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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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Failing CRPF exam to making it to the Indian cricket team, Mukesh Kumar's extraordinary journey

28-year-old Mukesh Kumar from Gopalganj, Bihar, was thrilled to know that he was included in India's ODI series against South Africa starting from October 6. Mukesh got to know about his selection October 2, when he was added in the WhatsApp group of the Indian cricket team.

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Who is Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the man leading Brazil's President race?

Brazil is witnessing a massive political battle between incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. In the first round of polls that took place on October 30, Lula claimed 48.3% votes, more than Bolsonaro's 43.3% votes, but quite far from staking his claim to become the next President of Brazil.

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Why was Babu Jagjivan Ram so important for the Indira Gandhi government?

Actress Kangana Ranaut's production-directorial venture Emergency is getting bigger with the star cast. The last time, it was Milind Soman as Sam Manekshaw, now it is Satish Kaushik as Babu Jagjivan Ram.

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Ravindra Jadeja hits Sanjay Manjrekar with a cryptic tweet. What is their tiff?

Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and former cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar have not seen eye to eye for quite some time. Jadeja recently posted a cryptic tweet on his account with a snapshot of Sanjay Manjrekar from the ongoing Legends League.

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How debutant Aamer Jamal won the last over thriller for Pakistan against England

Pakistan have longed for an all-rounder like India's Hardik Pandya for a long time. Seems like their quest for one is over as Aamer Jamal, the debutant on the Paksitani team, looks like a promising all-rounder.

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Ashok Gehlot meets Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, says sorry, pulls out of Congress Prez race

A day after Congress high command in Delhi issued a show-cause notice to three Ashok Gehlot loyalists for grave indiscipline, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot met Sonia Gandhi in the capital to settle the dispute.

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India vs South Africa 1st T20I match today: 5 players to watch out for

After winning the three-match T20I series against Australia, India will face South Africa in a three-match T20I and 3 One Day International (ODI) matches at home starting today at Thiruvananthapuram. India will play the Proteas in the first T20I today, with the second game on October 2 and the final match on October 4.

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Why Saudi Arabia named de factor ruler Mohammed Bin Salman its Prime Minister

Saudi Arabia's king Mohammad Salman bin Abdulaziz named his son and Saudi's de facto ruler Prince Mohammed bin Salman the kingdom's Prime Minister, the royal decree from Saudi Arabia said. The King also named his second son, Prince Khalid, the Defence Minister. 

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Iran cries Death to the Dictator after Mahsa Amini: Day 10 of anti-hijab protests

Iran is seeing violent protests since the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini. Amini was arrested by Iran's morality police on September 13 for flouting hijab rules. Amini was declared dead on September 16, after spending three days in a coma.

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Why Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque has been a site of conflict between Israel and Palestine

Palestinians and the Israelis clashed at the Al-Aqsa mosque in east Jerusalem on Monday. Hundreds of ultrantionalist Jews forcefully entered the Al-Aqsa mosque compound under the protection of Israeli authorities for the second day in a row and attacked Palestinians.

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Far-right Giorgia Meloni wins Italy, set to become first woman PM

Italy is all set to elect country's far-right conservative leader Giorgia Meloni as the next Prime Minister of the country. Meloni's Brothers of Italy will also be the first right wing party to come to power since the fascist era of Benito Mussolini.

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India-Australia T20I series sees Virat Kohli back in form, and what else happened

India won the three-match T20I series against Australia after winning the third and final T20I at the at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday. India defeated Australia by six wickets to clinch the series 2-1.

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Why India doesn't have a permanent seat at United Nations Security Council

In his message to the world leaders at UN General Assembly on Wednesday, Zelenskyy questioned why India, Japan Brazil and Ukraine are not permanent members of the UNSC? The five permanent members are UK, China, US, Russia and France.

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Why Indian bowling attack is a big concern for the team ahead of T20 World Cup

When India lost against Australia failing to defend 208 in the first T20I in Mohali, big questions were raised over the bowling attack of the team. The bowling unit comprising Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Umesh Yadav, Hardik Pandya and Yuzvendra Chahal looked looked substandard against Australia.

