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MI vs DC: Mumbai Indians crush Delhi Capitals by 57 runs, reach 6th IPL final | Cricket News – Times of India
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MI vs DC: Mumbai Indians crush Delhi Capitals by 57 runs, reach 6th IPL final | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Mumbai Indians, arguably the best T20 outfit in the history of the format, carried out a clinical decimation of Delhi Capitals by 57 runs in the first qualifier, to set sights on their fifth Indian Premier League title. Surya Kumar Yadav (51 off 38 balls) laid the platform on which Ishan Kishan (55 not out) and Hardik Pandya (37 no off 14 balls) cashed in to take their team to 200 for 5. ScorecardThe pressure of scoreboard was writ large on a wobbly Capitals top-order with Trent Boult (2/9 in 2 overs) and Jasprit Bumrah (4/14 in 4 overs) producing a 'Test match opening spell" to eventually blow out the opposition for 143 for 8. Delhi will however get a second shot at glory when they meet the winner of the Eliminator between RCB and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday in the second qual...
2 civilians injured as terrorists fire upon forces in Pulwama, encounter on | India News – Times of India
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2 civilians injured as terrorists fire upon forces in Pulwama, encounter on | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: Two civilians were injured, one of them critically, after terrorists fired upon security forces in Lalpora area of Pampore in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday evening, which triggered an encounter in the area, officials said. The holed-up terrorists opened fired upon a joint team of J&K Police, Army and CRPF soon after the forces carried out a cordon-and-search operation in Lalpora. The two civilians were caught in the crossfire, resulting in injuries to them. The injured have been identified as Abid Nabi and Kifayat Ahmad, both residents of Pampore. Police said contact has been established with the terrorists and the operation was on till the time of filing of this report. Kashmir zone police on its official Twitter handle said: “During CASO at #Lalpora #Pampo...
Notification out: SP takes lead, names 11 candidates for MLC elections next month
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Notification out: SP takes lead, names 11 candidates for MLC elections next month

Written by Maulshree Seth | Lucknow | November 6, 2020 4:59:43 am Samajwadi Party has highest number of seats in the Legislative Council With the notification for the 11 seats of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council being out, the political parties are gearing up to field their candidates. On Thursday, Sanjay Kumar Mishra of Samajwadi Party (SP) filed his nomination papers from Bareilly-Moradabad teacher’s constituency. Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council has 100 members, out of which maximum i.e, 52, are with the SP, while 19 are with the ruling BJP. The BSP has eight members and Congress just two with one one of them, Dinesh Kumar Singh, having already jo...
WhatsApp Payments gets NPCI nod, these conditions apply – Times of India
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WhatsApp Payments gets NPCI nod, these conditions apply – Times of India

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has given approval for WhatsApp to go live on UPI in the multi-bank model. However, there are some restrictions and NPCI is allowing WhatsApp to expand its UPI user base in a graded manner. “WhatsApp can expand its UPI user base in a graded manner starting with a maximum registered user base of twenty (20) million in UPI,” said NPCI in an official statement. Earlier in June, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in a filing with the Supreme Court mentioned that NPCI had confirmed that WhatsApp is ‘fully compliant’ with data-localisation norms. The Facebook-owned messaging app had hired Deloitte to audit its compliance with data-localisation norms in India. A letter to the RBI read, “NPCI has reviewed the ‘Post-Change Review Report III’ certifi...
Kickstart SA: John Davis on aligning education with SA’s growth industries
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Kickstart SA: John Davis on aligning education with SA’s growth industries

media_playChristine Spielmann wins 2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival fashion crown Christine Spielmann of the Northern Territory has won the prestigious national women's racewear competition in Myer Fashions on Your Front Lawn at the 2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival. Christine's winning outfit was a self-designed, self-made pant suit and belt with a wide-brimmed hat by Peacock Millinery. Source link
In Seemanchal, Owaisi popular but it remains advantage RJD, Congress
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In Seemanchal, Owaisi popular but it remains advantage RJD, Congress

Written by Dipankar Ghose | Kishanganj | November 6, 2020 4:39:24 am All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi. (PTI)On Thursday, Ruidhasa Maidan on the outskirts of Kishanganj was its usual self, unruly grass, some children and stray pigs. Two days ago, this was where Congress leader Rahul Gandhi held a rally ahead of the last phase of the Bihar polls. Mohammad Zeeshan, who runs a tailoring shop in front of the ground, acknowledges, “Rahul spoke well”. But, in Kishanganj, it is another rally at Ruidhasa Maidan that is remembered most fondly, by AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, in Dec...
AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors arrives in India at a starting price of Rs 22,990 – Times of India
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AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors arrives in India at a starting price of Rs 22,990 – Times of India

