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  • New Zealand coach Mike Hesson wary of Sharjah conditions 14 hours 21 minutes ago

    Sharjah: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson warned his team needed to be at their best to compete on a flat Sharjah pitch where they meet Pakistan in the third and final Test from Wednesday. New Zealand seek a series-levelling win after losing the first Test in Abu Dhabi by 248 runs...
  • New York snowstorm: Officials warn residents not to wait too long to evacuate 21 hours 11 minutes ago

    Residents of New York are preparing for more bad weather.Last week, the area saw over 7 feet of snow. Officials warned residents not to wait too long to evacuate. They are worried people could be trapped in their homes as flood waters surge. ...
  • Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms 22 hours 26 minutes ago

    Buffalo: First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt. Residents of flood-prone areas around Buffalo should move valuables up from the basement, pack a bag and prepare for the possibility of evacuation as up to 7 feet of melting snow posed the threat of flooding,...
  • Admission rigmarole for HRD Minister Smriti Irani to get children in school Yesterday

    New Delhi: It did not help that she was India's Education Minister Smriti Irani had to appear in an interview to get her children admitted to a school like any other parent who goes through this nightmare. "Oh yes. I actually got interviewed. When I came from Mumbai to Delhi, the...
  • Railway officers set to adopt stations for PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' mission Yesterday

    New Delhi: Looking to give a new impetus to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat mission, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has suggested that officers working with the public transporter could adopt one railway station each in order to ensure proper cleanliness on the premises. Noting that "in Railways, cleaning is...
  • Delhi government puts ban on purchase of new vehicles for officials Yesterday

    New Delhi: As part of an austerity measure, the Delhi government has imposed a ban on purchase of new vehicles for all officials, including those of civic bodies in the city, until the old ones complete their required life cycles. As per the new move, officials are also not supposed to...
  • Pakistan lose Ahmed Shehzad, Shoaib Maqsood to injuries 2 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan have lost two of their young batsman, Ahmed Shehzad and Sohaib Maqsood, for the one-day series against New Zealand due to fitness issues. The Pakistan Cricket Board said on Saturday that Shehzad, who suffered a fracture of his right cheek bone during the first Test against New Zealand, has...
  • New Zealand challenging away from home, says coach 2 days ago

    New Zealand coach Mike Hesson warned on Saturday that his side are improving and have proved they can take on top nations away from home. Hesson said the tense draw in the second Test against Pakistan that finished Friday in Dubai had proved the point. Pakistan batted out for a draw after...
  • Snow storm in western New York kills 13 people 2 days ago

    The city of Buffalo was estimated to have received as much snow in three days as it normally gets in a year. In parts of the city the snow was estimated to be as much as 2.4m (8ft) deep. The storms have been blamed for at least 13 deaths in...
  • Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers advance in rankings 2 days ago

    Dubai: Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers progressed in the Test rankings following their drawn second Test, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) release on Saturday. Sarfraz Ahmed jumped to a career-best ranking of 18 in the Test batting rankings following his scores of 112 and 24 not out against...
  • Brendon McCullum, Misbah-ul-Haq hail exciting Dubai Test 2 days ago

    Dubai: New Zealand and Pakistan captains Brendon McCullum and Misbah-ul Haq hailed the riveting Test between their countries which ended in an exciting draw on Friday. Pakistan, set to chase 261 in a possible 72 overs, finished 65 runs short at 196 for 5. Both teams could have won though. The result...
  • US: With snow still piled high, Buffalo faces flooding 2 days ago

    Buffalo (New York): Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs. After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun...
  • 2nd Test: Pakistan survive scare as match ends in draw 3 days ago

    Dubai: A defiant fifth-wicket stand of 74 between Younus Khan and Asad Shafiq ensured Pakistan secured a draw in the second Test against New Zealand on Friday to maintain a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Chasing 261 for victory, Pakistan were 196 for five when the teams agreed to a...
  • India not among front-runners for 2015 World Cup: Fleming 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Title holders India are not among the front-runners to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, feels former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming. Fleming's logic for leaving out India from his list of Cup favourites is simple. They won the coveted trophy four years ago at...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 5 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Round-up: Ross Taylor hit a return-to-form half-century to help New Zealand recover after Sarfraz Ahmed hit a fighting hundred for Pakistan in the second Test in Dubai on Thursday. Taylor was 77 not out for his 23rd fifty to...
  • Patient with Ebola symptoms being monitored in New York 3 days ago

