CAPTAIN

  • Leaders close to Rahul Gandhi seeks action against Sandeep Dikshit: sources 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The rift in the Congress party is out in the open now as some leaders close to party Vice President Rahul Gandhi have sought action against senior leader Sandeep Dikshit, sources said on Wednesday. Sources added that Rahul aides have asked Congress disciplinary panel chief AK Antony to take...
  • Hopefully World Cup experience will help India: Sourav Ganguly 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said the experience garnered from the recently concluded World Cup in Australia should help the Indians become a better side. Ganguly was the skipper when India reached the finals in 2003, but lost to Australia at Johannesburg. "I think they were good...
  • Man City's Vincent Kompany could miss rest of season: Manuel Pellegrini April 17, 2015

    London: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany may not be fit before the end of the season because of a muscle injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday. The 29-year-old central defender limped off at halftime during last weekend's 4-2 derby defeat by Manchester United and could miss City's remaining six games...
  • Actress Rita Wilson undergoes double mastectomy for breast cancer April 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Rita Wilson, the actress and wife of actor Tom Hanks, said she underwent a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery after being diagnosed with an invasive form of breast cancer. "I am recovering and most importantly, expected to make a full recovery. Why? Because I caught this early, have excellent...
  • Sonia alone can lead Congress, says Capt Amarinder Singh; asks Rahul to gain experience April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Punjab chief minister and Member of the Parliament Captain Amarinder Singh has suggested that Sonia Gandhi must continue as the president of Congress. Speaking to CNN-IBN, he said "Rahul should continue as vice president. Sonia Gandhi should be Congress president as she alone can be keeping it...
  • Five reasons which put a question mark on Virat Kohli's leadership April 11, 2015

    Aggression can be a funny thing that, if used properly, can be an asset or can act like a mad elephant in a battle-field that can kill your own soldiers. Something that India's Test captain Virat Kohli, who was an obvious choice after Mahendra Singh Dhoni called it a day,...
  • Can't imagine myself as captain, says George Bailey April 5, 2015

    George Bailey has captained Australia for a majority of their One-Day Internationals over the last two years, including in the opening game of the 2015 World Cup, but he isn't expecting to be handed the role on a permanent basis. Bailey, 32, scored an important 55 as Australia beat England by...
  • BJP's Jat leaders meet Amit Shah over reservation issue March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Jat leaders of BJP from various states, including Ministers and MPs, on Monday met party president Amit Shah and apprised him of the situation in the wake of Supreme Court orders cancelling reservation granted to Jats under the OBC category. The delegation of leaders that included Union Ministers Birender...
  • Brendon McCullum has grown in stature over the years March 1, 2015

    How can you take someone who calls himself Baz seriously? Brendon McCullum has discovered, over the course of a decade-long career, that the best way to get respect is not ask for it. When he started off, no one quite understood exactly what this exotic animal was. A wicketkeeper who could...
  • Anthony Mackie convicted of driving under influence February 22, 2015

    New York: 'The Captain America: Civil War' actor Anthony Mackie has been convicted of driving under influence in November 2013. Mackie, 36, was found guilty of the violation and sentenced to complete a drunken driving program and pay fines after a bench trial in Manhattan Criminal Court, reported the New York...
  • Angelina Jolie to direct 'Captain Marvel'? February 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress-director Angelina Jolie is reportedly being considered to helm the upcoming film 'Captain Marvel', which is set for a 2018. A recent report suggests that people behind the female-led Marvel superhero movie are interested in Jolie, following her work in 'Unbroken' and have offered her USD 20 million for...
  • England captain Eoin Morgan victim of attempted blackmail January 22, 2015

    London: England's World Cup captain Eoin Morgan has been victim of an attempted blackmail over a former relationship, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Thursday. According to the ECB, an Australian man had demanded a five-figure sum to prevent a story about one-day skipper Morgan and a previous...
  • Hope more women will join Army after seeing us on Republic Day: Captain Divya Ajith January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: As the Indian Army's all-women contingent prepares for its first-ever presence at the Republic Day parade, its commander expressed hope that seeing the officers march down the Rajpath will inspire more women to don the olive green uniform. Captain Divya Ajith, who scripted history by becoming the first woman...
  • Has ancient Indian science failed to get its due? January 5, 2015

    Aeroplanes existed 7000 years ago, surgery had its roots in India - the controversy surrounding these topics is overshadowing the Indian Science Congress in Kolkata. A paper on aviation by Captain Anand Bodas said, part of a session on 'Ancient sciences through Sanskrit'. ...
  • MS Dhoni retires: Tenure vindicated India's malaise of poor travellers December 30, 2014

