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Eng vs Pak 2nd Test: Rizwan counter pushes back England on truncated Day 2
Southampton, Aug 14 (IANS) Only two overs could be bowled in the third session on Day 2 of the second Test between England and Pakistan before rain stopped play at the Ages Bowl here on Friday. At the draw of stumps on a rain-hit, Pakistan were 223/9 after a resolute stand between Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan was broken by Stuart Broad in the second session.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Mercedes have changed stance ready to sign new F1 deal, says Wolff
Barcelona, Aug 14 (IANS) Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff did a u-turn from his opinion earlier in the Silverstone by saying that the reigning Formula 1 champions will sign a new deal with commercial rights holder Liberty Media.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Lesley Manville, Sean Bean open up on 'World On Fire'
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Actress Lesley Manville says she was drawn to her role in series, World On Fire, because of the class psyche it explores.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mercedes set the pace again as Hamilton, Bottas exchange places in FP2
Barcelona, Aug 14 (IANS) Mercedes secured a second one-two finish at the second Free Practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with Lewis Hamilton leading the pack ahead of team mate Valtteri Bottas by 0.287s.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
England best one-day side in the world: Warne
Southampton, Aug 14 (IANS) Legendary spinner Shane Warne has said that Eoin Morgan's England are the best one-day side in the world at the moment and the world champions have been playing a great brand of cricket.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sarina Wiegman appointed England women's team head coach
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Netherlands women's manager Sarina Wiegman will take over the reins from Phil Neville as England's head coach in September 2021.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Finch, Warner among 12 Aus players who will miss start of IPL
Sydney, Aug 14 (IANS) Captain Aaron Finch, David Warner and Steve Smith are among 12 Australian players who will miss the start of the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in view of the league's COVID-19 protocols.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Eng vs Pak 2nd Test: Babar, Rizwan steady Pakistan ship (Lunch)
Southampton, Aug 14 (IANS) Star batsman Babar Azam neared a half century as Pakistan reached 155/5 against England at Lunch on a rain-affected Day 2 of the second Test here on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Asymptomatic corona patients less likely to infect close contacts: Study
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) New research has added to the growing body of evidence that asymptomatic patients suffering from Covid-19 are less likely to infect close contacts compared to severe cases.
2020-08-14
Category: International, China,National,Health/Medicine
LG Display to lead borderless monitor display market in 2021: Report
Seoul, Aug 14 (IANS) LG Display Co is expected to make up one-third of global borderless PC monitor panel production next year, leading the fast-growing market, a report showed on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Google may unveil only Pixel 5 XL this year
San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Google is reportedly planning to launch only Pixel 5 XL this year, which means there will be no small-screen flagship smartphone.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Bottas pips Hamilton in first practice of Spanish GP
Montmelo (Spain), Aug 14 (IANS) Valtteri Bottas on Friday posted the fastest time as he led a Mercedes 1-2 in the first practice session of the Spanish Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton finished just 0.039s off and Max Verstappen was 0.9s slower in third place.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Russia's top doctor quits over Covid vaccine registration
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS) A top respiratory doctor quit the Russian health ministry's ethics council after the country decided to go ahead with the registration of a Covid-19 vaccine even before conducting a crucial Phase 3 trial, MailOnline reported.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Samsung R&D spending hits record high at $8.9bn in H1 2020
Seoul, Aug 14 (IANS) Samsung on Friday said its research and development (R&D) spending for the first half of the year hit a record high of 10.58 trillion won ($8.9 billion) as it focused on new growth drivers.
2020-08-14
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Motorola Razr 5G variant expected to arrive on Sept 9
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Lenovo-owned smartphone brand Motorola is all set to launch its next foldable smartphone, which is likely to be called Moto Razr 5G or Moto Razr 2020, on September 9.
