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Delhiites wake up to 'Hazardous' air quality

Delhiites wake up to 'Hazardous' air qualityNational capital observed a smoggy morning on Dec 09. A thick layer of smog enveloped India Gate. Major pollutant PM 10 stood at 'Hazardous' 602 at Anand Vihar.


Never seen statesman like Maharaja Surajmal: Vishvendra Singh on wrong portrayal of Jat ruler in 'Panipat'

Never seen statesman like Maharaja Surajmal: Vishvendra Singh on wrong portrayal of Jat ruler in 'Panipat'Tourism Cabinet Minister of Rajasthan Vishvendra Singh spoke on recent controversy and protests against Arjun Kapoor starrer 'Panipat'. He said that North India's Jat community is protesting against the movie for wrong portrayal of Jat ruler Maharaja Surajmal. Speaking to ANI, Vishvendra Singh said, "Protest is being shown from all over against the movie 'Panipat'. I even talked to former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and his son Deepender Singh Hooda regarding this over phone that the North India's Jat community is protesting against the movie for wrong portrayal of Jat ruler Surajmal." He further said, "All I want to say that I have never seen such a statesman like Maharaja Surajmal."


Anti-Pak protest held outside Pakistan Embassy in US against Pak-sponsored terror

Anti-Pak protest held outside Pakistan Embassy in US against Pak-sponsored terrorA rally was organised outside Pakistan embassy in Washington on December 08 to protest against Islamabad sponsored terrorism. Two congressional candidates from Virginia and American veterans who fought and worked in Afghanistan were among those who participated in the rally naming 'Veterans Rally against terror state Pakistan'. Demonstrators held placards and chanted slogans against Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism. A few protesters were seen holding a banner that read-'Pakistan has been involved in more than 90 per cent of all terror attack that has happened in the past 20 years within the United States'. Pakistan has been repeatedly asked by the international community to take action against state-sponsored terrorism. The demonstrators also held posters demanding 26/11 Mumbai attack culprits to be brought to justice. Mumbai had come to a standstill 11 years ago on November 26 when 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists who came to the city via sea route from Pakistan carried out a series of coordinated shooting and bombing attacks that killed 166 people and injured over 300 in India's financial capital. India has repeatedly asked Pakistan to take action against the terrorist groups operating from its soil. However, the architects of Mumbai attack like Hafiz Saeed, Maulana Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and Sufayan Zafar continue to receive Pakistan's military patronage.


Relevant to promote women's doubles game: Ashwini Ponnappa

Relevant to promote women's doubles game: Ashwini PonnappaIndia's first-ever women's doubles badminton tournament, The Red Bull Shuttle Up was played at the RRC Indoor Stadium in Secunderabad on December 08. Indian women's doubles shuttlers Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy have said that the Red Bull Shuttle Up tournament is a great platform for women shuttlers to showcase their talent. While speaking to ANI, Ashwini Ponnappa said, "There have been no women's doubles at any of the leagues. So, it's really important to promote this game, to encourage girls to play it. I'm really happy that we have entered the second edition of this tournament." "I am really glad that finally, the Red Bull has come up with this Shuttle Up tournament for women's doubles. I being a player of women's doubles know that there is not much development in the category," she added. As I have seen the first edition and I have seen that the girls have a great talent, we need more tournaments like this to bring up the talent. Ponnappa remained optimistic about the tournament and hoped that this will provide a platform for young girls."I hope this doesn't stop here. We hope to take this tournament ahead and benefit more and more talented girls and give them an opportunity to prove themselves," Ponnappa further stated.


Working hard to find my way in international cricket: Windies spinner

Working hard to find my way in international cricket: Windies spinnerWest Indies beat India in the second T20I in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram on December 08 by 8 wickets. The series is all level by 1-1 each heading into the decider game. The third T20I will be played in Mumbai on December 11. While addressing the post match press conference, the leg-spinner of West Indies Cricket Team, Hayden Walsh said, "Its been like a roller-coaster for me as you can see I have been working hard trying to find my way to the top of international cricket and to perform in a game is just a move towards the moon." "The main thing is to win this series and the whole goal for me right now is to win this T20I series," he added.


