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T20 World Cup: For us, it's just about us improving all the time, says SL coach Arthur
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka head coach Mickey Arthur was firm about his team trying to make improvements all the time in the ICC men's T20 World Cup. He added that every time Sri Lanka has taken the field, he has applauded the players for their intensity, skill and execution.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mullaperiyar water well within limits, Stalin tells Vijayan
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday told his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan that the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam is well within the limits and that his government is properly monitoring it at regular intervals.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
CBI files charge sheet against 15 for causing loss to National Insurance
Guwahati, Oct 27 (IANS) The CBI has filed charge sheet before a special court in Guwahati against 15 accused including several former senior officials of National Insurance Company for causing loss of Rs 47.68 lakh by means of forgery, agency sources said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: I don't see a lack of form at all, says Wade on Finch and Warner
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Australia wicketkeeper-batter Matthew Wade feels that he doesn't see lack of form in openers Aaron Finch and David Warner. He added that Finch and Warner are terrific players who are just short of runs at the moment.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CBI arrests six in bank fraud case, conducts searches
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested six accused in an ongoing investigation of a bank fraud case related to alleged overseas remittances of foreign exchange of about Rs 6,000 crore.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
French Open: Sindhu advances to 2nd round, Saina pulls out with injury
Paris, Oct 27 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu beat Denmark's Julie Jakobsen to advance to the second round in the women's singles event at the French Open 2021 badminton tournament, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, France,Sports,Badminton
Govt to now launch doorstep vax campaign 'Har Ghar Dastak'
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh L. Mandaviya on Wednesday announced that "Har Ghar Dastak" campaign to start soon in the poor-performing districts to enthuse and motivate people towards full Covid vaccination.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Trumpelmann, Smit lead Namibia to first-ever Super 12 victory (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) Rubel Trumpelmann's triple strikes in the opening over followed by an unbeaten 32 from JJ Smit led the way for Namibia to defeat Scotland by four wickets in a Group 2 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Post-monsoon reservoir storage in Punjab, Himachal significantly less
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Large reservoirs in Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, among others, have significantly less water storage at the end of monsoon season compared to last year and, also, to 10 years' average, according to an analysis by the Central Water Commission (CWC).
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
India, Brazil to protect developing countries' interests at COP26
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) With barely four days to go for start of the annual climate change conference, COP26, India on Wednesday held a meeting with Brazil wherein the two nations agreed to "protect the interests of developing nations".
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
T20 World Cup: Smit leads Namibia to four-wicket win over Scotland
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) JJ Smit (32 not out off 23 balls) led the way for Namibia to defeat Scotland by four wickets in a Group 2 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. The win also marks Namibia's first-ever win in the Super 12 stage of the mega event.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Class room teaching for Odisha UG, PG students in November
Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (IANS) Classroom teaching for 2021-22 first year undergraduate (UG) and first year post graduate (PG) students in universities and colleges of Odisha will start in November, it was announced on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Madras HC rejects Special DGP's plea for transferring sexual harassment case
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Wednesday turned down a plea by a Special DGP of the Tamil Nadu Police to transfer sexual harassment against him on a complaint by a woman IPS officer.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
BCCI president Ganguly quits position at ATK to avoid conflict of interest
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has quit his position as a director in Indian Super League (ISL) club ATK Mohun Bagan on Wednesday. The ATK Mohun Bagan FC is owned by RPSG Ventures Pvt Ltd, who won the rights for the new IPL team in Lucknow on Monday with a record bid of INR 7,090 crore.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Merck's Covid pill licensed to UN-backed organisation for use in 105 low, middle income countries
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and Merck on Wednesday announced the signing of a voluntary licensing agreement to facilitate affordable global access for Molnupiravir.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Calcutta HC reserves order on former Chief Secy's plea against CAT order
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday reserved its order of the plea of former West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhayay and said that it will be pronounced before his scheduled hearing at the principal bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal on November 2.
