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11 days ago
Farewell to Atletico, first place for Manchester United, PSG, Roma

Madrid, Dec 6 (IANS) Atletico de Madrid confirmed their exit from the UEFA Champions League with a 1-1 draw at Chelsea, allowing Roma to advance to the round of 16 as group winners along with Paris St-Germain, despite their 1-3 defeat in Munich. Manchester United, who won 2-1 at home to CSKA Moscow, also advanced. Juventus and Basel also completed their passage to the next round, joining...

11 days ago
Seeing through the smog: Role of subsidies in pushing for 'clean' or 'dirty' energy economy:

With a rising population and fast-growing economy, energy demand in India is increasing rapidly. Is the country embarking upon a clean energy or a fossil fuel-dependent approach to meet this rising demand? The energy path that the country will follow depends on the levers which the Indian government employs to shape its energy mix, including subsidies in the form of fiscal incentives, re...

12 days ago
Barca coach optimistic despite defenders' injuries

Barcelona, Dec 5 (IANS) Spanish football giants Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde is confident that his team could overcome the injuries to their defenders in the upcoming Champions League match against Portugal's Sporting. La Liga leader Barcelona is set to host the Portuguese club at the Camp Nou stadium, but the Catalan team will be without injured defenders Samuel Umtiti and Javier Ma...

15 days ago
Infosys hires Salil Parekh of Capgemini as its new CEO

Bengaluru, Dec 2 (IANS) Global software major Infosys on Saturday announced the appointment of Salil S Parekh from Capgemini as its new CEO and Managing Director with effect from January 2. Parekh, 53, joins Infosys from Capgemini where he was a member of the Group Executive Board, said the IT major in a statement here. Capgemini is a global consulting, technology and IT outsourc...

15 days ago
Infosys hires Salil Parekh of Capgemini as its new CEO

Bengaluru, Dec 2 (IANS) Global software major Infosys on Saturday announced the appointment of Salil S Parekh from Capgemini as its new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director with effect from January 2. Parekh, 52, joins Infosys from Capgemini where he was a member of the Group Executive Board, said the IT major in a statement here. Like Infosys, Capgemini is a global cons...

16 days ago
Portugal to face Spain in 2018 FIFA World Cup

Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS) Top football nations Portugal and Spain have been drawn in Group B and will face each other in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, it was announced on Friday. Alongside the European Champions Portugal and 2010 FIFA World Cup holders Spain, Morocco and Iran have found themselves in Group B. Defending champions Germany have been placed along ...

16 days ago
Pope refers to 'Rohingya' for first time on Asia tour

Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) Pope Francis on Friday met a group of Muslim Rohingya refugees here and referred to Myanmar's persecuted minority by name for the first time on his Asia tour. The presence of God today is also called Rohingya, the Pope said after speaking to an interfaith audience in the Bangladeshi capital. He refrained from using the term on his visit to Myanmar earlier this...

19 days ago
Delhi to face MP in Ranji quarters next month

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The BCCI on Tuesday announced the fixtures for the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals which will see first timers Kerala facing Vidarbha at Surat from December 7-11. In the other last eight encounters, Delhi will face Group C toppers Madhya Pradesh at Vijaywada while defending champions Gujarat will take on Bengal in Jaipur. A record 41-time Ranji champions Mumb...

19 days ago
Defending champs Gujarat through to Ranji quarters

Ranchi, Nov 28 (IANS) Defending champions Gujarat stormed into the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy after registering a handsome 10-wicket win over Jharkhand in a Group B game at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here on Tuesday. Kerala was the other team from Group B to make the cut. From Group A, Karnataka and Delhi have already qualified. In Group C, Madhya Pradesh and ...

20 days ago
Mumbai thrash Tripura to enter Ranji Trophy quarters

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Record Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai guaranteed themselves a berth in the quarter-finals of the 2017-18 edition of the premier domestic competition after thrashing Tripura by 10 wickets in their Group C clash here on Monday. Chasing a paltry 63 in their second innings, opener Prithvi Shaw scored a quickfire unbeaten 50 (26 balls, 8 fours) and with a helping hand fro...

