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Future of Indian domestic cricket is in districts

Cricketers delighted to showcase their skills before a full house Away from the city and a breezy drive from Natham – a small town more famous for its Mariamman temple than cricket – nestles the quaint NPR College ground flanked by mountains, trees and a lovely pavilion with a clock on top. On Tuesday, a […]

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‘Taxes making Indian capital market unattractive globally’

As part of their attempts to lower the trading costs in the Indian stock markets – which is among the highest globally – the Association of National Exchanges Members of India (ANMI) has again urged finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to withdraw long term capital gains tax and also taxation of dividends in the hands of […]

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Should doctors go beyond advising patients?

An article questioning responsibility of a neurosurgeon triggers debate on ethics A physician from Mahad in Raigad district has triggered a debate on whether doctors should just advise professionally or go a step ahead. In the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, Dr. Himmatrao Bawaskar has cited a case of a 25-year-old pregnant woman who found […]

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Indian flights flying over Iranian airspace to be rerouted for safety of passengers: DGCA

Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India’s aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the “affected part of the Iranian airspace” and reroute their flight “suitably”. On Friday, the American aviation regulator, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) prohibiting US-registered aircraft from operating […]

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Indian family allegedly racially abused on train in Ireland

An Indian family on a vacation to Ireland has been allegedly racially abused in an hour-long tirade against their “accents, skin colour and nationality” by a beer-gulping man on a train to Dublin, according to a media report. Prasun Bhattachrjee, on a three-day visit to Ireland, with his family were on a train from Belfast […]

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ISL: ATK sign Fiji striker Roy Krishna

Former champions ATK on Tuesday unveiled Fijian forward Roy Krishna as their first International signing for the next Indian Super League season. Krishna last played as a striker for Wellington Phoenix FC in the A-League, a professional men’s soccer league in Australia and is also the captain of the Fiji national team. “He is a […]

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Indian men’s archery team bags Olympic quota, women misfire

At the 2016 Rio Olympics, India had an individual entry in Das, who had made a prequarterfinal exit. Indian men’s recurve archery team secured the Olympic quota for the 2020 Tokyo Games by storming into the quarterfinals of the World Championships but there was heartbreak in store for the fancied women’s side in Den Bosch […]

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Indian auto sector will suffer huge skill mismatch: Toyota

Auto major to accelerate training initiatives in the country Car major Toyota has cautioned that the Indian automotive sector might suffer a huge skill mismatch if proper initiatives are not taken to bridge the growing talent gap. Every year, 12 million people in India are expected to join the workforce across segments, including automobile, but […]