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    Indian gaming firm Dream11 named IPL main sponsor

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 04:47pm on August 18, 2020

    Dream11 will be the new lead sponsor for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League, the tournament's chairman said Tuesday, replacing Chinese smartphone maker Vivo....

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    Breaking taboo, IPL cricket team gets sanitary pad sponsor

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 02:25pm on August 18, 2020

    An Indian Premier League cricket team has signed a sponsorship deal with a sanitary pad brand, challenging the country's entrenched taboos around menstruation. The Rajasthan...

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    Facebook faces storm in India after hate speech claims

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:53am on August 18, 2020

    Facebook is in the eye of a political storm in India after claims it failed to take action against hate speech posts by a Hindu...

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    'You'll always be my captain' - Kohli hails mentor Dhoni

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 03:59pm on August 17, 2020

    India skipper Virat Kohli told Mahendra Singh Dhoni ‘you will always be my captain’ as he hailed the influence of the cricketing great, who has...

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    India COVID-19 death toll crosses 50,000

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi, India | Updated at 12:17pm on August 17, 2020

    India’s death toll from the coronavirus hit 50,000 on Monday, with more than 900 new fatalities reported in 24 hours, health ministry data showed...

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    Former Indian cricketer Chetan Chauhan dies of COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:42pm on August 16, 2020

    Former Indian cricketer and Uttar Pradesh minister Chetan Chauhan passed away on Sunday following multiple organ failure. He was 73-year-old at the time of his...

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    Modi warns China over border tensions

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:08am on August 16, 2020

    India’s prime minister Narendra Modi issued a new warning to China over deadly border tensions on Saturday, using his most important speech of the year...

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    Dhoni announces retirement from int’l cricket

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 08:33pm on August 15, 2020

    MS Dhoni, former India skipper and two-time World Cup winner, announced his retirement on Saturday (August 15) in an Instagram post, reports Cricbuzz. ‘Thanks a...

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    Chennai expect Dhoni to play past 40

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 04:31pm on August 12, 2020

    Indian Premier League favourites Chennai Super Kings expect former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep playing past his 40th birthday -- until at least...

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    Indian women on pandemic frontline strike for pay, protection

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:36pm on August 09, 2020

    Tens of thousands of female health workers on the frontline of India’s battle against the coronavirus have gone on strike to demand better pay and...