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ICC World Cup: Another Super Over should decide winner instead of boundaries, says Sachin Tendulkar | Cricket News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday endorsed a second Super Over to decide the winner instead of considering the boundary count if such an extraordinary situation arises like it did in the World Cup final. ALSO READ: Five Indians in Sachin Tendulkar's World Cup XI, no MS Dhoni In a gut-wrenching final at Lord's on Sunday, England were adjudged the World Cup winners on the basis of their superior
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DGCA suspends flying licences of SpiceJet pilots for violations

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday suspended flying licences of two SpiceJet pilots for six months after an aircraft operated by them damaged runway edge lights during landing at Kolkata airport, a senior official said. The incident happened on July 2 when the plane was operating Pune-Kolkata flight. In recent weeks, the watchdog has been taking strict action + against individuals and entities for various violations. The official
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Karnataka crisis: SC verdict on pleas of rebel MLAs tomorrow | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will on Wednesday morning pronounce its order on the pleas of 15 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs seeking direction for Karnataka speaker K R Ramesh Kumar to accept their resignations from the assembly. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi concluded the hearings of the rebel MLAs, the speaker and Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy. Summing up the arguments, senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing
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Five Indians in Sachin Tendulkar’s World Cup XI, no MS Dhoni | Cricket News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Sachin Tendulkar has named his favourite XI of cricketers who played in the just concluded edition of the World Cup. Tendulkar's XI, led by Kane Williamson, includes five Indians -- Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja and Jasprit Bumrah. However, he did not include wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni in the XI. Rohit and Jonny Bairstow are the two openers while Williamson comes in at number 3.
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Parliament session: PM Modi upset with ‘truant’ ministers | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked BJP MPs to nurse their constituency by playing a leading role in its development and advised them to take up a cause of human sensitivity like eradication of leprosy or tuberculosis, parliamentary affairs minister Pralhad Joshi told reporters. First impression is often the last impression, Modi told MPs, a large number of them first-timers, at the BJP parliamentary party meeting,
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Isro pinpoints Chandrayaan-2 leak to ‘nipple joint’ of cryogenic engine | India News

[ad_1] CHENNAI: Working overnight on the aborted Chandrayaan-2, the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) teams have pinpointed the leak in the GSLV-MkIII cryogenic engine to a ‘nipple joint’ of the helium gas bottle that supplies pressure to the fuel and oxidiser. Why it happened remains the crucial question Isro engineers are trying to answer. Isro had aborted the Chandrayaan-2 launch 56 minutes before its scheduled lift-off at 2.51am on Monday.
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Pakistan airspace finally reopens, AI San Francisco-Delhi flight first to fly over it; others to follow suit

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Air India San Francisco-Delhi service AI 184 was winging its way to Delhi when the pilots of this flight — one of the longest nonstops globally — got a surprise message on Tuesday morning: “Pakistan airspace open for overflying.” AI, which has been losing crores daily due to the airspace closure since February 27 and its flights to and from the west taking long routes, acted swiftly.
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Pakistan opens airspace for all civilian traffic; Indian flights to operate soon | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Pakistan opened its airspace for all civilian traffic on Tuesday morning, sources said, effectively removing the ban on Indian flights that were not allowed to use majority of its airspace since the Balakot air strikes in February. The move is expected to give a major relief to Air India, which suffered a huge financial loss of around Rs 491 crore as it had to re-route its various
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Isro’s ‘Bahubali’ falters, casts shadow on manned mission | India News

[ad_1] SRIHARIKOTA: The stalling of Chandrayaan-2 on Monday due to a leak in the cryogenic engine of GSLV-MkIII has put a question mark over Indian Space Research Organisation’s future missions, including Gaganyaan. The manned mission slated for 2022 and missions to Sun (2020) and Venus (2023) are all dependent on the same rocket which now needs to be fixed. GSLV-MkIII is called Isro’s ‘Bahubali,’ as it can lift up to
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Rahul Gandhi: Why it’s so hard for Congress to replace Rahul Gandhi | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as Congress president was supposed to end the debate whether the Gandhis will actually relinquish stewardship of the party. But it ended up stoking a fresh one at a time when defections in Karnataka and Goa point to a crisis more fundamental than just a painful poll defeat. Is Congress really moving away from the Gandhi family, as the intense search for Rahul’s replacement