Saturday, 10 April 2021

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Shaheen, Naseem keen to make England tour remarkable

LAHORE: Pakistan young pacer Naseem Shah has said that this is his first tour to England and he is keen to make it ‘remarkable’ by performing well. The young pacer said this during an online session with sports journalists. “This is my first tour to England, so I will try ...

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England women cricketers back in training

LONDON: Cricket chiefs announced on Thursday that England’s women players would return to training this month ahead of a possible tri-series in September. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) postponed a series against India, initially scheduled to start at the end of the end of June, because of the ...

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Trump attacks Bolton who calls him not ‘fit’ for office

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Donald Trump’s presidency was in turmoil Thursday after top ex-aide John Bolton declared him unfit for office, raising the stakes on a controversial re-election rally meant to boost his flailing campaign — yet facing troubles of its own. Trump’s once supremely self-confident march toward a second term ...

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Sushant Singh Rajput Was Nervous Over Working With GF

BOLLYWOOD actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who committed suicide, was all set to team up with his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty for a new film. Sushant and Rhea didn’t work together before and movie buffs would have seen them together for the very first time on the silver screen. However, before the ...

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Earl Eddings says T20 World Cup is unlikely in 2020

SYDNEY: Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings described the staging of the Twenty20 World Cup this year as “unlikely” on the same day as he confirmed the head of the organising committee for the 2020 tournament would be taking over as interim chief executive of the sport’s national governing body. Nick ...

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10 B’deshi doctors suspended for refusing patients

CHATTOGRAM: Ten physicians of different hospitals under Chattogram City Corporation and a store keeper have been suspended for refusing to provide treatment to Covid-19 patients. Chattogram City Corporation issued a notice in this regard on Tuesday night, said Chief Health Officer of Chattogram City Corporation, Dr Selim Akter. Those who ...

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Iran reels under coronavirus crisis

TEHRAN: Months into Iran’s fight against the coronavirus, doctors and nurses at Tehran’s Shohadaye Tajrish Hospital still don a mask, a disposable hazmat suit and a double layer of latex gloves every day to attempt to contain a pandemic that shows no signs of slowing. The hiss of high-flow oxygen ...

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England name 8 uncapped players for West Indies Tests

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BIRMINGHAM: England included eight uncapped players in a 30-man training group announced Wednesday ahead of next month’s Test series against the West Indies. The England and Wales Cricket Board last month named a 55-strong training group. But the selectors have now whittled the number down to those who are more likely ...

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Major coronavirus breakthrough as UK find first drug

LONDON: A cheap and widely-used steroid called dexamethasone has become the first drug shown to be able to save lives among COVID-19 patients in what scientists said is a “major breakthrough” in the coronavirus pandemic. Trial results announced on Tuesday showed dexamethasone, which is used to reduce inflammation in other ...

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Bairstow eyes England wicketkeeper role

LONDON: Jonny Bairstow believes he can regain his role as England s Test wicketkeeper as players prepare to go head-to-head for a place in the side to face the West Indies. England are gearing up for a three-Test series against the Caribbean side next month that will mark the return of ...

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