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IOC’s final technical visit to PyeongChang Tuesday-Wednesday

Seoul, Nov 20: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will undertake a final technical visit to PyeongChang, the host city of the 2018 Winter Olympics...

Manchester United announce Melitta as Club’s first official coffee partner

London, Nov 20: Manchester United and coffee brand Melitta have announced a multi-year partnership which will see the brand become the club's first official...

Two back-to-back series against India will be Lanka’s making: Pothas

Kolkata, Nov 20: Playing India home and away in the space of three months is going to make this new Sri Lankan side, coach...

Sevilla and Real Madrid prepare for decisive Champions League ties

Madrid, Nov 20: Sevilla and Real Madrid are in Champions League football action on Tuesday night with vital games in the penultimate round of...

It is not a long journey yet: Kohli after his 50th international ton

Kolkata, Nov 20: Fifty international hundreds in 10 years of top flight cricket have not in any way diminished India skipper Virat Kohlis hunger...

Don’t want to compare Sachin with Virat: Ganguly

Kolkata, Nov 20: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday did not want to compare Virat Kohli with batting great Sachin Tendulkar, saying the...

My hard work on fitness paying off: Bhuvneshwar

Kolkata, Nov 20: Upbeat after his eight wicket haul in the first Test against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here, India pacer Bhuvneshwar...

Shashi, Shamonova shine on Day 2 of women’s Youth Boxing Worlds

Guwahati, Nov 20: India started the second day of the AIBA Women's Youth World Championships on a grand note when Shashi Chopra, who recently...

Ranji Trophy: Victories for Gujarat, Kerala, Vidharba

Surat, Nov 20: In the sixth round, Gujarat spinner Siddharth Desai bagged a five-wicket haul to bowl out Rajasthan for 341 runs, helping the...

Pakistan’s anti-narcotics force foils drug smuggling attempt

Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of Pakistan has foiled an attempt to smuggle drugs from Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad.The ANF...

First Test: India vs Sri Lanka final scoreboard

Kolkata, Nov 20: Final scoreboard of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here on Monday.India 1st Innings...

West Bromwich sacks coach Tony Pulis

London, Nov 20: West Bromwich Albion on Monday announced that the club had parted ways with head coach Tony Pulis after a miserable losing...

Stand by Rs 10-crore offer for beheading Bhansali, says BJP leader

Gurugram, Nov 20 : Kunwar Surajpal Singh Ammu, a ruling BJP leader in Haryana, on Monday said he firmly stands by his announcement of...

‘Padmavati’ distorts history, will not release in MP: Chouhan

Bhopal, Nov 20 : In yet another blow to the makers of historical period drama "Padmavati", Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on...

Style is about the way you feel: Alia Bhatt

Mumbai, Nov 20 : Actress Alia Bhatt, known for making fashion statements at red carpet galas and for setting style trends through her movies,...

NIA takes over Kanpur principal’s murder case

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the murder of Kanpur-based retired junior high school principal Ramesh Babu...

We were fix-six overs short of victory: Rahul

Kolkata, Nov 20: India opener Lokesh Rahul on Monday rued the fact that India did not have five-six overs more, saying that would have...

Virat, Bhuvi shine as India narrowly miss splendid win vs Sri Lanka

Kolkata, Nov 20: Riding skipper Virat Kohli's superlative 50th international hundred, India came tantalisingly close to a victory but lack of time forced them...

Nadal continues to lead ATP rankings

Madrid, Nov 20: Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on...

Simona Halep leads WTA rankings

Madrid, Nov 20: Romanian tennis player Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, while Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza remained...

I choose to be optimistic: Shahid on ‘Padmavati’

Panaji, Nov 20 : Actor Shahid Kapoor, one of the three lead actors of "Padmavati", on Monday said he is confident that the historical...

Giggs to oversee Vietnamese youth football training

Hanoi (Vietnam), Nov 20: Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs on Monday attended the inaugural ceremony of Vietnam's youth football training centre under the promotion...

Technology helps children become smarter: Sachin Tendulkar

New Delhi, Nov 20: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has said technology has helped the current generation to grow smarter and more confident in comparison...

