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Sports

CSK vs DC: Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan Half-Centuries Help Delhi Capitals Cruise Past Chennai Super Kings | Cricket News

Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw pummelled Chennai Super Kings into submission with their explosive batting as Delhi Capitals romped to a seven-wicket victory in their Indian Premier League opener, on Saturday. Dhawan smashed 85 off 54 balls and Shaw amassed 72 in just 38 deliveries as DC chased down a target of 189 comfortably with 1.2 overs to spare. New skipper Rishabh Pant hit the winning runs. With Shaw and Dhawan in rollicking form, Delhi Capitals started on a rousing note and were sitting pretty at 65 for no loss at the end of the six Powerplay overs. The two openers went for their big shots with impunity, and on all sides of the Wankh...
World

Prince Philip’s Funeral On April 17, Harry To Attend

Harry will attend Prince Philip's funeral on April 17.London, United Kingdom: The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, will take place next week, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday, announcing a stripped-back ceremony due to coronavirus restrictions, and a return for exiled royal Prince Harry but not his wife, Meghan.Royal officials said the funeral, which will be televised, will take place at 1400 GMT on Saturday, April 17 in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, west of London.It will be preceded by a national minute's silence in memory of the 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, who died peacefully on Friday morning.Close attention has been paid to the pared-down guest list for the funeral -- as government guidelines restrict mourners to just 30 people -- and whether the d...
Career and Education

Mizoram to close schools for students of class 8 and below following spike in Covid-19 cases – Times of India

AIZAWL: Mizoram will close down schools for students of class eight and below following a spike in Covid-19 cases due to the second wave of the virus in the state, a new guideline issued by the state government which came into effect on Saturday said. Schools for students of classes five to eight were reopened on March 1 and for classes three and four on April 1. Public interview for ministers has been suspended, for the time being, the guideline issued on Friday night said. The state government has also banned night church services and extended the duration of the existing night curfew in the state capital town of Aizawl and the district headquarters in view of the second Covid-19 wave, it said. According to the new guideline, only online classes will be conducted for students of cla...
Sports

SA vs PAK, 1st T20I: Mohammad Rizwan Stars As Pakistan Beat South Africa By 4 Wickets | Cricket News

Mohammad Rizwan took inspiration from teammate Fakhar Zaman and steered Pakistan to their highest winning run chase as they beat South Africa by four wickets in the first Twenty20 international at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday. Rizwan made an unbeaten 74 as Pakistan chased down a target of 189 with one ball to spare. Their previous highest T20 chase was 188 against Australia in Harare in 2018. Rizwan said the pitch was tricky at the start of the chase but he and captain Babar Azam got the side off to a quick start before Babar was out with the total on 41 in the fifth over. He was then joined by Fakhar, who scored an astonishing ...
Career and Education

No holding back exams or academic activity: Karnataka Deputy CM – Times of India

BENGALURU: Karnataka government on Saturday made it clear that it would not hold back any examination or stop academic activities due to Covid-19. "The examinations at university-level, including degree, post-graduation, engineering, diploma and all other courses, will be conducted as per schedule. Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr C N Ashwath Narayan told reporters here. Narayan, who holds the higher education portfolio, said the academic activities for the year 2021-22 have already been delayed and there should not be further delay. If delayed, the cycle of course period, test, results, employment, further studies would get cut, he said. Measures have been taken to ensure the academic activities for the year 2021-22 are not affected, he said. "After the completion of the examinatio...
Corona

बिहार: कोरोना संक्रमण के बढ़ते खतरे के बीच बुलाई गई सर्वदलीय बैठक, राज्यपाल भी रहेंगे मौजूद

पटना: देश भर में फिर एक बार कोरोना संक्रमण ने लोगों को अपनी चपेट में लेना शुरू कर दिया है. रोजाना कोरोना के सैकड़ों नए मरीज मिल रहे हैं. बिहार में भी कोरोना के नए मामले सामने आए हैं. राजधानी पटना की स्थिति सबसे खराब है. हालांकि, स्वास्थ्य विभाग के साथ मिलकर राज्य सरकार स्थिति को नियंत्रित करने में लगी हुई है. शुक्रवार को सीएम नीतीश ने खुद पीसी कर कोरोना से बचाव के बाबत कई अहम फैसलों का एलान किया.इन नेताओं ने की राज्यपाल से मुलाकातइधर, कोरोना के बढ़ते संक्रमण को देखते हुए राज्यपाल फागू चौहान की अध्यक्षता में 17 अप्रैल को सर्वदलीय बैठक आयोजित करने का निर्णय लिया गया है. इस संबंध में जानकारी देते हुए बिहार के उपमुख्यमंत्री तारकिशोर प्रसाद ने बताया कि संसदीय कार्य मंत्री विजय कुमार चौधरी और स्वास्थ विभाग के प्रधान सचिव के साथ उन्होंने शनिवार को राज्यपाल से मुलाकात की.सुबह...
Health and Lifestyle

7 types of foods that promote sustainable eating | The Times of India

The food we consume in daily life has changed the planet. Natural resources have been devastated to make space to rear cattle and to growing crops to feed livestock. Our oceans are becoming barren, as they are overfished. Food production contributes a lot to the climate change. Reports say that about a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions, consumption of water and other natural resources are associated with farming for meat and dairy. It is very clear that we need to rebalance our diets by prioritising plant-based meals and reduce our intake of animal products. Chef David Edward Raj, a culinary innovator gives few options that can look towards for healthy, tasty and sustainable eating habits. Source link
Career and Education

Here’s How to Check Score

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the Combined Medical Service 2019 scores for the candidates who couldn’t pass the exam. Those who took the UPSC CMS 2019 exam can check their score by visiting the commission’s official website www.upsc.gov.in.UPSC in its official notification states that the scores and other details of the non-recommended willing candidates, who made it to the final stage of an examination, have been disclosed in order to provide a useful database to other employers to enable them to identify good employable candidates. However, it added, “the Commission assumes no further responsibility or liability for the method and manner in which the above information related to candidates, is utilized by other private or public organizations”.The commission ...
Sports

Trent Alexander-Arnold’s Late Goal Ends Liverpool’s Record Anfield Losing Streak | Football News

Trent Alexander-Arnold's injury time winner ended Liverpool's record run of home defeats to beat Aston Villa 2-1 and move up to fourth in the Premier League on Saturday. The English champions had lost their previous six games at Anfield and fell behind again when Alisson Becker failed to keep out Ollie Watkins's first-half strike. Liverpool were then controversially denied an equaliser as a dubious VAR review ruled out Roberto Firmino's reply. But Mohamed Salah levelled just before the hour mark before Alexander-Arnold responded in style to the criticism he has received of late.The right-back was dropped from England manager Gareth Southgate's squad...
Career and Education

MPBSE Board Class 10 & 12 Admit Card 2021 released – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) has released the Admit Card for class 10th and 12th Board Examinations on its official website -mpbse.mponline.gov.in. Principals and Administrators of schools can access the admit card through the official link. After downloading the Admit Card, it has to be countersigned by competent authority before handing over to the concerned candiates. Students are advised to collect their MPBSE Board exam Admit Card from their respective schools by following Covid-19 SOPs. If they find any discrepency in their admit card or any wrong information mentioned on it they should immediately bring it to the notice of the HOD of the school and get it rectified through MPONLINE portal (mpbse.mponline.gov.in) on or before April 15, 2021 by ...