Pleased with the batting effort, says West Indies skipper Jason Holder

West Indies skipper Jason Holder on Sunday said despite the eight wicket loss against India in the first ODI, he is pleased with the batting effort of his team. A brilliant century... Read more »

World’s longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong, China

A $20-billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is set to finally open this week, marking the completion of the longest sea-crossing bridge ever built,... Read more »

CBI books its Special Director in bribery case

┬áThe Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against its own Special Director Rakesh Asthana of accepting bribe to settle a case of meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is facing multiple... Read more »

Delhi’s air pollution spikes, severe in some regions

The National Capital saw a sudden spike in the air-pollution on Saturday, a day after Dussehera. As stubble-burning stepped up in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana, the combined effects of Dussehera and meteorological... Read more »

A library run by industrial workers means world of change for children

At first look, it is just another small room with one wall almost crumbling. But this 25-square yard space means the world for children of factory workers and labourers in Punjab’s industrial... Read more »

Ethiopians on top at Delhi Half Marathon

Ethiopia ruled the roost at the 2018 Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday with Tsehay Gemechu setting a new course record on her way to the women’s title while Andamlak Belihu emerged triumphant... Read more »

Contribute to the motherland, Super 30 founder urges Indian Diapora

Super 30 founder Anand Kumar on Sunday urged Indians living abroad to come back and contribute to the “motherland” where there is a “huge craving for education”. Speaking at the 50th anniversary... Read more »

1 civilians killed in bomb blast on 2nd day of Afghan elections

Eleven civilians were killed in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province on Sunday as voting for parliamentary elections was underway on the second day, an official said. “A mine planted... Read more »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets emotional remembering police sacrifice while dedicating the National Police Memorial.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday got emotional while remembering the sacrifice of police personnel who laid their lives in the line of duty since Independence. “You have foiled several conspiracies that... Read more »

Piyush Goyal to receive US university award for rural electrification effort

India’s Union Minister Piyush Goyal will on Friday receive the prestigious Carnot Prize from the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania in recognition of his work for rural electrification while he held the... Read more »