Thursday, 20 June 2019

Tag Archives: India

Afridi, Hafeez come out in support of Sidhu

KARACHI: Defending visit of Navjot Singh Sidhu, former skipper Shahid Khan Afridi has said that peace is the only way forward for both Pakistan and India. In a tweet Shahid Afridi said, “Peace is the only way forward for both countries. Both nations need to spread message of tolerance.” “It ...

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Kohli misses ton as India fight back in 3rd England Test

NOTTINGHAM: India captain Virat Kohli fell three runs short of a hundred but had the satisfaction of leading an India batting revival on the first day of the third Test against England at Trent Bridge on Saturday. At stumps India were 307 for six after losing the toss. A day ...

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India flood crisis mounts as 324 confirmed dead

KOCHI: The death toll from floods that have triggered landslides and sent torrents sweeping through villages in the Indian state of Kerala trebled Friday to 324, authorities said, amid warnings of worse weather to come. Hundreds of troops and local fishermen are staging desperate rescue attempts with helicopters and boats ...

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Based on child trafficking ‘Love Sonia’ to release on September

BOLLYWOOD: ‘Love Sonia’, based on the horrors of child trafficking, will release on September 14. Tabrez Noorani’s ‘Love Sonia’ is a hard-hitting story of a 17-year-old girl who risks her life to rescue her sister from a vicious human trafficking network across India, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. The film ...

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England recall Stokes for third Test against India

NOTTINGHAM: England have recalled Ben Stokes to their starting XI for the third Test against India at Trent Bridge just 72 hours after he was cleared in a trial for affray, captain Joe Root announced. All-rounder Stokes had been added to England’s 13-man squad on Tuesday after being acquitted at ...

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Severe monsoon flooding kills 79 in southern India

KERALA: Officials said Thursday nearly 80 people have died from flooding in a southern state of India. Twelve deaths were reported in Kerala state on Thursday alone, bringing the total number of deaths from flooding to 79 since Aug. 8, the Indo-Asian News Service reported. The entire state of Kerala ...

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India the latest to pay for lack of tour preparation

LONDON: When India won their first series in England in 1971 they had eight first-class matches in the run-up to the first Test; this year India had one and are 2-0 down with three to play. The 1971 India side, captained by Ajit Wadekar, whose death was announced on Wednesday, ...

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Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee passes away

NEW DELHI: Three-time Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died Thursday, sparking tributes from across the political spectrum as current leader Narendra Modi mourned the “irreplaceable loss” of the respected statesman. The 93-year-old had battled poor health for years but his condition deteriorated sharply in recent days, with doctors placing ...

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Kangana Ranaut normalizes lynching, rape of Muslims

BOLLYWOOD actress Kangana Ranaut stirred controversy with controversial comments normalizing lynching of Muslims in India. Kangana Ranaut made these remarks during interaction with Jaggi Vasudev, popularly known as Sadhguru in “In Conversation with the Mystic”. Jaggi said, “[In villages] How many thousand head of cattle you owned decided how rich ...

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