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  • NIA chief monitors probe into Burdwan blast 7 hours 33 minutes ago

    Kolkata: NIA Director General Sharad Kumar on Friday took stock of the progress in the investigation in the Burdwan blast case. Kumar arrived on Friday morning and left for Burdwan where he met NIA investigators and assessed the progress in the probe into the blast at Khagragarh in Burdwan town on...
  • Sri Lanka include Sangakkara, uncapped Gamage in ODI squad for India 2 days ago

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday named their 15-member squad for the first three ODIs of the five-match series against India with notable omissions being former T20 captain Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne. However, a half-fit Kumar Sangakkara is there in the touring party. If Sangakkara is declared unfit, Niroshan Dickwella is...
  • Kumar Sangakkara doubtful for India tour 2 days ago

    Colombo: Experienced Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been rendered a doubtful starter for the five-match ODI series against India due to a back injury. Sangakkara, who had questioned the wisdom of the hurriedly arranged series in the wake West Indies' sudden end to their India tour, has developed a slight...
  • Not a biopic, hope it makes some difference in the lives of the people in Bhopal: Kal Penn on 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Indian-American actor and member of Obama Administration, Kal Penn hopes that the telling account of his upcoming film 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' based on the gas leak tragedy of 1984, will make a difference in the lives of families of the victims of the disaster. The Ravi Kumar-directed...
  • Coal scam: CBI files revised closure report in KM Birla case 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday filed a "detailed and comprehensive" revised final closure report before a special court in a coal block allocation scam case involving top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, former coal secretary PC Parakh and others. The agency filed the report before Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar and...
  • Virat Kohli climbs to 2nd, Bhuvneshwar in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings 4 days ago

    Dubai: Benefitting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into top-10 for the first time in his career. Kohli scored 191 runs, including 127 in the final match, in...
  • Mumbai Film Festival Diary 2014: On day 5, comedians talk about social media's cool new generation of stars in Alia and Parineeti 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The past few years, whenever I've attended the Mumbai Film Festival, I've watched most of my films on the weekends. Sundays, in particular, are extremely crowded, because there are many who buy a pass specifically for that day. This was evident to me at 1 am on Saturday when I...
  • India promises to look into UK-Gujarat direct flights 5 days ago

    London: India has assured the diaspora that it will push for direct flights between the UK and Gujarat. "We had prepared a strong proposal for Air India to start direct flights between London and Ahmedabad but due to financial and logistics reasons it couldn't go forward," TK Manoj Kumar, Ministry...
  • Kumar Sangakkara questions Sri Lanka's decision to schedule India tour 5 days ago

    After West Indies' dramatic pullout from the India tour due to pay dispute with WICB, Sri Lanka Cricket's decision to fill in with a five-match ODI series has come in for sharp criticism from Kumar Sangakkara. "Our 6 weeks of pure fitness work ends abruptly. Have a week to do...
  • SL players concerned about skills training ahead of India tour 6 days ago

    Colombo: With the breaking of the news of Sri Lanka Cricket and the BCCI agreeing to a five-match ODI series, the Lankan players appeared to be concerned about their skills training required for the series. This has been reflected in a tweet by senior cricketer Kumar Sangakkara this morning. "Our 6...
  • India beat Malaysia 4-2 in Sultan of Johor Cup 1 week ago

    The Indian men's Under-21 hockey team defeated hosts Malaysia 4-2 in their fourth pool match of the fourth at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Thursday. Defending champions India rode on drag-flick specialist Harmanpreet Singh's hat-trick and Varun Kumar's penalty stroke conversion to register their third victory in four matches and put...
  • Wrestler Sushil Kumar, six others to train in US October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar and six other national athletes will be heading for the US in the first week of November to train in the Ohio-based SPIRE Institute, an official Olympic Training Center, through a Sheru Classic initiative. Double Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil, who skipped the Asian Games...
  • Chavan denies making statements against Shinde, Vilasrao; says he was misquoted October 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has denied making statements to The Telegraph that sparked a controversy. In an interview, Chavan is said to have admitted that he failed to act against former chief ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh, Sushil Kumar Shinde and Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh housing scam. The newspaper...
  • In Haryana's underdeveloped Narnaund, water and electricity key poll issues October 14, 2014

