Daily Archives: April 16, 2017

Hyderabad, Punjab aim to get back to winning ways

Hyderabad, April 16: Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab both will look to avoiding a hat-trick of defeats when they face each other in...

Shivajians beat East Bengal 1-0 in I-League tie

Barasat (West Bengal) April 16: East Bengal suffered their fourth straight defeat at the hands of DSK Shivajians by a solitary goal in an...

Leverkusen hold Bayern goalless in Bundesliga

Leverkusen, April 16: A 10-men Bayer Leverkusen held leaders Bayern Munich to a goalless draw that saw the Bavarians' lead at the top of...

McCullum, Karthik take Gujarat to 176/4 vs Mumbai Indians

Mumbai, April 16: Brendon McCullum and Dinesh Karthik's crafty knocks helped Gujarat Lions post 176/4 against Mumbai Indians in an Indian Premier League (IPL)...

Messi keeps Barcelona alive in La Liga with 3-2 win over Sociedad

Barcelona, April 16: Two goals and an assist by Lionel Messi were what the doctor ordered to keep Barcelona alive for the La Liga...

Ligue 1 leaders Monaco grind out Dijon on Falcao’s heroic play

Paris, April 16: Colombian striker Radamel Falcao earned Monaco a 2-1 comeback against relegation-threatened Dijon to sit three points clear atop the Ligue 1...

Defeat to Bayern one of darkest hours of my career: Arsenal’s Ozil

London, April 16: After a 2-10 humiliation at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League pre-quarterfinals, Arsenal attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil has...

Chapecoense win first title since air tragedy

Rio de Janeiro, April 16: Brazil's Chapecoense defeated Joinville 2-0 in the final of the Sandro Pallaoro Cup to clinch their first title since...

Pranab to honour freedom fighters to mark Champaran Satyagraha’s 100th year

Patna, April 16 (IANS) Hundreds of freedom fighters from across the country started arriving here on Sunday to be honoured by President Pranab Mukherjee...

India still to receive copy of Jadhav judgment

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India is yet to receive copies of the Pakistani chargesheet against alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and the copy of...

Modi misusing power to campaign for BJP: Lalu

Patna, April 16 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for misusing his official power to campaign for the...

BSF seizes fake Indian notes of Rs 7 lakh face value

Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have seized fake Indian currency notes of the face value of Rs 7 lakh...

IPL-10: Mumbai win toss, opt to field vs Gujarat

Mumbai, April 16: Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field against Gujarat Lions in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on...

Sai Praneeth scripts maiden Super Series final win

Singapore City, April 16: B. Sai Praneeth clinched his maiden Super Series title by downing compatriot Kidambi Srikanth 17-21, 21-17, 21-12 in the Singapore...

BJP wants Modi to head next government too – in 2019

Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) Hailing the NDA government for its pro-poor policies, the BJP on Sunday urged people to help Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Putin lauds Orthodox Church for its service to people

Moscow, April 16 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin in his Easter Sunday message hailed the contribution made by the country's Orthodox Church and other...

EVMs can be pre-tampered: Digvijaya

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday alleged that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) can be tampered with even before they...

BJP protests Telangana’s Muslim quota, leaders detained

Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) BJP leaders and activists were detained as they tried to march towards the Telangana state legislative assembly building here on...

‘E-commerce term too wide in GST, may cover commodity exchanges’

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Industry chamber Assocham on Sunday asked the government to clearly define the scope of e-commerce under the Goods and...

Toll from attack on Syrian evacuees rises to 112

Damascus, April 16 (IANS) The death toll from a massive explosion that struck a convoy of evacuees on the outskirts of Syria's Aleppo city...

Stolen pagoda body returned to China

Beijing, April 16 (IANS) A Taiwanese monastery on Sunday returned an ancient pagoda body stolen 19 years ago from Shanxi province in China.Dengyu stone...

Easter Sunday celebrated in northeast

Aizawl/Kohima, April 16 (IANS) Christians in most parts of the northeast with traditional pomp and gaiety celebrated the Easter Sunday signifying Jesus Christ's victory...

