Lightning kills 9 in Telangana, Andhra

Lightning kills 9 in Telangana, Andhra

Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Nine people including three farmers died of lightning in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, officials said.   The three farmers died of lightning in Telangana’s Mancherial district early in the day while six deaths were reported from Srikakulam district in north coastal Andhra.   The farmers were killed in their […]

India beat Japan 4-1 in Women’s Asian Champions Trophy Hockey

India beat Japan 4-1 in Women’s Asian Champions Trophy Hockey

DONGHAE, May 13 (PTI): Navneet Kaur scored a hat-trick as India got off to a rollicking start with a 4-1 win over Japan in their opening match of the 5th Women’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament on Monday. Young forward Navneet scored in the 7th, 25th and 55th minute while Anupa Barla (53rd) got the […]

Don’t feel sorry for me, says Dani Alves

Don’t feel sorry for me, says Dani Alves

Rio de Janeiro, May 13 (IANS): Brazil full-back Dani Alves has asked football fans not to pity him after he was ruled out of the World Cup in Russia because of injury.   The 35-year-old collapsed on the pitch after feeling a sharp pain in his right knee while playing for PSG in their 2-0 […]

Feminist war movie captures zeitgeist at Cannes

Feminist war movie captures zeitgeist at Cannes

71st Cannes Film Festival – Photocall for the film “Girls of the Sun” (Les filles du soleil) in competition – Cannes, France May 13, 2018. Director Eva Husson poses with producer Didar Domehriand and cast members Emmanuelle Bercot and Golshifteh Farahani. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier   CANNES, France, May 13 (Reuters) – “When they hear our female […]

Disappointing that India refused to play D/N Test: Ian Chappell

NEW DELHI, May 13 (PTI): Indian cricket board’s approach of win at all costs without looking at the bigger picture by refusing to play a Day/Night Test match against Australia is extremely disappointing, feels former captain Ian Chappell.   “The BCCI’s decision was extremely disappointing. Adelaide has become the unofficial home of day-night Test cricket, […]

Army finalises 15,000cr plan to produce indigenous ammunition

New Delhi, Mat 13 (PTI): After years of deliberations, the Army has finalised a mega Rs 15,000-crore project under which a range of ammunition for its critical weapons and tanks will be produced indigenously to overcome long delays in imports and address the problem of a dwindling stockpile.   Official sources told PTI that 11 […]

Jacqueline, Kareena, Swara are my closest friends: Sonam

Jacqueline, Kareena, Swara are my closest friends: Sonam

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film “Veere Di Wedding”, says her closest friends are actresses Jacqueline Fernandez, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Swara Bhasker.   Asked if real friends can’t be made in Bollywood, Sonam told IANS: “Completely untrue. Jacqueline, Bebo (Kareena) […]

Researchers suggest new therapy for drug-resistant skin cancer

Researchers suggest new therapy for drug-resistant skin cancer

London, May 13 (IANS) A team of researchers has managed to exploit a vulnerability in melanoma or skin cancer that develops resistance to a targeted therapy, providing a potential new therapeutic strategy to selectively kill the drug-resistant cancer cells.   The study has shown that when cancer cells develop drug resistance, they also acquire a […]

Chidambaram case Congress’ Nawaz Sharif moment: Sitharaman

Chidambaram case Congress’ Nawaz Sharif moment: Sitharaman

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Hitting out at former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram over a disproportionate assets case, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said it was the Congress’ “Nawaz Sharif moment” and wondered if party President Rahul Gandhi will probe the matter against one of his senior colleagues.   “For some time now, […]

Alobo Naga in Lucknow – Kini Tour

Alobo Naga in Lucknow – Kini Tour

Alobo Naga is currently doing the first phase of Kini Tour, an album promotional tour across the country. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh got to experience his music for the first time on May 9 at Urban Qettle and at The Ranch on May 11. Alobo Naga updated on his facebook page, “It amazes me how small […]