Day: March 3, 2020

Dubai-based Indian chef under fire for online rape threat

Dubai, March 2 (IANS) A Dubai-based Indian chef has come under fire for allegedly abusing a woman online and also threatening to rape her, a media report said. Hundreds of people have called for the immediate arrest of the chef, Trilok Singh after he allegedly made the highly obscene remarks on social media against Swati Khanna, also from India, the Gulf News report said on Sunday. In his profanity-laced Facebook post written in Hindi, Singh called Swati a prostitute and said she will be raped in Delhi. In response, Khanna also in a Facebook post, asked to “report this...

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Perry ruled out for rest of T20 World Cup

Australia have been dealt a crushing blow with superstar Ellyse Perry ruled out of the Twenty20 World Cup finals in the biggest week in women’s cricket history in this country. Perry left the field in tears in Monday’s clutch win against New Zealand with a right hamstring tear, before scans delivered the worst possible news to Australia on Tuesday with a high-grade strain. It means Australia will enter unchartered territory headed into Thursday night’s semi-final against either England or South Africa at the SCG, with their title defence in jeopardy. The 29-year-old has never missed a T20 World Cup...

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Australia is into the semis, and yet, its World Cup could already be over

There’s a chance Australia has already faced its last ball at the women’s T20 World Cup despite qualifying for the semi-finals. Australia on Monday snuck through to the knockouts by beating New Zealand by four runs at Junction Oval, and sealing second spot in Group A. But with the weather gods looking unfavourably upon the Sydney Cricket Ground for Thursday’s semi-final double-header, there’s a slim chance Australia’s tournament has already ended in the most unfortunate of circumstances. The Bureau of Meteorology on Tuesday predicted an 80 per chance of 15 to 30mm of rain to fall on Thursday —...

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