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IND vs ENG: You Both Very Important Assets For Team India, Rohit Sharma Tells Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar. Watch | Cricket News

India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma on Friday praised Rishabh Pant and Washington Sundar for their brilliant performance on Day Two of the ongoing fourth Test against England and said they are very important assets to the team. Pant single-handedly put India in command on the second day of the fourth Test against England with his third century in Test cricket. Pant scored 101 runs in the innings while Sundar remained unbeaten on 60. At Stumps, India's score read 294/7 with Sundar and Axar Patel (11) at the crease -- leading the visitors by 89 runs in the first innings. Batting approach Vital partnership Fearless mindset @RishabhPant...
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ISL Semi Finals: FC Goa And Mumbai City Play Out 2-2 Draw In First Leg | Football News

Saviour Gama struck for FC Goa in the 59th minute of their clash against Mumbai City FC.© ISL FC Goa missed the chance to enter the second leg of the Indian Super League semifinals with an advantage as they squandered a lead twice in their 2-2 draw against Mumbai City FC on Friday. Goa broke the deadlock through Igor Angulo's penalty (20') before his goal was cancelled out by Hugo Boumous (38'). The Gaurs the...
World

Second Lawsuit Filed Aginst Trump Over US Capitol Attack

More than 300 people have been arrested so far for their role in the storming of the Capitol.Washington: A Democratic congressman filed a lawsuit on Friday against former president Donald Trump, his son Donald Jr, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and a Republican lawmaker for allegedly inciting the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.Trump, 74, and the other defendants waged a "campaign of lies and incendiary rhetoric" which led to the assault on Congress, Representative Eric Swalwell of California charged in the civil suit lodged in a US District Court in Washington.Another Democratic congressman, Representative Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, filed a similar suit against Trump last month.Both cite a little used law, the Ku Klux Klan Act, to make the case against the former president.The 1871 A...
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Swiss Open: PV Sindhu Beats Busanan Ongbamrungphan To Make Semi Finals | Badminton News

PV Sindhu beat Busanan Ongbamrungphan 21-16, 23-21 to make the semi final.© SAI Media/Twitter Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu advanced to the semifinals of the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament with a straight-game win over Thai Busanan Ongbamrungphan but it turned out to be a dismal day for other Indian shuttlers on Friday. World champion Sindhu took a minute less than an hour to see off a fighting Busanan,...
Career and Education

Gurugram college students protest, demand online exam – Times of India

GURUGRAM: Hundreds of students of the Dronacharya Government College here staged a protest and blocked the road in front of the college on Friday, which led to huge traffic congestion on the stretch. The protesting students were demanding online exams due to Covid-19. After an assurance from the college management, the students ended their protest within half an hour. "There was confusion among the students about an offline examination. As per the Gurugram University circular, the students can take examinations in either offline or online mode and it depends upon them. The confusion happened due to the direction of the Maharishi Dayanand University in Rohtak. The university in their circular directed that only Covid-19 infected students and students who belong to other states are elig...
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Boxam International: Mary Kom Settles For Bronze After Intense Semifinal Loss | Boxing News

Mary Kom bowed out with a bronze medal at the Boxam International Tournament.© Boxing Federation of India Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) settled for a bronze medal in the 35th Boxam International Boxing Tournament in Castellon, Spain after going down to American Virginia Fuchs in an intensely-contested semifinal bout on Friday. The 37-year-old olympic-bound star lost in a split decision after an e...
World

Sri Lanka Buries First Covid Victims After Long Standoff

The government did not allow burials for almost a year despite protests.Colombo: Sri Lanka ended its forced cremation policy by allowing the burial of two persons who died due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Army Chief General Shavendra Silva said on Friday.Amidst mounting international criticism, Sri Lanka revised a controversial mandatory order to cremate the bodies of COVID-19 victims, which denied minority communities, including Muslims, their religious rights.The government last month revised a gazette notification issued in April last year. The new notification allowed both burials and cremations."Today we buried two of them and there will be five more to be buried," Mr Silva told reporters.He said the burials were allowed as per the guidelines for burials issued by the Director General...
Career and Education

Making online educational content takes almost double time than teaching directly: Educators – Times of India

INDORE: Out of the 1780 educators only one-fourth are satisfied with the online assessment due to incessant chances of unfair means during online exam, and connectivity issues. A recently conducted survey by faculty of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, Dr Surbhi Dayal focused on the impact of online education on educators during Covid-19. The survey which was conducted on teachers of premiere high schools, higher educational institutions (HEIs) and coaching institutes of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi. Out of the total sample size, 93.8 per cent of educators have been involved in online teaching since the lockdown began, Dayal told TOI. As per the teachers, making educational content (video/audio) takes almost double time than the teaching directly, giving ri...
World

China To Build Important “Passageway” To South Asia Through Tibet: Report

The draft outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan has been submitted to the NPC for formal approval.Beijing: China has included building of an important "passageway" connecting Tibet with South Asia in the 14th Five Year plan which is due to commence from this year, the official media reported on Friday.China will support Tibet in building the passageway to South Asia, state-run Xinhua news agency reported, quoting the 14th Plan document which was submitted to the National People's Congress, (NPC), China's Parliament.The annual session of the NPC began in Beijing on Friday."China's Tibet Autonomous Region will be supported to build an important passageway opening to South Asia," state-run Xinhua news agency reported briefly.The draft outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for nationa...
Sports

Virender Sehwag Hits Four Off First Ball, Rolls Back The Years With Sachin Tendulkar. Watch | Cricket News

Virender Sehwag rolled back the years on Friday in India Legends' clash with Bangladesh Legends.© ICC/Twitter Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar rolled back the years on Friday with their unbeaten match-winning stand for India Legends at the Road Safety World Series opener against Bangladesh Legends. Sehwag was at his characteristic best, starting off the 110-run chase with a four off the first ball of the ...