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Cricket-India pacers wreck Bangladesh on pink-ball debut

Reuters 1 hour 11 minutes ago

India's three-pronged pace attack wreaked havoc with the pink ball to reduce Bangladesh to 73 for six in the first session on day one of the second and final test on Friday.
Pink fever grips Eden Gardens as India embrace Day/Night Tests
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina rang the Eden Gardens Bell ahead of the toss here on Friday but it was the famously enthusiastic Kolkata fans, who gave the match its character. After being reluctant for four years, India finally embraced the Day/Night format for Test cricket, following a strong push from Ganguly and Kolkata proved to be the perfect host.
No Army paratroopers for handing over pink ball to captains
According to sources at CAB, the security clearance did not come a day ahead of the historic match between India and Bangladesh here.
India vs Bangladesh: Pace trio wreak havoc as Bangladesh reduced to 73/6 at lunch
Indias pace troika once again wreaked havoc as Bangladesh top-order were blown away to be reduced to 73 for 6 in countrys first Pink Test where th
All you need to know about India's first Pink Ball Test
India will become the last major cricketing nation to enter the pink-ball Test era on Friday after initially resisting innovations to the five-day format. The second Test against Bangladesh in Kolkata will be a day-night affair -- partly played under floodlights, and with a pink ball rather than red for better visibility. D/N matches are aimed at increasing crowds.
Kolkata Goes Pink For 1st Day-Night Test, Sourav Ganguly Shares Glimpses
Sourav Ganguly was left amazed by the sight of pink sweets in Kolkata ahead of Team India's pink ball Test debut.
Daily Bulletin: India, Bangladesh set for pink-ball debut; in LS, Prakash Javadekar to speak about air pollution; day's top stories
Daily Bulletin: India, Bangladesh set for pink-ball debut; in LS, Prakash Javadekar to speak about air pollution; day's top stories
India vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test match Dream11 Prediction: Best picks for IND...
India vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test match Dream11 Prediction: Best picks for IND...
India v Bangladesh 60/5 *
India v Bangladesh 60/5 *
All eyes on Shami as India in throes of making yet another cricketing history with pink ball D/N Test against Bangladesh at Eden
Kolkata, All eyes are on speedster Mohammed Shami as India are in throes of making yet another cricketing history when Virat Kholi’s brigade will host visiting Bangladesh for the first time to play day-night 5-day Test match with pink ball in the mid of over half-a lakh spectators at the iconic Eden Gardens from tomorrow. […]
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'Won't...Even for Lord Indra's Throne': Shiv Sena's Response on Going Back to BJP if Given CM Post

News18 4 hours 40 minutes ago

Talking to reporters, Raut reiterated that his party will get the Maharashtra CM's post when the three-party alliance with Congress and NCP assumes power.
Shiv Sena won't side with BJP even if offered Lord Indra's throne: Sanjay Raut
Raut reiterated that his party will get the Maharashtra CM's post when the three-party alliance with Congress and NCP assumes power. "The time for offers has ended," Raut said, when asked about reports that the BJP had agreed to share the CM's post with the Sena. "People of Maharashtra want Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to become the CM," he said.
"Not Even For Lord Indra's Throne": Shiv Sena On Resuming Ties With BJP
The Shiv Sena won't go with the BJP "even if Lord Indra's throne is offered", Sena leader Sanjay Raut declared on Friday on the possibility of the long-time allies getting back together. He also...
Shiv Sena won#39;t side with BJP even if offered Lord Indra#39;s throne: Sanjay Raut
Talking to reporters, Raut reiterated that his party will get the Maharashtra CM#39;s post when the three-party alliance with Congress and NCP assumes power.
Sena CM for 5 yrs: Raut amid Maharashtra govt formation talks with Cong, NCP
The BJP and Sena, which fought the assembly elections in Maharashtra together, fell out over the chief ministers position and equal distribution of portfolios, ending a three-decade-old alliance.
'Won't side with BJP even if offered Indra's throne'
Shiv Sena won't side with the BJP even if offered Lord Indra's throne, Sena MP Sanjay Raut said on Friday. Raut reiterated that his party will get the Maharashtra CM's post when the three-party alliance with Congress and NCP assumes power. "The time for offers has ended," Raut said when asked about reports that the BJP had agreed to share the CM's post.
With new name, Sena-NCP-Congress alliance enters final phase of talks; Uddh...
With new name, Sena-NCP-Congress alliance enters final phase of talks; Uddh...
Cong-NCP agree on govt formation in Maharashtra
NEW DELHI, Nov 21 - Maharashtra on Thursday appeared headed for a new government with Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan asserting that his party and the NCP have "complete unanimity" on all issues concerning government formation in the state and they will now hold talks with the Shiv Sena to "finalise the architecture of the alliance".
Cong-NCP agree on govt formation in Maharashtra
Cong-NCP agree on govt formation in Maharashtra
Maharashtra government formation impasse: Congress and NCP reach 'unanimity' on issues; Uddhav-Pawar meeting tomorrow
Maharashtra government formation impasse: Congress and NCP reach 'unanimity' on issues; Uddhav-Pawar meeting tomorrow
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Cricket: Bangladesh 106 all out in first innings of Kolkata test

