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Australian Open 2020, Semifinal, Dominic Thiem vs Alexander Zverev, Highlights: Thiem wins in four sets to set up final vs Djokovic
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Australian Open 2020, Semifinal, Dominic Thiem vs Alexander Zverev, Highlights: Thiem wins in four sets to set up final vs Djokovic

In the only singles match on Day 12 of Australian Open, Dominic Thiem faces Alexander Zverev in the second semi-final. Follow proceedings live.

India-Pakistan tensions: The advice General Bhishma would give Prime Minister Narendra Modi today
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India-Pakistan tensions: The advice General Bhishma would give Prime Minister Narendra Modi today

This is a dharmayudha, a righteous war between good and evil, fight it in every way, use every tool you have — military, diplomatic, communications, economic — and win it. For too long your country has languished under Pakistan’s terror assault.

India-Pakistan tensions: Balakot strike and Abhinandan's release are watershed moments, here's why
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India-Pakistan tensions: Balakot strike and Abhinandan's release are watershed moments, here's why

It is critical to debunk the myth that Abhinandan’s release was a peace gesture by Pakistan. It was rather a desperate damage control act, given Pakistan’s fragile fiscal health and the collateral perils of escalating tensions with India at this stage.

IAF pilot Abhinandan return updates: Airman to be flown to Delhi from Amritsar; Modi tweets 'welcome home'
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IAF pilot Abhinandan return updates: Airman to be flown to Delhi from Amritsar; Modi tweets 'welcome home'

Abhinandan Varthaman LIVE updates: Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was handed over to Indian authorities at Wagah-Attari border on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. "The nation is proud of your exemplary courage. Our armed forces are an inspiration for 130 crore Indians," he said.

India-Pakistan tensions updates: Release of captured pilot a gesture in consonance with Geneva Conventions, says IAF
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India-Pakistan tensions updates: Release of captured pilot a gesture in consonance with Geneva Conventions, says IAF

India-Pakistan tensions LIVE updates: Narendra Modi will conduct a security review meeting with all three service chiefs, and intel chiefs, CNN-News18 reported. NSA Ajit Doval will be briefing the prime minister about the day's developments.

Modi has tough choices after Pakistan's capture of IAF pilot: Diplomacy may work, but will have strategic, political costs
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Modi has tough choices after Pakistan's capture of IAF pilot: Diplomacy may work, but will have strategic, political costs

Pakistan's foray into Indian airspace — as expressed by the statement released by MOFA on Wednesday morning — was aimed more at reclaiming some lost ground and playing to the gallery back home instead of a serious retaliation.

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan to be released tomorrow: Move lays ground for trust in Imran Khan's leadership
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IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan to be released tomorrow: Move lays ground for trust in Imran Khan's leadership

It is now clear that at least one pilot, reportedly named Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, is in Pakistan’s custody. Which is not surprising. This is what happens in war. Each side accepts this reality

India-Pakistan air strikes updates: Abhinandan the only pilot in custody, says Pakistan military after claims of capturing two
India

India-Pakistan air strikes updates: Abhinandan the only pilot in custody, says Pakistan military after claims of capturing two

India-Pakistan air strikes LIVE updates: DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Twitter, "There is only one pilot under Pakistan Army’s custody. Wing Comd Abhi Nandan is being treated as per norms of military ethics."

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 47: India’s effortless win over Pakistan, IOA’s goof-up and more on our daily podcast
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 47: India’s effortless win over Pakistan, IOA’s goof-up and more on our daily podcast

India's easy win over Pakistan in the Asia Cup, Sunday's Premier League matches and Indian Olympic Association's goof-ups — all this and more on today's episode of Spodcast, Firstpost's daily sports podcast

Listen: Full script of Episode 47 of Spodcast where we discuss India’s win over Pakistan, Chelsea’s goalless draw and more
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Listen: Full script of Episode 47 of Spodcast where we discuss India’s win over Pakistan, Chelsea’s goalless draw and more

On this episode of Firstpost Spodcast, we talk about India's easy win over Pakistan in the Asia Cup, Sunday's Premier League matches and Indian Olympic Association's goof-ups at their felicitation ceremony for Asian Games medallists among other things. Here's the full script:

Boney Kapoor planned romantic dinner with Sridevi, opened bathroom door to find her dead, says Komal Nahta
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Boney Kapoor planned romantic dinner with Sridevi, opened bathroom door to find her dead, says Komal Nahta

Film trade analyst Komal Nahta has claimed that Bollywood diva Sridevi's filmmaker husband Boney Kapoor has opened up to him about his final meeting with his wife, a surprise that turned into a tragedy.

