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Ashwin warns England with six-for in county match against Somerset

Looking to get some quality match practice ahead of joining the Indian in Durham on Thursday, Ashwin did more than enough with 58 overs under his belt and a match haul of 7 for 127.

published on : 15th July 2021

Steady Ashwin bowls with new ball for Surrey, gets 24 overs under his belt by tea time

The Indian off-spinner became the first specialist slow bowler in last 11 years to open the bowling in an English county game after Jeetan Patel in the year 2010.

published on : 11th July 2021

English FA fined over fan disturbances, laser pointing at Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel

The FA was also sanctioned due to "disturbances during the national anthems and setting of fireworks" by England supporters at Wembley, some of whom booed the Danish anthem.

published on : 10th July 2021

'Pogonotrophy': Shashi Tharoor shares new English word, refers to PM Modi while explaining meaning

Tharoor said he learnt of the new word pogonotrophy, which means the growing or cultivation of a beard, from a friend. He also used the word to take an apparent dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 2nd July 2021

COVID-19: Punjab allows reopening of IELTS coaching centres; bars and pubs to remain closed

IELTS is a global standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers.

published on : 25th June 2021

Edinson Cavani tempted by South American return after Manchester United

Last month, Cavani ended uncertainty over his immediate future by committing to a second season with the Red Devils, to the delight of United's fans as well as his manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

published on : 15th June 2021

UG colleges to offer only English medium courses

All degree colleges in the State will offer courses only in English medium from the 2021-22 academic year.

published on : 15th June 2021

English FA chooses first female leader in 158-year history

The experienced businesswoman is set to join the English FA in January, 14 months after Greg Clarke resigned in fallout from making offensive comments at a parliamentary meeting.

published on : 8th June 2021

Portal to boost English language skills of state syllabus students

At present, the portal is at the designing stage and the resource teams are working on it.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Eric Cantona 'proud' but 'not surprised' to join Premier League Hall of Fame

Cantona, who began his career in England at Leeds, scored 70 goals in 156 Premier League appearances and won four titles in five seasons for Manchester United.

published on : 18th May 2021

Emily Blunt to lead Western series 'The English'

The 38-year-old actor will co-star with Chaske Spencer, known for featuring in "Twilight" movies and "Banshee", in the six-episode show, BBC said in a press release.

published on : 12th May 2021

Liverpool beats Southampton 2-0 to stay in English Premier League top-four race

Jurgen Klopp's side stumbled over the line for only a second league win at home in 2021 thanks to Sadio Mane's first-half header and Thiago Alcantara's first goal for the club in the 90th minute.

published on : 9th May 2021

Manchester United fans force unprecedented Premier League postponement over protests

As fans protested on the field against United's owners - the Glazer family - flares were set off and thousands more supporters filled the concourse outside Old Trafford.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Virgil Van Dijk tells Liverpool to savour title pressure

Van Dijk has been so instrumental in Liverpool's improvement from the side that finished 25 points adrift of City last season.

published on : 29th March 2019

Mauricio Pochettino hails new Spurs stadium 'best in the world'

The Argentine offered his congratulations to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on being handed a three-year deal at Manchester United.

published on : 29th March 2019
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