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Video | Wildfire Approaches Western Canada Oil Town, Forcing 6,000 To Evacuate

A large wildfire is slowly approaching the major Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray and around 6,000 people in four suburbs have been told to evacuate, local officials said on Tuesday. The fire, fueled by tinder dry conditions and high winds, has been threatening the city in the western province of Alberta since last week. It is now about 13 km (8 miles) away to the south west. Source link
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Video | Mumbai Hoarding Collpase: मुख्य आरोपी Bhavesh Bhide अब तक फ़रार! | City Centre

Ghatkopar Hoarding Collapse: मुंबई के घाटकोपर में हुए होर्डिंग हादसे में बचाव का काम अभी भी जारी है। बुधवार को एक और शव निकाला गया। मरने वालों की तादाद अब 15 हो गई है। हादसे की जगह पेट्रोल पंप की वजह से बचावकर्मियों को काफ़ी संभलकर काम करना पड़ रहा है। इस मामले में विज्ञापन एजेंसी ईगो मीडिया के ख़िलाफ़ मुक़दमा दर्ज हुआ है। ईगो मीडिया का मालिक भावेश भिड़े फ़रार है। उसकी आख़िरी लोकेशन लोनावाला में ट्रैक हुई है। भावेश भिड़े को पकड़ने के लिए मुंबई पुलिस ने 8 टीमें बनाई हैं। पुलिस जल्द गिरफ़्त में लेने का दावा कर रही है। जांच में सामने आया है कि जो होर्डिंग लोगों के ऊपर गिरी उसका वज़न 250 टन था। Source link ...
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Pakistanis own 23,000 properties worth $11 billion in Dubai, reveal property leaks – Times of India

ISLAMABAD: Prominent Pakistani politicians, retired generals, bureaucrats, bankers and money launderers have been named in the latest property leaks containing details of individuals who own residential properties in upscale areas of Dubai. The combined value of these properties is around $11 billion.“Dubai Unlocked”, an investigative project by over 70 media outlets around the globe, has revealed ownership of hundreds of properties of prominent global figures, including corrupt politicians,money launderers and drug lords, in Dubai.The data covers records of residential properties from 2020 till 2022.Among an estimated 17,000 Pakistanis listed in the leaksowning 23,000 properties in Dubaiare President Asif Ali Zardari’s three children, two of whom are members of the National Assembly, f...
Sports

IPL 2024 points table update: RR remain second but dealt blow to a top-two finish by PBKS as SRH lurk behind

IPL Points Table 2024, Team Rankings: The Rajasthan Royals may have qualified for the playoffs as a result of Delhi’s win over Lucknow but the first-ever IPL winners were handed a big blow to their hopes of a top-two position after Punjab Kings inched past them in a low scoring affair by five wickets. As a result of the defeat, RR now have to rely on Sunrisers Hyderabad losing at least one of their remaining two games to forge their path to Qualifier 1. On Tuesday, Delhi Capitals’ 19-run win over Lucknow Super Giants has hurt the chances of both these teams qualifying for the Playoffs. DC, after playing all their games, rose to fifth on the points table and are on level with the Sunrisers Hyderabad (fourth) and the Chennai Super Kings (third) with 14 points. But the 2020 runner ups have...
India, Zimbabwe explore ways to boost bilateral trade in Delhi
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India, Zimbabwe explore ways to boost bilateral trade in Delhi

New Delhi: The India-Zimbabwe Joint Trade Committee (JTC) discussed ways to enhance bilateral trade in its third session in New Delhi Wednesday, a statement by the commerce and industry ministry said.Both sides reviewed bilateral trade and said there is a vast potential for cooperation between India and Zimbabwe. The joint committee has decided to make concerted efforts towards enhancing bilateral trade. The committee has also decided to sign a deal for digital transformation solutions, telemedicine, rough diamonds, fast payment systems, and traditional medicine, among other areas. Show Full Article The JTC has identified other areas for enhancing cooperation, including pharmaceuticals, the geospatial sector, healthcare, machinery a...
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RR vs PBKS, IPL 2024 Highlights: All-round Sam Curran helps Punjab Kings hand Rajasthan Royals their fourth straight defeat | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Captain Sam Curran led the charge with a well-paced fifty and two crucial wickets, guiding Punjab Kings to a five-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals in their IPL encounter on Wednesday.Despite a modest target of 145, the Kings faced a challenge on a sluggish track. However, Curran's composed innings of 63 not out off 41 balls, comprising five boundaries and three sixes, steered his team to their fifth win of the season, reaching 145/5 in 18.5 overs.Curran found a capable ally in Jitesh Sharma (22 off 20 balls), with whom he shared a fluent 63-run partnership for the fifth wicket.Despite suffering their fourth consecutive defeat, Rajasthan Royals maintained their second position on the table with 16 points, securing a spot in the playoffs.Punjab Kings' chase started on shaky...
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Video | INDIA Alliance के PM Candidate पर Bhupesh Baghel के बयान का Kharge ने दिया जवाब | NDTV India

