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Umar Akmal files appeal against three-year ban

20 May 2020

Umar Akmal files appeal against three-year ban

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has filed an appeal against the ban imposed on him by Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Disciplinary Panel.

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

11 May 2020

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan described how a conversation with AB de Villiers made him change his batting position ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

Shafiqullah Shafaq banned from cricket for six years

10 May 2020

Shafiqullah Shafaq banned from cricket for six years

Afghanistan wicket-keeper Shafiqullah Shafaq has been banned from all forms of cricket after accepting four charges of breaching the Afghanistan Cricket Board's anti-corruption code.

Detailed judgement on Umar Akmal released

08 May 2020

Detailed judgement on Umar Akmal released

Chairman of the Independent Disciplinary Panel, Justice Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, submitted a detailed judgement on Umar Akmal's spot-fixing case.

'Umar Akmal suffered from epilepsy fits', says Najam Sethi

01 May 2020

'Umar Akmal suffered from epilepsy fits', says Najam Sethi

In a recent statement, former chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) claimed that Umar Akmal suffers from epilepsy.

Kamran Akmal calls Umar's three-year ban 'harsh'

28 Apr 2020

Kamran Akmal calls Umar's three-year ban 'harsh'

Pakistan batsman Kamran Akmal believes the corruption charges imposed on his brother Umar Akmal are harsh.

'Would have killed Wasim Akram,' Shoaib Akhtar on match-fixing

21 Apr 2020

'Would have killed Wasim Akram,' Shoaib Akhtar on match-fixing

Former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar opened up on match-fixing with rising number of cases in the country.

KKR could have won more titles with Russell: Gautam Gambhir

18 Apr 2020

KKR could have won more titles with Russell: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir believes Kolkata Knight Riders would have clinched a couple of more IPL titles, had they acquired Andre Russell a few seasons earlier.

'I was clueless against Mohammad Asif', says Kevin Pietersen

14 Apr 2020

'I was clueless against Mohammad Asif', says Kevin Pietersen

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes Mohammad Asif is the most fearsome seamer he has faced throughout his career.

PCB sends Umar Akmal's case to Disciplinary Panel

10 Apr 2020

PCB sends Umar Akmal's case to Disciplinary Panel

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal will not appeal against the corruption charges levelled by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Steve Smith's captaincy ban ends, eligible to lead Australia again

29 Mar 2020

Steve Smith's captaincy ban ends, eligible to lead Australia again

Steve Smith may resume captaincy for Australia as his two-year ban comes to end.

Mohammad Hafeez reprimanded by PCB for questioning Sharjeel Khan's return

22 Mar 2020

Mohammad Hafeez reprimanded by PCB for questioning Sharjeel Khan's return

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reprimanded all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez after he questioned Sharjeel Khan's return to competitive cricket.

Steve Smith gives his take on Nicholas Pooran's ball-tampering ban

19 Nov 2019

Steve Smith gives his take on Nicholas Pooran's ball-tampering ban

Windies wicket-keeper batsman Nicholas Pooran was on the receiving end after he was involved in a ball-tampering incident in international cricket last week.

Five cricketers who were banned due to corrupt practices

30 Oct 2019

Five cricketers who were banned due to corrupt practices

There have been numerous instances when corruption has crept into cricket, and the same has been the case with a number of cricketers being involved as well.

PCB issues spot-fixing ultimatum to Sharjeel Khan

11 Aug 2019

PCB issues spot-fixing ultimatum to Sharjeel Khan

Pakistan opener Sharjeel Khan on Sunday completed his 30-month ban owing to his alleged involvement in a spot-fixing issue.

Fresh doubts emerge regarding Prithvi Shaw's dope test: Details here

10 Aug 2019

Fresh doubts emerge regarding Prithvi Shaw's dope test: Details here

There seems to be no stopping of doubts regarding the dope test failure involving Prithvi Shaw.

Gabriel Jesus fined $30,000 for Copa America outburst: Details here

08 Aug 2019

Gabriel Jesus fined $30,000 for Copa America outburst: Details here

Manchester City and Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus was fined $30,000 by CONMEBOL following his outburst during the final of the 2019 Copa America last month.

Lionel Messi banned for 3 months by CONMEBOL: Details here

03 Aug 2019

Lionel Messi banned for 3 months by CONMEBOL: Details here

Argentine superstar Lionel Messi has been banned for three months by the The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) following his criticism of the governing body during the Copa America 2019 last month.

Kangana Ranaut slaps Entertainment Journalists' Guild with legal notice

12 Jul 2019

Kangana Ranaut slaps Entertainment Journalists' Guild with legal notice

In the ongoing feud between Kangana Ranaut and the Entertainment Journalists' Guild of India, the 32-year-old actor has sent a legal notice to the latter, questioning their authenticity and demanding a clarification on their stand over the matter.

No birthday bumps, cake smearing: Gujarat bans public birthday celebrations

17 May 2019

No birthday bumps, cake smearing: Gujarat bans public birthday celebrations

If you are in Gujarat and your friend's birthday is coming up, you might want to steer clear of making the celebrations a public spectacle. If you won't, you might just land up in jail.

