Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday revealed that the possible absence of Steve Smith and David Warner in the Australia team for the series against India would be a "huge factor" as it's like India not having Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in their ranks.
However, the Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) had made a submission to Cricket Australia at the start of the month to lift the ban on Australian captain Smith and vice-captain Warner.
But according to the reports they are not...
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc on Wednesday has been released by his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) ahead of the upcoming season.
Starc, who missed the last edition due to a leg injury, was bought by KKR in the 2018 auction for Rs 9.4 crore.
Speaking to media Mitchell Starc said, "I got a text message two days ago from the owners of Kolkata saying I've been released from my contract, so at the moment I'll be home in April."
"I didn't go last year with...
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday launched the GSLV-MK-III D2 rocket carrying the GSAT-29 communication satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
According to the ISRO website, the GSAT-29 is a communication satellite weighing 3423 kg. The spacecraft will be located at 55 °E longitude and designed for a mission life of 10 years.
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The Indian National Congress (INC) on Wednesday announced two chief ministerial aspirants Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot, who will contest the Rajasthan election on December 7. It was revealed in a joint press conference by the two Congress leaders.
Speaking to media Ashok Gehlot, a former chief minister in Delhi said, "Both, I and Sachin Pilot will fight the Rajasthan assembly elections."
While according media reports Sachin Pilot said, "On Congress president Rahul Gandhi's instruction and on Gehlotji's...
HBO finally revealed the release date for the final season of its hit television show, Game of Thrones on November 13.
The eight and the final season of the popular fantasy drama will premiere in April, almost two years after season seven.
The makers posted a video announcing the release of the show on their official Twitter. The video teases, “Every battle. Every betrayal. Every risk. Every fight. Every sacrifice. Every death. All #ForTheThrone.”
The video is a compilation of all the pivotal...
Australian fast bowler John Hastings on Wednesday has retired from all forms of cricket, after citing a bleeding lung condition while bowling.
The 33-year-old, whose last international was a one-day match against New Zealand in 2017, stopped playing last month and revealed that he was coughing up blood when bowling in domestic cricket.
Speaking to media Hastings said that doctors were unable to guarantee he would not have a fatal bleed when playing, forcing his retirement. "There was just a lot...
'Swami Dayananda's Death A Personal Loss,' PM Modi Mourn Death Of Spiritual Guru
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September 24 , 2015 , 07:13 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's spiritual guru Swami Dayanand Giri passed away on Wednesday night at his ashram in Sheeshamjhadi area here after a prolonged illness. He was 87. PM Modi mourned the death.
"Swami Dayananda Saraswati ji's demise is a personal loss. I pray that his soul attains eternal peace," Modi wrote on Twitter, soon after he landed in New York on Thursday.
"My thoughts are with the countless people inspired by Dayananda Saraswati ji. He was a powerhouse of knowledge, spirituality & service," Modi said.
Swami Dayanand breathed his last late Wednesday night, said his close aide and trustee of Dayanand Ashram, Shantatmanand Saraswati.
He had been brought back to the ashram earlier on Wednesday after 10 days of treatment at the Jollygrant Himalayan Hospital, where his condition had begun to decline steadily, he said.
The spiritual guru had been ailing for a long time.
On September 11, Prime Minister Modi had paid a visit to Swami Dayanand at his ashram to enquire after his health.