Squads

  • Rajasthan ATS gets custody of IM terror suspect 21-04-2014 11:56 PM

    Main terror suspect of Indian Mujahideen's Jodhpur module Mohammad Sakib Ansari was on Monday remanded in 10 days' custody of Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS). Sakib was produced before the additional Chief judicial magistrate's court in Jodhpur by the Rajasthan ATS, which had taken his custody from Delhi Police (Special Cell)...
  • 30 kg bomb meant to target security personnel recovered in West Singhbhum 03-04-2014 08:06 AM

    A powerful can bomb planted on a road was on Wednesday recovered from Gundijora village under Jaraikela police station in naxal-affected West Singhbhum district. Superintendent of Police Narendra Kumar Singh said the 30-kg can bomb was planted on a kucha road to target security personnel ahead of the Lok Sabha...
  • Police remand of three IM members extended, one sent to jail 02-04-2014 11:35 PM

    The police custody of three alleged members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) was extended by seven days on Wednesday while another operative was sent to jail by a local court. The four operatives were on Wednesdayproduced in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate by the Anti Terrorist Squad...
  • UP ATS arrests two terrorists planning to attack Varanasi during polls 27-03-2014 08:15 AM

    New Delhi: In what can be a major breakthrough, two alleged fidayeen terrorists have been arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad in Gorakhpur. They were reportedly on their way to Ayodhya from Gorakhpur. According to the UP ATS, the arrested terrorists are Pakistani nationals. The ATS said that the...
  • Abidal risks World Cup place after Monaco no-show 24-03-2014 03:40 PM

    Eric Abidal did his chances of earning a place in France's World Cup squad no good by going AWOL on Sunday after the defender was overlooked for Monaco's Ligue 1 game against Lille. Abidal, who was diagnosed with a cancerous liver tumour in 2011 and had a liver transplant the...
  • Virat Kohli-led India squad departs for Asia Cup 23-02-2014 10:53 AM

    Mumbai: The Indian cricket squad, led by Virat Kohli in the absence of injured regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, departed on Sunday for the Asia Cup competition in Bangladesh starting on February 25. Dhoni has been ruled out of the tournament after the wicketkeeper-batsman sustained a Grade I left side-strain...
  • MP inks MoU with UN to make women's squads in villages 19-02-2014 11:42 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday inked an MoU with the United Nations to constitute women's squads in every village. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while attending the event said the government has signed an MoU with 'UN Women', a United Nations' organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of...
  • ICC confirms T20 World Cup squads 19-02-2014 07:11 PM

    Dubai: International Cricket Council on Wednesday confirmed 15 of the 16 men's squads for next month's ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Bangladesh. The cut-off date for the submission of 15-player squads was February 16 and all but Zimbabwe submitted their squads to the ICC before the deadline. Zimbabwe...
  • Bangladesh pick Abdur Razzak, Sabbir Rahman for World T20 17-02-2014 11:50 AM

    Dhaka: Seasoned spinner Abdur Razzak and young batsman Sabbir Rahman were Monday named in Bangladesh's squad for the World Twenty20 which the country will host from March 16. Razzak, 31, who has 39 wickets from 28 matches in the sport's shortest version, had missed last week's Twenty20 series against Sri...
  • Rakesh Maria appointed as new Police Commissioner of Mumbai 16-02-2014 07:41 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Saturday got a new police commissioner. Senior IPS officer Rakesh Maria, who was the head of the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad was appointed as Mumbai Police Commissioner on Saturday. The post became vacant after former police commisisoner Satyapal Singh resigned in January to join the...
  • Is 'RoboCop' remake relying only on good marketing? 12-02-2014 09:52 AM

    The original 1987 'RoboCop' Dutch director Paul Verhoeven's first Hollywood film, isn't so much a movie to revere as a bit of brutalism to behold. It had a grim comic vibe, satirizing the savagery of both corporate bloodthirstiness and justice-seeking rampages. Paul Weller's RoboCop was a techno-Frankenstein created to tame...
  • Irani Cup: Harbhajan to lead Rest of India, Gambhir included 03-02-2014 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: Senior offspinner Harbhajan Singh will get a shot at redemption while leading a 15-member Rest of India squad that also includes seasoned opener Gautam Gambhir as they take on Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka in the Irani Cup match in Bangalore from February 9. However, the two other out...
  • Inspector general of police made in-charge of ensuring security at Modi's rally 01-02-2014 11:00 AM

    Security at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Meerut on Sunday has been tightened, with an inspector general of police being made in charge of a political rally for the first time. The security has been stepped up in view of the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli...
  • 2009 fake currency case: NIA court gives life term to six convicts 30-01-2014 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: All six convicts in the fake currency case have been awarded life sentence by a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court. The six people - Abdul Shaikh, Mohammed Aizul, Ravi Dhiren Gosh Nooruddin Bari, Mohammed Samad and Aizul Shaikh - had been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of...
  • New Zealand opt for Milne's raw pace in ODI squad for India 15-01-2014 12:01 PM

