Covid live: US crosses 200,000 virus deaths

India's coronavirus tally crossed the 55-lakh mark on Tuesday on account of 75,083 new cases in the last 24 hours. Death toll from the virus in India has increased by 1,053 to reach 88,935, as per the latest updates. Stay with TOI for live updates

India, Australia to kick off naval drill in Indian Ocean in signal to China

India is set to kick off a two-day naval exercise with Australia in the eastern Indian Ocean, in what constitutes some additional strategic signaling after similar exercises with the US and Japan in the region amid the ongoing military confrontation with China in Ladakh. The exercise will be held on Wednesday and Thursday.

IPL: Samson leads Royals to 16-run win over CSK

An evening like the one in Sharjah on Tuesday makes you wonder why Sanju Samson hasn't played more than four T20 internationals for India. Against a strong Chennai Super Kings (CSK) unit, Samson enthralled with an innings of 74 from just 32 balls to help Rajasthan Royals (RR) reach a commanding 216 for 7 from 20 overs. The total was more than enough as Royals opened their account with a 16-run victory.

A $50 phone is Mukesh Ambani's new weapon

Reliance Industries Ltd is in talks with domestic assemblers to make a version of its Jio phone that would run on Google’s Android and cost about Rs 4,000 ($54), said the people, asking not to be identified since the plans are private. The inexpensive phones will be marketed with low-cost wireless plans from Reliance Jio, the parent company’s carrier, they said.