‘E for Empathy’

Imkong Walling A week back, the Dimapur police issued a press release informing of a series of raids in the city’s bustling New Market. The target of the raids was hotels suspected or rather long known to be running illicit sex trade. Described as a “planned and coordinated exercise,” as many as six hotels were […]

TODAY in HISTORY: MARCH 25

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Mar 25 Reuters 1949 – Laurence Olivier’s “Hamlet” won five Oscars and was the first British film to win an Academy Award. 1975 – King Faisal of Saudi Arabia was murdered by his nephew Prince Faisal. He was succeeded by his brother, Khaled ibn […]

IPL: Russell’s blitzkrieg helps KKR beat Sunrisers

IPL: Russell’s blitzkrieg helps KKR beat Sunrisers

Andre Russell of Kolkata Knight Riders hits over the top for six during match 2 of the Vivo Indian Premier League Season 12, 2019 between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Sunrisers Hyderabad held at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata on March 24. (BCCI Photo) Kolkata, March 24 (IANS): Andre Russell spoilt David Warner’s […]

Euro 2020 Qualifier

Euro 2020 Qualifier

Soccer Football – Euro 2020 Qualifier – Group F – Spain v Norway – Mestalla Stadium, Valencia, Spain – March 23, 2019 Spain’s Rodrigo in action with Norway’s Kristoffer Ajer REUTERS/Heino Kalis Nerveless Ramos gives Spain winning start VALENCIA, March 24  (Reuters):  Spain captain Sergio Ramos scored another “Panenka” penalty to give his side a […]

NBA roundup: Hornets storm back to stun Celtics

NBA roundup: Hornets storm back to stun Celtics

Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) passes the basketball against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) during the first quarter at Oracle Arena. (Photo: USA TODAY Sports/Reuters) Luka Doncic records sixth triple-double as Dallas Mavericks stun Golden State Warriors    Living Field Media/ Reuters Kemba Walker had 36 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, and […]

IPL Preview: Royals to take on Punjab in Jaipur today

IPL Preview: Royals to take on Punjab in Jaipur today

Jaipur, March 24 (IANS): Boosted by the return of Steve Smith, Rajasthan Royals (RR) will take on Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) opener at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Monday. The Royals, which made a comeback to the league in 2018 after serving a two-year ban over spot-fixing and […]

Cricket: Give finger spinner a role at World Cup, says Harbhajan

Cricket: Give finger spinner a role at World Cup, says Harbhajan

Chennai Super Kings’ Harbhajan Singh celebrates after taking a wicket during the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on March 23. CSK won the match by 7 wickets. (Photo Courtesy: Indian Premier League @PL/Twitter). MUMBAI, March 24 (Reuters):  Harbhajan Singh […]

Brazil held 1-1 by Panama in lacklustre friendly

Brazil held 1-1 by Panama in lacklustre friendly

Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus in action with Panama’s Jan Vargas. (REUTERS) PORTO (Portugal) March 24 (Reuters): Brazil drew 1-1 with Panama in a friendly on Saturday, one of the poorest results and performances by the five-times world champions since Tite took over as coach in mid-2016. Panama had never scored against Brazil before, losing all four […]

CAIT to come up with National Charter of Traders

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS): The Confederation of All Indian Traders (CAIT) on Sunday said it would shortly release a National Charter of Traders which would include the core issues of the trading community. In a statement, it said that traders across the country would vote for any political party in the the upcoming general elections […]

India may step up oil imports from Brazil, Mexico

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS): India may increase oil imports from Brazil and Mexico to offset the loss of Venezuelan oil in the wake of US sanctions on that country. Venezuela is the fourth largest oil supplier to India after Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran. It accounted for about 11 per cent of India’s oil supplies […]

NITI Aayog to hold FinTech Conclave on Monday

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS): The NITI Aayog will organise the FinTech Conclave 2019 on financial technologies in the national capital on Monday, according to an official announcement here. A NITI Aayog statement on Sunday said that the conclave, to be inaugurated by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das, will be attended by senior […]

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