Delhi Mall Refuses Entry To Children Of Farmers Who Committed Suicide

July 19, 2017

New Delhi: A prominent south Delhi mall on Wednesday “refused” entry to a group of children from Maharashtra, many of whose parents have committed suicide due to farm distress, Yogendra Yadav said. The Swaraj Abhiyan leader further said that a manager with DLF Place, Saket told them that the children would require “special permission” to enter its premises. The mall authorities, however, rejected the charge. When contacted, an executive of…

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Celebrating Transgender Community With Flipkart

July 19, 2017

Bengaluru: E-commerce giant, Flipkart, is ten years old and has been conducting different events to observe that landmark. July is being observed as a month dedicated to its 100 million registered customers – a number bigger than the population of many countries. And on Wednesday, in the city that is the headquarters for the company, Bengaluru, the specific customers being celebrated were transgenders. Flipkart, along with the Aravani Art Project,…

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Cubs' Bryant out after hurting finger sliding

July 19, 2017

12:55 PM ET ESPN.com news services Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant left Wednesday’s game against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning after hurting his finger sliding into third base. Bryant hit a one-out double in the inning. With two outs and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey on the mound, the ball squirted away from the catcher. Bryant took off and slid head-first into third. He caught his fingers on the…

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In Crackdown On Hyderabad Drug Racket, Celebrities To Appear Before SIT

July 19, 2017

Hyderabad: After the recent unearthing of a drug racket in Hyderabad, Tollywood celebrities who were issued notices by the excise department are to soon start appearing before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) for questioning. Famous director Puri Jagannath may be the first to be grilled. At least 12 Tollywood celebrities, including two women actresses, were issued notices. One of them is said to be Mumaith Khan, who is to be…

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The First Australians Arrived 65,000 Years Ago

July 19, 2017

Newly discovered archaeological evidence suggests the first Australians arrived at least 65,000 years ago, which challenges the increasingly shaky conventional timeline for human evolution and migration. New archaeological evidence supports an idea previously suggested by genetic studies: The first humans arrived in Australia at least 65,000 years ago. This earlier arrival date means humans were present Down Under before its widespread megafauna extinction, an event in which human activity has…

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Ex-GM Hurney back to Panthers as interim GM

July 19, 2017

11:08 AM ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers tackle Michael Oher’s reaction to the firing of GM Dave Gettleman was supportive, saying that he “hated to hear” the news and knows “he’ll be fine.” The Carolina Panthers have relieved general manager Dave Gettleman of his duties effective immediately, the team announced Monday. 1 Related Gettleman was hired in January of 2013 to replace Hurney, who was fired after a 1-5…

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Kyrie on offseason: Cavs in 'very peculiar place'

July 19, 2017

12:47 PM ET ESPN.com news services Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving weighed in on his team’s offseason on Tuesday, calling the club’s standing “peculiar.” “I understand we’re in a very peculiar place,” Irving told Sports Illustrated. “We just have to, you know, make sure that all our pieces are aligned first, and then we go from there. It’s the summertime, a lot of craziness going on in the NBA. Best…

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Players who lost significant trade value this year

July 19, 2017

10:12 AM ET A year ago today, the trade market was saturated with Ryan Braun rumors. The Brewers outfielder was having a big bounce-back season, hitting well over .300 and playing so well that the Dodgers, Giants and other teams dug into the question of his potential acquisition cost. But Braun’s trajectory since then demonstrates that circumstances can change very quickly in the trade market — a good reminder for…

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Here’s why Uber wants to further 'Decongest India' and curb pollution

July 19, 2017

Uber India today launched a national campaign ‘Decongest India’ – a nationwide effort to identify and curb causes of congestion, starting with New Delhi. The campaign reaffirms the firm’s resolve to make a difference to congestion by harnessing the promise of shared mobility and will be focusing on driving data-backed conversations on solving for congestion across Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Bangalore in the future. With studies suggesting that a private…

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Bronx blockbuster puts pinstriped pressure on Boston

8:57 AM ET BOSTON — Your move, Dave Dombrowski. As the Boston Red Sox played yet another marathon — a 15-inning, 5-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays that began in the rain Tuesday night and ended with Hanley Ramirez‘s walk-off homer at 1:09 a.m. ET Wednesday — Dombrowski sat in his front-row seat in a suite high above home plate at Fenway Park and scanned his computer, just like…

July 19, 2017
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