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  • Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief Yesterday

    Gaza/Jerusalem: An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed. Palestinians launched more than 100 rockets, mainly at southern Israel, with some intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile...
  • Boxers Sumit and Manoj in quarters at Glasgow CWG July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: Sumit Sangwan began his campaign at the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a comfortable 3-0 win over Mohammed Hakimu Fumu as the Indian pugilist reached the quarter-finals of the Men's Light Heavy 81kg category, here Sunday. 21-year-old Sangwan was dominant in all three rounds as all three judges declared him clear...
  • CWG 2014: Gold for Sathish Sivalingam, Ravi Katulu bags silver in weightlifting July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: It was double delight for India in the 2014 Commonwealth Games men's weightlifting as Sathish Sivalingam won the gold and Ravi Katulu the silver in the 77kg Group A at the Clyde Auditorium here on Sunday. Sathish lifted a total of 328 kg to set a Games Record while Ravi...
  • CWG 2014: Mohammed Asab wins bronze in men's double trap July 27, 2014

    Glasgow: Mohammed Asab bagged a bronze after missing out of the gold medal contest in a tense shoot-off to give India their second medal from shooting in the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. The 26-year-old Asab, who topped the qualification round, and Englishmen Steven Scott and Matthew French were tied at 27...
  • 15 years after the Kargil war, martyrs forgotten? July 22, 2014

    Kupwara: July 25 will mark the 15th anniversary of the Kargil war. Ahead of the day, CNN-IBN visited families of some of the war heroes. Less than 50 kilometre short of the Line of Control, in Haihama in Kupwara district, is a towering house at the start of the city....
  • Mohammad Kaif to lead Andhra in upcoming Ranji Trophy season July 21, 2014

    Ending his 16-year association with Uttar Pradesh, veteran Mohammed Kaif will lead Andhra in the upcoming Ranji season after striking a two-year deal with Andhra Cricket Association (ACA). The Allahabad-born player has accumulated 9277 runs, taken 143 catches and picked up 20 wickets in his first-class career. "It's the end of the...
  • Pakistan restrict Mohammed Irfan to ODIs and T20s July 16, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan team management have decided to restrict tall paceman Mohammed Irfan to only ODIs and T20s, keeping in mind team's interest in the next year's World Cup. Injury-prone Irfan was stopped from participating in any Ramazan tournament as coach Waqar Younis called him back to the national cricket academy to...
  • 1st Test: England fight their way to 352/9 on Day 3, trail India by 105 July 11, 2014

    Dogged resistance by Joe Root and England's late order helped the hosts recover from a precarious 205 for 7 to reach 352/9 at stumps on day three to blunt the effort of Indian pacers and cut down the visitors lead to 105. A six-wicket burst by India, thanks to Bhuvneshwar Kumar...
  • 1st Test: Rearguard action earns India 414-run lead over England on Day 2 July 10, 2014

    Rearguard action from Indian tailenders Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami frustrated England on the second day of the Nottingham Test, at the end of which the visitors led the hosts by 414 runs. India slipped from a comfortable 344 for 5 to 346 for 9 when a collapse shortly after lunch...
  • Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister in the list of PDP candidates July 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and former J&K bank Chairman Haseeb A Drabu are in the list of 11 candidates released by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming assembly elections in the state. Sayeed will seek re-election from the Anantnag assembly segment while...
  • Egypt court jails Morsi's son for year on hashish charges July 2, 2014

    Cairo: An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced a son of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and one of his friends to a year in prison each for possession and use of hashish. Abdullah Morsi, 19, and his friend were arrested on March 1 after allegedly being found in possession of two...
  • Egypt Muslim Brotherhood chief given new death sentence June 19, 2014

    Cairo: A court in Egypt on Thursday sentenced to death Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie and 13 others over violence that killed 10 people in Cairo in summer 2013. Since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July, hundreds of his supporters and Badie himself have already been sentenced...
  • Mohammed Shami ties the knot with Kolkata-based model June 7, 2014