Reuters 18 minutes ago

Bangladesh were all out for 106 in their first innings on the opening day of the second and final test against India, also the first pink-ball match for both teams, at the Eden Gardens on Friday.
Sheikh Hasina arrives Kolkata to attend Day/Night Test match
This will Indias maiden Day-Night Test match
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina arrives in Kolkata, to meet Mamata Banerjee on sidelines...
India is taking on Bangladesh in its first-ever pink- ball Test match, seven years after the International Cricket Council (ICC) gave its approval to the format.
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Arrives In Kolkata To Attend Day-Night Test
India will take on Bangladesh in their first-ever pink-ball Test match.
Bangladesh PM arrives in city to attend Day/Night Test match
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Kolkata around 10.30 am on Friday to inaugurate India's maiden Day/Night Test match at the iconic Eden Gardens stadium. India is taking on Bangladesh in its first-ever pink-ball Test match, seven years after the ICC gave its approval to the format. BCCI prez Sourav Ganguly received Hasina at the airport.
Gabba Test against Afghanistan 'a possibility' - Roberts
Australia may also host India for a day-night Test next summer
Pink-ball Test will mark a new beginning: Sourav Ganguly, BCCI president
As Eden Gardens gears up to host India's first pink-ball Test, former India captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly asserted that this is one of the major opportunities we have to bring crowds back to the stadium. Yes, we also need a definite calendar for Test cricket in India and we are working on it. But day-night cricket is a must.
Sheikh Hasina on day-long visit to Kolkata on Friday; to witness historic I...
Sheikh Hasina on day-long visit to Kolkata on Friday; to witness historic I...
Mamata Banerjee, Sheikh Hasina Likely to Hold Meeting on Sidelines of India-Bangladesh Cricket Match
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee share very cordial relation and have mutual respect for each other, sources said.
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Mahinda Rajapaksha swears in as new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

