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AFI indefinitely postpones next month’s National Throws Championships | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The inaugural National Throws Championships, the only senior level event slated this year, was on Monday postponed indefinitely by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in the country. The two-day meet was scheduled to be held in Patiala on October 26 and 27. “We consulted the …

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Half of Indians likely to have had coronavirus by next February, govt panel estimates | India News

MUMBAI: At least half of India’s 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the coronavirus by next February, helping slow the spread of the disease, a member of a government committee tasked with providing projections said on Monday. India has so far reported 75 lakh cases of the coronavirus and is second …

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‘Item’ remark row: Did not insult anyone, claims Kamal Nath; BJP holds silent protest | India News

NEW DELHI: Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, who is under all-round attack for his “item” remark against state minister Imarti Devi, on Monday claimed that he had not said anything to insult anyone. The Congress leader’s clarification comes amid widespread criticism and protests by top BJP leaders of the state, who sat on …

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Strengthening Quad: Eye on China, India invites Australia to join Malabar drill | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Monday formally invited Australia to take part in its trilateral Malabar naval exercise with the US and Japan this year amid the ongoing military confrontation with China in eastern Ladakh. The decision to include Australia in the drills — the first time all members of the regional grouping known as the …

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TRP case: Issue summons to Arnab Goswami before arraignment, says HC | India News

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Monday said if the Mumbai police crime branch proposes to arraign Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami in the television rating points (TRP) case, it should first issue summons to him as was done for eight others in the case. A division bench of justices S S Shinde and M …

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IPL: Complete list of all tied matches and Super Over results | Cricket News

Tie breakers are always very exciting. Be it in any sport. In limited overs cricket, including in the IPL, over the years, we have seen many such nail biting encounters. The current method of breaking a tie that is being used is the Super Over. A Super Over is basically a single, additional over played …

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Amir, Sarfaraz dropped, uncapped Shafique in Pakistan squad for Zimbabwe series | Cricket News

LAHORE (PAKISTAN): Fast bowler Mohammad Amir, batsmen Sarfaraz Ahmed and Shoaib Malik have been left out of Pakistan’s white-ball squad of 22 for the Zimbabwe series, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Monday. Pakistan have not played ODIs since the home series against Sri Lanka a year ago and the matches against Zimbabwe will …

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FACT CHECK: Are all top 5 rank holders of 2020 NEET exam Muslims?

CLAIMLast week, the National Testing Agency (NTA) declared NEET (UG) 2020 exam results. Odisha‘s Soyeb Aftab scored a perfect 720/720 and was ranked as the topper. After this, a message started doing the rounds on social media platforms that all top five rank holders of the exam are Muslims. As per the message posted by …

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2020 Mahindra Thar crosses 15,000 bookings, automatic in demand

NEW DELHI: Mahindra & Mahindra on Monday announced the second generation Thar has crossed 15,000 bookings since its launch on October 2. The bookings are significantly large, and a huge share is for automatic variants. 57% of the buyers are first-time car buyers, the auto major informed. The new Mahindra Thar is offered in three …

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Different governments’ apathy from one year to next means another polluted winter for north India

As the particulate matter in the north Indian air once again reaches unsightly and unhealthy levels with the approach of winter, Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the pollution problem cannot be resolved in a day and continuous efforts are needed to tackle each contributing factor.  He is absolutely right. Solving the problem …

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