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Rain stops play with West Indies on 76/2

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West Indies were 76 for two in their second innings when rain stopped play on day four of the first cricket Test against India here today. West Indies still trailed by 247 runs. Marlon Samuels and...
India vs West Indies 2016 1st Test Match, Day 4: Live streaming info and preview
Analysing the 3rd day's play of the first Test match between India and the West Indies at Antigua.
India press home dominance against West Indies
An impressive India bowling attack had West Indies on the ropes on the third day of the first test in Antigua on Saturday. The post India press home dominance against West Indies appeared first on The Himalayan Times .
LIVE: West Indies vs India, 1st Test, Day 4 Rain stops play
WEST INDIES 243, 2nd INNINGS; INDIA 566/8d
Mohammed Shami's 50 wickets, Wriddhiman Saha's record dismissals: Stat highlights from India vs West Indies Day 3
Statistical highlights of the third day's play of the first Test between India and West Indies at Antigua. The post Mohammed Shami’s 50 wickets, Wriddhiman Saha’s record dismissals: Stat highlights from India vs West Indies Day 3 appeared first on Firstpost .
'Hard work' key to sensational return for Mohammed Shami
Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami, who marked his return to Test cricket with four wickets against West Indies in the first Test in Antigua, has described 'hard work' as his key to success, while adding that he is feeling up to the mark at the ...
India bowled with a lot of discipline: Brathwaite
A dominant India sniff a possible innings victory after bundling out West Indies for 243 runs in their first innings in reply to 566 for eight declared.
Mohammed Shami creates new record
Mohammed Shami has picked up three wickets so far in the first two sessions on Day 3 of the Antigua Test between India and West Indies.
Dominant India in driver's seat, look set for a big win
North Sound (Antigua): A dominant India left a hapless West Indies on the verge of a possible innings defeat at 21 for one in their second innings after being asked to follow-on on the third day of the opening cricket Test, here. After a brilliant display from the willow-wielders, Indian bowlers too joined the party […] The post Dominant India in driver’s seat, look set for a big win appeared first on State Times .
Dominant India in drivers seat, look set for a big win
A dominant India left a hapless West Indies on the verge of a possible innings defeat at 21 for one in their second innings after being asked to follow-on on the third day of the opening cricket Test...
#WIvsIND: Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav put India in driving seat, follow-on enforced on West Indies
Caribbean batting order collapses just like their bowlers failed to shine
India press home dominance against West Indies
REUTERS - An impressive India bowling attack had West Indies on the ropes on the third day of the first test in Antigua on Saturday.
Brathwaite credits Indian pacers for West Indies' no-show
Kraigg Brathwaite, whose 74 could not prevent West Indies from falling short of the follow-on mark on day three of the Antigua Test, praised India's bowling attack for the pressure they sustained through the day
Shami and Yadav put India in command as West Indies follow on
North Sound (Antigua), July 23: Pacers Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami claimed an impressive four-wicket haul each to put India in driver's seat at stumps on the third day of the opening Test match at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium here
Shami, Umesh make West Indies follow-on, trail by 302 runs
Pacers Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami claimed an impressive four-wicket haul each to put India in driver's seat at stumps on the third day of the opening Test cricket match at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium Antigua on Saturday.
Umesh, Shami put India on top vs Windies at stumps on Day 3
Pacers Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami claimed an impressive four-wicket haul each to put India in driver's seat at stumps on the third day of the opening Test cricket match at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium here on Saturday.West Indies after their overnight score of 31 for one on Friday, were bundled out for 243 in the first innings on Saturday,...
Shami, Umesh on fire as India take control vs WI
Pacer Mohammed Shami marked his return to Test cricket with four wickets, including two in an over, as India reduced West Indies to 157 for seven at tea and consolidated their position on day three of the first match here on Saturday.
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Players like Narsingh must put strict check on themselves: Susheel Kumar's coach

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Expressing concern over reports of Narsingh Yadav testing positive for a banned steroid, his rival Susheel Kumar's coach Satpal on Sunday said that players of the former's stature should put a...
Olympic-bound wrestler Narsingh fails dope test
Wrestler Narsingh Yadav has flunked a dope test for a banned steroid and his Rio Olympics accreditation has been reportedly withheld by the Wrestling Federation of India.
Narsingh fails dope test, Rio participation doubtful
New Delhi: Barely 10 days before the start of the Olympics, India suffered a huge embarrassment as 74kg freestyle wrestler Narsingh Yadav failed a dope test conducted by NADA, a development which has cast doubt on his participation in Rio Games. National Anti-Doping Director General Navin Agarwal confirmed that Narsingh’s ‘B’ sample also tested positive […] The post Narsingh fails dope test, Rio participation doubtful appeared first on State Times .
