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Isla Bryson, formerly known as Adam Graham, was convicted this week of raping two women in Scotland in 2016 and 2019. News that Bryson was sent to a women’s prison while awaiting sentencing stirred outrage – especially amid a heated debate over a Scottish gender reform bill blocked by the UK
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The price of onions, a staple in Filipino cuisine, touched 700 pesos (Rs 1047 approximately) per kg last month. Inflation, smuggling, price gouging and shortage of the vegetable are some of the reasons that possibly triggered the skyrocketing prices
In an exclusive interview with Firstpost’s Lachmi Deb Roy, actor Raveena Tandon said, ‘I am thankful that I had the privilege to work in both commercial and realistic cinemas.’
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Mumbai Metro 2A & 7: How the two new lines will benefit the city?
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Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan, Salman Khan's Tiger, Hrithik Roshan's Kabir: YRF spy-verse and the burden of superstardom
To establish a multiverse of super-spies, YRF’s big challenge would be to rid the films in question of starry image trap.
Under-19 Women’s World Cup: Shweta Sherawat, Parshavi Chopra help India beat New Zealand to reach final
India restricted New Zealand to 107 for nine with Parshavi (3/20) leading a disciplined bowling effort after skipper Shafali Verma won the toss and elected to bowl in the first semi-final.
World No. 12 Sen squandered an opening-game advantage to go down 21-15, 10-21, 13-21 to home favourite Christie, ranked third, in a 62-minute men’s singles match.
New Zealand produced an all-round performance in the first T20I in Ranchi to collect their first win of the ongoing tour of India.
Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell's half-centuries helped New Zealand post a competitive 176/6 before spinners Mitchell Santner and Michael Bracewell helped restrict India to 155/9 in reply.
India vs New Zealand: Black Caps achieve notable feat, Tripathi creates forgettable record and other stats from 1st T20I
Having been put to bat by India, the Black Caps rode on fifties from Devon Conway (52) and Daryl Mitchell (59*) to post 176/6 from 20 overs, a target they successful defended.
North Korea is the only nation other than Russia and Syria to recognize the independence of Donetsk and Luhansk, two Russian-backed separatist regions in eastern Ukraine, and has also hinted at plans to send workers there to help with rebuilding efforts
Mortuary directors are urging the bereaved to carry out fast-track funerals to avoid decay and ease pressure on morgue refrigerators. That could require uncomfortable change in a country where most funerals take place one or two weeks after the death
Ranji Trophy: Madhya Pradesh, Punjab into quarter-finals after drawn matches; Saurashtra, Andhra also advance
Though Saurashtra, Andhra and Maharashtra finished equal on 26 points after the seven rounds of the league phase, the first two teams entered the quarterfinals while Maharashtra missed out because it did not gain any bonus point.
Novak Djokovic admitted that the controversy swirling around his father Srdjan had "got to me", but maintained no harm was meant.
Novak Djokovic overcame an early wobble to romp past unseeded American Tommy Paul 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 on Rod Laver Arena in style.
Washington, which has for a long time criticized the WTO dispute redressal system for overreach, is now leading discussions on reforming it. Both the recent rulings against it have obviously not gone down well with the US
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India vs New Zealand: Sundar pulls off one-handed stunner off his own bowling to remove Chapman; watch video
New Zealand had got off to a brisk start after being put to bat by India, but Washington Sundar struck twice inside the powerplay phase to dismiss Finn Allen (35) and Mark Chapman (0).
The new package will be worth 93.8 million euros ($100 million), bringing Belgium's total military contribution to the allied support effort to 228 million euros over the year.