Daily Archives: April 5, 2017

10th edition of IPL off to perfect start

Hyderabad, April 5: The 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) had a perfect start at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on...

S. Korea thrash India 10-0 in women’s football Asian Cup qualifier

Pyongyang, April 5: India were handed out a 10-0 thrashing at the hands of South Korea in Group B of 2018 Asian Football Confederation...

Jayant Yadav says Champions Trophy too far to think about

New Delhi, April 5: With most of the India cricketers, especially the discarded ones counting on the Indian Premier League (IPL) to make it...

RCB elect to field against SRH in IPL-10 opener

Hyderabad, April 5: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) stand-in skipper Shane Watson won the toss and elected to field against defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in...

Nearly 212,000 tickets sold for 2017 Confed Cup in Russia

Moscow, April 5:  Up to 212,000 tickets for matches of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia have been sold as of Wednesday, the...

European football chief says no to Super League

Helsinki, April 5: Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) President Aleksander Ceferin on Wednesday strongly opposed the idea that the best clubs in Europe...

Russian synchronised swimming legend Ishchenko retires

Moscow, April 5: Russias legendary five-time Olympic Champion in synchronised swimming Natalia Ishchenko has announced her retirement, her Coach Tatiana Danchenko said on Wednesday.Besides...

No Kohli in Stokes’ Dream Cricket XI

New Delhi, April 5: Despite hitting a purple patch, India skipper Virat Kohli failed to find a spot in England all-rounder Ben Stokes' "Dream...

UEFA president advocates promoting financial fair play policy, solidarity

Helsinki, April 5: Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) President Aleksander Ceferin on Wednesday said the organisation does not aim to accumulate wealth.Slovenian Ceferin...

Sri Lanka team penalised for slow over rate

Colombo, April 5: Sri Lanka skipper Upul Tharanga was on Wednesday penalised 20 percent of his match fees for maintaining a slow over rate...

Kohli is Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World

New Delhi, April 5: India skipper Virat Kohli was on Wednesday named the 'Leading Cricketer in the World' for 2016 by this year's edition...

SC’s liquor ban will cause job losses, hit tourism: Hospitality body

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court ban on liquor sale within 500 metres on either side of national and state highways will...

Rajnath thanks AIIMS doctors for CRPF commander’s recovery

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday thanked the doctors at the AIIMS for the recovery of CRPF commandant...

Centre proposes duty-free import of 500,000 tonnes of sugar

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday proposed allowing duty-free import of 500,000 tonnes of raw sugar until June 12, following estimates...

Cloud compute services market to hit $68.4 bn in 2020

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Global Cloud compute services market is expected to grow from $23.3 billion in 2016 to reach $68.4 billion in...

No need to worry about IS in India: Rajnath

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday assured that there is no need for Indians to be concerned about Islamic...

Till 2019 Tata Motors to focus on domestic market

Chennai, April 5 (IANS) Tata Motors Ltd will focus on the domestic market, fill up the gaps in the product portfolio with new models,...

Not possible to copy all security features of new notes: Rijiju

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said it was not possible for forgers to...

Indian ship to provide surveillance support in Indian Ocean

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Indian Naval Ship Shardul is on a two-month deployment in the south Indian Ocean with an aim to provide...

Faisal always helps me improvise my scenes: Jhinal Belani

Mumbai, April 5 : Gujarati actress Jhinal Belani, who is seen in the Hindi comedy show "Har Mard Ka Dard", says her co-star Faisal...

Do not claim Ram Navmi as your exclusive matter, Mamata tells BJP

Bankura (West Bengal), April 5 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the BJP, on a day when the RSS and its right wing affiliates held...

Sena threatens ruckus if flying ban issue not addressed

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Shiv Sena will create a ruckus if the issue of a flying ban on party MP Ravindra Gaikwad is...

Modi made 56 foreign visits as PM

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made 56 foreign visits since assuming charge in May 2014, Parliament was informed on...

Kejriwal questions EC’s insistence on EVMs

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday questioned the Election Commission's insistence on the use of EVMs and said...

Himachal CM approaches SC against Delhi HC order

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High...

India has never used me against China: Dalai Lama

Bomdila (Arunachal Pradesh), April 5 (IANS) Amid Beijing's strident protests, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Wednesday said that India has never used...

Shivpal Yadav meets Yogi Adityanath, triggers speculation

Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Shivpal Singh Yadav, who was sidelined in the party and government by nephew Akhilesh Yadav,...

Women prefer looks over other traits in men

New York, April 5 : While looking for a potential partner, women are likely to choose men who are physically attractive, no matter how...

IPL & Twitter celebrate season 10 by launching exclusive Player Emojis

Mumbai, April 5: The Indian Premier League (IPL) and social networking site Twitter have come together to unveil an Indian and cricketing-world first by...

Sunrisers Hyderabad rope in Nerolac as helmet sponsor

Hyderabad, April 5: Paint company Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd (KNPL) announced its association with Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise as 'Official Sponsor for the 10th edition...

Ghana readies for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Accra, April 5: The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has officially launched the country's participation in the 2018 Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold...

Iran to compete in Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship

Tehran, April 5: Iran will be playing in Pool D of the 2017 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship slated for August 9-17 in Manila.The Iranian...

Iulia Vantur has Bollywood mainstream voice, says Himesh

Mumbai, April 5 : Singer-composer-actor Himesh Reshammiya, who teamed up with Iulia Vantur for his latest album "Aap Se Mausiiquii", says she has a...

Spanish football club signs pact to coach Chinese players

Madrid, April 5: Spanish second division side UCAM Murcia have signed an agreement which will see them welcome talented Chinese youngsters into their youth...

Cash cruch forces England to withdraw from Sudirman Cup

London, April 5: England have been forced to withdraw from the 2017 Sudirman Cup world mixed team badminton championships due to government funding cuts."It...

Delaying womens’ marriages may boost kid’s well being

London, April 5 (IANS) Reducing child marriages and delaying the marriage of younger women in India may have significant results in improving child health...

Tata firm commissions 100 MW wind farm in Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), India's largest renewable energy company, on Wednesday announced commissioning of its 100 MW wind...

Six terror suspects detained in Russia

Moscow, April 5 (IANS) At least six Central Asian nationals were detained on Wednesday in St. Petersburg for recruiting individuals for terror related crimes...

Tottenham midfielder Winks out for rest of season

London, April 5: Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that midfielder Harry Winks will miss the rest of the English football season due to a left...

IS calls Trump ‘idiot’ in message

Washington, April 5 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group in a new audio released has used for US President Donald Trump an Arabic...

Saina, Sindhu toppled in Malaysia Open 1st Round

Kuching (Malaysia), April 5: Indian star shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal suffered setbacks in the opening round of the Malaysia Open Superseries Premier,...

Kabul municipality hires women street cleaners

Kabul, April 5 (IANS) Kabul municipality has hired 170 women to clean the streets in the densely populated city, the media reported on Wednesday.This...

G.V. Prakash in Tamil remake of ‘Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada’

Chennai, April 5 : Actor-composer G.V. Prakash Kumar has confirmed he will star in the yet-untitled Tamil remake of last year's Telugu horror hit...

Appiah named new Ghana coach

Accra, April 5: The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced that James Kwesi Appiah will be the new head coach of the men's national...

One killed in Iran quake

Tehran, April 5 (IANS) One person was killed and four injured as an earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter Scale hit Khorasan Razavi province...
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