    New York: A person showing symptoms of Ebola has been subjected to medical tests at a New York hospital, after returning from the Ebola-hit country of Mali. The patient, who has not been publicly identified, has been put in quarantine in New York's Bellevue Hospital, according to official sources. Medical personnel are...
  • At least 8 dead in US snow storm, residents call it worst in memory 3 days ago

    New York: Some areas of New York state along the Great Lakes had nearly 2 feet (60 cm) of new snow on top of accumulations as high as 5 feet (1.5 metres) from earlier in the week. The National Weather Service said parts of the region could expect 3 feet (9O...
  • Mohammad Hafeez hopes to clear bowling test 4 days ago

    Pakistan offspinner Mohammad Hafeez believes he doesn't extend his elbow beyond the allowed 15 degrees and will be cleared of a suspect bowling action in England next week. Match officials reported Hafeez's bowling action after Pakistan won the first Test against New Zealand by 248 runs last week when the offspinner...
  • 2nd Test: Ross Taylor rescues New Zealand after Sarfraz's ton 4 days ago

    Ross Taylor hit a return-to-form half-century to help New Zealand recover after Sarfraz Ahmed hit a fighting hundred for Pakistan in the second Test in Dubai on Thursday. Taylor was 77 not out for his 23rd fifty to help his team recover from a shaky 79 for 4 to close the...
  • All 50 US states feel freezing temperatures, four dead in New York 4 days ago

    New York: Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country while heavy snow prompted a state of emergency in western New York and contributed to the deaths of four people. Every US state, including Hawaii,...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 4 4 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 round up: New Zealand bowled with discipline and, despite Azhar Ali and Younis Khan's half-centuries, looked set for a lead in the second Test. Pakistan lost Asad Shafiq in seamer Tim Southee's penultimate over for 44 to close the...
  • CNN-IBN travels to New York for NBA season opener 5 days ago

    CNN-IBN traveled to New York City to bring you all the behind the scene action from the NBA season opener where New York Knicks hosted Chicago Bulls. ...
  • Five dead after Western New York gets year's worth of snow in four days 5 days ago

    New York: An autumn blizzard dumped a year's worth of snow in three days on Western New York state, where five people died and residents, some stranded overnight in cars, braced for another pummeling expected later on Wednesday. Winter-hardy Buffalo and the surrounding area was pummeled by the storm that dumped...
  • 2nd Test: New Zealand bowlers put Pakistan on mat on Day 3 5 days ago

    Dubai: New Zealand were eyeing a vital lead in the second Test as they exposed Pakistan's tail for the first time in the series despite Azhar Ali and Younis Khan scoring half centuries on Wednesday. New Zealand made a strong comeback in the last session on day three to claim three...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 3 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: New Zealand's batting tail wagged to take them to 403 in their first innings before they returned to dismiss Pakistan's openers on the second day of the second Test in Dubai on Tuesday. After frustrating the Pakistani bowlers...
  • Injured Mohammed Hafeez called back from UAE 6 days ago

    Karachi: Experienced Pakistan allrounder, Mohammed Hafeez is being called back from the United Arab Emirates following a hamstring injury and also after his bowling action was reported by match officials during the first Test against New Zealand. Hafeez, who is not playing in the ongoing second Test against the Kiwis in...
  • 2nd Test: Pakistan struggle in reply to New Zealand's 403 6 days ago

    New Zealand's batting tail wagged to take them to 403 in their first innings before they returned to dismiss Pakistan's openers on the second day of the second Test in Dubai on Tuesday. After frustrating the Pakistani bowlers with his defiant unbeaten 32, Kiwi leg-spinner Ish Sodhi spun a ball past...
  • Harvard University sued over 'racial profiling' 6 days ago

    New York: A nonprofit group filed a lawsuit on Monday against Harvard University, accusing the world-famous Ivy League institution of racial profiling in its admissions policies. Students for Fair Admissions says Harvard limits the number of Asian Americans it admits while giving preference to other races, according to the Project on...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 2 6 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 round up: New Zealand's opening batsman Tom Latham completed back to back Test centuries as he anchored New Zealand's total of 243 for 3 on the first day. Latham, 22, scored a career-best unbeaten 137 to follow his maiden...
  • I think Modi is bigger than Shah Rukh Khan: Australian Parlamentarian 6 days ago

    Reacting to PM Modi's speech at Allphones Arena and inside the Australian Parliament, New South Wales MP Matt Keyne said, "Modi is a rockstar. We just had Shah Rukh Khan in Australia and I think Modi is bigger than Shah Rukh Khan. There's been a tangible air of excitement about...