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  • IPL 8: Ousted from World Cup squad, RCB show their back to Yuvraj Singh December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh, the most expensive player of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has been released by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) while Delhi Daredevils skipper Kevin Pietersen was released along with Dinesh Karthik, Ross Taylor and Murali Vijay, according to media reports. The Vijay Mallya-owned RCB had paid the 33-year-old...
  • N Srinivasan, IS Bindra in blame game, SC to examine BCCI amendment December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine the controversial amendment in the BCCI rules which enables office bearers to own teams in the IPL and Champions League amidst raging debate over conflict of interest issue. The apex court termed the issue of conflict of interest "relevant" and decided...
  • Indian Aces win inaugural edition of International Premier Tennis League December 15, 2014

    Dubai: Novak Djokovic signed off in style at the International Premier Tennis League by thrashing Gael Monfils 6-0, but it was not enough for his UAE Royals to win the inaugural exhibition event on Saturday. The Indian Aces, who had the likes of Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, and Ana Ivanovic turning...
  • Snapshot: Prince William, wife Kate Middleton meet Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z at NBA game December 9, 2014

    New York: Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton met star couple Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z here. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were here Monday for the Cleveland Cavaliers game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Beyonce and Jay Z were seated just across the way, reports eonline.com. Prince...
  • UAE Royals, Manila Mavericks win on IPTL India leg's final day December 9, 2014

    World No.1 Novak Djokovic and No.2 Roger Federer produced some of their best tennis to enthrall their Delhi fans on Monday as UAE Royals defeated Indian Aces 29-22 in the final match of the Indian leg of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). In a match worthy of a Grand Slam...
  • Difficult to ignore N Srinivasan's conflict of interest, says Supreme Court December 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday grilled BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan on conflict of interest and said it was difficult for it to accept that the involvement of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan - a team official of Chennai Super Kings - in betting during the IPL 2013 did not result in...
  • Prince William, princess Kate begin 3-day visit in US December 8, 2014

    New York: Britain's Prince William and Princess Kate arrived in New York City on Sunday, the royal couple's first official visit to the US and their first experience with the Big Apple. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's black Cadillac Escalade pulled up in front of the Carlyle Hotel in Manhattan...
  • Manila Mavericks down UAE Royals 27-24 in IPTL December 7, 2014

    Manila Mavericks defeated United Arab Emirates (UAE) Royals 27-24 in an International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) match at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Arena here Sunday. Manila Mavericks got an early lead with Mark Philippoussis winning against UAE Royals' Goran Ivanisevic 6-3. Royals reduced the margin in the next match, with Marin Cilic...
  • IPTL: UAE Royals run through Singapore Slammers in India leg opener December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The UAE Royals thumped Singapore Slammers 29-16 in a one-sided affair, marking the India debut of the much talked about International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) on Saturday. The sizeable crowd at the Indian Gandhi Indoor Stadium got the first-hand taste of the fast-paced format made for creating its own...
  • Tomas Berdych inspires Singapore to first IPTL win December 3, 2014

    The Singapore Slammers took their first International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) victory at the fifth time of asking when Tomas Berdych led the home side to a thrilling 24-23 victory over the previously unbeaten Indian Aces on Wednesday. The Slammers started the four-city mixed team tournament with four straight defeats but...
  • Injury forces Eugenie Bouchard to withdraw from IPTL November 27, 2014

    Dubai: Current World No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard, who was to represent UAE Royals in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League, has withdrawn from the event due to an injury she had sustained while training on Monday. Talented French star Kristina Mladenovic will take Bouchard's place and play for the UAE Royals...
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore acquire Iqbal Abdulla in IPL trading window November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore have acquired Iqbal Abdulla from Rajasthan Royals as a part of the first Indian Premier League trading window, which was opened on October 6. The Window is open till December 12 and five players have been traded so far. "In what is the fifth trade prior to...
  • Jharkhand elections: Royal families active in public life November 20, 2014

    Ranchi: Despite their loss of royal titles and privileges, they enjoy support of their 'ryots'. These royal families of Jharkhand have a history of parliamentarians and legislators. Though some members of these families are contesting polls this year, it is yet to be seen if the political parties will bank...
  • After Vodafone, IT department loses Rs 18,000 crore transfer pricing case against Shell November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: On the heels of it losing a similar case against telecom major Vodafone, the IT department lost its Rs 18,000-crore transfer pricing cases against oil major Shell India at the Bombay High Court, which quashed the department's tax order. The tax sleuth had added Rs 15,000 crore and Rs...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Mudgal report a big blow to N Srinivasan November 15, 2014

    The exiled Indian cricket board president Narayanaswamy Srinivasan was just praying that his name should not figure in the Justice Mudgal Committee report on betting and spot-fixing in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL). His prayers went unanswered and his name figured prominently among the four individuals identified in the...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Supreme Court names 'actors involved in drama' November 14, 2014

