Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

Two UK universities evacuated due to ‘suspicious packages’

Police in eastern England said they had put a cordon in place at the University of Essex and evacuated some buildings after receiving a call about a suspect package. The bomb squad had been called in. In Scotland, the University of Glasgow also said several buildings had been shut and classes cancelled after a suspicious package was found in the mailroom.

Non-stop action taking toll on top Indian hockey players

India will miss the services of some of their key players at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup that gets under way in Ipoh, Malaysia, on March 23. This will be the team’s first international outing following their quarterfinal exit at the World Cup last December.

How Big B reacted when fan called him Salman

Apparently, someone had shouted at him from a car, ‘Hey Salman Khan, how are you doing?’

Nigerian footballer arrested with fake visa in Kolkata

EU says ‘no solution’ yet to break Brexit deadlock

Chennaiyin FC held to a goalless draw by Colombo FC on AFC Cup debut

It was a closely contested match but the goal-scoring chances were at a premium for both sides on a humid afternoon at the Race Course Ground in Colombo. Last season ISL champions Chennaiyin were making their AFC Cup debut.

Not technique but mindset is Dhawan’s problem: Former cricketers

Shikhar Dhawan’s prolonged bad patch is more about his mindset rather than technique, feel former players, who have watched the Indian opener’s dip in form over the past few months.

Lanka President takes U-turn over war crimes probe

All England Open: Sindhu suffers shock defeat, Praneeth wins

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu suffered shock defeat in the first round of the All England Open on Wednesday, while Sai Praneeth moved into the round of 16 after winning the all-Indian clash against HS Prannoy in Birmingham.

DBS India to hire 600-800 persons in 18 months as it goes into expansion mode

“We are looking anywhere between 600-800 people for our branch expansion over the next 12-18 months, including people at our technology development centre in Hyderabad,” Shantanu Sengupta, head (consumer banking group), DBS Bank India, said at the inauguration of the Gurugram branch.