London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

London, Jun 26 The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.But...

Jun 27, 2017 2:31 AM | Newsscroll

Kvitova jumps to 12th in WTA Rankings

Johannesburg [South Africa], June 26 : Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has moved up to 12th spot in the latest WTA rankings after she made a winning comeback from a knife attack by...

Jun 25, 2017 10:16 PM | Newsscroll

Kvitova looking to Wimbledon after comeback title

Birmingham, June 26 Petra Kvitova said today that coming back from a set down to win her first title since suffering a career-threatening injury has given her added confidence ahead of Wimbledon,...

Jun 26, 2017 9:46 AM | Newsscroll

Comeback queen Kvitova faces Barty for Birmingham title

Birmingham, June 24 Petra Kvitova, the two-time Wimbledon champion who is making a courageous comeback from injury, will face unseeded giant-killer Ashleigh Barty in the final of the Birmingham...

Jun 24, 2017 10:16 PM | Newsscroll

Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum

Birmingham, Jun 24 The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government's infamous Tuskegee syphilis study to fund a museum honoring victims of...

Jun 24, 2017 6:36 PM | Newsscroll

Gowariker to give onstage masterclass at British Film Inst

Mumbai, Jun 22 Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has been invited for a masterclass on cinema by the prestigious British Film Institute (BFI) in London.According to a release, Gowariker will be...

Jun 22, 2017 6:57 PM | Newsscroll

Bangladesh's Rubel has surgery after door collision

Dhaka, June 21 Bangladeshi fast bowler Rubel Hossain has been ruled out of competition for at least a month after colliding with a door and breaking his jaw while on tour in England, his doctor said...

Jun 21, 2017 8:31 PM | Newsscroll

Almost in jail for a semi-erotic story; judge liked it: Bond

New Delhi, Jun 21 Believe it or not, but a "mildly erotic" story almost landed writer Ruskin Bond in jail.Speaking at the launch of his autobiography 'Lone Fox Dancing' at the Taj Mahal Hotel here...

Jun 21, 2017 4:37 PM | Newsscroll

Champions Trophy: India, Pak gear up for 'mother of all finals'

London [U.K.], June 18 : The India-Pakistan clash, which is often referred to as the `mother of all battles`, is all set to once-again fill the cricket fans with enthusiasm and anticipation as...

Jun 17, 2017 12:22 PM | Newsscroll

Sachin's mother-in-law & activist Annabel Mehta awarded MBE

Mumbai, Jun 17 Sachin Tendulkar's mother-in-law and social activist Annabel Mehta, a British national, has been awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for her work and service...

Jun 17, 2017 2:24 PM | Newsscroll