Narsingh Yadav dope test failure: Heres what Sushil Kumar posted on social media
Narsingh Yadav flunked a dope test for a banned steroid and his Rio Olympics accreditation has been reportedly withheld by the WFI. The post Narsingh Yadav dope test failure: Heres what Sushil Kumar posted on social media appeared first on Firstpost .
Its a conspiracy against me: Narsingh
The 26-year-old wrestlers Olympics accreditation has also been withheld.
Rio-bound wrestler Narsingh Yadav calls foul after failing doping test
Narsingh Yadav fought Sushil Kumar and his claims for spot in Rio squad
Olympic-bound wrestler Narsingh fails dope test
Wrestler Narsingh Yadav flunked a dope test for a banned steroid and his Rio Olympics accreditation has been reportedly withheld by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI).The Sports Ministry confirmed that a wrestler had failed a dope test but it did not name Narsingh, who booked the Rio berth after claiming a bronze medal in the 74 kg...
Rio-bound wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails dope test
Wrestler Narsingh Yadav's hopes to represent India in next month's Rio Olympics suffered a major setback after he failed a dope test conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).The 26-year-old, who is India's contender in 74kg men's ...
Wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails NADA dope test
24 Jul 2016 Wrestler Narsingh Yadav has failed a dope test conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency, NADA.The development has cast doubt on his participation in Rio Games.
India's Rio-bound wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails doping test
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav, who was set to compete in the 74kg freestyle category at the Rio Olympics, has tested positive for a banned steroid, the national anti-doping agency (NADA) told Reuters on Sunday.
Narsingh fails dope test: Reports
Narsingh Yadav, Rio Olympics-bound wrestler in 74 kg category has failed a dope test. He won bronze at 2015 World Championship.
Rio Olympics-Bound Wrestler Narsingh Yadav Fails Dope Test
India suffers setback as wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails dope test conducted by NADA
Freestyle wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails dope test
Barely 10 days before the start of the Olympics, India suffered a huge embarrassment as 74kg freestyle wrestler Narsingh Yadav failed a dope test conducted by NADA, a development which has cast doubt...
Wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails dope test, might miss Rio Olympics 2016: Reports
New Delhi, July 24: In what could be major setback to India's hope for an Olympic medal, Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav's dream of contesting in Rio Olympics 2016 has reportedly hit a roadblock. Barely 10 days before the start of the
SHOCKING! Star wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails dope test, Rio participation doubtful
Narsinghwas selected for the Rio Olympics in controversial circumstances.
Buzz over Yadav's failed dope test
Speculation is rife in the wrestling fraternity that Narsingh Yadav may not be able to make it to the Rio Olympics, after the star grappler was being stopped from accompanying the Indian team for the preparatory camp in Georgia.
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Twin blasts rock Kabul

MSN India 1 hour 24 minutes ago

Twin blasts ripped through a massive Hazara demonstration in Kabul, killing and injuring several.
ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul explosion killing 80
Two suicide bombers detonated explosive belts at a gathering of demonstrators of the local Shia Hazara Minority in Deh Mazang square on Saturday
President Mukherjee condoles loss of lives in Kabul twin blasts
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled loss of lives in twin blasts in Afghanistan's Kabul today, which left 61 people dead and around 207 wounded. "I am shocked and saddened to learn of the blast which hit Deh Mazang square in Kabul today. I strongly condemn the perpetrators of the incident," the President said in his condolence message. "I convey my heartfelt condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives in the blast and pray for the speedy recovery of the injured. The Government of India stands ready to extend all possible assistance to the Government and people of Afghanistan," he added. Earlier, Islamic State claimed responsibility for twin explosions that ripped through crowds of Shia Hazaras in Kabul in apparently their deadliest attack in the Afghan capital. They had gathered to demand that a major regional electric power line be routed through their impoverished home province. (ANI)
Mukherjee condoles loss of lives in Kabul blast
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday strongly condemned the blast in Kabul that left 61 people dead."I am shocked and saddened to learn of the blast which hit Deh Mazang square in Kabul today (On Saturday). I strongly condemn the perpetrators of the incident," he said in a statement.Mukherjee also conveyed his condolences to the families of...
Scores killed in suicide attack at Shia rally in Kabul, IS claims responsibility
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday that killed at least 61 people and wounded more than 200 when it tore through a demonstration by members of the mainly Shia Hazara minority.
