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PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 13-09-2019 16:58 IST | Created: 13-09-2019 16:58 IST
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The following are the top/expected stories at 1700 hours:

EXPECTED STORIES: *Report of fifth Ashes Test.

*Report of Pro Kabaddi League. *Report of Vietnam Open badminton.


SPO-BOX-WORLD-IND Duryodhan advances, India continue unbeaten run at World Boxing C'ships

Ekaterinburg (Russia), Sep 13 (PTI) National champion Duryodhan Singh Negi (69kg) claimed an exhausting 4-1 triumph over Armenia's Koryun Astoyan in his opening bout to enter the second round of the World Men's Boxing Championships here on Friday.

SPO-COA-ELECTIONS BCCI elections: MP, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka come on board; four remain non-compliant

New Delhi, Sep 13 (PTI) Chhattisgarh, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh on Friday decided to comply with the Committee of Administrators' directive on constitutional amendments, leaving only four associations non-compliant ahead of the state elections on September 28.

SPO-KLUSENER-INTERVIEW Pant phenomenal talent but gets too ahead of himself: Klusener

(Eds: A PTI EXCLUSIVE) By Kushan Sarkar

Dharamsala, Sep 13 (PTI) Former South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener feels that a phenomenal talent like Rishabh Pant will do well to learn from others' mistakes rather than make his own in a bid to become more consistent for India in near future.

SPO-HOCK-IND Rani Rampal to captain Indian women's hockey team in tour of England

New Delhi, Sep 13 (PTI) Star forward Rani Rampal was on Friday named captain of the 18-member Indian women's hockey team which will take on England in a five-match series starting September 27 in Marlow.

SPO-ATH-HIMA Hima missing from AFI's initial WC entry submitted to IAAF, but can be added till Sep 16

New Delhi, Sep 13 (PTI) World junior champion Hima Das' participation in the World Championships relay events became a matter of intense speculation on Friday after she was left out of the initial entries even though her name can still be added by September 16.

SPO-GOLF-SHARMA Sharma Tied-26th after first round of KLM Open

Amsterdam, Sep 13 (PTI) Shubhankar Sharma was the best of the three Indians in the first round as he carded a two-under 70 that included a hat-trick of birdies at the KLM Open here.



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Morocco COVID-19 response: A fragile health system and the deteriorating situation

Learning from its European neighbors, Morocco imposed drastic measures from the initial stages of the COVID-19 outbreak to try to contain its spread. The strategy worked for a few months but the cases have surged after mid-June. In this sit...

COVID-19: Argentina’s health system inefficiencies exaggerate flaws of health information system

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