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  • CWG 2014: India's Omkar Otari wins bronze in weightlifting 4 days ago

    Omkar Otari won a bronze in the men's 69kg competition to continue India's strong show in weightlifting at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. 26-year-old Otari was leading at the halfway stage but his disappointing show at the clean and jerk cost him a better medal as he was taken...
  • CWG 2014: Rajwinder Kaur wins bronze in women's +78kg judo event 4 days ago

    Glasgow: India's Rajwinder Kaur bagged a bronze in women's +78kg judo competition to add to the three medals the country won in the sport at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Sunday. Rajwinder defeated Esther Akinyi Ratugi of Kenya in the bronze medal match on penalty points to give cheers to the...
  • MS Dhoni slams ICC decision to fine Ravindra Jadeja 4 days ago

    A livid Dhoni lambasted the ICC decision to impose a fine on Jadeja, saying many a thing were neglected in the case and his players cannot ignore if abuse is hurled on them. ...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women paddlers lose, face Australia for team bronze 4 days ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's table tennis team failed to qualify for the summit clash in the Commonwealth Games as they lost their semi-final match 1-3 to defending champions Singapore at the Scotstoun Sports Campus on Saturday. In the first singles, Tianwei Feng defeated Shamini Kumaresan 3-0 (11-1, 13-11, 11-5) but Manika...
  • Can repeat what we did in India in 2012, says Alastair Cook 4 days ago

    Southampton: England captain Alastair Cook is drawing confidence from the 2012 Test series in India where his team came from being a loss down to script a memorable 2-1 series win -- a first for them in 28 years. It was a deja vu moment for Cook as he geared up...
  • CWG 2014: India thrash Scotland 6-2 in men's hockey 4 days ago

    Glasgow: India dished out a dominating performance to notch up a 6-2 victory over hosts Scotland in a Pool A match in the men's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Ranked ninth in the world, India went on a goal-spree as they rode on the scores from Gurbaj Singh...
  • Faux pas by US lawmaker, asks Indian-origin American officials about 'your country' 4 days ago

    Washington: A freshman US lawmaker committed an embarrassing faux pas when during a Congressional hearing he mistook two top Indian-origin American officials as representing the Indian government, quizzing them about "your country" and "your government". Congressman Curt Clawson, who has now apologised for the gaffe, was giving his maiden speech during...
  • MS Dhoni unhappy with ICC's decision to fine Ravindra Jadeja 3 days ago

    Southampton: A livid India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday lambasted the ICC decision to impose a fine on Ravindra Jadeja, saying many a thing were neglected in the case and his players cannot ignore if abuse is hurled on them. Jadeja was fined 50 percent of his match fee after...
  • Centre to back 157 people, including Indians detained by Australia 4 days ago

    New Delhi: India on Saturday said it will take back all its citizens, detained onboard a boat seized by Australia, but a decision on other nationals will be taken as per international law and convention after ascertaining their identity. A Home Ministry spokesperson said as per current policy, India will take...
  • Gundappa Viswanath wants specialist spinner for third Test 4 days ago

    Kolkata: India should include a specialist spinner in the playing XI for the Southampton Test, beginning on Sunday, former Indian great Gundappa Viswanath said. Without naming Ravichandran Ashwin, the former India captain felt there was a need to make it a two-spin attack along with Ravindra Jadeja. "They should take a specialist...
  • CWG 2014: Mangaonkar, Anaka win; Dipika loses in squash 4 days ago

    Glasgow: While Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony notched up wins in their respective matches, India's star squash player Dipika Pallikal faltered at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Mangaonkar entered the men's classic plate quarter-finals by defeating Welsh Peter Creed 3-0 at the Scotstoun Sports Campus. The Indian won 11-7, 11-6, 11-6...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's table tennis team in semis 4 days ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's table tennis team beat New Zealand 3-0 to proceed to the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. In the doubles, Madhurika Patkar and Shamini Kumaresan beat Yang Sun and Karen Li with the same scoreline of 11-8 in all three games to give India the 1-0...
  • BCCI will take up Jadeja penalty issue with ICC 4 days ago

    Mumbai: BCCI vice president Rajeev Shukla reiterated on Saturday that the board will appeal to the ICC against their decision to penalise Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja for his altercation with England pacer James Anderson during the first Test at Trent Bridge. "Board will go for appeal in ICC. We will put...
  • 'India told Lanka to resolve Tamil issue for better trade' 4 days ago

    Singapore: India has told Sri Lanka that it needs to resolve the Tamil issue for making progress in bilateral trade and commerce, a senior BJP leader has said. "We have told them (Sri Lanka) that you should resolve the Tamil issue if you want trade and commerce between Colombo and...
  • CWG 2014: India's Prakash Nanjappa wins men's 10m air pistol silver 4 days ago