President of India condoles the loss of lives in blast in Kabul, Afghanistan
President of India condoles the loss of lives in blast in Kabul, Afghanistan
IS attack on Afghan protest kills 80 people, wounds 231
At least 61 people were killed and another 207 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said. The post IS attack on Afghan protest kills 80 people, wounds 231 appeared first on The Himalayan Times .
Kabul: 61 dead, over 200 injured as twin blasts hit mass protest by Shiite minority
A powerful explosion on Saturday ripped through crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras in Kabul who had gathered to protest over a power line. The post Kabul: 61 dead, over 200 injured as twin blasts hit mass protest by Shiite minority appeared first on Firstpost .
Taliban deny responsibility for attack on Kabul demonstration
KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban denied responsibility for a suicide attack on a demonstration in Kabul that killed at least 29 people and wounded 142 on Saturday.
At least 61 people killed & 200 others injured in suicide attack in Afghanistan
In Afghanistan, at least 61 people were killed and 200 others injured in a suicide attack in Kabul today. Officials said, two suicide bombers detonated explosive belts at a large gathering of demonstrators of the local Shia Hazara minority in Deh Mazang square.
50 killed in twin explosions in Kabul
Kabul: At least 50 persons are dead in twin blasts that ripped through an area in Kabul today where hundreds of minority Shiite Hazaras had gathered to protest over a key power transmission line, police said. The wounded were taken to Kabul hospital after blast, said the health ministry. Officials confirmed that three suicide bombers caused the blasts. The first one detonated explosives. One bomber was killed by NDS officers. AGENCIES
Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack
* At least 61 dead, 207 wounded in blasts, officials say* Attack hit protest by largely Shia Hazara minority* Taliban deny responsibility for tragic attack" Islamic State claimed re...
At least 50 dead in blast at march in Kabul: Officials
At least 50 dead and wounded people were today rushed to a hospital following a powerful explosion that ripped through a crowd of minority Shiite Hazara protesters in Afghanistans capital, the health ministry said. "The dead and wounded were taken to Istiqlal hospital near the blast scene," ministry spokesman Mohammad Ismail Kawoosi said.
Blast at Kabul protest venue: 20 dead, 160 injured
Kabul, July 23: Twenty people were killed while 160 injured after an explosion ripped through an area in Kabul on Saturday (July 23) where hundreds of minority Shiite Hazaras had gathered to protest over a key power transmission line, AFP reported.{image-kabul-23-1469271722.jpg
Suicide bombers kill 61 in Kabul, IS claims responsibility
Shia Hazaras were taking out a rally, demanding that a multi-million dollar power line pass through their electricity-starved Bamiyan Province.
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Neeraj Chopra smashes junior world record

Business Line 24 minutes ago

Becomes the first Indian to hold a world record in athletics
Chopra sets javelin throw record at World U20 meet
Bydgoszcz (Poland):Neeraj Chopra of India created a new junior world record on his way to the gold medal in the mens javelin throw event at the IAAF World U20 Championships here. Chopra hurled the javelin to a distance of 86.48 metres at the Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak Stadium here on Saturday to beat the previous record of Lativias Zigismunds Sirmais by nearly two metres. Chopra thus became the first Indian to win a gold medal in the history of the World U20 championship. Sirmais had set the previous junior world record of 84.69 metres on June 22, 2011, in Bauska, Latvia. Chopra, who is the first Indian athlete to set a world record at any level, bettered his previous personal best of 82.23 set at the South Asian Games earlier this year, which incidentally was also the old national record. "I was hoping to throw far but I never expected to throw over 86 metres and break the world U20 record," Chopra, who had registered 79.66 metres with his opening attempt, said. "My ultimate target was to qualify for the Olympics but I didnt make it. My other goal was to win at the World U-20 Championships," he was quoted as saying by the official website of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Chopra led the 2016 World U20 list of seasons best performances with 82.23 metres in February. But he hadnt surpassed the 80-metre line since then, which suggested that he may have peaked too early. South Africas Johan Grobler added six metres to his lifetime best with 80.59 metres to claim the silver medal while Grenada picked up their first ever medal in a field event with Anderson Peters improving his national senior record to 79.65 metres. IANS
Chopra sets javelin throw record at World U20 meet
Neeraj Chopra of India created a new junior world record on his way to the gold medal in the men's javelin throw event at the IAAF World U20 Championships here.
Watch: Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra becomes 1st Indian athlete to win gold at World Championships
Neeraj Chopra bettered the earlier world Under-20 record of 84.69m.
Chopra sets javelin throw record at World U20 meet
Neeraj Chopra of India created a new junior world record on his way to the gold medal in the men's javelin throw event at the IAAF World U20 Championships here.Chopra hurled the javelin to a distance of 86.48 metres at the Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak Stadium here on Saturday to beat the previous record of Lativia's Zigismunds Sirmais by nearly two...
Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra Creates History, Becomes 1st Indian to Set World Record in Athletics
Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra set a new junior world record at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championship
Neeraj Chopra's WR Gold medal winning javelin throw at the IAAF U20 Championships
India's Neeraj Chopra's world record javelin throw of 86.48m at the U20 World Championship, in pictures. The post Neeraj Chopra’s WR Gold medal winning javelin throw at the IAAF U20 Championships appeared first on Firstpost .
Sports Minister announces Rs. Ten Lakh Cash Award to Athlete Neeraj Chopra for creating World Record at IAAF world Under -20 athletics Championship
Sports Minister announces Rs. Ten Lakh Cash Award to Athlete Neeraj Chopra for creating World Record at IAAF world Under -20 athletics Championship
Neeraj fetches first-ever gold with World record
His 86.48m effort brought Indias first World record and the countrys first-ever gold in any World athletics championships.
Indian athlete sets new world record
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, with an effort of 86.48m, set a new junior world record to win the gold medal at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championship.
PM Modi congratulates Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra for becoming first Indian world champion in athletics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra for his outstanding sporting accomplishment, as he became the first Indian athlete to become a world champion at any level after winning a gold medal at the U-20 ...
Neeraj Chopra wins javelin gold in world championships, sets new U-20 World Record
New Delhi, July 24: A young javelin thrower from India, Neeraj Chopra, has set a new world record and aslo won the gold at IAAF World U-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Saturday (July 23). Chopra has set a new world
WATCH: HISTORIC! Neeraj Chopra sets U-20 Javelin record, becomes first Indian world champion in athletics
The 18-year-old set a new U-20 world record with a javelin throw of 86.48m.
Ten lakh rupee cash award to javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra for creating world record at IAAF championships
Sports Minister Vijay Goel has announced ten lakh rupee cash award to javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra for creating world record at IAAF world Under - 20 athletics Championship.
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Munich gunman 'planned attack for year'

MSN India 24 minutes ago

David Ali Sonboly, 18, who had a Glock pistol and more than 300 bullets, killed himself after the attack.
Munich shooter planned attack for one year: Officials
The German-Iranian teenager who shot dead nine people in Munich on Friday started planning the attack one year ago, a German official said on Sunday.David Ali Sonboly, 18, began the planning after visiting the scene of a 2009 school shooting in the German town of Winnenden, a Bavarian official said, Xinhua news agency reported.According to...
Munich shooting: Gunman planned attacks for one year, says Bavarian state crime office
A teenager killed nine people on Friday in Munich after he opened fore near a busy mall.
Munich gunman planned attacks for one year - Bavarian state crime office
MUNICH (Reuters) - The 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in Munich on Friday began planning the attack one year ago after visiting the site of a 2009 school shooting in southwest Germany that killed 15 people, a Bavarian state official said on Sunday.
Munich gunman planned attack for a year,chose victims randomly
The 18-year-old gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree in Munich had been planning his crime for a year but chose his victims at random, officials said today. "He had been preparing (the shooting) for a year," Bavarian police chief ...
Munich gunman was planning attacks for one year: Bavarian state official
He had visited the site of a 2009 school shooting in southwest Germany that killed 15 people.
Munich gunman planned attacks for one year
The 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in Munich on Friday began planning the attack one year ago after visiting the site of a 2009 school shooting in southwest Germany that killed 15 people, a Bavarian state official said on Sunday. Robert Heimberger, president of the Bavarian state crime office, said material founded at his home showed the gunman was an avid player of violent video crimes who purchased his weapon -- a reactivated Glock 17 pistol -- on the so-called dark net, an area of the Internet accessible only via special software. Heimberger said the parents of the gunman remained in shock and were not able to be interviewed. An official of the state prosecutors office said the shooting victims did not include any classmates of the gunman.
Gunman who killed nine people in Munich had been planning for a year
German authorities say the teenage gunman who killed nine people in Munich on Friday had been planning his attack for a year. David Sonboly, 18, who had a Glock pistol and more than 300 bullets, killed himself after the attack.
Munich shooting: 18
The teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was "obsessed" with mass killers like Norwegian right-wing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group The post Munich shooting: 18-year-old gunman was ‘obsessed’ with mass killings appeared first on Firstpost .
Munich gunman 'obsessed' with mass killings
Munich: The teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was “obsessed” with mass killers like Norwegian rightwing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group, police said. Europe reacted in shock to the third attack on the continent in just over a week, after 18-year-old […] The post Munich gunman ‘obsessed’ with mass killings appeared first on State Times .
