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Asian Correspondent
PNG Police storm detention center to remove refugees on Manus Islandto leave because their stay is illegal. The men in the camp, most of whom are
Asian Correspondent / Posted an hour ago
to leave because their stay is illegal. The men in the camp, most of whom are from Afghanistan, Iran, Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Syria, are held under Australia’s strict “sovereign borders” immigration policy, under which Australia refuses... Read more
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DW
Manus Island: Police enter decommissioned Australian detention camp |police at the center this morning." About 400 asylum-seekers, men mostly from
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police at the center this morning." About 400 asylum-seekers, men mostly from Afghanistan, Iran, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Syria, barricaded themselves into the camp on October 31. The detainees were asked to leave the camp within... Read more
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World Surf League
The Stage is Set For a World Title Showdown in TaiwanTaylor should be feeling good. He beat Kai Sallas in the final in PNG, and last
World Surf League / Posted 4 hours ago
Taylor should be feeling good. He beat Kai Sallas in the final in PNG, and last time the men had a two event tour (2011 in Sri Lanka and Italy), Taylor won his first World Title. Taylor's wife Nava will be competing in the women's event alongside... Read more
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The Hindu
Vijay will be keen to grab the opportunityDhawan as the opening partner to K.L. Rahul following his 190 in Galle and 119
The Hindu / Posted 12 hours ago
Dhawan as the opening partner to K.L. Rahul following his 190 in Galle and 119 in Pallekele in the previous series against Sri Lanka. Dhawan, who made 94 in the second innings, could have made Vijay wait had it not been for his request to give him... Read more
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Business Wire
South and Southeast Asia Elevator & Escalator Market 2017development activities especially in the commercial and residential verticals.
Business Wire / Posted 13 hours ago
development activities especially in the commercial and residential verticals. However, over the next six years, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh elevator and escalator markets are expected to witness higher growth in the region. In 2016, India's... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Kendal Buddhist group's spiritual advisor to turn 90spiritual advisor to the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) is to celebrate h
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
spiritual advisor to the Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) is to celebrate his 90th birthday on December 7. Born in Sri Lanka, Venerable Henepola Gunaratana Maha Thera is described as an internationally respected meditation master and... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Nino Severino: Great to welcome Martyn and Leoni Waghorn to our Baltacha Foundation familyin hockey and rugby. She has already committed to much charity work, being inv
Ipswich Star / Posted 14 hours ago
in hockey and rugby. She has already committed to much charity work, being involved in the Prince’s Trust, and working in Sri Lanka with the World Challenge project to help rebuild schools and houses in the wake of the terrible Tsunami... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Yuvraj Singh chooses NCA over Ranji Trophy, questions raised in BCCI16.1 (fitness parameter set by Indian team management) and is without any runs
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
16.1 (fitness parameter set by Indian team management) and is without any runs behind him, he will be selected for the Sri Lanka limited overs series?" a very senior BCCI official told PTI on conditions of anonymity. Yuvraj, however, could not... Read more
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Gulf News
We could have won with little more time at Eden: Sahaposition depends on the strength of the opposition bowlers,” Saha told reporter
Gulf News / Posted 17 hours ago
position depends on the strength of the opposition bowlers,” Saha told reporters ahead of India’s second Test against Sri Lanka in Nagpur starting Friday.In the first rubber against the tourists, Saha came in at No. 7 and 8 in both... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Virat Kohli can surpass Sachin Tendulkar’s record, smash 120 hundreds: Shoaib Akhtarand go on to break the great Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 international ton
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
and go on to break the great Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 100 international tons. During the first Test match against Sri Lanka, the 29-year-old Kohli got to his 50th international century, after which India declared at 352-8. The match ended... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Barbs show Lyon is in good placethe spinner was “flat as a tack” leading into last summer, despite taking 18 wi
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
the spinner was “flat as a tack” leading into last summer, despite taking 18 wickets in the preceding 3-0 series loss in Sri Lanka. “But to his eternal credit, and why he is so good, his character has shown through,’’ Berry said. “He worked... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja or Wriddhiman Saha? Wicketkeeper clears air on no 6 debatethe number six slot in the Indian batting line-up is a flexible one depending o
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
the number six slot in the Indian batting line-up is a flexible one depending on the conditions. In the first Test against Sri Lanka, Saha, who has a 40 plus average in first-class and three Test hundreds, came in at No.7 and 8 in both... Read more
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The Wessex Scene Online
Sustainable Apparel from ‘The Urban Otter’and treat them like the human beings that they are then that’s a good thing. Q
The Wessex Scene Online / Posted 18 hours ago
