Anderson makes plea for 'big hundreds'

12:59 PM ET George Dobell James Anderson believes England will need “a 90mph bowler” and “big hundreds” from their batsmen if they are to win the next Ashes series in Australia. Anderson said he felt the relative lack of pace in England’s attack and their failure to post imposing first-innings totals has contributed to their defeat this time around. And while he conceded – tongue in cheek – that his…

December 31, 2017
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Roosters Have Special Ears So They Don't Crow Themselves To Deaf

December 31, 2017

Roosters have built-in earplugs that shut off their ears when they crow. Because of course they do. Photo Credit: Little Perfect Stock/Shutterstock If you’ve spent any time around roosters, you know that their “morning” crowing can be… loud. That distinctive cock-a-doodle-doo is piercing: if you happen to be standing near a rooster sounding off, you’re hit with a sound wave that’s about 100 decibels. That’s unpleasantly loud, like the whir…

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2017 Rewind: 11 weirdly interesting news stories from the world of health

December 31, 2017

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: December 31, 2017 10:29 pm In all seriousness, here are some unusual news from the world of medicine in 2017. (Source: Thinkstock images) Matters concerning health and medicine must be dealt with in all seriousness. From medical inventions to finding revolutionary cures, scientists, doctors and medical experts go through a lot to bring about change and make the world better place. But,…

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Sources: Broncos unlikely to retain Joseph

December 31, 2017

If Vance Joseph lasts just one season with the Broncos, it will be the shortest tenure for a full-time coach in franchise history. Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images Stability and consistency at quarterback were among the primary issues for the Broncos this season, as quarterback Trevor Siemian, Paxton Lynch and Brock Osweiler all started games behind center. The Broncos’ eight-game losing streak from Oct. 15 to Dec. 3 was their…

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Mumbai Pubs Blame Each Other Over Kamala Mills Fire That Killed 14

December 31, 2017

Mumbai: A blame game has erupted between the two pubs that had erected illegal structures at the Kamala Mills Compound in Mumbai leading to a massive fire on Friday that killed 14 people. The police are on the lookout for the management of 1Above who claim they are being targeted as the owners of the adjacent pub are influential. The police, after recording statements of survivors of the fire believe…

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Delhi Man Allegedly Kills Family, Commits Suicide Over Brother's Death

December 31, 2017

New Delhi: Three members of a family, including an eight-year-old boy, were found dead at their house in southwest Delhi’s Chhawla area today morning, police said. Ajay, 38, was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his room. The bodies of his wife Manju, 35 and son Magan were found in the bed. In another room, his 12-year-old daughter was found lying in bed. She was rushed to a hospital…

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Bigg Boss 11 December 31, Weekend Ka Vaar written update: Salman Khan and housemates ring in the New Year amid fun

December 31, 2017

By Srishty Arora Written by Srishty Arora | New Delhi | Updated: December 31, 2017 11:43 pm Bigg Boss 11 December 31, Weekend Ka Vaar: Here’s everything you need to know about tonight’s episode. Missed last night’s Bigg Boss 11 episode? Read all the highlights from the latest episode of India’s most controversial reality show aired on Colors. 10.24 pm: Salman leaves the stage by wishing new year to everyone….

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Hyderabad Metro Develops Snag, Services Disrupted For Almost An Hour

December 31, 2017

Hyderabad: A metro train developed a technical problem leading to disruption of services for some time today morning. “A train had some technical problem at Ameerpet in the morning. It was safely taken to the nearby Prakash Nagar station and parked there to give way to other trains coming from both directions,” said an official of Hyderabad Metro. The train movements were stopped between Ameerpet and Mettuguda for about an…

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Delhi Transport Department May Use QR Codes To Track Autos, Cabs

December 31, 2017

New Delhi: With an aim to boost passenger safety, the Delhi Transport department is working on a QR code based system to keep a tab on the autorickshaws and cabs plying on city roads. The department would set up a control room at its headquarters in Civil Lines, so that autorickshaws and cabs could be tracked while ferrying passengers, a senior official of transport department said. QR code stickers on…

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