Imran Khan sends marriage proposal to his spiritual guru Bushra Maneka

Imran Khan sends marriage proposal to his spiritual guru Bushra Maneka

Islamabad, January 7 (Dawn): After much speculative drama regarding Imran Khan’s third wedding, finally, his party, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), broke its silence, saying its chairman has not been married ‘yet’ but has sent a marriage proposal to Bushra Maneka. Imran, former captain of the Pakistan cricket team and now the head of a political party, has […]

Where do BCCI’s priorities lie when it comes to scheduling India’s series?

Where do BCCI’s priorities lie when it comes to scheduling India’s series?

By Kanishkaa Balachandran/The Hindu A word that was often used by commentators and writers to describe India’s preparedness — rather, its lack of it — their tour of England in 2011 was “undercooked”. After the high of being crowned the one-day world champions months earlier, followed by a lengthy IPL season and a tour of […]

Charming story of Virat’s friendship with a Lankan fan

Charming story of Virat’s friendship with a Lankan fan

By Meera Srinivasan Colombo, December 29 (The Hindu): Most cricket buffs in India only got a glimpse of their hero Virat Kohli’s wedding and reception through videos and photographs on social media. But one ardent fan from Sri Lanka got a chance to attend the Mumbai reception on Tuesday, following a personal invitation from the […]

2018 FIFA World Cup trophy tour to begin from Sri Lanka

2018 FIFA World Cup trophy tour to begin from Sri Lanka

Colombo, Dec 23 (newsin.asia) – The 2018 FIFA World Cup Trophy, which is scheduled to visit more than 54 countries around the globe, will begin its tour from Sri Lanka next month, the government information department said Saturday. The officials of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka and representatives of the institutions providing sponsorship have informed […]

Virat Kohli replaces Shah Rukh Khan as India’s top most celebrity brand

Virat Kohli replaces Shah Rukh Khan as India’s top most celebrity brand

New Delhi, December 21 (IANS): Star cricketer Virat Kohli has replaced Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan as Indias top-ranking celebrity brand, according to a report by a valuation advisor. In the 2017 report titled ‘Rise of the Millennials: India’s Most Valuable Celebrity Brands’, Duff & Phelps said that Kohli topped the list with brand value […]

Running marathons at 50 for a cause

Running marathons at 50 for a cause

By Amarjot Kaur/The Tribune Fifty year-old retired Indian army officer, Lt Col Sundaresan Ranganathan, has successfully run 50 marathons, each of 42.2 km, in 50 weeks across 23 Indian states and union territories to collect money for the families of soldiers who had died in battle. At Chandigarh’s Military Literature Festival Sundaresan looked back at […]

Pakistani cricketers congratulate Kohli on his wedding

Pakistani cricketers congratulate Kohli on his wedding

Karachi, December 12 (Dawn): It’s not just us mere mortals who are excited with this wedding. Congratulations from the world poured in as the duo made things official and Kohli’s fellow sportsmen from the Pakistani cricket team also wished the newly-weds a happily ever after. Shahid Afridi  ✔@SAfridiOfficial  Congratulations @imVkohli @AnushkaSharma on your wedding. May God Bless you […]

India not to hold Asia Cup 2018 making an issue of Pakistan’s participation

India not to hold Asia Cup 2018 making an issue of Pakistan’s participation

New Delhi, December 11 (Geo News): India has refused to host the Asia Cup scheduled for September 2018, saying it cannot entertain a team from Pakistan, reports in the country’s media said on Monday. The decision by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was made because of the reluctance to host Pakistan […]

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