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IPL 2021: First group of New Zealand cricketers, coaches reach home via private jet
They arrived on board a Bombardier Global Express private jet via Tokyo in the first of two chartered flights repatriating the Kiwis after the IPL 2021 was suspended in the wake of multiple COVID-19 cases inside its bio-bubble.
The Satyasheel Deshpande interview | 'Gharana is not ghee that it should be pure; there is really no such thing'
Satyasheel Deshpande's has been a musical journey that is not only about performing but also about questioning and exploring newer frontiers.
Toll from blasts near girls' school in Afghanistan's Kabul rises to 50; over 100 injured, says official
Interior Ministry spokesman Tareq Arian said a car bomb first detonated in front of the school, and two more devices exploded when students rushed out in panic
The COVID-19 toll has climbed to 2,42,362 with 4,092 deaths in the past 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed
Nayattu movie review: A near-perfect thriller cum socio-political drama cum police procedural cum escape flick
It did not seem possible that Malayalam cinema could throw up a gem to rival The Great Indian Kitchen this year, but it already has – Nayattu is it.
Coronavirus News Updates: Will send expert teams to develop oxygen concentrators, says Israel's ambassador to India
Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Israel Ambassador to India Ron Malka added, 'We’ll never forget the remarkable assistance we got from India at the beginning of this pandemic'
The Narada sting tapes, made public before the 2016 Assembly elections in West Bengal, purported to show TMC ministers, MPs and MLAs receiving money in lieu of promised favours
India to play limited-overs series against Sri Lanka with squad of white-ball specialists, says BCCI's Sourav Ganguly
Big names such as skipper Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma will not be part of the tour as they will be engaged in a marquee five-match Test series in England.
Barca's victory puts them 16 points clear of Levante, who drew 1-1 against Espanyol and now cannot catch the leaders with their five games left to play.
Merlier, 28, riding for Alpecin, finished ahead of two Italians, European champion Giacomo Nizzolo and Elia Viviani, to claim his fourth win of the season.
Zimbabwe vs Pakistan: Visitors within touching distance of win in second Test after excellent bowling performance
Bad light ended play with Zimbabwe on 220 for nine in their follow-on innings, 158 runs short of making Pakistan bat again.
The artwork dubbed 'Memento Marengo' by artist Pascal Convert immortalises Napoleon's loyal steed, who bore the general through several battles before being captured by British troops at Waterloo in 1815.
Chelsea were 5-0 winners at home to Reading and finished two points ahead of City, who won their final game — 1-0 at West Ham — but also needed Chelsea to lose to stand a chance of jumping into first.
Formula 1 2021: Mercedes masterstroke helps Lewis Hamilton clinch fifth successive Spanish Grand Prix
Hamilton moved on to 98 career wins after a surprise second change of tyres hoodwinked Red Bull to lift him 14 points clear of Verstappen in the drivers' standings.
Nepalese Sherpa guide Kami Rita scales Mt Everest for the 25th time, breaking his own previous record
Nepal has issued climbing permits this year to 408 foreign climbers despite a surging COVID-19 outbreak.
Global Citizen's Vax Live concert raises $302 million, exceeding the goal for the organisation's campaign
Selena Gomez hosted the show, which was attended by several thousand fully-vaccinated concertgoers who cheered on performances by Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, H.E.R. and Lopez, who enjoyed a duet with her mom.
Elon Musk hosts Saturday Night Live; is joined by mother, model Maye Musk, to talk about his childhood
The casting choice brought criticism from those who felt the show was celebrating a man for his exorbitant wealth in a time of great inequality and a man who spread misinformation to his huge Twitter following as he downplayed the severity of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hospital officials said Nasheed, currently the speaker in the Parliament, remains in an intensive care unit after initial life-saving surgeries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs
Premier League: Manchester United delay rivals City's title celebrations by beating Aston Villa, Wolves win
City would have clinched the title if United lost, and that scenario was on when Bertrand Traore put Villa into the lead in the 24th minute.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says our endevour is to provide safe environment for shooters
A 15-member Olympic-bound Indian team will depart for Zagreb, Croatia on 11 May in a chartered flight to participate in the European Championship, to be held in Osijek from 20 May to 6 June.
Earlier on Sunday, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking exemption from GST and customs duty on donations of oxygen concentrators, cylinders, and COVID-19 drugs