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Saina survives, Sindhu ousted from Denmark Open

Odense: Star shuttler Saina Nehwal survived a scare before progressing to the second round of the Denmark Open but it was heartbreak for Rio silver medallist P.V. Sindhu, who crashed out after being stunned by unseeded American Beiwen Zhang in the opening round of the womens singles event here on Tuesday. Saina overcame stiff resistance […]

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Alia Bhatt face of Nokia phones in India

New Delhi: Finnish company HMD Global that manufactures and markets Nokia smartphones on Monday roped in Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt as the face of Nokia devices in India. “We are really excited to have Alia Bhatt as the face of Nokia phones. I am confident that in the coming together of Nokia phones and Alia […]

Men's hockey team leaves for 2018 Asian Champions Trophy

New Delhi: The 18-member Indian men’s hockey team, led by midfielder Manpreet Singh, on Monday left for the 5th Hero Asian Champions Trophy, starting October 18 in Muscat. World No. 5 India will begin their campaign against host Oman before taking on Malaysia, Pakistan, South Korea and Japan. Speaking ahead of the team’s departure, captain Manpreet […]

Sonakshi thanks Hrithik for motivating her

Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha has praised actor Hrithik Roshan and thanked him for always motivating her to be fit. Lauding Sonakshi’s transformation, Hrithik tweeted: “Stunning! I remember a ‘before’ conversation years ago and now this! Well done Sonakshi Sinha, you are going to inspire many. Keep going.” To this, Sonakshi replied: “That ‘before’ conversation was […]

Indian girls, boys settle for hockey silver

Buenos Aires: Indian girls were defeated 3-1 by Argentina here at the Youth Olympics while boys went down 4-2 to Malaysia. The South American side created history by winning its first ever Olympic gold in the women’s hockey in any category as Gianella Palet, Sofia Ramallo and Brisa Bruggesser scored for the hosts. Mumtaz Khan […]

2nd Test: India crush West Indies by 10 wickets, win series 2-0

Hyderabad: India won the Test series 2-0 by registering a comfortable 10-wicket victory over the West Indies in the second Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium here on Sunday. Chasing a paltry 72-run target, openers Prithvi Shaw (33 not out) and KL Rahul (33 not out) guided India home with ease in just 16.1 […]

#MeToo in sports: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri accused of sexual assault

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO Rahul Johri has been accused of sexual assault by a female author in the latest case of the #MeToo movement in cricket. Johri, who was the Executive Vice-President and General Manager (South Asia) for Discovery Network Asia Pacific, before joining as BCCI CEO […]

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#MeToo hits cricket world; Malinga accused of sexual harassment

New Delhi: After shaking the Bollywood, the #MeToo campaign hit the cricketing world on Thursday as Indian singer Chinmayi Sripaada accused Sri Lankan cricketer Lasith Malinga of assaulting a woman at a Mumbai hotel during an Indian Premier League (IPL) season. Sripaada, 34, shared a post on Twitter to narrate the alleged incident. “I’d like […]

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SV Sunil in serious doubt for hockey World Cup due to knee injury

Bhubaneswar: In a major setback for the Indian hockey team, star striker S V Sunil has been all but ruled out of next month’s World Cup after suffering a knee injury. Sunil suffered the ligament injury on his left knee on October 4 during India’s ongoing preparatory camp here. He will require four to five […]

Pro Kabaddi: Puneri Paltan too hot for Haryana Steelers, win 34-22

Chennai: Puneri Paltan rode on their confidence-boosting come-from-behind tie against U Mumba to record a facile 34-22 victory over Haryana Steelers on the second day of the Pro Kabaddi tournament at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Monday. Pune inflicted two all outs on their rivals in each half to continue their dominance […]

Para Asian Games: Sandeep, Raju, Jadhav add 3 golds to swell India's tally

Jakarta: Indian para athletes dished out commendable performances to bag 11 medals, including three golds, on the second day of the 2018 Para Asian Games here on Monday. Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary clinched India’s first gold of the Games in the men’s F42-44/61-64 category in the morning session, before middle distance runner Raju Rakshitha (women’s […]

ISL 2018: Bengaluru FC play 2-2 draw vs Jamshedpur FC

Bengaluru: Late goals in the Hero Indian Super League match 9 at the Kanteerava Stadium on Sunday saw Jamshedpur FC hold Bengaluru FC to a 2-2 draw. Nishu Kumar’s stunning volley at the stroke of half-time put the hosts ahead. However, youngster Gourav Mukhi made history when he came on for Jamshedpur FC as substitute […]

I support Tanushree: Chitrangada Singh

Mumbai: Actress Chitrangada Singh has come out in support of actress Tanushree Dutta, who has accused actor Nana Patekar of sexually harassing her on the sets of their 2008 film “Horn Ok Pleassss”. Asked about the MeToo movement gaining momentum in Bollywood, Chitrangada said: “Indian society is very different from Western society. That’s why I […]

