• Cheteshwar Pujara becomes second-fastest Indian to 4000 test runs
Cheteshwar Pujara becomes second-fastest Indian to 4000 test runs

Sri Lanka armed themselves with three spinners, but barring Perera, who threatened both edges of the bat with his drift and turn, they couldn't manufacture enough pressure to worry the Indians. Interestingly, Rahul became the fastest Indian (18 Tests) to achieve this feat; he also became the first India opener to score six consecutive fifties in...

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  • Prince Henrik of Denmark refuses to be buried next to his wife
Prince Henrik of Denmark refuses to be buried next to his wife

In Denmark, the wife of a male monarch can become queen but the husband of a female monarch cannot be called anything higher than prince . He retired previous year and denounced his title of Prince Consort. The prince of Denmark plans to make a formal protest with his corpse. And for a little perspective on just how long the pugnacious pr...

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  • JD (U) rubbishes rumours of Sharad Yadav supporting Lalu
JD (U) rubbishes rumours of Sharad Yadav supporting Lalu

With issues like communal harmony and democratic rights on the agenda, speakers are likely to attack the BJP-led NDA government, they said. Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders met Sharad Yadav at his residence earlier today.

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  • Body Washes Up on Atlantic City Beach
Body Washes Up on Atlantic City Beach

The discovery comes as crews continue their search for a swimmer who went missing on Tuesday near the Steel Pier . Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by the Atlantic City Police Department that a bystander saw a man enter the water by Steel Pier, but not return.

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  • Two arrested after Southwest passenger catches man texting about molesting children
Two arrested after Southwest passenger catches man texting about molesting children

Authorities said Kellar allowed detectives to search his phone and reportedly claimed that the texts were merely fantasy and an effort at role-playing, reports the San Jose Mercury . Seattle and San Jose police declined to discuss the children's relationship to Kellar and Burnworth. "She gets on a plane, a normal citizen minding her business".

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  • Dilip Kumar Health Worsens, Currently On Ventilator
Dilip Kumar Health Worsens, Currently On Ventilator

The veteran actor was hospitalised on Wednesday night due to dehydration and urine infection. "His condition is stable, but doctors are observing him continuously", said Dr Sitaram Gawde, Medical Superintendent of Lilavati hospital . Well, till now the reports are same, though proper treatment of the actor is going on. The Karma actor has always...

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  • Din in Rajya Sabha over Kerala killings
Din in Rajya Sabha over Kerala killings

CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has said he was ready to hold talks with RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on political violence in Kerala. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will visit Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday. Protesting Left members then trooped into the well with CPI (M)'s Mohammad Salim being heard asking the Chair not to "succumb to pressure...

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  • Justice Dept threatens anti-crime aid to 4 sanctuary cities
Justice Dept threatens anti-crime aid to 4 sanctuary cities

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities, threatening to keep federal crime-fighting resources from cities ravaged by violence if they don't cooperate with federal immigration authorities. "The city of San Bernardino has never taken any formal act to declare itself a sanctuary city", Burguan said . The Ju...

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  • Andhra Pradesh MPs meet Venkaiah Naidu
Andhra Pradesh MPs meet Venkaiah Naidu

The election will be held between 10 am and 5 pm tomorrow during which the Members of Parliament will use special pens for marking their choice on the ballot provided by the Election Commission. "Responding to the issue raised by the members, he said though the management of the Parliament House complex is done by the Lok Sabha Speaker, there...

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  • Tokyo fish market fire extinguished after 15 hours
Tokyo fish market fire extinguished after 15 hours

The fire was in the "outer" market, an area packed with informal restaurants where tourists can tuck into fresh seafood. A total of 63 fire trucks were deployed, and the blaze was extinguished shortly after 8 a.m. City authorities previously announced plans to move the decades-old market, saying it is prone to earthquakes. Plans to uproot the dec...

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  • Chinese state media blasts Trump for his 'emotional venting' on Twitter
Chinese state media blasts Trump for his 'emotional venting' on Twitter

Fox News' Bill Hemmer asked Gorka, after referencing an op-ed in a state-owned Chinese newspaper that downplayed the influence China has over North Korea. "I urge you to apply additional pressure on China to play a constructive role in reining in North Korea". Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a y...

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  • Tillerson Expressed Readiness to Cooperate with Russian Federation on Syrian Settlement
Tillerson Expressed Readiness to Cooperate with Russian Federation on Syrian Settlement

Trump has repeatedly called the report's findings a "hoax" and a "ruse" for Democrats to explain why they lost the election. He said the creation of a de-escalation zone in the southwest part of Syria, created by Russian Federation, the United States and Jordan was "one small measure of success".

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  • Indonesia deports Chinese, Taiwanese scam suspects to China
Indonesia deports Chinese, Taiwanese scam suspects to China

Indonesia yesterday deported more than 140 Chinese and Taiwanese to China, where they are wanted for impersonating police and scamming businessmen and politicians out of several hundred million dollars. The Indonesian police were still detaining four people from China's Taiwan, and one Malaysian national related to the gang's operation in Indonesia...

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  • Three shot at park in San Francisco on US West Coast
Three shot at park in San Francisco on US West Coast

Dolores Park turned into a chaotic scene when an unknown suspect fired shots into the crowd gathered at the popular tourist destination on Thursday evening. SFPD Public Information Officer Grace Gatpandan said that the area of park was very busy at the time of the shooting and asked that witnesses get in touch with authorities.

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  • Metro area under air quality alert
Metro area under air quality alert

Jo Niehaus with the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency says that people may want to limit their time outdoors. The smoke isn't good for anyone but it can have a dire impact on people who have pre-existing health conditions. The province is reporting a high health risk rating for air quality in the Fraser Valley, Kamloops, Williams Lake, eastern M...

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  • After criticism, Sachin Tendulkar attends Rajya Sabha proceedings
After criticism, Sachin Tendulkar attends Rajya Sabha proceedings

He did not say anything during the session. Another sports player and MP Mary Kom was also present in the House. Earlier, on Tuesday, Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal had questioned the absence of nominated members from the Rajya Sabha.

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  • Tillerson says USA is willing to talk to North Korea
Tillerson says USA is willing to talk to North Korea

Tillerson said the threat from North Korea has "materialized" in the manner anticipated by the Trump administration from its earliest days. "He might be the right person to do it", said Witt, who also admitted he could not predict the outcome.

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  • Watch White House's Stephen Miller battle with CNN's Jim Acosta
Watch White House's Stephen Miller battle with CNN's Jim Acosta

On Wednesday , Trump backed a bill that would slash legal immigration levels in half over a decade, reducing the number of annual legal permanent residents from 1 million to 500,000, weighing an applicant's English-speaking ability, education, and work skills.

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  • China demands India remove troops from disputed border region
China demands India remove troops from disputed border region

The official China Daily said in a Friday editorial that China was not in the mood for a fight, noting how the stand off has been "unusually restrained". Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said China released the document to "lay out the facts and truth of the illegal trespass of the Indian border troops to the worldwide community and give a ...

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  • Time for talk on North Korea is Over
Time for talk on North Korea is Over

The ARF brings together 27 countries including Australia , China , India, Japan, Russia , North and South Korea and the United States . CIA Chief Mike Pompeo said recently that regime change could also be an option. But the Trump administration is blathering about China and others needing to step up with pressure. Philippines President Rodr...

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