Daily Archives: December 2, 2019

IPL auction on Dec 19; 971 players in the fray


As many as 971 cricketers, including 713 Indians and 258 overseas players, will be up for grabs at the IPL players’ auction scheduled to be held in Kolkata on December 19. There are 215 capped players, 754 uncapped and two cricketers from Associate Nation, who will compete for the available 73 spots. With the IPL Player Registration closed on November ...

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Home minister sets 2024 deadline for NRC

BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday set a 2024 deadline for implementing the hugely divisive NRC across the country, asserting “each and every” infiltrator will be identified and expelled before the next general election. Notwithstanding the admission by some BJP leaders in West Bengal that apprehensions over the NRC had cost the party dearly in the recent bypolls there, the ...

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Harish Rawat takes a dig at CM over high GDP claim

Congress leader Harish Rawat on Monday took a dig at Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat for claiming that the state’s GDP rate is 32 per cent at present, asking him why he was not offering his magic formula to the Centre to reverse the country’s economic downturn. “At 4.5 per cent the country’s growth rate is at its lowest. ...

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Gold worth Rs 1.30 crore seized at Amritsar airport


Gold weighing over 3 kg and worth Rs 1.30 crore was seized from two passengers upon their arrival from Dubai at the Shri Guru Ramdas International Airport here on Monday, custom officials said. Customs Commissioner Dipak Kumar Gupta said the custom staff at the airport intercepted two passengers, residents of Tarn Taran and Patiala districts of Punjab. During checking, it ...

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