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India vs Australia: Claire Polosak set to become first female match official in men’s Test match – cricket

Australia’s Claire Polosak is set to become the first female match official in a men’s Test match when she takes up the fourth umpire’s role in the third Test between India and Australia starting here from Thursday. The 32-year-old from New South Wales has already earned the distinction of being the first woman on-field umpire in a men’s ODI match ...

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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Players in Covid-hit hotel in Chennai safe, says TNCA official – cricket

Around 20 staff members of a hotel in Chennai where players of three teams taking part in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy are staying have tested positive but Tamil Nadu Cricket Association on Monday said that the cricketers were safe and there was nothing to panic. Three teams scheduled to take part in the Plate group – Meghalaya, Manipur and ...

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‘Truth matters,’ says Georgia official resisting Donald Trump pressure – world news

Georgia’s secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, says he was just following the law when he rejected claims by Donald Trump, his fellow Republican, that the president’s election defeat was the result of widespread fraud. Trump returned the 65-year-old former businessman to the limelight when he called Raffensperger on Saturday to badger him to “find” enough votes to reverse Democratic President-elect ...

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Trump, on tape, presses Georgia official to ‘find’ votes – world news

President Donald Trump badgered and pleaded with Georgia’s election chief to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state, suggesting in a telephone call that the official “find” enough votes to hand Trump the victory. The conversation Saturday was the latest step in an unprecedented effort by a sitting president to pressure a state official to reverse the outcome of a ...

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China rushes senior official to Nepal amid political uncertainty – world news

After unsuccessful efforts by Chinese envoy Hou Yanqi to effect a patch-up between the warring factions of Nepal’s ruling party, Beijing is rushing a senior Communist party official to Kathmandu in an apparent bid to shore up Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s government. Last week, Hou met Oli’s main rival, Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda”, and President Bidya Devi Bhandari to ...

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1 million Americans vaccinated against Covid-19: Official – world news

More than a million people have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine in the United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Robert Redfield said Wednesday. “The United States achieved an early but important milestone today — jurisdictions have now reported that more than one million people have received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine since ...

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Suresh Raina’s team releases official statement after former cricketer’s arrest – cricket

The management team of Suresh Raina has issued an official release following the former international cricketer’s arrest for breaching Covid-19 protocols in a night club in Mumbai. Raina, who had announced his retirement from international cricket earlier this year on August 15, was among 34 to be arrested by Mumbai police for violating Covid-19 norms on Tuesday morning. He was ...

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Govt open to more tweaks if farm talks resume: Official – india news

The Union government hasn’t ruled out more concessions or amendments to the three farm laws and a set of recent proposals it sent out to farm unions should not be considered final, provided farmers restart negotiations and spell out their objections, a person with knowledge of the matter said. The government has worked the back channels to bring farmer groups ...

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Biden to get Pfizer vaccine shot on Monday, Harris may get the week after: Official – world news

President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, will get their first dose of coronavirus vaccine on Monday, a transition official said. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff, will get their first shots the following week. Biden has said he would take the vaccine as soon as was appropriate and that he would do so in public ...

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CBI books Chennai Port Trust official in Rs 97-lakh bribery case: Officials – india news

The CBI has booked a Chennai Port Trust official, who allegedly took a bribe of over Rs 97 lakh from an elderly man on the purported promise of getting his son appointed as an assistant traffic manager in the trust, officials said on Thursday. It is alleged that K Poopathy, who worked as the personal assistant to the chief engineer ...

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