Farewell

  • Read: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's farewell speech 28-02-2014 11:30 AM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who has announced that he will not be in the PM race if the Congress-led UPA government came to power after Lok Sabha elections gave his farewell speech on the last day of Parliament's Winter Session. Below is the full text of his speech: Madam Speaker,...
  • Israel bids farewell to Ariel Sharon 12-01-2014 12:50 PM

    Israel bid farewell on Sunday to its former prime minister Ariel Sharon, one of the most prominent military generals in the country's history and a controversial figure who died after being in coma for eight years. The farewell ceremony will be followed by a state funeral at his Sycamore Ranch...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, from the eyes of wife Anjali Tendulkar 16-11-2013 11:00 AM

    It's hardly known what's beyond Sachin Tendulkar, the cricketer. How's Sachin the family man - the father, the son, the brother and the husband? Enough has been known, written and read about his cricket and the milestones he crossed in a decorated career. But very little, if any, about Sachin...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 3 16-11-2013 08:19 AM

    In all likelihood, today will be the day when Sachin Tendulkar bids adieu to cricket, with India just seven wickets away from winning the second Test against West Indies in Mumbai. Sachin played another masterly knock on day two, scoring 74 in what is likely to be his last innings...
  • The epilogue: Sachin Tendulkar's walk into a golden sunset 15-11-2013 12:09 PM

    Not physically but 1.2 billion Indians virtually accompanied Sachin Tendulkar - with a tear in the eye and a lump in the throat - as he took the long walk off the Wankhede Stadium on Friday, perhaps for the last time in a career that started exactly 24 years ago...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 14-11-2013 11:42 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Sachin's last Test a social occasion for VIPs? 14-11-2013 11:10 PM

    On the day when batting genius Sachin Tendulkar is playing his farewell Test match at his home turf, Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, CNN-IBN found out that several touts were selling complimentary club tickets at exhorbitant rates in black. The touts were caught on camera saying that the price could go...
  • News 360: Sachin's farewell match, unbeaten at 38 14-11-2013 09:16 PM

    Sachin Tendulkar has set his sights on a special farewell for himself at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. At 38 not out and with the blessings of his mother in attendance, Tendulkar, along with Cheteshwar Pujara (34*), took India to 157 for 2 at stumps on day one of the second...
  • Shami heroics bowl WI out for 234 on Day 1, India 37/0 06-11-2013 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: If a wicket by Sachin Tendulkar provided the spark Eden Test needed, debutant Mohammad Shami proved the catalyst with his four-wicket spell to give India control on day one of the first Test against West Indies in Kolkata. West Indies were at one stage looking good, reaching 106...
  • Sachin Tendulkar farewell set to begin in little-known Lahli 26-10-2013 10:51 AM

    Since the day Sachin Tendulkar decided to call it a day after his 200th Test next month, preparations were set in motion for a month-long 'Tendulkar Festival' that will begin at the little-know town of Lahli in Haryana, where the master batsman will play his last Ranji Trophy game beginning...
  • Farewell to Pope Benedict XVI, thousands gather to bid adieu 28-02-2013 08:53 AM

    It's the day Pope Benedict the 16th officially stands down. The Pope will keep his name Benedict the 16th and has already held his final general audience at the Vatican. ...
  • Clijsters to play Venus in her farewell match 30-10-2012 09:56 AM

    Brussels: Kim Clijsters will play a ceremonial farewell match on Dec. 12 against Venus Williams. Clijsters retired from tennis after the US Open in August but announced on her website on Monday that she will face her longtime rival Wiliams in the Kim's Thank You Games at the Antwerp Sports...
  • Rahul Dravid, it's not over yet, you know that

    Un'news'ual |  Ruchira Singh
    To begin with, Rahul Sharad Dravid, thank you ever so much for all the memories. When on 9th March 2012 you said, it's time for...

  • Indian footballers excited ahead of Bayern match 22-12-2011 06:19 PM

    New Delhi: Excited at the prospect of rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest international football stars, India's national team players are looking forward to the farewell match of former Indian captain Bhaichung Bhutia against a star-studded FC Bayern Munich on January 10. The famed German side is fielding their...
  • Roemer in awe of India at farewell reception 24-05-2011 10:28 PM

    New Delhi: "You come to India as a tourist, you leave as a member of the family." This is how outgoing US Ambassador Timothy Roemer described his nearly two-year stay here at a farewell reception hosted in his honour. Showering praise on India and its culture, Roemer observed "India gets...
  • A starry farewell to Oprah Winfrey 19-05-2011 01:37 PM

    Oprah Winfrey made her 4559 appearance on her show along with many Hollywood biggies. ...
  • Celebrities bid Oprah farewell at Chicago show 18-05-2011 10:49 AM

    Chicago: Hollywood's A-list celebrities bid a star-studded farewell to Oprah Winfrey on Tuesday in a double-taping of her talk show that included messages from her fans around the world. "I feel the love and I thank you for it," Winfrey told the crowd at Chicago's United Center. "Thank you for...
  • Tearful farewell to Sathya Sai Baba 27-04-2011 07:06 AM

    New Delhi: Sathya Sai Baba was laid to rest amid vedic chants at the Sai Kulwant hall in Puttaparthi with full state honours on Wednesday. His nephew RJ Ratnakar performed the last rites three days after Sathya Sai Baba died. The Samadhi of Sathya Sai Baba is at the same...
  • Watch: College students honour principal with blood 01-09-2009 05:51 PM

    Students organised a blood donation camp for his farewell. ...
  • Hear it from the people: Kalam is the best 25-07-2007 02:38 AM

    Kalam brought integrity and vibrancy to the country's highest office. ...
  • Kalam's journey from missile man to people's Prez 25-07-2007 12:08 AM

    Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s journey has indeed been a remarkable one. ...