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Akal Takht want a ban on Baba Ram Rahim's upcoming film

Akal Takht want a ban on Baba Ram Rahim's upcoming film Messenger of God.

AFC extend match-fixing ban against Bangladeshi official
AFC extend match-fixing ban against Bangladeshi official

The Asian Football Confederation extended the one-year ban on Bangladeshi official Mohidur Rahman Mirax for match-fixing continent wide on Friday as corruption in the region showed no signs of slowing.

Ban on holding eye camp without prior permission in Mathura

In a bid to avoid any mishappening, district administration on Monday imposed a ban on holding of eye operation camp here without prior permission.

Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' to be banned in Japan?

Japanese nationalists have created an online petition to ban Angelina Jolie's directorial film “Unbroken” from the country's cinemas, insisting showing their soldiers abusing prisoners of war is unfair.

Violinist Vanessa Mae appeals four-year ski competition ban
Violinist Vanessa Mae appeals four-year ski competition ban

Violinist Vanessa Mae has appealed a four-year ban from ski competitions to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after being found guilty of manipulating results in order to qualify for the Olympics.

Asian player of the year `proud` despite ban
Asian player of the year `proud` despite ban

 Nassir Al Shamrani expressed pride at winning Asia`s player of the year award on Sunday as he shrugged off an impending an eight-match ban for spitting and head-butting.

Clothes store in China sparks racism row by banning customers

A clothes store here has sparked a racism row by banning Chinese customers from its premises.

Egypt drops ban on `adults only` film

An Egyptian court has revoked a government ban on a film by Lebanese star Haifa Wehbe that had been deemed sexually provocative, judicial sources said on Wednesday.

Delhi govt puts ban on purchase of new vehicles for officials

 As part of an austerity measure, the Delhi government has imposed a ban on purchase of new vehicles for all officials, including those of civic bodies in the city, until the old ones complete their required life cycles.

EU extends ban on deep-sea shark fishing

EU nations have extended their ban on deep-sea shark fishing for the European fleet for at least another two years, with only Spain and Portugal voting against.

Fikru Lemessa ban big setback for Atletico de Kolkata: Kingshuk Debnath
Fikru Lemessa ban big setback for Atletico de Kolkata: Kingshuk Debnath

Atletico de Kolkata defender Kingshuk Debnath on Saturday said the two-match ban handed out to striker Fikru Lemessa came as a big setback for the team.

Seven-month ban on fishing in Gahirmatha sanctuary

Odisha government has clamped a seven-month ban on fishing activity along the 20 km stretch of Dhamra-Hukitola river mouth in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary from on Saturday in view of the commencement of mass nesting of Olive Ridley sea turtles.

Taiwan bans high-level officials from studying in China

 Taiwan has banned its senior officials from studying in China for "national security" reasons in the latest dispute overshadowing improved ties with China, an official said Wednesday.

Luis Suarez sought help to end biting impulse
Luis Suarez sought help to end biting impulse

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has admitted he has sought help to end his habit of biting opponents ahead of making his debut for the Catalans against Real Madrid on Saturday.

Delhi government gearing up to ensure ban on sound-emitting fireworks

To ensure a safe and pollution- free Diwali in the national capital, the environment department of Delhi government has launched an extensive anti- firecracker campaign here and has sought the cooperation of all the agencies concerned for enforcing the same.

Bihar madrasa lifts ban on admission of girls

 A government-affiliated madrasa in Bihar Thursday lifted a ban on admission for girls and restriction on their entry on its campus after protests, officials said.

Special panel reduces ex-Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful's ban by three years
Special panel reduces ex-Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful's ban by three years

A special appeal panel has reduced former Bangladesh cricket team captain Mohammad Ashraful's lengthy ban by three years allowing the batsman to return to competitive cricket as early as August 2016.

F1 title rivals relishing ''challenge'' of radio silence
F1 title rivals relishing ''challenge'' of radio silence

Title rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton were in rare harmony on Thursday when asked to voice their opinions on Formula One`s controversial decision to ban radio assistance ahead of this weekend`s Singapore Grand Prix.

Mathew Kisorio makes winning return from doping ban

Kenyan long distance runner Mathew Kisorio made a winning return from a two-year doping ban on Saturday in a 15k race in Bondo, Western Kenya. 

Ryder Cup organizers ban social media updates during event
Ryder Cup organizers ban social media updates during event

The organizers of the Ryder Cup have put a ban on updating photographs, videos and audios of the event on social media.