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  • Gujarat model's balloon will burst in LS elections: Rahul Gandhi 09-04-2014 10:42 PM

    Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the "balloon" of Gujarat model of development will burst the same way as 'India Shining' did in 2004. Addressing a campaign rally at Bhimrao Stadium in Morena, the Congress vice president said 'India Shining' was a marketing strategy, and in the same way, the Gujarat...
  • India-Pakistan game is always full of pressure, says Mohammad Hafeez 15-03-2014 07:02 PM

    Dhaka: Far from being daunted by the prospect of facing India in their World Twenty20 opener on Friday, Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez is rather happy his team will kick off their campaign in Bangladesh against the arch-rivals. The bitter South Asian rivals have fought three wars in their brief independent...
  • Rajasthan register first win in national hockey 09-03-2014 12:09 AM

    Rajasthan beat Gujarat 3-2 in a Group A clash to record their first win in the fourth Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2014 being played at the Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium in Lucknow on Saturday. Both teams gave a tough fight to each other in the first half...
  • Indian women to play 3 Twenty20 Internationals against Bangladesh 04-03-2014 07:44 PM

    Kolkata: The Indian women's cricket team will be gearing up for the ICC Women's World T20 by playing a three-match series against their Bangladeshi counterpart at the Sheik Kamal International Stadium in Cox's Bazar. The Indian team will be leaving for Dhaka on March 7 and the three T20 Internationals...
  • U-19 World Cup: Resurgent Pakistan face tough test against South Africa in final 01-03-2014 08:31 AM

    Dubai: South Africa will aim to break the title drought when they lock horns with two-time champion Pakistan in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup final at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. South Africa finished runner-up in the 2002 and 2008 tournaments while Pakistan remains the only side to...
  • FIFA delegation satisfied with Salt Lake Stadium 28-02-2014 05:26 PM

    Kolkata: A FIFA delegation on a visit to inspect venues in connection with the 2017 Under-17 Football World Cup, which India would host, expressed satisfaction with the Salt Lake Stadium. "We are very much satisfied with such a massive stadium .... now we have to sit together to discuss how...
  • India beat West Indies by 46 runs to finish fifth in U-19 World Cup 27-02-2014 08:30 PM

    Sharjah: India finished fifth in the Under-19 World Cup after a strong batting effort saw them overcome the West Indies by 46 runs in a high-scoring classification match on Thursday. In the fifth/sixth position play-off match, India overcame Tagenarine Chanderpaul's century to emerge victorious at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Opting...
  • Barabati stadium suitable for Test matches: BCCI 27-02-2014 08:18 PM

    Bhubaneswar: A four-member BCCI team on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the existing infrastructure at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack for holding Test matches. The team inspected the pitch, outfield, galleries, dressing room and other facilities at the stadium. The team led by Aniruddh Choudhury told reporters in Cuttack that he was...
  • Karnataka, Tamil Nadu post win in Vijay Hazare Trophy 27-02-2014 07:53 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka inflicted a crushing six-wicket defeat on Andhra Pradesh in the south zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Thursday. An allround performance ensured an easy victory for Karnataka as their batsmen and bowlers fired in unison to force Andhra concede the match easily at the Chinnaswamy Stadium....
  • Uttarakhand off to a winning start in National Basketball 26-02-2014 08:03 PM

    Uttarakhand opened their campaign in the 64th Senior National Men's Basketball Championship's with a narrow 68-62 win over Indian Railways at the at Thyagaraj Stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday. Amritpal Singh with 25 points top scored for the defending champions while Riyaz Uddin and Yadwinder Singh added 13 and...
  • ICC-BCCI team to inspect JSCA International Stadium 25-02-2014 10:57 PM

    Ranchi: As Ranchi is eagerly waiting to host its first international Test match, a high-level ICC and BCCI team would inspect the facilities at the JSCA International Stadium on Wednesday. "The ICC/BCCI team will visit the JSCA International Stadium 11am tomorrow. The inspection is with respect to granting a Test...
  • Centre should hike state government employees' DA too: Mamata 22-02-2014 08:39 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday demanded that the central government hike the dearness allowance of state government employees whenever they extend such benefits to their own staff. "The central govenement hikes the DA of its employees from time to time. But the state government does not...
  • FIFA team meets sports ministry, starts inspection of venues 21-02-2014 05:36 PM

    New Delhi: Taking the first step towards ensuring smooth conduct of the 2017 Under-17 football World Cup in India, a three-member FIFA team has met officials of the Sports Ministry before leaving to inspect probable venues for the showpiece event. "FIFA officials are already in India and they also had...
  • IPL: SRK okay with staying away from Wankhede stadium 21-02-2014 02:32 PM

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan says he is happy watching matches at his home and staying away from the Wankhede Stadium in the wake of Mumbai Cricket Association's (MCA) five-year ban on the Kolkata Knight Riders owner. Khan is banned for five years from entering the MCA premises, including the Wankhede...
  • U-19 World Cup: West Indies, England cruise into quarter-finals 18-02-2014 09:08 PM

