Politics News

AAP MLAs’ disqualification row: CEC AK Joti ‘repaying debt’ to Narendra Modi before retiring, says Saurabh Bharadwaj

New Delhi: Launching an attack on CEC AK Joti after the Election Commission recommended disqualification of 20 of its lawmakers, the AAP on Friday said the poll panel head was “repaying the debt” to Prime Minister Narendra Modi before his retirement. Noting that the Election Commission’s order defied the “principles of natural justice”, AAP’s Delhi […]

Sports

Injury sidelines Mathews for two ODIs

© BCCI Sri Lanka’s limited-overs captain Angelo Mathews has been sidelined with a hamstring injury for two matches in the ongoing tri-series in Bangladesh. Mathews will miss Friday’s ODI against Bangladesh as well as their next match against Zimbabwe on Sunday. Mathews suffered a right hamstring tightness when he was […]

Asia

Mattis: US national security focus no longer terrorism

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGeneral Mattis said China and Russia posed a major threat to US security US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said competition between great powers, not terrorism, is now the main focus of America’s national security. The US faced “growing threats from revisionist powers as different as China […]

World News

Take the test Trump took and see how you stack up

President Donald Trump is scheduled to depart Washington and head to his Florida resort hours before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown Friday at midnight. Advertisement In his White House press conference on Tuesday, Dr. Jackson responded to questions and told reporters he found “no issues whatsoever” with Trump’s mental ability and pronounced him […]

USA News

Nasa removes US astronaut from ISS mission

Image copyright NASA The US astronaut Jeanette Epps has been removed from her upcoming mission to the International Space Station (ISS) just months before launch. Dr Epps was to have been the first African-American astronaut assigned to the space station crew. She would have flown aboard a Russian Soyuz flight in June but is being […]

Sports

McSweeney 156, Ralston 7 for 15 bulldoze PNG

Australia Under-19s 370 for 8 (McSweeney 156, Sangha 88, Tau 2-42) beat Papua New Guinea Under-19s 59 (Morea 20, Ralston 7-15) by 311 runs Australia Under-19 opener Nathan McSweeney‘s 156, aided by half-centuries from captain Jason Sangha and Param Uppal, and a seven-wicket haul from fast bowler Jason Ralston handed PNG a mammoth 311-run drubbing […]