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IND vs New Zealand:Loss in fourth ODI is a reality check for us: Bhuvneswar Kumar

After the fifth and final ODI at Wellington on Sunday, India will play three T20 Internationals against New Zealand which will start on February 6. On Thursday, India pacer Bhubaneswar Kumar stated that the team have got a “reality check” after their crushing defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the fourth ODI. The match saw the collapse of the Indian batting order in front of the swinging deliveries of  Trent Boult and Colin D Grandhomme but Kumar asserted that judging the credibility of Indian batsmen just by one match would not be a…

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Samsung dials ‘M’ to take on Xiaomi

The Korean company Samsung on Monday launched its new Galaxy M smartphones in the country. The series that has been designed to ground up in India, as it looks to re-capture its pole position from rival Xiaomi. Samsung has launched two models – M20 and M10 will be priced at Rs 7,990 onwards that will be available online from February 5.  Senior vice-president of Samsung India Asim Warsi said that “Today’s millennials want a smartphone that is lighting fast, runs longer and comes loaded with latest innovations. Meaningful innovation and customer-centric approach…

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Veteran cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar pass away at 87 of age

The Popular cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar, passed away yesterday at his residence in Mumbai. He was 87 years old and had been battling old age-related ailments for the past few days. Mr. Ramakant Achrekar was one of the pre-eminent features of Mumbai cricket culture. Mr. Ramakant Achrekar was the cricket coach of Sachin Tendulkar who shaped Sachin’s career in the field of cricket. Apart from cricket he also built the career of many other cricketers including Balwinder Singh Sandhu, Chandrakant Pandit, Lalchand Rajput, Vinod Kambli, Pravin Amre, Sameer Dighe, Ajit Agarkar, Paras Mhambrey and Ramesh…

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Sabarimala case: Two women enters Ayyapa Temple

On Wednesday, Kerala Chief Minister confirmed two women in the age group of 10-50 years entered the Ayyapa temple in Sabarimala which is one of the holiest shrines in south India since supreme court banned entering of women of menstrual age in the temple. The temple shut down for ritual “purification” briefly before reopening to devotees. According to the video footage, two women named as Bindu and Kanaka Durga  who were from Kozhikode and Malappuram respectively are seen making the entry through the staff gate on the northern side at 3:48 a.m.…

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Government to introduced Aadhaar Amendment bill

The Union law Minister of India Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad will introduce the Aadhaar amendment bill today in the Lok Sabha under the Aadhaar Act, The telegraph act and the prevention of money laundering Act (PMLA). The amendments which were approved by the cabinet in the mid of December would permit the voluntary use of Aadhaar for mobile SIM card and bank account authentications, as well as allow children who turn 18 to opt-out of the system. Another Supreme court’s   Aadhaar Amendment Bill continues the government’s push to establish a…

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Union Cabinet approves Rs 10,000 crore for human space mission, Gaganyaan

On Friday the Union Cabinet approved Rs 10,000 crore budget for the “Gaganyaan project” under which a three-member crew would be in space for at least seven days. The testing phase is expected to begin from December 2020 and the mission will be undertaken from 2022. The project Gaganyaan was first announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Independence Day. According to the report, The Gaganyaan programme will establish a broader framework for collaboration between ISRO, academia, industry, national agencies and other scientific organisations. It will also…

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Government sets New Rules for Food Delivery Platforms

On Friday, The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has implemented new guidelines for online food and grocery operators such as Grofers and Big Basket as well as food delivery platforms like Swiggy and Zomato. The national food inspector said food products which are offered for sale are liable to sampling at any point in the supply chain. Companies will also need to provide a sample of the food on their platforms so that consumers can recognise the product. All mandatory information mentioned in the Food Safety and Standards…

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Bank-led resolution of NPAs set to begin

Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) along with former deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India has set up an oversight committee with to kick start bank-led resolution of stressed assets under the inter-creditor agreement. The association has now asked the 34 lenders to initiate and send the resolution proposals under the scheme. According to the senior official of Indian Bank’s Association, banks have been told to provide forensic reports and credit rating of the borrower along with the resolution plan “Under Project Sashakt”, an overseeing committee (OC) is to be set…

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On Thursday the high court approved BJP’s Rath Yatra in West Bengal. The West Bengal unit of the BJP had scheduled three Rath Yatras which will begin on Friday, which was proposed to travel across all 42 Lok Sabha constituencies of the State ahead of Lok Sabha election in 2019. The court directed that the administration should ensure that there is no breach of law and order. According to the observance of Kolkata High Court “The administrative authorities denied permission without even making an endeavour that the rally can be…

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Food poisoning in Karnataka highlights a national problem

The incident at Karnataka temple has highlighted one of India’s major public health issues when it comes to an infectious disease that is food poisoning. More than 130 worshipers at a temple in the Chamarajanagar district became sick after eating the “Prasad” as food offered during the services. Eleven people died and eight are in critical condition at the time of writing. Police are investigating the incident. The Karnataka police on Wednesday arrested four accused, including Maharashtra Hill Samiti Mutt seer Pattadakal Immadi Mahadevaswamy in connection with the food poisoning…

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