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  • Cricket going to have 11th Test nation? 31-01-2014 07:28 AM

    The ICC Board has floated the idea of adding another Test nation to the existing ten during its two-day meeting in Dubai, ESPNCricinfo has reported. According to the report, the Associate nation winning ICC's Intercontinental Cup would play the lowest-ranked Test nation on a home-and-away basis. A win for the...
  • UPPSC accused of favouring a particular caste, hundreds protest 20-01-2014 12:58 PM

    Lucknow: Several government job aspirants have been left in the lurch as Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has once again been accused of being partial and favouring certain candidates. The Akhilesh Yadav government has been accused of appointing Anil Yadav, an officer close to the present regime, as UPPSC...
  • England should expect more sledging, say Aussies 28-11-2013 12:35 PM

    Australia: The captain of a Cricket Australia Chairman's XI side which will play a two-day game against England starting Friday says the visitors can expect more on-field verbal invective. Michael Beer said Thursday "that will be the aim, to make it a little bit uncomfortable for the opposition ... I...
  • Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott hit centuries in drawn tour match 02-11-2013 03:55 PM

    Perth: Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott hit centuries but the rest of England's middle order didn't fare as well in a drawn three-day tour match against the WACA Chairman's XI on Saturday. In their first match of the Ashes tour, England later lost seven wickets for 61 runs to be...
  • Cook, Broad, Pietersen rested for warm-up match 30-10-2013 02:57 PM

    Perth: Captain Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad and Kevin Pietersen will be rested for England's opening match of its Australian Ashes tour, a three-day game against the Western Australia Chairman's XI. Cook has a back ailment while Pietersen only arrived in Australia on Sunday after being given compassionate leave following the...
  • Michael Beer to lead Western Australia XI against England 28-10-2013 08:45 AM

    Michael Beer will captain a second-string Western Australia Chairman's XI against England in the tourists' opening three-day match at Perth's WACA Ground starting on Thursday. The left-arm spinner may be joined in the team by allrounder Mitch Marsh, the younger brother of Test batsman Shaun, but he will have to...
  • US shutdown to hit exports; pharma, IT see no immediate impact 01-10-2013 10:17 PM

    New Delhi: Indian exports face additional costs due to delays at ports and airports in the US in the wake of government shutdown, but sectors like IT and pharma are likely to remain unscathed as their business is not directly linked to federal spending. "The shutdown of the US government...
  • Exclusive: Ranjib Biswal feels honoured to get the IPL chief job 01-10-2013 09:12 PM

    CNN-IBN's Meha Bhardwaj spoke exclusively to the newly appointed IPL chairman and asked him a variety of questions pertaining to the image of the brand IPL. ...
  • Ranjib Biswal to prepare roadmap to make IPL clean 30-09-2013 10:01 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Newly-appointed IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal on Monday said he will soon prepare a roadmap to make IPL matches clean and corruption-free. "I will try to make IPL a clean cricket tournament. Besides, I will also see that IPL matches will be played in a better way with every passing...
  • Ranjib Biswal is new IPL chairman 29-09-2013 04:27 PM

    Chennai: Former national selector Ranjib Biswal was on Sunday appointed the new chairman of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Biswal has been a long-time loyalist of president Narayanaswami Srinivasan, who was re-elected at...
  • Yahoo appoints chairman as Mayer's turnaround effort continues 17-08-2013 05:22 PM

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc said it appointed veteran technology executive and Silicon Valley investor Maynard Webb as chairman, replacing Fred Amoroso at the company, which is struggling to jumpstart its advertising business. Webb, who has served as interim chairman since April and is a former eBay Inc chief operating officer,...
  • Won't take IPL chairman's post next year: Shukla 10-08-2013 04:32 PM

    Jaipur: The BCCI may not have accepted his resignation but Rajeev Shukla on Saturday said he would take up the IPL Chairman's post next year. Talking to PTI during a function here, Shukla, who resigned from the post in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal, said Board's interim chief Jagmohan...
  • 2G case: Delhi court issues fresh summons to Anil, Tina Ambani 27-07-2013 05:29 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued fresh summons to Reliance ADA Group Chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani to appear as prosecution witnesses before it next month in the 2G spectrum allocation case. While Anil has been summoned on August 22, Tina has been asked to...
  • Mars mission not for pride but for 'meaningful research': ISRO 21-07-2013 12:52 PM

    Bangalore: As India prepares to launch its Rs 450 crore mission to Mars this year, a top space official says the country's first martian odyssey - that has attracted some criticism - is not just for pride but for undertaking "meaningful research". K Radhakrishnan, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO),...
  • Has the government acted too late on FDI? 16-07-2013 09:31 PM

