Sectorally, metals and pharma counters zoomed ahead with the respective Nifty indices rising 1.65 and 1,8 per cent, respectively. Nifty Realty index went up 1.4 per cent and Nifty Bank index gained 1 per cent. In the broader market, the S&P BSE mid and small-cap indices opened with a gain of over one per cent. … [Read more...] about Sensex surges 350 points, Nifty above 12,000; NTPC, SBI gain
“My bowling was really good today and after dismissing all their players, our opening batsmen did a fabulous job to earn a 10-wicket victory. Our fielding was amazing. The way we restricted them from scoring singles was the highlight of the match. There could have been multiple maiden overs too, but unfortunately, we gave away a lot of extras. However, at this age it is quite normal to give away so many extras because it is difficult to understand the line and length of the pitch.” … [Read more...] about PDCA cricket: Symbiosis school clinch 10-wicket victory
A little over two years in the city, Crafter’s Tap House sprouted in Powai to become one of the newest entrants in the city’s changing landscape for craft beers. Serving a wide variety of beers, it is the Cucumber Lager and Cashew Apple Cider, which takes us by surprise. After a little probing, we get to know that while one is for the refreshing aspect, the other is a tribute to the Maharashtra plains. “Cashew apples are a local ingredient in Maharashtra and widely grown in the Konkan regions, and are mostly ignored because only cashew nuts are used,” says, owner, Vipul Hirani. He adds that the in-house brewer, Prashant Madke is from the same region, and has studied about the produce while studying his diploma. The Cashew Apple Cider is a golden-hued, light bodied beer, with sweetness from the use of cashew apples. … [Read more...] about What’s brewing?
"Men being driven too far" Good grief! #thedrum Women are driven too far all the time & we just have to suck it up. We don't turn around and murder our children and burn stab or shoot our partners. … [Read more...] about ‘Is it an instance of a husband being driven too far?’: Anger over comment from police in Brisbane
"Racism is a poison, hate is a poison. And this poison exists in our society and is to blame for far too many crimes," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement on Hanau shootings, also referring to the murder of German politician Walter Luebcke and the anti-Semitic attack in Halle last year. "We oppose, with all our might, to those who split Germany," she noted. … [Read more...] about Nine killed in German shootings, shooter had “xenophobic motive”