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TimeLine Layout

June, 2021

  • 24 June

    Black Caps crowned Test champions

    (Photo by Nathan Stirk/ICC via Getty Images) WELLINGTON – New Zealand cricket fans hailed a “David and Goliath” win over India in the inaugural World Test Championship, praising Kane Williamson’s men for erasing the heartache of recent big-match failures. The Black Caps were also lauded for the manner in which ...

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  • 24 June

    Google delays plan to phase out browser-tracking ‘cookies’

    SAN FRANCISCO – Google said it was delaying plans to phase out the use of browser “cookies” for its ad targeting after drawing complaints over its replacement for the technology. The phasing out of third-party cookies – bits of software that keep track of sites visited by users — will ...

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  • 24 June

    Pandemic fallout to be felt ‘for years’: UNODC

    VIENNA – The coronavirus pandemic is pushing more people into drug use, while illicit cultivation could also get a boost, the UN said, warning that the crisis’s fallout was likely to be felt “for years to come”. The Vienna-based United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), which each year ...

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  • 22 June

    Younis Khan quits Pakistan’s batting coach role

    Getty Images LAHORE – Former captain Younis Khan has stepped down from the batting coach role of the Pakistan cricket team. Younis was appointed last year in November. Khan, who has had an unstable relationship with the PCB since his days as a professional cricket, stepped down from his role ...

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  • 22 June

    Pentagon signals slow pullout from Afghanistan

    (Photo by Joël SAGET / AFP / FILES) WASHINGTON: The US military could slow down its withdrawal from Afghanistan due to the gains made by the Taliban insurgents, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Monday. Kirby stressed that President Joe Biden´s deadline of a full withdrawal by September remains in place, ...

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  • 22 June

    EU antitrust regulators to investigate Google’s online ads business

    Alphabet unit Google has found itself in the EU antitrust spotlight again as regulators opened an investigation into its lucrative digital advertising business to examine whether it favours its own business over rivals, advertisers and online publishers. Google generated $147 billion in revenue from online ads last year, more than ...

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  • 21 June

    Porsche to set up joint venture with Customcells

    © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Porsche Taycan electrical automobile (EV) is seen displayed throughout a media day for the Auto Shanghai present in Shanghai, China REUTERS/Aly Song FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s luxury sports car unit Porsche AG is setting up a joint venture with Customcells to produce high-performance batteries that ...

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  • 21 June

    Cryptocurrencies tumble amid China crackdown

    REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo TOKYO – Cryptocurrencies tumbled on Monday as China’s crackdown on bitcoin mining expanded to the province of Sichuan. Bitcoin fell to as low as $32,288 for the first time since June 8, and was last down 7.9% at around $32,781. Smaller rival ether dropped below $2,000 for ...

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  • 21 June

    Atif Aslam wants to perform with Arijit Singh

    Pakistani singer Atif Aslam, who is currently in the northern areas for the shooting of his upcoming music video Rafta Rafta, posted a short video of him listening to Indian singer Arijit Singh’s Hawayein. The singer shared a video showing stunning locales from his car as Arijit Singh’s Hawayein played ...

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  • 21 June

    Angelina Jolie visits Burkina Faso refugee camp

    Image Credit: AFP OUAGADOUGOU – Oscar-winning actor Angelina Jolie visited a refugee camp in Burkina Faso sheltering thousands of Malians who have fled jihadist violence in the region. Jolie visited the camp at Goudebou, in the northeast of the landlocked west African country, as part of her role as an ...

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