    New Delhi: With stocks falling, rupee sliding, rising inflation and factory output at its lowest in 11 years, has the government acted too late to revive the Indian economy? Industry leaders feel it will take some time for these steps to bring about any positive change for the Indian economy....
  • New Zealand Cricket chairman to step down 12-07-2013 01:42 PM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chairman Chris Moller says he will not stand for re-election when a new board is voted in at the annual meeting in September. Moller, who is also a former chairman of the New Zealand Rugby Union, has been chairman for three years and a director...
  • Pakistan court orders re-election of PCB chairman 04-07-2013 08:14 PM

    Islamabad: A court in Pakistan on Thursday ordered the country's cricket board to re-elect a chairman within 90 days after Zaka Ashraf was suspended over concerns about a dubious ballot. The decision from the Islamabad High Court came after petitioners challenged a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ballot, which in May...
  • Majid Khan among three candidates for PCB chairman role 19-06-2013 06:33 PM

    Islamabad: A Pakistan government lawyer says former captain Majid Khan is among three candidates for the post of acting chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board. Lawyer Irfanullah informed Islamabad High Court judge Shaukat Aziz Siddique that commentator Chishtie Mujahid and former chief of the Federal Board of Revenue Mumtaz Haider...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 09-06-2013 11:55 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Will Narendra Modi be the game changer for BJP in 2014 general election? 09-06-2013 11:50 PM

    Narendra Modi has now taken centre stage in the national politics after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose the Gujarat Chief Minister to be its poll panel chief, thrusting him on to a bigger role for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party took the plunge on day-two of its...
  • Modi will improve BJP's position in the country: Raman 09-06-2013 11:41 PM

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh hinted that perhaps it was the end of LK Advani era as the BJP chose Narendra Modi as its poll panel chief for 2014 Lok Sabha elections. "The BJP will continue to receive guidance from LK Advani. Party is going through a new phase, it...
  • Narendra Modi is the face of BJP for 2014 elections: Manohar Parrikar 09-06-2013 11:08 PM

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who hosted the BJP National Executive meet, said, "Campaign chief is definitely the face of the party for elections." ...
  • Decision to appoint Modi as poll panel chief was democratic: Jailey 09-06-2013 10:16 PM

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley said the decision to elevate Narendra Modi as party's poll panel chief was reached after taking party's consensus into account. ...
  • Only Third Front can deliver an able government: SP leader Azam Khan 09-06-2013 10:02 PM

    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, while commenting on Narendra Modi's elevation to BJP's poll panel chief, said, "It is unfortunate for the nation that someone who is accused of massacring people is being pitched as the next prime minister. People are getting the message that the Congress is weak, the...
  • Watch: Gujarat celebrates Modi's elevation to BJP's poll panel chief 09-06-2013 09:44 PM

    Narendra Modi has now taken centre stage in the national politics after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose the Gujarat Chief Minister to be its poll panel chief, thrusting him on to a bigger role for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Change is inevitable: Arun Jaitley on rise of Narendra Modi 09-06-2013 09:38 PM

    Is the rise of Narendra Modi an end to the Advani-Vajpayee era? Senior BJP leader says "change is always a continous process." "Any party which has an ability to throw up a new leadership, not out of family but on ability, it is always a good sign for the party,"...
  • Modi calls for 'Congress-free Bharat Nirman' 09-06-2013 09:24 PM

    Panaji: Handed over the charge of BJP's campaign in the next Lok Sabha polls, Narendra Modi on Sunday virtually sounded the election bugle as he targeted the UPA government over various fronts and asked party cadres to work for "Congress-free Bharat Nirman". In his first comments on the new role...
  • BJP propels Modi to centre stage of 2014 polls 09-06-2013 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi has now taken centre stage in the national politics after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose the Gujarat Chief Minister to be its poll panel chief, thrusting him on to a bigger role for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party took the plunge on day-two...
  • Industry hails the return of Narayana Murthy at the helm of Infosys 02-06-2013 12:02 PM

    Bangalore: The resilient Indian IT industry hailed the return of its icon NR Narayana Murthy as the executive chairman of global software major Infosys Ltd Saturday. "Murthy is an iconic leader who played a key role to shape the Indian IT industry. We welcome him in his role as executive...
  • Murthy's return a shock both for him and for shareholders 01-06-2013 10:13 PM

    Infosys founder Narayana Murthy returned to the company he founded, less than two years after his retirement. The return was unexpected, as much for Murthy as for shareholders. He had settled down to a semi-retired life when he got a phone call from Executive Chairman KV Kamath, asking him to...