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  • IPL 8: Bipul Sharma replaces Laxmi Ratan Shukla in Sunrisers Hyderabad squad April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Bipul Sharma has replaced an 'ill' Laxmi Ratan Shukla in the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad for the ongoing Indian Premier League. "Shukla is ruled out of the season due to illness," said the BCCI in a release on Sunday. Bipul Sharma, 31, an orthodox left-arm spinner and left-handed batsman, was part...
  • Chilled rabri, kulfi to be served at Lalu's daughter and Mulayam's grand nephew's pre-wedding ceremony February 19, 2015

    Etawah: A staggering 1,00,000 invites, including to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have been sent out for Samajwadi Party supremo's grand nephew's pre-wedding ceremony in Saifai village on Saturday where mouthwatering dishes like bedai, baati-chokha and halwa soaked in desi ghee will be served. Saifai village, some 25 km from Etawah, is...
  • Kiran Bedi will turn Delhi into a police station, says Congress leader AK Walia February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and Laxmi Nagar candidate Dr Ashok Kumar Walia took a dig at Bharatiya Janata Party chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi saying she will turn Delhi into a police station. "Agar Kiran Bedi chief minister banegi toh Delhi ko thana bana degi. (If Kiran Bedi will become...
  • Ranji Trophy: Angry Railways captain speaks to match referee on Eden strip January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Unhappy with the Eden Gardens strip, an angry Railways captain Mahesh Rawat spoke to the match referee Prakash J Bhat and expressed his displeasure about the pitch on offer for their do-or-die Ranji Trophy cricket match against Bengal starting tomorrow in Kolkata. "During the mandatory captains' meeting today, Mahesh...
  • Bengal, Railways clash in must win Ranji Trophy January 28, 2015

    Kolkata: With time running out fast for both the teams, Bengal and Railways will face off on Thursday in a must-win match to keep themselves in contention for quarters of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament. Bengal will stick to their ploy of three-spin attack but more than the team combination it's...
  • Protest outside Delhi BJP headquarters after denial of ticket to Abhay Verma from Laxmi Nagar January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: In yet another tiff within the Bhartiya Janata Party, supporters of party leader Abhay Verma on Wednesday evening protested outside of the party's headquarter in New Delhi. The protesters demanded party ticket for Abhay Verma from the Laxmi Nagar seat. BJP has fielded BB Tyagi from the seat. Reacting to...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A wrap: Saha hits unbeaten ton to lift Bengal from trouble January 13, 2015

    Kolkata: Not less than 48 hours after returning from the gruelling tour to Australia, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha slammed an unbeaten century to script Bengal's stunning comeback against Jammu and Kashmir on the opening day on Tuesday. Having just returned from Australia on late Sunday night, Saha was quick to adjust to...
  • Upbeat Mumbai take on off-colour Bengal in Ranji Trophy tie December 27, 2014

    Kolkata: Having put their campaign back on track with a convincing win against Uttar Pradesh, 40-time champions Mumbai will take on an out-of-sorts Bengal in a group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy tournament on Sunday. Although its early days in the tournament, Mumbai with 7 points from three games are...
  • Ranji Trophy: All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge December 13, 2014

    Kolkata: All eyes will be on Bengal's newest batting sensation Sudeep Chatterjee as the hosts will have revenge on mind as they take on defending champions Karnataka in a second round group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, on Sunday. While people are waking up to Sudeep's talent after...
  • Ranji Trophy: Upbeat Bengal face Rayudu-less Baroda in opening fixture December 6, 2014

    Vadodara: An upbeat Bengal side led by their gutsy captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla will start as favourites in the Ranji Trophy opener against Baroda, who would be without the services of their batting mainstay Ambati Rayudu, out with a hip injury. Although Baroda are playing a home match, the team is...
  • Vijay Hazare trophy: Wriddhiman Saha shines as Bengal crush Jharkhand November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Wriddhiman Saha showed his prowess with the willow as his unbeaten 69-ball-84 was key to Bengal's crushing 163-run win in the east zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Tuesday. With two comprehensive wins from two games, Bengal are all but through to the knock-out rounds. Batting first at the...
  • Shreevats Goswami, Veer Pratap shine as Bengal beat Odisha by 25 runs November 7, 2014

    Kalyani: Pint-sized opener Shreevats Goswami and new ball bowler Veer Pratap Singh produced impressive performances as Bengal comfortably beat Odisha by 25 runs to kick-start their campaign in the East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Former India U-19 wicketkeeper-batsman Goswami anchored the Bengal innings as his unbeaten 110 took...
  • Laxmi Ratan Shukla to lead Bengal in Vijay Hazare Trophy November 3, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal on Monday named Laxmi Ratan Shukla as the captain of a 16-member squad for the first two matches in the East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Bengal will open their campaign against Odisha at the BCA in Kalyani on November 7, while in the second match they...
  • Salgaocar FC enter Durand Cup semis November 3, 2014

    Margao: Salgaocar FC is the second team to qualify for the semi-finals after they played out a 1-1 draw against Tuff Laxmi Prasad in a Pool A quarter-final match of the 127th Durand Cup on Monday. After N D Opera put Tuff Laxmi Prasad in the lead in the 28th minute...
  • Duleep Trophy: Shukla rattles South Zone after fighting ton from Uthappa October 22, 2014

