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  • Good to have Dwayne Bravo back for CLT20, says MS Dhoni 11 hours 13 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Chennai Super Kings' campaign in the last edition of Indian Premier League was hampered due to Dwayne Bravo's injury which hurt the balance of their side and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is happy that the prolific all-rounder is back again to don the yellow jersey. "The good thing for us...
  • 'Ten Kings' review: Must read, an interesting adaptation of Rig Veda 13 hours 26 minutes ago

    It is rare to find an interesting story from ancient Indian history. The known author Ashok K Banker in his 340 page historical fiction Ten Kings brings to you an incident from ancient vedic text of Rig Veda which is now regarded as historical fact by scholars, historians and archaeologists. Based...
  • Mitchell Johnson still unavailable but KXIP up for CLT20 challenge 11 hours 26 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Runners-up in this year's IPL, Kings XI Punjab are looking forward to the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 challenge with skipper George Bailey saying that the side is focused and well prepared for the games ahead. When asked if the CLT20 tournament would be a fresh start for the team after...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders hungry to taste CLT20 success 15 hours 21 minutes ago

    Reigning Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders are looking to justify their "reputation" with a good showing in the sixth edition edition of the Champions League Twenty20. "We can always make a comeback (in IPL) when you don't start off well as the tournament is two month long. But CLT20...
  • Chennai Super Kings chase second CLT20 title 3 days ago

    Two-time IPL champions and one-time winners of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), Chennai Super Kings are one of the best teams in the business. It wouldn't be an overstatement to say that they are a nightmare for their opponents with two IPL titles in seven seasons, and the only...
  • Kings XI Punjab set to start their CLT20 training camp in Mohali on Friday 4 days ago

    Chandigarh: Gearing up for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20, the Kings XI Punjab will hold a training camp at the PCA stadium on Friday. Top players will take part in the camp including George Bailey, Virender Sehwag, David Miller, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Johnson, besides Akshar Patel, Rishi Dhawan, Karanveer Singh, Thisara...
  • CLT20: Debutants Kings XI Punjab optimistic after an impressive IPL 4 days ago

    Kings XI Punjab looked a completely different side in season seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) where they stormed into the final of the tournament and were the most consistent performers of the 2014 edition of the cash-rich Twenty20 league. Sanjay Bangar's incisive behind-the-scenes management helped Punjab pick some...
  • Bahrain king praises Indian expatriates September 7, 2014

    Manama: Bahrain's King Hamad has lauded the Indian expatriate community for its contribution in pushing forward the island nation's development. King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa made the remarks on Saturday during the two-day visit by India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to attend a forum meeting held on investment opportunities in...
  • Varun Aaron signs up with Durham for county championship September 5, 2014

    London: Rising Indian pacer Varun Aaron has signed up with the Durham Cricket Club in the ongoing County season, replacing Australian all-rounder John Hastings, who would be playing for Chennai Super Kings in this month's Champions League Twenty20 in India. "Durham CCC is delighted to announce that Varun Aaron will join...
  • CLT20: The past champions September 2, 2014

    On October 28, 2012 at Johannesburg, Sydney Sixers beat Lions by ten wickets to claim the Champions League T20. The Mumbai Indians team posing with the 2011 CLT20 trophy, their first piece of silverware. The team led by Harbhajan Singh beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs to win the title.The second CLT20 was played in South Africa, where Chennai Super Kings triumphed over Warriors. Michael Hussey hit 52* in a one-sided final at Johannesburg on September 26, 2010. CSK also won the IPL that season.
  • Table-toppers Khalsa Warriors to face Lahore Lions August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Khalsa Warriors and Lahore Lions, the only two unbeaten teams in the inaugural Wave World Kabaddi League (WWKL) will clash in the first of the four clashes scheduled for the weekend at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium. Both teams have an all-win record from the three matches they have...
  • Lahore Lions continue winning ways in World Kabaddi League August 16, 2014

    Birmingham: The Pakistan-based Lahore Lions continued to impress, staving off a stiff challenge from the Royal Kings USA in their second match of the ongoing World Kabaddi League on Saturday. The Lions won 62-50 in the first match of the tournament's Birmingham leg, the second of the six international cities where...
  • I am preparing at my academy for the CLT20, says Virender Sehwag August 25, 2014

    Discarded India opener Virender Sehwag says he wants to carry forward his good form from the last edition of Indian Premier League to the upcoming Champions League T20 which will be held in just over a month from now. "I hope to do well (in the Champions League). I have started...
  • Thankful to all who think I'm the 'King of Bollywood': Shah Rukh Khan August 10, 2014

    Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is thankful for being conferred with the 'King of Bollywood' title, and feels humbled to have gained respect from peers and fans alike after being in the industry all these years. Recently, Salman Khan called Shah Rukh the King of Bollywood. When asked to comment, Shah Rukh...
  • Watch: The 'Lion King' Broadway cast takes over a New York City subway and sings 'Circle Of Life' August 9, 2014

    The Broadway cast of The Lion King took a break between shows on June 28 and took over a New York city subway car to give riders a little surprise. Last year the NYC subway served over 1 billion riders, and last year The Lion King became Broadway's first $1...
  • Rishi Dhawan looks back at his IPL-7 experience August 4, 2014

    Pacer Rishi Dhawan contributed to Kings XI Punjab's success in season seven of the Indian Premier League 2014, where the Punjab franchise made it to the finals before losing to champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Though Dhawan - who represented Mumbai Indians last season - claimed only 13 wickets in 13...
  • Lateef - The King of Crime: Central Board of Film Certification objects to film's promotion on TV August 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The producer and director of "Lateef - The King of Crime", a film based on the Gujarat mafia of the late 1980s, are upset that the Central Board of Film Certification has objected to their promoting the movie on TV due to a specific dialogue related to Gujarat. The movie...
  • Vania King withdraws; Kuznetsova gains Citi Open semis August 2, 2014

    Washington: Vania King withdrew from the Citi Open before her quarter-final on Friday against two-time major champion Svetlana Kuznetsova because of a right hip injury. King is an American ranked 76th. She said she began to feel pain in her hip after the first set of a 6-1, 6-3 victory against...
  • Kings XI Punjab's Sandeep Sharma to miss Champions League Twenty20 July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Talented medium pacer Sandeep Sharma, who was one of the star performers for Kings XI Punjab in IPL-7, is set to miss the Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury that will keep him out of action till December. Sandeep grabbed the limelight this year by taking 18 wickets...
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vania King advance at Citi Open July 29, 2014

    Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia advanced to the second round of the Citi Open with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Slovenia's Polona Hercog on Monday. American Vania King also moved on, cruising to a 6-2, 6-0 win against Canada's Francoise Abanda. Tomas Berdych, No. 5 on the ATP tour, is the top seed...
  • New 'King Kong' film 'Skull Island' to hit the theatres in 2016 July 28, 2014

    London: Legendary Pictures has announced a new 'King Kong' movie titled 'Skull Island'. The studio revealed a November 16, 2016 release date for the blockbuster during its panel at Comic-Con International, reported Digital Spy. Legendary, now partnered with Universal Pictures after launching with Warner Bros in 2005, will add 'King Kong' to...
  • KKR to play CSK in 2014 Champions League Twenty20 opener July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Reigning IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders will play Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural match of this year's Champions League Twenty20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on September 17. The sixth edition of the Twenty20 tournament will be held in four Indian cities -- Hyderabad,...
  • Tom Hanks in Egypt to film 'Hologram for the King' July 20, 2014

    Cairo: Hollywood star Tom Hanks has started shooting portions of his new film "A Hologram for the King" in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Hurghada, the country's state news agency reported Saturday. Hanks arrived Friday in Egypt and told the local independent daily newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm that it was his...
  • Watch: Meet Dan Janssen, the guy who survived on pizza for 25 years July 16, 2014

    Dan Janssen made international headlines for surviving on a diet of pizza alone for the last 25 years. He did have a few bowls of cereal every now and then but it was mainly pizza he ate for his major meals. Janssen, who is from Ellicott City, is the self-proclaimed...
  • Sim Bhullar first Indian-origin player to join NBA July 8, 2014

    Washington: Sim Bhullar has become the first player of Indian origin to be a part of the National Basketball Association (NBA) after he signed a summer contract with the Sacramento Kings, a professional basketball team in the US. The 21-year-old, who is 7.5 feet tall and weighs 360 pounds, is a...
  • Ness Wadia writes to police, claims Preity's allegations false July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Preity Zinta's former boyfriend Ness Wadia on Wednesday broke his silence on the alleged molestation case filed by the actress against him. Wadia wrote a letter to Mumbai Police and provided a list of persons who were present at Kings XI vs CSK match at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on...
  • Wadia group prepares a list of 30 witnesses against Preity Zinta July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: After Preity Zinta and her mother recently met Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, the Wadia group has prepared a list of almost 30 witnesses to be handed over to police for investigation into the molestation case filed by the actress against Ness Wadia. Maria said that once the police records...