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DC vs PBKS: Shikhar Dhawan 92 Powers Delhi Capitals To Comfortable Win In Big Chase vs Punjab Kings

Shikhar Dhawan struck a swashbuckling 92 as Delhi Capitals made short work of a 196-run target for a six-wicket win over Punjab Kings in the IPL at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium on Sunday. Dhawan looked in sublime form during his 49-ball knock that was studded with 13 fours...

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Hong Kong Suspends Flights Connecting India From Tuesday To May 3

Passengers who want to come to Hong Kong need to have a COVID-negative RTPCR result (Representational) New Delhi: Hong Kong has suspended all flights connecting it with India from Tuesday to May 3 amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, aviation industry sources said on Sunday. They...

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Piyush Goyal Says States Must Keep Oxygen Demand Under Control

Piyush Goyal also advised states to avoid oxygen wastage (File) New Delhi: Amid a crippling shortage of life-saving medical oxygen in many Covid-hit parts of the country, Union minister Piyush Goyal has advised states to keep the “demand under control” by containing the rapid second coronavirus wave that has...

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Jharkhand Seeks Centre’s Permission To Import Remdesivir From Bangladesh

The central government has also decided to ramp up the production of Remdesivir (File) New Delhi: The Jharkhand government has reached out to some pharma companies in Bangladesh for importing the antiviral drug Remdesivir, which is used in the treatment of serious Covid patients, Chief Minister Hemant Soren tweeted...

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Muttiah Muralitharan Undergoes Heart Surgery In Chennai: Report

Muttiah Muralitharan won a ODI World Cup during his cricket career.© Twitter Sri Lankan cricket legend Muttiah Muralitharan, who is part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad support staff in the ongoing IPL, has undergone angioplasty at a city hospital. The 49-year-old is the leading wicket-taker in international cricket...

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Self-Discipline Fortnight In Rajasthan From Today As Cases Spike

Newspaper deliveries will be allowed between 4 am and 8 am (Representational) Restrictions will be imposed in Rajasthan till May 3 as cases of coronavirus continue to surge in the state and across the country. Called “anushasan pakhwada” or “self-discipline fortnight”, strict curbs will be imposed on movements across...

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As Migrants Return, Nitish Kumar Rolls Out Red Carpet With Promise of Jobs

Nitish Kumar has asked migrant labourers to return as soon as possible (File) Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, scorched over the migrant crisis last year, today requested the migrants from his state to return home quickly in the backdrop of the raging second wave of Covid. All arrangements...

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Delhi’s Chandni Chowk Market Body Voluntarily Shuts Shop Till April 25

The positivity rate in Delhi shot from 24% to 30% in just 24 hours (Representational) New Delhi: Delhi’s Chandni Chowk market, frequented by thousands everyday, will remain shut till April 25 amid a massive spike in Covid cases in the national capital. The Chandni Chowk Market Association said the...

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Oxygen For Industrial Use To Be Diverted For Covid Patients Amid Spike

The supply of oxygen meant for industrial use will now be diverted to meet the rising demand for medical oxygen in the country amid  record COVID-19 cases in the deadly second wave of the pandemic, said a letter from the government to the chief secretaries of all the states....

Apr 18 · >

DC vs PBKS IPL 2021 Live Score: Mayank Agarwal Smashes Fifty, Punjab Kings Set For Big Total

DC vs PBKS Live Score: Mayank Agarwal played some classy shots on the front foot.© BCCI/IPL Delhi Capitals’ captain Rishabh Pant won the toss and elected to bowl first against KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings. DC gave their debut caps to Steven Smith and Lukman Meriwala while PBKS handed...

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