Prepping a Dirt Bike for Racing

Prepping a Dirt Bike for Racing

Dirt bikes are bikes, or motorcycles, that are specially built to use on rough grounds, like unsurfaced roads, tracks, and grounds and is commonly used on dirt roads and in trails. Owning a dirt bike is an adventure in itself – but if you feel the need for an adrenaline rush and you’re a good driver, then you might turn to dirt bike races. However, if you choose to use your bike as is for the race, the chances of winning become pretty slim. Prepping or upgrading your bike becomes…

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Saina Nehwal Vs Carolina Marin, Premier Badminton League 2017: How To Watch The Much-Awaited Match

Saina Nehwal Vs Carolina Marin, Premier Badminton League 2017: How To Watch The Much-Awaited Match

India’s Saina Nehwal will try to take the revenge of Sindhu’s loss when she plays Carolina Marin on Monday. The third edition of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) kicked off on Sunday with Carolina Marin beating PV Sindhu in the blockbuster match. Now, India’s Saina Nehwal will try to take the revenge of Sindhu’s loss on Monday, when the Awadhe Warrior (Saina Nehwal) lock horns with Hyderabad Hunter (Carolina Marin). In the international circuit, they have faced each other seven times, where Saina leads the head-to-head by 4-3 to Marin. Earlier,…

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Wanted Australian ISIS recruiter killed in US airstrike in Iraq

Wanted Australian ISIS recruiter killed in US airstrike in Iraq

New York: Australian ISIS recruiter Neil Prakash, who called on his countrymen to start attacking before being attacked, has been killed in a U.S. airstrike in northern Iraq’s Mosul city.   Australian Attorney General George Brandis said that Prakash was the country’s most prominent ISIS recruiter and its highest value target. “He was the individual more than any other who had been actively inspiring and inciting domestic terrorism attacks within Australia,” CNN quoted Brandis as saying. Brandis confirmed that Prakash was killed on April 29 in Mosul by a U.S….

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In China, a baby is born with 15 fingers and 16 toes

In China, a baby is born with 15 fingers and 16 toes

Hunan: Almost four-month-old Hong Hong has 31 fingers and toes. His parents are now pleading for financial help for their son who is suffering from a genetic disorder called polydactylism.   The shocked parents said there were no indications of his deformities on pre-natal scans. Hong Hong, who was born in January in Pingjiang County in Hunan province, has eight fingers on his left hand, seven on his right, and eight toes on each of his foot. He has two palms on both hands. This condition seems to be hereditary…

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IPL 2016: Delhi Daredevils vs Rising Pune Supergiants, Preview – Match 33 at Feroz Shah Kotla

IPL 2016: Delhi Daredevils vs Rising Pune Supergiants, Preview – Match 33 at Feroz Shah Kotla

New Delhi: A supremely confident Delhi Daredevils return to their den and have a struggling and injury-ravaged Rising Pune Supergiants in their firing line up next in the Indian Premier League here tomorrow.   Injuries to key players such as Steve Smith, Kevin Pietersen and Faf Du Plessis have completely disturbed the team composition and the debutants are now starring down the barrel with only two wins from eight games so far. Left with six more matches, the task is only getting tougher with each passing day for the team…

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BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur proposes 10 years of jail term for fixers in private bill​

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur proposes 10 years of jail term for fixers in private bill​

New Delhi: BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, who is also a Lok Sabha MP, has introduced three private member bills including a significant ‘National Sports Ethics Commission’ bill which recommends “10 years of jail term” for any sportsperson indulging in match-fixing. It is a significant step taken by Thakur considering that the BCCI has been mired by fixing scandal that rocked the 2013 IPL witnessing the arrest of three tainted cricketers including former India pacer S Sreesanth along with Ajit Chandila and Ankit Chavan. “It is only fair to bring in accountability…

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ISIS developing Google-style driverless cars for attacks

ISIS developing Google-style driverless cars for attacks

London: Islamic State (ISIS) technicians are working to develop a Google-style driverless car that could navigate itself into a crowded area before detonating an explosive device, aNATO security expert has warned. ISIS’ research and development department in the terror group’s de facto Syrian capital, Raqqa, is believed to be producing the vehicles at the same time as US Internet giant Google attempts to perfect the same technology. If successful, the invention could prove to be a major headache for security services in Britain and throughout Europe and North America, where…

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Rare IS bombings in southern Iraq kill 33

Rare IS bombings in southern Iraq kill 33

Najaf: The Islamic State group carried out rare attacks in Iraq`s deep Shiite south Sunday, killing at least 33 people with twin suicide car bomb blasts in the city of Samawa.  “The hospitals have received 33 dead,” a senior official in the Muthanna health department, which covers Samawa, told AFP. An officer in Muthanna Operations Command confirmed the toll. They said at least 50 people were also wounded in the blasts in Samawa, 230 kilometres (145 miles) south of Baghdad. “Two car bombs went off in town. The first one…

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Miami Open: Victoria Azarenka avenges Angelique Kerber loss to reach final

Miami Open: Victoria Azarenka avenges Angelique Kerber loss to reach final

In-form Victoria Azarenka battled past an ailing but determined second seed Angelique Kerber to set up a Miami Open final showdown against Svetlana Kuznetsova with a 6-2 7-5 victory on Thursday. With the victory, the 13th-seeded Belarusian gained revenge for a quarter-final loss to the second-seeded German at the Australian Open, her only defeat of the season, but had to fight tooth and nail to earn it in a 94-minute tussle. Kerber, who had her upper left leg covered in heavy strapping, looked dead and buried on several occasions in…

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Amnesty report alleges labour abuse at Qatar World Cup venues

Amnesty report alleges labour abuse at Qatar World Cup venues

Migrant labourers faced abuse that in some cases amounted to forced labour while working on a stadium that will host soccer matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, a new report released by Amnesty International alleged Thursday Rights groups and news organizations have previously raised serious concerns about working conditions in Qatar, but the latest Amnesty report stands out because it links alleged mistreatment directly to work on a World Cup venue. The group’s findings will intensify pressure on Qatar to accelerate labour reforms as the tiny and immensely rich…

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