देश में 380 सीटों पर वोट हो चुके हैं. बीजेपी इनमें 270 सीटों की जीत का दावा कर रही है। लेकिन छत्तीसगढ़ के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री भूपेश बघेल का दावा कुछ अलग है। उनका कहना है कि रायबरेली सांसद नहीं, देश का प्रधानमंत्री चुन रही है। इंडिया गठबंधन के बीच क्या फिर से ये सवाल उठने लगा है? Source link
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Rising star sprinter Animesh Kujur wins second medal, sets big targets

One thing 20-year-old Animesh Kujur is never short of is confidence. His coach feels a touch of swagger is essential for a sprinter. By winning a gold in the 200 metres two days ago and a silver in the 100 metres on Wednesday, Animesh has emerged as a sprinter to watch out for. Though he came second to the experienced Gurindervir Singh in the 100 metres, Animesh posted a personal best of 10.50 seconds at the Federation Cup. Gurindervir was a class apart clocking 10.35. Just minutes after his race, drenched in sweat, Animesh took questions from the media. The 6 2’ toned athlete is aware that his physique has become a talking point. “Your build is like that of …” Even before the reporter could complete the first question, Animesh chipped in… “like an international runner.” “It’s just gene...
Slovakian PM Injured In Assassination Attempt: Who Is 71-Year-Old Shooter?
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Slovakian PM Injured In Assassination Attempt: Who Is 71-Year-Old Shooter?

A suspect detained for shooting Slovakia Prime Minister Robert Fico is a 71-year-old writer from the centre of the European nation, the interior minister said Wednesday, after media identified the man. "I think I can confirm this, yes," Interior Minister Matus Sutaj Estok told reporters when asked about reports identifying the man detained at the scene of the shooting in the town of Handlova. A grey haired suspect was seen being handcuffed on the ground just after Fico was shot several times after a government meeting in Handlova. Officials said late Wednesday that Fico, a populist prime minister, was fighting for his life. Media reports said the suspect was a founder of the DUHA (Rainbow) Literary Club and was from the town of Levice. The reports, which also named him, said he has written...
Sports

World’s fastest man Usain Bolt, says Virat Kohli standout among ‘current’ cricketers | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: World's fastest man Usain Bolt on Wednesday expressed his preference for T20 cricket which aligns with his own reputation and comes as a no surprise. As a Jamaican who once aspired to be a fast bowler, Bolt believes that the fast-paced nature of T20s will continue to attract more fans from the Caribbean and around the globe, potentially surpassing the popularity of Test matches.Having retired from his illustrious athletics career in 2017, Bolt's magnetic personality remains as strong as ever. Now, as the ambassador for the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup, the legendary athlete is thrilled to be involved in the sport he loves, stating that he is "living the dream."Bolt's unparalleled achievements on the track, which include holding world records in the prestigious 100m and 200m events,...
Slovakian PM Injured In Assassination Attempt: Who Is 71-Year-Old Shooter?
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Slovakian PM Injured In Assassination Attempt: Who Is 71-Year-Old Shooter?

A suspect detained for shooting Slovakia Prime Minister Robert Fico is a 71-year-old writer from the centre of the European nation, the interior minister said Wednesday, after media identified the man. "I think I can confirm this, yes," Interior Minister Matus Sutaj Estok told reporters when asked about reports identifying the man detained at the scene of the shooting in the town of Handlova. A grey haired suspect was seen being handcuffed on the ground just after Fico was shot several times after a government meeting in Handlova. Officials said late Wednesday that Fico, a populist prime minister, was fighting for his life. Media reports said the suspect was a founder of the DUHA (Rainbow) Literary Club and was from the town of Levice. The reports, which also named him, said he has written...
Sports

‘Long time coming’: Maisnam Meiraba offers reminder of his potential with big win against HS Prannoy at Thailand Open

