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Ambati Rayudu | Twitter

ICC suspends Ambati Rayudu from bowling in international cricket

Ambati Rayudu was suspended for not submitting to a test to check the legality of bowling actions.
File photo of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul | OfficialHardikPandya/Facebook

BCCI lifts provisional suspensions on Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul

The CoA had suspended Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul earlier this month for their comments on an episode of Koffee With Karan.
Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed

‘Abbey kaale’: Racist slurs against SA player could land Pakistan cricket captain in dock

In 2nd ODI against South Africa at Durban, Sarfraz Ahmed used racist language to taunt all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo, who starred in the home side’s win.
File photo of K. Sanjita Chanu | @PMOIndia/Twitter

Gold medallist Sanjita Chanu’s ban revoked by International Weightlifting Federation

Two-time Commonwealth Games gold-medalist Sanjita Chanu had tested positive for anabolic steroid testosterone in November 2017, and was put under provisional suspension from May 15 last year.
A view of logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) | Aniruddha Chowhdury/Mint via Getty Images

Pandya-Rahul case illustrates how SC’s bid to clean up BCCI has only made things murkier

The BCCI still doesn't have an ethics officer or an ombudsman. If it did have the latter, Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul's careers wouldn't have been in limbo.
File image of Vinod Rai | Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg

Indian cricket is run by people who can’t stop fighting & think Croatia won FIFA World Cup

Email exchange between Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji, who have been at loggerheads on almost all issues facing BCCI, reveals personal slurs & lack of...
File photo of K D Jadhav | Commons

KD Jadhav, India’s first individual Olympic medallist who wasn’t even given a Padma award

On his 93rd birth anniversary, ThePrint remembers the achievements of Jadhav, who won a bronze medal in wrestling at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics.
Real Kashmir Football Club is the first Kashmiri club to enter the I-league

Snow leopards, Scotsmen, Kashmiri harmony and a footballing fairy-tale in the Valley

Real Kashmir FC are the story of this year’s I-League, setting the Valley alight, stunning heavyweights, all the while staying in the mix for the title.
Hardik Pandya, Karan Johar and KL Rahul on 'Koffee with Karan' | @hardikpandya93 / Instagram

Pandya, Rahul suspended from 1st ODI against Australia

This happened after COA member Diana Edulji recommended 'suspension pending inquiry' for their controversial comments on women during a TV show.
Rahul Dravid | Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

On Rahul Dravid’s 46th birthday, 4 memorable innings from ‘The Wall’

In his 164-match Test career, Dravid performed the anchor’s role for the Indian middle order, scoring 13,288 runs at an average of 52.31.

OnCamera

PM Narendra Modi

India-Pakistan face-off over Pulwama is Narendra Modi’s biggest foreign policy challenge

New Delhi can pat itself on the back for persuading Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman to not fly directly from Pakistan.
shiv sena

Is pact with Shiv Sena sign of BJP’s desperation or smart manoeuvring ahead of elections?

The BJP and the Shiv Sena will contest the Lok Sabha and the Maharashtra assembly election in alliance. The BJP is also forming an alliance with AIADMK in Tamil Nadu.

Defence

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

7 islands in Lakshadweep and Andamans identified for seaplane operations 

Private sector participation was also invited for tourism-based projects in two archipelagos in the region. 
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.