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IND vs SL 2nd T20I: Sri Lanka beat depleted India by 4 wickets to level series

Zee News 15 hours 55 minutes ago

With this win, Sri Lanka has levelled the three-match series at 1-1. The final game will be played on Thursday (July 29).
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2nd T20I: Sri Lanka beat depleted India by 4 wickets to keep series alive
A depleted Indian team, playing with only five batsmen, could not defend a modest target of 133 despite a valiant effort from its players as Sri Lanka kept the three-match series alive with a four-wicket victory in the second T20 International on Wednesday.
2nd T20I: Dhananjaya Leads Sri Lanka To Series-Levelling Win Over India
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Dhanajaya de Silva's 40 runs off 34 balls helped Sri Lanka win the second T20I against India by four wickets and level the three-match T20I series 1-1.
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Dutch Unearth Roman Canal, Road Near UNESCO Heritage Sites

NDTV 9 hours 14 minutes ago

Dutch archaeologists said on Wednesday they have unearthed a Roman canal and road near ancient military camps that were this week listed on UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites.
Dholavira, a Harappan-era city in Gujarat, is now an UNESCO World Heritage Site
Dholavira, a Harappan-era city in Gujarat, has been conferred the tag of UNESCO World Heritage Site, the organisation said on July 27. This is the second site to be included in the world heritage list this month after the Ramappa Temple at Palampet in Telangana's Warangal.
T'gana: Ramappa dossier fails Unesco grandeur test
Political and diplomatic efforts seem to have fetched the Unesco World Heritage Site tag for the historic Ramappa temple in Telangana.
After Telangana's Ramappa Temple, now Harrapan city Dholavira in Gujarat gets UNESCO's World Heritage site tag
Reacting to the development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was 'absolutely delighted' by this news and also shared some of his pictures when he visited Dholavira as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
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Centre Asks States To Conduct Sero Surveys For District-Level Data

NDTV 16 hours 13 minutes ago

The Centre has advised all states and Union territories to conduct seroprevalence surveys in consultation with the ICMR to generate district-level data on seroprevalence which is essential in...
Two-third of population surveyed in 11 states have coronavirus antibodies: ICMR serosurvey
Madhya Pradesh leads the chart with 79 per cent seroprevalence while Kerala is at the bottom with 44.4 per cent. Seroprevalence in Assam is 50.3 per cent and Maharashtra 58 per cent. The findings of the fourth round of national serosurvey conducted by the ICMR across 70 districts of India was shared by the Union health ministry on Wednesday.
Two-third of population surveyed in 11 states have coronavirus antibodies: ICMR serosurvey
Referring to the findings, the Health Ministry has advised states and union territories to conduct seroprevalence studies of their own in consultation with the ICMR to ensure that those studies follow a standardized protocol.
ICMR serosurvey says two-third of population surveyed in 11 states have coronavirus antibodies
Madhya Pradesh leads the chart with 79 per cent seroprevalence while Kerala is at the bottom with 44.4 per cent. Seroprevalence in Assam is 50.3 per cent and Maharashtra 58 per cent.
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US gymnast Simone Biles withdraws from Olympics to focus on mental health

Economic Times 25 hours 52 minutes ago

Simone Biles has withdrawn from the final of the individual all-around gymnastics competition at the Olympics due to concerns over her mental health.
Tokyo 2020: After withdrawing from team event, Simone Biles now pulls out from final individual all-around competition
Simone Biles pulled out of a second event at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, withdrawing from the individual all-around competition to concentrate on her mental health.
Simone Biles withdraws from all-around gymnastics: Official
Defending champion Simone Biles has withdrawn from the final of the Olympic individual all-around gymnastics competition due to ongoing concerns over her mental health, USA Gymnastics confirmed on Wednesday.
Gymnast Simone Biles Pulls Out Of 2nd Olympics Event Over "Mental Health"
Simone Biles has withdrawn from the final of the individual all-around gymnastics competition at the Olympics due to concerns over her mental health
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16 dead, several injured after cloudburst hits village in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar

Zee News 23 hours 7 minutes ago

In Kishtwar, a cloudburst hit a remote village around 4:30 am, leaving seven people dead and 17 others injured, while at least nine people are dead, two injured and seven reported missing in the...
Jammu and Kashmir cloudburst: Indian Army launches rescue operation in Kishtwar
According to the Indian Army, assistance was sought for the rescue operation immediately after receiving information from the district deputy commissioner regarding the cloudburst at Honzar village in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.
7 Dead, 20 Missing After Cloudburst Hits Village In J&K's Kishtwar
Seven people have died and at least 20 are reported missing after a cloudburst in a remote village in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir early this morning, officials said.
Cloudburst hits Jammu and Kashmir village; over 30 reported missing, 4 bodies found
Over 30 people are reported missing after a cloudburst in a remote village in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir early on Wednesday, officials said. Four bodies have been recovered.
Times of India,
  