AMD Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors which were launched last month globally have now aarrived in India. Based on the latest Zen 3 architecture, the new lineup offers up to 16 core and 32 threads with up to 72MB cache memory in its top-of-the-line AMD Ryzen 9 5950X SKU. The new AMD processors in India include AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, Ryzen9 5900X, Ryzen7 5800X and Ryzen5 5600X desktop processors. The company claims these to be the fastest gaming CPUs delivering up to a 26 percent generational uplift in gaming performance. The company mentioned that AMD 500 series motherboards are ready for AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processors today with a simple BIOS update. This broad ecosystem support includes more than 100 AMD 500 series motherboards from all major motherboard manufacturers. Suppor...
Will not allow anybody to grab an inch of India’s territory: Rajnath in poll rally | India News – Times of India
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Will not allow anybody to grab an inch of India’s territory: Rajnath in poll rally | India News – Times of India

KATIHAR/MADHUBANI: No power in the world will be allowed to capture an inch of Indian territory nor will India occupy an inch of a foreign land, defence minister Rajnath Singh asserted on Thursday, and flayed the Congress for allegedly questioning the valour of the armed forces of the country. Addressing two rallies on the last day of campaign for the final phase of Bihar assembly elections to be held on Saturday, the former BJP president exuded confidence that people will vote the NDA back to power for its developmental works and good governance. Referring to the June 15 Galwan Valley clash with the Chinese Army, in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed, he said the entire world witnessed the valour of the personnel of the Bihar Regiment. "If any power of the world thinks that it will c...
Motorola Verve Loop 105, Verve Buds 100 and Verve Rap 105 earphones launched in India – Times of India
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Motorola Verve Loop 105, Verve Buds 100 and Verve Rap 105 earphones launched in India – Times of India

Binatone has launched Motorola Verve series neckbands and true wireless headphones in India. The series consists of Wireless Verve Buds 100, Neckband Verve Rap 105 and Verve Loop 105, all of which boast of IPX5 water resistance rating and a claimed maximum battery life of 8 hours. The Verve Buds 100 true wireless headphones come with three different earbuds sizes. They house a multifunctional touch button for performing functions like answering calls, adjusting volume, skipping songs and more. They have a claimed battery life of 14 hours. Both the Verve Rap 105 and Loop 105 offer a neckband design and house a 15mm speaker driver. They have a claimed battery life of 8 hours and offer a magnetic lock on the buds to avoid tangling. Price and availability The Verve Loop 105 sport earbuds ar...
Centre’s Delhi alarm: Test contacts in 72 hours, use more RT-PCR tests
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Centre’s Delhi alarm: Test contacts in 72 hours, use more RT-PCR tests

Written by Kaunain Sheriff M | New Delhi | November 6, 2020 4:16:46 am On Thursday, Delhi recorded 6,715 cases.Positive Covid cases are slipping through the cracks. And, a higher positivity rate during RT-PCR tests compared to rapid antigen testing (RAT), which has a high degree of false negatives, is an “alarm bell”. These are the main concerns flagged by the Centre to the Delhi government during a high-level meeting chaired by Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan Thursday — a day after the national capital logged the highest single-day Covid spike for any city with 6,842 cases. Among the key recommendations made by the Centre are: Trace 15 close con...
PM Modi hardsells India advantage as he invites global investors
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PM Modi hardsells India advantage as he invites global investors

By: ENS Economic Bureau | New Delhi | Updated: November 6, 2020 5:25:44 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Source: Twitter/@BJP4India)Urging global investors to invest in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the government will do “whatever it takes to make India the engine of global growth resurgence”. Speaking at a Virtual Global Investor Roundtable with leaders of top pension and sovereign wealth funds and domestic business leaders, Modi said: “If you want returns with reliability, India is the place to be. If you want demand with democracy, India is the place to be. If you want stability with sustainability, India is the place to be. If you want...
Govt plans Metro Neo for low-cost ride in suburbs and smaller cities
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Govt plans Metro Neo for low-cost ride in suburbs and smaller cities

Written by Avishek G Dastidar | New Delhi | Updated: November 6, 2020 9:09:47 am Officials said the approval paves the way for state governments and urban local bodies to design proposals as per their requirements. (Representational Image)The government is set to approve national standard specifications for Metro Neo, a no-frills, low-cost urban rail transit system aimed at cities with population of less than 10 lakh or suburbs of bigger cities. Officials said the approval paves the way for state governments and urban local bodies to design proposals as per their requirements. “We are approving it. It will be beneficial, especially for smaller cities, ...
Joe Biden inches closer, Trump goes to court crying foul, seeking recount
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Joe Biden inches closer, Trump goes to court crying foul, seeking recount

Written by Karishma Mehrotra | New York City | November 6, 2020 4:15:45 am Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, joined by Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., walks from the stage after speaking Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP)At noon on Thursday in the United States (late evening in India), Joe Biden remained six Electoral College votes short of the magic number of 270 needed to win the White House. President Donald Trump, 56 votes short and on an increasingly narrow path to re-election, called for vote recounts and for stopping counts, and filed lawsuits alleging election f...
Lockdown helped turn Indian families self-reliant, indigenous, says RSS chief | India News – Times of India
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Lockdown helped turn Indian families self-reliant, indigenous, says RSS chief | India News – Times of India

