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  • China's first lady Peng Liyuan visits Tagore International school, students exhibit their skills 13 minutes ago

    Students of Tagore International School flaunt their Mandarin skills on Thursday when Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan visits the school for an interaction with students. Peng interacted with a select group of students and did some calligraphy. ...
  • Delhi: Cultural extravaganza in Tagore International school 2 hours 57 minutes ago

    Lady Peng Liyuan on Thursday met the students of the Tagore International School in the national capital. CNN-IBN's Jagriti Chandra spoke to some students who performed for the first Lady. "We could present our culture, which is diverse. She loved our performances, she was overwhelmed," students said. ...
  • China's First Lady Peng Liyuan visits Tagore International school 3 hours 57 minutes ago

    China's First Lady Peng Liyuan on Thursday met the students of the Tagore International School in the national capital. Students sang a song in Mandarin for the first lady. They also performed a classical dance rendition of Tagore's poem. ...
  • Hulk must earn Brazil recall, says coach Dunga 5 hours 33 minutes ago

    Rio de Janeiro: The absence of forward Hulk from Brazil's national squad is proof that no player is an automatic choice, says Selecao coach Dunga. Hulk, a regulator starter for Brazil for the past two years, was left out of Dunga's squad for friendlies against Argentina and Japan next month, reports...
  • Watch: Students of Tagore International School prepare Mandarin melodies for the Chinese First Lady 5 hours 22 minutes ago

    Students of Tagore International School in New Delhi will get a chance to flaunt their Mandarin skills on Thursday when Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan visits the school for an interactive session. ...
  • US lawmakers disappointed over FIBA decision on Sikh players 6 hours 55 minutes ago

    Washington: Two leading US lawmakers have expressed disappointment over the decision of FIBA to continue with its policy to ban players from wearing headgears in international matches, even though it allowed them to sport religious headgear as part of a "trial period" for two years. "We are deeply disappointed with the...
  • China's first lady to visit Tagore International School today 7 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: China's first lady Lady Peng Liyuan is scheduled to visit the Tagore International School in the national capital on Thursday morning. The school has a distance learning programme with a school in Shanghai as part of which Indian students learn Tai Chi and students in China learn Kathak...
  • West Indies' Darren Bravo fined by ICC 17 hours 14 minutes ago

    Dubai: West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct during the fourth and final day's play in the second Test against Bangladesh in St. Lucia. He was fined 30 percent of his match fee for breaching Article 2.1.8 of the...
  • Dunga picks Robinho for Argentina match 18 hours 53 minutes ago

    Rio de Janerio: Brazil coach Dunga has called up Robinho for the team's friendly matches against Argentina and Japan next month. The striker had been left out of Dunga's team for friendlies earlier this month against Colombia and Ecuador but was later added to the squad after Hulk got injured. Brazil will...
  • Ajmal will undergo bio-mechanic test at PCB laboratory: Intikhab Alam 20 hours 34 minutes ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will use all modern methods including a functional biomechanics laboratory to stamp out the menace of bowlers with illegal bowling actions in domestic cricket. Former captain Intikhab Alam who heads the PCB's domestic cricket operations told PTI on Tuesday that there were also plans to...
  • Afridi shouldn't take captaincy for granted: Miandad Yesterday

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad has supported the decision to reappoint Shahid Afridi as the Twenty20 captain but cautioned the all-rounder against taking the position for granted. Afridi was sacked from the post in 2011 after a bitter feud with then coach Waqar Younis. Miandad said Afridi's batting form would...
  • PCB assures Ajmal full support in rehabilitation Yesterday

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan assured his full support in getting banned off-spinner Saeed Ajmal back into the international fold. Shaharyar said Ajmal had served Pakistan with great distinction and now it was time for the board to stand beside him. He said Ajmal is determined for his...
  • Sachin Tendulkar named for Giants International Award Yesterday

    Mumbai: Cricket maestro and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood danseuse Helen are among this year's Giants International awardees, according to an announcement here on Tuesday. Tendulkar will get the award for lifetime achievement in sports while Helen Salim Khan will be honoured for her lifetime contribution to films. The awards shall...
  • IMF, World Bank warn of renewed Gaza violence Yesterday

    Jerusalem: The World Bank and International Monetary Fund warned that insufficient funding and political efforts to rebuild Gaza would make economic recovery almost impossible and lead to further violence. The warnings came three weeks after Israel and Hamas signed a ceasefire to end 50 days of conflict, and as the...
  • Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe suffers cancer relapse Yesterday

