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  • Sachin Tendulkar to flag off CRPF marathon on October 12 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Cricket star Sachin Tendulkar will flag off the first-ever 'unity' marathon run being hosted here by the country's largest paramilitary CRPF on October 12. The force will conduct 'Run for Unity' half-marathon as part of celebrating 75 years of its raising in 2014. "Master blaster Sachin...
  • Suresh Raina, Chennai Super Kings light up Champions League Twenty20 September 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Former IPL champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) made light of the poor turnout of fans at the Chinnaswamy stadium on Monday, with awesome batting display against Dolphins of South Africa in the Group A league tie of the Champions League T20 (CLT20). Though CSK came into the game after losing...
  • Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home games shifted to Mohali after floods September 21, 2014

    Mohali: The BCCI has decided to shift Jammu and Kashmir's Ranji Trophy home matches to Mohali, following the devastating floods that hit the state and left the two cricket grounds in deplorable condition. "Recently, we have taken a decision that due to the natural calamity in Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab Cricket...
  • Gangnam, fireworks and a glittering opening ceremony kick off Asian Games 2014 in Incheon September 19, 2014

    Incheon: The 17th Asian Games opened in a multicoloured blaze of fireworks and carefully crafted KPop routines on Friday, as athletes from the world's most populous region came together in pursuit of gold and glory in South Korea. An array of Olympians and regional sports stars will compete over 15 days...
  • United Singhs thrash Yo Yo Tigers in World Kabaddi League September 15, 2014

    Bhatinda: The United Singhs thrashed Yo Yo Tigers 6735 in the Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) at Rajindra College Hockey Stadium on Monday. The 32point margin of defeat for the Tigers is the highest in the league. The opening quarter witnessed the United Singhs make five successful raids while skipper Sandeep Singh...
  • We have done well in Djokovic's absence: Serbia's Bozoljac September 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Serbia's Illija Bozoljac on Monday said that their team has the ability to perform well despite world No 1 Novak Djokovic's absence in the upcoming Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against India to be played from September 12 to 14 at KSLTA stadium. "We were without Novak even in...
  • PreityNess case: Four new witnesses support Wadia September 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Four new witnesses called by industrialist Ness Wadia in connection with allegations levelled against him by actress Preity Zinta informed the Mumbai police that everything was "normal" between the two celebrities May 30 during a cricket match at the Wankhede Stadium. These witnesses are Nicholas Chen, Saumitra Srivastava, Rustom Lawyer...
  • Barabati Stadium to host T20 International instead of ODI for WI series September 4, 2014

    Cuttack: The Barabati Stadium will host the one off Twenty20 International between India and West Indies on October 22 instead of the scheduled third ODI on October 14, Orissa Cricket Association said. The Board has confirmed that the T20 which was originally scheduled in New Delhi will be held in Cuttack...
  • What to watch on day three of US Open 2014 August 27, 2014

    If Maria Sharapova's opponent on Wednesday at the US Open takes a medical timeout, the fivetime major champion wouldn't mind seeing that come at a cost. Sharapova was asked after her firstround victory at Flushing Meadows what tennis rule she would like to change if she ran the sport, and ...
  • Aamir Khan launches waste free Jodhpur campaign August 15, 2014

    Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Friday launched ambitious waste collection project in the Jodhpurand said that waste management was the first thing that comes to the mind when we think of various urban problems. The actor, who launched 'Waste Free Jodhpur' project from the Umaid Singh Stadium here, said waste accumulation...
  • Vasundhara Raje announces scheme for women in the state August 15, 2014

    Promising a new transformation in the lives of women, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday announced launch of a scheme under which bank accounts in the name of women of 1.5 crore families will be opened and aid and benefits directly transferred to their accounts. Addressing the state level Independence...
  • Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association plans three international stadiums across the state August 11, 2014

    In a bid to boost cricket facilities in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) has announced the construction of three international stadiums. UPCA secretary Rajeev Shukla had announced in a press conference last week that three cricket stadiums would soon be coming up in Kanpur, Ghaziabad or Agra and...
  • Heavy security arrangements ahead of BJP's National Council meet August 9, 2014

    The BJP's first national council met for the first time after its victory in the Lok Sabha elections to ratify the appointment of Amit Shah as party President at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Extremely elaborate arrangements have been made with two huge LED screens on the stage. ...
  • Wadia threw burning cigarettes at my face: Preity Zinta to police July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who has accused industrialist Ness Wadia of molestation, has said her former boyfriend had thrown burning cigarettes at her and locked her up in a room even before the May 30 incident at Wankhede Stadium after which she filed a police complaint. "Ness's behaviour towards me...
  • Cricket Culture Campus inaugurated in Thane July 15, 2014