and treat them like the human beings that they are then that’s a good thing. Q: Where is your clothing made? A: India and Sri Lanka. A guy called Shariful does a fantastic job and always goes out of his way. Top bloke! Q: What are your opinions... Read more
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News.com.au
Barbs show Lyon is in good placethe spinner was “flat as a tack” leading into last summer, despite taking 18 wi
News.com.au / Posted 19 hours ago
the spinner was “flat as a tack” leading into last summer, despite taking 18 wickets in the preceding 3-0 series loss in Sri Lanka. “But to his eternal credit, and why he is so good, his character has shown through,’’ Berry said. “He persisted... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
What was Virat Kohli-Ravi Shastri’s sign-language all about? Twitterati respondsand support for the talisman skipper. As the hosts hunted for a win at the Ede
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 20 hours ago
and support for the talisman skipper. As the hosts hunted for a win at the Eden Gardens during the 1st Test against Sri Lanka, the duo exchanged an intriguing sign-language conversation on Day 5, during India’s 3rd innings. Also read:Team... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MyRepublic to launch mobile services in Singapore in Q1 next year: CEOmarkets it is currently in. The possible markets include Malaysia, Philippines,
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markets it is currently in. The possible markets include Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Sri Lanka, and it hopes to enter them “in five years”, the company said. The S$70 million funding decision was supported by... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
President of Sri Lanka to visit S. Korea on state visitSEOUL, Nov. 23 (Yonhap) -- The president of Sri Lanka will come to South Korea
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 22 hours ago
SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Yonhap) -- The president of Sri Lanka will come to South Korea next week on a visit that will mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries, Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said... Read more
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Business Wire
Commercial Bank of Ceylon Selects Integrated Digital Banking from Fiserv to Enable Business Agility, Enhance Customer Engagementexpect. The solution will also enable COMBANK to deliver digital banking servic
Business Wire / Posted 23 hours ago
expect. The solution will also enable COMBANK to deliver digital banking services in local languages, Sinhala and Tamil for Sri Lanka, Bengali for Bangladesh, and Divehi for the Maldives, facilitating stronger customer engagement. “Commercial Bank... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s form warning for South Africa, England and AustraliaBhuvneshwar Kumar’s eight-wicket match haul (8/96) against Sri Lanka on a livel
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s eight-wicket match haul (8/96) against Sri Lanka on a lively Eden Gardens pitch could serve as a warning to India’s away opponents in 2018 — South Africa, England, Australia and New Zealand. Alomg with Mohammed Shami and Umesh... Read more
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Herald Sun
Cricket’s most frustrating rule set to changehalf of leg and off stump for an LBW decision to be overturned in favour of the
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
half of leg and off stump for an LBW decision to be overturned in favour of the bowler by the third umpire. However former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene, who now sits on the ICC’s cricket committee, has revealed a change to the rule has... Read more
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dna
Healthcare, or extortion? Private hospitals make a killing due to govt apathyIndia ranks a lowly 154th among 195 countries on the healthcare index, lagging
dna / Posted yesterday
India ranks a lowly 154th among 195 countries on the healthcare index, lagging behind China, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. While Moody’s upgrade of the Indian economy is fine, India shows no signs of recovering from its crumbling public... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Australia defends alternative accommodation for asylum seekers against UN criticismcentre to the alternative accommodation that is being offered." Mostly from Af
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
centre to the alternative accommodation that is being offered." Mostly from Afghanistan, Iran, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Syria, the men are held under Australia's strict "sovereign borders" immigration policy, under which it refuses... Read more
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Daily Mail
England captain Joe Root refuses to be spooked by Ashes ghostsof those series. West Indies (1988 and 1992), England (2010) and South Africa (
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
of those series. West Indies (1988 and 1992), England (2010) and South Africa (2012) all won after surviving Brisbane. Only Sri Lanka in 1989 and England in 1998 have lost. Failing to win in Brisbane, Australia have not won a Test series this... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Up my clacker’: Cricket’s cruellest pranksTHEM UP YOUR ANUS, MATE’ Brad Hogg arrived on his first overseas one-day inter
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
THEM UP YOUR ANUS, MATE’ Brad Hogg arrived on his first overseas one-day international tour with the Australian team in Sri Lanka in 1996 as a replacement for injured Shane Warne. A country boy out of place, Hogg says the rest of the Aussie... Read more
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asianage
Virat Kohli moves up a place to fifth in Test rankingsto take fifth position after completing his 50th international century in the f
asianage / Posted yesterday
to take fifth position after completing his 50th international century in the first match of a three-Test series against Sri Lanka in Kolkata. Kohli, who is top-ranked in both ODIs and T20s, knocked up a fine 104 not out on day five before the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Resplendent Virat Kohli and team come through test of characterlook so very simple. But just imagine the pressures on him as his wicket at an
