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‘Glorification of violence’ — India on depiction of Modi as a prisoner at Sikh procession in Canada
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‘Glorification of violence’ — India on depiction of Modi as a prisoner at Sikh procession in Canada

“We have repeatedly raised our strong concerns regarding the violent imagery being used by extremist elements in Canada against our political leadership. Celebration and glorification of violence should not be a part of any civilised society,” Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal said in a statement. On Monday, a depiction of PM Modi in a prisoner’s jumpsuit behind bars under a banner that read, “Canada’s Citizen Court”, was made at a nagar kirtan held by Sikhs in Malton, Toronto. The participants are believed to have held PM Modi accountable for Nijjar’s death.“We again call upon the Government of Canada to stop providing criminal and secessionist elements a safe haven and political space in Canada,” the MEA statement noted.This comes almost a year after a ta...
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IPL-17 | Focus is on winning, no chat around NRR, says LSG’s Sriram

A file photo of Sridharan Sriram | Photo Credit: The HIndu Lucknow Super Giants assistant coach Sridharan Sriram said the side is hoping for a full game against Sunrisers Hyderabad. After heavy rains forced cancellation of his team’s training schedule, Sriram talked about May 8 crucial encounter.“I think in general, spinners have had a tough time in this tournament. Wickets have been so good and the scores have been high,” he said. “But, I think given our spinners, Bishnoi has bowled really well in the last couple of games. Krunal has been very good throughout, so I think we don’t have really reasons to worry about it. I think these things happen in the IPL,” Sriram said. When asked if there is added pressure in the business end of the tournament, Sriram said: “Just learn and move on. ...
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Fans Think Uorfi Javed Inspired Met Gala Looks, Call Her ‘Total MET Material’

New Delhi: Met Gala 2024 is on everyone's mind and news feed. While many Indian fans are taking pride in Alia Bhatt's Sabyasachi saree look at the Met Gala, it seems a section of the audience on Reddit and Instagram thinks otherwise. Uorfi Javed's recent looks are catching fans' attention and drawing appreciation from the likes of filmmaker-producer Karan Johar. Many fans on social media platforms have time and again pointed that many of Uorfi Javed's DIY designs seem to have inspired the likes of many celebs for their Met Gala looks. Uorfi Javed’s black gown wins over Reddit   All these Met Gala looks made me wonder how stunning would Urfi's gown look for this year's themebyu/caramelwithcheese inBollyBlindsNGossip A user on Reddit shared Uorfi Javed's ...
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IPL-17 | KKR players return home after their flight diverted multiple times due to bad weather

Kolkata Knight Riders players Manish Pandey, KS Bharat and Sherfane Rutherford take a boat tour, in Varanasi, on May 7, 2024. | Photo Credit: PTI Kolkata Knight Riders players returned home on May 7, ending a harrowing experience as they were forced to spend a night at Varanasi after their flight from Lucknow to Kolkata was diverted multiple times due to bad weather. Following their massive 98-run win over Lucknow Super Giants on Sunday, the Shreyas Iyer-led side left on Monday evening for Kolkata at 5:45 pm. The team was scheduled to arrive at 7.25 pm. But the charter flight had to be diverted to Guwahati first and then to Varanasi after adverse weather conditions made it impossible to land the plane in Kolkata. "Team has landed back in Kolkata, and checked into Team Hotel," said an u...
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IPL-17 | Home advantage? Not quite for Punjab Kings

Rarity: Such celebrations have been few and far between for Punjab Kings on its home turf. | Photo Credit: R.V. Moorthy Punjab Kings travelled to its second home base in Dharamshala with great expectations. Having defeated Chennai Super Kings in its den and bringing its campaign back on track, the Sam Curran-led side hoped to build on the momentum. But a 28-run defeat in the reverse fixture at the HPCA Stadium on Sunday means Punjab Kings no longer has its fate in its own hands. Though on paper, it can still qualify for the last-four stage, in all practicality, it needs a miracle and lots of luck. While injury issues — including that of captain Shikhar Dhawan — proved detrimental to the team’s progress, the fact that it lost five of its six home games so far is also one of the major re...
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IPL-17: DC vs RR | Flamboyant Delhi Capitals hunt down Rajasthan Royals despite Samson’s heroics

Delhi Capitals braved a storming knock from Rajasthan Royals’ skipper Sanju Samson to clinch a vital win in IPL 2024 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium here on Tuesday.After being sent out to bat, DC scored an imposing 221 for eight, before restricting the Royals to 201 for eight.Samson’s efforts, a free-flowing 46-ball 86, though were not reciprocated by his fellow batters as the Royals crashed to their second consecutive defeat.On the right noteDC’s defence began on the right note with Royals openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler falling inside the PowerPlay.Meanwhile, Samson raced to 41 off his 16 balls, attacking the DC pacers with scant respect. The right-handed batter was watchful against the home spinners on a surface that offered grip and turn, before launching a second charge again...
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Expert panels decides to implement cost effective measures to mitigate man animal conflicts | Kochi News – Times of India

