Nishikori surprises Federer

ATP Finals | Tennis Reuters LONDON, November 12, 2018 22:15 IST Updated: November 12, 2018 22:15 IST more-in Roger Federer’s hopes of winning a record-extending seventh ATP Finals title suffered a blow as Kei Nishikori stunned the Swiss great 7-6(4), 6-3 in their round-robin opener on Sunday. The 37-year-old began calmly enough but his usually …

Husband of Pakistan blasphemy case woman calls for her protection

AFP Berlin:, November 04, 2018 09:23 IST Updated: November 04, 2018 09:24 IST The husband of a Pakistani Christian woman at the centre of a divisive blasphemy case on Saturday criticised a government deal with Islamists that left her in legal limbo, and called on authorities to protect her. Asia Bibi, on death row since …

Dhoni only wanted to make way for Pant in T20s, says Virat Kohli

PTI Thirvananthapuram , November 01, 2018 20:17 IST Updated: November 01, 2018 20:17 IST India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday reiterated that Mahendra Singh Dhoni remains an integral part of the ODI team and the veteran wicket-keeper batsman decided not to play the upcoming T20s only to make way for the much younger Rishabh Pant. …

Myanmar to take over 2000 refugees back from Bangladesh in November

Suvojit Bagchi Kolkata, November 01, 2018 12:55 IST Updated: November 01, 2018 12:55 IST For the first time since the beginning of the Rohingya exodus from Myanmar, a joint working committee of Bangladesh and Myanmar met more than 1,000 refugees in Cox’s Bazar district and discussed the issue of repatriation. The refugees however are reluctant …

Sophia floors delegates, students at Fintech fest

Special Correspondent VISAKHAPATNAM, October 26, 2018 00:00 IST Updated: October 26, 2018 05:27 IST World’s first humanoid robot Sophia’s interaction with IT Minister Nara Lokesh and mediapersons left the delegates and students spellbound here on Thursday. With its mesmerising eyes and expressions, the robot which was granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia, was greeted with a …