Saturday, 19 January 2019

Tag Archives: India

Swaraj visits Tehran ahead of inauguration of Chabahar Port

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday made a previously unannounced stopover at Tehran on her way back from Russia and held a luncheon meeting with her Iranian counterpart Javed Zarif, a day before the inauguration of the strategically-important Chabahar port. Swaraj was returning from the Russian city ...

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Chandimal questions India’s green-track claim

KOLKATA: Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal mocked India ‘s claim of preparing green tracks for the ongoing series and said his side was focused only on winning the final Test against the hosts. The visitors trail the three-match series 1-0 after suffering a record innings and 239-run defeat in the ...

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16 dead, 100 missing as cyclone hits India, Sri Lanka

NEW DELHI: A powerful cyclone has killed at least 16 people across India and Sri Lanka, uprooting trees and cutting power for millions amid warnings Friday that the storm would intensify. Disaster officials said nine people were killed in India and seven in neighbouring Sri Lanka, most crushed by trees ...

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Thisara Perera named new Sri Lanka limited overs skipper

COLOMBO: All-rounder Thisara Perera was on Wednesday named Sri Lanka’s limited overs skipper, making him the seventh player to lead the islanders across different formats in 2017. Perera, who had led the depleted T20I side against Pakistan in Lahore last month, will lead the ODI team for the very first ...

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Kapil Sharma slams death threats against Deepika

MUMBAI: Actor-comedian Kapil Sharma today came out in support of “Padmavati” star Deepika Padukone, saying it is wrong to resort to violence to register protests. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the period drama has been in the line of fire with various Rajput groups and political leaders accusing the filmmaker ...

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US think tank rules out possibility of Indo-Pak nuclear war

KARACHI: A US-based think tank has ruled out the possibility of an all-out nuclear war between nuclear-armed states in Asia. Atlantic Council in its new report, ‘Asia in the Second Nuclear Age’ maintained that Pakistan, China and India, despite being enmeshed in a complex rivalry, “are stakeholders in the existing international order, and are committed to an ...

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India deploys 10,000 extra forces for Ivanka Trump’s visit

HYDERABAD: Indian authorities have cleared beggars off the streets and brought in 10,000 extra security forces for Ivanka Trump’s biggest foreign mission since her father became president. President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter is to be the key speaker Tuesday at the opening of a three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad ...

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Kohli double ton puts India in command of second Test

NAGPUR: Skipper Virat Kohli hit a blistering double century to hand India a massive first innings lead of 405 as the hosts tightened their grip on the second Test against Sri Lanka on day three on Sunday. India declared on 610-6 after Rohit Sharma (102) had completed his hundred, as ...

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