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ICC unveils schedule for inaugural World Test Championship
Dubai, June 20 (IANS) Instated with the aim of bringing more context to bilateral Test cricket, the inaugural ICC World Test Championship will be played from July 15, 2019 to April 30, 2021, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 6:58:06 PM

Qatar leadership responsible for its isolation: UAE official
Dubai, June 19 (IANS) A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official on Tuesday blamed the Qatari leadership for its own isolation.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:14:04 PM

68.5 million people forcibly displaced in 2017: UN
Geneva, June 19 (IANS) The number of people forcibly displaced due to wars, other violence and persecution worldwide reached a new high in 2017 at 68.5 million, 2.9 million more than the year before, UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 6:30:04 PM

Dhawan, Vijay move up in ICC Test rankings
Dubai, June 19 (IANS) India openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay moved up the ladder in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen after their twin tons in the first innings of India's one-off five-day game against Afghanistan in Bengaluru last week.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 3:44:03 PM

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition
Geneva, June 18 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has now included "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition in its International Classification of Diseases (ICD).

Monday, June 18, 2018 5:36:10 PM

Heath Streak joins Scotland as consultant for tri-series
Dubai, June 18 (IANS) Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak has been roped in by Cricket Scotland as a consultant for a short eight-day period, it was announced on Monday.

Monday, June 18, 2018 3:14:05 PM

Novel stretchable e-skin can heal itself
Riyadh, June 16 (IANS) Scientists have developed an electronic skin that can "feel" and heal itself, an advance that could be used in prosthetics, drug-infused wound patches and wearable technology.

Saturday, June 16, 2018 5:12:04 PM

Ravi, Srinath retained as ICC umpire, match referee
Dubai, June 14 (IANS) India's Sundaram Ravi and Javagal Srinath were on Thursday retained as umpire and match referee by the International Cricket Council (ICC), which unveiled an unchanged list for the 2018-19 season.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 8:38:03 PM

UN calls for probe into human rights violations in J&K, India rejects
Geneva/New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani security forces used "excessive" force in both sides of Jammu and Kashmir, killing and wounding civilians since 2016, a UN body said on Thursday, in a first-ever report calling for an international investigation into alleged violations in the disputed territory. India outright rejected as "fallacious, tendentious and motivated" the report as far as it relates to Jammu and Kashmir.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 5:56:05 PM

UN calls for probe into human rights violations in Kashmir
Geneva, June 14 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani security forces used "excessive" force in both sides of Jammu and Kashmir, killing and wounding civilians since 2016, the UN said on Thursday, in a first-ever report calling for an international investigation into alleged violations in the disputed territory.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 3:52:04 PM

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