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Japan-India Sports Exchange programme conducted

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Japan-India Sports Exchange programme conducted

New Delhi, Dec. 16 (IANS): Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore attended the Japan-India Sports Exchange event at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex here on Saturday, with promotion of judo in India being a key feature. The function was co-organised by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Embassy of Japan as a kick-off event for […]

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Bravo doubtful of return to Windies team

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Bravo doubtful of return to Windies team

Sharjah, Dec. 16 (IANS): West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has expressed doubts about his possible return to national colours in any format. Bravo, who last represented the Caribbean side in the T20 series against Pakistan in September last year, felt his chances of making a comeback to the national side are remote. “As far as […]

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Smith’s double ton puts Oz on top in 3rd Ashes Test

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Smith’s double ton puts Oz on top in 3rd Ashes Test

Perth, Dec. 16 (IANS): Riding on skipper Steven Smith’s second Test double-century and all-rounder Mitchell Marsh’s maiden ton, Australia tightened their grip over England in the third Ashes Test reaching 549/4 at stumps on Day 3 at the WACA ground here on Saturday. At close, Smith was on 229 and Mitchell on 181 even as […]

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Knee injury forces Sania to miss Australian Open

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Knee injury forces Sania to miss Australian Open

Kolkata, Dec. 16 (IANS): Indian tennis star Sania Mirza said on Saturday that she will not be taking part in the Australian Open early next year due to a right knee injury. “Basically I have something that’s called a jumper’s knee. So it’s extrmely painful…like I am okay to walk but it’s painful to change […]

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Modi attacks Meghalaya govt.; seeks votes for BJP on development card

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Modi attacks Meghalaya govt.; seeks votes for BJP on development card

Shillong, Dec. 16 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance government, saying it had created scam after scam while his BJP was only for development. He claimed that despite central funds, the state was not witnessing any development and that as per the Comptroller and Auditor General’s report, Rs […]

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Exhilarating and engaging

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Exhilarating and engaging

Film: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”; Director: Rian Johnson; Cast: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisey Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio Del Toro “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is the eighth episode of the series and the […]

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Manipur HC asks RIMS to respond to complaints about facilities

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Manipur HC asks RIMS to respond to complaints about facilities

Imphal, Dec. 16 (IANS): The Manipur High Court has directed the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal to file an affidavit by December 20 after a post graduate student wrote to the Prime Minister complaining about malfunctioning of equipment and alleged denial of basic healthcare facilities, including medicines, to people. The directive was passed […]

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Tripura CM urges Bangladesh to open Chittagong port for NE

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Tripura CM urges Bangladesh to open Chittagong port for NE

Chottakhola (Tripura), Dec. 16 (IANS): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Saturday urged the Bangladesh government to allow India’s northeastern states to use the Chittagong port for the development of the landlocked region. “Sidelining the pending unresolved issues between the two countries, Bangladesh must allow the northeastern states of India to use the Chittagong international […]

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2017: Mark Wahlberg named most overpaid actor

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on 2017: Mark Wahlberg named most overpaid actor

Actor Mark Wahlberg has topped Forbes magazines list of ‘The Most Overpaid Actor Of 2017’. The list is based on a valuation which included the performance of an actor’s last three non-animated, large-scale movies released prior to June 1, 2017, reports forbes.com. Wahlberg made over $68 million pre-tax this year. Wahlberg pulled in only $4.40 […]

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to wed on May 19

By   /  December 16, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to wed on May 19

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding will be held on May 19 next year, Kensington Palace announced on Friday. The couple confirmed their engagement last month and said the wedding ceremony would take place on a Saturday at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. The date breaks with tradition as royal weddings usually take place on […]

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