Daily Archives: April 6, 2017

Hardik Pandya’s fireworks take Mumbai Indians to 184/8 vs RPS

Pune, April 6: All-rounder Hardik Pandya's last-over heroics helped Mumbai Indians recover from a mediocre position to post a healthy 184/8 against Rising Pune...

Pacer Umesh would have been big advantage, says Gambhir

Rajkot, April 6: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Gautam Gambhir on Thursday admitted the unavailability of in-form pacer Umesh Yadav in the first two...

IPL-10: Dhoni trolls Pietersen but in vain

Pune, April 6: Friendly banters have always been a part and parcel of cricket and this time it was two former Rising Pune Supergiant...

Rankings are fickle measurement of one’s success, says Chhetri

Bengaluru, April 6: Bengaluru FC star striker Sunil Chhetri on Thursday said consistency is not just a fillip in FIFA rankings, which is what...

IPL-10: Pune Supergiant elect to field vs Mumbai Indians

Pune, April 6: Rising Pune Supergiant won the toss and elected the field against Mumbai Indians in the second match of the 2017 Indian...

Gujarat Lions partners Rooter app for IPL-10

New Delhi, April 6: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Gujarat Lions on Thursday partnered mobile sports application Rooter that has customised homepages, chat forums...

Misbah announces international retirement post West Indies series

Lahore, April 6: Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq on Thursday announced his retirement from international cricket after the end of the Test series in the...

Note ban will have positive impact in medium term: ADB

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) India's note ban will have a positive impact on the economy in the medium term as the banks' profitability...

Google.org announces $8.4 mn grant to four Indian NGOs

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Google's philanthropic arm Google.org on Thursday announced grants of $8.4 million to four Indian NGOs over the next two...

Keith Sequeira ‘shocked’ by snake on set

Actor Keith Sequeira got shocked when he saw a snake while shooting for an upcoming show in Karjat.The show, touted to be a 'royal...

Didn’t know there was a case against me: Rakhi Sawant

Mumbai, April 6 : Actress Rakhi Sawant on Thursday claimed she never knew a case had been filed against her for a remark she...

Syria confirms airstrike on IS depot containing chemical weapons

Damascus, April 6 (IANS) Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said on Thursday that the Syrian airstrike on the Islamic State-held town of Khan Sheikhoun...

Brazil returns to top in FIFA rankings

Madrid, April 6: Brazil's national football team on Thursday regained the top spot in the FIFA world rankings for the first time since 2010.Argentina...

‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ set to re-release in over 1000 screens

Mumbai, April 6 : The Hindi version of "Baahubali: The Beginning" is set for re-release in over 1000 screens on Friday, exactly two weeks...

Liquidity will be factor in Monetary Policy Review in April: RBI

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) The RBI on Thursday hinted that the fall out of demonetisation, whereby the banking system is flushed with liquidity adding...

Qualifying for Asian Cup is main goal now, says striker Jeje

Kolkata, April 6: India striker Jeje Lalpekhlua and right-back Pritam Kotal on Thursday said qualifying for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup 2019...

Data-friendly ‘Twitter Lite’ launched in India

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Twitter on Thursday introduced fast, data-friendly 'Twitter Lite' in India with Vodafone as its first global launch partner.'Twitter Lite'...

Can’t write anybody off in IPL: Ravi Shastri

New Delhi, April 6: Reacting to former India captain Sourav Ganguly's assertion that the Delhi Daredevils are one of the weaker sides in the...

Amazon to open sixth logistic hub in Spain

Madrid, April 6 (IANS) The global e-commerce giant Amazon announced on Thursday that it would be opening a new logistics hub in Barcelona that...

Women more powerful than men: Actor Darshan Kumaar

Mumbai, April 6 : Actor Darshan Kumaar, who has played pivotal roles in women-centric films like "Mary Kom", "NH10" and "Sarbjit", has no qualms...

‘Mutual funds attract more retail investors’

Chennai, April 6 (IANS) The mutual fund industry is attracting more retail investors and it has become more relevant for Indians, said the Managing...

