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India the latest to pay for lack of tour preparation

LONDON: When India won their first series in England in 1971 they had eight first-class matches in the run-up to the first Test; this year India had one and are 2-0 down with three to play. The 1971 India side, captained by Ajit Wadekar, whose death was announced on Wednesday, ...

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Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee passes away

NEW DELHI: Three-time Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died Thursday, sparking tributes from across the political spectrum as current leader Narendra Modi mourned the “irreplaceable loss” of the respected statesman. The 93-year-old had battled poor health for years but his condition deteriorated sharply in recent days, with doctors placing ...

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Kangana Ranaut normalizes lynching, rape of Muslims

BOLLYWOOD actress Kangana Ranaut stirred controversy with controversial comments normalizing lynching of Muslims in India. Kangana Ranaut made these remarks during interaction with Jaggi Vasudev, popularly known as Sadhguru in “In Conversation with the Mystic”. Jaggi said, “[In villages] How many thousand head of cattle you owned decided how rich ...

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2nd Test – England rout India by an innings and 159 runs

. LONDON: England thrashed India by an innings and 159 runs to win the second Test at Lord´s on Sunday with visiting skipper Virat Kohli admitting: “We deserved to lose.” Victory, achieved on the fourth day of a rain-marred match featuring a total first-day washout, put England 2-0 up in ...

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Protests In India As Bangladesh Court Hears Case Of Arrested Photographer

DHAKA: Bangladesh is under international scanner for the arrest of award-winning photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam for critical remarks about the Awami League government over the recent student protests. Mr Alam, 63, arrested under law often called draconian, has claimed that he was tortured in police custody. His case ...

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Sikhs Rally Together for Gloabal Independence Reffendum

LONDON: Thousands of people from the Sikh community will rally in Trafalgar square on Sunday 12th August to call for the first ever referendum of the global community of almost 30 million Sikhs to re-establish Punjab as an independent country. Organised by US and Canada based advocacy group Sikhs For ...

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Gandhi wanted Quaid-e-Azam to become prime minister of India: Dalai Lama

NEW DELHI: Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi wanted to give prime ministership to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, a suggestion that Nehru rejected, Indian Express quoted Dalai Lama as saying on Wednesday. Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetan Buddhists, was speaking at a student interaction at Goa Institute of Management. ...

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‘Actor in Law’ to be screened in India

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani blockbuster movie ‘Actor in Law’ starring Mehwish Hayat and Fahad Mustafa will be screened in Mumbai, India on August 10. The film which featured Om Puri in a prominent role and was one of his last films will be screened at Harkisan Mehta Institute in the late Bollywood ...

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Ola plans to enter the UK market

NEW DELHI: Indian ride-hailing firm Ola said on Tuesday it plans to launch services in Britain this year, months after expanding operations in Australia, intensifying its rivalry with US peer Uber Technologies Inc. Ola has obtained licenses to begin operations in South Wales in September, as well as Greater Manchester, ...

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