Sunday, January 23, 2022

IPL 2022 to kick-off in last week of March, confirms Jay Shah (Ld)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 3:45:07 AM IST
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 will start in the last week of March and will run till the end of May, with efforts being made to host the cash-rich league in India, BCCI secretary Jay Shah said on Saturday.... read..

IPL 2022 likely to start from March 27 in India

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is contemplating to start the 2022 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) from March 27, almost a week ahead of the planned start of the tournament, the organisers informed the franchises in a meeting on... read..

UP woman given triple talaq for not dancing in orchestra shows

Varanasi |Sunday, 2022 2:45:15 PM IST
A 35-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh was given triple talaq by her husband after she refused to dance in orchestra shows.... read..

'US continues to see diplomacy as best way forward with N.Korea'

Washington |Saturday, 2022 3:15:07 PM IST
The US continues to seek complete and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and believes diplomacy is the best way to achieve such a goal, Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said.... read..

BCCI to discuss plans for IPL 2022 venues, auction with owners on Saturday

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 1:45:07 AM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to have a virtual meeting with the owners of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise on Saturday to discuss the potential venues for the IPL 2022 and upcoming mega auction.... read..

Third wave pushes multiplex operators' rebound hopes to Q1FY23: ICRA

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
Covid-19's third wave has pushed the rebound hopes of multiplex operators to Q1FY23, said ratings agency ICRA.... read..

IPL 2022: Ahmedabad pick Hardik, Rashid, Gill; Lucknow select Rahul, Bishnoi, Stoinis via draft

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
The two new franchises of the Indian Premier League (IPL) -- Ahmedabad and Lucknow -- on Friday officially revealed their draft picks ahead of the upcoming mega auction on February 12 and 13.... read..

COVID-19: Lockdowns, curfews not required if people are disciplined, says MoS Shobha Karandlaje

Chikmagalur (Karnataka) | January 22, 2022 9:50:50 AM IST
In view of the rising number of COVID-19 cases across the country, Union Minister of State Shobha Karandlaje on Friday said that lockdowns and curfews are not required if people are disciplined.... read..

1,214 players register for IPL 2022 mega auction

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 22, 2022 10:50:19 AM IST
The Indian Premier League (IPL) player registration closed on January 20 and a total of 1,214 players (896 Indian and 318 overseas) have signed up to be part of the IPL 2022 player auction.... read..

IPL 2022: Rahul will emerge as phenomenal leader, he is evolving, says Lucknow owner Goenka

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 22, 2022 11:20:27 AM IST
Sanjiv Goenka, the owner of the Lucknow franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL), has said that KL Rahul will emerge as a phenomenal leader and he has everything required to succeed at the big stage.... read..

IPL 2022: Starc, Stokes, Gayle don't register for auction; Ashwin, Warner list maximum base price

New Delhi | January 22, 2022 12:20:53 PM IST
West Indies opening batter Chris Gayle, Australia pacer Mitchell Starc and England all-rounder Ben Stokes have not registered themselves for the mega auction ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.... read..

IPL 2022 to be held in India without crowd: BCCI sources

New Delhi | January 22, 2022 5:20:11 PM IST
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season will be held in India itself, top sources in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed.... read..

896 Indians amongst 1,214 players registered for IPL 2022 auction

Mumbai |Saturday, 2022 6:15:07 PM IST
After the registration for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 player auction ended on January 20, the tournament said in an official advisory that 1,214 players have registered for the two-day event.... read..

Will focus on my rehabilitation: Sam Curran on not entering IPL 2022 auction

London | January 22, 2022 6:21:12 PM IST
England all-rounder Sam Curran, who opted out from the mega auction ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, said that he will be focusing on his rehabilitation and will be starting his season with Surrey Cricket.... read..

IPL 2022 to begin in last week of March, will leave no stone unturned to stage it in India: Jay Shah

New Delhi | January 22, 2022 7:50:20 PM IST
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Saturday confirmed that the IPL 2022 season will begin in the last week of March and the season will conclude in May.... read..

China urges Germany to refrain from 'megaphone diplomacy'

Beijing | January 22, 2022 10:20:13 PM IST
China urged Germany to refrain from 'megaphone diplomacy' in a first-ever virtual meeting between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with new German counterpart Annalena Baerbock.... read..

IPL 2022: No brainer when it comes to KL Rahul, says Lucknow mentor Gambhir

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Former India opener and mentor of Lucknow Indian Premier League franchise, Gautam Gambhir has said that appointing KL Rahul as their captain was a "no-brainer", and added that the young cricketer is "a phenomenal white-ball batter".... read..

My stand on Panaji is a principled stand: Utpal, son of late CM Manohar Parrikar

Panaji (Goa) | January 22, 2022 11:20:39 PM IST
Utpal Parrikar, son of former CM Manohar Parrikar who decided to contest the upcoming Goa election as an independent candidate from Panaji constituency, on Saturday said that his stand on Panaji is a 'principled stand'.... read..

