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Sports SC to hear pleas of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh against 'Padmaavat' on Tuesday
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A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra agreed to hear their interim application against its January 18 order that stayed a ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film imposed by four states. In Rajasthan, the epicentre of the Padmaavat protest wave, the situation is getting intense. Earlier on Sunday, thousands of women organized a "Chetavni (warning) rally" in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town.

Sports United sign Sanchez from Arsenal in swap deal for Mkhitaryan
Author: 0 United sign Sanchez from Arsenal in swap deal for Mkhitaryan

A statement from United confirmed: 'Manchester United is delighted to announce the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal in a deal that sees the Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan move in the opposite direction '. "He's a very professional player who has been committed until the last minute", the Frenchman told Arsenal Player. 'He is a player that we will not forget, especially for his contribution to our Europa League victory'.

Sports AS Roma pair set for Chelsea switch
Author: 0 AS Roma pair set for Chelsea switch

The Premier League club have been linked with a surprising selection of strikers over recent days, with former Wolfsburg and Manchester City man Dzeko one of the men understood to be in their sights . Also he could be saying yes to a move where in a few months time Chelsea will be under new management. No more than 17 names on the 25-man squad list can be players who do not meet the criteria, and Chelsea now have 16.

Sports Pence: US Embassy in Jerusalem by end of 2019
Author: 0 Pence: US Embassy in Jerusalem by end of 2019

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday urged European Union countries to recognize the state of Palestine and called on the 28-nation bloc to step up political efforts in the Middle East amid Arab disappointment with the USA role in the region.

Sports Milwaukee Bucks Fire Jason Kidd
Author: 0 Milwaukee Bucks Fire Jason Kidd

Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has put up MVP numbers this season, but Milwaukee was struggled to maintain consistency and now sits at No. 8 in the Eastern Conference with a 23-22 record. Following a loss to the Miami Heat last week, Kidd criticized his team for playing "selfish" and "bad basketball", suggesting that the team's struggles are a result of the team's youth and inexperience .

Sports In hindsight, could have come 10 days earlier to SA: Shastri
Author: 0 In hindsight, could have come 10 days earlier to SA: Shastri

I did expect the batsmen to come out with a better show during the chase. We have to believe that we are the best side, Kohli told media in Pretoria. And former West Indies fast bowler Holding wants to see Kohli deliver the goods on that tour. If we keep that high intensity and adapting to conditions, we'll keep them under pressure at the Wanderers and hopefully make it 3-0.

Sports McIlroy Happy With Return In Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 McIlroy Happy With Return In Abu Dhabi

Fleetwood propelled himself to victory with a six-under-par 30 on the back nine and, for that, he hailed his Odyssey White Hot Pro #3 putter . And the Northern Irishman continued to make big strides up the leaderboard on day three, carding eight birdies and a solitary bogey to get to 16 under par and close the gap to a single stroke.

Author: 0 Steve Wilks named Cardinals head coach

Wilks stepped into the role vacated by Sean McDermott this season and changed the Panthers defense in a positive way. Wilks has been with the Panthers since 2012. He had a second interview with the Cardinals on Friday. Wilks, who is available right now, is a top-end candidate, nearly reminiscent of the Bruce Arians hire for the Cardinals in 2013.

Sports Morgan Heaps Praise on Teammates After Series-clinching Win at SCG
Author: 0 Morgan Heaps Praise on Teammates After Series-clinching Win at SCG

Australia rebuilt their innings through Smith and Mitchell Marsh before the captain fell for 45. Steve Smith has been forced to address claims he tampered with the ball in Australia's loss to England in the third ODI. The captain nicked behind to Buttler off Wood , with the England wicketkeeper taking a fantastic catch and the decision standing after the third umpire had watched multiple replays to check if the ball had carried.

Sports Derwin James plummets in first Mel Kiper mock draft
Author: 0 Derwin James plummets in first Mel Kiper mock draft

One of the highest profile quarterbacks to declare for the NFL Draft is Josh Rosen , the talented and accurate arm out of UCLA. McGlinchey, who's been going in the top 15 in most cases, is a player to consider. The Browns, much like the Broncos, are in desperate need of a franchise quarterback. Fitzpatrick, the Chuck Bednarik Award and Jim Thorpe Award victor last season, is widely thought to be one of the most polished prospects in this year's draft.

Sports Marin Cilic reaches Australian Open quarters, celebrates 100th Grand Slam win
Author: 0 Marin Cilic reaches Australian Open quarters, celebrates 100th Grand Slam win

The former US Open champion won the big points in putting away the 10th seed 6-7 (2/7), 6-3, 7-6 (7/0), 7-6 (7/3) in 3hr 27min on Margaret Court Arena. The third set was a great set to win, being honest. The maturing Australian 22-year-old pushed world No. 3 Dimitrov close in a hugely entertaining four setter before succumbing 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/4), 4-6, 7-6 (7/4).

