Daily Archives: April 2, 2017

Sindhu conquers Marin to bag maiden India Open title

New Delhi, April 2: India's Olympic 2016 silver medallist P.V. Sindhu overcame her Rio Games conqueror Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games to...

BCCI announces IPL knockout venues

New Delhi, April 2: Hyderabad will host the final of the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Board of Control for...

Mortaza suspended for one ODI for slow over-rate offence

Colombo, April 2: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza was on Sunday suspended for a match and fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while...

Pathan backs KKR bowling line-up

Kolkata, April 2: Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) strength in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season will be their bowling, long-serving all-rounder Yusuf Pathan...

Sevilla draws 0-0 against Gijon in La Liga

Seville (Spain), April 2: Sevilla played a goalless draw against Sporting Gijon in La Liga on Sunday and thus failed to regain the third...

Modi supported my government during difficult time: Mufti

Udhampur, April 2 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for supporting her government during...

Lalu demands high-level inquiry into tampering of EVMs

Patna, April 2 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday demanded a high-level inquiry into the alleged malfunctioning of EVMs during...

Four DU studnets chasing Smriti Irani’s car freed on bail

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The four Delhi University students who were arrested for chasing and overtaking Union Minster Smriti Irani's car here on...

CPI seeks Modi’s intervention in truckers’ strike

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Expressing concern at the ongoing strike by truck operators leading to price rise, the Communist Party of India (CPI)...

Ousted S.Korean President to be interrogated in jail

Seoul, April 2 (IANS) South Korean prosecutors will interrogate ousted President Park Geun-hye who is now in preventive detention over her alleged involvement in...

Himachal ministers reject demands for CM’s resignation over graft charges

Shimla, April 2 (IANS) Expressing solidarity with Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, against whom a chargesheet was filed in a Delhi court over...

Some Kashmiris throw rocks, others hew them to build tunnels: Modi

Udhampur, April 2 (IANS) While some Kashmiris were busy "throwing rocks" others were cutting through mountains to bring development to Jammu and Kashmir, Prime...

Skill development only way to create jobs: President

Deoghar (Jharkhand), April 2 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday stressed the importance of developing skills of youths to deal with unemployment and said...

Jaitley, Kamath discuss BRICS Bank’s India projects

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has discussed various issues at a meeting here with the New Development Bank (NDB) President...

BJD starts reviewing Odisha panchayat poll setback

Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) Following the setback in the recent panchayat polls, Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik on Sunday started interacting...

US-Israeli talks on settlement construction suspended

Jerusalem, April 2 (IANS) Talks between the United States and Israel over the construction of Jewish settlements in the occupied territories of the West...

14 held with scrapped notes of Rs 9.10 crore in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, April 2 (IANS) Fourteen persons, including son-in-law of former Karnataka Legislative Council Chairman Veeranna Mattikatti, were arrested on Saturday night with demonetised notes...

Tata Motors arm to sell made in India robot in Europe

Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Tata Motor's wholly owned subsidiary TAL Manufacturing on Sunday announced that BRABO -- the first Made-in-India robot -- has received...

Search underway for 22 crew members of S.Korean ship

Seoul, April 2 (IANS) Search and rescue efforts are underway to find 22 crew members of a South Korean ship that sank in the...

Two get death term for Bangladeshi blogger’s death

Dhaka, April 2 (IANS) The High Court here on Sunday confirmed the death sentence for two persons and different terms in jail for six...

PM Modi inaugurates Kashmir tunnel

Udhampur, April 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the state-of-art Chenani-Nashri tunnel -- the longest in India -- and took a...

West Indies beat Pakistan by seven wickets in third T20I

Port of Spain, April 2: Evin Lewis' scored a brilliant 91 as West Indies defeated Pakistan by seven wickets in the third Twenty20 International...

AIFF to launch new 4-nation Champions Cup football tourney

New Delhi, April 2: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Sunday announced the launch of a new invitational multi-continental Champions Cup competition in...

