India

  • Suresh Raina will bat at number five, confirms MS Dhoni 11 minutes ago

    Cardiff: The move to send Suresh Raina to bat at number five paid rich dividends as his match-winning century helped India post a 133-run win over England, and it seems the Indian team management is in no mood to tamper with the middle order batsman's position in the batting line-up. "Yes,...
  • I rate Raina's knock as one of the best overseas: Sunil Gavaskar 41 minutes ago

    Cardiff: Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar lavished parises on Suresh Raina's match-winning knock in the second ODI against England and rated the left-hander's hundred as one of the best ODI innings overseas. "You have got to rate it as one of the best innings. You can't call it the top innings...
  • Saina Nehwal survives scare to enter quarters of World Badminton 1 hour 28 minutes ago

    Copenhagen: Saina Nehwal survived a scare to eventually make her way into the women's singles quarter-finals of the World Badminton Championships at the Ballerup Super Arena here Thursday. Japanese 13th seed Sayaka Takahashi gave a tough fight to the Indian seventh seed and was almost on her way to the last...
  • BCCI awards Micromax 2014-15 title sponsorship for Rs 18 crore 3 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Marketing Committee of the BCCI on Thursday awarded the Title Sponsorship for the International Series and Domestic Tournaments to be played in India during the 2014-15 season to Micromax Informatics Limited for an approximate fee of Rs 18 crore. According to a BCCI release, "The winning bid for...
  • Ravi Shastri instilled confidence in the team, says Suresh Raina 3 hours 38 minutes ago

    Cardiff: Having scored a match-winning 75-ball-100 against England in the second ODI, Suresh Raina attributed his success to Team Director Ravi Shastri's pre-match pep talk, which urged him to go out and express himself. "Ravi Shastri gave us a lot of confidence. He came in the team meeting and said a...
  • 16-year-old shooting sensation Malaika Goel going for Asiad gold 4 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Sixteen-year-old shooting sensation Malaika Goel says the unexpected silver at the Commonwealth Games last month has given her the much-needed confidence to aim for a gold at the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, Korea. Malaika made the shooting world took notice of her in Glasgow where she beat experienced...
  • An ODI win can't quieten the shouts for Fletcher's removal 6 hours 33 minutes ago

    Even as the future of coach Duncan Fletcher hangs in the balance and uncertainty looms large over the Zimbabwean's job with BCCI, former India players, including master batsman Gundappa Vishwanath are batting for an Indian to take over the national team's coaching reins. "We have so many greats to guide the...
  • Different format, different Team India 6 hours 23 minutes ago

    It wasn't surprising to see a drastically different India in the second ODI against England at Cardiff on Wednesday. A team coming from consecutive Test defeats - both inside three days - took to ODIs like fish to water. And before we forget, it's the ODI champions after all that...
  • A snow-covered NIT and an IIT that boasts of blackbucks: 35 stunning photos of the most beautiful college campuses in India 7 hours 32 minutes ago

    Who needs a vacation when you have a college that looks like a dream! The best colleges in India usually attract students because of the high academic standards. These university campuses boast of exotic scenic beauty that could calm the most troubled minds a night before the exam. If you've...
  • England fined for maintaining slow over-rate in Cardiff 8 hours 33 minutes ago

    Cardiff: As if the loss was not enough, England's cricketers were fined 10 per cent of their match fees while their skipper Alastair Cook was docked 20 per cent of his earnings for maintaining a slow over-rate in the second one-dayer against India. "Ranjan Madugalle of the Emirates Elite Panel of...
  • Suresh Raina provides India the perfect 'ton'ic 9 hours 45 minutes ago

    Bereft of an inspiring performance since Ishant Sharma's seven-wicket burst at Lord's, Team India received the perfect tonic on Wednesday - provided by its limited-overs specialist Suresh Raina. Off-field disagreements had taken precedence and Raina's century in a winning cause in the Cardiff ODI played the right notes to lift...
  • Hockey India Secretary General hits back at SAI Director General 9 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Hockey India Secretary General Narinder Batra hit back at Sports Authority of India's Director General Jiji Thomson, accusing the top SAI official of "telling lies" and misguiding the media as far as conducting camps were concerned. HI High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans had recently written a letter to Sports...
  • Cook disappointed with 'friend' Swann's World Cup comment 10 hours 4 minutes ago

    Cardiff: With friends like Graeme Swann, England captain Alastair Cook may feel he has no need of any enemies. England suffered a massive 133-run defeat by world champions India in the second one-day international in Cardiff on Wednesday, effectively the first of what is now a four-match series following Monday's total...
  • Karate team's participation rejected by OCA despite IOA effort 10 hours 15 minutes ago

