World Cup 2018: Jorge Sampaoli defends Lionel Messi after penalty miss costs Argentina

Jorge Sampaoli came to Lionel Messi’s defence after the Argentina star missed a penalty in their shock 1-1 World Cup draw with Iceland. The creative burden fell on the best player of the modern era once again as Sampaoli’s side struggled to break down their well-organised and disciplined opponents in Moscow. After Sergio Aguero’s opening goal had been quickly…

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World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo scores a hattrick

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late free-kick to complete a remarkable hat-trick in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Spain on Friday night. The Real Madrid man had scored twice in the first-half of the Group B match, but the reigning European champions looked to be headed to a gruelling defeat thanks to Nacho’s wonder-strike midway through the second-half.…

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Government may tweak terms for social media hub

NEW DELHI: Facing flak for its alleged attempts to “snoop” into emails and monitor social mediacontent, the ministry of information and broadcastingmay drop some controversial sections of the terms of reference for setting up a social media communication hub, issued in April this year. To facilitate a fresh look, the ministry has extended the last date for submission of…

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Zero teaser release highlights: Shah Rukh Khan’s Eid gift is here!

Zero teaser: Here’s what celebrities and fans said about the teaser of Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif starrer Zero. Shah Rukh Khan’s experiments with his roles continue. After films like Ra.One and FAN, King Khan’s upcoming film Zero has him playing the role of a vertically challenged man. The teaser of this…

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Afghanistan bowlers strike late in inaugural cricket Test with India

Afghanistan’s bowlers claimed some late success on their Test debut after the India openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay had both made centuries on a rain-hit opening day in Bengaluru. After winning the toss, the hosts soon set about Afghanistan, who were captained by Asghar Stanikzai for the historic one-off encounter, scheduled for five days…

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