Dharamsala Test: India left with 87 runs to win series after bowlers fire

(Umesh Yadav finished Australia off: Sourav Ganguly to India Today)Earlier, Jadeja made 63 and featured in a 96-run partnership with wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha after India resumed 52 runs adrift and with four wickets in hand. Jadeja was hit on the helmet after deflecting a ball from Cummins, who peppered the batsman with short deliveries. Off-spinner Nathan Lyon (5/92) dismissed debutant Kuldeep Yadav for seven to wrap up the India innings and complete his second five-wicket haul of the series. Jadeja dismissed Shaun Marsh, Pat Cummins and Steve O'Keefe before Ashwin joined the party, claiming 3/29. Glenn Maxwell top scored with a fluent 45 before paying the price for offering his pad, and no shot, to Ashwin.

March 27, 2017 12:12 UTC

Ahmedabad doctors briefly stop work after colleague attacked

However, the doctors resumed the duty from noon today, after the hospital administration scaled up the security arrangement there, an official said. The incident came in the wake of the five-day strike by resident doctors in Maharashtra to protest against a spate of assaults. Following this, doctors refused to join duty and demanded better security arrangements at the hospital last night," medical superintendent of civil hospital, M M Prabhakar told PTI. We offered them written assurance to enhance security and with immediate effect, security arrangement of the hospital has been enhanced. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone 4, Pratiksha Rathod, said that as per the demand made by the doctors, security arrangement of the civil hospital has been beefed up with the deployment of more police personnel.

March 27, 2017 12:11 UTC

President: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will make good president: Sanjay Raut

MUMBAI: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat will be a good choice for President to make India a 'Hindu Rashtra', Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said on Monday. We have heard Mohan Bhagwat's name is being discussed for President. "If India has to be made a 'Hindu Rashtra', Bhagwat will be a good choice for President. "In the last two Presidential polls, Balasaheb (Thackeray) had gone against the flow and done what was in the interest of the nation. Sumptuous food is cooked at 'Matoshree' as well," Raut said.

March 27, 2017 12:11 UTC

KJo admits to being guilty of nepotism. Kangana must be REALLY pleased

Kangana Ranaut's comment on Karan Johar's chat show Koffee With Karan stirred up a storm in Bollywood. But flashback to 2014, Karan had a different take on the nepotism debate. And a video from that year has opened up a can of worms wherein Karan himself can be seen admitting to being guilty of nepotism. We bet Kangana would be too pleased to see this video. ALSO READ: I am done with Kangana Ranaut playing the woman and victim card, says Karan JoharALSO READ: Kangana takes a dig at Karan, calls him a flag-bearer of nepotism

March 27, 2017 12:11 UTC

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will make good President: Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat will be a good choice for President to make India a ‘Hindu Rashtra’, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said on Monday. “If India has to be made a ‘Hindu Rashtra’, Bhagwat will be a good choice for President. “Also Read | Shiv Sena insists BJP leaders visit Matoshri for Presidential polls supportIn the last two Presidential polls, Balasaheb (Thackeray) had gone against the flow and done what was in the interest of the nation. Even then, the Presidential candidates had come to ‘Matoshree’ to discuss the elections,” the Sena leader said. Sumptuous food is cooked at ‘Matoshree’ as well,” Raut said.

March 27, 2017 12:11 UTC



Sunil Grover still part of 'The Kapil Sharma Show'

Here's some good news for all Dr. Mashoor Gulati fans as Sunil Grover is still part of 'The Kapil Sharma Show'.Sources from the famous comedy show have confirmed to ANI that Sunil as well as his co-stars Chandan Prabhakar and Ali Asgar , who had boycotted the show after the fight on flight with Kapil, are shooting for the next episode.Kapil and Sunil reportedly had a fight as they were flying down with their team to Mumbai from Australia after a show.While returning from Melbourne and Sydney after performing a stage show Kapil hit co-star Sunil Grover on an Air India flight.The incident took place when Sunil was on his seat and Kapil suddenly walked up to him and started hurling abuses. In no time, he held Sunil by his collar and raised his hand on Sunil. The actor, who plays Dr. Mashoor Gulati on the hit show didn't respond to Kapil's abuses and beating and stayed mum. The entire team soon came to Sunil's rescue and took Kapil away.It's been a while now that Grover, Chandan and Ali have not shot for the show.

March 27, 2017 12:07 UTC

Angad Bajwa misses skeet final

more-inAngad Vir Singh Bajwa shot 118 and missed the skeet final in the shoot off along with former Asian champion Man Singh in the shotgun World Cup which concluded in Acapulco, Mexico, on Sunday. In a six-way shoot-off for the last spot in the final, Angad was beaten 12-11 by Wan Artao of China. Angad, who had won the mixed bronze in the Grand Prix event back home in the last World Cup, shot a series of 24, 24, 23, 24 and 23. Man Singh shot consistently better after a bad start to have a series of 22, 24, 24, 24, 24. Angad Vir Singh Bajwa 118(11); 11.

