Former Indian Skipper Sourav Ganguli Declares India VS New Zealand ICC 2019 First Semi-Final Declared A Tactical Blunder By Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli Could Have Led India To Sunday 14 Final

The Men in Blue lost to the Black Caps in the first semi-final of ICC 2019 in Manchester on 10 July 2019. Indian team was knocked out in a modest 240 run chase by the New Zealand pace battery.

Sky remain overcast throughout the match and rain forced it into the reserve day. It was clear from the start that it wasn’t a batting wicket but Kiwis managed to get 239 after losing 8 wickets in 50 overs.

Indian team was aware about the bowling wicket but took no lessons from the warmup fixture with Kiwis that India lost. The New Zealand pace battery spearheaded by Trent Boult and Matt Henry rattled the top 3 batsmen of India including the skipper Virat Kohli the first three overs.

After the loss of skipper, the team lost control over the game but the captain didn’t try to strengthen the team position by changing the batting order. MS Dhoni was sent on number seven when the team could take advantage of his experience by sending him on fourth or fifth position.

Together MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja rekindled the hope of Indian team … Read the rest


Christie’s Proceeds With Sale Of Tutankhamun Statue Ignoring Egyptian Outcry

British auction house Christie’s auctioned a rate bust of Tutankhamun amid allegations from the former EgyptianMinister of State for Antiquities Affairs Dr.ZahiHawass.

The artefact

It was a rare quartzite bust of boy king as the god Amen that came for auction and was sold at a staggering price of STG4.7 million ($A8.4 million). However, the starting bid was of STG3m ($A5.4m).


Egyptian experts including the former minister who is himself a renowned archaeologist and Egyptologist. It was alleged that the rare bust of Tutankhamun was stolen from Egypt. But Christie’s clarified remain firm on the auction.


Christie’s stated that the it has no doubts about the origin of the historical artefact and that the rare bust was never a subject of investigation anywhere in the world.

The Christie’s further clarified its role of providing a transparent and legitimate market to historic objects. It recognized that sale of rare objects could spur complex discussions but it strengthened its position by saying that it upheld the highest standards for transfer of such objects.


Christie’s took strong cognizance to the allegation and reaffirmed that all the necessary processes related to sale of rare artefacts including … Read the rest


US Open: Bianca Andreescu Writes History By Winning The Singles Grand Slam

Bianca Andreescu became the latest trending news in the US Open. The 19-year old Canadian national beat Serena Williams in singles Grand Slam title. Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the US Open.

Who’s Bianca Andreescu?

12-moths ago, this Canadian national was ranked outside the top-200 tennis players and she also failed to perform in the qualifiers for the US Open last year. Also, she’s never gone past the second round in the tournament. But today, this teenager has become the first teenager to win a Grand Slam singles after Maria Sharapova in 2006.

Bianca Andreescu’s achievements

• 1st player to win the US Open on her main-draw debut
• $6.27m of prized money
• 5th rank in the latest WTA rankings
• 8-0 career record against the Top 10
• 12 consecutive three-set victories
• 14 consecutive winnings

Bianca Andreescu praised Serena Williams

She said that the champion Serena Williams greeted her with a smile and that Williams was gracious. There was a point when Andreescu thought that Serena Williams would fight back but she impressed Williams with her game to the point where the Queen of tennis gave up and let Bianca win the title. It was … Read the rest

Economic Slowdown

Economic Slowdown Is Cyclic:I&B Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar

In the latest trending news, the I&B and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar presented the 100-day report card of Modi 2.0 government and answered some of the burning questions related to Kashmir, economic slowdown and steep penalties for traffic violations.

Article 370 and 35A

The minister made it clear thatabrogation of special status of Jammu and Kashmir was necessary to bring the erstwhile princely state into the mainstream development politics. He made a strong point by saying that not a single bullet had been fired in Kashmir for 35 days of repealing the special status. Also, Section 144 is in effect in only 14 police stations.

I&B and Environment Minister on Pakistan

The minster said that Kashmir was the center of foreign policy of Pakistan and that is why Pakistan is making hue and cry over the change of Kashmir’s status. But the world leaders are with India.

Economic slowdown

The minister said that the economy was on strong ground despite global slowdown. He further stressed that the government was taking whatever measures were necessary. The country was on the way to become a $5 trillion economy and supported the measures like merger of public sector banks and additional credit … Read the rest


Portugal Qualifies For Euro 2020 With Ronaldo’s Superb Performance

European champions Portugal beat Serbia in Euro 2020 qualifying Group Bmatch by 4-2. William Carvalho, Goncalo Guedes, Cristiano Ronaldo and Bernardo Silva made goals but it was Cristiano Ronaldo that emerged as start player.

According to the latest trending news, the Portuguese team reached the second place in the group. It earned 5-points in three games but it is 8-points behind the runaway leader Ukraine who scored 13-points in three matches. Luxembourg holds the third-place and Serbia slipped to fourth-place.

Cristiano Ronaldo

He looked subdued in the first half after receiving a hostile reception at Red Star stadium. Serbian fans jeered at him every time he touched the ball but he gave a stunning performance despite the antagonistic response from the Serbian crowd. The Serbian team and its fans tasted the football of the class Ronaldo belongs to in the 80th minute of the game when he shot the ball into the net. This goal sealed the match for Serbia that gave up soon.

Coach Fernando Santos

He steered Portugal to the Euro 2016 title in France and also in the National League in the start of 2019. Fernando Santos was happy with the performance and hoped that it … Read the rest


Ram Jethmalani Rests In Peace After Playing A Striking Inning In Law And Politics

Today’s latest trending news is about the eminent criminal lawyer and former Union Minister of Law Ram Jethmalani who passed away at 7:45 an at his official residence in New Delhi. He was 95 and was four days away from his 96th birthday.

Ram Jethmalani career

Ram Jethmalani represented prominent persons from L.K. Advani to Haji Mastan and from assassins of Indira Gandhi to Rajiv Gandhi. But he rose into prominence from the famous Nanavati murder case of 1962. The case involved a naval officer who was charged of murder of lover of his wife. Jethmalani represented the victim. After Nanavati case, Ram Jethmalani became a celebrity in Bombay.

Member of Parliament and Minister

Ram Jethmalani was elected to 6th and 7th Lok Sabha on BHP ticket. He also became a member of Rajya Sabha in 1988. He also served as minister for law and urban development in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.

PM Modi condoles the death of Ram Jethmalani

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to express his grief over the demise of a note criminal lawyer and politician. He said that India had lost an exceptional lawyer and an iconic public figure. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal … Read the rest