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  • Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja sues Rajkot newspaper for defamation January 20, 2015

    Jamnagar: Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja on Tuesday filed a defamation suit against the editor of a Rajkot-based evening newspaper for defamation, seeking damages of Rs 51 crore. Principal senior civil judge P B Parmar issued a summons to Satish Mehta, editor and owner of 'Aabtak', asking him to remain present...
  • Pakistan will beat India in World Cup, says Misbah-ul-Haq January 20, 2015

    Karachi: Looking to rewrite history by beating arch-rivals in the upcoming World Cup, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has promised the fans that the national team would play its best cricket in the 50-over showpiece event and make them proud. India and Pakistan open their respective campaigns against each other on February 15...
  • I would not like to see kids sledging on field: Glenn McGrath January 20, 2015

    Brisbane: Former fast bowling great Glenn McGrath says playing with a passion was a must for cricketers but he would not appreciate if kids are involved in fiery on-field spats. In the ongoing India's tour of Australia, six separate incidents have been reported for poor player behaviour with David Warner being...
  • Pakistan must get serious on terror, says Kirren Rijiju January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In the wake of the US and the UK asking Pakistan to hand over terror mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to India, the government on Tuesday said good sense must prevail on the neighbouring country and it must get serious on terrorism. "Pakistan must get serious on the issue...
  • Sunil Gavaskar blasts Indian bowlers, wants Ishant out of team January 20, 2015

    Brisbane: Once again slamming the Indian bowlers for their poor showing in Australian conditions ahead of the World Cup, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said that the bowlers have learnt nothing from their past experiences on foreign tours. After failing to take 20 wickets in the 2-0 Test series defeat against Australia,...
  • Appoint an Indian coach for national hockey team: Michael Nobbs January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Former India hockey coach Michael Nobbs said it was perhaps a good time to appoint a home grown product to take up the national coach's job ahead of the Rio Olympic Games, for which the squad has already qualified. "I wouldn't worry about the coaches -- they come and go....
  • A private dinner with PM, President's banquet, CEO's summit among Obama's India itinerary January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN has accessed complete itinerary of US President Barack Obama's visit to India. He is likely to reach Delhi on January 25 at 4:45 am and will reach Rashtrapati Bhavan at 10:10 am, according to the tentative schedule which is subject to change. Obama will be at Rajghat at...
  • Rahul Dravid not impressed with current World Cup format January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Having been a part of three World Cup campaigns, former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid said that the current format of the 50-over showpiece event, starting mid February in Australia and New Zealand, is too predictable and should be improved upon. "Don't really like it. Reason is you can...
  • India world's second most trusting nation, says survey January 20, 2015

    Davos: Moving up the ranks, India has emerged as the second most trusting country in the world in terms of faith reposed on its institutions even as globally trust levels have fallen, says a survey. As the world's rich and powerful gather in the Swiss resort of Davos, a study...
  • I'm pleased my hard work finally paid off, says Steven Finn January 20, 2015

    Brisbane: He scripted a memorable comeback, on Tuesday, snapping five wickets to set up England's nine-wicket win over India in the tri-series and pacer Steven Finn said he was happy to see that his hard work finally paid off. "It's just nice to help England win a game of cricket. A...
  • Dhoni said this is our core team for next 7-8 yrs: Wriddhiman Saha January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Being Mahendra Singh Dhoni's understudy for the past four years has taught Wriddhiman Saha the virtue of patience and he said Dhoni had predicted after walking into Test sunset that the current bunch will form the core of the Indian cricket team for the next 7-8 years. "MS addressed...
  • Air Force One: The plane that carries the US President and can launch a nuclear attack January 20, 2015

    United States President Barack Obama will visit India to attend the Republic Day parade as the chief guest on January 26. The special aircraft, Air Force One of the 'The Flying White House' that carries the President the United States is a customized Boeing 747-200B Jumbo and has a bomb...
  • MS Dhoni blasts batsmen after England loss January 20, 2015

    Brisbane: His decision to bat first backfired on Tuesday as India were dismissed for a paltry 153 against England and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni put the blame on his batsmen for their nine-wicket loss in their second ODI of the cricket tri-series here. "I don't think we batted well, especially after...
  • A sneak peek into Obama's presidential suite at ITC Maurya January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: ITC Maurya, the most sought after star hotel in New Delhi is grabbing everyone's attention, as the ultra luxury hotel will be hosting the US President Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama. While it is already under tight security, CNN-IBN managed to get an exclusive sneak...
  • Tri-Series: England down experimental India in a one-sided game January 20, 2015

