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13 December, 2018 12:53 PM Sarfraz Ahmed Calls On Squad To Play 'Without Fear' In South Africa

"Conditions in South Africa are tough with bouncy and seaming pitches so anyone who plays without fear and with a big heart will succeed," Sarfraz told AFP. Pakistan's two wins out of 12 Tests in South Africa came in 1998 and 2007, having lost nine with just one draw. On their last tour in 2013, Pakistan were routed 3-0 and bowled out for their lowest 33

10 December, 2018 10:32 PM "Let's Build New Bharat": Congress After Upendra Kushwaha's Resignation

Upendra Kushwaha had been targeting the BJP and Mr Kumar, a key ally of the ruling party, for weeks. The Congress congratulated Rashtriya Lok Samta Party chief Upendra Kushwaha on Monday after he resigned from the Union council of ministers and walked out of the BJP-led NDA. Mr Kushwaha announced his resignation on Monday, saying Prime Minister Narendra 85

9 December, 2018 12:24 PM 1st Test: Nathan Lyon Explains Why Aaron Finch Didn't Opt For Review

Aaron Finch was dismissed by Ravichandran Ashwin in the 12th over of the Australian second innings. “I don't think he was going to get away with it. I spoke to the third umpire and it was out anyway. There was inconclusive evidence to overturn the decision,” said Lyon in the post-match press conference. Unfortunately, Finch had failed to impress with the bat against 49

6 December, 2018 7:22 AM France To Tax Digital Giants From 2019, Says Finance Minister

Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday said France will tax digital giants at a national level from 2019 if European Union states cannot reach an agreement on a tax on digital revenues for the bloc. EU finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues on Tuesday, despite a last minute Franco-German plan to salvage the proposal by narrowing 105

6 December, 2018 7:03 AM This New Chinese Character Means 'Dirt-Poor And Ugly'

Many feel that qiou, which means dirt poor and ugly, describes their current situation beautifully. A new Chinese character, invented by netizens, has become massively popular on social media this week - especially among self-mocking millennials. According to Shanghaiist, the character 'qiou' is a combination of three characters - 'qiong', meaning poor, 'chou' 55

5 December, 2018 1:25 PM Excess And Poor Sleep May Up Risk Of Heart Disease And Death: 5 Sleep-Inducing Foods

Both sleeping too much and sleep deprivation could take massive toll on your heart, suggests a new study. The amount of time you sleep, including daytime naps, is associated with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death, warned a new study published in the European Heart Journal. The team looked at a total of 116,632 adults aged between 53

5 December, 2018 3:32 AM CPCB taskforce identifies 21 pollution hotspots in Delhi-NCR, seeks focussed actions

A Central Pollution Control Board taskforce has identified 21 hotspots of high pollution levels in Delhi-NCR and directed the respective area municipal corporations to take "focussed actions" to mitigate the affects. The taskforce has also asked authorities to carry out inspection in Loni Bhopura, in Ghaziabad, from where repeated complaints of violations 51

3 December, 2018 9:50 PM Asset Or Arrest? Bihar Cop's Poor English Lands Man In Jail

A family court had sent an order to inquire about the assets of the man, but the local police officials mistook it for as arrest warrant. Poor knowledge of the English language of a Bihar policeman landed a man from Jehanabad in jail when the cop mistook a family court order for inquiry of asset as an "arrest warrant". The family court had sent an order 82

2 December, 2018 3:57 PM Temples, Cows Election Stunt For Congress, Integral To BJP: Rajnath Singh

Rajasthan election 2018: Addressing a press conference in Alwar district's Bansur, Rajnath Singh said temples and cows were not an elections stunt for the BJP. Home Minister Rajnath Singh today claimed Congress leaders start offering prayers at temples when elections are near whereas for the BJP it is an integral part of its culture. Addressing a press 49

2 December, 2018 12:14 AM Narain Karthikeyan Calls For New Procedure Of Issuing Driving Licences

India's first Formula 1 driver Narain Karthikeyan yesterday called for a change in the procedure of issuing driving licences, adding that speeding on roads was more dangerous and harmful than motorsport racing. He said that people, especially youngsters, must differentiate between driving on roads and the racetrack and added that mishaps can be avoided 43