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IPL-2021-Schedule

No Home Matches For Teams In IPL 2021 Season

The IPL 2021 will start on April 9 and conclude on May 30. And the matches will be played in six venues but no team will play at home ground.

IPL venues

Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai are the venues where IPL matches will be played. Mumbai has been included in the list of venues despite the city witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases. But the matches will be played behind closed doors for added safety of the players. The final match will be played at the Nardendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on May 30.

The opening fixture of IPL

The first match of IPL season 2021 will be played in Chennai on April 9. It will be between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Total matches of IPL

IPL season 2021 will host a total of 56 matches out of which Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata & Bengaluru will host 10 matches each while Ahmedabad and Delhi will host 8 matches each. During the league states, all the teams will play at 4 out of 6 venues and all the venues … Read the rest

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US Will Raise $600 Billion For India’s Energy Needs

Biden administration is committed to helping India with funding and technical knowhow to achieve its energy target, according to John Kerry, the special presidential envoy for climate. India will produce about 450 gigawatts of renewable power by 2030 at a cost of USD 600 billion.

How is US helping India in achieving is energy targets?

John Kerry said that US had set up a consortium of several countries willing to help India with funding and technology to achieve the ambitious goal. Kerry made the remark of India’s efforts towards the goal of renewable energy and the transition it needs to achieve the goal during a virtual Fireside Chat with former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at IHS CERAWeek, the world’s premier energy conference.

How will US help India in funding USD 600 billion?

Kerry said that he had been working with major investment houses and asset managers in their country to try to determine how much private sector capital could be directed in the right place so that they could make that transition faster. He further said that India was dedicated on the idea of creating … Read the rest

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SpaceX Starts Starlink Satellite Internet Trial In India At $99

SpaceX has started superfast internet service Starlink in India at a price of $99, roughly about Rs 7,000 in Indian currency. The company has started taking pre-bookings for the service on its website.

How to book Starlink internet service?

Available to a limited number of users, SpaceX will fulfill the orders on a first-come-first-serve basis. People are asked to check availability of service in their areas with the help of postal codes. Interested users can pre-book orders by paying the requisite amount that is refundable.

When will SpaceX start its services officially in India?

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk-led superfast internet service Starlink will take off in India in 2022 with the help of SpaceX satellites that company is launching in the orbit. Elon Musk has plans to provide high-speed internet services at an affordable price to remotest areas of the globe.

Facts about Starlink internet services

The official website of the company states that it will continue working towards near global coverage in 2021. The company is launching satellites that will improve the coverage and speed of its services dramatically in the coming … Read the rest

Motera-Stadium

Why Should India Bat First In Motera Stadium?

India will play its third test against England at Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad. India is playing 4-test series with England. The first two matches of the series were played in M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. India lost the first test but won the second match with 317 runs.

Motera Stadium

It is a newly built stadium and it is the first match of the stadium. It will be a day-night match played with a pink ball. The stadium has a capacity of over 110,000 audiences.

How is the pitch at Motera Stadium?

The pitch is expected to help fast bowlers as the match will be played with a pink ball and curators leave much grass on the pitch to maintain shine of the ball. Also, dew could play a crucial role in giving speed to ball. Since it is a day-night match, dew is expected to be on the pitch late in the evening. Curators have cleaned the pitch a day before the match.

How is the environment in Ahmedabad?

The match will start at 2:30 PM but then the temperature could be around 33-34 degree … Read the rest

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What Is The Real Figure Of Chinese Casualties In Galwan Clash?

China accepts that five of its army officers were killed in Galwan Valley clash with Indian army. Also, it honored those soldiers. They are Qi Fabao, the regimental commander from the PLA Xinjiang Military Command, Chen Hongjun, Chen Xiangrong, Xiao Siyuan and Wang Zhuoran.

Why China took a long time in accepting human loss in Galwan Valley clash?

The clash took between Indian army and China’s PLA when the latter prevented the Indian soldiers from accessing Indian points. In the clash, the Chinese soldiers brought medieval-styled weapons. India lost 20 brave soldiers including Colonel Santosh Babu, the Commanding Officer of 16 Bihar in the clash. But China denied losing any human life in that fight.

Qian Feng, director of the research department at the National Strategy Institute at Tsinghua University said while giving a reason for delay in accepting human loss by China is that it wanted to refute previous disinformation that stated China suffered greater casualties than India.

Who first reported Chinese casualties?

The Northern Army Commander of India gave a figure of 45 soldiers that were killed in the Galwan clash with Indian … Read the rest

US Recognizes India Emergence As A Global Power

Indo-US relations touched a new high on Tuesday when the US State Department spokesperson Ned Price termed India “one of the most important partners in the Indo-Pacific region”.

What did US say about its relations with India?

The Biden administration said that the US welcomes India’s emergence as a global power. Also, that it recognized India’s role as a net security provider in the region.

Ned Price further highlighted the Indo-US relations by saying that both the countries cooperate on a wide range of issues related to defense, non-proliferation, regional cooperation in the region, counter-terrorism, peacekeeping, environment, health, education, technology, agriculture, space and oceans. Price said that the list of areas is exhaustive.

US on India’s tenure at UNSC

The Biden administration said that the US welcomed India’s tenure at the security council as a non-permanent member. Price said that the US remained the highest trading partner of India in 2019 when the total bilateral trade of the both the countries touched USD 146 billion mark.

Secretary Blinken talked to Jaishankar

The US Secretary talked to his Indian counterpart Jaishankar … Read the rest