Day: October 15, 2020

Viewpoint: Why Turkey is flexing its muscles abroad

By Gonul TolCenter for Turkish Studies, MEI Related Topics Syrian civil war image copyrightGetty Images image captionIn recent years Turkey has launched three incursions into Syria and become increasingly involved abroad Immediately after a long-simmering conflict in the South Caucasus burst into open warfare late last month, Turkey came to the aid of its Turkic …

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CBI questions kin of 4 Hathras accused | India News

Having questioned the Hathras victim’s family over two days, the 15-member CBI team probing the case interrogated the relatives of the four accused on Thursday. After a four-hour session, the team left with papers and evidence from their houses. Narendra Singh, claimed Sandeep, his son and one of the accused, was innocent. “I was with …

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RCB vs KXIP: Kings XI Punjab finally find a way to win after Chris Gayle and KL Rahul’s six-hitting competition | Cricket News

SHARJAH: KL Rahul played a captain’s knock and Chris Gayle fired in his first game since January as Kings XI Punjab finally ended their five-match losing streak with an eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL match on Thursday. BLOG | SCORECARDChasing 172 in a must-win game, the in-form opening pair of Rahul …

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New Zealand election: Jacinda Ardern’s key leadership moments

This Saturday, people in New Zealand are heading to the polls for a general election after three years of the Labour Party’s Jacinda Ardern. There are 17 parties contesting the election, including the National Party led by Judith Collins and Ms Ardern’s coalition partners NZ First, led by Winston Peters. Ms Ardern’s first term in …

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Rossi tests positive for COVID-19, to miss Aragon MotoGP | Racing News

Nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss this weekend’s Aragon MotoGP. Rossi, who travelled back to his to his home in Tavullia, Italy after last weekend’s French Grand Prix, confirmed on Thursday he woke up with slight fever and underwent two tests for COVID-19. “The ‘quick PCR test‘ result …

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PM calls for ramping up of Covid testing, sero surveys | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for ramping up of testing and sero-surveys even as he reviewed the ongoing research to develop drugs, vaccines and newer tests for Covid-19 as well as the deployment ecosystem for faster delivery of the vaccine once it is ready. Stressing on continued vigilance and high state …

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Hollywood actress Sharon Stone wore a dress by an Indian designer! Can you guess who it is?

One of Hollywood’s greatest actresses, Sharon Stone recently featured on the much talked about The Drew Barrymore Show, where Drew presents human-interest stories, interviews celebrity guests, all driven by her infectious brand of humour and optimism. And the veteran actor’s look has become the talk of the town. Sharon wore a kaftan – a variant …

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Lovlina Borgohain tests positive for coronavirus, misses flight to Italy | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: Two-time world championship medal winning boxer Lovlina Borgohain on Thursday tested positive for coronavirus, hours before she was about to board a flight to Italy along with the Indian contingent for a training-cum-competition trip. The Sports Authority of India (SAI) had sanctioned a Europe tour for 16 elite Indian boxers for a period …

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India strongly denies sending any message seeking talks with Pak | India News

NEW DELHI: The government strongly denied Thursday it had sent any message to Islamabad for dialogue noting that PM Imran Khan‘s security adviser was commenting on India’s “internal matters” and reiterated that Pakistan continued to support, aid and abet cross-border terrorism against India. The government also said that Pakistan had been resorting to unprovoked ceasefire …

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Supreme Court okays new dates for DDCA elections next month | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday gave the green signal to the new dates of elections of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) next month after the warring factions struck an out-of-court settlement and submitted affidavits to that effect. The new polling dates are November 5-8. Returning Officer Navin B. Chawla, based on …

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