Pune, Sep 21 (IANS) A 19-member Pune FC A squad heads to the north-east to participate in the Bharat Ratna Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy Football Tournament which kicks off in Guwahati Tuesday. For the squad, comprising mostly of Under-19 players, … Continue reading

Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) Ajgar Ali and navigator Mohammad Musthafa M.K. won their second consecutive Overall title emerging champions in the MRF Rally de Goa, the fifth round of the FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship, here Sunday. Ali and … Continue reading

Agra, Sep 21 (IANS) Fifty-five people who did research under Agra University will now have to remove the prefix “doctor” from their names, as the institute cancelled their doctorate degrees after experts found the researchers’ work were not totally their … Continue reading

Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) vice-president Haji Jaffer died here Sunday, according to a press release from the Karnataka Billiards and Snooker Association (KBSA). Jaffer, a widower and an advocate by profession, was … Continue reading

Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) Former MP Rudra Madhav Ray, who was suspended from Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) for anti-party activities during the 2014 general election, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here Sunday. This has fuelled speculation that … Continue reading

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) An updated version of the income tax department website that will be a single window for all online services offered by the department will be launched Monday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The website will … Continue reading

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A nurse was found dead in the staff quarters of a city hospital here, police said Sunday. Nirmala, 45, who was working with the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital since 1994, was found drowned … Continue reading

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Refusing to be drawn into comparisons with China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said growth was also possible through democracy. “If China is one example, then the democratic countries provide another example. They also grow … Continue reading

Incheon, Sep 21 (IANS) Ending a 28-year-old medal drought in badminton at the Asian Games, India Sunday settled for the bronze in the women’s team event going down tamely to hosts South Korea in the semi-finals at the Gyeyang Gymnasium … Continue reading

Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Emmy-award winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, still remembered for playing the terrorised wife in the original “Cape Fear”, has died, according to her publicist. She was 84. Bergen died Saturday from natural causes at … Continue reading

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A total of 680 metric tonnes fish has been produced in the national capital in this year so far, said a government official Sunday. Besides, 18.25 lakh fish seeds have also been produced, the official … Continue reading

Incheon, Sep 21 (IANS) Playing their first match of the Asian Games at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium here, the Indian men’s team defeated neighbours Sri Lanka 8-0 in a Pool B contest here Sunday. It was Rupinder Pal Singh’s hat-trick … Continue reading

Incheon, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian shuttlers had to settle for the bronze in the women’s team event of the Asian Games as they lost their semi-final encounter 1-3 to hosts South Korea at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here Sunday. Though India’s … Continue reading

Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) There are great expectations all around from the corridors of power in Washington to business circles to the Indian-American community from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landmark visit to the US beginning Friday. When putting the … Continue reading