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India vs Australia | Shikhar Dhawan released for first three ODIs

India vs Australia | Shikhar Dhawan released for first three ODIs

The 31-year-old was also forced to miss the fifth ODI of India's recent series against Sri Lanka to return to India to be with his mother, who has since recovered after a period of ill health. Harbhajan Singh had introduced Ayesh to Shikhar Dhawan on Facebook. Australia may also be without one of their openers for the first match in Chennai on Sunday, with Aaron Finch in doubt due to a calf injury .


Two men caught with stolen power pole on SUV in Jacksonville

Two men caught with stolen power pole on SUV in Jacksonville

The highly conspicuous thieves were caught red-handed with the pole on top of their SUV. The Florida Times-Union reports the suspects - identified as 42-year-old Blake Lee Waller and 46-year-old Victor Walter Apeler - were both charged with grand theft.


Ireland vs West Indies match abandoned due to wet outfield

Ireland vs West Indies match abandoned due to wet outfield

Teams that do not gain direct entry to the tournament, which will be staged in England, get another opportunity through a qualifying tournament. "The umpires always had a concern about how wet it was and they felt it would have been a lot of slipping and sliding and didn't want to take the risk".


Philippines Cuts 'Useless' Human Rights Agency Budget to $20

Philippines Cuts 'Useless' Human Rights Agency Budget to $20

Philippine senators were not too pleased about the House of Representatives' decision of cutting the Commission on Human Rights' 2018 budget down to just 1,000 Philippine Pesos ($20). The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) brushed off accusations that the body is running against the anti-illegal drug war of the Duterte administration maintaining that it has been only exercising its lawful mandate .


Ecclestone: It's McLaren's fault for Honda failure

Ecclestone: It's McLaren's fault for Honda failure

While McLaren needed Honda to partner with Toro Rosso in order to free up a supply of Renault power units, such a swap has been facilitated by Renault picking up Carlos Sainz as a form of compensation for allowing Toro Rosso to end its contract.


After saying 'No' to Rohingyas, India to grant citizenship to Chakma refugees

After saying 'No' to Rohingyas, India to grant citizenship to Chakma refugees

The state's Chief Minister, Pema Khandu , who heads a BJP government and met with the Home Minister today, says that recognizing the Chakma as citizens would change the demography of the state. However, they may be given Inner Line permits required for non-locals in Arunachal to travel and work. As of now there are an estimated one lakh such refugees in the Northeast, with a majority of them settled in Arunachal Pradesh .