Ind vs WI: Will come back in next game, says Shivam Dube

Ind vs WI: Will come back in next game, says Shivam DubeWest Indies beat India in the second T20I in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram on December 08 by 8 wickets. The series is all level by 1-1 each heading into the decider game. The third T20I will be played in Mumbai on December 11. While addressing the post match press conference, the batsman of Indian Cricket Team, Shivam Dube spoke on his maiden T20I half-century. He said, "It is really special for me as it's first 50 from my side to Indian team but I'm not happy because winning the match is more important for me." "I am going from Trivandrum with good memories, unfortunately we lost the match," he added. "We dropped some catches but that is a part of game. We will come back in the next game for sure," Dube further stated.


CJI aptly said 'justice can't be instant', but there shouldn't be 'constant delays': VP Naidu

CJI aptly said 'justice can't be instant', but there shouldn't be 'constant delays': VP NaiduVice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu, on December 08 while agreeing with Chief Justice of India SA Bobde's remark of "justice can't be instant" but also cautioned against "constant delays". In an event, VP Naidu said, "I saw a statement by Chief Justice of India. Very aptly he said 'you can't give instant justice'. But at the same time you can't have constant delays. This has to be understood. You delay justice then it is denied. It's an area of concern for all of us. We have to understand that every wing of the administration should see to it that their duties are well-performed." Both Naidu's and CJI's remarks came in wake of Telangana encounter in which all four accused in the rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad were killed by police on December 06.


Will oppose CAB tooth and nail: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Will oppose CAB tooth and nail: Adhir Ranjan ChowdhurySpeaking on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, "We will oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) tooth and nail because it is in violation of our Constitution, secular ethos, tradition, culture and civilization. BJP's motive is clear and that is to polarize India. Communal polarization is their motive. We will not let citizen of India be the victim of communal polarization. And, hence we will put our arguments to oppose it because we believe in a secular India." CAB seeks to grant citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians, who have fled Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan following religious persecution there, after six years of residence in India.


Best thing on internet: Netizens impressed as Indian Federation shares message for Pakistani athlete

Best thing on internet: Netizens impressed as Indian Federation shares message for Pakistani athleteThe Athletics Federation of India was praised for congratulating Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem, after the javelin thrower won the gold medal at the South Asian Games and qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.


India vs West Indies: Kohli 25 runs away to achieve this milestone

India vs West Indies: Kohli 25 runs away to achieve this milestoneIndia captain Virat Kohli will be on the verge of another massive T20I milestone on Sunday as the 'Men in Blue' take on West Indies in the 2nd T20I at Thiruvananthapuram.


India-China joint training exercise commences in Meghalaya

India-China joint training exercise commences in MeghalayaThe 8th India-China joint training exercise named 'HAND-IN-HAND 2019' commenced on December 7 at Joint Training Node (JTN), at Meghalaya's Umroi. The theme of the exercise is counter-terrorism under United Nations mandate. Contingent of China's People's Liberation Army participated in the joint military exercise with India. The 14-day exercise aimed at practicing joint planning and conduct of counter-terror operations in semi-urban terrain.


Bhumi heading towards a hat-trick in 2019

Bhumi heading towards a hat-trick in 2019With Pati, Patni Aur Woh opening brilliantly, Bhumi Pednekar is set to make a rare mark in the industry. Bhumi will be one of the very few actors who has actually had three successes in a row and that too in a calendar year. 'Pati, Patni Aur Woh' is riding on hugely positive word of mouth referrals and is definitely set to become a hit especially with the start of 9.10 crore. The 30-year-old actor's last outing 'Bala' in which she essayed a dark-skinned girl, highlighted the societal stereotyping of India's obsession for fair skin, has also become a blockbuster. Her Diwali release, 'Saand Ki Aankh' also held its ground despite competing with 'Housefull 4' and 'Made in China'. This is definitely a big achievement by an actor in recent times.


