Farokh Engineer 'shocked' after India's humiliating loss against Australia

Mumbai, Feb. 25 -- Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Farokh Engineer blasted the wicket prepared for the first Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. The Board of Control for Cricket in India's curators went out of their way to greet the Australians with a rank turner but it boomeranged on the hosts as they lost the game after getting bowled out for 105 in the first innings and 107 in the second.

"I am totally shocked. I watc... Read More

Why Rahul Dravid's India U-19 cricket team were forced to eat a 'cheap' dinner

Mumbai, Feb. 8 -- The India U-19 team, currently coached by Rahul Dravid and engaged in a five-match one-day series against England here, is reportedly not being paid their daily allowance of R 6,800 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). As a result, the U-19 players are forced to venture out of their hotel to seek more affordable dinner.

The report claimed that absence of an official signatory in the BCCI after the Supreme Court ... Read More

Rishi Kapoor faces cow vigilantes' ire for tweets on eating beef last March

Bhopal, Feb. 6 -- Cow vigilantes and Bajrang Dal activists staged a demonstration against actor Rishi Kapoor in Hoshangabad on Saturday evening, where he had come to attend a function of a private college. The protest was against the actor's remarks on beef eating he made last year.

The protesters assembled at Nehru Park crossing in Hoshangabad town where they shouted slogans against Kapoor and burnt his effigy. Many also raised black flags. The... Read More

Forget Xiaomi! Oppo might be the next Apple, at least in China

India, Feb. 6 -- Chinese handset-maker Oppo might be out there to prove a point -- a brand that started recently is giving big brands such as Apple, Huawei and Samsungs of the world a run for their money.

Don't believe us? Then we will let market research firm International Data Corporation's quarterly mobile tracker report speak for us.

According to the latest IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker for China, the smartphone market in China saw a 1... Read More

Nokia P1 smartphone leaked: Watch the concept video, design and specifications

New Delhi, Feb. 6 -- Nokia is all set for its device launches at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and has teased consumers with its P1 announcement alongside tearing into the Chinese market with its D6 smartphone that saw registration in millions.

Reportedly, Nokia - now promoted by HMD Global, has sent out invites for the launch of its smartphones on February 27. However, it is common occurrence that leaks and rumours make it to the inter... Read More

Samsung Galaxy S8 might be cheaper than iPhone 7, Google Pixel

New Delhi, Feb. 6 -- Samsung is betting on the Galaxy S8 to make a comeback to the smartphone market and it is betting big after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco which allowed rivals such as Apple and Google to take advantage of the situation.

According to a Chinese tipster who works for Samsung, the phone will launch in the 128GB variant in Chinese and Korean markets. India and other Asian markets will see both the 64GB and 128GB variants with Europe s... Read More

Bhopal: Chief of probe into SIMI jailbreak resigns, MP govt rejects it

India, Feb. 6 -- Bhopal witnessed high drama after SIMI judicial commission chief justice (retd) SK Pandey resigned on Saturday evening, but the state government refused to accept his resignation.

Sources said justice Pandey, who heads the single member judicial commission to probe the jailbreak and alleged encounter of eight SIMI men in Bhopal on October 31, reportedly put in his papers and left Bhopal. Sources added he left the circuit house, ... Read More

Google's YouTube app now allows to rewind or fast forward videos

New Delhi, Feb. 6 -- Have you had problems while navigating on the video toolbar on YouTube? Do you wish that someway you might be able to rewind or fast forward videos just by holding the phone in one hand? Your prayers have been answered as in the form of a new feature, Google’s, YouTube app now allows users to fast forward or rewind videos just by double tapping on the video playback screen.

Users can move 10 seconds forward or backward in an... Read More

Uber driver stabbed to death in Bhopal after his cab hits two-wheeler

India, Feb. 5 -- An Uber cab driver was stabbed to death in Bhopal’s Barkheda Pathani area on Saturday night.

According to police, the driver, Yogesh Pujari (24), was dropping a passenger in Krishna Nagar locality when his car touched a two-wheeler parked nearby.

The two-wheeler owner Ashwini Sanate (19) took offence, ensuing in a fight, following which he attacked Yogesh with a sharp-edged weapon, killing him on the spot.

Sanate, an ITI stude... Read More

Aniket Choudhary, Priyank Panchal put India A in command against Bangladesh

India, Feb. 5 -- Left-arm seamer Aniket Choudhary picked four wickets as India A put Bangladesh on the mat on the first day of their two-day warm-up tie at the Gymkhana Ground here on Sunday.

Choudhary picked the important wickets of Tamim Iqbal, Mominul Haque and captain Mushfiqur Rahim after the visitors opted to bat to get valuable batting practice ahead of the one-off Test that begins on February 9.

In reply to Bangladesh’s 224/8 declared, ... Read More