Monthly Archives: March 2017

Juventus winger Pjaca sidelined for at least six months

Rome, March 31: Juventus said that young winger Marko Pjaca underwent surgery on his right knee on Friday here and the Croatian is expected...

Bayern coach Ancelotti says goalie Neuer will return for Madrid clash

Munich, March 31: Bayern Munich chief coach Carlo Ancelotti on Friday said that ace goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will return to play no later than...

Host Indonesia seeks 20,000 volunteers for 2018 Asian Games

Jakarta, March 31: Host Indonesia is looking for about 20,000 volunteers for the 18th Asian Games next year, the organising committee said here on...

No update on Umesh skipping first part of IPL, says KKR CEO

Kolkata, March 31:) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are yet to get an update on India pacer Umesh Yadav skipping the initial stages of the...

Manchester United, Real Madrid most valued football clubs, says KPMG

London, March 31: According to auditing giants KPMG, Real Madrid and Manchester United are the most valuable football clubs in the world.Both Manchester United...

Delhi Daredevils officially launch 2017 IPL campaign

New Delhi, March 31: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils (DD) on Friday officially launched their campaign for the upcoming edition of the...

Coach Streeder says Indian hockey team needs to improve defence

Bengaluru, March 31: India's hockey team's analytical coach Hans Streeder on Friday emphasised the importance of improving the team's defensive structure as it bids...

Neymar betrayed me, says Brazilian investment group chief

Rio de Janiero, March 31: Brazil and FC Barcelona star forward Neymar cannot be an example to children, founding partner of Brazilian investment group...

Miami Open: Kyrgios beats Zverev to face Federer in semis

Miami, March 31: Nick Kyrgios showed more evidence of his enormous potential in a three-set win over German fellow Alexander Zverev at the Miami...

Sindhu beats Saina to enter India Open semis

New Delhi, March 31: P.V. Sindhu got the better of Saina Nehwal in a riveting all-Indian quarter-final of the India Open World Superseries badminton...

Klopp blames hectic scheduling for Lallana’s injury

London, March 31: Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp on Friday said England and Liverpool international Adam Lallana's injury is not due to national team coach...

Indian postal supervisor in embezzlement case

DELRAN, NJ -- Amar D. Patel, from Delran, New Jersey, faces charges that he abused his position as a US Postal Service supervisor to...

Rice varsity award for Indian scientist

HOUSTON, TX -- Ashok Veeraraghavan, an Indian American professor at Rice University, and his research group received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award...

Indians’ gesture for US saviour

HOUSTON, TX -- A 24-year-old American, who took a bullet for an Indian engineer, has been honored as 'A True American Hero' by the...

Senator all praise for Indian talent

WASHINGTON, DC -- Indian talent is essential for the US to maintain its leadership in the field of innovation and research, a top Republican...

Indian teens shine at Brain Bee contest

SPRINGDALE, AR -- Indian American teenagers swept to victory this month at the USA Brain Bee Championship.Sojas Wagle, a 15-year-old sophomore at Springdale’s Har-Ber...

Indian jewelers jailed for credit card fraud

TRENTON, NJ -- Two owners of a Jersey City jewelry store have been sentenced in a $200-million international credit card fraud scheme, one of...

Parrikar thanks Digvijaya for letting him become CM

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday thanked Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for failing to cobble together a majority...

Chaos as crowds throng RBI to exchange old currency

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Hundreds thronged the RBI here with old demonetised notes to grab new ones on the last day of official...

Harikrishna, Giri draw at Shenzen chess tourney

Shenzhen (China), March 31: Indias Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna produced a creditable performance to earn a draw against top seed Anish Giri from the Netherlands...

Ashwin, Vijay set to miss IPL 10

New Delhi, March 31: India Test regulars Ravichandran Ashwin and Murali Vijay, who represent Rising Pune Supergiant and Kings XI Punjab respectively, will reportedly...

CBDT notifies simplified one-page ITR form

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified income-tax return forms (ITR forms), including a one-page simplified ITR...

FIFA completes internal investigation into alleged corruption

Zurich, March 31: World football governing body FIFA announced on Friday that it has completed the investigation it opened in June 2015, after the...

Bangladesh eye first away ODI series win over Sri lanka

Colombo, March 31: Bangladesh will be eyeing their first away series win when they take on Sri Lanka in the third and final One-Day...

Russia’s Olympic chief asks for stepping up national anti-doping work

Moscow, March 31: Russias fight against the use of performance enhancing drugs in sports must not be of a claptrap nature, Russian Olympic Committee...

Insomniac? This ancient ayurvedic herb may improve sleep

Tokyo, March 31 (IANS) Do you find it difficult to sleep or have poor asleep quality? Try Ashwagandha, an ancient Indian herb that is...

Deputy PM Mutko says Russia fully ready for hosting Confederations Cup

Moscow, March 31: Russia in in the highest level of preparedness for hosting football matches of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, the infrastructure is...

Blow for Sevilla as sporting director Monchi announces departure

Madrid, March 31: Sevilla football club has suffered a huge setback with the confirmation that the Director of Sport Ramon Rodriguez Verdejo, better known...

‘Bank-Chor’ to release in 16D, virtual reality

"Bank-Chor" has been designed with the next level of technology and immersive experiences where 16D helps activate all senses for a viewer in terms...

China confirms return of Kim Jong-nam’s body

Beijing, March 31 (IANS) China on Friday confirmed that the body of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of the North Korean leader, was flown back to...

Tillerson attends first NATO meeting

Brussels, March 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday attended his first NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels where he urged...

‘Naam Shabana’: All action sans conviction (IANS Review, Rating: **)

"Naam Shabana", a spin-off from the 2015 popular film "Baby", is purported to be an action thriller where Shabana Khan (Taapsee Pannu) is a...

Kiran Rao keen to make film on singer Gauhar Jaan

"Since a few years, I have been thinking of making a film on the life of Gauhar Jaan. I was trying to write the...

A transgender’s love story now on Indian TV

It will explore the story of Madhu, a transgender woman disowned by her father, read a statement from the channel.Talking about the role, Annie...

Xi-Trump meet to better ties: China

Beijing, March 31 (IANS) China hopes that the upcoming meeting between President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump will set the direction...

Rs 1.15 lakh cr more currency needed for optimal remonetisation: SBI

Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The RBI needs to print an additional Rs 1.15 lakh crore-worth of currency notes to reach a level of optimal...

Diljit, Dulquer, Shruti Haasan to endorse Gionee

 The three popular stars will be the face of the company's Selfiestan campaign targeting the tribe of selfie-lovers, the company announced on a day...

Advertising watchdog asks Airtel to withdraw TV commercial by April 11

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The advertising watchdog has asked Bharti Airtel to "modify appropriately or withdraw" the TV commercial and website advertisement by...

‘Naam Shabana’ to release in 37 foreign countries

 "It's rare that Indian films see the light of the day in non-traditional markets. With 'Naam Shabana', we are overwhelmed to have the film...

Tata Motors bets big on new generation cars, remains optimistic in FY18

Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors which achieved close to 20 per cent growth in its passenger car sales in the first...

SC bans hotels, restaurants along highways from serving liquor

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said hotels and restaurants falling within 500 metres on either side of the national...

Malaysian PM meets superstar Rajinikanth

"Just had a very warm and friendly meeting with Rajinikanth, the Tamil superstar, at his home," Razak tweeted on Friday.  He also shared a photo...

‘IH2 waste-to-fuel technology will be game changer’

Bengaluru, March 31 (IANS) The IH2 technology, which converts solid waste to hydrocarbons, will be a "game changer" that could help India become a...

Brain’s GPS also helps in forming new memories

New York, March 31 (IANS) The hippocampus and entorhinal cortex -- brain regions devoted to spatial navigation -- could be associated both with making...

‘Poorna’ gets tax exemption from Maharashtra

 "After getting tax exemption from Telangana, Karnataka and Delhi; I was fixated on getting tax exemption for 'Poorna' from Maharashtra because this is my...
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