May 08

Iyer may replace Kohli for Afghan test, Prithvi, Mavi for India A tour
Iyer may replace Kohli for Afghan test, Prithvi, Mavi for India A tour

Iyer may replace Kohli for Afghan test, Prithvi, Mavi for India A tour BENGALURU: Virat Kohli’s maiden county sojourn might pave the way for Shreyas Iyer’s entry into the Indian squad for the oneoff Test against Afghanistan starting June 14, when the national selection committee meets to pick a host of squads here on Tuesday.

Why smartphone Dual-Branding won't work in India
Why smartphone Dual-Branding won’t work in India

In the ever-evolving world of smartphones, a few mobile handset makers have been tempted to launch two or even multiple brands in order to gain a larger chunk of the market or create a presence across price segments. The approach has so far worked in some countries — like in China — but when it comes

Ducati Panigale V4 Recalled In USA

UPDATE – Ducati India has reached out to us and confirmed that no models in India are affected. The Ducati Panigale V4 not only marked a milestone in the company’s history but is also a truly bonkers superbike at its heart. However, that still don’t make it immune from the teething problems some new bikes

Watch Ken Block’s Escort RS Cosworth Attack A Rally Stage
Watch Ken Block’s Escort RS Cosworth Attack A Rally Stage

Watch Ken Block’s Escort RS Cosworth Attack A Rally Stage. Ah, Ken Block! What a nutter. The internet sensation, who was first discovered through his ‘Gymkhana Practice’ videos on YouTube, recently acquired a pristine white 1991 Ford Escort RS Cosworth rally car with a huge whale-tail spoiler. The Cossie, as it is lovingly called elsewhere,

My staff were called 'Indian dogs' at Kuwait airport tweets Adnan Sami
My staff were called ‘Indian dogs’ at Kuwait airport tweets Adnan Sami

My staff were called ‘Indian dogs’ at Kuwait airport tweets Adnan Sami. Popular singer Adnan Sami has claimed that his staff members were mistreated and called “Indian dogs” at the Kuwait airport immigration. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took cognisance of the issue. Adnan, who was in Kuwait for a live performance, drew attention to

Sitting in cars for long hours may lead to blood clots
Sitting in cars for long hours may lead to blood clots

TOKYO: A new study suggests that being confined in a car or airplane for long hours may increase the risk of developing a condition called venous thromboem bolisms (VTE), a blood clot that forms most often in the deep veins of the leg, groin or arm. In order to assess the impact of remaining seated in cars

Pakistan-backed Khalistani activists hold anti-India protest outside UN
Pakistan-backed Khalistani activists hold anti-India protest outside UN

Pakistan-backed Khalistani activists hold anti-India protest outside UN. A group of Sikh hardliners held a protest outside the United Nations office in Geneva to demand the release of Sikh militants arrested in India. The protest was held at the behest of Pakistan and was planned by the Sikh Federation (UK), an organization that acts as

Pak girl becomes ambassador for 'Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui'
Pak girl becomes ambassador for ‘Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui’

Pak girl becomes ambassador for ‘Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui’. Triggering a controversy, a Pakistani girl featured as the “brand ambassador” on the cover page of a booklet meant to promote ‘Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui’ initiative in Bihar’s Jamui district. The incident that came to light on Friday and apparently didn’t go down well across various

Twitter finds bug, suggests users to change password
Twitter finds bug, suggests users to change password

Twitter finds bug, suggests users to change password. Twitter has recommended all users to change their passwords after a bug was found that stored passwords in an internal log. An official statement from Twitter stressed that the mishap did not expose its 330 million users to any security breach.“We recently found a bug that stored

Desperate MI look for solutions against rampaging KXIP
Desperate MI look for solutions against rampaging KXIP

INDORE: Defending champions Mumbai Indians will be aiming to sort their ‘opening woes’ in both departments of the game when they take on a rejuvenated Kings XI Punjab in a must-win IPL encounter, here on Friday. The three-time IPL champions are staring at an inglorious exit having brought up the rear so far, with only two

