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Kohli becomes highest run-scorer in T20I cricket, overtakes Rohit
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
India captain Virat Kohli has become the highest run-scorer in T20I cricket, achieving the feat in the second T20I against South Africa on Wednesday. Following his 72*(52), the 30-year-old has now scored 2,441 runs in T20I cricket, seven more than Rohit Sharma. Further, Kohli is currently the only batsman in international cricket to have 50-plus average in all three formats.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:33 pm on 18 Sep
Akshay shares pics of autorickshaw covered with plants, praises driver
short by Daisy Mowke / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Actor Akshay Kumar on Wednesday shared pictures of an autorickshaw covered with plants that he clicked while he was on his way to his shoot. "Extremely proud of him and his efforts to go green in his own little way. #GreenWorld," he added. The tweet received comments like 'Every effort counts' and 'Great effort in...packed city'.
short by Daisy Mowke / 11:15 pm on 18 Sep
Speaking about Govinda's claim that he didn't get his dues in the industry, Chunky Panday said, "He has ruled [Bollywood] since like 1991. He has had the greatest run." "He has enjoyed great superstardom. He has got his dues. But we want to see him more," Chunky added. He further said there's no better actor than Govinda in the country.
short by Daisy Mowke / 11:11 pm on 18 Sep
Truck carrying 20,000 kg of Nutella overturns on US highway
short by Pragya Swastik / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
A truck loaded with 44,000 pounds (nearly 20,000 kilograms) of Nutella cocoa spread flipped on a highway in Indiana, US on Monday evening. The truck driver, Chuhar Singh, told the police that the truck flipped after a car in front of the truck slammed its breaks unexpectedly. The highway was closed for about 2.5 hours after the accident.
short by Pragya Swastik / 11:14 pm on 18 Sep
My bicycle kick goal greatest but not better than sex: Ronaldo
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Cristiano Ronaldo, in an interview with Piers Morgan, rated his bicycle kick goal against Juventus in Champions League as the greatest he has scored. On being asked if it was better than sex, Ronaldo replied, "No. Not with my Geo [girlfriend Georgina Rodríguez]". He added the goal is "probably one of the best" he has seen by any player.
short by Anmol Sharma / 10:55 pm on 18 Sep
Paine reveals he played part of 5th Ashes Test with broken thumb
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Australia Test captain Tim Paine has revealed he played a part of the fifth Ashes Test with a broken thumb. He added that his thumb was broken towards the end of the Test. "[The thumb] is not displaced, so I should be right to get back into training early," the 34-year-old wicketkeeper added. England defeated Australia in the fifth Test.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:09 pm on 18 Sep
I deserve more Ballon d'Ors than Lionel Messi: Cristiano Ronaldo
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has said that he deserves to end his footballing career with more Ballon d'Or awards than Barcelona forward Lionel Messi. "Messi is in the history of football. But I think I have to have six or seven or eight Ballon d'Ors to be above him," he added.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:09 pm on 18 Sep
South African pacer records best bowling first-class figures in 63 years
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott took 17 wickets for 86 runs for Hampshire against Somerset in County Championship. The 32-year-old picked up nine wickets for 40 runs in the first innings and eight wickets for 46 runs in the second. Abbott's 17/86 are the best bowling figures in a first-class match since ex-England spinner Jim Laker's 19/90 in 1956.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:10 pm on 18 Sep
Di Maria scores twice against former team as PSG beat Real Madrid 3-0
short by Anmol Sharma / on 19 Sep 2019,Thursday
Angel Di Maria scored twice to help PSG defeat his former team Real Madrid 3-0 in their opening Champions League Group A match on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Manchester City defeated Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0, while Juventus were held to a 2-2 draw by Atletico Madrid. On Tuesday, defending champions Liverpool suffered a 0-2 defeat at the hands of Napoli.
short by Anmol Sharma / 04:11 am on 19 Sep
Biker falls 70 feet off cliff in US, lands in water and survives
short by Anmol Sharma / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Rick Hogge, a biker from US' Texas, survived after falling 70 feet off a cliff after landing in water. The entire incident was captured on a camera attached to his helmet. The footage shows how Hogge lost his balance while trying to avoid rocks. "I thought about my kids on the way down," Hogge said about the fall.
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:21 pm on 18 Sep
At 17.5 million, Indian diaspora largest in the world: UN report
short by Apaar Sharma / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
India was the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019 with a 17.5 million strong diaspora, according to new estimates released by the United Nations. Migrants from Mexico constituted the second-largest diaspora (11.8 million), followed by China (10.7 million), Russia (10.5 million) and Syria (8.2 million). The number of international migrants reached 272 million, the UN said.
short by Apaar Sharma / 11:14 pm on 18 Sep
Hyderabad BJP MLA announces vigilante army to fight anti-nationals
short by Apaar Sharma / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Hyderabad BJP MLA Raja Singh has announced the creation of a vigilante army in Bengaluru to fight "terrorists, traitors, anti-nationals, and enemies of the country within". In a video message, Singh said, "Six months ago, we had initiated a camp. We had invited Hindus from all over the country. I want to inform that this camp is going very well."
short by Apaar Sharma / 11:37 pm on 18 Sep
E-cigarettes harmful & addictive, why are we debating: Health Secy
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Speaking after Cabinet's decision to ban e-cigarettes, Health Secretary Preeti Sudan said, "Why are we debating if it's more harmful or less? It is harmful. It is addictive." "The entire next generation will be going down the drain if we don't control it now," she added. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman suggested India's youth were viewing e-cigarettes as a "style statement".