    New Zealand hope to rattle the Indian batsmen in the five-match ODI series as they included tear-away pacer Adam Milne in the 14-man squad announced on Wednesday. Team's coach Mile Hesson, who is also a selector, decided to retain 13 of the 14 men who played a 2-2 series draw...
  • Wary of SIMI plans, MP ATS wants trial court in Central Jail 14-01-2014 09:54 AM

    The Madhya Pradesh Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Monday requested a sessions court in Bhopal to set up a special court on the premises of the Bhopal Central Jail for conducting trial of suspected SIMI members lodged in the facility. "The request for setting up of the special court was...
  • Tight security arrangements for Rajasthan Assembly session beginning Jan 21 10-01-2014 05:09 PM

    Elaborate security arrangements will be made for the first session of Rajasthan Assembly beginning from January 21. Adequate number of security personnel will be guarding the building, which will be checked by bomb disposal and dog squads on a daily basis during the session. The information was given during a...
  • Four suspected SIMI members held 01-01-2014 02:04 PM

    Close on the heels of arrest of five SIMI activists in the state last week, four suspected operatives of the banned organisation were apprehended by the Madhya Pradesh ATS and Counter Terrorist Group in Ujjain. Huge amount of explosives were also seized from the suspected Students Islamic Movement of India...
  • Interview: I'm ready for the New Zealand challenge, says Varun Aaron 01-01-2014 01:27 PM

    New Delhi: Elated after his call-up to the ODI Indian squad for New Zealand tour, pacer Varun Aaron credited his hard work for the recall. Aaron has represented India in four one-day internationals and has bagged six wickets. Two years ago, Aaron made his debut against England at Wankhede Stadium...
  • Who is Ishwar Pandey, the latest entry to Team India 31-12-2013 04:08 PM

    Until the 12th standard, Ishwar Pandey - son of a retired Subedar Major in the army - had no business with serious cricket, let alone fast bowling. But a chance visit to a selection trial changed his life forever, and with India call-up, the 6-feet-2-inch man from Madhya Pradesh has...
  • India squad for New Zealand tour to be picked on Tuesday 30-12-2013 06:37 PM

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the upcoming tour of New Zealand comprising five one-day internationals and two Test matches is to be picked on Tuesday, according to Cricket Board sources. "The team for New Zealand would be selected at the Cricket Centre (BCCI headquarters) on Tuesday. Meeting is at 12:30...
  • SIMI activist who had escaped from jail arrested in MP 24-12-2013 06:36 PM

    The Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Madhya Pradesh police captured five suspected SIMI activists from Sendhwa Pathar area of the district following an encounter in the early hours on Tuesday, a top police official said. The five suspected SIMI men apprehended in a post midnight operation include " Abu Faizal...
  • Bomb found at petrol pump in Chhegaribandha Village, ultras' involvement suspected 18-12-2013 11:33 PM

    Suspected extremists on Wednesdayplanted a timer-fitted bomb at a petrol pump owned by anAJSU party leader in Simdega district, but its timelydetection saved the day, the police said in Simdega. The bomb was planted near the petrol tank of the pumpat Chhegaribandha Village near NH-143, Superintendent ofPolice A V Minz...
  • Sunil Narine back in West Indies Test squad for New Zealand 29-11-2013 09:08 AM

    Sunil Narine has been drafted into West Indies' Test squad for the tour of New Zealand as offspinner Shane Shillingford and part-time spinner Marlon Samuels have been reported for suspect action on the team's recent tour of India. However, Shillingford and Samuels may be available for selection for the first...
  • Vijay Zol to captain India in under-19 Asia Cup 28-11-2013 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: Maharashtra batsman Vijay Zol has been named captain of the India under-19 squad for the ACC Asia Cup in the UAE, which will begin on December 28. Kerala wicketkeeper Sanju Vishwanadh, who was part of the Under-19 team for the Asia Cup in 2012, has been appointed Zol's...
  • Why Gautam Gambhir missed the South African safari 26-11-2013 10:39 AM

    Gautam Gambhir's Monday blues continued as the BCCI selectors once again cold-shouldered his comeback request, opting to take only two specialist openers on a curtailed Test tour of South Africa. Sandeep Patil & Co picked a 17-member party for the South African safari, but there was no room for the...
  • India ready to pick first Test squad post Tendulkar era 25-11-2013 08:21 AM

    A nervous Monday awaits Gautam Gambhir, who will hope it ends his selection blues with a recall to the Test squad for India's tour of South Africa. Out of the Test squad for almost a year now, Gambhir will hope that his 153 runs against Haryana on Saturday carry him...
  • Nitish flayed for delayed decision on setting up ATS in Bihar 22-11-2013 09:32 PM

    The BJP, on Friday, criticised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for delaying in the formation of the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and alleged that the serial blasts in the city and Bodh Gaya would have been averted had the state government formed the unit much earlier. The government has delayed the formation...
  • George Bailey nears Test debut as Australia announce Ashes squad 12-11-2013 08:35 AM

    Brisbane: George Bailey will make his Test debut, likely batting at No. 6, in the Australian line-up for the opening Ashes match against England, while fast bowler Mitchell Johnson replaces Mitchell Starc. Shane Watson is also in the 12-man Australia squad named on Tuesday, despite a hamstring injury which may...