Daily Archives: April 1, 2017

Lanka outplay Bangladesh to level ODI series

Colombo, April 1: Riding on some excellent fielding and steady bowling, Sri Lanka ended their six-match losing streak after beating Bangladesh by 70 runs...

India, Malaysia sign 7 agreements

New Delhi, April 1: India and Malaysia on Saturday signed seven agreements, including in the areas of civil aviation and human resources development, following...

EPL: Liverpool win Merseyside derby against Everton

Liverpool, April 1: Liverpool defeated Everton 3-1 in what was the 228th Merseyside football derby to jump to the third spot in the English...

P.V. Sindhu enters final of India Open

New Delhi, April 1: India's Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu defeated South Korean second seed Sung ji Hyun 21-18, 14-21, 21-14 in a women's...

Woman ‘hating Asians’ hits man with umbrella

QUEENS, NY -- A bus rider said she "hated Asians" before smacking another straphanger on the head with an umbrella in what the police...

OFBJP hails BJP wins in state polls

CHICAGO, IL – The Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP) celebrated the historic victory of BJP in the recently concluded elections in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra,...

CNN documentary angers Hindus

Chicago, IL -- The Hindu community of Midwest under the banner of Vishwa Hindu Parishad of North America Chicago (VHPA-Chicago) came out in large...

India-US Economic Partnership Forum

ATLANTA, GA – The Consulate General of India- Atlanta, in association with Tech Mahindra and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), organized an “India-US...

Kejriwal demands inquiry into ‘defective’ EVMs, paper trail for polls

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged the Election Commission to investigate cases of faulty EVMs to ascertain...

Parrikar should thank Gadkari for ‘MLA shopping’: Digvijaya

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday hit out at Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar over government formation in the...

Brazil’s jobless rate rises to record 13.2%

Brasilia, April 1 (IANS) Brazil's unemployment rate rose to a record high of 13.2 per cent in the quarter ending in February, as per...

Tamil Nadu gets Rs 2,014 cr central assistance

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The central government has released an amount of Rs 2,014.45 crore as financial assistance to Tamil Nadu affected by...

I’m unapologetic about my body, sexuality, says Swara Bhaskar

Swara plays a performer in a village and her act is being hailed as a breakthrough projection of a woman's right to decide when...

China’s BeiDou to expand cooperation to Asia

Beijing, April 1 (IANS) China's home-grown BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) will expand its cooperation to Thailand and Sri Lanka, and then to the...

Chandigarh’s liquor business takes massive hit after SC order

Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) Losses running into millions of rupees, hundreds of skilled men and women losing their jobs, owners staring at an uncertain...

SRK calls Kiran Mazumdar Shaw a role model

On Friday, Shah Rukh had shared on Twitter that he has clocked 25 years since he came to Mumbai, and he credited the city...

Brand integration behind KKR’s new look training jersey, says CEO

Kolkata, April 1: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) CEO Venky Mysore said that the franchise has purposely tweaked its training jersey colours in tune with...

India looking at $2 bn funding from New Development Bank: Jaitley

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that India was looking at $2 billion loan from the New Development...

Kashmir Tulip Garden opens for visitors

Srinagar, April 1 (IANS) One of the major tourist attractions of Kashmir Valley and Asias largest Tulip Garden was opened for visitors on Saturday.Located...

Gayle pins hopes on Mills to fetch IPL crown for RCB

New Delhi, April 1: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have reached the summit clash of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on three occasions and ended...

Polling going on for Myanmar parliamentary by-elections

ArrayYangon, April 1 (IANS) Multi-party parliamentary by-elections began across Myanmar on Saturday morning with two million voters going to the polls to cast their...

Sania-Barbora enter Miami Open final

Miami, April 1: Sania Mirza and her partner Barbora Strycova fought off a strong challenge from Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-Jan to reach the...

Akhilesh humiliated me like no one, alleges Mulayam

Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) Differences between Samajwadi Party (SP) founder Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav came to the fore again on...

