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India on verge of series sweep as South Africa crumble again

Published On: October 21, 2019 08:40 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW DELHI, Oct 21: India subjected South Africa to the ignominy of a follow-on and were two wickets away from inflicting a series whitewash on the visitors after dominating day three of the third and final test in Ranchi on Monday.

China seeks $2.4 billion in sanctions against U.S. in Obama-era case - WTO

Published On: October 21, 2019 05:15 PM NPT By: Reuters

GENEVA, Oct 21: China is seeking $2.4 billion (£1.9 billion) in retaliatory sanctions against the United States for non-compliance with a WTO ruling in a tariffs case dating to the Obama era, a document published on Monday showed.

South Africa all out for 162 against India in Ranchi

Published On: October 21, 2019 03:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

South Africa were all out for 162, conceding a first innings deficit of 335 runs, on day three of the third and final test against India in Ranchi on Monday.

PM pushes for Brexit deal vote after being forced to seek delay

Published On: October 21, 2019 03:16 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Oct 21: Prime Minister Boris Johnson will again try to put his Brexit deal to a vote in parliament on Monday after he was forced by his opponents to send a letter seeking a delay from the European Union.

At home of Mona Lisa, a retrospective on da Vinci's life and work

Published On: October 21, 2019 02:06 PM NPT By: Reuters

France’s Louvre museum, home to Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, is putting the final touches to one of the biggest ever exhibitions of the Italian master’s work with the presence of the world’s most expensive painting agonizingly unresolved.

Sheep take over streets of Madrid for annual migration

Published On: October 21, 2019 02:02 PM NPT By: Reuters

Sheep replaced traffic on the streets of Madrid on Sunday as shepherds steered their flocks through the heart of the Spanish capital, following ancient migration routes.

Rashid among top picks, Gayle misses out in The Hundred draft

Published On: October 21, 2019 01:47 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Oct 21: Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan became the first overseas player picked for the inaugural ‘The Hundred’ competition next year, but Twenty20 stalwarts Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga were among notable omissions in Sunday’s draft.

Kurdish-led forces say they have pulled out of Syria border town

Published On: October 21, 2019 12:25 PM NPT By: Reuters

BEIRUT/ANKARA, Oct 21:The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Sunday said they had withdrawn from the border town of Ras al Ain under a U.S.-brokered ceasefire deal, but a spokesman for Turkish-backed Syrian rebels said the withdrawal was not yet complete.

U.S. troops cross into Iraq from Syria

Published On: October 21, 2019 09:05 AM NPT By: Reuters

DOHUK, Iraq , Oct 21: United States troops have crossed into Iraq from Syria through the Sahela border crossing in the northern province of Dohuk, Reuters witnesses said on Monday.

Liverpool winning streak ends with draw at United

Published On: October 21, 2019 08:55 AM NPT By: Reuters

MANCHESTER, England, Oct 21: Manchester United ended Liverpool’s 100 percent start to the Premier League season — and their 17 match winning streak — with a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Brexit will happen on Oct. 31 despite PM's unsigned delay request, UK says

Published On: October 20, 2019 05:20 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Oct 20: Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 despite an unsigned letter that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced by his opponents to send to the bloc requesting a Brexit delay, the government said on Sunday.

Sculptor transforms Rome's dead trees into art

Published On: October 20, 2019 04:51 PM NPT By: Reuters

Andrea Gandini, a 22-year-old Roman sculptor, is making a growing name for himself by turning the Eternal City’s dead tree stumps into much-admired pieces of art.

Indonesia's Joko Widodo sworn in for second term as president

Published On: October 20, 2019 03:58 PM NPT By: Reuters

JAKARTA, Oct 20: Indonesian President Joko Widodo was sworn in on Sunday for a second five-year term as president, leading the world’s third-biggest democracy after a first term marked by heavy infrastructure spending.

Indian soldiers, Pakistani civilians among dead in Kashmir clash

Published On: October 20, 2019 01:18 PM NPT By: Reuters

SRINAGAR, India, Oct 20: India said on Sunday two soldiers and a civilian were killed in cross-border shelling with Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region, while Islamabad said six died on its side, making it one of the deadliest days since New Delhi revoked Kashmir’s special status in August.

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters stage illegal march; metro stations close

Published On: October 20, 2019 01:08 PM NPT By: Reuters

HONG KONG, Oct 20: Thousands of Hong Kong protesters, many wearing masks in defiance of emergency laws, staged an illegal march through the Kowloon district on Sunday which will test the strength of the pro-democracy campaign after four months of unrest.

City's punchy one-two sees off Palace

Published On: October 20, 2019 10:17 AM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Oct 20: Quickfire goals from Gabriel Jesus and David Silva set up a comfortable 2-0 win for Manchester City over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park as the Premier League champions closed the gap on leaders Liverpool to five points.

Alonso goal earns lively Chelsea victory over Newcastle

Published On: October 20, 2019 10:13 AM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Oct 20: A 74th-minute strike from Spanish wing back Marcos Alonso earned Chelsea a deserved 1-0 win over a dogged Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday.

Rohit century, Rahane fifty steady India after early wobble

Published On: October 19, 2019 03:29 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW DELHI, Oct 19: Rohit Sharma smashed his third century of the series and combined with Ajinkya Rahane to lift India to 205 for three wickets at tea on the opening day of the third and final test against South Africa on Saturday.

A day in Elton John's life: Buy Rolls, write hit song, dine with Ringo

Published On: October 19, 2019 02:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

When Elton John was working on his new autobiography, the legendary singer, songwriter and performer pulled out diaries he had been encouraged to write during a stint in rehab.

Brexit day of reckoning: parliament to vote on Johnson's deal

Published On: October 19, 2019 02:15 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Oct 19: Prime Minister Boris Johnson puts his last-minute Brexit deal to a vote in an extraordinary sitting of the British parliament on Saturday, a day of reckoning that could decide the course of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union.