Azerbaijan cracks down on sole independent news agency

Baku, Aug 18 Azerbaijan has frozen the bank accounts of the country's only independent news agency, its director said today, in a step that could shutter the outlet.The Turan agency is a rare voice...

Aug 18, 2017 4:35 PM | Newsscroll

'Chess god' Kasparov returns to compete 12 years later

St. Louis, Aug 13 In a move electrifying the world of chess, former world champion Garry Kasparov is coming out of a 12-year retirement tomorrow to take on a new generation of players who have long...

Aug 13, 2017 9:10 PM | Newsscroll

Iran warships on way to Russia for military games

Tehran [Iran], July 23 : Iran has dispatched two warships to Azerbaijan's Port of Baku to participate in the 2017 Sea Cup competition of the International military Games hosted by Russia. ...

Jul 22, 2017 9:28 PM | Newsscroll

Bottas beats Vettel in Austria, Hamilton fourth

Spielberg, July 9 Valtteri Bottas roared to the second victory of his career today when he won the Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes ahead of championship leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari.The Finn,...

Jul 09, 2017 10:18 PM | Newsscroll

Lot of positives from players' performance:Chess coach

Chennai, Jun 29 : Indian teams narrowly missed out on a podium finish in the Open event and women's section in the recent World Team Chess Championship at Khanty Manisyk in Russia, but coach R B...

Jun 29, 2017 5:42 PM | Newsscroll

Hamilton -- Vettel is 'disgrace', 'prove you're a man'

Baku, June 26 Lewis Hamilton branded world championship leader Sebastian Vettel as a "disgrace" and challenged the German to "prove you're a man" after he deliberately crashed into him in Sunday's...

Jun 26, 2017 9:43 AM | Newsscroll

Ocon eanrs 8 points for Force India, Perez retires midway

Baku, Jun 25 Force India's Esteban Ocon secured eight valuable points for his side after finishing a creditable sixth while it was disappointment for his teammate Sergio Perez as he failed to...

Jun 25, 2017 9:52 PM | Newsscroll

Force India put strong effort in Azerbaijan GP qualifying

Baku, June 24 Force India put up a strong showing in the qualifying of the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, where their drivers Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon set the sixth and seventh fastest time...

Jun 24, 2017 8:09 PM | Newsscroll

Hamilton hopes Mercedes 'diva' performs in Baku heat

Baku, June 22 Fresh from a glorious season-saving triumph at one of his favourite venues, Lewis Hamilton sets out to tame his unpredictable and sometimes wayward "diva" of a Mercedes again as the...

Jun 22, 2017 10:02 AM | Newsscroll

'INSTC to reduce cargo transport cost by $2,500/15-tn'

New Delhi, Jun 20 The proposed 7,200 km long international corridor INSTC will support the growth of Indian exports by reducing transport cost by USD 2,500 per 15 tonnes of cargo, a study has...

Jun 20, 2017 9:37 PM | Newsscroll