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  • ICC World Cup: Pool A supremacy on the line as New Zealand face Australia 3 hours 7 minutes ago

    The match between the co-hosts promises to offer fans delicious viewing, with two power-packed favourites colliding. ...
  • Motorola's new Moto E (2nd gen) coming to India at Rs 6,999; features a 4.5-inch display, front camera, Android 5.0 Lollipop 4 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Motorola has revealed the price of the new Moto E for the Indian market and has kept it the same as the previous generation model. Priced at Rs 6,999 for the 3G variant, the second-gen Moto E will soon be launched in India and will be exclusively available...
  • World Cup 2015: Clarke returns for Australia's test against New Zealand 6 hours 22 minutes ago

    Auckland: In the lead-up to the 2015 World Cup, vast amounts of column inches previewed each time, talking heads congregated in television studios and Facebook timelines competed with Twitter feeds. A hysteria built slowly, where each team was dissected, each player forensically examined. One recurring question came up: would the...
  • Australia's Michael Clarke ready to return for World Cup 8 hours 11 minutes ago

    Auckland: Captain Michael Clarke is ready to make his return to the Australia team for Saturday's Cricket World Cup match against New Zealand, saying he's as fit and healthy as he's been in years. Clarke injured his right hamstring in a test against India in December and underwent immediate surgery to...
  • World Cup: Clarke's return adds to Australia's might, McCullum admits 9 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Zealand were "in awe" of Michael Clarke's leadership during the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death and his inclusion for Saturday's World Cup blockbuster can only strengthen Australia, captain Brendon McCullum has said. Clarke makes his long-awaited return at Eden Park and will be under the microscope as he comes back...
  • ICC World Cup: Southee fit for Australia showdown, confirms McCullum 9 hours 53 minutes ago

    Auckland: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum on Friday quashed any fears over paceman Tim Southee's participation in Saturday's World Cup game against Australia, saying he is expected to play in an unchanged team. The 26-year-old suffered a nasty blow when struck by a throw from team-mate Adam Milne during fielding practice...
  • BJP asks Sonia Gandhi to rein in Congress leaders 'foul-mouthing' PM Modi 11 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Condemning "intemperate" remarks by Congress leaders against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP on Thursday asked party President Sonia Gandhi to rein in her party leaders and demanded an apology from her. BJP National Secretary Shrikant Sharma said Congress leaders, including former MP Raj Babbar, at a rally at Jantar...
  • World Cup 2015: Injury scare for New Zealand pacer Tim Southee Yesterday

    Auckland: Star pacer Tim Southee on Thursday sent a scare through the New Zealand camp two days before their cricket World Cup showdown against Australia by hurting his right shoulder during training. Southee, who destroyed England last week with a career-best 7 for 33, was struck by a ball during fielding...
  • Disney announces an all new season of their classic cartoon show 'DuckTales' Yesterday

    Marc Buhaj, the Senior Vice President for Programming and General Manager at Disney XD announced on February 26 the Emmy Award winning Disney classic 'DuckTales' would come out with a new season in 2017. Buhaj said "DuckTales has a special place in Disney's TV animation history, it drew its inspiration from...
  • World Cup: Martin Crowe to be inducted in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame Yesterday

    Auckland: New Zealand great Martin Crowe will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during the World Cup match between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park on Saturday. Crowe, 52, who is bravely fighting a relapse of a rare blood cancer disease, will be the third cricketer after...
  • World Cup: Australia look to limit Brendon McCullum damage, says Josh Hazlewood Yesterday

    Rookie Australian paceman Josh Hazlewood has singled out Brendon McCullum as the dangerman in Saturday's key Pool A match against New Zealand, saying the minimum damage he does the better. The game is being billed as a showcase for power hitters like McCullum, Martin Guptill and Corey Anderson from the home...
  • Security tightened at New Delhi churches after attacks Yesterday

    New Delhi: The government said on Wednesday it had boosted security around hundreds of churches in New Delhi after a spate of attacks on religious institutions unnerved minority Christians. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Chaudhary told lawmakers that extra police had been deployed to protect 240 churches in the capital,...
  • World Cup: Eden Park, witness to best and worst of New Zealand cricket Yesterday

    Auckland: Eden Park, venue of Saturday's eagerly awaited Pool A clash between World Cup hosts Australia and New Zealand, has witnessed the best and worst of New Zealand cricket. New Zealand tumbled to their lowest Test score in an innings at the Auckland ground in 1955, 26 against England. A year later...
  • New Zealand better prepared than Australia in World Cup humdinger Yesterday

    We're upon a much-anticipated match with Australia taking on New Zealand on Saturday, 28 February at Eden Park. The co-hosts have had a good start to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. New Zealand and Australia clashes in any sport always create lots of interest, especially in rugby and netball....
  • Rail mess exposed: Is Railway Minister watching? 2 days ago

    A day before the Railway Budget is presented by the government, a shocking expose shows the appalling conditions under which the food that is served at the New Delhi railway station is prepared. ...
  • Delhi: Security tightened at churches after attacks 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The government said on Wednesday it had boosted security around hundreds of churches in New Delhi after a spate of attacks on religious institutions unnerved minority Christians. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Chaudhary told lawmakers that extra police had been deployed to protect 240 churches in the capital,...
  • World Cup: Richard Hadlee says Australia favourites against New Zealand 2 days ago

