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Day: September 21, 2020

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Debutant Padikkal, Chahal get RCB off to a winning start | Cricket News – Times of India
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Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: Debutant Padikkal, Chahal get RCB off to a winning start | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Young opener Devdutt Padikkal starred on debut before Yuvzvendra Chahal produced a crafty spell to set up a 10-run win for Royal Challengers Bangalore in their opening IPL contest against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Monday. Padikkal (56 off 42, 8 fours) displayed his highly rated talent with a half-century before AB de Villiers (51 of 30) provided the much needed final flourish to take RCB to 163 for five after they were sent in to bat. ScorecardChasing 164 for a win, SRH were all out for 153 in 19.4 overs. The Sunrisers were on course for a comfortable chase with Jonny Bairstow (61 off 43) looking in ominous touch. Chahal (3/18) removed the Englishman and Vijay Shankar in successive balls in the 16th over to tilt the game decisively in his team's favour. Bairstow perished in his atte...
Jamia student alleges ‘mental harassment’ by jail authorities
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Jamia student alleges ‘mental harassment’ by jail authorities

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | September 22, 2020 5:23:05 am Over 53 people died and over 200 were injured after communal clashes broke out in northeast Delhi on February 24 after violence between citizenship law supporters and protesters spiralled out of control.Jamia student Gulfisha Fatima, arrested under the UAPA in connection with a Northeast Delhi riots case, told a Delhi court that she was “facing mental harassment by Tihar authorities”. Gulfisha was produced before Additional Sessions Judge Amitabh Rawat along with Pinjra Tod members Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita. As ASJ Rawat was sorting out requests made by the lawyers on supply...
Steps afoot to fix Minto Bridge underpass flooding, PWD floats tender to hire consultant
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Steps afoot to fix Minto Bridge underpass flooding, PWD floats tender to hire consultant

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | September 22, 2020 5:18:21 am New Delhi: A DTC bus almost submerged at waterlogged Minto Bridge underpass after rains in New Delhi, Sunday, July 19, 2020. A tempo driver died due to drowning of his vehicle at the underpass. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav) (PTI19-07-2020_000019B)After years of waterlogging at the Minto Bridge underpass during monsoon, the Public Works Department (PWD) has floated a tender to hire a consultancy firm to help develop an independent drainage system for the area. This comes two months after a 56-year-old man drowned in the waterlogged underpass, following a spell of heavy rainfall in the city. Police had sa...
J&K L-G launches home delivery of Vaishno Devi prasad | India News – Times of India
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J&K L-G launches home delivery of Vaishno Devi prasad | India News – Times of India

JAMMU: Jammu & Kashmir lieutenant-governor Manoj Sinha, who is the chairman of Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, formally launched home delivery of prasad at the Raj Bhavan here on Monday. Devotees can get prasad home delivered by booking on Vaishno Devi Shrine Board’s website. “Once the booking is done, the board ensures that pooja is performed within 72 hours and prasad is dispatched through speed post. So far, around 1,500 packets of prasad have been dispatched to the devotees across the country,” the lieutenant-governor was informed at the meeting. The temple had opened for devotees from August 16 after it remained closed during the lockdown. Sinha directed the shrine board CEO Ramesh Kumar to explore various online facilities for devotees, like performing puja, havan, and other ritual...
Delhi: Petition against move to reserve 80% ICU beds
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Delhi: Petition against move to reserve 80% ICU beds

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2020 10:32:05 am At a Covid-19 centre in New Delhi. (Express Photo: Amit Mehra, File)The Association of Healthcare Providers India (AHPI) has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court against the Delhi government’s order to reserve 80% of the ICU beds for Covid-19 patients in 33 big private hospitals in the city. The petition was filed on Thursday, days after the association submitted a representation to the state government asking it to revoke the order. “This decision is exposing non-Covid-19 patients to the risk of Covid-19. The order has been issued without any prior discussions with private hospita...
Most ICU beds in pvt hospitals occupied by those from other states: Delhi Health Minister
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Most ICU beds in pvt hospitals occupied by those from other states: Delhi Health Minister

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2020 10:33:38 am The capital has been recording 4,377 new cases on an average for the last 10 days. (File)Most ICU beds in private hospitals in the capital have been occupied by patients from other states, said Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday, adding that 1,000 ICU beds are still available across Covid-designated hospitals at the moment. “People coming from outside prefer private hospitals. They make up their mind in advance. These patients go directly to four-five hospitals they have heard of such as Max, Apollo and Fortis. This is why ICU beds at these hospitals are full. Most of these...
Delhi riots conspiracy chargesheet: ‘Violence on mind after 2019 results… objective was to uproot elected govt’
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Delhi riots conspiracy chargesheet: ‘Violence on mind after 2019 results… objective was to uproot elected govt’

Written by Somya Lakhani , Jignasa Sinha | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2020 6:37:23 am In the chargesheet, police have attached disclosures statements, call detail records, money trail and transcripts of WhatsApp groups such as DPSG (Delhi Protests Support Group) and Warriors.“FROM THE day that the results of the 2019 Parliamentary elections were declared, the tone and tenor of the public utterances of the key conspirators of the present case has shown a clear streak of affinity towards violence which had started playing out in their minds.” This is how the Delhi Police Special Cell concludes its 2,695-page “final report” in the charges...
Kobe’s wife accused of kicking mum out
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Kobe’s wife accused of kicking mum out

