Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Tag Archives: India

India asks WhatsApp to curb spread of false messages

MUMBAI: India has asked Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp messenger to take steps to prevent the circulation of false texts and provocative content that have led to a series of lynchings and mob beatings across the country in the past few months. With more than 200 million users in India, WhatsApp’s biggest ...

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Australia Beat India to Win Champions Trophy Final

BREDA: Australia defeated India in the final to win the 37th and last edition of the Champions Trophy Hockey 2018 in Breda, Netherlands. Australia were the superior side in the penalty shootout after the match ended 1-1 in regulation time. History repeated itself as the outcome of the 2018 edition ...

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Sri Lanka moves navy unit to Chinese-run port

HAMBANTOTA: Sri Lanka will move its southern naval command to a port leased to a state-run Chinese firm but China will not use it for military purposes, the prime minister’s office said Saturday. Colombo’s announcement will likely raise fresh concerns in New Delhi over China’s military potentially getting a foothold ...

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48 dead in bus crash in India

MUMBAI: As many as 48 people were killed and another 11 injured when an overcrowded bus spun off a slippery road and fell into a deep ravine in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand on Sunday. The 28-seater bus was carrying 59 passengers, police said, adding a probe will determine ...

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Bring on England, says Virat Kohli after Ireland rout

DUBLIN: Virat Kohli is happy that India are well prepared to take on in-form England when their much-awaited series starts on Tuesday with the first of three Twenty20 Internationals. India completed the formality of a 2-0 win in Ireland on Friday with their biggest ever T20 victory, by 143 runs. ...

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Rohit Sharma fires India to easy win over Ireland in first T20

DUBLIN: India warmed up for their tour of England with a routine 76-run victory over Ireland in Dublin on Wednesday in their 100th-ever T20 game. Virat Kohli’s side were given the perfect preparation for more onerous tasks later on their tour when they made the most of warm conditions to ...

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Nikki Haley tells Modi to cut Iranian oil use

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi it was important India cut Iranian oil use, but said the United States would work to allow India to use an Iranian port as corridor to Afghanistan. “Sanctions are coming (on Iran) and we’re going forward ...

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Australia captain Tim Paine says Buttler is better than Dhoni

MANCHESTER: For long Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been rated as the best wicketkeeper-batsman in white ball cricket but Australia captain Tim Paine is of the opinion that England’s Jos Buttler has surged ahead of the former Indian captain. Buttler is in the form of his life, having played a pivotal ...

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Umar Akmal claims was offered money to miss matches against India

LAHORE: Pakistan right-handed batsman Umar Akmal has claimed that he was offered money to miss matches against India in previous World Cups and two deliveries during a match. In an interview, the batsman claimed he was offered $200,000 to miss two deliveries during a World Cup match. “In 2015 World ...

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Virat Kohli: I Am 100 Percent Fit for Uk Tour

LONDON: Indian skipper Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri addressed the media in a pre-departure press conference in New Dehli ahead of the Men in Blue’s much-awaited tour of England that begins on July 3. The 29-year-old was ruled out from participating in the County championship for Surrey CCC ...

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