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  • World Cup: India's inconsistent bowling will be exposed soon, says Viv Richards 39 minutes ago

    Perth: West Indies cricket legend Viv Richards on Thursday said that the Indian bowling is not consistent enough and sooner or later it will be exploited by opposition batsmen. In a column for the International Cricket Council (ICC) website, Richards said that even though India are a force to reckon with...
  • World Cup: A foot in the quarters, India eye West Indies kill 1 hour 16 minutes ago

    The build-up to India vs West Indies Pool B battle on Friday has been far from ideal. An unwanted fall out between Virat Kohli and an Indian journalist has shifted focus away from the battle on the field. Hopefully, the face-off has ended with BCCI stepping in to officially warn Kohli...
  • World Cup: India vs West Indies - battles within the battle 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    Two-time champions will meet two-time champions at the ICC World Cup on Friday - a status West Indies have had since 1979 but India have never played with those credentials against the once invisible Caribbean team. India, with a foot inside the quarter-finals after 3/3 wins, will be the more...
  • Jwala-Ashwini ousted from All England Open 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    Birmingham: Top Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were ousted from the second round of the $500,000 All England Open Badminton Championships at the Barclaycard Arena here on Thursday. The Commonwealth Games gold medallists went down 10-21, 13-21 in 36 minutes to Chinese top seeds and World...
  • World Cup 2015: Mohit Sharma survives injury scare ahead of Windies clash 2 hours 23 minutes ago

    Perth: In-form pacer Mohit Sharma was on Thursday hit on the right hand during training but he remains available for selection for India's World Cup game against the West Indies here on Friday. "Mohit Sharma got hit in his right hand during net practice today and Precautionary X-Ray was taken and...
  • Air crash in Nepal: India sends team to help 2 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India has rushed a team of IAF officials along with recovery kit by a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to Kathmandu to help in operations to clear the runway after a Turkish plane had a crash landing in Kathmandu. The C-130J ferried 11 personnel of Air India and the recovery...
  • World Cup 2015: BCCI warns Virat Kohli for misbehaving with media 3 hours 47 minutes ago

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India has taken note of the incident that occurred at Perth a couple of days ago and has warned Virat Kohli for the incident which involved an Indian journalist at the receiving end of Kohli's abuses. Kohli has been told by the board to...
  • Ban it to make it go viral: Twitter reacts to BBC's documentary 'India's Daughter' 4 hours 41 minutes ago

    By now, anyone with a decent internet connection should have seen the documentary that has been causing so much controversy. 'India's Daughter' has brought in front of us that mirror that reflected exactly where we have failed as a nation; to stop the rise of rape culture. It was a...
  • Sunil Gavaskar, VVS Laxman advise Virat Kohli to end row with journalist 4 hours 48 minutes ago

    Perth: Not too impressed with Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour towards a journalist recently, former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman on Thursday called on the star batsman to resolve the row amicably with the concerned scribe. Gavaskar and Laxman admitted that dealing with the media was never easy but they...
  • Sachin Tendulkar asks fans to suggest docu-feature title 5 hours 10 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has invited his fans to suggest the title of a "docu-feature" based on his life. "Proud to announce the 'Docu-Feature', which would be based on my life. This is in association with @ravi0404 and @200NOTOUTFIILMS. Would love to involve you all.. Suggest what should be the...
  • HCs can't interfere with civil courts' orders under writ jurisdiction: SC 5 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Judicial orders of civil courts cannot be interfered with by the High Courts while exercising writ jurisdiction relating to their power to quash orders of inferior courts, the Supreme Court has held. "We are of the view that judicial orders of civil courts are not amenable to a...
  • World Cup: Ambrose tells West Indies pacers to be disciplined against India 5 hours 39 minutes ago

    Perth: West Indies fast bowling icon Curtly Ambrose has called for discipline from his pace attack when they face reigning World Champions India on what is expected to be a lively pitch on Friday. The Windies bowling coach said on Wednesday that it was important the Caribbean side's seamers found the...
  • Lin Dan advances to second round at All England 5 hours 56 minutes ago

    Birmingham: Five-time champion Lin Dan beat Wei Nan 21-14, 12-21, 21-16 to reach the last 16 of the All England Open Badminton Championships here. Playing his first match at the prestigious tournament in three years, the Chinese super star on Wednesday looked on track for a comfortable victory after the first...
  • Don't shoot the messenger: Why we need to watch BBC's banned documentary 'India's Daughter' 6 hours 4 minutes ago

    At the fag end of BBC's much discussed and now banned documentary 'India's Daughter' defense lawyer Anil Singh points out "There are some 250 cases of murders and rapes against some of sitting members of the parliament in court. No one takes note of those? Why only take action against...
  • South Africa, Australia, India have shown glimpses of how strong they are: Gilchrist 7 hours 8 minutes ago

