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15 January, 2018 5:54 PM Aralam survey yields two rare butterflies

178 species identified in annual survey at sanctuary The annual butterfly survey in the Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS) that concluded on January 14 recorded 178 species of butterflies, including nine species that are endemic to the Western Ghats. The 18th annual butterfly survey in the Aralam WLS was jointly organised by the Malabar Natural History 1

11 January, 2018 6:13 PM MP, MLA participate incockfight at Pithapuram

Event part of valedictory of Janmabhoomi programme At a time when a controversy is raging over conducting cockfights in coastal A.P., two people’s representatives participated in the bloodsport at Pithapuram on Thursday. Kakinada MP Thota Narasimham and Pithapuram MLA S.V.S.N. Varma actively took part in the cockfight which was conducted during “Sankranti 29

8 January, 2018 10:32 AM Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka withdraws from Australian Open

The Belarusian had been granted a wildcard for the season-opening grand slam but withdrew on Monday, organisers said. Twice champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from this month's Australian Open as she continues a legal battle over the custody of her son. The Belarusian had been granted a wildcard for the season-opening grand slam but withdrew on Monday 36

7 January, 2018 3:22 PM Rafael Nadal intends to compete in Kooyong Classic: Organisers

World No.1 Rafael Nadal of Spain intends to compete in the Kooyong Classic exhibition tennis tournament in Melbourne, the organisers announced on Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard is set to compete in the tournament, scheduled to take place between January 9 and 12, after a troublesome elbow injury forced him to withdraw from the Mubadala World Tennis 26

7 January, 2018 11:43 AM Four cricketers in Kashmir arrested for 'respecting' Pakistan national anthem

Srinagar: Four Kashmiri boys were arrested on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir`s Bandipora district for lining up as Pakistan`s national anthem was played before the start of a cricket match. After a video went viral showing the players` conduct in Arin village before the start of the match, police arrested the four. Police said they were looking for the organisers 15

4 January, 2018 3:29 PM Cate Blanchett to head Cannes Festival jury

She co-launched the ‘Time’s up’ initiative Cate Blanchett, who is leading a Hollywood campaign to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace, will head the jury at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, organisers said on Thursday. Ms. Blanchett, 48, who helped launch the “Time’s Up” initiative this week following a string of sexual assault accusations against 28

3 January, 2018 2:55 PM Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organisers: South Korea well-prepared, if North Korea attends

Seoul: Host South Korea is well prepared should North Korea decide to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, with a cruise ship ready to transport and accommodate its athletes, organisers said today. Lee Hee-Beom, head of the 2018 Olympic organising committee, said they had long been preparing for the North's attendance at what he described as the "largest-ever 40

26 December, 2017 6:13 PM Injured Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from season-opener in Doha

Doha: Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has pulled out of January's Australian Open warm-up event in Doha with a wrist injury, the tournament organisers announced today. The 32-year-old, who was the 2008 Australian Open runner-up to Novak Djokovic, is still expected to play in the opening Grand Slam tournament of the year at Melbourne Park, which starts on January 43

24 December, 2017 6:28 PM Bike rally In Mumbai In Support Of Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav has been in a Pakistan prison since March last year and has been sentenced to death on charges of espionage by a miltary court there. Mumbai: Friends and family of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav today organised a bike rally in his support here, a day before his mother and wife are scheduled to meet him in a Pakistani prison 54

24 December, 2017 4:50 PM Serena Williams to return in Abu Dhabi's Mubadala exhibition event on 30th December

Serena Williams will make her comeback at the Mubadala exhibition event in Abu Dhabi on December 30, tournament organisers announced on Sunday. The 36-year-old has not played since clinching a 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open 11 months ago, after revealing she was pregnant during the tournament and taking time off to give birth 42