    Legendary New Zealand paceman Richard Hadlee believes Australia have a slight advantage heading into Saturday's World Cup showdown between the co-hosts because of their pack of power-hitters. This weekend's clash in Auckland, which some believe could be a dress rehearsal for the March 29 final, pits four-times World Cup champions Australia...
  • How Niagara Falls freezes ... or does it? 2 days ago

    New York: It's a stunning site: Niagara Falls, the world's most famous waterfall, apparently frozen in place. The icy spectacle, brought on by weeks of severe cold, has drawn a steady flow of intrepid tourists. But are the Falls really frozen? Not exactly. Here's a brief explanation of what really...
  • World Cup: Tim Southee and Trent Boult our best ever new-ball combination, says Richard Hadlee 2 days ago

    Auckland: New Zealand cricket legend Richard Hadlee Wednesday declared the pair of Tim Southee and Trent Boult as the country's greatest ever new-ball combination. Hadlee who played three World Cups for the Black Caps, including a semi-final in 1983 said, "I think particularly with Southee and Boult, it's our best ever...
  • World Cup: New Zealand 'slight favourites' against Australia, says Steve Waugh 2 days ago

    Auckland: Former World Cup-winning captain Steve Waugh on Wednesday said New Zealand will be going into Saturday's World Cup Pool A encounter at the Eden Park here against Australia as "a slight favourites". Waugh, who was instrumental in helping Allan Border-led Australia win 1987 World Cup and captained his country to...
  • ICC World Cup: Mike Hesson plays down Australia-New Zealand hype 2 days ago

    Auckland: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson Wednesday played down the hype surrounding the explosive World Cup showdown between the co-hosts, saying it will be treated as just another round-robin encounter. But it will be easier said than done for both teams as come Saturday the intensity on and off the field...
  • World Cup 2015: Australia will relish hostile New Zealand crowd, says Shane Watson 2 days ago

    A hostile crowd buoyed by New Zealand's perfect start to the World Cup is set to turn Eden Park into a bear pit for visiting Australia on Saturday, but allrounder Shane Watson is "excited" by the prospect of a rancorous reception. Both countries' fans have eagerly awaited the fixture, the first...
  • World Cup: Rage in Eden, David Warner backs Aussies to feed on Kiwi fury 2 days ago

    Auckland: Combative Australian opener David Warner is looking forward to being insulted by New Zealand fans when the co-hosts meet in the World Cup, saying his team will feed on the fury. Saturday's match at Eden Park is being billed as "the final before the final" as the winner will top...
  • Kitchen doubles up as toilet at New Delhi Railway station 2 days ago

    A day before the Railway Budget is presented by the government, a shocking expose shows the appalling conditions under which the food that is served at the New Delhi railway station is prepared. At Platform no. 1 of the New Delhi Railway station, the head cook is seen standing right...
  • World Cup 2015: Chappell-Hadlee Trophy at stake in Saturday's clash 2 days ago

    The much-awaited World Cup clash between co-hosts Australia and New Zealand will be about more than just the race for quarter-final places with the cricket boards of both countries today confirming that the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy will be at stake. The trophy, named after two of Australia and New Zealand's greatest...
  • 2015 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire: India's most fuel-efficient diesel car launched at Rs 5.99 lakh onwards in India 3 days ago

    Maruti Suzuki has launched the updated Swift Dzire in India at a starting price of Rs 5.07 lakh, ex-Delhi. There are both petrol and diesel options to choose from (total seven variants) and four new colours as well with the top-end Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire diesel variant priced at Rs...
  • World Cup 2015: Corey Anderson expects sledging, heat from Australia 3 days ago

    Auckland: New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson admits his players are braced for a verbal onslaught from Australia in their blockbuster World Cup clash in Auckland on Saturday. The Eden Park duel is likely to decide who tops Pool A and plays a relatively weaker team from Pool B in the quarter-finals. As...
  • World Cup: Brendon McCullum a 'threat' to us, says Aaron Finch 4 days ago

    Auckland: Ahead of their Pool A World Cup game on Feb 28, Australian opener Aaron Finch on Monday spoke of the threat posed by New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum, terming him to be "brutal" with the willow. In their last match, the 33-year-old took the England bowling apart single-handedly, clobbering his...
  • A wide open World Cup, says Sachin Tendulkar 4 days ago

    World Cup winner and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar has predicted that the event will be even more competitive as it progresses after the first 10 days produced exciting and entertaining cricket. Talking to the ICC on the sidelines of India versus South Africa match at the Melbourne...
  • World Cup: Aaron Finch backs rusty Australia to shine in New Zealand 4 days ago

    In-form opener Aaron Finch shrugged off concerns that a rusty Australia will be caught cold by high-flying trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand on Saturday in what will be their first World Cup match in two weeks. The Black Caps have won three games while Australia, who started their campaign with a thumping...