2021-10-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
T20 World Cup: Hardik Pandya bowls in nets ahead of NZ game
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial T20 World Cup game against New Zealand, all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Wednesday went through fitness drills and bowled in the nets for the first time in months during India's practice session, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CBI files charge sheet in the murder of Vivekananda Reddy
Amaravati, Oct 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said it has filed a charge sheet against four accused in alleged murder of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's uncle and former minister Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC declines bail to gangster Abu Salem in 1995 builder murder case
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a bail plea by gangster Abu Salem serving life imprisonment in the 1995 murder case of Mumbai-based builder Pradeep Jain.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Industry, varsities, govt have vital role in socio-economic development'
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said the three stakeholders in the triple helix model of innovation i.e. industry, universities and government have a vital role in stimulating socio-economic development in the country through knowledge generation, invention and innovation.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics,Technology
Infiltration bids to go up in J&K ahead of heavy snowfall: Intel agencies
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Infiltration attempts will increase in the Jammu and Kashmir ahead of heavy snowfall, intelligence agencies have warned.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Another rare honour for breast cancer surgeon Raghu Ram
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Eminent breast cancer surgeon Dr Raghu Ram on Wednesday achieved the rare distinction to become the first surgeon from South Asia to deliver the distinguished lecture of the US Chapter of International Society of Surgery.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Use of drugs up, liquor consumption down in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) The use of drugs has gone up in Kerala, while the consumption of liquor has come down, the Assembly was told on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
$32.1 bn fund to help women, newborns hit by Covid
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) A massive $32.1 billion of funding to help women, newborns, children, and adolescents has been pledged to restore essential health, nutrition and social services for women, newborns, children and adolescents lost because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Two held in kidney cheating racket in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested two persons involved in cheating in the name of getting them medical treatment in Delhi's premier hospitals. The culprits cheated Rs 10 lakh from a Mumbai based doctor in the name of getting his kidney transplant done in Delhi's premier hospital.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Spirited Namibia restrict Scotland to 109/8
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) A spirited Namibia bowling attack, led by pacer Rubel Trumpelmann's triple strikes in the opening over, restricting Scotland to a below-par 109/8 in 20 overs in a Group 2 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Tejashwi Yadav attacks Nitish for sending youths to jail
Patna, Oct 27 (IANS) RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday said that Nitish Kumar became the Chief Minister of Bihar through the back door and is sending youths to jail.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Mamata Banerjee strolls around Kurseong, has tea at roadside stall
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a four-day tour to north Bengal, on Wednesday took time of out of her busy schedule for a stroll along the hilly roads of Kurseong, near Darjeeling.
2021-10-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
92-year-old Gandhian Subbarao passes away
Jaipur, Oct 27 (IANS) A Gandhian and Padma Shri Dr S.N. Subbarao passed away on Wednesday in Jaipur.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
K'taka HC seeks report on action against corrupt officials
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to submit a report on action taken by the authorities against corrupt bureaucrats, based on the investigation by the Lokayukta.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Amit Shah speaks to Chandrababu Naidu on Andhra developments
Amaravati, Oct 27 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday spoke to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu over phone about the recent developments in Andhra Pradesh.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Nagpur's river revitalization project gets green signal
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) More than a decade after it was first conceptualized, the Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) has approved the Rs 2,117 crore Nag River Revitalization project for revival and revitalization of the river that lends its name to Nagpur in Maharashtra.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
National security not always a 'free pass' against judiciary, says SC on Pegasus
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it crystal clear that the Centre's argument of national security, in context of whether it used the Pegasus spyware, cannot be used as a "free pass" whenever a matter is taken up for judicial review.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
17-yr-old Kerala school girl turns to YouTube for delivering baby at home
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) In a bizarre incident a 17-year-old Kerala school girl delivered a child at her home on October 20 while watching YouTube for guidance on the delivery, said reports.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Kalashnikovs, AK 47 allegedly used against Pak cops by TLP protesters
