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  • Virat Kohli happy to hand back captaincy to MS Dhoni 6 days ago

    Adelaide: Virat Kohli may have scored one of Test cricket's greatest final innings centuries and led India within sight of beating Australia, but he's more than happy to hand the captaincy back to MS Dhoni for the next Test. Kohli led a bold run chase on Saturday's gripping final day of...
  • Virat Kohli, the shame was not yours 6 days ago

    Cricket has this unique ability of showering all the accolades in the world and making you look like an emperor when you are barely a prince. Precisely, the way Virat Kohli must be feeling right now as the stage was set for a grand debut as a Test captain but, cricket,...
  • Virat Kohli has entered the big league 6 days ago

    Virat Kohli, on his debut as Test captain, has led the side from the front. His brilliant batsmanship backed his leadership qualities to join Greg Chappell, from Adelaide's affluent southern Unley suburb , as the only other player to score hundreds in each innings of his debut Test as captain. Never...
  • PM Modi to focus on drug menace in 'Mann Ki Baat' on radio today 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The third edition of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' will be broadcast on Sunday at 11 AM where he will share his thoughts on drug abuse in his radio programme. PM Modi in this edition will be talking about the menace of drug abuse. In his second...
  • Champions Trophy: We didn't take our chances today says disappointed Oltmans 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: India's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans blamed his side's 3-4 defeat against arch-rivals Pakistan on wasting numerous scoring opportunities in the high-voltage second semifinal of the Hero Champions Trophy hockey tournament, here on Saturday. India wasted chances galore which cost them dearly. The Indians created opportunities but Sardar Singh, Nikkin,...
  • Virat Kohli did right thing in chasing the target: Mohammad Azharuddin 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Former captain Mohammad Azharuddin threw his weight behind Virat Kohli, saying the Indian skipper had done the right thing in chasing the steep target in the first cricket Test against Australia. Kohli's gamble to go for a win on Saturday chasing a target of 364 runs on the fifth...
  • India @ 9 with Arunoday Mukharji 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Arunoday Mukharji on India @ 9. ...
  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan celebrate India win with obscene gestures, escape action 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: Pakistan may have won the semi-final against India, but they surely have not won Indian hearts as they celebrated their win in the FIH Men's Champions Trophy on Saturday with obscene gestures, including finger salutes, directed towards Indian players and the fans. All Pakistan players took their shirts off...
  • Warner, Dhawan and Kohli fined for breaching Code of Conduct 1 week ago

    Dubai: Australia's David Warner and India duo Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli were on Saturday found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth day?s play in the first cricket Test, which the hosts won by 48 runs. Warner and Dhawan were fined 15 and 30 per cent...
  • Champions Trophy Hockey: Pakistan break Indian hearts with a 4-3 semi-final win 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: A hugely anticipated day ended in a heartbreak for Indian fans here as Pakistan knocked India out of the title race at the FIH Men's Champions Trophy on Saturday with a 4-3 win. India will now play Australia in a bronze-medal playoff after the defending champions lost the first semi-final...
  • Survey of India files complaint against Google maps for wrong depiction of India's boundaries 1 week ago

    Dehradun: Survey of India on Saturday filed a complaint with police against Google maps for alleged wrong depiction of India's international boundaries. Dalanwala Police station in charge Anil Kumar Joshi said that the Survey of India, in its complaint, said that Google maps is depicting India's international boundaries in a "wrong"...
  • As it happened: India vs Pakistan, Champions Trophy Semi-final 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar hasn't seen anything as big as this - India vs Pakistan in one of the elite international hockey tournaments - FIH Men's Champions Trophy. PREVIEW: India have never been in a Champions Trophy final, and a win on Saturday will not only assure them a second medal in the tournament's...
  • India thrash USA 52-29 in Kabaddi World Cup 1 week ago

    Kapurthala: Iran men's team and Indian women's team secured semifinal berths after defeating Spain and Denmark respectively in the fifth Kabaddi World Cup here on Saturday. The Indian men's team also defeated USA 52-29. In first match of the men's section, Iran defeated Spain 54-27. The Iranian team dominated the match from...
  • Champions Trophy: India supporters fly in from around the world for Pakistan clash 1 week ago

    IBNLive Sports caught up with some of the most ardent fans of Indian hockey who have gathered in Bhubaneswar for the high-octane India vs Pakistan semi-final. ...
  • Shaun Marsh to replace injured Michael Clarke for second Test 1 week ago

