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  • The newly constituted office bearers of the PDCA.
    PDCA announces new office bearers
    Kohima, September 25 (MExN): The Phek District Cricket Association (PDCA) held a meeting with Nagaland Cricket Association (NCA) on September 23 last and submitted the list of fully integrated and newly constituted office bearers for the tenure 2019-22. The PDCA
  • FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Sociedad v FC Barcelona - Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastian, Spain - December 14, 2019   Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal with Lionel Messi    REUTERS/Vincent West/File Photo
    Messi lashes out at Barca over Suarez departure
    BARCELONA, September 25 (Reuters) - Lionel Messi has launched his latest attack on Barcelona's hierarchy by criticising the way the club treated strike partner Luis Suarez, who left for La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid this week. Captain Messi, who threatened
  • I don't go into a game or tournament with huge expectations: KL Rahul
    Dubai, September 25 (IANS): Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul, who scored a brilliant century and guided his team to a terrific win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), believes the presence of head coach Anil Kumble has been a great motivation for all the player
  • Culture, leadership have defined Heat's success this NBA season: Bowen
    New York, September 25 (IANS): From being the surprise of the ongoing NBA season, Miami Heat have continued their march towards becoming serious contenders in some style. They are now one win away from making to the NBA Finals after beating Boston Celtics 112-109 i
  • Dean Jones was my friend for 35 years, will miss him: Kapil Dev
    New Delhi, September 25 (IANS): No foreign cricketer has visited India as many times as former Australian batting mainstay Dean Jones - more than 100 times - such was his connection with this country, said legendary Kapil Dev, while recalling his "35-year long
  • I am not being sexist or blaming Anushka: Gavaskar
    New Delhi, September 25 (IANS): My comments on Anushka Sharma, Bollywood actor and wife of Royal Challengers Bangalore and India captain Virat Kohli, has been misinterpreted, former India captain and commentator Sunil Gavaskar clarified on Friday. Gavaskar faced
  • Sandhu, Sanju win AIFF player of the year awards
    New Delhi, September 25 (IANS): Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and midfielder Sanju were on Friday declared the AIFF men's and women's Footballer of the Year respectively, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said. Sandhu is the second goalkeeper to w
  • FILE PHOTO: Women look at the giant Olympic rings, which are being temporarily removed for maintenance, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the waterfront area at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo, Japan August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo
    Tokyo organisers outline steps for 'simplified' Games
    TOKYO, September (Reuters): Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday proposed a raft of measures to hold a streamlined Summer Games next year, including a shorter opening period for training venues and scaling back staff for the torch relay. The Games, origina
  • Formula One F1 - Russian Grand Prix - Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia - September 24, 2020 Racing Point's Sergio Perez during the press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS/Files
    Perez clears the air after saying some in Racing Point "hide things"
    Reuters Mexican driver Sergio Perez said on Friday he had cleared the air with his Racing Point team, a day after accusing some members of hiding things from him now that he is leaving at the end of the Formula One season. Perez is being replaced by four time
  • FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Premier League - Arsenal v West Ham United - Emirates Stadium, London, Britain - September 19, 2020. West Ham United manager David Moyes. Pool via REUTERS/Ian Walton/File Photo
    West Ham's Moyes returns second positive COVID-19 test: Times
    Reuters David Moyes will not take charge of West Ham United's Premier League game against Woverhampton Wanderers and the League Cup fourth-round tie against Everton after returning a second positive COVID-19 test, the Times reported. Moyes, as well as pla
  • Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro (14) dribbles against Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (right) during the first half of game four of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena. (USA TODAY Sports Photo via Reuters)
    Behind Herro's 37, Heat close in on Finals spot
    (Reuters/Field Level Media): Rookie Tyler Herro scored a career-high 37 points, Jimmy Butler added 24 and the Heat held off the Boston Celtics 112-109 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night near Orlando, moving Miami within one win of an NBA Fin
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts during the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo/File Photo
    Ibrahimovic shrugs off positive COVID-19 test
    MILAN, September 24 (Reuters): AC Milan's talismanic forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and the 38-year-old responded in typically irreverent style, saying it was a bad idea for the virus to challenge him. Milan said tha
  • Silver medallists Russia's Yana Romanova, Olga Zaitseva, Ekaterina Shumilova and Olga Vilukhina (L-R) jump on the podium during the victory ceremony for the women's biathlon 4 x 6km event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov/File Photo
    CAS overturn life bans handed to three Russian biathletes
    (Reuters): The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday overturned life bans handed to Russian biathletes Olga Vilukhina, Yana Romanova and Olga Zaytseva, who were stripped of their medals for doping violations at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The trio w
  • Luis Suarez in action. (Reuters File Photo)
    Emotional Suarez proud to have thrived alongside Messi as he heads to Atletico
    BARCELONA, September 24 (Reuters): Luis Suarez highlighted his close friendship with Lionel Messi as he bid a teary farewell to Barcelona on Thursday ahead of his move to La Liga title rivals Atletico Madrid. Messi had failed to dovetail with other top stri
  • Stade Rennes' Edouard Mendy during training Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith/File Photo
    Chelsea sign goalkeeper Mendy from Rennes on five-year deal
    (Reuters): Chelsea have signed Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy from French club Stade Rennes on a five-year deal, the Premier League side said on Thursday. Financial details of the transfer were not disclosed but British media reported Chelsea paid around


