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  • World Cup 2015: Shane Watson under pressure to score runs for Australia 1 week ago

    Out-of-form Australian allrounder Shane Watson admits it is high time for him to score some runs. ...
  • Railway Budget 2015: No new trains, no fare hike, focus on cleanliness, tech and passenger amenities 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu played safe in his maiden Budget refusing to take the populist route of announcing a large number of new trains but also failed to take measures to increase the earnings of the public transporter by not increasing the passenger fare. With no major announcements, the...
  • World Cup 2015: Pakistan team hit by fresh scandal 1 week ago

    Pakistan have found themselves embroiled in an all new controversy in the ongoing cricket World Cup as chief selector Moin Khan's casino visit has earned him a flight back home. ...
  • Indians report the largest number of Facebook bugs 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Social networking giant Facebook has paid over USD 3 million since 2011 to security researchers who report bugs on its website, with India topping the tally with the largest number of valid threats reported. India, which has over 112 million Facebook users, cornered an average reward of USD 1,343...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Pool B turning into 'Group of Death' 1 week ago

    While many would sit back and wait for the knock-out stages to kick off, Ireland have certainly given the apex body more than something to think about. A lot of us sitting in our drawing rooms might have thought it would be a cake walk for the top Test nations...
  • India worst affected by Ramnit bug that steals passwords, personal details from users' computers: Report 1 week ago

    New Delhi:India has been the biggest victim of Ramnit, a malware that has infected 3.2 million computers globally and defrauded many others, security software firm Symantec said. At present, cyber criminals are using Ramnit to mainly focus on information-stealing tactics, targeting passwords and online banking login credentials. They also install remote...
  • ICC World Cup: Krishna Karate makes India vs UAE a special contest 1 week ago

    At noon on February 28, the more enthusiastic cricket lovers of the village of Kollengode, some 20 km from the town of Palakkad in Kerala, will gather at a clearing and congregate before a giant screen erected to showcase one match. India will be playing a World Cup match in...
  • Shenwari heroics help Afghanistan dump Scotland for first World Cup win 1 week ago

    Dunedin: At the world's southernmost cricketing outpost Thursday (February 26) dawned crisp and sunny, and while the sun bore down hard through clear blue skies, a cool southerly blew incessantly off the seas, as if in reminder that Antarctica was not all that far away. At the University Oval in...
  • Indian government to spread cyber threat awareness in partnership with Google 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Government will launch Internet safety programme in partnership with Google in order to create awareness among users regarding cyber threat. "We are happy to partner with Google and Cert-In in the cyber security education and awareness campaign. The Internet offers many opportunities to explore create and collaborate," MyGov CEO...
  • MPs demand five fold increase in MPLAD funds, Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker to meet Modi 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Cutting across the party line, MPs are demanding an increase in funds allocated to them for development work in their constituencies from Rs 5 crore to Rs 25 crore. The MPs said the increase in the fund is necessary since Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked them to...
  • Ten-day break worked wonders for India's World Cup defence: Ravi Shastri 1 week ago

    It didn't take Ravi Shastri long to stamp his character on this young Indian team. From the time he took over as team director ahead of the One-Day International series in England last August, the former India captain has stressed on positivity, aggression and a sense of team. Without stepping...
  • ICC World Cup: Six interests in India vs UAE mismatch 1 week ago

    India's first encounter with minnows this World Cup will come at the back of two huge kills made by MS Dhoni's team. First they ensured Pakistan's jinx remained intact and then ended their own against South Africa. Next, it's the UAE. While India may yawn, swap TV channels and not...
  • Ranji Trophy: Aditya Tare disappointed with Mumbai performance February 26, 2015

    After Karnataka were bowled out for 202 in their first innings of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal match against Mumbai at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday (February 25), a few doubts about the defending champions' supremacy must have cropped up. But their bowlers, led by R Vinay...
  • Arvind Bhat, Jwala-Ashwini in German Open pre-quarters February 25, 2015

    Mulheim an der Ruhr: Indian shuttler Arvind Bhat entered the pre-quarterfinals, as did the women's doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnapppa and Jwala Gutta in the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold at the RWE-Sporthalle here Wednesday. Defending champion Bhat defeated local qualifier Patrick Kaemnitz 21-10, 24-22 in 36 minutes. In the...
  • Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge February 25, 2015

