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  • India not among front-runners for 2015 World Cup: Fleming 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Title holders India are not among the front-runners to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, feels former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming. Fleming's logic for leaving out India from his list of Cup favourites is simple. They won the coveted trophy four years ago at...
  • Embarrassing that we are not competing, laments Mathews November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Battered and bruised after their embarrassing defeat to India, Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews said they need to tune up in all three departments of the game. Dismayed at the way they have surrendered 0-4 lead to India in the five-ODI series, an aghast Mathews said: "Everything seems to be...
  • Rahul Dravid backs Virat Kohli to take over Test captaincy from MS Dhoni November 12, 2014

    Former India skipper Rahul Dravid feels it will be a great opportunity for Virat Kohli to prove himself as a Test skipper in the first Test against Australia at Brisbane. Kohli has been named captain for the opening Test of the tour Down Under, starting December 4, in the absence...
  • Will continue with same intensity: Kohli November 12, 2014

    Kolkata: An unassailable lead has been achieved against Sri Lanka but Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said his team would not let the intensity slip in the remaining two ODIs of the five-match series. Having already pocketed the series with a 3-0 rout, Kohli said they would continue to be...
  • South Korea ferry tragedy: Captain found not guilty of death of 300 people November 11, 2014

    The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank in April has been found not guilty of murder. He has been jailed for 36 years for negligence. Nearly 300 people, mostly students had died in the mishap. The captain had jumped off the ferry. ...
  • We kept repeating the same mistakes: Angelo Mathews November 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: After another crushing defeat to India and losing the series, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said his team kept repeating the mistakes and its batting flopped once again. "We can't keep repeating the same mistakes. We once again flopped in our batting," he told reporters after India defeated Lanka by...
  • 'If I lift this, will I get to rule Asgard?' Iron Man, Captain America, Hawkeye try to lift Thor's hammer in this new 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' teaser October 29, 2014

    In a casual conversation over beer, this bunch of superheroes tries to move Thor's hammer, which 'only the worthy' can lift. "It's a trick," mutters, Hawkeye, as all the superheroes try and fail to lift the hammer. But Captain America manages to move it an inch, which Thor finds disturbing.'Avengers:...
  • Haryana CM Khattar allocates portfolios, Captain Abhimanyu gets Finance October 29, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Manohar Lal Khattar late on Tuesday night allocated portfolios retaining charge of Home and some other key departments, making senior cabinet colleagues Captain Abhimanyu the Finance Minister and assigning Ram Bilas Sharma Transport and Education. Khattar will hold most departments including Home, Power, Town and Country Planning,...
  • Senzo Meyiwa murder exposes South Africa's scary gun violence October 28, 2014

    Johannesburg: South Africa's national soccer goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead by burglars during a break-in, a killing that shocked the country and turned the spotlight once again on gun violence here. At an emotional news conference on Monday, Meyiwa's colleagues paid tribute to the 27-year-old, who was...
  • South Africa mourns slain soccer team captain Senzo Meyiwa October 28, 2014

    Johannesburg: The shooting death of the beloved captain of South Africa's national soccer team during an apparent house robbery stunned a country long accustomed to violent crime, and police launched a manhunt on Monday for the intruders. Charismatic goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was known for his athleticism and easy way with fans,...
  • 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer: James Spader is a terrifying Ultron; Robert Downey Jr's Iron Man debuts the 'Hulkbuster Suit' October 23, 2014

    "I'm gonna show you something beautiful," says James Spader as the ruthless, metallic Ultron. The camera then pans to people staring in dismay at destruction, buildings collapsing, Hulk, sitting down, hugging his knees.The first look at Marvel's highly-anticipated sequel to 'The Avengers' is darker than its predecessor.Fans of 'Avengers: Age...
  • Decision on CM will be taken keeping Haryana's betterment in mind: Capt Abhimanyu Singh October 21, 2014

    Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The final decision will be taken by the legislative party which meets on Tuesday. ...
  • Caste equations to decide the next Haryana CM October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After a historic win, comes the challenge of government formation in Haryana. The BJP with 47 seats has a clear majority but once again it boils down to caste equations. Emulating Bhajan Lal's formula of mobilising non-Jats, the choice in the BJP may finally narrow down to Karnal MLA...
  • BJP's Captain Abhimanyu Singh frontrunner to be Haryana CM, Devendra Fadnavis for Maharashtra October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After its massive victory in Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now in a huddle to choose the chief ministers. The BJP will form the government on its own in Haryana, but in Maharashtra it needs allies as it is short of majority. The BJP...
  • Haryana BJP credits big win to Narendra Modi, result death knell for Chautalas October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: For the first time ever the BJP will form the government in Haryana on its own. The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) could not live up to the claims it made of forming the government and will now be out of power for three terms- a long time span...
  • PM Modi's popularity made Haryana believe that BJP could deliver, says Captain Abhimanyu October 19, 2014

