Thursday, 27 June 2019

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‘Ruthless’ India will not take Afghans lightly: Rahane


BANGALORE: Top-ranked India will be “ruthless” and not take Afghanistan lightly when they make their Test debut in Bangalore, skipper Ajinkya Rahane said. It will be a historic moment for Asghar Stanikzai’s team when they step out on Thursday for their maiden five-day outing against the world’s number one Test ...

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A Test of nerves for Afghanistan in debut against India

BANGALORE: Shaken by the horrors of war, Afghanistan will take a mighty step in cricket history when captain Asghar Stanikzai leads his team out for their first ever Test match against India on Thursday. Conflict has scarred virtually every member of the team and they are impoverished compared with their ...

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Bangladesh shock India in women’s Asia Cup final

KUALA LUMPUR: Six-time defending champions India suffered a three-wicket defeat against Bangladesh in the final of the Women’s Asia Cup Twenty20 cricket tournament at the Kinrara Academy Oval here on Sunday. After India scored 112/9, thanks to Harmanpreet Singh’s 56, Bangladesh managed to get over the line in the final ...

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Sourav Ganguly: Indian team favourites for England tour

KOLKATA: Sourav Ganguly said Virat Kohli and Co are overwhelming favourites to win the next month’s full series in England. “I’m very hopeful that India will win in England. The way they have played the ODI series in South Africa, if they are able to hold back the momentum, they ...

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China’s Xi hails ‘unity’ of security bloc led with Russia

QINGDAO: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday opened a regional security summit attended by Russia and Iran with boasts of the bloc’s “unity”, just as a fractious G7 gathering was mired in divisions between Europe and the US. On the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in the coastal ...

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Sri Lanka cricket chief hits back at Ranatunga

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s cricket chief on Thursday lambasted former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga for casting a corruption shadow over the country’s 2011 World Cup defeat and in turn questioned Ranatunga’s actions as a player. Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala said Ranatunga, who captained the country to its 1996 World Cup ...

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Storms and lightning kill at least 47 in India

NEW DELHI: Storms and lightning across a swathe of northern India have killed at least 47 people, officials said Tuesday, the latest deaths from freak weather that has battered the country this month. Disaster management officials in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand states said a combined total of 47 people ...

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Swara Bhasker: Bollywood can’t fix India

BOLLYWOOD: The outspoken actress, who took on director Sanjay Leela Bhansali for ‘thoughtlessly glorifying’ jauhar in Padmaavat, has never shied away from calling a spade a spade. And this time, on the eve of the imminent release of her next film Veere Di Wedding, she has a bone to pick ...

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Indian police kill 12 anti-pollution protesters

NEW DELHI: Police in India, killed 12 demonstrators after opening fire on thousands of people demanding the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns, a police officer said. Protesters rampaged for hours in the southern state of Tamil Nadu calling for the closure of the plant owned by ...

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