A ground rich with cricketing history but wanting of modern comforts will take its final Ashes bow when Australia host England in the third Test at the WACA on Thursday. The last time the English won at the WACA was in 1978, against an Australia team left threadbare by the World Series Cricket rebellion. In the heated atmosphere of the 1982 Test, Australia seamer Terry Alderman suffered a calamitous shoulder injury when he tackled a crowd invader after a number of spectators leapt onto the turf. Western Australia state's sports minister Mick Murray said the two grounds could co-exist but suggested the WACA would need some measure of renewal. "I hope it remains the hub of cricket in Western Australia, that's very important," he said.

December 11, 2017 11:38 UTC

Can I gift or donate and remit $65,000 to my married daughter who is a US resident (green card holder) and lives in the US? —Manish AhluwaliaUnder the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS), all resident individuals are allowed to freely remit up to $250,000 per financial year (April-March) for permissible transactions as specified under the LRS. Remittances outside India in the nature of gifts or for maintenance of close relatives abroad are permitted transactions under the LRS. Hence, you may remit up to $250,000 under LRS as gift, which is a permitted transaction under LRS, to your daughter who is living outside India. What will be the income tax implication on earnings for the complete year (from April 2017 to March 2018)?

December 11, 2017 11:37 UTC

Most of us carry some form of ID—driving licence, passport, a government issued ID card, and even a permanent account number (PAN) card. What happens if you lose your PAN card? Remember that the PAN card carries a number—it is essentially an alpha-numeric identity that will continue to be yours even if you lose your PAN card. This process can also be used for corrections on the printed PAN card. You can apply for a new PAN or corrections or a reprint of PAN, using the options in the type of application on this page: http://bit.ly/2fI8GuA.

December 11, 2017 11:37 UTC

For her, freedom of expression is essential for both men and women and change will happen if women start motivating each other. When asked what motivates her girl squad that includes Kareena Kapoor Khan, Karisma Kapoor and Amrita Arora to be fit to fight, Malaika told IANS in an email interview from Mumbai: “Women should motivate each other and that is where change happens when women motivate each other, when women uplift each other, when women stand for each other. The night witnessed the brand felicitating women nominees from across the country for their spirit and courage. “There are so many issues that we women daily deal with on a regular basis. We need to deal with it in that moment and far more real and everyday basis,” she said.

December 11, 2017 11:32 UTC

(Source: File Photo)A whopping 87 per cent of Indian working women are seeking advancement in their careers, finds a survey challenging the commonly held view that women are not as ambitious as men. Conversely, 73 per cent of men believed that the workplace management is committed to gender diversity, suggesting that men were more optimistic about the company’s commitment toward gender diversity than women. “It is important to engage male employees to promote gender diversity. A strong correlation exists between men’s support for gender diversity and its subsequent progress. Men can be involved as mentors for women or as core members of the design and implementation team of the programme,” Aggarwal said.

December 11, 2017 11:15 UTC





Five elephants, including a pregnant one, were killed in the early hours on Sunday after a train hit a herd of seven tuskers at a tea garden in Sonitpur district, forest officials said. Four female elephants, including a pregnant one, and a male jumbo were killed on the spot, he said. He said forest officials were trying to locate the other two elephants, which were part of the herd. Also read 2 elephants electrocuted in Nilgiris districtWild elephants often come out of the nearby Nameri National Park in search of food, he said. In the last couple of days, a herd of around 70 elephants strayed into the area, near the accident site, a forest official said.

December 11, 2017 11:14 UTC

Highlights 1 Manmohan Singh hits back at PM Modi. 2 Why PM Modi went to Pakistan uninvited, asks Manmohan. Issuing a statement, Manmohan Singh today said that PM Modi's comments show his desperation out fear of "defeat in Gujarat". Launching a scathing attack on PM Modi, Manmohan Singh asked why he went to Pakistan without invitation after terror attacks in Udhampur and Gurdaspur. Manmohan: Modi tarnishing PM's office by spreading falsehood

December 11, 2017 11:13 UTC

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Narendra Modi. (File) Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Narendra Modi. (File)Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Modi accusing him of spreading falsehoods to score political points in the on-going Gujarat elections. Narendra Modi. Narendra Modi that he had gone to Pakistan uninvited after the terrorist attacks in Udhampur and Gurdaspur.

