Sandeep

  • New York: Truck driver arrested for mowing down Sikh after calling him terrorist August 20, 2014

    New York: A 55-year-old New York man accused of mowing down a Sikh man with his pickup truck after calling him a terrorist has been arrested on hate charges. Joseph Caleca, of Setauket on Long Island, was arraigned Tuesday on charges of attempted murder as a hate crime, assault as a...
  • Indian team for England ODIs to be picked on Aug 7 August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the five-match ODI series against England, scheduled after the conclusion of the ongoing five-Test series, would be picked here on August 7 by the national selection panel headed by Sandeep Patil. "The selection committee meeting (to pick team for ODIs as well as the lone T20...
  • Kings XI Punjab's Sandeep Sharma to miss Champions League Twenty20 July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Talented medium pacer Sandeep Sharma, who was one of the star performers for Kings XI Punjab in IPL-7, is set to miss the Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury that will keep him out of action till December. Sandeep grabbed the limelight this year by taking 18 wickets...
  • National Award-winning actress Rajeshwari Sachdev says she's 'maturing like old wine' July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajeshwari Sachdev's stint in theatre, TV and films has been like a treasure-trove. The National Award-winning actress too admits that her acting journey has been rewarding and she gained something at each stage. "I am maturing like an old wine," said the actress when asked about her her career growth,...
  • CWG 2014: Sandeep Sejwal finishes 6th in the 100m breaststroke semis July 26, 2014

    Glasgow: India's Sandeep Sejwal finished a poor sixth in the first semi-final of the 100m breastroke as Indian swimmers continued their disappointing show in the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Sejwal, finished fourth in the preliminary heat-3 with a timing of 1:02.97 secs to qualify for the semi-final. However the Arjuna Award winner's...
  • CWG 2014: Paralympic Committee of India contemplates life ban on Choudhary July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Even as confusion prevailed over how para-athlete Sachin Choudhary came as a part of the Indian Commonwealth Games contingent without dope clearance, the Paralympic Committee of India was contemplating a life ban on the powerlifter. Choudhary checked in at the Athletes Village as part of the Indian contingent but made...
  • CWG 2014: Sandeep Sejwal qualifies for men's 100m breaststroke July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Sandeep Sejwal became the first Indian swimmer in the ongoing Commonwealth Games to clear the qualification round and make it to the semi-finals of the men's 100m breaststroke event on day two of the competition, on Friday. Sejwal finished 12th overall after clocking 1:02.97 seconds in the heat to advance...
  • Lord's win was a team effort, says Sandeep Patil July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Selection panel chairman Sandeep Patil said the convincing 95-run win over England has thrilled him and credited the whole team for the stupendous effort. India swamped England by 95 runs to post their first victory at Lord's in 28 years. "I'm thrilled by the victory like everyone else. But this is...
  • Want to make films I believe in: Sandeep Kulkarni July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Sandeep Kulkarni, who has starred in Hindi films like 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi' and 'Traffic Signal', is making his debut as a movie producer with upcoming socio-psychological thriller 'Dombivli Return'. He says the idea is to be able to make films he himself believes in. Sandeep, who has been acting...
  • Digvijaya Singh to stage week-long hunger strike in Guna July 6, 2014

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said he will stage a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers. In a statement, Singh said that he had submitted a letter to the Guna district collector...
  • No more delays: Bhopal to get 100-bed AIIMS on July 25 June 25, 2014

    The 100-bed hospital at the local unit of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here is likely to be inaugurated on July 25. The much-awaited hospital is currently running its Out Patients Department (OPD) since last year. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Sandeep Nayak during his visit...
  • Virender Sehwag's pep talks helped me a lot: Sandeep Sharma June 27, 2014

    The Indian Premier League 2014 is done and dusted, but the glitzy T20 tournament has left a strong set of domestic cricketers poised for a bright future. One such sensation is Sandeep Sharma, who stood out with his wicket-taking abilities through the season. The uncapped Turk from Patiala finished with...
  • MPs responsible for their defeat not Rahul: Delhi Congress Chief June 1, 2014

    New Delhi : Talking tough as he readies a revival strategy for the party in the national capital, Delhi Congress Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Sunday said senior leaders Kapil Sibal, Ajay Maken and Sandeep Dikshit as well as other MPs were themselves responsible for their humiliating defeat in the city...
  • Congress leader questions Raju's remark on Vadra, says MHA does review May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's security privileges are now under government scanner. The Central government has said it will review the exemption from security checks granted to Robert Vadra at airports in the country. Senior party leader Sandeep Dikshit hit out at Civil Aviation Minister...
  • Many offsprings of political leaders get a thumbs down in elections May 18, 2014