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
look so very simple. But just imagine the pressures on him as his wicket at any earlier stage of the game may have allowed Sri Lanka to get across the line of even a tricky target in the vicinity of 150 or so. The pitch may have lost pace but it... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How to slash the astronomical cost of weddingsLancer. A family friend DJed free. The wedding rings were an amalgam of her mo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Lancer. A family friend DJed free. The wedding rings were an amalgam of her mother's old gold jewellery, melted down in Sri Lanka and brought back for the occasion. Photo: Kavindi and Kian's wedding cost was modest by industry standards, after... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Rajasthan govt backs Padmavati protesters, but textbooks say Khilji tried to capture Padminiby Padmini’s beauty after he saw her reflection in a mirror, and that the queen
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
by Padmini’s beauty after he saw her reflection in a mirror, and that the queen was the daughter of Gandharvsen, king of Sri Lanka. The protesters dispute all three points. These points are contained in chapter 4 which is named ‘Mughal Akraman:... Read more
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The Hindu
A refreshing change of tackof it. He survived a tense phase when the ball seamed around and India lost qui
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
of it. He survived a tense phase when the ball seamed around and India lost quick wickets and then dismantled a probing Sri Lankan attack with strokes of thunder. There is not a negative bone in his body. Kohli might have his faults but does... Read more
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The Hindu
Kolkata draw could be a starting point for a new Indiathe world, they did so thanks to clever scheduling more than all-round performa
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
the world, they did so thanks to clever scheduling more than all-round performances everywhere. They hadn’t won a series in Sri Lanka, Australia or South Africa. India calculated then that the best way to go forward was to ignore defeats, however... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Virat Kohli moves up to 5th position in ICC Test rankingsto take fifth position after completing his 50th international century in the f
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
to take fifth position after completing his 50th international century in the first match of a three-Test series against Sri Lanka in Kolkata. Kohli, who is top-ranked in both ODIs and T20Is, knocked up a fine 104 not out on day five before the... Read more
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Gulf News
V.V. S. Laxman column: A few valuable lessons for hosts ahead of 2018Bhuvneshwar’s maturity makes him a more dangerous customer In extremely bowler
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
Bhuvneshwar’s maturity makes him a more dangerous customer In extremely bowler-friendly conditions, Sri Lanka started the first Test strongly but were gasping for survival by the finish, bringing a fascinating game to an exciting end. Even though a... Read more
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Gulf News
Former skipper likely to take over Bangladesh jobover were the “highest” even as they continued to hunt for a foreign coach.“If
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
over were the “highest” even as they continued to hunt for a foreign coach.“If we don’t get a foreign coach before the Sri Lanka series, then we will look at a local coach,” Hassan was quoted as saying by a website.“We have Khaled Mahmud... Read more
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Gulf News
National call-up a dream for Vijay Shankaras a backup seam bowling all-rounder to Hardik Pandya, was drafted into the Ind
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
as a backup seam bowling all-rounder to Hardik Pandya, was drafted into the Indian Test team in the ongoing series against Sri Lanka as a replacement for Bhuvneshwar Kumar.“I am really excited (about the call-up). It has been a long-time dream of... Read more
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dna
Sri Lankan Navy chase away 1,700 Tamil Nadu fishermen, 'snap' fishing netsMore than 1,700 Tamil Nadu fishermen on Tuesday were allegedly chased away by t
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More than 1,700 Tamil Nadu fishermen on Tuesday were allegedly chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy which also "snapped" fishing nets of 75 boats off Katchatheevu islet. The fishermen belonging to this island town were fishing near Katchatheevu this... Read more
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The Manila Times
Oliveros exits Women’s Youth World meetby the International Boxing Association and the Asian Boxing Confederation. Ra
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
by the International Boxing Association and the Asian Boxing Confederation. Ramona Cobzac of Romania, Thampu Nelka of Sri Lanka, Moses Makhula of Zimbabwe and Maria Rizzardo of Italy all scored 30-26 while American Beau Cambell gave 30-27 –... Read more
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asianage
ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli climbs to fifth spotafter scoring a superb unbeaten century during a recently-concluded drawn openi
asianage / Posted yesterday
after scoring a superb unbeaten century during a recently-concluded drawn opening Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens. Kohli smashed a brilliant knock of 104, including 12 boundaries and six fifties, off just 119... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Bhuvneshwar, Dhawan released from India Test squadBhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan have been released from India's Test squad
