Adelaide, Dec 10 : India on Monday earned a hard-fought 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series after beating Australia by 31 runs in the opening cricket Test at the Adelaide Oval here. This is the sixth Test win for India on Australian soil. Chasing a massive 323, Australia’s lower middle order gave a tough […]

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Bhuvaneshwar, Dec 8 : India demolished Canada 5-1 in their last Pool C match to earn a direct quarter-final berth at the men’s hockey World Cup here on Saturday. With this result, India topped their pool with seven points from three matches. Only the group winners are get direct entry into the quarter-finals in this […]

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New Delhi, Dec 8 : Gautam Gambhir, the architect of India’s 2011 World Cup triumph, came up with his 43rd and final first-class ton to help Delhi secure at least three crucial points after the hosts took a slim 29-run first innings lead over Andhra in a Group B Ranji Trophy Round 5 game here […]

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Adelaide, Dec 6 : Cheteshwar Pujara fought his way to a gritty century even as familiar batting woes on foreign soil left India struggling at 250/9 on the opening day of the first cricket Test against Australia here on Thursday. Pujara posted a wonderfully patient and composed 123 off 246 deliveries before being run out […]

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Paris, Dec 4 : French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday announced a six-month suspension of a plan to introduce a fuel tax hike which has led to weeks of violent protests. The tax on petrol and diesel, due to increase next month in a move towards cleaner fuels, sparked protests that quickly escalated to […]

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Rome, Dec 4 : In countries such as Pakistan, courageous investigative journalists risk their lives for their profession as the case of slain Pakistani reporter Saleem Shahzad shows, said the editor of an Italian daily. “Syed Saleem Shahzad, who was the Pakistan Bureau Chief for Asia Times Online, was able to work as an honest […]

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New Delhi, Dec 4 : India discard Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The Ranji Trophy game between Delhi and Andhra starting on Thursday at the Feroz Shah Kotla here will be his last game. “The next Ranji trophy match against Andhra will be my last game in the […]

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Kabul, Dec 4 : An Afghan boy who shot to fame for wearing a plastic shirt with soccer legend Lionel Messi’s name and number and eventually meeting his icon in person is now homeless after being displaced by a Taliban offensive. Murtaza Ahmadi became a global sensation overnight in 2016 when a photograph of him […]

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Dubai, Nov 30 : Ireland and Afghanistan are all set to play three Twenty20 Internationals, five One-Day Internationals and a one-off Test in February-March next year in Dehradun, India, the ICC announced on Friday. It will be Ireland’s first overseas Test match, and the second Test match for the two newest teams at the highest […]

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