Centenary Celebrations

  • Former England captain Strauss in Pietersen swearing storm July 6, 2014

    London: Former England captain Andrew Strauss found himself involved in a fresh row regarding Kevin Pietersen after making highly offensive comments about his former Test colleague while broadcasting on Saturday. Sky Sports commentator Strauss, believing he was off the air in a break in play during the Lord's bicentenary match between...
  • Finch's blistering knock takes Tendulkar-led MCC XI to victory July 6, 2014

    Australia's Aaron Finch made a dashing 181 not out as MCC beat the Rest of the World by seven wickets in a one-day match celebrating the bicentenary of Lord's Cricket Ground on Saturday. Set 294 to win, MCC finished on 296 for three with 25 balls to spare. Australia one-day specialist Finch...
  • Shane Warne injured by beamer from former team-mate Brett Lee July 5, 2014

    Shane Warne suffered a suspected broken hand after being struck by an unintentional beamer from former Australia team mate Brett Lee in an MCC v Rest of the World exhibition match at Lord's on Saturday. Paceman Lee was quick to hold up his hand and offer his apologies after hitting the...
  • Haridwar: 16 dead in stampede at Gayatri Sangh November 8, 2011

    New Delhi: At least 16 people have been reportedly killed and 10 others injured in a stampede on Tuesday at Gayatri Sangh in Haridwar. According to reports, tens of thousands of people had gathered for the centenary celebrations of religious Guru Pandit Sriram Sharma. The centenary celebrations began on Monday and...
  • Pioneers of civil aviation remembered February 18, 2011

    New Delhi: As India completed 100 years of aviation history on Friday, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi paid tributes to individuals and institutions which have contributed to the growth of the sector in the country. Inaugurating the Centenary Celebration of Civil Aviation in India, the Minister paid tributes to the pioneers...
  • Cong's Satyagraha showcase begins June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The British have long gone but the Congress has found that Satyagraha can still be useful a century later. Party chief Sonia Gandhi on Monday inaugurated a conference in Delhi to mark the centenary celebration of Satyagraha where leaders, Nobel Peace Prize winners and activists from 90 countries will...