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8 held for defrauding power dept of ?1.77 crore

Eight persons, including the deputy manager of a public sector bank, were arrested by the Sector 49 police on Wednesday for allegedly perpetrating a fraud of ?1.77 crore on the electricity department. Another deputy manager is on the run, after the power department noticed discrepancies in remittances to its account last month and filed a police complaint.

India vs New Zealand:?Virat Kohli 11 runs away from surpassing Sourav Ganguly in elite list

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli will be on the verge of achieving another major milestone when he takes the field during the first Test encounter against New Zealand in Wellington on Friday. The talismanic batsman, who has already claimed a number of records in the longest format of the sport, is just 11 runs away from becoming the fifth highest run scorer in Tests for India. Former skipper Sourav Ganguly currently holds the fifth spot with 7212 runs. The list is topped by Sachin Tendulkar (15921 runs) followed by Rahul Dravid (13265), Sunil Gavaskar (10122), VVS Laxman (8781) and Virender Sehwag (8503).

BCCI on collision course as ICC pushes for extra global events

The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has reacted sharply to International Cricket Council (ICC)’s communication to member boards asking them to submit expression of interest to bid for global events in the 2023-31 media rights cycle. This ICC move effectively amounts to telling its members that the two new world events it plans to add to the 23-31 rights cycle are deemed to have been approved.

Horoscope Today: Astrological prediction for February 19, what’s in store for Leo, Virgo, Scorpio, Sagittarius and other zodiac signs

The positions of the sun, moon and planets determine our daily horoscope. Each sign has its own characteristics and traits which tell us a lot about a person’s personality. Now wouldn’t it be helpful if you started your day by already knowing about what’s going to come your way? So, go ahead and find out whether the odds are in your favour today.

Motera: The stadium that will host Donald Trump

It is only fitting for India, cricket’s financial powerhouse, to boast of the sport’s biggest stadium in terms of seating capacity. Before Indian cricket grounds embraced individual box seats, the Eden Gardens in Kolkata was said to fit over 100,000 spectators. But that number fell to 66,000 once it was renovated in time for the 2011 World Cup.