This comes at a time when Karnataka cricket is finding itself mired in a full-blown controversy surrounding the Karnataka Premier League (KPL). Owners, participants, nationallevel players and even an international-level player has been dragged into the mess, one way or the other. But hold on, all is not that bad about Karnataka cricket — and the state team may have unearthed a few silent heroes in this hour of crisis. Mirror has learnt that at least three state players have come across as brave ones, having reported approaches of corruption from unknown ‘elements.’ The Anti-Corruption Unit of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was apprised of the incident which happened in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 Trophy, which ended in Surat last night. The disclosure about this came, interestingly, from the very top. Sourav Ganguly, the new BCCI president, told the media yesterday about the incident of approach. “…even in the Syed Mushtaq, I was told … [Read more...] about Sourav Ganguly: The Karnataka Premier League is on hold
September 18, 2016: Four Pakistani terrorists storm an Army camp at Uri in Baramulla district, killing 18 soldiers, most of them who were in sleep. The assailants were also killed. The incident led to reprisal surgical strikes inside the Pakistan occupied Kashmir by Indian Army. … [Read more...] about A blood-soaked timeline of terror attacks in Kashmir
After her brilliant performance in ‘The Tashkent Files’, actress Shweta Basu Prasad is in the news yet again. The actress is currently going through a separation from her filmmaker husband Rohit Mittal. Opening about the same in an interview with a news portal, she reportedly confirmed that she has filed for a legal separation from her husband Rohit Mittal. However, she also added that they will remain perfectly cordial and friendly even after their divorce. Elaborating further, she added that it was a mutual decision. She confessed that Rohit has always been very supportive of her acting career and she is his fan and that he is a wonderful filmmaker. She even hopes they work together some day. According to her, they had five years of a very loving, healthy and loyal relationship. Now, they have just decided to end the marriage and remain friends. When asked if she will be looking for love anymore, she reportedly averred that she is not closed to the idea of falling in love … [Read more...] about Shweta Basu Prasad opens up about her separation with Rohit Mittal, says they are friends
The fact of the matter is that China and India are on the same page in regard of the fight against terrorism and it is far too simplistic to imagine that Beijing is a captive of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Looking back, Delhi's decision to abandon the megaphone diplomacy was the right thing to do. … [Read more...] about Salute Akbar for the Azhar trophy!
Amid economic gloom after the revocation of Article 370, there is some good news emerging from Kashmir as the iconic Ahdoos Hotel in Srinagar, a symbol of Kashmir’s unrivalled hospitality and culinary delights, is all set to expand its business and open more branches. … [Read more...] about For Raj Kapoor, Pran, Kashmir trip incomplete without a visit to Ahdoos Hotel: Kashmir’s 102-yr-old symbol of culinary delights