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August 1, 2018

Root’s half ton takes England to 163-3 at tea

Birmingham, Aug 1: Skipper Joe Root's half century helped England recover from India's twin blows in the post-lunch session to reach 163/3 at tea on the opening day of the first Test at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground here on Wednesday.At the break, Root was unbeaten on 65 with stumper Jonny Bairstow giving him company with 27 even as the Indian bowlers, barring Umesh Yadav, kept it tight throughout the second session. Resuming the session at 83/1, Root and opener Keaton Jennings (42) started cautiously before…

PSPB teams book main draw berths in Inter-Institutional TT meet

Coimbatore, Aug 1: The men and women teams of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) were the first ones to book their main draw berths on the opening day of the 48th All India Inter-Institutional Championships at the Bharatiar University indoor hall here on Wednesday.Following their footprints, PSPB girls were on way to making a good progress with two 3-0 wins in the round-robin league. But they could be facing the real hurdle in the way of grabbing the crown as the last tussle between them and hosts Airports…

Moeen, Porter released from England’s first Test squad

Birmingham, Aug 1: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday released Moeen Ali and James Porter from the 13-man Test side for the opening game to take part in this week's domestic T20 matches for their respective counties, according to reports.Off-spinner Moeen, who plays for Worcestershire was overlooked over leg-spinner Adil Rashid when the England management named the playing XI for the ongoing first of the five-match Test rubber here. Moeen will now play in two back-to-back games -- against Durham…

East Bengal-Mohun Bagan clash on September 2 in CFL

Kolkata, Aug 1: City giants East Bengal and Mohun Bagan will lock horns on September 2 in the Calcutta Football League (CFL) Premier Division 'A' in this season's first derby, it was announced here on Wednesday.The other two big clashes -- East Bengal versus Mohammedan Sporting and Mohun Bagan versus Mohammedan Sporting -- will be held on September 9 and 16 respectively. The colossal Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan will host all the three matches. East Bengal will take on Tollygunge Agragami on Friday…

Use tech to stop fake news, comply with Indian laws: Minister

New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday asked the social media platforms to use technology to curb fake news, comply with Indian laws and warned that abuse of Indian users' data to influence elections will not be tolerated."India's elections are very transparent and sanctified. Any foreign entity like Facebook or Cambridge Analytica cannot abuse the data of Indians to influence the elections in India," the Minister for Law and Information Technology said in reply to a question in the…
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