Updates from : the Hindu Playing with two allrounders is good for any team: Dube Shivam Dube’s exploits from Ranji Trophy to India-A last year came at a time when Hardik Pandya and Vijay Shankar were nursing injuries, so the burly cricketer was catapulted into the India squad. The Mumbai allrounder has had a topsy-turvy ride so far in his 13 T20Is and a solitary ODI. The six-hitting sensation opens up in a chat with The Hindu on being considered as Hardik’s replacement and that fateful over in February in which he conceded 34 runs in the last T20I against New Zealand. Excerpts: You have had limited opportunities with the bat and ball in international cricket. Easy to pick the best moment yet, right? Yes, kind of. That knock in Thiruvananthapuram (30-ball 54 after bei
Updates from : the Hindu Close to 70% of departures from and arrivals to Rome international airport were cancelled this week Close to 5,680 planned flights which were supposed to either depart from or arrive at 10 foreign airports this week were cancelled mostly due to travel bans related to COVID-19. Airports in Italy and South Korea are the most affected, while the ones in India and the U.S. are less affected. Mumbai is the most affected Indian airport while among international airports Amsterdam was hit the most due to cancellations. In all the graphs, only departures from and arrivals to Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Bengaluru have been considered to represent India’s figures.
Updates from : the Hindu CEO designate says liquidity not a problem; ATMs fully loaded; lender eyes recovery of up to ₹8,500 crore next year Private sector lender Yes Bank has assured all its customers they need not worry about their deposits after the moratorium is lifted, as branches and automated teller machines (ATMs) will have adequate cash. The moratorium, which was imposed on March 5 with deposit withdrawals capped at ₹50,000, will be lifted on Wednesday at 6 p.m. This is the first time in banking history that a moratorium will be lifted from a commercial bank as, in all previous cases, such lenders were merged with other banks. “We have taken adequate precautions. All our ATMs are full with cash. All our branches have adequate supply of cash. So, from Yes Bank’s side,
Updates from : the hindu The 34-year-old contracted the disease from his father who returned from Iran after a pilgrimage on February 27 A 34-year-old jawan of the Indian Army in Leh tested positive for COVID-19, making it the first case in the armed forces. He contracted it from his father who returned from Iran recently. The jawan from Ladakh Scouts went on casual leave from February 25 to March 1 and rejoined the unit on March 2, Army sources said. “His father returned from Iran after a pilgrimage by Air India flight on February 27 and was quarantined from February 29 at Ladakh Heart Foundation,” an Army source said. Even though the soldier rejoined from leave, he was helping his family even during the quarantine period and was staying at Chuchot village for sometime, the