KOCHI: The Expert committee, constituted to mitigate the man – animal conflict issues in forest fringes, convened its first meeting online on Monday and decided to emulate the cost effective and successful mitigation measures implemented abroad and other states, in Kerala. It has also been decided to identify 10 conflict hotspots and initiate site specific mitigations there with the support of the local people.The committee comprises experts from India and abroad.It is also claimed that steps will be taken to improve the ecosystem of wildlife and the augmentation of the forest and ensure availability of water inside. It also decided to utilise the advanced technologies including early warning systems besides speeding up eradication of invasive alien plant species from forest areas.It is...
Three Indian Navy ships deployed to South China Sea
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Three Indian Navy ships deployed to South China Sea

New Delhi: The Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet has made operational deployments of three of its ships in the South China Sea, a region where Beijing has territorial disputes with its neighbours.INS Delhi, a guided missile destroyer is accompanied by the INS Shakti, a fleet tanker, and INS Kiltan, an anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette. Led by Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet Rear Admiral Rajesh Dhankar, the ships reached Singapore Monday.  In a press statement, the Indian Navy said that the warships were received by the personnel of the Republic of Singapore Navy and the High Commissioner of India in Singapore. Show Full Article “This visit is poised to further strengthen the longstanding friendship and cooperation between the ...
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Chinese mill blamed for turning Serbia village red with pollution – Times of India

SMEDEREVO: In the eight years since Chinese company HBIS bought a steel mill near the eastern Serbian city of Smederevo, locals say they have been plagued by heavy air pollution and thick red dust."There are times of the day when breathing normally is impossible," said Zvezdan Veljkovic, from the village of Radinac, where the mill is based.Radinac has become known as "red village", because everything is permanently coated in a layer of red dust.Locals say cancer cases have rocketed and that the dust contains high levels of arsenic, chromium and lead.Dragana Milic told AFP her grandchildren don't like coming to visit her anymore. "They won't play outside," she said.HBIS -- one of the world's largest steel producers -- bought the mill in 2016 in a high-profile deal marked by a visit from ...
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IPL-17, SRH vs LSG | Familiar conditions give Sunrisers edge over Super Giants

The pitch and a section of the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is covered with sheets due to rain in Hyderabad, on the eve of the IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Lucknow Super Giants in Hyderabad. | Photo Credit: M. Vedhan It could be termed as a contest between equals between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Lucknow Super Giants, both with 12 points each from 11 games, when the two teams clash in the IPL league match. However the home team has an edge playing in familiar conditions and what is expected to be another perfect T20 pitch at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad on May 8. It is a must-win game for both the sides as any loss here at this stage would only dent further the hopes of making it to the play-offs. Both the teams have three games to make amends and in q...
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KKR players spend night in Varanasi after flight diverted multiple times due to bad weather

Kolkata Knight Riders players in the charter flight that had to be diverted to Guwahati first and then to Varanasi after adverse weather conditions made it impossible to land the plane in Kolkata. Photo: X/@KKRiders Kolkata Knight Riders players had a harrowing experience as they were forced to spend a night at Varanasi after their flight from Lucknow to Kolkata was diverted multiple times due to bad weather. Following their massive 98-run win over Lucknow Super Giants on Sunday, the Shreyas Iyer-led side left on Monday evening for Kolkata at 5:45 p.m. The team was scheduled to arrive at 7.25 p.m. But the charter flight had to be diverted to Guwahati first and then to Varanasi after adverse weather conditions made it impossible to land the plane in Kolkata. The KKR media team provided ...
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IPL 2024: No plans to rest Bumrah yet: MI batting coach Pollard

Mumbai Indians’ Jasprit Bumrah celebrates after taking wicket of Abhishek Sharma during the IPL match between MI and Sunrises Hyderabad at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on May 6, 2024. | Photo Credit: EMMANUAL YOGINI Mumbai Indians have no plans to rest ace India pacer Jasprit Bumrah ahead of the T20 World Cup even though they are out of contention for the IPL playoffs, said batting coach Kieron Pollard.MI defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets here on Monday after Suryakumar Yadav (102 not out) struck his second IPL century to help his team chase down a target of 174 with 16 balls to spare. The win helped MI end their four-match losing streak and record only their fourth win in 12 matches. "I certainly haven't had any discussions about that," Pollard told media after the game when...