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IPL will take place as scheduled: BCCI


New Delhi: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) treasurer Arun Dhumal on Wednesday made it clear that the Indian Premier League (IPL) would begin on September 19 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as scheduled. Doubts about the 2020 IPL had arisen after 13 members of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) tested positive...

England win first home test series against Pak since 2010


Southampton: James Anderson's record breaking 600th wicket and a first Test series win at home against Pakistan since 2010 were among the positives for England in a rain-stricken final day of the third Test between the two sides that ended in a draw. Babar Azam scored an unbeaten 63 as the match ambled on to...

5 moments when Dhoni showed he is coolest captain


New Delhi: The M.S. Dhoni we have seen in the recent past is not the one we have known over the years. The grey sideburns might have worked as a reminder to the world every day that his time is over, but the decision was made by Dhoni on August 15, the day of...

Consider me retired: MS Dhoni


Intro: The two-time World Cup winning skipper bids adieu to international cricket New Delhi: Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni took to Instagram  to announce his retirement from International cricket. Dhoni posted a video montage with pictures at different points of his career along with a caption: "Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout...

COVID-19: Zero positive cases recorded in NBA before restart


New York: Of the 342 players tested for COVID-19 on the NBA campus since test results were last announced on August 5, zero have returned confirmed positive tests. The 2020 NBA Playoffs are slated to begin on August 17. In the event that a player on the NBA campus returns a confirmed positive test in...

FCC head Ajit Pai welcomes move to boost 5G adoption in US


Washington: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai has applauded plans to auction off 100 megahertz (MHz) of mid-band spectrum in the country that will boost the 5G adoption in the US which is lagging behind China and South Korea. The White House and Department of Defense said that the 3.45-3.55 GHz band (which...

Reliance at record high of 96 in Fortune Global 500

Post Date: August 13, 2020

New Delhi: Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) jumped 10 places to rank 96th in the Fortune Global 500 list. Its highest ranking so far was at 99 in 2012. In 2019, Reliance became India's top name in the Fortune Global 500 listing, drawn up on the basis of revenues. This year, too, Reliance maintained its pole...

NBA community not sad losing Trump as viewer: LeBron James


Los Angeles: Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James feels the NBA community is not at all sad with respect to losing US President Donald Trump as a viewer. Trump had earlier stated that watching basketball players take a knee during the national anthem in the NBA forces him to turn off the game. "I really don't...

Headline inflation to remain at elevated level in Q2: RBI


Mumbai: Headline inflation is expected to remain at elevated level in Q2FY21, but is likely to ease during the second half of the current fiscal aided by a favorable base effect, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Thursday. The Governor said the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) was of the view that supply chain disruptions on...