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Daily Archives: 8th October 2019

Over reliance on Babar Azam hurting Pakistan: Misbah

Citing India's example, he said: "Virat Kohli is a bowler's captain. Kohli is not doing captaincy when he is with the bowlers, he is enjoying the bowlers rattling the opposition. It is a good thing that Indian bowlers have such a good captain."

Nearly 100 climate activists arrested in NYC

Some 30 campaigners in Sydney were charged with committing offences after hundreds of protesters blocked a busy road.

French club Lyon sack coach Sylvinho

The club will host Dijon on October 19, before a Champions League trip to Portugal to face Benfica.

Over 100 climate protesters arrested in Australia

Also on Monday, 21 activists were arrested in London who were also protesting as part of the Extinction Rebellion movement.

Harbhajan, Veena engage in war of words on Imran speech

Relations between the two Asian neighbours have been on a downhill ever since the Indian government's decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution which provided special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

19 students injured in Afghan university blast

Monday also marked the 18th anniversary of the beginning of the US' war in Afghanistan, which started on October 7, 2001, with bombings on Taliban targets.

Mary Kom through to quarter finals at World Championships

Manju Rani (48kg) is the only Indian pugilist apart from Mary to have managed to reach the quarter-finals of her weight class while Lovlina Burgohain (69kg) and Jamuna Boro (54kg) will have their pre-quarters bouts on Wednesday.

UK debt to increase to record level if no-deal Brexit

On October 4 a set of documents submitted to a Scottish court revealed that the UK would seek an extension if no deal was reached.

Rohit Sharma bats for trees in Mumbai’s Aarey Colony

"Even if there is more to the story, nothing is worth cutting down something so vital. Part of Mumbai being a slightly greener and slight difference in the temperature is mainly because of Aarey Colony. How can we take that away, not to mention the thousands of animals who will displace," Sharma tweeted on Tuesday.

Musharraf’s treason trial to be heard daily from Oct 24

However, due to litigation at appellate forums, the trial of the former leader lingered on and he left Pakistan in March 2016.

Tough battle for Kerala’s Konni Assembly seat

BJP's Surendran, however, is looking confident, claiming that he would be the dark horse in Konni as he and his party feels that the Sabarimala temple issue could tilt the balance.

Jovial by day, slayer at night: Kerala lady serial killer a ‘psychopath’, suspects DGP

Sources said that several witnesses, including the neighbours of the Thomas family, are being questioned by the police to gather evidence in the case.

A high percentage of Indian mothers have no formal education, CNNS survey

Child's schooling was reported for school-aged children and adolescents. Among children aged 5-9 years, 91 per cent were currently attending school. Among adolescents aged 10-19 years, 52 per cent were 10-14 years and 48 per cent were between 15-19. Three-quarters (75 per cent) of adolescents (aged 10-19 years) were currently attending school.

No proof of adverse impact on environment, HC gives green signal to beach shacks...

The official tourist season in Goa starts on October 1 and winds up on May 31.

Telangana RTC strike: 48,000 employees face axe

They said on Monday, 3,105 RTC buses and 2,013 hired buses were operated. They also claimed that more than 6,000 private vehicles, school and college buses and taxi cabs were operated.

Voices of Dissent emerges over new UP Congress committee

Murmurs are also being heard in Congress circles about associates of former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi being sidelined in the new set up.

Lynching a ‘western construct’ to defame India, claims RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

“Lynching is not the word from Indian ethos, its origin is from a story in a separate religious text,” Bhagwat said at Nagpur in Maharashtra on the occasion of Vijayadashami. “We Indians trust in brotherhood. Don’t impose such terms on Indians.”