Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Mohammed Siraj has reported a ‘corrupt approach’ to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) from an unknown person, who wanted ‘inside news’ about his team after ‘losing a lot of money’ in an IPL 2023 game.
AI flight lands with crack in windshield
Full emergency was declared at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday for a Delhi-bound Air India flight owing to a glitch, a source said. The flight had 180 passengers on board.
India sees hike with 10,542 new COVID infections
After six days of a nationwide falling trend in COVID cases, India reported a hike on Wednesday with 10,542 new infections, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
‘India overtakes China to become most populous nation’
India becomes most populous country in the world. According tot he United Nations data, India has surpassed China to become world’s most populous nation with 142.86 crore people.
Ambai custodial torture: ‘More cops to be arraigned’
In the past two days, senior IAS officer P Amutha who is probing the Ambasamudram custodial torture case in Tirunelveli, has taken statements from almost all the victims and their families.
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Banned pesticides: TN govt orders surprise checks
After complaints of banned pesticides available in some districts, the Tamil Nadu Agriculture Department has formed special squads to conduct surprise checks. The state agriculture department had issued a circular of December 12, 2022, banning the sale and use of six pesticides based on the directive from the Centre.
Another feather in Chennai’s hat
Chennai has emerged as one of the top digital payment transactions cities in 2022 in the country, a report by payment services firm Worldline India said on Tuesday. The capital city in terms of volume has made 14.3 million transactions
As mercury soars, TN health dept urges people to be cautious
Tamil Nadu health department has urged people to be cautious and not venture out in the sun amid soaring temperatures across the state. In a circular to district health officials
US State Secretary Antony Blinken spoke with Sudanese Armed Forces’ Commander General Abdel Fattah al Burhan and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) Commander General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo.