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India’s opening Test in Australia at Adelaide from December 17: Report | Cricket News – Times of India
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India’s opening Test in Australia at Adelaide from December 17: Report | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket team will play its opening Test of the four-match series in Australia at Adelaide from December 17 and it will be a day-night affair, according to a report. As per ESPN Cricinfo, the 'Boxing Day' Test starts from the traditional date of December 26 at the MCG, following the pink-ball game at the Adelaide Oval. Cricket Australia seems to have acceded to the BCCI request of a week's gap between the second and third Test, which begins in Sydney from January 7. The final Test will begin at Brisbane from January 15. It is understood that India will play the white-ball series before the Test matches with the three-match ODIs in Brisbane (tentatively November 26, 28 and 30) , followed by T20s at the Adelaide Oval (December 4, 6, 8). The entire squad will fly out f...
MI vs RR: Suryakumar, Bumrah fire Mumbai Indians to third straight win | Cricket News – Times of India
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MI vs RR: Suryakumar, Bumrah fire Mumbai Indians to third straight win | Cricket News – Times of India

ABU DHABI: Suryakumar Yadav smashed his highest score in the tournament as Mumbai Indians put up a clinical performance against a pedestrian Rajasthan Royals outfit for their third successive win in the Indian Premier League on Tuesday. Yadav hammered an unbeaten 79 off 47 balls to fire Mumbai Indians to an imposing 193 for four after Rohit Sharma opted to bat at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. SCORECARD | POINTS TABLE | SCHEDULEIn response, Royals were down and out at 12 for three before Jos Buttler gave them a glimmer of hope with a 44-ball 70. However, he did not get support from the other batsmen and Royals ended up well short at 136 in 18.1 overs for a 57-run loss, their third in a row. The three changes that they made also did not work for them. And, that's the match here in Abu Dhabi. ...
In Gurgaon’s pollution plan: Hotspots and vehicle checks
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In Gurgaon’s pollution plan: Hotspots and vehicle checks

Written by Sakshi Dayal | Gurgaon | October 7, 2020 5:12:56 am Vehicle emissions will be checked at 18 busy spotsGurgaon administration has formulated a pollution action plan, which will be implemented in coordination with several departments and agencies. Deputy Commissioner Amit Khatri said Municipal Corporation of Gurugram and Haryana Pollution Control Board will form teams for the same, which will also keep a check on waste burning. As part of the plan, HPCB has identified potential pollution hotspots — Phases I-V of Udyog Vihar, Sector 18 industrial centre, industrial area in Sector 37, IMT Manesar, Behrampur, Begumpur Khatola, and unit...
Victorian longest hold period suburbs for houses and units – realestate.com.au
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Victorian longest hold period suburbs for houses and units – realestate.com.au

