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Azam help Pakistan to 216 as Kiwis’ Southee runs through visitors’...

Hamilton, Nov 27 (IANS) New Zealand pacer Tim Southee claimed his first five-wicket haul in Test cricket in three years while Pakistan's Babar Azam fought a lone battle to help them reach 216 on a truncated third day of the second match here on Sunday.Play was called off for...

IS launches chemical attack in Syria, 22 injured

Ankara, Nov 27 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) error outfit carried out a chemical attack in northern Syria, leaving 22 opposition fighters wounded, officials from the Turkish army said on Sunday.The General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces said the 22 opposition combatants had symptoms of chemical gas exposure...

Ways to travel hassel-free during demonetisation

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Travelling after demonetisation is a tricky business. You are in a new place where no one is prepared to lend you a credit card and no one is willing to sell without the new currency. Try and book all-inclusive packages and check beforehand to...

State revenue increased due to effective steps: Himachal government

Shimla, Nov 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government on Sunday said the state revenue had recorded remarkable increase in the wake of effective steps for transparent tax collection and extension of various concessions/facilities to different industry.The Excise and Taxation Department collected the highest 65 per cent of the state's...

Croatia lead Argentina 2-1 in Davis Cup final

Zagreb, Nov 27 (IANS) Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig gave hosts Croatia a vital 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup tennis final with a 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 doubles victory over Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro and leonardo Mayer.The two teams put their best players -- Cilic and...

Mamata accuses Modi of derailing economy

Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of destabilising the country's economy with the demonetisation move."Modiji, you have finished India's economy and growth," Banerjee tweeted. She also said that women would give him a "befitting reply" for scrapping the...

Golfer Smriti clinches her maiden women’s PGT title

lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian golfer Smriti Mehra played an inspired round of four under 66 on the final day to clinch her maiden Hero womens Professional Golf Tour title at the Palms Golf Club and Resort here on Saturday.Delhi's golfer Vani Kapoor finished runner-up with a score of...

Adele might get into teaching

london, Nov 27 (IANS) Singer Adele is reportedly planning on teaching "a few classes" at the BRIT School here."Adele is grateful for the success she has had and has been talking a lot about her beginnings while on tour. Tony Castro, who was head of music at the BRIT...

Researchers find pause button for mouse embryos

New York, Nov 27 (IANS) A novel way to pause the development of early mouse embryos for up to a month in the lab has been identified, a finding that has potential implications for assisted reproduction, regenerative medicine, ageing and even cancer, researchers say.In the study, the researchers were...

Corinthians, Botafogo slip in Copa libertadores pursuit

Rio de Janeiro, Nov 27 (IANS) Brazilian football club Corinthians were held to a goalless home draw by Atletico Paranaense in Serie A.The result here on Saturday left Corinthians, six-time champions, in the seventh place in the standings, a point behind Botafogo with one match remaining in the season,...

New grasses eat up all RDX from ground, keep air healthy

New York, Nov 27 (IANS) A group of US engineers has developed two types of transgenic grass species that can eliminate toxic compounds widely used in explosives which contaminate the air around military bases and battlegrounds.Explosives and munitions leave behind toxic compounds that have contaminated millions of acres of...

Vasco da Gama secure Brazil Serie A return

Rio de Janeiro, Nov 27 (IANS) Four-time Brazilian Serie A winners Vasco da Gama earned promotion back to the country's top flight football with a 2-1 victory over Ceara.Former Brazil Under-21 striker Thalles struck both goals at the Maracana Stadium here on Saturday while Eduardo was on target for...