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HM Amit Shah pitches for more reforms in cooperative societiesWednesday, August 10, 2022

New Delhi: Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday pitched for reforms in cooperative societies, saying the same person cannot be elected year after year and the election process has to become more transparent. The minister was addressing an event here after the online launch of the onboarding of cooperatives on the government's e-marketplace (GeM) platform. Shah stressed the need to...

SFs defuses rusted grenadeWednesday, August 10, 2022

Two die in wall collapseWednesday, August 10, 2022

Budha Amarnath Yatra concludesWednesday, August 10, 2022

Active Covid Cases declined Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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Ireland beats Afghanistan by 7 wickets in 1st T20

Ireland clinched their first home T20 International win of the season by beating Afghanistan by seven wickets in Belfast. George Dockrell hit the winning boundary off the penultimate ball to lift Ireland onto 171-3 after they were set a target of 169. Afghanistan’s total of 168-7 had been boosted by 30 runs off the final two overs, with Ibrahim Zadran clubbing 29 not out off 18 balls. But Ireland openers Paul Stirling (31 off 29 balls) and skipper Andrew Balbirnie (51 off 38) set their side on their way, putting on 61 off 7.3 overs for the first wicket. Wicketkeeper Lorcan Tucker kept Ireland on course with 50 off 32 deliveries and it was left to Harry Tector (25 not out) and Dockrell (10 not out) to carry them home. Earlier, Dockrell took 2-7 and Barry McCarthy 3-34 while the Afghans’ top-scorer, opener Usman Ghani, struck two sixes and six fours in his 59 off 42 balls. The two sides will meet again on Thursday at the same Ci...

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