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Ind vs NZ: Haven’t planned anything special for Rachin Ravindra, says Axar Patel

Indian all-rounder Axar Patel feels the hosts are in a good position to win the second Test, having taken five New Zealand’s wickets in the second innings on Sunday. India dominated Day 3 of the second Test against New Zealand here at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. In the first Test, Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel have put up a gritty performance to ensure that the visitors walked away with a draw. But Axar feels India can get over the line this time since there are two…

We’ll soon launch BrandMusiq Labs, to refine sonic branding and create wellness music: Rajeev Raja

Rajeev Raja | Rajeev Raja, Founder & Soundsmith, BrandMusiq, a global sonic branding agency based in Mumbai, describes his journey of 10 years in this exciting new field, right from educating clients to look beyond the tactical jingle to elevating sound to an identity level for brands STRIKING A CHORD Before I come to how we started BrandMusiq, let’s step back to my early years and the various influences that shaped my life and career. I grew up in the then sleepy town of Bangalore,…

All You Need To Know Going Into Trade On December 6

Asian stocks fell as investors weighed uncertainties about the omicron variant and looked to U.S. inflation data amid the Federal Reserve’s hawkish tilt. Treasuries pared some of Friday’s rally. Equity benchmarks dropped in Japan, South Korea and Australia. S&P 500 futures rose, while Nasdaq 100 contracts slipped. U.S. stocks extended a weekly slide Friday after a mixed U.S. jobs report fanned volatility. The Singapore-traded SGX Nifty, an early indicator of India’s Nifty 50 Index’s performance, was little changed at 17,245, as of 7:00 a.m. Treasury…

Salon business gets a facelift

To brace for the impact of the pandemic, salon chains have adopted single-use service kits and disposable tools. The past year, salon chains were among the services that saw least uptake. Several players in the salon business had to either shut down outlets or scale down services significantly. For instance, Naturals Salon shut down around five salons last year, while Jawed Habib had to shutter four. Post the second wave, however, most salon chains have seen business revive. Lakme Salon and Enrich surpassed pre-pandemic sales…

Russian FM Sergey Lavrov arrives in India to take part in 2+2 ministerial dialogue

New Delhi: Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived at Delhi Palam airport. Lavrov will meet External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and take part in the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue between India and Russia. The agenda for the newly instituted format dialogue between India and Russia will cover "political and defence issues of mutual interest". "The agenda for the dialogue will cover political and defence issues of mutual interest. The establishment of this new mechanism of two plus two dialogue is expected to further strengthen…

Ind vs NZ: Kiwis have a long road ahead, admits Rachin Ravindra

30 South African white rhinos flown by conservationists to Rwanda Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 5 (ANI): Rachin Ravindra admitted that New Zealand have a long road ahead in the ongoing second Test in Mumbai as Kiwis were reduced to 140/5 at stumps on day three. Chasing a mammoth target of 540, New Zealand had a hard time finding momentum after India declared their innings on 276/6 at Wankhede. With two days to go, India are now five wickets away from a win while New Zealand…

Where Uk Prime Minister Sworn?

In England, the oath is tendered by the Clerk of the Privy Council, and taken in the presence of Her Majesty in Council, or otherwise as Her Majesty may direct, and in Scotland, it is tendered by the Lord President of the Court of Session at a court sitting. Table of contents Who Gives Oath To Parliament? As the 17th Lok Sabha entered its second day, the newly elected Members of Parliament took their oaths administered by Protem Speaker Virendra Kumar. Members from various parties…

How The Prime Minister Of Canada Is Elected?

As the prime minister, you are appointed by the Governor General of Canada, but by constitutional convention, you must be a member of the House of Commons to be able to function. Normally, this is the leader of the caucus of the party with the most seats in the house. Table of contents How Is The Prime Minister Elected? Term length At the pleasure of the President Lok Sabha term is 5 years unless dissolved sooner No term limits specified How Long Is Prime Minister…

17 new Omicron cases detected in India

Travel history, contacts, Africa links are being probed; tally goes up to 21 A security personnel santises the hands of a visitor as she checks the COVID vaccination certificate of the visitor at the entrance of a mall, in Bengaluru, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (PTI) A security personnel santises the hands of a visitor as she checks the COVID vaccination certificate of the visitor at the entrance of a mall, in Bengaluru, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. (PTI) New Delhi: With 17 new Omicron cases detected…

Open house: What needs to be done to ensure smooth flow of vehicular traffic in city?

The civic body should provide proper space for parking, vends to tackle traffic chaos in Ludhiana. File Penalise encroachers Taking advantage of the poor vigil and lack of corrective measures by the Municipal Corporation against road encroachments, many residents and commercial establishments have extended their structures and occupied roads. As a result of which, at some points roads have become so narrow that plying through such areas is next to impossible. Keeping in view that encroachment of roads leads to congestion of traffic, offenders should…

India recognises Bangladesh

December 6, 1971 Amidst tumultuous cheers and jubilation at Lok Sabha, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi announced today that India has recognised the government of Bangladesh. "I am glad to inform the House that in the light of the existing situation and in response to the repeated requests of the Government of Bangladesh, the Government of India has, after most careful consideration, decided to grant recognition to the Gana Prajatantri Bangladesh," said Indira Gandhi. The members of the Lok Sabha jumped with joy to greet…

59 students, 10 staff of Karnataka school test positive

CHIKKAMAGALURU: In yet another cluster outbreak in an educational institution, 59 students and 10 teaching and non-teaching staff of a government residential school in Karnataka ’s Chikkamagaluru district on Sunday tested positive for Covid , reports Shrinivasa M. Sources said 457 students and staffers of the residential school in NR Pura taluk run by the Union government were tested for Covid over the weekend after a school teacher tested positive for coronavirus three days ago. All the students and employees who have turned out positive…

Omicron plunges the world into collective uncertainty

NEW YORK: The global pandemic response has transformed with dizzying speed since scientists in Botswana and South Africa, alarmed by dozens of mutations never seen before, started studying the Omicron variant. In just 36 hours, researchers analysed samples from 100 infected patients, collated the data and alerted the world, setting off new rounds of travel restrictions and adding uncertainty about the trajectory of a pandemic. Omicron has reached over 40 countries, although most of the cases so far have been found in arriving travellers. According…

Jammu and Kashmir CJ: Adding ‘secular’ in Preamble narrowed India’s spiritual image

Delivering keynote lecture on ‘Dharma and the Constitution of India: The Interplay’ at a function organised here by Adhivakta Parishad of J&K and Ladakh, he said India is capable of taking care of all its citizens and the socialist nature was inherent in it. (Representational) POINTING OUT that Bharat from time immemorial had been a spiritual country, Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh High Court Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal Sunday said the addition of “socialist” and “secular” to the already mentioned “sovereign, democratic, republic” in the Preamble…