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SRH vs CSK: Chennai Super Kings pull off much-needed win, beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 20 runs | Cricket News – Times of India
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SRH vs CSK: Chennai Super Kings pull off much-needed win, beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 20 runs | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: A desperate Chennai Super Kings dished out an all-round performance to earn a much-needed win as they stay afloat in the race for the IPL Play-offs with a 20-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad, here on Tuesday. Shane Watson and Ambati Rayudu shared a 81-run stand to power Chennai Super Kings to 167 for six after electing to bat. CSK skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni then used seven bowlers, who executed their plans to perfection, to restrict SRH to 147 for eight. That is Game, Set and Match!#CSK win by 20 runs to register their third win of #Dream11IPL 2020. https://t.co/2lJM4MKEZj— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) 1602611226000With 57 off 39 balls, Kane Williamson was the top scorer for Sunrisers. He hit seven fours to keep his side in hunt but the steep required run-rate made it tough f...
iphone 12 price:  Apple launches four new iPhone 12 models: Price, specs and more – Times of India
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iphone 12 price: Apple launches four new iPhone 12 models: Price, specs and more – Times of India

Apple took the wraps off its much-awaited iPhone 12 line up and introduced four new iPhones -- iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini. The two new non-Pro iPhones will be the ‘affordable’ iPhones of the year whereas the other two will be the 'Pro' iPhones of the year. All four new iPhones will support 5G. iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max detailsThe iPhone 12 Pro features a 6.1-inch OLED display and iPhone 12 Pro Max has a 6.7-inch display. Both phones are powered by the A14 bionic processor. Apple iPhone 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max feature a triple camera setup at the back. iPhone 12 Pro features a LiDAR Scanner on the back that enables object and room scanning, AR features, and more. The LiDAR Scanner also contributes to low-light auto focus and improving capture tim...
Allies close ranks around Uddhav, question tone of Koshyari’s letter
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Allies close ranks around Uddhav, question tone of Koshyari’s letter

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | October 14, 2020 5:14:16 am Bhagat Singh KoshyariAs the war of words between the Maharashtra chief minister and the Governor escalated over the reopening of temples in the state, NCP president Sharad Pawar’s strongly worded letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, objecting to the language used by Bhagat Singh Koshyari, set the tone for ruling allies NCP and Congress to close ranks in support of Uddhav Thackeray. In an indication that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government had formulated a joint response strategy over this latest misgiving with the Governor, state Congress president and revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat questione...
10 AC trips among WR’s 194 additional local train services
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10 AC trips among WR’s 194 additional local train services

Written by Neeraj Tiwari | Mumbai | October 14, 2020 5:06:59 am At present, WR runs 506 local train services between Churchgate to Dahanu. With the addition of 194 services, it will operate 700 services per day.In a move that will reduce crowding in local trains, the Western Railway (WR) will daily operate 194 additional services from Thursday to ferry those working in the essential sectors. It will also restart operations of its air-conditioned local trains with 10 services, which are a part of the new services. The move follows two instances of overcrowding in local trains, where commuters could be seen jostling for space. In one video tha...
Safety fears for Wallabies if unthinkable happens
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Safety fears for Wallabies if unthinkable happens

The Wallabies will have to keep their wits about them if they achieve the unthinkable and beat the All Blacks at Eden Park amid concerns it could trigger an ugly reaction across the Tasman.It has been 34 years since the All Blacks lost to Australia at Auckland’s notoriously hostile cauldron but the Kiwis are suddenly under intense pressure to maintain their winning streak after drawing 16-16 with the Wallabies in the opening Test in Wellington last weekend.That stalemate happened against the backdrop of relations between the Australian and New Zealand rugby boards sinking to an all-time low after months of public bickering so emotions are running high.Watch every match of the 2020 Bledisloe Cup & Rugby Championship Live & On-Demand on Kayo. New to Kayo? Get your 14-day free tria...
Civic body, Mumbai Police to fine those not wearing masks in public
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Civic body, Mumbai Police to fine those not wearing masks in public

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: October 14, 2020 12:49:50 pm BMC health workers check residents for Covid-19 symptoms on Tuesday. (Photo: Pradip Das)Starting Wednesday, Mumbai Police along with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will penalise people violating face mask norms in public areas. In a review meeting Tuesday, Municipal Commissioner I S Chahal asked civic officials to initiate a joint action with the Mumbai Police and intensify the campaign in the 24 wards, against those not wearing masks. Officials from the Solid Waste Management (SWM) department were given the additional task of penalising those violating mandatory m...
Delhi Air quality: Sisodia takes aim at Centre, ministry lists measures taken
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Delhi Air quality: Sisodia takes aim at Centre, ministry lists measures taken

