Amreli

  • Isn't it time for an Indian to take over as Team India's Coach? May 12, 2014

    India have won the ODI World Cup twice, the Inaugural T20 World Cup, became No. 1 in ICC Test rankings and won the last Champions Trophy. Quite an impressive record compared to most of other ICC teams. Indian players have fared well in recent years with Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid,...
  • Pravin Amre reappointed as Mumbai Ranji Trophy coach May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Test batsman Pravin Amre was on Monday reappointed as coach of the Mumbai Ranji Trophy team for the forthcoming season. "Pravin Amre has been appointed as a coach for senior team for a one-year period," said MCA Joint Secretary and senior selection panel convener Nitin Dalal after the...
  • Mumbai Cricket Association interviews 28 candidates for coaching posts April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Twenty-eight aspirants, some of them former Test players, were interviewed on Monday for the job of coaches in different age groups representing Mumbai including the senior team by the local cricket association. The names of selected candidates for a total of six coaching posts, including two for the women's teams,...
  • Coal blocks scam: CBI chargesheet against Congress MP Vijay Darda March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Congress, the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a chargesheet against party's Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda in the coal block allocation case. Darda along with the others has been named for criminal conspiracy and cheating in the chargesheet. CBI has said that Darda...
  • AAP declares three more candidates for Lok Sabha in Gujarat March 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party in Ahmedabad on Friday declared candidates from Patan, Surendranagar and Amreli Lok Sabha constituencies of Gujarat. The party has made Atul Patel (Patan), Jetha Patel (Surendranagar) and Nathalal Sukhadia (Amreli) its candidates for the ensuing general elections. Earlier, AAP had declared candidates from Banaskantha, Sabarkantha and Junagadh. Atul Patel (39),...
  • Rahane employing baseball hitting technique for T20s, says Amre March 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India batsman Praveen Amre is helping talented Ajinkya Rahane master the art of "employing baseball technique while batting" so that the Mumbai youngster can generate more power in his strokes in the shortest format. Rahane has had a successful stint with Rajasthan Royals so far, playing with a copybook...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file first chargesheet in Supreme Court on Monday March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be filing its first chargesheet in the coal scam in the Supreme Court on Monday. It will also submitting a status report informing the Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe. The Supreme Court had asked the CBI, during...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow March 9, 2014

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a charge sheet was likely to...
  • Rahane's debut ton extremely important for his career: Amre February 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Ajinkya Rahane's maiden Test century in the ongoing second Test against New Zealand is a crucial milestone in his fledgling Test career, feels his former coach Pravin Amre. Amre is of the view that this maiden Test ton would act as the stepping stone and cement the youngster's Test spot...
  • Gujarat: Two lionesses mowed down by goods train near Gir forest January 22, 2014

    Two lionesses on Tuesday were mowed down by a speeding goods train near the Gir forest on Surendranagar Pipavav port rail line in Amreli. "Two lionesses were mowed down by a high speed goods train early this morning near Berai village of Rajula taluka," deputy forest officer J K Makwana...
  • Egypt to hold referendum on new draft constitution in January December 15, 2013

    Cairo: Egypt on Saturday announced a referendum on a new draft constitution will be held in January, the first step towards reinstalling democratic rule in the country polarised since the removal of President Mohamed Morsi. "I call upon you to vote in a referendum on the draft revised constitution on January...
  • Ghana through to World Cup, Egypt misses out November 20, 2013

    Cairo: Ghana have qualified for the World Cup with a 7-3 aggregate win over Egypt in the playoffs to seize the fourth of five African places available at the finals. Egypt won Tuesday's second leg 2-1 in the first international in Cairo in two years, but Ghana progressed because of their...
  • Amre compares Rohit Sharma with Virender Sehwag November 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Ex-India batsman and former Mumbai Ranji Trophy coach Pravin Amre sees shades of swashbuckling cricketer Virender Sehwag in Rohit Sharma, who on Thursday slammed a maiden unbeaten Test ton on debut against the West Indies in the opening match of the two-game series in Kolkata. "Personally I believe he has...
  • We will miss Tendulkar at No 4: Pravin Amre November 7, 2013

    Mumbai: With Sachin Tendulkar set to play his farewell Test in Mumbai next week against the West Indies, two of his former team-mates on Thursday heaped praise on him. "It is a mixed moment personally for me. We are used to seeing that after wicket number 2, the person who goes...
  • Gujarat: Danger of flood looms after heavy rains June 18, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Just a few weeks ago several districts of Gujarat were reeling under the affect of drought and facing severe water crisis. But with heavy monsoon rains they are now facing the threat of floods. Nine people have died due to cloud burst in Saurashtra and many villages have been...
  • Surat: Ten bus passengers dead in collision with container April 14, 2013

