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India vs New Zealand: Time for Risabh Pant to make strong case in New Zealand T20

Young India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant must be rearing to showcase his skills in the three-T20I series against New Zealand in a bid to present his contention for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England. Risabh Pant was rested for the ODI series against Australia and New Zealand which Team India won convincingly. The left-handed Delhi opener is back into the squad for the T20I series in the Kiwiland. The preceding ODI series solved a part of the puzzle as India look to finalise their 15 for the World…

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UK home secretary approves Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India

On  Monday, the UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid has approved the liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India. The 62 years liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is facing charges of fraud, money laundering and violation of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), can appeal against the decision of the UK Home Secretary within 14 days of the order. In case no appeal is made, he will be extradited within 28 days. The UK’s senior-most Pakistani-origin minister Javid who had to make a decision within two months of the day the case was sent. The…

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Kumbh 2019 : Devotees throng Sangam for second ‘Shahi Snan’ on ‘Mauni Amavasya’

Kumbh Mela is the grand religious event, which started on January 15 on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Over 3 million devotees have thronged to take a dip on Monday in the holy Sangam in Prayagraj on the auspicious occasion of ‘Mauni Amavasya’. ‘Mauni Amavasya’ is the new moon day of the Magha month, which falls in late January or early February. It assumes greater significance if it falls on a Monday during the Kumbh, which happens to be the case this time. It is believed that on this day, first…

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Business Featured National 

Reliance Communications shares plunge 48% after bankruptcy filing

Today the shares of Indias largest communication service provider  Reliance Communications Ltd has plunged over 48% in morning trade after the company has decided to opt for insolvency proceedings, following its failure to sell assets for paying back its lenders. RCom fell as much as 48.27% on BSE to Rs 6 a share intraday. At 9.40 am, the stock was trading at Rs.7.34 on BSE, down 36.7% from its previous close. In comparison, benchmark Sensex fell 0.23% to 36,386.78 points. According to the report, RCom’s USD bonds due November 2020…

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Seemanchal Express derail in Bihar : 6 killed , 11 coaches Derailed

On Sunday,  early in the morning, around 4 am six passengers were killed and over 30 injured when 11 coaches of the Delhi-bound Seemanchal Express Derailed. The coaches of the superfast Jogbani-Anand Vihar Seemanchal Express jumped the rails near Sahadai Buzurg in the Sonpur Division of East Central Railway (ECR). Officials said that the superfast train Seemanchal Express from Jogbani in Bihar to Delhi’s Anand Vihar Terminal was running at 55 kilometres an hour when the accident took place. Three of the coaches overturned and high force of the impact destroyed them completely. Chief…

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Mamata Banerjee sits in dharna protesting CBI action against Kolkata police chief

The Kolkata Chief Minister Mamata  Banerjee on Sunday sits for dharna or a sit-down protest for 2  days in central Kolkata to “save the constitution” after a huge showdown between the police and officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation. The CBI officers wanted to question Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar over two Ponzi schemes, but the CBI officials who turned up at Mr Kumar’s home were taken to a local police station and allegedly detained. “There is a total constitutional breakdown. It is my job to protect my officers,” the…

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Business Featured National 

Amazon Gets Alternate Sellers in Place For Selling Products

The largest e-commerce site Amazon gets new rules to remove its key grocery service and remove a wide range of products such as sunglasses and floor cleaners. In December last year, India modified foreign direct investment rules for its burgeoning e-commerce sector, which has drawn major bets from not only Amazon.com but also the likes of Walmart Inc, which last year bought a majority stake in homegrown e-commerce player Flipkart. India’s new e-commerce investment rules bar online retailers from selling products via vendors in which they have an equity interest, and…

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2 Pilots Killed In Mirage 2000 Fighter Jet Crash In Bengaluru

Two Indian Air Force pilots were killed after a Mirage 2000 upgraded trainer version by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited crashed in Bengaluru on Friday morning. The pilots have been identified as Squadron Leader Sameer Abrol and Squadron Leader Siddarth Negi. The incident took place at 10.30 am. The Mirage 2000 is equipped with ‘zero-zero’ (zero speed, zero altitudes) ejection seats which enable the pilots to bail out even if the aircraft is on the ground and is not moving. It is unclear at what stage of the take-off run the fighter was…

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Mithali Raj becomes first woman cricketer to play 200 ODIs

Mithali Raj is an Indian Cricketer and captain of Indian Women’s Cricket team. Maithali is regarded as one of the greatest batswomen to have ever played the game, she is the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket and the only female cricketer to surpass the 6,000 run mark in WODIs. Maithali is the first player to score seven consecutive 50s in ODIs. She also holds the record for most half-centuries in WODIs. In June 2018 during 2018 T20 Asia cup, she became the first player from India (either male or female) to score…

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A tribute to Kalpana Chawla : the first Indian woman in space

Sixteen years ago on this day, India lost one of its most talented children, Kalpana Chawla. She was one of seven crew members in NASA’sSpace Shuttle Columbia, which disintegrated minutes after launching from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. The shuttle was 73 seconds into its flight when it blew up, silently, in a cloud of red, orange and white. Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian-born woman in space, and a role model for not just women around the world, but anyone that dreamt of being an astronaut. She went to space on two missions as a NASA astronaut –…

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