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  • Spinners, batting continue to shine for India at WT20 28-03-2014 11:58 PM

    India are through to the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 riding on a magnificent eight wicket victory over the hosts Bangladesh in Dhaka on Friday, courtesy yet another dominating performance by their spinners, led by Amit Mishra. And once again Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli led the batting department with...
  • Has the law failed to check hate speech? 28-03-2014 11:51 PM

    Congress's Saharanpur Congress candidate Imran Masood, who was seen threatening to kill Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi remains defiant even as a case has been registered against him. ...
  • Sunny in, Srini out of BCCI 28-03-2014 11:37 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday appointed Sunil Gavaskar as the board's interim head in place of N Srinivasan to oversee the IPL. ...
  • Sunil Gavaskar takes fresh guard as BCCI president 28-03-2014 11:33 PM

    The Supreme Court has appointed Sunil Gavaskar as the interim BCCI president to oversee the Indian Premier League. ...
  • Good dressing room atmosphere is key to India's success: MS Dhoni 28-03-2014 11:30 PM

    Mirpur: Despite stormy events back home, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni stayed calm and attributed his team's success to a 'good dressing room atmosphere' where every individual was happy about each other's success. While the skipper made it clear that he won't take any questions unrelated to the World T20...
  • Game goes on but the probe also must go on: Kris Srikkanth 28-03-2014 11:27 PM

    Srikkanth was part of a CNN-IBN panel of experts discussing SC orders, including Sunil Gavaskar's appointment as the interim BCCI president. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 28-03-2014 11:14 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • India maul Bangladesh by 8 wickets to move into World T20 semis 28-03-2014 10:03 PM

    India walked through Bangladesh's total of 138 to win by 8 wickets - their third victory in a row - and reach the ICC World Twenty20 semi-finals for the first time in seven years, thanks to another superb show by the spinners and a partnership of 100 runs between Rohit...
  • Nepal to host 18th SAARC Summit in Katmandu 28-03-2014 08:35 PM

    Nepal will hold the 18th SAARC Summit in Katmandu on November 14, the third time the country is hosting the event since the establishment of eight-member regional grouping in 1985. A cabinet meeting headed by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Friday decided to hold the summit on November 14 and...
  • Sunny side up - Gavaskar to the rescue act again 28-03-2014 08:08 PM

    During the Hindu-Muslim riots in Mumbai in 1992-93, Mumbai was ravaged by frenzy of attacks of one community against the other and the city was almost like a cauldron on fire. In one of the roads, a mob was chasing the little yellow-black taxi with passengers belonging to a minority...
  • As it happened: India vs Bangladesh, World T20, Match 24 28-03-2014 06:30 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India walked through Bangladesh's total of 138 to win by 8 wickets - their third victory in a row - and reach World T20 semis for the first time in seven years. India never qualified for the semis in...
  • Vijender Singh seeks government help to resolve boxing crisis 28-03-2014 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: Star boxer Vijender Singh urged the central government to step in and resolve the ongoing crisis in Indian boxing for betterment of the sport, here. "The country's boxing federation has been suspended by the International body. I would request our government to step forward and resolve the issue",...
  • MS Dhoni pays Rs 20 crore income tax in 2013-14 28-03-2014 05:22 PM

    Patna: Team India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has paid Rs 20 crore income tax in 2013-14 to retain his pole position as the highest individual tax payer in the Bihar and Jharkhand region, a senior Income Tax official said on Friday. Dhoni has paid an income tax worth Rs 20...
  • 97-year-old Shyam Saran Negi, one of India's oldest voters, stars in Google India's hugely popular 'Pledge To Vote' campaign 28-03-2014 03:48 PM

    Shimla: Just short of being 100 years old, a mountain man's appeal to the nation to vote has 10 times the number of hits online than a Bollywood megastars' musical video staring Amitabh Bachchan and Dia Mirza. The story of Shyam Saran Negi, 97, one of the oldest voters in...
  • Indian companies generated 81,000 jobs in US in 2013: survey 28-03-2014 09:26 AM

    Washington: Indian companies through its massive $ 17-billion investment in the US have collectively generated employment opportunities for more than 81,000 people in the country, according to a survey. The annual CII survey of 68 Indian companies in 40 American states for 2013, made public on Thursday at an event...
  • D-Day for Indian cricket, SC to pass orders on CSK, RR and Srinivasan 28-03-2014 07:48 AM

