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Australia deporting Novak Djokovic is a lesson in how not to endanger citizens

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Was Djokovic a health risk in Australia? What did the country’s govt gain from his deportation

A federal court in Australia Sunday upheld the government’s decision to revoke the tennis player's visa, ending a 10-day saga in on the issue.

It was never about statistics for Virat Kohli. The cricket ground was a theatre of passion

There cannot be a better example of ‘sincere passion’ than Virat Kohli. Perhaps no future Indian captain will celebrate the fall of a wicket of the rival team as joyously as Kohli.

Morrison is rethinking cancelling Djokovic’s visa. It makes Australia Open look hicksville

Turning Serbia’s national hero into Australia’s national villain has been hard for the govt's 'operation sovereign borders' chapter.

In West Bengal, misuse of funds in the name of sports clubs must stop. Order probe

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Novak Djokovic released from detention after Australian court overturns visa cancellation

Australian immigration minister could still exercise his power to push ahead with visa cancellation, despite court ruling. Djokovic has been confined to a Melbourne hotel since Thursday.

After Djokovic, Australia now probing other players who got in using same medical exemption

Unvaccinated men's world No.1 had ‘medical exemption’ from Tennis Australia, which was rejected by authorities. Home minister Karen Andrews says border force probing 2 other cases.

Chinese spies accused of using Huawei in secret Australia telecom hack

In 2012, Australian officials informed US that they had detected a sophisticated intrusion into the country’s telecommunications systems. This was done using Huawei.

India’s last-minute RCEP exit smart & shrewd move, former Australia PM Tony Abbott says

New Delhi and Canberra can clinch a ‘bigger rather than smaller’ early harvest trade deal by end of 2021 or early 2022, which will be followed by a larger FTA, says Tony Abbott.

Even captain Kane’s super-fast 85 couldn’t beat toss ‘curse’ as Kiwis stumble again in ICC final

Like both semifinals, the final was also decided with an over to spare. Australia come out as champions as a poorly contested World T20 ends.

On Camera

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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