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Men in Blue make it 7-0 over Pakistan with 89 runs win (via D/L method)

Manchester: Rohit Sharma produced an elegant hundred before Kuldeep Yadav flummoxed the Pakistani batsmen as India inflicted a humiliating 89-run defeat on their archrivals in a much-hyped World Cup match, which eventually turned to be a lop-sided affair. Chasing a stiff 337-run target, Pakistan were already down and out when rain stopped play after 35 overs. They had managed just …

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Ukraine beat South Korea to claim FIFA U-20 World Cup

Lodz, Poland: Ukraine recovered from the shock of falling behind to an early penalty as they beat South Korea 3-1 to win the under-20 World Cup final in Poland on Saturday. Vladyslav Supriaha was the star for Ukraine, the 19-year-old Dynamo Kiev player scoring twice as his country won the prestigious title for the first time, succeeding the England side …

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Colombia deny Argentina a winning start

Salvador: Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata put a dent in Lionel Messi’s hopes of finally landing a major international title as Colombia began their Copa America campaign with a 2-0 win over Argentina on Saturday. Martinez struck a stunning opener on 72 minutes and fellow substitute Zapata sealed the win three minutes from the end after Argentina had dominated the …

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GOA BRIEFS

Anura wins silver in All India Badminton PANAJI: Goa’s Anura Prabhu Desai won a silver in the final of Yonex Sunrise All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament held in Vijayawada on Sunday. She went down to Aakarshi Kashyap 12-21, 16-21. Navelim edge Nerul to enter quarters RAIA: Navelim Sporting Club entered the quarterfinals of 48th Custodio Memorial Football Tournament defeating …

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17th Lok Sabha’s first session from today

New Delhi: The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha will commence from Monday during which the passage of the Union Budget and other key legislations such as triple talaq will be on top of the agenda for the government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chairing an all-party meeting on the eve of the first session of the new Lok Sabha, …

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Harsh Vardhan reviews situation after 84 children die

Patna: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday stressed the need for research on Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) that has caused the deaths of 84 children so far in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district. “There should be research to identify the disease that is still not identified and for that research facility should be developed in Muzaffarpur,” Harsh Vardhan said after visiting …

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Patients suffer as Bengal doctors strike enters 6th day

Kolkata: Health services in West Bengal remained partially disrupted and state-run hospitals wore a deserted look on Sunday morning as the doctors strike entered its sixth day.  Sunday being a holiday, the out-patient departments remained closed and the number of patients waiting outside hospitals or visiting the emergency wards was also low. The emergency services, however, functioned normally. The striking …

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25 batches of drugs of 18 pharma companies found substandard

New Delhi: The Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI), which implements the Centre’s flagship affordable medicine scheme PMBJP, has found 25 batches of drugs of 18 different pharmaceutical companies to be of substandard quality since January 2018, according to an official document. While 17 out of the 18 companies are private, one is a public sector unit (PSU) — …

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Massive demonstration chokes Hong Kong as extradition anger boils

Hong Kong: Hundreds of thousands of people rallied in central Hong Kong Sunday against a reviled extradition law, the latest huge demonstration to pile pressure on the city’s embattled leader, despite her weekend climbdown. The enormous show of force saw protesters chanting “Scrap the evil law!” as they marched through the streets calling for the resignation of chief executive Carrie …

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Trump stirs up feud with London Mayor over attacks in city

London: US President Donald Trump has further stirred up his ongoing feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan by blaming the Pakistani-origin Labour leader a “disaster”, blaming him for a recent spate of stabbings and street violence in the UK capital.  Trump and Khan have repeatedly clashed ever since the mayor questioned the red carpet being rolled out for the US …

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