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  • DMRC starts tunneling at Palam on Botanical Garden corridor 03-04-2014 09:34 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Thursday commenced tunneling work on the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam. "The crucial 1.5 km stretch of the upcoming Janakpuri West Botanical Garden corridor at Palam, will play a major role in connecting areas like Janakpuri, Dabri, Palam with important locations such...
  • Karnataka eye hat-trick of titles in Vijay Hazare final 15-03-2014 08:01 PM

    Kolkata: Heavyweights Karnataka will aim to continue their dream run and claim an unprecedented hat-trick of titles in the season, when they square off against underdogs Railways in the Vijay Hazare Trophy final at Eden Gardens on Sunday. Karnataka have not looked back after their Ranji triumph as they went...
  • Djokovic beats Murray in an exhibition match in New York 04-03-2014 09:36 AM

    New York: Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 6-3, 7-6 (2) in an one-off match at Madison Square Garden on Monday, with the pair mixed the usual exhibition hijinks with some long rallies reminiscent of their epic Grand Slam meetings. A born showman, Djokovic always has fun with the New York...
  • Woman jumps before Delhi Metro train, dies 03-03-2014 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: A 30-year old woman died on Monday after she jumped in front of a Delhi Metro train, an official said. Omvati, a resident of Raghubir Nagar jumped in front of the Metro train going towards the Yamuna Bank at Rajouri Garden metro station in west Delhi around 10.30...
  • Russell Henley wins Honda Classic in four-way playoff 03-03-2014 09:40 AM

    American Russell Henley emerged as the last man standing to win his second PGA Tour title in a four-way playoff for the Honda Classic at Palm Beach Gardens in Florida on Sunday. Henley, 24, birdied the first extra hole, the par-five 18th, from two feet in fading light to edge...
  • Tiger Woods rues eratic putting after carding a 71 at Honda Classic 28-02-2014 09:02 AM

    Tiger Woods lamented inconsistent putting after he battled to a one-over-par 71 that left him six strokes off the early lead in Thursday's first round at the $6 million Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. While South African Rory Sabbatini and American William McGirt had few problems on the...
  • Mamata announces road to be named after Suchitra Sen 17-01-2014 07:49 PM

    The Ballygunge Circular Road where actress Suchitra Sen lived in an apartment will be renamed as Suchitra Sen Sarani in her memory, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Friday. She also said that a memorial would be constructed at Mysore Garden in front of the crematorium at Keoratala...
  • Bengal squad for Ranji Trophy semis against Maharashtra announced 13-01-2014 09:47 PM

    Kolkata: Bengal selectors on Monday named middle-order batsman Sandipan Das and pacer Veer Pratap Singh in the 18-member squad for their Ranji Trophy semi-final against Maharashtra in Indore from January 18 to 22. The regular Bengal skipper Manoj Tiwary, who is recovering from a knee surgery, has been included as...
  • Kartik yet again booed by Bengal fans at Eden 11-01-2014 08:14 PM

    Kolkata: There was no end to Murali Kartik's miseries at the Eden Gardens after Friday's fan fury, as the Railways skipper was again booed by Bengal fans who shouted slogans outside the stadium at the end of the fourth day's play. About a 100-odd Bengal fans, shouting slogans of "Go...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Shukla leads Bengal's recovery against Railways 10-01-2014 06:27 PM

    Kolkata: Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla's valiant unbeaten half-century helped Bengal stage a remarkable fight-back against Railways in their controversy-marred Ranji Trophy quarter-final at the Eden Gardens on Friday. The third day's proceedings saw both the teams engaged in heated exchange of words as about 2,000-odd spectators also played their part...
  • Snapshot: Singapore's Santa Claus goes underwater to spread X'mas cheer 24-12-2013 01:31 PM

    New Delhi: Usually the one to glide in on a sleigh and deliver presents to children on Christmas eve, Santa Claus amused many when he wore scuba equipment to entertain his guests. A diver, who was dressed as Santa Claus, swam in the Coral Garden tank on December 24 at...
  • Japans' Royal couple takes Sunday stroll in Lodhi Gardens 01-12-2013 04:01 PM

    Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko took a morning stroll at the beautiful Lodhi Gardens and interacted with schoolchildren, diplomats and a section of lay people on their historic visit here. The royal couple took an early morning stroll at the Bada Gumbad Gardens and expressed interest in various trees...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal wary of Madhya Pradesh at home 13-11-2013 05:51 PM

    Kolkata: Bengal will have a testing time at home when they take on Madhya Pradesh in their group B Ranji Trophy match beginning at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. Boasting a fiery attack with left-arm pacer Ishwar Pandey up their ranks, Madhya Pradesh had defeated Bengal comprehensively at home last...
  • Brian Lara laments not playing a Test at Eden Gardens 10-11-2013 05:40 PM

    Kolkata: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara Sunday lamented that he could never play a Test match at the historic Eden Gardens and made a suggestion to CAB officials that if a veterans match, including Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, could be organised here in the future. Lara was here...
  • Brian Lara fails to see Sachin Tendulkar in action at Eden Gardens 09-11-2013 03:55 PM

