Day: September 19, 2018

Twitterati Rejoice After India Thrash Pakistan in Much-Awaited Asia Cup Clash

India emerged victorious in a much-anticipated clash against arch-rivals Pakistan in the Asia Cup clash on Wednesday. With the openers departing early, Babar Azam (47) and Shoaib Malik (43) put up a fighting 82-run partnership. But once they were dismissed, Pakistan bundled out for a mere 162 runs with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kedar Jadhav picking […]

Conditions Weren’t Great But Bowlers Did Their Job: Rohit Sharma

India captain Rohit Sharma lauded his bowling department for producing an outstanding performance against Pakistan in conditions which weren’t exactly bowling friendly. On a flat deck and in sultry heat, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/15), Jasprit Bumrah (2/23), Kedar Jadhav (3/23) and Kuldeep Yadav (1/37) were on target a they dismissed Pakistan for 162. Right from the […]

NSUI claims DUSU president Ankiv Baisoya submitted fake documents for university admission; ABVP refutes allegation

New Delhi: The Congress-backed National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) has alleged that newly elected Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) president of RSS-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) had submitted fake documents to gain admission to the varsity. The ABVP, however, said the university allowed Ankiv Baisoya’s admission after due verification of the documents he submitted. Delhi […]

Sania Mirza’s Tweet a Reminder That Trolling Before India-Pak Match is New Definition of National Pride

Any and every India-Pakistan cricket match is high on adrenaline and emotions, and naturally so too. The two countries, who last played at the ICC Champions trophy final exactly 14 months ago at the Oval in London, prepare for their latest encounter at the Asia Cup 2018 on Wednesday. It is expected, established even, that […]

DK Shivakumar Says No ED Notice as BJP Alleges Hawala Deals

A day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed a case against Karnataka Irrigation Minister D K Shivakumar, the BJP has launched a political campaign against him, alleging he facilitated hawala transactions on behalf of the Congress party. In a press conference held in New Delhi, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra alleged that money was sent from […]

Congress to take part in Jammu and Kashmir municipal, panchayat polls; party president takes decision to ‘keep communal forces away’

Srinagar: The Congress on Wednesday said it will participate in the upcoming municipal and panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing the media in Srinagar, GA Mir, President of Jammu and Kashmir Congress unit, said his party had decided to take part in the polls to “keep the communal forces away”. In an earlier statement, […]

This Young Fan’s Reaction to Dhoni’s Duck Against Hong Kong is Everything

Indian cricket fans were devastated when Dhoni was dismissed for 0 against Hong Kong. Image credits: Hotstar Loading… Mahendra Singh Dhoni getting out can be a cruel sight, let alone for a duck. As Team India’s first encounter at the Asia Cup in Dubai left several unimpressed, it was a kid’s reaction to Mahi’s dismissal […]

As a Working Mom, Here’s My Secret to Keeping the Guilt at Bay

I recently saw a post on a Facebook group that I’m a part of, by a working mom, asking for book recommendations to help cope with that elusive thing called work-life balance. The responses were – as is inevitable these days on social media – cringe-worthy. Some just broke out into hysterical laughter, some wondered […]

Lt-Gen Mukund Naravane replaces Lt-Gen Abhay Krishna as head of Eastern Command; latter shifted to Central Command

In a move that could provide an indication as to who would succeed General Bipin Rawat as the next Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane was shifted out as the head of the Shimla-based Army Training Command and posted as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the operationally significant Eastern Command in Kolkata. Lt […]

Team India Faces Heat on Twitter After Unimpressive 26-Run Victory Over Hong Kong in Asia Cup

What seemed like a “practice” match for team India, turned into a bitter lesson for the world #2 ODI team when they took on Hong Kong in the Asia Cup clash in Dubai on Tuesday. After Shikhar Dhawan’s 120-ball 127 and Rayudu’s quick fifty, Team India led by Rohit Sharma put up a decent score […]