IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians, CSK And Others Revealed Their Fixtures But Rajasthan Royals Withheld The Details

The first fixture of the 13th IPL edition would be as scheduled on March 29 and the last league fixture would be on May 17. Mumbai Indians will play with three-times champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

IPL 2020 fixtures

The defending champion Mumbai Indians took to Twitter to announce their schedule ahead of the tournament. On Sunday, it disclosed that it was happy to play the opening fixture of the tournament. Also, it was traveling to Bengaluru to face challenge from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

Fresh with a new logo, RCB will kickstart their campaign against Kolkata Night Riders (KKR) at M Chinnaswamy Stadium. KKR is two-time title holder.

But Sunrises Hyderabad (SRH) were the first to among the participants to reveal their home and away fixtures. The 2016 champion SRH will start their campaign against Mumbai Indians that are … Read the rest


50 Lakh Crore Earmarked For Development Of Railway Stations On PPP Model

Ministry of Railways is working overtime for beautification of railway stations. The ministry wants to make New Delhi Railway Station, a world class station. It would be developed like an airport, where design would attract the visitors. There will be separate exit points for convenience of passengers. Also, there would be elevated access roads on the lines of airport.


PPP model would be used

According to sources, Northern Railway and Railway Land Development Authority is contemplating completing the project on Public Private Partnership model. This project can take a minimum of 4 years in completing.

50 stations are up for beautification

According to a news published on 7th February in Economic Times, the government has set a target of beautifying 50 railway stations with a budget of 50,000 crore. Companies like Tata Realty, Adani and Essel Group have displayed their interest in this project.

Bids for 4 stations would be invited in 2021

In 2019, the government said that it was working to attract private investment in railways. And that it had set a target of spending 50,00,000 crore on infrastructure of railway. The government can invite bids for 4 stations in 2021.

1500 crore for CST

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Filmfare Awards 2020: Gully Boy Received 11 Awards For Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh And Zoya Akhtar And The Entire Team

Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy made history in the 65th edition of the Filmfare Awards. The movie swiped the top eleven awards with Alia Bhatt becoming the Best Actress for her performance in the movie.

Gully Boy performance at Filmfare Awards

Ranveer Singh got the award for Best Actor and Zoya Akhtar was made the Best Director. Also, the movie won the Best Film Trophy. Also, the movie gave the Best Supporting Actor and Actress – Siddhant Chaturvedi and Amruta Subhash – to the industry. Their performance was critically-acclaimed by the audience.

Article 15 movie

The Critic’s Award for Best Film went to Anubhav Sinha’s Article 15. Also, Ayushmann Khurranawon the Critic’s Award for Best Actor (Male) for his performance in Article 15.

Ananya Panday won the Best Debut (Female) award for the movie Student Of The Year 2. Divine and Ankur Tiwari were given the Best Lyrics award for Apna Time AAyega for Gully Boy. The movie also received the Best Music Album trophy.

The 65th Filmfare Awards event took place at the Sarusajai Stadium in Guwahati, Assam. And the hosts of the Filmfare Awards 2020 were Karan Johar and Vicky Kaushal.

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Sidharth Shukla Becomes Winner Of Big Boss 13

Big Boss 13 came to a conclusion with Salman Khan taking a stylish entry and announcing finalists of this season. Winner of the Big Boss 13 is Sidharth Shukla. From among the other finalists, Paras was the first to walk out with a sum of Rs. 10 lakh.

Finalists walking out of the house of Big Boss 13

The host Salman Khan provided the finalists an opportunity to walk out with the offered sum and they were given 30 seconds to take a decision before the buzzer went. Paras Chhabra was first to accept the offer but he had no regrets for his decision.

Talking about his decision, Paras told the host that he didn’t think much and that he was quitting the show with his sweet will. He further said to the host that “Aayabhiapnimarzi se tha, jaanabhiapnimarzi se tha.”

Aarti Singh, Rashami Desai and Shehnaz Gill also got removed from from the grand finale of Big Boss 13. Rohit Shetty came to announce ouster of Rashami Desai.But in Aarti’s case, her mother came to house to take her Aarti home.

Paras Chabbra couldn’t win the prize but he would soon be seen in Color’s TV show MujhseShaadiKaroge. … Read the rest


Arvind Kejriwal 3.0: Important Points Of Oath-Taking Ceremony

Arvind Kejriwal is taking oath as Chief Minister of Delhi at Ramlila Maidan and it is the third time that he’s becoming Delhi’s CM. A large gathering including the “Baby Mufflerman” would gather at the Ramlila Maidan before the iconic Red Fort.

Invitees to the ceremony

The one-year old Baby Mufflerman will grace the ceremony in spectacles and signature muffler of Kejriwal. His picture went viral during Delhi elections. Also, the AamAa dmi Party has invited 50 school teachers, doctors, exam toppers, auto drivers, caretakers and sanitation workers dubbed as “Delhi keNirmata” by AAP.

Big points of the oath taking ceremony

  1. Arvind Kejriwal is likely to retain his old team. But there were rumors of new faces like Atishi and Raghav Chadha to be added in the new team.
  2. Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai, Kailash Gehlot, Imran Hussain and Rajendra Gautamwere appointed ministers in Delhi government.
  3. Mr. Kejriwal discussed the roadmap for the next five years on a dinner meeting with his minsters-designate.
  4. AAP has billed the oath-taking-ceremony as a “Delhi Specific affair” with no invitation to CMs of other states and opposition leaders.
  5. Ramlila Maidan is dressed with messages like “DhanyawadDilli”and images of AAP chief.
  6. The sprawling ground
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IPL 2020: Confusion Over Start Date Deepens

The BCCI President Sourav Ganguli confirmed that start date of the 13th edition of the cash-rich T20 league would be March 29 and that there would be fewer double-headers this season. But IPL start could be delayed a little.

Confusion over IPL start date

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is going to conduct its board meeting on March 29 in Dubai. It is the date when IPL will take off in India. BCCI tried to convince ICC shit its board meeting as both are big events and their dates are clashing. But ICC turned down the request of shifting its board meeting.

The problem with BCCI is that many of is members would be busy attending the important board meeting on the start date of the IPL. So, BCCI is left with no option other than to delay IPL matches.

ICC made a case

International Cricket Council will hold a series of meetings from March 27-29 and the dates for these meetings had been fixed in August 2019. Also, the concerned persons were informed about the meetings in advance. Since preparations have been made, there is little chances of ICC accepting BCCI’s request of change of dates.

Options for BCCI

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