Wanted To 'Hit Him On The Head': Andre Nel Recalls Rivalry With Sreesanth

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India are staring a 0-3 series defeat against South Africa at their home and the third Test beginning from January 24 at Johannesburg will be India's last chance to prove their mettle against their strong opponents. Though statistics don't tell the whole story, the visitors' record at Wanderers s...

OP Rawat to be next Chief Election Commissioner, to succeed AK Joti

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The government on Sunday appointed Om Prakash Rawat as the next Chief Election Commissioner. He will succeed Achal Kumar Joti whose term comes to an end tomorrow. According to the Union Law Ministry, former Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa has been made an Election Commissioner. Rawat, a 1977-batch...

Tata Steel Chess: Viswanathan Anand draws with Anish Giri; slips to joint second

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Five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw as black against local star Anish Giri but slipped to joint second spot after the sixth round of Tata Steel Chess tournament in Wijk Aan Zee. Having won two of the first three games, this was Anand's third straight draw in the eve...

South Korea Winter Olympics: North Korea to display military strength in parade on eve of games

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Seoul: North Korea is preparing a lavish display of its military strength in a parade on the eve of next month's Winter Olympics in the South, despite a rare sporting detente with Seoul, it was reported Thursday. Pyongyang, which has rattled the international community with its nuclear and missil...

If Hafiz Saeed is ‘saheb’ for a PM, what proof can one supply to Pakistan, says Ram Madhav

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India saw red after Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said in an interview that there was no case against 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, with Minister of State (MoS) for Home Hansraj Ahir asserting that the government won’t decide its strategy on basis of what Islamabad pr...

India Ratings projects economic growth at 7.1% next fiscal

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India Ratings and Research today projected the countrys economic growth to improve to 7.1 percent next fiscal from 6.5 percent this year, buoyed by robust consumption demand. In its outlook for 2018-19, the agency said there will be a gradual pick up in growth momentum owing to structural reforms...

Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

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The hotel, located on a hilltop and heavily protected like most public buildings in the city, was previously attacked by Taliban fighters in 2011. (Source: Google Maps) A group of three or four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday and were exchanging ...

One year on, Trump leads divided US into government shutdown

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President Donald Trump was faced Friday with the prospect of marking the first anniversary of his inauguration at the head of a broke government after senators failed to pass a stop-gap funding measure. Republicans and Democrats traded blame for the crisis, which came to a head when the Senate fa...

Bharti Airtel Q3 net profit tanks 39% to Rs 306 crore

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India's largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel today reported over 39 percent fall in its consolidated net profit for the third quarter ended December 31, 2017 to about Rs 306 crore. The company's net profit stood at Rs 504 crore in the same period previous fiscal. The company - which competes wi...