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September 12, 2018

Rupee inches closer to 73, hits 72.91/$

Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Continuing its downward trend, the Indian rupee hit a new low of Rs 72.91 on Wednesday morning.The rupee has been on a down slide owing to inflationary pressure and decline among its global peers against the dollar. On Wednesday, it opened at a low of 72.78 per dollar, against the previous close 72.69 per dollar.

CRPF trooper injured in J&K firing

Jammu, Sep 12 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was injured on Wednesday in a firing by a lone gunman on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Udhampur district, police said."During a routine checking at a 'naka' (checkpost) near the Jhajar Kotli police station, one gunman fired at the paramilitary trooper and fled into a lane nearby. The area has been cordoned off," the police said.

Chennaiyin FC conclude pre-season training in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 11: Indian Super League (ISL) holders Chennaiyin FC (CFC) concluded their four-week-long pre-season camp in Malaysia on Tuesday.The team will now be heading back to India, with Goa being their training base until September 22. The Marina Machans' next leg of their pre-season preparations will take place in Goa, with two friendly matches lined up against Indian Arrows on September 21 and 22. The two-time ISL champions will be returning to Chennai on the night of September 22 and will begin…

Team has character, lacks experience: Kohli

London, Sep 11: Observing that the five-match Test series against England was highly competitive, India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said India played fearless cricket and the team has a lot of character but lacked in experience.India lost the fifth and final Test by 118 runs despite heroic resistance from opener KL Rahul (149) and wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant (114) in the second innngs. England, thus, won the series by a comprehensive 4-1 margin after India were bowled out for 345 chasing 464 for victory. "We have…

Cook becomes emotional in final Test

London, Sep 11: Having enjoyed the memorable end to his Test career, former England captain Alastair Cook was an emotional man at the end of the final match of the series against India here on Tuesday.England won the fifth Test by 118 runs to win the series 4-1. Playing in his last Test, Cook scripted a fairy tale ending to his career in the longest format by scoring a century in England's second innings and clinching the man of the match award. "It has been the most amazing week. Got a text from Beefy (Ian…
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