    Dubai: England and the West Indies advanced to the quarter-finals of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup when they comfortably won their decisive Group C and D matches respectively on Tuesday. England overcame Sunday's heart-breaking loss to Sri Lanka by bouncing back to defeat New Zealand by 115 runs at...
  • Shreyas Gopal's maiden hat-trick guides Karnataka to Irani Trophy title 12-02-2014 05:03 PM

    Bangalore: Leg spinner Shreyas Gopal claimed the first hat-trick of his career to guide Ranji champions Karnataka to a convincing innings and 222 runs win over Rest of India (ROI) to lift the Irani Trophy crown on the fourth and penultimate day on Wednesday. Gopal (5 for 35) also registered...
  • Ranji champions Karnataka favourites for Irani Cup 08-02-2014 02:59 PM

    Bangalore: Riding high on confidence after winning the Ranji Trophy for the seventh time, Karnataka would be looking to add the Irani Cup to their silverware as they take on Rest of India in the traditional five-day match commencing at the Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday. Karnataka enjoyed one...
  • Delhi Cabinet clears Jan Lokpal Bill draft 03-02-2014 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Cabinet has finally cleared the final draft of the Jan Lokpal Bill on Monday. The government was planning to pass the bill in a special session at the Indira Gandhi stadium on February 16. The AAP has invited the public to attend. Once the bill is...
  • Jan Lokpal bill likely to be cleared today, Delhi Cabinet to meet shortly 03-02-2014 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government may finally clear the Jan Lokpal draft bill on Monday. The bill envisions an effective Lokayukta - the AAP has termed the present Delhi Lokayukta redundant - elected by an independent panel of experts. The Chief Minister will be under the purview...
  • Decision to honour Sachin with Bharat Ratna taken in 24 hours, reveals RTI 03-02-2014 08:22 AM

    The process of conferring the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was initiated on the first day of his farewell 200th cricket Test on November 14, 2013 and the announcement made two days later, according to an RTI reply. A message was sent to Sports...
  • Jan Lokpal Bill: AAP invites Delhi to Indira Gandhi stadium on Feb 16 31-01-2014 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: The AAP has announced February 16 as the date when the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill will be passed by a special Assembly session held at the Indira Gandhi stadium. "February 13, 14 and 15 will be the Assembly session. On the 16th, we want the Delhi citizens to...
  • Whoever tries to wipe out Cong will disappear themselves: Rahul Gandhi on Modi 30-01-2014 08:42 AM

    Hinting at a shift from traditional pro-poor politics of his party, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said after the coming Lok Sabha elections, the party will focus on the uplift of those who fall between below poverty line category and the middle class. "Congress party has done a...
  • Security tightened for Republic Day in Jaipur 25-01-2014 06:26 PM

    Elaborate security arrangements have been made in view of the Republic Day celebrations at the Sawai Maan Singh stadium in Jaipur on Sunday. "Policemen in adequate number have been deployed in and around the stadium. Companies of RAC also have been stationed," a senior police officer said. Inside the stadium,...
  • Manchester City still improving after reaching 100 goals: Pellegrini 19-01-2014 10:41 AM

    Rampant Manchester City steamed through the 100 barrier as goals continued to rain down at The Etihad Stadium in a 4-2 Premier League win over Cardiff City on Saturday. Edin Dzeko struck after 14 minutes to bring up the milestone and further goals from Jesus Navas, Yaya Toure and Sergio...
  • Malaga draw 0-0 with Valencia in Spanish league 18-01-2014 08:27 AM

    Spain: Malaga and Valencia failed to start the second-half of the Spanish league seasons with a victory, playing to a 0-0 draw on Friday. The teams took a total of 28 shots, including a combined 10 on goal, but couldn't score at La Rosaleda Stadium. Malaga nearly broke through in...
  • As it happened: India vs Germany, Hockey World League 17-01-2014 02:41 PM

    Out of title race after a crushing defeat at the hands of Australia, hosts India would be hoping for a miracle when they take on Olympic champions Germany in the fifth-eighth place play-off game of the Hockey World League Final on Friday. Going into the clash, the Indians can take...
  • Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi posters adorn AICC meet venue 17-01-2014 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi's Talkatora stadium, where the All India Congress Committee meeting is underway is adorned with posters of Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi. There has been a clamour among party workers mainly from Uttar Pradesh about her assuming a bigger role for election campaigns. ...
  • Hockey World League: India hold Germany to 3-3 draw, face Aus in QF 13-01-2014 09:54 PM

    New Delhi: India looked hurt and it showed in the way they reacted after two consecutive defeats to almost beat Olympic Champions Germany before conceding a late goal that allowed the Germans to draw the match at 3-3 in the last game of the pool phase at the Hockey World...
  • Argentina record second straight win, Dutch beat Australia at Hockey World League Final 11-01-2014 08:12 PM

    New Delhi: Argentina continued their giant-killing spree and scored a 3-2 come-from-behind win over Belgium, while the Netherlands beat Australia by a solitary goal to register their first victory at the Hockey World League Final at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Saturday. In the opening match of the...