    "India's bowling was very impressive at the WACA, they had pace and they had aggression," Gilchrist said. ...
  • World Cup 2015: I have learnt a lot from MS Dhoni, says Jason Holder 7 hours 38 minutes ago

    Perth: West Indies cricket team's young captain Jason Holder on Thursday said that he has picked up subtle nuances of leadership from Mahendra Singh Dhoni while playing for his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. "I've picked up a lot from Dhoni. He's a good leader. He's a guy who is respected...
  • World Cup 2015: Shane Watson's future under cloud? 7 hours 54 minutes ago

    Watson has been an automatic selection by Australia, but struggled in the first two matches against England and New Zealand. ...
  • World Cup: R Ashwin plays trouble-shooter after Virat Kohli episode 7 hours 57 minutes ago

    Perth: Amid the fur ore generated by Virat Kohli's abusive behavior with an Indian journalist, offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Thursday tried to diffuse the tension by lauding the fourth estate for its support and for "taking cricket back" to the country. Although Ashwin refrained from making any comments on the 'Virat...
  • World Cup: Lion-hearted Bangladesh pull off Scotland heist 9 hours 11 minutes ago

    Nelson: Bangladesh have often been accused of running scared of the leading associates. It is an accusation not without merit. Despite repeated requests, Bangladesh did not play a single bilateral One-Day International against an associate nation in the four-year period since the last World Cup, only playing one ODI -...
  • Yes, Virat Kohli behaved badly, but let's move on 9 hours 15 minutes ago

    Why a sports journalist is a sports journalist? What drives one towards this profession is the passion for sports more than anything else. That's the very foundation on which a scribe raises a mountain of experience - by following his team, writing about its joy and despair, its success and...
  • Delhi rape convict's remarks 'unspeakable': UN 9 hours 41 minutes ago

    United Nations: The remarks by one of the Delhi gangrape convict blaming the victim for the assault are "unspeakable", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson has said, stressing the need for men to get involved in halting violence against women. Ban's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric refused to further comment on the remarks made...
  • Saina, Jwala-Ashwini through, Srikanth, Kashyap lose in All England Championships 10 hours 44 minutes ago

    Birmingham: Saina Nehwal and women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa entered the second round, while male shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap lost in the opening round of the All England Open Badminton Championships at the Barclaycard Arena on Wednesday. World No.3 Saina registered a comfortable 21-8, 21-12...
  • Our daughter is dead, the documentary doesn't matter to us, we only want justice: Nirbhaya's parents 10 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Even though the government took steps to stop the broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary, parents of the 2012 Delhi gangrape victim said they have no objection with its broadcast. The documentary 'India's Daughter' features the interview of Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts of the Delhi gangrape and murder....
  • Smartphone shopping in India grows by 100% over last two years: Survey 10 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Online purchases made through mobile phones in India have grown by more than 100 percent over the past two years, indicating a steep upward trend in e-commerce propelled by expediency, reveals the MasterCard Online Shopping Survey 2014 released here on Wednesday. The survey covers 14 countries across Asia Pacific. China...
  • It's 4-3 to India against West Indies in World Cups 11 hours 52 minutes ago

    On Friday at Perth, India will step onto the WACA ground with credentials they never had while facing the West Indies in an ODI. The Windies, since 1983, have played India as two-time winners of the World Cup. On Friday, scales will be in the balance on the Cup battlefield....
  • Indians praising Pakistan should be hit with shoes and sent there: VHP leader 13 hours 9 minutes ago

    Mangaluru: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Balika Saraswati has stoked a controversy saying that people who live in India and praise Pakistan should be "hit with shoes" and sent to that country, following which police are mulling action against her. In her speech at the "Hindu Samajotsava" here on March 1,...
  • India should boost exports to China: Government 21 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian businessmen and industrialists should identify opportunities to increase their share in the world market, especially China where the economy was doing well, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Sitharaman told lawmakers that as China's economy was not...
  • Anurag Thakur's priorities: Repair BCCI's image, play more Tests 22 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cleaning up the battered image of the BCCI, taking international cricket to new venues around the country and ensuring that India play more Tests top the priority list of newly-elected Board Secretary Anurag Thakur. Thakur, who has been a cricket administrator for 15 years besides being a BJP MP,...
  • World Cup: Journalist files official complaint against Virat Kohli 23 hours 11 minutes ago

    The controversy surrounding Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist refused to subside on Wednesday despite the team management's efforts to play it down with complaints being made to the ICC and BCCI about the episode. ...