Munich gunman 'obsessed' with mass killings
Munich, Jul 24: The teenager who shot dead nine people in a gun rampage in Munich was "obsessed" with mass killers like Norwegian rightwing fanatic Anders Behring Breivik and had no links to the Islamic State group, police said. Europe reacted
Munich mall killer was quiet boy obsessed with killing sprees
Europe reacted in shock to the third attack on the continent in just over a week, after 18-year-old David AliSonbolywent on a shooting spree at a shopping centre on Friday.
Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding more than two dozen others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings, authorities said Saturday. The post Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings appeared first on The Himalayan Times .
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IS admits Baghdad blast that kills 20

MSN India 24 minutes ago

So-called Islamic State has said it was behind a suicide bomb attack on a security checkpoint in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, that has killed more than 20 people and injured at least another 35.The...
Iraq suicide bombing: 12 dead, 20 wounded in northern Baghdad
According to police, a bomber detonated his explosives-laden vest during the morning rush hour at a crowded checkpoint near Adan Square.
Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 12
Islamic State footprints seen in the blast that took place at the Shiite district of Kadhimiyah.
Iraq: Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 12 people
A suicide bomber attacked a security check point in northern Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi officials said. The post Iraq: Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 12 people appeared first on The Himalayan Times .
14 killed in Iraq suicide attack
At least 14 people were killed and 20 others injured on Sunday in a suicide attack in Iraq's Shia-majority district of Kadhmiyah.The attack occurred during the morning rush hour when the suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vest at a crowded checkpoint near Adan Square, Xinhua news agency reported.The blast destroyed several civilian...
Suicide bomber kills at least 12 in north Baghdad: officials
A suicide bomber struck near a checkpoint in a Shiite area of northern Baghdad today, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi security and medical officials said. The blast also wounded at least 22 people, the officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but the Islamic State jihadist group carries out frequent suicide bombings targeting both Iraqi security forces and members of the countrys Shiite majority, whom it considers heretics. A suicide bomber targeted shoppers in Baghdads central Karrada district earlier this month, killing 292 people, while an attack on a Shiite shrine in Balad, north of the capital, left 40 dead a few days later. IS overran large areas north and west of Baghdad in 2014, but Iraqi forces have since regained significant ground and are conducting operations to set the stage for the battle to recapture Mosul, the last IS-held city in the country. But the jihadists have responded to the battlefield setbacks by hitting back against civilians, and experts have warned there may be more bombings as the jihadists continue to lose ground.
Sucide bomb attack kills 12 people in Iraq
In Iraq, at least 12 people were killed and 22 injured when a suicide bomber struck near a checkpoint in a Shiite area of northern Baghdad today, Security and medical officials said. A suicide bomber targeted shoppers in Baghdad's central Karrada district earlier this month, killing 292 people, while an attack on a Shiite shrine in Balad, north of the capital, left 40 dead a few days later.
Iraq: Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 14 people
Baghdad, Jul 24: A suicide bombing against a security check point in northern Baghdad has killed at least 14 people, Iraqi officials said today. A police officer says a bomber on foot detonated his device today morning at one of the
Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 10 people
A suicide bombing against a security check point in northern Baghdad has killed at least 10 people, Iraqi officials said on Sunday.
Blast in northwest Baghdad claimed by Islamic State kills six
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least six people were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide bomb attack claimed by Islamic State in a mostly Shi'ite Muslim district of northwest Baghdad, police and medical sources said on Sunday.
Iraq: Suicide bombing in northern Baghdad kills at least 10 people
A suicide bombing against a security check point in northern Baghdad has killed at least 10 people, Iraqi officials said on Sunday. The post Iraq: Suicide bombing in northern Baghdad kills at least 10 people appeared first on Firstpost .
Iraq: Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 10 people
A suicide bombing against a security check point in northern Baghdad has killed at least 10 people, Iraqi officials said today. A police officer says a bomber on foot detonated his device today morning at one of the entrances of the Shiite district ...
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Kabul in mourning after deadliest attack in 15 years

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Kabul was plunged into mourning today after the deadliest attack in 15 years killed 80 people and left hundreds maimed, reigniting concern that the Islamic State group was seeking to expand its...
Kabul attack: Afghanistan to observe national day of mourning
Afghanistan is marking a national day of mourning a day after at least 80 people were killed by a suicide bomber attack on a peaceful demonstration. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group. The post Kabul attack: Afghanistan to observe national day of mourning appeared first on Firstpost .