US VP in Seoul for talks on Pyongyang

Seoul, April 16 (IANS) US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday arrived on a three-day visit to South Korea to reaffirm the robust security...

Security stepped up at Hyderabad Airport

Hyderabad, April 16 (AINS) Authorities on Sunday stepped up security at Hyderabad Airport following reported threats to hijack an aircraft.Security was beefed up at...

BJP MLAs suspended from Telangana assembly over Muslim quota bill

Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) All five members of the BJP on Sunday were suspended from the Telangana legislative assembly as they tried to stall...

Yogi’s two most controversial decisions also most popular: Survey

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Unaffected by media outrage over the ban on illegal slaughterhouses and the creation of "anti-Romeo" squads, residents of Uttar...

BJP slams Congress for blocking OBC bill

Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) The BJP National Executive hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the NDA government on Sunday for enacting a bill to...

CPI a practical party: Congress

Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday praised the manner in which the CPI conducts itself politically said it was "a very practical...

Sri Lanka’s garbage dump deaths rise to 20

Colombo, April 16 (IANS) The deaths from the collapse of a garbage dump in Sri Lanka rose to 20 on Sunday, the disaster management...

Apple to replace iPad 4th gen with iPad Air 2

New York, April 16 (IANS) Customers who need to replace their fourth generation iPad will now get a newer and more capable iPad Air...

Controversial Jakarta Governor leads polls

Jakarta, April 16 (IANS) Jakarta's controversial Christian Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is leading polls ahead of the Indonesian capital's municipal elections on Wednesday, despite...

Rahul Gandhi greets people on Easter

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday greeted people on the ocassion of Easter."Greetings and best wishes to everyone...

Camera prototype ditches long lens for distant images

New York, April 16 (IANS) A team led by an Indian-origin engineer has built a camera prototype that can capture a detailed micron-resolution image...

Fugitive Mexican governor arrested in Guatemala

Mexico City, April 16 (IANS) A former Mexican state governor who has been on the run for six months after being accused of corruption...

Chinese Fan Zhendong defends men’s singles title at Asian TT meet

Wuxi (China), April 16: Defending champion Fan Zhendong overcame Jeong Sang-eun's giant-killing run, beating the Chinese-born Korean 3-0 in the men's singles event of...

IPL-10: Confident Delhi face stern test vs KKR

New Delhi, April 16: Beaming with confidence after winning two matches on the trot, a resurgent Delhi Daredevils will be eager to keep the...

UK coming together after Brexit: PM

London, April 16 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said the country and its people were coming together following the country's vote...

Snapchat ratings drop to ‘one star’ on App Store

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A day after news broke out regarding Snapchat's CEO Evan Spiegel's disinterest in expanding the business to "poor countries"...

Bill to hike Muslim quota introduced in Telangana assembly

Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday moved a bill in the State legislative assembly to hike reservation quota...

Modi meets descendants of Paika Rebellion martyrs in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met the descendants of historical Paika Rebellion martyrs, who undertook an armed rebellion against...

Blood donations in China rise by over 6 per cent

Beijing, April 16 (IANS) China recorded 14 million blood donations in 2016, up 6.1 per cent from the previous year, the country's health watchdog...

Brazilian construction giant paid over $3 bn in bribes: Report

Brasilia, April 16 (IANS) Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht paid a total of $3.37 billion in bribes to government officials from 2006 to 2014, according...

Exploits leaked by Shadow Brokers addressed: Microsoft

New York, April 16 (IANS) Microsoft has said that the vulnerabilities exposed by anonymous hacking group Shadow Brokers were addressed by prior patches, a...

Kerala celebrates Easter

Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) As the Passion week with prayers, penance and vegetarian food came to an end, most of the Christian households in...

Zaheer is a smart cricketer: Corey Anderson

New Delhi, April 16: Heaping praises on the way Delhi Daredevils skipper Zaheer Khan reads a match situation, New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson rated him...