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AirAsia India commences Bhubaneswar-Pune flight

AirAsia India commences Bhubaneswar-Pune flight

India | Jan 24, 2021, 08:32 PM IST

AirAsia India commenced Bhubaneswar to Pune direct flight operation from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. 

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Pakistan announce 17-member squad for first Test against South Africa

Cricket | Jan 24, 2021, 04:59 PM IST

After the second Test which will be played in Rawalpindi from February 4-8, the two teams will compete in three T20 Internationals in Lahore on February 11, 13 and 14.

Shubman Gill

Used to be petrified of bouncers when I was young, says Shubman Gill

Cricket | Jan 24, 2021, 04:21 PM IST

Gill scored 259 runs in the six Test innings he played in Australia. It included a remarkable 91-run knock in the second innings of the Gabba Test when India chased 328 on the final day of the Test match.

Kumar Sangakkara

IPL 2021: Rajasthan Royals appoint Kumar Sangakkara as director of cricket

Cricket | Jan 24, 2021, 03:57 PM IST

Sangakkara scored over 28,000 runs for Sri Lanka over a hugely successful 16-year and has the highest Test batting average of any player in the last 46 years.

Carolina Marin

Carolina Marin, Viktor Axelsen win singles titles at Thailand Open

Other Sports | Jan 24, 2021, 03:48 PM IST

In women's singles final, Marin defeated top seed Tai Tzu-Ying 21-19, 21-17 in a match that lasted 48 minutes.

Tamannaah Bhatia says, 'Empowered women, empower women'; shares workout video

Tamannaah Bhatia says, 'Empowered women, empower women'; shares workout video

Celebrities | Jan 24, 2021, 03:07 PM IST

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia likes group workout sessions, and says they keep her motivated. The actress shared her views on Instagram along with a video of herself in a group workout session.

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Former Ireland cricketer Roy Torrens passes away at 72

Cricket | Jan 24, 2021, 02:57 PM IST

Torrens debuted for Ireland on July 20, 1966 v Middlesex at Ormeau (Cap Number 507). He was capped 30 times between 1966 and 1984, taking 77 wickets at 25.66 apiece, and a best of 7/40.

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UFC: Conor McGregor beaten by Dustin Poirier

Cricket | Jan 24, 2021, 02:26 PM IST

McGregor, who came out of retirement for a third time to face Poirier, was beaten in the second round via technical knockout.

UP: Youth poses with gun at his mother's head

UP: Youth poses with gun at his mother's head, arrested

Jan 24, 2021, 02:17 PM IST

A youth posing for a selfie, with a pistol pointed at his mother's head, has been arrested by the Shamli police.

MP: 6 charged under NSA over illicit liquor trade in Bhopal

MP: 6 charged under NSA over illicit liquor trade in Bhopal

India | Jan 24, 2021, 02:03 PM IST

The action by District Magistrate (DM) Avinash Lavania came under Sections 34 (1) and (2) of the Excise Act, 1915, after police seized illegal liquor from these persons.

Isabelle-Katrina Kaif, Sunny-Vicky Kaushal: New-age Bollywood siblings who share love for acting

From Isabelle-Katrina Kaif to Sunny-Vicky Kaushal: New-age Bollywood siblings who share love for act

Celebrities | Jan 24, 2021, 01:39 PM IST

When budding actress Isabelle Kaif recently unveiled the first look of her upcoming film, fans quickly found a resemblance with her famous sister, Bollywood star Katrina Kaif. From Nupur-Kriti Sanon to Sunny-Vicky Kaushal Bollywood has seen siblings entertaining audiences with their acting skills, and the list only keeps growing

Chile: Two earthquakes jolt Magallanes, Antarctica region

Chile: Two earthquakes jolt Magallanes, Antarctica region

World | Jan 24, 2021, 01:17 PM IST

Two earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Chile's Magallanes and Antarctica region, with no reported casualties or damages, but authorities issued a tsunami warning after the first temblor.

Rani Mukerji on National Girl Child Day: 'Fortunate to get projects that had strong female lead'

Rani Mukerji on National Girl Child Day:'Fortunate to get projects that had strong female lead'

Celebrities | Jan 24, 2021, 01:10 PM IST

On the occasion of National Girl Child Day on Sunday, Rani Mukerji opened up on the power of cinema to drive changes that could benefit women. The actress, who has been around in Bollywood for 24 years now, feels fortunate that she has, by and large, worked in films that offered her strong protagonists.

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SAI seeks report over flouting of Covid-19 norms at wrestling nationals

Other Sports | Jan 24, 2021, 01:08 PM IST

It was reported that social distancing norms and other procedures put in place by the sports ministry were flouted at the indoor arena of the Noida Stadium.

Indonesia to develop new capital city after vaccine drive

Indonesia to develop new capital city after vaccine drive

World | Jan 24, 2021, 11:55 AM IST

Indonesia remains committed to developing a new capital city in East Kalimantan province, which will start after the national Covid-19 vaccination program scheduled for completion in March 2022, according to a media report.

UP deputy CM gives 30-month salary for Ram temple

UP deputy CM gives 30-month salary for Ram temple

India | Jan 24, 2021, 11:32 AM IST

The amount was handed over to the general secretary of Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, Champat Rai, and member Swami Vasudevanand Saraswati, on Saturday.

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Nasser Hussain, Michael Vaughan not happy with England's selection for 1st two India Tests

Cricket | Jan 24, 2021, 11:09 AM IST

The two former England skippers are not happy with Jonny Bairstow not getting selected for the first two Test matches against India from February 5.

