WC 2019: 48 matches, 10 teams & one cup

Ten days to go for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, the showpiece one-day international (ODI) tournament. The 12th edition to be hosted by England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July promises aplenty. The first match will be played at The Oval while the final will be played at Lord’s. Continue Reading

WC 2019: Bravo, Pollard in WI squad as reserve players

All-rounders Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo have been included in the list of 10 reserve West Indian players for the upcoming World Cup 2019. After having missed out on selection for the marquee event, Pollard might still find his World Cup dream realised if he is called as a replacement for an injured player. Continue Reading

WC 2019: Looking forward to meet India, says Ngidi

India will play their first match on 5 June against South Africa. And one man who is eagerly waiting for the encounter is Proteas’ pacer Lungi Ngidi. He believes that although India is a good team, a full strength South African side would be capable of giving them tough competition. Continue Reading

Couple travels across globe to eat bizarre food, write book

Divya Anand and her husband, Vivek aren’t ordinary couple who travel the world simply to take selfies or perhaps enjoy a romantic evening but rather they navigate the globe to eat bizarre foods like sipping snake wine in Cambodia or goose web in Singapore! Divya’s book, ‘Dare Eat That: A Guide to Bizarre Foods from Around the World’ explores their journey to eat every species on earth. Continue Reading

68-year-old Chennaiite emerges victorious in marathon

In a matter of pride for the city, one of its elderly residents secured a medal and certificate in the marathon conducted by Chennai World Run in Besant Nagar recently. Of the 200-odd participants of the event, 68-year-old Tamilselvan was the oldest and covered 5 km in 35 minutes. Continue Reading

Karnataka girl tops VIT entrance exam

Sai Saketika Chekuri, a student of Sri Chaitanya Techno School, Bengaluru, secured first rank in the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE)-2019 held from 10 to 21April in 124 selected cities across India, as well as Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat and Qatar. Continue Reading

Indian Army claims to have sighted footprints of mythical beast ‘Yeti’

In a first, the Indian Army has said that a massive footprint of a ‘Yeti’ was sighted near the Makalu base camp earlier this month. In a tweet, the Indian Army informed that a Mountaineering Expedition team had spotted the giant footprint – measuring 35X15 inches – in the snow on 9 April. Continue Reading

MHA serves notice to Rahul Gandhi over his citizenship

The Home Ministry has served a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, asking him to clarify within a fortnight his ‘factual position’ on a complaint questioning his citizenship status. In a letter, the Home Ministry said it has received a representation from BJP MP Subramanian Swamy in which it has been brought out that a company named Backops Limited was registered in the United Kingdom in 2003 with Rahul as one of its directors. Continue Reading

VGP Universal Kingdom to entertain with sword, rope and fire fights till 2 June

VGP Universal Kingdom is set to grab the attention of its audience during its latest summer show, ‘VGP Arabian Nights Stunt Show’. For the past 17 years, VGP has been a trendsetter and pioneer in bringing world-class, international live-action shows to spice up the vacation and become the talk of the town. This year, it is ‘VGP Arabian Nights Stunt Show’ – a stimulating folklore conducted by professionally trained and experienced performers from around the world. Continue Reading

Kompanero launches all new Italian leather trolleys

Kompanero is all set to launch its latest collection of Italian leather trolleys. Its unique designs are a collaborative effort between founder and chief designer, Aloke Sengupta with European designers. Continue Reading