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  • 3rd Test: England ring a 'Bell' to lead India by 544 runs on Day 2 2 hours 44 minutes ago

    England started turning the screws on India in the second Test at Lord's, inspired by a century from Ian Bell on day two that ended with the hosts in the lead by 544 and the visitors staring at the prospect of saving the game. England, who resumed the day at 247...
  • CWG 2014: Ashish Kumar to lead Indian charge in Gymnastics Yesterday

    Glasgow: A silver-medallist from the previous edition, Ashish Kumar would once again be India's biggest hope for a podium finish in gymnastics when the artistic routines begin on Monday at the Commonwealth Games. Ashish, who won a silver in the floor exercises and bronze in the vault event of the 2010...
  • CWG 2014: Vijender Singh, Manoj Kumar make bright starts in Glasgow 2 days ago

    Glasgow: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh and Manoj Kumar on Saturday made resounding start to their campaigns at the Commonwealth Games, winning their respective bouts with identical 3-0 scorelines. Vijender punched his way to the pre-quarterfinals with a unanimous verdict over Andrew Kometa of Kiribati in the 75kg bout while Manoj...
  • JD(U), RJD and Congress reach agreement for Bihar by-polls 2 days ago

    JD(U), RJD and Congress have reached an understanding to contest 10 Assembly seats in Bihar, going to bypoll next month, together. A final announcement of the alliance and seats each of them would contest would be made after former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar returns to Patna from Mumbai on July 30. Coming...
  • UPSC CSAT row: Protests intensify, 4 aspirants on fast unto death 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The protest against the Union Public Service Commission Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT), which started on June 27, is gaining momentum. While there have been violent protests at other places in Delhi, the UPSC aspirants are observing a silent protest at Mukherjee Nagar, the hub of preparation for...
  • Five things to know about the third India vs England Test 2 days ago

    Southampton: After England's last-day batting collapse against India in the second Test at Lord's, the pressure and scrutiny on captain Alastair Cook seems to be reaching its peak. England slumped from 198 for 5 to 225 all out as India won their first Test away from home in three years, taking...
  • CWG 2014: Easy win for boxer Jangra, Parveen bows out in 1st round 3 days ago

    Glasgow: Talented pugilist Mandeep Jangra started his Commonwealth Games campaign in style defeating Mozambique's Augusto Mathule in the 69 kg welterweight division bout on Saturday. However Parveen Kumar of India lost to Corey Henderson of Scotland in the Superheavyweight (+91 kg) category to bow out. It was Jangra, who dominated the proceedings...
  • CWG 2014: Indian cyclists continue to disappoint in Glasgow 3 days ago

    Glasgow: Indian cyclists' dismal show continued at the Commonwealth Games as they failed to qualify for the finals of both Men's 4000m Individual pursuit and Women's 3000m Individual pursuit events on second day of the track cycling competition on Friday. In the men's 4000m individual pursuit, three Indians -- Manjeet Singh,...
  • Indian kabaddi captain sure of Asian Games gold 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Skipper Rakesh Kumar is confident that India would clinch the gold medal in men's kabaddi at the forthcoming Incheon Asian Games for the seventh time on the trot and feels the Pro Kabaddi League starting on Saturday will help the players ahead of the mega event. "I am pretty confident...
  • Nitish kumar denies instigating JD(U)-BJP clash 4 days ago

    Condemning the scuffle between the ruling JD(U) and BJP MLCs in the legislative council, former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thuesday expressed deep anguish over the incident and denied his role in the matter. He also urged the chair to rule in this regard otherwise he will be compelled to stay...
  • Uttarakhand government forms committee to curb illegal mining 4 days ago

    Amid reports of rampant illegal mining in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday set up a committee consisting of senior government officials to take effective steps to check it. To be headed by Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar, the panel was constituted by the Rawat at a meeting convened by him...
  • Decision on poll alliance with JD(U) will be taken after talks between 2 parties, says Lalu 4 days ago

    RJD president Lalu Prasad on Thursday favoured an alliance with JD(U) for the bye-election on ten Assembly seats but said a decision on this will be taken only after talks between the leaders of the two parties. "This is the right time for talks on poll alliance. We will take a...
  • World Kabaddi League announces team franchise names and logos 4 days ago

    New Delhi: World Kabaddi League (WKL), the first professional Kabaddi League of the world, on Thursday announced the franchisees names and logos of its teams in presence of Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Badal. The international-level league, slated to kick off on August 9, will have eight international teams including...
  • Actors singing in films is reflection of versatility: Akshay Kumar 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has supported the growing trend of actors taking to singing in films, saying it shows their versatility. "What is wrong in actors singing a song? In Hollywood people act and sing at the same time... It is a hard thing to do. Earlier only comedians...
  • Junior- the wonder dog to have his name appear before Akshay Kumar in 'It's Entertainment' 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The cine goers will be going on a roller coaster ride in Farhad-Sajid's 'It's Entertainment' starring Akshay Kumar and Tamannaah. The film marks the directorial debut of writers Farhad-Sajid who have given us several blockbusters in the past like 'Housefull 2', 'Golmaal 3', 'Singham' and many more. Interestingly, ...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Analysing India's medal prospects 4 days ago