ISIS claims responsibility for Kabul explosion killing 80
, July 24 (ANI): Afghanistan is observing a day of national mourning following the suicide bombing of a protest march in the capital, Kabul, that killed 80 people and wounded more than 200 people. Officials said, two suicide bombers detonated explosive belts at a large gathering of demonstrators of the local Shia Hazara Minority in Deh Mazang square on Saturday. According to CNN, the demonstrators were marching to demand changes to the route of a planned power line. Meanwhile, the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack. In a televised address, President Ashraf Ghani vowed to take revenge against those responsible. The UN mission in Afghanistan has described the attack as a war crime. Tadamichi Yamamoto, head of the UN assistance mission, said the attackers had specifically targeted a large number of civilians. On Saturday, Afghan President had said he was deeply saddened over the incident. He said, peaceful protest is the right of every citizen, but opportunist terrorists infiltrated the crowds and carried out the attack, killing and injuring a number of citizens including some security forces. (ANI)
Death toll in suicide blasts in Kabul rises to 80
Afghanistan is observing a day of national mourning following the suicide bombing of a protest march in the capital, Kabul, that killed 80 people and wounded more than 200 people. Officials said, two suicide bombers detonated explosive belts at a large gathering of demonstrators of the local Shia Hazara Minority in Deh Mazang square on Saturday.
Over 60 dead in Kabul blast
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said he was "deeply saddened" by the carnage, adding that the casualties included security officials.
50 killed in Kabul suicide blast
Around 50 persons were killed and several others wounded in a suicide blast in Kabul on Saturday.
At least 10 die in blast at march in Afghan capital Kabul - officials
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber hit a large demonstration by members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and wounding dozens more, officials said.
10 killed in Kabul suicide blast
At least 10 persons were killed and several others wounded in a suicide blast in Kabul on Saturday."The explosion occurred at the middle of the crowd in Dehmazang Square. Our initial reports showed 10 persons were killed and more than 20 others wounded," a police officer told Xinhua news agency near the site.Local TV channels showed several...
Twin blasts rock Kabul; ISIS claims responsibility, at least 80 dead
Two suicide explosions hit Afghanistan's capital city on Saturday during a mass demonstration leaving many people killed.
50 dead in blast at march in Kabul: Officials
Over a dozen have been injured, the officials said.
80 dead, 270 wounded in Kabul suicide blasts, ISIS claims responsibility
According to the local media, the explosion occurred at Dehmazang Circle of the Afghanistan's capital where thousands of people from Hazara minority were demonstrating over a power route line.
Afghan Hazara minority protest in Kabul over power line route
Thousands of people from Afghanistan's Hazara minority demonstrated in the capital Kabul on Saturday to demand changes to the route of a planned multi-million dollar power transmission line. The post Afghan Hazara minority protest in Kabul over power line route appeared first on The Himalayan Times .
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Kabul buries victims of huge IS bombing

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Funerals have taken place in Kabul for victims of Saturday's suicide bomb attack claimed by so-called Islamic State (IS), which killed 80 people.Bodies were still being collected from morgues as...
In Afghanistan, funerals are due to be held for victims of yesterday's suicide bomb attack
In Afghanistan, funerals are due to be held in Kabul for victims of yesterday's suicide bomb attack claimed by so-called Islamic State (IS), which killed 80 people.Bodies are being collected from morgues and hospitals ahead of the burials in the western part of the city.
