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  • India move to top spot in World Test C'ship standings.(twitter/IANS Photo)
    India move to top spot in World Test C'ship standings
    BRISBANE, JANUARY 19 (IANS): India on Tuesday moved to the top of the ICC World Test Championship standings following their remarkable 2-1 series win over Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Shubman Gill (91), Rishabh Pant (89*) and Cheteshwar Pujara (56) a
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    Sindhu, Srikanth make impressive starts, Sameer stuns world no. 10 Lee at Thailand Open
    Bangkok, January 19 (PTI): P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth notched up straight-game wins, while Sameer Verma shocked world no. 10 Lee Zii Jia as Indian shuttlers made impressive starts at the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament here on Tuesday. A week aft
  • Indian players pose with the winning trophy after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test match at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia on January 19, 2021. India won the four test series 2-1. (PTI Photo)
    INCREDIBLE INDIA: Magnificent Pant powers team to series win after Gill-Pujara show
    Brisbane, January 19 (PTI): An Indian cricket team saddled with broken bones and battered bodies showed a never-seen-before zeal to retain the coveted Border-Gavaskar trophy with a historic three-wicket win over Australia in the fourth and final Test here, successf
  • Indian players celebrate after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia on January 19, 2021.India won the four test series 2-1.  (AP/PTI)
    Learnt a lesson from the series, never ever underestimate India: Langer
    Brisbane, January 19 (PTI): Outplayed by an inexperienced and injury-plagued India, a shocked Australia head coach Justin Langer on Tuesday said one massive lesson that he has learnt from the setback is to "never ever, ever underestimate" the "really
  • A match in action on the first day of the Late G Rio Memorial U-19 (Boys) inter district tournament on January 18.
    Lt G Rio Memorial U-19 Trophy
    Wins for Dimapur and Kohima teams DIMAPUR, JANUARY 18 (MExN): Dimapur and Kohima won their respective matches at the 1st Late G Rio Memorial U-19 (Boys) inter district tournament on January 18.  In the first match of the day, Dimapur beat Mokokchung by 1
  • Unity Cup: United XI & Viking Sports Club win
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 18 (MExN): United XI and Vikings Sports Club won their respective matches in the 6th Unity Cup on January 18.  United XI defeated Gorkha XI by 28 runs in the first match of the day, which was graced by Manoj Shrestha, President of Chüm
  • Open football & volley tourney kicks off at Kebai-Khelma
    DIMAPUR, JANUARY 18 (MExN): The 4th open football and volley tournament of the Kebai-Khelma area in Peren district commenced at Ikiesingram village on January 18. Iteigong Kauring, PS to Advisor for Water Resources, Namri Nchang was the special guest for the ina
  • Galle: England batsmen Jonny Bairstow after defeating Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the 1st test match at Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (PTI Photo)
    England beats Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in 1st test
    Galle, January 18 (AP): Jonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence held their nerve in a 62-run unbroken stand to guide England to a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka on Monday on the fifth and final morning of the series-opening test. England ensured it didn't have any
  • Brisbane : India's Mohammed Siraj celebrates after dismissing Australia's Matthew Wade during play on day four of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. AP/PTI(
    Cracks on Gabba strip will play on batsman's mind, feels Siraj
    Brisbane, January 18 (PTI): An emotional Mohammed Siraj struggled to describe his maiden five-wicket haul in words but sounded a word of caution about the cracks on the Gabba surface creating confusion in the Indian batsmen's minds on the final day of fourth Te
  • Brisbane : India's Rohit Sharma, second left, reacts as he takes a catch to dismiss Australia's Cameron Green during play on day four of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. AP/PTI
    Fourth Test: Rain forces early stumps with India at 4-0 while chasing 328 to win
    Brisbane, January 18 (PTI): Chasing 328 to win, India were four for no loss in their second innings when rain forced an early stumps on day four of the fourth Test against Australia here on Monday. India had dismissed Australia for 294 in their second innings to
  • 10 years since Bhaichung Bhutia played his last match for India
    Doha, January 18 (IANS): Only a handful of people would have guessed that Bhaichung Bhutia was playing his last game in India colours when he came on as a second-half substitute against Korea Republic in the AFC Asian Cup 2011 in Qatar. After missing out on the fir
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    'Niti Aayog must include rummy, skill games in draft policy'
    Panaji, January 18 (IANS): Niti Aayog's guidelines for fantasy sports should cover the entire gamut of online skill-based games, including rummy, which accounts for 50 per cent of the overall industry revenues, a stakeholder body, The Online Rummy Federation (T
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    Dungdung's hat-trick helps India junior eves beat Chile
    Santiago (Chile), January 18 (IANS): Beauty Dungdung scored a brilliant hat-trick as the Indian junior women's hockey team defeated Chile 5-3 to complete a highly successful return to the sport at the Prince of Wales Country Club. On a day which also saw the
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    Have no words to describe this: Siraj after his maiden fifer
    Brisbane, January 18 (IANS): Right-arm pacer Mohammed Siraj, who on Monday picked five wickets for 73 to become only the fifth Indian bowler to pick a five-wicket haul in a Test at The Gabba, has shown remarkable level of fitness throughout the four-match rubber ag
  • Messi shown first red card of Barcelona career
    Seville, January 18 (IANS): Star striker Lionel Messi was handed his first-ever red card of his Barcelona career during their 2-3 defeat against Athletic Club in the Spanish Super Cup final. The incident happened in extra time of Sunday's game when Messi was


