Anand Venkateswaran

  • SC raps govt over delay in mercy plea decisions 21-09-2009 09:34 PM

    Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and others on the death row. ...
  • U-turn: Chand and Fiza back together 15-06-2009 01:22 AM

    Fiza says she is ready to take back Chand if his apology is genuine. ...
  • Watch: Cong snubs Sadhu, gets 26 seats in Bihar 20-03-2009 09:16 AM

    The Grand Old Party finally hit back with the decision to go it alone. ...
  • Elephants in Kerala tuck into a jumbo feast 16-07-2008 08:36 PM

    Brisbane: Australia captain Michael Clarke has played down the significance of the so-called "Protea Files" leaked in the domestic media a day ahead of the series-opening Test against South Africa. The Courier-Mail newspaper reported Thursday it had obtained a two-page dossier revealing Australia's blueprint for targeting perceived weaknesses in each...
  • Kalka-Shimla railway, now World Heritage Site 09-07-2008 03:08 PM

    Kevin Pietersen's team-mate at Surrey, Murali Kartik says the England batsman's return to the national team is a big boost to world cricket. ...
  • Red tape chokes Kerala film industry 17-06-2008 02:54 AM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia has won the support of its six state associations for its largest administrative re-organization in a century, cutting its ruling board from 14 to nine members. States will elect six of those nine members while three will be independent. Cricket Australia chairman Wally Edwards was one of...
  • Say lord and clear: This college's chairman is Hanuman 06-06-2008 12:28 PM

    Taunton: Indian eves' hopes of clinching the series in the third ODI were dashed as hosts England pulled one back with a three wicket victory on Thursday. The five-match series stands at India leading 2-1 after the completion of third ODI. Put into bat under difficult conditions, skipper Mithali Raj's...
  • UK cops charge 24-year-old for killing Indian student 09-05-2008 04:21 PM

    Mumbai Indians innings: 20th over: 100 for 9 That's a big win for Pune against the more fancied Mumbai Indians. Dinda gets smacked for four by Harbhajan but replies by trapping the Mumbai captain lbw for 16 with a yorker on the base of middle stump. Two dot balls later,...
  • Londoners pay for rising rice prices in India 29-04-2008 08:19 AM

    Mumbai: Despite Cheteshwar Pujara's fine knock of 80, Saurashtra got bundled out for a mere 173, which Gujarat achieved comfortably to register a four-wicket victory in an inconsequential West Zone Vijay Hazare one-day league tie here on Tuesday. Electing to bat first here at the Wankhede Stadium, Saurashtra scored 173...
  • Tamil Nadu and Karnataka at loggerheads over Cauvery 01-04-2008 01:38 AM

    Melbourne: The bets have been placed and instead of Australia, punters Down Under have picked India as the favourite to win the eagerly-anticipated Test series that gets underway from December 26. If you do run into someone who wants to back Australia to win the series, send them on down...
  • I hope cricketers are not auctioned again: Dravid 23-03-2008 08:01 AM

    Lahore: Discarded Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal's father-in-law on Monday filed a defamation suit against Zulqarnain Haider for Rs 15 crore in the Lahore High Court here. Haider has been asked to appear in court on December 14 to explain his position. Haider, who had fled the Pakistan team hotel in...
  • Tibetan youth unhappy with Dalai Lama's Middle Path 18-03-2008 03:33 PM

    Kolkata: Amid speculation that the BCCI has asked for a turning track for the second Test between India and West Indies at Eden Gardens starting from November 14, the ground's veteran curator said he will produce a firm wicket which could assist the spinners on the last two days. Prabir...
  • Party's over: Scarlette murder scars Goa nightlife 18-03-2008 07:32 AM

    Cape Town: Australia captain Michael Clarke said his batsmen were to blame for the team's collapse to 47 all out in their second innings on a frenetic second day of the first Test against South Africa at Newlands on Thursday. Twenty-three wickets fell for 294 runs on a day which...
  • Sarabjit may get reprieve if India releases prisoners 17-03-2008 08:26 AM

    Agartala: Himachal Pradesh thrashed Tripura by an innings and 15 runs in the Ranji Trophy plate-A pool here at Maharaja Bir Bikram Stadium on Sunday. In the last day of four-day match, trailing by 227 runs, Tripura were bundled out for 212 in their second innings. But just like the...
  • Villagers build temple for dead elephants 15-02-2008 01:17 PM

    Trent Bridge: With pace spearhead Zaheer Khan's availability in doubt due to a hamstring strain, India are looking to have a medium-fast bowler added to the squad for the second Test against England, starting Friday. Zaheer is unlikely to be risked at a venue where he was the architect of...