• Pak routes fake currency to India through TN March 19, 2008

    An IB report says that the 500-rupee-note is most popular among counterfeiters. ...
  • Couple chased by drunks after minor car accident March 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday said he had never planned to promote himself up the order during the finals of the World Cup against Sri Lanka, rather it was coach Gary Kirsten who came up with that instant idea. Dhoni scored an unbeaten 91 and also...
  • Guns are passe, now contract killers use women March 10, 2008

    Harare: New Zealand's new cricket leadership will be put to its first test during a tour of Zimbabwe, starting on Saturday with a Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club. The Black Caps will be led by Ross Taylor after long-serving skipper Daniel Vettori stepped down following the World Cup, and...
  • Cops took bribe to let off kidney scam accused February 15, 2008

    Nottingham: Stunned by the humiliating defeat at the Lord's, India will have to quickly get their act together as they go into the second Test against England here on Friday with a serious threat to their status as the number one team. The demoralised Indians, who lost the first Test...
  • CBI gets 12 days to interrogate Amit, Jeevan Kumar February 11, 2008

    Aston Rowant: Pacer Amita Sharma and spinner Ekta Bisht shared six wickets between them as India defeated New Zealand by 32 runs in the play-off match to finish third in the Women's Quadrangular Series, here on Thursday. Invited to bat, India were all out for 150 in 46.3 overs but...
  • Two doctors tried to expose kidney racket a year ago February 5, 2008

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram on Monday said that India's youngsters "wasted" their opportunity by their inconsistent performances in the One-day series against the West Indies. India won the series 3-2 but the West Indies did well to reduce the margin of victory. It was a good chance...
  • Kidney racket update: Amit owns hospital in Nepal February 4, 2008

    London: An off-spinner dubbed the English Murali has been reported to the England and Wales Cricket Board for a suspected illegal bowling action. Maurice Holmes, who has played just one league match for English county Warwickshire, was reported by umpires twice in the past month. If the reports are confirmed...
  • Dr Kidney was ready to flee | Plastic surgery plan February 4, 2008

    Colombo: Australia will play two Twenty20 games, five one-dayers and three Tests during their tour of Sri Lanka in August-September, Sri Lanka Cricket announced on Monday. The newly-built Pallekelle International Stadium in the central town of Kandy will host the Twenty20 games as well as the opening one-dayer and the...
  • Kidney racket net widens, accused no 'docs' January 31, 2008

    Melbourne: Despite PCB revoking Shahid Afridi's NOC barring him from playing in the foreign leagues, Cricket Australia officials have expressed their desire to rope in the flamboyant all-rounder for this year's Big Bash Twenty20 tournament. After the former Pakistan captain announced his retirement from international cricket following his stand-off with...
  • Wife, driver of absconding kidney doctors nabbed January 30, 2008

    Chennai: Basking in the glory of Chennai Super Kings' second successive IPL triumph, the team's batting hero in the finals, Murali Vijay, said he would now aim to carry his fine form into India's Test series against the West Indies next month. Vijay's 52-ball 95 was the cornerstone of Chennai...
  • Kidney racket web spread across five states January 29, 2008

    Mumbai: After guiding defending champions Chennai Super Kings to their third IPL final in four seasons here on Tuesday night, Suresh Raina said his aim was to stay till the end and win the game against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the play-off qualifier. I knew it was important to stay...
  • Cops trade blame over kidney kingpin's escape January 28, 2008

    London: England fast bowler James Anderson has said his team's target of getting to the top of the Test rankings is a realistic one and they will stake their claim for it by beating Sri Lanka and India at home this summer. Anderson, who played a key role in England's...
  • Female reporter assaulted in the capital January 15, 2008

    Jaipur: On a roll with consecutive wins under its belt, a confident Rajasthan Royals would be bolstered by the return of in-form Australian all-rounder Shane Watson when they take on an unpredictable Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League match here on Friday. Under wily Shane Warne, the Royals...
  • Femme fatales: ISI's new weapon is no fake January 15, 2008

    Colombo: Sri Lankan sports ministry's decision to call back its cricketers from the ongoing IPL could lead to "a potentially explosive situation" as far as the board's ties with the BCCI- world cricket's financial powerhouse- is concerned, a leading newspaper here said. The ministry had yesterday asked the Sri Lankan...
  • Copyright violation angers Nobel Prize winner December 26, 2007

    Colombo: World Cup history could repeat itself at Premadasa Stadium on Saturday where heavy thundershowers are predicted later afternoon and early evening of Sri Lanka's game against Australia. When the two sides met in the 2007 World Cup final in Bridgetown, Barbados, the game was hit by the weather with...