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | October 14, 2020 4:50:49 am In July, Education Minister Manish Sisodia had said they would be re-engaged as part of the remote teaching-learning plan.Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia hit out at the Centre on Tuesday, saying it had failed to address issues of air pollution in North India, and had, instead, engaged in tokenism. Air quality in the city has dipped over the past few days, inching towards the very poor category. On Tuesday, the AQI stood at 300, a point away from very poor. Sisodia said while Delhi government had taken steps to combat pollution, the Centre had woken up only before the harvest and stubble burnin...
Korean boy band BTS faces uproar in China over war comments – Times of India
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Korean boy band BTS faces uproar in China over war comments – Times of India

SEOUL: Chinese nationalists erupted in anger at South Korean boy band BTS after its leader thanked Korean War veterans for their sacrifices. The singer, who goes by RM, made the remark in a recorded acceptance speech for an award from the Korea Society for promoting US-Korean relations. “We will always remember the history of pain that our two nations shared together and the sacrifices of countless men and women,” RM said in the speech, which included no mention of China. “After 70 years, the world we are living in is much closer than before. Boundaries in many aspects are getting more blurred,” RM said. “As members of the global community, we should build a deeper understanding and solidarity to be happier together.” Chinese internet users and state media took RM's comments as a slap a...
Centre knew about decomposer tech, sincerity needed, says CM Kejriwal
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Centre knew about decomposer tech, sincerity needed, says CM Kejriwal

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: October 14, 2020 10:25:38 am Kejriwal said governments should stop the blame game and work together to address the issue of crop residue burning.Launching the trial of the Pusa decomposer for stubble management on around 700 hectares of farms in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday said smoke from farm fires in neighbouring states has started affecting Delhi’s air quality, but all governments were sitting with their eyes closed. Speaking at Hiranki village in North Delhi’s Narela, where the government began spraying the fungi-based decomposer on fields to convert paddy stubble into compost, Kejriwal said go...
Child rescue roadmap: keeping track of trafficking routes, school dropouts
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Child rescue roadmap: keeping track of trafficking routes, school dropouts

Written by Dipankar Ghose | New Delhi | October 14, 2020 4:43:25 am Over the last two days, The Indian Express reported the key findings of its investigation that showed a surge in child trafficking since the lockdown beganIN THE middle of the Covid lockdown, a team of rescuers intercepted a bus in Jaipur. Inside, it found a group of children being taken for work all the way from Samastipur in Bihar, 1200 km away. But the real surprise was something else. “The bus had no papers, the number plates were fake, and the driver had no license. And yet, the vehicle had crossed multiple checkpoints and border posts,” says Dhananjay Tingal, executive director of...
Allahabad HC questions official’s rape denial, says cremation violated rights of victim, family
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Allahabad HC questions official’s rape denial, says cremation violated rights of victim, family

Written by Manish Sahu | Lucknow | October 14, 2020 4:40:51 am A 19-year-old Dalit girl was attacked, allegedly by four upper caste men in Hathras, UP. In pic: Security in the area (Express photo by Vishal Srivastava)FROM QUESTIONING the police claim that the 19-year-old Dalit woman from Hathras was not raped to observing that her hurried cremation was “prima facie an infringement upon the human rights of the victim and her family”, the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court has delivered a stinging indictment of the Uttar Pradesh police and administration. While the Bench of Justices Pankaj Mithal and Rajan Roy heard the case on Monday, the order wa...
Players’ representative in top council tells Board: kept in dark on key issues
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Players’ representative in top council tells Board: kept in dark on key issues

Written by Devendra Pandey | Mumbai | October 14, 2020 4:39:30 am Currently, former India captain Ganguly, Shah and Dhumal are among the BCCI office-bearers on the Council.THE INDIAN cricket board is facing questions from a players’ representative in the Apex Council, which was set up by the Supreme Court to oversee the game, over inadequate communication, apathy in addressing welfare demands and failure to share minutes of meetings held over two months, The Indian Express has learnt. Sources said that in an email sent days before the Council’s next meeting Saturday, former India opener Anshuman Gaekwad also questioned the lack of IPL invitations for al...
Mehbooba released, says ‘will take back what Delhi snatched’
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Mehbooba released, says ‘will take back what Delhi snatched’