    The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games 2014 will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours with superstar sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica and middle- and long-distance king Mo Farah of England expected to set the Hampden Park Stadium...
  • Akshay Kumar starrer 'Shaukeen' set for Nov 7 release 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Abhishek Sharma-directed remake of Basu Chatterjee's 1982 film 'Shaukeen' will hit the screens in the first week of November. Seasoned actors like Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor and Paresh Rawal along with Bollywood action star Akshay Kumar and actress Lisa Haydon will be seen in the film, which revolves around three...
  • CWG 2014: India lead players' parade at glittering opening ceremony in Glasgow 4 days ago

    London Olympics silver medallist Vijay Kumar proudly carried the tri-colour as India, by the virtue of being the previous hosts, led the 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony parade around Celtic Park here Wednesday night. India's female athletes were dressed in green sarees and sported the team blazer, the males proudly flaunted...
  • Assembly polls: Race in Bihar BJP for chief minister candidate 5 days ago

    Much ahead of the 2015 assembly polls in Bihar, several BJP leaders have staked claim to being nominated as the chief ministerial candidate. "There are many in the BJP, who are lobbying to be named as chief ministerial candidate for the next assembly polls," a BJP leader said. If an alliance of...
  • 'Mary Kom' trailer: Priyanka Chopra fights opponents and stereotypes in the boxing world champion's biopic 5 days ago

    The trailer for the Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Mary Kom', based on boxer MC Mary Kom, was released on Wednesday. The film, which is set to have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), is set to hit the theatres on October 2. The film has been co-produced by Viacom18 Motion...
  • Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Mary Kom' to have world premiere at Toronto Film Festival 5 days ago

    Toronto: Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Mary Kom', based on boxer M.C Mary Kom, will have its world premiere here at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the organizers announced Tuesday. The 39th Toronto International Film Festival will take place between Sep 4 and 14. "Glamorous Indian star Priyanka Chopra completely transforms herself to play Mary...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: India riding on Olympic glory to conquer Glasgow 5 days ago

    Glasgow: India will be expecting a lion's share of medals from shooters, boxers, wrestlers and shuttlers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games starting here on Wednesday but it would be difficult to match the record medal haul of 101 in the last edition at home. The 2010 Commonwealth Games was marred with...
  • Repoll ordered at booth in Uttarakhand CM's constituency 6 days ago

    A day after bypolls were held for three Assembly seats in Uttarakhand, repoll was ordered on Tuesday at a booth of Dharchula constituency from where Chief Minister Harish Rawat is contesting. Repoll was ordered at Bauna booth of Dharchula following complaints that the presiding officer along with his team left the...
  • RJD MLA on dharna, BJP lends support 6 days ago

    An RJD legislator is on a indefinite sit in in Patna for the second day demanding release of water in the canal system for irrigation and declaration of the state as drought-hit and BJP has lent support to him on the issue. RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar Singh is sitting on dharna...
  • Ishant, Bhuvneshwar climb up ICC rankings chart 5 days ago

    Dubai: India's historic win at Lord's, only their second at the home of cricket in 82 years, has seen Indian players Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane make noticeable improvements in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings, released on Tuesday. Ishant, who took a match-winning seven-wicket haul in...
  • 1137 teachers sacked over fake degree, invalid documents 6 days ago

    Bihar government on Tuesday said that the services of 1137 fixed pay teachers in schools have been terminated as they had acquired the job on the basis of fake and invalid documents and initiated action against those responsible for their appointment. This was told by state Education Minister Brishen Patel in...
  • After sit-in, now a 'sleep-in' protest by an MLA over water demand 6 days ago

    This is not a sit-in protest political activists or their leaders resort to. Taking the 'satyagraha' mantra a bit further, a Bihar MLA now launches a 'sleep-in' within the precincts of the state Assembly on a serious issue. Demanding water be discharged within the canal system in his area and drought...
  • CWG 2014: Wrestler Amit Kumar targets Glasgow gold 6 days ago

    Amit Kumar, the youngest in India's wrestling contingent for the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, has promised to grapple for nothing less than gold for his country. The 19-year-old wrestler, son of a milkman from Haryana, won a silver medal at the Budapest world championships last year and will be...
  • Lords of Lord's: The five heroes of India's historic win 6 days ago

    Ajinkya Rahane, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Murali Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja and Ishant Sharma played pivotal roles in India's historic triumph on Monday, which helped the visitors to their first Test win at Lord's since 1986 and only second overall in 82 years. If Rahane's century on day one laid the foundation, Ishant Sharma's...