    India pacer Mohammed Shami has tied the knot with Kolkata-based model Haseen Jahan. A wedding reception was organised in a five-star hotel in Muradabad. According to reports, Shami and Haseen got married a month ago in Kolkata during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014, and the function held on Friday was...
  • Platini says 'somebody, something' out to hurt him June 5, 2014

    Paris: Michel Platini says "somebody, something" is out to discredit him. The UEFA president told sports newspaper L'Equipe he's hurt by British media reports that cast doubts on his links to now disgraced Qatari official Mohamed bin Hammam. Platini said: "For a year now, everything is being done to discredit me." He added,...
  • Sisi declared Egypt president-elect with 96.9 per cent votes June 4, 2014

    Cairo: Ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won 96.9 percent of votes in Egypt's presidential election, the electoral commission announced Tuesday, almost a year after he overthrew elected Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi. Turnout in last week's election, hastily extended to three days amid fears of low turnout, was 47.45 percent, said commission...
  • '2022 football WC vote must be re-run if corruption proved' June 2, 2014

    The vote for the hosting of the 2022 World Cup must be re-run if corruption allegations surrounding Qatar's winning campaign are proved to be accurate, Lord Goldsmith, a member of FIFA's Independent Governance Committee, said on Monday. A British newspaper on Sunday claimed it had evidence that around $5 million was...
  • Newspaper alleges corruption in 2022 World Cup vote June 1, 2014

    A former member of FIFA's executive committee was accused on Sunday of making payments totaling $5 million to senior football officials in return for support for Qatar's successful bid for the 2022 World Cup. British newspaper The Sunday Times said it has obtained millions of secret documents proving that Mohamed Bin...
  • I will play a Test match innings in politics, says Mohammad Kaif May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif is making his political debut with the Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket. Kaif, who is contesting from Phulpur seat in Uttar Pradesh, says, "I'm here to play a Test match innings so as to connect with the people." Even though Kaif could...
  • Egypt court sentences 102 Islamists to 10 years in jail May 4, 2014

    Cairo: More than 100 supporters of Egypt's deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi were sentenced to ten years in jail on Saturday on charges of killing and inciting violence, judicial sources said. The verdicts for the 102 defendants, handed down ahead of a May 26-27 presidential election, relate to deaths that occurred...
  • Bowling for India easier compared to IPL, says Mohammed Shami May 1, 2014

    India's pace spearhead Mohammed Shami feels that it is easier to share the new ball in the Indian team with Bhuvneshwar Kumar than bowling for Delhi Daredevils since the combinations keep changing in the IPL team. "Bowling for India is easier. With Bhuvi operating from the other end, it becomes a...
  • Egypt sentences 683 to death in mass trial April 28, 2014

    Minya: Defence lawyers say an Egyptian judge has sentenced to death more than 680 alleged supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president over acts of violence and the murder of policemen in the latest mass trial in Egypt that included the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader Mohammed Badie. Attorney Ahmed Hefni told...
  • Egypt sentences Mohammed Morsi supporters to up to 88 years in jail April 27, 2014

    Cairo: An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted and sentenced 11 alleged supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president to up to 88 years in prison on charges that include violating a protest law and assaulting police. The case comes amid a sweeping crackdown by Egypt's military-backed government against the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • Former Pakistan captain Saleem Malik hits out at PCB for not reviewing his life ban April 23, 2014

    Former Pakistan captain Saleem Malik has lashed out at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for refusing to review his life ban and for not recognising a welfare association in which he is actively involved to hold a benefit match at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore. Malik said he was fed up...
  • IPL for me is just about expressing myself, says Dinesh Karthik April 8, 2014

    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. When...
  • MS Dhoni arranges final ticket for Pakistan fan April 6, 2014

    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 April 6, 2014

    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 with...
  • 'Shakti Mills gangrape verdict landmark, will act as a deterrent' April 4, 2014

    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...
  • Cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin among 16 candidates file nomination April 4, 2014

    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 Singh...
  • Egypt puts Muslim Brotherhood leader, 682 others on trial March 25, 2014

    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 tried...