Tuesday, July 07, 2020
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SOUTH ASIA

‘Catastrophic’: South Asia reels from virus surge

Early optimism that South Asia might have dodged the worst ravages of the coronavirus pandemic has disappeared as soaring infection rates turn the densely populated region into a global hot spot. After several months trailing the US and western Europe, cases of Covid-19 are surging across South Asia — home to almost a quarter of […]

Gunman opens fire at Dehli student protest against India’s citizenship law; 1 wounded

An unidentified man fired at a protest against India’s new citizenship law near a university in Delhi on Thursday, wounding one person, witnesses said, the first such incident in the capital city during more than a month of demonstrations. Witnesses said the man holding a gun shouted slogans against the protesters near Jamia Millia Islamia […]

SPORTS

Sri Lankan cricketer Kusal Mendis arrested over fatal accident

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis was arrested on Sunday for his alleged involvement in a fatal crash with a cyclist, who died on spot, just outside the Colombo, said the police. The 25-year-old batsman was driving an SUV at Panadura before dawn when the incident happened, police said. Mendis has been named in the […]

Reduced Pakistan squad leaves for England tour

LAHORE: A reduced Pakistan squad left for the its first tour to England on Sunday, after sports activity was halted worldwide, for a three Test and as many T20Is after half the players and some members of the support staff tested positive for the coronavirus. Pakistan’s T20 captain Babar Azam tweeted a picture of some […]

Akmal wants PM Imran to question PCB chairman on deteriorating standard of cricket

Out-of-favour wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal believes that Prime Minister Imran Khan should question Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani on the deteriorating standard of cricket in the country. Akmal, 38, considered one of the better wicket-keeper batsmen, was unable to find a spot even in the sizable 29-man squad for the upcoming tour. He was […]

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