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  • Azhar Mahmood, Johan Botha join Kolkata Knight Riders 54 minutes ago

    With the 2015 World Cup done and dusted, the cricket world now slowly shifts its focus to the eighth edition of Pepsi Indian Premier League, starting on April 8 with a clash between Kolkata Knight Riders, the defending champions, and Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens. Venky Mysore, the chief executive officer...
  • President hails Kidambi Srikanth for India Open win 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday congratulated shuttler Kidambi Srikanth for winning the India Open Superseries men's singles title on Sunday. The World No 4 defeated Danish Viktor Axelsen 18-21, 21-13, 21-12 in 55 minutes in the final at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. "Please accept my hearty congratulations and best...
  • Respect Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's personal lives: Yuvraj Singh 2 hours 24 minutes ago

    Out-of-favour India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has appealed to the cricket fans to respect Test captain Virat Kohli and his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma's personal lives. Anushka, who was in attendance at the Sydney Cricket Ground during India's World Cup semifinal against Australia, was blamed for Kohli's failure in the match which...
  • 18 Indian fishermen arrested in Pakistan 2 hours 52 minutes ago

    Karachi: Pakistani authorities have arrested 18 Indian fishermen and seized their three boats for allegedly violating the country's territorial waters. The fishermen were arrested by Pakistan's Maritime Security (PMS) forces last night in the Arabian Sea off the Karachi coast, Geo News reported. No official of the PMS was available to...
  • Spot and groom young bowlers to regain World Cup: Dilip Vengsarkar 2 hours 57 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Providing a road map to win the next World Cup, scheduled in England in 2019, ex-India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Monday suggested that cricket authorities should spot a handful of young pace and spin bowlers and make them play in county cricket during the off season. "It's important to spot...
  • World Idly Day celebrated by cutting a 50 kilo idly in style in Chennai 3 hours 32 minutes ago

    Chennai: It's a staple breakfast dish in any South Indian home, the humble idly finally has its day! From this year onwards March 30th will be celebrated as World Idly Day. The idea is promoted by the Tamil Nadu Cooking Organisation together with Iniyavan, an autorikshaw driver who gave up...
  • Sardar Singh, Saba Anjum receive Padma Shri Award 3 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Asian Games gold medal-winning wrestler Satpal - who has coached two-time Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar - was honoured on Monday with the country's prestigious Padma Bhushan award by President Pranab Mukherjee at a civil investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Apart from Satpal, national hockey team captain...
  • Available spectrum very scarce in India: TRAI 3 hours 57 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Expressing concerns over spectrum scarcity in the country, TRAI Chairman Rahul Khullar on Monday said the availability of airwaves in India is less than 40 per cent as compared to European nations. "If you compare country in Europe or rest of the world which are similar in size to...
  • Virat Kohli must play more responsibly: Erapalli Prasanna 4 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Virat Kohli is expected to captain India in all formats at some point but before that happens the star batsmen must start taking more responsibility towards his team, says spin great Erapalli Prasanna. "In all probability, Kohli will captain the Indian team in the next World Cup. For that,...
  • India to become 3rd largest auto manufacturer by 2020: Ford 4 hours 19 minutes ago

    Coimbatore: India's automotive industry is expected to reach 7 million vehicles milestone by 2020, making the country the third-largest auto manufacturer in the world, behind the US and China, a top official at Ford Motor has said. The automotive sector has a direct bearing on the economy with a near 7...
  • Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Sardar Singh charged up to face Australia in hockey meet 4 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh on Monday said the team is looking forward to meeting world champions Australia in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from April 5 to 12. India had a fruitful 2014 when they won the the Asian Games...
  • Modi government to push for cow slaughter ban across India 5 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India will use all its "might" to ban cow slaughter across the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in a speech to spiritual leaders, as the Hindu nationalist government moves to fulfil a poll promise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A renewed thrust by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...
  • Brad Hogg bats for Steven Smith as Australia skipper 6 hours 6 minutes ago

    Brad Hogg has backed Steven Smith to take over the One-Day International captaincy after Michael Clarke quit the format following Australia's win over New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday (March 29) in the World Cup final. Smith's form over the last few months has turned many heads. After...
  • World Cup 2015: Bowlers who made a difference in the tournament 8 hours 0 minutes ago

    The 2015 World Cup has come to an end with Australia victorious over New Zealand in the final for their fifth title. It was an easy win for the co-hosts by seven wickets as they looked relatively untroubled in chasing 184 to win, having been dominant with the ball earlier. With...
  • 10 things which made the Amazon India Fashion Week finale the most memorable event in the history of Indian fashion 8 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The capital turned into a fashion Mecca with 25 coveted Indian designers putting forward the most magnificent show in the history of Indian fashion. India Fashion Week, in its 25th edition, did something that might not happen again in the near future. It managed to bring together...
  • Lot of violence in Yemen; people waiting to return, says stranded Indian 9 hours 29 minutes ago