On a day of upsets in men’s singles at the Thailand Open Super 500 in Bangkok, one was quite significant. A 21-year-old who came through the qualifying rounds, ranked 75 places below his famed opponent from the same country, pulled off a straight-games win. It was a day to remember for Maisnam Meiraba Luwang as he defeated India No 1 HS Prannoy 21-19, 21-18 in a hard-fought 55-minute battle to reach the round of 16. This result adds a layer of concern to the Paris-bound Prannoy’s build-up to the Olympics, after what appeared to be a turnaround at the Thomas Cup. With the qualification period now over, perhaps the focus will be more on fitness during training blocks, though taking care of ranking for seeding purposes is also on the cards. But that’s for another day. The result on Wednesd...
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IPL 2024 Purple Cap update: Harshal Patel leaps past Jasprit Bumrah to become the holder

IPL 2024 Most Wickets, Purple Cap Holder: Harshal Patel snapped a couple of wickets to overtake Jasprit Bumrah in the leading wickets tally. The 2022 purple cap winner is now the holder of the cap with 22 scalps in 13 matches. On Tuesday, Khaleel Ahmed rose up a spot in the IPL 2024 leading wicket takers tally as he snapped his 17th wicket of the season in Delhi Capitals’ last league game triumph against the Lucknow Super Giants on Tuesday. DC’s Mukesh Kumar also made inroads in the top-five wicket takers list, courtesy of his wicket against LSG. Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians seamer Jasprit Bumrah is second in the charts with 20 wickets to his name. Bumrah’s economy is superior to the Punjab Kings bowler, helping him to the top of the standings. IPL 2024 Purple Cap table updated today No...
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Why AAP RS member Swati Maliwal beaten at Kejriwal home by his ps,See video ,many rumors? Spreading

Many things have been said in the news of Swati Maliwal being beaten by Kejriwal's PA Vibhav Kumar in her Sheesh Mahal on social media and many news portals. Swati Maliwal told the police over the phone from Kejriwal's house that she was at Kejriwal's house and Vibhav Kumar was beating her. It was also reported that she was saying that she did this at the behest of Kejriwal and some youtubers say that Sunita Kejriwal was also behind this. Swati went to the police station and told the SHO about the incident, but she did not give any written complaint. Now let's get to the main story... According to AAP party functionaries, Kejriwal had sent a message to Swati from senior party leaders, asking her to resign from the Rajya Sabha as "our Abhishek Manu Singhvi had a deal that he would send her ...
Delhi Property Dealer Arrested For Raping Woman: Cops
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Delhi Property Dealer Arrested For Raping Woman: Cops

A 36-year-old woman was allegedly raped and blackmailed by a property dealer in south Delhi's Mehrauli area, police said. A case under section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code was registered on Tuesday following a complaint by the woman, a resident of Mehrauli. The 38-year-old accused identified as Rahul has been arrested, police said. In her complaint, the woman alleged that she wanted to buy a flat and came in contact with Rahul. They had been friends for the last one and a half years. "She said Rahul raped her on several occasions," said a senior police officer said.  A 36-year-old woman was allegedly raped and blackmailed by a property dealer in south Delhi's Mehrauli area, police said.    
Delhi Property Dealer Arrested For Raping Woman: Cops
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Delhi Property Dealer Arrested For Raping Woman: Cops

A 36-year-old woman was allegedly raped and blackmailed by a property dealer in south Delhi's Mehrauli area, police said. A case under section 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code was registered on Tuesday following a complaint by the woman, a resident of Mehrauli. The 38-year-old accused identified as Rahul has been arrested, police said. In her complaint, the woman alleged that she wanted to buy a flat and came in contact with Rahul. They had been friends for the last one and a half years. "She said Rahul raped her on several occasions," said a senior police officer said. (Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)  A 36-year-old woman was allegedly raped and blackmailed by a property dealer in south Delhi's Mehrauli are...
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Putin hails Russian advances, Blinken unveils aid in Kyiv – Times of India

KYIV: President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hailed Russian advances in the Kharkiv region and the recapture of a symbolic town further south that was one of the only prizes of Ukraine's underwhelming counteroffensive last summer.Moscow's claims came as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced fresh military aid during a visit to Kyiv and said Washington had not explicitly prohibited Ukraine from using Western weapons to strike targets inside Russia.The Russian advances on two fronts point to the acute ammunition and manpower shortages crippling the Ukrainian military that pave the way for the Kremlin's army to eat away at Ukrainian territory."In all directions our troops are constantly, every day, improving their positions," Putin told Russia's military leaders, including new Defe...
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France declares state of emergency in New Caledonia after deadly riots – Times of India