IPL 2022: Hardik will be motivated to show what he can do as leader, says Gary Kirsten

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 22, 2022 11:20:34 AM IST
Gary Kirsten, the batting coach, and mentor of the Ahmedabad franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has said that Hardik Pandya will be really motivated to show what he can do at the big stage as a leader.... read..

IPL 2022: Ahmedabad pick Hardik, Rashid, Gill; Lucknow choose Bishnoi, KL Rahul and Stoinis

New Delhi | January 21, 2022 11:20:36 PM IST
The Indian Premier League (IPL) two new teams -- Ahmedabad and Lucknow have officially named their draft picks ahead of the upcoming mega auction for the 2022 season.... read..

UNSC uses 3-D virtual diplomacy for the first time

New York | January 21, 2022 10:20:46 AM IST
Members of the United Nations Security Council went on a virtual field trip to Columbia, listening, watching and getting insights into the peace process and what it looks like in Columbia with the help of Virtual Reality (VR) technology on January 20.... read..

EU diplomatic mission resumed work in Afghanistan, claim Taliban

Kabul | January 21, 2022 1:50:21 AM IST
The European Union diplomatic mission had resumed work in Afghanistan, the Taliban claimed on Wednesday evening and said that an understanding has been reached between the two sides following consecutive meetings.... read..

Ex-AAP member brings out web series on YouTube, claims party deviated from principles

New Delhi |Friday, 2022 9:15:09 AM IST
Ahead of the Punjab Assembly elections, where Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is hoping to win big, a former member of the party has brought out an "insider account", in the form of a web series, which claims the party has deviated from its principles.... read..

PKL: Patna Pirates look to re-establish title credentials on Triple Panga night

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 21, 2022 3:50:52 PM IST
The fourth Triple Panga of Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 will see three-time champions Patna Pirates battle Puneri Paltan on Saturday.... read..

Solanki departs Surrey to take Director of Cricket role in IPL franchise

London | January 21, 2022 10:20:43 PM IST
Former England batter Vikram Solanki left his role as Surrey County Cricket Club Head Coach in order to take on a Director of Cricket role at a team in the Indian Premier League (IPL).... read..

Biplab govt ensured peace, stability in Tripura: Amit Shah

New Delhi | January 21, 2022 3:20:17 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said that the Biplab Deb government in Tripura has ensured "peace and stability".... read..

Gujarat based co-working player 'The Address' eyeing giant expansion in 2022, set to triple existing capacity this year

Business | January 20, 2022 4:20:37 PM IST
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 20 (ANI/PNN): The co-working and managed office spaces sector is emerging as the fastest-growing asset class within the conventional office space sector across the metro and megacities in India. According to the latest... read..

Further deliveries of small arms by Russia to CAR depend on bilateral agreements: Diplomat

Europe | January 20, 2022 12:50:20 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): Further deliveries of small arms by Russia to the Central African Republic (CAR) will depend on bilateral agreements, new Russian Ambassador Alexander Bikantov to the CAR said in an interview with Sputnik.... read..

Prominent Sri Lankan MP Wijeydasa Rajapakshe flays China over debt-trap diplomacy

Colombo | January 20, 2022 5:21:00 PM IST
Prominent Sri Lankan Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Wijeydasa Rajapakshe has accused China of indulging in the economic invasion, corruption and debt-trap diplomacy in the island nation.... read..

Study finds Epstein-Barr virus might be leading cause of multiple sclerosis

Boston | January 20, 2022 6:51:02 PM IST
According to a new study, the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) might be the leading cause of Multiple Sclerosis.... read..

Advocate Terry Motau to act chair of disciplinary hearing against coach Boucher

Johannesburg | January 20, 2022 7:20:59 PM IST
Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday appointed Senior Counsel Advocate Terry Motau (SC) as chairperson of the disciplinary hearing into allegations of misconduct against Proteas men's coach, Mark Boucher.... read..

Blinken holds joint press conference with his German counterpart, says talks with Lavrov will show diplomatic way forward with Russia

Washington | January 20, 2022 9:50:29 PM IST
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a joint press conference with Germany's Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock in Berlin on Thursday.... read..

'Triple test must for OBC quota': SC tells Maha to give info to backward classes' panel

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 1:45:07 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it is mandatory to comply with the triple test, laid down in its judgment by the apex court, before reserving seats for Other Backward Class (OBC) in local body polls, as it asked the Maharashtra government to submit OB... read..

Amid diplomatic boycott, China issues visas to some US officials for 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing | January 19, 2022 6:20:29 PM IST
Despite Washington's diplomatic boycott of games, China has issued visas to some members of the US delegation for the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, reported Sputnik on Wednesday.... read..

