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  • World Cup: Can't do much when Gayle or De Villiers are in form: Dhoni 2 hours 1 minutes ago

    Perth: There is not much the bowlers or a captain can do when batsmen of the calibre of AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle are on song, says India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the defending champions prepare to clash with the West Indies on Friday. South African captain De...
  • Here's why smartphone makers are shifting their focus to developing countries like India, China 3 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Phone and Internet firms are rolling out cheaper handsets and may turn to hot-air balloons to boost network coverage in developing countries, where sales of smartphones are booming. Even though mobile network coverage is generally weaker in the developing world, firms are mining a gold rush of new clients...
  • 'MasterChef India 4' jets off to Dubai 3 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cooking-based reality TV show 'MasterChef India 4' is heading to Dubai with the contestants in search of Middle Eastern flavours. Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, a judge on the show, says they will explore the rich cuisine with a focus on local delicacies and its original flavour. "We plan to...
  • Delhi court orders ban on broadcasting documentary on Delhi gangrape 5 hours 15 minutes ago

    After a huge row over the interview of the 16 December gangrape convict Mukesh Singh in the documentary 'India's Daughter', a Delhi court has ordered ban on its broadcast. The Delhi Police has registered an FIR and moved the court to stop the broadcast. ...
  • Sensex hits record high of 30,000 in opening trade 5 hours 15 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The market has opened at record high after Reserve Bank of India, in a surprise move, cut repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.5 per cent. The Sensex is up 407.43 points or 1.4 per cent at 30001.16, and the Nifty is up 112.90 points or 1 per...
  • RBI cuts repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.5%, home loans may be cheaper 5 hours 38 minutes ago

    Mumbai: In a surprise move, the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday cut repo rate by 25 basis points from 7.75 per cent to 7.5 per cent with immediate effect. This is the second rate cut in the past two months. The cut in repo rate is likely to make home...
  • No 'suitable' candidate to head Air India from August: Government 7 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Government on Tuesday failed to find a "suitable" candidate to head the loss-making national carrier Air India, whose chairman and managing director Rohit Nandan is on a 10-months extension, which expires in August this year. Public Enterprises Selection Board, which conducted interviews for selecting a new CMD for the...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Stay positive, be aggressive, play your game 7 hours 43 minutes ago

    (Former India wicketkeeper and selector Kiran More, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) The start to our World Cup defence has been just brilliant. We are not...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Malayalam film 'Njan Steve Lopez' 15 hours 33 minutes ago

    Film Critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews Malayalam film 'Njan Steve Lopez' directed by Rajeev Ravi. 'Njan Steve Lopez' explores the morally ambiguous relationship between the police and criminal gangs in keeping the peace, and is a coming of age story as well. It stars Farhaan Faasil, younger brother of star Fahadh...
  • Nirbhaya case documentary: It angered me that rape convict felt no guilt, says Sania Mirza 16 hours 12 minutes ago

    Tennis ace and UN Goodwill Ambassador to end violence against women Sania Mirza said that she was angry that the rape convict Mukesh Singh was able to give an interview where he did not show any remorse. During a special show on Women's Day 'She Rocks', Mirza said, "When I...
  • BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin talks about the procedure to get interview of rapist Mukesh Singh inside Tihar Jail 16 hours 37 minutes ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin talks about the procedure that she followed to get the interview of 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh inside the Tihar Jail. "The DG of Tihar Jail was thrilled and understood objectivity of documentary. Everyone has to understand what goes in...
  • Aaqib Javed compares Dhoni with Pakistan legend Imran Khan 16 hours 52 minutes ago

    "You can't have a team unless people have faith in each other and share secrets", said Javed. ...
  • Nirbhaya case: Inside the mind of a rapist 16 hours 56 minutes ago

    Two years after the violent rape that horrified the nation, one of the rapists Mukesh Singh who is on death row for the rape and murder of Nirbhaya, said, "Don't fight rape, allow it..." A chilling statement from a documentary by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin details portions of a 16...
  • Disappointed at lack of exciting games at World Cup: Michael Holding 17 hours 11 minutes ago

    "People carried away by ODIs, it's not that exciting; not all associates need exposure against the best", said Michael Holding. ...
  • Windies have batted well even without Gayle contributing: Clive Lloyd 17 hours 50 minutes ago

    "Whenever Gayle gets off, it gives the team impetus but we have got 300 when he hasn't got run", says Clive Lloyd. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Mohammed Shami fit to play against West Indies 18 hours 49 minutes ago

    Perth: India speedster Mohammed Shami has apparently recovered from his knee injury and is available for selection in team's next group league match against West Indies on March 6. Shami was rested in the UAE match as a precautionary measure but the Bengal pacer took part in the training activity at...
  • Tendulkar played against better bowlers than Kohli, says Mohammad Yousuf 19 hours 14 minutes ago

