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Women's Premier League 2023 player auction list announced
short by Anmol Sharma / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
The BCCI on Tuesday released the player auction list for Women's Premier League 2023. A total of 409 cricketers are set to go under the hammer on February 13. A total of 1,525 players registered for the inaugural Women's Premier League player auction and the final list was pruned to 409 players.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:23 pm on 07 Feb
Ex-India fielding coach R Sridhar recalled how Ravi Shastri got angry at Mohammad Shami during 2018 Johannesburg Test against South Africa. Sridhar stated Shami was looking disinterested & had piled up his plate with rice & mutton during an interval. Sridhar wrote, "Ravi lashed out at Shami after [looking] at [his] plate...He said, 'Bloody hell...will you...save some [hunger]...for wickets too?'"
short by Anmol Sharma / 06:46 pm on 07 Feb
9-yr-old girl gets seizures after smelling mehendi: Delhi hospital
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
Doctors at a private Delhi hospital on Tuesday said they've reported an "unusual" case of a nine-year-old girl, who suffered epileptic seizures triggered by the smell of 'mehendi' applied on her hand. When she suffered her first convulsion after the application of 'mehendi', she had "abrupt loss of consciousness, leading to a fall and convulsions for 20 seconds", they added.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 07:19 pm on 07 Feb
Rahul Gandhi questions PM on Adani, foreign trips, electoral bonds
short by Srishty Choudhury / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asked PM Modi how many times he had travelled abroad with billionaire Gautam Adani. He further asked how many times Adani joined him on his foreign trips and how many times Adani went to a country immediately after and got a contract. He also asked how much money did Adani give to BJP in electoral bonds.
short by Srishty Choudhury / 06:30 pm on 07 Feb
Will list matter soon: SC on Bilkis' plea on release of convicts
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
CJI DY Chandrachud on Tuesday, while referring to Bilkis Bano's plea challenging the remission of the sentence of 11 convicts in the gang-rape case, said, "The matter will be listed soon." The Supreme Court assured that a new bench will be formed at the earliest. The convicts were granted remission by the Gujarat government and released on August 15, 2022.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 06:54 pm on 07 Feb
An IndiGo flight from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia to Delhi made an emergency landing in Jodhpur on Tuesday after a 61-year-old woman passenger fell ill. "The aircraft made an emergency landing in Jodhpur and the patient was rushed to a hospital for further treatment. Unfortunately, the passenger passed away on her way to the hospital," IndiGo said in a statement.
short by Apaar Sharma / 06:54 pm on 07 Feb
Turkey declares 3-month emergency in provinces hit by earthquakes
short by Mayukh Debnath / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday declared a three-month state of emergency in 10 provinces affected by Monday's two major earthquakes, which have killed over 3,500 people in Turkey alone. "We'll quickly complete the presidential and parliamentary processes related to this decision," he said. The decision has been taken in order to expedite search and rescue operations, he added.
short by Mayukh Debnath / 07:11 pm on 07 Feb
Swara Bhasker to play 9 characters in film 'Mrs Falani'
short by Udit Gupta / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
Actress Swara Bhasker will be seen playing nine different characters in her upcoming film titled 'Mrs Falani'. Talking about the movie, she said that it is the most challenging film of her life. "Undoubtedly, it is every actor's dream to play so many different characters in one film," she added. The film is expected to release this year.
short by Udit Gupta / 06:33 pm on 07 Feb
Bollywood actors mostly play bad guys in south cinema: Krishna DK
short by Amartya Sharma / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
'Farzi' director Krishna DK said that Bollywood actors mostly play bad guys in South Indian cinema. "All our actors here have gone there and played bad guys including Manoj Bajpayee," he stated. Actress Raashii Khanna, who will star in 'Farzi', added that she's not sure if male actors in Bollywood will be accepted as mainstream heroes in the south.
short by Amartya Sharma / 07:13 pm on 07 Feb
Teargas used as Congress' fuel cess marches in Kerala turn violent
short by Anisha Joneja / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
Congress' marches over fuel cess against the Kerala government's Budget proposal to impose fuel cess turned violent and the police used water cannons and teargas shells to disperse them. Agitators also allegedly pelted stones and plastic water bottles at the police. In the Budget proposal, a Social Security Cess of petrol and diesel at ₹2 per litre was recommended.
short by Anisha Joneja / 06:58 pm on 07 Feb
Global layer of molten rock found under Earth's tectonic plates
short by Aishwarya Awasthi / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
Scientists have found a global layer of melted rock encircling the Earth below its tectonic plates. The layer is located about 100 miles from the surface, with temperatures exceeding 2,600°F, and is part of the asthenosphere, which sits under the Earth's tectonic plates. Researchers earlier knew about the existence of patches of the layer.
short by Aishwarya Awasthi / 07:00 pm on 07 Feb
Will respond appropriately to ensure territorial integrity: Army
short by Aditya Nair / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi said eastern Ladakh is being dominated by the Indian Army, which is ensuring the territorial integrity of India. "Our response to Chinese attempts to unilaterally change the status quo was a swift...and synergized action," said Dwivedi. He added that "adverse attempts" to change the status quo will be met with an "appropriate" response.
short by Aditya Nair / 06:30 pm on 07 Feb
Man dies of heart attack atop 50-ft-high coconut tree in B'luru
short by Disha Jana / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
A 60-year-old man suffered a heart attack atop a 50-foot-high coconut tree in Bengaluru on Monday. The man was reportedly a coconut plucker. The deceased was seen sitting motionless atop the tree for over an hour, after which a passerby alerted police and rescue officials were called. The man was later taken to hospital, where he was declared brought dead.
