Daily Archives: April 8, 2017

Davis Cup: Bopanna, Balaji win doubles tie

Bengaluru, April 8: Rohan Bopanna and Sriram Balaji defeated Farrukh Dustov andSanjar Fayziev in straight sets in the doubles match to hand India an...

RCB opt to bat against DD in IPL

Bengaluru, April 8: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Shane Watson won the toss and decided to bat against Delhi Daredevils (DD) in an Indian...

I-League: Chennai script 2-0 win over Minerva

Ludhiana, April 8: Chennai City FC rode on goals from Michael Soosairaj and Charles to get past Minerva Punjab FC 2-0 in an I-League...

No home feeling at Siliguri, says Bagan’s Katsumi

Siliguri (West Bengal) April 8: Mohun Bagan's in-form Japanese playmaker Yusa Katsumi said though Sunday's game against arch-rivals East Bengal is their home tie,...

I-League: Need a point to remain in contention, says East Bengal coach

Siliguri (West Bengal), April 8: East Bengal coach Trevor Morgan on Saturday rued the side's poor performances in the last two football matches, adding...

Zee salutes women behind the Army

NEW YORK, NY -- Zee Entertainment Enterprises is a global content company which has always focused on women empowerment, either through its content offerings...

SACS celebrates Women’s Day

STREAMWOOD, IL- The South Asian Cultural Society of Chicago (SACS) celebrated its third annual International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 25 at the Poplar...

PTS proves boon for dizziness patients

The staff at Physical Therapy Solutions (PTS) fully understands the suffering and debilitation that comes with dizziness and imbalance.They are sympathetic to the lack...

IABC’s MOU with Mentor-On-Road

CHICAGO, IL – The Indian American Business Council (IABC), a non-profit organization based in Chicago, IL signed a milestone Memorandum of Understanding with the...

Home Depot Cards scamster on prowl

WILMETTE, IL -- Beware of the ‘long-lost family member’. And especially guard against his ‘lawyer’.That was the $16,000 lesson for a resident of the...

FIA celebrates fesitval of color

CHICAGO, IL- That the enthusiasts of Holi don’t care about weather and month was proved on April 1at the FIA hosted Holi event in...

Avery Coonley School wins 3 chess tourneys

CHICAGO, IL -- Indian children have made a mark at the Illinois state-level chess tournaments.Shreya Mangalam, Vikram Oberai, Anshul Shetty as also Owen...

Chicago singers shine at Blue Sparkle show

CHICAGO, IL: Blue Sparkle Events, a company committed to organizing events in a pleasant and impeccable manner, presented an outstanding musical show, Music Essence,...

Digital dry cleaning by GetCleaners

CHICAGO, IL – Chicagoans and those living in several nearby cities have taken a fancy to high-tech dry cleaning.GetCleaners is the first to bring...

Gang attacks Red Line train passengers

CHICAGO, IL – The Chicago police have issued an alert about a group of people attacking passengers on Red Line trains or near the...

Medical imaging expert honored

ORLANDO,FL -- Baba Vemuri, an Indian American professor at the University of Florida, was named among the eight recipients of the 2017 Institute of...

Pakistani couple gifts $15m to university

SOUTH BEND, IN -- A multi-million dollar donation by a Pakistani-American couple in South Bend, Ind., to the University of Notre Dame will go...

Nataraja Natyanjali raises funds again

ATLANTA, GA -- Nataraja Natyanjali Kuchipudi Dance Academy presented an enthralling 4th annual dance recital, ‘Darsayami 2017’at the Berkmar High School on March 26.Its...

IAA Women Achiever Awards presented

NEW YORK, NY -- An event which has been talk of the town since it was announced three weeks ago by Brain Storm Entertainment...

Asha Parekh, Lata Mangeshkar hope Vinod Khanna recovers soon

Mumbai, April 8 : Veteran actress Asha Parekh and legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar have wished a speedy recovery to ailing actor-politician Vinod Khanna, who...

Indian pleads guilty to use of fake passport

PLATTSBURGH, NY – Manish Patel, 43, and a citizen of India, has pled guilty to use of a false passport.According to United States Attorney...

Excellence medal for dialysis technician

BOUND BROOK, NJ -- Philip Varughese, a Bound Brook, N.J.-based facility administrator for DaVita Kidney Care, has been honored with a Medal of Excellence...

