Day: November 4, 2018

India beat West Indies by 5 wickets in first T20 International

India beat West Indies by 5 wickets in first T20 International

November 4, 2018 11:35 pm

Kolkata: India defeated West Indies by five wickets in the first T20 International here Sunday. Sent into bat, West Indies were restricted to 109 for eight and India chased down the target of 110 in 17.5 overs at the Eden Gardens. India lead the three-match series 1-0. Brief scores: West Indies: 109/8 in 20 overs (Fabian Allen 27; Kuldeep Yadav 3/13) India: 110/5 in […]

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Villagers kill tigress in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

Villagers kill tigress in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

November 4, 2018 11:27 pm

Lakhimpur Kheri (UP): Angry villagers killed a tigress in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) area Sunday evening by running a tractor over it, after the animal attacked a local resident, officials said. Devanand (50) was critically injured after being attacked by the tigress at Chaitua village. He died during treatment at a district hospital. Confirming the killing of the animal by the […]

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1971 war hero passes away, defence minister pays tributes

1971 war hero passes away, defence minister pays tributes

November 4, 2018 11:14 pm

New Delhi : Vice Admiral (retired) M P Awati, who commanded a naval unit of the Eastern Fleet in the 1971 India-Pakistan war and whose actions led to the destruction of an enemy submarine, passed away at his hometown near Satara in Maharashtra Sunday, the Navy said. Awati, a Vir Chakra recipient, was 91. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman described Awati as an icon in the […]

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Thick haze engulfs Delhi, air quality remains severe

Delhiites breathe easy as air quality improves; authorities warn deterioration from Monday

November 4, 2018 11:04 pm

New Delhi : Delhiites breathed easy on Sunday after air quality significantly improved due to increased wind speed and control measures implemented by the government, even as authorities warned of severe deterioration from Monday. The overall air quality index (AQI) on Sunday was recorded at 169, which falls in the ‘moderate’ category. In the morning […]

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CBI officer's allegations 'baseless and malicious': Union minister Haribhai Chaudhary

2 Japanese among four women arrested in Nepal for ‘religious conversions’

November 4, 2018 10:58 pm

Kathmandu: Four women, including two Japanese nationals, were arrested in western Nepal for allegedly trying to convert dalits and landless people into Christianity, police said here on Sunday. The women were arrested when they were visiting door to door in poor dalits houses and approaching landless people in Butawal area with the purpose of converting them into […]

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Federer says Serena 'went too far' with US Open final rant

Federer says Serena ‘went too far’ with US Open final rant

November 4, 2018 10:29 pm

London: Serena Williams “went too far” with her controversial rant at an umpire during the US Open final, according to Roger Federer. Williams received a code violation for coaching, a penalty point for racquet abuse and a game penalty for calling the umpire a “liar” and a “thief” during her defeat by Naomi Osaka, with her outburst overshadowing the […]

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Karen Khachanov stuns Novak Djokovic to win Paris Masters

Karen Khachanov stuns Novak Djokovic to win Paris Masters

November 4, 2018 10:20 pm

Paris : Russia’s Karen Khachanov clinched the biggest win of his career on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-4 upset of Novak Djokovic to claim the Paris Masters title. Khachanov became the third different first-time winner of a Masters tournament this year — joining John Isner and Juan Martin del Potro– and denied Djokovic a fourth title in a row ahead of his return to world […]

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Go Air flight reaches Jammu from Srinagar without passengers' baggage

Go Air flight reaches Jammu from Srinagar without passengers’ baggage

November 4, 2018 10:11 pm

Srinagar: Several GoAir passengers from Srinagar to Jammu were left fuming Sunday as their flight reached its destination without their baggage. “We reached Jammu from Srinagar by Go Air flight G8-213 but the airline staff had not loaded our luggage,” Abdul Hamid, one of the passengers, told to news agency (PTI) over phone from Jammu. He said initially several dozen passengers were asked to wait for their luggage. A GoAir staffer told passengers that […]

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'Orange fleshed sweet potato can save children from malnutrition'

‘Orange fleshed sweet potato can save children from malnutrition’

November 4, 2018 10:04 pm

Gorakhpur (UP): Around 50 farmers of Gorakhpur and Sant Kabir Nagar district are growing orange fleshed sweet potato to fight against malnutrition especially in children in the two adjoining districts. The bio-fortified crop Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) is rich source of vitamin A. The idea of cultivating OFSP was conceived by a native of Gorakhpur Ram Chet Chowdhary, a retired agricultural scientist who has worked […]

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Shakun Batra has discussed Osho's story with me: Aamir Khan

Shakun Batra has discussed Osho’s story with me: Aamir Khan

November 4, 2018 9:52 pm

Mumbai : Aamir Khan Sunday revealed that director Shakun Batra had approached him for a film on the life of spiritual leader Rajneesh, popularly known as Osho, but the actor said he is waiting for a bound script before he takes a decision. Shakun earlier told to news agency (PTI) that he was developing a story on Osho’s life. He had said that it would be […]

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