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Mohammad Bilal

Mohammad Bilal

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Bilal likes to write on politics, cricket, cinema and international affairs. He is a Sub-editor at DailyO.

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Royal Rumble 2023: From Booker T to Randy Orton, 4 wrestlers who can make a return to WWE

Royal Rumble, the 30-men mega event of the year that sets the stage for WrestleMania, is known for its historic returns of wrestlers. From John Cena returning in 2008 and winning it to the Rated-R-Superstar Edge triumphing it in 2021, the comebacks have been a spectacle for the WWE fans.

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The Wasim Akram vs Ramiz Raja fight goes back 35 years and is not ending any time soon

Wasim Akram minces no words when it comes to speaking about cricket in Pakistan. The former Pakistani speedster has accused the outgoing Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ramiz Raja of poor management and taking bad decisions. Akram's attack against Raja comes days after the former PCB chief had spoken against him and Waqar Younis.

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Why is godman Dhirendra Shastri of Bageshwar Dham trending?

Bageshwar Dham Sarkar alias Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is the head priest of Bageshwar Dham temple. The temple is located in the Gada village of Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh. The 26-year-old godman has lately been in news as his videos have gone viral.

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Pakistan is battling a 12-hour powercut, govt offices ordered shut for 3 days

Monday Blues came in a different way for Pakistan as large parts of the country, including capital Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta went into darkness because of a power grid breakdown early in the morning.

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I showed a doctor the viral video of IAS Yashpal Garg giving CPR to a man and he was aghast

This is completely absurd, was the first response of cardiologist Mukul Misra, when I showed him the viral video of Chandigarh Health Secretary Yashpal Garg giving CPR to a man who was sitting on a chair.

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5 cricketers who excelled despite body weight issues

The non-inclusion of domestic player Sarfaraz Khan into the national squad reportedly due to his body weight has put a big question in the people’s mind. That is, if a cricketer is slightly overweight but is still performing well, should he be ignored?

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Sunil Gavaskar slams selectors for ignoring Sarfaraz Khan: If you want slim guys, go to a fashion show

Former Indian cricket team captain Sunil Gavaskar criticised the All India Selection Committee for ignoring Sarfaraz Khan for the four-match Test series against Australia. Sarfaraz Khan, the Mumbai-born 25-year-old has had a phenomenal run with the bat in domestic cricket.

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It is Jacqueline Fernandez and Nora Fatehi vs Conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar now

Jacqueline Fernandez said in a court that Sukesh "ruined her career and livelihood". Fernandez, who was once believed to be in a relationship with Sukesh, turned against him after being named as an accused in the Rs 215 crore money laundering case.

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The Vinesh Phogat story is a chilling throwback to the Ruchika Girhotra case

Star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat in a bombshell revelation has levelled serious charges of sexual harassment against Wrestling Federation of India President and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. With fellow wrestler and Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik by her side, Phogat accused Singh of sexually assaulting female wrestlers for years.

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Babar Azam trolled after leaked WhatsApp chats and videos, but the scandal is fake

Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam went through a nasty social media backlash on Monday (January 16) when verified parody account from India (Dr Nimo Yadav) posted images of a guy who looked like Babar Aazm sexting with a girl. And within a few hours, media channels went hammer and tongs against Babar Azam without verifying the authenticity of the tweet.

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Former Afghanistan MP Mursal Nabizada, a critic of Taliban, has been shot dead in Kabul

Condition of women in Afghanistan continues to get worse with each passing day. In the latest, former Afghanistan woman MP Mursal Nabizada was shot dead at her home along with her bodyguard by unknown assailants.

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Russian vlogger Elena Banduro posted Go To Nepal on Instagram. 20 minutes later, she was dead.

A Russian vlogger, Elena Banduro was onboard the Yeti Airlines YT691. Minutes before taking off, Banduro posted on Instagram, "Go To Nepal." She never made it back.

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Rashid Khan threatening to quit Big Bash League leaves fate of Afghanistan cricket hanging by a thread

Afghanistan's star player Rashid Khan has reacted to Cricket Australia's decision to opt out of the upcoming three-match ODI series. In a statement put out by Khan on Twitter, he said that if playing with Afghanistan is a cause of discomfort to Australia, then he might also have to think about his future with Big Bash League (BBL).

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UAE is loaning Pakistan $2 billion and giving $1 billion to help it out of the economic crisis

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has agreed to extend a $2 billion loan to Pakistan along with an additional $1 billion to help the cash-starved nation tackle its economic mess. PM Shehbaz Sharif's office made this announcement after meeting with UAE President Sheikh Mohammaed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan in Abu Dhabi.

