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  • New book on Sourav Ganguly recounts his career, controversies 2 hours 16 minutes ago

    Kolkata: A book recounting former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's incident-filled cricket career has been unveiled. Penned by a digital marketing expert with an IT company, Satptarshi Sarkar - a die-hard fan of the "Prince of Kolkata" - the book "Sourav Ganguly: Cricket, Captaincy and Controversy" analyses various facets of Ganguly's life...
  • Cricketer Rahul Ghosh discharged from hospital 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Rahul Ghosh, the 20-year-old cricketer who was hospitalised last Tuesday after being hit on the head while fielding in a local league match, was discharged on Monday night after doctors declared him "stable". "He will be resting for the next three weeks, but not bed rest. He can walk around...
  • ICL organisers mulling another 'rebel' cricket league? 3 hours 28 minutes ago

    The infamous Indian Cricket League (ICL) may return in a new avatar, developments with the Essel Group led by Subhash Chandra, have suggested. In a report published by The Times of India, the company is indeed making moves to rekindle its interest in cricket, including a move that involves...
  • IPL 8: As a bowler it is important to keep batsmen guessing, says Moises Henriques 4 hours 3 minutes ago

    Mohali: Sunrisers Hyderabad all-rounder Moises Henriques on Tuesday said that as a bowler it is important to keep batsmen guessing about what's coming. Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by 20 runs here on Monday. "I guess it's about keeping batsmen guessing about what's coming; so one has to try not to...
  • India will go for a medal at Rio Olympics: hockey star Manpreet Singh 5 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With all the problems that have been plaguing Indian hockey for the past few decades, new India coach Paul van Ass has a lot on his plate; but after a medal-winning (bronze medal-winning start to his stint at Sultan Azlan Shah Cup), the Dutchman seems to have garnered...
  • I am learning, feels nice to be rewarded: Trent Boult 6 hours 59 minutes ago

    Mohali: After clinching the man-of-the-match award for his brilliant spell of bowling against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter, Sunrisers Hyderabad's left arm fast bowler Trent Boult said he was still learning and it felt nice to get a reward for his efforts. Boult was exceptional in...
  • Mukesh Ambani back on top as richest Indian in Forbes list 7 hours 43 minutes ago

    Washington: Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani on Monday regained his position as the world's richest Indian with a net worth of $19.6 billion, pushing Sun Pharmaceuticals founder Dilip Shanghvi back to the second place after seven weeks. With a fall of $100.1 million in his net worth, Ambani slipped from his...
  • IPL 8: Inconsistent KKR face stiff CSK challenge 8 hours 20 minutes ago

    Chennai: Enduring an erratic campaign so far, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders face a stiff challenge when they take on the smooth-sailing Chennai Super Kings in an IPL match on Tuesday. KKR are currently placed third on the points table with three wins, two losses and one abandoned match. CSK, on...
  • IPL 8: Captain George Bailey rues dismal KXIP batting 8 hours 35 minutes ago

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey rued a dismal batting performance from his side as they lost their home encounter against Sunrisers Hyderabad by 20 runs at the Punjab Cricket Association stadium in Mohali on Monday. Chasing a target of 151, KXIP kept losing wickets at regular intervals, and finished...
  • IPL 8: All-round Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Kings XI Punjab by 20 runs 17 hours 10 minutes ago

    Mohali: Pace spearhead Trent Boult led the way with three wickets after David Warner's brisk half-century laid the foundation as Sunrisers Hyderabad recorded a 20-run win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League on Monday. Asked to bat, opener Warner top-scored with a 41-ball 58 to lift Sunrisers to...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos scout young players 19 hours 28 minutes ago

    Indian Super League (ISL) football franchise Delhi Dynamos held open trials for children in the age group 11-13. ...
  • IOA members revolt against president N Ramachandran, want him to step down 20 hours 56 minutes ago

    Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President N Ramachandran found himself in murky waters as he faces revolt from members of the IOA. According to the reports, IOA members are reportedly unhappy with the way Ramachandran is running the organistation. According to CNN-IBN sources, IOA members want a Special General Meeting to resolve...
  • Dogs from India, France assisting in rescue operations in Nepal 23 hours 17 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: Rescue teams on Monday deployed specially trained dogs from India, France and Spain for locating victims buried under tonnes of debris following the devastating earthquake in Nepal. A team of 15 personnel and six dogs were brought in Nepal from France and Spain to assist in the rescue operations. "These dogs...
  • 10 deadliest earthquakes in the last 25 years 23 hours 25 minutes ago