    Thane: Former India cricketer Sanjay Bangar on Tuesday inaugurated the Cricket Culture Campus, an indoor residential training centre, which aims at imparting allround training to aspiring cricketing talents. Bangar, on the occasion, said young cricketers who want to make it big in the sport, should focus...
  • Preity Zinta gives photos of bruised hand to police to back assault claim July 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Preity Zinta has submitted four photographs to Mumbai Police showing bruises on her hand to back her claim of criminal assault against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia even as the industrialist shared with investigators the contact details of witnesses he wants examined, police said on Wednesday. "These four...
  • Ness Wadia writes to police, claims Preity's allegations false July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Preity Zinta's former boyfriend Ness Wadia on Wednesday broke his silence on the alleged molestation case filed by the actress against him. Wadia wrote a letter to Mumbai Police and provided a list of persons who were present at Kings XI vs CSK match at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on...
  • Wadia group prepares a list of 30 witnesses against Preity Zinta July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: After Preity Zinta and her mother recently met Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, the Wadia group has prepared a list of almost 30 witnesses to be handed over to police for investigation into the molestation case filed by the actress against Ness Wadia. Maria said that once the police records...
  • World Cup 2014: France top Group E after Ecuador draw, play Nigeria in Round of 16 June 26, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: France drew 00 with 10man Ecuador to advance to the second round of the World Cup on Wednesday, while the South Americans will be going home from the tournament. In the other final Group E game, Switzerland defeated 30 Honduras to finish in second place and join France...
  • Preity Zinta names Ness Wadia's friends, staff, a foreign national as witnesses June 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Preity Zinta was at Mumbai's Wankhede stadium on Tuesday evening as the police recorded her supplementary statement in the case against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. According to the police, Preity has named 14 witnesses, whose statements will also be recorded soon. The actress identified three places where...
  • World Cup 2014: Costa Rica top Group D after 00 draw with England June 25, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Costa Rica finished first in what many considered the World Cup's toughest group after a dour 00 draw against a secondstring England side on Tuesday. Costa Rica only needed a draw to top Group D and played that way, setting up in a defensive 532 formation. The result gives...
  • Mumbai Police records Preity Zinta's statement, she names 14 witnesses June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police has recorded the statement of Bollywood actress Preity Zinta on Tuesday and said that she has named 14 witnesses in connection with her complaint against her former boyfriend and IPL team Kings XVI Punjab coowner Ness Wadia. The statement was recorded at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. The...
  • Mumbai: Preity reaches Wankhede stadium, police records her statement June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress and IPL team Kings XVI Punjab coowner Preity Zinta reached Wankhede stadium in Mumbai to record her supplementary statement in connection with her complaint against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. Preity, who was away in the US, returned on Sunday and has avoided the media so far. According...
  • Preity wants to record statement at home, Mumbai Police at Wankhede Stadium June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police wants to record actress Preity Zinta's statement on her complaint of abuse against exboyfriend Ness Wadia at the Wankhede Stadium where the alleged incident took place. But sources say that Preity is keen to record her statement at home. Ness Wadia can be called for questioning only...
  • World Cup 2014: Belgium have the points, but how about the style? June 24, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: First came boos and whistles. And then, a Brazilian taunt cascaded down the stands of the Maracana stadium "Little team, your place is in the second division." The Belgians had felt honored to play at the famous stadium but the local fans didn't exactly return the...
  • Mumbai Police likely to record Preity Zinta's statement today June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police is likely to record actress Preity Zinta's statement on Tuesday in connection with her complaint against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia. Preity, who was away in the US, came back to the country on Sunday and has avoided the media so far. Preity has accused Ness...
  • Molestation case: Police may record Preity's statement on Tuesday June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The statement of Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, who has accused her exboyfriend industrialist Ness Wadia of outraging her modesty, is likely to be recorded on Tuesday inside Wankhede Stadium, police said on Monday. "We may record the statement of the actress on Tuesday at Wankhede Stadium where the incident took...
  • World Cup 2014: Maradona responds to Argentina football chief with 'middle finger' June 23, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Diego Maradona has responded to being called a "bad luck charm" by Argentina's football association president by showing him the middle finger on live TV. Maradona was responding to reports that Julio Grondona called him a jinx after Argentina's 10 victory over Iran on Saturday. Maradona watched the game...