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June 11, 2021

Watch highlights: New Zealand’s Young dismissed late on day two after solid innings in second Test

Will Young fell in sight of a maiden Test hundred during the last over of Friday’s play after helping New Zealand establish a solid position against England in the second and final Test at Edgbaston.There were just three balls left in the second day when Young was out for 82 after turning part-time off-spinner Dan Lawrence to Ollie Pope at short leg.Lawrence’s first Test wicket brought about stumps, with New Zealand well-placed at 229-3 in reply to England’s first innings 303, a deficit of 74 runs.Young shared stands of 122…

Doorstep delivery of rations sounds like a good idea – but it actually raises many hard questions

In 2016, the Delhi government ran a pilot in 42 out of its roughly 2,500 Public Distribution System outlets. At these outlets, Aadhaar-based biometric authentication was introduced at the time of sale of grain to ration card holders. A survey was done by students of Lady Shri Ram College at one of the pilot PDS outlets, incidentally in the shadow of the Supreme Court that was at that time hearing the Aadhaar case, including whether Aadhaar could be made compulsory for welfare. The survey found that nearly one-third of ration…

Grievances across India that Covid deaths may not have been appropriately recorded, says Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Friday observed that there were grievances all over the country that deaths due to the coronavirus disease may not have been appropriately recorded, Live Law reported.A bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy said that accurate reporting of the toll would help in studies being undertaken to deal with a pandemic of this scale in future. The immediate concern, the judges said, was that families of those who died cannot get compensation from state and central…

Coronavirus: India registers over 4,000 deaths as Maharashtra revises data

10.02 am: Visuals from Kashmir as it observes weekend lockdown.Jammu & Kashmir observes weekend curfew; essential and emergency services allowedVisuals from Srinagar pic.twitter.com/z4Lji31MmP— ANI (@ANI) June 12, 2021 10.01 am: India’s Saturday daily covid infections is the lowest in 70 days, according to PTI.9.59 am: Andaman and Nicobar Islands registers 36 new cases. With this, the tally in the Union Territory is now 7,233.9.57 am: Kannada Dalit poet and activist Siddalingaiah dies of coronavirus, reports The News…

Watch: ‘Best match I was ever a part of at Roland Garros’ – Djokovic after epic win against Nadal

No man had ever defeated Rafael Nadal at the semi-final of Roland Garros before Friday. No man had ever defeated him twice at a place that he has come to rule over the last decade and a half. And those streaks came to an end at the hands of an inspired Novak Djokovic who triumphed 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 and stayed on course to capture a 19th major and become the first man in over 50 years to win all four Slams twice.It was a match that lived to the billing and then some. “It was definitely the best match that I was part…
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