TODAY in HISTORY: APRIL 22

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on Apr 22 Reuters 1915 – The second battle of Ypres started when German troops released clouds of deadly chlorine gas on British troops. It was the first major gas attack of World War One. 1969 – The British yachtsman Robin Knox-Johnston arrived at Falmouth […]

Having a blast with Inaaya, films can wait: Soha

Having a blast with Inaaya, films can wait: Soha

Soha Ali Khan. (Photo: IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, last seen in the 2018 film “Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3”, says movies take a lot of time and commitment. Asked what has kept her away from the silver screen for so long, Soha told IANS in an e-mail interview: “For me, films feel like a […]

‘Panipat’ is a magical experience: Kriti Sanon

‘Panipat’ is a magical experience: Kriti Sanon

Actress Kriti Sanon. (File Photo: IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon, currently shooting for the film “Panipat”, says she never thought she would be a part of such a “massive film”. “We’ve shot in Jaipur. We’ve shot in ND studios in Karjat and are going to be shooting in Mumbai. It’s shaping up wonderfully and is truly […]

Ariana opens up about her fascination for Jim Carrey

Ariana opens up about her fascination for Jim Carrey

Ariana Grande. (Xinhua/Zulkarnain/IANS) Singer Ariana Grande has said the celebrity she still loves the most is Hollywood star actor Jim Carrey. Grande said she adored the “Dumb and Dumber” star even more because of his inspirational quotes about depression, reports mirror.co.uk. “The no tears left to cry” hitmaker uploaded a series of posts about the […]

Fognini lands maiden Masters title in Monte Carlo

Fognini lands maiden Masters title in Monte Carlo

Italy’s Fabio Fognini celebrates with the trophy after winning the Monte Carlo Masters (REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier) MONTE CARLO, April 21 (Reuters): Flamboyant Italian Fabio Fognini followed up his shock victory over Rafael Nadal with a 6-3 6-4 win over Serbian Dusan Lajovic to claim his maiden Masters title in Monte Carlo on Sunday. The 31-year-old triumphed […]

Jeremy smashes Youth World record, national senior record

Jeremy smashes Youth World record, national senior record

Jeremy Lalrinnunga won gold at the Youth Olympic Games last year. (REUTERS File Photo) Ningbo (China), April 21 (PTI): Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga went on a record-smashing spree, claiming three world marks in a power-packed performance, to secure second place in his group at the Asian Weightlifting Championship here on Sunday. In a […]

Barcelona put one hand on La Liga title after edging past Sociedad

Barcelona put one hand on La Liga title after edging past Sociedad

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi in action with Real Sociedad’s Diego Llorente. (REUTERS/Albert Gea) BARCELONA, April 21 (Reuters):  Barcelona closed in on the La Liga title on Saturday after earning a hard-fought 2-1 win over Real Sociedad at the Nou Camp, with goals from defenders Clement Lenglet and Jordi Alba restoring their nine-point lead at the top […]

Everton hand woeful Manchester United a 4-0 hammering

Everton hand woeful Manchester United a 4-0 hammering

Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku in action with Everton’s Michael Keane. (REUTERS/Andrew Yates) Reuters A woeful Manchester United suffered their fifth straight away defeat, in all competitions, with a 4-0 Premier League hammering at the hands of a vibrant Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday. United did not manage a shot on target until the 86th […]

Suele winner keeps Bayern on track for Bundesliga title

Suele winner keeps Bayern on track for Bundesliga title

Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski in action with Werder Bremen’s Milos Veljkovic. (REUTERS/Michael Dalder) BERLIN, April 21  (Reuters): Champions Bayern Munich scored a 1-0 victory over visiting Werder Bremen on Saturday to stay on course for a seventh successive Bundesliga title. Niklas Suele drilled in a 75th-minute winner to lift the Bavarians to 70 points, four […]

New opponent for Joshua to be announced next week, promoter says

New opponent for Joshua to be announced next week, promoter says

Anthony Joshua during the press conference. (Reuters Files Photo) April 21 (Reuters): A new opponent for Briton Anthony Joshua’s June 1 heavyweight fight in New York will be announced next week, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Twitter on Friday. Joshua, the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world champion, had been scheduled to fight American Jarrell […]

Entries invited for MDCA U-16 Inter School Cricket Tournament

Mokokchung, April 21 (MExN): The Mokokchung District Cricket Association (MDCA) will be organizing the MDCA Under -16 Inter School Cricket Tournament 2019 (boys) under the aegis of Nagaland Cricket Association from April 29 onwards. Registration forms for the tourney will be from April 22 and last date for submission of forms is April 25, till […]

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