Attwood topped the list of suburbs with the longest hold period. Attwood and Essendon West have been revealed as the Victorian suburbs homeowners are most reluctant to leave, with houses typically remaining in the same hands for almost two decades. Realestate.com.au data shows the average hold periods for the suburbs are 19.6 and 19 years respectively. House owners also stick like glue to Box Hill (18 years) Alphington, (17.7) and Eltham North (17.5). RELATED: Victoria’s ‘COVID-proof’ housing markets revealed Mildura named among Australia’s hottest housing markets, alongside Bendigo Melbourne lockdown easing: Should you auction or private sale? 22 Sidgewick Street, Attwood sold earlier this year. 1...
IPL 2020: Anukul Roy takes a blinder to dismiss Mahipal Lomror | Cricket News – Times of India
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IPL 2020: Anukul Roy takes a blinder to dismiss Mahipal Lomror | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Left-arm spinner Anukul Roy might not get a chance to exhibit his bowling skills in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) but the young lad made a mark by taking a blinder after coming as a substitute fielder for the Mumbai Indians against Rajasthan Royals in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Former India U-19 player Anukul took the stunning catch in the first ball of the ninth over bowled by leggie Rahul Chahar. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE STUNNING CATCHANU-COOL!A stunning catch by the substitute fielder, Anukul Roy to dismiss Mahipal Lomror.#Dream11IPL https://t.co/feaYjH4RNg— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) 1602003606000Roy got rid of in-form Mahipal Lomror by throwing himself in the air while running backwards at short cover, ending up grabbing a fine stunner. Rajasthan were tottering at 42...
PSO, terrorist killed in attack at J&K BJP worker’s house | India News – Times of India
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PSO, terrorist killed in attack at J&K BJP worker’s house | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: The personal security officer (PSO) of a BJP worker was killed in a gunfight with terrorists who attacked the politician’s house in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district late Tuesday. A terrorist identified as Sajjad Ahmad was also killed in the fire exchange, police said. As many as five politicians were killed and one injured in terror attacks in July and August alone. Confirming the attack, Kashmir Police tweeted that unidentified terrorists opened fire at BJP worker Ghulam Qadir’s house in Ganderbal’s Nunar area. PSO constable Altaf Hussain retaliated and shot down one of the attackers, but sustained critical injuries in the gun battle and succumbed on the way to a hospital. Qadir, however, escaped unhurt. On July 8, three BJP workers — Waseem Bari, his father and brother —...
Payal Ghosh on Richa Chadha’s defamation suit: Why is she trying to defame me? – Times of India
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Payal Ghosh on Richa Chadha’s defamation suit: Why is she trying to defame me? – Times of India

Actress Richa Chadha has filed defamation suit against Payal Ghosh and others. Reacting to the development, Payal said that she fails to understand why Richa is trying to defame her. Richa on Monday filed a case before Bombay High Court for Rs 1.10 crore against Payal for "tarnishing her reputation" and subjecting her to "immense humiliation, ridicule, unwanted speculation, harassment, harsh public scrutiny and loss of business opportunity and goodwill thereby causing tremendous stress and mental agony". Payal, who has accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual harassment, told IANS: "This is completely a false accusation. I don't understand what I have to do with this case. Why is she trying to defame me? She should instead ask Mr Kashyap why he took her name." "I don't know her pers...
The title defence COVID-19 couldn’t stop
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The title defence COVID-19 couldn’t stop

Even the defending PGA champion has to dine alone in a COVID-19-affected world, and after soaking up the lively frat house atmosphere of her accommodation last year en route to her major breakthrough, Aussie Hannah Green is feeling the difference this time. Green’s parents were relieved when her travel plans to the coronavirus-riddled US were scuppered earlier this year as flights were cancelled and her home state of Western Australia went into lockdown.But the Greg Norman medallist was never going to miss the opportunity to defend her title, and while the world is a different place, from where she can stay to who she can hang out with, Green hopes her golf can still be as good.“It‘s been a few adjustments, not just with the golf, with the mental side of things with golf,” Green said af...
Modi not bothered about what’s happening in country, only protects his image: Rahul | India News – Times of India
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Modi not bothered about what’s happening in country, only protects his image: Rahul | India News – Times of India

PATIALA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "not bothered" about what is happening in the country and he only "protects his image", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday as he attacked the Centre on the new farm laws. Rahul Gandhi was in Punjab as part of his three-day 'Kheti Bachao Yatra', during which held a series of tractor rallies, to protest against the three new agriculture-related laws, which, he claimed, will not only affect farmers but also consumers. The Centre has asserted that the laws will be beneficial for farmers and increase their income. Claiming that several institutions, including the media, that protect the voice of the people have been "captured" by the BJP-led Centre, Rahul Gandhi said, "Give me free press and institutions which are free, this government will ...
Second sero survey: 41-60 age group in Mumbai most exposed to Covid
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Second sero survey: 41-60 age group in Mumbai most exposed to Covid