Vanessa Bryant’s mom claims her daughter kicked her to the kerb after the death of her son-in-law, NBA superstar Kobe Bryant.Sofia Laine wiped away tears as she described the falling out with her grieving daughter in a sit-down interview with Univision reporter Dave Valadez that aired in the US on Tuesday.Speaking in Spanish, Laine said the 38-year-old Vanessa forced her out of the home and demanded that she return the car she used.“She told me, ‘I need you to get out of this house.’ She also told me that she wanted her car and she wants it now,” Laine said.Vanessa Bryant provided a statement to the program in response to her mother’s claims.“My husband and daughter passed away unexpectedly, and yet my mother had the audacity to do a television interview speaking negatively of me while ...
Farm bills row: Cong announces nationwide stir; BJP plans massive outreach to counter opposition | India News – Times of India
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Farm bills row: Cong announces nationwide stir; BJP plans massive outreach to counter opposition | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The political row over the passage of two key farm bills escalated sharply on Monday with the BJP staunchly defending the new farm reforms and the opposition stepping up its offensive against the Centre. Leading the opposition charge, the Congress today announced it will organize nationwide protests against the "anti-farmer" bills and collect the signatures of two crore farmers for a memorandum against the legislations which will be submitted to President Ram Nath Kovind. Several opposition parties also wrote to the President, urging him not to give his assent to the bills. The BJP, on the other hand, is planning to counter the opposition narrative with a mega exercise that aims to reach out to the farmers and clear the "misgivings" on the MSP (Minimum Support Price) issue. T...
IITs, IIMs, Central universities, Navodaya schools dip into pay for PM Cares
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IITs, IIMs, Central universities, Navodaya schools dip into pay for PM Cares

Written by Shyamlal Yadav | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2020 9:12:05 am The PMNRF had an unused corpus of Rs 3,800.44 crore as of 2019. Despite this, Modi established the PM CARES fund and solicited donations for it.AFTER PUBLIC sector companies, a sweeping range of educational institutions, from Navodaya schools for rural students to IITs, IIMs and central universities, have together contributed Rs 21.81 crore to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARES) fund — mainly from staff salaries, RTI records accessed by The Indian Express show. The Prime Minister’s Office, which manages the fund, has declined...
FinCEN Files — US indictment memo: bribes for Andhra mining permit — and link to ex-Cong MP
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FinCEN Files — US indictment memo: bribes for Andhra mining permit — and link to ex-Cong MP

Written by Khushboo Narayan | Mumbai | Updated: September 22, 2020 4:59:57 am The FinCEN Files contain a 20-page “intelligence assessment” on the mirror network and list 54 shell companies which, they say, moved billions of dollars annually from Russia through European securities markets to other jurisdictions beginning as early as 2011.A former Member of Parliament, a bank in Cyprus, a US Department of Justice indictment and an auto start-up in Gurugram figure in an investigative memorandum on a Ukrainian businessman, prepared in August 2017 by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the US regulatory agency for enforcing money laundering l...
FinCEN Files — Key agencies alerted on revelations, meeting soon: black money SIT head
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FinCEN Files — Key agencies alerted on revelations, meeting soon: black money SIT head

Written by Ritu Sarin | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2020 4:59:40 am The FinCEN Files contain a 20-page “intelligence assessment” on the mirror network and list 54 shell companies which, they say, moved billions of dollars annually from Russia through European securities markets to other jurisdictions beginning as early as 2011.The head of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money said Monday that the disclosures on “suspicious” banking transactions revealed in the FinCEN Files, the ongoing investigation by The Indian Express in collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and Buzz...
FinCEN Files — In alert on shell firms, NY bank flags transfers to Adani from Seychelles
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FinCEN Files — In alert on shell firms, NY bank flags transfers to Adani from Seychelles

Written by Ritu Sarin | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2020 6:03:34 pm The FinCEN Files contain a 20-page “intelligence assessment” on the mirror network and list 54 shell companies which, they say, moved billions of dollars annually from Russia through European securities markets to other jurisdictions beginning as early as 2011.Adani Gobal PTE, the Singapore-based global arm of the Adani Group, crops up in a clutch of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filed to FinCEN, the top US financial watchdog, that red-flag the subject of shell companies and their use in money laundering activities in the tax haven of Seychelles. These SARs, investigated by...
Tecno Spark 6 Air new variant launched in India: Price, specs and more – Times of India
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Tecno Spark 6 Air new variant launched in India: Price, specs and more – Times of India

