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Hockey: Indian eves to beat Malaysia 1-0

The Indian Women’s Hockey team on Wednesday struck a late goal through youngster Lalremsiami to beat hosts Malaysia and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match bilateral series in Kuala Lumpur.      India won the first two matches 3-0 and 5-0 followed by a 4-4 draw in their ... Read More »

IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by 3 wickets

Mumbai Indians pulled off a thrilling last-ball three-wicket win over Kings Eleven Punjab, at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. The hosts chased down the victory target of 198 runs, powered by Stand-in captain Kieron Pollard’s sensational 83 off 31 balls. Earlier put into bat, the visitors posted 197 for ... Read More »

Kohli & Mandhana named Wisden’s Leading Cricketers

Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named the ‘Leading Cricketer in the World’ for the third time in a row in this year’s edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. Kohli, however, was the sport’s dominant figure in 2018, making 2735 international runs at 68.37 across all formats, more than 700 ... Read More »

Voting for 1st phase of LS elections today

The stage is set for polling in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. 91 Parliamentary constituencies spread over 18 states and two union territories will go to polls in this phase. The voting time in most of the Parliamentary Constituencies going to polls in the first phase ... Read More »

BJP leaders hold rallies, woo voters

BJP President Amit Shah has given a boost to the BJP campaign by holding massive rallies. On Wednesday, he addressed two rallies in Kasganj and Firozabad where he hit out at the opposition. Amit Shah said until now Maywati and Akhilesh would not see eye to eye but now have ... Read More »

Nepal sends team of experts to remeasure height of Mt Everest

Chief Survey Officer Khim Lal Gautam and Survey Officer Rabin Karki will ascend Mt Everest. After reaching the summit they will use a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) that will send readings about its height to their two colleagues who will remain at base camp. The Survey Department will be ... Read More »

PM Modi addresses rallies in Gujarat & Goa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held two rallies in Gujarat and one in Goa a day ahead of the first phase of polling. In Junagadh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress of a “Tughlaq Road election scam” where money meant for poor, pregnant women was looted from people. This comes ... Read More »

India constructs 25 bedded maternity hospital in Nepal

Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated the Chandra Narayan Yadav Memorial Maternity Hospital in Siraha district on Wednesday.  The Hospital will provide quality maternity and health care services to the people of 50 Village Development Committees in and around Siraha district.  It will also help in reducing maternal and child mortality rate. The Hospital will be run by the Chandra Narayan Yadav Memorial Trust on no ... Read More »

Fodder Scam: SC dismisses bail plea of Lalu Prasad Yadav

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav in multi-crore fodder scam cases.  A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajan Gogoi said it is not inclined to enlarge Yadav on bail in the cases.  The bench rejected Yadav’s arguments that he has been ... Read More »

IPL: Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets

The hosts limited the visitors to 108 for nine despite an unbeaten 50 off 44 balls from Andre Russell. Chennai Super Kings’s medium pacer Deepak Chahar bagged three wickets and spinners Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir claimed two wickets each.  In response, Chennai chased down the comfortable target in 17.2 overs. ... Read More »

Polling in Bastar will take place as per schedule: EC

State Chief Electoral Officer held a meeting through video conferencing with Collectors and SPs of the affected districts covering Phase one and two.  He instructed them to take the utmost precautions over the next few days in view of polling.  BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four security personnel were killed ... Read More »

Election Commission notifies schedule of voting hours

According to the Commission, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep will see voting between 7 AM to 6 PM. Uttarakhand will go to polls from 7 AM to 5 PM in the first phase of polls.  Among the North East states, voting will ... Read More »

All arrangements in place for 1st phase of Lok Sabha polls

These include 25 constituencies in Andhra Pradesh, eight in Uttar Pradesh; seven in  Maharashtra; five each in Uttarakhand and Assam; four each in Bihar and Odisha; two each in Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and West Bengal; and one each in Chhattisgarh, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Andaman and ... Read More »

PM Modi addresses 4 rallies in 3 states

CONG SPEAKS LANGUAGE HAILED IN PAK: PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared the stage with Shiv Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray and RPI’s Ramdas Athavale in Latur. He referred to Uddhav as his “younger brother” and eulogised Bala Saheb. He hit out at NCP chief Sharad Pawar for standing with the likes ... Read More »

Dantewada: Naxals kill BJP MLA & 4 others ahead of PH-I polls

BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and three security personnel were Tuesday killed when their convoy was attacked by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district, days before the first-phase elections in the state. The incident occurred at Shyamagiri hills when the MLA’s convoy was heading towards Kuwakonda from Bacheli area, which is about ... Read More »

British MPs pass law to block no-deal BREXIT

The law has been rushed through both chambers of parliament over the past week, and was opposed by the government, which has said it could limit its room for negotiation with the European Union.  As a result of the law, the government now must put forward a motion on Tuesday ... Read More »

Electioneering heats up across various poll bound states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed election rally at Latur in  Maharashtra, Chitradurga and Mysuru in Karnataka; Slamming Congress, Prime Minister said, Congress’ manifesto speaks Pakistan’s language; PM to also address public rally at Coimbatore  in Tamil Nadu.   AMIT SHAH ADDRESSES PUBLIC MEETING IN SHAMSHABAD, TELANGANA   BJP president Amit ... Read More »