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Year In Review 2021: How Sports Fans Came Back From The Dead After COVID Ran Amok

Dec 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

It was a year of the neo-normal. From digital payments to tests for coronavirus, sports tried its best to get the better of the deadly virus.

Dream11 Stops Fantasy Cricket Operations, Falls In Line With Karnataka's Ban On Online Gaming

Oct 10, 2021 Soumitra Bose

Dream11 is one of India's leading fantasy sports operators and a major partner of the Indian cricket Board (BCCI) and sponsors several IPL teams.

Dream11 Founders Face Action For Breaking Karnataka's Online Gaming Act

Dream11 has been running its fantasy cricket app in Karnataka when other top operators like MPL, Paytm, My11Circle have stopped after the state ban.

PSL 2021: Two Arrested In Lahore For Betting On Pakistan Super League Matches

Jun 16, 2021 PTI

The sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League is underway in the UAE after it was postponed due to COVID-19 in February

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Fined By UEFA Over Financial Interest In Betting Company

Veteran Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been hit with a fine and directive aimed at ceasing his association with a betting company.

04 February, 2021

Two Years Imprisonment For Online Gambling: Tamil Nadu Assembly Introduces Bill To Replace Ordinance


The Bill envisages amendments to the Tamil Nadu Gaming Act, 1930, The Chennai City Police Act, 1888 and the Tamil Nadu District Police Act, 1859 to ban online gambling

03 January, 2021

Kieran Trippier's 10-week Ban Put On Hold By FIFA

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Kieran Trippier's suspension for betting offences has been given a stay of execution by FIFA after Atletico Madrid lodged an appeal

23 December, 2020

England, Atletico Madrid Player Kieran Trippier Banned For 10 Weeks


The misconduct denied by Trippier happened in July 2019 — the month he left Tottenham for Atletico

23 November, 2020

Good News For Fantasy Cricket In TN, Will Court Ban Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli Now?

Soumitra Bose

According to a new Tamil Nadu government ordinance, only rummy and poker have been banned from the state but fantasy sports has been given a nod

19 November, 2020

Legalising Betting Will Help Contain 'Unholy And Corrupt' Practices Like Match-fixing: MoS Finance Anurag Thakur


Anurag Thakur said that betting is systemic and the same system can be very useful in watching over people who are indulging in match-fixing

30 September, 2020

IPL Betting: 4 Men Are Arrested From Southeast Delhi


During interrogation, the accused disclosed that they were running a gambling racket on IPL matches and other sports events. They used to contact their friends with different mobile phones and bet on IPL cricket matches and its different events.


29 September, 2020

Three Held In IPL Betting Racket Bust


The arrests were made from a house in Kayasthan locality under Chandausi Kotwali police station area on Monday night, SP Yamuna Prasad said.

18 September, 2020

Paytm Back On Google Play Store After Being Removed Briefly For Policy Violation

Outlook Web Bureau

Google removed Paytm from the Play Store hours after the search engine said that it does not allow apps facilitating sports betting and will remove such apps from the Play Store.

17 September, 2020

IPL 2020: BCCI Ropes In Sportradar To Detect 'Betting Irregularities'


Reports claimed that all IPL 2020 matches will be monitored by Sportradar’s integrity services to detect betting irregularities

19 August, 2020

IPL Sponsors Dream11 Happy To Clash With Sourav Ganguly's Fantasy Cricket App

Soumitra Bose

Dream11 is endorsed by MS Dhoni while Sourav Ganguly promotes My11Circle. The star war is hotting up ahead of IPL

27 March, 2020

PSL: Javed Miandad Calls For Inquiry Into Awarding Of Streaming Rights To Betting Company


Javed Miandad, a veteran of 124 Tests, pointed out that even if betting was legal in the UK and the live streaming was done only in countries by the betting company where betting is legal, how could the PCB remain a silent spectator to this

18 July, 2019

Daniel Sturridge Slapped With Six-Week Ban For Breaching Betting Rules

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After being found to have provided transfer information to his family for betting purposes, Daniel Sturridge has been banned for six weeks


09 January, 2019

BPL 2019: Gamblers, Including Six Indians, Expelled For Betting In Dhaka

The temporary court at the stadium fined 20 gamblers and barred them from the grounds in the first three days of the BPL, which started Sunday.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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