DNA 21 hours 26 minutes ago

Mahinda Rajapaksha swears in as new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
Will Work With India For Prosperity: Sri Lanka Premier To PM Modi
Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister Mahinda Rajpaksa today said that he would work with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for peace and prosperity for both the countries and the region.
Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in Sri Lanka's new PM
Ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in Sri Lanka's new PM
Will work with India for peace and prosperity: New Lanka Premier Mahinda Rajpaksa tells PM Modi
Thanking prime minister Modi for his congratulatory message, Rajpaksa, who was sworn in on Thursday as Sri Lankan premier by his younger brother and President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, said the two countries will continue to work closely to strengthen the bilateral ties.
Will work with India for peace and prosperity: Mahinda Rajapaksa tells Modi
Sri Lankas new Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday said that he would work with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for peace and prosperi
Will Work with India for Peace and Prosperity in Region, New Lankan Premier Mahinda Rajpaksa Tells PM Modi
Thanking Modi for his congratulatory message, Rajpaksa, who was sworn in on Thursday as Sri Lankan premier by his younger brother and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, said the two countries will continue to work closely to strengthen the bilateral ties.
Sri Lanka's ruling siblings: New president swears in his brother as PM
Sri Lanka's newly elected president Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday swore in his elder brother, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, as prime minister, cementing the powerful family's political comeback.
Mahinda Rajapaksa to be sworn in as Sri Lanka PM
Gotabhaya on Wednesday named Rajapaksa as the new prime minister after incumbent Ranil Wickremesinghe announced his resignation from the post following the election debacle.
Economic Times, Hindu Business Line, News18, Reuters, Money Control,
  

BCCI announces Indian squad for upcoming T20I-ODI series against West Indie...

DNA 9 hours 25 minutes ago

BCCI announces Indian squad for upcoming T20I-ODI series against West Indie...
Rohit to play ODIs, T20Is against Windies
KOLKATA, Nov 21: Contrary to all the talks, India vice-captain Rohit Sharma was not rested for the West Indies ODIs and T20I squads as Mohammed Shami made a comeback to the shortest format while Krunal Pandya was dropped as the selection committee met here on Thursday to pick the teams.
Rohit to play ODIs, T20Is against Windies
Rohit to play ODIs, T20Is against Windies
Cricket-Bhuvneshwar, Kuldeep return for India's limited-overs series against Windies
Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav returned to India's squads for next month's limited-overs home series against West Indies, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday.
India vs West Indies: Sanju Samson's omission from squad incites criticism, fans...
The Kerala wicketkeeper-batsmanSanjuSamson was dropped from the Indian squad from the upcoming T20I and ODI series against West Indies.
Bhuvneshwar, Kuldeep back in India squad for T20Is, ODIs against West Indies
Kohli back to lead both squads, while Dube and Shami also picked in ODIs and T20Is
Kohli to lead India squads against WI; Shami, Bhuvneshwar back in T20Is
Virat Kohli is back to lead India's T20I squad against West Indies as the All India Senior Selection Committee announced the teams for the upcoming series. Apart from Kohli, pacers Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar made their comeback to the Twenty20 Intenational squad. All-rounder Shivam Dube also got a maiden ODI call-up after his T20I debut against Bangladesh.
Kohli To Lead India vs West Indies, Shami, Bhuvneshwar Return
Virat Kohli will lead India in the upcoming limited-overs series, comprising three T20Is and as many ODIs, against the West Indies.
Reuters, Hindustan Times, ESPN, Times of India, NDTV,
  

NCP Takes Swipe at Amit Shah, Says Sharad Pawar Finally Outsmarted the 'Chanakya' of Politics

News18 1 hour 10 minutes ago

Though referring to BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, without taking any names, Malik tweeted that 'the throne of Delhi failed to make Maharashtra bend before it'.
Pawar outwitted Chanakya of politics: NCP takes a jibe at BJP
The NCP's chief spokesperson Nawab Malik also reiterated that the throne of Delhi could not make Maharashtra bow before it. It is believed that Malik's jibe was directed at Union home minister and BJP president Amit Shah, who is often credited for being instrumental in the BJP's victories in several polls and government formations in the country.
Pawar outwitted Chanakya of politics: NCP leader
The NCP's chief spokesperson Nawab Malik took a jibe at BJP saying that the NCP chief Sharad Pawar has finally "outwitted" the "so-called Chanakya of the Indian politics". Malik's jibe was directed at Union home minister Amit Shah, who is often credited for being instrumental in the BJP's victories in several polls and government formations in the country.
Uddhav's late night meet with Pawar; more talks today on new Maharashtra govt
After their late-night meeting at Pawars residence Silver Oak in south Mumbai, the three partiesthe Shiv Sena, NCP and the Congresswill hold more talks on Friday on their effort form a government in the politically-crucial western state.
Uddhav, Aaditya Thackeray hold late-night meet with Sharad Pawar in Mumbai; Sena chief to address party MLAs today to discuss Maharashtra tie-up
Uddhav, Aaditya Thackeray hold late-night meet with Sharad Pawar in Mumbai; Sena chief to address party MLAs today to discuss Maharashtra tie-up
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, son Aaditya meet Sharad Pawar at his residence in Mumbai
The Thackerays called on Pawar, a Rajya Sabha MP, after he arrived here from New Delhi in the evening. The Shiv Sena#39;s Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut was also present at the meeting.
Uddhav Thackeray, Aaditya Hold Midnight Talk With Sharad Pawar In Mumbai
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his MLA-son Aaditya met NCP president Sharad Pawar in Mumbai late on Thursday night. The over an hour-long meeting took place at Mr Pawar's residence "Silver Oak"...
Hindustan Times, First Post.com, Money Control, NDTV,
  

