We must focus on the three 'R's — ASER survey

The report classified the parameters of assessment under four categories - activity, ability, awareness and aspirations. But the report also says that while the ability of students to understand simple English improved with age, the ability to unders... More..

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Antonio Conte Downplays Chelsea Interest in Alexis Sanchez
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Antonio Conte Downplays Chelsea Interest in Alexis Sanchez

It is believed Mkhitaryan will be part of a player swap that will bring Alexis Sanchez to Old Trafford during the January transfer window. When asked to rate the chances of a deal being agreed with Ars...More..

Quarterback Drew Brees wants to extend New Orleans Saints contract
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Quarterback Drew Brees wants to extend New Orleans Saints contract

The quarterback, who last signed a one-year contract extension after the 2016 season, is open for free agency on March 16, when the other 31 National Football League teams could approach him with their own cont...More..

Rafael Nadal vs. Damir Dzumhur 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Rafael Nadal vs. Damir Dzumhur 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

The seventh seed raced through the first set on Rod Laver Arena against the veteran Italian who was bizarrely wearing a back brace on the outside of her shirt, before a tougher second set. Earlier, India's Yu...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Trump defends himself after comments, says: 'I am not a racist'

Her comments come following a hard weekend for the president, who was accused of racism after allegedly commenting during a White House meeting: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries com...More..

England cricketer Ben Stokes charged with affray over nightclub fight
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

England cricketer Ben Stokes charged with affray over nightclub fight

In addition to next month's T20 series, which gets underway on 13 February, Stokes will also be available for the Test tour to New Zealand in March. "I gave a full and detailed account of my actions to the po...More..

Referee kicks Nantes player as PSG edge to victory
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Referee kicks Nantes player as PSG edge to victory

In the 90th minute of the match, Kylian Mbappe ran at the Nantes defense with Chapron following the play from behind. Chapron, THE REFEREE, petulantly kicked out at Carlos, who seemed understandably upset. ...More..

Australian Open: Djokovic and Wawrinka Win After Injury Layoffs
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Australian Open: Djokovic and Wawrinka Win After Injury Layoffs

Top-seeded Simona Halep overcame an injured left ankle to beat Australian wild-card entry Destanee Aiava 7-6 (5), 6-1. "I'm not anxious about his tennis", Annacone said. Wimbledon champion Garbine Mugurza, ...More..

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd close to announcing new deal for manager
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd close to announcing new deal for manager

Romelu Lukaku added a third goal in the 72nd from a shot on the turn. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is set to sign a contract extension with the club until 2021, according to reports on Sk...More..

Mourinho admits changing style to suit Pogba
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Mourinho admits changing style to suit Pogba

The Stoke owners, who had persisted with Hughes until the club was knocked out of the FA Cup by lower-division Coventry City, said they were impressed by Lambert's pedigree as a Champions League-winning playe...More..

Trump aides debate which version of vulgarity Trump uttered
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Trump aides debate which version of vulgarity Trump uttered

US President Donald Trump on Sunday pushed for a merit-based immigration system, saying he wants only those people who can help America become "strong and great again". Aides to the president are locked in an...More..

Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?'
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Will Ferrell asks Roger Federer: 'Are you a vampire?'

He was joined in the second round by six-time champion Novak Djokovic , who tweaked his service motion while recovering from an injured right elbow. "I know you guys have a job to do". The two seeded departu...More..

Federer deflects attention to Nadal, Djokovic in Australia
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Federer deflects attention to Nadal, Djokovic in Australia

Nadal has notoriously not performed well in Melbourne , winning just one of his Grand Slams at the Australian Open . "It will be a tough match for me especially after she beat Venus Williams". Ryan Harrison...More..

Tom Brady gets to work on players' day off at Gillette Stadium
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Tom Brady gets to work on players' day off at Gillette Stadium

The team failed to cover as 13.5-point home chalk in a 23-10 win over Chicago in Week 17. "I knew he was coming to me the whole time", Amendola said . "These guys can play football". The 2011 team brought a ...More..

Caroline Wozniacki pulls off miracle comeback to keep Australian Open hopes alive
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Caroline Wozniacki pulls off miracle comeback to keep Australian Open hopes alive

The 2008 finalist was nearly out of the tournament at 2-5 in the fifth set but claimed five straight games to gain some revenge after Shapovalov ousted Tsonga at the US Open. She created four break point chance...More..

