Day: September 10, 2018

Best at the End; Cook joins the club of first and last Test hundred

Alastair Cook became just the fifth player and first Englishman to score a hundred in both their first and last Tests when he reached three figures against India at the Oval on Monday. The 33-year-old opener, England’s all-time leading Test run-scorer, reached the landmark in unusual fashion when an overthrow from Jasprit Bumrah that went […]

BJP defends petrol price hike; Accuses congress

The BJP on Monday defended the rise in oil prices, attributing the hike to global factors, and accused the Congress and other opposition parties of resorting to violence during the ‘Bharat Bandh’ as people did not support their call. Even as the BJP fielded Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to counter the opposition offensive, Petroleum […]

Dia Mirza Launches An Anthology Of Poems

The book’s author has her husband to thank for being the inspiration behind the book. She proudly proclaimed being a nature lover, being born and brought up in the hills. She found an expression in poetry for the feelings inside of her, which gave birth to this anthology of 63 poems. Akanksha feels it is […]

Sanju Samson To Tie The Knot In December

Cricketer Sanju Samson announced on Sunday that he will be marrying his college classmate, Charu, in December this year. Sanju Samson uploaded a picture with his fiance on his official Facebook account and made the announcement. Charu’s father B Ramesh Kumar told IANS that the marriage would be held on December 22. The picture is […]

On World Suicide Prevention Day, let’s end the stigma around mental health

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), almost eight lakh people commit suicide every year, which comes to one person every 40 seconds. There are many more who attempt suicide. The theme for this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day is ‘Working Together to Prevent Suicide.’ Previous years had themes like ‘Connect, Communicate, Care’ (2016) and […]

Students need to be encouraged into startup culture: AICTE chairperson

There is a need to bring students into startup culture and to provide them a platform where they can convert their bright ideas into innovation, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Chairperson Anil D Sahasrabudhe said on Friday. He was addressing a gathering on the occasion of the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training […]