England's new 100-ball cricket format could fashion a revolution in the sport similar to the Twenty20 form, feels former India batsman Yuvraj Singh. The success of T20 has led to the introduction of several other formats including T10. Asked about the evolution of cricket, the the two-time World Cup winner said The Hundred seemed like an exciting prospect."The new 100 ball format will be an exciting one. That could be close to a revolution like T20," said Yuvraj.The Hundred, starting in 2020, is a new tournament in England that aims to break away from the traditional county system.Close The teams will bat for 100 balls each with overs, normally consisting of six deliveries, lasting for 10 balls with bowlers either bowling five or 10 balls consecutively. related news India vs Bangladesh Test series: Kohli and co. stay in Indore for nets under lights Let's see how Prithvi shapes up post suspension: Rathour on batsman's reintegration The 37-year-old, who competed at the Global … [Read more...] about ‘The Hundred’ can cause a revolution like T20, feels Yuvraj
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Amol AgrawalThe Reserve Bank’s October 2019 policy review saw a senior journalist questioning to the Governor on the ongoing crisis in the NBFC sector and the recent failure of Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC).To this, the Governor said, “The points which you mentioned about the banking sector or cooperative banks or NBFCs, this is not within the purview of the MPC (Monetary Policy Committee). So, the MPC does not discuss these issues.”Close The RBI chief then went on to assure the house that the banking regulator has acted swiftly to resolve the ongoing troubles and one should not pay attention to rumours.Moneycontrol ContributorContributor|Moneycontrol News Rs 25K crore realty stress fund: Speedy, effective implementation would be keySC telecom verdict sends signal to companies that they cannot avoid paying government duesMountain of NPAs? Blame it on inter-corporate loansOne was startled to note that the MPC did not discuss the most troublesome issues … [Read more...] about Financial stability | RBI must reorient its goals and communication
It is time for India to stand up and have a movement of young people to connect them with jobs relevant for the future and equip them with marketable skills, UNICEF chief Henrietta H Fore said.UNICEF in collaboration with NITI Aayog recently launched an initiative YuWaah aimed at imparting skills among the youth and providing employment to more than 300 million young Indians.Noting that in India there is a need to create one million jobs every month, Fore said they hope YuWaa reaches every young person in the country.Close "We hope YuWaa will reach every young person in India. This is time for India to stand up. It is time for the world to stand up and India could have a movement among young people to connect them with jobs and livelihoods and education that is relevant for the future that will result in the world and the nation moving in the right direction," she told PTI in an interview. related news Odisha inks LoU with UNICEF to provide safe drinking water Policy | … [Read more...] about Time for movement of young people to connect them with future-relevant jobs: UNICEF chief
Q: Dear Dan: The Snuggie is everywhere. WTF?– Shruggie advertisement advertisement Dear Shruggie, if you think you’re bewildered about the Snuggie, consider the Chinese people who make a living producing them. (“I make blanket-ponchos for Americans who are too lazy to put on a sweater.”) By the way, did you see the new Snuggie designs unveiled at Fashion Week? Zebra, leopard, tie-dye, camouflage, etc. (“I make blanket-ponchos for Americans who want to look like a zebra.”) There’s even a Snuggie Pub Crawl, which seems like the best idea of the bunch. Here’s a theory you didn’t ask for: Infomercials are great at presenting unexpected solutions to unarticulated needs. You’ve probably had a Snuggiesque experience–lying on the couch and reading a book on a cold day, and you wrap a blanket around you, but it gets frustrating because you can’t hold the book AND keep your shoulders bundled up at the same time. … [Read more...] about The Snuggie Is Everywhere. WTF?
Established charities, such as the American Red Cross (#1), PETA (#2) and Greenpeace (#4), dominate the top 50 digital influencers in social cause, according to the The Digital Influence in Social Cause Report. The new report was released today by digital agency, Sparxoo, to explore how non-profits are utilizing the web to increase brand visibility, engage new audiences and spark social cause discussions. New entrants, such as Kiva (#3, founded in 2005) and Charity Water (#20, 2006) are gaining momentum by leveraging social technologies to engage and inspire new audiences. The study examines how charities are utilizing innovative business models such as crowdsourcing; how taking a firm stance and being provocative can build a loyal following; why health is taking center stage; and what new entrants are doing to build momentum for their cause. Over 1,000 data points were gathered from over 100 charities across several platforms to build a comprehensive list of the best-in-class … [Read more...] about REPORT: Digital Influence in Social Cause