    Surat: Ten passengers of a luxury bus returning from Mumbai to Amreli in Saurashtra were killed when the bus dashed into a container on Saturday night on National Highway 8. Eyewitnesses said that there were 45 people onboard the bus when the incident happened. While ten people died immediately on the spot,...
  • Gujarat: Saurashtra faces acute water shortage March 19, 2013

    Amreli (Gujarat): Lack of water in Gujarat's Saurashtra region has forced people to pay more for water than what they earn in a day. It has been over a week since residents of Bhatarwadi locality in Amreli have had water. Setting off with vessels in search of water has become a...
  • Gujarat: Fight for water now a way of life for Amreli residents March 5, 2013

    Amreli: With chronic drought and chronic water shortage, the fight for water has become a way of life in Amreli Saurashtra. CNN-IBN travelled there to find out why the promise of drinking and irrigation water from the Narmada dam remains just another dry promise. Setting off with vessels in search...
  • Tamil Review: 'Vanna Yuddham' is partly engaging February 16, 2013

    Cast: Kishore, Arjun Sarja, Lakshmi Rai, Vijayalakshmi, Suresh Oberoi, Ravi Kale, Jayachitra and AMR Ramesh; Director: AMR Ramesh It's not easy to recreate a fitting saga drawn out of real life incidents of a controversial story, but filmmaker AMR Ramesh does his best to make this biopic of India's most wanted dacoit...
  • American Airlines, US Airways announce $11 billion merger February 14, 2013

    Dallas: American Airlines and US Airways say they have agreed to merge in an $11 billion deal to create the world's biggest airline. The combined carrier will be called American Airlines but run by US Airways CEO Doug Parker. The boards of the two airlines unanimously approved the deal late Wednesday,...
  • Gujarat: FIR lodged against BJP MP for slapping doctor January 2, 2013

    Amreli: An FIR was lodged on Tuesday against Naran Kachadiya, a Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Amreli in Gujarat, for allegedly slapping a government doctor on duty and threatening to kill him, police said. The incident took place on Tuesday morning at Amreli Civil Hospital, where one of the relatives...
  • Gujarat: Will water woes drown Modi in Saurashtra? December 9, 2012

    Rajkot: The persistent water woes of Saurashtra, a scarcity-prone area of Gujarat, has become one of the main poll issues in the 2012 assembly elections in Rajkot as people are angry that virtually nothing has been done in the last ten years to resolve the problem permanently. Saurashtra, an area...
  • Coalgate: CBI quizzes Arvind Jayaswal on 2nd day September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday continued the questioning of Arvind Jayaswal, the director of AMR Iron and Steel Private Limited and accused in the coal blocks allocations controversy. This is the second day of the interrogations. The CBI also sent summons to Jayaswal's brother Manoj for questioning. Meanwhile,...
  • MoS Coal Santosh Bagrodia holds the Coalgate key? September 17, 2012

    CBI on Monday questioned AMR Steel and Iron Pvt Ltd's Director Arvind Jayaswal who's been named in the Coalgate FIR. ...
  • Coalgate: CBI questions AMR Group chief September 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday questioned Arvind Jayaswal, a director in the AMR Iron and Steel company, in connection with the coal blocks allocations. Jayaswal was named by the CBI in its FIR in the case. The interrogation comes ahead of the Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) meet on...
  • Coalgate: Mining firms with Cong, BJP links raided September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Three days before the end of the monsoon session of Parliament, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered cases against five private firms. These companies are Vinni Iron and Steel, Nav Bharat Steel, JLD Yavatmal, JAS infrastructure and power and AMR Iron and Steel. The CBI is...
  • Coalgate: CBI files FIR against five companies September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed FIRs against five companies in connection with coal blocks allocation. The companies include Vinni Iron and Steel, Nav Bharat Steel, JLD Yavatmal, JAS Infrastructure and Power and AMR Iron and Steel. Cases have been registered under cheating, criminal conspiracy against the...
  • Gujarat draws up action plan after farmer suicide July 17, 2012

    Amreli: Gujarat is facing a drought-like crisis and making things worse, there's been a farmer suicide in Amreli. Refusing to accept the Agriculture Minister's assurance that there's no spectre of drought, the Narendra Modi government has now drawn up a contingency plan for 75 talukas. After a brief spell of rain,...
  • Greater Noida mall tragedy: 1 dead, actress hurt April 7, 2012

    Greater Noida: Adventure sports on Saturday turned fatal at a Greater Noida mall as one man died after he fell from a height at a shopping mall in the national capital region. The man plunged to his death while rappelling down a glass wall during an adventure carnival held at...
  • 1 dead, actress hurt at Greater Noida mall opening April 7, 2012

    Greater Noida: In a tragic incident in Greater Noida, one person died on Saturday after falling from a height while taking part in an adventure sport in a mall that was being inaugurated. The person fell from a height while climbing down a glass wall, which was a part of the...