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  • IPL 7: Chennai may prove a tough nut for Delhi to crack 20-04-2014 11:52 PM

    Handed a shock defeat by Kings XI Punjab in their tournament opener, two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be eager to get back to winning ways against a rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils (DD) at Abu Dhabhi on Monday, but it won't be easy for Delhi. Chennai...
  • Crucial BCCI meet to find new pathway in IPL spot-fixing case 19-04-2014 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board's all-powerful Working Committee is to meet in Mumbai on Sunday afternoon at its headquarters to find a pathway to satisfy the latest directive of the Supreme Court in the case related to corruption in last year's IPL. The apex court, while turning down N Srinivasan's fresh...
  • Kings XI Punjab beat us fair and square, says MS Dhoni 18-04-2014 10:53 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded that his side were beaten "fair and square" by a better opponent in their six-wicket loss against Kings XI Punjab in an IPL thriller. CSK posted a huge 205 for four after electing to bat thanks to half centuries from...
  • Chennai Super Kings' Dwayne Bravo suffers shoulder injury 18-04-2014 09:29 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Chennai Super Kings allrounder Dwayne Bravo suffered a shoulder injury while fielding during Kings XI Punjab's innings in their IPL match on Friday. Bravo took a tumble while fielding at point region in the 11th over to get himself injured. He unsuccessfully tried to stop a switch hit...
  • IPL 7: Glenn Maxwell's 95 scripts Punjab's upset win over Chennai 18-04-2014 07:30 PM

    The Friday of April 18, 2014, in Abu Dhabi will be remembered for a swashbuckling show from Kings XI Punjab's Glenn Maxwell, whose knock of 95 in 43 balls pulled of a daunting chase to upset two-time champions Chennai Super Kings. Chennai were sitting pretty at the innings break on...
  • Maran in a tough fight, keeps a low profile due to 2G 18-04-2014 05:29 PM

    Chennai: Greeting voters in the Chennai Central constituency, former Union Textiles and Telecom Minister and DMK's sitting MP, Dayanidhi Maran asks people - young and old - to give him a third chance. The seat has been with the Maran family since 1996 with Dayanidhi winning from Chennai Central in...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Punjab, IPL 7, Match 3 18-04-2014 02:55 PM

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Glenn Maxwell's 95 in 43 balls pulled off an daunting chase of Chennai's 205 to give Punjab a win in their opening match. Pre-match: Distracted by off-field controversies, two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be desperate to start...
  • Kings XI Punjab poised for maiden title in IPL 7: David Miller 17-04-2014 06:55 PM

    Destructing South Africa batsman David Miller believes Kings XI Punjab have built a strong squad capable of winning its maiden Indian Premier League title this year. The Punjab outfit, who have only once qualified for the knockout stage in the six editions of the event, made smart buys in the...
  • IPL 7: Chennai in for stiff opening test against Punjab 17-04-2014 05:25 PM

    Distracted by off-field controversies, two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be desperate to start the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) on a positive note when they take on a revamped Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Friday in Abu Dhabi. CSK narrowly missed coming under the hammer of...
  • MS Dhoni expects Chennai Super Kings to reach at least semi-finals 16-04-2014 07:05 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels adjusting to the conditions in UAE will be the biggest challenge for his team though he expects the two-time champions to at least reach the semi-finals of the seventh Indian Premier League (IPL) beginning on Wednesday. "There are players who...
  • IPL 7: Chennai Super Kings look to move on from courtroom battles 16-04-2014 11:22 AM

    The most consistent and successful team in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) inspiring story dates back to the first edition of the league in 2008. With two titles in six seasons, and the only team to make it to the semi-finals of all the past...
  • IPL Scandal: Srinivasan seeks return as BCCI chief, SC to hear case today 16-04-2014 09:13 AM

    A Supreme Court hearing on the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal will once again take centre stage on Wednesday and looks set to overshadow the opening match of seventh season of IPL between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi later in the day. The...
  • IPL begins search for an image makeover in its seventh season 16-04-2014 08:23 AM

    "When it comes to June 1, it is only cricket that will be uppermost in everybody's mind." That comment by the Supreme Court-appointed Indian Premier League (IPL) boss Sunil Gavaskar left no doubt that standing in front of a mirror, the IPL appears anything but cricket. Badly hurt by the...
  • Meet Vidya, Neha, Ananya, Priyanka: A complete guide to the absolutely terrific women in all of Chetan Bhagat's books 15-04-2014 04:04 PM

    Delhi: Pretty, long hair, jhumkas, or sexy toes. The women character in author Chetan Bhagat's novels have always been feisty, interesting and independent. Most of his damsels have been vocal about their sexuality and have had a modern outlook towards life. Be it the the fashion designing student, the call...
  • Try laundry: MS Dhoni's solution to cleaning IPL 15-04-2014 11:01 AM

    Dubai: His deafening silence on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing scandal infuriated many but an unruffled Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni preferred to look at the lighter side of the controversy by suggesting that perhaps a laundry service could be tried to keep the event clean! "We will try...
  • CSK facing off-field distractions, says Stephen Fleming 14-04-2014 11:04 PM

