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India vs Pakistan: BCCI could ask ICC to ban Pakistan from World Cup | Cricket News

MUMBAI: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has drafted a letter addressed to Shashank Manohar, the chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), asking that the game’s global governing body should ban Pakistan from participating in the 2019 50-over World Cup or India may consider withdrawing themselves from the tournament. TOI understands that CoA […]

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Dhaka fire: Blaze kills dozens in building

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The blaze broke out in residential building also used as a chemical warehouse A fire in the old town of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka has killed at least 60 people. The blaze broke out Wednesday evening in a residential building partly used as a chemical warehouse. According to local media, the […]


CO2 emissions from UK housing ‘go up’

Image copyright Andrew Aitchison Greenhouse gas emissions from your heating boiler are fuelling climate change, a report by MPs has said. UK government advisers warn that emissions from housing have actually gone up last year. This is despite attempts to drive down emissions from the housing sector. The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report says […]

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Mail order knife site linked to Cambridge murder

Image copyright Cambridgeshire Police Image caption Police believe a knife seen in Ashraf Hussan’s lap before the murder was bought from an online store A mail order website selling machetes, swords and a knife “mystery box” has been criticised by police who believe one of its blades was used in a murder. Ashraf Hussan was […]

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‘Religion cannot stop LGBT education’, says Ofsted boss

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLGBT equality teaching row: “Protests won’t change things” All children must learn about same sex couples regardless of their religious background, the head of Ofsted says. Chief inspector Amanda Spielman told the BBC it was crucial children were exposed to differences in society. She spoke after hundreds […]