ISL: Brilliant Goa gun down champions Chennai

Chennai: FC Goa notched their first win of this Indian Super League season after a convincing 3-1 result over defending champions Chennaiyin FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday. A first-half strike from Edu Bedia (12′) set them on their way before Ferran Corominas (53′) and Mourtada Fall (80′) sealed the result for […]

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Anushka Sharma comments on Tanushree Dutta's harassment case

Ever since Tanushree Dutta spoke out against the alleged harassment she faced from Nana Patekar on the sets of a 2008 film, dark clouds seem to have overshadowed Bollywood. While a few Bollywood bosses decided to stay mum on the incident, others verbally reacted and came in support of the former actress. During an event, […]

Shraddha Kapoor diagnosed with dengue? Shooting of 'Saina' Biopic Hit

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor, who was busy shooting ‘Saina’ – a biopic based on the life of badminton player Saina Nehwal, had to stop shooting as she was reportedly diagnosed with dengue fever. According to a source who told Mumbai Mirror, Shraddha has been asked to take sufficient rest immediately after she got the news. […]

Umbilical cord stem cells can help early repair of cleft palate

Bogota: Researchers have found that a technique using umbilical cord blood stem cells could be a promising new approach for repair of cleft palate in infants. Performed as part of reconstructive surgery when the infant is a few months old, the stem cell procedure provides good results in growing new bone to close the upper […]

ISL: FC Pune City hold Delhi Dynamos in a close contest

New Delhi: Miguel Angel Portugals FC Pune City managed to earn a hard fought 1-1 draw at death against home side Delhi Dynamos in their Indian Super League opener at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Wednesday. Delhi seemed set for all three points after a wondrous long-range strike from Rana Gharami (44th minute) but […]

From Indian Idol 12 To Dance Deewane: Telly Shows Move Out Of Mumbai With New Judges
'Indian Idol 10' contestants sing for Modi's campaign

Mumbai: The top nine contestants of singing-based reality show ‘Indian Idol 10’ have sung for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign — ‘Swacchata Hi Sewa’. Celebrities, including Amitabh Bachchan and Ratan Tata, have contributed to this cleanliness drive. Joining this movement are the ‘Indian Idol’ contestants Avanti Patel, Neelanjana Ray, Ankush Bharadwaj, Nitin Kumar, Salman Ali […]

Chess Olympiad: Indian men defeat Czech Republic, women stunned

Chennai: It was a day of mixed luck for India with its open team winning against Czech Republic while the women’s team’s was defeated by lower rated Hungary in the eighth round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad at Georgia. In the open category India’s experienced player, K.Sasikiran, playing with white pieces gave the much-needed […]

Violinist, Music Composer Balabhaskar passes away

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala musician and violinist Balabhaskar, who was seriously injured along with his wife in a road accident last week, died here in the early hours of Tuesday, informed sources. He died at 12.55 a.m., according to sources in the hospital where he was undergoing treatment. The accident took place last Tuesday at Pallipuram on […]

Vit B may boost kidney function in young diabetics

Cairo: Adolescents suffering from Type-1 diabetes may benefit from Vitamin B supplements as it improves kidney functions by protecting against development and progression of renal diseases, a new study has found. The findings suggest Vitamin B supplements, in addition to traditional angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor therapy may be a simple, safe and cost-effective strategy for early […]

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Eat to lose weight: Here’s Diet Plan To Burn Fat & Shed Extra Kilos

New York: Struggling hard to shed those extra kilos? If so, foods high in carbohydrates — found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes — may help you reduce body weight and fat as well as improve insulin function, suggests a study challenging previous beliefs. It is because these complex carbohydrates are naturally rich in […]

'Mere Pyare Prime Minister' release shifted for 'better window'

Mumbai: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s “Mere Pyare Prime Minister”, which was earlier slated for an October 2 release, will now hit the screens on December 14. “It’s a better window for a theatrical,” Mehra told IANS when asked about the reason for pushing the release ahead. Mehra was earlier excited about the October 2 date as […]

After Ganpati Visarjan, Bollywood celebs turn beach clean-up warriors

Mumbai: A day after Ganpati Visarjan festivities, Bollywood and television celebrities like Shahid Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Niharica Raizada, Ritwik Sahore and Tanuj Mahashabde took to the Mumbai beaches for a clean-up drive. Every year on the last day of Ganpati festivities, thousands of idols are immersed with processions that leave the beaches across Mumbai dirty. […]

'Manto' morning shows cancelled; Nandita Das disappointed

New Delhi: There was no first day, first show for Nandita Das’ “Manto” in several cities in India, and that left the actress-filmmaker “hugely disappointed” on Friday. The situation normalised in the afternoon, according to Viacom18 Motion Pictures. “Manto”, co-produced by HP Studios, Filmstoc and Viacom18 Motion Pictures, traces the life of writer Saadat Hasan […]

