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  • India are playing best cricket of World Cup 2015: Brian Lara Yesterday

    Perth: Insisting that India are currently playing the "best cricket of the World Cup", West Indies batting legend Brian Lara feels that the defending champions must test their bench strength against minnows UAE in a Pool B match here on Saturday. Lara said by testing a few reserve players against weaker...
  • US officials identify 'Jihadi John' from ISIS beheading videos Yesterday

    According to CNN, US officials have identified the masked man who appeared repeatedly in brutal beheading videos from ISIS. The man who has been known as Jihadi John is 26-year-old Mohammed Em-Wazi, a Kuwaiti-born Londoner. Emwazi is believed to be from a well-to-do family and has a degree in computer...
  • ICC World Cup: Injured Mohammed Shami out of UAE game Yesterday

    Star of India's back-to-back wins against Pakistan and South Africa, Mohammed Shami has been ruled of India's third match of the ICC World Cup 2015 due to a knee injury. "Mohammed Shami has got mild left knee problem and had ultrasound guided-injection yesterday [Thursday] for his long-term management perspective. He won't...
  • ICC World Cup: Mohammed Shami turning out to be India's man Friday Yesterday

    Perth: In his first interaction with the media as an Indian Test player, one of his first acts was to clarify his name - 'They call me Mohammed Shami Ahmed, sometimes Shami Ahmed, but my name actually is Mohammed Shami', the young man had said, haltingly, in November 2013. Today,...
  • I am not a terrorist says Former Maldivian President Nasheed Yesterday

    Male: Maldives' former president Mohamed Nasheed on Thursday said he was not a terrorist and nor did he authorise any arrest as he appeared for a late night hearing in a criminal court in Male four days after he was arrested under anti-terrorism laws. During the second hearing, the prosecutor general...
  • Ahead of swearing-in Mufti Mohammed Sayeed to meet PM Modi on February 27 3 days ago

    New Delhi: PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time on February 27 after which a swearing-in ceremony is likely to be held on March 1, two months after the results for the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls were announced. 79-year-old Sayeed's meeting with...
  • World Cup: Afghanistan captain Mohammed Nabi embodies team's rise from adversity 3 days ago

    No-one embodies the captivating rise of Afghanistan cricket more than Mohammad Nabi, the captain and heartbeat of a team that is winning the admiration of everyone at the World Cup. Afghanistan may be one the weakest teams at the World Cup with no real hope of winning the tournament but that...
  • J&K: PDP-BJP finalise common minimum programme, government formation soon 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The differences over a common minimum programme (CMP) between the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for formation of government in Jammu and Kashmir have been ironed out and a coalition government will soon be sworn in. BJP president Amit Shah, addressing mediapersons jointly with...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • India concerned at former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed's arrest and manhandling 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after the former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was arrested on a terror charge, India on Monday expressed concern at his arrest and manhandling. Nasheed, the leader of opposition and chief of Maldivian Democratic Party, was dragged in the court by the police for the hearing in the...
  • Former Maldivian president Nasheed dragged by security forces, to remain in jail till final verdict 5 days ago

    Male: A day after he was arrested, former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Monday was virtually dragged by the security forces to be presented before the Criminal Court, which ruled that the opposition leader will remain in custody until the case against him was complete. 47-year-old Nasheed was arrested on Sunday...
  • J&K government formation: PDP-BJP deal almost done, status quo likely on Art 370, AFSPA 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are believed to have agreed on keeping the status quo on Article 370 and Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir, sources said. The sources said PDP's Mufti Mohammed Sayeed is likely to get the...
  • Maldives Police arrests ex-president Mohamed Nasheed under anti-terrorism laws 6 days ago

    Male: Maldives police have arrested former president and current opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed under anti-terrorism laws. A document signed by the prosecutor general said that Nasheed was arrested Sunday to stand trial for his 2012 order as president to arrest a senior judge. It said he was being charged under anti-terrorism...
  • PDP-BJP government in J&K likely within a week; Mufti Mohammed Sayeed to be new CM 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Decks have been cleared for a PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir possibly within a week with both sides agreeing on a Common Minimum Programme (CMP) which is understood to have addressed controversial issues like Article 370 and AFSPA. Sources privy to the development said PDP patron Mufti...
  • Death toll from attack on Somali hotel rises to 25 1 week ago

    Mogadishu: The death toll in Friday's bombing of a hotel in the Somali capital has risen to 25, including two lawmakers and workers from the prime minister's office, the government said on Saturday. Police previously said at least 10 people had been killed in the attack on Central Hotel, near the...
  • BJP, PDP to seal the deal on J&K government formation, no re-look on AFSPA, say sources 1 week ago

