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210-ft tall Ravana effigy goes up in flames

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Dussehra was celebrated across Punjab and Haryana with 210-ft tall effigy of Ravana, said to be the tallest in the country, going up in flames in Panchkula city on Friday. The festival symbolising the victory of good over evil saw many effigies of the mythological demon[Read More…]

ISL: Home comfort for Kerala as Delhi come calling

Kochi, Oct 19 (IANS) Kerala Blasters have made more than just a decent start to their campaign in the Indian Super League and will look at the massive home advantage to see them through against Delhi Dynamos at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here on Saturday. The Blasters find themselves in[Read More…]

Golfer Wolf in lead at Women’s Indian Open

Gurugram, Oct 19 (IANS) Austrian Christine Wolf devoured birdies like never before to card a second successive 4-under 68 and open up a massive four-shot lead over the rest of the field at the halfway stage of the Womens Indian Open 2018 golf tournament here. Wolf, who had never shot[Read More…]

Alonso hints at return to Indy 500

Austin (Texas), Oct 19 (IANS) Formula One driver Fernando Alonso (McLaren) said that while he has not made any plans for 2019, he is open to taking part again in the Indianapolis 500. The Spaniard, who earlier announced that he wouldn’t be racing in F1 next season, responded coyly to[Read More…]

Paris, Oct 19 (IANS) The wife of former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, who vanished into police custody after returning to China in September, has said that she isn’t sure her husband is still alive. In an interview with the BBC conducted in France, Grace Meng said she has received threatening[Read More…]

Russia, Argentina, IOC shine at end of Youth Olympics

Buenos Aires, Oct 19 (IANS) Russia as leader of the medal table with 59, Argentina which impressed with the organisation and also garnered 26 medals, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which innovated with new sports, were the top winners of the third edition of the Youth Olympic Games. The[Read More…]

Goa government flip flops on change of Parrikar’s leadership

Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) In yet another flip flop over the issue of leadership change in Goa, Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Friday ruled out any alternative toailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. The Minister also said that his cabinet colleague and Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai’s discussion with BJP President Amit[Read More…]

Swami Paripoornananda joins BJP

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Swami Paripoornananda, a seer from Sree Peetham in Andhra Pradesh, on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of its President Amit Shah. “I am thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. I have become a member of this family[Read More…]

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