INDIA

  • Michael Clarke unlikely to make start of World Cup 43 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Australia captain Michael Clarke doubts he will be fit for the start of the World Cup in February but hopes to be back at some stage during the tournament. Clarke had surgery on his injured hamstring after straining it for a fourth time in as many months during the first...
  • Air India cabin crew complains against pilot for upgrading his son to first class on flight 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Air India cabin crew association has sent another complaint to the Aviation Ministry against a flight captain who allegedly upgraded his son to first class on a flight. A previous complaint was filed against the official after his daughter took a crew bunk meant for the first officer during...
  • India-US ties to strengthen under Modi government: Envoy 2 hours 56 minutes ago

    Varanasi: Acting US Ambassador Kathleen Stephens expressed hope that relationship between America and India will further strengthen under the present Narendra Modi dispensation and open new avenues to achieve peace and harmony. Stephens arrived on her three day visit to temple city Varanasi. On the first day of her visit,...
  • Live: Steven Smith's 192 powers Australia to 530 5 hours 21 minutes ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Report: Team India picked up wickets at regular intervals while another captain's knock by Steven Smith helped Australia end the day one of the third Test at 259 for 5 on Friday. Smith scored his fourth 50-plus score in...
  • Michael Clarke impressive in commentary 'debut' at MCG 10 hours 4 minutes ago

    Melbourne: His cricketing future may be under cloud of doubt after his latest hamstring injury but a dapper Michael Clarke was impressive in his 'debut' as a media pundit for the 'Channel 9' network during the third cricket Test that got underway. According to Sydney Morning Herald,"Based on his Boxing Day...
  • Time is running out for Shane Watson: Allan Border 10 hours 8 minutes ago

    Melbourne: World Cup winning former Australian captain Allan Border is extermely critical of senior cricketer Shane Watson's inconsistent performance and fears that time might just be running out for the 33-year-old all-rounder, rated as one of the best players of his time. "I'm a Shane Watson fan but I've become an...
  • India bowled best in series so far, says Sunil Gavaskar 10 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Friday rated India's bowling on the opening day of the third cricket Test against Australia as their best performance in the series so far but reminded that lack of quality bowling all-rounder could hurt the visitors again going into day two. India restricted...
  • Air India CMD upgrades batchmate to first class; cabin crew seeks action 10 hours 14 minutes ago

    In a shocking incident of brazen abuse of power, a batchmate of the Air India Chairman and Managing Director Rohit Nandan was upgraded to first class on an international flight. ...
  • Kidambi Srikanth builds on Pullela Gopichand legacy 11 hours 21 minutes ago

    Saina Nehwal'a breakthrough had given Indian Badminton the inspiration that despite Chinese dominance, success at World Badminton was very much achieveable, Srikanth was one of the first to build on that legacy. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor 11 hours 38 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Stat Attack: Dhoni becomes 1st Indian wicketkeeper to take 50 catches against Australia in Tests 13 hours 44 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni added another feather on his hat on Friday as he became the only Indian glovesman to take 50 catches against Australia in Tests. Dhoni took his tally to 65 dismissals (51 catches and 14 stumpings) in 19 matches against Australia. England's Alan Knott is...
  • India have an edge over Australia at the end of Day 1: Kris Srikkanth 14 hours 10 minutes ago

    Srikanth is of the opinion that India have done a fair job by not letting the opposition score more than 3 runs per over and the visitors have an edge at the end of Day 1 of Boxing Day Test match. ...
  • Obstreperous Smith, inconsistent bowling were talking points of 1st day of Boxing Day Test 15 hours 48 minutes ago

    The Boxing Day Test match is always a special moment for all the players and the occasion in itself can at times get big on the players. But as they say it, the biggest of moments and the greatest of players are made for each other and Steven Smith is...
  • Air India upgradation row: PMO seeks explanation from Public Enterprises Joint Secretary Ashok Pavadia 16 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office on Friday asked for an explanation from the Public Enterprises Joint Secretary Ashok Pavadia on being upgraded to first class on an international Air India flight as an undue favour and abuse of power. According to a letter sent by a whistleblower to the Civil...
  • Angelina Jolie's directorial venture 'Unbroken' to release in India this January 16 hours 35 minutes ago

    Mumbai: World War II drama 'Unbroken', Angelina Jolie's second directorial venture, will release in India on January 2, 2015. Being released by Universal Pictures India, the film is based on the true story of Louis Zamperini. 'Unborken' retells his remarkable journey as an Olympian-turned-World War II fighter-turned prisoner of war. The movie...
  • Chris Rogers frustrated to miss out on a big score 18 hours 24 minutes ago

