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Cricket Australia won’t host Afghan men if women’s team not allowed to play

Sydney: Standing up for women’s rights in Afghanistan, Cricket Australia has said it will have to cancel the Test match against Afghanistan if women’s team is banned from playing the game. The announcement came in the wake of media reports about Taliban banning women from playing sports that will risk them exposing their body or...

India’s vibrant startup culture indicates a bright future for the country: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the vibrant startup culture in India indicates that India has a bright future. PM Modi, while addressing the nation through his monthly radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’ also mentioned the fact that many of those who are beginning their startup journey belong to smaller cities. Accomplishments in...

IPL 2020 suspended indefinitely amid coronavirus pandemic

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has suspended the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League indefinitely due to coronavirus. Although a new date for the tournament has not been set yet, IPL was originally supposed to be held between March 29 and May 24. According to reports, the tournament’s chief operating...

PM Modi holds meeting with 40 sports personalities on coronavirus pandemic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a meeting via video conference with 40 elite sportspersons of the country including Indian captain Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Mary Kom on the ongoing situation in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is the first time that the PM has interacted with sports...

Coronavirus scare: Delhi govt bans IPL matches in national capital

The Delhi government has banned all sporting activities and events, including Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, until further notice “for prevention and control of the outbreak of the epidemic disease, COVID-19”. The ban is specific to sports events that will see gatherings of 200 people or more and comes a day after Chief Minister Arvind...