Hindol Sengupta

  • Religion guides realty deals in Mumbai 28-03-2008 01:04 AM

    Mumbai: Seven members of the Indian Test squad, including Sachin Tendulkar, have left for Australia in a bid to get acclimatised to the conditions there ahead of their forthcoming tour Down Under. Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha and Pragyan Ojha boarded a connecting Singapore...
  • Why India is the next big thing in the fashion world 17-03-2008 01:35 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket is undergoing a severe soul searching for ways to restore its international pride after three of its top players were jailed for taking bribes in England. Former Test captain Salman Butt was on Thursday handed a 30-month prison term while Mohammad Asif got a year and Mohammad...
  • The hits and the pits of the Fashion Week 17-03-2008 01:30 AM

    New Delhi: Shivnarine Chanderpaul (111 not out) hit an authoritative century to help West Indies reach 256-5 on Sunday on the opening day of the first Test against India at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi. At stumps on the first day, Carlton Baugh was giving Chanderpaul company on...
  • Rohit Gandhi, Rahul Khanna's urban chaos 16-03-2008 01:54 AM

    The former England player Angus Fraser said now players would think many times before indulging in such filthy acts. ...
  • Young entrants showcase their clothes at WIFW 16-03-2008 01:07 AM

    Many young and upcoming cricketers are vying for spots in the national side. ...
  • WIFW: Manish Arora sobers down 15-03-2008 02:40 AM

    London: Former English wicketkeeper Paul Nixon has claimed that he was offered 'millions of pounds' to fix a Twenty20 match in England. The 41-year-old, however, did not elaborate on his claim but said he had spoken to ICC's anti-corruption unit when the incident happened. I was offered enormous money, millions...
  • WIFW Day II: Feminine frames in burnished gold 14-03-2008 03:04 AM

    Dhaka: West Indies fast bower Fidel Edwards has hailed his 11th five-wicket haul in Tests but says his focus is on ensuring the Caribbean side emerges victorious in the second Test against Bangladesh. The 29-year-old Barbadian bowled with hostility to liven up a previously benign pitch at the Sher-e-Bangla National...
  • Designer Gaurav Gupta's cock and bull story 14-03-2008 03:03 AM

    Melbourne: Australia batsman Michael Hussey says the present cricket squad is happy with captain Michael Clarke's leadership and is fully behind him. The Australian skipper has received some unwanted publicity in recent days after former opener Simon Katich suggested he played a big role in his axing from the Test...
  • Bal's mantra: Think clothes, wear metal 14-03-2008 03:01 AM

    Gurgaon: The BCCI will be conveying its reservations to the Sports Ministry regarding the revised draft of the Sports Development Bill, which was outrightly rejected by the Indian board. The Board had said that certain aspects of the Bill seek to destroy the autonomy of the BCCI and dilute the...
  • Recession in West could help Indian designers 11-03-2008 07:11 PM

    Mohali: Indian Premier League Chairman Rajiv Shukla on Thursday took exception to Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackrey's opposition to conferring of Bharat Ratna to Sachin Tendulkar and said the iconic cricketer deserved the highest civilian award in the country. "I am of firm opinion that Sachin should be bestowed with...
  • Mumbai to swank up Dharavi, make it biz hub 05-03-2008 05:07 PM

    1800 hrs: So it's official now that the match between the Redbacks and Somerset has been abandoned due to rain. Both teams will share a point each. 1700 hrs: Rain still coming down hard at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, and the likelihood of the match getting underway seems very slim....
  • Hope for Gujarat riots' child victims | The other side 27-02-2008 03:09 PM

    Pallekele: Sri Lanka paceman Chanaka Welegedara is a doubt for the second Test against Australia starting in Kandy on Thursday because of a knee injury, opening the way for Shaminda Eranga to make his debut. We have to assess him on Wednesday evening and the physio will make a decision...
  • Test your Budget Quotient with CNNIBN 12-02-2008 11:18 PM