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu beats Cheung in straight games, enters pre-quarterfinals

Economic Times 29 hours 38 minutes ago

The 26-year-old Indian, who had claimed a silver medal in the last edition in Rio, prevailed over world No. 34 Cheung 21-9 21-16 in a 35-minute match to top the group. This was Sindhu's sixth win...
Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu enters pre-quarterfinals
Reigning world champion PV Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of women's singles badminton event at the Tokyo Olympics after beating Hong Kong's NY Cheung in a group J match on Wednesday.
Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu Beats Cheung In Straight Games, Enters Last 16
Reigning world champion PV Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of women's singles badminton event at the Tokyo Olympics after beating Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi in a group J match on Wednesday.
Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu trumps Hong Kong's NY Cheung, advances to knockout stage
PV Sindhu dictated the proceedings in the women's singles clash against Hong Kong'sNY Cheung, winning the contest 21-9, 21-16.
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All you need to know about Basavaraj Bommai, from Tata engineer to Karnatakas new CM

Economic Times 25 hours 2 minutes ago

Basavaraj Bommai is Karnatakas new CM and his elevation will keep both Lingayat community and Yediyurappa happy. Bommai joined BJP just before the 2008 assembly elections.The 61-year-old three-time...
Basavaraj Bommai: Yediyurappa loyalist, Lingayat leader and BJP`s new face in Karnataka
Bommais caste, educational qualification, administrative capacities and proximity to Yediyurappa and central leaders of the BJP is said to be the reasons for his election to the top post.
"BS Yediyurappa Is A Mentor, His Experience A Boon To Me": Basavaraj Bommai
Basavaraj Bommai is Karnataka's new Chief Minister. He sees it as a huge responsibility and will get down to Covid-related work on the first day of his job. In this interview with Maya Sharma, he...
With Basavaraj Bommai as new CM, BJP tries to reassure powerful Lingayat community in Karnataka
The announcement that Basavaraj Bommai will be the next Karnataka chief minister, made by his predecessor BS Yediyurappa, is a significant gesture to reassure the influential Lingayat community that their interests are safe with BJP and the party will not lose sight of them.
Times of India,
  

Basavaraj Bommai sworn in as new chief minister of Karnataka

Times of India 27 hours 25 minutes ago

BJP leader Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday took oath as the new chief minister of Karnataka. The Shiggaon MLA was sworn-in by governor Thaawarchand Gehlot at Raj Bhavan.
Basavaraj Bommai takes oath as Chief Minister of Karnataka
Ending the heightened suspense, the Karnataka BJP legislature party on Tuesday evening had elected Basavaraj Bommai as its new leader to succeed outgoing Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa.
What Basavaraj Bommai's Wife Said On His New Role As Chief Minister
After BJP leader Basavaraj Bommai was picked as Karnataka chief minister on Tuesday, his wife Chennamma Basavaraj said his hard work has paid off and that she would ask him to do work that benefits...
Basavaraj Bommai to take oath as Karnataka Chief Minister today
According to sources, the 61-year-old leader is all set to take oath at 11 am today
Zee News,
  

India reports 43,654 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Economic Times 27 hours 8 minutes ago

The number of active cases stood at 3,99,436, an increase of 1,336 in a span of 24 hours, and comprises 1.27 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to...
India reports 43,654 Covid-19 cases, 640 deaths in last 24 hours
India reported a single day rise of 43,654 Covid cases and 640 deaths pushing the country's total tally to 3,14,84,605, according to the latest bulletin released by the health ministry on Wednesday. With this, the overall Covid death toll in the country has reached 422, 022, while total cases have jumped to 31.48 crore.
With 43,654 new infections, India`s daily COVID-19 cases rise again
India on Wednesday recorded 43,654 fresh cases of COVID cases in the past 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry. During this period, the country reported 41,678 recoveries, and 640 deaths, the health ministry said.
Coronavirus Live Updates: 43,654 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India
India recorded more than 40,000 fresh COVID-19 cases, while its active caseload fell below 4,00,000 today, according to Union health ministry data.
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Bandh After Assam-Mizoram Border Clashes Affect Barak Valley

