Student Crushed Under Iron Slab At Metro Construction Site

July 13, 2017

Lucknow: A college student was killed and his college-mate injured when an iron slab fell on them at a Metro Rail construction site in Lucknow today, police said. The incident took place near Colvin Taluqdars’ College. Syed Mohammed Ismail (17) and his friend were standing outside their college, when the iron slab fell on them, they said. The two were rushed to a hospital, where Ismail died. Let’s block ads!…

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Jose Quintana deal a Windy City win for both Cubs and White Sox

July 13, 2017

2:15 PM ET The oft-suggested notion that the White Sox and Cubs won’t do a high-profile trade together has, on its surface, always been absurd. There are only 29 potential trade partners around, and if a deal helps your team, who cares if it also helps your in-market competitor? Anyway, the franchises set that theory on its ear Thursday with the out-of-nowhere trade that sends South Side lefty Jose Quintana…

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This Woman Is the First Top Cop In Crime-Prone District In Delhi

July 13, 2017

New Delhi: After the attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims that killed seven in Jammu and Kashmir earlier this week, security for large groups of pilgrims of Lord Shiva known as Kanwariyas is a big focus for the Delhi Police next week. And Deputy Commissioner of Police Nupur Prasad is busy holding meetings discussing on security. The top police officer of Shahdara district in East Delhi, through which the Kanwariyas enter…

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Ghaziabad Man Booked For Rape On Marriage Pretext

July 13, 2017

New Delhi: A case has been filed against a Ghaziabad resident after a 27-year-old woman filed a complaint of repeated sexual assault on the pretext of marriage, police said today. Police said the woman, a resident of Masoodpur in south Delhi, said in her complaint to Vasant Kunj police in south Delhi that she met accused Rohit Choudhary, 30, on social networking site ‘Facebook’ in November 2015. The woman said…

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The Smallest Star Known to Humankind

July 13, 2017

This artist’s rendering compares EBLM J0555-57Ab to both Jupiter and TRAPPIST-1. (Credit: A. Boetticher et al., 2017) A team of astronomers at the University of Cambridge was on the lookout for new exoplanets when they came across an exciting accidental discovery: They found the smallest star measured to this day. This tiny new star, which is being called EBLM J0555-57Ab, is about 600 light-years from Earth, and has a comparable…

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BJP President Amit Shah To Meet Delhi BJP Leaders Over Next 2 Days

July 13, 2017

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah will over the next two days meet party’s Delhi unit leaders and eminent citizens as part of his efforts to strengthen the organisation across the country. He will hold meetings with the core group and office bearers of Delhi BJP at the NDMC Convention Centre tomorrow and visit the local unit office on July 15, the party said in a statement. Mr Shah will…

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Cubs get Quintana from White Sox for prospects

July 13, 2017

11:42 AM ET ESPN.com news services The Chicago Cubs have acquired left-hander Jose Quintana from the Chicago White Sox for a haul of young talent, including their top prospect Eloy Jimenez. The White Sox also get right-handed pitcher Dylan Cease, first baseman Matt Rose and infielder Bryant Flete. Jimenez, an outfielder, is the No. 5 prospect in baseball, according to Baseball America. Quintana, 28, is 4-8 with a 4.49 ERA…

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NFL business: What will and won't happen by 2020

July 13, 2017

7:40 AM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Louis Riddick, Mike Sando and Field Yates team up to rank the NFL teams that are in the best — and worst — shape for the next three seasons. How do the Cowboys and Patriots stack up? Just how long can soon-to-be-40-year-old Tom Brady play? And Odell Beckham Jr. will make how much on his new deal? With help from league insiders, we’re forecasting…

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Venus fights off Konta, reaches Wimbledon final

11:25 AM ET ESPN.com news services LONDON — Winning never gets old for Venus Williams. The 37-year-old American ended the hopes of Britain’s Johanna Konta in the women’s semifinals with a 6-4, 6-2 win on Centre Court on Thursday. Williams will be seeking a sixth Wimbledon singles title Saturday against Garbine Muguruza, who advanced to the final at the All England Club by beating Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1. If Williams…

July 13, 2017
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