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    CSK beat MI in IPL opener

    Abu Dhabi: Ambati Rayudu smashed a 48-ball 71 to guide Chennai Super Kings to a comprehensive five-wicket win over defending champions Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the 13th IPL here on Saturday. Chasing 163 to win, Rayudu blasted six fours and three sixes in his blitering innings, while Faf du Plessis cracked 58 off 44 balls as CSK romped home with four balls to spare. Earlier, Mumbai Indians posted a...

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    Fear of Coronavirus reduces toll of non-Covid illnesses

    LUCKNOW: The battle for human survival during the coronavirus pandemic has been on for the past few months. Data highlighting deaths due to the infection has created fear among people but there is a brighter side to it as well. The pandemic has turned around the way of living as people have stopped needlessly thronging the streets.

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    The Indian village that protects 'young ladies'

    By Mrityunjoy Kumar Jha Come September and the residents of Keechan, a tiny village near Phalodi town of Jodhpur district of Rajasthan gets ready to welcome their winged visitors from across the Himalayas. Already 350 "visitors" have landed in the first week of September. Caretaker Sewaram is busy preparing for their comfortable 'stay'. For the next six months he has a great...

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    A Bio Pirate in the rainforest of the Amazon

    By Parag Ranjan Dutta Nineteenth century Brazil - In the equatorial forest of Brazil some trees, creepers and climbers were growing profusely that yielded juice or latex. Latex, the milky fluid from which rubber products were made was mainly obtained from trees known as 'Hevea Brasiliensis' or Hivea which grew predominantly in the Amazon Basin of Brazil and also in Bolivia and Peru and...

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    Wah Ballet: From Delhi to London

    By Sukant Deepak Four years back, the first class made him uncomfortable - an alien dance form, rich kids all around, those sleek uniforms and shoes. The then sixteen-years-old Kamal Singh, son of an e-rickshaw driver could not wait for it to get over. But the teacher, Fernando Aguilera, director of a ballet school and company in New Delhi knew immediately there was something special about the young boy. If you...

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    Historic Stilwell Calling

    By Prasanta Talukdar The historic Stilwell Road was constructed by the US during World War II. It was a strategic military route, so that the Western Allies could supply the Chinese as an alternative to the Burma Road which had been cut by the Japanese in 1942. The valley of the Upper Brahmaputra during that time to Burma Road connecting to Kunming, China passes through Lekhapani, Jairampur, Nampong and Pangsau pass,...

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    Ethical Hacking: Keep the digital world safe

    By Ranjan K Baruah The recent pandemic has taught us many things. We have learned many new things from real life experiences which were not available on books as the crisis did not happened in near past. Schools are yet to be open though there have been changes in lock down condition. In this pandemic situation we have seen the important use of digital medium and uses of internet. Many activities...

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    Indian Journalist arrested for passing on intel from Doklam to Dalai Lama, to China

    NEW DELHI: The Special Cell of the Delhi Police have arrested 61-year-old Indian freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma, allegedly found working for Chinese intelligence. During a search of his house in Pitampura, New Delhi, one laptop, some confidential documents related to Indian Defence and some other incriminating papers were reportedly seized.

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    Bayern rout Schalke 8-0

    Berlin: The new Bundesliga began in an empty stadium with eight-time defending champion Bayern Munich routing Schalke 8-0 for a record in the league's opening match. And it should have been more. Germany winger Leroy Sané starred on Friday and scored on his Bayern debut and Jamal Musiala became Bayern's youngest ever goalscorer at 17 years, 205 days, but otherwise it was business as usual as they totally...

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    AIFF to conduct virtual conference for coaches

    New Delhi:The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is set to organise an International Virtual Conference for coaches from September 28-30. The three-day conference will feature sessions by several top-level speakers including men's national team head coach Igor Stimac, Phil Brown, Thomas Dennerby (India U-17 women's national team coach), Basir Mohamed (senior manager, FIFA coaching...

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