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with all the success that he has got at the international level, always gave that guy next door feeling and from the streets of Ranchi to becoming the heartthrob of millions, he always had his own way of doing things. We might agree to disagree on a...
  • We had a good chance in Champions Trophy: Sardar Singh December 18, 2014

    Captain of the Indian hockey team, Sardar Singh feels that India had a good chance of winning the Champions Trophy but their aim was to acquire Olympic qualification and win an Asiad gold. ...
  • Australia will win but by what margin is a question: Ian Chappell December 6, 2014

    Adelaide: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has no doubt that the home team will win the upcoming Test series against India but he feels the margin would depend on how the visiting batsmen tackle the pace and bounce. "The one thing we do know ? Australia will win. But by what...
  • Michael Clarke says no blame on Abbott over Hughes' death November 30, 2014

    Sydney: Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke says Sean Abbott, who bowled the bouncer that resulted in the death of Phillip Hughes, can't be blamed for the accident. Clarke, writing in News Corp. newspapers' Sunday edition, said "not one single person blames him ... he deserves our full support, he will absolutely...
  • Chris Hemsworth to shoot 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in London November 29, 2014

    London: Actor Chris Hemsworth will join fellow co-stars Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Hiddleston here in January to film new scenes for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. Hemsworth (who plays Thor), Downey Jr (Iron Man), Hiddleston (Loki), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk), Paul Bettany (The Vision), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow) and Jeremy Renner...
  • India not among front-runners for 2015 World Cup: Fleming November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Title holders India are not among the front-runners to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, feels former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming. Fleming's logic for leaving out India from his list of Cup favourites is simple. They won the coveted trophy four years ago at...
  • Embarrassing that we are not competing, laments Mathews November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Battered and bruised after their embarrassing defeat to India, Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews said they need to tune up in all three departments of the game. Dismayed at the way they have surrendered 0-4 lead to India in the five-ODI series, an aghast Mathews said: "Everything seems to be...
  • Rahul Dravid backs Virat Kohli to take over Test captaincy from MS Dhoni November 12, 2014

    Former India skipper Rahul Dravid feels it will be a great opportunity for Virat Kohli to prove himself as a Test skipper in the first Test against Australia at Brisbane. Kohli has been named captain for the opening Test of the tour Down Under, starting December 4, in the absence...
  • Will continue with same intensity: Kohli November 12, 2014

    Kolkata: An unassailable lead has been achieved against Sri Lanka but Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said his team would not let the intensity slip in the remaining two ODIs of the five-match series. Having already pocketed the series with a 3-0 rout, Kohli said they would continue to be...
  • South Korea ferry tragedy: Captain found not guilty of death of 300 people November 11, 2014

    The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank in April has been found not guilty of murder. He has been jailed for 36 years for negligence. Nearly 300 people, mostly students had died in the mishap. The captain had jumped off the ferry. ...
  • We kept repeating the same mistakes: Angelo Mathews November 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: After another crushing defeat to India and losing the series, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said his team kept repeating the mistakes and its batting flopped once again. "We can't keep repeating the same mistakes. We once again flopped in our batting," he told reporters after India defeated Lanka by...
  • 'If I lift this, will I get to rule Asgard?' Iron Man, Captain America, Hawkeye try to lift Thor's hammer in this new 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' teaser October 29, 2014

    In a casual conversation over beer, this bunch of superheroes tries to move Thor's hammer, which 'only the worthy' can lift. "It's a trick," mutters, Hawkeye, as all the superheroes try and fail to lift the hammer. But Captain America manages to move it an inch, which Thor finds disturbing.'Avengers:...
  • Haryana CM Khattar allocates portfolios, Captain Abhimanyu gets Finance October 29, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Manohar Lal Khattar late on Tuesday night allocated portfolios retaining charge of Home and some other key departments, making senior cabinet colleagues Captain Abhimanyu the Finance Minister and assigning Ram Bilas Sharma Transport and Education. Khattar will hold most departments including Home, Power, Town and Country Planning,...
  • Senzo Meyiwa murder exposes South Africa's scary gun violence October 28, 2014

    Johannesburg: South Africa's national soccer goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead by burglars during a break-in, a killing that shocked the country and turned the spotlight once again on gun violence here. At an emotional news conference on Monday, Meyiwa's colleagues paid tribute to the 27-year-old, who was...