An Emotional Smriti Irani Visits Her First Home After 35 Years. Watch Video


New Delhi: 

TV producer Ekta Kapoor roped in Union Minister Smriti Irani as a part of her promotions for her new web series Home, which streams on ALTBalaji. Ekta Instagrammed three emotional videos of Ms Irani from her visit to her first home in Gurugram. The videos show Smriti Irani walking up to the society and meeting the residents, some of whom she recognises. She gets extremely emotional after seeing that her old home has been converted into a shop. “It is painful, tough and courageous to see a place you once called ‘Home’, now no longer there. But life is nothing more than a journey of bitter sweet memories,” Ekta captioned one of her posts. Smriti Irani also took a rickshaw ride to her favourite chaat shop and visited an old ration shop.

Let’s take a tour of Smriti Irani’s old home.

 

 

Smriti Irani also tweeted about it.

 

 

Smriti Irani and Ekta Kapoor have been friends for several years. The actress-turned-politician often appears on Ekta’s throwback posts on Instagram. Here are some:

 

 

 

 

Ekta Kapoor had launched Smriti Irani in her one of the most-successful shows Kyunkii…Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu, in which she played Tulsi. Hum Hain Kal Aaj Aur Kal, Thodi Si Zameen Thoda Sa Aasmaan and Virrudh are some of Smriti Irani’s other shows. She is married to businessman Zubin Irani. She is currently the Minister of Textiles.

Ekta Kapoor’s Home is a family drama, featuring Annu Kapoor, Supriya Pilgaonkar, Amol Parashar, Parikshit Sahni, Himani Shivpuri and others. It is directed by Habib Faisal.





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Smriti Mandhana, Bowlers Guide Indian Women’s Team To Easy Win vs Sri Lanka in 1st ODI


The Indian women’s cricket team served out a dominant performance to register a nine-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the opening One-day International (ODI) match on Tuesday at Galle. Winning the toss, Sri Lanka opted to bat and were bowled out for a paltry 98. Veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami returned with figures of 2/13 in eight overs, while Mansi Joshi, who returned to the squad after an injury layoff, was the pick of the bowlers as she returned with the figures of 3/16 in 6.1 overs.

India, in reply, overhauled the target in just 19.5 overs. Openers Smriti Mandhana (73*) and Punam Raut (24) strung together a 96-run partnership to help India reach the target without much trouble.

Smriti Mandhana, who had a brilliant outing with Western Storm in the Women’s Super League earlier this year, continued her fine form as she scored her 12th ODI fifty. While Smriti did most of the scoring, Punam Raut supported her well by rotating the strike.

With just four runs required for India to win the match, Inoka Ranaweera struck to dismiss Punam.

By virtue of this victory, India jumped one spot to No.5 in the ICC Women’s Championship table.

For Sri Lanka, only three batters were able to reach the double figure run mark. Chamari Atapattu (33 off 93 balls), Dilani Manodara (12 off 19 balls), Sripali Weerakkody (26 off 32 balls).

Chamari Atapattu stitched together a 29-run partnership with Weerakkody to steady the Sri Lankan innings but Deepti Sharma dismissed the Sri Lankan captain to break the partnership. Other than this, the 19-run stand between Atapattu and Dilani Manodara was the only glimmer of hope for the hosts.

The second ODI will be played at the same venue on September on 13.



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Village In Rahul Gandhi’s Amethi To Go Digital Tomorrow, Courtesy Smriti Irani


Smriti Irani is set to launch the “digital avatar” of the village in a ceremony on Saturday.

Amethi: 

A village in Rahul Gandhi’s Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh will go digital from September, with access to over 200 government services at the click of a mouse, courtesy Union Minister Smriti Irani.

The Pindara Thakur village in the Congress president’s constituency has been picked under the Digital India Programme of the government.

Smriti Irani is set to launch the “digital avatar” of the village in a ceremony on Saturday.

The minister has frequently visited the Gandhi family stronghold and has been pitched by the BJP as Mr Gandhi’s rival in the constituency. She contested the 2014 Lok Sabha election from Amethi but lost to Mr Gandhi by over one lakh votes.

A local official, Devi Dayal Verma, told the Press Trust of India that villagers of Pindara Thakur would be linked with Wi Fi Chaupal and may use 2 GB free data for 15 days to start with. Later, this service would be provided to them at cheaper rates.

The central minister will also inaugurate the ‘Digital India Banking Service’ at the head post office of Amethi in Amethi town to boost the payment services in post offices.





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Atal Bihari Vajpayee last rites at Smriti Sthal Today, see PHOTOS


खास बातें

  1. वाजपेयी की अंतिम यात्रा के लिए तैयारियां पूरी कर ली गई हैं
  2. तीनों सेना के जवान अटल जी के पार्थिव शरीर के साथ मौजूद रहेंगे
  3. दिल्ली पुलिस की जगह सेना ने अटल जी की अंतिम यात्रा की कमान संभाली है.