IS claims responsibility for Kabul attack, 80 dead
Kabul: Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shi'ite Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State. Graphic television footage from the site of the attack showed many dead bodies lying on the bloodied road, close to where thousands of Hazara had been demonstrating over the route of a planned multi-million-dollar power line. "Two fighters from Islamic State detonated explosive belts at a gathering of Shi'ites in the city of Kabul in Afghanistan," said a brief statement on the group's Amaq news agency. If confirmed as the work of Islamic State, the attack, among the most deadly since the U.S.-led campaign to oust the Taliban in 2001, would represent a major escalation for a group hitherto largely confined to the eastern province of Nangarhar. The explicit reference to the Hazara's Shi'ite religious affiliation also represents a menacing departure for Afghanistan, where the bloody sectarian rivalry between Sunni and Shi'ites typical of Iraq has been relatively rare, despite decades of war. Officials in Afghanistan's main intelligence agency, the National Directorate for Security (NDS), said the attack was planned by an individual named Abu Ali, an Islamic State militant they said was based in Achin district in Nangarhar. They said three bombers were involved in the attack. The Persian-speaking Hazara, estimated to make up about 9 percent of the population, are Afghanistan's third-largest minority but they have long suffered discrimination and thousands were killed during the period of Taliban rule. "We were holding a peaceful demonstration when I heard a bang and then everyone was escaping and yelling," said Sabira Jan, a protester who witnessed the attack and saw bloodied bodies strewn across the ground. "There was noone to help." The Taliban, a fierce enemy of Islamic State, denied any involvement and said in a statement posted on its website that the attack was "a plot to ignite civil war". The attack succeeded despite tight security which saw much of the city centre sealed off before the demonstration, with stacks of shipping containers and other obstacles and helicopters patrolling overhead. An Interior Ministry statement said 80 people had been killed and 231 wounded, with local hospitals straining to cope with those being brought in. The worst previous attack against the Hazara was in December 2011, when more than 55 people were killed in Kabul during the Shi'ite festival of Ashura. That attack was claimed by a Pakistani Sunni extremist group called Lashkar-e-Jhangvi. OUTRAGE President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning and vowed revenge, while the top United Nations official in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, condemned the attack as a war crime. The United States offered assistance to investigate the attack. Saturday's demonstrators had been demanding that a 500 kV transmission line from Turkmenistan to Kabul be re-routed through two provinces with large Hazara populations, saying they feared being shut out of the project. The government said the project guaranteed ample power to the provinces, Bamyan and Wardak, which lie west of Kabul, and that altering the planned route would delay it by years and cost millions of dollars. But the resentment felt by many Hazaras runs deeper than simple questions of energy supply. In November, thousands of Hazara marched through Kabul to protest at government inaction after seven members of their community were beheaded by Islamist militants and several protesters tried to force their way into the presidential palace. The protests by a group whose leaders include members of the national unity government have put pressure on Ghani, who has faced growing opposition from both inside and outside the government. They also risk exacerbating ethnic tensions with other groups and provinces the government says would have to wait up to three years for power if the route were changed. The transmission line, intended to provide secure electricity to 10 provinces, is part of the so-called TUTAP project backed by the Asia Development Bank, linking energy-rich states of Central Asia with Afghanistan and Pakistan.
IS attack on Kabul mass demonstration: Death toll goes up to 80; 230 injured
Kabul, July 23: At least 80 people were killed and over 230 injured when Islamic State suicide bombers targeted a mass demonstration in the Afghan capital on Saturday.IS fighters detonated explosive belts amidst a "gathering of Shi'ites" in Deh Mazang, said
Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack, 80 dead
Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shi'ite Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State. The post Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack, 80 dead appeared first on The Himalayan Times .
ISIS claims bombings in Kabul, 80 killed
An injured boy is carried to a hospital after two suicide bombings during a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Photo: AP) Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistans mainly Shia Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State. Graphic television footage from the site of the attack showed many dead bodies lying on the bloodied road, close to where thousands of Hazara had been demonstrating over the route of a planned multimillion dollar power line. Two fighters from Islamic State detonated explosive belts at a gathering of Shias in the city of Kabul in Afghanistan, said a brief statement on the groups Amaq news agency. If confirmed as the work of Islamic State, the attack would represent a major escalation for the group which has hitherto been largely confined to the eastern province of Nangarhar. The explicit reference to the Hazaras Shia religious affiliation also represents a menacing departure for Afghanistan, where the bloody sectarian rivalry between Sunni and Shiites typical of Iraq has been relatively rare, despite decades of war. The Persian-speaking Hazara, estimated to make up about nine per cent of the population, are Afghanistans third-largest minority but they have long suffered discrimination and thousands were killed during the period of Taliban rule. We were holding a peaceful demonstration when I heard a bang and then everyone was escaping and yelling, said Sabira Jan, a protestor who witnessed the attack and saw bloodied bodies strewn across the ground. There was no one to help. The interior ministry said, Based on initial information, the attack was carried out by three suicide bombers... The third attacker was gunned down by security forces. The wounded overwhelmed city hospitals, officials said, with reports emerging of blood shortages and urgent appeals for donors circulating on social media. The Taliban, who are in the middle of their annual summer offensive, denied any involvement in the attack and said in a statement posted on its website that the attack was a plot to ignite civil war. The Taliban are more powerful in Afghanistan than their fierce enemy, the ISIS. The attack succeeded despite tight security which saw much of the city centre sealed off with stacks of shipping containers and other obstacles and helicopters patrolling overhead. President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning and vowed revenge, while the top United Nations official in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, condemned the attack as a war crime. The United States offered any assistance needed to investigate the attack. Saturdays demonstrators had been demanding that a 500 kV transmission line from Turkmenistan to Kabul be rerouted through two provinces with large Hazara populations, saying they feared being shut out of the project. The transmission line, intended to provide secure electricity to 10 provinces, is part of the so-called TUTAP project backed by the Asia Development Bank, linking energy-rich states of Central Asia with Afghanistan and Pakistan. The government said the project guaranteed ample power to the provinces, Bamyan and Wardak, which lie west of Kabul, and that altering the planned route would delay it by years and cost millions of dollars. But the resentment felt by many Hazaras runs deeper than simple questions of energy supply. In November, thousands of Hazara marched through Kabul to protest at government inaction after seven members of their community were beheaded by Islamist militants and several protestors briefly tried to force their way into the presidential palace.
