• Taxpayers to bear cost of damage caused by MNS February 22, 2008

    London: Former captain Rahul Dravid has said India have to restore their pride by winning the fourth and final cricket Test of the series against England at The Oval. Dravid, who has been India's most prolific scorer with two centuries in the series, admitted it has been a tough outing...
  • Post-mortem: Look who all fuelled Mumbai mayhem February 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The big names of Indian cricket are all set to tour England in the four Test series beginning from July 15. The BCCI on Saturday announced in the selection meeting that MS Dhoni will lead the side while Gautam Gambhir will be his deputy. Sachin Tendulkar who rested...
  • Mayawati seeks Centre’s shield for North Indians February 5, 2008

    Kingston: Rebel West Indies batsman Chris Gayle is so frustrated and disillusioned with his Cricket Board officials that he might consider walking away from the national team, a media report here has claimed. According to the 'Trinidad Guardian', the friction between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and Gayle has...
  • Bank overcharges interest, then threatens consumer February 4, 2008

    Lahore: The Pakistan cricket Board might split its forthcoming Test and ODI series against Sri Lanka at two neutral venues but has dropped the idea of organising it in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe was under consideration to be a neutral venue for the Pakistan-Sri Lanka series later this year but sources in...
  • Shiv Sena, NCP woo north Indian voters January 26, 2008

    Dharamsala: Adam Gilchrist (106) smashed a breath-taking century and shared a record 206-run partnership with Shaun Marsh as Kings XI Punjab overwhelmed Royal Challengers Bangalore by 111 runs to keep themselves in the reckoning for the play-offs in the Indian Premier League. The second-wicket partnership between Gilchirst and Marsh (79...
  • Special court to deliver verdict in Bilkis Bano rape case January 16, 2008

    Chennai: Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Daniel Vettori today admitted that the fielding had been the difference between the two teams in his team's loss to Chennai Super Kings at the M A Chidambaram Stadium. Bangalore lost by 21 runs to CSK, a match in which the visitors dropped three catches,...
  • We're onlookers, did no wrong: Molestation accused January 9, 2008

    Karachi: With the stage all set for their high-profile World Cup semi-final against India at Mohali, Pakistan's chief selector Mohsin Khan has said that induction of young blood in the squad has worked wonders for the controversy-ridden team in the ongoing tournament. Mohsin also expressed confidence that the Shahid Afridi-led...
  • 14 men accused of molesting NRI women get bail January 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Even though in the end it turned out to be a comprehensive win for Team India against the West Indies on Sunday, seven for 50 to add to the seven for 33 and nine for 29 are figures that will haunt India as they fly into Ahmedabad to...
  • Finnish woman raped, assaulted in Mumbai December 20, 2007

    Nagpur: Error-hit England survived a huge scare to get their World Cup bid off to a winning start with a six-wicket victory over the Netherlands Tuesday despite Ryan ten Doeschate's all-round heroics. South Africa-born Doeschate dominated England's attack in making 119 as the Netherlands piled up 292 for six and...
  • Ban no bar: how money flows through dance bars December 6, 2007

    London: South Africa bowler Wayne Parnell has agreed to join English county Sussex for the second half of next season. Parnell will take over from Pakistan paceman Rana Naved-ul-Hasan as the county's overseas player from June, pending approval from Cricket South Africa. The 21-year-old left-arm seamer has represented South Africa...
  • Company dupes investors of crores; Police remain mum November 30, 2007

    Reports confirm that the police may well have been complicit in the racket. ...
  • Pravin Mahajan's wife says SMS tampered with November 22, 2007

    Durban: South Africa called batsman Hashim Amla into its squad and will rest allrounder Jacques Kallis and fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel for the one-off Twenty20 match against India next month. Retired pace bowler Makhaya Ntini was also named in the Proteas' 12-man squad on Wednesday for the...
  • VHP goons allegedly beat up 25 priests in Maharashtra November 11, 2007

    The conversion controversy has got parts of rural Maharashtra on the boil. ...
  • Rape and murder of BPO employee raises concern November 5, 2007

    The case has caused a feeling of insecurity amongst the working ladies, especially the ones who work in a BPO. ...
  • Cop-ing with trouble: A policeman dies every 48 hrs November 1, 2007

    Mumbai Police is losing officers to work and stress related diseases. ...