December 11, 2017 11:12 UTC

On Monday morning, Gujarat Congress leader Haresh Moradia and his wife Ramleela Moradia were found dead inside their house in Rajkot. Primary investigation of police revealed that two had committed suicide by consuming poison. During the investigation, it was revealed that in the morning, Moradia's house water tank was overflowing. The neighbours who are also friends with Moradia sensed something suspicious and entered the house from the balcony and found the couple dead. As per V.K Gadhvi, Inspector of Bhaktinagar police station, "Primary investigation revealed that the couple had committed suicide by consuming poison.

December 11, 2017 11:09 UTC

The situation remained so, up until the six-day Arab-Israeli war, when East Jerusalem was annexed by Israel and 200,000 Jewish settlers added into the hitherto predominantly Arab territory. It was only under the ruler of David in about 1000 BC, that Jerusalem would go on to become the capital of Israel and central to Jewish traditions. It was only under the ruler of David in about 1000 BC, that Jerusalem would go on to become the capital of Israel and central to Jewish traditions. The discovery of the tomb had an appeal unlike anything else on Christian imagination, giving Jerusalem a central place in their theological belief system. The holy city of MuslimsAlthough the Quran never mentions Jerusalem, the city is believed to hold strong sentimental value for Islamic belief.

December 11, 2017 11:08 UTC

Highlights 1 Manchester City beat United 2-1 in the Manchester derby on Sunday2 City increased their lead to 11 points at the top of the league table3 Jose Mourinho got involved in an altercation with the City playersManchester United manager Jose Mourinho was reportedly involved in a brawl with Manchester City players in the change room after United lost 2-1 to City in the Manchester derby at Old Trafford on Sunday. Mourinho, clearly unhappy with the result, said after the match that their penalty appeal should have been accepted as he felt it was a clear penalty. According to reports, Mourinho rampaged into the City changing room for he felt their celebrations were too noisy and highly disrespectful. The chants of 'Park the Bus, Park the Bus' by City supporters rung through the Old Trafford. Despite a late penalty appeal from United, which was waived off by the referee, there was no catching up with City for the Red Devils.

December 11, 2017 11:03 UTC

Arshi will also take her revenge on Shilpa Maa, whose presence has been irking her for quite some time now. According to The Khabri, Vikas, Hina, Puneesh and Akash will form one team, while Shilpa, Luv, Hiten and Priyank will be part of another. Captain Arshi will get the special power to pluck out the name of the contestant she wants to nominate. In the video shared on Colors Twitter handle, Arshi seems pretty much clear about the contestants she want to nominate. As per Khabri, this week, Shilpa, Luv, Hiten and Priyank will be among the nominated contestants.

December 11, 2017 11:03 UTC

The fishermen families in Kerala and South Tamil Nadu on Monday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should visit the Ockhi cyclone affected families. They demanded that Cyclone Ockhi should be declared as a national disaster. The combined search and rescue operations by Navy, Coast Guard and Airforce rescued over 500 fishermen from various parts of Arabian Sea. However Tamil Nadu government says that the toll is not more than 150. There has been widespread anger among the fishermen from Tamil Nadu as they allege that their government left them to die in the sea.

December 11, 2017 11:03 UTC

Rising for the third straight session, benchmark Sensex finished over 205 points higher at 33,455.79 today on persistent buying by domestic institutional investors amid positive global cues. The broader NSE Nifty too closed above the 10,300-mark. Optimistic buying in blue-chip stocks ahead of release of industrial production and retail inflation data later this week drove stocks higher. The Sensex opened strong at 33,317.72 and touched a high of 33,535.97, but settled at 33,455.79 due to profit-booking, still showing a gain of 205.49 points, or 0.62 per cent. The 50-share NSE Nifty ended 56.60 points, or 0.55 per cent, higher at 10,322.25 after shuttling between 10,329.20 and 10,282.05.

December 11, 2017 11:02 UTC

Highlights 1 Movie theatres in Saudi Arabia to be allowed for the first time in over 35 years. Many also travel to neighboring countries like Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to go to movie theatres. Despite there being no movie theatres in Saudi Arabia, young Saudi filmmakers have received government support and recognition in recent years. The government has backed a Saudi film festival that's taken place for the past few years in the eastern city of Dhahran. Also, the Saudi film "Barakah Meets Barakah", by director Mahmoud Sabbagh, made its premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival in February.

December 11, 2017 11:02 UTC