    One of the few persons to have witnessed Kapil Dev's historic 175* against Zimbabwe was the celebrated journalist Ashis Ray. He was in India and CNN-IBN's Cricket Editor, Sanjeeb Mukherjea caught up with him to talk about his book "Cricket World Cup - The Indian Challenge" and his documentary on...
  • The Modi Budget: What are the 10 things that Finance Minister must do? February 25, 2015

    As the BJP-led ruling coalition at the Centre gets ready to present its first full-fledged Budget, CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor discusses 10 important things that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley must in its first full-fledged Budget with panel of experts. ...
  • Force India hope to debut new F1 car on Friday February 25, 2015

    London: Force India will have a maximum of three days testing with their new Formula One car before the start of the season after the team said it would not debut in Spain until Friday. "The VJM08 will arrive in Barcelona on Friday morning and the final set up will take...
  • World Cup 2015: Can India take on Chris Gayle? February 25, 2015

    Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings when he reached the landmark against Zimbabwe in a Pool B clash on Tuesday....
  • India Rafale fighter jet sale talks advance: France February 25, 2015

    Paris: Talks on the sale of 126 Rafale fighter jets to India are advancing, a French defence ministry spokesman said during a visit to India by Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to salvage a deal stalled on the issue of local assembly of the aircraft. Talks about the contract, worth a...
  • Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu in control against Maharashtra in semis February 25, 2015

    Maharashtra, an unheralded outfit seeking a repeat of last year, against Tamil Nadu, a side packed with players of varying international experience, promised an intriguing contest on a lively Eden Gardens deck. Before play started, it seemed like Tamil Nadu had it in them to negate Maharashtra's bowling threat - the...
  • World Cup: At MCG, India showed they can blow away any side, says Morkel February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Out of favour South African all-rounder Albie Morkel says India's hammering of the Proteas at the MCG demonstrated that the defending champions are capable of blowing any team away in the World Cup and big-ticket ICC events bring out the best in them. Morkel, holidaying after getting done with...
  • Ranji Trophy: Vinay Kumar puts Karnataka on top against Mumbai in semis February 25, 2015

    A green pitch plants doubts in the minds of batsmen and makes bowlers strive for just that bit more. But, if bowlers ally discipline with verve, they are rewarded and R Vinay Kumar, the Karnataka captain, can vouch for that. At the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday (February 25), Vinay...
  • Indian Railways to get more money in Suresh Prabhu's Budget thanks to falling fuel costs February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: India's decrepit state-run train services stand to receive at least a 25 per cent boost in investment to over $9 billion, funded solely by falling fuel costs, according to officials familiar with a railway budget set to be unveiled on Thursday. The world's fourth largest rail network could get...
  • World Cup: 'Dummy catch' to 'Fielding match', Team India does it all February 25, 2015

    Perth: Innovation is the name of the game if one wants to beat drudgery of mundane training sessions as Team India showed on Wednesday during their 75-minute fielding session with drills that had the cricketers interested and enjoyed every bit of it. There weren't any ground breaking new methods deployed at...
  • Union Budget 2015: ASSOCHAM demands inclusive economic growth and comprehensive jobs creation February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The MSME sector employs nearly 10 crore people and accounts for over 95 per cent of the total number of industrial enterprises. It contributes about 45 per cent of the manufacturing output and 37.5 per cent of the GDP while accounting for 40 per cent of the total...
  • Stephen Constantine announces 32-member probables for World Cup qualifier February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: National football coach Stephen Constantine today announced the list of 32 probables for India's forthcoming home and away matches for the preliminary joint qualification round 1 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Nepal. The matches would be played on a home and away format and India first host...
  • World Cup: Ireland edge UAE by 2 wickets in electric finish February 25, 2015

    Brisbane: A team that comfortably beats West Indies chasing in excess of 300 should not lose to the United Arab Emirates in search of 279. But Ireland discovered that cricket does not follow form sheets, that the game does not bend to any one team's will, and that every single...
  • BSF 'mahila' troops sets off for unique camel safari along India-Pakistan border February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: A contingent of over two dozen women, including border guarding 'mahila' troops of Border Security Force, have embarked on a maiden 2,300-km camel safari along India's international border with Pakistan. The all-women team will traverse different terrains in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab on camel backs and the journey is...
  • World Cup: Well begun, Team India youngsters need to keep going February 25, 2015

    Opinions flew thick and fast when India's chances at the 2015 World Cup were discussed before the tournament kicked off, with a large percentage suggesting that their traditional frailties in conditions in Australia and New Zealand would hamper their progress. To make matters a little more complicated, India don't have enough...