BHOPAL: Advocating for `Atma Nirbhar Bharat' drive, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said that the idea of indigenous and self-reliant India well propagated among Indian families during the lockdown period amid Covid-19 pandemic. Bhagwat, who is reviewing the two-day central region working committee meeting here, also met Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chuhan to discuss by-poll results to be announced on November 10. "During Covid-19 pandemic, RSS succeeded in spreading its branches in the families where the dialogue among family members awakened the feeling of national interest and propagated the idea of indigenous and self-reliant India. Many old family traditions like family dining, companionship, evening prayers and lectures were revived...
Campaigning ends, Nitish Kumar signs off: My last election
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Campaigning ends, Nitish Kumar signs off: My last election

Written by Dipankar Ghose | Purnea | Updated: November 6, 2020 2:14:55 pm Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during an election meeting, in Darbhanga, (PTI)Wrapping up his campaign for the Bihar Assembly polls, in which he has been overshadowed both by ally BJP and rival RJD, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday sought votes saying this election was his “last”. Addressing a rally at Dhamdaha in Purnea district, the three-time JD(U) CM, who has been the face of Bihar since 2005, said, “Today is the last day (of campaign for the final phase of Assembly elections). Polling will take place the day after tomorrow. This is my last election.” Lending his we...
Rajnath Singh on China talks eve: For peace, need ability to deter war
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Rajnath Singh on China talks eve: For peace, need ability to deter war

Written by Krishn Kaushik | New Delhi | Updated: November 6, 2020 7:21:10 am Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh (Photo: ANI)Underlining that “peace cannot necessarily be achieved by a desire for peace but by the ability to deter war,” Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said Thursday that “India is determined to protect its sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of unilateralism and aggression, no matter what the sacrifice”. Singh’s remarks, at a webinar to mark the 60th anniversary of the National Defence College, came on the eve of the eighth round of talks between India and China to dial down tensions along the Line of Actual Control in Lada...
Scholarship scam: Fake beneficiaries in Bihar, KV in Assam used as a front
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Scholarship scam: Fake beneficiaries in Bihar, KV in Assam used as a front

Written by Abhishek Angad | Darbhanga | Updated: November 6, 2020 7:20:41 am Manu Indian Public School in Gaya's Banke Bazaar has 128 hostel beneficiaries. But it does not have a hostel. (Express photo: Abhishek Angad)From Ranchi in Jharkhand to Saharsa in Bihar to Nazira in Assam, the scholarship scam stretches far and wide. Data on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP), for the Centre’s pre-Matric scholarships for poor minority students, show that Kendriya Vidyalaya Nazira is listed under six districts of Bihar. In reality, it is just one school — and it is located in Assam’s Sivasagar district. The Indian Express investigated entries on the NSP and ...
Pakistani national detained from Kutch border dies
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Pakistani national detained from Kutch border dies

By: Express News Service | Rajkot | November 6, 2020 3:34:02 am Doctors of GK General Hospital said that Riyaz was declared brought-dead.A PAKISTANI national who was held as a detainee at the Joint Interrogation Centre (JIC) in Bhuj town of Kutch district since 2016, died in a hospital on Wednesday after complaints of breathing problems. The deceased was identified as 50-year-old Riyaz, son of Fiaz Baksh, a native of Kantiyar village in Muzaffargarh district in Punjab province of Pakistan. “He was suffering from some respiratory ailment and was hospitalised two days ago. But he was discharged after a brief treatment and was put on medicine. However, he complained ...
Sandeep Sharma, the underrated star of IPL | Cricket News – Times of India
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Sandeep Sharma, the underrated star of IPL | Cricket News – Times of India

CHANDIGARH: He is low-profile, slightly built and doesn’t look like a pace bowler. But Sandeep Sharma is someone who has always punched above his weight. Now sample this: Do you know that Sandeep Sharma has taken more wickets at a better average and strike-rate in similar number of IPL matches than Indian fast bowling’s numero uno Jasprit Bumrah? Just to lay the facts bare – In 90 IPL games, Sandeep has picked 108 wickets at an average of 24.02 and strike-rate of 18.6. His economy being 7.75. On the other hand, Bumrah, in 90 IPL games, has 105 wickets to his name at an average of 24.22, strike-rate 19.4, and economy 7.5. Bumrah has been a mainstay for Mumbai Indians since he was signed by the franchise in 2013. Sandeep also made his IPL debut the same year. From 2013 to 2017, he played ...
GoPro:  GoPro Hero9 Black to go on sale from November 6 – Times of India
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GoPro: GoPro Hero9 Black to go on sale from November 6 – Times of India

GoPro’s recently announced Hero9 Black camera will go on sale from November 6, 2020, i.e. tomorrow. Hero9 Black is priced at Rs 49,500 and will be available on Amazon, Flipkart, Chroma and select imaging stores in India. The camera comes with a new image sensor for delivering 5K video and 20 megapixel photos, HyperSmooth 3.0 video stabilisation with in-camera horizon leveling and a Max Lens Mod accessory that brings Max HyperSmooth video stabilisation and Max SuperView ultra wide-angle photo and video to Hero9 Black. GoPro Hero9 Black features a new 1.4” front color display with live preview and status modes and a 2.27” rear touch display with touch zoom. The camera is waterproof upto a depth of 33ft (10m) and has built-in folding mounting fingers. It is compatible with Max Lens Mod, Li...