Tuesday, 11 December, 2018

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The road ahead for R. Ashwin and the search for an alternative

Author : Debotosh Chatterjee Ravichandran Ashwin – Can he perform abroad? A poor outing in Johannesburg followed by an ugly coincidence has brought India’s premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin back to square one. It was on Boxing Day that Ashwin was thrust into a strange quandary by a couple of intricately intertwined events – on the […] read more... Read More »

Bahrain court acquits princess on trial for torturing doctors

A Bahraini court has acquitted two police officers, including a Bahraini princess, who were on trial for torturing doctors while in detention during political turmoil in the Gulf Arab island kingdom in 2011, a lawyer and an activist said on Friday. Sheikha Noura bint Ibrahim al-Khalifa was one of the two police officers acquitted by the court of appeals on ... Read More »

Fitness more important than titles in 2014, Nadal says

Staying fit is more important to Rafa Nadal in 2014 than adding to his 13 grand slam titles, the world number one was quoted as saying on Friday. Spaniard Nadal had one of the best season's of his career in 2013 following his return in February after seven months out with a knee injury, winning 10 tournaments including a record ... Read More »

India to set up National Cancer Institute

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India will set up a National Cancer Institute, with the union cabinet Thursday approving the proposal for the “landmark step” in the area of research in the disease which has emerged a major public health concern with 11 lakh new cases diagnosed every year. The 710-bed institute will come up up in the Jhajjar (Haryana) ... Read More »

Cricket: Morkel ends solid India start

DURBAN, South Africa, Dec 26, 2013 (AFP) – Morne Morkel made what South African captain Graeme Smith described as a miraculous recovery from injury and broke a solid opening stand by India on the first day of the second and final Test between South Africa and India at Kingsmead on Thursday. read more... Read More »

Mamata inducts two in her cabinet

Kolkata, Dec 26 (IANS) Two new ministers were Thursday inducted into the West Bengal government while a minister of state was elevated and given independent charge, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced. Binay Krishna Burman, a lawmaker from Mathabhanga in north Bengal’s Cooch Behar district, is the new forest minister, replacing Hiten Burman who stepped down citing health issues and illness. ... Read More »

Thai Election Commission asks for poll delay after clashes

By Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand's Election Commission (EC) called for a February poll to be postponed on Thursday after bloody clashes between riot police and anti-government protesters seeking to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and scuttle the ballot. Hours after the unrest started, the EC issued a statement recommending the government postpone the vote until all sides supported ... Read More »

Iran parliament mulls changing country’s capital

Beijing, Dec. 25 (ANI): The Iranian Parliament is considering a proposal to change nation’s capital. Majlis (parliament) has voted for the generalities of a plan, which calls for changing the political and administrative capital. According to China Daily, the plan, if approved, will turn into a law that will enforce the formation of a council to study a new location ... Read More »

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