Sridevi state funeral news updates: Actor cremated in Mumbai's Vile Parle, Boney Kapoor perfomed last rites
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Sridevi state funeral news updates: Actor cremated in Mumbai's Vile Parle, Boney Kapoor perfomed last rites

The body of Bollywood icon Sridevi, whose sudden death triggered a frenzy of grief, disbelief and searching questions, was flown back to Mumbai.

Kerala-origin Ashraf Thamarassery helped Sridevi's body come home; 'ferryman' has helped repatriate 4,700 bodies till date
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Kerala-origin Ashraf Thamarassery helped Sridevi's body come home; 'ferryman' has helped repatriate 4,700 bodies till date

Away from the cameras' flash and the eyes of her millions of fans in India, the actress Sridevi's body made its way to a simple mortuary in the United Arab Emirates, where one man helped sign out her remains to return home.

Sridevi funeral today 3:30 pm; tributes pour in as family, friends and fans brace for the final goodbye
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Sridevi funeral today 3:30 pm; tributes pour in as family, friends and fans brace for the final goodbye

A day after actor Sridevi passed away suddenly, Monday was full of dramatic revelations. Starting from Khaleej Times reporting the last 30 minutes of the actor's life with her husband Boney Kapoor to the forensics coming to the conclusion that Sridevi died due to accidental drowning in her hotel bathtub after losing consciousness, the case which seemed quite open-ended in the start got murkier as the day passed.

Coverage of Sridevi's death is insensitive, innuendo-filled: TRPs show public is putty in media's hands
India

Coverage of Sridevi's death is insensitive, innuendo-filled: TRPs show public is putty in media's hands

There is a tendency to accuse the media of being gross, insensitive and ugly. And the media's coverage of Sridevi's death is pretty much front and center of such an accusation.

Sridevi funeral news updates: Delay in repatriation of body, embalming postponed till tomorrow
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Sridevi funeral news updates: Delay in repatriation of body, embalming postponed till tomorrow

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, considered by many to be one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died after suffering a heart attack in Dubai,

Khaleej Times gives account of last 30 minutes of Sridevi's life: Actor was found unconscious in hotel bathtub
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Khaleej Times gives account of last 30 minutes of Sridevi's life: Actor was found unconscious in hotel bathtub

The last 30 minutes in the life of Sridevi have surfaced after Khaleej Times, a newspaper based out of United Arab Emirates, reported that the veteran actor was lying unconscious in the bath tub for 15 minutes before her husband and producer Boney Kapoor found her.

AAP MLAs 'assault' Delhi chief secretary: Arvind Kejriwal meets L-G, says he assured to act on bureaucrats' protest
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AAP MLAs 'assault' Delhi chief secretary: Arvind Kejriwal meets L-G, says he assured to act on bureaucrats' protest

Facing the heat over the alleged assault of Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by a few AAP MLAs, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his council of ministers sought Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal's help with the crisis.

AAP vs Delhi chief secretary updates: Arvind Kejriwal says L-G assured to act on bureaucrats' protest
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AAP vs Delhi chief secretary updates: Arvind Kejriwal says L-G assured to act on bureaucrats' protest

The Aam Aadmi Party is expected to hold a press conference at 6 pm on Thursday in view of the alleged assault of Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence.

Budget Session updates: 'Data speaks for itself,' Arun Jaitley's response to Chidambaram's 12 questions on economy
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Budget Session updates: 'Data speaks for itself,' Arun Jaitley's response to Chidambaram's 12 questions on economy

MPs of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) are expected to hold protests on Thursday in the Parliament complex over financial allocation for Andhra Pradesh in the Union Budget 2018-19.