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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 hours 28 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Mercury crosses 40-degrees celsius mark in north India 6 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Heat wave-like conditions prevailed at several places across the country as the mercury crossed the 40-degree Celsius mark in various cities including the national capital with the temperature likely to rise in coming days. While New Delhi posted 40.6 degrees Celsius while Jaisalmer recorded the hottest temperature at 44.5...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Giri in Shamkir Chess 7 hours 0 minutes ago

    Shamkir (Azerbaijan): Former world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Anish Giri of the Netherlands after a combative game in the third round of Shamkir Chess on Sunday. On what turned out to be a tough day for the Indian ace after easier games in the first two...
  • Mohammad Nabi quits as Afghanistan captain 8 hours 16 minutes ago

    Mohammad Nabi resigned as captain of Afghanistan on Sunday (April 19) following the team's 2015 World Cup campaign in Australia and New Zealand last month. Nabi said his lack of form was one of the primary reasons for stepping down. "I have served Afghanistan's national team as captain for more than...
  • Shiv Kapur finishes disappointing 52nd, Kiradech wins in Shenzhen 9 hours 42 minutes ago

    Shenzhen: Shiv Kapur tumbled down the leaderboard with a final round of four-over 76 that had two bogeys and one double bogey and no birdies to finish tied 52nd at the Shenzhen International golf tournament, on Sunday. Kapur, who had a great start this week with a 67, finished at one-over...
  • Anti-India activities will not be tolerated in India: Rajnath Singh 10 hours 7 minutes ago

    Chandauli: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that any kind of anti-India activities will not be tolerated on the country's soil. He said this while addressing Kisan Mahapanchayat in his home district in Chandauli, his first visit to the place after taking over as the Union Home Minister. "I congratulate...
  • COAI roots for net neutrality, access for Internet to all 10 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Industrial body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) on Sunday reaffirmed its support for 'net neutrality', but also made a strong pitch for 'net equality' that will enable access to Internet for a billion Indians as part of the governments digital India vision. In a statement on Sunday, COAI...
  • WFI selected 48 grapplers for international championships 10 hours 58 minutes ago

    Hisar: Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has selected 48 grapplers, including 16 women, to represent the country at the senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Doha from May 5-10 and the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in Toronto from June 5-7. The tournaments will include both freestyle and grecoroman categories. According to a WFI spokesman...
  • Pakistan wants to resume Foreign Secretary-level talks to resolve outstanding issues 11 hours 59 minutes ago

    Pakistan has called on India to resume foreign secretary-level talks to resolve all outstanding issues, saying with peace the menace of poverty, illiteracy and injustice in the region can be eradicated. ...
  • Indian women finish seventh in Hawke's Bay Cup hockey 12 hours 51 minutes ago

    Hastings: The Indian women's hockey team defeated Japan 3-2 in the seventh-eighth position classification match to secure the seventh spot in the Hawke's Bay Cup tournament on Sunday. It was the team's second consecutive win against Japan, after beating them in a bronze medal match at the 17th Asian Games last...
  • Resume Foreign Secretary-level talks: Pakistan to India 12 hours 52 minutes ago

    Lahore: Pakistan has called on India to resume foreign secretary-level talks to resolve all outstanding issues, saying with peace the menace of poverty, illiteracy and injustice in the region can be eradicated. "Although the Indian Foreign Secretary visited Pakistan on March 3 this year but it was 'a goodwill gesture'. The...
  • Pakistan condemns arrest of separatist leaders in Kashmir 13 hours 7 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday condemned the use of force by security forces against protesters in Kashmir and said the arrest of separatist leaders in the Valley is a matter of concern. "Pakistan is deeply concerned at the increase in systematic human rights violations in Kashmir. We condemn the brutal use of...
  • IPL 8: Tom Moody credits Mayank Agarwal's composure on the field 13 hours 34 minutes ago

    Giving full credit to Agarwal for his remarkable fielding, coach Moody said SRH are a superb fielding unit. ...
  • Sitaram Yechury: Suave, soft-spoken and dynamic 14 hours 24 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Sitaram Yechury, who has been elected the new general secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist, has been the most prominent face of the party for decades. Suave and soft-spoken, he has been associated with the Communist movement since his student days and now at the age of 62 faces...
  • Will do all I can to remain number one: Sania Mirza 15 hours 10 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza says she would do all it takes to maintain her world number one ranking. "I wish I could tell the future. But, I can't. So, I am going to try and keep it (number one rank) as long as possible and do whatever I can,"...
  • West Indies drop Sulieman Benn for second Test against England 16 hours 47 minutes ago

