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  • New social networks connect chefs and diners 24-04-2014 12:38 PM

    Buenos Aires: If the latest development in culinary social media catches on, the trendiest restaurants may no longer be restaurants. A growing number of apps and websites are taking the traditional chef-diner relationship out of established eateries and into private homes. Cookapp, for example, is just the latest to launch...
  • No way back for Kevin Pietersen, says England cricket boss 19-04-2014 06:40 PM

    Kevin Pietersen's hopes of reviving his international career appeared to end on Saturday when England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) managing director Paul Downton said there was "no way back" for the star batsman. Pietersen, England's leading run scorer across all formats, was sensationally axed from the national set-up following...
  • England made right decision to axe Pietersen, says Alastair Cook 02-04-2014 08:49 AM

    England made the right decision to end Kevin Pietersen's international career when the batsman was axed in February, the country's test captain Alastair Cook was quoted as saying by British media on Tuesday. "Of course you think back and ask if it was the right decision given all that was...
  • Alastair Cook still unable to lift lid on Kevin Pietersen axe 02-04-2014 12:01 AM

    England captain Alastair Cook said Tuesday he was "frustrated" at his inability to reveal the reasons behind Kevin Pietersen's international exile, although he promised all would become clear "soon". Despite being England's all-time leading run scorer across all formats, South Africa-born Pietersen was axed by the England and Wales Cricket...
  • Samsung mobile head JK Shin earns more than Apple's Tim Cook 31-03-2014 02:55 PM

    Seoul: Head of Samsung Electronics Co's mobile business, JK Shin, received a $5.8 million compensation package last year, beating the paycheck of his counterpart at US rival Apple Inc, the South Korean firm said on Monday in its first such disclosure under new regulations. The world's biggest technology company by...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook promises new products, takes potshots at Google's Android 01-03-2014 10:12 AM

    Cupertino: Apple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at the company's annual meeting. Apple's ability to again transform the fast-moving technology arena is the central question in investors'...
  • England to face West Indies as the team prepares for life without Pietersen 27-02-2014 05:39 PM

    London: England will play their first major match since the controversial decision to call time on Kevin Pietersen's international career when they face West Indies in the first of three one-day internationals in Antigua on Friday. English cricket is still coming to terms with the decision to dispense with the...
  • Kevin Pietersen axed over Alastair Cook concerns, clarifies ECB 10-02-2014 09:55 AM

    London: Kevin Pietersen's England career was brought to an end due to concerns about his support for captain Alastair Cook, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) revealed on Sunday. Pietersen confirmed that he would no longer play for England last Tuesday after the South Africa-born batsman was left out...
  • Delhi: CNG prices cut by Rs 14.90/kg, piped cooking gas by Rs 5/unit 07-02-2014 06:41 PM

    New Delhi: CNG price in the national capital was on Friday cut by a steep Rs 14.90 per kg and cooking gas piped into kitchens by Rs 5 per unit with effect from midnight tonight. Compressed Natural Gas, or CNG, will cost Rs 35.20 per kg from Saturday as against...
  • Bored? You need to see what happens when you pour beer on a hot frying pan 06-02-2014 10:38 AM

    Sick of the regular drinking games that people play. Try this one: put beer on a hot frying pan and be amazed. Watch this video of a person who tried this and is totally mesmerised by what happened next. ...
  • Alastair Cook the right man to lead England, says Gooch 06-02-2014 06:57 AM

    London: Alastair Cook should continue to captain England despite their recent run of hapless performances, batting coach Graham Gooch said on Wednesday. As the fallout from England's Ashes debacle rumbles on, with leading batsman Kevin Pietersen the latest casualty of a horrific tour, Cook's position as captain has come under...
  • 2nd T20: Australia thrash England to clinch series 31-01-2014 06:06 PM

    Melbourne: Australia completed a clean sweep of victories over England in all formats when it won the second Twenty20 international by 8 wickets on Friday to clinch the three-match series 2-0. After winning the Ashes Test series 5-0 and the five-match one-day international series 4-1, Australia added to England's summer...
  • Alastair Cook to sit out England's West Indies tour 26-01-2014 09:43 PM

    London: England captain Alastair Cook revealed on Sunday that he will not take part in his side's tour of the West Indies in February and March. England will play three one-day matches and three Twenty20 fixtures on the tour, as they build towards the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh in March...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th ODI 26-01-2014 08:43 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: Australia win the toss and decide to bat. TEAM NEWS: Australia have benched Daniel Christian, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and Steve Smith. England have brought in Joe Root for Ballance. PLAYING XIs: AUSTRALIA: Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Shane...
  • Alastair Cook desperate to stay on as England captain 24-01-2014 04:01 PM