short by Krishna Veera Vanamali / 11:03 pm on 18 Sep
Dhawan will be unstoppable in next 3 yrs if he keeps fit: Harbhajan
short by Merin Joseph / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Spinner Harbhajan Singh has said there are no better openers than Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma in any format. "If Dhawan continues working on his fitness in...coming 2-3 years...he'll be unstoppable," Harbhajan added. Dhawan, who was ruled out of World Cup mid-tournament due to injury, had made his international comeback in limited overs series against West Indies in August.
short by Merin Joseph / 11:59 pm on 18 Sep
Vinesh Phogat wins bronze after securing 2020 Olympics berth
short by Utkarsh Kumar / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Vinesh Phogat, who became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, clinched bronze in the 53-kg category in the World Wrestling Championships on Wednesday. The 25-year-old defeated two-time world bronze medallist Maria Prevolaraki with the scoreline of 4-1 in the 53-kg category. Earlier today, she defeated American wrestler Sarah Hildebrandt to qualify for the Olympics.
short by Utkarsh Kumar / 11:40 pm on 18 Sep
Development in J&K should prompt PoK people to join India: Guv
short by Jigyasu / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday said that instead of taking over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) by force, the development in J&K should prompt people there to join India. "If we can...secure the future of [J&K] children...I can guarantee...you will get [PoK] without a confrontation," he added. People of Kashmir should be treated with respect, Malik further said.
short by Jigyasu / 11:51 pm on 18 Sep
One nation, one language is against federal structure: Moily
short by Jigyasu / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
After Home Minister Amit Shah called Hindi a "unifying" language, Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said Shah's statement was against India's federal structure. "It is most appropriate for the unity of the country that Shah withdraws such statements," Moily added. Earlier today, Shah clarified that he only requested for learning Hindi as the second language after one's mother tongue.
short by Jigyasu / 11:04 pm on 18 Sep
Nearly 2 lakh teacher posts are vacant in UP: Priyanka Gandhi
short by Jigyasu / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday criticised Uttar Pradesh government for nearly two lakh vacant posts for teachers. "Youth is waiting for job openings...But BJP government...says that North-Indian youth lack skills," she said. Notably, Union Minister Santosh Gangwar had earlier said that there is no dearth of employment opportunities but north Indian candidates lack qualification.
short by Jigyasu / 10:48 pm on 18 Sep
Nazara invests ₹7.5 crore in 'Qunami' creator Sports Unity
short by Anushka Dixit / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Global online gaming giant Nazara Technologies has invested ₹7.5 crore in Sports Unity, acquiring majority stake in the startup. The round also saw participation from Delhi-based lawyer Vaibhav Gaggar. In August, Nazara invested ₹44 crore for a 67% stake in sports media platform Sportskeeda. Founded in 2016, Sports Unity is the creator of India's number one quizzing mobile game 'Qunami'.
short by Anushka Dixit / 11:06 pm on 18 Sep
Patna airport runway shut down for 3 hrs, 2,000 fliers affected
short by Jigyasu / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Operations at the Patna airport runway were suspended for three hours on Wednesday after a fire tender got stuck near the runway. The shutdown resulted in the diversion of nine flights, delay of three others on the ground and affected around 2,000 passengers. It was later removed with the help of cranes and other equipment, Airports Authority of India said.
short by Jigyasu / 11:41 pm on 18 Sep
Jharkhand Police reinstates murder charge in Tabrez lynching case
short by Pragya Swastik / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Jharkhand Police on Wednesday reinstated the charge of murder in mob lynch victim Tabrez Ansari's case after it was dropped in the charge sheet submitted on July 29. Ansari's wife had demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident. In video, Ansari was seen being beaten up with rods while tied to a pole and forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'.
short by Pragya Swastik / 11:17 pm on 18 Sep
2 jump off Secretariat building, fall on safety net; detained
short by Jigyasu / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Two teachers seeking funds for divyang schools attempted suicide by jumping from the second floor of the Secretariat building in Mumbai on Wednesday. They were saved as they fell onto the safety net of the building, police said. The teachers, identified as Hemant Patil and Arun Netore, were later detained by the police.
short by Jigyasu / 10:53 pm on 18 Sep
Attack on Saudi real test of global will to act: Crown Prince
short by Shailesh / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday said the attack on kingdom's oil facilities posed a "real test of the global will" to confront subversive acts that threaten stability. The September 14 drone attacks on the oil facilities were claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels. However, Saudi Arabia and the US have blamed Iran for carrying out the attacks.
short by Shailesh / 11:24 pm on 18 Sep
China launches probe after panda on loan to Thailand dies
short by Shailesh / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Experts from the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda will investigate the death of 19-year-old Panda Chuang Chuang in Thailand's Chiang Mai Zoo. Chuang Chuang reportedly collapsed in the zoo on Monday after eating bamboo. Chuang Chuang had been on loan to the zoo from China since 2003 along with his mate Lin Hui.
short by Shailesh / 11:27 pm on 18 Sep
Care Ratings downgrades Rana Kapoor-owned Morgan Credits
short by Anushka Dixit / on 18 Sep 2019,Wednesday
Care Ratings has downgraded ratings of Rana Kapoor's Morgan Credits (MCPL) from A minus to BBB minus over fall in stock price of the underlying shares of YES Bank, which are held by MCPL. As of March 31, MCPL held 3.03% stake in YES Bank. Along with its entities, the company held 10.62% stake in the bank.
short by Anushka Dixit / 10:51 pm on 18 Sep
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