2014

  • NCP wants CM's post on rotation, dispute on six seats: Rane 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    Nashik: Congress election campaign committee chief Narayan Rane on Tuesday said alliance partner NCP has demanded the post of chief minister on rotational basis should the alliance come to power. Rane, who is closely involved in talks with Sharad Pawar's party to break the logjam over sharing of seats for October...
  • CLT20: Hurricanes register easy 86-run win over Knights 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    Raipur: Hobart Hurricanes produced a commanding performance to beat Northern Knights by 86 runs in a Group B match to keep their hopes afloat in the Champions League Twenty20 here on Tuesday. Sent into bat, the Hurricanes rode on a brilliant half-century from Aiden Blizzard and Shoaib Malik's quickfire 45 to...
  • Gilles Simon loses in first round of Shenzhen Open 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    Shenzhen: Fifth-seeded Gilles Simon of France lost in the first round of the Shenzhen Open on Tuesday, falling to Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 6-4, 6-2. Sixth-seeded Santiago Giraldo of Colombia managed to advance, beating Chinese qualifier Bowen Ouyang 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, while No. 7 Vasek Pospisil of Canada beat Teymuraz Gabashvili...
  • Congress ready with list of candidates, likely to release on Wednesday 2 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress is said to have prepared the list of most of its candidates for Maharashtra Assembly polls which could be out on Wednesday amid expectations that the seat sharing arrangement with its 15-year old NCP would be clinched soon. Party sources also indicated that there was a view that...
  • Asian Games: India start boxing campaign on Wednesday 3 hours 47 minutes ago

    Incheon: India start their Asian Games campaign in boxing on Wednesday as the pugilists aim to match or better the record of four years ago when they managed an impressive tally of nine medals, including two gold. India had finished second in the table behind hosts China, who won 10 medals,...
  • India Cements to demerge Chennai Super Kings into subsidiary 4 hours 11 minutes ago

    Chennai: Cement major India Cements Tuesday said it would demerge the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) division into a wholly-owned subsidiary. In a statement filed with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the company said: "Our company presently owns Chennai Super Kings (CSK) - BCCI-IPL Franchise 20/20 Cricket Tournament Team. We propose to...
  • Asian Games: Abhinav Bindra signs off with bronze double 4 hours 15 minutes ago

    Indian shooting ace Abhinav Bindra bid adieu to Asian Games by clinching the individual bronze medal in men's 10-m air rifle event. ...
  • Asiad Day 4 Analysis: Historic moment in squash but no gold 5 hours 7 minutes ago

    The fourth day's highlight for India at the XVII Asian Games has got to be the epic battle between world number 16 Saurav Ghosal and Abdullah Al Muzayen from Kuwait, ranked 48, in squash final. The British Junior Open under-19 champion in 2004, Ghosal took the first two sets 12-10...
  • Disappointing to miss Asiad gold, says Saurav Ghosal 5 hours 19 minutes ago

    Incheon: Saurav Ghosal created history by bringing home India's first silver medal from the Asian Games squash but was still disappointed on missing out on the gold after losing the men's singles final 2-3 to Kuwait's Abdullah Al Muzayen here on Tuesday. The World No.16 was up two games and was...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP silent on Sena proposal to make Uddhav Thackeray CM candidate 5 hours 39 minutes ago

    Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Shiv Sena has drawn up a fresh proposal - offering 130 seats to the BJP - agreeing to their demand. Sena has proposed 151 seats for itself and seven seats for other allies, 11 less than what they had offered earlier. One sticking point...
  • As it happened: Hobart Hurricanes vs Northern Knights 5 hours 57 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) New Zealand's Northern Knights will look to continue their winning momentum when they face an upbeat Hobart Hurricanes from Australia. It will also be a battle between Northern's Kane Williamson, whose copybook skills will be pitted against unorthodox pyrotechnics from Hurricanes'...
  • Asian Games: Indian women cyclists finish last 6 hours 13 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian women track cyclists Deborah and Kezia Vargheese finished at the bottom of their qualifier, finishing ninth and 10th respectively in the sprint division at the 17th Asian Games here on Tuesday. The qualifying round was topped by China's Tianshi Zhong, who cycled at an average speed of 66.79 kmph...
  • Asian Games: India survive Jordan scare in Ghosal's absence 6 hours 25 minutes ago

    Incheon: India, sans singles silver medallist Saurav Ghosal, scraped through Jordan 2-1 in their opening Pool B match of the Asian Games squash competition here on Tuesday. Kush Kumar and the experienced Harinder Pal Sandhu won their singles matches to take India home in the absence of Ghosal, who sat out...
  • Modi not a factor, BJP should declare its face in Maharashtra: CM Prithviraj Chavan 6 hours 33 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Daring BJP to name its leader for Maharashtra polls, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday took a jibe at the party for seeking votes in Narendra Modi's name when it will be the Chief Minister and not the Prime Minister who will be taking day-to-day decisions in the state. As...
  • 7-0 vs Oman but another game of wasted chances by India: Michael Nobbs 6 hours 43 minutes ago

