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Day: February 18, 2021

Sports

IND vs ENG: Sam Curran Out Of England’s Fourth Test In India Over Virus Concerns | Cricket News

IND vs ENG: Sam Curran will not join the England squad for the fourth India Test.© AFP England's Sam Curran will no longer rejoin the squad in India for the fourth Test as originally planned, the England and Wales Cricket Board said Thursday, citing potential health fears associated with the trip. Curran was rested following last month's tour of Sri Lanka as part of England's ongoing rotation policy, with a v...
Sports

National Table Tennis Championship: Manika Batra Wins Women’s Singles Title For Second Time | Table Tennis News

Manika Batra is India's top-ranked table tennis player in the world.© Instagram Star paddler Manika Batra clinched her second title by defeating Reeth Rishya 4-2 in the women's singles final of the Senior National Table Tennis Championship, on Thursday. Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika, representing Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB), had won her maiden title in 2015 at Hyderabad Nationals and fi...
World

“No Truth”: India Refutes Lanka’s Claim On Reacquiring Leased Oil Tanks

Sri Lanka in 2003 had leased out 99 oil tanks to the IOC for 30 years. (File)Colombo: The Indian High Commission here has rejected Sri Lankan energy minister's claim that the deal between the two countries on the 99 World War II-era Trincomalee oil tanks leased to the Indian Oil Corporation has been scrapped.In a statement, the mission said, "there is no truth in reports in some sections of the media that the understanding between India and Sri Lanka on jointly developing and operating the Upper Tank Farm at Trincomalee has been scrapped."Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila announced on Wednesday that Sri Lanka will re-acquire 99 World War II-era oil storage tanks leased to IOC in the eastern port district of Trincomalee.Gammanpila told a gathering at the Colombo north suburb of Kolonnawa ...
Career and Education

Delhi Forest Guard admit card 2020 released, download here – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Department of Forests and Wildlife, Govt of NCT of Delhi has released the Admit cards for appearing in the Computer Based Test to the post of Forest Guard on its official website. Candidates, who have applied for the Forest Guard examination, can now download their Admit Card online through the official website - http://forest.delhigovt.nic.in. The Forest and Wildlife Department will hold the examination for the Forest Guard through online mode i.e., Computer Based Test from March 1, 2021 to March 7, 2021. Examination Centre and Date of Examination & Time of exam is mentioned in the E-Admit Card. Candidates can download their admit card from February 18, 2021 to March 7, 2021 on departmental website - http://forest.delhigovt.nic.in. Candidates may also be informed o...
Health and Lifestyle

Unusual nacho hack goes viral, netizens are angry – Times of India

While the bizarre food trends made us laugh and cry in 2020, it seems the trend will continue in 2021 as well. The reason behind the above statement is a woman who recently posted a video of making nachos in the form of a cone and called it 'Ultimate Nacho Hack', which actually gave the netizens ultimate shock! According to social media buzz, Facebook user Taylor Watson shared a strange trick to create a nacho cone. And if we go by the video, it starts with her spreading cheese spread over a large area on a table counter. Next, she tops it with columns of beef, lettuce, black beans, guacamole, salsa, shredded cheese, taco seasoning, jalapenos and sour cream. In the video, she can be heard saying, "Anything that you want, you can put in nachos. It really is a personal preference." The...
Sports

ISL: Luis Machado’s Late Penalty Earns NorthEast United A Draw vs Chennaiyin FC | Football News

The race for the Indian Super League play-off berths took another twist as NorthEast United FC were held to a thrilling 3-3 draw by Chennaiyin FC at the GMC Stadium, on Thursday. Three teams -- Hyderabad FC, FC Goa and NorthEast -- are now tied on 27 points from 18 matches, intensifying the race for the last two play-off spots. ATK Mohun Bagan and Mumbai City FC have already qualified for the play-offs. When it looked like Chennaiyin would inflict a first defeat on NorthEast United this season, Luis Machado scored a stoppage-time equaliser to extend their unbeaten run to seven games. Chennaiyin were in the lead through goals from Lallianzuala Chhang...
Sports

IPL 2021 Auction: Arjun Tendulkar “A Hard-Working Kid” But Has To Prove Himself, Says Zaheer Khan | Cricket News

Mumbai Indians' Director of Cricket Operations Zaheer Khan on Thursday said that all-rounder Arjun Tendulkar will need to prove himself in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). In the players' auction held on Thursday, defending champions Mumbai Indians bought Arjun Tendulkar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jimmy Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Marco Jansen and Piyush Chawla. "I have spent a lot of time in the nets, trying to teach him some tricks of the trade, he is a hardworking kid, he is keen on learning, it is an exciting part. The added pressure of being Sachin Tendulkar's son will always be on him, it is something he needs to live with, the...
Career and Education

ICSI Professional and Executive results 2020 to be declared on Feb 25 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) will announce the CS Professional and Executive exam results on February 25, 2021.The CS Professional and Executive exams were conducted in the month of December last year. According to the notice published online on the official website - https://www.icsi.edu/ - the Results of CS Professional Programme (Old and New Syllabus) and Executive Programme (Old and New Syllabus) Examinations would be declared on Thursday, the 25th February, 2021 as per the following scheduleStage of Examination Times Professional Programme (Old and New Syllabus) 11:00 AM Executive Programme (Old and New Syllabus) 2:00 PM The result along with individual candidate's subject-wise break-up of marks will be available on the Institute's official web...
Sports

IPL 2021 Auction: How The Eight Teams Stack Up For 14th Season Of The League | Cricket News

The player auction ahead of Indian Premier League 2021 threw up several big stories among a gamut of players earning themselves lucrative IPL contracts. Chris Morris took the honours among all with a bid of Rs 16.25 crore by Rajasthan Royals - the highest ever in IPL history. Close on the heels was New Zealand all-rounder Kyle Jamieson, who was lapped up for Rs. 15 crore by Royal Challengers Bangalore. Glenn Maxwell, who had an ordinary season in 2020, had luck by his side as he was taken in by RCB, too, at a whopping Rs. 14.25 crore. While there were several misses as well including the likes of Aaron Finch, Jason Roy and Adil Rashid, a total of 57...