    India's experiments backfired in a big way against England on Tuesday, resulting in a one-sided nine-wicket defeat at Brisbane in Game 3 of the Carlton Mid Tri-series. MS Dhoni's uncharacteristic decision to bat after winning the toss was exploited to the hilt by Steven Finn and James Anderson on a responsive...
  • Indian media slams David Warner's sledging antics January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian media on Tuesday lashed out at David Warner over his repeated verbal clashes with Mahendra Singh Dhoni's touring team, demanding the aggressive Australian opener be reined in. "Brakes on motormouth Warner" and "Talkative Warner crosses the line" read two headlines in Indian newspapers after Warner was fined 50...
  • US, India likely to sign key pacts during Obama's visit January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Several important negotiations between India and the US are likely to be inked during President Barack Obama's visit to the country. The global entry programme, which will expedite the entry of Indian travellers to the US and give a boost to commerce between the two countries, is among...
  • Stuart Binny 44, India 153: FAQ answered January 20, 2015

    On a Tuesday in Brisbane, a frequently asked question was answered with unequivocal precision when Stuart Binny - the most surprise inclusion for many in India's World Cup squad - put the disquiet over his selection to rest. The allrounder's confidence followed statements of support from his captain and coach, and...
  • Pakistan rubbishes reports of US warning against terror attacks, says India tends to exaggerate January 20, 2015

    Washington: Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani on Tuesday rubbished reports of any warning issued to his country by US ahead of President Barack Obama's India visit. "The Indian media has a tendency to invent and exaggerate things," said the Ambassador when asked to comment on reports...
  • India's growth rate will increase by 6.3 per cent this year, surpass China's by 2016: IMF January 20, 2015

    Washington: India is expected to grow at 6.3 per cent this year and 6.5 per cent in 2016 by when it is likely to cross China's projected growth rate, the IMF said while terming the new government's reforms as "promising" but insisted that their implementation is key. In 2014, India's growth...
  • Obama's visit reflective of personal ties with Modi: US government sources January 20, 2015

    Ahead of the most awaited visit US government sources have told CNN-IBN that Obama's visit to India is rare and unprecedented. "Obama's visit reflective of personal ties with Modi," said US government sources. ...
  • Indian bowlers face burnout ahead of World Cup 2015 January 20, 2015

    Of late, Indian bowlers have had to face some stick justifiably, but more often sheer overwork for a long period of time seemed to have weariness and fatigue setting in. Let us see their workload. In 2014, India had played a diverse five-Test series against England, followed by five ODIs and a...
  • China protests over Japan's comments on border dispute with India January 20, 2015

    Beijing: China on Monday lodged a protest with Tokyo after Japanese media quoted Japan's foreign minister as saying that a disputed border region between China and India belonged to India, in the latest source of friction between the two Asian rivals. Japan's foreign ministry played down the issue, saying it could...
  • As it happened: India vs England, Tri-series, Match 3 January 20, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The match the Gabba will be important for both the teams to get back to winning ways and get things rolling in the points table with Australia sitting pretty at the top. England have more on the plate than India...
  • Indian security agencies worried about terror attack during Obama's visit January 20, 2015

    Preparations are in full swing in Delhi to welcome the US President Barack Obama as chief guest on republic day but the security agencies are worried that Pakistan based terror groups like Lashkar-e-Toiba could stage a terror attack. ...
  • US, UK ask Pakistan to hand over 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to India January 19, 2015

    Islamabad: The US and the UK have asked Pakistan to hand over Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack, to India to improve bilateral ties or to them for his "independent trial". During 54-year-old Lakhvi's bail case the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday, the prosecution informed that...
  • Centre to spend Rs 2 lakh crore on sanitation January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Noting that 13 per cent populace defecate in the open, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday lamented that nearly US dollar 54 billion worth GDP is being lost every every year on account of inadequate sanitation in the country. He said over one crore toilets are required to...
  • Every fishing vessel in India's EEZ to be tracked: Manohar Parrikar January 19, 2015

    Panaji: The government is working on a "special mechanism" to track all vessels operating in India's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday. "Any vessel entering India's exclusive economic zone will be tracked through a special mechanism. Every fishing boat will be given an electronic identity...
  • PM Modi to visit Germany in April January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Germany in April when India will be the partner country at the Hannover Fair. Conveying this to German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble who called on him, Modi said he was looking forward to the visit to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel whom he...