- Russia's Covid cases near 1.5 mn(23:10)
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS) Russia reported 16,521 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, slightly down from the record high of 17,340 a day earlier, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Saturday.
- Sandeep Sharma becomes 6th Indian pacer to take 100 IPL wickets(23:06)
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad's Sandeep Sharma on Saturday became the sixth Indian fast bowler to reach 100-wicket milestone in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Facing his former team Kings XI Punjab, Sharma took two wickets to end the innings on a career tally of 101 wickets.
- KKR ace Chakravarthy's star continues to rise(22:32)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) Varun Chakravarthy on Saturday turned the heat on Delhi Capitals (DC) with figures of five for 20. It would have taken something special to upstage the scintillating batting performance put up by Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine to propel KKR to 194/6 wickets and Chakravarthy ended up doing enough to pip the pair to the Player of the Match award.
- KXIP players' touching tribute to Mandeep's late father(22:26)
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) In a touching gesture, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) players wore black armbands in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday as a tribute to opening batsman Mandeep Singh's father, who had passed away on Friday night.
- Senior North MCD docs call for mass leave, indefinite strike(21:56)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Perturbed with the allegedly callous approach of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (North MCD) in resolving the issue of pending salaries of the healthcare workers coming under its ambit, the senior doctors of the corporation employed at six hospitals have decided to go for a mass leave on Monday, followed by an indefinite strike if their demands are not met.
- SRH turn the screws to limit KXIP to 126/7(21:40)
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday put up a clinical bowling performance to restrict Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to 126/7 wickets at the Dubai International Stadium. KXIP were without opener Mayank Agarwal and struggled to get going throughout the innings and SRH turned the screws in the last five overs, conceding just 38 runs and taking two wickets.
- Indira resolved Cauvery dispute, PM could have resolved Mhadei dispute: Cong(21:40)
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Prime Minister late Indira Gandhi's intervention in 1971, which had led to the resolution of the Cauvery water dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, could have been a model to emulate in order to amicably resolve the ongoing Mhadei interstate water dispute, AICC secretary in-charge of Goa Dinesh Gundu Rao said on Saturday.
- Narine at No.5 was KKR coach McCullum's idea, says Morgan(21:30)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan said it was coach Brendon McCullum's decision to allow Sunil Narine go in at No.5 ahead of him against Delhi Capitals (DC) on Saturday at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. The move worked wonders for KKR with Narine smashing 64 off 32 balls and playing a major role in their 59-run win.
- 'Can overcome most daunting challenges', PM praises ITBP(21:22)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi heaped praises on Indian paramilitary force Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on its 59th Raising Day. ITBP which is trained in mountain warfare, guards the Sino-India Line of Actual Control (LAC) including Ladakh where India and China had a massive escalation at the Galwan Valley.
- Give cash relief to Delhi's 72 lakh ration card holders: Congress(21:06)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Delhi Congress on Saturday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar here over the spiralling prices of onion and other essential commodities and demanded the Delhi government to give cash relief to 72 lakh ration card holders to meet festival expenses.
- We need to play with freedom, says DC captain Shreyas(21:06)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Captain Shreyas Iyer said on Saturday that Delhi Capitals (DC) batsmen should have played with more freedom instead of looking to survive whenever they came into the middle against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
- Nizamabad MLC Kavitha extends Bathukamma greetings(21:04)
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Newly-elected Telangana Legislative Council member, K. Kavitha has conveyed her greetings to the people on the occasion of Bathukamma, while noting that the festival is seeing a lull this year because of the Covid pandemic.