‘Mubarakan’ team wraps up shoot

Mumbai, April 8 : The shoot of Anees Bazmee's "Mubarakan" has been wrapped up in London, with veteran actor Anil Kapoor bidding goodbye to...

IPL-10: Kings XI restrict Pune Supergiant to 163/6

Indore, April 8: Riding on a disciplined bowling effort, Kings XI Punjab restricted Rising Pune Supergiant to 163/6 in the fourth match of the...

West Indies beat Pakistan in first ODI

Georgetown, April 8: Jason Mohammeds blazing 58-ball 91 and an explosive cameo from Ashley Nurse carried the West Indies to a historic four-wicket victory...

BJP demands Kejriwal’s resignation

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday accused Delhi's Aam Aadmi Party government of using public funds for personal...

National Awards biggest honour for us: Manish Mundra

Mumbai, April 8 : Film producer Manish Mundra, whose movies "Dhanak" and "Kadvi Hawa" have been chosen for the National Film Awards, says these...

Google accused of discriminating against, underpaying women

New York, April 8 (IANS) The US Department of Labour (DoL) has accused Google of discriminating its female employees by paying them less than...

Shyam Kumar takes gold at Thailand boxing tourney

Bangkok, April 8: K. Shyam Kumar took gold in the men's Light Flyweight (49kg) category as Indian boxers finished their campaign at the Thailand...

I-League: Bengaluru FC look to upset Aizawl FC applecart

Bengaluru, April 8: Bengaluru FC coach Albert Roca said a strong finish to the I-League campaign is what his side have targeted as they...

Another round of tennis vaudiville is unfolding

There is little room for sentiment in sport, at best there can only be sympathies. Thats what the new non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi sought...

Xi meets Alaska Governor in surprise visit

Washington, April 8 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping met Alaska's Governor Bill Walker as he made a surprise visit to the US state before...

Pakistan now wary of EVMs

Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) After the row in India, Pakistani authorities are wary of embracing the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).The Election Commission of Pakistan...

Ideology promoting terror is obstructing South Asia’s development: Modi

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that there is an ideology in South Asia which promotes terrorism, and...

IOA grants affiliation to BFI

New Delhi, April 8: Putting an end to the long standing administrative mess in Indian boxing, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) granted affiliation to...

Saqib most handsome man in my life: Huma Qureshi

Mumbai, April 8 : On the occasion of her brother and actor Saqib Saleems 29th birthday, actress Huma Qureshi said he is the "most...

Mourinho not to stop Rashford from playing in U-21 meet for England

Manchester, April 8: After initially frowning at the prospect of striker Marcus Rashford being selected by England for this summer's European Under-21 football championship,...

Alan Walker to join Justin Bieber on India tour

Mumbai, April 8 : Norwegian music producer and internet sensation Alan Walker will stage the opening act for popular singer Justin Bieber's debut performance...

Hrishikesh Mukherjee was a silent musician as well: Big B

Mumbai, April 8 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says late legendary filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee, who is considered one of the best directors of Indian cinema,...

Suspected driver of Stockholm truck attack arrested

Stockholm, April 8 (IANS) A man arrested after a stolen truck ploughed into pedestrians on a busy Stockholm street is being held on suspicion...

Malala to be UN’s ‘Messenger of Peace’

Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is set to become the United Nations' youngest-ever "Messenger of Peace", the international body's...

Hasina thanks India for naming road after Mujibur Rahman

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday thanked the Indian government for naming a road here after her father...

Don’t know how much of dissent manufactured, how much real: Shabana Azmi

Kolkata, April 8 : Veteran actors Shabana Azmi, Aparna Sen and Lillete Dubey expressed concern over what they called could be "manufactured" dissent, stressing...

Lewis Hamilton secures pole position for F1 Chinese GP

Shanghai, April 8: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton logged a qualifying lap time of 1:31.678 minutes to grab pole position for the Formula 1 Chinese Grand...

‘Hindi Medium’ not a copy of ‘Ramdhanu’: Director

Mumbai, April 8 : Director Saket Chaudhary has denied rumours that his upcoming film "Hindi Medium", starring actor Irrfan Khan and Pakistani actress Saba...