Cricket News 

BCCI Media Rights: Star India Wins E-Auction With 6138.1 Crore Bid, Completes Indian Cricket Broadcast Monopoly

Star India has bagged the Board of Control for Cricket in Indian (BCCI) media rights for television and digital rights for the Indian cricket team and domestic championships from 2018 to 2023 on Thursday, after an intense bidding process that lasted three days. In a first of it’s kind E-action, Star India came on top against heavyweights like Sony and Jio after their bid of Rs 6138.1 Cr bagged them the prized broadcasting rights. The bidding process has ensured another huge windfall for the the BCCI as previously, Star paid…

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Bollywood News Tennis 

Salman Khan convicted; Saif, Tabu walk free in 1998 blackbuck poaching case

A Jodhpur court on Thursday convicted Salman Khan. His ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ co-stars, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre, Neelam however were acquitted in the 1998 blackbuck killing case. Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri pronounced the verdict in the case that had been going on for 20 years. Arguments on the punishment are underway.   Khan’s team is currently in discussion so that the actor gets bail today. If rejected, the actor may have to spend prison time till Monday, when the he can re-apply for bail. Khan…

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Cricket IPL News 

Vivo Indian Premier League 2018 Schedule

Vivo IPL 2018 schedule has been officially announced by BCCI and IPL board member. This is the 11th season of IPL and both banned team (CSK and RR) come back in this season. CSK fans have good news here. The first match will be held on 07th April 2018 between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai. The final of IPL will also take place at Mumbai only. Here is the complete list of IPL 2018 Schedule Download it and Save it.  IPL 2018 Schedule launched and You can bookmark this page or download it. VIVO INDIAN PREMIER…

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Cricket News 

Smith, Warner banned for 12 months by Cricket Australia

Steven Smith and David Warner, formerly captain and vice-captain of Australia, have been banned for 12 months by Cricket Australia for their roles in the pre-meditated plan to tamper with the ball on the third day of the Cape Town Test against South Africa. Cameron Bancroft, the player actually caught tampering with the ball, has been banned for nine months. Smith and Warner have also been banned from captaining Australia for two years. An official announcement of their penalties is expected to be announced soon, as the fallout of the scandal, which…

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Current Affairs News Political News 

Supreme Court declares it illegal for khap panchayats to stall marriage between consenting adults

HIGHLIGHTS The SC said that any assembly which is intended to scuttle a marriage of two consenting adults is also illegal An NGO Shakti Vahini had in 2010 moved the top court seeking directions from the central and state governments to prevent and control so-called honour crimes The Supreme Court (SC) today declared illegal any attempt by khap panchayats to end a marriage between consenting adults. The SC said that any assembly which is intended to scuttle a marriage of two consenting adults is also illegal. The orders were passed by a three-judge…

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International News News 

Stephen Hawking, cosmology’s brightest star, dies aged 76

Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions, has died aged 76. His family released a statement in the early hours of Wednesday morning confirming his death at his home in Cambridge. Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim said in a statement: “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. “He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years. His courage and persistence…

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Current Affairs News 

SC extends March 31 deadline of Aadhaar linking till it gives its order

The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended indefinitely the March 31 deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar + with bank accounts and mobile phones. The SC said that its interim order on not insisting Aadhaar, except for giving subsidy, will remain in force till the five-judge bench gives its judgment on petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar. “The government cannot insist for mandatory Aadhaar even for the issuance of Tatkal passport,” the Supreme Court said. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had on March 7 said it may not be possible to…

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Current Affairs News 

In landmark decision, Supreme Court allows passive euthanasia, ‘living will’

Stating that human beings have the right to die with dignity, the Supreme Court (SC) today allowed passive euthanasia, but made sure to set out strict guidelines that will govern when it is permitted. The top court also allowed an individual to draft a living will specifying that they not be put on life support if they slip into an incurable coma in the future. In a ‘living will’, a person can make a statement in advance that their life should not be prolonged by putting them on a ventilator or an artificial support system. The order…

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Cricket News Sports 

Kohli, Dhoni the brains behind new A+ player contracts

Recognising the best performers in Indian cricket and rewarding them for maintaining those high standards. This was the idea behind the BCCI’s new A+ category contract worth INR 7 crore (USD 1 million approx.) and it came to be on the suggestion of the current Indian captain Virat Kohli and the former captain MS Dhoni. The number of contracted players is now down from 32 to 26, with a new A+ category created ESPNcricinfo Ltd Anil Kumble, the previous head coach, had initiated discussions about the pay structure, first among senior players and then with the…

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Bollywood Current Affairs News 

Forensic Tests Say Cause Of Sridevi’s Death “Accidental Drowning”: Report

Veteran actor Sridevi died due to “accidental drowning”, the postmortem conducted in Dubai said today, reported Gulf news. The autopsy report has been handed over to the family. The funeral of the 54-year-old is expected to be held in Mumbai within a few hours, after her body is flown back from Dubai, where she died on the weekend. Since this morning, film stars, celebrities and fans have been seen at the home of Anil Kapoor, Sridevi’s brother-in-law and former co-star. Sridevi, 54, died suddenly on Saturday night of a cardiac…

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