    Possible BJP CM candidate Captain Abhimanyu said that it was PM Modi's hardwork and Modi led government's credibility that made people of Haryana believe in BJP. "It is Modi's popularity as the PM which has created the faith amongst people that BJP can deliver," said Captain Abhimanyu. ...
  • Robert Downey Jr joins 'Captain America 3' cast October 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr. is reportedly set to reprise his "Iron Man" role in the upcoming 'Captain America 3'. The Oscar nominee is in final negotiations to bring billionaire Tony Stark and his superhero alter ego to the big screen once again for the third installment of the franchise,...
  • In Haryana's underdeveloped Narnaund, water and electricity key poll issues October 14, 2014

    Narnaund: Nearly 160 kilometres away from the high rises of Gurgaon lies Narnaund, a relatively lesser developed region of Haryana. While it promises to be an emerging city due to its proximity to Gurgaon, it still lacks even the most basic amenities for its inhabitants. Like many areas of Haryana, Narnaund,...
  • OP Chautala in jail will help BJP and not INLD: Captain Abhimanyu October 13, 2014

    Narnaund: Even as Indian National Lok Dal chief (INLD) Om Prakash Chautala is behind the bars, several party leaders feel that their candidates will get sympathy votes in the Haryana Assembly elections. But Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Narnaund Captain Abhimanyu mocked the INLD and said, "There will definitely be...
  • INLD Narnaund candidate blames Centre for electricity scarcity in Haryana October 13, 2014

    Narnaund : The Narnaund constituency is witnessing a tough battle between the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). While there is a strong support for BJP's Captain Abhimanyu, INLD's Raj Singh Mor seems to be leading the race. Dismissing BJP's claims of putting up a good...
  • Haryana CM must change if Congress comes to power again, says 6-time party MLA from Rewari October 13, 2014

    Rewari: Haryana's Rewari constituency has been a Congress stronghold for over 20 years. Congress MLA Captain Ajay Singh Yadav has represented Rewari since 1991 and remains the frontrunner in the forthcoming Assembly elections on October 15. With such experience and following, having chief ministerial ambitions is no surprise. Speaking to IBNLive,...
  • China: Submarine captain honoured for averting an underwater 'emergency' September 4, 2014

    Beijing: In a disclosure of neardisaster, China has honoured a submarine captain for averting an underwater "emergency" after his crew reportedly saved the vessel from sinking into thousands metres deep waters. Wang Hongli, commander of submarine 372, was praised by the Central Military Commission for "successfully dealing with a major...
  • Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' rallies summer box office with USD 11.2 million opening night August 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' stormed into the box office with a USD 11.2 million opening night, Walt Disney Co said on Friday, and could outperform expectations if it keeps drawing viewers with a new leading man, strong reviews and social media buzz. 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' the newest...
  • 15 yrs since the Kargil war, Col VN Thapar remembers his braveheart son July 28, 2014

    Col VN Thapar who lost his son Captain Vijyant Thapar in the 1999 Kargil War remembers the braveheart. ...
  • Remembering Kargil heroes: Late Captain Saurabh Kalia's family awaits justice July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Captain Saurabh Kalia was an officer of the Indian Army who died during the 1999 Kargil war where he was held as a prisoner of war by the Pakistani forces. Saurabh Kalia, then 23 and just a month old in the Army, had been on a patrol duty...
  • MH370 pilot 'chief suspect' in case of foul play: Report June 22, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: The captain of Flight MH370 has been identified as the prime suspect by a Malaysian police investigation into the disappearance of the plane after checks cleared all other people on board, a media report said today. The criminal inquiry does not rule out the possibility the Boeing 777200 plane...
  • AAP leader's tweet sparks rumours of Anjali Damania quitting the party June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The situation is getting worse for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). After two of its high profile leaders Shazia Ilmi and Captain G R Gopinath quit the AAP, one more high profile leader Anjali Damania is reportedly upset and planning to quit. Anjali Damania, who lost the Lok...
  • Shazia, Gopinath quit AAP; party tries to play down crisis May 24, 2014

    Just a few days after the Lok Sabha election results, which showed that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had failed to make much impact in large parts of India, two of its prominent members have resigned from the party. AAP's founding member Shazia Ilmi and businessman Captain GR Gopinath resigned...
  • Captain Gopinath on why he quit the Aam Aadmi Party May 24, 2014

    Bangalore: Low cost civil aviation pioneer in India and the founder of Air Deccan Captain GR Gopinath, who has quit the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), feels that the party has lost the focus and vision. After quitting the party, speaking to CNNIBN he said that there was no point in...