Daily Archives: April 12, 2017

IPL-10: Profligate Sunrisers post 158/8 vs Mumbai Indians

Mumbai, April 12: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) squandered a great opening start before falling apart to post 158/8 against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier...

We have spinners who can bowl on any conditions: KKR coach Kallis

Kolkata, April 12: Despite the 22-yard Eden Gardens strip not playing to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) strength as it is expected to have more...

Shuttlers Sindhu, Srikanth shine at Singapore Open

Singapore, April 12: Star shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth registered contrasting wins in their respective categories to enter the second round of the...

Lynn may play for KKR again this season: Kallis

Kolkata, April 12: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opener Chris Lynn's injury is not as bad as it was presumed to be initially and there...

I-League: Spirited Lajong hold Mohun Bagan

Shillong, April 12: Shillong Lajong FC held Mohun Bagan to a 1-1 draw in a fiercely contested I-League encounter here on Wednesday afternoon.Bagan drew...

Dortmund’s Bartra undergoes operation for bus blast injury

Dortmund, April 12: Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra underwent successful surgery to his arm and hand which were hurt in a bomb attack on...

Liverpool launches bid to host CWG in 2026 or 2022

London, April 12: Liverpool on Wednesday officially launched its bid to host the Commonwealth Games, one of the world's biggest sporting events. Mayor Joe...

Islamist suspect detained in Dortmund club bus blast case

Dortmund, April 12: German police on Wednesday arrested a suspect with "Islamist links" after the previous day's bomb attack on the bus of Borussia...

India’s cricket home season records highest TV viewership

New Delhi, April 12: The Indian cricket team's recently concluded home season of 13 Tests recorded one of the highest television viewership, the official...

Sports Minister condoles BAI chief’s death

New Delhi, April 12: Sports Minister Vijay Goel has condoled the death of Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Akhilesh Das Gupta.Gupta died in...

IPL: Unchanged Mumbai opt to field vs Sunrisers

Mumbai, April 12: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to field against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an Indian Premier League...

‘British naturalist Gerald Durrell wanted to breed Assam’s pygmy hog in his zoo’

Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) India-born, late British naturalist and author Gerald Durrell, who took a keen interest in conservation of the pygmy hog in...

Adams wants to win every game with Granada

Granada (Spain), April 12: Having taken over as manager at Granada CF, former England defender Tony Adams wants to win every match as the...

Alonso to race in Indianapolis 500 instead of Monaco Grand Prix

Madrid, April 12: Spanish racing driver Fernando Alonso will miss Formula One's most glamorous race to instead take part in the United State's iconic...

Dressing room atmosphere secret to KXIP’s good start, says Saha

Kolkata, April 12: Kings XI Punjab wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha on Wednesday said the free atmosphere in the dressing room has helped the team start...

Drop sedition charge against students, Panjab varsity tells police

Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) A day after Chandigarh Police booked 66 students on sedition charges after violence on the Panjab University campus here over...

Raveena to voice Hanuman’s mother in ‘Hanuman Da Damdaar’

Mumbai, April 12 : Actress Raveena Tandon has lent her voice to the character of lord Hanuman's mother in the forthcoming animated film "Hanuman...

I’m a better dancer than my husband: Sanaya Irani

New Delhi, April 12 : Actress Sanaya Irani, who is currently seen as a contestant alongside her husband Mohit Sehgal on dance reality show...

India-Australia Sports Partnership launched

Mumbai, April 12: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday said that Victoria University and University of Canberra will assist India to establish a...

Russia has ambitious security concept of 2018 World Cup: Mutko

Moscow, April 12: Russia has a rather ambitious security concept for the 2017 football Confederations Cup and 2018 FIFA World Cup, Russian Deputy Prime...

Bayern-Madrid tie not threatened, more security in place, say police

Munich, April 12 (IANS) The Munich police said that there are no signs of a threat to Wednesday's Bayern-Real Madrid Champions League quarter-finals match,...

Junior hockey ‘B’ Division championship to begin on Friday in Bhopal

New Delhi, April 12: The Hockey India 7th Junior National Hockey Championship (Men) 'B' Division starts from April 14 at Bhopal's Aishbagh stadium, it...

