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  • 2nd Test: Jayawardene ton gives Sri Lanka edge on Day 1 against South Africa July 24, 2014

    Colombo: Mahela Jayawardene smashed his 34th Test century as Sri Lanka overcame an early hiccup and scored a healthy 305 for 5 on day one of the second Test against South Africa on Thursday. Jayawardene made a splendid unbeaten 140 off 225 balls with 16 fours and a six on a...
  • 1st Test, SL v SA: as it happened July 20, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 roundup: Sri Lanka lefthander Kumar Sangakkara led a steady charge towards a challenging 370run target after South Africa declared on the fourth day of the first Test. The former captain was unbeaten on 58 with one six and...
  • 1st Test: Sri Lanka end Day 2 trailing South Africa by 425 runs July 17, 2014

    Galle: JeanPaul Duminy came up with a timely century Thursday that helped South Africa declare their first innings at a formidable 455 for 9 on the second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka. The lefthander was unbeaten on 100 when South Africa captain Hashim Amla declared midway into the...
  • District authorities seal 5 godowns for not clearing farmers' dues July 11, 2014

    The district authorities have attached sugar worth Rs 90 crore and sealed five godowns of a sugar mill in Mansoorpur area here for not clearing dues of farmers. The revenue department has issued recovery certificate (RC) against farmers' pending dues of Rs 70 crores to paid by the sugar mill, District...
  • Chief Secretary receives 19 Punjabis returning from Iraq at IGI Airport July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Punjab Chief Secretary Sarvesh Kaushal, along with several other state officials, on Saturday received 19 Punjabis arriving from strifetorn Iraq at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport. The Chief Secretary was deputed by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to receive the Punjabis returning from Iraq in special flights...
  • As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 June 14, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Prematch: Joe Root scored a careerbest 200 not out and England immediately declared their first innings at 575 for 9 against Sri Lanka. But Sri Lanka replied strongly, with Kaushal Silva leading the visitors to 140 for 1 at the close...
  • 1st Test: Sri Lanka in control despite Root's doubleton June 14, 2014

    London: Joe Root scored a careerbest 200 not out and England immediately declared their first innings at 575 for 9 against Sri Lanka on Friday, the second day of the first Test at Lord's. But Sri Lanka replied strongly, with Kaushal Silva leading the visitors to 140 for 1 at the...
  • 'Alternatives to hydro electricity in Uttarakhand not viable' June 12, 2014

    Noted human rights activist and Padmashree awardee Avdhash Kaushal on Thursday said propagation of various alternatives to hydro electricity in Uttarakhand was the handiwork of vested interest groups and not a viable option. "Uttarakhand alone has the potential of generating 37,000 MW of power from hydroelectricity projects," Kaushal said, adding "this...
  • Sri Lanka in the wickets in final warmup June 7, 2014

    Sri Lanka's bowlers were in the wickets on Friday ahead of next week's first Test against England at Lord's. The tourists reduced Northamptonshire to 146 for five at stumps on the second day of four in reply to Sri Lanka's 558 for eight declared a deficit of 412 and with...
  • Tonup Silva and Thirimanne star for Sri Lanka June 6, 2014

    Kaushal Silva and Lahiru Thirimanne both scored hundreds as Sri Lanka compiled 358 for three on the opening day of their tour match against Northamptonshire. At stumps on Thursday's first day of four at Northampton, opener Silva was 152 not out in what was Sri Lanka's final match before next...
  • 1st Test: Sri Lanka in complete control on day 2 against Bangladesh January 28, 2014

    Mirpur: Opener Kaushal Silva lived a charmed life on his way to a maiden Test century as Sri Lanka put Bangladesh to the sword with a big firstinnings total in the opening Test in Dhaka on Tuesday. At the close of play on the second day Sri Lanka had reached 375...
  • Ahead of LS polls former BSP, SP leaders join BJP January 27, 2014

    Three former leaders of the BSP and SP on Monday joined the BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Uttar Pradesh BJP president Lakshmikant Bajpai said on Monday. Former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Rajesh Verma, who was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1 January 27, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Sri Lanka will look to bounce back after an embarrassing setback last week as Angelo Mathews' tourists begin a twoTest series against an equally inconsistent Bangladesh from Monday. The Islanders were left redfaced when Pakistan chased down 302 in 57.3...
  • 2nd Test: Clinical Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 9 wickets, take 10 lead January 12, 2014

