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Azhar moves up in ICC rankings; Yasir, Pakistan retain positions

Azhar moves up in ICC rankings; Yasir, Pakistan retain positions

Sports Desk   Right-handed batsman Azhar Ali moved one place up to the seventh position in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test batsmen’s rankings after Pakistan beat West Indies on Saturday to claim a historic series win in West Indies. Pakistan had never beaten West Indies in the Caribbean in a Test series but retired […]

In threat to food security, Bangladesh moves to burn grain for fuel

In threat to food security, Bangladesh moves to burn grain for fuel

  DHAKA:  Bangladesh plans to begin turning some of the grain it produces into ethanol to make its fuel greener – but economists and experts warn the move could hurt food security in a country that is already a grain importer. Energy ministry officials said in a gazette notification early this year that the country […]

UK PM May’s hand moves closer to Brexit trigger

UK PM May’s hand moves closer to Brexit trigger

UK PM May’s hand moves closer to Brexit trigger By Agency LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May cleared the final hurdle standing between her and the start of Brexit negotiations after parliament passed legislation giving her the power to start the EU exit process. Members of the lower house of parliament on Monday voted to throw […]

India moves Tipu Sultan’s armoury to lay rail track

India moves Tipu Sultan’s armoury to lay rail track

India moves Tipu Sultan’s armoury to lay rail track AFP The historic armoury is moved by workers.— AFP MYSORE: Dozens of workers are using cranes and jacks to shove and push a 1,000-tonne, 18th century armoury to make way for a new rail track in a southern Indian state. The armoury was one of the […]