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Pro Kabaddi League: Telugu Titans dispatch Bengaluru Bulls

Telugu Titans made short work of Bengaluru Bulls as they notched up a 32-24 victory to go fourth in the league table of Pro Kabaddi Season 4. Rahul Chaudhry scored nine raid points and Sandeep Narwal scored five tackle points to lay the foundations for Titans’ win. Titans had lost the first leg to Bulls in front of their home Read More

Bihar: BJP MLA threatens Mining Officer; Deputy CM Yadav surprised

A District Mining Officer has lodged a written complaint with the district magistrate against BJP MLA Vijay Khemka for allegedly threatening him for taking action against those doing illegal mining of sand and stone chips. “I have lodged a written complaint with District Magistrate Pankaj Kumar Pal yesterday against BJP MLA Vijay Khemka who threatened me for taking action against those carrying business of sand and stone Read More

Willian signs new four-year contract at Chelsea

Brazilian playmaker Willian has agreed a new four-year contract with Chelsea, the Premier League club said on Tuesday. The 27-year-old, voted the London club’s Player of the Year last season by fans and team mates, said it was “a dream to continue”. “Over the next four years I will try to help the team win more trophies,” he added. Willian Read More

Moon photobombs Earth again in new NASA image!

For the second time in a year, a NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a ‘lunar photobomb’ – a stunning view the Moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of Earth, crossing over the Indian and Pacific oceans. “The project recorded this event on July 5 with the same cadence and spatial Read More

Usain Bolt aims for more Olympics glory

Usain Bolt will get a chance to hone his Olympic track and field legacy, as he was named to the 59 member Jamaican team that will compete at the Olympic Games in Rio next month. Bolt, who withdrew from the 100m final and sought a medical exemption from the 200m at the Jamaican Olympic Trials two weekends ago, was named on the provisional list submitted to Read More

PCB extends batting coach Grant Flower’s contract

The Pakistan Cricket Board has extended the contracts of the national team batting coach Grant Flower and fitness trainer Grant Luden. Initially, the PCB had indicated that the two might be released after the tour of England as they had signed two-year contracts in June, 2014 which expired this year. But the board had given three-month extensions to the duo for the series in England. Read More

Barcelona sign 22-year-old Samuel Umtiti for 25 million euros

Barcelona have signed centre back Samuel Umtiti from Olympique Lyon for 25 million euros ($27.75 million), the La Liga winners said on Tuesday. The 22-year-old, who has signed a five-year contract, came through the Lyon youth system and earned his first cap for France in the European Championship quarter-final against Iceland, which the hosts won 5-2. “FC Barcelona have signed Read More

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s I-T officer wife takes VRS

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s wife Sunita has taken voluntary retirement from the Indian Revenue Service (IRS), after serving for nearly 22 years in the Income Tax department. Sunita, last posted as Commissioner of I-T in the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) in Delhi, had sought VRS earlier this year and an official order has now been issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Read More

Andhra Pradesh: Evacuation in East Godavari due to flood threat

The people living in low-lying Lanka villages in the East Godavari district were shifted to safer places as water level in Godavari river, which is in flood due to heavy rains, reached 13.75 feet Tuesday evening. “Second warning was issued at Dowleswaram  and necessary precautions were taken in East Godavari district to evacuate the people in low-lying Lanka villages,” district collector H Aun Kumar said. The Read More

I’m not sure golf at Rio Olympics will be one of the events I watch on TV: Rory McIlory

Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy may not watch the golf event on television when it returns to the Olympics next month and hinted on Tuesday it was not one of the sports that would matter in Rio de Janiero. Unlike world number three Jordan Spieth, who said earlier in the day that he agonised over his decision to withdraw from Read More