Elitism

  • Hyundai India releases sketches of the upcoming Elite i20 3 hours 13 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Just a day after we showed you pictures of an uncamouflaged i20 testing, Hyundai has released sketches of the car. Called the Elite i20, the new car will have its first unveiling in India on August 11. Prices, trims and other details are also expected to be revealed on...
  • Celkon launches Android KitKat-based Millennium Power Q3000, Elite Q470 smartphones at Rs 8,999, Rs 11,999 July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Celkon Mobiles today launched two new phones under its new 'Millennium' smartphone range, powered by the latest Android KitKat operating system. The two smartphones - Power Q3000 and Elite Q470 - are priced at Rs 8,999 and Rs 11,999, respectively. "Currently India is facing a need-gap of slim smartphones...
  • Washington: Indian scientist inducted into elite group of professors June 9, 2014

    Washington: An eminent Indian-American space scientist has been inducted into an elite group of professors by the University of North Dakota for his contribution in the field of space research. Dr Santhosh K Seelan of the Department of Space Studies at the University of North Dakota (UND) was inducted recently into...
  • Umpire Billy Bowden back on ICC's elite panel May 1, 2014

    New Zealand's Billy Bowden was restored to the International Cricket Council's elite panel of umpires on Thursday just a year after being dropped from the list. Bowden, best known for his 'crooked' finger method of dismissal, had been on the panel for a decade but was dropped after officials deemed he'd...
  • Billy Bowden returns to Emirates Elite Panel of ICC umpires May 1, 2014

    Dubai: The ICC on Thursday announced the Emirates Elite Panel of umpires for 2014-2015, commencing from July 1, following the annual review and selection process. The only change in the panel from last year is the return of Billy Bowden who has replaced Tony Hill. Hill had stepped down from the...
  • Open Mike: Is the urban elite still indifferent to elections? April 3, 2014

    Just days to go before the Lok Sabha election, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Oval Maidan in South Mumbai as part of a special series 'Open Mike' to take the views of the residents over the participation of the urban elite in the upcoming general election. ...
  • TN: Engineering students create record for making pollution masks March 3, 2014

    Coimbatore: Students of a local engineering college on Monday created a world record by making 2,493 handmade pollution masks in 30 minutes. Three hundred students of the Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology entered into the UK-based 'Elite World Records' on achieving the feat, for which they were awarded...
  • Is 'RoboCop' remake relying only on good marketing? February 12, 2014

    The original 1987 'RoboCop' Dutch director Paul Verhoeven's first Hollywood film, isn't so much a movie to revere as a bit of brutalism to behold. It had a grim comic vibe, satirizing the savagery of both corporate bloodthirstiness and justice-seeking rampages. Paul Weller's RoboCop was a techno-Frankenstein created to tame...
  • Tony Hill quits international umpiring January 9, 2014

    Dubai: New Zealand's Tony Hill has stepped down from the ICC's elite panel of umpires and will join New Zealand Cricket in coaching umpires. The 62-year-old stood in 40 Test matches, 96 one-day internationals and 17 Twenty20s during 15 years of international umpiring. He made his international umpiring debut in 1998 and...
  • American Football league to make India debut July 15, 2013

    Hyderabad: American Football will be making its debut in cricket-crazy India with Elite Football League of India (EFLI) season scheduled to take place in December this year. Six teams from India and one each from Pakistan and Sri Lanka will vie for the top honours in EFLI, announced league investor and...
  • PCB drops Rauf from list recommended for ICC umpires' panels July 13, 2013

    Karachi: The international career of tainted umpire Asad Rauf appears to be over after the Pakistan Cricket Board refused to nominate his name for the ICC's international and elite panels of officials. The ICC is set to decide on July 15, in a meeting in Nagpur, the fresh list of...
  • Excited to be in ICC's elite umpire panel: Reiffel June 26, 2013

    Melbourne: Former Australian fast bowler Paul Reiffel on Wednesday expressed his excitement on being promoted to ICC's elite panel of umpires. Speaking about his promotion, Reiffel said, "When I first started umpiring after retiring from first-class cricket, my aim was to reach the highest level of international umpiring. It always seemed...
  • BCCI to discuss about NSDF funds after IOA suspension December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: After the suspension of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) by the International Olympic Council (IOC), the Indian cricket board might just ask the sports ministry to return the Rs 50 crore it has contributed to the National Sports Development Fund for development of medal prospects. "We are keenly following the...
  • Ex-umpire Hair adds fuel to fixing row, blames IPL October 9, 2012

    Melbourne: Former ICC elite panel umpire Darrell Hair is not at all surprised by the allegations of fixing against match officials, and said such rumours started doing rounds since the birth of the cash-rich Indian Premier League. Hair's statement came after the ICC has launched an "urgent investigation" into the...
  • Taufel set to say goodbye with SL-WI WT20 final October 6, 2012