    Former New Zealand cricket captain Martin Crowe has suffered a relapse of his cancer. The 51-year-old first said he was suffering from a form of lymphoma in 2012 but after chemotherapy he said in June 2013 the tumours had been eroded and he was clear of the disease. Crowe was, however, told...
  • NASA to make major announcement about spacecraft contracts Yesterday

    Washington: US space agency NASA said on Tuesday it will make a "major announcement" regarding the awarding of contracts to build commercial spaceships that will send the country's astronauts to space soil by 2017. "NASA is poised to announce the final phase of development and certification to provide safe, reliable and...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian boxers cleared to fight under tricolour Yesterday

    Mumbai: After giving provisional recognition to Boxing India, the sport's world body has now permitted Indian pugilists to take part in the Asian Games under the national tricolour. The move by International Boxing association (AIBA) also means the national anthem will be rendered during the medal ceremony when an Indian wins...
  • Boxing India gets AIBA backing, asked to join IOA 2 days ago

    After granting provisional recognition to Boxing India, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has now asked the newly-elected body to apply for IOA membership while making it clear that it would no longer deal with the ad-hoc committee which had been appointed for the sport. "As of today, the Ad Hoc Committee...
  • AIBA grants provisional recognition to Boxing India 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian boxing on Monday finally came out of an administrative exile after the International body AIBA gave provisional recognition to the newly-elected Boxing India, clearing the decks for the the country's pugilists' hassle-free participation in the upcoming Asian Games. "The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has granted Boxing India provisional...
  • Suspended Saeed Ajmal targets World Cup 2015 for comeback 2 days ago

    Pakistan's suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has not given up hope on playing in the 2015 World Cup to be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. ...
  • I want to leave the game on a high like Pele, Ali: Leander Paes 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Indian tennis legend Leander Paes says he aspires to exit from the game just like global icons Pele and Mohammad Ali who bid adieu to their respective sports when they were at the pinnacle of their careers. A much fitter and leaner Paes, 41, says winning a medal at the...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch's 'The Imitation Game' takes top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival 3 days ago

    Toronto: "The Imitation Game," a biopic about British mathematician and World War Two code-breaker Alan Turing, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday. The film, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Turing, took the Groslch People's Choice award for best film at the 39th edition of the...
  • Watch: India International Dance Congress 2014 3 days ago

    Indian International Dance Congress brings together passionate dancers from across the world on one platform. ...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Vietnam for state visit 3 days ago

    Hanoi: President Pranab Mukherjee arrived on Sunday on a four-day state visit to strategically important Vietnam during which he will hold talks with the country's top leadership and the two nations will ink pacts in key areas of oil exploration and air connectivity. Mukherjee was received at the Noi Bai...
  • Saeed Ajmal ban 'good for the game': Darren Lehmann 3 days ago

    Melbourne: Ahead of Australia's bilateral series against Pakistan in the UAE, coach Darren Lehman has said ICC's decision to ban spinner Saeed Ajmal is "good for the game". Lehmann-coached Australia will play Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates in two Tests, three ODIs and a Twenty20 International in October. Describing the decision...
  • Reopen HAL airport in Bangalore: Aerospace major chief 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Aerospace major HAL on Saturday said re-opening of HAL airport here will place the city in the league of international cities which have more than one airport. Speaking at a function organised by Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies (SIATI) here, HAL Chairman R K Tyagi...
  • India's foreign reserves down $1.32 billion 4 days ago

    Mumbai: India's foreign exchange reserves fell by $1.32 billion to $317.31 billion for the week ended September 5, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed. The reserves had grown by $60.5 million to $318.64 billion for the week ended August 29. According to the RBI's weekly statistical supplement, foreign currency assets,...
  • International diamond thief detained in Switzerland: Interpol 5 days ago

    Paris: A suspected Chinese jewellery thief accused of stealing millions of dollars worth of diamonds across the world has been arrested in Switzerland during another robbery, Interpol said. Chinese national Jianguo Meng, 46, is linked to over a dozen heists since 2012, including the theft of a diamond ring worth...
  • Banned Saeed Ajmal's elbow extends beyond 40 degrees 5 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal failed his biomechanics test in Brisbane because his average elbow extension was more than double the 15 degrees allowed by the ICC. According to the test results, Ajmal's average delivery was around an astonishing 40 degrees extension. "There was a relatively small standard deviation of 2.5 degrees...
  • Fishermen murder: SC allows one Italian marine to travel to his country for 4 months 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday granted permission to one of the Italian marines facing murder trial in India, to travel back to Italy. The marine has been allowed to travel to Italy for four months on health grounds. Massimiliano Latorre, one of two Italian marines being held over...