NEW DELHI: France on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in New Caledonia, a Pacific Island, following deadly riots sparked by protests against electoral reform, according to Reuters report.This measure grants authorities additional powers to control gatherings and restrict movement across the French-administered territory.The unrest ensued after lawmakers in Paris passed a bill permitting French residents residing in New Caledonia for a decade to vote in provincial elections.This move raised concerns among local leaders about the potential dilution of the Kanak indigenous community's voting influence.Prime Minister Gabriel Attal emphasized the severity of the violence, vowing not to tolerate further unrest. The state of emergency, slated to last for 12 days, aims to restore order t...
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T20 World Cup: ICC ‘excited’ as cricket’s newest stadium launched in New York | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The inauguration of the newly constructed Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, situated near New York, took place on Wednesday, with the global cricketing body expressing its enthusiasm for expanding the sport's reach through the upcoming T20 World Cup in June.With a seating capacity of 34,000, the stadium boasts infrastructure reminiscent of the Las Vegas Formula 1 circuit, along with drop-in pitches prepared in Florida.Among its eight scheduled World Cup matches, the stadium is set to host the much-anticipated India-Pakistan encounter on June 9.The flagship 20-over tournament will be jointly hosted by the West Indies and the United States, commencing on June 1, with venues in New York, Florida, and Dallas. The International Cricket Council (ICC) is pleased with the ...
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Onion farmers detained ahead of PM Modi’s visit to Nashik

There are around 3.5 lakh onion producing farmers registered with Maharashtra Pyaz Utpadak Kisan Sangathan (Maharashtra State Onion Producer Association).  | Photo Credit: The Hindu Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Nashik, around 50 farmers and Opposition parties from the Maha Vikas Aghadi were detained in different police stations in Nashik. The onion producers and the Opposition had planned to stage a protest against the poor and unstructured decisions taken by the Central government regarding export prices over the last one year. Farmers were detained since 7 a.m. in their respective tehsils and villages in Nashik district and were released only after 5 p.m. Editorial | A sob story: On onion exportsThere are around 3.5 lakh onion producing farmers registered with Ma...
“A lot of positives for us this season….”: PBKS skipper Curran following win over RR
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“A lot of positives for us this season….”: PBKS skipper Curran following win over RR

Despite qualifying for playoffs, Rajasthan Royals (RR) continued a downward spiral in momentum as a fine bowling performance by Punjab Kings (PBKS) and a fighting half-century by skipper Sam Curran handed them a five-wicket loss at Guwahati on Wednesday in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match. ​Despite qualifying for playoffs, Rajasthan Royals (RR) continued a downward spiral in momentum as a fine bowling performance by Punjab Kings (PBKS) and a fighting half-century by skipper Sam Curran handed them a five-wicket loss at Guwahati on Wednesday in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match.  cricket 
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Southwest Monsoon Expected To Arrive In Kerala By May 31, Says IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Wednesday that the Southwest Monsoon is likely to reach Kerala around May 31, heralding the onset of the four-month rainfall season vital for India's agricultural sector. "This year, the Southwest Monsoon is likely to set over Kerala on May 31 with a model error of dour days," the IMD said.  IMD Director General Mrutyunjya Mohapatra clarified, "This is not early. It is near the normal date as the normal date for the onset of monsoon over Kerala is June 1." Last month, the  IMD had projected above-normal rainfall during the June-September Southwest Monsoon season.  June and July hold significant importance for agriculture as most of the sowing for the Kharif crop occurs during this period.  Two factor...
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Watch: Swirling, tumbling Yuzvendra Chahal pulls off a superb catch, bowler Trent Boult’s reaction… | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A swirling and tumbling Yuzvendra Chahal managed to pull off a superb catch to get rid of Punjab Kings opener Prabhsimran Singh (26) in the IPL game in Guwahati on Wednesday.Initially it looked as if Chahal had made a mess of a skier that came off the top edge of Prabhsimran's bat. But despite falling, he somehow held onto the ball, leaving his Rajasthan Royals teammates and bowler Trent Boult pleasantly surprised.The incident took place in the first over of Punjab's chase when Prabhsimran tried to smack Boult on the on-side but the top edge made the ball go straight up and towards short third-man.Stationed inside the circle, Chahal back pedalled and was all over the place while keeping his eyes on the ball. In a tumbling state, he went for the catch reverse cup and the ball ...