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  • Anil Kumble inducted into ICC Hall of Fame 6 days ago

    I am pretty satisfied at the end of my career, no regrets at all, says veteran spinner Anil Kumble. ...
  • Rahane made the difference in India's innings: Kris Srikkanth 6 days ago

    India again lost wickets in heaps at the end of the innings but Dhawan and Rahane had already done the damage to take India to 307 against South Africa. ...
  • Foreign direct investment doubles to $2.16 billion in December 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India almost doubled to $2.16 billion in December 2014, compared to $1.10 billion in the same month of 2013. During the April-December period of the current fiscal, FDI rose by 27 per cent to $21.04 billion as against $16.56 billion in the same period...
  • Air India, IndiGo flyers worst hit by flight delays in January, says DGCA 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Passengers of Air India and no-frill carrier IndiGo, which has best on-time performance record among the domestic airliners, were most affected due to delays of flights by over two hours in January, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation data. The number of Air India passengers affected due...
  • World Cup 2015: Indian fans cheering for the men in blue 6 days ago

    India have never defeated South Africa in a Cricket World Cup and would like to change that in their Pool B match against the Proteas. ...
  • Incentives to boost job market on anvil: Experts 6 days ago

    New Delhi: To boost job market, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should announce measures in the Union Budget to enable entry of greater workforce into the formal sector and usher in labour reforms, HR experts say. In the last year's Budget, the government had given an impetus to skill development, while...
  • ICC World Cup: South Africa start marginal favourites against India 6 days ago

    CNN-IBN experts Ricky Ponting, Kris Srikkanth, Zaheer Abbas, Anil Kumble and Kiran More preview the big Pool B encounter. ...
  • India needs to reorganise its healthcare system: WHO 6 days ago

    Kolkata: India should reorganise its healthcare delivery system with the right mix and distribution of services to achieve Universal Health Coverage, a top WHO official has said. Besides reducing out-of-pocket (OOP) expenditure incurred by people, government should also increase public expenditure on health and develop mechanisms for cashless access to...
  • IPL cuts through barriers 6 days ago

    Especially, but not necessarily exclusively, outside India, the Indian Premier League is a much maligned beast. Every reference to the most popular cricket league in the world is prefixed by 'cash-rich', as if that is the USP of the domestic Twenty20 competition with an international flavour. It has been identified...
  • Winner of India vs South Africa game may top Pool B 6 days ago

    Two of the title favourites lock horns in Match 13 of the World Cup at the Melbournce Cricket Ground on Feb 22. ...
  • AS it happened: India vs South Africa, World Cup, Match 13, Pool B 6 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to view the blog) Quick Preview: After a terrific and unexpectedly smooth start to their title defence, India will have to soak in the pressure against a team they have never beaten at the World Cup. South Africa will perhaps be the toughest test for the...
  • CAG allegations, Air India controversy now 'dead and buried': Praful Patel 6 days ago

    Panaji: NCP leader and former Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Saturday said the controversy over his role in the downfall of national carrier Air India, as alleged by former CAG Vinod Rai, was now "dead and buried". "Why are we discussing all these useless things? Those people are...
  • World Cup: India must pick Patel over Jadeja, says Ian Chappell 6 days ago

    Melbourne: Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni must pick specialist spinner Axar Patel over "bits and pieces" player Ravindra Jadeja in the team's second cricket World Cup game against South Africa on Sunday. Chappell goes on to say that India should beat South Africa if they...
  • Arun Jaitley asks bank employee unions to withdraw strike call 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday appealed to bank employee unions to call off their proposed four-day nationwide strike from February 25 as talks are on for a revision of wages of employees. The Minister said banks are already in negotiations with their unions and associations for wage...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors set up a title clash with Ranchi Rays 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Jaypee Punjab Warriors outclassed defending champions Delhi Waveriders in the second semi-final of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday to set up a title clash with Ranchi Rays. Sandeep Singh (third minute) and Augustin Mazzilli (35th) minute scored for Warriors,...
  • World Cup 2015: Can India break South Africa jinx? 1 week ago

