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After ODI triumph, Team India and Kohli look different

There is a marked difference in the India team from the time they started their tour of South Africa and now when they are about to end it. They wear the look of champions. There is also a change in the tone and tenor of skipper Virat Kohli when he takes on the media after the One-Day Internationals (ODI) series. The team played aggressive cricket and handed South Africa a 5-1 ma...

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Olympic champion Kipruto handed Commonwealth wild card

Nairobi, Feb 18 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) has handed Olympic and world steeplechase champion, Conseslus Kipruto, a wild card to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Kipruto who won the men water and barriers race at the Rio 2016 Olympics and the London 2017 worlds was taken ill on Friday and was advised by doctors to skip competition, reports Xinhua news age...

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Red alert issued in Australian state for cyclone Kelvin

Canberra, Feb 18 (IANS) Authorities on Sunday issued a red alert in the state of Western Australia (WA) after tropical cyclone Kelvin made landfall earlier in the day, bringing with it winds of up to 250 kph. In a warning, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services told residents of northern WA that they were in danger and need to act immediately, reports Xinhua news agency Th...

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Sarandon credits Hollywood's sexism to corporatisation

Los Angeles, Feb 18 (IANS) Actress Susan Sarandon says all of Hollywood's problems, including sexism and racism, can be attributed to it becoming a huge business. Sarandon spoke about it at a panel discussion at Tropfest Short Film Festival at Parramatta, Australia, reports hollywoodreporter.com. Sarandon, who is serving as head juror at the gala, attributed Hollywood's increasin...

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Automobile beauties grace Delhi roads at vintage car rally

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) From a 1903 Humberette owned by Abbas Jasdanwalla from Mumbai to an array of Rolls Royce's, including the 1908 Silver Ghost, the 1930 Phantom II, the 1938 Phantom III and the 1965 Silver Cloud III, the 8th edition of The 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally and Concours Show 2018 showcased the most beautiful creations from from the world of automobiles. ...

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All-rounder Rumeli named in Indian women's T20I squad

Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Veteran all-rounder Rumeli Dhar made her comeback into the Indian women's cricket team after six years as she was on Saturday named as replacement for injured veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami for the remaining three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) against South Africa away. Jhulan had suffered an injury to her heel ahead of the first T20I. On Friday, India registered a ...

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Robert Pattinson finds #MeToo movement amazing

Berlin, Feb 17 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson says it is amazing to see the impact of the #MeToo movement. Pattinson touched on the impact of the movement while discussing his in-competition film David Zellner and Nathan Zellner's comic Western Damsel ahead of its premiere at the Berlinale on Friday, reports variety.com. Pattinson said: If you feel that you've been wronged, and yo...

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Collective voice needed to bring change: 'Peter Rabbit' actress

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki is delighted with the ongoing dialogue around balancing the gender scale and diversity in Hollywood. Known for The Great Gatsby and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, she says women are still vulnerable but they have realised the power of working towards change hand-in-hand. It is not like people aren't vulnerable any more, but t...

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Guptill's ton in vain as Aussies hammer world record chase

Auckland, Feb 16 (IANS) New Zealand's Martin Guptill's 49-ball century went up in smoke as Australia pulled off a world record run chase against the hosts at the Eden Park here on Friday. D'Arcy Short (76) and David Warner (59) hammered aggressive fifties to set the tone for the 244-run reply and Australia's middle order kept the pedal to the metal at a stage where New Zealand had stutte...

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Aussie Ward likely to play against Mohun Bagan

Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) In a bid to brighten their title aspirations after winning against Churchill Brothers in their last outing, top of the table Neroca FC are likely to field new signing Nick Ward against Mohun Bagan on Sunday, a club official said. Neroca are currently on 31 points from 16 games but second-placed Minerva Punjab FC have played two games less and have 29 in their kitty...

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Nerves, cameras can make all chefs uneasy: Chef Mark Olive

New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Australian chef Mark Olive, a judge on the Australian reality show The Chefs Line, says nervousness and the spotlight of the camera, can be a game-changer for contestants -- home cooks and professionals alike. The show, which airs in India on Zee Cafe, is a cooking show which involves home cooks competing against a known restaurant's head chef and his/her team. <...

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Plunkett ruled out of England's T20I, ODI series

London, Feb 16 (IANS) England pacer Liam Plunkett was on Friday ruled out of the remainder of their Twenty20 tri-series against New Zealand and Australia with a hamstring injury. According to a BBC report, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) also ruled out Plunkett from the one-day internationals against New Zealand, starting on February 25. Plunkett, who had already missed...

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Australian PM's comments on sex scandal inept: Deputy

Canberra, Feb 16 (IANS) Australia's Deputy Prime Minister, who has admitted to a relationship with a former employee, on Friday criticized Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's comments on the sex scandal. Turnbull had announced a ban on sexual relationships between ministers and their staff and called the affair a shocking error of judgment on part of his deputy Barnaby Joyce, reports Efe n...

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How asthma may affect your chances of pregnancy

Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Certain asthma medication, especially the quick-acting relievers, may affect women's ability to conceive, warns a new study. The study of more than 5,600 women showed that asthma patients who only use these short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women. But those who use long-acting asthma preventers conceive as quickly as oth...

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Minke whales in Antarctica feed like Pac-Man: Researchers

Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) A small camera placed inside the body of a minke whale showed the animal feeding in a manner resembling the videogame character Pac-Man in the Antarctic waters, according to footage released on Friday. The video, which was part of a joint US-Australia project, revealed how this cetacean moved at 24 km per hour while accelerating to eat like Pac-Man, reports Efe news...

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Federer advances in Rotterdam

Rotterdam (Netherlands), Feb 16 (IANS) Roger Federer was now just a single victory away from reclaiming the No. 1 ranking thanks to a hard-fought 7-6 (8-6), 7-5 second-round victory here over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. The 36-year-old Swiss great already has the record for most weeks as the ATP World Tour's No. 1 player (302) but he has not h...

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'Note ban hit Indians tourists' visit to South Africa'

Bengaluru, Feb 15 (IANS) Note ban and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by the Indian government have reduced the number of Indian tourists visiting South Africa last year, a South African tourism official said on Thursday. South Africa witnessed a slowdown in terms of the number of bookings from Indians in 2017 as a result of demonetisation and the GST, South Africa Tourism's acting head...

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Finch, Maxwell to miss their respective IPL openers

Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) Australia's Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell will miss their opening Indian Premier League (IPL) game when Kings XI Punjab lock horns with Delhi Daredevils on April 8 at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi. Finch, who was bought by the Kings XI Punjab will tie the knot with fiancee Amy Griffiths on April 7 while Delhi's Maxwell has been named the master of ceremonies for the...

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Reaching World T20 semis is our first target: Jhulan

Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Back in town after suffering from a heel injury that ruled her out of the T20 series against South Africa away, former India captain Jhulan Goswami on Thursday said their first target would be to reach the semi-finals of the Women's World T20 which is the next big assignment. Every team dreams of winning the World Cup. We also want to achieve that. But first we hav...

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Jaipur all set to host IPL matches

Jaipur, Feb 15 (IANS) A day after Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium was officially confirmed as one of the venues for the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) Secretary Rajendra Nandu said that the stadium is all set to host the home matches of the Rajasthan Royals. While all major preparations have been made, the remaining ones, which are quite minor, will...

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