The Narendra Modi Government on Wednesday made twin moves related to the Other Backward Class (OBC), a segment which the BJP has been targeting to use in its social engineering exercises to expand its voter base. OBCs are entitled to 27% reservation in government jobs and educational institutions, provided the annual income of the concerned family does not exceed the creamy layer criterion.
Saina will now face the victor between India's Tanvi Lad and second seed Korean Sung Ji Hyun in the third round. Men's singles: Second round: B. The ploy worked as the Indonesian isn't really known for his patience and the Indian managed to penetrate his defence with a couple of deft cross court smashes to take the match into the decider.
The former Manchester United captain scored 53 times in 119 internationals making him England's all-time leading goalscorer. Rooney in the England team played since February 2003. Already the youngest player to be capped by England , Rooney was seen as the totem who could do his country what his outrageously talented predecessor had done for Brazil.
And when I am doing well, I am still focusing on my processes. Additionally, the ODI wickets in Sri Lanka do not afford the luxury of playing three spinners. There has been a lot of debate over selection policy, which Sri Lanka's interim coach, Nic Pothas , blames for the lopsided performances. In worldwide cricket you need to have that experience.
Barcelona are seeking at least 8.5 million euros ($10 million) from Neymar for breach of contract, the club said on Tuesday following his world record 222-million-euro move to Paris Saint-Germain. Paris Saint Germain (PSG) have been left surprised by Barcelona's move to start legal proceedings against star striker Neymar for breach of contract.
Who will come out on top in the battle of the managers Gary Johnson or Slaven Bilic? Lanzini has been impressive for Slaven Bilic's side since his move from Al Jazira Club. It's been a rough start to the season for West Ham . "We definitely need a win to get a boost". "This is an important cup and it is good to have a game like this before the Newcastle game".
Tottenham have confirmed the £42million arrival of Davinson Sanchez as the club finally splash out this summer transfer window. The deal overtakes the clubs previous transfer-fee record of £30m for Moussa Sissoko paid in 2016. Speaking to the club in a short video release, the former Ajax stopper revealed his signing, showing his support to his new employees stating "Come on the Spurs!" Sanchez is one of two summer signings for Spurs so far, after Paulo Gazziniga joined from Southampton ...
It's expected to be Mayweather's last fight and an opportunity for the brazen McGregor to hold two crowns, and the intrigue isn't lost on audiences who will be able to watch the fight on Showtime PPV beginning at 9 p.m. "To be 49-0 it is obvious I am giving it, not receiving it". While neither fighter's true purse will be known for a while, McGregor's will dwarf anything he has earned in a single night for UFC, an organization that sold a year ago for $4.2 billion.
ESPN radio host Ryen Russillo was arrested early Wednesday for criminal entry in Wyoming. Police said the radio host was found at about 3:30 a.m.in someone else's house, apparently drunk. Since he entered the residence illegally and did not leave when he was asked to, Rusillo was arrested for criminal trespassing, a misdemeanor offense punishable by a fine of $750.
Southgate is due to name a squad on Thursday for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers away at Malta, on 1 September, and home to Slovakia three days later. As a Man United player for 13 years the goal would have tasted that extra bit sweet for Rooney, who now has two goals in two Premier League games for Everton .
But, according to The Sun , Barcelona will return with another offer as they desperately search for a replacement for Neymar . Despite Coutinho's unhappiness, Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp believes the player can and will be welcomed back into the set-up when he's recovered from being "ill", which has so far prevented him from turning up at Melwood this week.
However, a Bulls source told Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times that neither Wade nor his representation has "officially" asked the Bulls for a buyout. Miami is set in the backcourt, with Goran Dragic and Dion Waiters developing a chemistry last season that never materialized between Dragic and Wade.
The actress posted part of her recent " Access Hollywood " interview on Instagram with the caption, "Yes it's true". Listening to a well narrated book is an incredible experience. I continue to bow to the queen'. She said at the time: 'I am in awe of of the majestic that is the queen I forgot to hold in my stomach and give you face.
Bild claims that Marina Granovskaia , the Chelsea director, has personally sought out Tuchel and decided he is the man to take the club in the required direction. Former Barcelona boss Luis Enrique is also out of work and would definitely be a contender should the role become available, but Tuchel's experience working with younger players and his flawless English language skills give him the advantage.
However, the Ox has featured more regularly since Arsene Wenger switched to a 3-5-2 formation, although those appearances have come at wing-back, and he has previously insisted his favoured position is in central midfield. "I rate him highly and he's one of the players who is on his way up". "I'm convinced that he will be in the next two or three years the English player everyone looks at".
It's not just his goalscoring performances attracting praise though, as many have claimed the "old-style" Rooney has returned as he marauds the field of play. Rooney , perhaps frustrated by Everton missing out on a fifth clean sheet from five competitive games this season, picked up a booking for dissent.
The Mirror has revealed that the Premier League champions are interested in signing the 30-year-old in order to provide strength up front. The Blues already have new arrival Alvaro Morata and young Michy Batshuayi up their sleeves; however with the latter surrounded by uncertainty himself, Conte wants a top-class striking option.
