Bangalore wins the battle of the Royals A.B. de Villiers offered value for money to the Twenty20 fan with astonishing hand-eye co-ordination in 47 not out off 34 balls, laced with six fours. Virat Kohli led the charge with a compact, confident 62 not out off 46 balls as Royal Challengers Bangalore coasted to an effortless nine-wicket victory in an IPL-8 league match. Rajasthan Royals’ target of 130 was too low to induce anxiety in the visitors dugout.
Diwali is a global festival: Justin Trudeau Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wished the Indian diaspora in the country a happy Diwali and described it a global festival.“Today, I join Canada’s Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Buddhist communities in recognising the occasion of Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas,” Mr. Trudeau said. http://pressclubofindia.co.in/
‘Lalit got travel papers only after Sushma’s intervention’ External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday told the Lok Sabha that she “neither requested the British authorities to provide travel documents to the former IPL Commissioner [Lalit Modi] nor recommended his case.” http://pressclubofindia.co.in/