AB de Villiers played for South African cricket team for 14 long years and is considered as one of the greatest batsmen ever. (Getty Images) Cricket News Sports 

AB de Villiers retires from international cricket, says ‘I am tired’

AB de Villiers, who played 114 Tests, 228 One-Day Internationals (ODI) and 78 T20 Internationals for South African cricket team, said the ‘the time is right’ for him to hang up his boots, bringing a close to a sterling 14-year career. AB de Villiers on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. De Villiers bowed out of international cricket as one of the greatest players to have represented South African cricket team, having played 114 Tests, 228 One-Day Internationals (ODI) and 78 T20 Internationals….

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Finance News 

Over 2,100 companies settle Rs 83,000 crore bank dues

HIGHLIGHTS Over 2,100 companies have cleared their outstanding amounts, a majority of which came after the government amended the IBC The IBC rules barred promoters of companies that were classified as a non-performing assets (NPAs) from bidding for these companies where the National Company Law Tribunal, the bankruptcy court, initiated action.   The fear of losing control over their companies has prompted promoters, who have defaulted on repayment of loans to banks, to settle their dues of around Rs 83,000 crore before action was initiated under the newly-enacted Insolvency and…

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Health News 

Nipah Virus confirmed in Kerala: All about prevention, symptoms and treatment

Direct contact with infected pigs, other infected animals, or through contaminated fruits (half-eaten fruits left by fruit bats), and even direct contact with sick persons have been cited as the underlying cause of outbreaks. Nipah virus (NiV) was first documented in 1998 and is thought to be spread by fruit-eating bats and presents with a range of symptoms The Health Department of Kerala on Monday confirmed the presence of Nipah Virus in the state and as the authorities concerned are taking measures to identify individuals who have been affected and…

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Gadgets & Technology News 

OnePlus 6 launched in India starting at Rs 34,999

OnePlus has launched its latest flagship phone, the OnePlus 6 in India today for a starting price of Rs 34,999. The OnePlus 6 will be available in two variants in India — the base model with 6GB RAM/64GB of storage, and the other one with 8GB RAM/128GB storage. In India, the OnePlus 6 will be available in three colours variants — Mirror Black which has a glassy back, Midnight Black which comes with a matte finish and lastly, the Silk White. Alongside the OnePlus 6, the company also launched its…

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Shashi Tharoor named as accused in wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death case

The Delhi Police on Monday charge-sheeted Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for ”abetment to suicide” in the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Pushkar was found dead in a New Delhi luxury hotel room on the night of January 17, 2014. The investigating agency filed the charge sheet in the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmendra Singh under Sections 306 (abetting the commission of suicide) and 498A (punishment for subjecting a married woman to cruelty. Taking the probe report on record, the magistrate fixed May 23 as the date of taking cognisance of…

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Cricket News 

BCCI Media Rights: Star India Wins E-Auction With 6138.1 Crore Bid, Completes Indian Cricket Broadcast Monopoly

Star India has bagged the Board of Control for Cricket in Indian (BCCI) media rights for television and digital rights for the Indian cricket team and domestic championships from 2018 to 2023 on Thursday, after an intense bidding process that lasted three days. In a first of it’s kind E-action, Star India came on top against heavyweights like Sony and Jio after their bid of Rs 6138.1 Cr bagged them the prized broadcasting rights. The bidding process has ensured another huge windfall for the the BCCI as previously, Star paid…

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Bollywood News Tennis 

Salman Khan convicted; Saif, Tabu walk free in 1998 blackbuck poaching case

A Jodhpur court on Thursday convicted Salman Khan. His ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ co-stars, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre, Neelam however were acquitted in the 1998 blackbuck killing case. Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri pronounced the verdict in the case that had been going on for 20 years. Arguments on the punishment are underway.   Khan’s team is currently in discussion so that the actor gets bail today. If rejected, the actor may have to spend prison time till Monday, when the he can re-apply for bail. Khan…

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