Wednesday, 21 October 2020

PTI

British Indian COVID-19 patients face higher death risk

LONDON: Male and Female belonging Indian ethnicity communities in England and Wales are roughly 50-75 per cent more likely to die with COVID-19 than white men and women, according to a latest statistical analysis released in London on Friday. The Office for National Statistics (ONS), which concluded a similar ethnic ...

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Rohit’s, Pollard and Hardik’s power give MI win

DUBAI: Rohit Sharma’s elegance mingled with the belligerence of his two six-hitting lieutenants as Mumbai Indians humbled Kings XI Punjab by 48 runs in an IPL match here on Thursday. Invited to bat, the classy Rohit laid the foundation with a 45-ball 70, lacing his innings with eight fours and ...

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New Japanese PM urges Putin to resolve island dispute

TOKYO: Suga took office two weeks ago, replacing Shinzo Abe who stepped down due to poor health. Abe, during his nearly eight years in office, put a great deal of time and effort into improving ties with Russia in hopes of settling the territorial dispute, but with little progress. The two ...

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Chennai beat Mumbai in the opening IPL 2020 match

DUBAI: Ambati Rayudu smashed a 48-ball 71 to guide Chennai Super Kings to a comprehensive five-wicket win over defending champions Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the 13th IPL here on Saturday. Chasing 163 to win, Rayudu blasted six fours and three sixes in his blitering innings, while Faf ...

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Asia’s largest solar power plant inaugurated in India

REWA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated Asia’s largest 750 MW solar power plant at Rewa in Madhya Pradesh, via video conferencing. “Today, Rewa has really created history. This place has been identified with mother Narmada and white tiger. Now the name of Asia’s largest solar power project ...

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India’s appeasement policy toward China unravels

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “not in a good mood,” U.S. President Donald Trump recently declared, as he offered to mediate India’s resurgent border conflict with China. After years of bending over backward to appease China, Modi has received yet another Chinese encroachment on Indian territory. Will this be enough to ...

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David Warner very sure of IPL if World Cup is postponed

SYDNEY: Australian opener David Warner is “very sure and positive” that he and other Australian players will be able to play the IPL if the T20 World Cup is postponed in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic. Though Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings has said that it is a bit ‘unrealistic’ ...

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Rohit Sharma wants to play both T20 World Cup and IPL

NEW DELHI: India’s limited overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma wants to compete in both the T20 World Cup and the IPL this year as chances are that only one of the two tournaments could be salvaged due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ICC is yet to decide on the fate of ...

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Vettori asks BCB to donate part of salary to low-income staff

LONDON: Former New Zealand captain and Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach Daniel Vettori has asked the BCB to give a part of his salary to the Board’s low-income staffers amid the financial hardship being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury said Vettori has officially communicated ...

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Madhuri Dixit made her singing debut

BOLLYWOOD superstar Madhuri Dixit Nene has added another feather to her cap when she recently made her singing debut with the track “Candle” and the Bollywood diva says she wants to make people feel better in the times of the coronavirus pandemic. The actor-producer said the song is about hope ...

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