India beat S. Africa by 28 runs in 1st T20I

Johannesburg, Feb 18 : A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. Put in to bat, Shikhar Dhawan (72) hammered the South African bowlers all around the park and helped India to post a massive 203/5 before […]

Dalit protests across Gujarat, Mevani detained

Ahmedabad, Feb 18 : A day ahead of the first budget session of the new Gujarat Assembly, Dalit leader and lawmaker Jignesh Mevani was detained by police here on Sunday amid state-wide protests against death of Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar. Mevani broke into heated arguments with police when he was being detained in Saraspur suburb […]

9 killed in Rajasthan LPG cylinder blast, Rs 2 lakh ex gratia announced

Jaipur, Feb 17 : At least nine persons were killed and 18 others injured when two LPG cylinders exploded at a wedding in Beawar in Rajasthan’s Ajmer district, police said on Saturday. According to police, six persons were referred to a hospital in Ajmer while 12 were referred to the district hospital in Beawar. Police […]

PNB scam accused sent in 14-day police custody

Mumbai, Feb 17 : A Special CBI Court on Saturday remanded in police custody till March 3 the three accused arrrested in the over Rs 11,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam. These are retired PNB Deputy Manager Gokulnath Shetty, Single Window Operator Manoj Kharat, and authorised signatory of prime accused Nirav Modi’s group companies […]

RGV questioned by Hyderabad police in obscenity case

Hyderabad, Feb 17 : Hyderabad police on Saturday questioned filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma in connection with a case of obscenity booked against him for his movie “God, Sex and Truth”, and also for allegedly insulting the modesty of a woman. The filmmaker, whose controversial movie with American porn star Mia Malkova was released on internet […]

Czech snowboarding specialist earns stunning win in women’s Super-G skiing

PyeongChang, Feb 17 : The Czech Republic’s Ester Ledecka, a snowboarding specialist, pulled off a massive surprise on Saturday by winning gold in the Winter Olympics’ super giant slalom skiing women’s event. Her victory at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Bukpyeong-myeon, South Korea, was shocking considering she had only competed in a score of World […]