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Differently-abled UPSC topper trolled on social media, shares post
short by Pragya Swastik / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Differently-abled UPSC 2014 topper Ira Singhal in a Facebook post said she was cyberbullied by a person who commented "kubdi" on her Instagram post to troll her. "Unfortunately someone who cannot be bullied is being attempted to be bullied," she said. "This is why we need our education system to focus on producing better human beings," she added.
short by Pragya Swastik / 10:19 pm on 15 Jul
Batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has said he has the capacity to play in the shorter format of the game as he has been performing well in Tests. "I am improving my skills in ODIs and T20Is and in domestic matches...I want to play all the formats," he added. "It would've been nice play the World Cup," he further said.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:35 pm on 15 Jul
Ridiculous rule: Gambhir on WC final being decided on boundaries
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Reacting to England defeating New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup final on the virtue of scoring more boundaries after tied match and tied Super Over, ex-India cricketer Gautam Gambhir tweeted, "A ridiculous rule. It should've been a tie." "Don't understand how the game of such proportions, the #CWC19Final, is finally decided on who scored the most boundaries," he wrote.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:45 pm on 15 Jul
Williamson reacts to overthrow incident in 2019 World Cup final
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Reacting to a throw from touching Ben Stokes' bat and racing towards boundary when England needed nine runs to win the 2019 World Cup final off three balls, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson called it a "shame". "Such things...happen from time to time. I don't wish to nitpick, just hope it never happens in such moments ever again," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:48 pm on 15 Jul
Right time for Rohit to become ODI captain: BCCI functionary
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Amid rumours of a rift between captain Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma, a BCCI functionary said the board is mulling split captaincy. "This would be the right time for Rohit to take over ODI captaincy. We all know some areas need a re-look," he added. He further said that the board will get to bottom of the rumours.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:20 pm on 15 Jul
Don't know how much time will I take to get fit: Shaw before WI tour
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Batsman Prithvi Shaw on Monday said that he wasn't sure when he would recover from his hip injury. "I'm working with the physios to get back to fitness but can’t put a timeline on it right now," he added. Shaw is yet to feature in any international match for India since making his debut against the West Indies in October.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:25 pm on 15 Jul
I'm probably most hated father in NZ: Stokes' father after WC final
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
England all-rounder Ben Stokes father Ged, who stays in New Zealand, joked that he's the most hated father in New Zealand after his son's performance in 2019 World Cup final. "I really am disappointed for the Black Caps...Hand on heart, I am overjoyed for Ben and the team, but I am still a New Zealand supporter," Ged added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:01 pm on 15 Jul
Some rules definitely need a serious look in: Rohit on WC final
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Referring to 2019 World Cup final winner being decided on boundaries, the tournament's highest run-scorer Rohit Sharma tweeted, "Some rules in cricket definitely need a serious look in." England won the final on virtue of scoring more boundaries than New Zealand after the match and Super Over both ended in a tie. It was England's first ever World Cup victory.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:15 pm on 15 Jul
ICC criticised for calling Stokes 'greatest' in pic with Sachin
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
The ICC has been criticised for calling Ben Stokes 'the greatest cricketer of all time' in picture with Sachin Tendulkar. "Agree, because Sachin isn't a cricketer but God of cricket," a user tweeted. "Really?? It should be other way around...Congratulations Stokes for winning the Cup," wrote Harbhajan Singh. Sachin presented Stokes with Man of the 2019 World Cup final award.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:01 pm on 15 Jul
BCCI to invite applications for coach, Shastri will have to reapply
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
The BCCI will soon invite fresh applications for the Indian cricket team's support staff, including the head coach. Ravi Shastri will need to reapply once his contract expires after India's next month's tour of the West Indies. Shastri was appointed India chief coach in 2017 after Anil Kumble's tenure ended prematurely.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:05 pm on 15 Jul
India squad for West Indies tour to be announced on July 19
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
India squad for next month's tour of West Indies will be announced on July 19. Captain Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah are expected to be rested for limited-overs leg comprising three T20Is and three ODIs, as per reports. Talking about MS Dhoni's future, a BCCI official said, "Only he can decide whether he wants to carry on or not."
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:44 pm on 15 Jul
Olympian accidentally runs over and kills son on his 1st birthday
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Sprinter Isaac Ntiamoah, who represented Australia in 2012 Olympics, accidentally ran over and killed his son while reversing his car out of his driveway. The incident happened when Ntiamoah was leaving the house to collect supplies for his son's first birthday party. New South Wales Police are investigating circumstances of the incident, which is being treated as a tragic accident.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:40 pm on 15 Jul
Amit Shah is Home Minister, not God: Owaisi after spat in Lok Sabha
short by Apaar Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Following a verbal spat with Home Minister Amit Shah in Lok Sabha during discussion on NIA (Amendment) Bill, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said Shah threatens by raising his finger but he is a Home Minister, not God. Owaisi alleged that whoever doesn't support their (BJP) decisions, they call them anti-nationals. NIA (Amendment) Bill was passed by Lok Sabha on Monday.
