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  • Lorde not sure if people will care about her music when she isn't a 'hyper-youthful being' June 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Teen singer Lorde worries people will stop liking her music when she is no longer a "hyper-youthful being". The 17-year-old has been praised for capturing the spirit of today's youth in her music, including hit song "Royals", but she isn't sure people will care about her music when she...
  • Royal Bhutan Airlines flight makes emergency landing after windshield crack June 15, 2014

    Kolkata: A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight from Paro to Mumbai was forced to make an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International Airport on Sunday after the windshield of the aircraft cracked during the journey. The captain of the flight sought permission of the ATC for emergency landing as the aircraft...
  • India to be No 1 for growth in wellness tourism by 2019: Study June 13, 2014

    Dubai: India could be number one for growth globally in the wellness tourism sector in the next five years, clocking over 20 per cent gains annually through 2017, according to a recent study. Wellness tourism is a $439 billion industry worldwide within the $3.2 trillion global tourism industry, representing 14 per...
  • Zarina Begum: Awadh's last surviving royal singer May 28, 2014

    Zarina Begum, 87, known to be the only living court singer of the Awadh Court and one of the most popular singers of 1950s and 1960s, lives a life of anonymity today. The sole surviving singer who can voice the baithak thumri once sung in Lucknow's royal houses, today struggles to...
  • Kevon Cooper reported for suspected bowling action May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals' bowler Kevon Cooper has been reported for bowling certain deliveries with a suspected illegal action during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians played here Sunday. The West Indian was reported by on-field umpires Rod Tucker and K. Srinath along with third umpire S. Ravi at...
  • Ex-CAG Vinod Rai begins audit of Padmanabhaswamy temple May 26, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former CAG Vinod Rai, who was asked by the Supreme Court to undertake the audit of the properties, assets and accounts of the past 25 years of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, began his preliminary work from Monday. Last month, an apex court bench of Justice RM Lodha and Justice AK...
  • IPL 7: Rajasthan Royals did not execute bowling plans well, says Rahul Dravid May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Disappointed after Rajasthan Royals lost the last available IPL play-off berth to title-holders Mumbai Indians on net run-rate, team mentor Rahul Dravid said his bowlers failed to execute the plans well in the exhilarating contest at Wankhede. "It was pretty disappointing to finish like this. But credit to them. They...
  • IPL 7: Rohit Sharma dedicates 'unbelievable' win to Mumbai fans May 26, 2014

    Such was the impact of the mind-boggling hitting from Corey Anderson that Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma could not believe that they have pulled off one of the most dramatic wins in this IPL. Anderson smashed six sixes and nine fours in his unbeaten 95-run knock that enabled Mumbai Indians chase...
  • IPL 7: Corey Anderson's 95 off 44 takes Mumbai Indians to the playoffs May 26, 2014

    Chasing 190 to win off just 14.3 overs to qualify for the playoffs, Corey Anderson smashed off and Ambati Rayudu played a cameo of 30 off 10 as duo helped Mumbai Indians register a sensational 5-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in just 14.4 overs. Rajasthan Royals scored 189 in their 20...
  • As it happened: Mumbai vs Rajasthan, IPL 7, Match 56 May 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: Mumbai Indians, who are still in with a chance to make it to the playoffs, will take on Rajasthan Royals in the final league game of IPL 7 on Sunday. But if Rajasthan win, they will quietly move...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai, Rajasthan battle for fourth playoff spot May 25, 2014

    Title-holders Mumbai Indians, who are still in with a chance to make it to the playoffs, will take on Rajasthan Royals in the final league game of IPL 7 on Sunday. But if Rajasthan win, they will quietly move into the top-four, putting MI out of the tournament. Rajasthan are the...
  • IPL 7: CSK will go into playoffs with confidence, says Stephen Fleming May 24, 2014

    Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Saturday said the win against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their final league match of IPL-7 have given his side much-needed confidence ahead of their clash against Kolkata Knight Riders in the playoffs. "We wanted to win today and have done that. I could not...
  • IPL 7: Chennai thrash Bangalore to end three-match losing streak May 24, 2014

