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  • DTC increases fare of Delhi-Lahore bus service by 60 per cent 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Travelling to Pakistan by road has now got costlier with the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), which operates the Delhi-Lahore bus service, increasing the fare by a steep 60 per cent after a gap of almost seven years. Now, one has to shell out Rs 2400 for a one...
  • Relive Sachin Tendulkar's gut-wrenching farewell speech 6 days ago

    Vacations, family time, social work, buying football and tennis teams and writing autobiography kept India's most celebrated cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar, in the news since he hung his bat exactly a year ago on November 16. That day in 2013 ended a global two-week cricket festival that saw curtains coming down on...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters looking for a home win against in-form Mumbai City November 12, 2014

    Kochi:<b> Kerala Blasters FC take on Mumbai City FC in what is expected to be a thrilling tie in the Indian Super League on Wednesday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Both the teams come into the match after being held to goalless draws in their previous encounters. Kerala were drew...
  • Probe ordered into security lapse at Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Saturday ordered an inquiry into major security lapse during the swearing-in of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi inside Wankhede Stadium on October 31. A man named Anil Mishra had allegedly breached the security of the Prime Minister and shared the...
  • Delhi: Cleanliness drive will be theme of children's film festival November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, cleanliness will be the theme of the National Children's Film Festival which will be held from November 14 to 16 at the Siri Fort Stadium. Giving details, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that tennis player...
  • Nervous Sachin Tendulkar didn't watch 2011 World Cup winning moment November 6, 2014

    Mumbai: India's retired batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said at the release of his autobiography on Wednesday that he did not witness live what he considers the proudest moment of his life - winning the Cricket World Cup in 2011. Tendulkar said he was superstitious at the Wankhede Stadium during the final...
  • India face Australia in first hockey Test November 3, 2014

    Perth: A well-prepared India will take on World Champions Australia in the first of the four-match Test series at the Perth Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. As part of their preparation for the upcoming Champions Trophy, India are set to take up the challenge of facing the strong Australian team. "It's exciting times...
  • Election Cartoons: As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony October 31, 2014

    As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Industry hopes new Maharashtra government will fast-track infra projects October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: As the BJP is set to form the next government in Maharashtra on Friday, industry experts want the new chief minister to expedite the delayed infrastructure projects in the state and revive investment in key sectors by removing bureaucratic bottlenecks. Devendra Fadnavis, 44, a four-term MLA from Nagpur, will...
  • Mumbai: Over 2,500 policemen to be deployed during Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A strict vigil will be maintained during the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister at Wankhede stadium on Friday, with over 2,500 security personnel being deployed in and around the sprawling ground. The stadium, which will host the first open air oath taking ceremony, has been declared...
  • Dead rats, pigeon feathers leave Feroz Shah Kotla stadium press box in a mess October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The press box at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on Wednesday was found in an unbelievable mess with dead rats and feathers of dead pigeons lying around, just 18 days after an ODI was held at the venue. The media, which came to cover the Duleep Trophy final here,...
  • Sharad Pawar's MCA gives Wankhede Stadium for free for Maharashtra oath taking October 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Sharad Pawar-led Mumbai Cricket Association will charge no fee for lending its Wankhede Stadium for hosting swearing-in ceremony of the first BJP government in Maharashtra on October 31. 44-year-old Devendra Fadnavis, who was elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party, will take oath of office along with few others...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos get first win, hammer Chennaiyin FC 4-1 October 25, 2014

    Delhi: Delhi Dynamos produced a fine display of attacking football as they cruised to a 4-1 win - their first of the season - over Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) match that saw end-to-end stuff from both the teams but better finishing from the hosts here at...
  • 1st Test: Six-wicket Shakib Al Hasan skittles Zimbabwe out on Day 1 October 25, 2014

    Dhaka: Left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took six for 59 as Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 240 on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka on Saturday. Shakib, who made his Test comeback after serving a three-month ban for poor discipline, led a three-pronged spin attack that strangled Zimbabwe on...
  • ISL 2014: NorthEast United FC stun nine-man Mumbai City FC 2-0 October 24, 2014