March 27, 2017 12:00 UTC

Indian-origin woman convicted in UK for role in counterfeit clothing racket

A Punjab-origin woman and an Asian man were given one-year suspended prison sentences after being convicted by the Birmingham crown court for their role in running a counterfeit clothing factory in Leicester, east Midlands. Tarsem Kaur, 46, and Altaf Sattar, 60, pleaded guilty to a total of 22 offences of counterfeiting under the Trade Marks Act, officials in Leicester said. In all, officials found 6,143 counterfeit labels and swing tags for clothing and 894 completed garments. Kaur was arrested at the scene, and Sattar arrested later. The court was told the counterfeit clothing was being sold at markets elsewhere in the UK.

March 27, 2017 12:00 UTC

Evening newswrap March 27

After Uttar Pradesh success, Yogi Adityanath to be BJP's star campaigner in Modi's GujaratKeen to do a UP in Gujarat, the BJP plans to bring in none other than Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as the star campaigner for the election season. United Airlines barred girls from flying for wearing leggings. Social media slams actA United Airlines' gate agent reportedly forced the girls, one of them aged 10, to change their clothes or wear dresses over the leggings. Kohli missed Dharamsala Test to save himself for IPL? Naam Shabana's Anupam Kher: PC is the biggest international star we haveAnupam Kher, in an exclusive interview with IndiaToday.in, said that there was no comparison of his achievements in Hollywood with Priyanka Chopra's.

March 27, 2017 12:00 UTC

It has been a magical season, couldn't have asked for more: Ravichandran Ashwin

CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEOAshwin now has the most wickets in a home season ever, breaking Dale Steyn's 78 in 12 Tests. Ravindra Jadeja is third on the list afer he finished with 71 wickets including 25 against the Australians. (Also read: Ravindra Jadeja wins sledging war against unruly Australian wicketkeeper)"It has been a magical season. Ashwin has been one of the architects of India's sensational run this season. Ashwin said he hoped his bowling partner would one day go on to score a hundred one day.

March 27, 2017 12:00 UTC

Coal India increases dividend payout for second time in a month

Earlier this month, Coal India announced a dividend of Rs18.75 a share, which was 32% lower than the previous year’s payout. Photo: BloombergNew Delhi: Coal India Ltd., the world’s biggest miner of the fuel, said it will pay a dividend of Rs1.15 a share, its second payout in less than a month. Earlier this month, Coal India announced a dividend of Rs18.75 a share, which was 32% lower than the previous year’s payout. Coal India earnings have declined because of provisions for a retroactive salary increase for staff. “Also, there seems to be some pressure from the government to pay more.”The federal government owns 79% of Coal India, which has reported a year-over-year decline in earnings in the past three quarters.

March 27, 2017 12:00 UTC

Bonds surge as Indian rupee rally spurs bets of higher inflows

The rupee rallied Monday, after capping a fifth straight weekly advance on Friday that was the longest stretch of such wins since October 2012. Mumbai: Indian sovereign bonds climbed, pushing the benchmark 10-year yield down by the most since November, on speculation a stronger currency will lure more foreign inflows into the nation’s debt market. The rupee rallied Monday, after capping a fifth straight weekly advance on Friday that was the longest stretch of such wins since October 2012. Overseas holdings of local-currency government and corporate notes jumped by Rs13,570 crore ($2.1 billion) last week, the most since October 2015, data from the National Securities Depository show. “The presence of foreigners is mainly guiding the moves in the bond market,” said Ajay Manglunia, Mumbai-based head of fixed income at Edelweiss Financial Services.

March 27, 2017 12:00 UTC

Donald Trump to sign executive order to roll back Obama clean power plan

Photo: APWashington: President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday to undo his predecessor Barack Obama’s plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fuelled power plants, according to the new environmental chief. Speaking on ABC’s Sunday talk show “This Week,” Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt said rolling back Obama’s 2015 Clean Power Plan would bring back coal jobs. “It will bring back manufacturing jobs across the country, coal jobs across the country,” he said of the president’s forthcoming order. Supporters of the Clean Power Plan say it would help create thousands of clean-energy jobs. Trump’s action comes as the Clean Power Plan rule has been on hold since last year while a federal appeals court considers a challenge by coal-friendly Republican-governed states and more than 100 companies.

March 27, 2017 12:00 UTC

Flying ban on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad sparks fireworks in Lok Sabha

The Shiv Sena’s Leader in the Lok Sabha Anandrao Adsu said the flying ban against MP Ravindra Gaikwad (above) was against the Constitution and the law and that the government must intervene immediately. Shiv Sena MPs denounced the blanket ban imposed on Gaikwad by domestic airlines which, they claimed, violated the Constitution and the law. The assault on Air India duty officer R Sukumar on Thursday resonated in the Lok Sabha with Shiv Sena MPs demanding revocation of the ban. ALSO READ: Can airlines ban an MP from travelling on official duty? After the ban, Gaikwad had to travel to Maharashtra by train.

March 27, 2017 11:54 UTC

UP’s anti-Romeo squads strike terror: A quiet, gloomy Sunday at Ghaziabad’s biggest park

March 26th was the first Sunday after the Uttar Pradesh government set its anti-Romeo squad on the prowl, and the mood in Ghaziabad’s biggest public park was gloomy. A contingent of Ghaziabad’s anti-Romeo squad raided the park and picked up nine young men who looked like “Romeos” to them. Kumar doesn’t think the young men were up to any mischief. But all one has to do to break the calm is utter three words: anti Romeo squad. Who can say that the police won’t target harmless young men to make some quick money?

March 27, 2017 11:49 UTC




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