Injuries to frontline fast bowlers have forced New Zealand to opt for fresh blood in their pace attack for the three-match ODI series against India starting 5 February in Hamilton.
Modi hails Bodo accord
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the accord between Bodo groups and the government will strengthen the unity and integrity of Assam, pointing that the five-decade-old issue found resolution on the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Kamal Haasan terms Godse an ‘allegedly patriotic Indian’
Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan described Gandhi as ”one of the most important ambassadors of world peace” and termed his assassin, Nathuram Godse, an ”allegedly patriotic Indian.”
Seasoned diplomat Harsh Vardhan Shringla took charge as India’s new Foreign Secretary on Wednesday, and asserted that he would work with India’s partners on key issues, including ensuring an “undifferentiated and unambiguous” approach to terrorism. A 1984-batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) who last served as India’s envoy to the US, Shringla replaces Vijay Gokhale and has a fixed two-year tenure.
One positive case of Coronavirus reported in Kerala: Health Ministry
A positive case of Novel Coronavirus has been reported in Kerala, the Health Ministry said today.
Manchester City hold off Manchester United to reach League Cup final
Manchester City booked their place in a third successive League Cup final, but made hard work of disposing of Manchester United 3-2 on aggregate after losing the second leg of their semi-
final 1-0 at home.
Ravikumar’s advice to filmmakers
“Register your stories first. There is Writers Union to help us out”, said veteran filmmaker K S Ravikumar. Much recently the Madurai Bench of the High Court dismissed a petition by director Ravirathnam that the story of Lingaa, directed by Ravikumar, has been copied from his work Mullaivanam 999. However after years of hearing the court dismissed his plea.
Cultivate spiritual values among children, parents told
Parents need to cultivate awareness on dharma to their children from a very young age, said spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi Devi.
Super Overs haven’t been too good for us: Williamson
Kane Williamson’s effortless 95 followed by 11 runs in the super Over went in vain as his knock couldn’t help his side save the T20 series against India as the visitors took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series here on Wednesday.
Akshay Kumar to act with Dhanush
After acting with Rajinikanth in 2.0, Akshay Kumar will be sharing screen space with Dhanush in filmmaker Aanand L Rai’s next Hindi venture Atrangi Re. The film, which reunites Dhanush and Aanand after their 2013 critical hit Raanjhanaa, will feature Akshay in a special role, the makers have said.