Tamilnadu reported 5,892 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus pandemic in the State so far to 4,45,851.
US Open: Djokovic through, Pliskova crashes out
Novak Djokovic overcame an early scare to move into the third round of the US Open Wednesday but top women’s seed Karolina Pliskova crashed out in the tournament’s first shock.
Neymar, Di Maria, Paredes test positive for COVID-19
Brazilian star Neymar is among three Paris St Germain players who have tested positive for COVID-19 after tests were carried out on Wednesday afternoon, according to French sports daily L’Equipe.
Sindhu withdraws from Uber Cup
World champion P V Sindhu has pulled out of next month’s Thomas and Uber Cup Finals due to personal reasons and could also miss the subsequent Super 750 tournaments in Denmark.
Malinga opts out of IPL 2020
Mumbai Indians fast bowler Lasith Malinga, the highest wicket-taker in the IPL, has pulled out of the 2020 season in the UAE owing to personal reasons.
‘Learnt leadership traits from Dhoni, Kohli’
In his first high-profile captaincy assignment, K L Rahul is looking to lead from the front and use the nuggets of leadership knowledge he has collected while observing the likes of M S Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
Railway Board gets its first CEO
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of the current chairman of the Railway Board VK Yadav as the CEO, making him the first to hold such a post in the railway’s history.
Amid India-China border row, army chief reaches Ladakh to take stock of situation
Amid the border tensions between India and China, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane reached Ladakh today to review the ongoing security situation along the Line of Actual Control in the region.
Four of a family killed as TNSTC bus rams two bikes
Four members of a family, including two women, were killed on the spot when the two motorbikes in which they were travelling was hit by a Tamilnadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) bus at Lakkapuram village in this district today.