    Alastair Cook has said he is desperate to stay on as England captain after hinting he may quit earlier in the week. Cook said he was considering his future as England's one-day international skipper after his side lost the limited overs series against Australia with Sunday's seven-wicket thrashing in Sydney...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th ODI 24-01-2014 08:31 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) England will be battling to avoid another series whitewash in the fourth one-day game against Australia on Friday, and are rallying round their beleaguered captain. Australia triumphed by seven wickets with 10 overs to spare in the third one-dayer...
  • 4th ODI: England stare at another whitewash but rally round Cook 23-01-2014 09:53 AM

    Perth: England will be battling to avoid another series whitewash in the fourth one-day game against Australia on Friday, and are rallying round their beleaguered captain. Australia triumphed by seven wickets with 10 overs to spare in the third one-dayer in Sydney on Sunday to sweep the series 3-0, with...
  • Bopara backs Alastair Cook as England captain 21-01-2014 09:35 AM

    Perth: Allrounder Ravi Bopara says Alastair Cook is still the best man to captain England and still has the full support of the dressing room. Cook indicated after the third one-day international on Sunday, in which Australia took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series, that he would consider...
  • Alastair Cook mulls quitting after another England defeat 19-01-2014 08:58 PM

    Alastair Cook is considering his future as England's one-day international captain after his side lost the limited overs series against Australia with Sunday's seven-wicket thrashing in Sydney. England's disastrous tour Down Under continued as they lost their third consecutive ODI after being whitewashed 5-0 in the Ashes series. "I think...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 3rd ODI, Sydney 19-01-2014 08:26 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to bat against Australia. England would be hoping to bounce back against Australia in the third ODI in Sydney and keep the ODI series alive. Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Michael Clarke(c), Glenn Maxwell,...
  • 3rd ODI: Australia look to open England's 'scars' wider 18-01-2014 02:10 PM

    Sydney: Australia will be looking to open England's "scars" and close out the one-day series on Sunday, keeper Brad Haddin said after his team's thrilling one-wicket victory over the luckless tourists in Brisbane. Alastair Cook's men have now lost the opening two one-day internationals which follow their demoralising 5-0 loss...
  • 2nd ODI: Faulkner heroics seal dramatic Australia victory 17-01-2014 05:04 PM

    Brisbane: James Faulkner's sensational late assault powered Australia to a dramatic one-wicket victory over England in the second one-day international in Brisbane on Friday. Crushed 5-0 in the Ashes series and thumped in the first one-dayer in Melbourne, England sensed the chance of securing their first win over Australia on...
  • 2nd ODI, Aus vs Eng: as it happened 17-01-2014 08:28 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to bat against Australia. England were hoping to redeem their campaign in the 50-over format but got off to a bad start by losing the first one-dayer against Australia in Melbourne by six wickets. But the...
  • Johnson aims to intimidate England in one-dayers 15-01-2014 11:55 AM

    Brisbane: Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has warned England he can be as intimidating with a white ball as a red one as he prepares to return to the Australian team for Friday's second one-day international at the Gabba. Johnson claimed 37 wickets as Australia won the Ashes Test series 5-0,...
  • Pietersen in England's provisional T20 World Cup squad 15-01-2014 11:08 AM

    Kevin Pietersen's Test future may be in doubt but the mercurial batsman was named in England's provisional 30-member squad for this year's Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh on Wednesday. A swashbuckling batsman who polarises opinion, Pietersen was targeted for criticism after England's 5-0 Ashes surrender in Australia despite being the...
  • Alastair Cook falls to Brett Lee in England's win over PM's XI 14-01-2014 04:55 PM

    Canberra: England captain Alastair Cook's dry summer in Australia continued on Tuesday when he was dismissed second ball in a 50-overs tour match against a Prime Minister's XI. Cook took a single from the first ball he faced after winning the toss and batting at Manuka Oval. But he edged...
  • Cook doesn't have it in him to be a good captain: Ian Chappell 14-01-2014 04:46 PM

    New Delhi: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels struggling Alastair Cook is not good enough to lead the England team as he lacks fire power and the home team will convincingly win the one day series with the visitors looking "terrible" on the field. "I don't think Cook has it...
  • England beat PM's XI by 172 runs in tour match 14-01-2014 04:15 PM

    Canberra: Another batting failure by England captain Alastair Cook overshadowed his team's 172-run win over a Prime Minister's XI in a 50-over tour match on Tuesday. England finally brought to an end their traumatic run of six straight losses in Australia, embracing their 5-0 defeat in the Ashes series and...