Kuldeep four-for limits Australia to 300

Kuldeep four-for limits Australia to 300

DHARAMSHALA: Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav made a memorable debut with a four-wicket haul that negated Steve Smith’s defiant hundred as India bowled out Australia for 300 on an engrossing opening day of the fourth and final cricket Test, here on Saturday. The 22-year-old Kuldeep, who replaced injured skipper Viart Kohli, returned figures of four for […]

Two arrested for trying to slaughter buffaloes

Two arrested for trying to slaughter buffaloes

MUZAFFARNAGAR (UP): Two people have been arrested in Shamli district after they were allegedly found prepar­ing to illegally slaughter buffa­loes, police said on Friday. Six buffaloes were found from a house Azad chowk area of Shamli city during an early morning raid by the police yes­terday, they said. Dil Nawaz and Rafiq were arrested while […]

Govt starts process for roll out of chip-based passports

Govt starts process for roll out of chip-based passports

NEW DELHI: Chip enabled e-passports with high security features may soon be rolled out as government has started preparation for introducing it. Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said the government has given approval for procurement of electronic contactless inlays for manufacturing of e-passports. He […]

London terror attacker was known to spies: British PM

London terror attacker was known to spies: British PM

LONDON: The lone attacker behind the terror attack on the UK Parliament was inspired by “Islamist terrorism” and known to Britain’s security services, Prime Minister Theresa May said today. May, who addressed the Commons as the Houses of Parliament reopened this morning a day after a terror attack on the complex claimed four lives and […]

Kohli due for big runs in Dharamsala, says Gilchrist

Kohli due for big runs in Dharamsala, says Gilchrist

Melbourne: Australian cricket legend Adam Gilchrist has called Virat Kohli a great leader and said it is time for both the countries to put an end to the ‘cheatgate’ controversy before it turns into infamous 2008 ‘monkeygate’ episode. Kohli is yet to fire in the ongoing series against Australia and Gilchrist said the Indian skipper […]

HPCA Curator Chauhan says wicket will have good bounce

HPCA Curator Chauhan says wicket will have good bounce

DHARAMSHALA: Insisting that there was no interference from the team management, HPCA curator Sunil Chauhan Thursday said he has prepared a typical bouncy wicket for the decisive fourth Test, starting Saturday. “Till date I have never taken any instruction from anyone and I have always prepared wicket keeping the traditional nature of this track in […]

Surgical strike lessened ceasefire violations: Govt

Surgical strike lessened ceasefire violations: Govt

New Delhi: Ceasefire violations by Pakistan and casualties on the Indian side of the Line of Control and the international border have come down after the ‘surgical strikes’ by India, the government said on Wednesday. It also rejected the opposition charge that the issue was not only being taken seriously, but was being “butchered” by […]

India wants Pakistan’s commitment on talks

India wants Pakistan’s commitment on talks

New Delhi: India on Wednesday clearly put the onus on Pakistan for resumption of dialogue, asserting that it should commit to end the state-sponsored terrorism. Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said in the Rajya Sabha that the government was ready to talk to all stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir to normalise the situation there. “Pakistan […]

Modi to inaugurate Nashri tunnel on April 2

Modi to inaugurate Nashri tunnel on April 2

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation Asia’s longest bi-directional road tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on April 2, which will cut down travel time between the two by two hours. The Rs 2,519-crore all-weather tunnel is equipped with world-class safety features and has been built in a record four years on […]