20

  • On Earth Day, here are 20 photos of our planet that will take your breath away 5 days ago

    Our planet is the only planet we can call home. No matter what caste, class, ethnicity, nationality or religion you belong to, we all have one home. It is the third planet from the sun. It is the blue planet. It is Earth. And Earth is beautiful. And nothing spells...
  • Hashim Amla signs up for Derbyshire stint 5 days ago

    South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla will join Derbyshire next month for three T20 Blast fixtures and two County Championship matches, the English club announced on Tuesday. Amla, 31, will replace Martin Guptill, who has been called up for New Zealand's Test series against England. "I'm delighted to have the opportunity to...
  • Three Indian race walkers qualify for Rio Olympics 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Three Indian race walkers, Khushbir Kaur, Manish Rawat and Sandeep Kumar on Sunday qualified for next year's Rio Olympics after creditable performances in the IAAF Race Walking Challenge at Rio Maior in Portugal. National women's 20km walk record holder Khushbir Kaur clocked 1:33:58, better than Rio 2016 qualification time...
  • After conquering Tests, Murali Vijay working towards one-day return April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Murali Vijay was widely praised for his batting exploits in the Test series Down Under but the stylish Indian opener says he equally enjoys playing in the shorter formats despite the transition from five-day cricket to T20 being 'tough'. The 31-year-old also feels that a regular spot in the...
  • Struggling Mumbai Indians miss Tendulkar, their most consistent batsman ever April 15, 2015

    Sachin Tendulkar is not strongly associated with the shortest form of the game. He played just one T20I match in his career - in 2006 against South Africa; it was India's debut T20I match as well. For the record, he made 10 but thanks to two Dineshs (Karthik and Mongia)...
  • Meet Rohit Dahiya - a T20 star who didn't make it to IPL April 9, 2015

    Context can accentuate the value of a performance. Rohit Dahiya would have understood this over the last few days. Even as the country's cricketing fraternity was gearing up for the start of the 2015 Indian Premier League in Kolkata on Wednesday (April 8), Dahiya, far away from any kind of...
  • Chanaka Welegedara bowls most economical T20 spell April 6, 2015

    Chanaka Welegedara equalled Chris Morris's record of the most economical figures in Twenty20 cricket after bowling the full quota of four overs on Sunday (April 5). Playing for Tamil Union against Sinhalese Sports Club in Sri Lanka Cricket's T20 tournament at the Colombo Cricket Club, Welegedara returned figures of 4-2-2-4. While Morris...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali round-up: Jharkhand lose again despite Jaggi ton; Hyderabad beat Odisha in a thriller April 4, 2015

    Ishank Jaggi scored his maiden Twenty20 century but failed to prevent a fourth consecutive loss for Jharkhand in the Super League of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 2014-15 on Saturday (April 4). the day, Rajasthan slumped to their first loss in three matches while Gujarat halted Madhya Pradesh's winning march...
  • Odisha, Gujarat register wins in Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 April 1, 2015

    In the two afternoon games on the first day of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 tournament Super League stage on Wednesday, Odisha recorded their first-ever win over Mumbai across formats and Gujarat were comprehensive against Jharkhand. Group A Gujarat vs Jharkhand Gujarat's incisive bowling performance handed them an easy six-wicket win over Jharkhand...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 30, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India. ...
  • News 360: Indians stranded in Yemen will be evacuated via sea route, says MEA March 30, 2015

    Concerned over the safety of Indians in strife-torn Yemen, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held an inter-ministerial meeting during which it was decided to evacuate at least 400 nationals from Aden by sea routes on Monday night. ...
  • Email accidentally revealed personal details of world leaders at G20 summit March 30, 2015

    London: An email by the Australian immigration department accidentally revealed personal details of world leaders at the last G20 summit, including that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a leading British daily reported on Monday. An employee mistakenly sent the passport numbers, visa...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali round-up: Karnataka thrash Tamil Nadu, Delhi lose to Haryana March 27, 2015

    Karnataka bowlers produced a clinical show to bowl Tamil Nadu out for just 61 to set up an easy eight-wicket victory for their team in a South Zone leg match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 Trophy on Friday. Seamer Ronit More produced a spell of 3-2-1-2 as he reduced Tamil...
  • Sehwag powers Delhi to easy win over J&K in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: A vintage Virender Sehwag revived old memories with a dazzling 85 to power Delhi to a 26-run win over Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in a North Zone leg match of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Twenty20 cricket tournament, here today. Coming to bat at number three position, Sehwag sent the...
  • Somerset sign show-stopper Chris Gayle for T20 Blast March 23, 2015

