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Ranji Trophy: Virender Sehwag Keeps Haryana in Hunt Against Delhi

New Delhi: Haryana on Friday bounced back after a low first-innings total as their bowlers bundled out Delhi for 237, conceding a slender lead which was overpowered with visiting skipper Virender Sehwag standing firm at the end of second days play of the Ranji Trophy league game here. (Virender Sehwag …

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Reliance Industries reports record net profit

Mumbai, Oct 16 – Reliance Industries on Friday reported a record consolidated net profit of Rs.12,942 crore ($2 billion) for the six-month period ended September 30, which is an 8.5 percent jump over last year. For the second quarter, the profit was up 12.5 percent. The revenues, however, were down …

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More bus services will boost India-Bangladesh ties: Minister

Agartala, Oct 16 – With an increase in the bus services between India and Bangladesh, the people-to-people links, trade and economy would get strengthened, Tripura Transport Minister Manik dey said here on Friday. The increase in bus services between India and Bangladesh would further boost the people to people direct …

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Ajay Devgn to appear in Big B’s new TV show

Mumbai, Oct 16 – After Alia Bhatt, Shilpa Shetty and Kapil Sharma, actor Ajay Devgn will be coming on megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s new TV show Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi. The actor, who has shared screen space with Big B in films like Khakee and in a song of Bol …

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Reliance to launch ‘LYF’ brand of smartphones

New Delhi, Oct 16 – Reliance Retail, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, on Friday said that it it soon going to launch its own brand of 4G LTE smartphones under the brand LYF. The brand built on the premise of unmatched user experience will offer high performance handsets that deliver …

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INS Sahyadri visits Japan

NEW DELHI: In pursuance of India’s Act East policy, Indian Navy Ship Sahyadri, currently on operational deployment to North West Pacific region and South China Sea, entered Sagami Bay, Japan on Wednesday. The ship will participate in the International Fleet Review organised by the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF). …

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Enjoy Black Coffee? You May be a Psychopath

LONDON: A fondness for bitter-tasting food and drinks, such as black coffee, may be a sign of dark personality traits, including Machiavellianism, sadism and narcissism, according to a new study. Christina Sagioglou, study author and psychologist at the University of Innsbruck in Austria, and her colleague Tobias Greitemeyer, studied how …

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Mizoram Anti Narcotic Squad Seizes 12.5 Grams Heroin, 1 Arrested

AIZAWL: Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department’s Anti Narcotic Squad seized 12.5 grams of heroin from Aizawl today, spokesperson of the department said. He said Lallawmkimi (38) of Sesih hamlet in the Mizoram-Myanmar border Champhai district was arrested for alleged possession of the contraband, reportedly smuggled from Myanmar. She was booked …

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What accelerates ageing in smokers

Tokyo: A team of Japanese researchers has decoded the mechanism behind what accelerates ageing in smokers. Assistant professor Kaori Nakanishi and professor Keiko Takihara from Osaka University found that the smoking habit affected the ageing-related molecule in blood serum. In addition, they elucidated that smoking causes a rise in blood …

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BRC chief criticises Assam govt for reducing security cover

Kokrajhar: Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) chief Hagrama Mohilary on Wednesday accused Assam government for reducing his security cover thereby creating an atmosphere for his “political murder” and sought for its restoration. “As I am of cabinet rank I should get adequate security,” Mohilary told PTI, criticising the government for reducing …

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