Asia Cup: India struggle to beat minnows Hong Kong

Dubai, Sep 19 : Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian team in their Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Tuesday. Chasing a challenging target of 286 runs, Hong Kong rode on half-centuries by opener […]

Congress leaders to meet CAG seeking probe into Rafale deal

New Delhi, Sep 18 : Congress leaders will on Wednesday meet the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) to seek a probe into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets by the Narendra Modi government. The party has been alleging violation of several defence purchase procedures and a “Rs 41,000-crore loss to the exchequer” […]

Sidhu hugging Pakistan Army chief was demoralising: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Sep 18 : Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu hugging Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa during his recent visit to the neighbouring country was “demoralising”. “Navjot Sidhu has a lot of admirers and followers. He has been a very popular cricketer… He has his […]

7 arrested in Telangana honour killing case

Hyderabad/Patna, Sep 18 : Telangana Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested seven accused over the killing of a Dalit youth, who was hacked to death last week in a case of honour killing. The accused include a hired killer from Bihar. The police revealed that T. Maruthi Rao, the main accused, struck the […]

Defensive Sidhu says Sushma assured him on Kartarpur corridor

Chandigarh, Sep 18 : With two union ministers gunning for him on his hug with the Pakistan Army chief and his claims on passage for Indian pilgrims for the Kartarpur gurdwara, Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday defended himself saying External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had assured him that a letter would be […]

Class 10 student gang-raped in Dehradun boarding school

Dehradun, Sep 18 : The principal and two other officials of a boarding school here in Uttarakhand were arrested on Tuesday after a Class 10 girl student accused them of suppressing the matter of her gang-rape by senior students in August, police said. Four students of the school have also been detained for questioning. The […]