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Passionate fans flock to hail Rohit and his men

Victory drive: The Indian team’s cavalcade winds its way through a sea of fans in Mumbai on July 4, 2024. | Photo Credit: Emmanual Yogini Being patient, be it for delayed or disrupted local train service or due to traffic snarls, is so ingrained in the life of a Mumbaikar that he or she doesn’t mind when it’s often misrepresented or glorified as the ‘Spirit of Mumbai.’On Thursday, a majority of those who were stuck in terrible traffic jam would not have minded it.After all, it was for cricket, another passion of a Mumbaikar as Rohit Sharma’s victorious batch of 2024 “brought the metropolis to a standstill” in a style similar to Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s men famously did 17 years ago.While ‘Dhoni’s Dashers’ 25-km long bus parade in 2007 had attracted lakh of fans, Thursday saw an enormous...
Culture

Video | Team India Victory Parade In Mumbai: जीत, जश्न, जुनून… जब मुंबई की सड़कों पर उतरा ‘नीला सागर’

विश्व चैंपियन भारतीय टीम के सम्मान में पूरा हिंदुस्तान एकजुट है. बारबाडोस की धरती पर दक्षिण अफ्रीका को टी20 विश्व कप 2024 के फाइनल में हराकर रोहित ब्रिगेड ने तिरंगा लहराया था. गुरुवार को भारतीय टीम की वतन वापसी हुई. इस ऐतिहासिक जीत के जश्न में क्या बच्चे-जवान, क्या बूढ़े... हर कोई हाथ में तिरंगा लिए 'हिंद' के चैंपियन की एक झलक के लिए सड़कों पर उतर गया.  Source link ...
Politics

iPhone 15 Gets Big Price Cut In India. Check Discounted Price On Flipkart

Many of us wish to own an iPhone, but the high cost often keeps it out of reach, but this might be the right time to invest in one as e-commerce site Flipkart is offering big discounts on the entire Apple iPhone 15 lineup. Flipkart has announced its Big Bachat Days sale which brings deep discounts on all four models of the iPhone 15 series, which was launched last year. The lineup includes the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. The standard model, or the Apple iPhone 15, is normally priced at Rs 79,990. During the Flipkart Big Bachat Days sale, prospective buyers can get an 18 per cent discount, bringing down the price to Rs 64,999 -- which is almost Rs 15,000 lesser than the original price. Additionally, there are various ba...
Politics

Rohit, Virat Lift T20 WC Together Amid Cheers From Fans During India’s Open-Bus Roadshow- WATCH

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are two stalwarts of Indian cricket. The two may have announced their retirement from T20Is but are set to be remembered for their contribution to Indian cricket for a long time. Some of their achievements have made them almost immortal and as long as the sport will live, they will be remembered for what they have managed to achieve wearing the Indian Blues on the cricket field.  Even though it doesn't often end on a bright note for even some of the biggest names of the sport, it was indeed a fairytale ending as possible for both Rohit and Virat who two hung up their boots after the Men in Blue beat South Africa in the T20 World Cup 2024 final by 7 runs to clinch their first world title in 11 years. During the victory parade ...
Politics

‘Doesn’t Appear To Be Much Scope’: Jairam Ramesh Rules Out Alliance With AAP In Delhi, Haryana

All India Congress Committee general secretary Jairam Ramesh on Thursday ruled out the possibility of Congress and Aam Aadmi Party's alliance in Delhi and Haryana Assembly polls, saying that there seems to be "not much scope" for a partnership between the parties. However, he confirmed that the bloc will contest elections together in Jharkhand and Maharashtra assembly elections. The revelation was made by Jairam Ramesh in an interview with news agency PTI, where he said that there is no one formula the I.N.D.I.A bloc will follow for state elections. "The grouping will fight together in states where Congress leaders and other alliance partners agree to such an understanding," he said. Answering to whether the alliance will contest assembly polls together ...
Mumbai makes it a day to remember
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Mumbai makes it a day to remember

