Shiv Pujan Jha

  • Left geared to corner UPA over Inflation 15-04-2008 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar's name has not been recommended for the Bharat Ratna award, according to CNN-IBN sources. Reports state that the BCCI has not sent any names of Indian cricketers for India's highest civilian honour. The Sports Ministry has recommended the names of hockey legend Major Dhyan...
  • CNN-IBN exposé: Procuring fake caste certificates easy 11-04-2008 09:03 AM

    VVS Laxman’s poor returns in the third Test in Perth – which India lost by an innings and 37 runs – could ensure he has made his final appearance for the country. The Hyderabadi stylist’s career tally stands at 133 Test matches, from which he has scored 8728 runs at...
  • Caste cauldron: Anti-Maya camp grows in UP 01-04-2008 01:26 PM

    Colombo: Uncapped fast bowler Kanishka Alvitigala and seamer Dhammika Prasad have flown out to South Africa to join Sri Lanka's struggling Test team, officials said on Tuesday. Sri Lanka, who were crushed in the first Test by an innings and 81 runs, had requested replacements after pace bowler Nuwan Pradeep...
  • Police theory of Rajbir's murder fails to answer questions 27-03-2008 02:31 AM

    Mumbai: It was a late cut (a tight slap) from his beloved sir Ramakant Achrekar after missing a match, that made Sachin Tendulkar realise the importance of hard work. On Saturday, Tendulkar along with another 100 students of Sharadashram Vidyamandir celebrated their beloved guru's 79th birthday at the Bandra Kurla...
  • 'Shotgun' Sinha loses Rajya Sabha seat 12-03-2008 12:23 AM

    Mohali: England fast bowler Tim Bresnan was fined 7.5 per cent of his match fees for breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct during the third ODI against India here on Thursday night. The ICC in a statement on Friday said Bresnan was found to have breached Article...
  • Twisted Ramayana: Lord Ram killed a Dalit, claims CD 11-03-2008 08:13 AM

    London: England Test captain Andrew Strauss fears that Test cricket might be killed due to an overdose of ODIs and Twenty20s. Strauss, who led England to the No.1 spot in Tests, said financial rewards from telecast of Twenty20 and ODIs have threatened the future of the five-day game. "I have...
  • Advani not alone, VVIPs high on terror hit list 07-02-2008 12:33 AM

    Taunton: India's batting woes continued as the visitors suffered a humiliating 46-run defeat at the hands of England in the NatWest Women's T20 Quadrangular Series. Electing to bat after skipper Charlotte Edwards won the toss, England rode on a superb 46-ball 66 by Sarah Taylor to post a competitive 134...
  • BJP's new agenda — Afzal, minority policy, Ram Setu 29-01-2008 01:08 AM

    New Delhi: Former fielding coach of England, Trevor Penney, is likely to be named India's new fielding coach and accompany the Test No. 1 and ODI World Champions on their upcoming tour of the West Indies, sources told CNN-IBN. The decision, sources told, was reached in a meeting between India's...
  • Fair deal: BJP okays women's quota in party setup 28-01-2008 08:55 PM

    New Delhi: Australian spin legend Shane Warne has said he has been offered roles in Bollywood films and that he would consider acting now he is retired from cricket. Warne devoted the final chapter of his sparkling career to the Indian Premier League (IPL) as captain of the Rajasthan Royals,...
  • Move over Atal, Modi and Advani are the BJP's face 27-01-2008 10:06 PM

    New Delhi: ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat believes making betting legal in the Indian sub-continent would help in monitoring the bookmakers and also "make the fight against corruption easier". "If the industry was regulated you could actually work with them, monitor them better and everything would be legal so there...
  • Advani is NDA PM nominee but Vajpayee stays chief 23-01-2008 12:45 AM

    Bangalore: Kochi Tuskers Kerala captain Mahela Jayawardene said on Saturday that brilliant form of Chris Gayle could pose problems for his team when they face Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here on Sunday. "Gayle has done very well and we need to take that into...
  • Show of sycophancy on Maya's bday upsets politicos 17-01-2008 04:24 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir admitted his team was not upto the mark and blamed the batsmen for failing to chase down a modest target of 133 against Kochi Tuskers Kerela in the Indian Premier League here on Wednesday. "We should have chased that target easily. The wicket...
  • Mulayam-Maya war goes on over new violence in Saifai 11-01-2008 12:16 AM

    New Delhi: Their crucial contribution in guiding India to their first World Cup title in 28 years on Sunday fetched the trio of Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan a place in the International Cricket Council's Team of the Tournament. Kumar Sangakkara has been named the captain of this...
  • CRPF terror attack could be insider's job 04-01-2008 12:47 AM

    Mirpur: Lonwabo Tsotsobe grabbed 3-14 on his World Cup debut as mighty South Africa sent Bangladesh crashing out of the tournament with a 206-run victory on Saturday. Jacques Kallis made 69 and Faf du Plessis hit a run-a-ball 52 to lift South Africa to 284-8 after Graeme Smith won the...
  • India-Pak peace process likely to be stalled 29-12-2007 08:14 AM

    New Delhi: Cricket South Africa says leg-spinner Imran Tahir broke his left thumb in the Proteas' World Cup defeat to England over the weekend. CSA said in a statement on Wednesday that Tahir injured himself while taking a catch off his own bowling to dismiss Jonathan Trott in the six-run...
  • BJP hails brand Modi's perfect campaigning style 25-12-2007 08:31 AM

    Mohali: Netherlands captain Peter Borren was a disappointed man after they completed a hat-trick of losses in the ongoing World Cup as South Africa comfortably won by 231 runs. "You can't bat like that. It's pretty disappointing. We have let ourselves down once again," the Dutch skipper said at the...
  • Cong, Left may settle differences after Modi's win 24-12-2007 06:45 PM

    Bangalore: A bitterly disappointed England captain Andrew Strauss on Wednesday vowed that his side would bounce back into the tournament after their three-wicket defeat at the hands of Ireland in the cricket World Cup here. "It was a bitterly disappointed defeat for us. We thought we had done a reasonable...
  • Homegrown terror outfits change the face of terror 30-11-2007 11:46 PM

    The cricket expert also believes that Piyush Chawla's ability to bat lower down the order earned him a place in the squad. ...
  • Bicycles, shrapnels tell-tale signs of sleeper cells 23-11-2007 11:46 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi and team coach Waqar Younis will appear as witnesses before an anti-corruption tribunal after a request from the International Cricket Council. Pakistan Cricket Board said on Saturday that both Afridi and Younis will appear either in person or through teleconference depending on their convenience...
  • Gujarat: BJP fights anti-incumbency, targets women 19-11-2007 08:41 AM

    Centurion: Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday became the first player in the history of the game to hit 50 Test hundreds. No words can describe what this milestone means to him as a player, the team and to a nation that has over the last 21 years been inspired and lifted...
  • Can SPG cover around VVIPs be breached? 17-11-2007 11:28 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam hopes a successful tour of New Zealand will put the squad in the perfect position to mount a serious World Cup challenge. Although the pitches in New Zealand and the sub-continent, where we play the World Cup, are different, a six-match one-day series at...
  • Rahul kidnap plan: Massive hunt on to nab the accused 17-11-2007 09:06 PM

    CNN-IBN correspondent Shivpujan Jha has more on the mysterious man called Okasa. ...