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Form over potential: India squad for WTC final, England Tests announced

June 14, 2021 10:03 am

To scale the twin peaks of clinching the World Test Championship and winning a series in England, India’s selectors have broken away from the much-trodden horses-for-courses path as well as their fixation with seam-bowling all-rounders and wrist spinners.

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The Ideas Day

Updated: August 16, 2022 4:27:15 am

By linking Nari Shakti to national progress, roots to scaling heights, PM enlivens the idea of aspiration.

Afghan missions abroad slam Taliban regime, want travel ban back

Updated: August 16, 2022 4:25:22 am

Most diplomatic missions of Afghanistan, including in India, are still functioning independently of the Taliban dispensation.

Rajasthan Dalit boy’s death: ‘My nephew is dead because of his caste… We are living in fear’

Updated: August 16, 2022 4:25:08 am

While police have maintained that their investigation so far hasn’t revealed any caste angle to Indra's death, the family of the Dalit boy insist that the assault by the teacher on July 20 was provoked by the child's lower caste.

In Kabul, Taliban celebrates 1 yr in power but few civilians, no women

Updated: August 16, 2022 4:23:41 am

The Taliban regime marked the occasion with sedate victory speeches by senior leaders inside a state-media auditorium in the high-security Green Zone, close to the Indian Embassy. But few civilians, either on the streets or indoors, took part in the celebrations — and no women at all.

Bihar berozgari refrain makes way into CM’s job promise

Updated: August 16, 2022 4:23:40 am

Nitish’s remarks, days after he switched over from the NDA to the Mahagathbandhan camp, with his new Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad in the audience, is an acknowledgment of what the CM called “youth power” and one of its long-standing grouses against the government: berozgari (unemployment).

Collegium led by CJI Ramana cleared over 250 for HCs; vacancies now lowest since 2016

Updated: August 16, 2022 4:23:37 am

According to data from the Ministry of Law and Justice, there are 380 vacancies against the sanctioned strength of 1,108 judges in 25 high courts as of August 1.

Private sector steps up hiring, but staff strength in most PSUs sees a decline

Updated: August 16, 2022 4:23:34 am

Barring, SBI Life Insurance and IRCTC, which reported an expansion in headcount during FY 22, and LIC, which has not yet reported its numbers for the year-ended March 31, 2022, all companies in the list have been reporting a decline in the number of employees for the past several years.

Ola Electric to enter EV car segment, eyes first model by 2024

August 16, 2022 2:41:53 am

Ola founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal’s fresh announcement comes at a time when the company is under fire for its scooters catching fire, numerous customer complaints, and late deliveries.

Fifth rate hike since April: SBI raises MCLR by 20 bps; EMIs to get dearer

August 16, 2022 2:38:04 am

The bank also raised MCLR for loans of other maturities — shorter maturities at 7.35 per cent, six months at 7.65 per cent, two years at 7.90 per cent and three years at 8 per cent.

Address to nation on 76th I-Day: PM says women’s power key to national progress, flags nepotism and corruption

Updated: August 16, 2022 2:31:30 am

PM Modi also invoked the country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru while listing the “great men” who “fought the war of independence and built the country after independence."