    India have never beaten South Africa at the World Cup in their previous three encounters. ...
  • ICC World Cup: India need to pull out all stops against South Africa 1 week ago

    After a terrific and unexpectedly smooth start to their title defence, India will have to soak in the pressure against a team they have never beaten at the World Cup. South Africa will perhaps be the toughest test for the defending champions in Pool B. On the scale of 1 to...
  • World Cup 2015: West Indies are not pushovers, says Andre Russell 1 week ago

    Christchurch: Andre Russell is the kind of cricketer for whom life is never easy. He bats just low enough down to the order to not really showcase his talent, more often than not, and there is little guarantee that he will be called upon to send down a substantial number...
  • No proof 39 Indians held hostage in Iraq are dead or alive, says Sushma Swaraj 1 week ago

    New Delhi: There was no proof of 39 Indian nationals, who were taken hostage in war-torn Iraq last June, being "dead or alive", External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told their families when they met her on Saturday. However, she said the government, on the assumption that they were alive was...
  • Ranchi Rays beat UP Wizards to reach HIL final 1 week ago

    New DelhiL: Ranchi Rays beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 9-8 via penalty shootouts, which reached sudden death, to enter the final of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. Wizards' V.R. Raghunath (39th minute) and Rays' Ashley Jackson (42nd) scored but both teams refused to...
  • Golf: SSP Chawrasia on track for third European title 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Local favourite SSP Chawrasia will head into Sunday's final round of the Indian Open with a two-shot lead in his pocket and a third European Tour title in sight. After going 52 holes without dropping a shot at the Delhi Golf Course (DGC), his bogey-free run came to an...
  • Indian hockey team to tour Australia in next 3 years 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) and Hockey Australia on Saturday signed a strategic bilateral agreement that will see India men's hockey team tour Down Under every year for the next three years, i.e. from 2016 to 2018, a move that is expected to give a fillip to the sport back...
  • World Cup: Short of runs, Dhoni inspects MCG track before SA clash 1 week ago

    Melbourne: Call it by fate or by design, Mahendra Singh Dhoni probably shares a different kind of bonding with the Melbourne Cricket Ground as it was again evident on Saturday, a day before India's second group league encounter against South Africa in the World Cup. Exactly 52 days back, Dhoni had...
  • Experience of playing the 1992 World Cup was nice: Andrew Hudson 1 week ago

    We played India in Adelaide during 1992 World Cup, we had to win that game in order to get into the semi-finals, Hudson said. ...
  • Australia clash will be the true test for New Zealand, says Michael Holding 1 week ago

    New Zealand is a very good team. There bowling is very good and they bowlers who can pick wickets on regular basis, Holding said. ...
  • India can be market for EPL friendlies: Sunderland official 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Observing that football was coming of age in India, Graham Robinson, head of international football development in Sunderland AFC, on Saturday said the country has the potential to be a market for pre-season friendlies for EPL clubs. As a part of the Kolkata Goalz - a global collaborative project between...
  • Barack Obama welcomes PM Modi's assurance of equal respect to all faiths 1 week ago

    Washington: US President Obama has issued a statement welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assurances given to the minority communities. "The President welcomed Prime Minister Modi's February 17 condemnation of religious-based violent acts, and his assurance that his government will give equal respect to all religions," the White House said on...
  • Ranji Trophy: Mumbai's strong character revives their campaign 1 week ago

    Mumbai lost their sixth game at Wankhede Stadium in 15 years, to Jammu and Kashmir in the opening round of the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy, on December 10 and, after that, Sachin Tendulkar met the boys to boost their morale. Then, they conceded a lead to Railways in a weather-affected match...
  • Cricket World Cup: Tougher test awaits India against South Africa, says Ajit Agarkar 1 week ago

    New Delhi: India may have been impressive in their World Cup opener against Pakistan, but former pacer Ajit Agarkar feels a sterner test awaits Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side when they take on a much stronger South Africa in their second pool match on Sunday. "You will always get a tougher test...