Hong Kong: First person jailed under security law given nine years

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“We consider that this overall term should sufficiently reflect the defendant’s culpability in the two offences and the abhorrence of society, at the same time, achieving the deterrent effect required,” the judges who presided over the case said in a written judgement, according to Reuters.

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PM Modi asks people to share their inputs for his Independence Day speech

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged citizens to share their inputs for his Independence Day speech on August 15, saying their thoughts will reverberate from the ramparts of the Red Fort. In a tweet, he asked people to provide their inputs on […]

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Pegasus spyware: SC to hear next week plea seeking independent probe

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the plea of senior journalist N Ram seeking an independent probe into the Pegasus snooping matter. Pitching for an urgent hearing, N Ram’s counsel Kapil Sibal said that the Pegasus issue is making waves in […]

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Enjoyed the experience, haven’t given thought to anything else: Dravid on coach job

COLOMBO: In charge of the Indian squad for the limited overs series against Sri Lanka, batting great Rahul Dravid says he hasn’t yet thought about taking up the national team coaching job on a full-time basis. The former India captain though added that he has […]

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Olympics 2021 live updates: USA women’s hoops beat pesky Japan squad, Tatjana Schoenmaker sets world record, track begins

2:14 AM ET More Tokyo Olympics, more life. The action rolls on Thursday night as we make our way over to the track for the first time since the opening ceremony when track and field qualifying events begin. Team USA has medal contenders in Rai […]

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Zardes rewards Berhalter’s faith, wins Gold Cup semi for USMNT

11:47 PM ET Gyasi Zardes‘ international career has been harder to kill off than one of those horror movie heroes. No matter how many times The Next Big Striker comes around, ready to supplant him, the Columbus Crew forward keeps coming back to score goals […]

Football Sports
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Shriever takes BMX gold as GB claim six medals

Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8 Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and online; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra and Sounds; live text and video clips on BBC Sport website and app. Bethany Shriever […]

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Canelo seeking foe after Plant bout falls through

6:27 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Canelo Alvarez is still in search of a foe after a long-negotiated deal with Caleb Plant fell through at the 11th hour. Boxing’s top star traditionally fights on two weekends: Cinco de Mayo and again on Mexican Independence Day weekend […]

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Landmark decision, will create new paradigm: PM

NEW DELHI: Terming the move to provide reservation in medical seats a “landmark decision”, PM Narendra Modi on Thursday said this will immensely help thousands of youths every year get better opportunities and create a new paradigm of social justice in the country. The move […]

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Kerala bishops’ panel backs aid for families with 4+ children

KOCHI: The Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council (KCBC) family commission issued a statement on Thursday supporting the Syro-Malabar Church’s Pala diocese, which had announced various perks for families of couples who have more than four children. The KCBC said the action of the Pala diocese was […]