Day: January 26, 2020

Top seed Barty battles into Australian Open quarter-finals

Top seed and home hope Ashleigh Barty survived a scare to battle into the Australian Open quarter-finals in three sets on Sunday. The world number one beat American 18th seed Alison Riske 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 and next plays two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, her opponent at the same […]


‘1917’ scoops top Hollywood director prize for Mendes

Hollywood’s directors handed World War I thriller “1917” their top annual prize Saturday, one of the final major award shows that typically spells success at next month’s Oscars. The win makes British auteur Sam Mendes hot favorite for the best director Oscar — the Directors Guild of America […]

White House lawyers say voters should decide Trump’s fate

White House lawyers began their defense of Donald Trump at his historic Senate impeachment trial on Saturday, saying the president did nothing wrong in his dealings with Ukraine and American voters — not Congress — should decide his fate. White House counsel Pat Cipollone said it would be […]

Governor Purohit leads Republic Day celebrations in TN

Chennai, Jan 26: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit led the 71st Republic Day celebrations in the state, unfurling the national flag at the Marina here on Sunday. At the celebrations at Marina, a firefighter and five civilians (one posthumous) who risked their lives and rescued fellow humans were among […]

Researchers mistaken for NRC surveyors in Bihar village, handed over to police

Darbhanga (Bihar), Jan 26:A team of researchers from Lucknow mistaken as surveyors for NRC was caught by residents of a village here and handed over to the police, a senior official said on Sunday. Superintendent of Police, Darbhanga, Babu Ram said the incident took place on Friday when […]

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