    Olympic Council of Asia has rejected participation of Indian karate team in the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea even after a request by the IOA, which infact had selected the players due to infighting between two factions of the national federation. IOA had constituted a three-member committee to...
  • Gravity-defying rocks and a 'Bullet Baba' temple: 15 peculiar and mysterious places in India every adventurous traveller should visit 11 hours 37 minutes ago

    If you're bored of vacationing at the same old conventional tourist spots in India, this is for you. Are you an adventurous traveller planning to travel along the length and breadth of the country? Take a break and set off on an exciting journey to explore the land of peculiar...
  • ODIs a good format to come back into form, says MS Dhoni 11 hours 48 minutes ago

    Cardiff: Mahendra Singh Dhoni heaved a sigh of relief after his team turned its fortunes around with a 133-run win in the second ODI against England on Thursday and the Indian captain said it's a "good format to come back into form" following the Test series debacle. Dhoni was cheered on...
  • Lot of improvement to do, says Alastair Cook after loss to India 12 hours 6 minutes ago

    Cardiff: Dejected after a 133-run loss (D/L method) against India in the second one-dayer on Wednesday, England skipper Alastair Cook said that his team has a lot of improvement to do if it wants to overturn the 1-0 deficit in the five-match series. "If we play like that we're not going...
  • Captain MS Dhoni hails Suresh Raina's fantastic knock 12 hours 19 minutes ago

    Cardiff: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni heaped praises on Suresh Raina for his match-winning hundred in the second one-dayer against England on Thursday that helped the visitors take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. "It was a fantastic knock," said Dhoni, about Raina's 75-ball 100. India humbled the hosts by 133...
  • Indian American from Chicago indicted in visa fraud 13 hours 44 minutes ago

    Washington: A 30-year-old Indian American businessmen has been indicted on charges for exploiting a US visa program to fraudulently raise approximately $160 million from nearly 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the project while seeking US residency. Chicago-based Anshoo Sethi, who purported to be building a $912 million hotel and convention...
  • Obama looks forward to meet Modi: White House 13 hours 57 minutes ago

    Washington: India and the US share a rich and robust relationship and President Barack Obama looks forward to building on that when he meets with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the White House said on Thursday. "As you know, the President after the election of Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi, invited him to...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 22 hours 23 minutes ago

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  • 2nd ODI: Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja star as India thrash England 21 hours 47 minutes ago

    Cardiff: A superb century from Suresh Raina and a 4-wicket haul from Ravindra Jadeja helped India clinch a massive 133-run victory by D/L method over England in the second one-day international on Wednesday. Victory gave India a 1-0 lead in the five-match series following Monday's washout in Bristol and saw...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 23 hours 0 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BJP split wide open over allegations against Rajnath, son Yesterday

    In the first signs of an internal tussle within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) within the first 100 days of the Narendra Modi government, several party leaders have targeted Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his son Pankaj over allegations of misconduct. ...
  • We are aiming for a victorious start in Asian Games: Ritu Rani Yesterday

    New Delhi: With the Asian Games round the corner, the Indian women's hockey team is aiming for a winning start its campaign in the 17th edition of the continental event to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4. Indian women's hockey team captain Ritu Rani is...
  • DGCA warns air carriers over rising passenger complaints Yesterday

    New Delhi: On Air India Day, the national carrier has topped aviation regulator DGCA's list of airlines that passengers have complained against the most. Almost 30 per cent of passenger complaints are related to troubles with flight cancellations or delays, while about 25 per cent of passengers expressed discontent over customer...
  • Air India website crashes on day 1 of its grand Rs 100-per-ticket sale Yesterday

    New Delhi: Air India website on Wednesday crashed on day one of the 5-day special discount period. The airline had launched 'Air India Offer', a scheme offering tickets for Rs 100 apart from all applicable taxes. The offer has started from Wednesday. The discount is available only for online booking and...
  • Pune FC sign Sporting captain Matthew Gonsalves Yesterday

    Pune: Pune Football Club Wednesday signed Sporting Clube de Goa captain Matthew Gonsalves for the upcoming I-League season. The highly-experienced Goan joins Pune FC after spending 10 years with Sporting and will be a valuable addition to Karim Bencherifa's squad. The defender thus becomes the sixth new player signed this season...
  • Indian boxers may not compete under national flag in Asian Games Yesterday

    New Delhi: With the mess in country's boxing administration lingering on, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said that the top pugilists may not be able to compete in the upcoming Asian Games under the national flag if the elections are not held as per schedule next month. SAI Director General...