    Somerset have pulled off a coup by signing all-action West Indies batsman Chris Gayle for this year's domestic T20 Blast competition, the English county announced on Monday. The explosive 35-year-old opener will join Somerset in late May, depending on how long his involvement in the Indian Premier League lasts, and will...
  • Hyundai i20 Active review: It is one of the best 'cross' vehicles out there March 18, 2015

    Hyundai has jumped onto the 'cross style' of vehicles with the new i20 Active. The 'cross style' essentially are hatchbacks with beefed up bodywork and an elevated stance that makes them appear like SUVs while retaining their hatchback dimensions. The Hyundai i20 Active now joins the herd of the...
  • Hyundai i20 Active crossover launched in India at Rs 6.38 lakh onwards March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The i20 Active, a crossover-styled vehicle based on the Elite i20, has been launched in India at prices (ex-showroom Delhi) starting at Rs 6.38 lakh for the petrol variants and Rs 7.63 lakh for the diesel options. The i20 Active boasts a higher ground clearance, a more rugged...
  • Hyundai ix25 compact SUV expected to be launched in India around August-September March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Eyeing a sales milestone of 5 lakh units in the domestic market, Hyundai Motor India is gearing up for a full play in the fast emerging sports utility vehicle segment to add volumes. The company, which will launch the latest model i20 Active - a sports-styled version of its...
  • Photos: An early look at the upcoming Hyundai i20 Active March 14, 2015

    The Elite i20 has a new cousin - the i20 Active. Contrary to what its name might suggest, the i20 Active is a crossover based on the Elite i20 and so its natural rivals are other puffed-up hatchbacks like the Etios Cross, the Cross Polo and the Fiat Avventura. But...
  • Australia to tune up for World T20 by playing South Africa March 13, 2015

    Sydney: Australia will prepare for the 2016 World Twenty20 in India with a three-match Twenty20 series in South Africa early next year. The series will be squeezed in between Australia's Test tour of New Zealand in February and the World T20 in India, which starts on March 11, reports cricket.com.au. The encounters...
  • Hyundai i20 Active to be launched in India on March 17 March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Elite i20 based i20 Active is ready to hit the market on March 17, 2015. The test mules of the hatchback-derived crossover have been spotted testing around Hyundai's plant in Chennai for the past few months as the vehicle gets ready for its global debut. The Hyundai i20...
  • England need a world-class T20 tournament, says Michael Atherton March 10, 2015

    Adelaide: Former England captain Michael Atherton on Tuesday felt that his country's cricket needs a "world-class Twenty20 tournament", to make them a strong contender in the limited-overs format. England on Monday slumped to fourth loss in five matches in Pool A of the ongoing World Cup. They lost to Bangladesh by...
  • Watch: China's Advanced Stealth Aircraft J20 February 28, 2015

    China on Saturday tests its Advanced Stealth Aircraft J20 which is being projected as rival to the US Air force F-2. ...
  • Yamaha R15 Version 2.0 launched with two new colours at Rs 1.17 lakh in India February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Yamaha has launched the R15 Version 2.0 in two new colours in India - this is the company's new scheme for attracting customers ahead of Holi. The new colours, GP Blue and Streaking Cyan, are available across all Yamaha India dealerships at a price of Rs 1.17 lakh...
  • Hyundai i20 Active: Hyundai to launch i20-based cross in India next month February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Korean auto major Hyundai will make the global debut of its new crossover model, i20 Active in India next month as part of its plans to bring new products to touch the 5 lakh sales milestone in the country. "Designed at Hyundai Motor's Design Centre Europe in Russelsheim, Germany,...
  • The upcoming i20 cross will be called the Hyundai i20 Active February 24, 2015

    Hyundai will launch the i20-based cross next month. However, ahead of its official launch, the car's name has been revealed. The Hyundai i20 Active was spied without any camouflage at a photoshoot. Other changes over the Hyundai Elite i20 include LED daytime running lamps, projector headlamps, grille which is an upside...
  • Lava Iris Fuel 20 with 4400mAh battery launched at Rs 5,399 in India February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Lava has added another smartphone - the Lava Iris 20 - to its Fuel Series that boasts of 42 days of standby time and 42 hours of 2G talktime. The Lava Iris 20 includes a 4400mAh battery, which the company says is the second biggest smartphone battery available in...
  • New app that lets you track time of nearly anything you want February 13, 2015

    Pune: If you are obsessed with using technology to better understand yourself, here is an app called Instant 2.0 for you developed by Pune-based security consultant Shashwat Pradhan. The app, now available on Android, tracks nearly everything you want to record, including phone usage, app usage, fitness activity and travelling. The app...