  • Don't ignore these 10 warning signs of Cervical Cancer
    New Delhi, January 18 (IANSlife): Did you know that unusual vaginal bleeding or discharge could be a warning sign of cervical cancer? India accounts for nearly one-fourth of the world's Cervical Cancer deaths, with 60,078 deaths and 96,922 new cases in 2018. This largely preventable di
  • Peer support may be more beneficial to teens with anxiety
    New York, January 18 (IANS): One in three parents strongly support schools having mental health programmes like peer support leaders, a new poll suggests. The poll indicates that an estimated one in five teenagers has symptoms of a mental health disorder such as depression or anxiety an
  • Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream
    Beijing, January 17 (AP): The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government. The Daqiaodao Food Co, Ltd in Tianjin, adjacent to Beijing, was sealed and its employees were being tested for the
  • Chinese health experts call to shun Pfizer's mRNA-based Covid vaccine
    Beijing, January 15 (IANS): Amid the news of deaths of 23 elderly Norwegian people who received Pfizer's mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccine, Chinese health experts have called on Norway and other countries to suspend the use of it, especially among elderly people due to the vaccines' safe
  • DNA test can identify pneumonia in patients with severe Covid
    London, January 15 (IANS) Researchers have developed a DNA test to quickly identify secondary infections in Covid-19 patients, who have double the risk of developing pneumonia while on ventilation. For patients with the most severe forms of Covid-19, mechanical ventilation is often the


  • Roll call: Indian names bloom in White House power circle
    New York, January 18 (IANS): Kamala Devi Harris, Vivek Murthy, Gautam Raghavan, Mala Adiga, Vinay Reddy, Bharat Ramamurti, Neera Tanden, Celine Gounder, Atul Gawande are some of the Indian names that are blooming more now than at any other time in the innermost circles of the White House a
  • From Shyamala Gopalan to Kamala Devi Harris: A timeline of two audacious journeys
    New York, January 18 (IANS): When Kamala Harris takes oath as America's Vice President, it will be a moment without equal in the country's history. Harris will be the first Indian and Black American, first woman and first woman of colour to ever win election to America's highes
  • Of photorealism and treescapes
    New Delhi, January 18 (IANSlife) A new exhibition titled 'If A Tree Falls (Somewhere In Northeast India)', curated by Waswo x Waswo, features the recent woodcut prints by Chandan Bez Baruah at Gallery Latitude 28. The artist fuses spiritually romantic longings for beauty, solitude,
  • Tracking Uddhav's journey from advertising photographer to Maha CM
    New Delhi, January 18 (IANS): "Trail of the Tiger" tracks the personal and political journey of Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray against the backdrop of the changing narrative of Hindutva, and new connotations to Hindutva's subnational plot, with the rise of Prime Minister Narendra
  • 'Kamala's Way' charts an engaging journey from California to Washington
    New Delhi, January 17 (IANS): Just how did the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of this countrys most effective power players? Through the human touch, by turning defeat into victory and most of all, by doing things her way, a timely biography of Kamala Harris


  • Post Covid weddings: Madurai family sets example with QR code on invite
    Chennai, January 18 (IANS): No more searching for an envelope to keep the cash and presenting it to the bride or the bridegroom at a wedding. Now one can just transfer money to their bank accounts using Google Pay or PhonePe. In Madurai a family hit upon a simple idea of printing the
  • What 2021 looks like for wellness travel
    New Delhi, January 18 (IANSlife): Holistic well-being, focused on nutrition and rejuvenation is being talked about more than ever. The global hospitality industry has seen a renewed interest in wellness tourism. Travellers are seeking out health and wellness retreats to build their immunit
  • Juhi Chawla on WhatsApp: When anything is free, your freedom is the price
    Mumbai, January 18 (IANS): Actress Juhi Chawla on Monday took a jibe at social networking platforms WhatsApp and Facebook at a time when millions of users are abandoning WhatsApp and opting for other chatting platforms to ensure their privacy is maintained. Taking a dig at the above men
  • Biden-Harris inauguration ceremony kicks off with 'Kolam'
    New Delhi, January 17 (PTI): Kolam, a traditional Indian art form of drawing geometric patterns on the floors as a sign of welcome, was part of the virtual kick-off ceremony of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris, who traces her origin to Tamil Nadu w
  • Two sisters ask Delhi to listen, go viral
    New Delhi, January 17 (IANS): Even as "Sun Dilliye Ni Sun Dilliye", a song written, composed and sung by the two young sisters on the ongoing farmers' agitation continues to grab thousands of hits on social media from people across the world, the duo maintains that while all