Maharashtra government formation is in its final stages, Shiv Sena-led dispensation will head it, Uddhav Thackeray tells MLAs

First Post.com 2 hours 15 minutes ago

Maharashtra government formation is in its final stages, Shiv Sena-led dispensation will head it, Uddhav Thackeray tells MLAs
Sena-led government formation in final stages: Uddhav to MLAs
Amid hectic political activity for government formation in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday met his partys legislators here a
Maharashtra govt formation moves: Uddhav meets Sena legislators
As the government formation process picked momentum in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Friday met his party's legislators to discuss the political situation in the state. Sena MLA Bhaskar Jadhav told PTI that the meeting was convened to apprise the legislators of the government formation process and meetings of Congress-NCP leaders in Delhi.
Maharashtra govt formation moves: Uddhav Thackeray meets Shiv Sena legislators
Sena MLA Bhaskar Jadhav told PTI that the meeting was convened to apprise the legislators of the government formation process and meetings of Congress-NCP leaders in Delhi.
Maharashtra government formation moves: Uddhav Thackeray meets Sena legislators
Sena MLA Bhaskar Jadhav said that the meeting was convened to apprise the legislators of the government formation process and meetings of Congress-NCP leaders in Delhi. Thackeray met NCP president Sharad Pawar in Mumbai last night.
Maharashtra Government In Home Stretch, Sena-NCP-Congress Meet In Mumbai
The Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party and the Congress are meeting in Mumbai to close the deal on their alliance for government formation in Maharashtra. A midnight meeting between Sena chief...
Maharashtra Govt Formation LIVE: Decisive Meeting Between Congress-NCP-Sena Underway to Hammer out Final Details of Alliance
Maharashtra government formation LIVE updates: The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Shiv Sena on Friday evening held a meeting to hammer out the final contours of the tri-party alliance.
Money Control, Economic Times, NDTV, News18,
  

Mandir, Kashmir, reservation dominate Shah rallies in Jharkhand

Times of India 2 hours 20 minutes ago

Setting the tone for the party's campaign in Jharkhand in its first big rally nine days before the first phase of polling, BJP national president and home minister Amit Shah accused Congress of...
Amit Shah lauds CM Raghubar Das govt for freeing Jharkhand of Naxal menace
Amit Shah lauds CM Raghubar Das govt for freeing Jharkhand of Naxal menace
On Jharkhand Campaign, Amit Shah Focuses On Ayodhya, Kashmir
The proposed Ram temple in Ayodhya, for which the Supreme Court gave a green signal earlier this month, was pitched as a theme for the Jharkhand assembly poll by BJP chief Amit Shah today. The party,...
At Jharkhand Rally, Shah Accuses Congress of Stalling Ayodhya Judgement, Keeping Kashmir Problem Hanging
The BJP president, who is also the Union home minister, accused the Congress-Jharkhand Mukti Morcha combine of indulging in corruption and "hoodwinking" the tribals and the poor.
Amit Shah kicks off BJP's Jharkhand election campaign in Latehar district, lauds CM for 'freeing' state from Naxals
Amit Shah kicks off BJP's Jharkhand election campaign in Latehar district, lauds CM for 'freeing' state from Naxals
Amit Shah kicks off Jharkhand poll campaign, promises development
Shah thanked the Jharkhand unit of the party for giving him the opportunity to launch the poll campaign from Latehar district, the land of legendary freedom fighter Birsa Munda.
Amit Shah kicks off Jharkhand poll campaign, promises development
"Atal ji (Atal Bihari Vajpayee) created Jharkhand and Narendra Modi will embellish and spruce it up," he told an election rally in Manika.
News18, First Post.com, Economic Times, Money Control,
  

