Sunday, 24/3/2019 | 9:53 UTC+0
  • Rishabh, Ricky and Virat named captains for U-19 Challengers

    NEW DELHI: The Junior National Selection Committee on Saturday named Delhi’s Rishabh Pant, Andhra’s Ricky Bhui and Jharkhand’s Virat Singh as captains of the India ‘Green’, India ‘Blue’ and India ‘Red’ for the U-19 Challenger Trophy scheduled to be held in Pune from October 28th to 31st. BCCI secretary, Anurag Thakur said, “This tournament is

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  • Inadequate pediatrics facilities for girl child in India

    LONDON: A shocking trend of gender bias has now come to light, involving India’s tiniest children – sick new-borns. Data released by UNICEF in a first ever global maternal and new-born conference in Mexico has revealed that female new-borns who are born underweight or ill and has a high chance of mortality aren’t being admitted

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  • Ranji Trophy: Andhra look to post a win over UP

    ONGOLE (Andhra): Having already taken a healthy 127-run first innings lead, Andhra will now look to post an outright win over Uttar Pradesh after finishing the third and penultimate day on 26 for one, chasing 183 in their Group B Ranji Trophy match here on Saturday. Andhra need 157 more runs with nine wickets in

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  • Record-breaking storm Patricia drenches Mexico as it weakens

    PUERTO VALLARTA: Record-breaking Hurricane Patricia pushed rapidly inland over mountainous western Mexico early Saturday, weakening to tropical storm force while dumping torrential rains that authorities warned could cause deadly floods and mudslides. Patricia, which peaked as the strongest hurricane on record in the Western Hemisphere, made landfall on Friday on a sparsely populated stretch of

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  • Gautam Gambhir crossed the limit with his comments: Manoj Tiwary

    NEW DELHI: India discards Gautam Gambhir and Manoj Tiwary were involved in an ugly on-field altercation and nearly came to blows during the Ranji Trophy match between Delhi and Bengal at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here. Delhi captain Gambhir, who had been involved in ugly on- field confrontations even in the past, had an

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  • China mulling 1,000 MT of fuel supply to Nepal

    KATHMANDU: Amid a blockade of trade points between India and Nepal by agitating Madhesi parties, China is mulling providing 1,000 metric tonnes of fuel to help the landlocked country tide over an acute shortage of petroleum products during the festival season. The first shipment is expected to arrive in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu in a

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  • 80 civilians killed in South Sudan county in October

    JUBA: Eighty civilians, including 57 children, were killed in just one county in war-torn Unity state between October 4 and 22, according to a group of humanitarian organizations monitoring civilian casualties in South Sudan. Twenty-nine of the children drowned after running into swamps to hide from attacks in Leer County. There were reports of widespread

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  • Pakistan extend lead after England's morning collapse

    DUBAI: Pakistan overcame the loss of two early wickets to reach 92 for three at tea on the third day of the second test on Saturday, 228 runs ahead of England after Wahab Riaz and Yasir Shah had scythed through the tourists’ batting order before lunch. It was a truly abject morning for England, who

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  • Israel military: Palestinian attacker shot dead

    JERUSALEM: Israeli forces shot a knife-wielding Palestinian dead Saturday after he ran toward a crossing between Israel and the West Bank and tried to stab security personnel at the site, the Israeli military said. The incident is the first time an official West Bank crossing was targeted in the latest round of violence that began

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