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April 2, 2017

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 Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Sunday.The IPL, which will run from April 5 to May 21, will see…

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 said here on Sunday."We have quality bowlers in this team this…

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 place in the table from Atletico Madrid.The goalless draw extended Sevilla's failure to win for…

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 short walk and a jeep ride inside the tube.The tunnel, that connects Udhampur and…

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, grass has mainly served as feed for animals. But apart from that, grass can also be used as…

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 crops, causing them staggering losses.The rain stopped on Sunday for a few hours after a…

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 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average.Saturday's maximum temperature inched closer to…

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 Cup final victory, as they beat toughest rivals of the season AS Monaco…

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 Minister O.Panneerselvam, an official announced on Sunday."Raja Kannappan has decided to join…