    Lahli: East Zone bowlers led by the seasoned Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattled South Zone in the final hour reducing them to 236 for nine despite Robin Uthappa scoring a well-crafted hundred on the first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final here on Wednesday. South Zone were cruising along at 211 for...
  • Tiwary's ton takes East Zone to 278 against West Zone in Duleep Trophy quarter-final October 15, 2014

    Lahli: Skipper Manoj Tiwary led from the front with an unbeaten century as East Zone managed to score 278 all out against West Zone on the opening day's play of the four-day Duleep Trophy quarter-final on Wednesday. Put into bat, East lost early wickets but Tiwary (100 not out) batted well...
  • Saharanpur clashes: Aggrieved are being booked, alleges BJP August 2, 2014

    Claiming that Saharanpur clashes took place due to administrative laxity, BJP on Saturday alleged that the administration was also lodging cases against aggrieved to appease a "particular section". "Saharanpur riot is a result of administrative laxity and appeasement of a particular section. It was preplanned," state BJP president Laxmi Kant Bajpai...
  • BJP demands CBI probe into Kumbh 'mismanagement' July 4, 2014

    BJP on Friday demanded a CBI inquiry into mismanagement exposed by Comptroller Auditor General of India in its report on Maha Kumbh organised at Allahabad last year. In the light of the issue raised in the UP Assembly, BJP state unit president Laxmi Kant Bajpai said that state and Centre's share...
  • Akhilesh Yadav should evaluate himself, says BJP June 18, 2014

    A day after Akhilesh Yadav sacked a junior minister and changed the portfolios of 11 ministers, BJP said the CM, who holds major portfolios, should also evaluate himself as he is "responsible" for problems in the department he heads. "Poor law and order, power crisis, nonpayment of the dues of cane...
  • Akhilesh Yadav should evaluate himself, says BJP June 18, 2014

    A day after Akhilesh Yadav sacked a junior minister and changed the portfolios of 11 ministers, BJP on Wednesday said the CM, who holds major portfolios, should also evaluate himself as he is "responsible" for problems in the department he heads. "Poor law and order, power crisis, nonpayment of the dues...
  • Padma Shri recipient Rajasthani scholar, politician Laxmi Kumar Chundawat dies at the age of 98 May 24, 2014

    Renowned Rajasthani scholar and senior politician Laxmi Kumari Chundawat died here today after a prolonged illness. She was 98 years old. "She was suffering from infection in lung and agerelated problems. She was admitted to a private heart and general hospital since April 4," her family member Anirudh Singh Rathore told...
  • Minigun factory busted after police raids Adityapur Industrial Estate May 1, 2014

    A minigun factory was on Thursday busted in the Adityapur Industrial Estate under Adityapur police station in SeraikelaKharswan district in Jamshedpur, DIG (Kolkhan) Md Nehal said. The raiding police team recovered 102 pieces almost finished firearms and firearm making equipment from Vijaya Laxmi Enterprises located in the VII phase of the...
  • More 'young' aspirants fielded from MP for 2014 polls April 10, 2014

    With first-time voters in mind, most political parties including Congress and BJP have this time opted to give a chance to some fresh faces in Madhya Pradesh with the average age of poll contenders in the state hovering around the new 'young' of 50. The youngest Congress nominee in the race from...
  • Sridevi and Boney Kapoor campaign for Amar Singh in UP April 9, 2014

    Bollywood actress Sridevi and her husband Bonney Kapoor on Tuesday campaigned for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh in Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh. Huge crowds turned up to see Sridevi, causing traffic jams on the national highway, witnesses said. Amar Singh's RLD has an alliance with the Congress. He...
  • LS polls: BJP fields Alok Sanjar from Bhopal March 22, 2014

    After BJP veteran LK Advani decided to contest from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat and quit his claim from Bhopal, BJP on Satruday decided to field Alok Sanjar, the state office in charge of the party from there. The Bhopal seat was vacated after senior party leader from the state Kailash Joshi...
  • Michelle Obama honours Indian acid attack survivor Laxmi March 5, 2014

    Washington: Acid attack survivor Laxmi has been hounoured by US first lady Michelle Obama with the prestigious International Women of Courage award. Laxmi was 16 when an acquaintance threw acid on her face while she waited at a bus stop in New Delhi's busy Khan Market in 2005, disfiguring her...
  • US to honour India's 'Stop Acid Attacks' campaigner March 4, 2014

    Washington: Laxmi, a "Stop Acid Attacks" campaigner from India is one of the ten "extraordinary women from 10 countries with the 2014 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award" on Tuesday. US First Lady Michelle Obama will join deputy secretary of State Heather Higginbottom as the latter presents the...
  • Portals of Badrinath shrine to reopen for devotees on May 5 February 4, 2014

    The sacred portals of Badrinath shrine will be thrown open for devotees in the wee hours on May 5, after a fivemonth winter break. The doors of the Himalayan shrine will be opened at 4.5 AM on May 5, BadriKedar Temple Committee CEO Ganesh Godiyal on Tuesday said. The auspicious day...