May 07

Throwing wickets cost us the game: Harmanpreet Kaur
Throwing wickets cost us the game: Harmanpreet Kaur

Supernovas’ captain Harmanpreet Kaur was left disappointed after her team lost the opening match of the Women’s T20 Challenger against Trailblazers by a whisker.In a thrilling encounter that went down to the wire, needing 19 runs off the final over, Harmanpreet slammed Jhulan Goswami for four fours in five balls to take the side within

Australian PM hit by egg on campaign trail ! Watch Video
Australian PM hit by egg on campaign trail

With just over a week to go for the elections in Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison was egged on Tuesday by a protester while campaigning in Albury. The egg grazed Morrison’s head but did not break, the media reported. Footage broadcast on local TV showed a woman being tackled at the scene, the BBC reported.

Bathinda girl among 13 toppers in CBSE Class X result
Bathinda girl among 13 toppers in CBSE Class X result

Press trust of India New Delhi The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the result for Class 10 exam on Monday, officials said. With a pass percentage of 92.45, girls have once again outshone boys by a margin of 2.31 per cent. Thirteen students shared the top position with 499 out of 500 marks,

CBSE Class 10 results: Girls outshine boys
CBSE Class 10 results: Girls outshine boys

Girls once again outperformed boys as the Central Board of Secondary Education announced the Class 10 results on Monday. The results which were announced in record time following court direction, showed that girls’ pass percentage was 92.45 percent, while the boys’ were at 90.14. “Proud of my young friends who have successfully cleared the CBSE

Navjot Singh Sidhu attacks central schemes, calls them failure
Navjot Singh Sidhu attacks central schemes, calls them failure

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government over what he called were their “failed policies”.In an about hour-long press conference, Sidhu claimed that most of the central government’s schemes have failed to attract success and have been a failure.Sidhu alleged that schemes like MUDRA have been

RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation
RCB fan cheering Kohli & boys becomes internet sensation

Royal Challengers Bangalore ended their dismal IPL season with a victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad. While the win gave Virat Kohli and his boys something to feel good about, an RCB fan who had gone to watch the game at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru as attained celebrity status on the internet. The camera panned

Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000 cr for cyclone hit Odisha

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced an additional Rs 1,000 crore assistance for Odisha which has been ravaged by cyclone Fani.The union government had sanctioned Rs 381 crore last week, said Modi.Modi reviewed the relief and restoration measures being undertaken by government officials in the cyclone affected areas.The Prime Minister also announced to provide

Air India won't take B777s from Jet
Air India won’t take B777s from Jet

 State-run Air India has decided not to pursue its plan to take B777s from grounded Jet Airways as it has found it commercially unviable given their huge maintenance requirement.”The engineering unit has done the work around the B777s and found no merit in taking them,” said an airline executive. A few weeks back, Air India

Hardik Pandya gets support after being called 'Kaalu bhai'
Hardik Pandya gets support after being called ‘Kaalu bhai’

There seems be no end to controversies when it comes to Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya. Television actress Krystle D’Souza has been trolled after she shared a picture alongside Pandya on social media.One of the users even made a racist comment saying, “Kaalu bhai. Aap West indies team ke world cup squad main select kyun nahi

Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP
Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP

Voting began on Monday for 14 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, including the high-profile Amethi, Rae Bareli and Lucknow seats, at 7 a.m., said an official.The 14 seats are Lucknow, Amethi, Rae Bareli, Sitapur, Mohanlalganj, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi, Barabanki, Faizabad, Bahraich, Kesarganj, Gonda and Dhaurahra.Chief Electoral Officer L. Venkateshwar Loo said that all security arrangements

9 attacks in 5 years: Kejriwal blames BJP
9 attacks in 5 years: Kejriwal blames BJP

A day after being slapped during a roadshow, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, here on Sunday, blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the attack saying the party was trying to silence voices raised against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and establish dictatorship. Addressing the media, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief said: “Yesterday (Saturday) a

850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi
850 Indians freed from Saudi jails on my request: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the month of Ramadan. “When the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was in India, I requested him to release the prisoners before Ramadan and he accepted my proposal,”

Five killed in road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi
Five killed in road accident in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi

 Five people were killed on Sunday when a car in which they were travelling skidded off the road and plunged into a 300-metre-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh‘s Mandi district, police said.The accident took place near Janjehli while the victims were en route to attend Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur’s election meeting in his home constituency

250 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel
250 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel

Approximately 250 rockets were fired by Gaza militants towards Israel, which has responded with airstrikes on over 100 targets across the coastal enclave, to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Sunday. The escalation began Saturday morning with about 50 rockets fired towards Israel within the course of an hour and continued late into the

9 attacks in 5 years: Kejriwal blames BJP
9 attacks in 5 years: Kejriwal blames BJP

A day after being slapped by a man during a roadshow, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday blamed the BJP for the attack, saying the party was trying to silence voices raised against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and establish dictatorship.Addressing the media, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief said: “Yesterday a man attacked me.

'The Voice' gets winner from Harshdeep Kaur's team
‘The Voice’ gets winner from Harshdeep Kaur’s team

Sumit Saini, from coach and singer Harshdeep Kaur’s team, has won the singing reality show “The Voice”.Sumit was awarded with a special title of India’s ultimate voice by the iconic singer Asha Bhosle on the occasion of the Grand Finale, which was aired on StarPlus on Saturday. The winner took home the trophy and a

Cyclone Fani: Bangladesh death toll reaches nine
Cyclone Fani: Bangladesh death toll reaches nine

The death toll due to cyclone Fani that slammed into Bangladesh after striking the Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal, has increased to nine, authorities said on Sunday. While confirming the toll, state Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Enamur Rahman said that over 60 people were also injured, reports bdnews24.The severe cyclonic storm,

Punjab government performance below average: ADR
Punjab government performance below average: ADR

Better employment opportunities, agriculture loan availability and higher price realisation for farm produce have been the top three priorities of Punjab voters but the state government’s performance over these issues has been below average, according to an ADR survey. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said better employment opportunities (51.70 per cent), agriculture loan availability

Centre opposes reopening of Rafale matter in SC
Centre opposes reopening of Rafale matter in SC

The government on Saturday filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court in the Rafale case, opposing reopening of the whole matter by contending that the petitioners were attempting to get “a fishing and roving inquiry ordered”.The government said the the top court has “specifically declined” to have a “fishing and roving inquiry” into the

21 injured as Boeing 737 skids into Florida river
21 injured as Boeing 737 skids into Florida river

At least 21 people were injured after a Boeing 737 charter jet arriving at a naval air station in Florida from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slid off the runway into a river, authorities said. All of the 136 passengers and seven crew members had been rescued by early Saturday morning, a Navy spokeswoman said. None of