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Items filtered by date: Sunday, 04 June 2017

Flood hit areas safe from dengue epidemic: Health Min.

While denying the Government Medical Officers’ Association’s (GMOA) allegations over shortage of medicine prescribed to Dengue patients, the Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Ministry yesterday said that, so far there is no threat of Dengue epidemic level in flood hit areas in the country.

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Police talks tough on inciting racism

Strict action would be taken against any individual or group, who incited racism via social media, the Police said today. The Police said OICs of respective areas would be held responsible if there were such incidents or clashes.

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TAHIR SPINS SOUTH AFRICA TO BIG WIN

  • Published in Sports

Leg-spinner Imran Tahir took four wickets as South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 96 runs to begin their Champions Trophy campaign in style in London on Saturday.Tahir finished with four for 27 in 8.3 overs after former captain Hashim Amla scored his 25th ODI century to set Sri Lanka a target of 300 runs.Sri Lanka were cruising along at 116 for two when Tahir was introduced to the attack in the 18th over and South Africa immediately got a firm grip on the game.Dinesh Chandimal took on one of South Africa’s best fielders –- A.B. de Villiers -– on a misfield and was run out by a direct hit.Three deliveries later, Chamara Kapugedera was foxed by a Tahir googly and was out leg before wicket without scoring.Upul Tharanga -- captain for the day after Angelo Mathews failed a late fitness test on a calf muscle injury -- too fell for the googly when he hit one straight to the deep cover fielder.

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