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Centurion: South Africa rode on some powerful batting by Heinrich Klaasen and Jean-Paul Duminy to defeat India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday. Chasing a formidable target of 189 runs, the hosts romped home with eight balls to spare. The three-match series is now locked at 1-1. Klaasen brought up his maiden T20I half-century, producing ...
Madurai: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday declared that Kamal Haasan's newly launched political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam would break the record of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), in winning the majority of seats in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.Kejriwal was one of the political dignitaries who attended the launch of Haasan's party in Madurai.Addressing the huge gathering of supporters, Kejriwal ...
Shillong, Feb 21 (IANS) Thousand of people from all walks of life came out on the streets of the Meghalaya capital as Congress President Rahul Gandhi held a massive road show ahead of the February 27 assembly elections. This is the first time that a top national politician has held a road show in the state, where the Congress is ruling for more than a decade and is confident to retain power. During ...
Beirut, Feb 21 (IANS) Pro-government militiamen on Tuesday entered the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria in response to an ongoing Turkish military offensive, media reports said. Images were aired of "popular forces" loyal to President Bashar Assad moving toward Afrin city in pick-up trucks equipped with anti-aircraft guns, Efe reported. Shortly after the militias entered the enclave, Turkish planes ...
[India], Feb 22 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear the Kerala Love-Jihad case.On Wednesday, the Apex Court had refused to adjourn Thursday's hearing in the case.Hadiya's father had requested Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra to defer the hearing scheduled to be on February 22, but it was not allowed by the court.In November last year, Shafin Jahan, husband of Hadiya, filed a complaint ...
[India], Feb 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ignored Mungaoli, said Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday.Scindia, while participating in a road show here, said, "No BJP minister was seen here for past 14 years. But after the death of MLA Mahendra Singh, the government is so interested in Mungaoli as if it is going to be capital of Madhya Pradesh instead of Bhopal."Scindia's roadshow ...
[USA], Feb 22 (ANI): Hundreds of students descended on Union Station here on Wednesday and marched in protest against gun violence and demanded action on gun control, in the wake of the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school last week.Local high school students could be seen chanting and holding signs seeking stronger gun control outside the Union Station.A reporter from WAMU 88.5 FM captured ...
[USA], Feb 22 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for the implementation of strict background checks for gun purchases, following the deadly school shooting at a Florida high school last week."Whether we are Republican or Democrat, we must now focus on strengthening Background Checks!" Trump posted on Twitter.Trump on Tuesday recommended a ban on 'bump stocks' gun devices ...
In what may be the largest scam of its type, the second largest government-owned bank by asset-value, the Punjab National Bank (PNB), is at the centre of a Rs.11,000 crore bank fraud case. The prime accused, as everyone knows by now, is billionaire jeweler, Nirav Modi. First, on the actual case involving the bank itself. PNB, earlier this month, informed India's stock exchanges of a Rs 280-crore ...
In the long running dispute over the distribution of Cauvery river water between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court on Friday announced its verdict; the Karnataka government must release 177.25 TMC of water to Tamil Nadu from the Biligundlu dam. The apex court also mentioned that Karnataka will get an enhanced share of 14.75 TMC of water per year while the Tamil Nadu’s share will be lowered ...
Madurai: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday declared that Kamal Haasan's newly launched political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam would break the record of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), in winning the majority of seats in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.Kejriwal was one of the political dignitaries who attended the launch of Haasan's party in Madurai.Addressing the huge gathering of supporters, Kejriwal ...
New Delhi: Police on Wednesday detained Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amantullah Khan and questioned the Delhi chief minister's adviser VK Jain for three hours in connection with an alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, officials said. Khan, the Okhla MLA, was picked up from Jamia Nagar around 11.30 am on the basis of an FIR against him, Delhi Police DCP Madhur Verma told reporters.  A ...
[U.S.A.], Feb. 21 (ANI): Turns out, an exaggerated stooped body posture can be cured with hormone therapy for women.A new North American Menopause Society-study found that hormone therapy (HT) use was associated with a reduction in vertebral fracture risk.The Women's Health Initiative found that these same benefits may also guard against a woman's risk of developing hyperkyphosis, an exaggerated curvature ...
New York: Researchers have found that an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system can reduce the spread of tuberculosis in India by helping public health programmes better locate, and treat, people living with infectious diseases. Public outreach campaigns can prevent the spread of devastating yet treatable diseases such as tuberculosis (TB), malaria and gonorrhea. But ensuring these campaigns effectively ...
London: Russian President Vladimir Putin does not have bad days because he is "not a woman", and would rather not shower next to a gay man because he wouldn't want to "provoke him".The Russian President's comments came in series of interviews with American film director Oliver Stone on topics ranging from geopolitics to gay rights and Edward Snowden."The Putin Interviews", a documentary comprised of ...
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has banned training institutions from offering courses on Reiki therapy, the media reported on Tuesday. The ban covers 1,000 private training centres which will be monitored to ensure compliance, Xinhua news agency reported. The ban followed an order issued this month to stop all forms of Reiki therapy in Saudi Arabia. Reiki is an alternative therapy that is said to reduce stress ...
The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) will declare the results for the foundation, intermediate and final certified management accounting (CMA) exams 2017.Candidates who had appeared for the test may check the results from the official website, http://www.examicmai.in or https://www.examicmai.org The institute had conducted the exams in December 2017 year and the results are expected to ...
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has declared the ICSI CS Foundation result 2017. Candidates who had appeared for the examinations may visit the official website www.icsi.edu to download their results. The computer based examination for ICSI CS foundation programme was held on December 29 and 30, 2017, for which the results are released now.As per the official release, Garima ...


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