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Do you use these Indianisms?Rediff.comFew mins ago
You'll be looking at your e-mails in a different light after reading this.
Four positives in latest EPL coronavirus testsRediff.com18 minutes ago
Four players tested positive for coronavirus in the latest batch of tests conducted by the English Premier League and announced on Wednesday. Russian Premier League club Lokomotiv Moscow said on Thursday that four of its players had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
English Premier League to restart on June 17: reportRediff.com19 minutes ago
The English Premier League season will restart on June 17, the BBC reported on Thursday. A spokesman for the Premier League, which stopped play in March, declined to comment as the meeting of 20 club officials was ongoing.
ICC defers decision on T20 World Cup till June 10Rediff.com23 minutes ago
The International Cricket Council on Thursday deferred a decision on all agenda items, including the fate of the T20 World Cup in Australia, till June 10. The World Cup is scheduled from October 18 to November 15 but there is intense speculation about the event being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and the window being used by the currently suspended IPL.
Karnataka suspends air travel from 5 statesRediff.com37 minutes ago
The decision to stop flights from these states, which have high number of coronavirus cases, for the time being was taken at a cabinet meet, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister J C Madhuswamy said.
BJP's Sambit Patra shows COVID-19 symptoms, hospitalisedRediff.com48 minutes ago
A source at Medanta hospital in Gurgaon said Patra was 'admitted in the morning and is stable'.
India's top TT players say won't join camp in JuneRediff.com1 hour ago
The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) will make a fresh attempt to organise a training camp at the end of June but top players including Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan are not ready to travel anytime soon as the situation remains "unsafe".
National Games postponed indefinitely due to coronavirusRediff.com1 hour ago
The much-delayed 36th National Games, scheduled for October-November in Goa, was on Thursday postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) recently asked the Goa government that it must host the National Games as scheduled from October 20 to November 4 this year.
12 IndiGo passengers on 4 flights test COVID-19 positiveRediff.com1 hour ago
Three passengers who travelled on Delhi-Jammu flight on Tuesday, six passengers who were on Bengaluru-Coimbatore flight on Wednesday, two passengers who were on Delhi-Coimbatore flight on Wednesday and one passenger who was on Bengaluru-Madurai flight on Wednesday tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the airline said.
Overnight ops to clear swarms of locusts in UP, Maha farmers warnedRediff.com2 hours ago
Senior officials, including those from a central team, were present during the night-long operation and a close vigil is being maintained on further movement of locusts, Katiyar said. Two fire brigade vehicles loaded with insecticide had been deployed in all four Jhansi tehsils besides six vehicles were kept ready at the district headquarter. Ten municipal employees with two insecticide spraying machines were posted in every block.
Don't charge migrants for bus/train back home, says SCRediff.com2 hours ago
The apex court, which passed interim directions, said all migrant workers who are stranded at various places shall be provided food by concerned states and Union Territories (UTs) at places which shall be publicised and notified to them for the period they are waiting for their turn to board a train or a bus.
Check out India's tour of Australia scheduleRediff.com2 hours ago
Ending weeks of speculation, Cricket Australia on Thursday confirmed that India will make the trip Down Under starting October this year for an assignment comprising four Tests, along with three ODIs and as many T20 Internationals.
ED attaches JP Morgan India accounts worth Rs 187 croreRediff.com2 hours ago
This follows an investigation into alleged violations of foreign exchange rules involving foreign direct investment of Rs 85 crore and Rs 140 crore by JP Morgan India and Amrapali Group firms.
Nearly 23 lakh in quarantine across India: Govt estimatesRediff.com2 hours ago
While majority of the state governments and union territory administrations have made at least seven days' quarantine compulsory for anyone arriving in their jurisdiction, a few of them have opted for home quarantine for those reaching their administrative limits. According to an official estimate, as on May 26, a total of 22.81 lakh people were in quarantine facilities arranged by different states and union territories -- almost double from 12 days ago (May 14) when the people put under quarantine were 11.95 lakh, a government official told PTI.
Sensex extends gains, reclaims 32,000-mark on F&O expiryRediff.com3 hours ago
L&T was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, spurting over 6 per cent, followed by Hero MotoCorp, HDFC Bank, IndusInd Bank, Maruti, HDFC and HCL Tech. On the other hand, ITC, SBI and Bharti Airtel ended in the red.
Migrants reach home after 'ride' of a lifetimeRediff.com3 hours ago
Recounting the experiences of the morning, one which they will remember all their lives, Naveen said people at the Delhi airport were looking at them when they entered carrying jute bags and wearing slippers.
'IPL can lift the spirits of the country'Rediff.com3 hours ago
Talking about the 2019 season, when the team reached the playoffs after a long gap, Parth Jindal gave credit to the Ricky Ponting-Sourav Ganguly duo that was at the helm of affairs.
F1 teams to be limited to 80 people each at closed racesRediff.com3 hours ago
Formula One's 10 teams will be limited to a maximum 80 people each at races held without spectators when the delayed season gets going in July. Formula One is hoping to start racing behind closed doors in Austria in early July, followed by a number of races in similar conditions elsewhere in Europe.
Mumbai BJP MLA challenges police order on fake postsRediff.com3 hours ago
The petition said the order was arbitrary and unreasonable and violative of fundamental rights of citizens.
