• Kohli deletes 2016 tweet welcoming Kumble as coach
    Published Date : 22-Jun-2017 4:05:50 IST

    Indian captain Virat Kohli has deleted his tweet from 2016 welcoming Anil Kumble as coach of the team. After Kumble’s appointment, Kohli had tweeted on June 23 last year that he was looking forward to Kumble’s tenure and “great things” were in store for Indian cricket. After stepping down, Kumble said Kohli had reservations with his coaching style.

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  • MP Kavitha’s interesting tweet
    Published Date : 20-Jun-2017 11:17:08 IST

    People are yet to get over the defeat of toothless Indians in the Champions Trophy. Netizens are lampooning our fallen heroes. MP Kavitha too joined the bandwagon. She posted a cartoon where a player chisels his cricket bat into a hockey stick. She said this is the current mood of the nation. India may have lost in cricket, but smashed Pakis in Hockey. So, she put an apt cartoon to describe the current mood.

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  • Sania congratulates India and Pakistan
    Published Date : 19-Jun-2017 4:19:11 IST

    Indian tennis player Sania Mirza, who is married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, congratulated India and Pakistan after their wins against each other in the Hockey World League Semi Final and the Champions Trophy 2017 respectively. “India lost in cricket, but won in hockey against Pak. Congrats Team India and congrats Team Pakistan. Sport is a great leveller!”, tweeted Sania.

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  • Ram Nath Kovind is NDA Presidential candidate
    Published Date : 19-Jun-2017 2:32:33 IST

    Bharatiya Janata Party proposed the name of Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as their candidate for the upcoming Presidential election. Seventy-year-old Kovind is a Dalit leader from Kanpur. The party’s parliamentary board met on Monday to discuss the names for the election. Amit Shah said that Narendra Modi has conveyed the decision to Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh. He also said that Kovind has always fought for Dalit rights.

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  • Pandya hits fastest fifty in an ICC ODI tournament final
    Published Date : 18-Jun-2017 11:48:01 IST

    Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya hit the fastest ever half century in the final of an ICC ODI tournament after reaching the score in 32 balls against Pakistan on Sunday. The record was earlier held by former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist who reached his fifty off 33 balls against Pakistan in the final of the 1999 World Cup.

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  • Yuvraj calls Sania Mirza ‘Mirchi’ on Twitter
    Published Date : 18-Jun-2017 12:18:27 IST

    Cricketer Yuvraj Singh called Indian tennis player Sania Mirza ‘Mirchi’ during a Twitter conversation. BCCI had tweeted a photograph of Yuvraj posing alongside his doppelganger, to which Yuvraj had replied, “No chance.” Sania, retweeting the picture, posted, “Same!!!!”, at which Yuvraj wrote, “@MirzaSania Eh no’ Mirchi.” Cricketer Robin Uthappa also commented on the doppelganger’s picture.

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  • Jadeja names his daughter ‘Nidhyana’
    Published Date : 15-Jun-2017 10:34:44 IST

    Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja and his wife Riva, who were blessed with a baby girl last week, have named their daughter “Nidhyana”. Jadeja revealed the name on Twitter, posting, “We have named our bundle of joy and little princess “Nidhyana” #daughter.” Jadeja, who got married in April last year, is in England presently playing the Champions Trophy.

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  • No meat, no sex for pregnant women
    Published Date : 13-Jun-2017 3:39:02 IST

    A booklet for pregnant women released by AYUSH Ministry asks them to abstain from sex, lust, meat and bad company to give birth to a healthy baby. The Mother and Child Care booklet, released by BJP leader Shripad Naik ahead of International Yoga Day, asks expecting mothers to read life stories of great personalities and decorate rooms with beautiful pictures.

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  • Modi to meet Trump in US for first time on June 26
    Published Date : 12-Jun-2017 10:04:06 IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Donald Trump in Washington this month, India’s foreign ministry said Monday, as the world’s two-largest democracies diverge on tackling climate change.In a statement the ministry said the two leaders would meet on June 26 for the first time after Modi arrives in Washington for a two-day visit.”Their discussions will provide a new direction for deeper bilateral engagement on issues of mutual interest,” the ministry statement said.

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  • Telugu Techie Severely Injured In US Road Accident
    Published Date : 10-Jun-2017 12:46:05 IST

    A 35-year-old techie met with a road accident in Worcester, Massachussets and is in a critical condition. Keshav Kalluri, a native of Hyderabad was graduated from Osmaina University in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering in 2002. The mishap took place as the bike he was riding collided with a wall in the suburbs of Worcester in the last week of May. He was rushed to a hospital where the doctors stated his condition to be critical.The victim’s uncle Ramaswamy Sastry from New Jersey attending him in the hospital.

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  • Kohli only Indian in Forbes highest-paid athletes list
    Published Date : 08-Jun-2017 1:52:23 IST

    Virat Kohli is the only Indian and lone cricketer in Forbes’ world’s highest-paid athletes list of 2017. Kohli is at 89th spot, with earnings of $22 million (₹141.6 crore), of which $19 million (₹122.3 crore) comes from endorsements. His salary is listed to be $3 million (₹19.3 crore), which is the second-lowest in the list consisting of 100 athletes.

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  • Obamas purchase 9-bedroom mansion for ₹52 crore
    Published Date : 02-Jun-2017 11:43:54 IST

    Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama have purchased a nine-bedroom Washington mansion for $8.1 million (over ₹52 crore). The Obamas were earlier renting the 8,200-square-foot mansion, which dates back to the 1920s, to allow Sasha to complete high school. The Obamas are neighbours with US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner.

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  • Telugu Techie, Son Drown In Swimming Pool In USA
    Published Date : 01-Jun-2017 3:52:53 IST

    In a shocking incident, a techie and his three-year-old son drowned in a swimming pool in Northville in Michigan on Wednesday. Nagaraju Surepalli(31), a native of Guntur in Andhra Pradesh was living in Northville city with his wife Bindu and son Anant Sai(3) on a work visa of Infosys. On Wednesday morning, he and his son were found dead in a swimming pool in the clubhouse of their Glens of Northville apartments. A couple who walked into the clubhouse saw the dead bodies floating on the pool and informed police.

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  • Infosys Employee Found Dead Without Clothes In Office Restroom
    Published Date : 31-May-2017 4:47:12 IST

    An Infosys employee, Ilayaraja Arunachalam, was found dead on Wednesday morning at his office in Mahindra World City, Chennai. The 30-year-old Ilayaraja’s body was found without any clothes in the restroom. The incident came to light when the sweeper came to clean the room. She saw him lying without clothes motionless. Illayaraja was rushed to Chengalpet General Hospital where he was declared brought dead.

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  • Tiger Woods arrested for drink-driving
    Published Date : 29-May-2017 11:25:21 IST

    American professional golfer Tiger Woods was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol in the early hours of Monday morning in Florida, US. The former top-ranked player was released about eight hours after being taken into custody by the police. Woods, who won 14 majors during his career, has not played professionally since February 2017.

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