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Sania geared up for Olympics but not predicting medal


July 18, 2016 . Ace tennis player Sania Mirza is geared up to represent the country in next month’s Olympics but she refused to predict winning a medal in the Rio Games. Sania will pair up with young Prarthana Thombare in women’s doubles and with Rohan Bopanna in mixed doubles …

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Shah scales to No.1 spot in ICC Test rankings


 July 18, 2016 . Wrist spinner Yasir Shah has scaled the number spot in the ICC Test rankings, becoming the first Pakistani bowler to do so since Mushtaq Ahmed achieved the feat in December 1996. He reached the number-one spot after bowling Pakistan to a 75-run victory over England in the …

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‘Bono rescued from cafe during Nice attack’

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July 18, 2016 . U2 frontman, Bono, was rescued from a restaurant by police during the Bastille Day terror attack in France. The 56-year-old legendary singer was spotted enjoying a meal in a nearby restaurant at the time of the tragedy in Nice, reported Mirror. “Suddenly I saw people running . …

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My values are middle-class: John Abraham


July 18, 2016 .He may be a Bollywood star with a huge fan following, but actor John Abraham says he is still rooted to his middle-class values. The Dishoom actor was at the Sacred Heart School in Mumbai as part of an event to honour the efforts of Habitat for …

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When a Punjabi village girl rebels…


July 18, 2016 . Gender discrimination. Domestic abuse. Vigilante justice. These are terms that echo in my mind as I watch Kulraj Randhawa’s character slit the throat of a goon with a sickle toward the end of upcoming Punjabi film Needhi Singh’s trailer. It suggests that the movie, set to …

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Hillary leads Trump in polls ahead of Republican convention

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July 18, 2016 . Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a modest but solid lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump, according to three latest polls released ahead of the Republican Party’s national convention here. The edge for Ms. Clinton, who seeking to become the first female U.S. President, ranged …

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Republican convention starts in Cleveland under tight security

A protester carrying a peace flag walks in downtown Cleveland, Sunday, July 17, 2016, in preparation for the Republican National Convention that starts Monday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

July 18, 2016 . The Republican convention, which will formally coronate billionaire Donald Trump as the party’s presidential candidate, will kick off here amid tight security and heightened tensions following a series of shootings in the United States. Sleuths of security forces and secret service agents have converged on the …

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देशभरि चार हजार तीन सय १२ वटा पहिरो


काठमाडौँ,३ साउन ।  गत वर्षको विनाशकारी भूकम्पका कारण चिरा परेको जमिनमा ठूलो पानी पर्दा पहिरो जाने खतरा कायमै रहेको विज्ञले औंल्याएका छन् । विनाशकारी भूकम्पपछि देशभरि चार हजार तीन सय १२ वटा पहिरो गएका थिए । छोटो समयमा हुने ठूलो वर्षाले अहिले पनि पहिरो जाने खतरा झन् बढाएको छ । विश्वभरिका …

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