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Day: November 8, 2020

Sports

Wriddhiman Saha Suffering Hamstring Strain, Doubtful For Australia Test Series | Cricket News

Wriddhiman Saha picked up the hamstring injury during SRH's group stage game against Delhi Capitals.© BCCI/IPL Senior wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha's saga of picking up injuries continued as he has been diagnosed with a hamstring tear which is sure to raise questions about his availability for the upcoming tour of Australia. It will now depend on what call BCCI mandarins take considering that physio Ni...
Sports

Indian Premier League 2020, Qualifier 2, Delhi Capitals vs SunRisers Hyderabad: All-Round Marcus Stoinis, Ruthless Kagiso Rabada Take DC To First Final | Cricket News

An all-round show by Marcus Stoinis and a ruthless three-wicket 19th over by Kagiso Rabada proved out to be the key performances in an emphatic 17-run victory for Delhi Capitals over SunRisers Hyderabad in Qualifier 2 of Indian Premier League 2020, as Delhi made the IPL final for the first time in history. Stoinis' quick 38 off 27 after being promoted to open the batting and key wickets of Kane Williamson (67), Manish Pandey (21) and Priyam Garg (17) in Delhi's defence of 189 runs were complemented by Kagiso Rabada running through the SRH lower middle order in the penultimate over as SRH were restricted to 172 for 8. In a game that see-sawed right t...
India

On Camera, Bengal BJP Chief’s “Broken Limbs, Death” Threat At Rally

Dilip Ghosh was speaking at a rally in Haldia in West Bengal.Kolkata: Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Sunday issued a controversial warning to supporters of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying that they should mend their ways or they risk having their arms and legs broken and may even be killed."Didi's brothers who are creating trouble should change their habits in the next six months otherwise you will have your arms, leg, ribs and head broken. You'll have to take a trip to the hospital. And if you do more than that, then you will have to go the crematorium," Mr Ghosh said at a rally in Haldia.The Trinamool Congress led by Mamata Banerjee, popularly known as Didi, and the BJP have fostered a bitter rivalry in West Bengal which will hold assembly elections next year. Both sides have ...
World

Coronavirus Infections Top 50 Million Worldwide: Report

More than 50 million novel coronavirus infections have been detected worldwide, according to a tally from official sources.A total of more than 50,010,400 cases, including 1,251,980 deaths, have been recorded globally since the pandemic erupted in China in December last year.Europe, with 12.6 million confirmed cases for more than 305,700 deaths, has once again become the epicentre of the pandemic.Last week, out of the more than 3.9 million new cases recorded in the world, more than half (2.1 million) were in the 52 countries of the European continent.In the last seven days, the European countries that registered the largest number of new infections were France with 381,000 new cases, Italy (223,000), the United Kingdom (160,000), Poland (159,000) and Spain (143,000).The United States, w...
Sports

फुटबॉल का जुनून: टूर्नामेंट के लिए 6 से 12 साल तक के बच्चों ने किया 70 किमी का सफर

Hindi NewsSportsGolden Baby League In Meghalaya Kids Travel 70 Km On A Match day To Play In The Laitksehलैत्सेह (मेघालय)एक मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकपहले गोल्डन बेबी लीग में खेलते बच्चे।मेघालय के एक गांव लैत्सेह में हुई पहली गोल्डन बेबी लीग में 350 से ज्यादा बच्चों ने हिस्सा लिया। खास बात यह है कि इनमें से कई बच्चे मेघालय के पर्वतीय इलाकों से 70 किलोमीटर का सफर तय करके यहां पहुंचे थे। ऑल इंडिया फुटबॉल फेडरेशन (AIFF) ने इस लीग के संचालक गिल्बर्ट जैक्सन के हवाले से कहा कि इस लीग में भाग लेने के लिए कई बच्चे सुबह से ही घर से निकल जाते हैं। कई बच्चे तो अपनी-अपनी टीम के साथ मैच खेलने के लिए कई मील दूर इलाकों से यहां पहुंचते हैं।क्या है गोल्डन बेबी लीगगोल्डन बेबी लीग को शुरू करने का मकसद लड़के और लड़कियों की नई पीढ़ी को कम उम्र से ही खेलों के लिए प्रेरित करना है। AIFF ने 2018 में 6 से 12 साल तक के बच...
Business

Between a Crematorium and Sex Shop: Trump Trolled Over Confused Choice of Press Conference Venue

It was billed as a major press event at Philadelphia's Four Seasons but a briefing by Donald Trump's lawyers was mercilessly mocked when it emerged the venue was not the plush hotel but a suburban garden center next to a sex shop.The confusion began when Trump took to Twitter while golfing Saturday to announce an imminent "lawyers" news conference at the Four Seasons, Philadelphia.Trump quickly clarified, however, saying the "big press conference" would be at Four Seasons Total Landscaping, a family business between a crematorium and an adult book store on the outskirts of Pennsylvania's biggest city.The event -- in which the outgoing president's attorney Rudy Giuliani pressed Trump's baseless claims about voter fraud in the election Tuesday -- featured on "Saturday Night Live," and wag...
Business

Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana: Now no need of affidavit form to claim unemployment benefit from ESIC

Image Source : PTI Now no need of affidavit form to claim unemployment benefit from ESIC In a significant decision to provide relief to the beneficiaries of Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana (ABVKY), the Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has relaxed conditions for seeking claims for unemployment benefits, doing away with the requirement to submit affidavit form by claimants. Such claims through affidavit form are no longer required now under ABVKY of the ESIC, these claims will be submitted online along with scanned copies of required documents, the Ministry of Labour and Employment said in a release. The ESIC in its meeting held on August 20, 2020 had extended the scheme 'Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana' from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. It was also decided to enhance th...
India

PM Modi To Unveil Swami Vivekananda’s Statue On JNU Campus On November 12

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reveal the statue through video-conferencing on November 12.New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda at the Jawaharlal Nehru University through video-conferencing on November 12, according to JNU vice-chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar."Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil (through video-conference) the life-size statue of Swami Vivekananda installed in the university campus on November 12, at 6:30 pm. The unveiling of the statue will be preceded by a programme on Swami Vivekananda," the Vice-Chancellor said in an official statement on Sunday."Swami Vivekananda is one of the most beloved intellectuals and spiritual leaders India has been fortunate to produce. He enthused the youth with his message of freed...
Sports

Premier League: Harry Kane Joins 150 Club As Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City Play Leapfrog | Football News

Harry Kane joined the Premier League's 150-club as Tottenham briefly grabbed top spot in the Premier League before being leapfrogged by Leicester on a see-saw Sunday. Kane headed in a late winner in a 1-0 victory against struggling West Brom to lift Jose Mourinho's side above Southampton after their fourth win in five league games. But Jamie Vardy then took his tally to eight Premier League goals for the season, scoring from the penalty spot against Wolves as Leicester claimed top spot with a 1-0 win. Champions Liverpool have the chance to end the day on top of the pile but they face a tough task against Manchester City at the Etihad while Arsenal h...