'Ron Burgundy' crashes Roger Federer's Australian Open interview
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

'Ron Burgundy' crashes Roger Federer's Australian Open interview

Sharapova barely missed a beat in her first match at the Australian Open since a failed doping test in 2016 resulted in a 15-month ban from tennis. The five-time major victor recovered from an early break i...More..

When Wenger lost his cool
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

When Wenger lost his cool

In a dramatic end to 2017 Premier League football, the Baggies rescued a point when Calum Chambers was harshly penalised for a handball before Jay Rodriguez found the net from the resultant penalty. The report ...More..

Rallying Tsonga outlasts Shapovalov in five-set epic
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Rallying Tsonga outlasts Shapovalov in five-set epic

Shapovalov, now ranked No. 50, will face 15th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round. The third set was all Shapovalov with him jumping out to a 3-0 set advantage before cruising to the set victory. Open...More..

Kentucky basketball unravels late, loses 76-68 at SC
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Kentucky basketball unravels late, loses 76-68 at SC

Things changed down the stretch as Kentucky's freshman-heavy team struggled to keep up with the Gamecocks. Kentucky's 32 personal fouls are the second most of the Calipari era. He made his first five fiel...More..

Chelsea's Fabregas, Cahill out of Norwich clash, says Conte
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Chelsea's Fabregas, Cahill out of Norwich clash, says Conte

Cahill's probable absence due to a minor hamstring issue sustained against 10-man Leicester could open the door for the former, a budding Welsh worldwide. Meanwhile, media reports have linked Arsenal striker ...More..

Ronaldinho retires from professional football
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Ronaldinho retires from professional football

The events, most likely farewell matches, will take place in Brazil, Europe and Asia, and could include a match with the national team, Assis said. The former Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona and AC Milan star ...More..

Nadal, Kyrgios win as Americans tumble out of Aussie Open
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Nadal, Kyrgios win as Americans tumble out of Aussie Open

No man has more Australian Open titles than Djokovic, who has six in all and - until last year's shocking second-round exit - had won five of the six contested from 2011 to 2016. "Dubai is still not sure beca...More..

Teen phenom Kostyuk powers into Australian Open third round
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Teen phenom Kostyuk powers into Australian Open third round

Kostyuk was last year's Junior Champion at the Rod Laver Arena and received a wildcard entry into the main draw but her world ranking of 521 shows that nobody expected her to sail into the third round of the gr...More..

Magic Guard Arron Afflalo Ejected After Trying To Punch Nemanja Bjelica
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Magic Guard Arron Afflalo Ejected After Trying To Punch Nemanja Bjelica

The most recent example came during Tuesday night's matchup between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Orlando Magic . The altercation ended with Afflalo hitting Bjelica with a punch. Players are heated lately, ...More..

Conte defends decision to play Chelsea youngsters
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Conte defends decision to play Chelsea youngsters

Signed from Exeter City in the summer for a fee still to be decided by a tribunal, 17-year-old Ampadu has made four senior appearances for Chelsea and started twice in the Carabao Cup, impressing with his phy...More..

What can Eagles coach Doug Pederson do for encore?
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

What can Eagles coach Doug Pederson do for encore?

They have talent at all levels. Pederson had played the doubter card all week, posting signs around the facility of media members picking against the Eagles and showing a video the night before the game of comm...More..

by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Sean Payton thinks his taunting Vikings SKOL clap was 'good playoff fun'

The Saints have pieces in place to be a contender in upcoming seasons, having almost advanced to the NFC title game with a roster featuring numerous first- and second-year regulars. "It's the same way I felt ...More..

Kansas State frustrates Young in upset of No. 4 Oklahoma
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Kansas State frustrates Young in upset of No. 4 Oklahoma

The school then played a couple of videos promoting diversity within the K-State athletic department and school. But the best performance was turned in by Bruce Weber. Young added 11 rebounds and seven assist...More..

Johanna Konta breezes past Madison Brengle in Aussie opener
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Johanna Konta breezes past Madison Brengle in Aussie opener

The British No 1's new coach, Michael Joyce , worked with Sharapova from 2004 to 2011 and has said Konta's focus and dedication remind him of the Russian. 'I thought it was a great first round for me to figh...More..

Rajon Rondo Questions Why Isaiah Thomas Would Have Received Tribute Video
by | Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Rajon Rondo Questions Why Isaiah Thomas Would Have Received Tribute Video

Pierce said he'd like to have the same thing for him. Thomas had declined to have a video tribute during the Cavaliers' previous visit to Boston on January 3, which he was forced to miss as he continued his l...More..