Russian diplomat Denis Alipov to return to India as Ambassador

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:07 AM IST
There will be a key change in New Delhi's diplomatic circle, as Russian career diplomat Denis Alipov has been appointed as the new Ambassador to India.... read..

Presidential palace under Ashraf Ghani saw multiple cases of sexual assault, corruption

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
Six months after the collapse of the Afghan government led by the former President Ashraf Ghani, an ex-female minister of his time unveiled several cases of 'sexual assault' and 'corruption' in the Presidential palace, Khaama Press reported.... read..

Illegal sand mining: ED conducts multiple raids in Punjab

New Delhi | January 18, 2022 11:50:28 AM IST
Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday is conducting raids at multiple locations in poll-bound Punjab in connection with illegal sand mining case, the officials informed on Tuesday.... read..

IPL: Lucknow all set to pick Rahul, Stoinis and Bishnoi ahead of mega-auction

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 10:45:07 PM IST
Stylish opener KL Rahul, Australian allrounder Marcus Stoinis and uncapped Indian leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi are all set to be picked by the Lucknow IPL franchise via draft ahead of the mega auction, scheduled for February 12 and 13 in Bangalore.... read..

Ben Stokes could skip this year's IPL: report

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:07 AM IST
England all-rounder Ben Stokes could skip this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) and follow skipper Joe Root in helping his side recover from the Ashes debacle.... read..

PM Modi united North East into common string of development, progress: Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb

Agartala (Tripura) | January 18, 2022 4:50:08 AM IST
Stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi united all the Chief Ministers of North East India into a common string of development and progress, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday said that North East India is now politically significant and... read..

R-Day celebrations: 1000 drones to display multiple formations in sky to celebrate 75 years of independence

By Saurabh Trivedi

New Delhi | January 18, 2022 2:50:39 PM IST
To encourage a startup led by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, for the first time in the country, a drone show consisting of 1,000 drones will be held during the Beating Retreat event in Republic Day celebrations this year, said an official... read..

Houthis launch 5 ballistic missiles, explosive-laden drones in multiple attacks on UAE

Sanaa |Tuesday, 2022 5:45:07 PM IST
The Iran-backed Houthi militia in Yemen announced that it fired five ballistic missiles and several explosive-laden drones in multiple attacks on airports and an oil refinery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).... read..

China's debt-trap diplomacy continues in Africa through Belt Road Initiative

Beijing | January 18, 2022 9:19:55 PM IST
China's debt-trap diplomacy continues in Africa through the Belt Road Initiative as it gains momentum in the continent through a slew of big infrastructural projects and the criticism of trapping African countries in debt by Chinese lenders is also coming... read..

ED conducts raids at multiple locations in Punjab in illegal sand mining case

New Delhi | January 18, 2022 12:49:55 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday conducted raids at nearly a dozen places in Punjab in connection with an alleged illegal sand mining case, said the agency.... read..

Stokes to give IPL 2022 a miss, set to sit out of mega auction: Report

London | January 17, 2022 10:20:40 PM IST
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is all set to miss the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 as he has decided to sit out the upcoming mega auction.... read..

Haven't given my name for IPL mega auction, confirms Root

Hobart | January 17, 2022 3:21:29 PM IST
England Test skipper Joe Root has confirmed that he has not given his name for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction as he wants to focus on rebuilding the Three Lions' Test side.... read..

Study finds hydroxychloroquine delays disability for least treatable form of multiple sclerosis

Calgary | January 17, 2022 2:51:10 PM IST
A University of Calgary study has found promising results for the generic drug hydroxychloroquine when used to treat the evolution of disability of primary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), the least treatable form of the autoimmune disease.... read..

Taliban's acting FM meets Turkmenistan counterpart, discusses political, diplomatic relations

Ashgabat | January 16, 2022 5:21:24 PM IST
Taliban's acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi met with Turkmenistan Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov and discussed political and diplomatic relations, local media reported on Sunday.... read..

Fishing turns into a major diplomatic issue between India, Sri Lanka

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
The diplomatic relationship between India and Sri Lanka, the two neighbouring countries with several shared cultural ethos and beliefs and economic, social, cultural and business ties is now becoming tense after India complained about its fishermen being ... read..

India's cultural diplomacy shot, calls Sri Lanka on 'Pongal'

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 2:45:07 AM IST
To resolve any bitterness between two, it's always advised that the festivals are the best time, and it seems that the ministry of external affairs took this very seriously, adding a pinch of 'cultural diplomacy' into it.... read..

PKL: UP Yoddha outclass Telugu Titans on Triple Panga night

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | January 15, 2022 11:50:27 PM IST
UP Yoddha showed great composure and planning as they beat struggling Telugu Titans 39-33 in Match 56 of Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at The Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru.... read..
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