Author Archives: State Observer

Injured Vernon Philander set to miss Boxing Day Test against Pakistan

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In a major blow to South Africa, seamer Vernon Philander is all set to miss the opening Test of the three-match series against Pakistan after suffering a hairline fracture on his right thumb. Recently, the 33-year-old returned to action after rehabilitation for a recurring ankle injury, which got aggravated during his side’s tour to Sri Lanka in July.   Philander’s absence ...

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Oman, Kuwait reach finals of ICC World Cup Asia Division 2 qualifier

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Oman and Kuwait have booked their places in the finals of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup Asia Division 2 qualifiers after winning their respective last-four clashes on Sunday. Oman, winners of Group A, faced Hong Kong, runners-up in Group B, at AIT, while Kuwait, winners of Group B, played against Qatar, runners-up in Group B at Terdthai Cricket ...

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Board agrees to further examine RBI governance framework in crucial meeting

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Mumbai: The crucial central board meeting of the Reserve Bank, the first under the new governor Shaktikanta Das, Friday agreed to discuss the governance framework of the central bank further. The meeting, which lasted for nearly four hours, also reviewed the current economic situation, both global and domestic challenges, matters relating to liquidity and credit delivery, and issues related to ...

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Top 5 gadgets that grabbed eyeballs in India in 2018

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New Delhi: From high-end tablets to powerful cameras, the year 2018 saw some cool gadgets arriving in India. Here are the top 5 picks from the lot. Apple Watch Series 4 Call it guardian of your health. If you are constantly worried about an elderly person in your family suffering a fall in the bathroom or in the garden, the ...

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Apple made false claims about iPhone X series, claims lawsuit

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San Francisco: A lawsuit filed in a US court has accused Apple of making false claims about the screen sizes and pixel counts of the displays in its iPhone X series, CNET reported. The suit filed on Friday in the District Court of Northern California alleges that the Cupertino, California-headquartered tech giant lied about the screen sizes of iPhone X, ...

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WPI inflation falls to 4.64% in November on softening food prices

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New Delhi: Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a three-month low of 4.64 percent in November, as prices of food articles, especially vegetables, softened. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation stood was 5.28 percent in October and 4.02 percent in November last year. According to the government data released Friday, food articles witnessed softening of prices with deflation at ...

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Rasm-e-Chehlum of Alhaj Chowdhary Salam celebrated at Kotranka

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SAJJAD POSWAL Kotranka: Rasm-e-Chehlum of Alhaj Chowdhary Salam Din celebrated at their residence Rehan of Subdistrict  kotranka. Thousands of people across the state attend Rasm-e-Chehlum. Many Islamic clerics attended the rasm and they recite Quran from early morning, clerics also addresses people on islamic issues. Molana Farooq Naeemi  Naqashbandi  asked  peoples to spend life on Islamic ways, to act upon ...

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