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan have been released from India's Test squad against Sri Lanka on personal grounds, the BCCI announced on Monday. While Bhuvneshwar has pulled out for the remainder of the Test series, Dhawan will be available for... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Ashes: They don’t have magic balls, Alastair Cook plays down Australia pace attackAlastair Cook played down the hype surrounding Australia’s pace attack ahead of
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Alastair Cook played down the hype surrounding Australia’s pace attack ahead of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane. (INDIA vs SRI LANKA - FULL COVERAGE) The trio of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins shape as being key to the hosts’... Read more
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Gulf News
Sri Lanka to probe phone tapping of legislatorsLawmakers allege their phones were illegally tapped by a commission investigati
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
Lawmakers allege their phones were illegally tapped by a commission investigating an insider trading scandal Colombo: Sri Lanka’s parliament Tuesday announced an investigation into how the private phone records of legislators were leaked in a... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Virat Kohli moves up to 5th in ICC Test rankings, Bhuvneshwar Kumar gains 8 placesto take fifth position after completing his 50th international century in the f
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
to take fifth position after completing his 50th international century in the first match of a three-Test series against Sri Lanka in Kolkata. (Photo: Screengrab from ICC website) Kohli, who is top-ranked in both ODIs and T20Is, knocked up a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Vijay Shankar’s inclusion in Indian cricket squad reward for good Ranji TrophyTamil Nadu all-rounder Vijay Shankar as the replacement for Bhuvneshwar Kumar f
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Tamil Nadu all-rounder Vijay Shankar as the replacement for Bhuvneshwar Kumar for the remainder of the Test series against Sri Lanka. The 26-year-old Shankar received his maiden India call-up after wonderful performances in domestic cricket, with... Read more
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The Hindu
All you need to know about Vijay Shankarlater that night that Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar had been released fr
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
later that night that Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar had been released from the squad for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Nagpur, and that Vijay would be Bhuvneshwar’s replacement for the remainder of the series. Tamil Nadu... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test: Vijay Shankar speaks on selection in Virat Kohli’s squada back-up seam bowling all- rounder to Hardik Pandya, was drafted into the Indi
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
a back-up seam bowling all- rounder to Hardik Pandya, was drafted into the Indian Test team in the ongoing series against Sri Lanka as a replacement for Bhuvneshwar Kumar. "I am really excited (about the call-up). It has been a long-time dream of... Read more
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dna
'China's Belt and Road project has more than what meets the eye': US lawmakers express concerncited an illustrative example to buttress his claim. "China built an economica
dna / Posted yesterday
cited an illustrative example to buttress his claim. "China built an economically unviable port in the hometown of Sri Lanka's corporate former or corrupt former leader; converted its interests to equity when Sri Lanka could not service the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea launches task force to negotiate defense cost sharing with U.S.Kyu-duk said in a press briefing on Tuesday. The ministry has recently appoint
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
Kyu-duk said in a press briefing on Tuesday. The ministry has recently appointed Chang Won-sam, the sitting ambassador to Sri Lanka, as the next chief negotiator on defense cost sharing vis a vis the U.S. as the allies are set to sit together to... Read more
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Gulf News
The fab four of Indian pace bowlingRelated Links Sri Lanka escape to a draw in first TestIf we can replicate what
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
Related Links Sri Lanka escape to a draw in first TestIf we can replicate what we have achieved in the last few months in South Africa, England and Australia, we can easily claim to be the very best in the world.You have won matches from... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wollongong interior designer named best young businesswoman 2017helps young women in South East Asia out of prostitution and the sex trade. Mr
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
helps young women in South East Asia out of prostitution and the sex trade. Mr and Mrs Nolen also give to a community in Sri Lanka and have visited twice to help prevent very young children from dropping out of school. Illawarra ITeC's Virginia... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
'Joru ka Ghulam' Bhuvneshwar Kumar trolled by Shikhar Dhawan ahead of marriageKolkata:Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan will be a big miss for India durin
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Kolkata:Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan will be a big miss for India during the second Test against Sri Lanka after the duo opted out for personal reasons. While Dhawan’s reason for the miss has been unknown, Bhuvneshwar is set to get hitched... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
India release Kumar, Dhawan from test squadMUMBAI: India paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar and opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan have
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
MUMBAI: India paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar and opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan have been released from the test squad against Sri Lanka due to "personal reasons", the country's cricket board (BCCI) has said. Kumar was India's best bowler in the drawn... Read more
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