But Mourinho will have a tough battle on his hands to pry the youngster away from Fulham and other Premier League suitors. The same story says that Tottenham remain "firmly" interested in signing Sessegnon, but the Lilywhites have been warned that it would take a huge bid to tempt Fulham into a sale.
The video below is the new Gamescom 2017 trailer debuted by EA Sports for " FIFA 18 ", launching in just over a month this coming Sep. 29. EA Sports' latest Federation Internationale de Football Association release has once again been modelled on the Frosbite game engine and will be available on the Nintendo Switch for the first time, as well as PS4 and Xbox One.
In somewhat unceremonious fashion, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell has let everyone know when he will finally report to the Steelers. The fan responded by telling Bell it's the "greatest news" she heard all week. Bell has been holding out since the deadline passed for him and the Steelers to come to an agreement on a long-term contract extension. "Then he is set to show up, sign his $12.1 million franchise tender and play for his team".
Twumasi then scored twice by the 49th and 69th minutes respectively to push the scoreline to 4-1. Olivier Ntcham settled the visitors' nerves with a deflected shot on 80 minutes, while a lovely curling strike from Scott Sinclair had levelled during a first-half managed well by Rodgers' team.
Set to partake at next year's IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship, the all-new prototype features a radical-looking exterior that is powered by a modified V6 production engine. The 2018 RLX features the unique AcuraWatch suite of technologies, as standard equipment, and has been enhanced with the addition of Traffic Jam Assist, a first for Acura .
Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in the Spanish Super Cup for an alleged dive, and in the aftermath of the incident Ronaldo pushed the match referee. Ronaldo posted to his 108 million followers on Instagram after his first appeal was dismissed by the federation last week.
On Wednesday, RugbyWA will be informed if their appeal against the ARU's decision to axe the Force will be heard in the NSW Supreme Court. It means the Force's exit will only save the ARU about $6 million a year - the approximate proportion of TV rights money the franchise would have received.
Matters hit a new low in the early hours of Wednesday morning when a message on the official club Twitter account tweeted: "Welcome Angel Di Maria to FC Barcelona! ". It's been a nightmare few weeks for Barcelona and it's only getting worse for the Catalan club with their Twitter account hacked on Wednesday. However, by 9:30 a.m.
But the similarity of his name to the Confederate general Robert E. Lee in the wake of the Charlottesville protest, in which one person was killed by an alleged white supremacist, was considered a controversial circumstance for the cable channel.
WEIGHT A MINUTE What happens if Conor McGregor does not make the weight for Floyd Mayweather super-fight? Conor McGregor first set his sights on a showdown with Floyd Mayweather almost three years ago, when he was just three fights into his UFC career, according to his head coach John Kavanagh.
It is the same injury that caused Miller to be on the disabled list from August 2-17. It was his second appearance since spending two weeks on the DL with patellar tendinitis in his right knee. After this series, the Sox play 16 games in a row against their four AL East opponents. Eduardo Rodriguez allowed three runs in 5 2/3 innings for Boston.
Last year, a three-month independent investigation cleared Sampson and the FA of any wrongdoing. The FA denies this and says Aluko, who has played 102 times for England, declined to respond to the Newton investigation. In an interview with The Guardian , the 30-year-old has alleged that Sampson made the comment at the team hotel ahead of an global match against Germany in 2014.
If we need to make the next step we need a striker in as well". A visibly frustrated Guardiola refused to be drawn on Walker's red card or his chat with Oliver. Statistics showed Rooney ran 11km, further than any of his team-mates. When Everton , got a chance at the 35 minute, it was their "prodigal son", Wayne Rooney , who buried it with a left footed finish.
Jones' fight at UFC 214 was his first since serving a yearlong suspension for a separate positive drug test in July of a year ago. A no-contest restores the title to Cormier, who faces a possible rematch with Alexander Gustafsson or a bout with the 15-1 Volkan Oezdemir instead of calls for retirement or a move back to heavyweight.
But Savage, as has been the case since Bill O'Brien proclaimed him the starter on Draft, remains in firm command of the starting position. Tom Savage is more advanced as a pocket passer, but Watson's playmaking ability is going to be needed by the Texans sooner rather than later.
So far, nothing has been confirmed and details are still sketchy, but ESPN says Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas and forward Jae Crowder are names included in the discussions. Thomas , 28, will be a free agent after the 2018-29 season and has said he expects to receive a max contract once he hits free agency. Irving averaged 25.2 points for Cleveland, who lost in the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors .
With that said, the report pointed out that these surveys are not the most accurate way to project first-year success in the National Basketball Association. While Tatum did not finish in the top three for any of the other categories, he did receive votes for most likely to win Rookie of the Year, biggest steal at where he was selected in the draft, and best playmaker .
According to reports from The Sunday Sun (printed edition; page 76) Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool could push for a "bidding war" for Virgil van Dijk up to £70 million . Yet Independent.ie have been told by a Saints insider that they remain determined not to sell the player to Liverpool at any price in this transfer window, after what Southampton view as an "unprofessional and amateur approach" to negotiations.