    India has begun evacuating its citizens who are stranded in war-torn Yemen. Air India flew its first flight on Monday to airlift Indian nationals out of Yemen. Two-three Indian nationals have already returned from Yemen. "We were taken to Djibouti from there we were taken to Doha and from there...
  • Two ships leaves Kochi to Djibouti Port to evacuate Indians 10 hours 8 minutes ago

    Kochi: India on Monday sent two passenger ships to Djibouti Port to evacuate Indians stranded in conflict-hit Yemen. "Two passenger ships belonging to Lakshadweep administration left for Djibouti Port from Kochi this morning to evacuate Indians stranded in Yemen," Jijo Thomas, Deputy Secretary, Cochin Port Trust,...
  • World Cup: Virat Kohli has been sensational in Australia, says Rahul Dravid 10 hours 37 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Dismissing criticism against Virat Kohli for his early dismissal in the World Cup semi-final against Australia, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid said barring the one blip, the star batsman has been sensational Down Under. "We have short memory. He did play his absolute best at the Test matches. In...
  • 'Cricketers can fill their skills gap with power of analytics': Writer Corp's Yateen Chodnekar 11 hours 2 minutes ago

    World Cup 2015 won't interest Indians anymore. Much has been written about the game, India's performance, and Virat and Anushka, but hardly anyone realised that one factor which really adds spice to the game -- analytics. It plays a key role in making not just the game of cricket but...
  • AIFW 2015: With 25 great designers and 50 divine creations, the grand finale didn't need a Bollywood showstopper 11 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Often the grand finale of a fashion week in India seems incomplete without a Bollywood star walking down the ramp. The issue, if the presence of a Bollywood celebrity hampers or helps a collection, has often been raised by designers and media alike and there are equal supports...
  • Analytics is need of the hour in cricket, says CIO Milind Khamkar 11 hours 12 minutes ago

    World Cup Cricket 2015 fever might have been over for majority of Indians after Dhoni and his boys lost their semi-finals against Australia. But in India, neither the cricket season ends, nor cricket fans' appetite for more. After the World Cup, the Indian Premier League matches seem set to treat...
  • FDCI announces dates for the Amazon India Fashion Week Spring-Summer and Autumn-Winter 2016 11 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Fashion Design Council of India, the apex fashion body of India has announced the dates for the forthcoming seasons of Amazon India Fashion Week, Spring-Summer and Autumn-Winter 2016. The AIFW SS'16 is scheduled for October 14-18, 2015, while the AIFW AW'16 will be held from March 16 -20,...
  • Global rollout of LG's mid-range 3G, LTE Magna, Spirit, Leon, Joy smartphones begins; coming soon to India 12 hours 12 minutes ago

    Seoul: LG Electronics had unveiled four of its mid-range smartphones at this month's Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Now the company has announced that the latest phones will soon be available in global markets starting in South America, followed by Europe, Asia, Middle East Africa and North America. The four...
  • No Indian in ICC's World Cup XI led by Brendon McCullum 12 hours 16 minutes ago

    Dubai: Not a single Indian cricketer found a place in the ICC's World Cup XI which was dominated by runners-up New Zealand rather than champions Australia with Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum as its captain. The ICC team features five New Zealanders, including McCullum, despite their seven-wicket loss to Australia in...
  • World No. 1 Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win India Open titles 12 hours 26 minutes ago

    Saina trumped former World Champion Ratchanok Intanon in the final to win 21-16, 21-14 in 49 minutes, while Srikanth defeated World No.6 Viktor Axelsen 18-21, 21-13, 21-12 in 55 minutes. ...
  • India sends plane to airlift citizens from war-torn Yemen 13 hours 39 minutes ago

    Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife-torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country. ...
  • Air India pilots voice concern over Airbus A320s after recent Germanwings plane crash 14 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Voicing its concern over the 26-year-old fleet of Airbus A320s in the national carrier Air India, one of its pilots' union has sought grounding of these planes from aviation regulator DGCA. The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), which represents erstwhile Indian Airlines pilots in the now combined entity...
  • India sends plane to airlift citizens from Yemen 14 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife-torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country. 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft took off from Delhi at 7:45 AM for Yemen's capital...
  • Yemen crisis: Families of Indian nurses in distress, appeal for safe return 15 hours 13 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Yemen has recently become victim to a conflict between the Sunni-Arab coalition, led by Saudi Arabia which is battling to avoid the rise of a pro-Iran regime in the country. After Iraq, nurses are now stuck in war-torn Yemen. Two ships have already been sent and the government will also...
  • Salman Khurshid talks about his new book 'At Home in India - The Muslim Saga' 23 hours 32 minutes ago

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's foreign affairs editor Anchal Vohra, former foreign minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid shares the story behind his new book 'At Home in India - The Muslim Saga'. ...