IPL 2021 | Shikhar Dhawan impressed by Rishabh Pant’s calmness on captaincy debut, says he’s only going to get better

“The best thing about Rishabh Pant is that he stays calm. His presence of mind is quite there, which is very very good,” says Shikhar Dhawan …

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FPIs pull out Rs 929 cr from Indian markets so far in April

The reversal of buying trend came after FPIs invested Rs 17,304 crore in March, Rs 23,663 crore in February and Rs 14,649 crore in January….

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IPL: Rishabh Pant happy to trump his ‘go to man’ MS Dhoni

Delhi Capitals’ new skipper Rishabh Pant on Saturday said walking out with Mahendra Singh Dhoni for toss in their IPL opener was a special moment for him as the Chennai Super Kings talisman has been his “go-to man.”…

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Cairn offers to forego $500 mn if India agrees to pay principal due

In 2006-07, Cairn listed its Indian assets on the BSE. Five years after that the government passed a retroactive tax law and billed Cairn Rs 10,247 crore plus interest and penalty for the reorganisation tied to the flotation….

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Official: Chinese vaccines’ effectiveness low

In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost…

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Abhishek Bachchan on falling in love with Aishwarya Rai during Umrao Jaan: ‘Universe conspired to bring us together’

rrAbhishek Bachchan in a new interview recalled the beginnings of his romantic relationship with wife Aishwarya Rai, and how he felt that the ‘universe conspired’ to bring them together.rr…

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Sunrisers Hyderabad look to dust the rust against Knight Riders

Flying under the radar has been Sunrisers Hyderabad’s wont. They’ve sort of patented it to consistently make the playoffs of the Indian Premier League (IPL). They were the last team to qualify for the playoffs last season and finished third after their 17-run defeat to Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2….

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‘Accident’ at Iran’s Natanz nuclear plant as new uranium enrichment starts

Spokesman says accident hit the Natanz electrical distribution grid, a day after Iran switched on new centrifugesA spokesman for Iran’s civilian nuclear programme said an “accident” struck the electrical distribution grid of the Natanz nuclear facility, a day after the government announced it was starting up new uranium enrichment centrifuges.Behrouz Kamalvandi announced the accident on Sunday, saying there were no injuries and no pollution. A mysterious explosion in July 2020 damaged Natanz’s advanced centrifuge facility, with Iran later calling the incident sabotage. Continue reading… …

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Vaccine boost pushes Tories’ approval rating on Covid into positive territory

Latest Opinium poll finds 44% approve of handling of pandemic with 36% disapproving, the best result since last MayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOverall approval for the government’s handling of the Covid pandemic is now positive for the first time since May last year, in the latest sign that the vaccine rollout has helped transform its fortunes.The latest Opinium poll for the Observer found that 44% now approve of the government’s Covid handling, with 36% disapproving. Overall, it recorded a nine-point lead for the Conservatives over Labour, the largest Tory lead since last May. Continue reading… …

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China mine rescue: Crews race to free trapped workers in Xinjiang

Twenty-one people are trapped underground after a coal mine flooded in the Xinjiang region. …

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M-cap of four of the 10 most valued companies jump over Rs 1.14 lakh cr

Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, HDFC, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and State Bank of India witnessed losses in their market capitalisation….

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IRS sent 1 million more stimulus checks through the mail: 2 ways to track yours through USPS – CNET

See when your stimulus payment is coming to your mailbox with this free USPS tool. Don’t worry — it’s easy to use and shows you what to look for so you don’t throw your money away….

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WWE WrestleMania 37 Night 1 results, surprises and full recap – CNET

After bad weather delayed the show, WrestleMania 37 Night 1 provided surprises, solid wrestling and a great main event….

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LAC talks: China says de-escalation trend ‘positive’, silent on remaining issues

After the 11th round of talks between Corps Commanders, the MEA said in a statement on Saturday that both sides had ‘a detailed exchange of views for the resolution of the remaining issues related to disengagement along the LAC’. …

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When Priyanka Chopra was asked if she wanted to do Deepika Padukone’s role in Bajirao Mastani, gave the ‘perfect’ reply

A few years ago, Priyanka Chopra was asked if she ever wanted to do Deepika Padukone’s role in Bajirao Mastani. Watch her ‘perfect’ response….

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Covid gives learning on job new meaning

Jamia Millia Islamia’s placement cell confirmed that placement opportunities coming the way of their students were mostly for remote internships. “Firms are hiring students only for work for home,” said Rehan Suri of the university’s placement cell. “There are very few companies that want a physical presence of interns.”…

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