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  • Aditya Verma trying to convince Sharad Pawar for BCCI elections Yesterday

    Mumbai: The petitioner in the IPL-6 spot-fixing case, Aditya Verma, on Friday said he is trying to convince Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) President Sharad Pawar to contest for the Cricket Board's presidential elections. "I feel this is the right time for Mr. Pawar to take us out of this mess and...
  • Telangana: INS expresses objection to CM's media remark 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In the wake of reported comments made by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao with regard to the media, the Indian Newspaper Society on Thursday said that it would resist any efforts made to intimidate or harass its member publications. "Any persons with grievance against a publication has legal...
  • Future of India's coach will be decided at Working Committee meeting: Sanjay Patel 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The future of India's bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding consultant Trevor Penny will be decided at the all-important Working Committee meeting of the BCCI scheduled in Chennai on September 26. While the fate of annual AGM will be one of the primary agendas but the fate of the...
  • Green Park to host only Test matches: Rajeev Shukla 3 days ago

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) secretary Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday said that new stadium will be built in the state to host IPL and limited-over matches while Green Park will be used solely as a Test venue. "To host big tournaments like the IPL, a city should have at least...
  • Exclusive: How India is managing its tiger reserves 4 days ago

    There are 47 tiger reserves in India that are key to the survival of the beautiful beast, who continues to face threats from poachers and loss of habitat in the name of development. In those reserves lives not just the tiger but the world's hope as India, where 60 per cent...
  • Will he or won't he? Cyrus hopes to get big awards for 'The Week That Wasn't' 6 days ago

    CNN-IBN swept Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards as it won five awards. Its sister channel IBN Lokmat also four awards. ...
  • Villains are better etched-out in movies now, they are very layered: Prem Chopra 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Prem Chopra, best remembered for his villainous roles in Hindi cinema of the '60s and '70s, feels baddies in Bollywood now-a-days are better written and are not just about having menacing laugh and feisty one-liners. The 78-year-old actor terrorised the audience in films like 'Aaj Ka Arjun', 'Do Raaste',...
  • Manohar blasts Srinivasan, vows to oppose Lalit Modi's re-entry into BCCI 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar on Saturday accused his successor N. Srinivasan of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office and vowed to oppose Lalit Modi's re-entry. Manohar also ruled out contesting the...
  • BCCI Constitution amended for Arun Jaitley not Srinivasan: Manohar 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar Saturday ruled out contesting the impending elections against N. Srinivasan and accused his successor of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office. Manohar said the board's constitution was...
  • Prakash Javadekar launches online portal for monitoring of zoos 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday launched an online portal for grant of recognition to zoos and their monitoring besides an E-archival and retrieval management system for the Central Zoo Authority. A book "Zoos in India 2014" was also released at the event. The online portal for grant...
  • India drops solar anti-dumping plan before Modi meets Obama September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: India has dropped plans to impose an anti-dumping duty on solar panel imports, a move that is likely to help mend frayed commercial ties with the United States before Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Barack Obama in September. Days before Modi took office in May, a quasi-judicial body...
  • CNN-IBN bags five Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards September 10, 2014

    CNN-IBN once again made a mark at the seventh edition of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards as it bagged five awards on Tuesday. ...
  • European clubs step up match-fixing prevention September 10, 2014

    Geneva: Europe's top football clubs have been asked to increase their commitment to prevent match-fixing. The European Club Association said it invited 214 members to sign a "Charter on Integrity in Football". The membership includes several clubs which have had officials or players convicted or sanctioned for involvement in fixing cases since...
  • Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards: CNN-IBN wins 5, IBN Lokmat 4 September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN once again made a mark at the seventh edition of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards as it bagged five awards on Tuesday. Smita Nair won the award for reporting on politics and government for the year 2011 and Marya Shakil also won the award in...
  • Watch: 'I'm as comfortable in the Metro as I am in a BMW': The 'real' Delhi girls are not amused about viral video they claim stereotypes every woman from Delhi September 8, 2014

    Remember the video that had gone viral some time back for mocking a cultural stereotype? Called 'Every Delhi Girl In The World', the video uploaded on the 'beingindian' channel on YouTube opened with a girl exclaiming in disgust 'You're from NOIDA? Yucks! So shady!" Apparently, Delhi women loathe those who...
  • BCCI's enormous power not good for cricket, says Geoffrey Boycott September 7, 2014

