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Tennis: Shutdown brings coaches’ struggles to the fore

06 June, 2020 11:14 pm 11:14 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Financial aid has slowly trickled in for tennis players in the lower echelons of the sport during the COVID-19 shutdown but the vast majority of men and women who coach them for a living have been left to fend for themselves. Some, like Simona Halep’s coach Darren Cahill, continue to be paid … Read More

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Competitive sport in England gets green light for Monday restart

05 May, 2020 12:30 pm 12:30 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – After a near three-month shutdown, elite competitive sport in England can resume from Monday behind closed doors provided strict conditions are met, the government said. The first major event is expected to be the 2000 Guineas Stakes horse race at Newmarket on June 6, although horse race meetings will be staged, without … Read More

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Cafes and bars reopen in parts of Australia after coronavirus lockdown

05 May, 2020 8:30 am 8:30 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Restaurants, cafes and bars in Australia’s most populous state were reopening on Friday after a two-month shutdown under coronavirus lockdown measures, boosting the federal government’s bid to get people back in work and the economy back on track. The easing of quarantine measures in New South Wales (NSW) state comes just a … Read More

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‘Frozen’ musical becomes biggest victim of Broadway coronavirus...

05 May, 2020 8:25 am 8:25 am

(Reuters) – The Broadway family musical “Frozen” is closing permanently, producers announced, the first big casualty of the coronavirus shutdown in New York’s theatre industry. The Disney production, which opened in March 2018 and is based on the blockbuster 2013 movie, will not return, Disney said in a statement. Broadway theatres went dark on March … Read More

More than 1,000 queue for food in rich Geneva amid virus shutdown

05 May, 2020 8:38 pm 8:38 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – More than 1,000 people queued up on Saturday to get free food parcels in Geneva, underscoring the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the working poor and undocumented immigrants even in wealthy Switzerland. The line of people stretched for more than 1 km (half a mile) outside an ice rink where volunteers … Read More

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Cyclone pounds Vanuatu, levelling buildings, amid virus shutdown

04 April, 2020 4:49 pm 4:49 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A powerful tropical cyclone made landfall on the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, witnesses said, levelling buildings in a country already in a state of emergency due to concerns about the coronavirus. Cyclone Harold approached Sanma province, an island north of the capital Port Vila, with winds of up … Read More

Cricket: Players donate, take pay cuts amid coronavirus shutdown

04 April, 2020 3:28 pm 3:28 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – England’s centrally contracted male cricketers will donate 500,000 pounds ($613,000) to the Board and charities while their women’s team counterparts have volunteered a three-month pay cut amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the players’ association (PCA) said. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said the season will not start before May 28 … Read More

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Premier League extends shutdown with end-date left open

03 March, 2020 11:00 am 11:00 am

(Reuters) – English soccer will be suspended until at least April 30 due to the coronavirus crisis, but the current season can be extended indefinitely, the English game’s governing bodies said in a joint statement. The Football Association, Premier League, EFL and women’s professional game bodies, along with players and managers associations, agreed to extend … Read More

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Israel to use anti-terror tech to counter coronavirus ‘invisible enem...

03 March, 2020 11:39 am 11:39 am

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel plans to use anti-terrorism tracking technology and a partial shutdown of its economy to minimise the risk of coronavirus transmission, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Cyber tech monitoring would be deployed to locate people who have been in contact with those carrying the virus, subject to cabinet approval, Netanyahu told a … Read More

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Syed Ali Gilani calls for complete shutdown on Feb 9, 11 in IOK

02 February, 2020 4:37 pm 4:37 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman Syed All Gilani has called for a complete shutdown on the occasion of martyrdom anniversaries of liberation leaders, Muhammad Afzal Guru and Muhammad Maqbool Butt (on February 9 and 11) to reaffirm the pledge to the carry forward the martyrs’ mission and the … Read More

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Syed Ali Gilani calls for shutdown, Black Day on World HR Day

12 December, 2019 8:32 pm 8:32 pm

SRINAGAR (KMS) – In Occupied Kashmir, All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman Syed Ali Gilani has appealed to the people to observe the World Human Rights Day, the 10th December, as Black Day to draw the attention of the international community towards the appalling human rights situation in the territory. Syed Ali Gilani, in a statement … Read More

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Traders announce to continue shutdown today as talks with govt fail

10 October, 2019 9:14 pm 9:14 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Traders announced to again observe the shutdown on Wednesday after their talks with the government failed. All shops and markets will remain closed due to the strike. Two rounds of talks were held between the traders and officials of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and the Finance Ministry, but they … Read More

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Traders vow to observe shutdown at all costs today

10 October, 2019 8:18 am 8:18 am

LAHORE/KARACHI (92 News) – Traders have vowed to observe a shutdown at all costs on October 29 and 30. Addressing a joint press conference on Monday, All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajran secretary general Naeem Mir said that they will not be lured by FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi. “We will not hold talks with the government unless the … Read More

Traders, vow, observe, shutdown, July 13

Traders vow to observe shutdown at all costs on July 13

07 July, 2019 9:26 pm 9:26 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Traders announced that a shutdown will be observed at all costs across the country on July 13. Addressing a press conference at Lahore Press Club on Wednesday, traders’ leaders said that they would not hold dialogues with the government before the strike. They alleged that the government was calling different groups … Read More

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Burhan Wani’s 3rd martyrdom anniversary observed on both sides of LoC

07 July, 2019 9:23 am 9:23 am

MUZAFFARABAD/SRINAGAR (KMS) – Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) commemorated the third martyrdom anniversary of popular Kashmiri youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani with the renewed pledge to continue Kashmiri martyrs’ mission, against all odds. Complete shutdown marked by curfew and other restrictions was observed across occupied Kashmir on Monday. Call for … Read More