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  • Live Score: Kings XI Punjab opt to field against Rajasthan Royals 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    For LIVE Blog, scroll down to bottom of the page A struggling Kings XI Punjab will have to pull out all stops against the sole unbeaten side, Rajasthan Royals, when the two teams clash in an Indian Premier League match. Rajasthan Royals have successfully dealt with all the challenges thrown at them...
  • Steven Smith attributes patience and preparations for rich run Yesterday

    Mumbai: Australia's captain-in-waiting, Steven Smith, attributes calm demeanour and the repetitive process of getting ready for the on-field battle as mantras for his highly successful run over the last few years. "Probably just my patience and preparations. I am preparing the same way for every game, making sure I am doing...
  • IPL 8: I ate up a lot of deliveries, says MS Dhoni Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Taking Chennai Super Kings' first loss this season in his stride, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that he wasted a lot of deliveries on a good wicket as the team's modest total was easily overhauled by Rajasthan Royals, who continued their winning run in the IPL on Sunday. Electing to...
  • IPL 8: Confident Rajasthan Royals face stern Sunrisers Hyderabad test 5 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Looking to keep their winning run intact, IPL table-toppers Rajasthan Royals (RR) face a stern Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) test in their fourth match of the Twenty20 cricket league, here on Thursday. If RR have have been unbeaten in their three games so far, then the David Warner-led SRH have had...
  • Maharashtra by-poll: RR Patil's wife wins Tasgaon-Kavthemahankal seat by over 112,000 votes 6 days ago

    Sangli: Nationalist Congress Party candidate Suman Patil was elected to the Maharashtra assembly in the by-poll from Tasgaon-Kavthemahankal constituency with a huge margin over her rebel BJP rival, officials said on Wednesday. Patil, widow of former deputy chief minister RR Patil, an NCP stalwart, secured over 112,000 votes, comfortably trouncing rebel...
  • IPL 8: Steven Smith no less than De Villiers or Kohli, says Watson 6 days ago

    Lauding Steven Smith for his match-winning knock against Mumbai Indians, which gave Rajasthan Royals their third successive victory in as many games, Shane Watson said his team-mate is on par with AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli. "I think he is on par with AB de Villiers at the moment and...
  • IPL 8: I never get tired of batting, says Rajasthan skipper Smith 6 days ago

    The ever-consistent Steve Smith says he does not tired of batting as he continued his rich vein of form by scoring an unbeaten 79 in Rajasthan Royals' easy seven-wicket win over Mumbai Indians on Wednesday. Smith also grabbed the Orange Cap for being the highest run-getter so far. He has scored...
  • As it happened: IPL 8, Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils April 12, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Quick Preview: Hoping to end their 10-match losing streak in the IPL cricket tournament, Delhi Daredevils will look to turn their fortunes around on home turf when they take on an upbeat Rajasthan Royals at the Feroz Shah Kotla here...
  • IPL 8: I was excited to play for Rajasthan Royals, says Deepak Hooda April 11, 2015

    Deepak Hooda has come off age in the past one year or so after a very good outing with the U-19 Indian team where he came later down the order and played some brilliant cameos for the junior team. Hooda has had a decent domestic season with Baroda and his hitting...
  • IPL 8: Regrouped KXIP all set for new season, says George Bailey April 9, 2015

    Pune: George Bailey, skipper of Kings XI Punjab the IPL 2014 season runners-up on Thursday said his team has been training hard and aims to get off to a positive start against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when the two sides clash on Friday. "It's been a quick...
  • 'Game of Thrones 5' will have surprising deaths, says author George RR Martin February 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: George R R Martin has warned his 'Game of Thrones' fans that there will be surprising deaths in the upcoming season 5 of the hit TV series. 'Game of Thrones' is an adaptation of Martin's series of fantasy novels, 'A Song of Ice and Fire', reported Ace Showbiz. "People are...
  • Amit Shah condoles NCP leader RR Patil's death February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Monday condoled the demise of former Maharashtra home minister and NCP leader R R Patil. "My condolences and prayers for the departed soul of Shri RR Patil ji (former Home Minister of Maharashtra)," Shah posted on microblogging site Twitter. Patil died on Monday from...
  • RR Patil's mortal remains kept at party office for last darshan February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Mortal remains of senior NCP leader and ex-Home Minister RR Patil are kept at the party office in Mumbai to enable common people and activists to pay their last respects. A pall of gloom descended at the office where leaders cutting across the party lines offered floral tributes to...
  • PM Modi condoles NCP leader RR Patil's death February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of NCP leader RR Patil saying his death left a "void" in Maharashtra's politics. "My thoughts are with Shri RR Patil's family. (I) am saddened to know of his demise, which leaves a void in Maharashtra politics," Modi tweeted. Patil died...
  • Maharashtra's former home minister and NCP leader RR Patil dies in Mumbai February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra home minister and Nationalist Congress Party leader RR Patil on Monday died in Mumbai. Former minister was suffering from advance stage of Oral Cancer and was on ventilator support in Lilavati Hospital of Mumbai. The leader held important ministries under Prithviraj Chavan-led Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra. ...
  • 'Game of Thrones' creator George RR Martin once wrote a TV pilot about an alien landing at the Super Bowl February 1, 2015