Written by Tabassum Barnagarwala | Mumbai | Updated: October 7, 2020 4:17:16 am After the 41-60 age group, people in the 12-24 age group living in gated societies and high-rises had the most exposure rates. At least 18.5 per cent tested positive for Covid antibodies, followed by those aged 25-40 (16.6 per cent exposure). (Representational)People in the 41-60 age group were most exposed to the coronavirus in both slums and non-slums, according to the findings of the second sero-survey in Mumbai. The overall Covid-19 sero-prevalence found in the second survey conducted jointly by the BMC, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and Niti Aayog is 33.4 per ...
Mumbai Metro 9: MMRDA to change alignment of Pandurangwadi station
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Mumbai Metro 9: MMRDA to change alignment of Pandurangwadi station

Written by Neeraj Tiwari | Mumbai | October 7, 2020 4:09:15 am Metro 9, from Dahisar to Mira Bhayander, will be a 11-km long corridor with eight stations. It is an extension of Metro 7 (Andheri East to Dahisar East), which is being constructed in two phases. (Representational)The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has decided to change the alignment of Pandurangwadi station being built on the Metro 9 (Dahisar-Mira-Bhayander) corridor. The change in alignment has been made to avoid demolition of structures along the alignment. Earlier, the said station was set to come up on the west side of the service road on the Wester...
London Marathon marks a virtual first — outside Mumbai apartment
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London Marathon marks a virtual first — outside Mumbai apartment

Written by Shivani Naik | Mumbai | Updated: October 7, 2020 7:54:30 am Himanshu Sareen running in Wadala, Mumbai, as part of the London Marathon on SundayNOT QUITE the final turn at the Buckingham Palace before the iconic finish at The Mall in London, but the luminaire lights of the BPCL refinery dotting Mumbai’s eastern freeway did blink at the crack of dawn at Himanshu Sareen during his 42.195-km run this Sunday. When the 36-year-old ran his second virtual marathon in three weeks — after “Boston”— it marked a unique milestone of his running career. He was among the 70 Indians, from Mumbai to Bengaluru, who strapped on their timer watches to run the f...
London Marathon marks a virtual first — outside Mumbai apartment
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London Marathon marks a virtual first — outside Mumbai apartment

Written by Shivani Naik | Mumbai | October 7, 2020 3:33:11 am Himanshu Sareen running in Wadala, Mumbai, as part of the London Marathon on SundayNOT QUITE the final turn at the Buckingham Palace before the iconic finish at The Mall in London, but the luminaire lights of the BPCL refinery dotting Mumbai’s eastern freeway did blink at the crack of dawn at Himanshu Sareen during his 42.195-km run this Sunday. When the 36-year-old ran his second virtual marathon in three weeks — after “Boston”— it marked a unique milestone of his running career. He was among the 70 Indians, from Mumbai to Bengaluru, who strapped on their timer watches to run the first-ever ...
French Open sensation Podoroska ‘dreams of being number one’ | Tennis News – Times of India
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French Open sensation Podoroska ‘dreams of being number one’ | Tennis News – Times of India

PARIS: Nadia Podoroska said she still dreams of reaching the very top of the women's game after the Argentine became the first qualifier in the Open era to reach the women's semi-finals at Roland Garros on Tuesday. World number 131 Podoroska had never won a Grand Slam match before the tournament but stunned third seed Elina Svitolina 6-2, 6-4 to continue her incredible French Open run. The 23-year-old will play Polish teenager Iga Swiatek or Italy's Martina Trevisan as she attempts to become the first qualifier in history to make the final at a major. "My dream is to be number one. That will never change," said Podoroska, whose only other Grand Slam appearance came at the 2016 US Open. She is just the third female qualifier to make the last four of a major, after Alexandra Stevenson at ...
Delhi HC suspends life term of murder convict, asks her to do social service
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Delhi HC suspends life term of murder convict, asks her to do social service