    Taunton: It has just been a few weeks since Duncan Fletcher took over as India's cricket coach but senior batsman VVS Laxman says the team is already bowled over by his knowledge of the game and feels lucky to have him on board. We are very lucky to have someone...
  • Mumbaikars vs migrants: Whose Mumbai is it? 11-02-2008 12:11 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi said Saturday he was disappointed by criticism of his captaincy from the country's cricket chief Ijaz Butt, who accused him of causing the team to lose matches against the West Indies in May. I am disappointed because such petty things coming from the head...
  • Mumbai taxi union goes on strike then calls it off 08-02-2008 01:45 AM

    Wellington: Allrounder James Franklin's productive season with the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League failed to save his place in New Zealand Cricket's list of 20 contracted players released on Friday. Franklin was among seven players included last year who did not receive new central contracts on the 2011-12...
  • Amar Chitra Katha, Tinkle to entertain kids on Net 27-01-2008 12:02 PM

    "Not saddened about what happened at all. I got fined for telling the truth," said an upset Shane Warne. ...
  • Railway officer who teaches English through Marathi 21-01-2008 12:55 PM

    Jaipur: Ross Taylor smashed a quickfire unbeaten 47 as Rajasthan Royals thumped Pune Warriors by six wickets in a thrilling encounter to jump to the top of the table in Indian Premier League on Sunday. Taylor, who was dropped when on 31, smashed four boundaries and two sixes in his...
  • 14yearold girl accuses Mumbai doctor of rape 19-01-2008 10:18 AM

    Kochi: Deccan Chargers skipper Kumar Sangakkara on Tuesday said playing for the nation is supreme but country vs club situation could be avoided if a window is created for the Indian Premier League in the ICC's FTP calender. Sri Lankan players, playing in the IPL, were ordered by their Cricket...
  • God's own goat worth 5 lakh for sale on Bakr Eid 21-12-2007 12:59 PM

    Melbourne: In what would embarrass the national selectors, Michael Hussey, who was ignored for Australia's World Cup defence on count of injury, has been cleared to play for Western Australia against Queensland in the Sheffield Shield clash, starting next week. The domestic tie is scheduled for Thursday, two days before...
  • Building collapses in Mumbai, five killed 14-12-2007 10:38 PM

    Bangalore: One is a defending champion and the other is one of the favourites to be next champion, but the match between the two here on Tuesday has not enthused cricket lovers in Bangalore. Even the lowest priced ticket of Rs 250 for the ‘aam admi' stand at the Chinnaswamy...
  • Sehwag is a good inclusion 14-12-2007 02:37 PM

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  • Pakistan rearguard scrapes a draw 06-12-2007 09:47 AM

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  • Thin is finally out, say the 'mannequins' 04-12-2007 11:51 PM

    Vadodara: North Zone were in a commanding position against West Zone at stumps on the second day of their Duleep Trophy semi-final being played at the Moti Baug ground in Vadodara. The West tottering at 176 for five, still require 135 runs to avoid the follow on. North Zone scored...
  • PETA growls at forum that discusses dog torture 03-12-2007 10:48 AM

    Port Elizabeth: As India failed to secure a historic series win thanks to a spineless batting in the fourth one-dayer against South Africa, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday called the middle-order batsmen to show some responsibility. India lost the rain-hit match by 48 runs via Duckworth and Lewis method...
  • India strike first blow 29-11-2007 04:07 PM

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  • Clash of the Titans 22-11-2007 01:26 PM

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  • Pakistan have gained in confidence 19-11-2007 01:01 PM

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  • Tendulkar's form ominous for Pakistan 16-11-2007 12:05 PM

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  • Delta Airline volunteers build houses for poor villagers 15-11-2007 10:45 PM

    Johannesburg: South African bowling coach Vincent Barnes believes his side has enough ammunition in its arsenal to bowl out India in at least two Tests of the three-match series starting at Centurion on Thursday. I know that recently there has been a lot of talk about our inability to take...