If you ever wanted to truly understand what makes Indian cricket tick, you just had to be there on a wet, humid evening at the Wankhede ​If you ever wanted to truly understand what makes Indian cricket tick, you just had to be there on a wet, humid evening at the Wankhede  cricket 
Politics

Jamiat calls for anti-Islamophobia legislation, condemns hate campaigns | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prominent Muslim organisation Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, at its governing council meeting in the national capital on Thursday, passed a resolution against the “growing hate campaign” and called for a separate legislation to counter Islamophobia by punishing those who incite violence.JUH President Maulana Mahmood Madani said “the country cannot thrive on hatred”, at the two day meet that started on Thursday and was attended by nearly 1,500 members and prominent Islamic clerics and scholars from across the country.In the resolution presented at the meet, JUH expressed deep concern over Islamophobia and incitement against Muslims, calling it a “disgrace to Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru’s India”.Jamiat also expressed concern that “these issues are being promoted by key officials ...
Thousands throng as Mumbai lays red carpet for Team India
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Thousands throng as Mumbai lays red carpet for Team India

40,000+ fans flood Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium to celebrate India's T20 World Cup win after 17 years, defying rain and delays to honor their victorious team. ​40,000+ fans flood Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium to celebrate India's T20 World Cup win after 17 years, defying rain and delays to honor their victorious team.  cricket 
Politics

Senior advocate alleges ‘China angle’ in Hindenburg report against Adani Group – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Senior advocate Mahesh Jethmalani on Thursday citing Sebi's notice to Hindenburg Research alleged a 'China link' in the preparation of the Hindenburg report against the Adani group, which erased over $150 billion from the conglomerate's market value.Jethmalani, in a post of on X, alleged that American businessman Mark Kingdon contacted the US-based short seller to prepare a report on Adani group and later approached Kotak’s International Investment arm (KMIL) to create an offshore entity, named 'Kotak India Opportunity Fund (KIOF)' that later took large short positions in Adani shares.The senior advocate further said that around $43 million were provided by Kingdon through his Kingdon’s Master Fund, which is owned by the Kingdon family. His Chinese-American wife Anla Cheng is...
Rohit Sharma urges Wankhede crowd to calm down as victory speech hijacked, dedicates World Cup trophy to ‘entire nation’
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Rohit Sharma urges Wankhede crowd to calm down as victory speech hijacked, dedicates World Cup trophy to ‘entire nation’

Rohit Sharma had to wait for the cheers to subside before he dedicated Team India's T20 World Cup win to the entire nation. ​Rohit Sharma had to wait for the cheers to subside before he dedicated Team India's T20 World Cup win to the entire nation.  cricket 
Business

Senior Officials From Quad Review Progress Made By Working Groups

Senior officials from India, Australia, Japan and the United States met via video conference on Wednesday to review the progress made by various Quad working groups in achieving the commitments made during the 2023 Quad Leaders’ Summit. The meeting was attended by K Nagaraj Naidu, Joint Secretary (Americas) of the Ministry of External Affairs; Elly Lawson, Deputy Secretary (Strategic Planning and Coordination Group) of Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Fujimoto Kentaro, Deputy Director-General of Foreign Policy Bureau of Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Daniel Kritenbrink and Donald Lu, Assistant Secretaries from US Department of State. ALSO READ | 'Squad' Can Make ‘Quad’ Inconsequential, Philippines Is Now India For The US "They a...
Sports

After IPL boos, Hardik Pandya returns to Mumbai as India’s T20 World Cup hero | Cricket News – Times of India

Hardik Pandya's comeback story is one of the most remarkable ones in Indian cricket history. If the ankle injury prematurely ending his ODI World Cup last year was not enough, the jeers he received at the Indian Premier League (IPL) before the T20 World Cup and personal troubles off the field damaged his spirits. But the allrounder and India's T20 vice-captain demonstrated exceptional resilience and determination to overcome adversity and turn the tables in a matter of three months.Pandya's return to Mumbai Indians (MI) replacing Rohit Sharma as skipper initially sparked anger among fans.The transition was not well-received, and Pandya faced the brunt of the fans' discontent. It had a detrimental effect on his personal game, besides five-time IPL champions MI enduring one of their poore...
Politics

