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  • Ganguly was an emotional captain, Dhoni is not: VVS Laxman 1 hour 37 minutes ago

    Indian Test legend VVS Laxman said former India captain and teammate Sourav Ganguly was a good leader who identified match-winners. Laxman, who was known for his elegant and skillful wrist-play, heaped praise on Ganguly's captaincy at the 'Hindustan Times Leadership Summit' in New Delhi on Saturday. "A good leader identifies match-winners...
  • ISL 2014: Mumbai target home win over Chennai to break into top four 4 hours 25 minutes ago

    Mumbai: After three consecutive goal-less draws, Mumbai City FC face a tough task in their search for a win as they take on table-toppers Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) match here on Sunday. The Peter Reid-coached home side is going through a poor run of form in the...
  • Delhi: 2 booked for stealing emblem from Spanish embassy 6 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police registered a case against two unidentified youth for allegedly stealing the Spanish national emblem from outside the embassy's front door. An FIR was registered on the complaint of the officials from the Embassy of Spain. The case was registered under Sections 379/34 of the Indian Penal...
  • Atletico de Kolkata writes on assistant referee's ruled out goal 15 hours 34 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Peeved at the assistant referee's ruling out a stoppage time goal, Atletico de Kolkata have written to the AIFF with video evidence. "We have submitted the copy of the video footage which leaves no doubt that the ball had crossed the goalline. This has not happened for the first time...
  • ISL: FC Goa beat FC Pune City 2-0 with a late winner 16 hours 12 minutes ago

    Margao: FC Goa scored a goal in each half to win against a fighting FC Pune City to move to the fourth place in the Indian Super League on Saturday. Goa took the lead early in the fifth minute through Romeo Fernandes and sealed the victory in injury time courtesy substitute...
  • Army denies reports of 'fierce encounter' in Poonch 19 hours 19 minutes ago

    Jammu: The Army on Friday termed as baseless reports of a fierce encounter between the security forces and a group of infiltrators in the Poonch forest. "There was no fierce encounter between terrorists and the army at the Kalsa forest areas in Bigial Dara area of Poonch last night, as reported...
  • As it happened: FC Goa vs FC Pune City, ISL Match 38 19 hours 55 minutes ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Back home after a fairly successful brief spell away, FC Goa will be eager to earn three points as they prepare to lock horns with FC Pune City in an Indian Super League match. If the 4-1 win against Delhi Dynamos...
  • India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant fades into history 23 hours 12 minutes ago

    Mumbai: India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, which was built for the British Royal Navy as HMS Hercules in 1943 and which saw action during the India-Pakistan war in 1971, is being finally broken up after a glorious history of 71 years. The HMS Hercules, a Majestic-class light fleet aircraft carrier,...
  • Siliguri: Special train carrying Indian Army soldiers catches fire Yesterday

    Siliguri: A special train carrying Indian Army soldiers returning from active duty from Jammu caught fire near the city of Silliguri under Jalpaiguri district of west Bengal at Ambabari Falakata station on Friday evening. One entire genaral compartment was burnt down by the fire. The fire was quicly brought under...
  • ISL 2014: FC Goa hope for home comfort ahead of FC Pune City clash Yesterday

    Margao: Back home after a fairly successful brief spell away, a resurgent FC Goa will be eager to earn three points as they prepare to lock horns with FC Pune City in an Indian Super League match on Saturday. If the resounding 4-1 win against Delhi Dynamos in the away match...
  • Action against CSK would be disastrous for IPL: India Cements Yesterday

    New Delhi: India Cements Limited owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings told the Supreme Court Friday that any action against it would have disastrous consequences for the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament. If any orders are passed against India Cements it could have "disastrous consequences not only for this...
  • ISL: Hume, Pedro take Kerala Blasters FC to 2-1 win against Atletico de Kolkata Yesterday

    Kochi: Atletico de Kolkata were robbed a point due to poor refereeing as regular captain Luis Garcia's injury time equaliser was disallowed by assistant referee as hosts Kerala Blasters recorded a 2-1 win in a 10th round encounter of the Indian Super League on Friday. Despite the defeat, ATK stay put...
  • As it happened: Kerala Blasters vs Atletico de Kolkata, ISL Yesterday

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) There is not much to separate as Atletico de Kolkata, aiming to regain the perch they just lost, gear up to lock horns with the steadily-improving Kerala Blasters FC in an ISL match on Friday. Click here for Live Scorecard While Atletico...
  • Boxing India to issue show cause notice to Sarita Devi's husband, coach Yesterday

