Navalny: Russia's charismatic anti-Putin campaigner
A charismatic anti-corruption campaigner, Alexei Navalny has been Russia's leading opposition politician for around a decade, determined to challenge Vladimir Putin's grip on power despite frequent prison stays and harm to his health.
Shardul, Washington batted brilliantly, says Hazlewood
Australia speedster Josh Hazlewood credited Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur for taking India to a safe position with their century stand but rued the execution of home team bowlers in finishing off the visitors tail on the third day of the series-deciding fourth Test. Debutant Washington and Shardul punched above their weights to stitch a "crucial" 123-run stand for the seventh wicket.
Winning over Aussie crowd was Shardul Thakur's inspiration
When Shardul Thakur stepped out to bat on Sunday, rescuing India from a precarious 186/6 was not the only target on his mind as he was also keen to impress the Australian crowd after being told how "rewarding" it would feel by coach Ravi Shastri.
Hazlewood denies Australia fatigued after bowlers humbled by Sundar and Thakur
Paceman Josh Hazlewood offered no excuses for Australia's laboured display in the field on day three of the fourth Test against India after the hosts' vaunted attack was humbled by Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur's batting defiance.
Quake death toll at 73 as Indonesia struggles with disasters
At least 73 people have been killed after an earthquake struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province on Friday, the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) said on Sunday, the latest in a string of disasters to hit the Southeast Asian country. More than 820 people were injured and over 27,800 left their homes after the 6.2 magnitude quake, BNPB spokesman said.
Tractor rally on Republic Day not finalised yet: Kisan Sangharsh Samiti
Kisan Sangharsh Samiti on Sunday stated that allegations that farmers would roll out tractors in the national capital on Republic Day are baseless and clarified that no such programme has been finalised by the samiti yet.
Doubling farmers income biggest priority of Modi govt: Amit Shah
Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday said doubling farmers income was the biggest priority of the Narenda Modi government and that the three central farm laws would ensure manifold hike in their earnings. Since coming to power, the Modi government had increased the budget for the farm sector and also the minimum support price on various crops, he said.
Cong, LF leaders hold seat-sharing talks in poll-bound Bengal
"To save West Bengal from religious polarisation, we will fight the election together against BJP and the TMC. There is no misunderstanding between us (Congress and the Left Front). Though discussion on seat-sharing is yet to take place," Bose told reporters.