• Monsoon magic: Jog Falls, nature lovers' delight August 10, 2008

    Jog Falls are one of the world's top ten UNESCO ecological hot spots. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh struggling with power crisis July 26, 2008

    Increasing power shortage has hampered industrial production. ...
  • Crusade against crime: Community policing begins in K'taka July 13, 2008

    Mumbai: Alastair Cook became the first touring England captain to hit a century in a pre-Test series warm-up since Graham Gooch in 1992-93, as the England XI hit back from a middle-order collapse on day two at the Brabourne Stadium. Cook was given a life on 87 when wicketkeeper Wriddhiman...
  • Sign boards in Kannada to be mandatory in Bangalore July 3, 2008

    London: Pakistan left-arm spinner Abdur Rehman was handed a 12-week ban by the England and Wales Cricket Board after returning positive for recreational drug cannabis in a test conducted during an English county match in August. The ECB slapped the ban on Rehman, who play for Somerset in English County...
  • Tirupati-Tirumala hills grapple with rising AIDS cases June 21, 2008

    Southampton: Hashim Amla looked forward to returning to the scene of his greatest triumph after punishing England with yet another superb century. Amla's brilliant 150 was the centrepiece of the Proteas 80 run-win in the second one-day international at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Tuesday as they went 1-0...
  • Chiranjeevi's entry into politics ruffles many feathers June 18, 2008

    Mumbai: Mumbai: A contest against Australia brought out the best from Indian stalwart VVS Laxman, who announced his retirement a few days ago, says former Aussie pacer Brett Lee, adding such was his domination that the Hyderabadi seemed to score a hundred every time the two teams duelled. VVS Laxman's...
  • Kamal defends mixed response to Dasavathaaram June 18, 2008

    Sydney: Leg-spin legend Shane Warne will captain his Melbourne Twenty20 team this season, he said Tuesday, adding that talks were still underway to bring Olympic sprint king Usain Bolt into the squad. Warne is leading a campaign to bring the champion sprinter who won the 100m and 200m events at...
  • Be a coffee connoisseur and brew the right career June 12, 2008

    Mumbai: The former India allrounder Kapil Dev has met with BCCI officials on Wednesday to conform his disassociation with the unofficial Indian Cricket League (ICL) - the now-defunct Twenty20 league that was not recognised by the ICC or the Indian board. Kapil, India's 1983 World Cup-winning captain, had joined the...
  • Nothing fishy, people flock to Hyd for miracle cure June 8, 2008

    Karachi: Pakistani former leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has filed an appeal against his life ban imposed by the English cricket board for spot-fixing, his lawyer said on Thursday. The 31-year-old was banned from all cricket by a disciplinary committee of the ECB last month after being found guilty of luring Essex...
  • Karnataka candidates get innovative to woo voters May 8, 2008

    April 2, 2011 was a momentous day that has been etched forever in the memory of every Indian cricket fan. Team India, putting behind the disappointment they suffered four years ago, won the World Cup after a gap of 28 years. The title-winning six hit by MS Dhoni off Sri...
  • Bangalore youths not interested in polls May 7, 2008

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has found himself at the centre of a controversy in the Bangladesh Dhaka Premier League. Yousuf, who has been sidelined by Pakistan's selectors since late 2010, was involved in a dispute between the two premier clubs of the league - Mohammadan Sporting club and...
  • Impact: Hyd hospitals under scanner for fund scam May 1, 2008

    New Delhi: Robin Uthappa has been included in the India squad for the one-off Twenty20 International against South Africa, to be played on March 30 at Johannesburg. The 26-year-old is the only change from the squad selected for the Asia Cup, with senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar, who does not play...
  • Karnataka billionaires bank on politics, cash in April 25, 2008

    Chittagong: Khulna Royal Bengals held their nerves for a two-run victory over Sylhet Royals in a nail-biting Bangaldesh Premier League encounter at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Saturday. Chasing 172, Kamran Akmal put the Royals on course with a blazing 41-ball 82, smashing 11 boundaries and four sixes at...
  • Karnataka TV star talks cause, uses birds to woo votes April 24, 2008

    Karachi: Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar feels that the national cricket team is making a fool out of itself in the ongoing one-day series against England in UAE. "They have made a fool and joke out of themselves in the first two matches. And if they do not improve...
  • Bangalore's 'hall' of fame Elgin Talkies turns 100 April 23, 2008

    Hamilton: Martin Guptill, the New Zealand opener, hopes his recent run of form against Zimbabwe can keep him in a good frame of mind against South Africa in the upcoming series. Zimbabwe have posted few problems for Guptill across all three formats in the one-sided home series, but the 25-year-old...