Lucknow: Rajasthan Royals (RR) are returning to eleventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) after completing their two-year ban and have already suffered a massive jolt by getting their skipper Steven Smith dropped from the side following a ball-tampering controversy. The ball-tampering scandal came to fore in the Cape Town Test between Australia and …

Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Friday attacked the opposition parties coming together, likening them to “snakes, mongooses, dogs and cats”, only to retract hours later following strong reactions. “When there are huge floods all animals like snakes, mongooses, dogs and cats climb together on a single tree trunk for refuge, as …

Lahore: Jamaat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed on Friday laughed off the recent ban imposed by the United States on his Milli Muslim League (MML) party, saying the move has proved the organisations ‘credibility’. “MML has been banned,” Saeed was quoted by the Nation online while addressing his supporters at a rally here. “Well, a party’s that …

Mumbai: Actors Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani’s latest release “Baaghi 2” has earned Rs 112.85 crore at the Bollywood box office in the first week of its release. The film has emerged as second highest grosser of 2018 after ‘Padmavat’. The action entertainer collected Rs 7.95 crore on day seven. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took …

Mumbai: After being landed in trouble following slew of offensive and abusive posts from his Twitter page, reknowned stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma on Friday clarified that his Twitter account had been hacked. “Hi all, please ignore the previous offensive tweets as my account was hacked. Apologies for the inconvenience caused. Love and regards to all,” …

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said he is considering slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods, moving the world’s two largest economies closer to an open trade brawl. Trump on late Thursday said that he was responding to “unfair retaliation” by China, which published a list on Wednesday of $50 billion in …

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi came from an “oppressive ideology” which could never respect Dalits and B.R. Ambedkar. “Modiji, the oppressive ideology that you come from can never respect the Dalits and Babasaheb. Some examples of Baba Saheb’s respect by BJP/RSS ideology,” said Gandhi attaching some defaced …

Srinagar: In a condemnable incident, a youth was found beheaded on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, a couple of days after he was abducted by terrorists. The torso of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, 25, was found in Hajin in the Kashmir Valley. Police sources said the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had abducted the youth and his father, …