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January 23, 2021

England spinners need to be patient, Leach’s accuracy key to success in India: Swann

Former off-spinner Graeme Swann wants England's tweakers to stay patient in the upcoming Test series in India and has picked Jake Leach to play a key role during the tour. The spin duo of Leach and Dom Bess had five-wicket hauls in England's win in the first Test against Sri Lanka, but returned wicket-less in the home team's first innings of the ongoing second Test in Galle.

Covid-19: India records 14,849 fresh cases, 155 more fatalities

India's Covid-19 caseload has gone up to 1,06,54,533 with 14,849 people testing positive for the coronavirus infection in a day, while the number of recoveries has surged to 1,03,16,786, according to the health ministry. The death toll due to the viral disease has climbed to 1,53,339 with 155 more fatalities, the ministry's data updated at 8 am showed. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has surged to 1,03,16,786, pushing the national Covid-19 recovery rate to 96.83 per cent, while the case fatality…

Panic buttons to be installed at several intersections in Lucknow

The Lucknow Police Commissionerate will soon install panic buttons at several intersections in the Uttar Pradesh capital city to assist people in case of any emergency. These buttons will also be installed near pink toilets being constructed under the Safe City Mission. The project has already been implemented in Agra and Delhi.

Mobile industry raises demand for GST rate cut in Budget

Industry body India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) has renewed its demand for reducing Goods and Services Tax (GST) for the mobile industry ahead of the Union Budget to be presented on February 1. Terming the GST hike of 50 per cent in March 2020 as "a cruel blow" dealt to the industry, the ICEA said that the rationale presented to the GST Council for raising the rate was "flawed".Industry body India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) has renewed its demand for reducing Goods and Services Tax (GST) for…
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