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  • World Cup: No disciplinary action against Pakistan selector Moin Khan 1 hour 46 minutes ago

    Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan will not face further disciplinary action after being sent home from the World Cup for visiting a casino. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan said the matter had been investigated and no further action would be taken against Moin. Moin Khan has suffered a terrible last few...
  • Those who expelled me are now cheering for me, says Jagmohan Dalmiya 7 hours 36 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Having got the backing of both the N.Srinivasan and Sharad Pawar factions of the BCCI, the newly-elected cricket board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya said on Monday night that those who had once expelled him were now cheering for him. "Those who had once expelled me (from the cricket board) are now...
  • ECB chairman opens door to Kevin Pietersen return Yesterday

    London: Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has given Kevin Pietersen a glimmer of hope that he may yet be able to resurrect his England career. Pietersen, 34, has not played for England since the ECB effectively called time on his international career following the disastrous Ashes...
  • Moin Khan summoned by Pakistan Cricket Board 2 days ago

    Karachi: Two days after returning home to an angry reception, the chief selector Moin Khan has been summoned by the Pakistan Cricket Board to explain his conduct, a visit to a Casino in Christchurch a night before the national team's World Cup match against the West Indies. A source in the...
  • Srinivasan not to contest but suspense over BCCI presidential polls continues 3 days ago

    Chennai: With just two days to go for the Cricket Board's much-awaited Annual General Meeting, both N Srinivasan and his rival faction are keeping their cards close to the chest as the suspense mounts on who will be the next President of the cash-rich body. With Srinivasan not contesting the much-postponed...
  • Fans smash eggs on their own heads in anger against Moin Khan 4 days ago

    Islamabad: A handful of Pakistan cricket fans smashed eggs on their heads in anger on Thursday after the country's chief selector returned home from the World Cup in disgrace because he visited a casino. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan ordered Moin Khan to come back after the former wicketkeeper was...
  • Comedian Vir Das addresses the issue of board examination stress 4 days ago

    Comedian Vir Das addressed the students who are soon to appear for their board exams, about their worries and stress. Board exams in India have been known to cause a great deal of stress and anxiety among students. There have been cases of suicides and nervous breakdowns.Vir Das published a...
  • e Lounge: Censor board withholds the list of objectionable words 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The central board of film certification has put on hold the list of 28 objectionable words that were issued by the chairman recently. Reports suggest that many board members disagreed with the chairman's move. One member showed examples of award winning books which have cuss words in them to...
  • World Cup: Pakistan recall chief selector Moin Khan over casino visit 6 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan has been sent home from the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand after the former Test captain visited a casino before the match against West Indies. Shaharyar Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), said Moin behaved inappropriately at a time when the...
  • Bangladesh rubbished World Cup bookie links 1 week ago

    Melbourne: Bangladesh, on Monday, rubbished media reports back home that seamer Al-Amin Hossain had been kicked out of the World Cup for reportedly confessing to meeting an illegal Indian bookmaker. The official statement issued on Sunday by the team management had said Hossain, 25, was being sent home for breaking curfew...
  • World Cup 2015: Just let the players relax, says Wasim Akram 1 week ago

    Pakistan's former captain and fast-bowling great Wasim Akram has advised the national team management not to involve the players in long meetings, discussions or training sessions ahead of their crucial World Cup match against Zimbabwe. "All these long meetings and discussions and hard training will do no good. The best thing...
  • World Cup: Petition filed against Pakistan's poor performance 1 week ago

    Lahore High Court (LHC) Monday admitted a petition against the poor performance of the Pakistani team during the ongoing World Cup. The team has lost both their matches so far, the first was to India and the second to the West Indies. The petitioner has named Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan Cricket...
  • Censor board withholds the list of objectionable words that was issued few days back 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The central board of film certification has put on hold the list of 28 objectionable words that were issued by the chairman recently. Reports suggest that many board members disagreed with the chairman's move. One member showed examples of award winning books which have cuss words in them to argue...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: PCB probes Moin Khan's casino visit 1 week ago

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday launched an investigation into chief selector Moin Khan's alleged visit to a casino ahead of the team's World Cup clash against the West Indies. PCB chairman Shehryar Khan promised action if required but also assured that Moin Khan would get a fair probe. Pakistan suffered...
  • Mann Ki Baat: Compete with yourself, not others, says PM Modi to students February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: With the exam season approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed students through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat'. Modi asked students to avoid exam pressure and said, "Many students get nervous during exam time. I don't think one should get nervous, have faith in yourselves....
  • Criticism against Pakistan team unfair, says PCB official February 22, 2015