Answer each and every question raised on Kashmir restrictions, Supreme...

DNA 21 hours 26 minutes ago

Answer each and every question raised on Kashmir restrictions, Supreme...
Answer every question raised on restrictions imposed in Kashmir: SC to J&K
The Supreme Court told the J&K administration that it will have to respond to each and every question raised on the restrictions imposed in the erstwhile state after the abrogation of Article 370. The SC told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that petitioners challenging the restrictions have argued in detail and he will have to answer all questions.
Supreme Court asks J&K administration to respond to 'each and every question' raised on restrictions imposed in Kashmir post-abrogation of Article 370
Supreme Court asks J&K administration to respond to 'each and every question' raised on restrictions imposed in Kashmir post-abrogation of Article 370
Answer every question raised on restrictions imposed in Kashmir: SC to JK administration
A bench headed by Justice NV Ramana told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the administration, that petitioners challenging the restrictions have argued in detail and he will have to answer all questions.
Answer every question raised on restrictions imposed in Kashmir: SC to J&K
The Supreme Court told the J&K administration that it will have to respond to each and every question raised on the restrictions imposed in the erstwhile state after the abrogation of Article 370. The SC told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that petitioners challenging the restrictions have argued in detail and he will have to answer all questions.
You Have to Answer Every Question Raised on Restrictions Imposed in Valley, Top Court Tells J&K
At the outset, the top court clarified that except for one petition it does not have any detention matters pending before it.
Answer Every Question On Kashmir Restrictions: Top Court To J&K
The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Jammu and Kashmir administration that it will have to respond to each and every question raised on the restrictions imposed in the erstwhile state after the...
Money Control, Times of India, News18, NDTV,
  

Top Sena, Congress, NCP leaders meet in push for govt formation

Times of India 16 minutes ago

Top leaders of the Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP began a meeting on Friday to give shape to new government to be led by the Uddhav Thackeray-headed party in Maharashtra, nearly a month after assembly...
NCP-Congress, allies support idea of forming govt with Sena: Jayant Patil
The Sena, NCP and Congress are currently working out modalities for formation of a government in the state, which has been under President's rule since November 12. Congress and NCP's pre-poll allies include Peasants and Workers Party, Samajwadi Party and Swabhimani Paksha.
Congress, Our Allies Support Government Formation With Sena: NCP Leader
NCP leader Jayant Patil on Friday said the smaller pre-poll allies of his party and the Congress have backed the idea of forming a government with the Shiv Sena to keep the BJP away from power in the...
NCP-Congress, allies support idea of forming govt with Shiv Sena: Jayant Patil
"Our pre-poll allies have supported the idea of forming a government in Maharashtra to keep the BJP away from power," Patil, who was accompanied by senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan, told reporters after the meeting here.
Maharashtra Govt formation LIVE Updates: Mallikarjun Kharge, Uddhav Thackeray reach Worli for Sena-NCP-Congress meet
Maharashtra Govt formation LIVE Updates: Mallikarjun Kharge, Uddhav Thackeray reach Worli for Sena-NCP-Congress meet
News18 Daybreak | Congress-NCP Will Meet Shiv Sena Today to Finalise Alliance and Other Stories You Need to Watch Out For
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