Congress demands ‘white paper’ from government on Agnipath scheme | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress on Thursday demanded a 'white paper' from the government on the Agnipath scheme alleging that defence minister Rajnath Singh presented "incomplete information" regarding the scheme in Parliament.In a press conference, ex-servicemen department chief Colonel (retired) Rohit Chaudhry said, "In Parliament, the defence minister gave incomplete information to the country, which created an atmosphere of doubt.As the main opposition, it is our responsibility to raise the issue of discrimination being carried out with the Army and Agniveers.""This is not just a matter of martyred Agniveer Ajay Singh but also of 13 martyred Agniveers, Agniveers serving in the Army, Agniveers undergoing training and the security of the country," he added.He further made a demand for the old rec...
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Zodiac elements unveiled: The role of Fire, Earth, Air, and Water in shaping character – Times of India

Understanding astrology involves recognizing how elemental energies influence and shape the personalities and behaviors of individuals based on their zodiac signs. Each element—fire, earth, air, and water—imbues specific qualities that contribute to distinct traits and characteristics. Here’s an insightful exploration into how elemental energy influences personality and behavior:Fire Signs: Passionate and EnergeticFire signs—Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius—are characterized by their passionate and energetic nature.Influenced by the fire element, these signs exhibit enthusiasm, courage, and a driving force to pursue their goals. They are often known for their leadership qualities, creativity, and a zest for life that fuels their adventurous spirit.Earth Signs: Practical and GroundedEarth sig...
Sports

Maximum City, Maximum Love: Mumbai halts to salute Team India’s Victory Parade | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Tens of thousands of fans gathered at South Mumbai's Marine Drive to greet India's T20 World Cup-winning team during their victory parade. The open bus parade, delayed by a few hours, began at 7:30 pm. from the National Centre for Performing Arts in Nariman Point and proceeded to the Wankhede Stadium, a journey that took over an hour and a half due to the overwhelming fans turnout.The players were met with enthusiastic chants and applause as they traveled the usually short distance, which extended due to the celebration.In 2007, Rohit Sharma was the youngest member of the Mahendra Singh Dhoni's epoch-making squad and now at 37, for him to lead his T20 World Champion Indian cricket team on a victory parade must have given him a sense of deja vu.Rohit reflected on the moment an...
Travel

Odisha govt forms committee to prepare plan for offering medical education in Odia language – Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha govt on Thursday formed a 22-member committee to come out with a plan to provide medical education in Odia language. BJP has promised to provide technical education, including medical, in Odia language.“In view of the mandate to provide medical education in Odia language in the state, the committee will examine the matter, identify the essential course books for MBBS education required to be translated into Odia language and workout timelines and budget requirement for undertaking this task,” said an official order of the health and family welfare department. The committee led by Manash Ranjan Sahoo, vice-chancellor of Odisha University of Health Sciences (OUHS), Bhubaneswar, has teachers from different medical colleges of the state including SCB medical college and ...
Politics

460 tribal students dropped out of school in 2023-24 academic year: Minister

Nearly 460 students from the Scheduled Tribe community have dropped out of school in the 2023-24 academic year, Minister for General Education V. Sivankutty has said.Replying to questions in the Assembly on Thursday on steps to address the problem, the Minister said efforts were on to identify the fundamental reasons why these students had dropped out and address these. Travel facilitiesAs part of this, various activities to promote study in their language had been launched. Activities and content had been arranged in textbooks and curriculum to suit all tribal groups. Travel facilities were being ensured through Vidyavahini project.Teachers from the tribal communities were being posted in schools as mentor teachers to support the ST students in their studies. Special facilities had bee...
Sports