Smartphone brand Tecno has launched a new variant of its Spark 6 Air in India. The device was first launched in July earlier this year. The new variant of the Spark 6 Air packs 3GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Tecno Spark 6 Air price and availability and offersThe new variant of the Tecno Spark 6 Air is priced at Rs 8,699. This new variant will be available starting September 25 on Amazon India website. Tecno Spark 6 Air specsThe Tecno Spark 6 Air comes with a 7-inch HD+ display with 720x1640 pixel resolution with Dot-Notch display and 90.6% screen to body ratio. The smartphone runs Android 10 (Go edition) operating system topped with the company’s own ColourOS HIOS 6.2. The Tecno Spark 6 Air is powered by quad-core Helio A25 SoC. The smartphone comes with dual SIM card support. Talki...
Xiaomi Redmi 20,000mAh battery power bank gets a price cut – Times of India
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Xiaomi Redmi 20,000mAh battery power bank gets a price cut – Times of India

Xiaomi has announced a price drop of its Redmi-branded power bank in India. Launched at Rs 1,599, the Redmi power bank has now become cheaper by Rs 200. The company announced the price cut via Redmi India Twitter account. In a tweet, the company said, “Price drop alert. A power-full offer you can’t resist. The #RedmiPowerBank 20000 mAh now available at ₹1399!” PRICE DROP ALERT 📢 A power-full offer you can't resist 🤩 The #RedmiPowerBank 20000 mAh now available at ₹1399!… https://t.co/Ybxp4i20Pj— Redmi India (@RedmiIndia) 1600687386000After the price cut the Redmi power bank that offers 20,000 mAh battery can now be purchased at Rs 1,399 online as well as offline. Online channels include Xiaomi India website as well third-party e-commerce websites such as Amazon and Flipkart. Other than t...
Bid to assure: MSP up for six crops, BJP tells MPs to spread the word
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Bid to assure: MSP up for six crops, BJP tells MPs to spread the word

Written by Liz Mathew | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2020 7:30:49 am Parliamentarians in Lok Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (Photo: LSTV/PTI)IN THE face of intensifying protests against its contentious farm Bills ahead of the Bihar elections, the Government and the BJP have kickstarted a campaign to counter Opposition claims that the laws are “anti-farmer”. In the Lok Sabha Monday, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar announced an increase in Minimum Support Price (MSP) for six rabi crops. He said the decision proves the Government is committed to retaining the MSP mechanism and “clearing the lie”...
Ruchir Sharma at Express e-Adda: ‘High debt, fiscal deficit… India can’t print its way out of the mess’
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Ruchir Sharma at Express e-Adda: ‘High debt, fiscal deficit… India can’t print its way out of the mess’

By: ENS Economic Bureau | New Delhi | Updated: September 23, 2020 2:46:07 pm New York-based Sharma, who is one of the finest observers of contemporary Indian politics and economy.(File)WHILE COUNTRIES like the United States have extended sizeable fiscal stimulus packages during the Covid-19 pandemic, India’s standing as a developing country with high public debt and fiscal deficit makes it difficult to follow suit, according to Ruchir Sharma, Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. The country cannot “print” its way out of “this mess”, he said at the Express e-Adda on Monday. To a question on the demand by man...
MEA, Army in marathon LAC talks with China
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MEA, Army in marathon LAC talks with China

Written by Krishn Kaushik | New Delhi | Updated: September 22, 2020 7:32:43 am This is the first time that an official of the MEA is part of the military talks between the two sides. (File/Representational)Eleven days after their Foreign Ministers reached an agreement in Moscow to “continue dialogue” and “quickly disengage” troops to “ease tensions” along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Indian and Chinese military commanders returned to the talks table Monday to try and resolve the situation. Until late in the night, the meeting which began in the morning — the sixth round of discussions at the Corps Commander-level since the start of the standof...
Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open to make Masters history | Tennis News – Times of India
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Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open to make Masters history | Tennis News – Times of India

ROME: World number one Novak Djokovic overcame a sluggish start to lift his fifth Italian Open title on Monday, defeating Argentine Diego Schwartzman 7-5 6-3 for a record 36th ATP Masters crown. Playing in his maiden ATP 1000 final, eighth seed Schwartzman raced out of the blocks to convert two break point opportunities for a 3-0 lead as Djokovic's usually clinical backhand offered up some errors. High Five ✋@DjokerNole clinches his fifth title in Rome 👏 📹: @TennisTV | #IBI20https://t.co/6aIUOszsQE— ATP Tour (@atptour) 1600708393000An on-and-off drizzle at Foro Italico, which included a smattering of fans, added to Djokovic's frustration but he still found a way past Schwartzman's serve to draw level at 3-3. Djokovic's relentless baseline hitting came to the fore when he broke Schwartzm...
Hypothyroidism: What to eat and what to avoid – Times of India
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Hypothyroidism: What to eat and what to avoid – Times of India

Hypothyroidism is a common hormonal health condition in which the body does not make enough thyroid hormones. These hormones are responsible for cell growth, repair and proper functioning of metabolism. Over time the disease can lead to tiredness, hair loss, weight gain and the person might feel extremely exhausted. About 1–2 per cent of people worldwide are suffering from this health issue. The condition is ten times more likely to affect women as compared to men. It is important to manage the condition on time, which can only be possible with medication and following a healthy diet. We talked to Dr Vinoda Kumary, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Jindal Naturecure Institute, Bangalore to know more about the kind of foods a person suffering from hypothyroidism should take and the foods t...