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October 14, 2021

22 trained women priests in Kerala ready to perform poojas

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: 22 women priests are ready in the state to perform the poojas anchored in the Hindu faith. A right that had been the monopoly of a section belonging to the Hindu faith for long will now be challenged by women, who have officially…

Joe Root eyes maiden IPL stint next year: Report

LONDON: England Test captain Joe Root is hoping to make his debut in the Indian Premier League next year and will enter his name in the 2022 mega auction, a report said on Wednesday. Considered one of the modern greats of the game, Root is yet to…

AIFF names 28 India probables for U-23 AFC Qualifiers

NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday announced 28 probables, including Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem and Aniket Jadhav, for the national team's qualifying campaign for next year's AFC U-23 Asian Cup. India have been drawn…

England goes back to drawing board as midfield issues remain

LONDON: For all the improvements made by England under Gareth Southgate — and reaching the World Cup semifinals and European Championship final suggests there are many — one major problem has been holding the team back. Finding the right balance…

No shortage of anything; reports of coal crisis baseless

BOSTON: Amid reports of the ongoing coal shortage in the country, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stressed that there is no shortage and termed these as "absolutely baseless", saying India is a power surplus country. Sitharaman said that Power…

NLC India making efforts to ramp up coal output

NEW DELHI: State-owned NLC India is making efforts to ramp coal output from one of its mines in Odisha to up to 10 million tonnes per annum this year. The company aims to increase the coal production to up to 20 Million Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA)…

CarDekho raises USD 250 million to accelerate growth

NEW DELHI: Car search platform CarDekho on Wednesday said it has raised USD 250 million (around Rs 1,881 crore) at a valuation of USD 1.2 billion. The Jaipur-based firm said it has raised USD 200 million in Series E funding and USD 50 million debt…

Reliance to invest in NexWafe as strategic lead investor

NEW DELHI: Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries has invested EUR 25 million in German solar wafer maker NexWafe GmbH to use the firm's technology to set up giga-scale wafer manufacturing facilities in India. "NexWafe GmbH (NexWafe)…