    London: Days after cricketing legend Ian Botham called for Indian Premier League (IPL) to be scrapped, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said it is not the T20 tournament but the Indian cricket board wielding enormous power that is detrimental to the game. Reacting to Botham's comments about the IPL being...
  • How in-film branding dilutes the impact of 'Mary Kom' September 7, 2014

    There's no denying the fact that filmmakers promote brands through their projects to woo consumers. Even though the results aren't always impressive, advertisers still feel brand placement in films is the ideal way to resonate with the viewers. But how would you react when a film is rewritten to incorporate...
  • No bitter feelings, says Ajay Sharma after court clears him September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: After a fight of 14 long years, former Delhi captain Ajay Sharma can finally look forward to beginning a new chapter in his life after a District Court cleared him of all charges related to match-fixing which had led the BCCI to impose a life ban on him. "It's...
  • Motorola launches the new Moto G, new Moto X smartphones and Moto 360 smartwatch in India September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: At simultaneous events in Chicago and New Delhi, Motorola which had made a successful comeback to the Indian market in partnership with online retailer Flipkart has announced its a new range of successors to its hot-selling phones - the Moto G and the Moto X. The 2nd generation Moto...
  • BCCI members to discuss AGM impasse on September 7 September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The current logjam pertaining to the BCCI's Annual General Meeting will come up for discussion when the members of the affiliated units meet at an "informal gathering" in Chennai on Sunday. While BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel told PTI that "date for the Working Committee meeting has not been decided...
  • Usain Bolt's smooth bowling action amazed me: Harbhajan Singh September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Getting a chance to interact with two global sporting legends in a space of two months is an experience in itself and Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh feels "blessed" to have interacted with Pele and now Usain Bolt. What completely floored Harbhajan was the manner in which Bolt, the 'fastest...
  • PM Modi wraps up his Japan visit, agreements for investment worth 35 billion dollars in India signed September 3, 2014

    Tokyo: After concluding his successful visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday left for home. From signing crucial agreements opening the doors to investment worth 35 billion dollars, to charming his audience with his oratory skills, PM Modi did it all before signing off from Japan. During his 5-day...
  • BCCI non-committal on AGM postponement September 2, 2014

    Chennai: Maintaining a non-committal stand on the postponement of Annual General Meeting (AGM), BCCI Interim President Shivlal Yadav on Tuesday avoided a question on the subject during the signing of an MoU between the board and the MRF Pace Foundation. "This is not the appropriate forum to discuss BCCI matters," said...
  • BCCI signs five-year deal with MRF Pace Foundation September 2, 2014

    Chennai: The MRF Pace Foundation ON Tuesday inked an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which will send pace bowlers with potential to the academy for training under former Australian great Glenn McGrath. The broad lines of the MOU includes a tie-up between the pace foundation...
  • Restructured Duleep Trophy can help India in Test turnaround September 2, 2014

    Of all the formats, most teams would like to be at number one in Tests. No doubt there is pride and prestige attached to it. It is with such high ambition, Steve Waugh brought his all- conquering side to India calling the tour the ultimate frontier, looking for a series win...
  • India's commitment to peace and non-violence engrained in our DNA: PM Modi to Japan September 2, 2014

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought to address concerns of international community over India not signing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) by saying that the country's commitment to peace and non-violence is engrained in the "DNA of Indian society" which is above any international treaty or processes. "India is...
  • Watch: PM Narendra Modi's 'jugalbandi' on the drums with a Japanese September 2, 2014

    On his fourth day in Japan, PM Narendra Modi took some time off from his hectic schedule and was seen joining a ceremonial Japanese drummer at a TCS event in Tokyo. Here is a short clip of his 'jugalbandi' on the drums. ...
  • Ex-Premier League player charged in fixing probe September 1, 2014

    London: A former Premier League footballer has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery as part of an ongoing investigation into the fixing of lower-league football matches in England. The National Crime Agency says in a statement that Delroy Facey, a 34-year-old striker, has been charged "on the basis that there...