IPL: Bangalore opt to bowl against Delhi

[Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler Umesh Yadav celebrates the wicket of Delhi Daredevils’ Gautam Gambhir during the IPL 2018 cricket match at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday. /PTI] Bengaluru, April 21 : Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl against Delhi Daredevils in the 19th match of […]

Nadal hails performance after win over Thiem

[Monaco : Spain’s Rafael Nadal celebrates after defeating Bulgaria’s Gregor Dimitrov in their semifinal singles match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday April 21, 2018. /PTI] Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 21 : Spanish star Rafael Nadal said after his 6-0, 6-2 victory over Dominic Thiem in the Monte-Carlo Masters quarter-finals that he […]

9 new ministers inducted into Amarinder government; other hopefuls sulk

[Chandigarh: Punjab Governor VP Badnore and Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh in a group photo with the newly inducted ministers at the swearing-in ceremony in Chandigarh on Saturday. /PTI] Chandigarh, April 21 : Nine new cabinet ministers were inducted into the Amarinder Singh government in Punjab on Saturday, while two women ministers were elevated to […]

US calls China, Russia, Iran, N.Korea ‘morally reprehensible’ on rights

By Lesley Wroughton and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Apr 20 : The United States labeled China, Russia, Iran and North Korea on Friday as “morally reprehensible” governments that it said violated human rights within their borders on a daily basis, making them “forces of instability”. In releasing the State Department’s global human rights report for 2017, […]

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 92nd birthday

[London : FILE – In this Feb. 20, 2018 file photo, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II smiles during a visit to the Royal College of Physicians, in London. Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a concert in London featuring British singers such as Sting, Tom Jones and Jamie Cullum on Saturday, April 21, […]

Syrian rebels withdraw from enclave northeast of Damascus

By Tom Perry and Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT/AMMAN, Apr 21 : Syrian rebels began withdrawing from an enclave northeast of Damascus on Saturday and will go to northern Syria, state TV and a rebel official said, in a surrender agreement that marks another victory for President Bashar al-Assad. The withdrawal will restore state control over the […]