Even as the Indian team is celebrating its rise to world number one, the third Test match between India and New Zealand – scheduled to be played in Indore from October 8-12 – has come under a cloud after the Lodha Committee wrote to the BCCI questioning disbursement of annual subsidies and other payments to state associations.
The Baramulla attack which left a BSF soldier dead has strengthened the suspicion that Pakistan’s response to India’s surgical strikes may come not in the form of military aggression but through more terror attacks in the valley and other places.
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.
Victory at Eden Gardens saw India reclaim the top spot in the ICC Test rankings. India had moved to No 1 during the West Indies Tests, but slipped down to second following the conclusion of the drawn Pakistan v England series.
The spin of Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin, in combination with the reverse swing of Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took out the last six New Zealand wickets for a meagre 56 runs, guiding India to a comprehensive 178-run win on the fourth day.
This was India's fourth successive Test series victory under the flamboyant Virat Kohli, beginning with the success story in Sri Lanka. India are now unbeaten in 13 Tests, including 11 wins and two draws. Kohli said India showed a lot of character to play well in tough conditions.
The bookings for availing discounts can be made between today and October 16, AirAsia said. The airline's year-end sale has fares starting from Rs 999 inclusive of all taxes for a one-way journey to domestic destinations such as Bengaluru, Kochi, Hyderabad, Delhi, Guwahati, Jaipur, Imphal & others.