Friday , 26 April 2019


Lanka beefs up security around mosques

PTI Colombo Security has been beefed up around “a certain category of mosques” in Sri Lanka after intelligence warning that the Islamist extremist group blamed for the deadly Easter blasts was planning an attack on them during Friday prayers, a media report said Thursday. Nine suicide bombers, believed to be members of local Islamist extremist group called National Thowheed Jamath ... Read More »

Chelsea held by Burnley; dent Champions League hopes

AFP London Chelsea accused Burnley of time-wasting and playing “anti-football” after Blues boss Maurizio Sarri was sent off before a touchline skirmish marred their frustrating 2-2 draw on Monday. Sarri’s side fell behind to Jeff Hendrick’s fine finish before N’Golo Kante equalised moments later. In a frantic opening 24 minutes at Stamford Bridge, Gonzalo Higuain put Chelsea ahead, only for ... Read More »

Churchill Brothers register first win

NT NETWORK Utorda A brace of goals by Mevan Dias and Arnold Oliveira and a fine strike by Aditya Salgaocar enabled Churchill Brothers Sports Club start their All India Football Federation (AIFF) Junior League campaign on a promising note as they demolished FC Goa 5-1 at SAG grounds, Utorda on Monday. Churchill Brothers were without their four regular players –Harsh ... Read More »

52-year-old scooterist dies in mishap at Curti

NT NETWORK Ponda A 52-year-old man died in a road accident involving his two wheeler and a Kadamba bus at Curti near an under construction Damayanti garage junction on the Ponda-Belgaum highway on Monday. The deceased is identified as K Gopinathan a resident of Dinkarnagar-Harvalem Sakhali, who was hit by the bus while crossing the road with his two-wheeler. According ... Read More »

Van Dijk deserves PFA award: Klopp

Liverpool: Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp said he would be disappointed if defender Virgil van Dijk missed out on the Professional Footballers’ Association’s (PFA) Player of the Year award as he has had an “outstanding season”. Please like & share: Read More »

Hyundai launches Venue – India’s first connected SUV

Hyundai Motors India, launched a new SUV- the Venue. The sub-compact vehicle is being pitched as India’s first connected SUV via an inbuilt e-Sim. The mobile connectivity offers customers control of their vehicle even when they are away from it. Please like & share: Read More »

High waiting period for Jawa bikes

Ever since the iconic brand Jawa made a comeback, it has been a hot topic among Indian bikers. After a prolonged wait, the first few Jawa bikes were delivered last month. However, majority of the buyers, who booked their motorcycles months back, are yet to receive them. Please like & share: Read More »

Question Modi’s election promises

Rupa Subramanya   Five years after Narendra Modi swept to power in a landslide election victory, and as he again faces the voters, we should ask: has he delivered on his campaign promises of Acche Din and “minimum government, maximum governance”? Please like & share: Read More »

Kick the quota to the curb

Lalita Panicker   The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress take great pride in pointing out to the electorate how they are like chalk and cheese, with totally different views on just about every issue. Please like & share: Read More »