    Sulieman Benn was excluded from the West Indies squad for their second Test match against England, starting at the National Cricket Stadium in St George's, Grenada from Tuesday (April 21). Benn was replaced by Shannon Gabriel, the right-arm seamer, in what is the only change to the team that drew the...
  • IPL 8: JP Duminy hails Delhi Daredevils' fighting attitude 18 hours 32 minutes ago

    Visakhapatnam: 'Catches win matches' is probably the oldest adage in cricket. On Saturday (April 18) night, Mayank Agarwal showed that an astounding bit of fielding could do the same when Delhi Daredevils were defending 167 for 4 at Visakhapatnam. Karn Sharma was striking the ball cleanly and Sunrisers Hyderabad needed seven...
  • CSA denies interference in World Cup semifinal playing XI 19 hours 16 minutes ago

    Cricket South Africa (CSA) has categorically denied interfering in selection of the team's playing XI for the World Cup semifinal against New Zealand last month. An official CSA statement was sent out on Saturday (April 18) following a factual examination done by three independent directors of the board. Reports over possible instructions...
  • IPL 8: Tim Southee eyeing Brendon McCullum's wicket Yesterday

    Around two months back, on February 20 in Wellington, Brendon McCullum and Tim Southee joined forces to dismantle, and even embarrass, England in their 2015 World Cup clash. First, Southee bowled one of the great spells in One-Day International history, ending with 7 for 33 that would be remembered for years...
  • India beat Philippines, enter Fed Cup Group I Yesterday

    Hyderabad: The Sania Mirza-led Indian women's tennis team came out with a gritty performance to beat Philippines 2-1 in the Fed Cup Group II Asia/Oceania promotional playoff final here on Saturday night to enter Group I, where they will play in 2016. In the all-important playoff, India won the first singles...
  • India @ 9 with Anchal Vohra Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Anchal Vohra on India @ 9. ...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Shamkir Chess tournament Yesterday

    Shamkir (Azerbaijan): Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out his second straight draw in the Shamkir Chess tournament, signing peace with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France quite easily with black pieces in the second round here today. After letting reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway off the hook in the first...
  • Congress activists hold protest against Jammu and Kashmir government, Centre Yesterday

    Jammu: Several activists of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Congress on Saturday held a protest on Jammu against the state government and the Centre, alleging that both the Central and Mufti Sayeed governments have been supporting anti-national forces in the state. "The NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the...
  • Post Hudhud storm Vizag rooting for more matches Yesterday

    Visakhapatnam: CR Mohan, the media in-charge at the Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam, was a busy man on October 11, 2014. He was setting things up for the third One-Day International between India and West Indies. News of Cyclone Hudhud was coming in, but nobody in the port...
  • US Ambassador to India, visits Startup Village Yesterday

    Kochi: US Ambassador to India Richard R Verma has visited Startup Village the country's first Public Private Partnership technology business incubator jointly promoted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Technopark and MobME Wireless. During his interaction with young entrepreneurs and the Startup Village officials on Friday...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates centenary function of Patna High Court Yesterday

    Patna: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that elected representatives would have strong desire to go for populism which might affect individual rights and the duty of the judiciary is to show red flag to any infringement of fundamental rights of a citizen. Inaugurating the centenary celebration of the Patna High...
  • Abandoned India tour on agenda in WICB meeting Yesterday

    St. John's, Antigua: Last year's controversial abandoned tour of India will be on the agenda when the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) meets with the Caribbean Community's (CARICOM) Committee on Cricket Governance next Monday in Grenada. WICB president Dave Cameron, along with all 18 directors of the board, will sit down...
  • James Anderson breaks Ian Botham's record Yesterday

    Anderson became England's highest wicket-taker in test cricket when he claimed his 384th victim in the drawn first Test against West Indies in Antigua. ...
  • Hockey: India women go down 0-3 to US in Hawke's Bay Cup Yesterday

    Hastings: The Indian women's hockey team were once again drubbed by the US, losing 0-3 in the 5-8 position classification match of the Hawke's Bay Cup on Saturday. The US capitalised on their opportunities to bag a second win over India in the tournament, having beaten the Asian side 4-2 earlier...