Ramesh Powar named interim coach of Indian women’s cricket team

Former Indian cricketer Ramesh Powar was on Monday appointed the interim coach of national women’s cricket team. Pawar will replace Tushar Arothe, who was forced to resign in the wake of differences with senior players who were not happy with the coaching methods of former Baroda all-rounder. Powar will oversee the women’s team camp which begins in Bengaluru from July […]

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Indonesian villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

Indonesian villagers armed with knives, hammers and clubs slaughtered 292 crocodiles in revenge for the death of a man killed by a crocodile at a breeding farm, an official said. Photographs released by Antara news agency showed bloodied carcasses of the crocodiles in a large pile in the Sorong district of the eastern Indonesian province of West Papua. The head […]

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CBI files charge sheet against Farooq Abdullah

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday filed a charge sheet against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and three others in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association case. Mr. Abdullah was the Association president. Among those named in the charge sheet are Association general secretary Mohammed Salim Khan, Treasurer Ahsan Ahmed Mirza and Jammu and Kashmir Bank […]

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Athletics Federation of India issues apology for ‘mocking’ Hima Das’ English

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Friday issued an apology for allegedly mocking Hima Das’ English skills on their official Twitter account. After Hima won her semi-final in the women’s 400 metre event at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland, the AFI posted a video with a caption which pointed out Hima’s limited English speaking ability. “#HimaDas […]

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