Daily Archives: April 3, 2017

Bengaluru FC aim to continue winning run in AFC Cup against Maziya

Male (Maldives) April 3: Bengaluru FC will be up against a new-look Maziya S&RC side and humid weather conditions when the sides, stacked together...

India needs to play Middle East football nations, says Prasanta Banerjee

Kolkata, April 3: Former India and Mohun Bagan midfielder Prasanta Banerjee, who is now part of All India Football Federation (AIFF)'s rejigged technical committee,...

Sania-Barbora lose Miami Open final

Miami, April 3: India's Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic were upset by the Canadian-Chinese pair Gabriela Dabrowski and...

Afghans Rashid, Nabi hope to extract maximum experience from IPL

Hyderabad, April 3: Afghanistan's all-rounder Mohammad Nabi and leg-spinner Rashid Khan are aiming to make the most of the opportunities during their stint with...

Thrashed 12-0, Spanish club fears match-fixing

Elda (Spain), April 3: A third-tier Spanish football team was shaken on Monday by allegations that several of its players had been involved in...

Bentancur undergoes medical ahead of proposed move to Juventus

Turin, April 3: Juventus have announced that Boca Juniors young midfielder Rodrigo Bentancu on Monday underwent his medical here ahead of a "proposed move"...

Leverkusen winger Brandt’s father denies Bayern Munich switch report

Berlin, April 3: Bayer Leverkusen winger Julian Brandt's father has rubbished a media report that the Germany footballer has agreed terms to join Bayern...

Gabriel, Walton back for Windies ODIs vs Pakistan

Georgetown (Guyana), April 3: The West Indies have included fast bowler Shannon Gabriel and wicketkeeper Chadwick Walton while leaving out Carlos and Kraigg Brathwaite...

Tremendous improvement in Sindhu’s game overall

If a week is a long time in politics, three years is an eternity in an energy-sapping sport like badminton. Saina Nehwal beat 18-year-old...

Grandhomme replaces banned Russell in KKR squad for IPL 10

Kolkata, April 3: New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme was on Monday named as replacement for West Indian Andre Russell in the Kolkata Knight...

Thousands run to mark launch of fitness centre in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, April 3 (IANS) Over a thousand fitness enthusiasts took to the streets to mark the relaunch of the Cult Tribe fitness centre here...

Not happy with Bangladesh Premier League schedule: Abahani Dhaka coach

Kolkata, April 3: Bangladesh football side Abahani Limited Dhaka's Croatian coach Drago Mamic on Monday said he has suggested to the country's authorities to...

Mohun Bagan eye win in AFC Cup group clash vs Abahani Dhaka

Kolkata, April 3: High on confidence after their resounding 3-0 win over I-League defending champions Bengaluru FC, Mohun Bagan will look to register their...

Federer at fourth spot in ATP rankings

Madrid, April 3: Swiss great Roger Federer has jumped to fourth place in the mens' Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released...

Johanna Konta breaks into WTA top 10 rankings

Madrid, April 3: British tennis player Johanna Konta has forayed into the top 10 in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) world rankings, released on...

IAAF becomes latest target for hacker ‘Fancy Bears’

Paris, April 3: The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Monday declared a potential threat by a network hacker named "Fancy Bears" to...

Indian dhow with 11 crew hijacked by Somali pirates

Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) An Indian Dhow with 11 crew members on board has been hijacked by Somali pirates, an sailor's union official said...

Nothing wrong with eggs produced in Bengal: Mamata

Kharagpur (West Bengal), April 3 (IANS) Allaying fears of the public over the "artificial eggs" issue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday...

Pope Francis to visit Cairo

Vatican City, April 3 (IANS) Pope Francis will pay an official visit to Egypt this month, as he will take part in an international...

Vir Das’s Netflix show to be out on April 25

Mumbai, April 3 : Indian actor-comedian Vir Das's Netflix special show titled "Abroad Understanding" will release on the streaming media and video on demand...

Cisco, RVCE launch ‘Centre of Excellence’ in IoT

Bengaluru, April 3 (IANS) Global networking giant Cisco and RV College of Engineering (RVCE) on Monday announced the launch of a Centre of Excellence...