    Scottsdale: The creator of "Game of Thrones" says he once wrote a TV pilot with a plot focused on an alien landing at the Super Bowl. George R.R. Martin is now a famous author who has the clout to go to the Super Bowl. Martin attended the Rolling Stone party on the...
  • Watch: This 10-second 'Game of Thrones' season 5 teaser is cryptic yet thrilling December 20, 2014

    A glimpse of the visions; the three-eyed raven; Tyrion; Ayra; Cersei; Sansa, and phoof -- it's gone. ...
  • Sharad Pawar out of race for CM's post, won't take any post of power October 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Ruling himself out of the chief ministerial race, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he will not take any post of power and will now be seen only in organisational and advisory capacity while in public life. "I will turn 75 in a couple of years. I have been...
  • Maharashtra: RR Patil triggers controversy with rape remark, seeks apology October 11, 2014

    Sangli (Maharashtra): Three days before the Maharashtra assembly elections 2014, NCP leader RR Patil has stirred up a controversy by making a shocking statement at a rally in Sangli. Patil said that a certain MNS candidate Sudhakar Khade charged with rape should have committed the crime after the elections. ...
  • Maharashtra Assembly polls: Over 7,000 candidates file nomination September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: As many as 7,401 candidates have filed nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls, which is set to witness a five-cornered contest in all the 288 constituencies. The nomination process ended on Saturday with approximately 7,401 candidates filing their papers, state electoral office said Sunday. The final list of candidates...
  • George RR Martin to kill off more characters in 'Game of Thrones' sequels August 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Fans of 'Game of Thrones' may find their favourite characters missing in the show's upcoming seasons because author George Martin says he will not spare anyone in the story and will kill them, if needed. Martin, who has written book series 'Song of Ice and Fire' which the hit...
  • SP leader Abu Azmi asks Maharashtra government to file FIR against RSS chief August 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra unit chief of Samajwadi Party, Abu Azmi on Wednesday asked state Home Minister RR Patil to take stern action against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for his "Hindu nation" remarks, saying the utterances are part of a "conspiracy to deny freedom of religion to minorities." In his letter to...
  • 'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nominations July 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Emmy voters may need to steel themselves to sort through this year's top nominees: a macabre, medievalstyle tale; a meth kingpin and his violent downfall; a bleak mystery about detectives tracking a ritual killer, and a heartbreaking saga of the AIDS epidemic's roots. Smallscreen fare has steadily been pushed...
  • MP government appoints Kanhere as new examination controller of MPPSC July 5, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh government has appointed RR Kanhere as the Examination Controller of the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission. Kanhere took charge on Saturday, an official release said. He replaced Srikrishna Sharma who has been transferred as the Principal of Government College, Narsinghgarh in Rajgarh district. Sharma was relieved from his post on June...
  • Police recruitment drive: Uddhav questions RR Patil's fitness, says half of his ministry potbellied June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Claiming the government is making a "mockery" of fitness by making candidates run five kilometres during the ongoing police recruitment drive, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today asked if Home Minister RR Patil was himself fit to govern. The Sena leader's remarks came after the gruelling physical test claimed four...
  • For that ONE person who has no idea what 'Game of Thrones' is all about June 14, 2014

    Seriously, how have you avoided detection so far?! Are you not being mocked at school/college/work? Are people not trying to hunt you down?Fear not, lonely wanderer. As the world waits with awaited breath for the finale for the fourth season of 'Game of Thrones', we now offer you the opportunity...
  • 10 things we want to see in the 'Game Of Thrones' season 4 finale June 14, 2014

    Note: This post contains discussion and speculation of book spoilers through the end of season four of 'Game of Thrones'. By now, George RR Martin and the makers of HBO series 'Game Of Thrones' must be sitting happily in their offices, smug with the knowledge that this season's finale is set...
  • News 360: Centre stands by Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag's appointment as Army Chief June 11, 2014

    Despite the hullabaloo surrounding former Army chief and MoS, VK Singh's differences with the anointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag as the next Army Chief, the Narendra Modi government has decided to stand by the UPA's decision to promote Suhag. ...