    Karachi: A senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board has lamented that the culture of criticism and scorn being directed at the national team after a bad performance is not visible in any other cricket playing nation. "I can understand the people's disappointment at the team's performance in the World Cup...
  • Delhi court denies bail to juvenile, says boy out of parents control February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has rejected the bail plea of a juvenile, accused in an attempt to murder case, saying his parents have no control over the boy who indulged in a similar crime when he was out on bail in another offence. Additional Sessions Judge Lokesh Kumar Sharma...
  • Jammu and Kashmir Governor reviews arrangements for Amarnath pilgrimage February 21, 2015

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Saturday reviewed arrangements being made for annual Amarnath pilgrimage scheduled to start from July 2. "The Governor on Saturday reviewed the arrangements being made for Shri Amarnath Yatra that is scheduled to begin on July 2 and conclude on August 29," an...
  • World Cup: Pakistan will bounce back from India loss, says Shahryar Khan February 20, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan could not have had a worse run up to their crucial second match of the cricket World Cup against the West Indies, but PCB chairman Shahryar Khan on Friday put his faith behind the players saying they would bounce back from the defeat against India. Reports about fielding coach...
  • Jet Airways to test the use of mobile boarding passes February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet Airways said it has partnered with the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and Bangalore airport for a pilot project to test the use of mobile boarding passes on its flights. During this trial phase, passengers can use barcoded boarding passes on their mobile phones to enter Bengaluru's...
  • Jet Airways starts testing mobile boarding passes from Bengaluru February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Private carrier Jet Airways has started testing mobile boarding passes on select flights from the Bengaluru airport, the airline said in a statement on Thursday. The airline said the pilot project has been kicked off on select flights from Bengaluru to Mumbai and New Delhi from February 12. To...
  • Ashoke Pandit upset about list of banned cuss words released by the CBFC February 19, 2015

    Mr Ashoke Pandit, member of the CBFC, is upset about the list of banned swear words that has been released by the Censor Board. The filmmaker said, "This list should not have come out from a person who is a part of the industry, if something like this had to...
  • World Cup 2015: Luden stays as Pakistan fielding coach, says PCB February 18, 2015

    Christchurch: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday denied rumours of any internal rift between players and the team management over the attitude of some players. "It is clarified that the news is absolutely false and that nothing of the sort has happened," a PCB statement said Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Pakistan...
  • CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani defends controversial list February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani on Tuesday defended the banned words list issued by CBFC, saying anyone having a problem with the guidelines should approach the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. Nihalani, who was appointed as Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chief after Leela Samson resigned, was criticised by...
  • Respect Kejriwal's wish on security, says Delhi Police Chief BS Bassi February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: On the first day of his office, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Monday. The duo discussed about security of Delhi people and extending full cooperation. Bassi added, "Delhi CM assured me that the government will extend full cooperation to state police in...
  • Tintu Luka shines on final day of National Games; SSCB emerge champions February 13, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: Asian Games medallist Tintu Luka ruled the track on the final day of competitions as she smashed an 18-year-old meet record to win 800m gold before inspiring Kerala to 4x400m top spot in the 35th National Games on Friday, with Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) notching up a hat-trick...
  • What the beep! The Central Board of Film Certification won't let you hear the following words in movies from now on February 13, 2015

    After the debacle about the word Bombay being used in Indian films, the Censor Board has now released a full list of "offensive" words. The list was first published by the Caravan magazine. ...
  • Technology for dams should not kill rivers: Uma Bharati February 11, 2015

    Shillong: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Wednesday said that her ministry is not opposing construction of dams on rivers in the north east except that the technology should be safe and should not "kill" the river. "We are not opposing any dam. I have told Central Water Commission,...
  • PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' to focus on students preparing for competitive, board exams February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started preparing for his next radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' and will reach out to students with focus on preparation for competitive and board exams. He has urged students, parents and teachers to share their exam experiences that would motivate those appearing for...
  • PCB wants Ajmal to play domestic cricket and be ready for World Cup 2015 February 8, 2015

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan wants offspinner Saeed Ajmal to play some domestic cricket before he could be considered for national selection with his modified bowling action after being cleared by the International Cricket Council. Even as the PCB appears to be less confident in...