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | October 7, 2020 3:26:51 am The Delhi High Court Tuesday suspended the life sentence of a woman, who was convicted in 2018 for murdering her stepson. (File)THE DELHI High Court Tuesday suspended the life sentence of a woman, who was convicted in 2018 for murdering her stepson, on the condition that she will undertake social service during the period of her bail. The court also took note of the fact that her seven-year-old son was suffering due to the loss of care and company of his mother. The court has asked the woman to serve pro-bono at Pahal, an NGO based in Delhi, and undertake the tasks assigned to her keepin...
For 5 children, two-room house in Trilokpuri doubles up as classroom
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For 5 children, two-room house in Trilokpuri doubles up as classroom

Written by Ashna Butani | New Delhi | Updated: October 7, 2020 3:23:51 am Dayawati with the five children she assists. (Express)In a semblance of a school, five children aged between five and eight years entered a small two-room house in Trilokpuri, carrying bags full of books, to attend classes. They start and end the one-hour session with “namaste didi”. The didi is 35-year-old Dayawati. Mother of three and a School Management Committee (SMC) member of MCD School, Trilokpuri, Block 6, Dayawati decided to help children from nearby areas with online classes in August. Prior to that, the children were unable to study as they did not have smartphones and...
IPL 2020: Bowlers will give CSK tough time, says KKR batsman Tripathi | Cricket News – Times of India
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IPL 2020: Bowlers will give CSK tough time, says KKR batsman Tripathi | Cricket News – Times of India

ABU DHABI: Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Rahul Tripathi feels that his side's bowlers have a measure of the pitch here and they can make life difficult for Chennai Super Kings batsmen in their IPL match on Wednesday. The Pat Cummins-led KKR attack was taken to the cleaners by Delhi Capitals batsmen in their 18-run loss on October 3 in Sharjah. But at the venue where they have been camping, KKR are hoping for a turnaround in the match against CSK. "We have been practising here for a long time. It's like a home venue for us now. We have some experience on this ground. They know what lengths to bowl on this wicket," Tripathi said on the eve of the match against CSK. "All the bowlers really contributed in our last game here (against Rajasthan Royals). It's a big ground and definitely it com...
Apple sends out invites for the launch of iPhone 12 – Times of India
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Apple sends out invites for the launch of iPhone 12 – Times of India

Laying all speculation and rumours to rest, Apple has sent out invites for its biggest event of the year. The special event — will be held online — on October 13 where Apple is set to unveil its much-awaited iPhone 12 series. The invite reads, “Hi, Speed. Please join us for a special event from Apple Park.” The event will begin at 10 am PDT (10 pm IST). It is expected that the iPhone 12 lineup will officially be unveiled by Apple. Rumour mill has been in overdrive about what to expect from the event. Traditionally, Apple launches iPhones at an event in September but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Cupertino-based tech giant delayed the launch of iPhones. Apple did hold an annual event in September where it unveiled two new Apple Watch models — Series 6 and Watch SE — along with two...
Hathras: SC calls it horrible, UP says step in to stop narratives
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Hathras: SC calls it horrible, UP says step in to stop narratives

Written by Ananthakrishnan G | New Delhi | Updated: October 7, 2020 3:11:55 am Security at the village of Hathras victim Tuesday. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha)Calling the Hathras incident “horrible… extraordinary and shocking”, the Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government if witnesses in the case of the alleged rape and murder of a 19-year-old had been provided protection and if the family of the victim had a lawyer. The state government, on its part, urged the Supreme Court to supervise the probe into the incident. The bench of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian, hearing a writ petition se...
Facing flak, Yogi Adityanath cites CAA crackdown, accuses Opp of using Hathras to ‘divide’
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Facing flak, Yogi Adityanath cites CAA crackdown, accuses Opp of using Hathras to ‘divide’

Written by Liz Mathew , Maulshree Seth | Lucknow, New Delhi | October 7, 2020 3:03:24 am Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath struck back Tuesday invoking his crackdown on the anti-CAA protests to underline his resolve to counter what he called an Opposition conspiracy.FACING questions over his government’s handling of the Hathras case and with some critical voices within, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath struck back Tuesday invoking his crackdown on the anti-CAA protests to underline his resolve to counter what he called an Opposition conspiracy. “You must have seen their faces, those who protested against the CAA; those who, during th...