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India's tour of Australia: Ricky Ponting's arms 'falling off' while giving throwdowns to Smith

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 12:20 PM IST

Those returning from IPL, like Smith, David Warner and Ponting, are lodged at Sydney Olympic Park and training separately.


Apollo to give 1 million Covid vaccines a day

India | Nov 25, 2020, 11:59 AM IST

Apollo Hospitals are gearing up to give one million vaccines a day once it is available across India through its hospitals, clinics, health centres, pharmacies and Apollo 24|7.

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Twitter to start public verification for blue tick in early 2021: Know details

Technology | Nov 25, 2020, 11:56 AM IST

Three years ago, the platform paused the public verification programme after hearing feedback that it felt arbitrary and confusing to many people.

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India tour of Australia: Aussie team management to stick to Joe Burns as opener for Tests

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 11:44 AM IST

Despite calls from various quarters to draft in young Will Pucovski for the upcoming Test series against India as an opener ahead of experienced Joe Burns, Langer hints the latter remains the first choice.

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AUS v IND | Justin Langer reacts to Rohit, Ishant's likely absence in Test series

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

Australia head coach Justin Langer has commented on Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma's potential absence from the Test series, which begins on December 17.

COVID-19 vaccines will be available globally only after mid-2021, claims Moody's report

COVID-19 vaccines will be available globally only after mid-2021, claims Moody's report

India | Nov 25, 2020, 10:49 AM IST

While recent news about the high effectiveness of two coronavirus vaccines is a promising sign in the effort to combat the pandemic, a vaccine for Covid-19 will not be widely distributed before mid-2021, Moodys Investors Service said.

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Colin de Grandhomme ruled out of West Indies Tests; Mitchell Santner to lead NZ in final T20I

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 09:48 AM IST

Colin de Grandhomme has been ruled out of the upcoming Test series against West Indies, while Mitchell Santner will be leading the New Zealand side in the third T20I.

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Manoj Tiwary shines in Bengal T20 Challenge as cricket returns to Eden Gardens

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 07:49 AM IST

Former India international Manoj Tiwary hit a swashbuckling 39-ball 61 as Mohun Bagan scripted a facile 17-run win over Customs in the inaugural match of the Bengal T20 Challenge.

Birth control pills may reduce severe asthma risk: Study

Birth control pills may reduce severe asthma risk: Study

Nov 25, 2020, 07:47 AM IST

The findings, published in the journal Thorax, indicate that the observed protective effect is relatively small, and doesn't include progestogen-only hormonal contraceptives.

Taapsee Pannu starts working on 'Looop Lapeta'

Taapsee Pannu starts working on 'Looop Lapeta'

Celebrities | Nov 24, 2020, 11:13 PM IST

Taapsee Pannu posted an image on Instagram of Rashmi Rocket, where she plays an athlete. She had to undergo a strict fitness regime for the film and in the image she is seen running on a racing track.  


New copy, paste feature in Microsoft Edge brings trouble for users

Technology | Nov 24, 2020, 10:40 PM IST

Microsoft has launched a new default way to copy and paste web URLs from the Edge browser address bar into your content but the change has not gone down well with the users.


Spotify users targeted in potential fraud scheme: Report

Technology | Nov 24, 2020, 08:59 PM IST

Spotify has launched a rolling password reset of some consumer accounts after an open database containing credentials of some users were uncovered, said a report.


Motorola to launch high-end phone 'Nio' with Snapdragon 865: Report

Technology | Nov 24, 2020, 08:12 PM IST

Motorola is reportedly working on a new flagship device codenamed 'Nio' powered by the Snapdragon 865 and it will likely arrive next year. 

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Who is Richie Mehta, who won first International Emmy for India?

Web Series | Nov 24, 2020, 07:43 PM IST

At the moment, Richie Mehta is basking in the glory coming his way, after scooping up the first International Emmy for India with his web series, Delhi Crime.

Yo Yo Honey Singh's new song 'First Kiss' will leave you tapping your feet. Watch video

Yo Yo Honey Singh's new song 'First Kiss' will leave you tapping your feet. Watch video

Nov 24, 2020, 08:02 PM IST

Yo Yo Honey Singh's peppy track 'First Kiss' got viewed 4.4 million times on YouTube within a few hours of its release on Tuesday. The words are penned by rapper Lil Golu, Hommie Dilliwala and Singhsta, and aim at conveying a rush in one's veins when one falls in love for the first time.

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Google Pay to remove payments on web app, add transfer fee: Know details

Technology | Nov 24, 2020, 06:51 PM IST

Google last week introduced several features in its Pay feature for both Android and iOS users which have been first rolled out in the US.

Bigg Boss 14 ex-contestant Nishant Singh Malkhani grabs web film, to play an army officer

Bigg Boss 14 ex-contestant Nishant Singh Malkhani grabs web film, to play an army officer

TV | Nov 24, 2020, 06:22 PM IST

"The story focuses on a frontline soldier in the Galwan Valley. The Chinese are trying to occupy Indian territory and this soldier is key to disarming the Chinese army," said Nishant about the film directed by Nitin Kumar Gupta.  

