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China Open: PV Sindhu knocked out by China’s He Bingjiao

Bingjiao, one of the two Chinese in the women’s singles quarter-finals, won the match 21-17, 17-21, 21-15 to the delight of the home crowd. She will take on former world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the semi-finals on Saturday. Later Srikanth paid the price for being too erratic as ... Read More »

US: Nine people killed in California wildfires

Only a day after it began, the blaze near the town of Paradise had grown to nearly 110 square miles and was burning completely out of control. With fires also burning in Southern California , state officials put the total number of people forced from their homes at 157,000. Evacuation ... Read More »

EC bans exit polls from Nov 12 to Dec 7 in poll-bound States

In its notification, the Poll Panel said, conducting any exit poll and publishing or publicizing the result of exit poll by means of the print or electronic media or in any other manner will be prohibited. It said, displaying any election matter including results of opinion poll or other poll ... Read More »

ICC Women’s World T20: India beat New Zealand by 34 runs

Earlier, Captain Harmanpreet Kaur on Friday became the first Indian woman to record a century in the shortest format, her scintillating 51-ball 103 powering the team to an imposing 194 for five against New Zealand here. The 29-year Harmanpreet reached the three-figure mark in 49 balls, punishing the Nerw Zealand ... Read More »

J&K: Security Forces gun down one terrorist in Tral

Arms and ammunition were also recovered from the slain terrorist. Authorities suspended mobile internet service in Pulwama as a precautionary measure, to prevent spread of rumours. The injured policeman was immediately taken to a hospital, where his health condition is said to be stable. Read More »

Smog continues to envelope Delhi & NCR

It has been two days since Diwali and the capital city Delhi, is still feeling the impact of a spike in pollution levels. People leaving their homes in the morning were greeted by poor visibility due to smog. People were finding it difficult to breath normally in the toxic air… ... Read More »

Three major artillery gun systems inducted into Army

Speaking at the induction ceremony, held at Deolali Field Firing Ranges, the defence minister said many more such systems would be inducted in the Army in the next few years. The 155mm, 39 calibre Ultra light Howitzers have been procured from USA under Government to Government Foreign Military Sales and ... Read More »

Poll temperatures rise in election bound states

Congress also released its poll manifesto for Chhattisgarh assembly polls. Party has promised loan waiver for farmers within ten days if voted to power. It has also promised a pension for farmers above 60 years of age. Besides, the manifesto also talks about providing 35 kg rice per month at ... Read More »

PM Modi to visit Singapore, Maldives next week

The Prime Minister will then be in Maldives on November 17 to attend the swearing in ceremony of newly elected President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. Maldivian Democratic Party leader Solih defeated incumbent Abdullah Yameen in presidential race in September. Prime Minister Modi had telephoned Solih to congratulate him on his win ... Read More »

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu embarks on France visit

The Heads of State, Heads of Government of over 50 countries and their representatives are participating in the centenary activities. The main ceremony at Arc de Triomphe monument in Paris will be presided over by the French President Emmanuel Macron. The Vice President will also hold a number of bilateral ... Read More »

Sri Lanka President dissolves parliament; calls for early polls

The move comes exactly two weeks after the President has appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa as new Prime minister replacing Ranil Wickremsinghe. President sworn in ministers to the remaining cabinet posts on Friday evening before announcing the dissolution. Parliament was to convene on Wednesday and speaker Karu Jayasurya  and group led by ... Read More »