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AB to lead if Kohli is unavailable, Rahul set to miss

Bengaluru: A B de Villiers is likely to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore in the initial phase of Indian Premier League 10 in case Virat Kohli fails to recover from a shoulder injury. Another bad news for RCB could be KL Rahul’s unavailability, also due to a shoulder injury. Team sources said the India opener will

India reach 579/7, lead by 179 runs at lunch

Mumbai: Skipper Virat Kohli scored his third double century of the year as India at 579/7, extended their first innings lead over England to 179 runs, in the fourth day of the fourth Test here on Sunday. Kohli (212 batting) continued his supreme form from where he left on Saturday, leading India’s charge to swell

Khushdeep, Mandeep to lead Indian teams

Bathinda: Punjab Kabaddi Association on Wednesday announced the men and women team to represent India in the 6th World Kabaddi Cup scheduled to start from Thursday with the opening match being played at Rupnagar.Khushdeep Singh Khushi of Sangrur will lead Indian men team and the women team will be led by Mandeep Kaur Chhina of

Jennifer Lawrence to lead Zelda Fitzgerald biopic

Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence hasbeen attached to play lead in Zelda Fitzgerald biopic from director Ron Howard. The 26-year-old Oscar winner is expected to play the late Jazz Age icon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she will also serve as one of the producers for the upcoming true-story film. Zelda was married to author F

High-stressed jobs can lead to early grave

  New York: If you are in a high-stress job with little or no control over the work flow, chances are you are heading towards innumerable health conditions — even an early death — than those who have flexibility and discretion in their jobs. A team of researchers from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business

NRIs look forward to Amarinder to lead Punjab: Preneet Kaur

Patiala: Punjabi community settled in the UK was looking forward to Capt Amarinder Singh to lead Punjab back to glory and prosperity, said Patiala MLA and former MoS Preneet Kaur who is currently visiting the United Kingdom as part of the Congress campaign. Preneet Kaur was extended a warm welcome on her arrival London by

India 159/1 against NZ, take overall lead of 215 runs

Kanpur: India were 159/1 in their second innings on day three of the first cricket Test against New Zealand here today. The hosts, who had taken a first-innings lead of 56 runs after bowling out New Zealand for 262, were ahead by 215 runs when the stumps were drawn at Green Park. Brief scores: India

‘AAP will lead Punjab from development to anarchy’

Ferozepur: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday, said that an atmosphere of peace and communal harmony prevails in Punjab due to persistent efforts of SAD-BJP government. The state is writing new success stories with each passing day which makes it important to give SAD-BJP government a hat-trick chance so as to continue

Bowlers lead India A fightback on day two

Brisbane:  Bowlers led India A’s fightback as the visitors eked out a two-run lead against Australia A on day two of the first unofficial four-day Test at the Allan Border Field here today. Speedster Varun Aaron (3/41) came up with timely blows before off-spinner Jayant Yadav struck thrice to end Australia’s first innings at 228.

Punjabi diaspora looks forward to Amarinder to lead state: Preneet

Patiala: Punjabi diaspora based in the European countries like Italy and Germany was looking forward to Capt Amarinder Singh to lead Punjab back to glory and prosperity. This was told to the visiting senior Congress leader and former Union Minister of state for External Affairs and Patiala MLA Preneet Kaur at Berlin, on Thursday night.

GST to lead to expansion in economy: capt

Chandigarh: Haryana Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu said that the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the country would lead to expansion of the economy, check tax evasion and bring about uniformity and transparency in tax system. The Minister was speaking at the two-day National Convention for Chartered Accountancy (CA) students at Guru

‘Meow’, a Tamil film with Persian cat in lead role

Chennai: In a first-of-its-kind attempt in Indian cinema, a Persian cat has played the lead role in the upcoming Tamil thriller “Meow”. It’s a tribute to all pet lovers, says the film’s director Chinaas Palanisamy. “The film is about a cat named Selfie, and how at a certain point it decides to take revenge on four

Clinton gains a 10-point lead over Trump

Washington: US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has gained a 10-point lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump, who has attracted outrage over his comments about a Muslim Gold Star family, according to a new national poll. Clinton leads Trump 49 per cent to 39 per cent in a head-to-head Fox News survey released on

Heavy drinking may lead to breathing problems

New York: Drinking too much alcohol may disrupt the healthy balance in the lungs and impact your breathing, a new study warns. In the study, adults who drink excessively were found to have less nitric oxide in their exhaled breath than adults who do not drink. The finding, published in the journal Chest, is significant

Exposure to alcohol in adolescents may lead to addiction

New York: Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to get addicted in their early and late 20s, according a study. The study also revealed how adolescent exposure to illegal substances affects patterns of abuse in adulthood and indicates that the effects were more significant among white

Hillary most qualified to lead the US, says Obama

Philadelphia:”There has never been a man or a woman, not me, not Bill (Clinton), more qualified to be president”, declared US President Barack Obama while endorsing Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination on Wednesday night. Making a surprise appearance at the ongoing Democratic National Convention here, Obama praised his one-time rival, Clinton, whom

Saketh, Ramkumar hand India lead in Davis Cup tie

Chandigarh: Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan overcame tough conditions and difficult opponents to win their respective singles matches and hand India a comfortable 2-0 lead on the opening day of the Asia/Oceania Group I Davis Cup tie against South Korea here on Friday. Interestingly, both Indians won their matches by walkover as their respective opponents

Brain inflammation may lead to depression in MS patients

London: Patients suffering with multiple sclerosis (MS) have higher rates of depression than the general population, as a result of inflammation in a brain region, finds a study. MS is a progressive neurological disorder, which attacks the spinal cord and brain as well as can lead to disability and death. The findings suggested that depression

Excessive childbirth fear can lead to post-partum depression

New York: While some fear in expectant mothers is normal, excessive childbirth fear can lead to complications during pregnancy and birth, and increase risk of post-partum depression, say researchers. The study showed that women are even more afraid of childbirth than previously thought–and are as concerned about their health care providers and their place of

Youth icons to lead sports delegation not ministers

Jammu: In a historic step, the Sports Ministry has stopped the practice of sending youth delegation headed by ministers and bureaucrats for participation in sports functions in foreign countries. “With one week after taking over, I announced the policy decision that youth delegation (for sports events) to foreign countries will led by the youth icons