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20 April, 2018 2:07 PM Novak Djokovic to continue injury comeback at Barcelona Open

Former world number one Novak Djokovic will continue his comeback from injury at the Barcelona Open next week, tournament organisers announced on Friday. The Serbian was beaten in three sets by Austrian Dominic Thiem in the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Thursday, but said he was pain-free for the first time in two years. It will be only his fifth 34

12 April, 2018 7:23 PM Kerala to join March for Science

To highlight demand to earmark 3% of India’s GDP for science research Scientists, research scholars, science teachers and students in Kerala will join hands with their counterparts in hundreds of cities across the world on April 14 in the March for Science, an international movement to safeguard science and create a scientific temper among the masses 26

6 April, 2018 11:36 AM Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018: Athlete in 'serious' condition after contracting malaria

The Games` organising committee said the 23-year-old was admitted to Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) on Thursday. GOLD COAST: An athlete at the Commonwealth Games is in a "serious" condition at a Gold Coast hospital after contracting malaria, organisers said on Friday. The Games` organising committee (GOLDOC) said the 23-year-old was admitted to Gold Coast 52

4 April, 2018 4:56 PM Man Booker reverts author’s nationality

Taiwan writer had registered protest The Man Booker International Prize has reversed a move to change a Taiwanese author’s nationality to “Taiwan, China”, after the literary award was criticised for bowing to pressure from Beijing. Wu Ming-yi — whose novel The Stolen Bicycle was among the 13 books longlisted for the prestigious prize — had protested 60

2 April, 2018 6:59 PM No permission needed to hold private functions: DC

Deputy Commissioner S. Sasikanth Senthil on Monday said there was no need to obtain permission from Returning Officers (RO) to conduct private functions on private premises. Clarifying the legal position in the light of enforcement of the model code of conduct during a coordination meeting of Returning Officers and police officers here, Mr. Senthil said private 32

29 March, 2018 10:48 AM Greek Football Club PAOK Owner Banned For 3 Years Over Pitch Invasion With Gun

The ruling, which also includes a 100,000-euro fine for Greek-Russian businessman Savvidis and separate 63,000-euro fine for PAOK, is open to appeal. The owner of Greek club PAOK has been banned for three years after storming onto the pitch with a holstered gun on his belt, league organisers said. PAOK were also docked three points and fined for Ivan Savvidis' 23

17 March, 2018 4:49 AM FIFA lifts three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international matches

FIFA has lifted its three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international football with the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala given the go-ahead to stage matches. “We are allowing international matches to be staged in the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala,” FIFA president Gianni Infantino told reporters after a meeting of the FIFA Council here on Friday 35

16 March, 2018 3:08 PM Jaspal Rana calls for 2022 CWG boycott after shooting snub

New Delhi: Amid speculations about shooting's future as a CWG sport, renowned pistol shooter Jaspal Rana called for the country's boycott of the Commonwealth Games as a mark of protest. Despite concerns raised by shooters worldwide and national federations, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has made it clear that shooting is only an "optional sport" 38

16 March, 2018 10:40 AM West Indian spinner Sunil Narine reported again for suspect bowling action

New Delhi: West Indian spinner Sunil Narine has again been reported for a suspect bowling action, the latest being at the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) competition in the United Arab Emirates. The off-spinner, whose career has been blighted by the issue, was reported twice during the Champions League Twenty20 in 2014 and twice more the following 43

8 March, 2018 7:33 PM Migrant Labourers Worked Up To 148 Days In A Row For Qatar World Cup: Report

Doha says it has made great strides in labour relations in recent years, including the "abolition" of the kafala system. Doha, Qatar: Migrant labourers in Qatar have worked up to 148 days in a row, a report into conditions faced by workers building stadiums for the 2022 football World Cup has found. A London-based consultancy firm, Impactt, said long working 45