22 days ago
Ranji Trophy: Delhi, Punjab, Bengal, Mumbai in drivers seat

Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Delhi, Punjab, Bengal and Mumabi started well against their respective opponents to put themselves in the drivers seat at the end of first day in the seventh round of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament. In Group A, Delhi batsmen Kunal Chandela (64), Himmat Singh (99) and Lalit Yadav (62 not out) batted brilliantly to help their side post 336/5 against Hyderabad....

24 days ago
FC Basel down Man United in Champions League tie

Basel, Nov 23 (IANS) In a major upset FC Basel defeated English football giants Manchester United 1-0 with a goal in the 89th minute to make themselves a factor in the race for the two knockout-stage berths from Group A in the Champions League. The outcome at St. Jakob-Park leaves United with 12 points, three ahead of both Basel and CSKA Moscow, 2-0 winners on Wednesday over Benfica, rep...

24 days ago
High-intensity exercise improves memory: Study

Toronto, Nov 23 (IANS) Some physical exercises may also be good for your brain as researchers have found that high intensity exercise may lead to better memory. The study, published in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, could have implications for an ageing population which is grappling with the growing problem of catastrophic diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer's. In the...

25 days ago
US airstrike kills over 100 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia

Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) The airstrike carried out in coordination with Somali authorities left over 100 members of the al-Shabaab terrorist group dead, the US military said. In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia against an al-Shabaab camp on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at approximately 10:30 a.m. local Somalia time, killing more than...

27 days ago
Ranji Trophy: Victories for Gujarat, Kerala, Vidharba

Surat, Nov 20 (IANS) In the sixth round, Gujarat spinner Siddharth Desai bagged a five-wicket haul to bowl out Rajasthan for 341 runs, helping the defending champions clinch victory by an innings and 107 runs on the final day in the Group B contest of the Ranji Trophy at the Lalabhai Contractor Stadium here on Monday. In Group B, Kerala bowlers KC Akshay, Sijomon Joseph and Jalaj Saxena ...

29 days ago
Ranji Trophy: Pandey, Nischal put Karnataka in driving seat

Kanpur, Nov 18 (IANS) Overnight batsmen Dega Nischal (195) and Manish Pandey (238) played brilliant individual knocks to help Karnataka post 642/7 at stumps against Uttar Pradesh on Day 2 of a sixth round match of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament here on Saturday. Incoming batsman C.M. Gautam (4) and skipper Vinay Kumar (1) were at the crease when stumps were called in the Group A con...

1 month ago
Ranji Trophy: Nischal, Agrawal hand Karnataka solid start

Kanpur, Nov 17 (IANS) Karnataka rode on brilliant half-century knocks from batsmen Mayank Agarwal (90) and Dega Nischal (90 not out) to post 327/3 against Uttar Pradesh on Day 1 of the sixth round at the Ranji Trophy. Later, coming in to bat, middle-order batsmen Karun Nair (62) and Manish Pandey (63) too played important knocks in the Group A contest at the Green Park here. Mea...

1 month ago
Make-up tricks to keep you winter ready

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Winter is approaching and with this comes the task to make your skin look flawless even in thechilly season. The right make-up trick like opting for creamy blushers and choosing matte lipsticks can do the trick, say experts. Vandana Luthra, founder of VLCC Group doles out make-up tips which would simplify your life in winter. * Use foundation which are l...

1 month ago
Ranji Trophy: Wins for Jammu & Kashmir, Vidarbha

Jamshedpur, Nov 12 (IANS) Jammu & Kashmir defeated Jharkhand while Vidarbha registered a win against Bengal in their respective groups on the final day on Sunday of the fifth round in the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament. In Group B, Jammu & Kashmir rode on a five-wicket haul from captain Parvez Rasool (5/99) and Aamir Aziz Sofi (5/63) to bundle out Jharkhand for 243 runs in the s...

1 month ago
Alibaba's Singles' Day fest sale hits $25bn

Shanghai, Nov 12 (IANS) The Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba grossed over $25 billion in its 24-hour long 11.11 Global Shopping Festival on Saturday. The company sold $25.38 billion (168.2 billion Chinese Yuan) worth of goods within 24 hours of its annual sales event, registering about 39 per cent growth over its previous year's sales of $18 billion during the one-day event in 2016. <...

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