2015

  • Geoff Marsh backs Australia to beat 1992 jinx 18 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Former Australia opener and coach Geoff Marsh has said Australia's thorough preparation ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup will help avoid a repeat of the shock exit his side suffered in 1992. Australia failed to progress past the group stage the last time the World Cup was held in...
  • Came to National Games as prize money too hard to ignore: Sandeep Sejwal 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Among the small bunch of India's international medallists who chose to participate in the National Games despite the event falling in off season, Asian Games bronze-medallist Sandeep Sejwal said on Sunday that the prize money on offer for every gold won here is just too tempting to ignore. Sejwal, only...
  • World Cup 2015 Team Profile: UAE out there to enjoy, Ireland to surprise 1 hour 27 minutes ago

    The 2007 ICC World Cup was not a memorable experience for India and Pakistan. Both teams visited the Caribbean with high hopes but were knocked out of the first round of the event. One of the major reasons for their early exit was their unexpected loss against the minnows. India...
  • Team India down but not out for the count 1 hour 37 minutes ago

    In the past, Indian teams overseas have donned haunted, hunted visages. They have looked shell-shocked, uncertain, hesitant, weighed down by one defeat after another. They have shunned eye contact with people beyond their cocoon of despair and negativity, bogged down by their incapacities, racked by self-doubt. To travel overseas, the...
  • Michael Clarke brightens World Cup chances with a fifty 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Michael Clarke, the Australia captain, on Saturday took a giant leap towards meeting the February 21 deadline issued by Cricket Australia for his participation in the 2015 World Cup. Clarke made a patient half-century for Western Suburbs against Gordon in a grade match at the Chatswood Oval in Sydney. Clarke,...
  • Congress, BJP, AAP field just 19 women candidates even as they talk of their empowerment 2 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Assurances on women safety are galore in the national capital in the run up to the Delhi Assembly polls but when it comes to fielding women candidates, the major parties in the fray have fared poorly. A total of 19 women candidates have been fielded by three major political...
  • Leander Paes wins Australia Open mixed doubles with Hingis, his 15th Grand Slam 2 hours 32 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Martina Hingis won her first Grand Slam title since returning from retirement, teaming with Leander Paes of India to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada. With Paes serving for the match, Hingis, a five-time...
  • Sachin Tendulkar tops Viv Richards' list of ODI batsmen he would pay to watch 3 hours 15 minutes ago

    Over the years we have had an abundance of batting talent. It is difficult to separate and put them in their rightful batting order, let alone pick out 10 names. So, irrespective of the order they are in, these are my top-10 ODI batsmen of all time. The first name that...
  • Kiran Bedi will turn Delhi into a police station, says Congress leader AK Walia 3 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and Laxmi Nagar candidate Dr Ashok Kumar Walia took a dig at Bharatiya Janata Party chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi saying she will turn Delhi into a police station. "Agar Kiran Bedi chief minister banegi toh Delhi ko thana bana degi. (If Kiran Bedi will become...
  • Heightened vigil to check black money flow during Delhi polls 4 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Central revenue department officials have raised vigil to check any flow of black money from air and land transit points ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections. Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Customs have intensified vigil at the airport here to ensure illegal movement of money,...
  • Martin Laird takes a 3-shot lead in Phoenix Open 4 hours 30 minutes ago

    Scottsdale: For all his birdies, Martin Laird kept in control with two big pars at the Phoenix Open on Saturday. Laird made 10-footers for par on the 16th and 18th holes and had a 3-under 68, giving him a three-shot lead going into the final round over a new pair of...
  • Teenager Lydia Ko breaks Tiger Woods' record to become youngest world No. 1 golfer 4 hours 46 minutes ago

    Seventeen-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand became the youngest golfer to hold top spot in the world rankings by tying for second place at the LPGA season-opening Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, Florida, on Saturday. American Tiger Woods was previously the youngest golfer to become world number one when he did...
  • BJP banks on defector Vinod Kumar Binny in Patparganj but AAP's Manish Sisodia still holds sway 5 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Patparganj constituency in East Delhi is a mix of the middle and the upper middle class as well as unauthorised colonies, villages and slums. In 2013 the Aam Aadmi Party had swept the seat with its senior leader Manish Sisodia defeating Bharatiya Janata Party's Nakul Bhardwaj and Congress...
  • Centre to set up SIT to probe 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases closed by the police 5 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: According to sources, the Centre has decided to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases which were closed by the police and thus never reached the courts. The decision to set up the SIT will be announced after the upcoming Delhi polls. Reportedly,...
  • World Cup 2015: The bowlers who can turn amok 6 hours 30 minutes ago

