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  • FA charges Chelsea's Costa over stamp in Liverpool semifinal Yesterday

    London: Chelsea striker Diego Costa is facing a three-match ban after being charged on Wednesday by the English Football Association with violent conduct for stamping on an opponent during the League Cup semifinal win over Liverpool. The Spain international stamped on Emre Can's right ankle early in the game, but it...
  • Tottenham Hotspur set up League Cup final against Chelsea Yesterday

    Sheffield: Christian Eriksen added a late goal to his sublime early free kick to help Tottenham scrape a 2-2 draw with third-tier Sheffield United on Wednesday and secure a place in the League Cup final against Chelsea. Tottenham advanced 3-2 on aggregate and will play in their first cup final in...
  • Chelsea into Capital One Cup final after fiery win over Liverpool 2 days ago

    London: Branislav Ivanovic headed Chelsea into the Capital One Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Liverpool on Tuesday, settling an enthralling semi-final in extra time. After a 1-1 draw in the first leg, Ivanovic rose to meet Willian's free kick in the 94th minute at Stamford Bridge to secure Chelsea's...
  • Townsend gives Tottenham Hotspur Cup edge over Sheffield United January 22, 2015

    Tottenham Hotspur needed a 73rd-minute Andros Townsend penalty to end the dogged resistance of visiting third tier Sheffield United and secure a 1-0 lead in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday. It had looked like being a frustrating evening for the Premier League side and four times winners, whose...
  • Sheffield United aiming to cut Spurs down to size January 21, 2015

    London: Sheffield United are aiming to beat a Premier League side for the fourth time this season when they meet Tottenham Hotspur in their Capital One (League) Cup semi-final on Wednesday and have no intention of going soft on their rivals. The League One (third tier) club knocked West Ham United,...
  • 'Don't think Sahara can pay off debts, expect to take control of hotels before time' January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: An investment vehicle lining up a $2 billion package to help bail the boss of India's troubled Sahara out of jail said it expects to ultimately take control of landmark hotel assets like New York's Plaza after the conglomerate fails to repay lenders. Saransh Sharma, a San Jose, California-based investor...
  • Capital One: Semifinal with Liverpool revives bitter memories for Jose Mourinho January 20, 2015

    London: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is still haunted by the Anfield "ghost goal" as he prepares for the first leg of the League Cup semi-final against Liverpool on Tuesday. Ten years after Luis Garcia's controversial late winner at Anfield sealed Chelsea's fate in the 2005 Champions League semi-final, Mourinho has another...
  • England beat ACT by 216 runs in Bell, Maxwell show January 14, 2015

    Canberra: England prepared for its one-day cricket Tri Series against Australia and India with an impressive 216-run win over Australian Capital Territory in a 50-overs warmup match Tuesday. England's first four batsmen - Ian Bell, Moeen Ali, James Taylor and Joe Root - and No. 6 Ravi Bopara all made half...
  • England get off to a winning start Down Under January 12, 2015

    England's new-look top order all scored half centuries as the tourists made a strong start to their trip Down Under for the World Cup with a thumping 216-run win over Australian Capital Territory XI on Monday. Eoin Morgan won the toss in his first match as captain since he replaced the...
  • Google Capital invests in Indian property website Commonfloor January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian property search website Commonfloor.com has received funding from Google Capital, an equity fund backed by Google, the online portal said in a statement on Thursday. Commonfloor will invest the funds in product technology and marketing, the company's co-founder and chief executive officer, Sumit Jain, told Reuters. The companies did...
  • Second bomb hoax call in Gurgaon today December 18, 2014

    Gurgaon: A caller kept the Gurgaon police on its toes for the second day on Thursday with a call about a bomb planted at a shopping complex here which later turned out to be a hoax. The Arcadia shopping complex in South City on Sohna road was evacuated after the police...
  • Liverpool set up Capital One Cup semis with Chelsea December 18, 2014

    Liverpool will play Chelsea in the Capital One Cup semi-finals after Raheem Sterling netted twice in a 3-1 victory over second-tier Bournemouth on Wednesday, while Tottenham eased through with a 4-0 rout of Newcastle. Lazar Markovic scored between Sterling's first goals since September as Liverpool won on the south coast. Progress...
  • Chelsea, third-tier Sheffield United in Capital One semi-finals December 17, 2014

    Chelsea swept into the semi-finals of the English League Cup on Tuesday, joining third-tier Sheffield United in the last four after their shock win over Premier League side Southampton. Eliminated at the quarter-final stage in three of the previous four seasons, Chelsea made no mistake this time as goals by Eden...
  • Capital One Cup: Jose Mourinho to field strong team December 16, 2014

