INDIA

  • Air India receives 19th Dreamliner 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: State-run carrier Air India on Monday said that it has taken the delivery of its 19th Dreamliner aircraft and plans to induct one more this month. The aircraft, which was delivered to the carrier last week, would cater to the Delhi-Cochin-Dubai route of Air India, a release said. As...
  • No eye contact biggest mistake during job interview: Survey 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Most of the employers within five minutes of an interview can figure out if a candidate is fit for the job and majority of them consider failing to make eye contact as the biggest body language mistake made by the applicant, says a survey. According to the survey...
  • World Cup 2015: Few good training days better than many sessions, says Dhoni 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    Perth: Indian team's irregular sessions may have surprised many but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that it is better to do three days of "high intensity" training rather than six days of "mediocre" workout to keep fresh in a marathon tournament like the cricket World Cup. The Indian team practiced two...
  • World Cup: India are a big tournament team, says Brad Hogg 3 hours 16 minutes ago

    Former Australia left-arm spinner Brad Hogg is in awe of the current Indian cricket team's fielding abilities and feels the defending champions are a "big tournament team" and have become the favourites to lift the World Cup. "The thing which impressed me most about India is their fielding. The time when...
  • World Cup 2015: India relishing in the success of Jadeja, Ashwin 4 hours 27 minutes ago

    It's been just over 28 months since the One-Day International rules were tweaked, again. One new ball per end, no more than four fielders outside the 30-yard circle at any stage of the innings, only a five-over Batting Power Play block after the mandatory Power Play in the first 10...
  • World Cup: No rift in Pakistan team, says Mohammad Yousuf 4 hours 57 minutes ago

    Former Pakistan batsman Yousuf has denied reports of rift in the team but said they have been suffering the World Cup because of some technical issues in batting. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Spirited Ireland ready for daunting South Africa challenge 5 hours 50 minutes ago

    South Africa have won 32 and lost just 16 of the 50 World Cup matches that they've played since 1992. Of those, only two of the defeats could be regarded as major shocks. At Chelmsford in 1999, a virtuoso display from Neil Johnson provided the impetus for a 48-run Zimbabwe...
  • World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka should avoid repeating mistakes 7 hours 52 minutes ago

    Roughly eleven months ago Paul Farbrace, Sri Lanka's head coach at the time, was approached by the England and Wales Cricket Board to join their set-up. A few days later, Farbrace resigned from the Sri Lankan job, a mere three months into his contract. All this transpired two weeks before...
  • World Cup 2015: Despite win, Misbah and co. played poorly against Zimbabwe 8 hours 36 minutes ago

    Misbah-ul-Haq is a man out of his time. There were still those who defended him on Sunday (March 1) - the fallen hero, the martyr on the cross who gave everything for the cause. For about 45 overs he captained as well in a Pakistani bowling innings as he's done...
  • Air India pilots union oppose hiring of commanders on contract 19 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Air India pilots' on Sunday opposed the hiring of commanders on contractual basis from open market for the national carrier's Airbus A320 fleet when a good number of regular co-pilots were awaiting to go up the ladder. The union of Air India pilots, Indian Commercial Pilot's Association (ICPA) also...
  • India have been provided favourable pitches in WC: Sarfraz Nawaz 20 hours 12 minutes ago

    Karachi: Former Pakistan pacer Sarfraz Nawaz has accused the ICC of favoring the Indian team in the ongoing cricket World Cup by providing the defending champions pitches tailor made to suit their strengths. "You look at the matches played so far in this World Cup that where India has played the...
  • Pakistani singer Adnan Sami applies for Indian citizenship 20 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Pakistani singer Adnan Sami has applied for Indian citizenship for a second time despite an earlier plea of his having been rejected by the Centre. The 43-year-old singer -- whose earlier request was rejected some two years back -- has made his application to the Foreigners' Division of...
  • Former hockey champion now a street vendor 21 hours 33 minutes ago

    A special report on how DV Shakunthala, the winner of junior hockey women's title is now struggling to make a living. ...
  • World Cup: We found ways to get out at crucial periods, says Brendan Taylor 21 hours 55 minutes ago

    Brisbane: May, 1999, the County Ground in Chelmsford. The Neil Johnson show, as a solid 76 with the bat was followed by three quick wickets that reduced heavily fancied South Africa to 40 for 6. Zimbabwe would go on to win by 48 runs. They haven't beaten a top-eight side...
  • Tamil Nadu set up Ranji Trophy final clash with Karnataka 23 hours 38 minutes ago

