Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur struck an unbeaten 42 following a fine bowling performance to set up India’s thrilling five-wicket win over England in the first match of the women’s triangular T20 series here on Friday.
Two Super Over finishes have taught me to stay calm and bounce back: Kohli
India captain Virat Kohli on Friday said he has learnt an important lesson in the back-to-back Super Over finishes against New Zealand: To ‘stay calm till the end’ and bounce back when the opportunity arises.
Sarva Vidya Trust in Chennai helps student pursue education in healthcare
Nursing was not as robust in the past as it is in the present. M Srinivasan, a mechanical engineer, felt the dire need of professional nursing care. This brought Srinivasan, K R Paramesvar, a retired management professional, C S Raghunathan, a mechanical engineer and Saraswathi Vaidyanathan, a retired nurse together and found Sarva Vidya, a not-for-profit organisation. It is working in several capacities to uplift women and children from several villages of Tamilnadu.
Chennaiites run HEAL Foundation to impart social-emotional skills
At a time when matters of mind and mental health are brushed under the carpet, here is our Nanganallur resident, a retired Army Captain, Lekshmy Natarajan and her friend Chaitali Shroff from Besant Nagar, run HEAL (Holistic Education and Adaptive Learning) Foundation that imparts social-emotional skills among parents, children and teachers. Through this the duo work towards nation building through children and help people become aware of their own emotions.
31 January, 2020
All for victory
India created a new record by winning their first ever T20 series in New Zealand when they defeated hosts via Super Over to make it 3-0 lead in the 5-match T20I series in Hamilton on Wednesday. With just a few months left for the T20 world cup, this victory should be a confidence booster for Kohli and boys. A series victory in foreign soil needs greater appreciation.
US Senate ready for testimonial voting
US senators wrapped up two days of exhaustive questioning of House prosecutors and White House lawyers at President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, setting the stage for a showdown vote on Democratic demands for new witnesses. Chief Democratic prosecutor Adam Schiff, in a last-ditch bid to win over Republican senators wary of a drawn-out process, proposed a one-week time frame to secure new witness testimony.
Brexit: What next as Britain leaves EU?
Britain left the European Union today, ending more than four decades of economic, political and legal integration with its closest neighbours. But things will feel the same for many months, owing to a transition period intended to allow both sides time to agree the terms of their future partnership. Three Brexit deadlines came and went before the British parliament finally ratified the divorce agreement.
Thanjavur big temple consecration: HC says yes to Tamil, Sanskrit
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court today said the consecration (kumbabhishekam) of the Thanjavur big temple can be carried out in both Tamil and Sanskrit. It also dismissed all other pleas filed in this regard.
President Ram Nath Kovind terms CAA ‘historic’
President Ram Nath Kovind today hailed the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act as ‘historic’ in his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament, prompting protests by some opposition members.