    Kolkata: West Indies batting great Brian Lara on Saturday expressed disappointment over the India-West Indies match ending in three days, denying him the pleasure of watching Sachin Tendulkar in action in his penultimate match. "I am disappointed. I hoped to see Sachin in action at Eden Gardens in his last...
  • No showering of rose petals for Sachin Tendulkar at Eden Gardens 09-11-2013 01:52 PM

    Kolkata: Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) grandiose plans to felicitate Sachin Tendulkar by showering 199 kg rose petals from the skies crashed with India trouncing the West Indies within three days in the first of the two-match Test series at the Eden Gardens on Friday (November 8). Tendulkar, who played...
  • Snap Shot: When 'Dada' Ganguly hugged 'God' Tendulkar 09-11-2013 09:43 AM

    It's the perfect item to enter the collector's edition: the 'Prince of Kolkata' Sourav Ganguly hugging the 'god of cricket' Sachin Tendulkar in the batting maestro's last Test in Kolkata. Tendulkar's 199th and last Test at the Eden Gardens may not have given him the chance to bat twice, but...
  • Accurate line, length was key to Shami's success: Dhoni 08-11-2013 06:09 PM

    Kolkata: The impeccable line and length was key to Mohammed Shami's grand success on debut, India skipper Mahendra Singh on Friday said as the paceman impressed with his ability to reverse swing the ball. Shami took nine wickets in the match, the second best figures for an Indian bowler on...
  • Sachin Tendulkar presented a painting by Mamata Banerjee 08-11-2013 05:51 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday presented one of her paintings to Sachin Tendulkar even as the Eden Gardens crowd gave a standing ovation to the legendary batsman at the end of his 199th and penultimate Test match. As a farewell tribute, Banerjee gifted him a painting...
  • Kolkata win gives India their best winning streak in Tests 08-11-2013 05:11 PM

    India celebrated their innings-and-51-run win over the West Indies at the Eden Gardens in style on Thursday, recording their best winning run ever in Test cricket with a fifth consecutive victory. Heroics of debutants Mohammad Shami (9 for 118 in the match) and Rohit Sharma (177) helped India beat the...
  • Mohammad Shami records India's best fast-bowling debut 08-11-2013 04:39 PM

    It's difficult to recall when, if ever, did an Indian pacer bowled with the kind of fire Mohammad Shami breathed at the Eden Gardens on Friday. It not only decimated the West Indies, earned India an innings win inside three days and gifted Sachin Tendulkar a win in his 199th...
  • Sachin Tendulkar tracker: Day 3, Eden Gardens 08-11-2013 11:13 AM

    As Sachin Tendulkar makes his final bow, Cricketnext tracks the key moments of his last 10 days of almost a quarter of a century he has spent in the game. Day two saw jaws dropping at the sight of umpire Nigel Llong giving Sachin out lbw for 10 to Shane...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 3 08-11-2013 08:12 AM

    Day 2 Round-up India lost five wickets in the morning session on Thursday, including that of Sachin Tendulkar for just 10, and were 83 for 5 at one stage, but a century on Test debut by Rohit Sharma and his game-changing 198-run partnership with R Ashwin helped India end day...
  • Rohit Sharma revives a promise with century on Test debut 07-11-2013 06:19 PM

    It took Rohit Sharma 108 ODIs and more than 3000 runs to wear the Test whites - the longest any player has taken to graduate to Test cricket. But things are changing. This is year 2013 and this definitely is a different Rohit Sharma: an ODI double centurion and now...
  • Rohit Sharma 14th Indian to hit Test century on debut 07-11-2013 03:51 PM

    It took Rohit Sharma 108 ODIs and more than 3000 runs to wear the Test whites - the longest any cricketer has taken to graduate to Test cricket. But when he did, he made it count to the T. A century on debut, that too in circumstances when India had...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2 07-11-2013 08:07 AM

    Day 1 round-up: West Indies were at one stage looking good, reaching 106 for 2 at lunch, but Shami's afternoon burst deflated the visitors who were then bowled out for 234 shortly after tea. The inexperienced new-ball attack of West Indies didn't trouble the Indian openers Shikhar Dhwan (21*) and...
  • Marlon Samuels lauds Indian bowlers 06-11-2013 06:27 PM

    Kolkata: West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels on Wednesday credited Indian bowlers for their disciplined performance which restricted the visitors to a paltry score of 234 in the first Test at Eden Gardens. "Obviously it is disappointing when you choose to bat first and do not get the runs that you...
  • Mohammad Shami grabs Ishant's Test spot with both hands 06-11-2013 05:54 PM

    Not many called that: Mohammad Shami playing ahead of Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma in a Test match. But MS Dhoni had his cards sorted, close to the chest but sorted. And Shami turned out to be the ace in those cards with a four-wicket spell on debut at the...
  • Mohammad Shami dedicates dream debut to Sachin Tendulkar 06-11-2013 05:45 PM

    Kolkata: Indian pacer Mohammad Shami, who on Wednesday made a dream Test debut against the West Indies at the Eden Gardens, dedicated his performance to cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, playing his farewell series. "My biggest achievement is that Sachin is with me so I would dedicate my performance to him...
  • Keeping old red balls helped Shami learn reverse swing: Coach 06-11-2013 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: Mohammad Shami has impressed one and all with his ability to get reverse swing on the very first day of his Test career but his childhood coach Badruddin Siddique is not at all surprised as he has seen him practice the art since his U-16 days. "I don't...