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    Bombay High Court refuses to extend term of MCA administrators

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today refused to extend the term of the committee of administrators which is overseeing the functioning of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).  The cricket body should approach the Supreme Court for all such matters, it said. In April this year, the high court had appointed former Supreme Court judge H L Gokhale and former Bombay High Court judge V M Kanade as administrators of the cricket body.

  • Asian Games 2018: Indian men’s and women’s Squash team enter semifinals, assured of medals

    Jakarta: In their best ever show at the Asian Games, India were today assured of two more medals in squash after the men’s and women’s teams advanced to the semifinals, here. India dished out a dominating performance as both the men’s and women’s teams won their respective matches by an identical 3-0 margin. India’s top player Saurav Ghosal, who had been rested in the earlier matches, started the proceedings for the men’s team today

  • Iran’s Khamenei says ready to abandon nuclear deal if needed

    Tehran: Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said today that his government should be ready to “set aside” the 2015 nuclear deal if it is no longer in the country’s national interests. “The JCPOA (nuclear deal) is not the objective, it is only a means,” he said in a meeting with the cabinet, according to his website. “Naturally, if we reach the conclusion that it is no longer maintaining our national interests,

  • China denies Donald Trump’s claim it hacked Clinton’s emails

    Beijing: China has denied an accusation by US President Donald Trump that it hacked the emails of Hillary Clinton, his Democratic opponent in the 2016 election. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular briefing today that “We are firmly opposed to all forms of cyberattacks and espionage.”

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    Dabholkar murder case: Court denies CBI’s plea seeking remand of Sharad Kalaskar

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court today rejected CBI’s plea seeking the custody of Sharad Kalaskar, one of the accused arrested by Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad in connection with the seizure of explosives and arms earlier this month. The central agency yesterday sought Kalaskar’s custody to question him in connection with the killing of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune in August 2013.

  • Sanjay Dutt has a busy month shooting for Torbaaz and Kalank concurrently

    Superstar Sanjay Dutt has a jam-packed month scheduled as the actor is shooting for two varied films Torbaaz and Kalank simultaneously. The actor who has an interesting line up of films has got the audience anticipating for his next outings owing to the diverse and fascinating genres and characters.

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    HPTET exam 2018: HPBOSE releases admit card at hpbose.org; Follow these steps to download

    The Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (HPBOSE) has released the admit card for Teacher’s Eligibility Test (TET) 2018. Candidates who have registered for the same can download their admit cards from the official website, http://www.hpbose.org. The exams are being conducted to fill seats of TGT arts/non-medical/medical/shastri/L.T/JBT/Punjabi/Urdu subjects. Candidates who will qualify will get TET certificates which will remain valid for an appointment for 7 years from the date of issue. The

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    Asian Games 2018: Dutee Chand bags second medal, clinches silver in 200m final

    Jakarta: Dutee Chand today joined her illustrious compatriots such as PT Usha in the list of athletes who have won more than one medal at the Asian Games as she added a silver to her kitty after finishing second earlier in the women’s 100m dash here today.

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    Bhima Koregaon violence: Maharashtra govt defend arrests of Left-wing activists, says action was based on ‘proof’

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today defended the arrest of five Left-wing activists in multi-state raids yesterday saying the action was based on “proof” about their “links with the Naxal movement”. Maharashtra Minister of State for Home Deepak Kesarkar said all procedures were followed before conducting the raids against the activists.

  • Sensex drops 173 points after scaling new high; Re hit record low

    Mumbai: Market benchmark BSE Sensex retreated from record high levels to settle down by 173 points today due to profit booking in Reliance Industries, HDFC and Infosys after recent gains. The 30-share index hit an all-time intra-day high of 38,989.65 at the outset but the market lost steam as investors prefered to book profits after three straight days of gains.

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    5 soldiers killed, 10 injured in Kenya blast

    Lamu (Kenya): At least five Kenyan soldiers were killed and 10 seriously injured in a blast in Kenya’s Lamu region early on Wednesday, officials said. Kenya Defence Force (KDF) spokesman Paul Njuguna confirmed the incident which took place at around 8 a.m.

  • ICC World Cup 2019: Last chance to grab your tickets; Steps to book your tickets

    Ticket booking of Cricket’s extravaganza, the 2019 ICC World Cup is closing today i.e., August 29. However, fans can still book tickets for all matches from campaign opener to final, while any tickets that will go unsold from the public ballot will go for the general sale on a first-come, first-served basis later in 2018. The Public Ballot is not first-come-first-served, and you have until 29 August to submit your application. Below are

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    Imran Khan’s government preparing proposal to resolve Kashmir issue: Pakistani minister

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government is preparing a proposal to resolve the Kashmir issue, a senior Pakistani minister has said, describing the draft as a “model for conflict resolution.” Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari made the revelation during a TV talk show, but she did not share the details of the proposal.

  • Bhima Koregaon violence: Arrest of activists amount to human rights violation, says NHRC

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday served a notice on the Maharashtra government demanding a report on the arrests of five civil rights activists in a nationwide swoop by the Pune police on Tuesday. It said the arrests were made in violation of the laid-down procedure and so “amounted to human rights violation”. It asked for a factual report in the matter within four weeks. Taking suo motu cognisance of

  • Asian Games 2018: Sharath Kamal-Manika Batra pair wins historic mixed doubles bronze in table tennis

    Jakarta: The Indian table tennis contingent’s dream run at the Asian Games got better today when the mixed doubles pairing of A Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra exceeded its own expectations to win a historic bronze. It was only yesterday that the Kamal-led men’s team had secured a bronze, ending India’s 60-year-wait for a maiden medal at the Asian Games.