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Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 2

21 Jan 2020

Australian Open 2020: The major happenings on Day 2

The Australian Open 2020 got off to a frantic start on Monday with the top brass in both men's and women's singles dishing out some superb performances.

Russia could be banned form Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's why

23 Nov 2019

Russia could be banned form Tokyo Olympics 2020: Here's why

The Russian contingent might lose its spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) declares the country's drug-testing authority non-compliant with the international rules.

US Open 2019: Nadal to face Medvedev in final

07 Sep 2019

US Open 2019: Nadal to face Medvedev in final

Rafael Nadal's quest for a fourth US Open Slam title was on track after he overcame Matteo Berrettini in the semi-final.

US Open 2019: Preview, key players and seedings

22 Aug 2019

US Open 2019: Preview, key players and seedings

The US Open is the final Grand Slam of the year and top tennis players will be aiming to make it count at the Flushing Meadows.

Cincinnati Masters: Madison Keys and Daniil Medvedev win respective honors

19 Aug 2019

Cincinnati Masters: Madison Keys and Daniil Medvedev win respective honors

The Cincinnati Masters finally came to an end with two surprise winners in the men's and women's singles event respectively.

Here're some facts about Maria Sharapova you might not know

30 Jul 2019

Here're some facts about Maria Sharapova you might not know

Maria Sharapova is one of the top-rated and highest paid female tennis players to date.

Russia: Plane catches fire mid-air, makes emergency landing; 13 dead

06 May 2019

Russia: Plane catches fire mid-air, makes emergency landing; 13 dead

At least 13 people have died after a fire broke out on board a passenger plane in Russia on Sunday.

Leak suggests Google might launch Pixel 3a phones in May

06 Apr 2019

Leak suggests Google might launch Pixel 3a phones in May

Google's new lower-cost phones, expected to be marketed as Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, could launch in May.

Deployment of Russian troops in troubled Venezuela violates constitution: Guaido

27 Mar 2019

Deployment of Russian troops in troubled Venezuela violates constitution: Guaido

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido charged yesterday that the deployment of Russian troops in the troubled South American country violates its constitution.

Google's lower-cost phones may launch as Pixel 3a, 3a XL

15 Mar 2019

Google's lower-cost phones may launch as Pixel 3a, 3a XL

Thanks to a barrage of leaks, we know that Google is working to launch two new lower-cost Pixel phones.

Google Pixel 3 Lite phones pass FCC certification, launch imminent

28 Feb 2019

Google Pixel 3 Lite phones pass FCC certification, launch imminent

Thanks to some credible leaks, we know Google is working to launch Pixel 3 Lite and Pixel 3 Lite XL as lower-cost models of its Pixel 3 flagships.

AK-47 maker Kalashnikov has made a cheap, 'suicide' drone

24 Feb 2019

AK-47 maker Kalashnikov has made a cheap, 'suicide' drone

The Russian company that made the iconic AK-47 rifle, Kalashnikov, has unveiled a new 'suicide' drone that has the potential to revolutionize drone warfare.

Google to launch affordable Pixel smartphone this year: Report

14 Feb 2019

Google to launch affordable Pixel smartphone this year: Report

With the ever increasing demand in emerging markets, Google is working to launch its first low-cost smartphone in 2019, according to a report.

Russian couple performs dangerous stunts with their baby, arrested

05 Feb 2019

Russian couple performs dangerous stunts with their baby, arrested

A Russian couple was detained in Malaysia on Monday after a video surfaced on social media showing them perform dangerous stunts with their infant.

This Russian start-up will put billboards in space by 2021

19 Jan 2019

This Russian start-up will put billboards in space by 2021

After a cherry-red sports car and disco ball, billboards are set to go into space.

Google to launch affordable Pixel 3 Lite smartphone in 2019

28 Dec 2018

Google to launch affordable Pixel 3 Lite smartphone in 2019

Thanks to some really credible leaks, we know Google is working on the affordable variants of its Pixel 3 flagships.

Russian mine fire: Nine workers feared dead in Solikamsk

23 Dec 2018

Russian mine fire: Nine workers feared dead in Solikamsk

Nine workers were feared dead yesterday after a fire in a Russian potash mine in the Urals town of Solikamsk, local officials said.

Putin told Pence Russia didn't meddle in vote: Kremlin spokesman

20 Nov 2018

Putin told Pence Russia didn't meddle in vote: Kremlin spokesman

President Vladimir Putin denied any Russian involvement when US Vice President Mike Pence asked last week about meddling in the 2016 election, the Kremlin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov said.

Google Pixel 3 Lite leaked: Specifications, design, price details

17 Nov 2018

Google Pixel 3 Lite leaked: Specifications, design, price details

Previous rumors of a mid-range Pixel 3 smartphone, which was reportedly codenamed Sargo, now seem credible.

Rome: Over 20 people injured as escalator loses control

24 Oct 2018

Rome: Over 20 people injured as escalator loses control

Over 20 people suffered injuries at a Central Rome metro station on Tuesday when an escalator malfunctioned; most of them were Russian football fans.