2020-08-14
Category: International, China,Technology
Wet race awaits Quartararo and Co at Motorrad Grand Prix
Spielberg, Aug 14 (IANS) Championship leader Fabio Quartararo holds a 17-point advantage over nearest rival Maverick Vinales (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP) as the Motorrad Grand Prix is set to take centrestage with prediction of rain adding to the drama. Quartararo is one of the riders who is yet to partake in a wet MotoGP race.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Social media use may not raise depression risk in teens
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Contrary to popular wisdom, daily social media use is not a strong or consistent risk factor for depressive symptoms among adolescents, say researchers.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Arsenal rope in Brazil international Willian
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Arsenal have roped in Brazil forward Willian on a three-year contract after his contract with Chelsea expired. The 32-year-old has so far made more than 600 club appearances in a career spanning 13 seasons.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
New Zealand extends Covid-19 restrictions for 12 days
Wellington, Aug 14 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Friday announced a 12-day extension of the countrys Covid-19 restrictions, after a cluster of cases in Auckland city increased to 29 amid the second and stronger wave of the pandemic in the country.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Hubble solves mysterious dimming of 'Betelgeuse' star
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) The mysterious dimming of the supergiant star Betelgeuse was most likely caused by an immense amount of hot material ejected into space, forming a dust cloud that blocked starlight coming from the star's surface, show observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Working from home is a big problem for London: Mayor
London, Aug 14 (IANS) London Mayor Sadiq Khan has admitted that working from home is a "big problem" for the British capital, as the nation enters the biggest recession on record, the media reported on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Ex-lawyer reveals Trump's tax fraud, back channel to Putin
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has released a teaser of his tell-all book, in which he claims of helping the US President commit tax fraud and create a back channel to Russia's Vladimir Putin, it was reported on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Google's next Wear OS update to bring more speed to devices
San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Google has announced that the next update for the Wear OS is rolling out this fall which would allow faster access to info, apps, as well as a simplified pairing process.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Robots who can hear work more like humans: Researchers
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Giving robots, who currently rely on vision and touch to move around, power to hear sounds and predict the physical properties of objects around them can be a game changer, say researchers including two of Indian origin.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United States,Technology,Diaspora
Deaths due to smokeless tobacco in India on rise: Study
London, Aug 14 (IANS) The number of deaths due to smokeless tobacco in India is on the rise, say researchers, adding that deaths due to it globally has also gone up by a third in seven years to an estimated 350,000 people.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Indian Consulate in Dubai to livestream I-Day celebrations
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) Independence Day celebrations at the Consulate General of India (CGI) in Dubai scheduled to take place on Saturday will be livestreamed due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it was reported on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Kuwait halts accrediting Indian engineering degrees
Kuwait City, Aug 14 (IANS) Kuwait has temporarily halted accrediting Indian engineering certificates after forgeries were discovered in related documents, according to a media report.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Education
Taiwan LPGA event cancelled due to COVID-19
Taipei, Aug 14 (IANS) The LPGA Taiwan Swinging Skirts golf tournament has been cancelled due to the circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament was scheduled to be held from October 29 to November 1 at Miramar Golf Country Club.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Sports,Golf
S.Korea reviews tightening social distancing
Seoul, Aug 14 (IANS) The South Korean government on Friday launched a review on raising the level of social distancing as new coronavirus clusters in the greater Seoul area have raised concerns of a possible bigger outbreak.
