Sworn in as Sri Lanka Prime Minister: Mahinda Rajapaksa

  Colombo: Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s senior sibling and previous strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa will be confirmed as the new PM Thursday. Gotabhaya Wednesday named Rajapaksa as the new executive after officeholder …

Tightens policy on political ads to prevent abuse: Google

  San Francisco: Google Wednesday refreshed how it handles political promotions as online stages stay compelled to abstain from being utilized to spread misdirecting data planned to impact voters. The web organization …

Points finger at outsiders including US, Iran : Deadly unrest

  Dubai: As a virus downpour fell on a suburb of Iran’s capital Wednesday, ladies gulped by dark chadors and men in green military-style coats strolled close by the banner hung pine …

Strikes kill 21 in Syria, says monitor: Russia air raids, regime

  Beirut: Attacks by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s powers and air attacks by his partner Russia killed in any event 21 regular people remembering 10 youngsters for rebel-held Idlib territory Wednesday, an …

Approves sale of USD 1 billion worth of naval guns to India: Trump administration

  Washington: The Trump Administration has advised to the US Congress its assurance to sell USD 1 billion worth of maritime weapons to India for use against warships, hostile to flying machine …

Back in ODI, T20 squads for Windies series: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

  Kolkata: A fit-again Bhuvneshwar Kumar made a rebound Thursday to the Indian groups for the up and coming ODI and T20 arrangement against the West Indies while commander Virat Kohli returned …

Happy to be back in India colours: Leander Paes

  New Delhi: Worrying about the setting is never an alternative with regards to playing for India, declared Leander Paes, days after a few of his partners communicated hesitations about venturing out …

Backs Sunil Chhetri to find his shooting boots soon: Coach Igor Stimac

  New Delhi: Coach of the Indian men’s football crew Igor Stimac has said that supernatural commander Sunil Chhetri is ‘playing like a 29-year-old’ and will stay imperative for the following not …

Practice game with pink ball would have helped: Mominul Haque

  Kolkata: Bangladesh chief Mominul Haque regretted that his group didn’t get a training game to get ready before taking on the impressive India in the first-historically speaking Day/Night (D/N) Test between …

Pose fielding challenges, ‘Heavy’ pink ball : Virat Kohli

  Kolkata: The pink ball feels like a ‘substantial hockey ball’ to Virat Kohli, who is very careful about the difficulties its weight, hardness and shading could present while handling. Indian cricket …

Claim gold medals in shooting World Cup Finals: Manu, Elavenil, Divyansh

Putian (China): India’s young shooters contacted another electrifying high with Manu Bhaker, Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Panwar securing gold awards in their individual occasions to give the nation the best-ever single-day appear …

Joe Root’s dismal run continues as England falter

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, Nov 21  Joe Root’s misfiring year continued when he was out for two in an otherwise satisfactory start for England in the first Test against New Zealand …

Claude-Boxberger bemused by positive EPO test

Paris, Nov 21 French 3,000 metre steeplechase specialist Ophelie Claude-Boxberger said she failed to understand how she tested positive for EPO. Claude-Boxberger, 31, is under investigation by Paris’ Public Prosecutor’s Office …

Manu Bhaker wins gold in World Cup Finals

Putian (China), Nov 21  India’s Manu Bhaker fired her way to the gold medal with a junior world record in the women’s 10m air pistol event of the World Cup Finals …

Virat Kohli named PETA India’s Person of the Year

New Delhi, Nov 20  India captain Virat Kohli was on Wednesday named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s ‘Person of the Year for 2019’ for his animal advocacy …