Mayank Kumar

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Interview – Daren Sammy on racism in cricket: ‘It is time to take the bull by its horns’

Sammy said that some young batsmen are gaining experience game-after-game to make the West Indies a dominant team that they were when Clive Lloyd and Sir Vivian Richards played.

Apple maybe looking to go after Google with its own fully private search engine

The fact that Apple’s net worth has gone past 2 trillion dollars establishes the rise of the ‘brand Apple.’ and that the loss it will incur in case of walking from Google and its subscription fees for keeping the Alphab

Kim Jong Un’s recent pictures fake, North Korean leader in coma since botched heart surgery: Report

Some experts though are pointing out that the North Korean dictator is dead leaving his sister Kim Yo Jong as the de-facto leader of the country infamous for its secrecy.

Apple resolves issue with WordPress, issues rare apology for confusion

WordPress CEO Matt Mullenweg had previously tweeted that the iOS updates for the blogging app were blocked.

Kevin Pietersen sends a reminder to MS Dhoni on his retirement: ‘You never got me out’

There has been a history between the two greats of world cricket, and the two have pulled each other's leg at every opportunity.

Knowing China’s People Liberation Army and how it is different from other armies of world

The Chinese government had outlined the strategic agenda for the PLA In the 'White Papers on National Defense'. The 2015 White Paper focused on 'Active Defense' strategy, and the 2019 strategy focused on 'New Era defense.'

PM Modi writes to MS Dhoni; Says India is thankful for momentous achievement under his watch

PM Modi also noted the remarkable dedication and concerns MS Dhoni has shown for the Indian armed forces. He also mentioned Dhoni’s happiness when he used to visit army men.

ARIIA 2020: IIT-Delhi, Madras, Bombay bag top 3 positions among centrally-funded institutes of national importance

The Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Education (erstwhile Ministry of Human Resource Development) had last year founded the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA).

Dream11 bags IPL 2020 title sponsorship rights

Dream11 will be the sponsor of the IPL this season.

MS Dhoni: ‘Man of few words’ says a lot in retirement video, shows he cared

A word MS Dhoni often used in the last days of his captaincy was ‘process.’ He unapologetically called for a better process irrespective of what the results would be in the short run.

Covid-19 vaccine: Serum Institute signs up for 100 million doses of vaccines for India, low and middle-income countries

Earlier, Serum Institute has collaborated with Oxford University-AstraZeneca to manufacture Covid vaccine in India and received the approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to conduct Phase II+III clinical t

Apple’s longtime marketing boss Phil Schiller steps down, will continue to serve as an “Apple Fellow”

Schiller will be replaced by one of his deputies Greg (Joz) Joswia as the vice president of worldwide marketing for Apple.

India’s COVID-19 mortality declines to lowest at 2.1%; more than 2 crore tests so far

India reported 52,050 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours taking the overall tally past 1.85 lakh-mark while 803 more deaths have pushed the country's death toll due to coronavirus outbreak to 38,938.

WhatsApp now lets you Google search, check authenticity of forwarded messages

The Facebook-owned company is rolling out the 'Search the Web' feature in the form of a magnifying glass button in select countries.

Apple confirms iPhone 12 launch is delayed; here’s why

Apple has shown signs of shrugging off the coronavirus crisis and the subsequent slump in the global economy.

Apple had a record Q3 2020 on back of strong Mac and iPad sales; Tim Cook hails company’s relentless innovation

The launch of the revised 13-inch MacBook Pro amid the surge in demand for computers and tablets due to the work from home policy adopted by companies across the world also helped Apple's sales go up.

Twitter reveals hackers targeted employees with spear phishing attack to carry out high-profile bitcoin scam

Twitter said these employees had access to the company's internal tools and attacking and gaining control of their accounts provided hackers with an access to their internal systems.

Huawei trumps Samsung to become world’s top smartphone brand on back of strong China sales

For the first time in nine years, a brand other than Samsung or Apple has taken the lead in global smartphone sales.

Does coronavirus affect men and women differently? Mumbai’s serosurveys throw up interesting facts

Based on the RT-PCR testing method, men account for 55 percent of the total coronavirus case count in Mumbai while the women in the city account for a lot less than the men in total coronavirus cases count at 45 per cent.

Big tech antitrust hearing: Apple halved App Store fee to get Amazon Prime Video on iPhone, Apple TV

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said that the assertion was not correct and that Apple treated every developer in the same manner.

Unlock 3.0: What is allowed, what is not; Check details

The MHA has also asked the local administrative units and district collectors across the country to notify the information of containment zones in their respective areas.


CBSE, ICSE, State Board exam numbers to lose relevance? Check what New Education Policy says

Giving importance to the mother tongue of students, the government, in the new education policy has mandated the use of mother tongue as a ‘medium of instruction’ till standard five.

New Education Policy: Govt renames Ministry of Human Resource Development to Ministry of Education

The proposal to change the name of the ministry was first put forward by a team of experts led by former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan

England vs West Indies: Jason Holder’s men need to raise their bats to win ‘Raise the Bat’ series

West Indies batsmen need to understand the frailties in their technique and the English bowlers’ skills to bring the ball back into them if they want to stand any chance to win or draw the series.

IPL 2020: UAE to host IPL’s 13th edition, says IPL chairman Brijesh Patel; BCCI seeks govt approval

The move by the International Cricket Council to postpone the World T20 that was scheduled to take place in Australia at the end of this year opened the window for the BCCI to ramp up its planning to host the IPL, albeit not

COVID-19 vaccine: Covaxin trial to begin at AIIMS; Dr Randeep Guleria doesn’t rule out community transmission

In the last 24 hours, India witnessed the sharpest rise to date in the number of coronavirus cases with an addition of more than 40,000 cases.

England vs West Indies 2nd test: Jason Holder’s men would want to prove – Southampton win was not a fluke

The jury is out on the West Indies Test team led by Jason Holder and if they can pull off another Southampton-like performance, it will give the English side a decent run for their money.

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