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Congress slams Khurshid for remark on Rahul, party

New Delhi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The Congress slammed senior leader Salman Khurshid for his comment on the party’s state of affairs. Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera said the party was fully geared up to contest elections in states. Senior leaders should refrain from making such comments, he added. In a ... Read More »

BCCI polls: CoA disqualifies TNCA, HCA & MCA; associations may approach SC

By Baidurjo Bhose New Delhi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The Committee of Administrators (CoA) have informed Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA), Haryana Cricket Association (HCA) and Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) that their respective constitutions are not in line with the newly registered constitution of the BCCI and as a result, ... Read More »

Main aim is to clinch top honours at Tokyo: Sindhu (Lead)

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Ace India shuttler P.V. Sindhu, who recently became the first Indian world champion, on Wednesday said all her focus now remains on clinching the top honours at next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games. Sindhu had missed out on the gold medal as she lost to Spain’s ... Read More »

Oman’s Khawar Ali picks up 10th hat-trick in men’s T20Is

Muscat, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Oman leg-spinner Khawar Ali scripted his name in the history books as he picked up a hat-trick against the Netherlands in the Oman Pentangular T20I series here on Wednesday. The 33-year-old leggie packed back Netherlands batsman AJ Staal, CN Ackermann and RE van der Merwe ... Read More »

Hooda mocks BJP for escalating onion prices

Chandigarh, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Taking a dig at Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s slogan of ’75 plus’ seats in the October 21 Assembly polls, Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda here on Wednesday said it (the BJP) would not cross the 75-mark, but onions and diesel had crossed the ... Read More »

Shiva Thapa, Sachin reach finals at men’s Boxing Nationals

Baddi (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) There were no surprises on Day 6 as all the top boxers, led by Sachin Siwach (57kg) and Shiva Thapa (63kg), comfortably marched into the finals of the ongoing 4th Elite Mens National Boxing Championships at the Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and ... Read More »

A.R. Rahman on social stigmas around musicians

Seoul, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman says that there are lots of social stigmas around musicians, which is reflected on the big screen. Rahman is attending the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) with the team of “99 Songs”, which is produced and co-written by the Grammy and ... Read More »

Phogat apologises for Pakistani remark

Chandigarh, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) TikTok sensation Sonali Phogat, contesting the Adampur seat in Haryana on the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) ticket, has apologised for her remark regarding raising of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ slogans. Tendering an apology for saying at a public meeting that those who don’t raise ‘Bharat ... Read More »

Avaya cloud solution to supercharge global BPOs’ growth

Dubai, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) In a bid to strengthen the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) community, global communication solution provider Avaya on Wednesday announced that the first phase of a global contact centre services transformation has gone live with Merchants – a customer management partner specialising in the BPO industry. ... Read More »

All new at IFW SS’20

By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The India Fashion Week Spring Summer 2020 opened on Wednesday with not just a new venue, but a new mood altogether. This edition of the five-day extravaganza is taking place at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in the heart of the ... Read More »

Never hid anything from the tax office: Xabi Alonso

Madrid, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Former footballer Xabi Alonso on Wednesday denied allegations of tax fraud during a two-day trial at a Madrid court. The ex-Spanish midfielder has been accused by the prosecutors of defrauding the tax office after signing up with an image rights company, Kardzali, based in Madeira, ... Read More »

Kerala family serial killer Jolly linked to 3 more deaths

Kozhikode (Kerala), Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Suspicion has now arisen over three more deaths linked to Jolly, the woman who is the prime suspect in six mysterious deaths in her family, and who is currently in judicial custody even as reports have surfaced that she was also planning to eliminate ... Read More »

Bumrah, mother share days of struggle in social media video

Mumbai, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) India’s pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah and his mother Daljit recalled their early days of struggle in a video shared on social media. Mumbai Indians posted a video on their Twitter handle that shows Bumrah and his mother speaking about the early days. “Talent can come ... Read More »

3 scientists win 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Lead)

Stockholm, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of lithium-ion batteries, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday. The prestigious award will be shared by John B. Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin, M. Stanley ... Read More »

IIT-Hyd creates VR experience for Hayat Bakshi Begum story

Hyderabad, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad has created a Virtual Reality (VR) experience for an oral historical narrative of Hayat Bakshi Begum, considered to be one of the most influential women rulers of medieval Deccan. This 360-degree VR animation film trailer has been done on the ... Read More »

Abu Dhabi T10: Afridi’s Qalandars to debut on opening day

Abu Dhabi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Bangla Tigers, Deccan Gladiators, Delhi Bulls and Karnataka Tuskers were all drawn into the same Group A, while last years champions, Northern Warriors, were joined in Group B by Maratha Arabians, Qalandars and the yet to be announced Team 8 in the Abu Dhabi ... Read More »

Hyderabad Design Week begins with exhibition on sherwani

Hyderabad, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) With an exhibition on ethnic wear sherwani to a workshop on kite making and flying and another event called tie and dye, the Hyderabad Design Week (HDW) began here on Wednesday. The five-day event, organised by the Government of Telangana, in partnership with India Design ... Read More »

Cabinet nod to MoUs in radio, TV

New Delhi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The Union Cabinet here on Wednesday gave ex-post facto (with retrospective effect) approval for the memorandum of understandings (MoUs) signed between Indian and foreign broadcasters in radio and television. The MoUs will help the public broadcaster explore new visions and strategies to address the ... Read More »

‘Little Things’ season 3 to air on Netflix in November

Mumbai, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Actors Mithila Palkar and Dhruv Sehgal will be back with another season of “Little Things” in November. The third season of the show will go live on Netflix on November 9. “Little Things” brings forward the story of an everyday couple, Dhruv Vats (played by ... Read More »