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Mallya’s properties in South Africa, Europe identified; to be attached soon – india news

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which investigates money laundering cases, has identified several properties of businessman Vijay Mallya in South Africa and Europe, acquired through a web of offshore companies and trusts, which will soon be attached, people familiar with the development said on condition of anonymity. So far, ED has attached Mallya assets worth Rs 11,231 crore (more than the ...

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South Africa take series as Sri Lanka’s resistance fades – cricket

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets inside three days in the second and final test on Tuesday to clinch the series 2-0 and gain some revenge for a surprise loss to the Sri Lankans the last time they toured. South Africa bowled Sri Lanka out for 211 in its second innings at the start of the day at ...

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2nd Test: South Africa close in but Sri Lanka still fighting – cricket

South Africa began to break down Sri Lanka’s resistance late on the second day of the second and final test on Monday to leave the tourists an uphill battle to save the match and the series. Sri Lanka was 150/4 in its second innings at stumps for a lead of only five runs with only one more recognized batsman to ...

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Nortje takes six wickets, Elgar scores 92 to put South Africa in driving seat – cricket

South African seamer Anrich Nortje claimed a career-best six-wicket haul and opener Dean Elgar backed it up with an unbeaten 92 runs as the home team forged an early advantage over Sri Lanka on the opening day of the second test. Nortje made full use of seamer-friendly conditions at The Wanderers Stadium for a return of 6-56 off 14.3 overs ...

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Rabada’s return put on ice as South Africa look ahead to Pakistan tour – cricket

South Africa will not risk the fitness of lead attack bowler Kagiso Rabada despite a return to their squad and he will miss out the second test against Sri Lanka, which starts at The Wanderers Stadium on Sunday, officials said. Rabada suffered an adductor muscle strain that ruled him out of the one day international Series against England last month ...

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Africa envisages most of its countries will receive Covid-19 vaccines in 2021 – world news

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Director John Nkengasong on Thursday said he envisages most African countries will start receiving COVID-19 vaccines by the second half of 2021. “2020 was a tough year, but we believe through collaborative efforts and global solidarity, we can turn the corner on the disease in the African continent in 2021 ...

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1st Test: South Africa win big over stricken Sri Lanka – cricket

South Africa took little time in closing out an innings and 45-run victory over a depleted Sri Lanka in the first Test on Tuesday as the tourists’ promising start to the match and the series was undone as a string of them left the field injured. Four of the five Sri Lankans to get hurt during the Test still came ...

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Japan reports first case of new coronavirus strain that emerged in South Africa – world news

The first case of the new coronavirus variant found in South Africa has been confirmed in Japan, the Japan Times reports. A woman who arrived from South Africa in Japan on December 19 and tested positive for Covid-19 turned out to be infected with the new 501.V2 strain, the newspaper said on Tuesday. According to Japanese media reports, another six ...

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Du Plessis makes 199 as South Africa take command against Sri Lanka – cricket

Faf du Plessis made a career-best 199 as South Africa prospered in the first Test against injury-hit Sri Lanka with a massive first-innings score of 621 and a lead of 160 on day three on Monday. Sri Lanka closed on 65 for two in their second innings with Kusal Mendis (33 not out) and Dinesh Chandimal (21 not out) at ...

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Du Plessis century puts South Africa ahead, Sri Lanka toils – cricket

Faf du Plessis made a century in his first test since giving up the captaincy to take South Africa into the lead on Day 3 of the series opener against Sri Lanka on Monday. Du Plessis was 112 not out at lunch and South Africa 435-5 to overtake Sri Lanka’s first innings of 396 all out. South Africa’s first-innings lead ...

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