80 killed in Kabul blasts
Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shia Hazara minority in Kabul today, killing at least 80 people in a suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State.
80 killed, 230 wounded in Kabul suicide bombing (Third Lead)
At least 80 people were killed and over 230 injured when Islamic State suicide bombers targeted a mass demonstration in the Afghan capital on Saturday.
Kabul blasts: At least 80 dead, 230 wounded; Islamic State claims responsibility
More than 230 people have been wounded in the twin blasts.
Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack, 80 dead| Reuters
KABUL Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shi'ite Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State. Graphic television footage from the site of the attack showed many dead bodies lying on the bloodied road, close to where thousands of Hazara had been demonstrating over the route of a planned multi-million-dollar power line. "Two fighters from Islamic State detonated explosive belts at a gathering of Shi'ites in the city of Kabul in Afghanistan," said a brief statement on the group's Amaq news agency. The post Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack, 80 dead | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost .
80 killed, 230 wounded in Kabul suicide bombing
At least 80 people were killed and over 230 injured when Islamic State suicide bombers targeted a mass demonstration in the Afghan capital on Saturday.IS fighters detonated explosive belts amidst a "gathering of Shi'ites" in Deh Mazang, said the group's Amaq News Agency.President Ashraf Ghani addressed the nation and condemned the attack that...
Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul suicide attacks - Amaq
CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for a suicide attack in Kabul targeting members of the country's Shi'ite Muslim minority, the group's Amaq news agency reported.
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Full list: Indian captains who hit double centuries in Tests

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North Sound (Antigua), July 23: Virat Kohli has made it a habit to set records. It was no surprise that he had one more achievement to his name when he hit a double century against West Indies in...
Kohli scores double ton as India take upper hand
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Virat Kohli's double hundred was a classy knock, says West Indies legend Vivian Richards
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Kohli's double ton a classy knock: Viv Richards
Antigua: West Indian legend Vivian Richards has hailed Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli's maiden double century on day two of the first Test against the hosts as a "classy" knock. India vs West Indies | Scorecard | Schedule "I think it was a magnificent hundred. To score a double hundred at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground is a formidable task in terms of what he has achieved," Richards told the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) website on Friday. "I remember when I met him at the hotel (before the Test series) I did say good luck, but I didn't believe he would take it this far in terms of achieving a double. As a batsman myself, it was very pleasing to see and even though it was against the West Indies, I do appreciate seeing class and his was a classy knock," he added. Richards said he thoroughly enjoyed the Delhi batsman's effort with the willow. Kohli scored 200 from 283 deliveries to guide India to a commanding 566/8 along with the other centurion Ravichandran Ashwin (113). "I think it's very special and for those of us here in Antigua and Barbuda (too), who appreciate seeing good knocks and seeing good batsmen perform." "Those who weren't here missed something, but I saw it and I am happy to say that it's the first time I saw (Virat) Kohli make century and to see him complete the double. I was here to speak, so I had a very good seat and I thoroughly enjoyed that," he said.
Kohli's double ton a classy knock: Viv Richards
West Indian legend Vivian Richards has hailed Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli's maiden double century on day two of the first Test against the hosts as a "classy" knock."I think it was a magnificent hundred. To score a double hundred at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground is a formidable task in terms of what he has achieved," Richards told the...
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LIVE SCORE: England vs Pakistan - 2nd Test, Day 3 Rain stops play at Old Trafford

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Root`s double century and three wickets fromWoakesput England on course for aseries-levellingwin.
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Joe Root scored a sensational 254 for England against Pakistan in the second Test.
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Pakistan can't beat Root as England take control
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Pakistan can't beat Root as England take control
Joe Root's masterful 254 and three early wickets for Chris Woakes put England in a commanding position on the second day of the second test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday. The post Pakistan can’t beat Root as England take control appeared first on The Himalayan Times .
Woakes strikes, Pak in dire straits
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Root makes it a double; England sitting pretty
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Double centurion Root takes England past 500 against Pakistan
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Root 254 hands England total control
Joe Root, having put his Test summer back on course on the opening day of the Old Trafford Test, extended his virtuoso performance past 200 on the second as England sought to pile up an impregnable first innings score against Pakistan
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