short by Apaar Sharma / 10:51 pm on 15 Jul
Man jailed for posts against Trivendra Singh Rawat in Uttarakhand
short by Apaar Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
A man was sent to jail in Uttarakhand for allegedly posting offensive and objectionable posts against Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on his Facebook account. Uttarkashi Superintendent of Police Pankaj Bhatt said that the accused was arrested from Purola area on Sunday. He was produced before a court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate which sent him to jail.
short by Apaar Sharma / 10:21 pm on 15 Jul
Kolkata Metro starts high-level probe into passenger's death
short by Apaar Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Two days after the death of a passenger in Kolkata Metro, senior railway safety officials visited the accident spot and started a high-level probe on Monday. Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS-Metro division) Sailesh Garg examined the metro rake, a door of which had allegedly malfunctioned. The passenger had died after his hand got stuck between the gates of the train.
short by Apaar Sharma / 11:36 pm on 15 Jul
CRPF personnel jump in stream to save girl from drowning in J&K
short by Apaar Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel saved a 14-year-old girl from drowning in a river in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla on Monday. The girl had slipped into the stream and was being washed away by strong currents. Six CRPF personnel rushed to save the girl and two constables, MG Naidu and Nalla Upendra, jumped into the stream to catch her.
short by Apaar Sharma / 10:55 pm on 15 Jul
DIG-rank officer booked for sexually harassing woman on train
short by Anmol Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Railway Protection Force Deputy Inspector General Vijay Khatarkar, currently posted with West Central Railway in Jabalpur, has been booked for allegedly sexually harassing a railway official's wife on board a train. As per police, the complainant was sleeping on a lower berth when the DIG sexually harassed her. The complainant told police that she resisted DIG's advances and alerted co-passengers.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:30 pm on 15 Jul
4 Australian children take car on 1,000-kilometre road trip; held
short by Ankush Verma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Four Australian children took a car on a 1,000-kilometre road trip before being nabbed by police, officials said. The children, including a 14-year-old boy, two 13-year-old boys and a 10-year-old girl, began their journey on Saturday when they took cash and packed fishing rods in the vehicle. The car belonged to the family of one of the kids.
short by Ankush Verma / 10:43 pm on 15 Jul
Looking forward to the Davis Cup tie in Pak: Rohan Bopanna
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Tennis player Rohan Bopanna said he has no security concerns about playing Davis Cup matches in Pakistan. Bopanna said, "I am looking forward to the Davis Cup tie in Pakistan. I have spoken to Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, he is a very good friend of mine and he said it will be fine." Bopanna and Qureshi were runners-up in US Open 2010.
short by Dishant Sharma / 09:49 pm on 15 Jul
All who watched at home will try to be the next Stokes: Morgan
short by Dishant Sharma / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Praising Ben Stokes, England captain Eoin Morgan said, "[E]verybody watching at home will hopefully try and be the next Ben Stokes." Morgan further said, "It is almost superhuman. He has really carried the team and our batting line-up." Stokes ended the 2019 edition of the World Cup with a total of 465 runs and seven wickets.
short by Dishant Sharma / 10:31 pm on 15 Jul
Cong Minister says BJP has dog-like mentality, BJP MLA responds
short by Kriti Kambiri / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
Madhya Pradesh Minister and Congress leader Sajjan Singh Verma on Monday reacted to BJP's criticism of the state government transferring 46 police dogs and their handlers saying, "It's their dog-like mentality, what can we do?" Responding to Verma's statement, BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma said, "[W]e are faithful dogs of the people...and we will keep raising our voices for...our security forces."
short by Kriti Kambiri / 10:55 pm on 15 Jul
Assam floods death toll rises to 15; nearly 43 lakh affected
short by Kriti Kambiri / on 15 Jul 2019,Monday
The death toll in the Assam floods, caused by heavy rainfall and landslides in the region, rose to 15 on Monday. The second wave of floods has increased the number of people affected to nearly 43 lakh in 30 of the state's 33 districts. The National Disaster Response Force has deployed 15 teams comprising 380 personnel to tackle the situation.
short by Kriti Kambiri / 10:51 pm on 15 Jul
A petition seeking a direction to the Centre and Delhi government for linking of people's movable and immovable property documents with their Aadhaar numbers was filed in Delhi High Court on Monday by BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay. He said the move could help curb corruption, black money generation and 'benami' transactions. The petition is likely to be heard on Tuesday.
short by Dharna / 11:11 pm on 15 Jul
IndiGo-operator InterGlobe Aviation availed credit facility of around ₹2,577.75 crore in the first quarter for meeting its working capital requirements, filings showed. This is thrice the amount availed by it in the year-ago period. It secured ₹1,050 crore from Standard Chartered Bank in April, ₹660.32 crore from Crédit Agricole CIB in May, and ₹867.43 crore from Deutsche Bank in June.
short by Dharna / 12:06 am on 16 Jul
JSW Steel tells NCLT it's 'anxious' about BPSL fraud reports
short by Dharna / on 16 Jul 2019,Tuesday
JSW Steel on Monday informed the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) that it was "anxious" about the reports of alleged fraud at bankrupt Bhushan Power & Steel (BPSL). However, it added it wasn't backing out of BPSL's ongoing insolvency resolution process. Allahabad Bank and Punjab National Bank recently reported alleged frauds of ₹1,775 crore and ₹3,805 crore respectively by BPSL.
short by Dharna / 12:17 am on 16 Jul
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