Delhi: Police use water cannon on protestors who try to jump barricades

Delhi: Police use water cannon on protestors who try to jump barricadesCandle march which was organised from Raj Ghat to India Gate over crimes against women across the country turned violent. 'We want justice' slogans were raised by the protestors. Police used water cannon to stop protestors from jumping barricades. Several heinous rapes and murders across India have come to light in past few days. Locals are also supporting DWC Chairperson Swati Maliwal who is on an indefinite hunger strike until government assures death penalty to rapists within 6 months.


NMCG organizes the '4th India Water Impact Summit 2019' in New Delhi

NMCG organizes the '4th India Water Impact Summit 2019' in New DelhiMinistry of Jal Shakti, Government of India and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) led by IIT Kanpur organized the 4th India Water Impact Summit from 5-7 December 2019 at the Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Day two of the summit was inaugurated by the Union Jal Shakti Minister, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Reports on 'Ambassadors' Meet', 'River Restoration and Conservation - A Concise Manual and Guide', as well as documents on 'Ganga Hubs' developed so far, in the summit were released by the Ministry of Jal Shakti. The summit focused on integrated management of water resources in rural and urban areas, and experts from various fields discussed various water-related issues. An important objective of the summit was bringing together global financial investors and institutions to focus on water impact in smart cities. As water security is a global issue, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has been taking a global call to action to invite nations from around the world to save the most precious resource on the planet.


India vs West Indies 2nd T20I: Predicted XI, weather report for Thiruvananthapuram

India vs West Indies 2nd T20I: Predicted XI, weather report  for ThiruvananthapuramIndia will aim to seal the three-match series when they take on the West Indies in the second T20I at the Greenfield Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday.


Locals hold candle march over recent violent crimes against women in Delhi

Locals hold candle march over recent violent crimes against women in DelhiA candle march was organised from Rajghat to India Gate over crimes against women across the country. 'We want justice' slogans were raised by the protestors. Several heinous rapes and murders across India have come to light in past few days. Locals are also supporting DWC Chairperson Swati Maliwal who is on an indefinite hunger strike until government assures death penalty to rapists within 6 months.


Hyderabad encounter: Justice must never take form of revenge, says CJI Bobde

Hyderabad encounter: Justice must never take form of revenge, says CJI BobdeAmid a raging debate on the justice delivery system in India over recent incidents of rapes in Hyderabad and Unnao, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde on Saturday said the criminal justice system must reconsider its position and attitude but warned that justice itself should never take the form of revenge.


Sakshi Maharaj visits Unnao rape victim"s residence amid protest by NSUI

Sakshi Maharaj visits Unnao rape victim"s residence amid protest by NSUIBJP MP from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj on December 7 reached rape victim"s residence to meet her family members. National Students' Union of India (NSUI) members protested against Sakshi Maharaj and showed him black flags. After meeting deceased victim"s family members, he said, "My party and I support the victim's family. I have been vocal about it in the Parliament as well. Culprits will be arrested. None will be spared. Unnao's name has been maligned."


Manoj Tiwari slams Rahul Gandhi, calls him 'mentally disturbedh'

Manoj Tiwari slams Rahul Gandhi, calls him 'mentally disturbedh'Manoj Tiwari, BJP President Delhi on Rahul Gandhi's statement "India is known as rape capital of world," asserted that he can never see or make India proud. His statements make him look 'mentally disturbed'. "Rahul Gandhi can never see or make India a proud country. Time and again, he gives statements that make him look 'mentally disturbed'. He also used wrong words for Prime Minister earlier," said Manoj Tiwari.


Cricket fans throng Kerala stadium to witness 'Men in Blue' battle it out Windies

Cricket fans throng Kerala stadium to witness 'Men in Blue' battle it out WindiesAfter snatching a stunning triumph in Hyderabad, 'Men in Blue' will aim to steal the three-match series by registering another victory against the West Indies in the second T20I at the Greenfield Stadium in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram on December 08. The cricket fans are really excited after the victory of Team India in the first T20I match and want to see local boy Sanju Samson in action.