Playback singers can’t be replaced by actors: Parineeti Chopra

Mumbai, April 3 : Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra, who has lent her voice for a song in her upcoming film "Meri Pyaari Bindu", says...

Urine ‘sniffing’ test could replace prostate biopsies

New York, April 3 (IANS) A test that "smells" prostate cancer from urine samples could soon help prevent unnecessary biopsies to detect the onset...

Blast hits metro train in Russia

Moscow, April 3 (IANS) An unspecified number of people were injured when a powerful explosion rocked a metro train in the Russian city of...

Google brings certified Developer Agency network to India

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) In a move to help developers create high-end quality apps, Google on Monday announced its second batch of certified...

Chandrababu Naidu’s son to hold Panchayat Raj, IT portfolios

Vijayawada, April 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's son Nara Lokesh, who was inducted into the state cabinet on Sunday, will...

SBI cuts base rate by 15 bps, with effect from April 1

Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Bringing cheer to customers who have raised loans prior to April 1, 2016, the largest public lender State Bank of...

Sony introduces Xperia XZs with ‘Motion Eye’ camera

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Sony India on Monday launched its new flagship smartphone Xperia XZs at Rs 49,990 that comes with "Motion Eye"...

‘Iran concerned over Raheel as head of Saudi-led military alliance’

Tehran, April 3 (IANS) Iran has expressed its reservations regarding the appointment of former Pakistan Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif (Retd.) as head of...

War forces Afghan kids to work on streets

Kabul, April 3 (IANS) It might be inconceivable in some countries, but in insurgency-plagued Afghanistan, it is common for young children of war victims...

African envoys threaten to take attack issue to Human Rights Council, demand visible deterring...

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) African Heads of Mission have strongly condemned last week's attack on Nigerian nationals in Greater Noida, calling it "xenophobic...

India to help Afghanistan build WTO research centre

Kabul, April 3 (IANS) India has promised to provide technical assistance to Afghanistan to build a research and training centre for the World Trade...

DAC likely to discuss buying S-400 missile system

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A Defence Acquisition Council meeting to be held here on Monday is likely to discuss acquisition of S-400 missile...

Six troopers, girl injured in Kashmir attack

Srinagar, April 3 (IANS) Six CRPF troopers and a girl were injured when militants attacked a security force party on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in...

IISc, IIM-Ahmedabad top NIRF rankings

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Science at Bengaluru in Karnataka is the No.1 higher educational institute in the country as...

Napoli, Juventus play 1-1 draw in Serie A

Naples, April 3: Napoli dominated five-time defending champions Juventus but couldn't force a winner as they played out a 1-1 draw in a high-octane...

Alleging EVM tampering, Kejriwal wants Delhi polls postponed

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Alleging again that EVMs can be tampered with, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday demanded that Delhi's civic polls...

Heavy rain, snowfall, hailstorm likely in J&K

Srinagar, April 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir is likely to experience inclement weather conditions, including heavy rain, snow and hailstorm, during the next three...

Goa tourism industry worried, liquor traders bank on CM’s assurance

Panaji, April 3 (IANS) The now deemed illegal liquor outlets, located less than 500 metres from national highways in Goa have downed their shutters...

Fashion police bothers Amyra Dastur

New Delhi, April 3 : Actress Amyra Dastur says she likes to experiment with her style, but doesn't appreciate fashion policing.Asked if the fashion...

Unitech directors’ police custody extended

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A court here on Monday extended till April 6 the police custody of real estate company Unitech's managing directors...

RIL earnings to grow at 10.5%, Jio to break-even by 2022: IIFL

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited's (RIL) standalone earnings are expected to grow at 10.5 per cent per annum through financial year...

Microsoft’s new programme to advance digital learning

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Advancing its efforts to digitally transform education in the country, Microsoft India on Monday rolled out #TeachYourChildren programme.Powered by...

Japan to install new surveillance cameras at airports

Tokyo, April 3 (IANS) The Japanese government on Monday announced that it would install new video surveillance cameras at several airports as part of...

‘Naam Shabana’ packs a punch at box office

Mumbai, April 3 : "Naam Shabana", which shows actress Taapsee Pannu throwing punches at the baddies and breaking their bones, has garnered box office...