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Australia withdraw from Afghanistan ODI series over Taliban’s restrictions on women

The Australian cricket team has pulled out of an upcoming three-match ODI against Afghanistan because of the strict restrictions imposed by the Taliban on the women of the country. The Australian team was to play Afghanistan in UAE in March, but now the tournament has been cancelled.

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Bolsonaro backers are burning Brazil with protests and more protests

After the mayhem caused by the right-wing supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil on January 9, 2023, his backers are in no mood to give up. The protests increased in numbers on Wednesday (January 11) as demonstrations were called in several cities of Brazil against the left-wing government of newly elected President Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva. 

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Saudi Arabia is now eyeing WWE after buying Ronaldo

After Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr signed one of world's biggest football star Cristiano Ronaldo on a deal worth $200 million, the country might also purchase the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). 

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Who is MM Keeravani, the man who won a Golden Globe for Naatu Naatu from RRR?

SS Rajamouli's RRR is creating waves all across the world. Adding one more feather to its cap, its song, Naatu Naatu, which was picturised on Jr NTR and Ram Charan, has won the Best Original Song award at the 80th Golden Globes. And the man behind the song, MM Keeravani, was understandably emotional on stage.

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Pakistan food crisis blows up as markets run out of aata

Pakistan is staring at a horrible food crisis as its markets have run out of wheat flour, or aata. The acute shortage of wheat has been causing huge distress to the people of Pakistan for quite some time and now, the condition has worsened so much that people are queuing up in huge numbers to get wheat.

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What is Moharebeh, the sharia law Iran is invoking to execute protesters?

Just two days after Iran executed two individuals, Seyed Mohammad Hosseini and Mohammad Mehdi Karimi in connection with the nationwide protests, it has sentenced three more people to death under the Moharebeh charge which means 'waging war on God'.

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Why is Jasprit Bumrah not playing India vs Sri Lanka ODIs?

India's star pacer Jasprit Bumrah has been rested for the three-match ODI seies against Sri Lanka starting from January 10, the BCCI said in a statement. Bumrah, who was to finally make an international appearance after four months, will have to wait for some more time as he is yet to fully recuperate from his back injury.

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Why are right-wingers in Brazil running riot?

What the world witnessed on January 6, 2021 in Washington DC, US, when Republican supporters stormed the US Capitol, is now happening in Brazil. Former President Jair Bolsonaro's right-wing supporters invaded Brazil's congressional building and Presidential offices in the capital city of Brasilia on Sunday (January 8).

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Why Hardik Pandya's new T20 team is perfect for the shortest format

The team's strategy under Hardik Pandya's captaincy is clear: the batting style has to be attacking. The team no longer relies on old-school batting approach to go slow for the first six overs and then go for big shots towards the end overs.

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Economic crisis: Pakistan faces shortage of ghee and cooking oil as imports take a hit

Around 90% of the edible cooking oil in Pakistan is imported to feed its 22.52 crore population. However, since imports have been hit with banks not opening Letters of Credit, cooking oil and ghee is reportedly falling short in the markets.

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Nusrat Jahan to Sunny Deol, 4 MPs who had the lowest attendance in Lok Sabha in 2022

During 2019 Lok Sabha elections several big names entered the Parliament, but, three years down the line, a big question mark arises on the work they have done.

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India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I today, 4 Indian players to watch out for

India won the first T20I against Sri Lanka in a last-ball thriller by just 2 runs to take 1-0 lead in the 3-match series. The team that boasted the likes of debutant Shivam Mavi, pacer Umran Malik, allrounder Deepak Hooda and captain Hardik Pandya had to fight really hard to get the victory against a good Sri Lankan side.

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Pakistan sold its embassies and is now shutting malls and markets to save its economy

Pakistan's economic woes continue to impact business operations in the country. In another major decision taken by the Shehbaz Sharif-led government, Pakistan will close its malls and markets by 8.30 pm in order to save energy.

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Imran Khan and Gen Bajwa fight in Pakistan getting dirtier by the day

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and former Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa have been at loggerheads with each other for a while. In the latest attack, Khan has said that the former Army Chief had once called him a 'playboy'. This, however, is only the tip of the iceberg for Khan and General Bajwa, who share a long history.

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Urfi Javed wishes Happy New Year to everyone except Chitra Wagh

The social media war between influencer Urfi Javed and BJP leader Chitra Wagh doesn't seem to be ending any time soon. Urfi has dropped another Insta bomb.

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IPL 2023: Will Ben Stokes succeed MS Dhoni as the captain of Chennai Super Kings?

Stokes, who was purchased by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 16.25 crore, has been a star performer for England in Tests and T20Is recently. He played a key role is England winning the T20 World Cup.

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