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Al Jazeera may not part with TV sting details with ICC immediately

Al Jazeera may not part with TV sting details with ICC immediately

Doha-based Al Jazeera is reluctant to share with the International Cricket Council (ICC) all the evidence it has in its possession that suggests at least four Test matches in 2016-17 in the sub-continent were influenced by match-fixers. The TV channel’s sting operation has shaken the cricketing world and the ICC […]

by August 21, 2018
Elina Svitolina falls short , Madison Keys advances at French Open

Elina Svitolina falls short , Madison Keys advances at French Open

Elina Svitolina’s French Open breakthrough was again put on hold on Friday when the Ukrainian fourth seed was knocked out 6-3, 7-5 in the third round by Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu. The 23-year-old Svitolina, who trains at Roland Garros and was a quarter-finalist in 2015 and 2017, had been tipped as […]

by August 21, 2018
Sunil Chhetri hits hat-trick,India sink Chinese Taipei 5-0 in Intercontinental …

Sunil Chhetri hits hat-trick,India sink Chinese Taipei 5-0 in Intercontinental …

kipper Sunil Chhetri scored a hat-trick as India hammered an inexperienced Chinese Taipei 5-0 in the opening game of the four-nation Intercontinental Cup football tournament here on Friday. The striker, now one short of playing his 100th game, took his tally of international goals to 59 at the Mumbai Football […]

by August 21, 2018
England dominate Pakistan on Day 1 of 2nd Test at Headingley

England dominate Pakistan on Day 1 of 2nd Test at Headingley

England dominated Day 1 of its must-win second and final Test against Pakistan on Friday, bundling out the tourists for 174 before closing on 106-2 in a role reversal to the start of the first match last week. Pakistan didn’t capitalize on winning the toss at Headingley, with its batsmen […]

by August 21, 2018
Unknown today, superstars tomorrow: youngsters who took the FIFA World Cup by s…

Unknown today, superstars tomorrow: youngsters who took the FIFA World Cup by s…

The most famous young player in a World Cup was one who was also said to be the world’s most popular four-letter word. In ‘My Life And The Beautiful Game’, before the game against Russia, Pele said: “I am sure that some of those in the stands are faintly amused […]

by August 21, 2018
PM Modi gives Padma Shri award to former Singaporean diplomat Tommy Koh

PM Modi gives Padma Shri award to former Singaporean diplomat Tommy Koh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday handed over the Padma Shri award, one of India’s highest civilian awards, to former Singaporean diplomat Tommy Koh in Singapore. Koh was among 10 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) receipts of the prestigious award this year. “Prof Tommy Koh, former diplomat of Singapore, […]

by August 21, 2018
Indian Army to revive Israeli Spike missile purchase plan

Indian Army to revive Israeli Spike missile purchase plan

India is set to place an order for Israeli ‘Spike’ missiles in a bid to boost its anti-tank capability against arch rival Pakistan, a person with knowledge of the matter said. The Indian Army wants to buy the Spike missile as a “stop gap” measure before the Defence Research and […]

by August 21, 2018
Army on standby in Shillong following communal clashes as mobs defy curfew orde…

Army on standby in Shillong following communal clashes as mobs defy curfew orde…

Shillong residents stayed off the streets on Friday and the army was kept on standby after curfew was imposed in some parts of the city following clashes between two communities the day before. Offices witnessed scanty attendance and people prepared for the eventuality of an extended curfew by shopping for […]

by August 21, 2018
High alert in Kashmir over ‘militant plot‘ to target security installations

High alert in Kashmir over ‘militant plot‘ to target security installations

Security personnel in Kashmir have been placed on high alert in the wake of inputs that Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants may try to target their installations on the seventeenth day of Ramzan, which coincides with the Battle of Badr. The Battle of Badr was a key battle in the early days […]

by August 21, 2018
No forensic analysis in 13,000 rape cases every year, says Maneka Gandhi

No forensic analysis in 13,000 rape cases every year, says Maneka Gandhi

Union Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi said on Friday there was no forensic analysis in 13,000 rape cases every year as the country’s laboratories lacked the capacity. “We have found that the weakest part of crime detection is forensic,” she said while announcing a plan to strengthen the […]

by August 21, 2018