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Ganguly fears for Indian cricket amid #MeToo row

Ganguly fears for Indian cricket amid #MeToo row

(AFP) – Former captain Sourav Ganguly expressed his “deep sense of fear” about the running of Indian cricket as he slammed the sloppy handling of #MeToo allegations against board chief executive Rahul Johri, among other key issues.Johri was accused of sexual harassment on October 12 in an account shared by author Harnidh Kaur on Twitter, […]

Asian markets mostly down, trade war fears back in headlines

Asian markets mostly down, trade war fears back in headlines

HONG KONG (AFP) – Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday with Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks sinking following a report that the White House is preparing to impose tariffs on all its Chinese imports, throwing the trade war back into the spotlight.The story added to skittishness across trading floors, where investors are already fretting over a […]

Rupee hits 2-month low on depreciation fears

Rupee hits 2-month low on depreciation fears

KARACHI: Pakistani rupee weakened to a two-month low against the US dollar at Rs126 in the open market on Friday on speculation that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had recommended further depreciation of the rupee, dealers said. Oil prices linked to value of rupee, govt tells SC “The rupee loses value whenever Pakistan holds meeting with […]

Amjad Sabri’s family plans to leave Pakistan due to ‘security fears’

Amjad Sabri’s family plans to leave Pakistan due to ‘security fears’

Our Desk The family of slain qawwal Amjad Sabri is trying to leave the country due to reservations over security. Azmat Sabri, while speaking to Dawn.com, confirmed that the family is “trying to leave Pakistan.” “We feel we are being watched,” he said, explaining why his family is relocating. He clarified that the family has […]

Islam critic Hirsi Ali cancels Australia tour over security fears

Islam critic Hirsi Ali cancels Australia tour over security fears

Ayaan Hirsi Ali. PHOTO: AFP By: AFP SYDNEY: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born women’s advocate and leading critic of Islam, on Monday cancelled a tour of Australia and New Zealand at the last minute citing security concerns. She was due to appear on an Australian Broadcasting Corporation current affairs panel show on Monday evening before speaking […]