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India cricket captain Kohli faces conflict of interest probe

NEW DELHI – India captain Virat Kohli faces an inquiry into a potential conflict of interest over his positions in two business ventures. DK Jain, ethics officer for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), said late Sunday that a complaint by a state association member will be examined. Sanjeev Gupta, a member of the Madhya Pradesh Cricket ... Read More »

India’s pace attack ‘the best’ in history, says Shami

NEW DELHI  – India fast bowler Mohammed Shami has claimed they may have the best pace attack in Test history, brushing aside the feared West Indies quicks of the 1970s and 1980s. Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have become leaders of the Indian attack, which has traditionally relied on spinners. “You and everyone else in ... Read More »

Taylor Kiwi cricket’s top gong, eyes World Cup exit in India

WELLINGTON (BSS/AFP) – Veteran batsman Ross Taylor won New Zealand Cricket’s top award for the third time Friday and vowed to bat on until the 2023 World Cup in India. The 36-year-old was awarded the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal in a virtual ceremony held online because of COVID-19 restrictions. Taylor was a key part of the Black Caps’ run to ... Read More »

Bangladesh, India to work together to boost food production

Bangladesh and India on Wednesday decided to work together to enhance food production to face the possible food crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. Their  pledge to work together came when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi phoned Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the afternoon. During the 12-minute telephonic conversation that started at 5:50pm, both the leaders mentioned that their governments ... Read More »

Dhoni won’t play for India again, says IPL teammate Harbhajan

NEW DELHI (BSS/AFP) – Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said he doesn’t think Mahendra Singh Dhoni will play for India again, adding to the guessing game over the future of the superstar former captain. Dhoni, 38, has not appeared for club or country since last year’s 50-over World Cup and India’s coronavirus lockdown could threaten his chances of getting back into ... Read More »

Fly Ash Dam Breach in MP, India: 6 killed, river gets toxic

A fly ash Dam of Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project of Reliance Company has breached in the evening of April 10, 2020, near village Harrahva in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, killing six people and destroying downstream river and fields. Following the breach there was massive flash flood of coal ash mixed sludge reportedly affecting hundreds of villages and destroying ... Read More »

India goes under 21-day lockdown Wednesday

New Delhi, AP/UNB, March 24 – India will begin the world’s largest lockdown on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a TV address, warning citizens to stay inside or risk inviting the pandemic into their homes, and pledging $2 billion to bolster the country’s beleaguered health care system. Read More »

North East India Ramsar Wetlands in Crisis

North East India Ramsar Wetlands in Crisis: March 1, 2020SANDRP There are three Ramsar sites in eight states of north east India which includes Deepor Beel in Assam, Loktak lake in Manipur and Rudrasagar in Tripura. There are no Ramsar wetlands in remaining North East India states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalya, Sikkim. Here is an account of issues ... Read More »

India secures semifinal spot at Women’s Twenty20 World Cup

Melbourne (AP/UNB) — India secured the first of the semifinal spots at the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup after holding off New Zealand for a three-run win at the Junction Oval on Thursday to improve to 3-0 in the group stage. The 16-year-old opener Shafali Verma scored 46 from 34 balls to guide India to 133-8, a target usually well within ... Read More »

Bangladesh make frustrating start losing to India by 18 runs

Dhaka  — Despite of a good preparation camp right before the main event, Bangladesh National Women’s Cricket team made a frustrating start in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup losing to neighboring India by 18 runs in the Australian city of Perth on Monday. Bangladesh failed to display a performance what they have done in the Asia Cup’2018 when they ... Read More »