Splendid show by Vignesh Iyer

Posted on   1:06 pm

Vignesh S Iyer scored a match-winning 90 against Le Chatelier (Madurai) to guide St Bede’s AIHSS (Chennai) to the final of the Muthoot Group Junior Super Kings Inter-School T20 tournament at the ICL Cricket Ground in Tirunelveli.

Double-century Holder puts Windies in control

Posted on   12:53 pm

A magnificent unbeaten double-century by captain Jason Holder and a calm, supporting century from Shane Dowrich put the West Indies in total control after three days of the first Test against England at Kensington Oval on Friday.

Bachendri Pal conferred with Padma Bhushan

Posted on   11:58 am

Mountaineer Bachendri Pal was on Friday conferred with the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award, while Gautam Gambhir, Bajrang Punia and Sunil Chhetri, among others, received the Padma Shri.

Operation Lotus still on, Cong MLA offered gift: H D Kumaraswamy

Posted on   11:57 am

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Friday claimed BJP was continuing its Operation Lotus to topple the JDS-Congress government and tried to lure a Congress legislator with ‘gift’, a charge rejected by the opposition party. Accusing BJP and its state president B S Yeddyurappa of being behind the offer allegedly made Thursday night, he said the MLA informed him that he had rejected the gift.

9 deaths due to monkey fever in Shivamogga district since Dec 2018

Posted on   11:36 am

A total of nine deaths due to Kyatasandra Forest Disease, also known as monkey fever, has been reported in Shivamogga district since it broke out there in December 2018, the Karnataka health department said Friday Releasing the data, the department said 100 positive cases had been identified in the district since 24 December, 2018, of whom nine had died.