    If Maharashtra were investors in a bull market, they may have gained from a 'high risk, high returns' approach on the final day. But against an experienced Tamil Nadu side, the need of the hour was patience and a calm approach. Once that was thrown out of the window, there...
  • World Cup 2015 is quite predictable, feels Darren Gough 23 hours 56 minutes ago

    "Looking at the current format I would like to see two teams go into the semis instead of four in the quarters," Gough said. ...
  • ICC World Cup: Clarke is going to be under pressure, says Brad Hogg Yesterday

    "If Australia lose one of Watson, Marsh, Faulkner, then they will be in a bit of trouble," feels Hogg. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Riaz, Irfan help Pakistan tame Zimbabwe by 20 runs Yesterday

    Brisbane: Wahab Riaz struck a belligerent 54 with the bat to give Pakistan a total that they could defend, and then combined with Mohammad Irfan (4 for 30) to scuttle Zimbabwe as Misbah-ul-Haq's team got their campaign off the ground with a 20-run victory at the Gabba in Brisbane on...
  • India to join top global league with proposed black money law Yesterday

    New Delhi: India will join the league of countries like Singapore, UK and the US with its proposed law to check black money, under which those hiding income and evading tax in relation to foreign assets can be slapped with a prison term of up to ten years. In fact, the...
  • India offers help to avalanche-hit Afghanistan Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani offering help in relief and rescue operations following a series of avalanches in the mountainous country, officials said on Sunday. Ministry of external affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin tweeted that Modi wrote to Ghani saying India is "deeply saddened...
  • UAE's fan base growing after World Cup show Yesterday

    UAE played their third match of the World Cup against India on Saturday. They went in after a close loss to Ireland with confidence and a set of players that showed they could make a Test-playing nation (Zimbabwe) step back and take notice. Did they do well enough? Not really. Did the UAE...
  • Virat Kohli will bring purpose to Indian captaincy: Kim Hughes Yesterday

    Perth: Former Australia skipper Kim Hughes is not a great fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership style and feels that Virat Kohli's elevation to captaincy should not only be in Tests but also across all formats to bring in more purpose to the top job. "Much as I admire Dhoni as...
  • World Cup: Is Dhoni right in saying India can't play Associates more? Yesterday

    When Mahendra Singh Dhoni made an impassioned plea for India to not be made to play against associate nations beyond the ambit of ICC-conducted tournaments, you went, 'Come on'. Literally seconds earlier, the Indian captain had spoken at length about nurturing cricket in the smaller nations, and taking the sport...
  • 'He is from a rich family, so he will keep you happy' and 20 other stupid notions Indians still have about marriages Yesterday

    For a developing nation, we still have a lot of stupid notions about when, how and why people should get married. Marriage should be something that two people get into when they feel they are ready; not because their parents, grandparents or the society wants them to. The 'Ideal Indian'...
  • From manufacturing bullets to playing cricket - meet Domnic Joseph Yesterday

    For close to a decade after he turned 18, Domnic Joseph Muthuswamy's connect with professional cricket was via a small television set at the High Explosive Factory on the outskirts of Pune, where he works as a bullet manufacturer for the Indian Armed Forces. His father's death when Domnic was...
  • Watch: Bollywood should retire and it is completely true Yesterday

    Bollywood gave us a few good movies in 2014, but mostly it was a big pile of dung. With movies like 'Humshakals' that made people reconsider their life choices, and an endless parade of mindless 'Khan movies', it is time to stumble upon the inevitable option: Bollywood should retire. ...
  • ICC World Cup: India's form a warning signal to other teams, says RP Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: With India winning three matches in a row, pacer R P Singh believes the defending champions have found form at the right time, sending out a warning signal to other teams in the ongoing ODI cricket World Cup. Pool B table-toppers India humbled UAE to register their third straight...
  • World Cup 2015: Thirimanne, Sangakkara tons help SL sink hapless England Yesterday

    If you've watched them much in recent times, you'd have little reason to believe England have a blueprint for playing One-Day Internationals. Everyone knows how India and Sri Lanka approach the format and their relative strengths and weaknesses; everyone knows that New Zealand and Australia have captains with the funk...
  • A hat-trick of wins and India's best ever World Cup start Yesterday

    Never before have India started a World Cup in such rip-roaring fashion. Not when they crashed into the final in South Africa in 2003. Not even when they conquered the world on their way to title triumphs in England in 1983 and in their own backyard four years ago. For the...
  • Watch: An Australia-New Zealand slugfest, easy for India, Day 15 at ICC World Cup Yesterday

    It was a nail-biting one-wicket win for New Zealand over the arch rivals in Auckland, which ended in a KO by Kane Williamson, while India mowed down the UAE by 9 wickets. Watch highlights from Day 15 of the ICC World Cup 2015. ...