IPL 2021: No Chennai Super Kings Without MS Dhoni, No MS Dhoni Without Chennai Super Kings, Says N Srinivasan

MS Dhoni recently led CSK to the IPL 2021 title.© BCCI/IPL There is no Chennai Super Kings without MS Dhoni, India Cements Ltd (ICL) vice-chairman and managing director N Srinivasan said on Monday. Likewise, the former BCCI chief added that there is no MS Dhoni without Chennai Super Kings, his emphatic statement telling a lot …

Congress Vs BJP Over Madhya Pradesh Minister’s “Inappropriate” Video

The incident occurred during a rally of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Raigaon. Bhopal: A Madhya Pradesh minister’s act of removing his spectacles stuck in the hair of the woman candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during campaigning for the upcoming assembly bypoll in Raigaon in Satna district has created a …

Recall second wave: Covid infections and deaths are falling. But investments in public health mustn’t flag

In a milestone, Mumbai recorded zero Covid deaths on Sunday, a first for the city since countermeasures against the pandemic commenced in March 2020. Across most of India, Covid appears to be receding amid a much-awaited festival season. India’s case fatality rate (CFR) had dipped below 0.9% for September after rising above 2% in June …

Second Quad? Exciting opportunities await India in Middle East, but not without risks

Foreign minister S Jaishankar’s visit to Israel could pitchfork India into the high-stakes strategic realm of the Middle East with a proposed new Quad grouping of the US, Israel, India and UAE. The Abraham Accords that saw the Donald Trump administration facilitate normalisation of relations between Israel and the Arab states of UAE, Bahrain, Morocco …

On the ease of getting a divorce: Pandemic has seen how marriage bottlenecks can be removed at both entry and exit

This year has seen the Delhi and Kerala high courts allow couples seeking registration of marriage to make their personal appearance via videoconferencing. At the other end, a Bandra family court granted divorce by mutual consent to a wife stuck in Dubai and a husband in Bali. By doing away with the insistence on physical …

“No Jobs In Bihar”: Opposition Targets Nitish Kumar On Kashmir Killings

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has called for control on migration. Patna: The killings of Biharis in Kashmir has set off ripple effects in the state, with the opposition putting it down to what it calls the Nitish Kumar government’s failure to create jobs. Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Tejashwi Yadav, who is also the leader of …

Aide Of Man Who Took Viral Selfie With Aryan Khan Arrested In Fraud Case

Kiran Gosavi was the witness in the NCB raid on the cruise ship off the Mumbai coast on October 2. Pune (Maharashtra): Pune City Police on Monday arrested accused Kiran Gosavi’s assistant Sherbano Qureshi in connection with a job fraud case. Kiran Gosavi had made headlines after he was seen accosting Bollywood actor Shah Rukh …

The vaccine test: It has proved that Indians trust government far more than Americans

The difference between Indians and Americans is that we Indians know what’s good for us. We will of course posture on social media our scepticism of ‘big government’ and go ‘kagaaz nahin dikhayenge’ when it comes to Aadhaar card. This is all performative good fun, anyone with half a brain knows that this mistrust of …

2021 MacBook Pro cheat sheet: Everything you need to know

Apple’s latest MacBook Pro redesign promises massive improvements in performance and battery life, but is it a good investment for professionals? The new 2021 MacBook Pro in 14″ and 16″ models.  Image: Apple Apple surprised everyone with the announcement of a second fall event at which it released several new products, but it was the …

Watch: Nainital’s Iconic Mall Road Flooded As Lake’s Water Level Rises

The iconic Mall Road has been flooded by the overflowing water Nainital: Water from the Naini Lake in Uttarakhand’s Nainital overflowed its banks, flooding the iconic Mall Road that runs parallel to the lake today after rain battered the mountain state. People are seen wading through ankle-deep water with vehicles making a splash as they …

Dubai Signs Deal With India To Build Infrastructure In Jammu And Kashmir

The statement said different entities from Dubai had shown keen interest in investment in Kashmir. (File) New Delhi: Dubai has signed an accord to build infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, the government said on Monday, at a time when the region is seeing a resurgence in violence. No figure for the value of the accord …

Major upgrade in weapons, surveillance & infrastructure in east to counter China | India News – Times of India

TENGA/RUPA: The pristine beauty of the mountains, rivers and lush-green valleys in Arunachal Pradesh somewhat masks frenetic military activity under way to deter, and if required thwart, any challenge from the dragon in the eastern sector. The cranking up of combat capabilities and infrastructure along the 1,346-km border that Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim share with …

congress: Congress takes ‘illiterate’ jibe at PM; BJP targets Rahul | India News – Times of India

BENGALURU: The ongoing war of words between BJP and Congress in Karnataka ahead of assembly bypolls touched a new low on Monday with the opposition party calling PM Narendra Modi ‘angootha-chhap’ (illiterate). “Congress built schools, but Modi never went to study. It (Congress) had even rolled out a scheme for adult education. Modi didn’t learn …

congress: BJP slams Cong for Patel’s ‘vilification’ | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Citing media reports of a Congress leader’s remarks at the recent CWC meeting about Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the issue of J&K, BJP on Monday accused the party of committing a “sin” and asked if its leadership will take action against him. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra quoted reports that Tariq Hameed Karra, a …

covid: No new Covid variant of concern in last 6 months: Dr NK Arora | India News – Times of India

PUNE: No new coronavirus variant of concern emerged in the last six months, but constant vigil is a must, member of the national task force and chairman of Covid working group of National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI), Dr NK Arora, told TOI. “However, there should be strict Covid discipline ahead of and during …

Rail roko: Stir halts 210 trains, North India hit hardest | India News – Times of India

PUNJAB: Punjab, Haryana and west UP bore the brunt of the ‘Rail Roko’ called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Monday, with the movement of over 70 trains disrupted at 130 locations in Punjab and Haryana alone. SKM had given a call to disrupt rail traffic from 10am to 4pm, demanding the immediate arrest and …

Karnataka Congress’s “Angootha-Chhaap” Remark On PM Sparks Political Row

The comment was called out by many as a personal attack on the Prime Minister. (FILE) Bengaluru: Bitter political sparring in Karnataka ahead of two by-polls touched a new low today as the Congress attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “angootha-chhaap” or illiterate.  “Congress built schools but Modi never went to study. Congress even set …

cbse: 36 lakh, highest ever, to take CBSE Boards from Nov 16 | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The highest ever total of 36 lakh candidates, 4 lakh more than last year, have registered for the CBSE Board exams for Classes 10 and 12. Nearly half of these candidates will take the first part of their final exams in their own school, the Board announced on Monday. The exams for minor …