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Luis Suarez Leads Atletico Madrid To Celta Vigo Win But Diego Costa Injured Ahead Of Bayern Munich Test | Football News

Luis Suarez partnered Diego Costa for the first time and scored as Atletico Madrid beat struggling Celta Vigo 2-0 in La Liga on Saturday. But the Suarez-Costa combination came to an early end as Costa was forced off injured in the second half. Sitting in the stands, Costa was seen with his face in his hands and he was also hobbling after the final whistle. He is now likely to miss Atletico's Champions League opener away at Bayern Munich on Wednesday. Atletico climb to fourth, two points behind early leaders Real Madrid and one ahead of Barcelona, after the win. Celta, meanwhile, have managed only one win from their first six games and sit 13th. This...
Sports

Indian Premier League, DC vs CSK: Shikhar Dhawan Heroics Help Delhi Capitals Beat Chennai Super Kings By 5 Wickets | Cricket News

DC vs CSK: Shikhar Dhawan slammed his maiden IPL century on Saturday.© BCCI/IPL Shikhar Dhawan put on a batting masterclass as he scored his maiden Indian Premier League century to help Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings in Sharjah on Saturday. Chasing 180 for the win, Dhawan remained unbeaten on 101 and he was ably supported first by Shreyas Iyer and then by Marcus Stoinis. The match went to the wire wi...
Business

Tata Motors ties up with HDFC Bank for financing of passenger vehicles – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Tata Motors on Saturday said it has collaborated with HDFC Bank for financing of its passenger vehicles. Through the partnership, the company said it has introduced two new schemes -- 'Gradual Step Up Scheme' and 'TML Flexi Drive Scheme' with an eye on making its products more accessible and driving up sales in the festive season. The schemes will be available till the end of November 2020 and can be redeemed on the entire new BS-VI range of cars and SUVs along with the company's EV range, Tata Motors said in a statement. Under the Gradual Step Up scheme, customers can avail EMI options as low as Rs 799 per lakh per month, depending on the product and variant. The EMI payments gradually increase over a period of 2 years depending on the payment convenience of the buyer, it ad...
World

Italy To Announce New COVID-19 Restrictions As Infections Spike

The Italy government has already toughened restrictions twice in 10 days.Milan: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will announce on Sunday another set of measures to counter the new wave of COVID-19 cases, his office said, after the country registered a new daily record in infections on Saturday.Conte's office said the government is discussing new restrictions with local and health authorities, aiming to stem contagion while limiting the impact on individuals and businesses.Italy was the first major European country to be hit by COVID-19 and had managed to get the outbreak under control by the summer thanks to a rigid two-month lockdown on business and people's movement. But infections have soared in recent weeks.The country posted 10,925 new infections on Saturday, according to the ...
Business

Franklin Templeton MF’s six shut schemes generate Rs 8,302 crore since closure – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has said its six shut schemes have received Rs 8,302 crore from maturities, pre-payments and coupon payments since closing down in April. Franklin Templeton MF shut six debt mutual fund schemes on April 23, citing redemption pressures and lack of liquidity in the bond market. "The six schemes have received total cash flows of Rs 8,302 crore as of October 15, 2020 from maturities, pre-payments and coupon payments since April 24, 2020," Franklin Templeton MF said in a statement. Part of this amount has been utilised to repay borrowings and post repayment, Rs 5,116 crore is available for distribution to unitholders in four cash positive schemes -- Franklin India Ultra Short Bond Fund, Franklin India Dynamic Accrual Fund, Franklin India Low Duration...
India

“Thought It Was An Alien”: Iron Man Balloon Triggers Panic In UP Town

The police said reason behind the anxiety among people was the unusual shape of the balloon.Noida: A balloon in the shape of fictional comic character Iron Man let loose in the skies sparked fears of an alien invasion among the residents of Dankaur town in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, the police said.The balloon filled with gas, that resembled a robot due to its Iron Man structure, was spotted over the town early Saturday morning, which later landed in a canal near Bhatta Parsaul village. A crowd gathered at the spot to see what some of them thought was "an alien", officials said."It was a balloon filled with air that had gone up in the sky and later came down and got stuck in the bushes along the canal. A part of the balloon was touching the flowing water in the canal which had led th...
Sports

IPL 2020, DC vs CSK: Shikhar Dhawan’s Maiden IPL Century Takes Delhi Capitals To Top Of Points Table | Cricket News

IPL 2020, DC vs CSK: Shikhar Dhawan remained unbeaten on 101 off 58 balls.© BCCI/IPL Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan scored his maiden IPL century against three-time champions Chennai Super Kings at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Dhawan reached his century off 57 balls by taking a single on the last delivery of the penultimate over. His knock studded with 14 fours and one hit over the fence hel...
Sports

IPL 2020, DC vs CSK: Shikhar Dhawan’s Maiden IPL Century Takes Delhi Capitals To Top Of Points Table | Cricket News

IPL 2020, DC vs CSK: Shikhar Dhawan remained unbeaten on 101 off 58 balls.© BCCI/IPL Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan scored his maiden IPL century against three-time champions Chennai Super Kings at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Dhawan reached his century off 57 balls by taking a single on the last delivery of the penultimate over. His knock was studded with 14 fours and one hit over the fence...
India

Hathras Victim’s Family Wants To Shift To Delhi For Security Reasons

Woman died at a Delhi hospital a fortnight after she was allegedly gang raped at her villageHathras: The family of the Hathras victim, who died after allegedly being gangraped, wants to shift to Delhi from their village and fight their case there.The brother of the 19-year-old Dalit woman told reporters on Saturday that the family wanted to shift to the national capital and continue their fight for justice there."We want to shift to Delhi for security reasons," he said.The counsel of the family, Seema Kushwaha who appeared before the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court, had also told reporters that they wanted the case to be transferred out of Uttar Pradesh."The family wants the case to be transferred to Delhi or Mumbai," Ms Kushwaha had said.The woman died at a Delhi hospital a fortn...
India

J&K To Have District Development Councils As Centre Amends Panchayat Law

The Centre on Saturday amended the J&K Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996 (Representational)Srinagar: The government on Saturday amended the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act to provide for setting up of District Development Councils in each district which will have directly elected members, marking the implementation of the entire 73rd Amendment Act in the Union Territory (UT), an official spokesman said.The District Development Councils (DDCs) of each district shall have 14 constituencies after their delimitation by the respective deputy commissioners, the spokesman said."The government today amended J&K Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996, to provide for establishment of elected District Development Councils in Jammu and Kashmir. The move to have elected third tier of Panchayati Raj instit...