INDIA

  • Glad to get ODI runs after Test failure: Suresh Raina 6 days ago

    Relieved to be in good ODI form ahead of next month's World Cup, Indian batsman Suresh Raina said he would have been left devastated after his dismal failure in the cricket Test series against Australia had his side failed to draw the last two matches. Raina scored a half-century in the...
  • HIL: Challenge for me to take Jacobi's place, Delhi Waveriders goalie Pieterse 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Drafted into the Delhi Waveriders team in place of star goalkeeper Nicolas Jacobi for the 2015 Hockey India League (HIL), South Africa's Erasmus Pieterse is well aware of the "pressure" and said it would be a challenge for him to fill in the German's shoes in upcoming tournament. Pieterse...
  • Air India to cut costs by 14 billion rupees to reduce losses 6 days ago

    India's national carrier Air India is to cut its costs by 14 billion rupees ($227 million), or about 6 percent of its total outlays, in the next financial year after the government asked the loss-making airline to improve its finances. ...
  • George Bailey gets one-match suspension, to miss England ODI 6 days ago

    Melbourne: Australia will miss George Bailey in the next tri-series match against England as the skipper, on Monday, was handed a one-match suspension for maintaining slow over-rate during Sunday's four-wicket win over India, here. Bailey has also been fined 20 per cent of his match fee while his team-mates have been...
  • Air India to cut costs by Rs 1400 crores to reduce losses 6 days ago

    New Delhi: India's national carrier Air India is to cut its costs by 14 billion rupees ($227 million), or about 6 percent of its total outlays, in the next financial year after the government asked the loss-making airline to improve its finances. Air India, which controls close to a fifth of...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's custody in Pakistan jail extended by a month 6 days ago

    Islamabad: Mumbai terror attacks accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi will have to spend more days in Jail as the Islamabad High Court on Monday extended his custody by a month. The division bench of the HC gave the order after hearing the petition moved by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) pleading the...
  • 'Showdown with Pakistan is most exciting in World Cup' 6 days ago

    When I first started playing first-class cricket, the greatest incentive was to break into the Indian team and get the opportunity to play in the ICC Cricket World Cup 1992 in Australia and New Zealand. But at no stage did I actually think that I would on the plane to...
  • Don't cross the line in aggression, Darren Lehmann tells Aussies 6 days ago

    Melbourne: Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann on Monday warned his wards against "crossing the line" in on-field aggression but conceded that the side would always "teeter pretty close" to the edge. The verbal spat between David Warner and Rohit Sharma during the tri-series cricket match yesterday, which Australia won by four...
  • LeT trying to infiltrate into India before Obama's visit, security hiked along the international border 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Security has been hiked along the international border after specific inputs of an infiltration by Lashkar-e-Toiba trained terrorists into India ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit. According to sources, second line of security has been enforced with 10 additional companies of Border Security Force being deployed along the...
  • David Warner fined over row with Rohit Sharma 6 days ago

    Australian opener David Warner has been fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after an on-field dispute with Indian batsman Rohit Sharma during Sunday's one-day international in Melbourne. Australia won a thrilling match by four wickets but the result was marred by another ugly spat between the teams. Warner told reporters on...
  • Contrary to tradition, Obama may travel in his own car to Republic Day parade 6 days ago

    New Delhi: To accommodate demands made by the United States of America, the Indian government is likely to break the Republic Day tradition this year. Chief Guest of the parade US President Barack Obama is likely to travel in his own car instead of travelling in President Pranab Mukherjee's car...
  • Pakistan: Around 5000 join rally against Charlie Hebdo for publishing Prophet Mohammed cartoon 6 days ago

    Lahore: Around 5,000 people rallied against French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Sunday, and the founder of a group banned for terror links urged protesters to boycott French products. Hafiz Saeed, who founded Lashkar-e-Taiba, an organisation banned for launching attacks in neighbouring India, told protesters: "We...
  • Indian bowlers impressed but worries remain 6 days ago

    MS Dhoni will have to dig deep to tidy things up on India's bowling front after Sunday's defeat to Australia in the Carlton Mid Tri-series highlighted white-ball worries. India's bowlers first faltered and then regrouped to stage recovery, but left it too late to get back in contention for a win...
  • Cartoonist RK Laxman critical, suffered multiple organ failure 1 week ago

    Pune: Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman, who created "The Common Man", has suffered multiple organ failure and his condition was "critical" late on Sunday, family sources said. The 95-year-old Laxman, a current employee of The Times Of India, was admitted to a private nursing home here on Friday due to some kidney...
  • No terror attack during Obama's India trip: US warns Pakistan 1 week ago