Winning EPL will be tough, says Chelsea manager Conte

London, April 2: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has warned his team that winning the English Premier League (EPL) will be tough following their loss...

Pakistan PM diagnosed with stone in kidney

Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been diagnosed with a small kidney stone, following a visit to a hospital in...

UK passport could turn dark blue after Brexit

London, April 2 (IANS) The UK passport could turn dark blue again after Brexit under a 490 million-pounds ($614 million) contract to redesign and...

Routine win against Malaga sees Atletico climb to third in La Liga

Madrid, April 2: Goals from Koke and Felipe Luis helped Atletico Madrid register a 2-0 win away over Malaga and jump to the third...

Efforts on to bring misguided youths to mainstream: Rijiju

Imphal, April 2 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said on Sunday efforts are on to bring the misguided youths...

Grass could power your future flight

London, April 2 (IANS) Researchers have developed a process to turn grass into biofuel that could one day be used to power aircraft."Until now,...

Morocco launches final stage of world largest solar plant

Rabat, April 2 (IANS) Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Saturday launched in the fourth and final stage of Noor Ouarzazate, the world's largest solar...

Kerala BJP fine with beef in absence of any ban

Thiruvananthapuram, April 2 (IANS) A senior Kerala BJP leader on Sunday said the party's state unit holds nothing against consumption of beef in the...

Fourteen cell phones seized from Baramulla sub-jail

Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Fourteen cell phones used illegally by inmates of the Baramulla sub-jail in north Kashmir were seized on Sunday, the state...

Cage farming of fish gaining popularity in Kerala

Kochi, April 2 (IANS) The case fish farming model is being widely popularied in Kerala largely due to the efforts of Kochi-headquartered Central Marine...

National rankings of higher education institutions on Monday

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The central government on Monday will release the second edition of India Rankings 2017 of the National Institutional Ranking...

Rain-hit farmers face staggering losses

Imphal, April 2 (IANS) Farmers in some northeastern states are suffering as the torrential rain and hailstorm in the past four days have destroyed...

Paraguay President sacks top officials after protests

Asuncion, April 2 (IANS) Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes has sacked the Interior Minister and the chief of police after Friday night's violent protests against...

Chinese swimmers shine at Diving World Series

Kazan (Russia), April 2: The Chinese diving "dream team" maintained their dominance at the FINA Diving World Series as they swept all the three...

India’s heartland sizzles as mercury soars

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) It was a hot and sunny Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.9...

Monchengladbach extend contract with sporting director Eberl

Berlin, April 2: German football club Borussia Monchengladbach has extended the contract with sporting director Max Eberl until June 2022.Eberl has been linked with...

PSG win fourth straight French League Cup

Lyon (France), April 2: Paris Saint-Germain's attacking trio of Edinson Cavani, Angel Di Maria and Julian Draxler shone in their fourth straight French League...

Ex-AIADMK minister to support Panneerselvam

Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Former AIADMK leader R.S. Raja Kannappan has decided to extend his support to the party's faction led by former Chief...

Accused in rape-murder of 5-year-old absconding: Police

Ghaziabad, April 2 (IANS) No arrests have been made so far in the rape-murder of a five-year-old girl in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh,...

We believed we could win the World Cup, says Gambhir

Kolkata, April 2: It was the belief in the dressing room that helped Gautam Gambhir settle his nerves after opener Virender Sehwag got out...

Himachal lacks mechanism to assess environmental impacts: CAG

Shimla, April 2 (IANS) The environmentally sensitive Himachal Pradesh that supports a fragile ecosystem lacks institutional mechanism to assess environmental impact of developmental and...

Chile midfielder Gutierrez joins Brazil’s Internacional on loan

Rio de Janeiro, April 2: Real Betis midfielder Felipe Gutierrez has joined Brazilian Serie A club Internacional on loan until the end of the...
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