Saturday , 29 July 2017

Bangladesh Premier League: Latif heroics in vain as Nabi inspires Vikings

Pakistani top-order batting duo Khalid Latif and Ahmad Shahzad fired Comilla Victorians to a daunting 183-3 but Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi starred for his side to complete the difficult chase in their Bangladesh Premier League match over Chittagong Vikings at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong. The six-wicket win …

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Clash of styles as Sevilla host Juventus

LONDON: Sevilla’s wild-eyed, excitable Jorge Sampaoli faces Juventus’ phlegmatic Massimiliano Allegri in a fascinating clash of coaching styles in the Champions League tonight. Both sides are unbeaten in Group H and seem set to qualify with Sevilla, on 10 points from four games, needing a draw and visitors Juve, on …

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Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka ODI washed out

BULAWAYO: Lightning and heavy rain caused Monday’s one-day international between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka be abandoned after 13 overs. Zimbabwe, who won the toss, were 55 for two when the players went off because of the danger of lightning. Zimbabwe salvage tie in thriller with West Indies A rainstorm followed …

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Ali Zafar opens up on working with Alia Bhatt, SRK in Dear Zindagi

Actor-cum-singer Ali Zafar has finally opened up about his role in the upcoming Bollywood film Dear Zindagi. Working in Pakistan made me a better human, Indian actor says In a recent interview with Quint, he shared what he has been up to on the condition that the ban on Pakistani …

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Kanye West hospitalised after scrapping US tour

Rap superstar Kanye West was hospitalised on Monday with a “medical emergency” after canceling his tour, two days after a rambling onstage tirade against fellow artists Jay Z and Beyonce. The “Saint Pablo Tour” was set to run through December 31 but all 21 remaining shows have been canceled, a …

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Trump denies asking Argentine president for business help

A spokesperson for Donald Trump has denied that the president-elect asked Argentine President Mauricio Macri to help with the permitting process on a planned Trump building in Bueno Aires when Macri called to congratulate Trump on his election victory. Queen to invite Trump to Britain for state visit: Sunday Times …

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Trump is ‘just the president’, says defiant fugitive Snowden

STOCKHOLM: Former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden on Monday downplayed the importance of President-elect Donald Trump and again defended his decision to leak documents showing massive surveillance of US citizens’ communications. This Snowden-designed device can alert if your iPhone is being snooped upon “Donald Trump is just the …

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NY moves closer to shutting down Indian Point

NEW YORK: New York state has taken another step toward shutting down the Indian Point nuclear power plant, outside New York city, officials said Monday. The decision of the New York Court of Appeal concerns an application to renew one of the permits required by Entergy to continue operating two …

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Facebook in crosshairs as fake news battle heats up

WASHINGTON, DC: Hillary Clinton was about to be indicted, Pope Francis endorsed Donald Trump: the battle over fake news is heating up after a White House campaign in which the misinformation industry may have swung the outcome of the vote. Last week, Google and Facebook moved to cut off ad …

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Microsoft offers EU hardware, software LinkedIn concessions: sources

Microsoft will still allow LinkedIn’s rivals access to its software and give hardware makers the option of installing other services to try to win EU approval for its takeover of the US firm, people familiar with the matter said. The US software company submitted its LinkedIn concessions to the European …

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