Day: May 14, 2021

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli loses vote of confidence in Parliament

Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli lost a trust vote in the House of Representatives on Monday. Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli (Credit: Reuters) Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli lost a trust vote in the House of Representatives on Monday, in a fresh setback to the embattled premier seeking to …

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WTC final: R Ashwin, R Jadeja should play together as both are experienced and can win you games- Pragyan Ojha

Pragyan Ojha, speaking to Sports Today, said that Virat Kohli-led India should field spin twins Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja together in the playing XI during the forthcoming Test summer in the UK. R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja with captain Virat Kohli in a file photo. (Reuters Pictures) HIGHLIGHTS Ashwin, Jadeja have enough experience to win …

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West Bank erupts in protest amid more Israel-Hamas fighting

Turmoil from the battle between Israel and Hamas spilled over into the West Bank on Friday, sparking the most widespread Palestinian protests in years as hundreds of young demonstrators in multiple towns clashed with Israeli troops, who shot and killed at least 11 people. Israel intensified bombardment of the Gaza Strip with a furious overnight …

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Shreyas Iyar, KL Rahul or Shikhar Dhawan can be India captain for Sri Lanka tour: Pragyan Ojha

Former India off-spinner Pragyan Ojha picked three players who can lead the national team on the limited-overs tour to Sri Lanka in the absence of Virat Kohli, who will be taking his Test side to England for a series in July. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly confirmed earlier …

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Covid-19: Over a year into pandemic, New York continues to store hundreds of bodies in refrigerated trucks

At the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic in New York City in the United States last year, the city administration started storing bodies of the Covid-19 victims in refrigerated trucks. Unfortunately, a year later, hundreds of them are still awaiting burial. According to a local media report, a city council health committee acknowledged last week …

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Kevin Pietersen pens down emotional message in Hindi, expresses love for India

Kevin Pietersen posted an emotional message in Hindi, asking India to stay safe and be careful even as the country continues to battle the second Covid-19 wave. Kevin Pietersen prays for safety of people in India: Kripya surakshit rahein (@KP24 Instagram Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Kevin Pietersen urges Indians to stay safe and careful Pietersen prayed for …

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3 reasons for making Covid-19 vaccination mandatory for children

On May 5, Health Canada approved a Covid-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-15 years. The United States Food and Drug Administration quickly followed suit, and other countries are likely to do the same. Similar approvals for younger children are on the horizon. This is very welcome news. It will not be possible to …

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Rafael Nadal joins Naomi Osaka in expressing concerns about playing at Tokyo Olympics

Rafael Nadal has raised doubts about his participation in this year’s Tokyo Olympics amid the Covid-19 pandemic, saying that he cannot give a clear answer until he organizes his schedule for the year. Tokyo 2020: Rafael Nadal casts doubts over Olympic participation. (Reuters Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Nadal has raised doubts about his participation in Tokyo Olympics …

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Pakistan govt to set new rules to meet FATF demands

Pakistan, keen to exit from the grey list of the FATF, is set to introduce new rules relating to anti-money laundering cases and change the prosecution process to meet its remaining tough conditions, a media report said on Monday. Pakistan was put on the grey list by the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the …

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WTC final: Absence of wrist-spinner in India’s squad little concerning, says Danish Kaneria

Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria believes that Mumbai Indians spinner Rahul Chahar would have added another dimension to India’s attack for the World Test Championship final against New Zealand. Kaneria said that India has missed a trick by not picking a wrist spinner for the World Test Championship final. Last week, BCCI announced a 20-member …

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