• India could be banned if they don’t play Pak in WC

    India could be banned if they don’t play Pak in WC
    Published Date : 20-Feb-2019 8:14:21IST

    Ex-India opener and UP Sports Minister Chetan Chauhan has said India would have to face consequences if they pull out of the World Cup match against Pakistan. “We could be fined or banned…I think government and BCCI will consider this,” he added. He further said that if India forfeit the match, it’d be detrimental for the team in World Cup.

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  • Mother, daughter sell same house to 5 people; cheat them of ₹2.5 cr

    Mother, daughter sell same house to 5 people; cheat them of ₹2.5 cr
    Published Date : 19-Feb-2019 2:59:34IST

    A 65-year-old woman and her 43-year-old daughter were arrested for allegedly duping five people of nearly ₹2.5 crore after selling their Delhi house to all of them using forged documents. The two had been declared proclaimed offenders in three cases of cheating registered against them between 2014 and 2015. They had fled after collecting the money from the people.

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  • I don’t need to condemn an attack publicly: Sania Mirza to trolls

    I don’t need to condemn an attack publicly: Sania Mirza to trolls
    Published Date : 17-Feb-2019 8:39:25IST

    Indian tennis player Sania Mirza shared a message for trolls who criticised her for not condemning Pulwama attack on social media, saying she doesn’t need to condemn an attack publicly. “Find your way to serve the nation instead of…judging public figures,” she wrote on Instagram. “Do your bit and we’re doing our bit…without announcing on social media,” she added.

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  • Food court in Telangana fines diners if they waste food

    Food court in Telangana fines diners if they waste food
    Published Date : 09-Feb-2019 8:24:09IST

    Lingala Kedari Food Court, an eatery in Telangana’s Warangal, levies a penalty on its diners for wasting their food. Display boards at the eatery caution customers that those leaving behind food would have to pay a fine of ₹50 per plate. The restaurant’s owner said that he has collected ₹14,000 so far and wants to donate it to an orphanage.

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  • Sindhu signs 4-year deal worth ₹50 crore with Chinese sports brand

    Sindhu signs 4-year deal worth ₹50 crore with Chinese sports brand
    Published Date : 08-Feb-2019 11:38:36IST

    Rio Olympic silver medal-winning badminton player PV Sindhu has signed a four-year sports sponsorship deal worth nearly ₹50 crore with Chinese sports brand Li Ning. The deal comes after Sindhu’s compatriot Kidambi Srikanth was offered ₹35 crore for four years by the Chinese company last month. Li Ning also reportedly offered Parupalli Kashyap a two-year deal worth ₹8 crore.

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  • New Zealand hand India their worst ever defeat in T20I cricket

    New Zealand hand India their worst ever defeat in T20I cricket
    Published Date : 06-Feb-2019 4:04:08IST

    New Zealand defeated India by 80 runs in the first T20I of the three-match series at Wellington today to hand them their worst defeat (by runs) in T20I history. India’s previous worst T20I defeat had come on May 7, 2010, when Australia defeated them by 49 runs in a World T20 match. The second T20I will take place on Friday.

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  • Engineers, MBAs among 4,000 applicants for sweepers’ post in TN

    Engineers, MBAs among 4,000 applicants for sweepers’ post in TN
    Published Date : 06-Feb-2019 11:31:41IST

    People with professional qualifications such as MTech, BTech and MBA and post graduates are among 4,000 applicants who have registered for 14 posts of sanitary worker and sweeper at the Tamil Nadu assembly secretariat. The salary for the posts is reportedly fixed in the slab of ₹15,700-₹50,000. The only qualification the job required was the candidate should be able-bodied.

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  • Snacks to boost up students’ performance

    Snacks to boost up students’ performance
    Published Date : 04-Feb-2019 7:26:01IST

    Running out of ideas on how to get back students to classrooms in state-run schools, authorities have decided to provide special snacks, biscuits, fruits and lemon rice to get the numbers soaring at special classes. With authorities advertising that the snacks will be provided free of cost to students up to end of February, students are back in droves. It remains to be seen till when they continue to come though.

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  • Twitter may add edit feature

    Twitter may add edit feature
    Published Date : 03-Feb-2019 7:04:25IST

    Micro-blogging site Twitter is considering the possibility of adding support for editing tweets, but the original version of the tweet would still be viewable. “Maybe we introduce a 5-30 seconds delay in the sending of tweet and within that window, you can edit because the issue with going longer than that is it takes that real-time nature of the conversational flow out of it,” 9To5Mac quoted Twitter chief executive officer (CEO) Jack Dorsey as saying in a podcast interview on Saturday.

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  • Shopping without wife a disaster: Rohit

    Shopping without wife a disaster: Rohit
    Published Date : 03-Feb-2019 1:38:23IST

    India stand-in captain Rohit Sharma took to Instagram to share a picture of himself shopping in a supermarket in New Zealand, writing, “Supermarket shopping without the wife is a disaster, one of the many reasons I miss her.” Reacting to the post, Rohit’s wife Ritika Sajdeh commented, “aaawww.” “That’s a lot of eggs…Rohit..you baking a cake!” The Bharat Army commented.

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  • Hyderabad job portal cheats 1 lakh people of ₹70 crore, CEO arrested

    Hyderabad job portal cheats 1 lakh people of ₹70 crore, CEO arrested
    Published Date : 26-Jan-2019 9:24:16IST

    The police on Friday arrested Hyderabad-based job portal ‘wisdomjobs.com’ CEO Ajay Kolla and 13 other employees for cheating over one lakh job seekers of nearly ₹70 crore. Police said 2.85 crore people had registered online with the job portal. Fake interviews were conducted by the employees sitting in their office, impersonating the officials of different global companies offering the jobs.

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  • Samosa Turn of Events in Court

    Samosa Turn of Events in Court
    Published Date : 24-Jan-2019 8:54:13IST

    Matters in court number 5 of the Supreme Court took a culinary turn when the judges and the lady lawyer arguing a criminal case started debating samosas. “Do you treat your juniors to samosas nowand-then or not,” the judge asked the lawyer. “Yes, I do and I have to pay,” she said in mock anger. The judge lamented that his juniors never allow him to pay. The lady lawyer turned to her juniors, rolled her eyes, and said: “Learn something.”

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  • Feel responsible, had sleepless nights: Karan on Pandya-Rahul row

    Feel responsible, had sleepless nights: Karan on Pandya-Rahul row
    Published Date : 23-Jan-2019 3:55:32IST

    Karan Johar, while opening up about the controversy over Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s comments on women in ‘Koffee With Karan’, said, “I’ve had…sleepless nights just wondering…how I can undo this damage.” “I feel very responsible because it was my show,” he added. Johar further said he has “no control about the answers” that come his way on the show.

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  • Google Maps to Display Speed Limits

    Google Maps to Display Speed Limits
    Published Date : 22-Jan-2019 3:52:23IST

    Google Maps rolled out its speed limit feature for all Android and iOS users in more regions including the United States, Denmark and UK. Maps will display speed limit in the left corner. In addition, a camera icon will show the location of the speed cameras to alert drivers.

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  • Kohli becomes 1st to sweep top three ICC awards

    Kohli becomes 1st to sweep top three ICC awards
    Published Date : 22-Jan-2019 3:32:20IST

    Virat Kohli has become the first player to win all three major annual ICC awards in a single year for his performances in 2018. Kohli was named Men’s Test Player of the Year for the first time, while he also won Cricketer and ODI Player of Year awards. He was also named captain of Test and ODI teams of 2018.

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