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Apple extends App Store fee waiver for online events until June 2021

Technology | Nov 24, 2020, 05:57 PM IST

Facing flak for App Store's 30 per cent standard commission for paid app revenue and in-app purchases, Apple last week unveiled a new developer programme that will reduce the charge by half for small businesses that earn up to $1 million in revenue from January 1.

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WBBL 6: Sophie Devine named player of the tournament

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 05:42 PM IST

Devine has become the first player in the history of the WBBL to claim the honour in consecutive seasons.

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Jaan Kumar Sanu: Could've been big singer if I was a nepo kid

TV | Nov 24, 2020, 05:35 PM IST

Bigg Boss 14 evicted contestant Jaan Kumar Sanu says he could have been a singer if he resorted to nepotism.  

Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti pens emotional note for late brother

Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti pens emotional note for late brother

Celebrities | Nov 24, 2020, 05:26 PM IST

Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti took to Instagram to share a note and thank late actor's fans for their constant support on the journey to seek justice for him. She shared the post with a caption, "Note for my extended family. #JusticeForSushantSinghRajput."  

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Bollywood congratulates team 'Delhi Crime' on International Emmy win

Celebrities | Nov 24, 2020, 04:47 PM IST

Bollywood celebrities congratulated the cast and crew of the web-series Delhi Crime, which has won the Best Drama Series award at the 48th International Emmy Awards.

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Twitter to warn users if they try to like a flagged tweet

Technology | Nov 24, 2020, 04:37 PM IST

Twitter in October added additional warnings and restrictions on tweets with a misleading information label from US political figures, US-based accounts with more than 100,000 followers, or that obtain significant engagement.

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Team India will have to think out of the box to beat Australia in Tests: RP Singh

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 04:05 PM IST

The all-format tour begins with a three-match ODI series on Friday. It will be followed by three T20Is, and a four-match Test series, to be played in December-January.


Huawei patents smartphone temperature measurement tech

Technology | Nov 24, 2020, 03:49 PM IST

Huawei has filed a new patent related to temperature measurement on mobile devices.

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Google to delay 30% in-app purchase policy amid backlash

Technology | Nov 24, 2020, 03:46 PM IST

Google has claimed in the past the policy change will not affect the majority of app developers, as nearly 97 per cent of those that sell digital goods already use Play's billing system.

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Apple App Store Connect to remain closed during Christmas week

Technology | Nov 24, 2020, 02:28 PM IST

Given the number of apps that are in the App Store and the subsequent number of updates, it is quite probable that the period is to give staff working on related teams some time off.

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Now 'real hope' to end COVID-19 with vaccines: WHO chief

World | Nov 24, 2020, 01:58 PM IST

The WHO chief's remarks came after drugmaker AstraZeneca said on Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine, developed with Oxford University, was up to 90 per cent effective, making it the third major drug company after Pfizer and Moderna to have reported late-stage data for a potential COVID-19 vaccine.

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Farmers block passenger train service in Amritsar

India | Nov 24, 2020, 12:56 PM IST

A day after the Railways resumed train services in Punjab, the farmers on Tuesday blocked the railway track at the Jandiala railway station in Amritsar district. Following the fresh blockade, the trains are being diverted.

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BBL: Melbourne Stars sign Hatcher, extend Larkin and Coleman deals

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 12:29 PM IST

The club has also extended contracts with batter Nick Larkin and bowler Jackson Coleman through the end of the BBL 11 season.

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Premier League: Eight new COVID-19 cases found in latest round of testing

Football | Nov 24, 2020, 12:07 PM IST

In a statement, Premier League said on Monday that 1,530 players and club staff were tested from November 16 to 22 in the latest round.

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Australia's Sarah Aley announces retirement from WBBL

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 11:49 AM IST

On Instagram, Sarah on Monday revealed she played her last match for Sydney Sixers in the WBBL at the weekend.

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MS Dhoni's mentor Deval Sahay passes away after prolonged illness in Ranchi

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 10:45 AM IST

Sahay, whose first name was Deobrat but was popularly called Deval, was admitted to a hospital due to breathing problems and was laid low by coronavirus while in hospital.

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Indian pacers not as good as Neil Wagner with the short ball, says Steve Smith

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 09:37 AM IST

Steve Smith said that Neil Wagner is patient and consistent with his short ball approach, which might be very difficult to replicate for the Indian bowlers.

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KKR should make Shubman Gill the captain, says Aakash Chopra

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 08:31 AM IST

KKR should release the likes of Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan and Dinesh Karthik while letting 21-year-old Shubman Gill take over as the captain, said former India batsman Aakash Chopra.

'Delhi Crime' wins International Emmy for Best Drama Series

'Delhi Crime' wins International Emmy for Best Drama Series

Nov 24, 2020, 07:56 AM IST

Writer-director Richie Mehta's seven-episode series has Shefali Shah in the central role of DCP Vartika Chaturvedi, and narrates the story of investigation in the aftermath of the heinous Delhi gang-rape of December 2012.