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In Cricket
August 15, 2017 8:43 am gmt |
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There have been past instances of Test matches getting over inside three days in bowler-friendly conditions. But the Sri Lankan team’s defeat in two-and-a-half days at the Pallekele International Stadium on Monday will be hard to digest for its cricket fraternity as it was owing to rank-bad cricket. ...
In India
August 15, 2017 6:36 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation to mark the 71st anniversary of country’s independence on Tuesday (August 15), saying that now a number of countries were “actively” helping New Delhi in its fight against militancy. Modi, sporting a yellow and orange turban, ...
In India
August 14, 2017 5:24 am gmt |
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As their children admitted at BRD Medical College collapsed before their eyes, parents say they spent hours trying to get doctors to attend to them, arranging for medicines including basic cotton gauze and glucose injections themselves, running around for blood, and seeking answers. Now, the wait has...
In India
August 13, 2017 9:48 am gmt |
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The Centre is willing to grant exemption from NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) for one year to Tamil Nadu in terms of government college medical admissions to help rural students, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said. Speaking at the sidelines of an event on Sunday, she said the St...
In India
August 13, 2017 9:33 am gmt |
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Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav was replaced with Ramchandra Prasad Singh as the party’s leader in the Rajya Sabha on Saturday. Confirming the move, Bihar party president Bashistha Narain Singh said it was important due to Yadav’s recent “anti-party activities”, reported news agency ANI. The move co...
In Sports
August 13, 2017 5:16 am gmt |
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Indian batsmen on Saturday (August 12) continued their pristine form in the series and piled on runs on the first day of the third test match against Sri Lanka, with opener Shikhar Dhawan smashing his sixth hundred. After winning the toss and opting to bat, India captain Virat Kohli could not have as...
In India
August 13, 2017 5:10 am gmt |
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 Chief Of India‘s Uttar Pradesh State, Yogi Adityanath, on Saturday (August 12) said an inquiry has been ordered to investigate the death of 60 children allegedly due to lack of oxygen supplies at a hospital this week. The hospital, Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, is located in Gorakhpur...
In Srilanka
August 12, 2017 11:47 am gmt |
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The Indian government is prepared to make an initial investment of 205 million USD in the proposed Indo-Sri Lanka joint Mattala Airport venture. The Hindu-newspaper reports that Sri Lankan authorities have already been informed of the above through the proposal submitted to the cabinet by Minister of...
In India
August 11, 2017 5:14 am gmt |
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Former Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu was today sworn in as the 15th vice president of India. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr. Naidu, 68, at a ceremony in the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior BJP leader L.K. Advani and ...
In India
August 10, 2017 8:00 am gmt |
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Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced a `1,000-crore project to convert seawater into drinking water in the district. Participating in the birth centenary celebrations of AIADMK founder and late Chief Minister M G Ramachandran at Kandamanadi near Janagipuram highway, he said th...
In India
August 9, 2017 11:31 am gmt |
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Amid the border standoff with china, defense minister Arun Jaitley today said the Indian armed forces are strong enough to meet any challenge to the country’s security. He also said in the Rajya sabha that the people of the country have predominant wish of retrieving the parts of Jammu and Kashmir oc...
In Srilanka
August 8, 2017 12:32 pm gmt |
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Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command and Sir Lanka Coast Guard, whilst on routine patrol, arrested 49 Indian fishermen and impounded 12 fishing trawlers for trespassing into Sri Lankan territorial waters and engaging in illegal fishing last night (07, August) and this morning. Two...
In Cricket
August 8, 2017 4:30 am gmt |
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The  Kerala Court on Monday set aside the lifetime ban imposed by BCCI on  S.Sreesanth, paving the way for the former India pacer to attempt a comeback to first class cricket. The Indian cricket board had continued with the ban on Sreesanth — known as much for his colorful character as his undo...
In World
August 7, 2017 9:37 am gmt |
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To mark International Friendship Day, renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Saturday (August 05) created a sculpture in the holy city of Puri to give out a message of peace amid ratcheting tensions between India and China.  Pattnaik created a five feet high sculpture which showed flags of India a...
In India
August 7, 2017 6:00 am gmt |
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  In a bid to promote handloom products, Tamil Nadhu chief minister  K.Palaniswami today exhorted the public to wear  kadhi dresses once a week.  Tamil Nadu has about 3.20 weavers and nearly 1.29 lakh families depend on the textile and handloom sectors, Palaniswami said. The Government has been ...
In Sports
August 7, 2017 5:33 am gmt |
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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Sunday led his team to a another series win over Sri Lanka after the visitors won the 2nd Test by innings and 53 runs in Colombo. After the press conference and team celebration, Kohli met a rather interesting guest – former World Wrestling Entertainment (W...
In Sports
August 7, 2017 4:48 am gmt |
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Test captain Dinesh Chandimal admitted that Sri Lanka lost the second Test to India at the SSC because of their poor batting display in the first innings. Replying to India’s massive first innings of 622-9 declared, Sri Lanka was shot out for 183 and although they came up with a fighting batting disp...
In Business
August 6, 2017 11:06 am gmt |
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Council revised rates on 19 services on Saturday, including reducing the job work rate in the textiles sector to 5% from 18%, as finance minister Arun Jaitley appealed to businesses to pass on the benefits of the tax reform measure. The reduction in the rate of job work will be applicable across the ...
In Sports
August 6, 2017 9:42 am gmt |
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India sealed their eighth series win in a row after they beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs in the second Test in Colombo by bowling out the hosts for 386 in the second innings with Ravindra Jadeja picking up five wickets.   India took a 2-0 unassailable lead in the three-match series […...