Archive for July, 2017

Falcons TTC emerge as champions in inaugural UTT

Mumbai  July 31 (ANI): Falcons TTC emerged champions of the inaugural Ultimate Table Tennis ( UTT) after beating Shaze Challengers 14-9 in the final at the NSCI in Mumbai on Sunday.

According to the tournament rules, in the knockout stage the team that secures 14 points first is declared winner…

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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri

Jammu, Jul 31 (PTI) Pakistan violated the ceasefire by firing on Indian posts along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The ceasefire violation took place last night.

“The Pakistani Army violated the ceasefire by using light weapons and MMGs (medium machine guns) along the LoC…

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Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff

Moscow, Jul 31 (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the United States would have to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755 under new sanctions from Moscow.

In response, the US State Department deemed it “a regrettable and uncalled for act.”

Russian’s Foreign Ministry on…

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‘Ride’ your way to an adrenaline rush

New Delhi  Jul 31 (ANI): Cavemen didn’t need to skydive or go bungee jumping as their daily quest for survival was enough to pump their adrenaline levels, but now, with all those smartphones, supermarkets and desk jobs, our lives have become duller.

Our pursuit of new highs may have…

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When Alia wanted to be in Katrina’s shoes

New Delhi, July 31 :   Actress Alia Bhatt says there was a time when she wanted to bring down the curtain on designer Manish Malhotra’s show just like “Bang Bang!” star Katrina Kaif as a showstopper.

That was before Alia made her acting debut in Karan Johar’s 2012 directorial…

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Key Indian equity indices open higher

Mumbai, July 31 :  The key Indian equity indices on Monday was trading higher in the morning session.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 33.28 points or 0.10 per cent higher soon after opening.

The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also…

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Agra activists sail paper boats to remind Gadkari of ferry

Agra, July 31 :   Scores of ship models and boats made of thermocol, plywood, and iron, were set sail Sunday evening on the Yamuna here to remind Union Minister Nitin Gadkiri of his promise of starting a ferry service and steamers for tourists travelling to Agra.

Members of the River Connect…

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Cong parades MLAs, claims BJP tried to bribe them

Bengaluru/Ahmedabad, Jul 31 (PTI) The Congress today paraded its 44 MLAs lodged in a resort on Bengaluru outskirts before media to scotch reports of disunity in their ranks, and accused the BJP of trying to poach them by offering a bribe of Rs 15 crore each to cross-vote…

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Hardik can do for India what Stokes does for England: Kohli

Galle, Jul 30 (PTI) India captain Virat Kohli feels that all-rounder Hardik Pandya has all the skill sets required to emulate world’s premier all-rounder Ben Stokes.

“I have a lot of faith in him (Hardik) as far as any format is concerned. If he grows in confidence…

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