Maximum City, Maximum Love: Mumbai halts to salute Team India”s Victory Parade

Team India arrives in an open bus during the victory parade at Marine Drive near Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. | Photo Credit: Emmanual Yogini An ocean of humanity greeted the victory parade of the T20 World Cup winning Indian team in South Mumbai's Marine Drive as thousands of passionate fans gathered to catch a glimpse of their favourite stars, bringing the traffic to a complete standstill.The open bus parade, which was delayed by more than a couple of hours, started from the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) in Nariman Point post 7:30 p.m. and went till the Wankhede Stadium.The distance is covered usually in five minutes but it took more than one-and-a-half-hour as the players savoured the evening of their lives all drenched — not in rain but unadulterated love from their die...
Modi meets triumphant T20 stars
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Modi meets triumphant T20 stars

The players met the Prime Minister at his official residence hours after landing in New Delhi to a rousing reception on Thursday morning ​The players met the Prime Minister at his official residence hours after landing in New Delhi to a rousing reception on Thursday morning  cricket 
Politics

Switzerland tries to flatten out peaks of Alpine visitors – Times of India

ZURICH: Switzerland's tourism agency said Thursday that it was trying to even out the flow of holidaymakers throughout the year to protect the Alpine country from the risks of excessive tourism.Switzerland Tourism said it would seek to highlight the off seasons and promote destinations off the beaten track.Officials told a press conference in Zurich the agency wanted to direct holidaymakers to "the right places, at the right time".There is "no problem of general over-tourism in Switzerland", said the agency's chief Martin Nydegger, though there are "temporary and localised bottlenecks, well known to the industry".The village of Iseltwald in central Switzerland, for example, suddenly saw Asian tourists flocking to the shores of Lake Brienz last year after the huge success of the South Ko...
Sports

Hats off to Hardik Pandya for bowling last over, says Rohit Sharma as a packed Wankhede erupts

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma was all praise for his deputy Hardik Pandya, who bowled the last over in India’s nail-biting triumph against South Africa in the T20 World Cup final last week. Speaking at the team’s felicitation ceremony at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Rohit said, “Hats off to him to bowl that last over. No matter how many runs you need, there’s always so much pressure to bowl that over. Hats off to him.” Taking the cue from the skipper, as the giant screen showed Pandya on screen, a packed Wankhede crowd started chanting the all-rounder’s name. India, you mean the world to me! From the bottom of my heart, thank you for all the love.. these are moments that I will never ever forget! Thank you for coming out to celebrate with us, despite the rains! We love you so much! Ce...
Politics

India Athletics Squad For Paris Olympics 2024: Neeraj Chopra Headlines 28-Member Contingent

India Athletics Squad For Paris Olympics 2024: Neeraj Chopra, India's star javelin thrower, headlines the 28-member athletics team that will be competing for Team India at the Paris Olympics 2024. The same was announced by the Athletics Federation Of India (AFI) on Thursday (July 4). Notabaly, Chopra had become the first Indian track and field athlete to win a medal at the Olympics and made it all the more sweet as he won the gold at the men's javelin throw event of Tokyo 2020 which happened in 2021. This time around, he will have company from his compatriot Kishore Jena. Even though Jeswin Aldrin has not been named yet in the list announced by the national federation, the long-jumper is expected to be included in the squad later. READ HERE | Neeraj Chop...
Politics

Telangana CM Revanth urges PM Modi to transfer 2,450 acres defence land to state | India News – Times of India

HYDERABAD: Telangana Chief minister A Revanth Reddy urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to transfer 2,450 acres of defence land to Telangana govt for road expansion, infrastructure facilities and other public purposes in Greater Hyderabad. In lieu of the land, the state govt, he said, would transfer the state govt land 2,462 acres, to Research Centre Imarat permanently, which is on lease.The CM along with deputy CM Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka met the PM Narendra Modi on Friday with a list of 12 requests on the issues like allocation of coal blocks to Singareni, sanctioning houses, steel plant, IIM, revival of Information Technology and Investment Region (ITIR), backward region grants and other issues.Ahead of the full union budget to be presented, the CM asked for sanction of houses under PM...