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October 26, 2020

Gayle wants KXIP to continue their winning streak to book IPL playoffs spot

Sharjah , October 27 (ANI): Kings XI Punjab's (KXIP) Chris Gayle wants the team to continue with their winning streak and book a spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoffs.KXIP on Monday claimed the fourth spot on the points table after their fifth straight win in the tournament. The KL Rahul-led team defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by eight wickets.Mandeep Singh and Gayle scored 66 and 51 runs respectively to help KXIP chase down the target of 150 runs."Winning five games in a row is a great achievement from a…

Manjrekar feels Rahul ‘lucky’ to be picked for Tests against Australia

New Delhi , October 27 (ANI): Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar feels that KL Rahul is 'very lucky' to find a spot in India's Test squad that will tour Australia. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced the squads for the India tour of Australia with Rahul, Navdeep Saini, and Mohammad Siraj being included in India's 18-member squad for the Test series against Australia. India and Australia will play three ODIs, three T20Is, and four Tests against each other next month. Rahul is currently…

Uttarakhand Chief Secretary directs officials to update database of all health care workers by 28 Oct

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) , October 27 (ANI): Chief Secretary Om Prakash has directed the state's officials to update the database of all government and non-government health care workers by October 28.He called a meeting of district magistrates on Monday regarding the task force on the COVID-19 vaccine through video conference.He instructed all the district magistrates to form COVID-19 vaccine cells and also directed for the appointment of CDO or ADM rank officers at the district level as nodal officers.Secretary Health Amit…

Firecracker factories in Ahmedabad face losses amid COVID-19

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , October 27 (ANI): Despite the reopening of the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses like firecracker factories in Ahmedabad continue to face financial difficulties even as the festival of Diwali approaches. According to Bagban Yadim Kasambai, a firecracker factory owner, he had to lay off his staff due to reduced demand. "This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have not yet received any orders. Every year, we usually employ about 25-30 workers to meet demands but we have only hired 12…

Sonia Gandhi slams Bihar govt, says people with Mahagatbandhan

New Delhi , October 27 (ANI): Slamming the Bihar Government, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said, high on power and its ego, the current state government has deviated from its path. She asserted that the public is with Congress Mahagatbandhan (grand alliance). "High on power and its ego, current Bihar Government has deviated from its path. Neither their saying nor doing is good. Labourers are helpless, farmers are anxious and youth are disappointed. The public is with Congress Mahagatbandhan and it is the…
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