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IPL 2022: Yashasvi Jaiswal, R Ashwin seal second place for RR with five-wicket win over CSK
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IPL 2022: Yashasvi Jaiswal, R Ashwin seal second place for RR with five-wicket win over CSK

Ashwin remained unbeaten on 40 off 23 balls as RR completed the chase of 151 with two balls to go, grabbing the second place to set up a blockbuster clash with Gujarat Titans in the first playoff game next Tuesday.

Monkeypox: Remain vigilant, send sick passengers' samples from affected nations to virology institute, Centre tells officials
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Monkeypox: Remain vigilant, send sick passengers' samples from affected nations to virology institute, Centre tells officials

According to the WHO, Monkeypox typically manifests in humans with fever, rashes and swollen lymph nodes and may lead to a range of medical complications

Ascertainment of religious character of place of worship not barred under Places of Worship Act: SC on Gyanvapi mosque
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Ascertainment of religious character of place of worship not barred under Places of Worship Act: SC on Gyanvapi mosque

The act states that the nature of all places of worship, except Ram Janmabhoomi–Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, shall be maintained as it was on 15 August, 1947, when India became independent

Explained: Why the SC order allowing citizens to feed strays is significant
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Explained: Why the SC order allowing citizens to feed strays is significant

In a move that is being celebrated by animal lovers, the top court has said that stray animals have the right to food and citizens have the right to feed them

RR vs CSK, IPL 2022: R Ashwin gets pumped up as Royals seal win against Super Kings
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RR vs CSK, IPL 2022: R Ashwin gets pumped up as Royals seal win against Super Kings

Ashwin had come out to bat at number five when RR were 76/3 and lost a couple of more wickets at regular intervals. But Ashwin showed his mettle and held the fort at one end to eventually take his side over the line. The right-handed batter was pretty charged up after the win.

IPL 2022, RR vs CSK Stat Attack: Chahal continues to perform, CSK end campaign with another defeat
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IPL 2022, RR vs CSK Stat Attack: Chahal continues to perform, CSK end campaign with another defeat

Earlier, in the day, Moeen Ali showed some brilliance with the bat as he scored 93 off 57 which included three maximums and 13 fours but his efforts went in vain as CSK could only manage to put 150/6 on the board in 20 overs.

IPL 2022: Who is Prashant Solanki, spinner who took two wickets for CSK against RR?
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IPL 2022: Who is Prashant Solanki, spinner who took two wickets for CSK against RR?

Prashant Solanki is a leg-spinner who plays for Mumbai at the domestic level.

ATP to strip Wimbledon of ranking points over Russia and Belarus ban
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ATP to strip Wimbledon of ranking points over Russia and Belarus ban

The ATP decision, which was widely expected, means defending champion and world number one Novak Djokovic will lose 2,000 points.

IOC take 'step by step' approach to fate of Russian athletes
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IOC take 'step by step' approach to fate of Russian athletes

While most international federations followed the IOC's recommendation in February to ban Russian and Belarusian athletes, the question is already being asked over their participation in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

French Open 2022: 'Nothing to recover' — Nadal dismisses doubts over foot injury
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French Open 2022: 'Nothing to recover' — Nadal dismisses doubts over foot injury

The Spaniard limped to a third-round loss to Denis Shapovalov at the Italian Open, but practised in front of thousands of fans at Roland Garros on Wednesday without any obvious discomfort.

Not being allowed to work properly, dedicated workers denied recognition: BJP MP Arjun Singh
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Not being allowed to work properly, dedicated workers denied recognition: BJP MP Arjun Singh

His comment comes a day after Centre announced its decision to withdraw the notification capping jute prices at Rs 6,500 per quintal, a demand he and other industry stakeholders have been pressing for in the last few weeks

Syria lambasts Erdogan's plan to return one million refugees
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Syria lambasts Erdogan's plan to return one million refugees

Turkey is today home to more than 3.6 million Syrian refugees, who fled after a civil war broke out in 2011 in the country's southern neighbour

Delhi government shows insensitivity towards trade unions, working class: CITU
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Delhi government shows insensitivity towards trade unions, working class: CITU

After the Delhi government announced the raise, the CITU alleged the AAP dispensation has "shown insensitivity towards the trade unions and the working class"

Youth are the biggest strength, catalyst and source of change, says Rajnath Singh
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Youth are the biggest strength, catalyst and source of change, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking at the convocation ceremony of Dr D Y Patil Vidyapeeth in Pune on Friday

Elon Musk in Brazil to launch plan to survey and connect Amazon
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Elon Musk in Brazil to launch plan to survey and connect Amazon

In a bid to provide high-speed internet around the world, especially to areas underserved by fixed and mobile networks, Musk's SpaceX company has placed thousands of Starlink satellites into orbit, with many more launches planned

'Pleasant contradictions': Rajnath Singh extols India's diversity, tradition of harmony
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'Pleasant contradictions': Rajnath Singh extols India's diversity, tradition of harmony

The defence minister was speaking at a ‘Sanskar Abhyday Shivir’ organised by Swaminarayan Temple in Vadodara, Gujarat

Haryana Congress plans two-day Chintan Shivir in Chandigarh
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Haryana Congress plans two-day Chintan Shivir in Chandigarh

Congress will organize the Chintan Shivir in Chandigarh on 31 May and 1 June

India's stature, reputation increased greatly in the last eight years, says Rajnath Singh
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India's stature, reputation increased greatly in the last eight years, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking at a gathering of BJP workers during his visit to Pune

Shikhar Dhawan sees himself playing top-flight cricket for at least next three years
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Shikhar Dhawan sees himself playing top-flight cricket for at least next three years

Shikhar Dhawan has had another consistent run in the IPL, scoring 421 runs for Punjab Kings with one game remaining.