Yonex to produce racquets in India

New Delhi, April 1: With the popularity of badminton rising in India after the recent successes of the shuttlers in various international tournaments, leading...

Modi meets Malaysian PM

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak ahead of delegation-level talks here on Saturday."Honouring a shared...

Planning for next season with Arsenal, says Wenger

London, April 1: Turning a deaf ear to talk of him being removed as Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger said he is planning for the...

‘Sambo wrestling on right track to join Olympic programme’

Moscow, April 1: Efforts for the inclusion of Sambo wrestling in the Olympic Games are underway but the process would require some time, Russian...

Post merger, SBI begins operations as unified entity

Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, started functioning as unified entity from Saturday post merger of...

‘Naam Shabana’ gets Rs 5.12 crore opening in India

The figure was confirmed by the film's spokesperson.Co-starring Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Manoj Bajpayee, Danny Denzongpa and Prithviraj Sukumaran, the Shivam Nair directorial released...

Never intended to be a hero, but a credible actor: Manoj Bajpayee

Asked if he ever tried to create a screen image, Manoj told IANS in an interview here: "No, I never did... Because that was...

Neeraj Pandey thanks Bappi Lahiri for ‘Zubi zubi’

The film features a scene in which actress Taapsee Pannu's onscreen role Shabana is seen visiting a nightclub while on a mission as a...

Ram Charan starts shooting for Sukumar’s film

"Landed in Rajahmundry! All set to roll my next with Sukumar," Ram Charan wrote on his Facebook page. After playing a suave khaki-clad hero in...

Sunil reckons top 3 ranking a realistic goal for Indian hockey team

Bengaluru, April 1: Experienced India forward S.V. Sunil has urged his teammates to continue their improvements as he reckons that earning a top three...

Injured Woods to miss next week’s Masters

Georgia (USA) April 1: Not putting a timetable on his return, four-time champion Tiger Woods confirmed he will not be fit for next week's...

Federer to play 23rd final with Nadal at Miami Open

Miami, April 1: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will play their 23rd final on Sunday after they defeated Australia's Nick Kyrgios and Italy's Fabio...

Late comeback lifts Espanyol over Real Betis

Cornella de Llobregat (Spain), April 1: RCD Espanyol scored a pair of goals in the final three minutes to post a 2-1 victory over...

Kenyan marathoner Makau targets World record in Berlin

Nairobi, April 1: Former World marathon record holder Patrick Makau of Kenya believes it will take time before the current generation of athletes runs...

Real Madrid, Barcelona back in action after international break

Madrid, April 1: Spanish football league leaders Real Madrid and second placed FC Barcelona will be back in action after the international break on...

Kohli’s return to be known in second week of April

New Delhi, April 1: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will have to wait for at least the second week of April to get their injured...

I want to win Ballon d’Or someday, says Neymar

Barcelona, April 1: FC Barcelona striker Neymar da Silva Santos Jr has expressed a desire to win the Ballon d'Or one day, adding that...

Ghana searching for new national team coach

Accra, April 1: The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has started interviewing coaches shortlisted for the vacant slot of senior national team coach.Reports in the...

Russia’s Medvedeva retains world title in figure skating

Helsinki, April 1: Russia's defending champion Evgenia Medvedeva has retained her world title and set new record scores at the 2017 World Figure Skating...

Goa forms committee for FIFA U-17 WC preparations

Panaji, April 1: The Goa government on Saturday formed a high-level steering committee to hasten decision-making in setting up infrastructure for the upcoming FIFA...

Belt and Road initiative ‘win-win for everyone’: Pakistani envoy

United Nations, April 1 (IANS) China's Belt and Road Initiative is a "win-win for everybody" as it connects "hearts" in countries along with the...

3 more militants killed in Bangladesh anti-terror raid

Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) Three more bodies of militants were found on Saturday after the police in the country's northeastern region stormed the second...
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