By-elections: Intense campaigning by leaders

Campaigning for the by-polls to the four Assembly seats in the State is getting intense. Ottapidaram, Tiruparankundram, Aravakurichi and Sulur would go for polls on 19 May. Continue Reading

Death toll rises to 129 in Lanka serial blasts, over 300 injured

The first blast ripped through St Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo. A second explosion was reported at St Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, a Catholic majority town north of Colombo. Continue Reading

IPL 2019: RCB keen to spoil Mumbai’s party

Fresh from a much awaited victory, Royal Challengers Bangalore will be aiming to maintain winning momentum and spoil Mumbai Indians’ party when the two sides face-off in the Indian Premier League later today. After a string of losses where nothing worked in their favour, fifties by skipper Virat Kohli and ever-reliable Ab de Villiers, helped RCB register their maiden win of the season on Saturday night. The team is heavily reliant on Kohli and de Villiers and both would be keen to recreate their magic in front of a capacity crowd in Mumbai, on a day when the Indian team for the upcoming World Cup is scheduled to be picked. Continue Reading