  • Common diabetes drug linked to low risk of major heart issues
    Toronto, September 24 (IANS): Drugs known as sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are associated with a lower risk of major heart problems in patients with type 2 diabetes than dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, say, researchers. According to the study, published in
  • Men at 62% increased risk of Covid associated deaths: Study
    London, September 24 (IANS): New research has added to the growing body of evidence that men have a 62 per cent greater risk of Covid-19 associated death compared to women, possibly due to higher levels of inflammation. Increasing evidence suggests a gender difference in SARS-CoV-2 infe
  • Breathing problems key reason for not wearing masks: Study
    New Delhi, September 24 (IANSlife): When it came to non-compliance towards covering face, breathing problems have emerged as a key reason, with 50 percent listing it in a nationwide survey, followed by discomfort and inconvenience at 44 per cent. Around 45 percent also assume that as long
  • Fujifilm's Avigan shown to be effective in Japanese Phase-3 trial for COVID-19
    TOKYO, September 23 (Reuters) : Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Wednesday a late-stage study of its antiviral drug Avigan showed it reduced recovery times for COVID-19 patients with non-severe symptoms, boosting expectations for regulatory approval in Japan. The Phase 3 clinical study of
  • Punjab to start Covaxin's Phase-3 trials
    Chandigarh, September 22 (IANS): Punjab's three Government Medical Colleges will participate in the Phase-3 trials of Bharat Biotech Ltd's Covaxin, the first indigenously-developed vaccine candidate against coronavirus, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (


  • World's youth rallies against climate change
    As climate impacts surge, Greta Thunberg's Fridays for Future protesters mount more than 3,100 demonstrations around the world BRUSSELS, September 25 (Reuters) - United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied worldwide on Friday to demand urgent action to halt ca
  • Modi factor driving Indian Americans towards Trump: Survey
    New Delhi, September 24 (PTI): Indian Americans, particularly in the battleground states, are coming out in support of President Donald Trump in large numbers due to a combination of 12 factors, prominent among which is his friendship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to an inte
  • Girls tackle child marriage on the football pitch in India
    Soccer initiative aims to give child brides new opportunities, and the confidence to stand up for their rights MUMBAI, September 232 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When India began lifting its coronavirus lockdown, Meera, a child bride from northwestern India, was focused on just one th
  • How writing became a tool for self-discovery, empowerment for these women
    New Delhi, September 22 (IANSlife): Being a female author can come with its own set of challenges, especially when one is trying to juggle a career in the demanding field along with a personal life. From burning the midnight oil to pursue writing, to managing multiple roles, budding author
  • Fierce, frequent, climate-fueled wildfires may decimate forests worldwide
    LONDON, September 22 (Reuters) - Wildfires among ponderosa pines and Douglas firs of the U.S. West have long been part of nature's cycle of renewal, as much as the changing of the seasons. But as climate change makes the region more arid, wildfires have grown more frequent and feroc


  • PM Modi is my son: Shaheen Bagh's 'Bilkis Dadi'
    New Delhi, September 25 (ANI): Bilkis Bano, the 82-year-old who earned the moniker "Dadi of Shaheen Bagh" during the long protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the national capital has now been named among the 100-most influential global personalities by Time magazine.
  • Raveena Tandon on drugs probe: Celebrities are soft targets
    Mumbai, September 25 (IANS): Actress Raveen Tandon on Friday said celebrities are soft targets in the ongoing drugs-related investigation. The actress feels the war against drugs should be across the country, and not just be restricted to probing film industries. Raveena expressed her o
  • Tele-cardiology: How Covid-19 changed healthcare from traditional to digital
    New Delhi, September 25 (IANSlife): We are going through a difficult, unique and a challenging time because of the Covid-19 pandemic. It has changed our lives remarkably, has affected practically every person, every individual, every professional, every industry. Affected governments acros
  • Shweta Tripathi stresses on mental health dialogue in unlock scenario
    Mumbai, September 24 (IANS): Actress Shweta Tripathi Sharma believes it is essential to discuss mental health as the unlock process continues all over India. "A detailed conversation around mental health must ensue during the unlock phase. Considering people are stepping out to wor
  • Hollywood star John Cusack on his interest in India, Kashmir
    New Delhi, September 23 (IANS): Hollywood star John Cusack says he got closer to knowing and understanding India during his pursuit to understand the world in a better way. The actor has been vocal about the events, or turmoils, happening in India, and addressed them through social medi