    Narnaund: Nearly 160 kilometres away from the high rises of Gurgaon lies Narnaund, a relatively lesser developed region of Haryana. While it promises to be an emerging city due to its proximity to Gurgaon, it still lacks even the most basic amenities for its inhabitants. Like many areas of Haryana, Narnaund,...
  • There was lacunae in Aarushi-Hemraj murder probe: Former CBI director October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Former CBI Director AP Singh on said there was a "lacunae" in the probe carried out by the first CBI team under the then Joint Director Arun Kumar, in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case. Singh in a condolence message for AGL Kaul, investigator in the case who died last...
  • Is Shashi Tharoor really guilty of unnecessary adulation of PM Modi? October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi has paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. CNN-IBN takes political reactions and discuss the issue with BJP Spokesperson Shaina...
  • Hockey: India lose to Britain 0-2 at Sultan of Johor Cup October 13, 2014

    Johor Bahru: Indian U-21 hockey team lost 0-2 to Britain in its second match of the Sultan of Johor Cup at the Johor Bahru Stadium here on Monday. Having blanked Pakistan 5-0 in the first match on Sunday, Britain played a good tactical game to take all three points and are...
  • Snapshot: Sanjay and Manyata Dutt's children Shahraan and Iqra look adorable in white as they attend a friend's birthday party October 13, 2014

    How time flies by! Recently, music and films producer Bhushan Kumar hosted a birthday party for his little son Ruhaan, which was attended by all the star kids. Growing up at an alarming rate, these little stars posed for photos happily.Sanjay Dutt and Manyata Dutt's children Shahraan and Iqra looked...
  • DTC buses cause 239 accidents in 5 years due to rash driving October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Transport Corporation buses have been involved in 239 accidents in the national capital in the past five years due to rash and negligent driving. A total of 44 accidents involving DTC buses were reported due to rash and negligent driving by DTC drivers during 2009-10, while 43 accidents...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Indian Coast Guard more prudent after Phailin to deal with storm, says PRO October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyclone Hudhud, which is fast approaching the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coastline, has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm on Friday evening and is expected to make a land fall on Sunday. Talking to IBNLive.com about the preparations done by the authorities, Indian Coast Guard PRO Comdt Ajay...
  • BJP's real test is Haryana Assembly election, says party MP from Karnal October 10, 2014

    Karnal: As Haryana goes to polls on October 15, Karnal MP Ashwini Kumar Chopra visited his constituency on Thursday to campaign for his Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Manohar Lal Khattar. Backing Khattar, Chopra said that he is a strong and honest candidate. Chopra rejected the claim that Khattar is an outsider...
  • Indian chemical industry to touch $190 billion in next 3 years: TATA October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian chemical industry is likely to touch $190 billion by the financial year 2017-18 on account of increase in demand of the chemicals from industries of various sectors, a Tata group firm said in its report. At the end of last fiscal, the domestic market size of industry...
  • Special status demand to be a major poll issue for JD(U) in Bihar October 9, 2014

    Patna: Seeking to revive the special status demand as its trump card for the Assembly polls next year, JD(U) on Thursday decided to hold dharna at all the district headquarters on October 20 to pressurise the Centre to grant the status to Bihar. JD(U) would launch a series of programmes in...
  • Bhuvneshwar among five nominated for ICC People's Choice Award October 8, 2014

    Promising India medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has emerged as one of the five players nominated for the LG People's Choice Award ahead of the ICC annual awards. The 24-year-old bowler from Meerut has had a good run in international cricket in recent times. This year's fifth LG People's Choice Award sees five...
  • Patna stampede: BJP for slapping murder case against officials, govt says no October 6, 2014

    Patna: BJP on Monday demanded slapping of murder case against the transferred civil and police officers following the October 3 stampede that claimed 33 lives, while the Bihar government said the main opposition party was trying to politicising the incident. "Mere transfer is no punishment for these officials whose negligence...
  • I learnt Hindi by watching Akshay Kumar's film: Lisa Haydon October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Model-turned-actress Lisa Haydon, who shares screen space with Akshay Kumar in upcoming film 'The Shaukeens', says in her initial years in Bollywood she used to watch the 'Khiladi' star's films to learn Hindi. Akshay will do a cameo as himself in 'The Shaukeens' and the 28-year-old 'Queen' actress essays...
  • 'Ishq Vishk' sequel: Ken Ghosh is busy developing the script, says producer Kumar Taurani October 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Film producer Kumar Taurani of Tips Industries Ltd. says the sequel to "Ishq Vishk" is underway, but is tight-lipped about the details. According to reports, Ramesh Taurani has said the movie's script is almost finalised. The reports also say that the the sequel will be directed by Ken Ghosh, who...