    Colombo: Australian Simon Taufel will officiate in Sunday's World Twenty20 summit clash between Sri Lanka and West Indies - his last assignment as an ICC Elite panel umpire. The 41-year-old had already announced that he would retire after World Twenty20 to become the Umpire Performance and Training Manager with the ICC. In...
  • HP unveils ElitePad 900 Windows 8 tablet October 1, 2012

    California: HP introduced a new tablet - the HP ElitePad 900 - which runs Microsoft's latest Windows 8 operating system. It features a 10.1-inch diagonal display, weighs 1.5 pounds and measures 9.2 mm thin. The tablet is aimed at enterprise users, but it is expected to entice consumers also. The HP...
  • Micromax launches A84 Superfone Elite at Rs 9,999 August 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Micromax is arguably one of the best smartphone manufacturers in India and is continuously offering mobile devices that feature above average specifications and are slotted in a price bracket that cater to the Indian audience. After unveiling the Superfone A80 Infinity last month, the brand has now launched...
  • Nigel Llong elevated to Elite Panel June 12, 2012

    Dubai: Nigel Llong of England is the latest addition to the Elite Panel of ICC umpires, replacing Billy Doctrove who last week announced his retirement from international cricket. Llong will join the Elite Panel for the 2012-13 season, starting July 1, and will join 13 other international umpires at the...
  • Krishna Poonia bags silver in Portland meet June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: India's London-bound discus-thrower Krishna Poonia bagged the silver medal at the Post Pre Elite Womens' event at Portland, US, but the effort was way behind her last month's national record-breaking feat. Poonia finished second with a throw of 62.34 meters on Monday, while the gold went to Russian Darya...
  • IPL 5: 4 ICC Elite Panel umpires in playoffs May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Four ICC Elite Panel umpires will officiate in the play-off matches of the Indian Premier League. "Simon Taufel, Billy Doctrove, Kumar Dharmasena and Billy Bowden will be umpiring in the four play off games," an IPL media release said. It was also confirmed that the ICC match referees Andy...
  • Resurrected MP showed guts and promise January 19, 2012

    Gone are the days when the Ranji Trophy was regularly dominated by heavyweights who bullied less experienced teams. This change was brought by Rajasthan in the 2010-11 season, when they emerged from nowhere to defy expectations and lift the title. For Rajasthan, it was a dream run last season and one...
  • Chahar would have given us the edge: Chopra December 30, 2011

    Jaipur: Admitting that they were lucky to have made the cut, Rajasthan skipper Aakash Chopra on Friday said the defending champions would miss the service of pacer Deepak Chahar in their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match against Hyderabad. Down with jaundice, incidentally, it was Chahar, unheralded then, who broke the back of...
  • Elite Div: Mumbai thrash Punjab, Bengal out December 24, 2011

    Mumbai: Opener Praful Waghela (57) and captain Wasim Jaffer (50) hit half-centuries and put up an unbeaten 94-run stand against Punjab to guide Mumbai to their third outright victory of the season, and to top Group A with 25 points in the Ranji Trophy Elite Division match on Saturday. The 39-time...
  • Elite Div: Mumbai take 1st innings lead December 23, 2011

    Mumbai: Riding on Wasim Jaffer's record-breaking 82 as he overtook former teammate Amol Muzumdar as the highest run-getter in Ranji Trophy, Mumbai took the first-innings lead against Punjab by reaching 308-5 at stumps in their Elite Division Group A match here on Thursday. Jaffer needed 50 runs to go past Muzumdar,...
  • Jaffer breaks Ranji record of most runs December 22, 2011

    Mumbai: Wasim Jaffer added another feather to his cap on Thursday when he broke his former Mumbai teammate Amol Muzumdar's record of most runs in the Ranji Trophy in their game against Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium. Jaffer, 33, went past Muzumdar's tournament tally of 8237 runs when he drove a...
  • Elite Div: Depleted Mumbai face Punjab December 20, 2011

    Mumbai: A depleted Mumbai outfit sans key batsmen Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma and Abhishek Nayar, and front-line pacers Zaheer Khan and Dhawal Kulkarni, will take on Punjab in their last Ranji Trophy Elite Division Group A match from Wednesday. Although without their regular players with Rahane, Rohit and Zaheer in...
  • Agarkar again unavailable for Ranji December 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Disgruntled former India pacer Ajit Agarkar has made himself unavailable to play for Mumbai for the third match running when the 39-time champions take on Punjab in their concluding Group A Elite Division tie here from December 21-24. "He's informed me that he would tell me in advance whenever he's...