NDTV 19 hours 42 minutes ago

Normal life in the three districts of Assam's Barak Valley was completely affected on Wednesday due to a 12-hour bandh called to protest the killing of seven people, including six policemen, in a...
Assam-Mizoram border clash: Bandh hits normal life in Barak Valley districts; train services unaffected
Normal life was completely affected in the three districts of Assam's Barak Valley on Wednesday due to the 12-hour bandh called to protest the killing of seven people in Assam-Mizoram border clash.
Assam-Mizoram border clash: Bandh affects normal life in Barak Valley
All business establishments remained closed and few vehicles plied on the roads of Mizoram-bordering Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj districts even as emergency services were exempted from the purview of the Barak Valley bandh that began at 5 AM.
Assam-Mizoram border conflict: 12-hour bandh called in Assam's three districts, death toll rises to 7
A12-hour bandh has been called in Assam's Barak Valley comprising three districts - Cachar, Halaikandi and Karimganj on Wednesday condemning the killing of seven persons in border clash with Mizoram Police.
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Rajnath Singh attends Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meet in Dushanbe

Economic Times 24 hours 11 minutes ago

The SCO, seen as a counterweight to NATO, is an eight-member economic and security bloc and has emerged as one of the largest trans-regional international organisations.India and Pakistan became...
Rajnath Singh Begins 3-Day Visit To Dushanbe To Attend SCO Meet
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to pitch for concerted efforts to deal with terrorism and other security challenges facing the region at a conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation...
Defence Minister to attend SCO meet in Tajikistan
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is in Dushanbe, Tajikistan to attend the annual meeting of the Defence Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation SCO member states Source The Sangai Express PIB
Rajnath may meet Chinese counterpart in Dushanbe
Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday eveningreached Tajikistan on a three-day trip to attend a conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), during which he may also meet with his Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe at Dushanbe.
Times of India,
  

SEBI fines Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty Rs 3 lakh for flouting insider trading norms

Zee News 8 hours 2 minutes ago

SEBI imposed a penalty of Rs 3 lakh on actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra, her businessman husband Raj Kundra and their company Viaan Industries for violation of Insider Trading rules.
Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra Fined Rs 3 Lakh By SEBI For Insider Trading
SEBI imposed a penalty of Rs 3 lakh on Hungama 2 actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra, her businessman husband Raj Kundra alias Ripu Sudan Kundra and their company Viaan Industries for violation of its Insider...
Sebi slaps fine on Viaan Industries, Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty for disclosure lapses
According to a Sebi order, a total fine of Rs 3 lakh has been imposed on them to be paid jointly and severally. Shilpa and Ripu are the promoters of Viaan Industries.
Live: SEBI imposes Rs 3 lakh penalty on Shilpa, husband
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Times of India,
  

Feeling of meeting family after 2 years is beyond words: Chanu

Times of India 17 hours 13 minutes ago

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu on Wednesday said that the feeling of meeting family after a span of two years is beyond words. Chanu returned to her hometown of Imphal on Tuesday and she is now...
AMUCO welcomes Mirabai Chanu
All Manipur United Club Organisation AMUCO took part in receiving Olympic Silver Medalist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu today Source The Sangai Express
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Silver-medallist Mirabai Chanu breaks down on meeting mother pic inside
Mirabai Chanu, who won the silver medal in the women's 49kg category on Saturday, was seen hugging her mother Saikhom Ongbi Tombi Leima and her father Saikhom Kriti Meitei with tears rolling down her face as security guards formed a ring around her.
Tokyo Olympics: Mirabai Chanu Breaks Down On Meeting Mother
Tokyo Olympics: India's Olympic silver-medallist Mirabai Chanu broke down on meeting her mother after returning to Imphal on Tuesday. She had arrived in Delhi from Tokyo on Monday.
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Airtel pre-paid recharge packs now start at Rs. 79, entry-level Rs. 49 pack discontinued

Fone Arena 24 hours 39 minutes ago

Airtel has discontinued its Rs 49 entry level Prepaid recharge. The company said that its prepaid packs will now start from the Rs 79 Smart Recharge, and it says that offer up to four times more...
Airtel Revises Its Affordable Recharge Plans, Discontinues Rs. 49 Option
Airtel on Wednesday raised its minimum prepaid recharge plan to Rs. 79 and discontinued the Rs. 49 option. The revision will come into effect from Thursday, July 29.
Airtel makes big pricing move in prepaid, ups entry level plan to Rs 79
"Airtel has discontinued its Rs 49 entry level Prepaid recharge. The Companys Prepaid packs will now start from the Rs 79 Smart Recharge and offer up to four times more outgoing minutes of usage to customers along with double data,' said the company in a statement on Wednesday. The revision is effective from July 29, 2021.
Airtel discontinues Rs 49 prepaid recharge, raises entry-level pricing
With a focus on improving realisation, Airtel on Wednesday announced revisions to its prepaid plans, raising its entry-level pricing by nearly 60 per cent. The telecom operator said it has discontinued its Rs 49 entry level prepaid recharge.
Times of India,