    Mumbai: NorthEast United struck twice in the second half in a remarkable turnaround to stun Mumbai City FC 2-0 in an Indian Super League match which saw the home side reduced to nine men in the end on Friday. The home side, who had thrashed Pune City FC 5-0 in their...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata start as favourites against FC Goa October 23, 2014

    Margao: Atletico de Kolkata is all set to consolidate their position at the top of the table when they take on hosts FC Goa in their fourth Indian Super League encounter at the Fatorda Stadium, here on Thursday. It will be an ideal Diwali gift for the growing number of Atletico...
  • Hockey: India beat Great Britain 2-1 to retain the Sultan of Johor Cup title October 19, 2014

    Harmanpreet Singh converted two penalty corners to help India sucessfully defend their Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) Under-21 hockey title, beating Great Britain 2-1 in a keenly-contested final on Sunday. Harmanpreet (45th and 90 minutes) slammed home two set pieces at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium to take his goals tally...
  • ISL 2014: Delhi Dynamos, Atletico de Kolkata share points after Elias stunner October 19, 2014

    Kolkata: Czech midfielder Pavel Elias struck a stunner to help Delhi Dynamos halt Atletico de Kolkata's two-match winning run as both the teams settled for a point each after an intense 1-1 draw in their Indian Super League fixture on Sunday. Barcelona's youth system product, Jofre Mateu, gave the home franchise...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs Delhi Dynamos, ISL 2014, Match 7 October 19, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) High on confidence after an ideal start to their campaign with back-to-back victories, Atletico de Kolkata will look to keep the momentum going when they take on a star-studded Delhi Dynamos FC. Luis Garcia's men have played some quality football since...
  • Dharamsala stadium: Cricket tourists' vantage point October 15, 2014

    Dharamsala: The quaint town of Dharamsala was best known for being the home of Dalai Lama until top-flight cricket arrived here with the construction of a world class stadium. Now four years after hosting its maiden IPL game, the scenic HPCA Stadium has safely put hill station on the global map...
  • ISL Tour Diary: Kolkata, a city that offers something new every time October 14, 2014

    Being a Probashi Bengali (a non-resident Bengali), my affair with Kolkata is a long-standing one. Born to parents who were originally from Kolkata, I have been brought up in Delhi all my life. I always had a strange feeling whenever I visited the city, predominately because of the culture difference....
  • ISL: Franchise owners excited after a great start to tournamant October 13, 2014

    The much-awaited Indian Super League got off to a great start on Sunday with a glittering opening ceremony at the Salt Lake Stadium. ...
  • Indian Super League: India's biggest football event kicks off with a glittering ceremony October 12, 2014

    The inaugural season of the Indian Super League got off to a grand opening on Sunday at Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium with a blend of music, dance, entertainment, Bollywood and cricket. It was an evening to remember for the people of Kolkata as the much awaited Indian Super League did everything...
  • As it happened: Indian Super League 2014 opening glittering ceremony October 12, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) With an amalgamation of Bollywood, cricket, slick promotion and branding and big sponsors, the Indian Super League (ISL) will kick off at the Mecca of Indian football, the Salt Lake Stadium, here on Sunday, aiming to revolutionise football in the...
  • ISL: Tendulkar, Ranbir, Hrithik star attraction at opening ceremony October 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Legendary Sachin Tendulkar along with his one-time opening partner Sourav Ganguly will be once again seen together along with Bollywood A Listers like Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan and some of the other prominent actors like John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan at the opening ceremony of the cash-rich Indian Super...
  • Divided Kolkata football united through Indian Super League October 11, 2014

    Kolkata: "Khela, Football Khela..." Iconic Bengali singer and Padma Bhushan awardee Manna Dey sang this song in the aftermath of a tragedy that shook Indian football. On the fateful day of August 16, 1980, sixteen spectators were killed in a stampede during a Kolkata derby between East Bengal and Mohun...
  • Transformed and shrunk Saltlake Stadium ready for ISL October 8, 2014

    Kolkata: The Saltlake Stadium's wow factor of hosting 120,000 spectators is now a thing of the past as the capacity has been brought down drastically to 68,000 keeping in mind the spectators' comfort during the upcoming Indian Super League. Home ISL franchise Atletico de Kolkata's co-owner Utsav Parekh on Wednesday said...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to flag off CRPF marathon on October 12 September 29, 2014

    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...