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) TLP (Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan) protesters used Kalashnikovs and AK 47 against policemen in Gujranwala, Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed has alleged.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
India successfully test nuclear capable missile Agni-5
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India on Wednesday successfully tested its nuclear-capable surface to surface ballistic missile Agni-5 that can hit a target at a range of 5,000 km from A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Covid pandemic has hit firecracker business hard, say sellers
Gurugram, Oct 27 (IANS) The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and ban imposed by the Delhi government have drastically reduced sales of firecrackers by 80 per cent in Gurugram this year, merchants have said.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Need to reassess few things in batting, says Mahmudullah after loss against England
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) After a crushing 8-wicket defeat against England, Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah on Wednesday said that his team is very disappointed with the way they batted and the side needs to reassess a few things in batting in the upcoming matches of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
HC notice to Delhi Police in plea seeking removal of unnecessary barricades
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Delhi Police and others on a plea seeking removal of unnecessary barricades on several roads across the city, as they cause grave hardships to the commuters.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi logs 38 Covid cases, infection rate drops to 0.06%
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhi reported 38 fresh cases of Covid on Wednesday, taking its tally to 14,39,709, while there were no new deaths - for the fifth day running, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Health Department.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
People raise questions about MP Govt's online RTI portal's efficiency
Bhopal, Oct 27 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Information Commission earlier this month started an online facility for filling Right To Information (RTI) applications, giving a platform to the people of the state to get information related to the state government.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
5 lakh to sing Kannada songs to spread love for language
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) In a unique programme to promote Kannada language, the Karnataka government has called upon the people to join the musical programme in which five lakh people across the state will simultaneously sing three songs on Thursday (Oct 28).
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
T20 World Cup: How inswinger and googly could cause trouble for Indian team
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) With Pakistan winning two matches in three days against India and New Zealand in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, they have now become the unquestionable favourites to top Group 2. What the back-to-back victories have ensured that the rest of India's matches are now a do-or-die affair, starting from Sunday's clash with New Zealand in Dubai.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Living in Tripura camps, uncertainty over tribal migrants voting in Mizoram by-polls
Aizawl/Agartala, Oct 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) and the election authorities in Mizoram will not make any special arrangements, as was done in previous polls, to allow 663 voters among the 36,140 tribal migrants sheltered in Tripura, to cast their votes in the October 30 by-polls to the Tuirial assembly seat. Mizoram's Joint Chief Electoral Officer David L. Pachuau said that they have not yet received any instructions from the EC to make any special arrangements for the Reang tribal voters, sheltered in northern Tripura since 1997.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Taliban military strategist, Mullah Yaqub Omar makes first appearance
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Mullah Yaqub Omar, the new defence minister of Afghanistan and son of Taliban founder Mullah Omar, made his first appearance before the media in Kabul on Wednesday, Express Tribune reported.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
R'sthan: Internet suspension 4 times in a month draws flak
Jaipur, Oct 27 (IANS) Social media on Wednesday remained flooded with interesting memes which mocked at the state government's decision to suspend internet services four times in the last one month to check cheating in competitive exams.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Pakistan Rangers called in for 60 days after clashes with TLP
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Wednesday that the Rangers were being called in to maintain law and order in the Punjab province for 60 days after recent clashes with the proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), Dawn reported.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,Politics
Delhi's minor missing special child traced under operation Milap
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhi Police have traced a child, who had been missing for 6 days and handed him over to his parents. The 14-year old differently abled male child was found by the staff of Paharganj Police Station under 'operation Milap'.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
J&K's first literary festival begins at Gulmarg resort
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) The first-ever literary festival in J&K was inaugurated on Wednesday by Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi at ski resort Gulmarg.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Art/Culture/Books
Orange alert in coastal Tamil Nadu for Friday, Saturday
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) An orange alert has been issued for the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu on Friday and Saturday, following the possibility of heavy rains and even very heavy rainfall, the Meteorological Department, Chennai announced on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife