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Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes’ ‘full day out’ lights up England victory over South Africa

Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes’ ‘full day out’ lights up England victory over South Africa

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device It was comfortable in the end.But, at times, England's 104-run victory over South Africa was a nervy and even slightly subdued way to open a World Cup.The hosts were not able to bat at their brutal best on a tricky pitch and the Proteas were in contention of chasing down 312. Enter England all-rounder Ben Stokes to light up a grey day at The Oval and ensure a memorable start to the tournament.Report: Stokes & Archer star as England win openerTMS podcast: Stokes stunner lights up The OvalThat incredible catchStokes has ...
Finance Ministry preparing full Budget presentation in July

Finance Ministry preparing full Budget presentation in July

Finance
The Union Finance Ministry has started preparations for the presentation of the full Budget 2019-20 by a new government in July, even as the country is in the midst of the ongoing seven-phased general elections. The Ministry has sent out communications to various industry bodies and other stakeholders inviting their suggestions on direct and indirect taxes related to various sectors. Industry leaders said they expect changes in custom rates and direct taxes as the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has removed most indirect taxes from the purview of the Budget. "We expect a lot of changes on direct tax front. If the current government comes back they would bring changes as they have certain things in their mind from previous years. "In case a new government comes, they would unlikely go for any ...
Dubois vs Lartey fight LIVE TONIGHT: Main event start time, full undercard, TV channel details

Dubois vs Lartey fight LIVE TONIGHT: Main event start time, full undercard, TV channel details

Sports
FIGHT NIGHT  The Wembley Arena will play host to ‘Dynamite’ Dubois’ next fight Top British heavyweight prospect Daniel Dubois takes on Richard Lartey tonight. ‘Dynamite’ boats an unbeaten record in his ten professional fights so far and saw off Razan Cojanu inside two rounds early last month in his most recent bout.  Daniel Dubois will face Richard Lartey this weekend The 21-year-old is building up the calibre of his opponents and will take on unbeaten Ghanaian Lartey on Saturday. Dubois will be looking for another convincing win as he eyes bigger things later this year. KINGS OF THE WORLD Every current boxing world champion from heavyweight t
Watch February's super snow moon, the brightest full moon of the year

Watch February's super snow moon, the brightest full moon of the year

Science
Feb. 18 (UPI) -- February's full moon comes as Earth's satellite is making its closet approach, making the full moon a supermoon. During its perigee, the moon is several thousand miles closer than it is on average, making it appear especially full. This month's full moon will peak at 10:54 a.m. ET. The sun will drown out the moon's brightness, so the best time to see the supermoon will be overnight. Each month's full moon goes by a nickname; some full moons have several alternate names. "In ancient times, people across Europe and Native Americans used the moon to track the seasons," according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. "In the lunar calendar, names were often given to each month's moon." February's full moon is known as the snow moon, a reference to its presence during a month that bri...
FA Cup fifth round draw in full: Ties confirmed as Manchester United take on Chelsea

FA Cup fifth round draw in full: Ties confirmed as Manchester United take on Chelsea

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Last 16 The highlight of the draw sees a mouth-watering tie at Stamford Bridge The draw for the FA Cup fifth round has been completed and Manchester United will face Chelsea for a place in the quarter-finals. Tottenham, West Ham, Everton and Newcastle were among a host of Premier League big guns to be dumped out in the fourth round over the weekend. The draw for the FA Cup fifth round has been completed AFC Wimbledon and Millwall claimed memorable cup upsets while Newport and Shrewsbury are still in the competition after securing replays against Middlesbrough and Wolves. Chelsea, who won the historic tournament last season, beat Sheffield Wednesday yesterday while both Manchester giants are still going for glory this term. The Blues will...