Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
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Cricket races to save itself from years of declining popularity

The challenge for cricket – How to make a deeply complicated game palatable to a new audience, at a time of increasing competition from e-sports and video games?

Modern batsmen struggle overseas because there’s no pressure to develop skills

Even a formidable team like India struggles on pitches overseas. The conditions vary enormously, which causes such situations.

Anti-doping row: BCCI’s stance feels immoral to an ardent fan

The BCCI says it follows the ICC anti-doping code, and that NADA has no jurisdiction over it because it is not a national sports federation.

I won’t take lead to forge opposition alliance against BJP- Pawar

Even as attempts are being made by the opposition to cobble a grand opposition alliance to take on the seemingly invincible BJP, Nationalist Congress Party chief and veteran politician Sharad Pawar Wednesday said he would not lead such an effort.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

Defence

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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.
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