“They have a sense of hopelessness, they have been left alone. They have told me ‘hamara bharosa toot gaya (Have lost faith)’. I don’t like hearing those words. I don’t want a single Indian person to say those words. They are saying it more and more. Nobody should lose their faith. We can take action even now. Rs 7,500 should be given to workers every month,” said Gandhi. … [Read more...] about ‘Request PM Modi to play on front foot’: Rahul Gandhi on lockdown exit plan
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The Madhya Pradesh government has notified changes in labour laws to do away with the need to avail multiple licences for hiring contract workers and setting up factories. It has exempted firms from welfare provisions under the Factories Act, 1948, along with replacing inspections with third-party certification and giving exemptions from industrial relations laws. … [Read more...] about ILO writes to Modi, voices concerns over labour law changes
India are currently trailing 0-1 in the series and are hoping to bounce back at the Lord’s – the venue of their last Test win on England shores. India are facing selection dilemma whether to take field with two spinners in the side and the rain must have furthered their confusion. On the other hand, England shied away from naming their playing XI and instead announced a 12-man squad. They have confirmed that 20-year-old Surrey middle-order batsman Ollie Pope will get a debut replacing Dawid Malan. … [Read more...] about India vs England 2018, 2nd Test, Day 2 Live Streaming: Teams, Time in IST and where to watch on TV and Online in India
The health ministry data at 8am showed that 146 people, down from 154 fatalities on Monday morning, also died after contracting Covid-19. So far, 4,167 people have succumbed to the disease. The number of people who have recovered so far stood at 60,490, it said. … [Read more...] about India’s Covid-19 tally over 1.45 lakh, death toll at 4,167
Aiden Markram and Farhaan Behardien put on 272 for the sixth wicket in a South African domestic one-day game last year. Was this a record? asked Stuart from South Africain Cape Town in March 2019. They weren't separated until Markram fell in the final over, after a partnership of 272 - which was indeed a record for the sixth wicket in all List A cricket. It beat the unbroken stand of 267 by Grant Elliott and Luke Ronchi (who thumped 170 not out from 99 balls) for New Zealand against Sri Lanka in Dunedin in 2015, which remains the record for one-day internationals. There have been eight further partnerships of 200 or more in List A matches, including two further instances in 2019. … [Read more...] about Is the difference in Rohit Sharma’s averages in home and away Tests a record?