    Dubai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Monday conceded to experiencing off-field "distractions" going into the IPL 7 season because of the controversies surrounding the team but hoped that his side would settle down once the tournament begins on Wednesday. "There's a lot going on, I won't lie. There...
  • My role model for marketing films is Shah Rukh Khan: Varun Dhawan 14-04-2014 03:57 PM

    Mumbai: Varun Dhawan, who went all out for the publicity of his latest release 'Main Tera Hero', says superstar Shah Rukh Khan is his role model when it comes to film marketing. "My role model for marketing films is Shah Rukh Khan. He is unbelievable. Look at how he marketed...
  • Modi asks PM to clarify on social media reports about Siachen 14-04-2014 06:59 AM

    Chennai: Citing reports in social media, Narendra Modi on Sunday demanded a clarification from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh if there was any foreign pressure on him to "hand over Siachen to enemies". The BJP Prime Ministerial candidate said some reports were spreading thick and fast in social media that Singh...
  • Controversies won't hit CSK's performance in IPL 7: Suresh Raina 13-04-2014 11:55 AM

    Ahead of the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, stylish Indian batsman Suresh Raina said he wants to focus on playing T20s at the moment and is not getting into long term planning. One of the most consistent players for India and his IPL franchise, the Chennai Super Kings,...
  • Should the Supreme Court expand Sunil Gavaskar's role? 12-04-2014 12:46 PM

    In a historic judgment, albeit an interim one, the Supreme Court appointed ace former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar to take over the conduct of IPL7 and appointed senior-most of BCCI vice - presidents Shivlal Yadav to take over its functioning from president N Srinivasan. It also allowed Chennai Super Kings (CSK)...
  • Lok Sabha polls: 3 EVMs for 2 constituencies in Tamil Nadu 11-04-2014 05:49 PM

    Chennai: With a single Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) designed to accommodate names of a maximum of 16 candidates, two of the 39 constituencies in Tamil Nadu will require three such machines, as more than 40 aspirants are in the fray there for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls. A total...
  • LS polls: Congress names SV Ramani from Chennai South, 5 others 05-04-2014 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday announced the names of six candidates including SV Ramani for Chennai South constituency hours before the deadline for filing nominations for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls ends. After much dilly-dallying, Tamil Nadu Congress president BS Gnandesikan announced the name of Ramani, the party's...
  • 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran files nomination papers from Chennai Central 05-04-2014 01:36 PM

    Chennai: The DMK candidate and former Telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran filed his nomination papers for the Chennai Central Lok Sabha constituency in Chennai on Saturday. Dayanidhi Maran, a sitting MP from Chennai Central is fighting his third straight term. He is facing a five cornered contest in the constituency and...
  • Full Schedule: IPL 7 in the UAE and India 03-04-2014 07:55 PM

    After hosting the first part in the United Arab Emirates, the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League will return to India on May 2 with a high-profile clash between the two-time champions Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in Ranchi. The UAE was awarded the hosting rights of...
  • IPL 7 to return to India after UAE leg, no matches in Bangladesh 03-04-2014 07:15 PM

    After hosting the first part in the United Arab Emirates, the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League will return to India on May 2 with a high-profile clash between the two-time champions Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in Ranchi. The UAE was awarded the hosting rights of...
  • Double blow for Jaya, Chennai and Bangalore courts demand her appearance 03-04-2014 04:38 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has suffered two legal blows on Thursday. The additional chief metropolitan court in Chennai has dismissed the petition filed by the CM seeking her exemption from appearing in court. The case relates to the non-filing of IT returns from 1991 to 1994. The...
  • Dhoni is not higher than the game of Cricket: Zee to HC 02-04-2014 08:44 PM

    Chennai: Facing a Rs 100 crore defamation suit from India cricket captain MS Dhoni over its reports on IPL betting scam, Zee TV on Wednesday defended itself in Madras High Court, saying it merely reported the deposition of a suspended IPS officer. In its counter affidavit filed before the court...
  • LS polls: Vasuki bids to be first woman MP from North Chennai 01-04-2014 10:15 AM

    Chennai: True to the Leftist style, CPI(M) candidate from North Chennai U Vasuki sips tea at a local shop in one of the narrow lanes of the congested part of the bustling metropolis and hops around meeting voters of various hues in her bid to become the first woman MP...
  • MS Dhoni offers to give up Chennai Super Kings' captaincy: reports 29-03-2014 09:36 AM

    After his name got dragged into the fixing and betting scandal, MS Dhoni has reportedly offered to quit as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper. Presently, he is leading India at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. It has been learnt that Dhoni had a phone conversation with now suspended BCCI chief...
  • I will give it my best shot, says Sunil Gavaskar 28-03-2014 07:01 PM

    New Delhi: Handed over the reins of the BCCI for IPL-7 by the Supreme Court on Friday, interim president and former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar said he will "give it his best shot" while discharging duties during the cash-rich T20 league. "I am deeply humbled and honoured that the honourable...