2nd T20I: SL beat India to keep series alive
A depleted Indian team, playing with only five batsmen, could not defend a modest target of 133 despite a valiant effort from its players as Sri Lanka kept the three-match series alive with a four-wicket victory in the second T20 International on Wednesday.
Plane crashes into house in western Ukraine, 4 dead
A light-sport aircraft crashed into the roof of a private villa near Sheparivtsi village in Ukraine's Kolomyia district at around 1:40pm local time on Wednesday. All four people on board the WT-10 Advantic, including the pilot and three passengers died, as a blaze erupted post the crash.
Sebi slaps fine on Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty
Markets regulator Sebi on Wednesday slapped monetary penalty on Viaan Industries Ltd, Shilpa Shetty Kundra and Ripu Sudan Kundra, who is also known as Raj Kundra, for disclosure lapses and consequent violation of insider trading norms.
Olympics: Biles' bailing out ignites toxic debate in US
The withdrawal of star US gymnast Simone Biles from team and all-round individual events at the Tokyo Olympics ignited a social and political firestorm on Wednesday after rightwing commentators and trolls accused her of letting down her team and her country.
Eye on China: India deploys its new Rafales on eastern front
India has now deployed its latest omni-role Rafale fighter jets close to the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction on the eastern front with China, which constitutes a new deterrent just before the next round of top-level military talks between the two countries likely on Saturday.
Central force to be deployed along Assam-Mizoram border
A neutral central force will be deployed along the disturbed Assam-Mizoram border where five policemen and a civilian were killed following a bloody clash recently, officials said Wednesday. Both state governments have agreed for the deployment of a neutral Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) at the disturbed interstate border along the National Highway 306, a home ministry official said.
Girl marries boyfriend she earlier accused of rape
Two years after a girl was emotionally blackmailed and forced by her parents to give a statement against her boyfriend, who was jailed for allegedly raping and kidnapping in 2019 in Aligarh, the girl got married to him on Tuesday, three months after she turned 18.
Tokyo Olympics: Sindhu, Deepika, Pooja advance
It was the sort of day when almost everything unfolded as it was expected to for India in the Olympics. So, PV Sindhu and Deepika Kumari marched into the last-16 of their respective events, boxer Pooja Rani won her easy opening bout without a fuss to enter the last-eight stage and the women's hockey team stared at early elimination after failing to upstage defending champions Great Britain.
2nd T20I Live: 4 debutants for India, SL opt to bowl
All-rounder Krunal Pandya tested positive for Covid on Tuesday and several other players in close contact with him were put in isolation as India brought in the net bowlers into the main squad for the second T20I against Sri Lanka. However, Shikhar Dhawan has been confirmed to lead the team in the final two matches of the tour. Stay updated with Times of India to get all the live cricket score updates, scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of the first T20I match between Sri Lanka and India.