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  • Sandeep Singh all gung-ho for 2015 Hockey India League 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Still smarting from his side Punjab Warriors' loss in the summit clash of the Hockey India League (HIL) last year, veteran penalty corner specialist Sandeep Singh Thursday promised to come out all guns blazing in the third edition of the league starting Jan 22, next year. Sandeep scored 11...
  • India were 50-70 runs short, says Sunil Gavaskar 43 minutes ago

    Batting great Sunil Gavaskar felt India squandered another opportunity to be in a commanding position after being bowled out for 408 on day two of the second Test against Australia in Brisbane on Thursday. India, resuming the day on 311 for four, could only add 97 runs to their first innings....
  • FC Goa coach Zico lambasts referee for denying penalty 45 minutes ago

    Margao: Slamming referee Ravshan Iramatov for denying his side a penalty, baffled FC Goa coach Zico had questioned the wisdom of putting the controversial Uzbekistani at the helm of the crucial Indian Super League (ISL) second leg semi-final play-off match against Atletico de Kolkata. Zico said he failed to understand why...
  • Pacers finally get going at Gabba to throw 2nd Test open 2 hours 45 minutes ago

    There are few things more joyous for a cricket fan than to wake up early in the morning to a Test match in Australia. Given the history at the Gabba and the way Test matches have panned out over the years, it makes it even more intriguing. The Indians made...
  • India rejects grant of bail to LeT chief Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi by Pakistan court 3 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India has refused to accept the grant of bail by a Pakistani anti-terror court on Thursday to top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and 26/11 terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. "We cannot accept that Lakhvi has been granted bail. The grant of bail to Lakhvi will serve as reassurance...
  • India hits out at Pakistan as LeT terrorist and 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi gets bail 3 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi/Islamabad: Soon after a Pakistani anti-terror court granted bail to top Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, India reacted strongly to the terrorist being allowed to come out of jail. Ministry of External Affairs sources say India is not satisfied with Pakistan's excuse of...
  • India welcomes US move to re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba 4 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India on Thursday welcomed the decision of the US to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba after a gap of more than five decades. "India, which enjoys excellent relations with the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba, welcomes the decision by both the countries to re-establish diplomatic...
  • Narendra Modi moves in to speed up $300 billion stuck projects 4 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken direct control of a project-monitoring body to fast-track investments worth almost $300 billion and revive manufacturing in the country, two officials with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Pro-business Modi has faced criticism in recent weeks that his ambition to spur investment...
  • Shane Watson must convert starts into big scores: Michael Slater 5 hours 46 minutes ago

    Brisbane: Former Australian Test opener Michael Slater said on Thursday that all-rounder Shane Watson must begin making big scores batting at the crucial No.3 position. Watson was dismissed for 25 runs on the second day of the second Test on Thursday, getting caught at mid-on by Shikhar Dhawan to spinner Ravichandran...
  • India are ahead in the game, says R Ashwin 6 hours 16 minutes ago

    Brisbane: Indian off-spinner R Ashwin believes his side is currently ahead in the second Test against Australia and said they would look to get some quick wickets in the morning session on Friday. Australia on Thursday finished the day at 221 for 4 in reply to India's total of 408 runs....
  • Proud to take five wickets on Test debut: Josh Hazelwood 7 hours 3 minutes ago

    Brisbane: Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has expressed his delight on snapping up his maiden five-wicket haul in Test cricket on day two of the second Test against India on Wednesday. The pacer took 5-68 on debut as the visitors were bowled out for 408. "I personally started the summer well in...
  • Kerala fishermen killing: Italy refuses to send marine back to India 7 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a move that could escalate tensions between India and Italy, the Italian government on Thursday refused to send its marine, serving a murder trial, back to India saying he is too ill to return. The Supreme Court had on Tuesday refused to extend Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre's...
  • High-five Josh Hazlewood makes most of his chance 8 hours 54 minutes ago

    Josh Hazlewood had to wait a while for his Test debut but no one can accuse him of wasting his chance when it came after he became the 33rd Australian to take a five-wicket haul on debut in the second Test against India on Thursday. The 23-year-old paceman, who has long...
  • 2nd Test: Umesh Yadav checks Australia at 221/4 after India's 408 9 hours 10 minutes ago