NIA acted in haste in taking Navlakha to Mumbai: HCRediff.com4 hours ago
Justice Anup J Bhambhani, who conducted the hearing through video conferencing, said there was an evident haste shown by the NIA in moving pleas across Mumbai and Delhi over weekends and Gazetted holidays (Eid) and obtaining orders by e-mail, and 'whisking away' Navlakha to Mumbai, which has rendered these proceedings infructuous.
Fitch warns against impact of forced lending on banksRediff.com4 hours ago
The stimulus measures include extension of the 90-day moratorium on recognition of impaired loans to 180 days, in addition to several relaxations in bank lending limits, including allowing banks to fund interest on working capital loans.
Women's sport faces generational loss from COVID-19 cutsRediff.com4 hours ago
Women's cricket, soccer, Australian Rules, rugby league and rugby union competitions have gained traction in Australia and New Zealand but many organisations have been quick to pull funding and end seasons for women's sport during the pandemic.
'China must know India won't back down'Rediff.com4 hours ago
'India is not going to accept whatever the Chinese say. That is not going to happen.'
Footballers set out to help Amphan-affected West BengalRediff.com4 hours ago
While the state of West Bengal attempts to recover from the devastation caused by the combination of the coronavirus pandemic and the Amphan cyclone, a consortium of 38 footballers have decided to pool in their resources to help the affected people. This consortium -- named 'Players for Humanity', include the likes of Subrata Paul, Mehtab Hossain, Arnab Mondal, Subhashish Roychowdhury, Sandip Nandy, Pronay Halder, Pritam Kotal and Shouvik Ghosh amongst others.
Sovereign gold bond sale in May highest since launchRediff.com4 hours ago
The government has sold SGBs worth Rs 1,990 crore in April and May alone.
Back home, migrant workers stare at uncertain futureRediff.com4 hours ago
Migrants are no longer sure if they would be able to live by Modi's mantra of "Jaan Bhi Jahaan Bhi".
BJP plans online celebration of Modi 2.0's first anniversaryRediff.com5 hours ago
The Bharatiya Janata Party will hold a month-long campaign staring from June to mark the first anniversary of the Modi 2.0 government and will hold digital rallies in all districts across the country, its general secretary Bhupendra Yadav said.
Ball shining post-COVID-19: 'Why not try external substance'Rediff.com5 hours ago
A lot of premier players and coaches now feel that the use of external substances should be allowed to shine the ball in order to maintain a balance between the bat and ball.
Algo traders find relief as volumes stabiliseRediff.com5 hours ago
The volume of shares traded in the stock market had fallen 28 per cent in April. Turnover, or the value of securities changing hands, fell 12.6 per cent. This trend of falling volumes seems to have stabilised in May.
No Aamir, Salman plans Christmas release for RadheRediff.com5 hours ago
Aamir's planned Christmas release Lal Singh Chaddha is unlikely to be ready on time due to the lockdown.
'The last couple of years have been very good'Rediff.com5 hours ago
'My journey as an actor started to evolve when Web series started blowing out in a big way.' 'I lucked out because Inside Edge was one of the first big shows so that gave me a good platform, and led to more opportunities.' 'Web series have an ensemble star cast, and the characters are well written.' 'It's not only about a hero or a villain.'
China's parliament approves controversial Hong Kong security billRediff.com5 hours ago
The new law permits for the first time Chinese security agencies to open their establishments and operate in Hong Kong.
'I hope your son gets coronavirus': Footballer reveals abuseRediff.com5 hours ago
Troy Deeney has declined to take part in the resumption of training, after the stoppage due to the coronavirus pandemic, citing his son's breathing difficulties.
PCB appoints Saqlain Mushtaq as high performance coachRediff.com5 hours ago
Saqlain Mushtaq has previously worked as a spin bowling coach with Bangladesh, West Indies and England, apart from serving as a consultant for PCB, Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket.
Sonia asks Centre to unlock coffers to help needyRediff.com5 hours ago
'Put direct cash of Rs 7,500 per month in the account of every family for the next six months and provide Rs 10,000 immediately'
S&P sees Indian economy shrinking by 5% in FY21Rediff.com5 hours ago
Stating that COVID-19 has not yet been contained in India, the rating agency in a statement said the government stimulus package is low relative to countries with similar economic impacts from the pandemic. "The COVID-19 outbreak in India and two months of lockdown -- longer in some areas -- have led to a sudden stop in the economy. That means growth will contract sharply this fiscal year (April 2020 to March 2021)," it said. "Economic activity will face ongoing disruption over the next year as the country transitions to a post-COVID-19 world."
Morgan casts doubts on T20 World Cup going ahead as per scheduleRediff.com6 hours ago
Eoin Morgan said going ahead, Australia, which has reported just over 7,100 positive cases with more than 6500 recoveries and 103 deaths, would be weighing their options.
Hina Khan's WOW pictures!Rediff.com6 hours ago
Hina Khan's Instagram page is always a delight.
67% of India's COVID-19 cases come from four statesRediff.com6 hours ago
As the nation unites to fight this killer virus, Rediff Labs has mapped, state-wise, the coronavirus cases in India.
COVID-19: What's your state's recovery rate?Rediff.com6 hours ago
Rediff Labs analysed the data to map number of patients recovered in each state where positive cases have been found.