Bullet Train Project: 7 cos willing to construct undersea tunnel

Bullet Train Project: 7 cos willing to construct undersea tunnel

Business | Jan 24, 2021, 10:56 AM IST

A National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) official told IANS, "Seven Indian companies had participated in pre bid meeting for constructing the undersea tunnel of the corridor."

7 planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1 may be made of similar stuff

7 planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1 may be made of similar stuff

Jan 24, 2021, 10:38 AM IST

The seven rocky planets orbiting the the red dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 have remarkably similar densities, which provides clues about their composition.

Mobile industry raises demand for GST rate cut in Budget

Mobile industry raises demand for GST rate cut in Budget

Business | Jan 24, 2021, 10:11 AM IST

Industry body India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) has renewed its demand for reducing Goods and Services Tax (GST) for the mobile industry ahead of the Union Budget to be presented on February 1.

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Panic buttons to be installed at several intersections in Lucknow

India | Jan 24, 2021, 10:00 AM IST

Any person who meets with an accident or has a sudden health emergency can press the button to reach out to the command centre, which, in turn, will provide immediate help.

Sikkim resumes commercial flight services after 19 months

Sikkim resumes commercial flight services after 19 months

India | Jan 24, 2021, 09:23 AM IST

Commercial passenger flight services at Sikkims lone airport at Pakyong near Gangtok resumed on Saturday after a gap of about 19 months.

Vipul Shah's series Human starring Kirti Kulhari is a thriller about medical trials

Vipul Shah's series Human starring Kirti Kulhari is a thriller about medical trials

Web Series | Jan 24, 2021, 08:44 AM IST

Filmmaker Vipul Amrutlal Shah has ventured into the web space with a new medical thriller show titled Human, featuring Kirti Kulhari. He says the show is not about Covid but highlights medical trials that have taken place across the world for decades now.

KPSC postpones FDA exam as Bengaluru police bust question paper leak racket

KPSC postpones FDA exam as Bengaluru police bust question paper leak racket

India | Jan 24, 2021, 08:21 AM IST

With the Bengaluru Central Crime Branch police busting the question paper leak racket on Saturday night, Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) has cancelled competitive examinations for First Division Assistant scheduled on Sunday.

After South Asia, India sends coronavirus vaccines to Morocco in Africa

After South Asia, India sends coronavirus vaccines to Morocco in Africa

India | Jan 23, 2021, 11:13 PM IST

India has flown the first lot of coronavirus vaccines to Africa, after having shipped these to friendly South Asian neighbours when a Royal Air Maroc plane left India for Moroccan capital Rabat on Friday evening.

Amit Shah launches Ayushman CAPF scheme for 28 lakh central force personnel

Amit Shah launches Ayushman CAPF scheme for 28 lakh central force personnel

India | Jan 23, 2021, 10:59 PM IST

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday launched the 'Ayushman CAPF' plan, extending the healthcare benefits of the Central health insurance scheme to the seven Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and their dependents.

Amit Sadh

Amit Sadh: I try to give dignity to broken characters

Celebrities | Jan 23, 2021, 10:21 PM IST

Actor Amit Sadh, who plays the protagnist in the new web series Jeet Ki Zid, says he recreates every character on screen using a little bit of himself.

Joe Root

Joe Root topples Geoffrey Boycott in list of England's top run-getters

Cricket | Jan 23, 2021, 10:09 PM IST

Former England captain Alastair Cook is the all-time highest run-getter for England.

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Lalu Yadav shifted to AIIMS, New Delhi for treatment

India | Jan 23, 2021, 09:41 PM IST

Jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal president and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad,73, was on Saturday evening shifted to New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for treatment.

15,000 farmers launch Nashik-Mumbai 'vehicle march'

15,000 farmers launch Nashik-Mumbai 'vehicle march'

India | Jan 23, 2021, 08:59 PM IST

The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) President Dr. Ashok Dhawale said the 'vehicle march' was taken up on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, and many more farmers will join en route to Mumbai.

Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill reaches home after Australia tour, shares picture with family members

Cricket | Jan 23, 2021, 08:54 PM IST

Gill, with his defiant 91, had set a platform for India's surprise win over Australia in the fourth and final Test in Brisbane that gave the Ajinkya Rahane-led team a 2-1 win in the four-match series.

Larry King

US talk show legend Larry King passes away at 87

Jan 23, 2021, 07:50 PM IST

US Talk show iconic legend Larry King passed away on Saturday, aged 87.

Kuldeep Yadav

'We are going to India now, your time will come': Rahane praises Kuldeep's attitude in Australia

Cricket | Jan 23, 2021, 06:33 PM IST

India bowling coach Bharat Arun too said that Kuldeep would be played in India.

Virat Kohli

India vs England: Virat Kohli and Co. to assemble in Chennai ahead of first Test

Cricket | Jan 23, 2021, 06:03 PM IST

India and England play four Test matches. The first two matches will be held at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

Silent witness to Netaji's Great Escape: German Wanderer sedan

Silent witness to Netaji's Great Escape: German Wanderer sedan

India | Jan 23, 2021, 05:14 PM IST

As the nation is busy celebrating 125th birth anniversary of India's freedom legend Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose with much fanfare, an iconic German Wanderer sedan of 1937 stands silent witness at Bose's Kolkata Elgin Road ancestral home from where he had made a "great escape" to Jharkhand's Gomoh railway station in 1941 to finally reach Germany.

Saina Nehwal

Saina Nehwal going through toughest phase of her career: Former national champion Vimal Kumar

Other Sports | Jan 23, 2021, 05:12 PM IST

Saina, currently ranked 20th in the world, was knocked out of the first round of the ongoing second Thailand Open.