Published on Jun 07 2015 // Featured, Sports
Russia, Qatar could lose FIFA World Cup hosting rights if…
Russia and Qatar could lose the FIFA World Cup hosting rights if evidences if bribery, a serious charge against the countries by the westerners, in bidding process emerged, the international media reported. Russia is hosting the FIFA World Cup-2018 while Qatar is going to organise the mega football...

Published on Jun 04 2015 // Diaspora, Featured, Sports
Nepalis to play volleyball in Copenhagen on June 13, 14
By Prakash Sapkota In a bid to further strengthen the social and national ties among Nepalis living in an alien land, a volleyball tournament is going to be organized in Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark. Prabasi Nepali Manch, Denmark, is to organize the volleyball competition both for women...

Published on May 25 2015 // Featured, Sports
IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings in final
Mumbai Indians won the Indian Premier League title for the second time after beating Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs. Lendl Simmons struck 68 off 45 balls in the final and captain Rohit Sharma added 50 off 26 as Mumbai posted 202-5. Dwayne Smith’s 57 was in vain for MS Dhoni’s Chennai, who...

Published on Apr 23 2015 // Bookworm, Featured, Obituary, Sports
M.H. Abrams Dies at 102
Literary giant M. H. Abrams died on Tuesday in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 102. Abrams transformed the study of Romanticism with the critical histories “The Mirror and the Lamp” and “Natural Supernaturalism,” and edited the first seven editions of “The Norton Anthology of English Literature”. Cornell...

Published on Mar 29 2015 // Featured, Slideshow, Sports
Australia wins ICC Cricket World Cup-2015
Defeating New Zealand in the final, Australia clinched the title of the ICC Cricket World Cup-2015 becoming the world cup winner for five times. Australia managed to meet the target of 184 runs given by New Zealand in 33.1 overs with the loss of seven wickets. Michael Clarke signed off with a half...

Published on Mar 29 2015 // Featured, Sports
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Final: Australia Vs New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand are playing the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 final match in which Australia is for maintaining its record by wining its fifth World Cup in its sixth final appearance, while New Zealand is making its first ever final appearance.

Published on Mar 26 2015 // Sports
India gets target of 329 to win Australia
Australia managed 329 runs target 50 overs with the loss of 7 wickets against India in the semifinals of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup-2015. Elected to bat first, the team played the semi-final against India at the SCG. “The wicket looks great,” Michael Clarke said after winning the...

Published on Mar 26 2015 // Sports
ICC Cricket World Cup-2015: Australia Vs India
258 runs in 44 overs. With 5 wickets out, Australia makes 250 runs in 43 overs. Fourth out of Australia. Maxwell by Rahane. Third Out of Australia. Shane Watson in the crease. 36.5 Four runs 36.3 U Yadav to Maxwell, SIX. Second catch out by India. S Smith is out by Rohit. Ground: Sydney Cricket Ground,...