Harbhajan Singh Says “Ready To Play International Cricket” After IPL Success

Ace spinner Harbhajan Singh believes that he is fit and ready to play T20I cricket for India. The off-spinner had last played for India in 2016 as he featured in a T20I game in the Asia Cup. “I am ready. If I can bowl well in IPL, which is a very difficult tournament for bowlers […]

With nearly 7,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hrs, India records biggest surge for 4th day

It took seven days for the cases to climb from 20,000 to 30,000. The disease’s doubling rate, which is defined as the average period it takes for a twofold rise, decreased from 13.9 days on May 18– the day the cases hit 100,000 – to 13.1 on Sunday.

80 Flights Cancelled on First Day Domestic Flights Resume in India After Two-Month Hiatus

Prima facie, the reason for the flight cancellations was a cap by some states on the number of flights that can arrive or take off from a particular airport. The majority of the flights were also to and from West Bengal, which was recently ravaged by super cyclone Amphan.

Situation in Delhi under control after COVID-19 lockdown 4; government prepared to handle surge: Arvind Kejriwal

The chief minister said 3,314 coronavirus patients are getting treatment at their house. ”Delhi has recorded 13,418 cases so far and out of these, around 6,540 have recovered,” he said, adding that most of the new cases are having mild or no symptoms. 

Balbir Singh Senior, a man who never let India down

Exactly how good a centre-forward Singh was can be gauged by a piece of statistic that stands as Olympic record: he scored five goals in the 1952 final against Holland in a 6-1 win. No one has scored that many in a gold-medal match ever. On his Olympics debut in 1948 against Argentina, Singh scored […]

Centre identifies 4 cities as role models for handling Covid-19 pandemic

Many Indian municipalities are facing challenges such as shorter case-doubling time, higher confirmation rates and higher mortality rates than the national average while issues like perimeter control of containment zones, mapping of buffer zones and house-to-house surveillance require more effective management. Slums and other high-density pockets inside the municipalities pose higher risk in Covid-19 management […]

Punjab district SBS Nagar declared Covid-19 free after last two discharged

Dr. Kavita Bhatia, in-charge of the hospital’s isolation ward, credited her team members for successfully combating the viral outbreak as no Covid-19 related fatality was reported in the district.

Supreme Court allows Air India to fly for ten days with middle seats filled in scheduled aircraft

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Centre and national carrier Air India to keep operating its scheduled flights with the middle seats filled for the next ten days while observing that the government should be more worried about the health of citizens rather than the health of commercial airlines. The top court […]

India reaches out to Pakistan to fight locusts

Desert locusts pose a major threat to food security in the region, including India. A typical locust swarm, which can vary from less than one square kilometre to several hundred square kilometres, can devastate farmlands. A one square kilometre swarm, containing about 40 million locusts, can in a day eat as much food as 35,000 […]

Muslims in India, Bangladesh celebrate Eid subdued by virus

The three-day holiday that begins by the sighting of the moon is usually a time of travel, family gatherings and feasts after weeks of dawn-to-dusk fasting. But this year, Muslims were praying at home, their celebrations quieter and tinged with worry about the virus and the impact of lockdowns and other restrictions to curb the […]