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Womens’ World Cup: India post 232/...

Womens’ World Cup: India post 232/8 against Sri Lanka

Derby, July 5   Deepti Sharma (78) and skipper Mithali Raj (53) helped India post 232/8 against Sri Lanka in a group stage match of the ICC Women’s World Cup at the County Cricket ground here on Wednesday. After a poor start by the top order batswomen, Deepti and Mithali forged a 118-run... read more »

Womens’ World Cup: India post 232/...

Womens’ World Cup: India post 232/8 against Sri Lanka

Derby, July 5   Deepti Sharma (78) and skipper Mithali Raj (53) helped India post 232/8 against Sri Lanka in a group stage match of the ICC Women’s World Cup at the County Cricket ground here on Wednesday. After a poor start by the top order batswomen, Deepti and Mithali forged a 118-run... read more »

Katy Perry slammed over ad

Katy Perry slammed over ad

London, July 5   Pop star Katy Perry has been slammed over an Australian ad in which she tells her dog to go and “chase” koalas. The “Chained to the Rhythm” hitmaker has teamed up with a company for a series of online promotions of her upcoming Witness tour Down Under, but... read more »

Katy Perry slammed over ad

Katy Perry slammed over ad

London, July 5   Pop star Katy Perry has been slammed over an Australian ad in which she tells her dog to go and “chase” koalas. The “Chained to the Rhythm” hitmaker has teamed up with a company for a series of online promotions of her upcoming Witness tour Down Under, but... read more »

Experience in parliament enriches my act...

Experience in parliament enriches my acting: Paresh Rawal

New Delhi, July 5   Veteran actor and politician Paresh Rawal says the experience that he goes through during sessions in Parliament, helps him enrich his acting skills. “I have had a meaningful journey (in showbiz). As an actor, the experience that I have as a politician while sitting in... read more »

Messi pens three-year contract extension...

Messi pens three-year contract extension with Barcelona

Barcelona, July 5   FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi will stay with the club until 2021, the Calatan giants said in a statement on Wednesday. “Barcelona and Leo Messi have agreed on a contract renewal that will keep the Argentinian at the Club until June 30th, 2021,” the team said in a... read more »

HC seeks Centre’s response on vaca...

HC seeks Centre’s response on vacant posts in NDMA, NIDM

New Delhi, July 5   The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Ministry of Home Affairs to file its response on a petition that claimed vacant posts in the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) have not been filled the past two years. A... read more »

Kanu, Cambiasso to attend draw for FIFA ...

Kanu, Cambiasso to attend draw for FIFA U-17 World Cup

Mumbai, July 5   World football’s governing body FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) on Wednesday announced the participation of former Argentina midfielder Esteban Cambiasso and Nigerian forward Nwankwo Kanu along with Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri and country’s top-ranked... read more »

Rajinikanth urges TN government for posi...

Rajinikanth urges TN government for positive outcome on tax row (Lead)

Chennai, July 5   As theatres across Tamil Nadu remained shut for the third day in a row on Wednesday over double taxation, Abirami Ramanathan, President of Tamil Nadu Film Chamber of Commerce, said a positive outcome can be expected soon from the ongoing protest. Even megastar Rajinikanth urged... read more »

India, Israel to cooperate in fight agai...

India, Israel to cooperate in fight against terrorism: Modi

Jerusalem, July 5   Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India and Israel have agreed to cooperate in the fight against terrorism and growing radicalization. “India has suffered first hand the violence and hatred spread by terror, so has Israel,” Modi said while jointly... read more »

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India, Israel agree to combat radicalization and terror (Intro Roundup)

Jerusalem, July 5   India and Israel on Wednesday decided to scale up their relationship to that of a strategic partnership in the fight against terror, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi... read more »

Justice Karnan committed ‘grossest and gravest’ act of contempt: SC

New Delhi, July 5   The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the former Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan had committed “grossest and gravest” act of contempt of... read more »

Rajnath speaks with Mamata, WB Governor

New Delhi, July 5   Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday spoke with West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to take stock of the communal situation... read more »

Cibulkova, Azarenka cruise to Wimbledon’s third round

London, July 5   Slovak Dominika Cibulkova advanced to the third round of Wimbledon, defeating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-4 here on Wednesday. One break in each set was all Cibulkova... read more »

Delhi Anganwadi workers to get salary hike soon

New Delhi, July 5   Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia directed officials to increase Anganwadi workers’ honorarium, after meeting their representatives here on Wednesday. After the... read more »