    Srinagar: The Bharatiya Janata Party and Peoples Democratic Party are inching towards forming a government in Jammu and Kashmir, months after Assembly elections. Sources said on Saturday that the deal is almost done between the two parties and PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed is likely to meet Prime Minister...
  • Mufti Mohammed Sayeed-Modi meet soon to 'seal the deal' for J&K government formation February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Negotiations between BJP and PDP for Government formation in Jammu and Kashmir have intensified with both sides giving final shape to Common Minimum Programme (CMP) amid speculation that party patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed will soon meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for sealing the deal. More than 50 days after...
  • AAP landslide win, a message for BJP to respect diversity: PDP February 10, 2015

    Jammu: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, patron of PDP which is in talks with BJP for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, today said AAP's landslide victory in Delhi has brought home the message "loud and clear" to the saffron party on the need to "respect" the country's diversity. Congratulating the Arvind Kejriwal-headed...
  • As it happened: World Cup warm-up games, Day 2 February 10, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: Still looking to get their playing combination in order, an under-fire India will be looking for resurrection against first-timers Afghanistan. India's preparations for the 50-over showpiece event suffered a jolt on Tuesday as Australia thrashed the defending champions by 106...
  • Dhoni should give the new ball to Shami, says Zaheer February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: India's premier fast bowler Zaheer Khan feels that Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma's form will be key to India' title defence as they get ready to face arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup in less than a week's time. "Rohit and Virat's form will be crucial to...
  • Expert advice for Team India: Bowl stump to stump February 6, 2015

    Former India pacers Venkatesh Prasad and Javagal Srinath want the struggling pace trio of Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami to concentrate on bowling "stump-to-stump" without trying too many variations in upcoming Cricket World Cup, starting February 14. India will open their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan at Adelaide on February...
  • Amir reprieve will encourage others to come clean: ICC February 3, 2015

    Mumbai: The reprieve given to Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir in a spot-fixing scandal will encourage corrupt players to come clean and help maintain the game's integrity, International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson said on Tuesday. Amir and his former team-mates Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif were all banned for...
  • Jailed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste leaves Egypt for Australia February 1, 2015

    Cairo: Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste left Egypt for his native Australia on Sunday after serving 400 days in a Cairo prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, security officials said. There was no immediate word on the fate of his two Al Jazeera colleagues - Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy...
  • PDP still in talks with BJP over J&K government formation January 24, 2015

    Srinagar: Even as Jammu and Kashmir continues to be under Governor's rue, Peoples Democratic Party patriarch Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said the dialogue with the Bharatiya Janata Party on the government formation is still in progress. The PDP had won 28 seats in the J&K elections last year while the BJP...
  • 'Dolly Ki Doli' review: The film has improbable scenarios for easy laughs January 23, 2015

    Director: Abhishek Dogra Cast: Sonam Kapoor , Malaika Arora, Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub At a crisp 100 minutes, Dolly Ki Doli is likely shorter than your average Indian wedding, which, as it happens, is the setting for much of this film's drama and comedy. Sonam Kapoor plays Dolly, a seasoned con artist...
  • Permitting conflict of interest in BCCI against public policy: SC January 22, 2015

    New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday held that public policy was not a static concept and it varies with time and from generation to generation, but what was in public good and public interest cannot be opposed to public policy and vice versa. The bench of Justice T.S....
  • Sunil Gavaskar blasts Indian bowlers, wants Ishant out of team January 20, 2015

    Brisbane: Once again slamming the Indian bowlers for their poor showing in Australian conditions ahead of the World Cup, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said that the bowlers have learnt nothing from their past experiences on foreign tours. After failing to take 20 wickets in the 2-0 Test series defeat against Australia,...
  • Photo of the day: This rare black-and-white picture shows Shah Rukh Khan's parents meeting Aamir Khan's great grand uncle January 20, 2015

    If you think that the friendship between Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan go as far as when they first met in Bollywood, you might just be surprised. Take a look at this picture of the Shah Rukh Khan' s parents Lateef Fatima Khan and Taj Mohammed Khan meeting Aamir...
  • Indian bowlers face burnout ahead of World Cup 2015 January 20, 2015

    Of late, Indian bowlers have had to face some stick justifiably, but more often sheer overwork for a long period of time seemed to have weariness and fatigue setting in. Let us see their workload. In 2014, India had played a diverse five-Test series against England, followed by five ODIs and a...