Sports Rampant Arsenal put four past Palace to end winless run
Author: 0 Rampant Arsenal put four past Palace to end winless run

Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez, who is widely expected to sign for Manchester United soon, was left out of Arsenal's squad but the team did not appear to miss his services. Palace captain Luka Milivojevic pulled one back for the visitors in the 78th minute, chesting the ball down before turning and shooting into the corner past keeper Petr Cech.

Author: 0 Australian Open 2018 - Jan-Lennard Struff vs Roger Federer Preview

Federer backed the stance, saying that the current agreement no longer suitably rewarded the players, who reportedly split around seven per cent of the revenue from the grand slam tournaments. Federer has won 10 of his last 11 matches on hard court. While he didn't mention any kind of boycott the Swiss veteran said players must present a united front to force the increase.

Sports Edmund eyes Dimitrov in first Grand Slam quarter-final
Author: 0 Edmund eyes Dimitrov in first Grand Slam quarter-final

Kyle Edmund fought off weariness and Andreas Seppi to reach his first grand slam quarter-final at the Australian Open . "I'm through to my first quarter-final and I'm very happy". He was hitting the ball very clean. He was completely in control at the start of the third set, jumping out to a 3-0 lead before allowing Seppi the briefest of respites.

Sports Zion Williamson picks Duke over UNC, others
Author: 0 Zion Williamson picks Duke over UNC, others

Williamson also was considering USC, North Carolina , Kentucky and Kansas . Williamson has over 1.1 million followers on Instagram ( partially boosted after Drake wore his high school jersey ) and almost 100,000 on Twitter . It'll be a hard transition for him as he figures out how to move from an overpowering big man out towards the wing, but the Blue Devils will certainly prioritize him.

Sports Arsenal Close In On Aubameyang And Mkhitaryan Deals As Sanchez Exit Looms
Author: 0 Arsenal Close In On Aubameyang And Mkhitaryan Deals As Sanchez Exit Looms

But he could incur the wrath from Dortmund fans after wearing a Dembele top - who forced his way out of Signal Iduna Park last summer to sign for Barcelona. Arsene Wenger's side have already failed with an opening £44m bid for the ex-Saint-Etienne striker, and it appears that Dortmund are unlikely to sanction the marksman's sale unless the club come close to their £53m valuation.

Sports Michael Owen states his prediction for Southampton v Tottenham
Author: 0 Michael Owen states his prediction for Southampton v Tottenham

Tottenham travel to St May's to take on Wanyama's former club Southampton today, and they will need the Kenyan to be at his powerful best if they are to leave the south coast with maximum points. Kane nearly had the last word in stoppage time but his angled shot fired just wide of the far post and agonizingly out of reach of the leaping Lamela.

Sports United States withholds $45M pledged for UNRWA food aid
Author: 0 United States withholds $45M pledged for UNRWA food aid

In a written statement, the agency said the UNRWA could "face serious difficulties in upholding its mandate and preserving key services such as education and health care for Palestine refugees with the dramatic reduction of the US contribution for 2018".

Sports Javi Gracia named new Watford head coach
Author: 0 Javi Gracia named new Watford head coach

Silva finds himself in a testing position after this dismissal, as he has yet to nail down a long-term position since moving to the Premier League. Watford have announced the appointment of former Malaga and Rubin Kazan coach Javi Gracia as Marco Silva's successor on an 18-month contract.

Sports Novak Djokovic battles in heat as seeds crumble on Day 4
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic battles in heat as seeds crumble on Day 4

But with temperatures touching an energy-sapping 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) and ice-towels in use, third seed Garbine Muguruza and 2014 victor Stan Wawrinka both wilted and were knocked out. Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska , a semi-finalist twice in the past four tournaments at Melbourne , needed three sets to see off Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko as she won 2-6 7-5 6-3.

Sports Please Give Us Seven Games Of Warriors-Rockets
Author: 0 Please Give Us Seven Games Of Warriors-Rockets

James Harden felt closer to normal after struggling in his first game back from a hamstring injury, and the got a big game from to down the on Saturday night. He acknowledged that he missed Durant for a potential wide-open dunk to give Thompson a 3-point opportunity that clanked off the rim. Raptors: DeRozan scored 20 points.

Sports Sinn Fein Deputy Leader McDonald To Replace Gerry Adams As President
Author: 0 Sinn Fein Deputy Leader McDonald To Replace Gerry Adams As President

Adams had led the party since 1983 and announced his intention to step down in November. To applause, she said: "I won't fill Gerry's shoes, but the news is that I brought my own". Many party members have been tweeting their support for Ms McDonald. Earlier, Gerry Adams said that the current political atmosphere in Northern Ireland was "toxic".

Sports Liverpool fans react to Gareth Bale speculation
Author: 0 Liverpool fans react to Gareth Bale speculation

The easy win followed a series of poor results that all but ended Madrid's title chances. Further, Cristiano Ronaldo also managed to improve his goal tally, which once gave birth to the worst conversion rate in Europe, along with goals from Gareth Bale , Luka Modric , and Nacho.