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WTC Final, Day 3 | Jamieson, Conway put New Zealand in front against India

WTC Final, Day 3 | Jamieson, Conway put New Zealand in front against India

Cricket | Jun 20, 2021, 11:23 PM IST

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor were batting on 12 and 0 respectively when bad light forced early stumps.

No heat wave expected over next five days: IMD

No heat wave expected over next five days: IMD

India | Jun 20, 2021, 10:58 PM IST

No heatwave is expected in the country over the next five days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.

Schedule for Lord Jagannath's Rath Yatra, related rituals finalised

Schedule for Lord Jagannath s Rath Yatra, related rituals finalised

India | Jun 20, 2021, 10:26 PM IST

Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in the pilgrim town of Puri on Sunday finalised the schedule for the annual Rath Yatra and eventsrelated to the car festival. 

Decision over flex-fuel engines in 8-10 days, says Gadkari

Decision over flex-fuel engines in 8-10 days, says Gadkari

India | Jun 20, 2021, 09:36 PM IST

The government will take a decision over flex-fuel engines in the next 8-10 days as it is considering making these engines mandatory for the automobile industry, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Sunday while asserting that the move will help farmers and boost the Indian economy.

The ICC has decided that from the next cycle, the 50-over

BCCI to bid for 2025 CT, 2028 World T20 and 2031 ODI WC during next cycle

Cricket | Jun 20, 2021, 11:09 PM IST

The decision was taken at BCCI's Emergent Apex Council meeting, held virtually.

Sneh Rana

England sledged a lot but we did not pay attention: Sneh Rana

Cricket | Jun 20, 2021, 09:19 PM IST

In her first match for India after five years, the spin allrounder Rana bowled 39.2 overs in the first innings before putting up the rescue-act batting at No 8.

Dutee, Hima among top athletes seeking direct Olympic qualification during IGP 4

Dutee, Hima among top athletes seeking direct Olympic qualification during IGP 4

Other Sports | Jun 20, 2021, 09:10 PM IST

The women's 4x100m relay team, which will include Hima and Dutee, will fancy chances for a Tokyo Olympics berth by clocking less than 43.05 seconds in the one-day event.

Record 12.56 lakh people vaccinated against COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh

Record 12.56 lakh people vaccinated against COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh

India | Jun 20, 2021, 08:30 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh achieved a unique feat on Sunday, vaccinating over 12.56 lakh people under the Mega Covid vaccination drive that the health authorities hope could be a record in any one province in the world. 

BCCI

BCCI to donate INR 10 crore for Tokyo Olympic-bound athletes' preparations

Other Sports | Jun 20, 2021, 08:02 PM IST

A decision in this regard was taken at the BCCI's emergent Apex Council meeting, attended by Board president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah.

Weekend Covid curfew lifted from eight districts in J-K

Weekend Covid curfew lifted from eight districts in J-K

India | Jun 20, 2021, 07:33 PM IST

The Jammu and Kashmir State Executive Committee (SEC) on Sunday announced the lifting of weekend curfew from eight of the 20 districts, with further easing of restrictions owing to significant improvement in the Covid situation. 

Archery: Fancied India women's team fails to qualify for Olympics, lose to Colombia

Archery: Fancied India women's team fails to qualify for Olympics, lose to Colombia

Other Sports | Jun 20, 2021, 07:33 PM IST

It was the last opportunity for the Indians to upgrade their single women’s quota place to team invitation in Tokyo but they failed to make it.

PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu will be under pressure in Tokyo Olympics, winning medal won't be easy: Jwala Gutta

Other Sports | Jun 20, 2021, 06:28 PM IST

All the focus was on London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal in the run-up to the Rio Games but it was Sindhu who stunned the world with her silver medal winning feat five years back.

Belgrade swimming: Indians win 3 gold but all miss Olympic qualification

Belgrade swimming: Indians win 3 gold but all miss Olympic qualification

Other Sports | Jun 20, 2021, 05:51 PM IST

Prakash, 27, clocked one minute 56.96 seconds, but fell short of the 'A' qualification time of 1 minute 56.48 seconds late on Saturday.

India's response to UNHRC concerns: 'New IT rules designed

India responds to UNHRC concerns: 'New IT rules designed to empower ordinary users of social media'

India | Jun 20, 2021, 05:24 PM IST

​Stating that new IT rules are "designed to empower ordinary users of social media", India on Sunday rejected apprehensions raised by the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and said that new rules were finalised after broad consultations with various stakeholders. 

Tumhe rukna nahi hai: India goalie Gurpreet remembers Milkha Singh's words

Tumhe rukna nahi hai: India goalie Gurpreet remembers Milkha Singh's words

Other Sports | Jun 20, 2021, 05:08 PM IST

Gurpreet remembers a ceremony in Chandigarh in 2015 where Milkha gave away an award to him.

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Scale up health infra, speed up vaccination to prevent another Covid surge: WHO to nations

India | Jun 20, 2021, 04:19 PM IST

​The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called upon countries in its south-east Asia region to scale up public health infrastructure, rigorously implement social measures and make efforts to accelerate vaccination to prevent another COVID-19 surge.

Tokyo organisers working on safe stay and training of Indian athletes in Games Village: TOCOG

Tokyo organisers working on safe stay and training of Indian athletes in Games Village: TOCOG

Other Sports | Jun 20, 2021, 03:38 PM IST

Stricter regulations have been put in place for all travellers -- including athletes, coaches and support staff -- of 11 countries including India.

England captain Heather Knight

Heather Knight says one-off Test against India 'great advert' of women's game

Cricket | Jun 20, 2021, 03:30 PM IST

The Test ended in a draw after India recovered brilliantly from a middle-order batting collapse to score 344 for 8 in their second innings after being forced to follow-on.

PM Modi

PM Modi congratulates Iran's newly elected president Ebrahim Raisi

India | Jun 20, 2021, 02:34 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Iran's newly elected president Ebrahim Raisi, and said he looked forward to working with him.

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WTC Final: Pujara could have rotated strike better, says Dale Steyn

Cricket | Jun 20, 2021, 02:30 PM IST

Pujara's strike-rate has been a constant subject of debate for sometime now and the India No. 3 did his stats no good on Saturday, scoring 8 off 54 balls.

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