    Jose Mourinho will select a strong Chelsea side out of respect to high-flying Championship team Derby County when they meet in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup on Tuesday. Only rested England defender Gary Cahill will not be considered for selection at Derby while playmaking maestro Cesc Fabregas is expected...
  • Checks are in place to prevent illicit fund flows: MoS Finance November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: To prevent illicit money flows into capital markets, authorities have put in place advanced risk management mechanism and other systems, the government said on Friday. Besides, market regulator SEBI has warned stock exchanges regarding probable inflow of funds from terror groups. "SEBI maintains constant vigil...
  • Karnataka to recommend capital punishment for rapists November 3, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government would recommend to the Union government to take steps to provide for capital punishment to rapists, women and child welfare minister Umashree said on Monday. Amid growing public outrage over increasing sexual assaults, particularly of minor girls in schools in Bengaluru, Umashree told reporters in the...
  • Recruiter's take: 4 skills that will get you hired in business development November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: It's good news for job aspirants looking for a business development profile! Whether a burgeoning company or a cash cow, of late every organisation is eyeing talent with business development skills. As organisations realise the importance of hiring human capital with a knack for business, the profiles and...
  • India should follow law to ensure fishermen release, says Sri Lankan minister November 1, 2014

    Chennai: High drama was witnessed in Tamil Nadu as fishermen associations protested against Sri Lanka court's capital punishment to five Indian fishermen in alleged drugs smuggling case. The protest was carried outside the Sri Lankan High Commission in Chennai. Sri Lanka Minister of Mass Media and Information Dr Keheliya Rambukwella...
  • Tamil Nadu CM urges Modi to ensure release of Indian fishermen given death penalty October 30, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging the government to ensure the release of the five fishermen who have been sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court for allegedly smuggling drugs. He has said that the people of Tamil Nadu have...
  • Sri Lanka court gives death to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu in drug smuggling case October 30, 2014

    Chennai: Sri Lankan court on Thursday gave capital punishment to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu in an alleged drugs trafficking case. The fishermen were arrested in 2011 by Sri Lankan Navy. The fishermen have been given time till November 14 to appeal at the Sri Lankan Supreme Court. The five...
  • Holders Manchester City exit League Cup to resurgent Newcastle October 30, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City's defense of the League Cup was ended by a 2-0 home loss to Newcastle in the last 16 on Wednesday, with an injury to playmaker David Silva completing a miserable night for the out-of-form English champions. Tottenham and Southampton also won to reach the quarterfinals, where Chelsea and...
  • Capital One Cup: Balotelli inspires Liverpool, Chelsea tame Shrews October 29, 2014

    Mario Balotelli enjoyed a rare moment of ecstasy in a Liverpool shirt by inspiring a 2-1 win over Swansea City in the League Cup on Tuesday while Chelsea had to call for reinforcements to see off Shrewsbury Town. On a night when Premier League West Bromwich Albion were dumped out by...
  • Chelsea face mismatch in last 16 of Capital One Cup October 28, 2014

    Two days after playing at Old Trafford, Chelsea will experience the other side of English football when the Premier League leaders visit fourth-tier club Shrewsbury for the biggest mismatch of the last 16 of the League Cup. The 9,875-capacity Greenhous Meadow Stadium will have a slightly different atmosphere to Manchester United's...
  • Improving workforce diversity important for 90 pc of Indian CEOs October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Improving workforce diversity is important for 90 per cent of Indian CEOs, significantly higher than the global average of 82 per cent, a PwC report says. According to the PwC report, workforce diversity and pace of demographic change is a far bigger issue among Indian CEOs as compared...
  • Communist China, Vietnam show overwhelming support in favour of free markets: Study October 9, 2014

    Washington: Enthusiasm for free markets runs higher in communist China and Vietnam than in traditional capitalist bastions the United States and United Kingdom, the Pew Research Centre reports. A world-topping 95 per cent of Vietnamese say that most people are better off in free-market economies, and 76 per cent of Chinese...
  • Capital One Cup: Chelsea edge past Bolton; Manchester City rout Sheffield Wednesday September 25, 2014

    London: Chelsea needed Oscar's first goal of the season to beat Bolton 2-1 in the League Cup on Wednesday, while holder Manchester City routed another second-tier side, Sheffield Wednesday, with seven second-half goals. Oscar secured Chelsea's victory in the second half after 19-year-old Kurt Zouma's debut goal was canceled out by...
  • Andhra CM to visit upcoming new capital of Chhattisgarh, Naya Raipur on Monday September 21, 2014

    Raipur: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu whose state would be developing a new capital city postbifurcation will visit Naya Raipur, the upcoming new capital of Chhattisgarh, on Monday. Naidu will later meet his Chhattisgarh counterpart Raman Singh to discuss the successful execution of projects in Naya Raipur, official...
  • Andhra Pradesh panel on new capital to tour Asian nations to study models September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: After completing tours in the country, members of a special committee set up by the Andhra Pradesh Government to study various models for building the new capital of the State, will visit Singapore, Malaysia and China as part of their assignment. The panel, headed by Municipal Administration and Urban Development...
  • Meteorite smashes into Nicaraguan capital September 8, 2014

    Managua: A mysterious explosion that rocked Nicaragua's crowded capital Managua, creating a large crater, appears to have been caused by a meteorite, officials said on Sunday. Amazingly, in a sprawling city of 1.2 million people, the impact near the international airport did not cause any known injuries, but it did leave...
  • AP: Turning Vijayawada into a world class city will be a big challenge for Naidu government September 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced Vijayawada as the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The announcement was made in the state Assembly amidst protests by opposition YSR Congress demanding a discussion over the issue. The centrally located Vijayawada region will be the capital for the newly...