    Washington: Ahead of President Barack Obama's India visit, the US has asked Pakistan to ensure that there is no cross-border terror incident during the trip and subtly warned of "consequences" if any such attack is traced back to the country. Obama will travel to New Delhi later this week to attend...
  • Rohit Sharma knows how to build an innings, says MS Dhoni 1 week ago

    Melbourne: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni praised Rohit Sharma, who has been in good form in the ODI cricket for the past two years, terming him as someone, who now knows the art of "building on good starts". "If I see the performance in ODIs in the last one and a...
  • George Bailey likely to be suspended for next tri-series ODI 1 week ago

    Melbourne: Australian One-Day International (ODI) captain George Bailey is likely to be suspended for the next match in the ODI tri-series against England in Hobart Jan 23 due to the team's slow over-rate in their four-wicket win over India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Sunday. According to ESPNcricinfo,...
  • Mitchell Starc enjoying lead role in Johnson's absence 1 week ago

    Melbourne: On cloud nine after bagging back-to-back man of the match awards in the ongoing cricket tri-series, left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc on Sunday said he is relishing the opportunity of leading Australia's bowling attack in the absence of pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson. After picking up four for 42 in the...
  • Indian tennis needs top class singles players: Tim Henman 1 week ago

    Kolkata: The likes of Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri might be doing well in the circuit but that's not enough and Indian tennis needs some top class singles players to take the interest to a higher level, Britain's former No 1 Tim Henman said on Sunday. "The interest has always been...
  • MS Dhoni attributes lacklustre new ball bowling for India's loss 1 week ago

    Melbourne: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday conceded that his side lost the plot in the early overs with new ball bowlers failing to make a mark in their tense four-wicket loss against Australia in their cricket tri-series match here. "It was a good match overall and Mitchell Starc (6/43)...
  • Tri-Series: Australia beat India by 4 wickets in a close finish 1 week ago

    Despite a defeat at Australia's hands in their opening game of the Carlton Mid Tri-series, India's bowlers impressed though left it too late to come back before losing the game by four wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Match 2 of the Carlton Mid Tri-series was set up for...
  • Terry Walsh helped Indian hockey improve: Mark Knowles 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Mark Knowles, captain of reigning world hockey champions Australia, believes Terry Walsh's stint as chief coach helped India's performance improve remarkably. Under Walsh, India had one of their best seasons in the recent past in 2014. India won the Commonwealth Games silver, the Asian Games gold, beat Olympic champions...
  • Barack Obama's India visit chance to tap real potential in ties: US 1 week ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama's unprecedented second visit to India offers an "incredibly important opportunity" for the world's two largest democracies to tap the "real potential" of their strategic ties, a top American diplomat has said. The "real potential" of Indo-US strategic and economic relationship, which leaders of the two...
  • Unprecedented seven-layer security ring for Barack Obama's visit to India 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A seven-layer security ring will be thrown around the VVIP enclosure on Rajpath for the Republic Day parade to be witnessed by US President Barack Obama and the airspace over the area would be monitored by a radar to be specially set up. This will form part of...
  • US lawmaker asks Brack Obama to support Diwali postal stamp 1 week ago

    New York: An influential American lawmaker has appealed to President Barack Obama to support issuance of a Diwali US postal stamp, saying it will signify that the US honours its religious diversity and inclusiveness and help strengthen Indo-US cultural ties. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney from New York wrote to Obama in...
  • India's opening woes sorted, at one end 1 week ago

    Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina switched to ODIs in Australia like fish to water after a forgettable Test series, but Shikhar Dhawan lost another round in his battle with bad form, which left one end of India's opening for World Cup sorted and the other still in doubt. India ignored...
  • Watch: Cyrus in conversation with US businessman on the success of 'Vibrant Gujarat Summit' 1 week ago

    The seventh edition of the 'Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit' which kicked off in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders from across the world in which leaders and businessmen from India and world announced huge investments. Cyrus Boracha talks to a US businessman on the success of the summit. ...
  • Indian spy's role alleged in Sri Lankan president's election defeat: Report 1 week ago

    New Delhi/Colombo: Sri Lanka expelled the Colombo station chief of India's spy agency in the run-up to this month's presidential election, political and intelligence sources said, accusing him of helping the opposition oust President Mahinda Rajapaksa. An Indian foreign ministry spokesman denied any expulsion and said that transfers were routine decisions....
  • Tri-Series heats up with Warner-Rohit spat at MCG 1 week ago

    Melbourne: Tempers flared once again during the second one-dayer of the ongoing tri-series when Indian opener Rohit Sharma and Australian batsman David Warner got involved in a war of words at the MCG on Sunday. The incident happened in the 23rd over of India's innings, when Rohit pushed a James Faulkner...