Crimea: At least 17 killed in attack on college

17 Oct 2018

Crimea: At least 17 killed in attack on college

An attack on a college in the Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea has left dozens injured and at least 17 dead.

Astronauts escape after ISS-bound Russian rocket fails mid-air: Details here

11 Oct 2018

Astronauts escape after ISS-bound Russian rocket fails mid-air: Details here

A Russian rocket carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) failed mid-air, forcing the duo to make an emergency escape.

Russia's computer scientists, programmers long tied to military, secret services

07 Oct 2018

Russia's computer scientists, programmers long tied to military, secret services

During the Soviet era, Russia's top computer scientists and programmers largely worked for the secret services.

Plane carrying 15 people shot down by Syrian missile: Russia

18 Sep 2018

Plane carrying 15 people shot down by Syrian missile: Russia

Russia's Defense Ministry said one of its reconnaissance aircraft with 15 people on board has been brought down by a Syrian surface-to-air missile over the Mediterranean Sea.

US to slap sanctions on Russia over nerve agent attack

10 Aug 2018

US to slap sanctions on Russia over nerve agent attack

The US yesterday said it will impose tough new sanctions on Russia after determining that Moscow used a deadly military-grade nerve agent to kill a former Russian double agent and his daughter in the UK.

European football transfers: Know what's happening

22 Jul 2018

European football transfers: Know what's happening

Even though European clubs are involved in their pre-season tours, the transfer market is in full swing.

These are the best chess players of all time

18 Jul 2018

These are the best chess players of all time

Chess is a unique game in its own accord.

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

14 Jul 2018

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

The US Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the servers of senior Democrats, including their Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 US Presidential Election.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia stun Spain to reach quarters

01 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia stun Spain to reach quarters

Today's night belongs to Russia as they have orchestrated one of the biggest upsets of the 2018 World Cup.

'Get-pregnant-by-World-Players' campaign of Burger King Russia pulled down after criticism

21 Jun 2018

'Get-pregnant-by-World-Players' campaign of Burger King Russia pulled down after criticism

The Russian leg of global food chain Burger King has apologized for its offensive advertisement where it claimed women who got pregnant with football players would get free whoppers for life and a chance to win $47,000.

Asia energy firms dive with oil-prices; Trump-Kim summit revives hope

28 May 2018

Asia energy firms dive with oil-prices; Trump-Kim summit revives hope

Energy firms plunged with oil prices in Asia today after Saudi Arabia and Russia signaled they could lift output, while indications that Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could be back on provided support to equity markets.

Russian hackers infect over 500,000 routers worldwide with malware

24 May 2018

Russian hackers infect over 500,000 routers worldwide with malware

According to researchers from Cisco's cyber intelligence unit Talos, Russian hackers have infected over 500,000 routers and network devices in at least 54 countries with a sophisticated malware called VPNFilter.

Russian fighter jet crashes off Syria, both pilots killed

03 May 2018

Russian fighter jet crashes off Syria, both pilots killed

A Russian fighter jet crashed after taking off from an airbase in Syria today, killing both pilots, Moscow's defense ministry said in a statement.

Russian in Chennai for DefExpo dies while swimming in sea

10 Apr 2018

Russian in Chennai for DefExpo dies while swimming in sea

A 55-year-old Russian national, who was in Chennai to take part in the DefExpo 2018, died today after he went for a swim in the sea at Mamallapuram, about 55km from Chennai, police said.

Telangana: Russian cyclist on world-tour mistaken for thief, beaten up

08 Apr 2018

Telangana: Russian cyclist on world-tour mistaken for thief, beaten up

A Russian cyclist on a world tour was allegedly mistaken for a thief in Telangana's Kamareddy, and beat up by locals.

World Cup: Can Russia get its act together in time?

31 Mar 2018

World Cup: Can Russia get its act together in time?

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is less than 3 months away but the football stadiums of Russia are not ready yet for hosting the premier football tournament.

Trump administration orders expulsion of 60 Russian intelligence officials

27 Mar 2018

Trump administration orders expulsion of 60 Russian intelligence officials

The Trump administration on Monday expelled 60 Russian diplomats, describing them as "intelligence officers" and also ordered the closure of Russian consulate in Seattle over the use of nerve-agent allegedly by Moscow against a former Russian spy in the UK.

Spy poisoning: Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

17 Mar 2018

Spy poisoning: Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

Not the one to take a snub lying down, Russia is to expel 23 British diplomats in response to UK ousting 23 Russian ambassadors earlier this week.

UK national-security chiefs meeting: Pressure mounts over Russian spy probe

12 Mar 2018

UK national-security chiefs meeting: Pressure mounts over Russian spy probe

British Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of her national security team on Monday after weekend confirmation that traces of a nerve agent used in the attempted murder of a Russian former double agent were found in a pub and a restaurant he visited.

Sharapova exits as India's Bhambri wins men's qualifier

08 Mar 2018

Sharapova exits as India's Bhambri wins men's qualifier

Women's star sensation Maria Sharapova bowed out of the Indian Wells tournament in the USA after losing in the first round itself.