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  • Mumbai FC rally to hold Bengaluru FC to 1-1 draw 9 hours 55 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai FC fought tooth and nail to rally from a goal down and hold defending champions Bengaluru FC to a 1-1 draw in an entertaining I-League football match at the Cooperage ground on Tuesday. The home side were down by a first half goal scored by the visiting team's impressive...
  • Pakistan: Court bars government from booking Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi in any other case Yesterday

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Monday barred the government from booking Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, in any other case without its permission after his counsel argued that "false" cases might be slapped against him to keep him in jail. Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Noorul Haq Qureshi...
  • Tamil Nadu set up Ranji Trophy final clash with Karnataka 2 days ago

    If Maharashtra were investors in a bull market, they may have gained from a 'high risk, high returns' approach on the final day. But against an experienced Tamil Nadu side, the need of the hour was patience and a calm approach. Once that was thrown out of the window, there...
  • 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Lakhvi's luxury jail life: Internet, mobiles, TV and visitors 2 days ago

    Islamabad: LeT operations commander Zaki-ur- Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind, is living in relative luxury inside jail with access to internet, mobile phones and visitors despite Pakistan's protestations that it is cracking down on terrorists. One of Pakistan's most notorious prisoners, 55-year-old Lakhvi is living in relative luxury...
  • Ranji Trophy: Quality umpires needed for big games, says Pravin Amre 3 days ago

    Although Mumbai failed to make it to the final of the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy, Pravin Amre, the coach, felt his young side had shown a lot of character against Karnataka, the defending champions, to bounce back after being bowled out for just 44 in their first innings in their semifinal. Chasing...
  • Karnataka beat Mumbai to enter Ranji Trophy final 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: Defending champions Karnataka completed the formalities to register a 112-run win over Mumbai and enter the final of the Ranji Trophy tournament for the 14th time on Saturday. Mumbai, chasing a victory target of 445, were all out for 332 about an hour into the fourth and penultimate day of...
  • Budget 2015: What measures should Jaitley take to strengthen the Defence sector 3 days ago

    The upcoming Union Budget is very crucial in terms of bringing the Indian economy back on growth track; curb the budget deficit and creating an investment friendly environment. CNN-IBN's Kajori Sen talks to students of IIT-Delhi and IIT-Mumbai about measures Jaitley should take to strengthen the Defence sector. ...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15: Semi-finals, Day 4 3 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 3 Report: A half-century from opener Swapnil Gugale (56 not out) helped Maharashtra post 110/1 at stumps on Day 3 after Tamil Nadu ended their first innings at 549 at the Eden Gardens. Meanwhile, battling long and hard, Mumbai were...
  • 2011 Mumbai triple blasts: supplementary charge sheet filed against Ejaz Sheikh 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Police on Friday filed a supplementary charge sheet against accused Ejaz Sheikh in connection with the July 2011 Mumbai triple blasts cases. "We filed a charge sheet against Sheikh in the special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court," special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said. According to the police,...
  • Maharashtra minister threatens to quit if reservation quota is scrapped 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Rajkumar Badole on Friday said that he would quit if reservation quotas in government job recruitments and promotions were scrapped. "There is a year's time to appeal against the order. The government is positive on the issue. I will quit if quota is scrapped," Badole said...
  • Ranji Trophy semis: Mumbai reach 277/6 on day three against Karnataka 4 days ago

    Aditya Tare, the Mumbai captain, led by example, providing the brightest spark on the third day of the Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal on Friday (February 27) to keep Karnataka at bay at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Although Karnataka were kept to 202 on the opening day, their bowlers had...
  • After wrapping up Aishwarya Rai's 'Jazbaa' Sanjay Gupta to start filming 'Mumbai Saga' 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The shooting of the upcoming multi-starrer 'Mumbai Saga' will start immediately after director Sanjay Gupta wraps up the filming of Aishwarya Rai-Irrfan Khan starrer action film 'Jazbaa'. "Immediately after we wrap 'Jazbaa' we will start 'Mumbai Saga'," Gupta posted on Twitter Friday. 'Mumbai Saga' stars actors Vivek Oberoi, Anil Kapoor,...
  • 'I never took money from any corporate entity', says Nitin Gadkari 4 days ago

    Mumbai: As news reports about his having enjoyed the hospitality of the Essar group during a trip to Europe triggered a row, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said he had visited a yacht belonging to them "just to see" it and asserted he never took money from any corporate...
  • 21-year-old woman racially abused by a Mumbai traffic constable 4 days ago