short by Disha Jana / 06:31 pm on 07 Feb
Ex-BJP MP Solanki's nephew's life term suspended in activist death
short by Disha Jana / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
A division bench of Gujarat HC has suspended the life term of ex-BJP MP Dinu Solanki's nephew, Shiva Solanki, in the murder of an RTI activist. The activist, identified as Amit Jethwa, was killed outside the HC premises in 2010. Shiva and six others were sentenced to life imprisonment by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad in July 2019.
short by Disha Jana / 07:29 pm on 07 Feb
1-year-old killed due to celebratory firing in Bihar's Nalanda
short by Aditya Nair / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
A one-year-old boy was killed after accidentally being shot during a birthday celebration in Bihar's Nalanda. The victim's father said about six people started to dance with pistols in their hands during the event and fired about 15 rounds in their drunk state. One of the bullets hit the boy on his head, after which the accused fled the spot.
short by Aditya Nair / 07:30 pm on 07 Feb
25-yr-old man hangs self from skywalk in Thane, suicide note found
short by Apoorva Shankar / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
A 25-year-old man, Vitthal Misal, allegedly died by suicide by hanging himself from a skywalk in Maharashtra's Thane on Tuesday, police said. The incident occurred around 4 am, when Vitthal called his family members and informed that he was going to kill himself. Police recovered a suicide note which stated that no one should be held responsible for his death.
short by Apoorva Shankar / 07:30 pm on 07 Feb
Shivaji statue, which was gift from Pune, goes missing in US
short by Disha Jana / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
A statue of Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has been reported missing from a park in US' California. The statue was located at Guadalupe River Park in San Jose and was a gift from the city of Pune, which is the sister city of San Jose. Notably, it was the only statue of Shivaji Maharaj in North America.
short by Disha Jana / 07:22 pm on 07 Feb
India's first 7-km-long undersea tunnel to come up in Mumbai
short by Dharini Mudgal / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
India's first undersea tunnel will be constructed in Mumbai as part of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed bullet train corridor, according to NHSRCL. The seven-km-long undersea tunnel will be built at Thane creek. The tender process for the construction of a 21-km long underground tunnel, including the 7-km undersea stretch, has begun, and the authorities will start receiving the bids from Thursday.
short by Dharini Mudgal / 06:52 pm on 07 Feb
Massive fire breaks out at building in Siliguri; no one injured
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
A massive fire broke out in a residential building in West Bengal's Siliguri on Tuesday. No casualty was reported in the incident, which took place in the Ashram Para area. The fire was brought under control within an hour. Local police and fire department have started an investigation into the incident.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 07:07 pm on 07 Feb
Chhattisgarh Police officials booked for arresting people in Noida
short by Mohammad Anab / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
Chhattisgarh Police's four officials were booked for allegedly arresting nine people from Greater Noida on Sunday without informing the local police. The arrested people, who are residents of Chhattisgarh, were allegedly part of a betting syndicate worth over ₹4,000 crore, Chhattisgarh Police said. Notably, the Chhattisgarh Police officials were booked under IPC section 365 (abduction).
short by Mohammad Anab / 07:15 pm on 07 Feb
BMC begins mental health survey, to interview 3,600 Mumbaikars
short by Swati Dubey / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has begun a survey to assess the mental health of Mumbaikars. Accordingly, 3,600 randomly chosen citizens from across all 24 wards and people from all social strata, including migrants, will be interviewed. A similar survey was conducted in 2016, where around 14% of the urban population was found to have depression and mood and anxiety disorders.
short by Swati Dubey / 06:44 pm on 07 Feb
Govt school students forced to sit on mats amid cold wave in Jammu
short by Swati Dubey / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
The students of a Kathua-based government school in Jammu and Kashmir were forced to sit on mats amid cold wave conditions. They've urged the government to provide them with desks as sitting on mats during extremely cold conditions is unbearable. A villager said that the school building doesn't have window glasses and grills and urged the authorities to take action.
short by Swati Dubey / 06:47 pm on 07 Feb
Leopard spotted near BSF camp in Gurugram, triggers panic
short by Saurabh Sinha / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
A leopard was spotted by a villager near a BSF camp in Gurugram's Bhondsi, triggering panic among the locals. The villagers have demanded night patrolling by wildlife teams. The forest officials said they received at least five calls from Bhondsi village over leopard sightings in the past week. However, nothing was found in a search by the wildlife team.
short by Saurabh Sinha / 06:32 pm on 07 Feb
Propellers lost power during descent: Nepal crash investigators
short by Mayukh Debnath / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
The propellers of both engines of the aircraft that crashed in Nepal's Pokhara last month didn't have power during its descent, government-appointed investigators have found. The propellers were reportedly found to have gone "feathering in the base leg in the course of landing". Usually, a propeller is feathered when the engine fails to produce the power needed to turn it.
short by Mayukh Debnath / 06:43 pm on 07 Feb
7 Adani stocks faced regulatory surveillance since 2019: Data
short by Srishty Choudhury / on 07 Feb 2023,Tuesday
Seven Adani Group stocks have triggered regulatory surveillance actions during various periods since 2019, on account of unusual price rise and fall and high promoter pledges, data available with the stock exchanges showed. Six listed Adani stocks are under Additional Surveillance Mechanism as of February 3. In January, a Hindenburg Research report alleged the group engaged in stock manipulation.
short by Srishty Choudhury / 06:51 pm on 07 Feb
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