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settings.India's fast bowlers started their tour well on Monday, reducing the Cricket Australia XI to 7-159 at tea in the two-day game at Adelaide's Glenelg Oval.Express paceman Varun Aaron was not given the new ball, but he took an early liking to local conditions.Aaron's opening spell of six overs went for 15 runs and featured the scalps of CA XI captain Ashton Turner and Queensland's Nick Steve...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald | 1 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
six states will field star-studded Sheffield Shield sides on Tuesday, with a handful of batsmen aiming to make an impression in front of Test selectors.Australia's 12-man squad for the first Test, which starts on December 4, was announced on Monday.However a batsman will take Michael Clarke's spot in the XI if the captain is unable to prove he's ready for the Gabba."We're not naming anyone just ye...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Iran and six world powers would now look to negotiate a "political agreement" as a comprehensive deal by the Nov 24 deadline would be "impossible", Iranian officials said."We haven't been interested in extending the nuclear negotiations and we aren't. We are working hard on a framework to reach a political agreement," the official said, Xinhua reported, citing the semi-official ISNA news agency.Ea...
Source : Newkerala | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Israeli cabinet approved a bill Sunday, which enshrines in law that Israel is the national homeland of the Jewish people and that this right is unique to them.Fifteen ministers voted in favour of the bill and seven against it, including Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, according to a spokesperson for the prime minister's office, a Xinhua report said.The bill reinforces state symbols (like the flag an...
Source : Newkerala | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 68 runs in the second one day international (ODI) at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chittagong Sunday, to go 2-0 up in the five-match cricket series.Batting first, Bangladesh set Zimbabwe a target of 251 runs in their allocated 50 overs, losing 7 wickets. However, the Zimbabweans were bowled out for 183 runs in 44.5 overs, Xinhua reported.Earlier, Bangladesh capta...
Source : Newkerala | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
British-Iranian woman, who was jailed after attempting to watch a men's volleyball match in Tehran has been released on bail, media reported Sunday.The family of the 25 year-old Ghoncheh Ghavami said that she has been freed on bail until her court appeal, after she staged hunger strikes and hundreds of thousands of people signed a petition calling for her release, The Independent reported.Ghavami'...
Source : Newkerala | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Nigeria's armed terrorist group Boko Haram have killed 48 people in an attack on fish sellers near the border with Chad, a media report said Sunday.The attack took place Thursday, but the news took several days to come to light because Boko Haram has destroyed mobile phone masts in the area, BBC reported.In Thursday's attack, the traders were on their way to Chad to buy fish when militants blocked...
Source : Newkerala | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
least 45 people were killed and 60 wounded Sunday in a suicide bomb attack at a volleyball ground in Afghanistan's Paktika province, officials said."Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani condemned in strongest terms today's suicide blast in Yahya Khel district of Paktika province which left about 45 innocent civilians dead and injured more than 60 others," Xinhua quoted the Presidential Palace as...
Source : Newkerala | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Ceremonies crowing the new saints were held at the Mannanam church and the Ollur convent. A public meeting was also held at Mannanam later in the evening.Trivandrum: Catholics in Kerala celebrated canonisation of two of their spiritual leaders by Pope Francis at Vatican on Sunday.Church bells rang and firecrackers went off across the state as the Pope raised Fr Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Sister E...
Source : Khaleej Times | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
woman has told police she dumped her newborn baby in a stormwater drain in Sydney's west, knowing it may kill him.The 30-year-old woman, who is charged with the attempted murder of the boy, did not appear for a brief hearing at Blacktown Local Court on Monday."The accused makes full admissions to putting the baby down the drain knowing it may kill the baby," court documents said.A group of people ...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Australian dollar is higher due to an interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank that has lifted commodity prices.At 1200 AEDT on Monday, the local unit was trading at 86.87 US cents, up from 86.31 US cents on Friday.The People's Bank of China has reduced its benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years, as growth in the world's second largest economy slows.The rate cut to...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald | 5 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin has said he won't remain Russia's president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency released on Sunday.Staying in office beyond that would be "detrimental for the country and I don't need this," he told the Tass news agency.Putin, 62, has effectively led Russia since he was first elect...
Source : Times Of India | 6 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
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