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Maratha Arabians , chasing 122, found themselves in trouble when Afridi in the 5th over picked three wickets. Despite failing with bat, his bowling made up for his performance and gave reason to the audience for remembering the match . In the smallest format of cricket, Pakhtunkhwa Khelan's Fakhar Zaman (45) and Liam Dawson (44) also showed a splendid game. Even England's Alex Hales' 57 runs with 4 sixes were not enough for Maratha Arabians which top six batsmen failed to even enter into ...
  • Child sex abuse commission chair delivers final address

    Child sex abuse commission chair delivers final address

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    The failure to protect children has not been limited to institutions providing services to children. Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher, said in a statement that he was "appalled by the sinful and criminal activity of some clergy, religious and lay church-workers (and) ashamed of the failure to respond by some church leaders".
  • Instant triple talaq: Union Cabinet clears bill to ban practice

    Instant triple talaq: Union Cabinet clears bill to ban practice

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    The Hindu , which accessed the draft bill , reported that a man who practices triple talaq can be jailed for up to three years, and can also attract a fine. Before the judgement, there were 177 cases of instant divorces, with Uttar Pradesh and Bihar recording the maximum number of cases. As the law stands today, a victim of "talaq-e-biddat" or instant triple talaq would have no option but to approach the police for redressal of her grievance as a Muslim clergy would be of no ...
  • Omarosa calls Robin Roberts 'petty,' declares 'black woman civil war'

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    Trump himself sang her praises when he was asked at an unrelated White House event about the resignation. But White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders insists, "We have a really diverse team across the board at the White House". "She says she has a story to tell and I'm sure she will be selling that story". "It's a black woman civil war". She said most of the other senior advisers are white, had never worked with minorities and didn't know how to interact with them.
  • Macron says world losing climate change battle

    Macron says world losing climate change battle

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    The array of Presidents and Prime Ministers joined environmentalists and business executives including Elon Musk and Bill Gates at the One Planet Summit , on the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement . Prominent US universities, including Princeton, Stanford and Harvard, were among those from which the winning researchers were selected, the presidency said.
  • Received complaint of poll code violation against PM: Gujarat CEO

    Received complaint of poll code violation against PM: Gujarat CEO

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    Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail ( VVPAT ) machines are used during election process to verify that the vote polled by a voter goes to the correct candidate. The Election Commission, however, had termed such apprehensions baseless. The counting of votes for assembly elections held in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are scheduled to be held on Monday.
  • Dutch PM says initial Brexit deal has to become legal text soon

    Dutch PM says initial Brexit deal has to become legal text soon

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    As May left to return to London - she will not join the other 27 leaders for further discussions on Brexit and the euro zone - she said she was eager to move on, once her peers give the formal green light to trade talks on Friday. During a transition period, Britain will have no seat at the EU's table, no lawmakers in the European Parliament, and no judges in the bloc's courts.
  • Firefighter working huge California fire dies

    Firefighter working huge California fire dies

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    The Thomas Fire , which erupted on December 4 near a small private college in Ojai, has since blackened more than 242,000 acres (97,930 hectares) in Ventura and Santa Barbara , making it the fourth largest wildfire on record in California since 1932.
  • 'Youthquake' is 2017's word of the year declared by Oxford Dictionaries

    'Youthquake' is 2017's word of the year declared by Oxford Dictionaries

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    Iconic Eighties group Dead or Alive used it on a 1985 album with the same title. But he said Youthquake's use in everyday speech had increased five-fold during 2017. The internet has reacted with surprise to the announcement, with many admitting they had never heard of the word before. Youthquake will now join 2017's other words of the year: Merriam-Webster chose "feminism" while Dictionary.com opted for "populism".
  • Moon, Xi say negotiation, not war, to end North Korean crisis

    Moon, Xi say negotiation, not war, to end North Korean crisis

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    The two leaders agreed that the two Koreas should be free of nuclear weapons and rejected the plan by the regime under North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to complete its nuclear arms and ballistic missile programs. China may also have other items on its wishlist. The Korean reporters protested, telling the guards they need to follow President Moon, but the Chinese guards grabbed one of the photographers by the collar and pushed him to the floor, before taking away the camera of another ...
  • Pres. Trump wants to send man back to moon, on to Mars

    Pres. Trump wants to send man back to moon, on to Mars

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    Trump's signing of the directive refocuses US attention on the stars and authorizes activating NASA administrator Robert Lightfoot Jr.to lead a program to send American astronauts to the moon , Mars and "perhaps someday to many worlds beyond", the president announced during Monday's White House signing, CNN reported.
  • Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's first honeymoon picture is out

    Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's first honeymoon picture is out

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    Post wedding, the couple is now in Rome for their honeymoon. Meanwhile, the couple earlier thanked the wedding planner Shaadi Squad for making "the most memorable occasion of our lives peaceful and beyond beautiful". Just look at the vast stretch of snow all around the couple and those glistering pine trees in the backdrop. But the picture you are going see now has been shared by the new B'town bride.
  • Canada makes good on threat to drop Boeing fighter deal

    Canada makes good on threat to drop Boeing fighter deal

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    Officials on Tuesday also announced Canada intends to buy 88 new fighter jets, and is taking bids from aerospace companies worldwide. "The previous Conservative government made such a mess of buying the needed fighter jets that we can no longer match our NORAD and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation obligations, which is why we need an interim fleet replacement while we proceed to the open and transparent competition that it should have held nearly a decade ago", Trudeau said.