    Dubai: Opening batsmen Dimuth Karunaratne and Kaushal Silva hit halfcenturies Sunday and drove Sri Lanka to an emphatic 9wicket victory over Pakistan in the second Test to go 10 up in the series. Karunaratne remained unbeaten on 62 while Silva fell for 58 as Sri Lanka reached 137 for 1 for...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 4 January 11, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: Seasoned batsmen Younis Khan and Misbahul Haq hit resolute halfcenturies to take the fight to Sri Lanka in the second Test. Younis was unbeaten on 62 and Misbah scored 53 not out to help Pakistan reach 1323...
  • 2nd Test: Misbah, Younis control Pakistan on day three January 10, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Roundup: Mahela Jayawardene shrugged off three stitches in his hand with a defiant 32nd Test century and led Sri Lanka to a commanding 318 for 4 in the second Test against Pakistan on Thursday. Jayawardene was unbeaten on 106...
  • 2nd Test: Jayawardene century puts Sri Lanka on top January 9, 2014

    Dubai: Mahela Jayawardene shrugged off three stitches in his hand with a defiant 32nd Test century and led Sri Lanka to a commanding 318 for 4 in the second Test against Pakistan on Thursday. Jayawardene was unbeaten on 106 off 230 balls with 12 fours in nearly 51/2 hours while opening...
  • Watch: 'Neecha Nagar', first Indian film to win at the Cannes Film Festival October 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran actress Kamini Kaushal is deeply disturbed by the fact that despite 'Neecha Nagar' being the first Indian film to get the Palme d'Or at the Cannes film festival, it was not mentioned in the 100 years celebrations of Indian cinema presented at the prestigious film fest in...
  • Kamini Kaushal to be honored with Kalpana Chawla Excellence Award September 24, 2013

    Gurgaon: Veteran actress Kamini Kaushal will get the Kalpana Chawla Excellence Award by the late astronaut's father BL Chawla here on Wednesday. Kamini Kaushal, 86, has starred in films like 'Neecha Nagar', 'Shaheed', 'Nadiya Ke Paar', 'Shabnam' and 'Aarzoo'. She has worked with actors like Ashok Kumar, Raj Kapoor and Dilip...
  • Army begins to leave Muzaffarnagar September 17, 2013

    Soldiers on Tuesday started pulling out of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh after being deployed there for the last one week following communal violence. "There is absolute calm and the district administration and police are in complete control of the situation. Hence the army is being withdrawn," Additional Director General of Police Arun...
  • People stopped considering me as an actor: Mandira Bedi August 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Popular television presenter Mandira Bedi, who has hosted various cricket based shows, says people had stopped looking at her as an actor. After acting in popular shows like 'Shanti' and 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi', Mandira appeared on TV shows as a host or anchor. Now, she is...
  • Rights activist Avdhash Kaushal demands honour for IAS Nagpal August 6, 2013

    Noted human rights activist and Padmashree awardee Avdhash Kaushal on Tuesday demanded that IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal be honoured by the Centre for fearlessly clamping down on the mining mafia in Uttar Pradesh. In a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Kaushal demanded an honour for Nagpal and asked him...
  • Activist seeks ban on BJP leaders' entry in project areas May 17, 2013

    Dehradun: Rights activist Avdhash Kaushal on Friday sought a ban on the entry of BJP leaders Uma Bharati, Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank and environmentalist GD Aggarwal in any hydel project area in Uttarakhand and demanded their arrest under the NSA if they did so. Criticising these leaders for opposing the uplifting...
  • New look Australian team aim for another big win January 12, 2013

    As the inexperienced Australian team, with three debutants, and George Bailey at the helm of the affairs in ODIs for the first time pummeled the nearly full strength Sri Lanka side by 107 runs at the MCG on Saturday, not many were surprised. And if they repeat the feat at...
  • SL call up uncapped Kaushal for Tests November 9, 2012

    Colombo: Uncapped offspinner Tharindu Kaushal has been included in Sri Lankas Test squad for the series against New Zealand despite never playing a domestic firstclass of oneday match. The 19year0ld was already in Sri Lankas ODI squad against the visitors but has now found a spot in the Test frame,...
  • Satyamev Jayate: Why untouchability still exists July 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Once again the team of Satyamev Jayate was on target. It might be a hard fact to digest for urban Indians that the practice of untouchability is still prevalent in a nation that eyes to become one of the superpowers by the end of current decade, but shows...
  • Review: 'Qasam Se Qasam Se' lacks originality June 16, 2012

    Cast: Azim Rizvi, Faith Mehra, Rakhi Sawant, Ashwin Kaushal and Satish Kaushik Director: Ashfaque Makrani Rating: 1 out of 5. It's not every day that you get to see a film which is a collage of yesteryear's films, and that too, a horrible mishmash. 'Qasam Se Qasam Se' lacks originality from the...
  • New Indian novels mirror contemporary relationships May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Contemporary Indian popular fiction that narrates "desi" cosmopolitan stories has been mirroring the changing manwoman relationship in a more open and accepting urban India, a leading literary agent says. Even 10 years ago, romantic novels spun stories about a man and one woman, whose sacrosanct monogamous love twisted and...