    This year's Lok Sabha elections saw many of the sons and daughters of Congress leaders failing to retain their family strongholds as party's tally dipped to a historic low of 44 seats out of 543. Prominent among those who lost the elections are Sachin Pilot, Karti Chidambaram, Sandeep Dikshit, Milind Deora,...
  • Not the end of Nehru-Gandhi dynasty: Sandeep Dikshit on Congress defeat May 17, 2014

    The Congress suffered its worst election defeat on Friday, winning only 44 of 543 Parliamentary seats in the Lok Sabha polls. The BJP got 282, ten more than required to form the government. ...
  • 'Manjunath' review: It's an important story that deserves to be heard May 10, 2014

    Cast: Sasho Satyiish Saarthy, Yashpal Sharma, Seema Biswas, Kishor Kadam, Anjorie Alagh, Faisal Rashid Director: Sandeep A Varma The 2005 murder of Manjunath Shanmugam, the 27-year-old Indian Oil employee who'd been threatening to bust the fuel adulteration racket in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, makes for an earnest and compelling film in...
  • IPL 7: KXIP's Sandeep Sharma credits Virender Sehwag for success April 29, 2014

    On cloud nine after his success against top batsmen such as Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli, Kings XI Punjab young medium pacer Sandeep Sharma has credited Virender Sehwag for helping him become a better cricketer and described him as a "gem of a person". "Viru pa is an amazing person! In...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab hammer RCB for fifth straight win April 29, 2014

    An inspired display of fast bowling by the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) pacers set up their fifth straight win in IPL 7 as Sandeep Sharma & Co. first restricted Royal Challegners Bangalore (RCB) to 124 for 8 and then chased down the modest target easily to win by 5 wickets. Sharma's...
  • 'Manjunath': A film on an IIM graduate who died fighting the oil mafia April 26, 2014

    Viacom 18's soon to be releases film 'Manjunath' is based on the real life story of the young IIM graduate who lost his life fighting the oil mafia in Uttar Pradesh. ...
  • Yuvraj, Kohli enough to take RCB to IPL 7 title: Sandeep Warrier April 15, 2014

    Kerala is fast becoming a state with a knack of producing promising cricketers. After young sensation Sanju Samson and stylish batsmen VA Jagadeesh and Sachin Baby, there is another name that's in the fast lane to success - Sandeep Warrier. The right-arm medium pacer, who made his first-class debut in...
  • Nitish Kumar's good governance is just hype: AAP's Munger candidate April 14, 2014

    From a software engineer to a politician, Aam Aadmi Party's Munger candidate Sandeep Kumar says the biggest hurdle in cleaning up politics is the presence of criminal elements. The 28-year-old, who worked in Tata Consultancy Services and then went on to start a company in Delhi, jumped into politics from...
  • Mumbai Cricket Association interviews 28 candidates for coaching posts April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Twenty-eight aspirants, some of them former Test players, were interviewed on Monday for the job of coaches in different age groups representing Mumbai including the senior team by the local cricket association. The names of selected candidates for a total of six coaching posts, including two for the women's teams,...
  • Bihar: AAP accuses LJP, JDU leaders of intimidating Munger voters April 14, 2014

    Munger: After the attack on its Nalanda candidate Pranav Prakash by a group of unidentified men during an election campaign on Sunday night, the Aam Aadmi Party has now alleged that some strongmen and criminal elements belonging to rival parties were trying to intimidate voters in the Munger Lok Sabha...
  • No foreign tours for national selectors: BCCI April 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board has decided not to send national selectors abroad to watch the Indian team play overseas, according to BCCI's vice president Ravi Savant. "I think now these national selectors will not be travelling out of country. Those days the selectors also used to travel out of country if...
  • EC a toothless body, says Sandeep Dikshit April 9, 2014

    Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Wednesday referred to the Election Commission (EC) as a toothless body and said it does not act on complaints. "Election Commission only issued two-three toothless warnings and does nothing," Dikshit, contesting the Lok Sabha election from East Delhi, said. The commission only goes through appeals, he added. The...
  • Tough for Sandeep Singh to make World Cup cut: Sardar Singh April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Sardar Singh and Sandeep Singh are best of friends on and off the field but the current Indian captain said it will be a tall order for the out-of-favour drag-flicker to make it to the World Cup-bound squad. Sardar said it was heartening to witness healthy competition for places...