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IPL 2018: MS Dhoni motivated to recreate Chennai Super Kings magic – Stephen Fl…

IPL 2018: MS Dhoni motivated to recreate Chennai Super Kings magic – Stephen Fl…

head coach is a man on a mission as he looks to rekindle the magic that turned the team into one of the most successful ones in the opening decade of . “We will try and recreate some of the success that CSK had in the first eight years,” the affable Kiwi was quoted as saying by the website. “Everything […]

MPs meet PM Modi to discuss verdict on SC/ST atrocities act

MPs meet PM Modi to discuss verdict on SC/ST atrocities act

A delegation of NDA’s SC and ST MPs, led by LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan and Union social justice minister Thawarchand Gehlot, on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss their concerns on the apex court judgement diluting provisions of the SC-ST atrocities act. The Prime Minister assured the delegation that the government was committed towards the welfare and […]

US Senator visits Micronesia

US Senator visits Micronesia

A US Senator pushing to extend the Northern Marianas-only transitional worker programme through a bill she co-authored is visiting Micronesia this week. Senator LIsa Murkowski poses with CNMI leaders led by Governor Ralph Torres Photo: Mark Rabago The bill is co-authored by CNMI Delegate Gregorio Kilili Sablan and Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, and proposed an extension of the programme for […]

Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft to face ‘significant sanctions‘

Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft to face ‘significant sanctions‘

Angry and with his voice trembling at times, Australia’s cricket chief James Sutherland announced on Tuesday that team captainwill face in the next 24 hours, which could end the international career of at least one of them. The three players, , were also all to be sent home from the tour in disgrace for their roles in planning and carrying […]

It is not only Ambani‘s companies, every industry is about to be disrupted

It is not only Ambani‘s companies, every industry is about to be disrupted

With the advent of Jio and the falling price of mobile data, the telecom industry is already reeling from debt. But even Mukesh Ambani isn’t ready for the next round of disruptions, which will decimate his advantage. SpaceX has just launched a pair of broadband satellites that can beam Internet signals down to earth from low orbit. After it perfects […]

China and North Korea confirm Kim Jong-un visit

China and North Korea confirm Kim Jong-un visit

After days of speculation, it has been confirmed that North Korea‘s leader Kim Jong-un has visited China. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: AFP / KCNA via KNS Rumours circulated earlier this week after local media reported a high-profile figure had arrived on a special train. The visit, confirmed by China and North Korea, was Mr Kim‘s first foreign trip […]

Bathing in Ganga can expose people to high levels of faecal coliform bacteria

Bathing in Ganga can expose people to high levels of faecal coliform bacteria

A dip in the at Sangam, where the Yamuna meets it in Allahabad, could expose people to levels of the faecal coliform (FC) that are 5-13 times the permissible limit, official data from 2017 shows. This limit is unsafe for bathing. FC bacteria, such as E.coli, are found in excreta that contaminates water through untreated sewerage. The permissible limit for […]

Ball-tampering act by Australia ‘incredibly stupid‘, says Ali Bacher

Ball-tampering act by Australia ‘incredibly stupid‘, says Ali Bacher

Ali Bacher, the last South Africa skipper to win a series against in the republic, says disgraced captain and his ball-tampering team are “incredibly stupid”. Bacher led to a 4-0 whitewash over Australia in the 1969-1970 season. “In this age of a thousand cameras, it was to even think of doing it (ball tampering), and incredibly stupid to go through […]

Divided Senate delays vote on ethics exemption

Divided Senate delays vote on ethics exemption

A divided Alabama Senate delayed a vote on a proposal to exempt economic developers from the state law that governs lobbyists. Senators on Tuesday postponed a vote as the proposal threatened to get bogged down in an unrelated filibuster because an anti-racial profiling bill had stalled in the House of Representatives. Senators had also engaged in contentious debate over whether […]

Opposition makes renewed efforts to ‘remove‘ CJI Dipak Misra

Opposition makes renewed efforts to ‘remove‘ CJI Dipak Misra

Several Opposition leaders intensified their efforts to arrive at a common position to give a notice for a motion for the removal of the Chief Justice of India , leaders of several political parties said on Tuesday. A MP said that he and a number of others had signed a petition in this regard. At the same time, however, there […]