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India wins 3rd test by 203 runs against England 

It took India 17 balls on the final morning to take the last wicket and wrap up their seventh Test win in England, an utter domination of the hosts from the moment India were inserted on day one.  The win also made Virat Kohli India’s second-most successful captain in Tests, ... Read More »

Annual pap test a ‘thing of the past?’

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released new recommendations on screening for cervical cancer. These latest recommendations continue the trend of decreasing participant burden by lengthening screening intervals, making the “annual Pap” a historical artifact. Since its introduction 75 years ago, exfoliative cytology commonly known as the ... Read More »

England beat India in first Test to lead series

Chasing 194, India resumed the day at 110/5 but kept losing wickets, including the one of captain Virat Kohli (51), to fall short by 31 runs. For England, medium-pacer Ben Stokes was lethal, taking the important wickets of Kohli and Hardik Pandya (31) on the day. The right-armer ended up with figures of 4/40 in the second innings for ... Read More »

India, England first Test match begins today

A crucial challenge will be on the cards for both the sides. India captain Virat Kohli has exuded confidence of good performance ahead of the test. England will want to give a better account of themselves after recent disappointments. India and England have battled each other on 17 occasions across the United Kingdom ... Read More »

Upbeat India gear up for tough English test in 1st T20I

While India has been a consistent limited overs side during the past decade, England have finally found their mojo in ODIs and T20s, courtesy a group of fantastic limited overs players like Jos Buttler, Jason Roy and Ben Stokes. With the 2019 ODI World Cup less than 12 months away, ... Read More »

Blood test may predict premature birth

Until now, some tests for predicting premature birth were available but they tended to work only in women at high risk and were accurate only about 20 percent of the time.  The test measures the activity of maternal, placental and foetal genes, assessing levels of cell-free RNA, which are messenger ... Read More »

With one eye on India Test, Afghans face Bangladesh in three T20s

While the dates of the Afghanistan’s inaugural Test against India were announced back in January, the series against Bangladesh at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun was only confirmed last month. The scheduling has left Afghanistan with no choice other than to have joint preparations for the Test ... Read More »

Saha ruled out of Afghan Test, Karthik to replace him

The BCCI has named Dinesh Karthik as Saha’s replacement for Afghanistan’s debut Test match to be held in Bengaluru starting June 14. “Mr Wriddhiman Saha has been ruled out of the one-off Paytm Test against Afghanistan to be held in Bengaluru from the 14th of June, 2018,” BCCI acting secretary ... Read More »

New blood test to detect liver damage in minutes

The test developed by researchers from the University College London in the UK could address a huge need for early detection of liver disease. It distinguishes between samples taken from healthy individuals and those with varying degrees of liver damage, researchers said. The study, published in the journal Advanced Materials, ... Read More »