Justice loses character if it becomes revenge: CJI Bobde

Justice loses character if it becomes revenge: CJI BobdeChief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde on December 7 expressed his concerns over the recent rape incidents in the country. While addressing a gathering in Jodhpur city, he said, "Recent events in country have sparked off the old debate with new vigour. There is no doubt that criminal justice system must reconsider its position and attitude towards laxity and eventual time it takes to dispose off criminal matters but, I don't think justice can ever be or ought to be instant. And justice must never ever take the form of revenge. I believe justice loses its character of justice if it becomes revenge."


Foreign countries questioning India over crimes against women: Rahul Gandhi

Foreign countries questioning India over crimes against women: Rahul GandhiRahul Gandhi in his Parliamentary constituency Wayanad on crimes against women asserted that foreign nations are today asking why India is not being able to look after its daughters and sisters. "India is known as the rape capital of the world. Foreign nations are asking the question why India is unable to look after its daughters and sisters. A UP MLA of BJP is involved in rape of a woman and the Prime Minister does not say a single word," said Rahul Gandhi.


JandK Light Infantry is brilliant regiment with soldiers of all religions: Lt Gen KJS Dhillon

JandK Light Infantry is brilliant regiment with soldiers of all religions: Lt Gen KJS DhillonIndian Army Lieutenant General KJS Dhillon attended passing out parade of JandK Light Infantry Regiment in Srinagar. "Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry regiment is 'small India' in itself. Soldiers from all religions work together as a team. Just as India has embraced beauty of all religions, same way, this is a brilliant regiment formed of soldiers from all religions," said Lt Gen KJS Dhillon while giving speech at event.


We should never denigrate our country: VP Naidu on Rahul Gandhi's 'rape capital' remark

We should never denigrate our country: VP Naidu on Rahul Gandhi's 'rape capital' remarkVice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on December 08 reacted to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's "rape capital"remark on recent rape incidents. He said, "Bad name is coming to India. Somebody said India is becoming capital of so and so. I don't want to get into that. We should never denigrate our country and we should also not get into politics in such matters of atrocities."


India increases lead in South Asian Games, crosses 200 medals

India increases lead in South Asian Games, crosses 200 medalsIndia has continued their lead in the medal tally by crossing 200 medals in the 13th edition of the ongoing South Asian Games on Saturday. India has so far bagged 110 gold medals and remained on top in the medal tally while Nepal trailing behind it has collected 43 gold medals. Along with gold, India has collected an additional of 69 silver and 35 bronze medals with a total of 214 medals. Nepal has so far grabbed 34 silver and 65 bronze medals in the regional sporting event with total medals of 142. With India trailing high with gold, the Indian players are aiming more in the South Asian extravaganza though it is marching towards a conclusion. In the swimming event, India has been bagging the majority of the medals. On Friday, India clinched 5 out of 7 medals. Apart from swimming, the Indian wrestlers won 8 gold, 4 each in women's and men's category along with the Indian shooters clinching all three titles of the day.


WATCH: Kesrick Williams' notebook celebration after dismissing Virat Kohli in 2017

WATCH: Kesrick Williams' notebook celebration after dismissing Virat Kohli in 2017Virat Kohli himself revealed during the post-match presentation ceremony that Williams had celebrated in the same manner after dismissing him during the one-off T20I of India's tour of West Indies in Jamaica in 2017.


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attends passing out parade of IMA

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attends passing out parade of IMADefence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed Passing out Parade of Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun on Dec 07. The passing out parade was being held on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day to honor India's bravehearts. The event is held twice a year by the Indian Military Academy. The passing out parade is the most spectacular among the end-of-term events at Indian Military Academy.