    Adelaide: Shaun Marsh will replace injured Australia captain Michael Clarke for the second Test match against India, starting at Brisbane from December 17, Cricket Australia said on Saturday. Clarke ruled himself out of the remaining Test series against India after limping off the field with a hamstring strain on the final...
  • India, Sweden for closer coordination among UN member states 1 week ago

    United Nations: India and Sweden have stressed the need for closer cooperation among the UN member states on providing humanitarian aid in crises situations, saying sovereignty and territorial integrity of a nation must be fully respected in providing relief assistance. "The several ongoing humanitarian crises in different parts of world reflect...
  • US unhappy over Putin's India trip, no change in Obama's plans 1 week ago

    Washington: The US is unhappy over India doing "business as usual" with Russia, but it will have no effect on President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to India which remains an "important partner." "No. India remains an important partner," State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki told reporters on Friday when asked whether deals...
  • Murali Vijay's dismissal was turning point, says Virat Kohli 1 week ago

    Adelaide: India captain Virat Kohli was graceful in defeat admitting that Murali Vijay's dismissal might have just been the turning point in their 48-run defeat against Australia in the first cricket Test on Saturday. Asked if Vijay's dismissal when he was batting 99 became the turning point, Kohli replied,"Could be. If...
  • I may never play again: Michael Clarke 1 week ago

    Adelaide: The Australian cricket team suffered a massive injury blow when skipper Michael Clarke all but ruled himself out of the remaining Test series against India after limping off the field with a hamstring strain on the final day of the opening match here. "I had a scan, the results are...
  • Insipid batting lets Virat Kohli down as Nathan Lyon spins Australia to victory over India 1 week ago

    Indian skipper Virat Kohli was the star of the show for a majority of the final day but was ultimately upstaged by Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon who spun his team to an emotional 48-run victory in the first Test at Adelaide. Kohli, captaining the Indian Test team for the first...
  • India vs Pakistan: Road to the Champions Trophy hockey semi-finals 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: Not many imagined it will India vs Pakistan for a place in the FIH Men's Champions Trophy here, but it's going to happen on Saturday. And the Odisha crowd is in for a treat - something they would have never witnessed. At the end of the day, though, it's sport....
  • Michael Clarke limps off, taken to the hospital for scans 1 week ago

    Adelaide: Australia, on Saturday, were left to deal with a massive injury scare to inspirational skipper Michael Clarke, who was taken to the hospital for scans after limping off the field due to a hamstring strain on the fifth day of the ongoing first cricket Test against India. Clarke, who is...
  • India vs Pakistan: a history of Champions Trophy knockout encounters 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar: The Odisha capital will have no idea what it's like to witness an epic India vs Pakistan battle across sports because this is the first time that a big-ticket event of the magnitude of FIH Men's Champions Trophy has been hosted here. The crowd response for the event has been...
  • India came close to killing Dawood in Karachi, called off operation after a last minute phone call: sources 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Almost a year ago India came very close to eliminating Dawood Ibrahim, the country's most wanted terrorist and accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts, who is being shielded by Pakistan. A team of Indian commandos had infiltrated into Pakistan to hunt Dawood and were all set...
  • India vs Pakistan: Sparks set to fly in Champions Trophy semi-final 1 week ago

    Bhubaneswar is a little surprised. There's unusual buzz in the Odisha capital for the past week - something the city has never witnessed. Queues outside a sports stadium is not routine at a place that sees long lines only for entry into its ancient temples. It certainly has been out...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 1st Test, Day 5 December 13, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 4 Round-up: David Warner's brilliant century helped Australia into the driver's seat in the first Test against India at the Adelaide Oval. Australia finished day four on Friday at 290 for 5 and are leading by 363 runs. Steven Smith...
  • Champions Trophy: History beckons if we keep out Pakistan counters, says Oltmans December 13, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Temperatures in and around the Kalinga Stadium here are already soaring as fans queue up for elusive tickets for the India vs Pakistan semi-final on Saturday, while the teams perform tune-ups ahead of an epic clash. There's a different air about Indo-Pak encounters, and this one is going to...
  • India in Champions Trophy hockey semi-final after beating Netherlands December 12, 2014

    India defeated Netherlands 3-2 in the quarter-final to set up the semi-final clash with arch rivals Pakistan. ...
  • News 360: CBI arrests West Bengal Minister Madan Mitra December 12, 2014

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday suffered a major setback with the arrest by CBI of her Cabinet colleague Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha scam. An enraged Mamata defended Mitra and lashed out at the Centre calling the arrest as "unconstitutional, illegal and vendetta politics". ...