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August 4, 2020

Want to be part of World Cup-winning team: Ishant Sharma

Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Aug 5 (ANI): India pacer Ishant Sharma is eying an ODI comeback and wants to be a part of the World Cup-winning team.Ishant, who is regarded as the vital cog of the Test bowling line-up, has last played an ODI in January 2016. He has played 80 ODIs and scalped 115 wickets at an average of 30.98. The speedster has been in great touch in the recent longest format series."Obviously, I would love to play in a World Cup. Actually, I want to be part of a World Cup-winning team, as it will be a different…

Manchester City sign Valencia striker Ferran Torres on five-year deal

Manchester , Aug 5 (ANI): Manchester City on Tuesday signed striker Ferran Torres from Valencia on a five-year deal.The 20-year-old has penned a five-year contract keeping him at the Club until the summer of 2025. Torres, who operates predominantly as a winger, made 44 appearances for Valencia last season, scoring six goals."I am so happy to be joining City. Every player wants to be involved in attacking teams and Manchester City is one of the most attacking in world football. Pep encourages a really open, aggressive style,…

Former Maharashtra CM Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar passes away in Pune

Pune (Maharashtra) , Aug 5 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar passed away in Pune on Wednesday. He was 92, his grandson BJP MLA Sambhajirao Patil Nilangekar confirmed.He breathed his last at Ruby Hall Clinic in Pune. He was recently shifted to the non-COVID ward after he recovered from COVID-19. He died due to kidney failure at around 2 am in the morning today.Shivajirao was admitted to the hospital on July 16 after he tested positive for the virus. The late former…

PM Modi to plant ‘Parijaat’ sapling using traditional drip irrigation method ahead of ‘bhoomi pujan’

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) , Aug 5 (ANI): Among the plethora of activities lined up for Wednesday at the Ram temple site in Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to plant a 'Parijaat' sapling on the temple premises ahead of the 'bhoomi pujan'.However, it is not just the holiness associated with the 'Parijaat' in the Hindu mythology, but also the manner in which the sapling will be planted that makes it unique.PM Modi is likely to use the traditional natural drip irrigation method, achieved by placing an unglazed…

PM Modi condoles loss of life in Beirut blast

New Delhi , Aug 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed condolences to the families of people who lost their lives in a powerful explosion in Beirut."Shocked and saddened by the large explosion in Beirut city leading to loss of life and property. Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved families and the injured," PMO India tweeted. The death toll from a powerful explosion in the port of Beirut has increased to 78 people, more than 4,000 people were injured, the Al Jazeera television channel…
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