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Brutal Dube, Jaiswal power India to six-wicket win
Brutal Dube, Jaiswal power India to six-wicket win

Riding on a flurry of mighty maximums, Shivam Dube and Yashasvi Jaiswal smashed Afghanistan's bowlers to smithereens with swashbuckling half-centuries as India made short work of a 173-run target to win the second T20I by six wickets here on Sunday.

  • Sunday, 14 January 2024
Maldives presses for withdrawal of Indian troops by March 15; Core group meeting looks at workable s
Maldives presses for withdrawal of Indian troops by March 15; Core group meeting looks at workable solution

Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu on Sunday asked India to withdraw its military personnel from his country by March 15 even as the two sides deliberated on finding a "mutually workable solution" to enable continued operation of the Indian military platforms in the island nation.

  • Sunday, 14 January 2024
Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli all set to return; Check Team India's predicted XI for 2nd T20I against Afghanistan 

During the first T20 international, India ticked all the boxes and it was pleasing to see the all-round efforts of Shivam Dube as he could be a bright prospect for India in the upcoming World T20 which will held in West Indies and USA. 

  • Sunday, 14 January 2024
Makar Sankranti travel rush begins at railway stations and airports
Makar Sankranti travel rush begins at railway stations and airports as people head home for the festival

Bus stands, railway stations, and airports are filled with people wanting to reach their homes as early as possible and spend the day with their loved ones.

  • Sunday, 14 January 2024
Kite flying with Chinese manja and plastic strings banned in Cuttack
Makar Sankranti: Kite flying with Chinese manja and plastic strings banned in Cuttack

Makar Sankranti is not just a festival; it is a joyous occasion that gives the thrill of kite-flying, creates an atmosphere of joy and cultural richness, brings communities together, and fosters a spirit of unity. 

  • Sunday, 14 January 2024
Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel return; Jurel receives first call-up
Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel return; Jurel receives first call-up

The return of seasoned pacer Mohammed Shami, optimism was met with a dose of caution. Shami, on the comeback trail from an ankle injury, found himself omitted, perhaps as a strategic measure by the selectors and the BCCI medical staff.

  • Saturday, 13 January 2024
Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma creates history as he becomes first player to be part of 100 T20 wins

The explosive batsman was playing a white ball match after the final of ICC World Cup Final 2023 where Australia defeated India to clinch their 6th World Cup.

  • Friday, 12 January 2024
Shivam Dube stars as India beat Afghanistan in opening T20I
IND v AFG: Shivam Dube stars as India beat Afghanistan in opening T20I

Celebrating coach Rahul Dravid's 51st birthday, India, under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, triumphed where all-rounder Shivam Dube stole the spotlight.

  • Friday, 12 January 2024
Rahul Dravid
Happy Birthday Rahul Dravid: Here’s a look at some of his great test knocks for India

Known for his selflessness, Dravid saved India from the jaws of defeat on many occasions. He played some gritty knocks for India and made some epic contributions to India’s landmark victories overseas

  • Thursday, 11 January 2024
IS Bindra Cricket Stadium, Mohali
India vs Afghanistan 1st T20I: Know predicted XI, pitch report in Mohali and more 

However, India will miss the services of star batsman Virat Kohli who will not play the first T20 due to personal reasons. 

  • Thursday, 11 January 2024
IPL 2024
IPL 2024 likely to be held in India, season may start on March 22

Though the dates of the general election are likely to be announced around the same time, a top source from BCCI confirmed that the IPL will be played in India.

  • Wednesday, 10 January 2024
Mental Health
Over 65% rise in Indian students seeking mental health counselling

A staggering 35,950 students lost their lives to suicide between 2019-2021 in India. According to the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB), in 2020, a student took their own life every 42 minutes

  • Wednesday, 10 January 2024
Metro rail network in India set to leave US behind, to become 2nd largest in world
Metro rail network in India set to leave US behind, to become 2nd largest in world

“In 2014, only 248 km of metro rail was operational in India. Merely in nine years, 895 km of metro lines are operational in 20 different cities,” Union Housing & Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said recently at the Urban Mobility India Conference cum Expo 2023.

  • Sunday, 07 January 2024
Covid-19
India records 774 fresh Covid cases, active caseload stands at 4187

Two deaths -- one each from Tamil Nadu and Gujarat -- were reported in a span of 24 hours, according to the ministry's data updated at 8 am.

  • Saturday, 06 January 2024
Nikhil Chaudhary
Ludhiana all-rounder’s unique journey as 2nd Indian cricketer in BBL

Nikhil Chaudhary worked as a delivery boy for Australia Post for two years before he signed up for Hobart Hurricanes.

  • Friday, 05 January 2024
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