    We are just days away from the biggest extravaganza of cricket - the World Cup. The mega event, to be played in Australia and New Zealand , should give bowlers a lot of hope on friendly tracks, something they - especially the pacers, sorely missed during the 2011 edition hosted...
  • BJP top guns out on Delhi election campaign, slam AAP and its 49-day government 6 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It's the last Sunday before Delhi votes on February 7 to elect a new 70-member Assembly. Facing a stiff challenge from the Aam Aadmi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party top leadership is out in full force on the streets of Delhi. Just a day after a rally in East...
  • Kiran Bedi to bring home guards, set up CCTVs in Delhi 7 hours 3 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Kiran Bedi on Saturday said she would bring civil defence force and home guard volunteers to stop crimes in the national capital, if she became the chief minister. Addressing a rally in Karkardooma in east Delhi, Bedi said that CCTV cameras would be...
  • Live Score: Johnson spells trouble for England in chase 7 hours 18 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Pre-match: In what seems to be a dress rehearsal of their opening game in the World Cup, an unbeaten Australia take on England in the cricket tri-series final. Having accumulated 15 points from four matches, the George Baily-led Australia undoubtedly...
  • PM Modi has not been able to make Kiran Bedi popular: Yogendra Yadav 14 hours 28 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Modi so far has been unable to sell Kiran Bedi as a CM candidate to the voters of Delhi, says Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN. He claims the people of Delhi have forgiven Arvind Kejriwal for quitting just 49 days in...
  • Delhi's Tughlaqabad a picture of neglect, garbage-filled lanes, non-existent road surround BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri's house 16 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In Tughlaqabad Assembly constituency which comes in the South Delhi Lok Sabha seat represented by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Ramesh Bidhuri, the residents are still waiting for basic amenities like drinking water and proper roads. Prime Minister Narendra Modi "Swachch Bharat" has lost its meaning in the area...
  • Amit Shah attacks AAP, says a 'government of dharnas' will stall Delhi's development 16 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Hitting out at Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party, BJP Chief Amit Shah on Saturday asked people of Delhi not to choose a "government of dharnas" else the Centre would not be able to develop the national capital. Shah said the whole city will be developed on the pattern...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha 16 hours 55 minutes ago

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on US President Barack Obama's India visit, Delhi Assembly Elections 2015 and Padma Awards 2015. ...
  • Delhi elections: Kiran Bedi says will never complaint about insufficient police force 17 hours 8 minutes ago

    During a rally ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, BJP chief ministerial candidate on Saturday said, "I will never say we don't have police forces. Don't complain Delhi Police is under state government. We will make them work." ...
  • Delhi elections: Will slash electricity tariff by 50 per cent, says Arvind Kejriwal 17 hours 15 minutes ago

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released its manifesto, outlining its goals and mission for Delhi, ahead of the February 7 polls in Delhi. Party chief Arvind Kejriwal said, "We will cut electricity tariff by 50 per cent." ...
  • Delhi elections: Congress and AAP in a neck-and-neck fight in Okhla, BJP faces rebellion 17 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Okhla in Southeast Delhi is a Muslim dominated seat and a Congress bastion. Even in the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections when a huge anti-Congress wave was sweeping the national capital, its candidate Asif Mohammad Khan won the seat by a huge margin of over 25,000 votes. But with Congress...
  • Rory McIlroy in a class of his own in the desert 17 hours 58 minutes ago

    Dubai: Rory McIlroy was in a class of his own on Saturday, seizing a four-shot lead with a six-under-par 66 after the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic. The world number one reeled off five birdies in the opening eight holes before picking up his sixth shot of a faultless...
  • Indian Open set to see top European, Asian golfers in action 18 hours 30 minutes ago

    A strong contingent from Europe besides some top Asian Tour golfers are set to tee off at the 2015 Indian Open, which has become a co-sanctioned event between European and Asian Tours for the first time, from February 19 to 22. The European players taking part at the par-71 Delhi Golf...
  • Not enough time or matches for Pakistan to prepare for WC: Wasim Akram 19 hours 6 minutes ago

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has expressed concerns over the national cricket team not getting enough matches and time to get acclimatised to the conditions in New Zealand and Australia ahead of the World Cup, starting from February 14. "When you look at India and how they are still struggling...
  • Fabio Fognini, Simone Bolelli win Men's Doubles at Australian Open 19 hours 30 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam Men's Doubles title in more than 50 years after beating French pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 6-4 in the Australian Open final on Saturday. The last Italians to win a men's doubles title...