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We will like to be more consistent wherever we go: Dhoni

We will like to be more consistent wherever we go: Dhoni

Chennai: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that it has been a mixed season for the World Champions since winning the World Cup a year ago. “We had ups and downs. We won the World Cup which was very big for us. After that, we …

My critics haven’t taught me my cricket: Sachin

My critics haven’t taught me my cricket: Sachin

“My critics haven’t taught me my cricket,” Sachin Tendulkar has said in a rebuttal to those who were calling for him to retire.The day he feels “a little less passion” when walking out to bat for India, “I will give up the game”, the master …

Poor literacy increases early death risk

Poor literacy increases early death risk

One in three adults aged over 65 in England have difficulty understanding basic health-related information, suggests a study in the BMJ.They are more than twice as likely to die within five years as adults with no literacy problems, it was found. The University College London …

Virat Kohli leads India to an incredible six-wicket victory

Virat Kohli leads India to an incredible six-wicket victory

Mirpur: Virat Kohli produced a blistering 183 off 148 balls as India notched up their highest run chase ever to register an incredible six-wicket victory over arch rivals Pakistan and keep themselves afloat in the Asia Cup cricket tournament here Sunday. Chasing Pakistan’s stiff 329 …

Poor hospitals ‘threaten lives’

Poor hospitals ‘threaten lives’

  Poor hospital care poses a risk to the lives of many patients in the developing world, say researchers. A study of 26 hospitals in eight countries in the Middle East and Africa found more than one death per day in every hospital was due …

Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th century

Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th century

Sachin Tendulkar’s incredible cricketing journey reached a momentous destination in Mirpur on Friday. The maestro became the first cricketer to notch up 100 international centuries when he scored 114 against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup ODI tournament. The little big man, who innovates and creates, …

School bags ‘causing back pain’

School bags ‘causing back pain’

Rucksacks loaded with school books have been linked to higher levels of back pain in a study of Spanish school children. The findings, reported in Archives of Disease in Childhood, said many pupils had “excessively loaded” backpacks.This was linked to higher levels of back pain …

Red meat increases death, cancer and heart risk

Red meat increases death, cancer and heart risk

A diet high in red meat can shorten life expectancy, according to researchers at Harvard Medical School. The study of more than 120,000 people suggested red meat increased the risk of death from cancer and heart problems. Substituting red meat with fish, chicken or nuts …

Lionel Messi scored his 50th club goal

Lionel Messi scored his 50th club goal

  Lionel Messi scored his 50th club goal of the season with a double on Sunday as Barcelona beat Racing Santander 2-0, but the Catalan club still remains 10 points off the Spanish League leader Real Madrid. After scoring a remarkable five in the Champions …

Ice cream ‘as addictive as cocaine’

Ice cream ‘as addictive as cocaine’

London: Ice cream buffs, beware! The mouth- watering treat could be as addictive as cocaine, according to researchers who claim to have revealed that the cravings for the two are quite similar. A team at the Oregon Research Institute says it has found that the …

Indian team are not fit for Test cricket: Greg Chappaell

Indian team are not fit for Test cricket: Greg Chappaell

Adelaide: Former India coach Greg Chappell mocked the Indian team saying they are not fit for Test cricket. The former Australian captain went a step ahead and blamed the Indian culture for the team’s debacle in the tour of Australia. “Test cricket is pretty tough …

‘Child behaviour link’ to snoring

‘Child behaviour link’ to snoring

  Children who snore, or who have other night-time breathing conditions, are at risk from behavioural problems, according to a study.Sleep apnoea and snoring made conditions such as hyperactivity more likely later on, researchers said. The study, published in the US journal Pediatrics, looked at …