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Day: December 14, 2019

Fourth day’s play called off in historic Pakistan Test

Overnight rain and poor light continued to mar Pakistan’s first home Test in a decade on Saturday, with officials calling the fourth day off before play had begun. Groundsmen wiped water from the pitch covers and rolled out a super sopper, but overcast conditions and poor light forced […]

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US, UK warn on travel to NE India after clashes

Washington and London issued travel warnings for northeast India as opponents of a new citizenship law geared up for more protests Saturday, following days of clashes that saw two people killed and dozens injured. Many in the far-flung, resource-rich region fear the new legislation will grant citizenship to […]

North Korea conducts ‘crucial test’ at Sohae launch site: KCNA

North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline approaching. The announcement comes a day before US Special Envoy on North Korea Stephen Biegun is set to arrive […]

Divers search for remaining bodies from NZ volcanic eruption

Divers searched seas around New Zealand’s volatile White Island Saturday for two people still missing five days after the volcano erupted, as the death toll rose to 17. Police deputy commissioner John Tims said the divers faced “unique and challenging conditions” as they searched waters “with between zero […]

North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday that it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent. The test possibly involved technologies to improve intercontinental ballistic missiles that could potentially reach the continental United States. The announcement […]

Citizenship row: Tough security measures continue at AMU

Aligarh (UP) Dec 14: Tough security measures continued at Aligarh Muslim University on Saturday as a precautionary measure amid student protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Heavy police patrolling is underway at the university circle and other entry points of the AMU campus as a precautionary measure, police said. […]

Tea growers feel pinch of Assam protests, fear less production, sales

Kolkata, Dec 14: Tea growers in Assam have started feeling the pinch of the ongoing protests with partial disruption in production at many gardens and sale of the crop at the Guwahati auction centre being hampered, industry insiders said on Saturday. Transportation of the produce has also been affected […]

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