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Everything you need to know about Sobers Joban, the ex-Delhi cricketer in Ashes match-fixing scandal

Highlights One of the two alleged match-fixers in the Ashes match-fixing expose by British tabloid ‘The Sun’ is Sobers Joban Joban is a former Indian cricket player who represented the states of Himachal and Delhi in age-group cricket Joban claimed that he has worked on scams with former and current internationals including a World Cup-winning all-rounder NEW DELHI: One of ... Read More »

TVS Apache RR 310 on sale in limited cities

We list down the cities where you can buy the new TVS Apache RR 310 sportsbike. TVS has finally launched the Apache RR 310 at a price of Rs 2.05 lakh (ex-showroom). However, even after the launch last week, there is a lot of confusion among buyers regarding its availability in their region. Let’s clear the air. We’ve got our ... Read More »

Chennai restaurant employs robots to serve you food

Every table in this restaurant is fitted with a tablet and all one has to do is punch in their food order. The message will get transmitted to the chefs who will send the dishes to the table via the robots. Don’t be surprised if you take a seat at a Chennai restaurant and are greeted by a robot. Yes, ... Read More »

Image of ramanuja Acharya in fig wood here

CHENNAI: One of the larger temples in the Broadway area in Chennai, dedicated to Adikesava Perumal, also known as Pazhaiya Udaiyavar Kovil, is situated on Acharappan Street. It is said that this street is thus called as Acharyasvami’s (Ramanuja Acharya, the pre-eminent preceptor of the Vaishnavites) shrine is located in this temple. The five-tiered gopuram at the entrance is one ... Read More »

Internet sites to protest Trump Admin’s net neutrality plan

Internet sites to protest Trump Admin’s net neutrality plan A group of sites plan to take action to draw attention to a crucial FCC vote planned for Dec. 14 that could dismantle Obama-era net neutrality rules. A lot of the tech industry is not happy. A group of activists and websites including Imgur, Mozilla, Pinterest, Reddit, GitHub, Etsy, BitTorrent and ... Read More »

Queen of the mountains: journeying up a Himalayan hill on a horse

‘You’re sitting firmly and you’re not nervous,’ said Rahim. ‘And Rani Mukerji likes you’ “Naldehra,” said the driver as the minivan came to a grumbling halt. Nine of us who could not be accommodated in the tourism department bus were put into this vehicle. None of us imagined the ride would be so rough. Also, what we saw was not ... Read More »

At 230,000 acres, Thomas fire is now the fifth-largest wildfire in modern California history

Santa Barbara County was under siege from the Thomas fire Sunday as fire crews fought to keep the destructive blaze from the region’s picturesque beach communities. Authorities said the out-of-control blaze had scorched 230,000 acres by Sunday evening, making it the fifth largest wildfire in modern California history. The fire grew by more than 50,000 acres during the day, triggering ... Read More »