    India had a very lacklustre game against Oman. A win was never in doubt against the 22nd ranked team in the world. But for India, it looked to be another game of wasted chances with the same mistakes and problems repeated in this game. India's much-vaunted penalty corners were on target...
  • I don't aspire to become Maharashtra CM: Uddhav Thackeray 6 hours 52 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A fortnight after openly voicing his desire to become Chief Minister, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said he has no such ambition. "Today people from the Varkari Samaj have come to my house to bless me and support Shiv Sena for the upcoming Assembly polls. The love that...
  • Asian Games 2014: India ready to face defending champions China in women's hockey 7 hours 6 minutes ago

    Incheon: India will have a chance to avenge there twin defeats of the earlier Asian Games when they take on defending champions China in the women's hockey competition here on Wednesday. World No.13 India, who won their opener against Thailand 3-0, will need to raise their game against fifth-ranked China by...
  • Asian Games: Sanathoi, Grewal bag a bronze each in wushu 7 hours 13 minutes ago

    Incheon: Wushu players delivered two bronze through Yumnam Sanathoi Devi and Narender Grewal after they lost their respective semifinal contests to cap off India's campaign on an impressive note on the fourth day of the competitions at the Asian Games here on Tuesday. Sanathoi lost to Zhang Luan of China in...
  • CLT20: Wasim Akram credits Gambhir's leadership for KKR success 7 hours 55 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Kolkata Knight Riders' bowling coach Wasim Akram on Tuesday said that captain Gautam Gambhir's leadership and the team bonding is responsible for its success in the IPL and the ongoing Champions League T20. "The credit for the success of any team goes to the captain first, the way he has...
  • Asian Games 2014: Weightlifter Satish unwell, fails to participate 8 hours 11 minutes ago

    Incheon: India's Commonwealth Games gold medal winning weightlifter, Sathish Kumar Sivalingam on Tuesday pulled out of the Men's 77kg competition as he was suffering from a sore throat and fever. "Sathish did not take part because of sore throat and fever. He took ill the day before yesterday but seemed to...
  • Asian Games Hockey: India thrash Oman 7-0 8 hours 17 minutes ago

    Incheon: Despite drag-flick specialist VR Raghunath missing as many as eight penalty corners and Rupinderpal Singh sustaining a serious thigh injury, India managed a 7-0 victory over minnows Oman in the men's hockey event at the Asian Games, here on Tuesday. For India, Rupinderpal (18th, 19th min) successfully converted two penalty...
  • Haryana elections: BJP gives tickets to turncoats, loyal leaders disappointed 8 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The BJP, hoping to come to power on its own in Haryana, is facing a serious discontent among the loyal party leaders over the distribution of Assembly election tickets. The BJP was a fringe force in the state till the Narendra Modi wave hit the state during the...
  • Serena Williams out in second round at Wuhan Open 8 hours 57 minutes ago

    Top-ranked Serena Williams lost in the second round of the Wuhan Open, retiring after 11 games on Tuesday and dropping a third match to Alize Cornet this year. Williams, who won the US Open just over two weeks ago, was leading 6-5 when she asked for treatment beside the court. The...
  • Nadal's coach criticises female Davis Cup captain 8 hours 58 minutes ago

    Madrid: Rafael Nadal's coach has criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain's Davis Cup team. Toni Nadal, Rafael's coach and uncle, tells Onda Cero radio "it is preferable that (the Davis Cup captain) is someone with a background in the world of men's tennis." He says "the men's...
  • Asian Games: Harpreet 7th in 25m rapid fire pistol qualifiers stage 1 9 hours 17 minutes ago

    Incheon: India's Harpreet Singh finished seventh as Gurpreet Singh and Pemba Tamang failed to impress in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol qualification stage 1 of the Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here on Tuesday. Harpreet scored 290-8x with scores of 98, 99 and 93 in three...
  • Love, eggs and ideas: the keys to North Korean weightlifting success 9 hours 23 minutes ago

    Incheon: "Recipe for weightlifting success," by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Take one egg. Add an idea. Break a stone with said egg. Voila. North Korean weightlifters Om Yun Chol and Kim Un Guk faced the media at a news conference on Tuesday that was supposed to focus on their world records and gold...
  • Despite support in Vidarbha, Congress suffered upsets in 2009 Maharashtra Assembly polls 9 hours 30 minutes ago

    Nagpur: Though the Congress has enjoyed handsome support from the people of Vidarbha region in almost all Maharashtra Assembly polls, by electing the maximum number of party legislators, year 2009 saw two ministers and several prominent leaders suffering shocking defeats. Five-time MLA and Textile Minister Satish Chaturvedi and Dairy Development Minister...
  • I use a lot of variations in my bowling in T20's: Thisara Perera 9 hours 54 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Admitting that T20 is a game where bowlers often find themselves at the receiving end, Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera feels that its good to have a few variations in order to surprise the batsmen. The 25-year-old Perera, who has been the pick of the bowlers for Kings XI Punjab...
  • Asian Games 2014: India suffer defeat in men's and women's Sepaktakraw 10 hours 9 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men's team went down fighting 1-2 to Japan, while their women counterparts were blanked 0-3 by Myanmar in the preliminary round of the Sepaktakraw event of the 17th Asian Games on Tuesday. The Indian men had grabbed an impressive lead after the first regu but they found the going...