नई दिल्ली:

टिप्पणियां

अपने प्रिय नेता के अंतिम दर्शन के लिए सुबह से ही सैकड़ों की संख्या में लोग पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी के आवास पर पहुंच रहे हैं. नयी दिल्ली के लुटियंस जोन में कृष्णा मेनन मार्ग पर स्थित बंगला नंबर 6-ए के आसपास सुरक्षा का भारी बंदोबस्त है. पुलिस और यातायात पुलिस के साथ-साथ वहां अर्द्धसैनिक बलों के जवानों की भी तैनाती की गयी है. 6 कृष्ण मेनन मार्ग पर अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी की अंतिम यात्रा के लिए तैयारियां पूरी कर ली गई हैं. नौ सेना, वायु सेना, थल सेना के जवान अटल जी के पार्थिव शरीर के साथ मौजूद रहेंगे. बीजेपी राष्ट्रीय अध्यक्ष अमित शाह भी अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी के दिल्ली आवास पहुंच गए हैं. दिल्ली पुलिस की जगह सेना ने अटल जी की अंतिम यात्रा की कमान संभाली है. अटल जी की अंतिम यात्रा सेना के वाहन में निकाली जाएगी. 

 

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सेना के जिस वाहन में अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी के पार्थिव शरीर को उनको निवास से बीजेपी ऑफ़िस में लेकर जाया जायेगा. उसमें अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी के परिवार के लोगों के साथ पार्टी अध्यक्ष अमित शाह भी रहेंगे.  

 

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सुरक्षा अधिकारियों के मुताबिक, वाजपेयी के अंतिम दर्शन के लिए उनके आवास के दरवाजे सुबह करीब साढ़े सात बजे खोले गये. बाद में वाजपेयी का पार्थिव शरीर भारतीय जनता पार्टी के दीन दयाल उपाध्याय मार्ग स्थित नव-निर्मित मुख्यालय पर ले जाया जाएगा. ‘राष्ट्रीय स्मृति’ स्थल के लिए उनकी अंतिम यात्रा दोपहर एक बजे शुरू होगी.    

 

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लंबी बीमारी के बाद गुरुवार को एम्स में वाजपेयी का निधन हो गया. वह 93 वर्ष के थे. सुबह कृष्णा मेनन मार्ग पहुंचने वालों में शामिल 52 वर्षीय योगेश कुमार उत्तराखंड के उत्तरकाशी से अपने नेता के अंतिम दर्शन को आये हैं.    लोग पूरी रात यात्रा करके दिल्ली आये हैं ताकि अपने नेता को एक अंतिम बार देख सकें. कुमार का दावा है, ‘1984 में जब वाजपेयी जी गंगोत्री जाने के दौरान उत्तरकाशी में रूके थे, तब मैं उनसे मिला था. 1986 में वह फिर से उत्तरकाशी आये.’ कुमार अपने साथ याद के रूप में अपनी और वाजपेयी जी की तस्वीर लेकर आये हैं. उनका कहना है, मैं अपने साथ गंगोत्री से गंगाजल लेकर आया हूं. आशा करता हूं कि उन्हें अंतिम बार देख सकूंगा.    



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Smriti Mandhana Dubs This Legendary Cricketer As Her Inspiration


Smriti Mandhana made her debut for the Indian women’s cricket team in 2013. Since then, her performance has helped her develop into a key player in the national team in all the three formats. Mandhana on Tuesday revealed that former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara is the cricketer that she looks up to, when she undergoes a rough patch in her career. “(Kumar) Sangakkara sir, I was a huge fan of him, since the day I started to watch him on TV,” Mandhana told bcci.tv in an interview.

Sangakkara, who was also a left-handed batsman, has an average of 57.40 in Test cricket. “Whenever I don’t feel good about my batting, I go home and watch his clips,” Mandhana said.

Mandhana, who made her debut in the Women’s Cricket Super League this year, said that the T20 league will help her learn about other player ahead of the Women’s World T20 2018.

“I was really keen to play this league because I will be playing the same bowlers in the World Cup, and to play them beforehand will be a big thing,” she said.

Mandhana has notched up the scores of 48, 37, 52*, 43*, 102, 56 and 49 in her seven innings so far for Western Storm. She also scored her maiden T20 century in the process.

However, she said that she never expected herself to play this well in the tournament.

“I did not expect to bat this well in the tournament, I always wanted to come to this tournament to learn a few things that will help me in the World Cup, but year first T20 century is always special,” she said.

Mandhana is currently the leading run scorer in league with 387 runs. She leads Heather Knight, her captain at Storm, who has 250.



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नई दिल्ली. महिला टीम इंडिया की सलामी बल्लेबाज स्मृति मंधाना कीया सुपर लीग (केएसएल) टी20 लीग में शानदार परफॉर्म कर रही हैं. स्मृति की तूफानी पारी की बदौलत वेस्टर्न स्टॉर्म को लैंकशायर थंडर पर जबरदस्त जीत हासिल हुई. बता दें शुक्रवार को इंग्लैंड में चल रही केएसएल 2018 टूर्नामेंट के 21वें मैच में लैंकशायर को 76 रनों से हार मिली.  