Written by Bashaarat Masood | Srinagar | Updated: October 14, 2020 7:36:08 am PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti (File)FOURTEEN MONTHS after she was arrested, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti was released Tuesday after the J&K government revoked her detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA). The decision came two days before her daughter Iltija Mufti’s petition challenging her detention was scheduled to be heard in the Supreme Court. In an audio message posted on Twitter after being released, she said the people of Jammu and Kashmir cannot forget the “robbery and humiliation” of August 5 and demanded release of all prisoners lodged...
Tanishq pulls down ad  after social media uproar
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Tanishq pulls down ad after social media uproar

Written by Surbhi Gupta | New Delhi | October 14, 2020 4:25:10 am As the social media campaign accusing Tanishq of promoting “love jihad” by celebrating an interfaith marriage gained momentum, the brand first disabled the comment section and likes/dislikes on YouTube and, late on Monday evening, withdrew the video.(Source: Anubha Bhosle/Twitter)Jewellery brand Tanishq pulled its latest ad featuring a Hindu woman and her Muslim mother-in-law off all online platforms on Monday after a backlash on social media, which saw #BoycottTanishq trending on Twitter. The ad for Tanishq’s new collection called Ekatvam – which means ‘oneness’ – showed a Muslim family ...
Despite sky-high cut-offs, some courses almost full
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Despite sky-high cut-offs, some courses almost full

Written by Aranya Shankar | New Delhi | Updated: October 14, 2020 9:11:51 am Students at Delhi University on Tuesday. Praveen KhannaSkyrocketing cut-offs are not proving to be an obstacle for various Delhi University colleges, with several top colleges claiming on the second day of admission on Tuesday that they are close to filling seats in some courses, particularly in reserved categories, or have over-admitted students in some. However, seats in most courses and colleges are still a long way from being filled. Meanwhile, colleges are dealing with another problem brought on by the online admission system — rejection of a barrage of applications from ...
Despite sky-high cut-offs, some courses almost full
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Despite sky-high cut-offs, some courses almost full

Written by Aranya Shankar | New Delhi | October 14, 2020 4:23:36 am Students at Delhi University on Tuesday. Praveen KhannaSkyrocketing cut-offs are not proving to be an obstacle for various Delhi University colleges, with several top colleges claiming on the second day of admission on Tuesday that they are close to filling seats in some courses, particularly in reserved categories, or have over-admitted students in some. However, seats in most courses and colleges are still a long way from being filled. Meanwhile, colleges are dealing with another problem brought on by the online admission system — rejection of a barrage of applications from applicants...
‘Fighting demons none of us knew about’: Jacinda Barclay dies suddenly aged 29
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‘Fighting demons none of us knew about’: Jacinda Barclay dies suddenly aged 29

There wasn’t a sport Jacinda Barclay couldn’t play.She featured in five World Cups for the Australian women’s baseball team, lined up for the GWS Giants in AFLW – and even won a championship playing quarterback in America’s Legends Football League.Aussie sport lost one of its most unique talents this week when Barclay - described ahead of her first game with the Giants in 2017 as “the Sonny Bill Williams of women’s sport” died. She was 29Tributes have begun flowing on social media from devastated former teammates, who remembered the West Australian product as the perfect person to go into battle with in the sporting arena.“The news is devastating and our hearts are breaking,” wrote Steph Mur, who played with Barclay at the Chicago Bliss.“Jacinda lived a life that most people could only ...
LAC talks enhanced understanding of positions: Jt statement
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LAC talks enhanced understanding of positions: Jt statement

Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | October 14, 2020 4:20:23 am Maxar WorldView-3 satellite image shows close up view of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) border and patrol point 14 in the eastern Ladakh sector of Galwan Valley June 22, 2020. Maxar Technologies via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALE. NO ARCHIVE. MANDATORY CREDIT. MUST CREDIT MAXAR TECHNOLOGIES. MUST NOT OBSCURE WATERMARKA day after the seventh round of Corps Commander-level talks to try and resolve the military standoff along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, India and China, in a joint statement, said they “had enhanced unde...
Sixth arrest in DU student murder case
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Sixth arrest in DU student murder case

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: October 14, 2020 10:28:51 am Rajput, who studied at DU’s School of Open Learning, and also took tuitions in the area, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital.Six days after a 19-year-old Delhi University student was killed, allegedly over his friendship with a 21-year-old woman, Delhi Police arrested a sixth accused Tuesday evening. On October 7, Rahul Rajput was beaten up in Northwest Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar, allegedly by the woman’s two brothers, Mohd. Raj and Manwar Hussain, and their friends. Police arrested the two brothers and apprehended three juveniles.On Tuesday, 18-year-old Shubham Bhardwaj, a res...