WATCH: Virat Kohli's 'notebook' celebration after hitting Kesrick Williams for a six

WATCH: Virat Kohli's 'notebook' celebration after hitting Kesrick Williams for a sixIn the 16th over of India's run-chase at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Kohli smashed West Indies pacer Kesrick Williams for a six and then imitated the bowler's famous notebook celebration.


Rahul Gandhi's statement is pulling down India's image: NV Subhash

Rahul Gandhi's statement is pulling down India's image: NV SubhashNV Subhash, the grandson of former home minister PV Narasimha Rao and Bharatiya Janata Party leader, slammed Rahul Gandhi on his recent statement where he referred 'India as the rape capital of the world'. He said, "Grand old Congress party is in confused state, the statement made by Rahul Gandhi is unacceptable. The brand image of India during UPA 1and 2 put India into a shameful condition. During UPA 1and 2 crime and rape rate was very high. Narendra Modi government has brought down the crime rate drastically. BJP is bringing strict laws in the judicial system for speedy trials. Fast tracks courts are being established. Rahul Gandhi's statement is pulling down India's image." He further added, "BJP will not allow Congress to extract some extra political mileage".


B-town shows deep concern over rape cases

B-town shows deep concern over rape casesWhile speaking to media in Mumbai on December 07 about the Telangana woman rape and murder case which took place near Hyderabad on November 27, Bollywood actor Aayush Sharma said, "I think that rape is a very heinous crime." "There should be a capital punishment and stronger laws to curb it because India is becoming a place where rapes are happening in every state, city. There needs to be some check on that," he added.


Migratory birds flock Ganga, attract tourists in Varanasi

Migratory birds flock Ganga, attract tourists in VaranasiThe winter season has witnessed an increase inflow of foreign tourists to India. These tourists include regular visitors 'Siberian birds' and other migratory birds. The arrival of these annual visitors at various water bodies heralds the onset of winters. They have flocked to Ganga and nearby wetlands in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi. These Siberian birds spread their wings to take flight of thousands of kilometers, all the way from Siberia. These wetlands are also viewed as breeding grounds of these birds. They love this place as they get to eat variety of foods here.


Ind vs WI: Kohli carried on and finished game for us, says KL Rahul

Ind vs WI: Kohli carried on and finished game for us, says KL RahulIndia went 1-0 up in Hyderabad after beating West Indies in the first T-20I match by 209/4. WI lost to India by 6 wickets in 18.4 overs, where Virat Kohli secured 94*, and KL Rahul 62. While addressing the post match press conference, opening batsman of the Indian cricket team KL Rahul said, "I am not saying that the wicket was bad and both teams secured 200 plus and chased it in 19 overs. It wasn't the easiest wicket to bat on and when you are chasing 200 plus runs then obviously you want to come out hard. We knew that once we will get a few balls in the middle then it will start bringing lot more runs." "We just kept the intent going and we knew the plans were clear that we have to hit boundaries," he added. "Once you were set it was the best chance for the batsman to score run for someone who is set and fortunately Virat Kohli carried on and finished the game for us.


Ind vs WI: Discipline in bowling let us down in game, says Skipper Kieron Pollard

Ind vs WI: Discipline in bowling let us down in game, says Skipper Kieron PollardIndia went 1-0 up in Hyderabad after beating West Indies in the first T-20I match by 209/4. WI lost to India by 6 wickets in 18.4 overs, where Virat Kohli secured 94*, and KL Rahul 62. While addressing the post match press conference, the skipper of West Indies Cricket Team, Kieron Pollard said, "I think we batted pretty well and we scored more than 200 runs. Our discipline in ball let us down tonight and there were 23 extras given by our bowlers." "You can find out the negative out of any situation but that is not life is all about," he added. "You will not get everything right overnight but work is in progress," Pollard further stated.


After Hyderabad accused encounter, Nirbhaya's mother demand justice for daughter

After Hyderabad accused encounter, Nirbhaya's mother demand justice for daughterOn Friday morning, India woke up to the news that all four lorry workers arrested for brutally gangraping and killing a young woman veterinarian near Hyderabad had been killed in police firing. That happened when they tried to escape during a crime scene recreation, the police said.


