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Britain records surge in religious hate crime: Home Office data

Accused of molesting girl, SAI Kabaddi coach commits suicide

October 16, 2018 1:09 pm

Bengaluru: A 59-year-old Kabbadi coach with the Sports Authority of India (SAI) allegedly committed suicide in a hotel room here after being accused of molesting a teenage girl at the training centre, police said Tuesday. “Rudrappa V Hosamani, a senior coach at SAI in Bengaluru, committed suicide by hanging himself in the hotel room in […]

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India's Panwar wins silver in men's 5000m race walk at Youth Olympics

India’s Panwar wins silver in men’s 5000m race walk at Youth Olympics

October 16, 2018 11:25 am

Buenos Aires: India’s Suraj Panwar clinched a silver in men’s 5000m race walk event in the ongoing Youth Olympic Games to open the country’s medal account in athletics here. Panwar won the stage 2 competition by clocking 20 minutes and 35.87 seconds on Monday night but finished second overall. In a new format, there are […]

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Turkish star Turan could face more than 12 years jail for brawl

Turkish star Turan could face more than 12 years jail for brawl

October 16, 2018 12:20 am

Istanbul : Turkish prosecutors on Monday charged Barcelona player Arda Turan over a brawl with a prominent singer, asking for the footballer to be sentenced to twelve-and-a-half years in jail. The prosecutors charged Turan, who is currently on loan to Istanbul’s Basaksehir, with sexual harassment, unlicensed possession of weapons and causing intentional injury over the fight with singer Berkay Sahin, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. Sahin, […]

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Epidemic outbreak feared in Odisha's Ganjam district

Epidemic outbreak feared in Odisha’s Ganjam district

October 15, 2018 2:14 pm

Berhampur (Odisha): Fear of an epidemic outbreak is looming large in Ganjam district following Cyclone Titli and the subsequent flood even as a senior health official said no such outbreak has been reported from any of the affected areas of the district. Though the flood water have started receding, heaps of debris are lying in […]

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Nun rape: Kerala HC grants bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal

Nun rape: Kerala HC grants bail to Bishop Franco Mulakkal

October 15, 2018 12:41 pm

Kochi: The Kerala High Court Monday granted conditional bail to Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal, arrested over allegations of repeatedly raping and sexually assaulting a nun. Granting the bail, Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan directed the accused Bishop to surrender his passport and not to enter Kerala state except for appearing before the probe officer once in […]

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Britain records surge in religious hate crime: Home Office data

Wrestler Simran wins silver in Youth Olympics

October 14, 2018 11:58 am

Buenos Aires: Indian wrestler Simran settled for a silver in women’s freestyle 43 kg category competition after she lost to Emily Shilson of United States in the final bout here. Simran, who had won a 40kg class bronze in the 2017 Cadet World Championships, lost 6-11 as the American registered a ‘victory by points’ to […]

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Australia's Hastings struggles with mystery lung condition

Australia’s John Hastings cough up blood whenever he bowls

October 14, 2018 11:38 am

Sydney: Australian international John Hastings said his cricket career could be over after struggling with a mystery illness that causes him to cough up blood whenever he bowls. The 32-year-old all-rounder, who has represented his country in all three formats of the game and was due to play for the Sydney Sixers in the Big […]

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#MeToo

#MeToo hits Indian cricket: COA seeks BCCI CEO’s response on anonymous post

October 13, 2018 11:08 pm

New Delhi: The #MeToo storm hit Indian cricket on Saturday with the Committee of Administrators (COA) seeking an explanation from BCCI CEO Rahul Johri for an anonymous account of alleged sexual harassment by him that came up on social media. The allegations by an unnamed person, who claimed to be an ex-colleague of Johri at […]

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India ends Asian Para Games campaign with best ever performance

October 13, 2018 10:09 pm

Jakarta: India recorded its best-ever showing in the Asian Para Games by bagging 72 medals, including 15 gold, with the shuttlers adding two yellow metals and three bronze on the concluding day of competitions here Saturday. With 15 gold, 24 silver and 33 bronze medals, India was placed ninth in the overall tally. China finished […]

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Federer stunned by 13th seed Coric in Shanghai semi-finals

Federer stunned by 13th seed Coric in Shanghai semi-finals

October 13, 2018 9:55 pm

Shanghai: Roger Federer admitted that he was lacking “punch” after he was turfed out of the Shanghai Masters semi-finals on Saturday by 13th-seeded Borna Coric. The Croatian stunned the Swiss great 6-4, 6-4 in what was an unusually error-strewn performance from the 20-time Grand Slamchampion. The 21-year-old Coric will face Novak Djokovic in Sunday’s final […]

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