Mohammed Ryaz And Rishad Dadachanji Scorch The Valley Run 2018
Mohammed Ryaz And Rishad Dadachanji Scorch The Valley Run 2018

Mohammed Ryaz And Rishad Dadachanji Scorch The Valley Run 2018. Speed lovers thronged to the Aamby Valley air strip in Lonavala to see some of the fastest machines and their riders/drivers test their mettle. Scorching heat, a dusty track, changing winds and administrative delays did not deter both the participants and spectators from enjoying some

Modi twice as popular on Facebook as Trump
Modi twice as popular on Facebook as Trump

GENEVA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is far ahead of other world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, when it comes to popularity on Facebook, according to a new study which said 43.2 million people follow the Indian premier on the social media platform.Trump, who rules the other social media platform Twitter, is in second place

Vinod Rai Virat Kohli English County
Let him decide: Vinod Rai on Virat Kohli’s English County stint

Vinod Rai, member of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), on Wednesday said, it depends on Indian skipper Virat Kohli whether he wants to represent India in the one-off Test against Afghanistan or he wants to play county cricket to prepare for the marquee series against England. “CoA has taken a conscious decision to

Rajkumar Rao Wedding Cannes Taran Adarsh
Rajkumar Rao’s ‘5 Weddings’ to premiere at Cannes

Festival favourite Rajkumar Rao is all geared up to make his debut in Cannes Film Festival, along with Nargis Fakhri, for their upcoming Hollywood movie ‘5 Weddings’. Helmed by an Indo-American director, Namrata Singh Gujral, the movie will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Film critic Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to make

Bowlers on target as Sunrisers beat Royals by 11 runs to claim top spot

JAIPUR: Sunrisers Hyderabad bowlers’ impressive defence of modest totals continued as the visitors pulled off a 11 – run win over Rajasthan Royals on a tricky pitch to claim the top spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Sunday. Electing to bat, Hyderabad posted 151 for seven, built around captain Kane Williamson’s 63-run

Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade' in United States
Thousands participate in annual ‘Sikh Day Parade’ in United States

New York – Thousands of Sikhs in the US have participated in the annual Sikh Day Parade’ in the heart of Manhattan here, spreading awareness about the faith amid incidents of hate crimes against the minority community. Men, women and children, dressed in their traditional finery, turned out in large numbers for the 31st Sikh Day

Taking Vitamin B6 could help you recall dreams
Taking Vitamin B6 could help you recall dreams

SYDNEY: If you want to remember your dreams, taking vitamin B6 supplements before going to bed may help, suggests new research from University of Adelaide in Australia. “Our results show that taking vitamin B6 improved people’s ability to recall dreams compared to a placebo,” said study co-author Denholm Aspy from the University’s School of Psychology.The

Warm, sunny days trigger happier posts on social networks
Warm, sunny days trigger happier posts on social networks

Warm, sunny days trigger happier posts on social networks LONDON: Warm, sunny days trigger happier posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter while cold, wet and humid surroundings generally spoil the mood, leading to less frequent social media outings, an interesting research has revealed.Based on the analysis of billions of Twitter and Facebook posts, the team

Dia Mirza wows at Environmental Summit in San Francisco
Dia Mirza wows at Environmental Summit in San Francisco

Dia Mirza wows at Environmental Summit in San Francisco. Actress-activist Dia Mirza, the UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India, flew to San Francisco earlier this week to participate in an all-women’s panel discussion on the environment at the Steve Jobs Theatre.Dia brainstormed on stage with three distinguished women — Vien Troung (CEO of Green For All

Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad face off in Jaipur
Rajasthan Royals, Sunrisers Hyderabad face off in Jaipur

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Royals’ desire to move up the pecking order got a boost following an incredible win a week ago, and the mid-table team would look to keep the momentum going in its IPL game against Sunrisers Hyderabad here tomorrow. The Royals are aware of the challenges facing them at the Sawai Mansingh Stadum, a