Gautam Gambhir set to become co-owner of IPL franchise Delhi Capitals: Report

Gautam Gambhir set to become co-owner of IPL franchise Delhi Capitals: ReportFormer India opener Gautam Gambhir, who played for a total of two Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises in his career, is reportedly set to buy stakes into the Delhi Capitals.


India vs West Indies:  Match will be Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma to claim this milestone

India vs West Indies:  Match will be Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma to claim this milestoneIndian skipper Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma are all set to resume their battle for supremacy in the shortest format of the sport when India take on West Indies in the first T20I encounter in Hyderabad on Friday.


Sanatan Sanstha should be banned like SIMI: Husain Dalwai

Sanatan Sanstha should be banned like SIMI: Husain DalwaiCongress leader Husain Dalwai on December 05 said that Sanatan Sanstha should be banned like Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). He said that the way Sanatan Sanstha's chief speaks to and train people, proves that it is a terrorist organisation. "Sanatan Sanstha is suspected to be behind murder of Dr Dabholkar, Comrade Pansare and two intellectuals from Karnataka," said Dalwai.


PM Modi congratulates 'Ekal Vidyalaya Sangathan' on crossing 1 lakh schools across country

PM Modi congratulates 'Ekal Vidyalaya Sangathan' on crossing 1 lakh schools across countryPrime Minister Narendra Modi on December 06 addressed the 'Ekal Vidyalaya Sangathan' via video conference from Delhi. He congratulated one lakh teachers and three lakh workers, who joined the campaign, on crossing one lakh schools across India. "You are not only constructing future of 28 lakh kids who belong to rural and tribal part but through them you are building the nation," said PM Modi. He also appreciated the workers and teachers for touching one lakh Ekal Vidyalaya in 2019 which is three years prior the target time. The Prime Minister suggested some ideas like there should be a proper research on topic 'Tribals in the Freedom Struggle' in their respected areas. There should be plays, songs competition and debate, PM Modi further advised. PM Modi also suggested that there should be a program in which students of Ekal Vidyalaya will learn and live life of students living in urban areas, likewise, urban students will also live life of tribal students so that both the students will have different experience and learn new things.


Jal Shakti Minister inaugurates First Hybrid Annuity Model based STP in Haridwar

Jal Shakti Minister inaugurates First Hybrid Annuity Model based STP in HaridwarUnder the Namami Gange project of National Mission for Clean Ganga, India's first Hybrid Annuity Based Public Private Partnership Model project in Sewerage sector, a 14 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant has been inaugurated in Sarai, Haridwar. The Sarai Sewage treatment plant was inaugurated by Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, in presence of King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat, Director General of NMCG Rajiv Ranjan Mishra and other dignitaries from Sweden and Government of India. Talking about the project the Union Minister for Jal Shakti elaborated on how India-European partnership in technology could prove to be a cornerstone in cleaning the river Ganges. The Sarai 14 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant has been developed at a cost of Rs. 41.40 crores, and the plant has been completed before its scheduled timeline.In order to improve the quality of water in river Ganga in the state of Uttarakhand, 34 projects of sewerage infrastructure works have been taken up at a cost of approximately Rs 1144.77 crores for creating treatment capacity of 165.50 MLD and for laying sewerage network of 152 kilometers. Once all these projects are commissioned, the entire sewage capacity of the state of Uttarakhand would be met, and there would be a substantial improvement in the quality of water of the river Ganga in Uttarakhand.


Modi put a Finance Minister who has no idea about economics: Rahul Gandhi

Modi put a Finance Minister who has no idea about economics: Rahul GandhiCongress leader Rahul Gandhi on December 05 lambasted at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman over country's falling economic growth. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi put a Finance Minister who has no idea about country's economics. He said, "Finance Minister's job is not to tell India what she eats. And the fact of the matter is that she has no idea on what is going on. Basically she is incompetent. UPA believed in putting competent people in charge of the economy."


