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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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India vs Australia: After success against Smith and Labuschagne, R Ashwin set to improve his record against David Warner – cricket

R Ashwin has been a prime reason behind India managing to keep Australia’s dangerous duo of Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne quiet in the first two Tests. Smith and Labuschagne, Australia’s two most stand out batsmen were the biggest threats for India given their Test record. Smith was always going to be India’s No. 1 target, and Labuschagne wasn’t far ...

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UK’s Rishi Sunak to set out more aid for lockdown-hit businesses – world news

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak will announce extra financial help for businesses on Tuesday, after England entered a third national lockdown to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The economy has already suffered the deepest recession in more than 300 years and is facing the prospect of another downturn as a result of the latest restrictions. “It’s a specific package ...

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China stock index set to surpass 2015 bubble peak for first time – business news

China’s stock benchmark is set to close above its 2015 bubble high for the first time, marking a recovery from one of the country’s worst equity crashes. The CSI 300 Index rose as much as 1.7% on Tuesday, surpassing the 5,353.75-point close from June 8, 2015. That would be its highest close since 2008. The gauge has surged more than ...

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Djokovic, Nadal set to return for 2nd ATP Cup in Australia – tennis

ATP Cup champion Novak Djokovic and runner-up Rafael Nadal are set to return for the season-opening men’s team tennis event starting Feb. 1, but the United States will be missing because of a change in format that has halved the field. The inaugural event last year featured 24 teams and was played in three Australian cities, with Djokovic’s Serbia team ...

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Covid vaccination in Delhi: Over 500 centres in phase-1, facility being set up for 2-8 degrees C storage – india news

Work is underway in full swing to set up centres for Covid-19 vaccination in the national capital with 500 such units to come up in the first phase, even as the storage facility is getting equipped with freezers to hold vaccines in a temperature range of 2-8 degrees Celsius. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday had welcomed the approval ...

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Pandemic hiatus at Sydney Opera House set to end with glitzy show – world news

The finishing touches were being put on a glitzy show at the Sydney Opera House Saturday, as the venue prepared to host an opera crowd for the first time since March. “The Merry Widow” will open on Tuesday to masked audiences up to 75 percent capacity, in a sign of hope for a performing arts industry crippled by the pandemic, ...

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Germany set for longer lockdown as death figures spike – world news

German officials made clear Wednesday that they won’t be able to relax lockdown restrictions in early January as the country recorded more than 1,000 deaths in one day for the first time. That figure was likely swollen by delayed reporting but underlined the severity of the situation. Germany, the European Union’s most populous country, shut restaurants, bars, sports and leisure ...

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Chhattisgarh signs contract to set up state’s 1st ethanol plant under PPP model – india news

The Chhattisgarh government on Tuesday signed a contract to set up the first ethanol plant in the state under the Public-private partnership (PPP) model. As per official release, the contract was signed by Bhoramdev Cooperative Sugar Factory Kawardha and Chhattisgarh Distillery Limited’s subsidiary NKJ Biofuel for a period of 30 years. On behalf of the state government, the MoU was ...

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Bangladesh set to move second batch of Rohingya refugees to remote island – world news

Bangladesh is set to move a second batch of Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanmar to the remote island of Bhasan Char in the Bay of Bengal this month, officials said on Sunday, despite calls by rights groups not to carry out further relocations. Around 1,000 Rohingya refugees, members of a Muslim minority who have fled Myanmar, will be moved to ...

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