Daily Archives: March 1, 2020

Ghani says not committed to release 5000 Taliban prisoners

According to the US-Taliban agreement, up to 5,000 Taliban prisoners should be released by March 10 in order to facilitate the intra-Afghan negotiations. The Taliban would release up to 1,000 prisoners. Until recently, the Taliban had refused to speak to the Western-backed Afghan government.

Sri Lanka beat West Indies by six runs to sweep ODI series 3-0

Sri Lanka beat West Indies by six runs in the third one-day international in Pallekele on Sunday to sweep the series 3-0. The two teams will now play two Twenty20 internationals on Wednesday and Friday in Pallekele.

Coronavirus impact: ACC meeting to decide Asia Cup venue postponed

A decision on the Asia Cup’s venue will have to wait as the upcoming Asian Cricket Council meeting has been postponed after a few members, including BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, refused to travel to Dubai due to the coronavirus threat.

Mahathir’s exit may help Malaysia, India mend ties

Malaysia and India will work on improving ties that soured under former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and badly affected palm oil trade between the countries, officials from both nations said on Sunday.

Bengaluru eke out narrow win over ATK in first leg of ISL semifinal

Defending champions Bengaluru FC registered a narrow 1-0 win over ATK in the first leg of their Hero Indian Super League semi-final clash at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Sunday.

Malaika and Arjun step out for a dinner date

Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor have been giving their fans major relationship goals since the time they have come out in open about their relationship. The adorable couple were snapped by the paparazzi as they stepped out together on Sunday night for a romantic dinner date.

Ganguly not to attend ACC meeting because of coronavirus scare

The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly will not attend the upcoming Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting in Dubai, scheduled for March 3, due to the coronavirus threat.

Everton held by Manchester United after late goal ruled out by VAR

Everton and Manchester United drew 1-1 at Goodison Park in the Premier League on Sunday in an enthralling game which ended in VAR drama.

Ivanka Trump replies on Diljit Dosanjh’s post

US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump, who had accompanied her father to India along with her husband Jared Kushner and First Lady Melania Trump, has taken to Twitter to reply to popular actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh’s photoshopped picture with her.

GM Koneru Humpy climbs to No. 2 spot in world rankings

Women’s World Rapid Chess champion and Indian chess Grandmaster (GM) Koneru Humpy jumped to second spot leaving behind World Women’s Chess champion Ju Wenjun in global chess body FIDE’s March month’s overall ranking.