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  • IPL for me is just about expressing myself, says Dinesh Karthik 08-04-2014 05:22 PM

    Dinesh Karthik grabbed eyeballs when Delhi Daredevils bought him for an astounding Rs 12.5 crore at the last IPL auctions and the Tamil Nadu stumper knows only too well that the franchise has pinned a lot of hopes on his ability to win matches. "Of course, there will be pressure....
  • MS Dhoni arranges final ticket for Pakistan fan 06-04-2014 01:32 PM

    Mirpur: There is one thing about MS Dhoni that even his staunch critics will applaud. Whether he is on or off the field, he loves to walk the talk. So, when he declared that the hostility associated with an India-Pakistan encounter is long over, Dhoni meant it and his latest...
  • Mohamed Salah inspires Chelsea to 3-0 win over Stoke City 06-04-2014 12:25 AM

    London: Mohamed Salah scored one goal and played a part in the other two as Chelsea strolled to a 3-0 victory over Stoke to recover from back-to-back losses and reclaim the provisional Premier League lead Saturday. Even though Jose Mourinho downplays Chelsea's title prospects, his team remain in the mix...
  • 'Shakti Mills gangrape verdict landmark, will act as a deterrent' 04-04-2014 04:42 PM

    Mumbai: Calling it a landmark judgement, prosecution lawyer Ujjwal Nikam said, "this is the first time in the country that a court has given death sentence in a rape case where accused have been charged with repeated offence. Repeat offenders should be dealt with seriously." A Mumbai Sessions Court on...
  • Cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin among 16 candidates file nomination 04-04-2014 12:01 AM

    Cricketer-turned politician and Congress candidate Mohammed Azharuddin was among 16 candidates who filed their nomination papers on Thursday for Rajasthan's five Lok Sabha seats where polling will be held on April 24. Azharuddin filed his nomination papers from the Tonk- Sawaimadhopur Lok Sabha seat to contest against BJP candidate Sukhbir...
  • Egypt puts Muslim Brotherhood leader, 682 others on trial 25-03-2014 06:00 PM

    The leader of Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 682 others went on trial on Tuesday on charges including murder, their lawyer said, a day after more than 500 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Mursi were sentenced to death. Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, 70, and the others were being...
  • Mohammed Shami should work on his run-up: Shoaib Akhtar 24-03-2014 04:56 PM

    Mirpur: Former Pakistan tearaway fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's suggestion for India rising pace sensation Mohammed Shami is to "work on his run-up" as he feels the talented speedster "has the potential to serve Indian cricket for a long, long time". "Whatever I have seen, Mohammed Shami is the best fast...
  • Egypt sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death 24-03-2014 01:43 PM

    Cairo: A court in southern Egyptian has convicted 529 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, sentencing them to death on charges of murdering a policeman and attacking police. The court in Minya issued its ruling on Monday after only two sessions in which the defendants' lawyers complained they had...
  • No comment on Qatar 2022 payment claims: Blatter 22-03-2014 09:11 AM

    Zurich: FIFA president Sepp Blatter refused to comment on allegations linking Qatar's winning World Cup bid to payments received by voters. Blatter said at a news conference on Friday "I have not even the right" to discuss claims published this week by the Daily Telegraph. The British newspaper said it...
  • Bowling is an area of concern compared to batting: MS Dhoni 20-03-2014 05:20 PM

    Mirpur: Underlining his bowling concerns, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said they need to bowl well at the death and hoped that batsmen would give the bowlers more than the par score on board. India will begin their ICC World T20 campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan here on Friday. "Bowling is...
  • Customised home-on-wheels for political leaders 16-03-2014 04:59 PM

    Come election time, leaders of various political parties turn to this industrial city for remodelling their SUVs into comfortable caravans to undertake whirlwind campaigns. Koyas and Sons, the city-based car interior designers, is the preferred destination for turning vehilces into mini "mobile-homes" featuring all the comfort needed for the gruelling...
  • Shami, Dinda steer Bengal to semi-finals of Vijay Hazare 11-03-2014 08:36 PM

    Kolkata: Pacers Mohammed Shami and Ashok Dinda shared seven wickets between them to trigger a collapse that saw Bengal beat Tamil Nadu by 77 runs and storm into the semifinals of the Vijay Hazare one-day cricket tournament at the floodlit Eden Gardens here on Tuesday. Defending a paltry 168, Shami...
  • Egypt court postpones Mohamed Morsi's trial 06-03-2014 05:45 PM

    The Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday suspended the trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi over charges of inciting the killing of protestors, media reported. The defence also demanded that the court dissolve the judges' panel, saying the current panel was biased, Xinhua reported citing Nile TV. Morsi's trials over espionage...
  • Asia Cup: Battered India face hungry Afghanistan in dead rubber 04-03-2014 10:42 PM

    India now play for pride when they take on Afghanistan in their last league match of the Asia Cup on Wednesday. After two successive defeats against Sri Lanka and Pakistan, the Virat Kohli-led team were virtually out until Pakistan chased down Bangladesh's target of 327 to reach the final. Without...
  • Asia Cup: Sangakkara ton snatches win from sloppy India 28-02-2014 09:14 PM