'Men in Blue' sweat it out ahead of T20I series against West Indies

'Men in Blue' sweat it out ahead of T20I series against West IndiesPlayers of Indian cricket team were seen practicing at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. India will lock horns with West Indies in the upcoming T20I series starting on Dec 06. The first clash will be played in Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. India is currently ranked at the number fifth position in ICC T20I team rankings.


Rishabh Pant set to break MS Dhoni's record in T20Is vs West Indies

Rishabh Pant set to break MS Dhoni's record in T20Is vs West IndiesIndian wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant will look to surpass MS Dhoni on the list of wicketkeepers with most dismissals in India-West Indies T20Is when he takes the field in the upcoming 3-match series.


India-Japan Summit to take place from Dec 15-17: MEA

India-Japan Summit to take place from Dec 15-17: MEAMinistry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on December 06 said that the India-Japan Summit will take place from December 15-17. He didn't disclose further information about the summit but said that this summit will strengthen the relations between both the countries.


India continues to maintain dominance at South Asian Games 2019

India continues to maintain dominance at South Asian Games 2019India continued its impressive show at the ongoing 13th edition of the South Asian Games (SAG), being held in Nepal, winning a total of 124 medals so far. India is at the top of the table and has bagged 62 gold, 41 silver and 21 bronze at the event with Nepal at the second spot with 101 medals. Indian athletes grabbed 24 gold, 18 silver and six bronze medals on Thursday. The gold rush was triggered by female athletes who bagged 16 yellow metals, especially in wushu, weightlifting, swimming, shooting and taekwondo. In wushu, India clinched six medals (five gold and one bronze). On the first day of swimming competition, India bagged 11 medals (four gold, six silver and one bronze). Similarly, on the first day of the weightlifting competition, the country had four gold medals to its name. Meanwhile, in the taekwondo event, India clinched three gold, two silver and one bronze.


India in touch with Pak for 'unhindered' consular access: MEA on Kulbhushan Jadhav

India in touch with Pak for 'unhindered' consular access: MEA on Kulbhushan JadhavMinistry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on December 06 reacted to Kulbhushan Jadhav case. He said that the Indian Government is in touch with Pakistan through diplomatic channels. "There is some communication going on between India and Pakistan," said Kumar. "I have said in the past that we are in touch with Pakistani side through diplomatic channels. We have requested for immediate, effective and unhindered consular access from Pakistan in the light of ICJ judgement," said Kumar. He added that India has requested Pakistan to immediate, effective and unhindered consular access of Jadhav in the light of ICJ judgment.


Ind vs WI: Virat Kohli talks about India's strategy

Ind vs WI: Virat Kohli talks about India's strategyIndian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli briefed media ahead of 1st T20I in Hyderabad. India and West Indies will lock horns on December 06.


Ind vs WI: Virat Kohli briefs media ahead of 1st T20I match

Ind vs WI: Virat Kohli briefs media ahead of 1st T20I matchIndian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli briefed media ahead of 1st T20I in Hyderabad. India and West Indies will lock horns on December 06.


Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi over economic slowdown

Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi over economic slowdownSpeaking on India's economic situation, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for dip in GDP. "Amit Shah and Narendra Modi live in their own imagination, they have no contact with the outside world. They live in their own world and they fantasize about things that's why the country is in such trouble," said Rahul Gandhi


PM Modi meets Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth in Delhi

PM Modi meets Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth in DelhiPrime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth met PM Narendra Modi in Delhi on December 06. PM of Mauritius and his wife also visited Gurdwara Sri Bangla Sahib in Delhi. He is on a visit to India after his re-election.


West Indies stretch it out ahead of 1st T20I with India

West Indies stretch it out ahead of 1st T20I with IndiaWest Indies players practiced at stadium in Hyderabad ahead of T20I on December 05. The first match of three-match T20I series will be played on December 06. Kieron Pollard is leading the side. Virat Kohli is back at the helm to lead India in T20 series.


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