    The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015 has killed thousands and has left large parts of the mountainous country in shambles. Man has been at the receiving end of nature's fury since the dawn of evolution. We list the worst devastations in the last quarter-of-a-century. ...
  • IPL 8: Learning leadership skills from Ricky Ponting, says Rohit Sharma 23 hours 39 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said on Monday that having two-time World Cup-winning captain Ricky Ponting in the side as coach helps him learn a lot about leadership skills and qualities. "Whenever I get the opportunity to captain a side, it is a learning process for me. Also I am...
  • ECB must compromise on IPL, says Former England player David Lloyd 23 hours 48 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: Former England cricketer David Lloyd believes the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) needs to compromise and allow its players to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to have any chance of mastering the T20 format. "Our biggest problem is that we are busy playing elsewhere while the IPL...
  • Hundreds queue up outside Kathmandu Airport in hope to reach home Yesterday

    Hundreds of Indian nationals are getting restless at the Kathmandu Airport as they are unable to get a flight back home. People allege that they have been waiting since two days to get a flight back home. They further accuse the officials of being biased and sending only a selected...
  • Sunil Gavaskar seeks Rs 1.90 crore from BCCI Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has asked for an amount of Rs 1.90 crore as remuneration for rendering his services as president BCCI-IPL during the seventh edition of the cash-rich league last year, which was held in UAE and India. Gavaskar was appointed 'President, BCCI-IPL' on directive of Supreme...
  • I feel honoured over Arjuna recommendation: Rohit Sharma Yesterday

    Mumbai: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma, on Monday, expressed delight about the BCCI's decision to recommend his name for the government's prestigious Arjuna Award and said that he felt "honoured". "Kushi to bahut hai (I feel very happy). I am honoured that BCCI has recommended my name. It felt very good when...
  • 400 Indian medical students sent home from Kathmandu Yesterday

    Kathmandu: About 400 Indian students enrolled with the College of Medical Sciences at Bharatpur in Nepal's Chitwan district were put on buses on Monday to be sent home to Gorakhpur in India following Saturday's devastating quake and continuing atershocks, a top official of the college said. Nagender Pampati, an Indian who...
  • IPL 8: Planned to get wickets early, says Varun Aaron Yesterday

    New Delhi: Awarded man of the match for his excellent bowling, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Varun Aaron on Sunday said his team had set a target to take early wickets and everything went as planned in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter against Delhi Daredevils. With RCB pacers Mitchell Starc...
  • IPL 8: We are playing the most balanced side, feels RCB skipper Virat Kohli Yesterday

    New Delhi: After a thumping 10-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said the current RCB squad was the most balanced one in terms of both batting and bowling. RCB pacers Mitchell Starc (3/20), Varun Aaron (2/24) and David Wiese (2/18) bowled their hearts...
  • IPL 8: Outplayed in all departments, says Daredevils skipper JP Duminy Yesterday

    New Delhi: After their humiliating 10-wicket loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter, Delhi Daredevils skipper J.P. Duminy on Sunday said it was a tough day for the team as they were outplayed in all departments. RCB pacer Mitchell Starc was clinical, finishing with superb...
  • IPL 8: Lasith Malinga fined five percent of match fee Yesterday

    Mumbai: Lasith Malinga of Mumbai Indians was on Sunday fined five percent of his match fee for breaching the Indian Premier League (IPL) Code of Conduct during the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday. According to a release from the Board of Control for Cricket in India...
  • IPL 8: Battle of laggards as Punjab square off against Hyderabad Yesterday

    Mohali: Placed in the bottom half of the points table, both Kings XI Punjab and SunRisers Hyderabad would be looking to get out of the rut when they clash in an IPL cricket match on Monday. While Punjab are lying last with four losses from six matches, Hyderabad are slightly ahead...
  • 80 from Karnataka return from earthquake-hit Nepal Yesterday

    Bengaluru: At least 80 people from Karnataka, who were stranded in quake-hit Nepal, returned to New Delhi on Sunday by a special Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft along with other Indians, an official said. "Of the 200 stranded people from the state in Nepal, 80 landed in New Delhi and the...
  • Nearly 1,200 Indians evacuated from earthquake-hit Nepal Yesterday

    New Delhi: The number of Indians evacuated from Nepal crossed 1,000 on Sunday as another flight with 141 onboard landed. The total number of people brought back from the quake-hit Himalayan nation since the first plane landed late on Saturday night is now 1,191. "Another IAF C 130 lands in Delhi...
  • IPL 8: Clinical Royal Challengers Bangalore demolish Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets Yesterday

    New Delhi: An incisive display of pace bowling by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) helped them beat hosts Delhi Daredevils by 10 wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Sunday. RCB bowled out the home team for a mere 95 runs in 18.2 overs and then...
  • India steps up relief operations in Nepal, names it 'Operation Maitri' Yesterday

    New Delhi: Scaling up relief and rescue efforts in quake-hit Nepal that was named 'Operation Maitri', India on Sunday deployed two dozen military aircraft and choppers and was also undertaking a "big evacuation" through the road route. As a top Indian official described the...