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Late Ronaldo strike boosts Real Madrid

Madrid, April 19 (IANS) An outstanding performance by the goalkeeper Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane passed on during the January transfer window left the multiple European champions needing some Cristiano Ronaldo magic in the final…

Over 500,000 still affected by Sri Lanka drought

Colombo, April 19 (IANS) Over 500,000 people still remain affected by the drought in 10 districts of Sri Lanka, according to a report released by the Sri Lankan Disaster Management Centre (DMC) on Thursday. The DMC said the 10 districts…

Special train takes CSK fans to Pune

Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Exiled from Chennai after protests on the Cauvery waters issue, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) sponsors have taken a few hundred of their die-hard fans to their new home Pune for the Friday match against Rajasthan…

Moon-Kim hotline to open April 20: South Korea

Seoul, April 19 (IANS) A hotline between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will open on Friday ahead of their summit set for April 27, Seoul's presidential office said on Thursday. "The hotline between…

Chinese bike-sharing service ofo welcomed in India

Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Chinese bike-sharing company ofo received more than 1.1 million orders in India in the first quarter in 2018, the firm said on Thursday. The company announced the decision to enter the Indian market in November…

US Senate allows babies in chamber

Washington, April 19 (IANS) In a rare move, the US Senate has voted unanimously to allow the babies of its members into the chamber. The rule change was done on Wednesday to accommodate senators with newborn babies, allowing them now to be…