David Warner: An endearing family man and a social media sensation

 After a dozen uninterrupted appearances at the IPL, these regulars boast cent percent attendance and the eternal promise of a plucky 13th year of reinventions. Featuring IPL’s most prominent mainstays, an Express countdown to India’s big sports reopening Saturday night. It’s quite a story. A hardened professional known for his imperious batting, snarls, and clashes on the field and in stairwells, the villain in a ball-tampering scandal, moved to tears on air, and then the impressive cricketing comeback. David Warner has perhaps finally secured what had proved elusive throughout his career, at…

Mixed reactions in India to Thomas, Uber Cups deferred

The decision by Badminton World Federation (BWF) to defer Thomas and Uber Cups sparked mixed reactions in India. Twice postponed, the cups were scheduled from October 3-11 in Denmark before being moved to 2021. Subhankar Dey and national selector U Vimal Kumar criticised the decision but HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal and Chirag Shetty said BWF were right in rescheduling after a number of countries, including powerhouses Indonesia and South Korea, had pulled out due to Covid-19. India’s participation had faced trouble after PV Sindhu, Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, B Sai…

Life is easier when knowledge is mixed with desire of 17-year-old: Sunil Chhetri

Readers Messenger Network- With 72 goals for India and getting younger with time, it fit that Sunil Chhetri, 36, would speak on Cristiano Ronaldo’s recent international century. In this exclusive interview to Hindustan Times, the India and Bengaluru FC captain also spoke on life in the lockdown, dealing with a bio-secure bubble, why India’s games against Bangladesh and Afghanistan still haunt him and more. Excerpts: It’s been over six months since you last played a competitive game. Is this the longest break in your career? By far. We footballers, those…

Apple kicks off critical holiday season with watch that monitors blood oxygen

Apple Inc on Tuesday introduced a new Apple Watch Series 6 that monitors blood oxygen and starts at $399, kicking off a fall product lineup for a holiday shopping season that will be unlike any other due to Covid-19. Apple is also introducing a low-cost Apple Watch SE starting at $279 that does not monitor blood oxygen saturation. Apple was expected to update several products including iPads and headphones at an event on Tuesday broadcast from its Cupertino, California, headquarters. Its biggest seller – the iPhone – is expected to…

After saying no, Toyota says yes to expansion plan in India

Toyota Motor Corp. said on Tuesday that it remains committed to the Indian market and its local unit announced an investment of more than ₹2,000 crore, just hours after a report cited a top company official as saying that the company will halt its expansion plans because of high taxes on cars. “The future of sustainable mobility is strong here in India and Toyota is proud to be part of this journey. We are investing 2000+ crore towards the electrification of vehicles,” Vikram Kirloskar, vice-chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motors, the…

Indian spot gold rate and silver price on Sep 16, 2020

An increase of 0.02% in spot gold price in India was seen since yesterday, taking the value to Rs. 51460.0 from Rs. 51450.0. It was also higher than the previous week average of Rs. 50805.71 by 1.29%. Although the gold price in both global($1959.9) as well as Indian market(Rs. 51460.0) experienced a growth, the spot gold prices in Indian market grew by a lesser rate of 0.02% as compared to Global gold prices of 0.31%. Gold and other precious metals on Sep 16, 2020 Global spot prices continued to grow…

SBI changing rules for OTP-based cash withdrawal facility from September 18

From September 18, the State Bank of India (SBI) customers will be able to avail the one-time password (OTP) based cash withdrawal facility throughout the day. This facility allows SBI’s customers to withdraw Rs 10,000 and above from its ATMs by entering an OTP sent on their registered mobile number, along with their debit card PIN each time. Active since January 1, 2020 for the purpose of extra security, this service can currently be availed between 8 PM-8 AM. “With the introduction of 24×7 OTP-based cash withdrawal facility, SBI has…

तहसील गौरीगंज में डीएम की अध्यक्षता में आयोजित हुआ संपूर्ण समाधान दिवस।

अमेठी। शासन के महत्वाकांक्षी कार्यक्रम के अंतर्गत  जनपद की  चारों तहसीलों में  संपूर्ण समाधान दिवस का आयोजन  किया गया। जिलाधिकारी अरुण कुमार की अध्यक्षता में तहसील गौरीगंज में खुले मैदान एवं कोविड-19 की गाइडलाइन का पालन करते हुए संपूर्ण समाधान दिवस आयोजित हुआ। इस दौरान डीएम ने लोगों की समस्याएं सुनी तथा संबंधित अधिकारियों को निस्तारण हेतु निर्देश दिए। संपूर्ण समाधान दिवस में जिलाधिकारी ने फरियादियों की जन समस्या सुनकर मौके पर अधिकारियों को निर्देश देते हुए  कहा कि शिकायतें लंबित न रखी जाये, शिकायतों को गम्भीरता से लिया जाये।…

लाल निशान पर बंद हुआ आज का शेयर बाजार, आईटी शेयरों में रही शानदार चमक

घरेलू शेयर बाजारों में सोमवार को भारी उतार चढ़ाव के बीच बिकवाली दबाव बढ़ने से शुरुआती तेजी जाती रही और अंत में सेंसेक्स 98 अंक गिरकर बंद हुआ। वैश्विक बाजारों से मजबूती के संकेतों के बावजूद निवेशकों ने बैंक और वित्तीय कंपनियों के शेयरों में बिकवाली कर अपने सौदे हल्के किये। एचसीएल टेक की ओर से कारोबार को लेकर बेहतर अनुमान व्यक्त किये जाने से सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी (आईटी) कंपनियों के शेयरों में चमक रही लेकिन एचडीएफसी बैंक, एचडीएफसी लिमिटेड, रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज लिमिटैड और आईसीआईसीआई बैंक की गिरावट सेंसेक्स पर भारी रही। कारोबार…

दूरसंचार कंपनियों को लगा झटका, TRAI ने ओटीटी प्लेटफॉर्म के लिए अलग से नियम कानून बनाने से किया इनकार

दूरसंचार नियामक ट्राई ने सोमवार कोव्हाट्सएप, स्काइप, वाइबर जैसे ओटीटी (ओवर द टॉप) संचार सेवा प्रदाताओं के लिये तत्काल कोई नियाकीय हस्तक्षेप से इनकार किया। उसने कहा कि कोई व्यापक नियामकीय व्यवस्था की सिफारिश करने के लिये यह उपयुक्त समय नहीं है। ट्राई के इस बयान से दूरसंचार कंपनियों को झटका लगा है जो ओटीटी संचार सेवा प्रदताओं के लिये समान नियम की लंबे समय से वकालत करते आ रहे हैं। भारतीय दूरसंचार नियामक प्राधिकरण (ट्राई) ने ओटीटी संचार सेवाओं के लिये नियामकीय व्यवस्था के मामले में अपना विचार रखते हुए कहा कि अंतरराष्ट्रीय…