Two-day per week ban on civilian vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar Highway

07 Apr 2019

Two-day per week ban on civilian vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar Highway

The two-day per week ban on movement of civilian vehicles on Jammu-Srinagar-Baramulla national highway for facilitating safe passage of security convoys came into effect on Sunday.

Ban on Ola Cabs lifted in Karnataka within 2 days

24 Mar 2019

Ban on Ola Cabs lifted in Karnataka within 2 days

Only two days after suspending the license of Ola Cabs and banning it from operating for six months, the Karnataka government has reportedly lifted the ban.

J&K: Separatist leader Yasin Malik's JKLF banned under anti-terror law

22 Mar 2019

J&K: Separatist leader Yasin Malik's JKLF banned under anti-terror law

The Center has banned Jammu & Kashmir separatist leader Yasin Malik-led outfit, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), under the anti-terror law.

#OlaCabs banned for six months in Karnataka: Here's why

22 Mar 2019

#OlaCabs banned for six months in Karnataka: Here's why

App-based cab service provider Ola Cabs has been banned from operating in Karnataka for six months by the state government.

After facing heavy backlash, PUBG promises to improve game

20 Feb 2019

After facing heavy backlash, PUBG promises to improve game

It has been a rough couple of months for PUBG in India, where the lives of many youngsters were affected due to the addictive nature of the multiplayer online game.

Tamil Nadu might ban TikTok as it 'degrades' Tamil culture

15 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu might ban TikTok as it 'degrades' Tamil culture

The world may be perfectly lip-syncing to tunes on TikTok, but the Tamil Nadu government isn't impressed.

11-year-old moves Bombay-HC seeking PUBG ban, says 'game promotes violence'

01 Feb 2019

11-year-old moves Bombay-HC seeking PUBG ban, says 'game promotes violence'

The PUBG fever has gripped the entire nation and is keeping gamers, especially youngsters, hooked, so much so that their studies are also getting affected adversely.

Gujarat bans PUBG in schools 'due to adverse-effects on studies'

24 Jan 2019

Gujarat bans PUBG in schools 'due to adverse-effects on studies'

PUBG has taken the country by storm, but instances like a fitness trainer losing mental balance after playing the game has dealt a blow to its reputation.

China is blurring men's ears on screen. Here's why

18 Jan 2019

China is blurring men's ears on screen. Here's why

In a bizarre news, it has come to light that authorities in China are blurring men's ears digitally to hide their earrings.

Students body blames PUBG for poor results, wants it banned

17 Jan 2019

Students body blames PUBG for poor results, wants it banned

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) has taken the youngsters by storm and kept them hooked to their cell phones.

Tamil Nadu government cracks whip against fishermen using banned nets

10 Jan 2019

Tamil Nadu government cracks whip against fishermen using banned nets

The Tamil Nadu Fisheries Department with the help of the Indian Coast Guard today seized around 80 banned fishing nets from fishermen in Rameswaram.

Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'

05 Jan 2019

Delhi's air quality worsens again, turns 'severe'

Delhi's air quality deteriorated again to the severe category today due to unfavorable meteorological conditions after showing a slight improvement yesterday.

VIT bans students from playing PUBG in hostels

13 Dec 2018

VIT bans students from playing PUBG in hostels

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) has taken the online gaming scene in India by storm and has gotten teens and youngsters hooked to it.

Punjab: Hookah bars permanently banned as President Kovind okays Bill

18 Nov 2018

Punjab: Hookah bars permanently banned as President Kovind okays Bill

Hookah bars have been permanently banned in Punjab as President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a Bill from the state to check use of tobacco.

Women banned from wearing nighties during day in Andhra village

09 Nov 2018

Women banned from wearing nighties during day in Andhra village

In a bizarre case of moral policing, a village in Andhra Pradesh forbade women from wearing nighties during the day, saying it was inappropriate.

#DelhiPollution: Ban on medium/heavy vehicles entering city, till Nov 11

08 Nov 2018

#DelhiPollution: Ban on medium/heavy vehicles entering city, till Nov 11

With Delhi choking on smog and worsening air pollution, the Delhi Police, on the instructions of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), has issued a ban on all heavy and medium vehicles entering the city from Thursday night, starting 11pm.

SC: Sale of Saridon, two other drugs allowed for now

17 Sep 2018

SC: Sale of Saridon, two other drugs allowed for now

After the government banned 328 FDC drugs including the likes of household names like Panderm, Saridon, etc., the Supreme Court, on Monday, allowed the sale of Saridon and two other drugs, at least temporarily.

Asia Cup 2018: All about Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka

15 Sep 2018

Asia Cup 2018: All about Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka

Injury-hit Bangladesh will face a stern test against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup 2018 opener.

Govt. bans 328 FDC drugs including Saridon, Panderm etc.

13 Sep 2018

Govt. bans 328 FDC drugs including Saridon, Panderm etc.

In a move aimed at curbing the use of fixed-dose combination (FDC) medicines, the Union Health Ministry has imposed a ban on the manufacture, sale, and distribution of 328 FDC drugs, with immediate effect.

Blanket-ban on smoking in Bengaluru's bars, restaurants, pubs soon

30 Aug 2018

Blanket-ban on smoking in Bengaluru's bars, restaurants, pubs soon

Soon pubs, restaurants, caf├ęs and bars in Bengaluru will have a blanket ban on smoking, as per a Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) circular.