    India had a decent-looking 264 for 9 on the board; but four dropped catches, one missed stumping and a sublime Kumar Sangakkara century put Virat Kohli's hopes of winning to bed and allowed Sri Lanka a hard-fought two-wicket win in the Asia Cup encounter on Friday at Fatullah. Sangakkara stayed...
  • Young India face Lankan test in Asia Cup 27-02-2014 06:55 PM

    The two of the hot favourites for the Asia Cup 2014, India and Sri Lanka will lock horns in Fataullah on Friday for what could be one of the most vital games of the tournament. A win for either side would almost ensure a place in the final of the...
  • MPLAD fund: Sachin loses match to Azhar, Azad and Sidhu 27-02-2014 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: Cricket legend and nominated member of the Rajya Sabha Sachin Tendulkar has hit the headlines for not spending even a single paisa from his MPLAD fund. Rs 10 crore is still lying in his account, waiting for his nod to spend the money on various minor development works...
  • Asia Cup: Virat Kohli's India open campaign against hosts Bangladesh 25-02-2014 05:47 PM

    Three things take precedence over most other in India's Asia Cup campaign this year - MS Dhoni's absence, Virat Kohli's captaincy and Cheteshwar Pujara's return to the ODIs. But topping the list of objectives will be to arrest a slide that began in South Africa and extended to New Zealand...
  • Egyptian PM Hazem el-Beblawi says government resigning 24-02-2014 04:58 PM

    Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said on Monday the government is to resign. "Today the cabinet took a decision to offer its resignation to the president of the republic," Beblawi said in a televised statement. He gave no clear reason for the decision. Beblawi was appointed after the army toppled...
  • Egypt: Terrorists warn tourists to leave or face attack 19-02-2014 10:00 AM

    A militant Islamist group has warned tourists to leave Egypt and threatened to attack any who stay after February 20, raising the prospect of a new front in a fast-growing insurgency in the biggest Arab nation. The Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group, which claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that...
  • HIL: Mumbai Magicians open account with 3-2 win 16-02-2014 08:27 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Magicians broke their winless streak by defeating Kalinga Lancers 3-2 in the second edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Mumbai Hockey Association Stadium here on Sunday. It was the Magicians' maiden win this season and it came after eight matches and after 12 games in...
  • Kerala Power Minister's personal staff member arrested for murder 11-02-2014 12:05 PM

    Thiruvanathapuram: Two people including the personal staff member of Kerala Power Minister Aryadan Mohammed have been arrested for murdering Radha, a sweeper at the Congress office. According to the police the incident happened at the Congress block office at Nilambur in Malppuram on February 5, Wednesday. CPM state secretary Pinarayi...
  • Indian bowlers finally click to keep Team India in hunt in first Test 08-02-2014 10:11 AM

    Everyone seemed to have written them off after their consistently poor performance over the past few months, but Indian bowlers finally proved their worth in the second innings of ongoing Test between New Zealand and India at Eden Park in Auckland. Indian bowlers are under scrutiny at the moment as...
  • Zanzibar President, his entourage visit Amber Fort 01-02-2014 09:12 PM

    Zanzibar President Ali Mohammed, his wife and members of his delegation visited the famousAmber Fort here on Saturday. The 28-member delegation visited Shish Mahal, Man Singh Mahal, Deewan-e-Aam, Deewan-e-Khas and other places in fort complex, officials said. A puppet show enthralled the delegation which was briefed about the history of...
  • Former cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin to contest LS polls from West Bengal 28-01-2014 06:01 PM

    New Delhi: After registering a thumping victory in the last general elections, former India captain and current Lok Sabha MP Mohammed Azharuddin is all set to contest 2014 Lok Sabha elections from a constituency in West Bengal. Azharuddin told CNN-IBN, "I have worked for people of UP now I want...
  • Shikhar's technical flaws could land him in trouble: Azharuddin 28-01-2014 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin reckons that the Indian team's opening woes will continue to create problems during next year's cricket World Cup if Shikhar Dhawan fails to work on technical flaws that has crept into his batting. "I had observed Shikhar's problem with short ball when he...
  • Chelsea complete Mohamed Salah signing 27-01-2014 09:42 AM

    Chelsea have completed the signing of Basel's Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah, the Premier League club said on their website on Sunday. Salah has signed a five-and-a-half year contract with Chelsea and will wear the number 15 shirt. "I'm very happy to sign for Chelsea, such a big club in the...
  • Egypt to hold presidential election first: Mansour 26-01-2014 08:30 PM

    Egypt will hold a presidential election before parliamentary polls this year, interim President Adly Mansour said on Sunday, a move that could pave the way for the swift election of army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. "I have carried out several dialogues with political groups, which saw a majority in favour...
  • Chelsea agree deal to sign Mohamed Salah from Basel 23-01-2014 09:58 PM

    London: Chelsea have agreed a deal for playmaker Mohamed Salah from Swiss club Basel, the club said on Thursday. "The move is subject to the Egyptian international agreeing personal terms and completing a medical examination," Chelsea said on their website (www.chelseafc.com). The 21-year-old attacking midfielder scored against Chelsea for Basel...