• Hotels adopt new tricks to woo more guests September 6, 2008

    Hoteliers are now feeling the heat of rising costs with falling room rates. ...
  • Oil hike leaves airlines, airport operators bleeding July 2, 2008

    Colombo, Oct 2 (PTI) After seeing his side struggle against Pakistan spinners today, Australia skipper George Bailey said it will be a challenge for his top-order batsmen to return to form when they play the West Indies in the semifinals of the ICC World Twenty20 on Friday. Australia qualified for...
  • Oil hike leaves airlines, airport operators bleeding July 2, 2008

    Colombo, Oct 2 (PTI) After seeing his side struggle against Pakistan spinners today, Australia skipper George Bailey said it will be a challenge for his top-order batsmen to return to form when they play the West Indies in the semifinals of the ICC World Twenty20 on Friday. Australia qualified for...
  • Fare enough: Fuel price down but not ticket rates June 6, 2008

    Kingston, Jamaica: Dwayne Bravo, the West Indies allrounder, is targeting a return to Test cricket after a prolonged absence. The 28-year-old has not played a Test match in 18 months but reiterated that he was available having overcome a spate of injuries. I still have a lot to achieve. It's...
  • Fare enough: Fuel price down but not ticket rates June 6, 2008

    Kingston, Jamaica: Dwayne Bravo, the West Indies allrounder, is targeting a return to Test cricket after a prolonged absence. The 28-year-old has not played a Test match in 18 months but reiterated that he was available having overcome a spate of injuries. I still have a lot to achieve. It's...
  • Budget airlines hit hard by rising crude prices May 29, 2008

    Karachi: Mohammad Asif, who served a jail sentence after being found guilty of spot-fixing, has dismissed speculation that he intended to apply for political asylum in the United Kingdom. I am training hard and regularly to keep myself fit and I am also preparing to file appeals against my convictions...
  • Budget airlines hit hard by rising crude prices May 29, 2008

    Karachi: Mohammad Asif, who served a jail sentence after being found guilty of spot-fixing, has dismissed speculation that he intended to apply for political asylum in the United Kingdom. I am training hard and regularly to keep myself fit and I am also preparing to file appeals against my convictions...
  • Long haul flights likely to get costlier by June May 23, 2008

    Delhi Daredevils innings: 19th over: Delhi 140 for 5 Azhar Mahood to bowl the over. Pathan gets the strike after Jayawardene takes a single off the second. Pathan takes a single and Jayawardene hits a four through the covers. All elegance, along the ground. Another four. This time on the...
  • Long haul flights likely to get costlier by June May 23, 2008

    Delhi Daredevils innings: 19th over: Delhi 140 for 5 Azhar Mahood to bowl the over. Pathan gets the strike after Jayawardene takes a single off the second. Pathan takes a single and Jayawardene hits a four through the covers. All elegance, along the ground. Another four. This time on the...
  • Sorting out the problems of mall-management April 23, 2008

    Indore: East Zone kept their date with history as they crushed Central Zone by an innings and 20 runs to win their maiden Duleep Trophy title in an emphatic manner on Tuesday. Enjoying a commanding first-innings lead of 237, East Zone pace duo of Ashok Dinda (3/94) and Mohammed Shami...
  • Sorting out the problems of mall-management April 23, 2008

    Indore: East Zone kept their date with history as they crushed Central Zone by an innings and 20 runs to win their maiden Duleep Trophy title in an emphatic manner on Tuesday. Enjoying a commanding first-innings lead of 237, East Zone pace duo of Ashok Dinda (3/94) and Mohammed Shami...
  • Market mayhem now hits real estate prices January 24, 2008

    Wellington: Muttiah Muralitharan, international cricket's most prolific wicket-taker, will play for Wellington province in New Zealand's domestic Twenty20 competition next season. Cricket Wellington chief executive Gavin Larsen said on Friday in making the announcement that the Sri Lankan star was "a superb cricketer" and his signing was "a tremendous boost"...
  • Market mayhem now hits real estate prices January 24, 2008

    Wellington: Muttiah Muralitharan, international cricket's most prolific wicket-taker, will play for Wellington province in New Zealand's domestic Twenty20 competition next season. Cricket Wellington chief executive Gavin Larsen said on Friday in making the announcement that the Sri Lankan star was "a superb cricketer" and his signing was "a tremendous boost"...
  • Maharashtra govt inks $10bn deal with Gulf co December 15, 2007

    Colombo: Sri Lanka produced a solid batting display with captain Kumar Sangakkara leading from the front as they scored an emphatic four-wicket win over West Indies in their warm-up game ahead of the Cricket World Cup here on Tuesday. Chasing 282 for a win, Sri Lanka romped home with 15...
  • Maharashtra govt inks $10bn deal with Gulf co December 15, 2007

    Colombo: Sri Lanka produced a solid batting display with captain Kumar Sangakkara leading from the front as they scored an emphatic four-wicket win over West Indies in their warm-up game ahead of the Cricket World Cup here on Tuesday. Chasing 282 for a win, Sri Lanka romped home with 15...