Panel discusses Maharashtra govt stand on Maratha quota in Supreme Court

Mumbai, Maharashtra PWD Minister Ashok Chavan on Wednesday said the MVA government is “positive” towards implementing all pending schemes for welfare of the Maratha community announced by the previous dispensation. Talking …

Pondy Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tests negative for coronavirus

Puducherry, July 9 Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi tested negative for coronavirus on Thursday, a day after an employee of the Raj Nivas here was found to be infected with the …

2 more aides of Vikas Dubey killed in separate encounters in UP: Police

Lucknow, Jul 9  Two more aides of gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted in connection with the Kanpur ambush in which eight policemen were killed, were gunned down in separate encounters in Uttar …

Goa Board may reduce syllabus for classes 10 and 12 to make up for academic loss

Panaji, Jul 9 The Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination (GBSHSE) is contemplating to reduce the syllabus for classes 10 and 12 for the academic year 2020-21 in view …

Brazil:Facebook removes false accounts linked to President Bolsonaro

Sao Paulo (Brazil), Jul 9  Social media giant Facebook said Wednesday that it has removed dozens of accounts linked to supporters or employees of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of …

Spanish league:Barcelona wins derby against Espanyol, relegates city rival

Madrid, Jul 9  Barcelona kept its title hopes alive with a 1-0 win in the city derby against Espanyol in the Spanish league, sealing the rival’s relegation for the first time …

Swiss gymnastics team head suspended during bullying inquiry

Bern (Switzerland), Jul 9 Amid turmoil after claims of a bullying culture, Switzerland’s gymnastics federation suspended its head of elite sport during an external inquiry. The federation fired two rhythmic gymnastics …

Sophie Devine named as full-time New Zealand women’s team captain

Wellington, Jul 9 All-rounder Sophie Devine will be the new captain of the New Zealand women’s cricket team, taking over from Amy Satterthwaite, who will be her deputy once she returns …

Major League Soccer returns to action after poignant moment of silence

Kissimmee (US), Jul 9  Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action. Players wore black …

Baroda Cricket Association to hold AGM online on July 23

Vadodara, The Baroda Cricket Association on Wednesday announced that it has decided to hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on July 23 via vide-conference. “The Apex Council of BCA has decided …

Until we educate the entire human race, racism will not stop: Michael Holding

Southampton, An emotional Michael Holding didn’t hold back as he delivered a powerful message against racism on Wednesday, asserting that the black race has been dehumanised and its accomplishments wiped off …

Start of England-West Indies match delayed by rain

Southampton, International cricket will have to wait a bit longer to resume following the coronavirus outbreak after the start of play in the first test between England and West Indies was …

Sourav Ganguly announces cancellation of Asia Cup in September

New Delhi,  BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday announced cancellation of the Asia Cup T20, which was scheduled to be held in September. Pakistan had the hosting rights of the six-team …

AICF secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan hits out at Raja faction after chief selector’s resignation

Chennai, Jul 8 All India Chess Federation (AICF) secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan has hit out at rival P R Venketrama Raja faction’s allegations that he “prompted” the resignation of chief selector …

Premier League:Chelsea into 3rd place in EPL, Arsenal held by Leicester

London, Jul 8 On a night of spectacular goals in the Premier League, it was a pair of tackles that had the most significant impact on the hard-fought race for Champions …