Shahid Afridi made one of the more remarkable comebacks in international cricket in leading Pakistan to a crushing 126-run victory over the West Indies in the first one-day international at the Guyana National Stadium and Farhan Akhtar-starrer Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, despite getting underwhelming reviews spun magic at the box office, earning Rs. 32.25 in the opening weekend itself. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read more:
Delhi: 260 students give up IIT seats
Even as the final round of seat allotments for IITs is still left, 260 students surrendered their seats after the second round of allotment under the ‘exit policy’, including 61 from IIT Delhi.In an attempt to plug seat vacancies, the IITs had last year introduced the exit policy under which the student is permitted to surrender his seat within a stipulated time.
Man sells wife to buy liquor, arrested
An alcoholic has been arrested for allegedly selling his wife to a friend for Rs.25,000 to finance his drinking, police said Sunday. The incident occurred in June in Akola town, 625 km from Mumbai, in Vidarbha when Pundlik Chavan "sold" his wife Sangita to his friend Ganesh Walode of Madhya Pradesh, police said.
Afridi marks comeback with one-man demolition job
Shahid Afridi made one of the more remarkable comebacks in international cricket in leading Pakistan to a crushing 126-run victory over the West Indies in the first one-day international at the Guyana National Stadium. Omitted from his country's failed Champions Trophy campaign, the mercurial all-rounder returned the best-ever ODI bowling figures by a Pakistani, and the second best overall, in snaring seven for 12 to rout the home side for just 98 off 41 overs after having top-scored with a typically swashbuckling 76 in the visitors' total of 224 for nine on Sunday.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag earns Rs. 32.25 crore over weekend
Farhan Akhtar-starrer Bhaag Milkha Bhaag has made a bumper opening. Despite getting underwhelming reviews the film has spun magic at the box office. The biopic, which is based on legendary Indian sprinter, has earned Rs. 32.25 in the opening weekend itself.