2020-08-14
Category: International, South Korea,International
Update your business profile directly on Google Maps, Search
San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Google has made it easier for people to update their business profile directly from Google Search and Maps to enhance their online presence.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kim Jong-un appoints new premier
Seoul, Aug 14 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appointed a new premier during a politburo meeting of the ruling Workers Party in Pyongyanf, state-media reported on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Barcelona's Vidal warns Bayern to be on their toes
Lisbon, Aug 14 (IANS) FC Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal has warned Bayern Munich that they are up against the "best side" in the world and should know what to expect when the two sides meet in the Champions League quarter-final on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Portugal,Sports,Football
UK strikes deals for 90M more Covid vax doses
London, Aug 14 (IANS) The UK government has entered into agreements with two drug makers for purchasing their potential Covid-19 vaccine doses, the companies said on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
37 missing in Nepal landslide
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 37 people have been reported missing, while 10 others were rescued after a landslide in Nepal's Sindhupalchok district on Friday, according to authorities.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Those who doubt 'world class' Anderson are not very sensible, says Curran
Southampton, Aug 14 (IANS) England all-rounder Sam Curran has praised James Anderson, saying the veteran pacer is a world class player.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Islamabad gets first 'public fruit garden'
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The first phase of Islamabad's inaugural public fruit garden has been completed after 200 saplings were planted on a greenbelt adjoining a major road in the Pakistani capital, the media reported on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
New SL govt aims to boost exports
Colombo, Aug 14 (IANS) The new Sri Lankan government is aiming to boost exports this year as at least four state ministers have been appointed to develop key local products such as gems, batiks, coconut, rubber and tea, media reports said on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Microsoft Surface Duo to receive OS, security updates for 3 years
San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Microsoft has confirmed that its new foldable device Surface Duo "will receive both the Android OS updates and monthly security patches for the next three years."
2020-08-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
This new test to diagnose Covid-19 in just 20 minutes
Sydney, Aug 14 (IANS) In an ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus, the researchers have developed a new test that can diagnose Covid-19 in just 20 minutes.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Australia,National,Health/Medicine
Afghan govt begins release of remaining Taliban prisoners
Kabul, Aug 14 (IANS) The Afghan government has freed 80 of the 400 remaining high-value Taliban prisoners whose release was approved by last weeks Loya Jirga, the grand assembly of the country's elders, the National Security Council said on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
'Pandemic delays Australia's national economic recovery by months'
Canberra, Aug 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) Governor Philip Lowe said on Friday that the coronavirus outbreak in Victoria state is likely to delay the country's economic recovery by several months.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Australia,Business/Economy
UP MLA booked in property grab case held in MP
Lucknow, Aug 14 (Uttar Pradesh) Vijay Mishra, the MLA from Gyanpur in Bhadohi district who was booked on charges of grabbing property and intimidation, was arrested on Friday from Agar in Madhya Pradesh on Friday, an official said.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Israel,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Afghan policewoman, govt staff killed in targeted attacks
Kabul, Aug 14 (IANS) A policewoman and two government employees were killed in two targeted attack in Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Trump plans to accept Republican presidential nomination at WH
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he plans to deliver his convention speech while formally accepting the Republican presidential nomination from the White House lawn, according to media reports.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
NZ reports 12 new Covid-19 cases amid 2nd wave
Wellington, Aug 14 (IANS) New Zealand reported 12 new coronavirus cases on Friday, all linked to to an Auckland family cluster, amid the second and stronger wave of the pandemic in the country.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Italian Open tennis tournament to start from September 14
Rome, Aug 14 (IANS) The main draw of the Italian Open clay-court tennis tournament will start from September 14-21, a week earlier than scheduled in Rome.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
EU to intensify efforts with US to resolve aircraft dispute
Brussels, Aug 14 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will intensify its efforts with the US to put an end to the aircraft dispute, the bloc's Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan said.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Nearly 300 test Covid-19 positive at England food factory
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Nearly 300 staff at a convenience food factory in England's Northampton have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, health officials said.
2020-08-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
'Social distancing reduced Covid-19 infection rates by 45% in Europe'
Copenhagen, Aug 14 (IANS) A new study has revealed that social distancing during the six weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic has reduced infection rates by up to 45 per cent in Europe, according to the University of Southern Denmark.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Denmark,International
Amazon can be held liable for faulty products, rules US court
San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) In a major blow to Amazon, a court in California has ruled that the e-commerce giant can be held liable for defective products sold by third-party sellers on its platform.
2020-08-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights