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June 24, 2020

Match-fixing law will be a game-changer in India: Steve Richardson

London , June 25 (ANI): The coordinator of investigations at the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit (ACU) Steve Richardson believes that 'match-fixing law would be a game-changer in India' and will the 'single-most-effective thing' to protect the game from match-fixers.In the span of three years from 2021 to 2023, India are scheduled to host two major ICC events -- T20 World Cup 2021 and ODI World Cup in 2023. These global tournaments are the most liked events by the match-fixers and protecting it from…

Baloch and Pashtun students arrested in Quetta for protesting against non-availability of internet for online classes

Quetta , June 25 (ANI): Baloch and Pashtun students who were protesting against the unavailability of the internet for the online classes in the region were arrested and brutally beaten by police in Quetta city of Balochistan province on Wednesday.The incident was condemned by Baloch, Pashtun Leaders and also by the opposition parties including Pakistan People's Party (PPP).According to sources, Baloch students were protesting peacefully in Quetta against the online classes which are being conducted in the wake of…

Rogue’s Gallery of dusty star systems reveals exoplanet nurseries

California , June 25 (ANI): Astronomers have released the largest collection of sharp, detailed images of debris disks around young stars, showcasing the great variety of shapes and sizes of stellar systems during their prime planet-forming years. All of the images show evidence of planets.The images were obtained over a period of four years by a precision instrument, the Gemini Planet Imager (GPI), mounted on the 8-meter Gemini South telescope in Chile. The GPI uses a state-of-the-art adaptive optics system to remove…

This hopping robot could explore the solar system’s icy moons

California , June 25 (ANI): SPARROW, a steam-powered robotic concept, could one day take giant leaps over some of the most hazardous terrains known (and unknown) in the solar system.Steam locomotion may sound like an antiquated way to get around, but it might be getting a science fiction makeover as we expand our reach into the solar system.A novel robotic concept being investigated at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California would use steam propulsion to hop across the sort of icy terrains found on Jupiter's…

Clare Connor to become MCC’s first woman president

London , June 25 (ANI): Former England skipper Clare Connor is all set to become the first woman president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) next year.This decision was announced by the club following its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and as a result, Connor will be taking charge from October 1, 2021, and she will replace Kumar Sangakkara as the MCC president.MCC's AGM was the first in the club's history to be held online, as Lord's Cricket Ground remains closed to members and the public due to the coronavirus…
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