    Faf du Plessis scored a fifty and had a 75-run partnership with MS Dhoni (49*) to take Chennai Super Kings to an eight-wicket win over hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore, which boosted CSK's hopes of finishing second on the table. Chasing a modest target of 154 set by RCB, largely due to...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Bangalore, IPL 7, Match 53 May 24, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Their playoff hopes over after defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders, a shattered Royal Challengers Bangalore will play for pride against a slightly shaky Chennai Super Kings in their last league encounter of IPL 7. The 30-run defeat against...
  • IPL 7: RCB play for pride, CSK aim for second spot May 24, 2014

    Their playoff hopes over after defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders, a shattered Royal Challengers Bangalore will play for pride against a slightly shaky Chennai Super Kings in their last league encounter of the seventh edition of Indian Premier League on Saturday. The 30-run defeat against KKR, who booked...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab dent Rajasthan Royals' playoff hopes with a win May 24, 2014

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab dented Rajasthan Royals play-off chances by beating them by 16 runs as the hosts put up an inspired bowling show led by Rishi Dhawan defending 179. Coming out for the chase, Rajasthan got off to a steady start until Dhawan removed Ajinkya Rahane and Shane Watson...
  • As it happened: Punjab vs Rajasthan, IPL7, Match 52 May 23, 2014

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Punjab, who lost to Mumbai Indians in their previous encounter, are currently on top of the table with 18 points from 12 outings. On the other hand, Rajasthan have 14 points from 12 matches and were pushed to the fourth...
  • IPL-7 Scenarios: One win is all Rajasthan need with MI, SRH threatening May 23, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals hardly envisaged the situation they find themselves in - a win in one of their last two matches to go through to the playoffs, or pray for Mumbai Indians or Sunrisers Hyderabad to fall short of 14 points or on net run-rate. The 2008 champions had consistenly stayed in...
  • IPL 7: Rajasthan need to beat Punjab to make it to the play-offs May 23, 2014

    As the scramble for the top four positions has set off, Kings XI Punjab have not much to worry about as they have already made it through the play-offs but will be hoping to consolidate their position on the top when on Friday they meet the Rajasthan Royals who need...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders have shed the chokers tag, says Gautam Gambhir May 22, 2014

    Kolkata: Refusing to take credit for turning around the fortunes of his team, captain Gautam Gambhir Thursday said he was satisfied but not surprised over his Kolkata Knight Riders' six-match winning streak which powered them to the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. Addressing the media after humbling Royal Challengers Bangalore...
  • Kolkata knock out Bangalore to enter IPL-7 playoffs May 22, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders completed a stunning combeack in IPL-7 as their sixth consecutive win on Thursday booked them a place the playoffs. KKR beat Royal Challengers Bangalore who bowed out of the tournament after suffering a 30-run defeat - their eighth of the season. Put in to bat by RCB skipper...
  • As it happened: KKR vs RCB, IPL 7, Match 49 May 22, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Uthappa and Shakib's batting heroics took KKR to 195 after which Narine's 4 wickets limited RCB to 165/5 for a 30-run win - KKR's sixth in a row. Pre-match: The high-flying Kolkata Knight Riders, who are just two points away...
  • IPL 7: Playoffs beckon Kolkata as they host Bangalore May 22, 2014

    The high-flying Kolkata Knight Riders, who are just two points away from booking a berth in the playoffs, would look to seal it with a win against an inconsistent Royal Challengers Bangalore when they clash at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. Kolkata have shown glimpses of their form in the...
  • IPL-7 Scenarios: Rajasthan, Kolkata favourites to reach playoffs May 21, 2014

    The league phase of the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League is almost over but teams are still vying for the last two spots for the knockouts that will lead them into the tournament's finals. At present, only the Kings XI Punjab and the Chennai Super Kings have qualified...
  • IPL 7: Now we will have to wait and watch to know our fate, says Virat Kohli May 20, 2014

    A disappointed Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday rued the fact that they will now have to adopt a "wait and watch" policy to know their chances of qualifying for the play-offs after the team slumped to its seventh defeat in IPL 7. RCB on Tuesday lost by seven...
  • IPL 7: RCB near exit door after 7-wicket defeat to Hyderabad May 20, 2014

    Royal Challengers Bangalore were pushed close to exit door of IPL 7 after a crushing 7-wicket defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad, who kept their glimmer of playoff hopes alive in their last home game of the season. Chasing a challenging 161 to win, David Warner returned to Hyderabad's opening slot with a...