    New Delhi: It is D-day for Indian cricket as the deadline for the Board of Control for Cricket in India to respond to the Supreme Court's blueprint for cleaning up cricket administration after the IPL mess ends on Friday. The apex court is set to pass an interim order on...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 27-03-2014 11:00 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Gurusaidutt, Sourabh enter quarters of Malaysian GP 27-03-2014 09:35 PM

    In the mixed doubles, eighth seeded Indian pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Siki Reddy N defeated Chinese Taipei's Po Han Yang and Hung Yu Chen 21-13, 17-21, 21-14 to enter the quarter-finals. Earlier, it was curtains for Aditya Prakash in the round two. The youngster lost 17-21 10-21 to...
  • Supreme Court proposes sweeping changes in the BCCI and IPL 27-03-2014 09:35 PM

    The SC has proposed Sunil Gavaskar's name as BCCI president while asking the board to suspend IPL franchises Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals pending inquiry into the spot-fixing case. ...
  • Dark days ahead for the BCCI? 27-03-2014 09:23 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts discusses what's the way forward for the BCCI after Supreme Court's scathing observations in the IPL spot-fixing case. ...
  • News 360: War crimes resolution against Sri Lanka passed at UNHRC 27-03-2014 09:20 PM

    The US-backed resolution seeking international probe into war crimes in Sri Lanka was passed by 23 countries at the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday. ...
  • India eye Bangladesh scalp to enter World T20 semis after 7 years 27-03-2014 09:14 PM

    While events back home will be difficult to ignore, Team India needs to have its focus firmly on the field as a win against hosts Bangladesh on Friday will assure MS Dhoni & Co of a place in the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20. The Supreme Court made some...
  • Anand let's Andreikin off the hook; maintains full point lead 27-03-2014 09:04 PM

    Khanty Mansiysk: Taking a practical decision, Indian ace Viswanathan Anand let Russia's Dmitry Andreikin off the hook as he settled for a draw to maintain his full-point lead in the Candidates Chess tournament on Thursday. It turned out to be an exciting day for Anand who had things running for...
  • Mortaza accepts criticism, promises to do well against India 27-03-2014 06:58 PM

    Mirpur: Bangladesh pacer Mashrafe Mortaza said they deserve the criticism for the manner they suffered defeats against Hong Kong and West Indies but vowed to play good cricket to turn things around. Mortaza also said that BCB president Nazmul Hasan has indeed spoken to the players and tried to help...
  • WHO declares India polio-free 27-03-2014 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: Completing three years without registering a single case of polio, the World Health Organisation on Thursday certified India as a country free of the deadly disease. WHO's declaration comes as a remarkable achievement for a nation that saw more than one lakh babies crippled every year. Until 2009,...
  • India abstains from voting against Sri Lanka at UNHRC 27-03-2014 05:56 PM

    Geneva: India on Thursday abstained from voting on the US-backed resolution seeking probe into Sri Lankan war crimes at the UN Human Rights Council. Even as India refrained from voting against its neighbour, the resolution was passed with the support of 23 nations. A tweet from the Ministry of External...
  • Matter of one innings before Yuvraj gets back to form, says Rohit 27-03-2014 05:30 PM

    Mirpur: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma on Thursday stood firmly behind his out-of-form colleague Yuvraj Singh, expecting him to play that elusive innings against Bangladesh on Friday, which will get him back to form. "As far as Yuvraj is concerned, it's a matter of just one innings. If one innings goes...
  • Tension in Bangladesh camp ahead of crucial India game 27-03-2014 03:54 PM

    Mirpur: All is certainly not well in the Bangladesh camp ahead of their do-or-die encounter in the ICC World T20 against a formidable Indian side on Friday. It seems that Bangladesh number one player Shakib-al-Hasan and skipper Mushfiqur Rahim are not on the same page which is evident from the...
  • The sweet power that turned bitter for Srinivasan 27-03-2014 03:53 PM

    No matter how the case of N. Srinivasan President of Board of Control of Cricket in India, BCCI gets played out in Supreme Court which is hearing the Justice Mudgal Committee Report on Match Fixing and Betting by IPL teams, it has already managed to get the attention of the...