HT said in an analysis earlier this week that temperatures in seven states, including Punjab, a major wheat grower, are at levels usually seen in mid-March. The states that could experience a heat wave are mostly in the northwest, in India’s main food plain, comprising Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Generally seen as a desert state, Rajasthan is a major grower of a variety of grains and oilseeds. It is most at risk of a heat wave, an official said. Madhya Pradesh, another major grower, is least threatened because the state’s wheat crop matures earlier than elsewhere.
Great Australia did it 🏆 They become #T20WorldCup Women’s champions for the sixth time! #AUSvSA |… https://t.co/cmUfLYKm9e — T20 World Cup (@T20WorldCup) 1677427356000NEW DELHI: Australia did it again. Instead, the Aussies recorded their second hat-trick of titles in the T20 World Cup. South Africa lost to Britten in the fifth over, who was made up halfway through by Tahila McGrath. One over later there was more misery for South Africa as skipper Sune Luus fell to 54 in 10.4 overs for 3 in 10.4 overs.29 days ago knownews
17-year-old Hrytsak was some 8,000 kilometers from her hometown of Dnipro, when her family was suddenly engulfed in war. Saveliev says the connections she’s made with ballet schools around the world since the 1990s put her in a unique position to help evacuate the young dancers from Ukraine once the Russian invasion began. “We emailed partner schools with a profile of the kids and said, ‘Guys, those are the young dancers and we need to get them out,'” she said. “Nobody understands the memo on how to put ballet students in the middle of the war, at least not me.”Hyrstak auditions for other ballet schools across the country, hoping to continue dancing on the international stage. “The ballet helped and supported me to get rid of this pain.”29 days ago knownews
Since finishing second in the 2017 ODI World Cup in England, women’s cricket in India has come a long way, winning the Asia Cup and taking home the first U19 Women’s T20 World Cup Trophy. However, more needs to be done to develop women’s cricket in the country. The upcoming Women’s Premier League (WPL), which kicks off on March 4, is expected to be another milestone in the growth of women’s cricket. The U19 Women’s T20 World Cup winning team also had several multi-skilled players including Gongadi Trisha, Sonam Yadav, Mannat Kashyap and Archana Devi. The think tank should follow Mithali’s suggestions if India hopes to shine in the 2024 Women’s T20 World Cup in Bangladesh and the 2025 Women’s ODI World Cup in India.29 days ago knownews
Thousands of Eurovision Song Contest tickets will be allocated to displaced Ukrainians living in the UK. As part of the UK’s commitment to honor Ukraine during the Eurovision Song Contest, around 3,000 tickets will be made available so that those who have to leave the country can attend the live shows. The money will support Liverpool City Council and the BBC’s collaboration with Ukrainian artists and performers to create a show “that celebrates music and how it unites people from around the world”. It also supports security and visa arrangements, as well as other operational aspects of the competition, and Liverpool City Council’s schools, community and volunteer programs. Those based in the UK through the Homes for Ukraine Scheme, Ukraine Family Scheme and Ukraine Extension Scheme can apply for Eurovision tickets.1 month ago knownews
We believe the BBC World Service is vital. the BBC World Service against harassment”. “Rutley said: “…Media freedom and freedom of expression are essential elements for robust democracies. The FCDO funds four BBC language services in India: Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi and Telugu. We believe it is essential for the BBC to have that independent voice and reassurance that it can continue its work.1 month ago knownews
“We intend to hold him to that,” Eastern Palestine Mayor Trent Conaway said Saturday night Facebook update. “We are working closely with environmental and health authorities in Ohio on the long-term plan to protect the environment and the community. Community members “want to know that we’re going to do the right thing for their community, and I’m determined to gain their trust,” he added. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre suggested Thursday that the needs in eastern Palestine are “much more extensive” than the assistance already being provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. “We understand that residents are concerned, as they should be, and that they have questions, which is all understandable.1 month ago knownews
In the country, violence due to terrorism in Kashmir, insurgencies in the northeast and left-wing extremism has declined by 80 percent under Narendra Modi’s government, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Explaining the three major goals of ‘Amrit Kaal’, the 25-year period culminating in the centenary of India’s independence, put forward by Prime Minister Modi, Shah said the first goal is to reduce the sacrifices of freedom fighters show for the current generation. Before the Modi administration, the country faced internal security challenges related to Kashmir, Northeast and left-wing extremism. “Today I can say that violence from terrorism in Kashmir, insurgencies in the northeast and left-wing extremism has decreased by 80 percent under the Modi government,” he said. Shah praised the contribution of the late Jawaharlal Darda in the fields of journalism and social work.1 month ago knownews