    Under pressure from AIBA, Boxing India (BI) on Friday said it has decided to issue a show cause notice to boxer Sarita Devi's husband and personal coach for their unauthorised presence at the ringside during the Incheon Asian Games. Sarita faces the prospect of a life ban from AIBA, the sport's...
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore acquire Iqbal Abdulla in IPL trading window 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore have acquired Iqbal Abdulla from Rajasthan Royals as a part of the first Indian Premier League trading window, which was opened on October 6. The Window is open till December 12 and five players have been traded so far. "In what is the fifth trade prior to...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: BCCI files affidavit defending Srinivasan, says it did reprimand player for violating code 2 days ago

    The BCCI on Friday came out defending ICC Chairman N Srinivasan via filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court, wherein the board said that it's incorrect to say that none of the five BCCI officials take action against a player who was guilty of violating player''s code of conduct The incident...
  • Rupee gains 8 paise against dollar in early trade 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 8 paise to 61.86 against the dollar in early trade on Friday at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks amid a higher opening in the domestic equity market. Forex dealers said besides increased selling of the American...
  • Things turn bitter between Tamil actor Vishal Krishna and South Indian film artistes' association president R Sarath Kumar 2 days ago

    Chennai: Actor Vishal has hit out at South Indian Film Artistes' Association president R Sarath Kumar for threatening to remove him from SIFAA for allegedly making derogatory remarks. Vishal has denied making any such remarks against the association and asked Sarath to produce proof. Sarath Kumar had stated in Tiruchirappali yesterday that...
  • 5 Indian fishermen set free by Sri Lanka arrive in Chennai 2 days ago

    Chennai: Five fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were sentenced to death in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking but set free after President Mahinda Rajapaksa pardoned them, arrived on Friday. The fishermen from Rameswaram, who were released by Sri Lankan authorities on Thursday, arrived by an Air India flight at 1:05...
  • Saurav Ganguly to pitch for hockey, inaugurate Beighton on November 24 2 days ago

    Kolkata: After football, former India captain Sourav Ganguly would be seen promoting hockey when he will inaugurate the main round of the 119th All India Beighton Cup Hockey Tournament on November 24. "We are grateful to Ganguly... He has confirmed to inaugurate the quarterfinal league. It's a big boost for the...
  • Boxer Mary Kom backs Sarita Devi 2 days ago

    "I just want to say that I want her (likely) suspension (if it happens) to be lifted as soon as possible," she said for Sarita, who is facing the prospect of a lengthy ban from the AIBA. ...
  • NorthEast United's Koke relishing his time in Indian Super League 2 days ago

    "Koke... Koke... Koke... Koke..." Each cry louder than the first. A few moments after scoring NorthEast United's first goal of the Indian Super League, Koke closed his eyes and let the cheers wash over him. It was his version of footballing heaven. His imagination carried him to Spain and he was playing...
  • British Airways, Lufthansa to offer special fare, products to Indian travelers 2 days ago

    New Delhi: British Airways and Lufthansa are among several international carriers coming up with special fares and products to target the high-end Indian air traveler. British Airways (BA) came out with a limited period 20 per cent discount for its business class flights to North America, while Lufthansa announced introduction of...
  • Main aim is to qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics, says Mary Kom 2 days ago

    After clinching an elusive gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, star woman boxer MC Mary Kom is confident of getting back into the ring next year by recovering from her current injuries and qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. "Yes, that (qualifying for Rio Games) is my main...
  • Rupee plunges to 62-level against dollar, but recoups losses 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The rupee on Thursday plunged to nine- month low of 62.25 against the dollar but recouped losses to close the day at 61.94 on suspected selling of the US currency by state-run banks on behalf of the RBI and mild recovery in stocks. The previous low for rupee was 62.45...
  • Indian Grand Prix set to return in 2016, says Bernie Ecclestone 3 days ago

    The Indian Grand Prix is expected to return in 2016 as a "fruitful" meeting between Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone and race promoters has prepared the ground for the comeback of the high-profile event. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the inaugural Russian Grand Prix in Sochi, last month. The...
  • ISL: Nita Ambani thanks fans for their tremendous support 3 days ago

    Nita Ambani, the founding chairperson of Football Sports Development (promoter body of ISL) said that she is very happy that fans have given football thumbs up in India and it's good to see their support. ...