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Imran Khan will apologise to avoid prison: What happened in court today

In the contempt proceedings case, former Pakistan PM Imran Khan expressed his willingness to apologize to the female judge Zeba Chaudhry whom he had threatened in one of his rallies in Islamabad on August 20.

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Anonymous hacks Iran state websites, 3 dead in protests: Latest updates

Three people have been killed during protests in Iran after the custodial death of 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in Tehran on September 13. Angry citizens have taken the country by storm as the protests have now spread to at leas 16 provinces of Iran.

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What is ultra-edge technology? How does it work in cricket?

Technology has become a major part of cricket these days. A prime example of this was visible in the India vs Australia T20I at Mohali. During the 11th over of the first innings, India's Umesh Yadav got two wickets, and both these wickets were determined with the help of ultra-edge technology.

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Who is Giorgia Meloni, leading the PM race in Italy?

Italy is set to vote the next government in on September 25. The previous government, headed by PM Mario Draghi, resigned in July.

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WWE Survivor Series 2022: What is the WarGames theme Triple H just announced?

The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) fans are all set to receive a big treat during the Survivor Series event to be held on November 26. Company's big man, Paul 'Triple H' Levesque has introduced the concept of WarGames in WWE pay-per-view.

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Why the Indian cricket team jersey is still blue

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) introduced new jersey of the Indian cricket team ahead of the T20I series against Australia. The new jersey draws similar features to what the team had in 2007 before the T20 World Cup.

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India vs Australia 1st T20I: Top 3 contests to watch out for

India will face Australia in the first T20I of the 3-match series at Mohali on Tuesday (September 20). After an early exit from Asia Cup, India will be hoping to make a comeback in the series against Aaron Finch-led side.

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Why Israel-Palestine violence is on a rise in West Bank

In a recent tenions at the Israel occupied West Bank, Israeli forces killed a 17 year-old Palestinian teenager Odai Salah on Thursday(September 15), Palestinian health authority said. The Israeli army killed the boy near the northern occupied West Bank city of Jenin. 

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Why Salman Khan has been the audience's favourite Bigg Boss host for 11 years

The two promos of Bigg Boss 16 dropped on September 12 &13 and the reality show is once again feature Salman Khan as its host. In the first promo, Salman Khan, who is returning for its 12th season, says that the Big Boss will also play this time. In the second promo, the star actor says, "This time, there is only one rule, and that is: there will be no rules."

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Rajasthan's Snake Man dies after cobra bite. How do snakebites kill humans?

In Rajasthan's Churu district, 45 year old Vinod Tiwari, who was popularly known as Snake Man died minutes after being bitten by a snake. Tiwari was bitten by a cobra snake, a speciies of snake found in Southern and Southeast Asia.

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Robin Uthappa, Suresh Raina: Are Indian cricketers retiring early to play foreign T20 leagues?

Uthappa's retirement comes nearly eight days after former cricketer Suresh Raina announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Last year, in February, even Yusuf Pathan took retirement from all forms of Indian cricket.

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8 MLAs dump Congress to join BJP. What is happening in Goa?

In a big jolt to the Congress, 8 of its elected legislators in Goa, including former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat and Leader of Opposition Michael Lobo have switched to the BJP. The 8 legislators joined the BJP in the presence of Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.

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Can Suryakumar Yadav replace Virat Kohli at Number 3?

Of late, there has been a lot of discussion on whether India's right-handed batter Suryakumar Yadav should bat at the Number 3 position, in place of Virat Kohli, and whether Kohli should open the innings with Rohit Sharma.

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3 players who did not make it to India's T20 World Cup squad

The BCCI on Monday announced the 15-member India squad for the T20 World Cup in Australia starting next month. The Chetan Sharma-led selection committee didn't make any major changes from the squad that played in the Asia Cup.

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Fire at Secunderabad electric scooter showroom kills 8. What happened?

Eight people died in Telangana's Secunderabad due to asphyxiation after an electric two-wheeler showroom on the ground floor of a building caught fire on Monday night, police said.

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The big worries for Pakistan ahead of T20 World Cup

If we look at the whole campaign of Pakistan in Asia Cup 2022, the team, even though it made though the final, still struggled with number of issues. In the Super 4 and the final, it suffered humiliating defeats.

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