8 Indians held by Somali pirates freed: Officials

Mogadishu, April 12 (IANS) Somali troops on Wednesday rescued eight Indians who had been taken hostage two days earlier by pirates near the coastal...

Madhesi parties to boycott Nepal’s local polls

Kathmandu, April 12 (IANS) Dismissing as 'even more regressive than the previous' the government's new Constitution amendment proposal -- introduced in Parliament on Tuesday,...

Most fruitful Budget session in legislative history: Minister

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister H.N. Ananth Kumar on Wednesday said the Budget session of Parliament that concluded earlier during...

Dybala fires Juventus to 3-0 win over Barcelona in first leg

Turin, April 12: Paulo Dybala scored a first-half brace to lead Juventus to a 3-0 victory against Barcelona in the first leg, giving the...

Optimistic Harbhajan predicts India will defend Champions Trophy crown

Dubai, April 12: Star India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who was on Wednesday named as one of the ambassadors for next month's International Cricket Council...

Captain Buffon warns Juventus, says tie with Barcelona not over

Turin, April 12: Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon has warned the Italian football giants that they should not take FC Barcelona for granted despite a...

Sharif, Army chief discuss Jadhav; not to bow to pressure

Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) Amid warnings form India, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa agreed on Wednesday not...

Delhi court issues open-ended NBW against Mallya

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday issued open-ended non-bailable warrant (NBW) against liquor baron Vijay Mallya in case of alleged...

Kerala sleaze audio: HC denies bail to channel CEO

Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Wednesday denied bail to Mangalam TV CEO R. Ajithkumar and his senior colleague K. Jayachandran...

Modi world’s most followed leader on Instagram

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) With 6.8 million followers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the world's most followed leader on Facebook's photo-sharing app...

BJP rallies to demand immediate arrest of ‘tainted’ Trinamool leaders

Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Demanding the immediate arrest of leaders of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress leaders allegedly involved in the Saradha and Narada...

SC order: Telecom industry body says don’t panic, towers are safe

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Trying to allay fears about the mobile tower emissions, the telecom industry body Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI)...

Sharif sees key role for US in resolving Kashmir dispute

Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif hopes to see proactive engagement by the Donald Trump administration in the US to help...

After EC, opposition leaders meet President on EVM issue

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Opposition leaders, including Congress President Sonia Gandhi, on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee on the EVM issue and raised...

Harbhajan among 8 ambassadors for ICC Champions Trophy

Dubai, April 12: With exactly 50 days to go for the 2017 Champions Trophy, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday unveiled India off-spinner...

Barcelona coach Enrique takes entire blame for 0-3 defeat to Juventus

Turin, April 12: FC Barcelona chief coach Luis Enrique has taken the entire blame for the Catalan football giants' 0-3 defeat to Juventus in...

Eating fresh fruits everyday may keep diabetes at bay

London, April 12 : A bowl of fresh fruits a day may lower the risk of developing diabetes by 12 per cent, a study...

IOA condoles BAI chief’s death

New Delhi, April 12: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has condoled the death of Badminton Association of India (BAI) chief Akhilesh Das Gupta.Das Gupta...

Kenya’s Kipchoge gearing for marathon under two hours in Italy

Nairobi, April 12: Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya is gearing up to his biggest test when he attempts to break the sub-two...

20 senior UP bureaucrats transferred

Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday transferred 20 senior IAS officers, including Navneet Sehgal and Rama Raman, who were considered...

Dilip Kumar ‘active’ on Facebook

Mumbai, April 12 : A moving video of veteran actress Saira Banu trying to urge her ailing husband, the legendary actor Dilip Kumar to...

Three DMK MPs seek dismissal of Tamil Nadu government

Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Three DMK MPs have demanded the dismissal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palaniswamy for alleged electoral malpractices and other...

Aircel announces free incoming calls on national roaming

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Aircel on Wednesday announced free incoming calls on national roaming."Aircel customers will enjoy free incoming calls on roaming without...