    Pakistan haven't had a good run at the 2015 World Cup so far and, back home, the criticism of the team has been severe, with former cricketers like Shoaib Akhtar mincing no words. Mohammad Yousuf, holder of the record for most Test runs - 1788, in 2006 - in a...
  • World Cup: All I wanted to do was play cricket, says Nawroz Mangal 19 hours 41 minutes ago

    Perth: It's a tale that is all too synonymous with Afghan cricket. Born in Kabul, early years spent in refugee camps in Pakistan following the Russian invasion of Afghanistan and the subsequent Civil War, and a return to the country and city of birth after the Taliban rule was put...
  • India Runway Week to begin from April 10 19 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) will celebrate fresh fashion with the India Runway Week here from April 10 to 12. The fashion event will see exhibitions and shows featuring young Indian designers. India Runway Week fashion director Kiran Kheva said in a statement that this year's dates...
  • PM Modi disapproves of J&K CM Mufti's remarks, says zero tolerance to terror 20 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the People's Democratic Party (PDP)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir will run on Common Minimum Programme (CMP) and not on comments. The PM's remark was on the controversy generated by J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's comment...
  • PCB chief to meet Jagmohan Dalmiya, seeks stamp on bilateral series 20 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: PCB chairman Shahryar Khan has welcomed the return of 'old friend' Jagmohan Dalmiya to the BCCI helm and said that he will be visiting India later in the week to seek confirmation from his counterpart on the planned series between the two countries from 2015 to 2023. Both Dalmiya...
  • IPL promoters face 'closer scrutiny' of transactions 20 hours 54 minutes ago

    Kochi: The newly-elected BCCI vice president on tuesday said there will be a "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions of IPL teams' promoters to make the "world's biggest cricket event" a transparent affair. A day after he was elected as BCCI vice president, IPL governing council member T C Mathew said all...
  • World Cup 2015: Virat Kohli abuses journalist over an article about Anushka 21 hours 12 minutes ago

    Perth: India's premier batsman and team's vice-captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday suddenly lost his cool after the training session as he hurled abuses at a journalist before the side's group league game against West Indies at the WACA on Friday. It didn't occur to anybody that something of this sort will...
  • ICC World Cup: Nabi hopes Afghanistan will push Australia 21 hours 57 minutes ago

    Perth: Mohammad Nabi took over as captain of Afghanistan's one-day international team just under two years back, and has led the team in 25 of their 48 ODIs to date. He has overseen their qualification to the World T20 in Bangladesh last year, and to the World Cup this year...
  • World Cup 2015: Amla, Du Plessis star as South Africa thump Ireland 22 hours 1 minutes ago

    Ireland came into the match at the Manuka Oval high on confidence after victories in their first two games. South Africa, one of the pre-tournament favourites, presented a far sterner test than West Indies and United Arab Emirates, however, and ruthless batting from Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis...
  • World Cup: India can celebrate Holi, we will celebrate win, says Sammy 22 hours 25 minutes ago

    Perth: Darren Sammy loves a laugh. He plays his cricket with a smile, and he seems never to take life seriously, except when his team is losing a game of cricket. At the Murdoch University ground on Tuesday (March 3), as his beloved West Indian side continued its preparations for Friday's...
  • India's online cab service Ola buys rival TaxiForSure for $200 million 22 hours 55 minutes ago

    Mumbai: App-based cab service Ola has bought rival TaxiForSure for $200 million as it eyes a bigger share in India's fast-growing online taxi services industry, where it competes with local players as well as Uber, the U.S. based online taxi-hailing company. The deal by Ola, backed by Japan's SoftBank Corp, is...
  • World Cup: Should India rest key players? Pick your India XI vs West Indies 23 hours 20 minutes ago

    With three wins in the bag and a place in the quarter-finals assured, should India captain MS Dhoni test the bench strength to keep every member of the squad ready for tougher battles ahead? Pick your XI for the match against West Indies on Friday. But remember, you can submit...
  • Had permission from MHA, Tihar Jail authorities to interview Delhi gangrape convict: British filmmaker 23 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BAFTA award winning Director and Producer Leslee Udwin on Tuesday claimed that she had followed all instructions and had permission from Ministry of Home Affairs and Tihar Jail authorities to interview 2012 Delhi gangrape convict. As part of her documentary 'India's Daughter', Leslee had interview Mukesh Kumar, who...
  • Cricket World Cup: I am not at all surprised with India's turnaround, says Ravi Shastri Yesterday

    Perth: India's stunning turnaround of fortunes in the World Cup may have surprised many but not team director Ravi Shastri, who says the "script went on expected lines" as he had full faith in the players' abilities. India entered the quadrennial extravaganza following a winless tour Down Under and the defending...