Sources: Hawks pass on Knicks' Hardaway offer

July 8, 2017

12:43 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The Atlanta Hawks will not match the New York Knicks’ four-year, $71 million offer sheet to restricted free agent Tim Hardaway Jr., league sources told ESPN on Saturday. The Hawks, who had two days to match the offer, plan to notify the NBA and Knicks later Saturday, the sources said. Hardaway, a 25-year-old shooting guard, has spent the past two seasons in Atlanta after spending…

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Free Surgery In Private Hospitals If Waiting List Long: Arvind Kejriwal

July 8, 2017

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Saturday that Delhi residents will not have to wait much for life-saving surgeries in government hospitals as they can get them done for free in private ones. After launching the health scheme, Mr Kejriwal said if any patient doesn’t get a date for surgery at a government hospital within one month, the hospital would refer him to private hospitals and the government…

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Faridabad Doctors Remove 150 Pins From Man's Body

July 8, 2017

Faridabad: Doctors at a hospital in Faridabad near Delhi removed more than 150 “pins” from a man’s body, a procedure others had refused to perform saying it was “too risky”. Earlier this year, Badrilal Meena of Rajasthan during a follow-up X-Ray of his leg-wound discovered that he was suffering from an one-of-a-kind ailment. The 56-year-old had “pins” of various sizes stuck in different parts of his body. Referred to a…

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Sober Marinovich, 48, attempts QB comeback

12:23 PM ET ESPN.com news services Former NFL quarterback Todd Marinovich, less than one year after being arrested with drugs while naked, wants to play again and is attempting a comeback at age 48. Sixteen years since he last played for the Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League and after being released by the Los Angeles Raiders in 1993, Marinovich will don the uniform of the SoCal Coyotes…

July 8, 2017
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Citizen Scientists Diving to Study The Mystery of Manta Rays

July 8, 2017

This post is part of our Divers’ series. We encourage readers to continue the conversation by adding their own comments, question or concerns on our Underbelly of a manta ray. Credit: David Spreekmeester (CC BY-ND 2.0) As we gazed upward in anticipation, I recalled the suggestion of our dive leader to pay special attention to the markings on the rays’ underbellies. These markings, he said, were as unique as fingerprints…

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Air India Launches Hyderabad-Washington Flight

July 8, 2017

Hyderabad: Air India on Saturday started a new flight connecting Washington with Hyderabad via Delhi. GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), which operates Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad, has announced establishing connectivity with Washington’s Dulles International Airport. An Air India 104 will operate on the route thrice a week. Washington is the second city in the US to be connected with Hyderabad after Chicago. The US is the largest…

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#SocialSkim: Snapchat's Business-Friendly Features, Facebook's Transparency Metrics: 10 Stories This Week

July 8, 2017

This week’s ‘Skim: Snapchat adds key new business-friendly features in a bid to keep Instagram at bay, also makes On-Demand Geofilters easy; Facebook successfully completes drone test meant to bring Internet access to rural populations, and it launches new transparency metrics to increase brands’ trust; boosting traffic the right way with Instagram Story Ads; how Instagram is driving sales for publishers and could for you, too; how teens use social…

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Flying out of Delhi? Now pay less

July 8, 2017

Passengers flying out of Delhi will now have to pay less with the aviation regulatory body slashing the user development fee (UDF) on domestic as well international flights from here. Domestic passengers departing from the Indira Gandhi International airport will now have to pay a UDF of Rs 10, as against the levy of Rs 275-550 earlier. International passengers will have to pay Rs 45, down from Rs 635-1,270. Both…

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Techies are no longer sought after in Indian marriage market

July 8, 2017

Parents seeking to get their daughters married are no more interested in IT engineers. Earlier techies were a ‘prized catch’ in the marriage market, thanks to their job security, fat paychecks and potential to settle abroad. Of late the sector is going through a lot of turbulence with job instability. Not just rampant layoffs, Trump’s strict policies on immigration has shut the door for future NRIs and most importantly automation…

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6 Men Transporting Buffaloes Thrashed By Mob In Delhi

July 8, 2017

New Delhi: Six men transporting buffaloes to a slaughter house in east Delhi were thrashed by a mob on Friday evening. The men were carrying about 80 buffaloes in mini trucks when they were intercepted by a group of unidentified men near Baba Haridas Nagar in Outer Delhi, police said. The mob released the buffaloes and beat all six men inside the mini trucks. When the police arrived on the…

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