वहीं, लंबे समय अंतराल बाद फॉर्म में आईं विस्फोटक बल्लेबाज स्मृति मंधाना ने इस मैच 2 छक्कों और 7 चौकों की मदद से 25 गेंदों में 49 रनों की पारी खेली. महज एक रन से स्मृति अपने अर्धशतक से चूक गईं.

स्मृति के रिकॉर्ड पर नजर
इंग्लैंड में खेले जा रहे केएसएल 2018 टूर्नामेंट में स्मृति मंधाना सबसे ज्यादा 387 रन बनाने वाली बल्लेबाज बन गई हें.  
इसके अलावा इस टूर्नामेंट की सभी महिला खिलाड़ियों में सबसे अधिक 21 छक्के लगाने वाली महिला बन गई हैं मंधाना.
KLS 2018 में स्मृति की बैटिंग एवरेज 77.40 और स्ट्राइक रेट 185.16 सर्वश्रेष्ठ है.
स्मृति के नाम केएसएल टूर्नामेंट में सबसे लंबी पारी खेलने का भी रिकॉर्ड है.  

करियर का पहला शतक भी ठोक चुकीं
भारतीय महिला क्रिकेट टीम की स्टार बल्लेबाज स्मृति मंधाना ने इंग्लैंड में 4 अगस्त अपने करियर का पहला टी-20 शतक ठोका था. मंधाना ने विमेंस क्रिकेट सुपर लीग मुकाबले में वेस्टर्न स्टार्म के लिए खेलते हुए 68 गेंदों पर 12 चौकों और चार छक्कों की मदद से 102 रन बनाए और अपनी टीम को आसान जीत दिलाई.

मंधाना की शानदार शतकीय पारी की बदौलत वेस्टर्न स्टार्म टीम ने लीग के 15वें मैच में लंकाशायर थंडर टीम को सात विकेट से हराया. पहले खेलते हुए लंकाशायर टीम ने 20 ओवरों में सात विकेट पर 153 रन बनाए और जवाब में खेलते हुए स्टार्म टीम ने 18.2 ओवरों में तीन विकेट के नुकसान पर 154 रन बनाकर जीत हासिल की थी.





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Smriti Mandhana Grabs Records In Women’s Super League


The 22-year-old cricketer has registered the scores of 48, 37, 52*, 43*, 102 and 56 in her first six innings of the tournament, making her a force to reckon with and shine alongside Heather Knight, Stafanie Taylor and Rachel Priest.

Apart from being the highest run-getter in the tournament, Mandhana has also achieved the following milestones.

Highest individual score of Women’s Super League in 2018 (102), highest batting average of the league in 2018 (85), fastest strike rate in 2018 (184), most boundaries (34) and sixes (19) in the league in 2018.

Mandhana, who is ranked 4th in the ICC Women’s ODI rankings for batters and ranked 13th in the ICC Women’s T20I rankings for batters, had also scored the fastest fifty of the tournament off 18 balls.

Talking about Mandhana’s fine form, Heather Knight said, “The team is full of confidence at the moment. The way we’re going about our cricket is really pleasing. The top of the order is obviously going very well, Smriti in particular.”

“Smriti’s just effortless. She’s so pleasing on the eye, keeps it simple and hits it straight. Everything is going her way at the moment, even those ones that fall into gaps,” Heather Knight further added.

Western Storm, the 2016 runners-up and 2017 champions, are joint table-toppers at the moment with Loughborough Lightning, who have also won five of their six games – like Western Storm – and in line to make the knockouts.





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Smriti Mandhana Smashes 60-Ball Century In Women’s Super League


India opener Smriti Mandhana continued her dream run with yet another stunning performance in the Women’s Cricket Super League, guiding her team Western Storm to a comfortable seven-wicket win against Lancashire Thunder with a 61-ball 102. Riding on Mandhana’s hundred, her first in T20s, which included 12 fours and four sixes, Storm chased down a target of 154 and moved level on points with leaders Loughborough Lightning.

Mandhana, who now averages 94 in the competition, has been in a tremendous run of form as she made contributions of 48, 37, 52 and 43 prior to Friday’s knock. With 282 runs in the competition, she is the highest run-getter in the tournament.

Earlier, Amy Satterthwaite had led the way for Thunder with a dominant 85 not out from 57 balls as they posted 153/7.

Despite losing Rachel Priest and England captain Heather Knight, Mandhana found an able partner in West Indies skipper Stafanie Taylor (33 not out) as the pair added 105 for the third wicket, rotating the strike sensibly and finding boundaries easy to come by against Thunder’s spin-heavy attack.

Mandhana’s ton ended a run of three successive victories for Thunder and extended Storms’ winning run to three.

Storm move on to face Yorkshire Diamonds at Scarborough on Sunday while Thunder are back at Old Trafford on Tuesday to face Surrey Stars.

Storm and Lightning now hold a six-point advantage over third-placed Thunder at the halfway point of the group stage.

Mandhana, who made her debut five years ago, has amassed 857 runs in 42 T20Is with the highest score of 76. Earlier in March this year, Mandhana smashed a half-century in 25 balls for India against England.



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