Alcis Sports name Shikar Dhawan as brand ambassador

New Delhi, Nov 20: Alcis Sports, an Indian brand, on Monday named cricketer Shikhar Dhawan as its brand ambassador.The Indian opener will initially be...

Shiva Keshavan qualifies for 2018 Winter Olympics

Innsbruck (Austria), Nov 20: Indian luger Shiva Keshavan qualified for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 after earning the necessary five points at the ongoing...

Bolt gives tips to Aussies on improving running between wickets

Sydney, Nov 20: Ahead of the upcoming five-match Ashes rubber, a group of Australia batsmen have turned to Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt to...

India narrowly miss win in Eden Test vs Sri Lanka

Kolkata, Nov 20: Virat Kohli authored a captains knock of 104 not out while Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned spectacular figures of 11-8-8-4 as India narrowly...

Nibble on cinnamon cookies, foxnuts for warmth

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) As the mercury levels drop and winter approaches, the bodys metabolism slows down to conserve energy and heat. Therefore,...

P.R. Dasmunsi: Brilliant organiser who rose during golden hour of student poli

Kolkata, Nov 20: Articulate and multifaceted, Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi was a master in political manoeuvring and the topmost leader of the youth brigade that...

Blood test may prevent liver damage due to paracetamol overdose

London, Nov 20 (IANS) A blood test may help people who overdose on paracetamol as it shows quickly if they are at risk of...

Virat shines with 50th international ton vs Sri Lanka

Kolkata, Nov 20: His status as the finest batsman in the world once again underlined, India skipper Virat Kohli smashed his 50th international century,...

India, China have no option but to live peacefully: Dalai Lama

Bhubaneswar, Nov 20 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday said India and China have no option except to live peacefully and...

Former Wimbledon champ Jana Novotna passes away

Prague, Nov 20: Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna passed away at her home in the Czech Republic on Monday following a long battle with...

A.R Rahman in hunt for singers to share stage with him

Chennai, Nov 20 : Double Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman is on a hunt for singers from Tamil Nadu who can sing with him on...

Tea report: Sri Lanka reduced to 8-2 in chase of 231

Kolkata, Nov 20: Sri Lanka were reeling at 8/2 chasing 231 for victory at tea on the final day of the opening Test against...

Ashes: Hazlewood is the best pacer in the world, claims Lyon

Brisbane, Nov 20: Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon has rated his teammate Josh Hazlewood as the best fast bowler in Test cricket today as he...

Winter session will be held, delays happened earlier too: Jaitley

Gandhinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) Countering opposition criticism, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the Winter Session of Parliament would "certainly" be held, adding...

AIFF vice-president, Bhutia mourn Dasmunsi’s death

Kolkata, Nov 20: All India Football Federation (AIFF) senior vice-president Subrata Dutta and former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia mourned the demise of ex-president Priya...

Farmers hold protest march, mock Parliament session in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Thousands of farmers from across the country held a protest march here on Monday and organised a 'Kisan Mukti...

Need to double number of operational satellites: ISRO chief

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) To meet the sky-rocketing domestic technology and knowledge-based demands, India's space agency needs to at least double the number...

Trying to resolve ‘Padmavati’ issue through dialogue: Prasoon

Panaji, Nov 20 : Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief Prasoon Joshi on Monday said the Board was trying to follow a process...

Sampdoria stun Juventus 3-2 in Serie A action

Genoa (Italy), Nov 20: Sampdoria shocked Serie A defending champions Juventus 3-2 in the 13th round of the Italian First Division football action here.Sampdoria's...

Sonia remembers Dasmunsi as ‘devout political activist’

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday condoled the death of former Union Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi and remembered him...

Valencia defeat Espanyol 2-0 in La Liga action

Barcelona, Nov 20: Valencia rose to the second spot in the Spanish La Liga football league after beating Espanyol 2-0 in the 12th round...

Honor 7X: Balancing classy look with strong internals

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) With the winter settling in, India's mid-range smartphone market is set to heat up more as Honor brings its...