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April 2019

Chennaiyin consolidate top spot with win over Abahani

Ahmedabad, April 30: Chennaiyin FC secured a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Abahani Limited Dhaka of Bangladesh in the final 2019 AFC Cup Group E home encounter at The Arena Stadium, here on Tuesday.A deflected goal from Anirudh Thapa in the second half helped Chennaiyin bag all three points and consolidate top spot in the group. They have now seven points from three games, three points clear of Abahani. Abahani threw everything at Chennaiyin in the closing stages, but the hosts held on to the valuable three points. It also…

Cricketer found guily of rape, jailed for 5 years

London, April 30: Australia-born cricketer Alex Hepburn was slapped a five-year sentence on Tuesday for raping a woman he found "dozing" in his teammate's bedroom.Ex-Worcestershire player Hepburn was convicted following the incident which had happened in 2017 during the first night of a sexual conquest "game" he helped set up on a WhatsApp group. According to reports, Hepburn committed the crime in a desperate bid to "score" in the WhatsApp game between him and his male friends in…

Euro T20 Slam from August 30

Dublin, April 30: Former Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram and former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar on Tuesday revealed the details of the new Euro T20 Slam cricket tournament and launched the event's logo at a star-studded ceremony in Westin Hotel here.The tournament will get underway from August 30 and will culminate on September 22. Six teams will participate in the inaugural event, playing in Dublin, Edinburgh and Amsterdam. Both Akram and Vengsarkar were named members of the Euro T20 advisory committee. Woods…

EC refuses nod for ‘Lakshmi’s NTR’ release in Andhra

Amaravati, April 30 : Controversial filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's Telugu movie "Lakshmi's NTR" will not be released in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday as election authorities on Tuesday said the orders restricting the film's exhibition were still in force.Chief Electoral Officer Gopal Krishna Dwivedi asked Varma to adhere to the Election Commission's April 10 order, restricting the exhibition of the film till further orders. The CEO was responding to the film director's letter, seeking permission to release the film in…

Being body shamed as a kid affected Shaheen Bhatt

Mumbai, April 30 : Years after being asked to step aside from a photoshoot for being "dark" and a "little overweight", Shaheen Bhatt, elder sister of Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, continues to find it emotionally crippling.In an interview to Rajeev Masand, Shaheen has opened up about her battle with depression -- something which she had articulated in a book, "I've Never Been (un)Happier". Shaheen felt "uncomfortable" when the interviewer asked her about an incident she had described…
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