    Melbourne: He cracked a half-century to lay the foundation for Australia's first innings but opener Chris Rogers said he was "frustrated" and "disappointed" to miss out on a big score on the opening day of the third Test against India in Melbourne on Friday. The hosts finished at 259/5, thanks to...
  • Shane Watson laments untimely dismissal 19 hours 17 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Australian allrounder Shane Watson, despite posting his highest Test score in nearly a year, lamented the missed opportunity to capitalise on the good start he got and score a big century on Friday. Watson was under pressure following a prolonged run-drought, but he scored a patient 52 on day one...
  • Mohammed Shami says first session on Day 2 very important 19 hours 55 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Lauding his fellow bowlers for executing the plans well today, Indian pacer Mohammed Shami said the tourists would now aim to send Australia packing in the first session on Saturday in the ongoing third cricket Test here. India had Australia in rare discomfort, reducing them to 259 for five at...
  • Yearender: A year of development for Indian hockey 20 hours 1 minutes ago

    Indian men's hockey took giant strides towards reclaiming its long-lost numero uno position with an Asian Games gold, after a 16-year drought, and several memorable victories, but the momentum was marred by an untimely and poorly handled resignation of chief coach Terry Walsh. There was a gloomy start to the year...
  • Rupinder Pal Singh keen to perform well in HIL 20 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Bracing up for the third Hockey India League, penalty corner specialist Rupinder Pal Singh said he would aim to be a standout performer for his team, defending champions Delhi Waveriders. Playing for Delhi Waveriders consecutively for the third time, Rupinder is eagerly waiting to display his proficiency alongside an...
  • Rajasthan: 10 cabinet ministers, 6 MoS get threat emails of terror strikes on January 26 20 hours 12 minutes ago

    Jaipur: 16 Rajasthan ministers get threat emails warning of terror strikes on January 26. Ten Cabinet ministers and six Ministers of State in Rajasthan on Friday received terror threat emails on their official IDs. The mail claims to be from Indian Mujahideen and warned about terror strikes on January 26. DGP Rajasthan...
  • Brazen abuse of power by Air India CMD, upgrades batchmate to first class; cabin crew seeks action 20 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident of brazen abuse of power, a batchmate of the Air India Chairman and Managing Director Rohit Nandan was upgraded to first class on an international flight. According to a letter sent by a whistleblower to the Civil Aviation Secretary Som Sundaram on November 1,...
  • Yearender: Anand losses in World Championship but good year for Indian chess 20 hours 36 minutes ago

    In what turned out to be a bitter-sweet year for Indian chess, five-time winner Viswanathan Anand lost his bid to regain his title in the Sochi World Championship but Indian men's team clinched a historic bronze at the 41st Olympiad. After losing his World Championship crown in Chennai in 2013, this...
  • Bhim Niroula: The guy who sang the legendary song 'Sunday morning love' has a Christmas present for his fans 20 hours 52 minutes ago

    If you are addicted to web virals, you have at least once been forwarded a link to singer Bhim Niroula's music channel. Titled 'Give me tablet', Niroula's latest song sees him pondering about the effects of the weather on his health. ...
  • 3rd Test: India, Australia share honours on Day 1 21 hours 55 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Team India picked up wickets at regular intervals while another captain's knock by Steven Smith helped Australia end the day one of the third Test at 259 for 5 on Friday. Smith scored his fourth 50-plus score in this series and was still batting on 72 when the stumps...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, 3rd Test, Day 1 Yesterday

    (For Live Blog updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Preview: With all the hopes of a first series triumph in Australia dashed after defeats in the first two Tests, India have an unenviable task of avoiding the prospect of relinquishing their grip on the Border-Gavaskar Trophy as another...
  • I am thankful to PM for nominating me in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan': Kapil Sharma Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday nominated nine people including comedian Kapil Sharma, former captain of Indiam cricket team Sourav Ganguly, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi for taking forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Others nominated were Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Acharya, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, Ramoji Rao of Eenadu group and...
  • David Warner credits fiancee for career revival Yesterday

    Melbourne: Australian opener David Warner has credited fiancee Candice Falzon for making him focus on his cricket and helping him mature not only as a person but also as a player. Warner, who is enjoying his first Christmas as a father, feels that the responsibility of the two relationships has made...