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Pakistan's humanitarian gesture: 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, released...
Pakistan yesterday released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, from jail as a goodwill gesture ahead of the country's Independence Day today. The release of the prisoners is in line with Pakistan's consistent policy of not politicizing humanitarian issues, Foreign Office Spokesperson said.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 10:46 UTC
La Liga will now be broadcast by Facebook in India...
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Facebook has bought the rights to telecast La Liga in the Indian sub-continent. This strategy would increase the overall time spent by football fans on the platform. It will live stream the matches for three seasons, starting 2018-19. Post this, one would be able to watch these matches at zero cost.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 10:42 UTC
From good to bad: 5 best WWE heel turns ever...
Wrestlers are either as a good guy who wrestles fairly, is a crowd-favorite (babyface), or as a heel, (villain). Wrestlers also at times switch from one to the other, especially to make the story-lines interesting or gather a reaction from the audience. Here are the 5 best heel turns in WWE history.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 09:37 UTC
Galaxy Note 9 v/s Note 8: The key differences...
When a new smartphone is launched, we generally compare it with the competition and seldom look at how it fares against its own predecessor. And while Samsung's most advanced smartphone, the Galaxy Note 9, looks a lot like the Galaxy Note 8, a close inspection tells a different story.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 13:49 UTC
Halep remains world number one, Nadal tops men's show...
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2018 French Open champion Simona Halep won the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Sunday beating the familiar Sloane Stephens. Courtesy of a 7-6(6), 3-6, 6-4 victory, the Romanian has assured her world number one status in the WTA rankings released on Monday. Rafael Nadal is the number one in men's rankings.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 13:45 UTC
Squad analysis EPL 2018-19: Tottenham Hotspur...
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Tottenham Hotspur showed character and were resolute in their opening Premier League encounter of the 2018-19 season. Spurs have three points in their bag after beating Newcastle United 2-1 and that will give the players and the coach plenty to be cheerful about. Here we anlayze the Spurs squad.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 13:39 UTC
Mohammad Ashraful eyes comeback after 5-year ban ends...
Mohammad Ashraful is eyeing a comeback to cricket with Bangladesh side after serving a 5-year ban. He was banned for eight years, which in turn got cut to five post a match-fixing scandal. Bangladesh Cricket Board had earlier lifted his ban partially which allowed him to play domestic cricket.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 13:35 UTC
Don't react to trolls: Anushka on Team India photo controversy...
Anushka Sharma, whose presence in a Team India group photo in London had attracted severe criticism online, today declined to get drawn into the controversy, saying she does not engage with trolls. The 30-year-old actor said her presence in the group photo did not flout any norms.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 13:16 UTC
European Championships: Dina Asher-Smith excels to clinch 3rd gold...
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British team's Dina Asher-Smith secured her third gold medal in the final evening of the European Championships held at Berlin, Germany. She became the first Briton to claim three gold medals at a major championship. The 22-year-old claimed a first sprint treble since 1990 to enter the record books.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 12:47 UTC
Watch: 'Sui Dhaaga' and a tale of self-sustainability...
The trailer for 'Sui Dhaaga' just dropped in. It stars Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma in pivotal roles. Produced by Yash Raj Films, the movie is scheduled to release on September 28. So far, the movie has generated some buzz and fans are excited. Here's what the trailer is all about.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 12:36 UTC
Premier League: 5 things we learnt from match-week 1...
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The 2018-19 season of the EPL has just started. While we have seen some expected results, there are some aspects glaring at us as EPL fans which should be addressed. The picture of where things are heading shall be clearer once a few weeks go by. Here are 5 things to learn from the first week.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 12:05 UTC
6 names shortlisted for head coach of women's cricket team...
BCCI have trimmed down the list of 20 applicants for the post of coach for the Indian women's cricket team. They have decided to extend the length of Ramesh Powar's stint as the interim coach as major tournaments are coming up. They also not involving the CAC in the process. Further details follow.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 11:58 UTC
WhatsApp: You can now retrieve chat histories of blocked contacts...
WhatsApp is testing yet another new feature and this one pertains to blocking. Spotted in WhatsApp's Android beta version 2.18.246, the new 'Report' feature, among other things, allows users to retrieve chat histories of contacts and groups they block. A public roll out is expected fairly soon.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 09:26 UTC
Discussion points: England beat India in second Test...
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England beat India by an innings and 159 runs in the second Test at Lord's to take a 2-0 lead in the 5-match series. James Anderson and Stuart Broad decimated India with 8 wickets between themselves. Trailing by 289, India were bowled out for a paltry 130 runs on Day 4. Here are discussion points.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 09:18 UTC
5 greatest WWE stables ever...
A stable is a group of wrestlers who have something in common- friendship, manager, or purpose. They work together, mostly as heels, and terrorize others to prove their group's dominance over the WWE. There have been many famous stables in the history of WWE, and here we look at the best 5.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 09:13 UTC
India may host NBA pre-season game next year: NBA Chief...
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In what could be a major boost for basketball in India, the country may host a pre-season NBA game in Mumbai next year, said the league's Commissioner Adam Silver. To promote the game in India, NBA in May 2017 had launched The NBA Academy, an elite basketball training center in Greater Noida.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 09:01 UTC
England beat India 2nd Test: Kohli and Co. blown away...
India suffered another batting blip to lose the second Test against England on Day 4 at Lord's. With this loss, India now trail England by a 0-2 margin in the 5-match Test series. England scored 396/7 in their first innings with Chris Woakes staying unbeaten on 137, as England gained a 289-run lead.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 08:55 UTC
NASA launches the first ever mission to 'touch' the Sun...
NASA launched the ambitious Parker Solar Probe today, after glitches delayed its original launch scheduled yesterday. The Parker is designed to come within 6.16mn kms of the sun, the closest a spacecraft has ever gotten to the star. The $1.5bn mission has been in the works since five decades.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-12 08:35 UTC
#IndiaInEngland: Woakes realizes boyhood dream after his ton at Lord's...
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England all-rounder Chris Woakes has fulfilled his boyhood dream of raising his bat to a standing ovation in cricket's most iconic grounds at Lord's. The all-rounder, who battled an injury since the IPL 2018, struck a fluent unbeaten ton on Day 3 of the ongoing 2nd Test against India.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-12 08:31 UTC
Aussie pacers Cummins, Hazlewood ruled out of Pakistan series...
Australia have been handed a major blow ahead of their upcoming Test series against Pakistan to be held at the UAE. Premier fast bowlers Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood have been ruled out of the series due to injuries. Both pacers are undergoing rehabilitation for their back injuries.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-09 14:01 UTC
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