    Mumbai: 21-year-old event management executive Penny Li was in for a rude shock when she was stopped by a traffic constable for not wearing a helmet. Penny, an Indian national of mixed parentage, says the constable was agressive and cleraly racist. The constable then went on to abuse and physically...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semi-finals, Day 3 4 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Half-centuries from Abhimanyu Mithun and R Samarth helped Karnataka end the second day of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal against Mumbai in a virtually impregnable position at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. On Thursday (February 26),...
  • Our uniqueness lies in acceptance of diversity: Mohan Bhagwat 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Stating that accepting diversity has been a unique quality of Indians, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said, "We came to know that 'puja' (worship) is so important during the Islamic invasion of India." "We never thought puja is important. We realised it is important during the invasion of...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka in control against Mumbai in semis 5 days ago

    Half-centuries from Abhimanyu Mithun and R Samarth helped Karnataka end the second day of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal against Mumbai in a virtually impregnable position at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. On Thursday (February 26), Karnataka set their opponents a massive 445-run target for a place in the...
  • Travellers from Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata react to Rail budget 2015 5 days ago

    Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu played safe in his maiden Budget refusing to take the populist route of announcing a large number of new trains but also failed to take measures to increase the earnings of the public transporter by not increasing the passenger fare. ...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, semi-finals, Day 2 6 days ago

    (For Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: After being dismissed for a paltry 202 in their first innings, Karnataka hit back strongly with skipper and seamer Vinay Kumar taking six wickets to bundle out Mumbai for 44 in just 15.3 overs on the first...
  • Ranji Trophy: Aditya Tare disappointed with Mumbai performance 6 days ago

    After Karnataka were bowled out for 202 in their first innings of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal match against Mumbai at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday (February 25), a few doubts about the defending champions' supremacy must have cropped up. But their bowlers, led by R Vinay...
  • Abhishek Nayar suffers head injury during Ranji semi-final 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai's Abhishek Nayar "is out of danger" after suffering a head injury while fielding on day one of the Ranji Trophy semi-final cricket match against holders Karnataka at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday. He was later admitted to a Bengaluru hospital. "Nayar had lost consciousness for some time and then failed...
  • Ranji Trophy: Vinay Kumar puts Karnataka on top against Mumbai in semis 6 days ago

    A green pitch plants doubts in the minds of batsmen and makes bowlers strive for just that bit more. But, if bowlers ally discipline with verve, they are rewarded and R Vinay Kumar, the Karnataka captain, can vouch for that. At the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday (February 25), Vinay...
  • Extradited gangster Abu Salem sentenced to life by special TADA court in 1995 builder murder case 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Extradited gangster Abu Salem was on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a special TADA court for murder of Mumbai-based builder Pradeep Jain in 1995. The special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam had initially demanded for a death penalty, which he later converted to a life sentence. The court also handed...
  • Mumbai locals await infrastructural upgrade in overcrowded suburban railway network 6 days ago

    12 people are said to die everyday on Mumbai's suburban railway network which is severely overloaded. With no upgrade in infrastructure, rampant corruption, it is to be seen what can Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu can do to improve the situation. ...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, semis 6 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) An exciting battle is on cards when a resurgent Mumbai lock horns with defending champions Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy semi-final match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. Sworn enemies on the cricket field, both captains Aditya Tare and R Vinay Kumar, will...
  • Karnataka host Mumbai in Ranji Trophy semis 1 week ago

    Teams are often judged on their ability to deliver in crunch situations. If that were the yardstick to measure the progress of Karnataka and Mumbai in Ranji Trophy 2014-15, the semi-final from February 25 (Wednesday) in Bangalore is very much an even skirmish. Karnataka, the defending champions, have played throughout the...
  • Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi challenges detention February 23, 2015

    Islamabad: Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, on Monday challenged his detention under a public security act in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), saying the government has detained him on "illegal grounds". "We have challenged the detention of Mr Lakhvi in the IHC. The government has detained him on...
  • Mumbai to host literature festival 'Lit o Fest' February 23, 2015

    Mumbai: The inaugural edition of a literary festival "Lit o Fest", that begins on February 28, will touch upon the topics of decline of Parsi population, relevance of Hindi in today's time and beauty of Urdu in poetry, organisers said on Monday. The festival will have speakers from the world of...
  • Mumbai's Akshay Girap hurt in bike accident, to miss Ranji semis February 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai would be without their new found off spinner Akshay Girap for the five-day Ranji Trophy cricket semi-finals against defending champions Karnataka starting on February 25 at Bengaluru. 29-year-old Girap, inducted into the squad of the 40-time champions towards the later stages of their floundering league campaign, met with an...
  • Live telecast of anti-terror operations should be prohibited: Home Ministry February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking a step forward to ban live coverage of terror-related operations by television channels, the Home Ministry has said that 'anti-terror operations' should be prohibited from telecasting. Home Ministry stated its position on the matter after the Information and Broadcasting Ministry sought definition of terms 'anti-terror operations' and 'counter-terror...