Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: cricketers

Cricketers to be tested by NADA as BCCI agrees to come under anti-doping agency’s ambit

The BCCI had been vehemently opposed to signing up with NADA, claiming that it is an autonomous body and does not rely on government funding.

Sugar and spice, and not so nice: An arrogant Virat Kohli is great news for Indian cricket

As a professional cricketer, Virat Kohli’s job is to win games and not popularity contests.

Kangana Ranaut to Rahul Dravid: BJP’s wishlist of celebrities it wants on board for 2019

Sources say the party will also reach out to regional film personalities, social media influencers and retired bureaucrats.

BJP tries to field Dravid and Kumble in Karnataka, but ex-cricketers decide to stay out

Party wanted the former India captains in its fold to galvanise the youth vote against Siddaramaiah’s Congress government in the 12 May assembly polls.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.