The Delhi High Court was informed by the home ministry on Wednesday it never gave any assurance to the UK authorities that no further investigation will be carried out in the case related to Sanjeev Chawla, alleged bookie and key accused in one of cricket’s biggest match-fixing scandals that involved former South African captain Hansie Cronje.
A 16-year-old examinee was held on Wednesday in West Bengal’s Malda district for allegedly making a TikTok video of the English question paper for class 10 state board exams and sharing it on social media, police said.
US President Donald Trump has said that his country is not treated well by India when it comes to trade ties.
AMRITSAR: A local court on Wednesday sentenced former Punjab Police deputy inspector general (DIG) Kultar Singh to eight years in jail and handed down a four-year prison term to serving deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Hardev Singh Boparai for abetting the suicide of five members of a family here in 2004.
India’s opening pair of Mayank Agarwal and Prithivi Shaw may be inexperienced but has enough talent to make a difference in the upcoming two-Test series, feels senior New Zealand pacer Tim Southee. With Rohit Sharma ruled out due to hamstring injury and KL Rahul not selected, the onus is on Shaw (2 Tests) and Agarwal (9 Tests) to give India a good start against the likes of Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Matt Henry in the series beginning on Friday.
Samsung on Wednesday announced the launch of a new smartphone under its popular Galaxy A lineup. Priced at Rs 29,999, Samsung Galaxy A71 will be available from February 24 across retail stores, Samsung Opera House, Samsung e-shop and other e-commerce platforms. Samsung’s new phone is available Prism Crush Silver, Blue and Black colours.
SpaceX announced a new partnership Monday to send four tourists deeper into orbit than any private citizen before them, in a mission that could take place by 2022 and easily cost more than $100 million.
Warmer days are likely to continue in the national capital owning to a western disturbance that has recently passed and also marks the end of the long winter spell, scientists at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Tuesday.
A commando of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was killed and another injured on Tuesday during a gun battle with suspected Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, officials said.
The police custody of Jayesh Kasat, 42, a ‘police mitra’ arrested in an extortion case, was extended by three days as the police claimed to have recovered Rs 5 lakh extortion money from him on Tuesday.
Manpreet Singh will lead India in the upcoming FIH Pro League matches against world no.2 Australia, a 24-member team for which was announced by Hockey India on Tuesday.
Since past few weeks, Idlib, Syria, has been the target of continuous bombing which has claimed many lives. Several videos and images of the destruction are also making their way onto Twitter. Amid these, there is a particular heart wrenching clip which has now left people teary-eyed.
The state government on Tuesday earmarked funds to set up three new state universities for higher education, one Ayush university, a law university and a police forensic university in 2020-21 Annual Budget.
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi were declared joint winners of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award in Berlin on Monday, with the voting tied for the first time in the awards’ 20-year history.
Kambala runner Srinivasa Gowda recently grabbed the headlines after completing 100m in 9.55 seconds – a feat that saw many people compare him with Usain Bolt. However, that record did not last long as another Kambala runner Nishant Shetty recorded 143m in just 13.68 seconds which means he covered 100m in 9.51 seconds. Shetty from Bajagoli Jogibettu achieved the feat at Soorya-Chandra Jodukare Kambala at Venoor.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said that his government will investigate the Bhima-Koregaon violence case which was a result of the alleged inflammatory speeches delivered at the Elgar Parishad conclave, held at Shaniwarwada in Pune on December 31, 2017. The Maharashtra government had recently okayed the handing over of investigation into the Elgar Parishad case to Centre’s National Investigation Agency (NIA).
LUDHIANA: A day after five armed men made off with about 30 kg of gold ornaments, worth ? 12 crore, and ? 3 lakh in cash from a branch of India Infoline Finance Limited (IIFL) on Gill Road in Ludhiana, police are investigating if it is linked to recent robberies in the IIFL’s Mumbai and Valsad branches.
Former RJD MLA Ambika Singh Yadav on Sunday joined Mayawati’s BSP amid much fanfare at Ramgarh, which incidentally has been the bastion of RJD’s state unit president Jagadanand Singh, who has represented the seat for six consecutive times from 1985 to 2005.