Indore: A gritty half-century by Chris Gayle, a decent start by Lokesh Rahul and last-over blitz by Marcus Stoinis helped Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) get to a healthy total of 174/6 against a thoughtful Mumbai Indians (MI) bowling in Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) at Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Friday. Rahul was the first …

Bhopal: BJP President Amit Shah on Friday declared that the Congress will not be able to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly election. The contest in Madhya Pradesh is between corporate supporters and farmers, and so the Congress will not be able to defeat the BJP, Shah told a meeting of activists …

Chandigarh: Congress leader Hardev Singh Laddi was on Friday booked by Punjab Police on the charge of illegal mining, within hours of the declaration of his candidature for the Shahkot Assembly seat by-election by the ruling party. The case was registered against Laddi and three others, including a contractor, at the Mehatpur police station in Jalandhar …

Kolkata: The two Indian Premier League (IPL) playoff matches, which were originally scheduled in Pune, will take place at the Eden Gardens, it was confirmed on Friday. “Kolkata will host the Qualifier 2 and Eliminator on May 23 and 25 respectively,” a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) official said. Pune was to host …

Bareilly: Vinod Singh Rawat, a state-level hockey player died under mysterious conditions during practice. The 22-year-old lost his life while practicing at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Thursday morning. According to the eye-witnesses present at the ground, Rawat complained of chest pain as soon as he started running on the track. He was admitted …

Bogmalo (Goa): Actor Karan Kundra, popularly known as  Arjun Punj of Kitani Mohabbat Hai credits his film career to his stint on the small screen and said working in television makes a difference. Karan made his Bollywood debut with the 2017 film Mubarakan and in 2018 featured in the horror movie 1921. Asked if he gives …