New chapter has started: Javed Akhtar on revamped IPRS

Mumbai, April 6 : Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, who has been elected as the Chairman of the revamped Indian Performing Right Society Ltd (IPRS),...

Toyota Kirloskar recalls 23,157 Corolla Altis

Chennai, April 6 (IANS) Car maker Toyota Kirloskar Motor on Thursday said it is recalling 23,157 units of Corolla Altis over their faulty airbags."23,157...

Show your cards on Syria, Russia tells Trump

Moscow, April 6 (IANS) Russia on Thursday challenged US President Donald Trump to set out his strategy on Syria after he declared that an...

Music is important for environment too: Ayaan, Amaan

New Delhi, April 6 : Sarod players Ayaan and Amaan Ali Bangash feel music is important for the environment too.The sons of legendary sarod...

Events like Champions Trophy dilute bigger events, says Shastri

New Delhi, April 6: Reiterating his stance on scrapping the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy, former Team India director Ravi Shastri on Thursday...

YSR Congress seeks President’s intervention for sacking defectors in Andhra cabinet

New Delhi/Vijayawada, April 6 (IANS) YSR Congress party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday met President Pranab Mukherjee and urged him to direct the...

Aiming at double-digit GDP growth: Dharmendra Pradhan

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Asserting that there is enthusiasm in the country's energy sector, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on...

Chandrababu Naidu condemns Shiv Sena MPs’ conduct in Parliament

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), April 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday condemned the incident in Parliament in...

Shuttler Sindhu rises to second spot in BWF rankings

New Delhi, April 6: Rio Olympic silver medallist Shuttler P.V. Sindhu reached her career best world rankings, grabbing the number two position with 75759...

Paes dropped for Davis Cup tie vs Uzbekistan

Bengaluru, April 6: Veteran tennis ace Leander Paes was on Thursday dropped from the Indian squad for the Asia/Oceania Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan,...

Loan waiver promises need to be eschewed, says RBI

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Two days after the Uttar Pradesh government cleared Rs 36,359-crore farm loan waiver proposal, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)...

Agriculture Ministry signs MoU for geo-tagging of farm land

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Agriculture Ministry and the National Remote Sensing Centre in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

BJP, Congress using Shunglu report to divert attention from ‘EVM fraud’: AAP

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The AAP on Thursday accused the opposition of raking up the Shunglu Committee report issue to divert attention from...

Developmental projects will put Jharkhand on world trade map: Modi

Sahebganj (Jharkhand), April 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stones of a slew of projects, including a multi-modal terminal...

Bonanza for cricket fans on Hike

New Delhi, April 6: Hike Messenger, India's first homegrown messaging platform, on Thursday announced that it has launched Caught Behind -- behind the scenes...

President to release Veerappa Moily’s book

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Veerappa Moilys book, "The Flaming Tresses of Draupadi," will be released by President Pranab Mukherjee at...

Lok Sabha takes up Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Thursday took up the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill for discussion.The bill, when passed, will amend...

Real Madrid, Barca, Atletico win in Spainish League

Madrid, April 6: Real Madrid remain top of the Spanish football league with a two-point lead over FC Barcelona following a 4-2 away win...

Shuttler Jayaram in Malaysia Open quarters

Kuching (Malaysia), April 6: Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram defeated Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 9-21, 21-14, 21-19 to move into the men's singles quarter-finals of...

Haryana ex-CM Hooda booked in land allotment case

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The CBI has registered a case against former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for alleged re-allotment of a...

Modi lays foundation stone of multimodal terminal in Jharkhand

Sahibganj (Jharkhand), April 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone of a multi-modal terminal and a four-lane bridge on...

RBI maintains key lending rate at 6.25%

Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in its first bi-monthly monetary policy review of 2017-18, on Thursday kept its key...

South African opposition files no-confidence motion against President

Johannesburg, April 6 (IANS) South Africa's opposition on Thursday filed a no-confidence motion against President Jacob Zuma, who they are accusing of corruption.Opposition Democratic...

Rajnath promises justice in Rajasthan lynching case

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday assured the Lok Sabha that the Centre would ensure that justice prevails in...