    In a dramatic turn of events in the IPL spot-fixing case on Friday, the Supreme Court, while hearing the case, inadvertently named two current players as mentioned in the final probe report submitted by Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee. The court was reading out the names of non-players mentioned in the report,...
  • Royal Challengers acquire Manvinder Bisla in IPL trading window November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore have acquired Manvinder Bisla from Kolkata Knight Riders as part of the first trading window which was opened on October 6. The Window is open till December 12 and four players have been traded so far. "The latest two trades both involve Royal Challengers Bangalore. They have...
  • Dravid to mentor Rajasthan Royals for another IPL season November 5, 2014

    Indian batting great Rahul Dravid continues to have a lot on his plate post retirement but he has agreed to mentor Rajasthan Royals for another IPL season, said team CEO Raghu Iyer on Wednesday. "He continues being a mentor for another season. He has got various other commitments but I'm glad...
  • When Dravid sent an email to Pietersen on how to play spin October 23, 2014

    Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen and India batting legend Rahul Dravid were team-mates for the Royal Challengers Bangalore during the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and the Englishman in his recently launched autobiography 'KP', revealed that he sought Dravid's help on how to play spin and also...
  • Canadian Parliament locked down, soldier fatally wounded in shooting, one suspect dead October 22, 2014

    Ottawa: At least one gunman entered Canada's Parliament buildings on Wednesday and many shots were fired just outside the room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was addressing a meeting of legislators. Harper was safely removed from the building but the Parliament was locked down. Eyewitnesses said at least 30 shots were...
  • San Francisco stations banish Lorde's 'Royals' song ahead of baseball World Series where they face rival Kansas City Royals October 21, 2014

    San Francisco: At least two Northern California radio stations have pledged not to play New Zealand artist Lorde's song "Royals," in solidarity with the San Francisco Giants during their World Series matchup with the Kansas City Royals. The decision by San Francisco stations KOIT and KFOG to drop the song, which...
  • Reigning US Open champion Marin Cilic joins UAE Royals' IPTL campaign October 19, 2014

    Dubai: Reigning US Open champion and World No. 9 Marin Cilic will represent the UAE Royals, the Dubai based IPTL franchise, in the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). Together with World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, Cilic will lead the UAE Royals amongst the world's finest players from...
  • From Leh Palace to the Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal: 15 grand Indian palaces that once served as royal residences September 13, 2014

    They are grand and every inch of an Indian palace is reminiscent of the years of royalty it has witnessed over centuries. High on luxury, the royal residence of India's famous princes reflects the lavish life Indian rulers lead in the past. Over the years a few royal residences were...
  • London: Indiaborn nurse's royal hoax inquest opens in UK September 11, 2014

    London: An inquest into the death of Indiaborn nurse Jacintha Saldanha, found hanged after she took a hoax call at a hospital here about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, opened on Thursday after being delayed by almost a year. The 46yearold was found in the nurse's quarters of the King Edward VII...
  • Hyderabad scientist Mahipal Reddy gets Royal Society fellowship September 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Chief scientist at the Council of Scientific and Industrial ResearchIndian Institute of Chemical Technology based here, has been honoured with the Fellowship of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRCS), London, in recognition of his outstanding research. Dr B Mahipal Reddy, the Chief Scientist and Head of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Division,...
  • Tabletoppers Khalsa Warriors to face Lahore Lions August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Khalsa Warriors and Lahore Lions, the only two unbeaten teams in the inaugural Wave World Kabaddi League (WWKL) will clash in the first of the four clashes scheduled for the weekend at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium. Both teams have an allwin record from the three matches they have...
  • Lahore Lions continue winning ways in World Kabaddi League August 16, 2014

    Birmingham: The Pakistanbased Lahore Lions continued to impress, staving off a stiff challenge from the Royal Kings USA in their second match of the ongoing World Kabaddi League on Saturday. The Lions won 6250 in the first match of the tournament's Birmingham leg, the second of the six international cities where...
  • Former aide to Britain's Prince Philip charged with sex abuse July 31, 2014

    London: The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was the personal assistant or "equerry" to the 93yearold husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974....
  • Royal Jordanian to shut down Delhi, Mumbai flights July 27, 2014

    Dubai: Royal Jordanian Airlines has decided to stop all its services to Mumbai and Delhi as part of its restructuring plan. Royal Jordanian will stop operating to Mumbai on September 10 and to Delhi on October 31, this year. The airline is also shutting down its Lagos route with effect from...
  • Lorde not sure if people will care about her music when she isn't a 'hyperyouthful being' June 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Teen singer Lorde worries people will stop liking her music when she is no longer a "hyperyouthful being". The 17yearold 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...