Richa Chadha alleges racism in Georgia

Tbilisi: Indian actress Richa Chadha on Thursday took to Twitter to share her experience of meeting a “racist officer” at passport control while exiting Georgia. “Met a racist AF officer at the passport control, while exiting Georgia. Slammed my passport on the desk, twice…muttered under her breath in Georgian, yelled and asked me to hurry. […]

Asia Cup: India overpower Pakistan by eight wickets

Dubai: A strong bowling performance followed by some power packed batting saw India thrash arch-rivals Pakistan by eight wickets in their Group A clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Wednesday. Asked to field first, three-wicket hauls from pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and part-time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav enabled India to restrict Pakistan to a […]

Bigg Boss 12: Jasleen's Father opens up about her relationship with Anup Jalota

Bigg Boss 12 started with many twists and new concepts last Saturday. The show’s theme, ‘Vichitra Jodi’ brought some interesting pairs to the show out of which the Anup-Jasleen jodi ended up garnering the most attention. When Bhajan Samraat Anup Jalota revealed his ‘jodidaar’ and their relationship, everyone, including Salman Khan himself, were in awe. […]

Petrol nears Rs 90/litre in Mumbai, over Rs 82 in Delhi

New Delhi: Domestic fuel prices continued to scale new heights on Monday, with the price of petrol nearing the psychological Rs 90 a litre-mark in Mumbai with the fuel selling at Rs 89.44 under the dynamic pricing regime. As per rates released daily by state-run Indian Oil Corp, the depreciating rupee and expensive crude oil […]

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Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup

Abu Dhabi: Afghanistan knocked Sri Lanka out of the Asia Cup after thrashing the Islanders by 91 runs in a Group B match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Tuesday. Electing to bat after winning the toss, Afghanistan showed great maturity by piling on 249 runs before skittling out the Sri Lankans for a […]

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Rupee tracking closer to its fair value, say experts

Kolkata: The Indian rupee is “tracking closer to its fair value” and the scope for further rapid depreciation appears unlikely, though the time is appropriate for policy interventions to anchor negative sentiments, experts said on Saturday. “Currently, the rupee is tracking closer to its fair value as per our fair value computation. From here on, […]

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener

Dubai: Bangladesh dominated with both bat and ball to outclass Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday. Electing to bat first, Bangladesh rode Mushfiqur Rahim’s career-best score of 144 runs to post what eventually turned out be a pretty competitive total of 261 in […]

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Airtel Bonanza! New Combo Recharge Packs Launched For Prepaid Customers

India’s major Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has launched a new range of convenient combo prepaid recharge packs that are aimed at further simplifying its prepaid proposition. Customers can now get data, talk time, tariff and validity together in the same pack at affordable price points. The new packs have been designed on the basis […]

England beat India by 118 runs, win five-match Test series 4-1

London: Opener Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant’s heroics went in vain as England defeated India by 118 runs in the fifth and final Test to clinch the series 4-1 at the Oval here on Tuesday. With India chasing a massive 463-run target, the last day of the series saw a bit of drama as centuries […]

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UPSC New Provisions On Age Relaxation for Civil Services Exam

In a major change in the Civil Services Exam (Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ Posts), Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has introduced new provisions clarifying on the relaxation of upper age limit. The policy on age relaxation applicable for ex-servicemen for appearing in Civil Services Exam (Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ Posts) is governed by ‘Ex-servicemen (Re-employment […]

Here's what Ex-girlfriend of Nick Jonas says about his engagement with Priyanka

Los Angeles: Olivio Culpo, a former girlfriend of American singer Nick Jonas, says she is happy about his engagement with actress Priyanka Chopra. The Miss Universe 2012, who dated Nick for two years until their relationship ended in 2015, told people.com that she is happy for Nick and wishes the best for him. “I think […]

Indonesia looks to host Olympics in 2032

Jakarta: Indonesia will bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, following its successful organisation of the 2018 Asian Games. The Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Cultural Affairs Puan Maharani said the government will officially submit a proposal for hosting the world’s largest sports event, reports Xinhua news agency. “President Joko Widodo has officially […]

Kolkata bridge collapse: Rescue operations on

Kolkata:  Rescue operations are still going on Wednesday after a portion of a 40-year-old bridge collapsed in south Kolkata a day earlier. A part of the Majherhat bridge between Taratala and Mominpur collapsed around 4.30 p.m. on Tuesday. So far, one person has died and 19 others injured in the accident. “Our team is still […]

Asiad 2018: Pincky bags silver, Malaprabha settles for bronze in Kurash

Jakarta: India’s Pincky Balhara clinched silver, while Malaprabha Jadav settled for bronze in the women’s 52 kilogram category of the kurash competition at the 2018 Asian Games here on Tuesday. Pincky was outclassed 0-10 by world and Asian champion Gulnor Sulaymanova of Uzbekistan in the final. Gulnor dominated the final, pulling off a halal, which […]