Jan Vertonghen notched his first goal in the Champions League with a well-timed volley in the 83rd minute after he had set up forward Son for a 47th minute lead. Substitute Fernando Llorente grabbed their third in the 86th. read more
In a 141-page report tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, the CAG said the IAF’s qualitative requirements for heavy-lift helicopters were aligned to the features of US defence firm Boeing’s CH-47F Chinook choppers. read more
A total of 24,462 candidates were recommended by the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) and Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs) during 2017-18, as against 26,318 and 79,803 such selections made in 2016-17 and 2015-16 respectively. read more
Soldiers cut opium poppies as they destroy a field of illegal plantation in the Sierra Madre del Sur, in the southern state of Guerrero, Mexico. The area of Mexico that illegally farms opium poppies grew by more than one-fifth last year, to an area of 30,600 hectares, according to a UN-backed study published in November.
Vidarbha was not only the team which denied them this opportunity earlier, winning the pre-quarters by an innings, but to rub salt into the wounds, two towering influences in their journey to the title are from Mumbai. read more
Indian-American woman, Rao, faced fierce questioning from Democrats not just for her work in the Trump administration but for commentary she wrote decades ago as a Yale University student suggesting women should change their behaviour to avoid date ... read more
Across states and political parties, whether it was M Karunanidhi about J Jayalalithaa, Pramod Mahajan about Sonia Gandhi or Bal Thackeray about Mrinal Gore (Janata Party) and Ahilya Rangnekar (Communist), they could only think of insulting these formidable... read more
Rakhigarhi, a village in Haryana, abounds with the remains of the Indus Valley Civilisation. Some archaelogists peg it as the biggest site of the civilisation that flourished from 5500 BC to 1500 BC. Locals here are accustomed to visits by scholars and historians; so much so that some even give visitors a tour of the past that continues to co-habit their immediate surroundings.