinese territory and crashed in the border area close to India’s Sikkim State. The Chinese military’s Western Theater Command and the foreign ministry called the incident an “intrusion” and voiced China’s strong opposition. The Indian defense ministry explained the drone “lost contact with ...

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Uber agrees to settle US lawsuit filed by Indian rape victim

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SAN FRANCISCO: Uber Technologies Inc and a woman who accused top executives of improperly obtaining her medical records after a company driver raped her in India have agreed to settle a civil lawsuit the woman filed against Uber in June, according to a U.S. federal court filing on Friday. The ...

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Sadiq Khan says Pakistan needs a helping hand to unlock potential

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LAHORE: Terming Pakistan an emerging market in the world, London Mayor Sadiq Iman Khan on Wednesday said the country’s people needed a “helping hand” to unlock their potential. Speaking to an enthralled audience at the Alhamra Hall here, Khan stated that he is lobbying for greater visa ease for South-Asians. “After leaving the ...

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Chennai Six: First of group arrives home in UK from India

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GLASGOW: The first of the Chennai Six has arrived back in the UK, more than four years after the group of former British soldiers was jailed in India on weapons charges. Billy Irving touched down at Glasgow Airport this morning (Wednesday). He and five other British men had been guards ...

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India scent win as pollution makes zbowlers vomit

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NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka were reeling on 31-3 while chasing a daunting 410-run victory target Tuesday in a pollution-tainted third Test in New Delhi blighted by scenes of bowlers vomiting on the ground. Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja struck twice in an over to rattle the visitors, who must bat out ...

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Dhoni to retire after 2nd Sri Lanka ODI on Dec 13

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MOHALI: Dhoni is all set to retire after second Sri Lanka one-day international (ODI) on December 13 to mark an end to a successful career that continued for a decade. Dhoni, the sniffer dog, has been serving Mohali district police for past ten years. The dog ensured the security of ...

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