    Glasgow: Prakash Nanjappa brought home India's third medal in shooting at the 2014 Commonwealth Games when he clinched the men's 10-metre air pistol silver at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre on Saturday. Australia's Daniel Repacholi won the gold with 199.5 points from Nanjappa, at 198.2, while England's Michael Gault took the...
  • Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad are venues for WI Tests 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The BCCI Tours and Fixtures Committee has shortlisted Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad for India's three-Test series against the West Indies during October and November this year. The committee has allotted the five ODIs to Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Cuttack, Dharamsala and Kochi while Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla will be hosting its...
  • President Mukherjee congratulates CWG medal winners 4 days ago

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday congratulated the Indian medal winners at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Mukherjee congratulated ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, 16-year-old air pistol shooter Malaika Goel and weightlifter Santoshi Matsa for winning a gold medal in the men's 10 metre air rifle event, silver medal...
  • All-round show by Karn takes India A closer to final 4 days ago

    Darwin: Young leg-spinner Karn Sharma's all-round exploits helped India A eked out a thrilling one-wicket victory over South Africa A team to reach closer to the title round in the Quadrangular 'A' series on Saturday. Batting first, South Africa A scored 275 for eight in 50 overs with Rilee Russouw scoring...
  • Centre not keen on extending Justice Katju's term as PCI Chairman: sources 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Justice Markandey Katju is not likely to get an extension to his term as the Press Council of India Chairman, say sources. Sources tell CNN-IBN that the Prime Minister Office (PMO) is not keen on extending Katju's term as the PCI Chairman. The former Supreme Court judge is set...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 3 4 days ago

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page for Live Updates) Glasgow: Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat won the gold and Anisa Sayyed took silver in the women's 25 metre pistol event at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre. Apurvi Chandela gave a stunning exhibition of skill and concentration to clinch a gold medal...
  • In Nepal, Sushma takes up range of issues including trade and investment 4 days ago

    Kathmandu: Looking at further expanding bilateral ties, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday held talks with her Nepalese counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey here on a range of issues and resolved to push for more cooperation in areas such as trade, investment and security. At the outset, Pandey warmly greeted Swaraj...
  • Navjeet clinches bronze at IAAF World Junior Championships 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Discus thrower Navjeet Kaur Dhillon became only the second Indian to grab a medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships after setting a new personal best to clinch a bronze in Eugene, USA. The 19-year-old covered an impressive 56.36m with her throw at the Hayward Field last night in...
  • Rohit Sharma may sneak into the playing XI at Southampton 4 days ago

    India's net sessions ahead of the third Test against England at Southampton have given indications that the visitors might go in with seven batsmen and four specialist bowlers, ESPNCricinfo has reported. Rohit's inclusion would mean that the slot of the bowling allrounder filled by Stuart Binny has to be vacated to...
  • Five things to know about the third India vs England Test 4 days ago

    Southampton: After England's last-day batting collapse against India in the second Test at Lord's, the pressure and scrutiny on captain Alastair Cook seems to be reaching its peak. England slumped from 198 for 5 to 225 all out as India won their first Test away from home in three years, taking...
  • Force India happy to retain drivers, says Vijay Mallya 5 days ago

    Budapest: Force India are happy with their current pairing of Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez and see no need to replace either driver next season, the Formula One team's owner Vijay Mallya said on Friday. "We have options on both and I'm very happy with both of them and I see...
  • Defence Minister pays homage to Kargil martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti 5 days ago

    On the occasion of 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and the three Service chiefs paid homage to the war heroes at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate. ...
  • Cook is still captain because of ECB politics: Pietersen 5 days ago

    London: Alastair Cook has managed to hold on to England captaincy solely because of "politics", says maverick batsman Kevin Pietersen and insists that the disaster which the skipper is enduring in the series against India is something that he would not wish even for his worst enemy. "At the moment only...
  • CWG 2014: Easy win for boxer Jangra, Parveen bows out in 1st round 5 days ago

    Glasgow: Talented pugilist Mandeep Jangra started his Commonwealth Games campaign in style defeating Mozambique's Augusto Mathule in the 69 kg welterweight division bout on Saturday. However Parveen Kumar of India lost to Corey Henderson of Scotland in the Superheavyweight (+91 kg) category to bow out. It was Jangra, who dominated the proceedings...
  • India got above average rain in last seven days: IMD 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as it grapples with fears of a deficit monsoon in 2014, there was welcome news for the country on the rain front as it received above normal rainfall in the past week. "The weekly rainfall for the country as a whole was above normal by 24 per cent,...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...