    India failed to drive home the advantage of a good start as Australia bowled them out for 408 on day two, thanks to Josh Hazlewood's 5 for 68 on debut, and then reached 221 for 4 at stumps after Umesh Yadav's triple strike kept India's hopes of taking a first-innings...
  • Hand over Hafiz Saeed, Dawood: Naidu to Pakistan 9 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India on Thursday asked Pakistan to hand over Mumbai terror attack accused Hafiz Saeed and Dawood Ibrahim, who also figures in the country's most wanted list, to it if the neighbouring country is serious about fighting terrorism. Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should...
  • AIFF plans to start ISL-style women's football league 10 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The country's women football scene could get a fillip soon as the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is planning to start a franchise-based professional league for them mid next year. "We are planning to start a franchise-based women's football league in mid-2015 with the help of FIFA," AIFF's General...
  • New India hockey coach could be appointed before HIL starts 10 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian men's hockey team is expected to get a new foreign coach within a month, that is by the time the third season of Hockey India League (HIL) starts on January 22. The process for selection of Australian Terry Walsh's successor had already started with Hockey India formally putting...
  • Shane Warne in damage control mode after calling Mitchell Starc 'soft' 11 hours 2 minutes ago

    Brisbane: Never too far from controversies, spin legend Shane Warne found himself at the centre of another one when he called pacer Mitchell Starc "soft", but had to offer an explanation after Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann took exception to the description. After Australia endured a tough day in Brisbane heat...
  • Winter chill gains intensity in North India; snowfall in Himachal, fog in Rajasthan 11 hours 57 minutes ago

    Shimla: Chilly conditions persist in north India on Thursday with temperatures dipping in most parts including in Himachal Pradesh where many major roads have been blocked due to snowfall.. While Shimla received overnight snowfall, temperature in Manali has dipped to -5 degrees, -3 in Kullu and -7 in Kinnaur. "The...
  • India's manned space programme gets a boost, ISRO to test advanced version of GSLV today 13 hours 58 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: It is a big day for the Indian space Research Organisation as it takes its next step towards putting a man in space. India's heaviest rocket, the GSLV-3, is expected to blast off at 9:30 am from Sriharikota on Thursday. The launch is also significant as it takes with...
  • Murali Vijay takes a new approach to reach triple figures 15 hours 10 minutes ago

    After a gut-wrenching dismissal on 99 last week, Murali Vijay made sure he didn't make himself too nervous in the nineties at the Gabba. The India opener looked slightly surprised on Wednesday when he reached his fifth Test century, and needed his batting partner to confirm he'd safely progressed to triple...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 2nd Test, Day 2 17 hours 22 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: Murali Vijay made up for the disappointment of his 99 in the first Test on Australia tour with his fifth century on day one of the second as India bagged the honours by reaching 311 for 4...
  • RBI slaps penalty of Rs 50 lakh on ICICI Bank, Rs 25 lakh on Bank of Baroda 21 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday imposed a penalty of Rs 50 lakh on ICICI Bank and Rs 25 lakh on Bank of Baroda for violation of KYC norms, a statement issued by the apex bank said. "The Reserve Bank of India has imposed monetary penalty on...
  • Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita's career: Tendulkar 21 hours 53 minutes ago

    Indian batting maestro Tendulkar said that the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save boxer Sarita Devi's career from ending abruptly. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 21 hours 55 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 22 hours 38 minutes ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Will the Pakistan army and ISI now stop backing terror groups? 23 hours 50 minutes ago

    At least 133 students and nine staffers were killed when the attackers wearing para-military Frontier Corps uniforms stormed the Army Public School on Warsak Road and started indiscriminate firing on them on Tuesday. ...
  • India evacuating 34 nurses evacuated from Libya, 12 to reach Kochi on Thursday Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Indian government is evacuating 34 Indian nurses from strife-torn Libya. The first batch of 12 will arrive on Thursday in Kochi. "A group of 12 Indian nurses are on their way from Tunisia and will arrive in Kochi tomorrow. Another batch of 22 nurses are also on their...
  • Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita's career: Sachin Tendulkar Yesterday

    Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Wednesday that the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save boxer L Sarita Devi's career from ending abruptly after the Asian Games controversy in Incheon. "Our effort was to see that Sarita Devi's career was not...