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  • ISL: 2006 World Cupper Garcia named Atletico Kolkata marquee player 07-07-2014 05:38 PM

    Kolkata: Indian Super League Kolkata franchise, Atletico de Kolkata unveiled UEFA Champions League winner Spaniard Luis Garcia as their marquee player in the first such announcement of the much-anticipated tournament on Monday. 36-year-old attacking midfielder Garcia earned 20 caps for Spain between 2005 and 2008 and was part of the...
  • Error in piloting led to C-130J Hercules crash: IAF sources 29-06-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Error in piloting is understood to have been found as the reason behind the crash of Air Force's C-130J Super Hercules aircraft in March in which five service personnel, including four officers, were killed near Gwalior. The Court of Inquiry is almost complete and error in piloting is...
  • Saina Nehwal beats Carolina Marin to win Australian Open Super Series title 29-06-2014 11:21 AM

    India ace shuttler Saina Nehwal clinched the Australian Open Super Series women's single title in style with a straight-game victory over World Number 11 Carolina Marin of Spain on Sunday. The London Olympics bronze medallist staved off the challenge from Marin 21-18, 21-11 in the women's singles summit clash, which...
  • Saina beats top seed Shixian to enter Australian Open Super Series final 28-06-2014 11:10 AM

    Sydney: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stands just a win away from clinching her second title of the year after she stunned world number two and top seed Chinese Shixian Wang in a gruelling three-game semi-final contest of the USD 750,000 Star Australian Super Series on Saturday. Sixth-seeded Saina prevailed...
  • Saina, Sindhu in quarters of Australian Super Series 26-06-2014 06:49 PM

    Sydney: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu entered the quarterfinals of the Australian Super Series on Thursday after posting comfortable victories in their respective women's singles second round matches here. However, India's campaign was over in both the men's singles and men's doubles events. As expected, world No. 8...
  • Saina, Sindhu progress to second round of Australian Super Series 25-06-2014 04:45 PM

    Sydney: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal fought her way back from a game down to win her opening round match, while compatriot PV Sindhu crushed her opponent to storm into the second round of the Australian Super Series here on Wednesday. Saina will now take on compatriot PC Thulasi, who...
  • After cracking IIT-Jee, poor students now struggle for counselling fee 22-06-2014 08:50 PM

    For students from underprivileged families, who studied at Super 30 and cracked the IIT-JEE advance examination this year, the next hurdle is to arrange Rs.60,000 as counselling fee, following which they will be admitted to a college. Three days after the sons and daughters of a cobbler, daily wage labourers,...
  • ISL signs partnership agreement with English Premier League 22-06-2014 04:35 PM

    Mumbai: Indian Super League has entered into a strategic partnership with the English Premier League, the world's most popular and successful football league, to bring their best practices to India under an exchange programme. The Co-operation Agreement between the ISL, co-promoted by IMG-Reliance, the joint venture between IMG and Reliance...
  • Saina Nehwal crashes out of Indonesia Open Super Series 20-06-2014 09:54 PM

    Jakarta: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal bowed out of the women's singles event of the USD 750,000 Indonesia Open Super Series after going down to China's World No. 1 Li Xuerui in the quarter-finals on Friday. Saina, seeded eighth, lost 20-22, 15-21 to the Chinese shuttler in 44 minutes. With this...
  • Children of cobbler, labourers crack IIT exam with help from Super 30 19-06-2014 10:01 PM

    The sons and daughters of a cobbler, daily wage labourers and a landless farmer, among others, have cracked the highly-competitive IIT-JEE exam this year thanks to a free coaching centre for underprivileged students in Bihar. Wards of poorest of the poor comprise 27 of the 30 students of the Super...
  • Saina Nehwal sails into quarters at Indonesia Open, Jwala-Ashwini lose 19-06-2014 08:21 PM

    Jakarta: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal cruised into the women's singles quarter-finals of the USD 750,000 Indonesia Open Super Series even as India's challenge ended in the women's doubles event with the ouster of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, here on Thursday. Saina, seeded eighth, had a relatively easy outing against...
  • Super 30 does it again, 27 out of 30 EWS students qualify for IITs 19-06-2014 01:38 PM

    Keeping up its reputation, Super 30 of mathematician Anand Kumar has again excelled in JEE advance result which was declared on Thursday with 27 out of its 30 students, all from poor background cracking the exam. Among the successful ,this year, are children of cobbler,roadside vendors and grocer. With tears...
  • Top US officials visit Anand Kumar's 'Super 30' in Bihar, laud the concept 17-06-2014 11:32 PM

    Top US officials in India on Tuesday visited the Super 30 Academy and appreciated the innovative idea of mathematician Anand Kumar of helping students from humble background to qualify entrance tests for premier engineering institutions. Deputy Chief of Mission of US Embassy Michael Pelletier and Consul General Helen G LaFave...
  • Saina Nehwal leads Indian challenge at Indonesia Super Series 16-06-2014 06:08 PM

    Jakarta: Three-time champion Saina Nehwal, who is coming from a break, will look to renew her love affair with Indonesia when she leads the Indian challenge in the USD 750,000 BCA Indonesia Superseries Premier starting with the qualifiers here tomorrow. A winner of the tournament in 2009, 2010 and 2012,...
  • Former England goalkeeper David James to be part of ISL 14-06-2014 04:26 PM

    New Delhi Former England World Cupper David James is keen to be a part of the much-anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament. The development is a result of a tie-up between sports management firm Anglian Management Group and leading UK-based firm Legion Football Advisory. "As part of the tie-up,...
  • Badminton: Indian challenge at Japan Open comes to an end 12-06-2014 02:05 PM

    Tokyo: The Indian challenge at the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series came to an early end as the shuttlers lost their respective second-round matches here Thursday. South Korean sixth seeds Kyung Eun Jung and Ha Na Kim took care of the World No. 32 pairing of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini...
  • Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa progress in Japan Open 11-06-2014 11:06 PM

    Top Indian doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa continued their good run when they proceeded to the women's doubles second round at the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series here Wednesday. The Indian combine, who were in fine form during last month's Uber Cup, moved past Japan's Ayane Kurihara and...
  • Defence Minister Jaitley briefed on IAF's operational preparedness 06-06-2014 08:32 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday briefed by the Air Force on its operational preparedness and its immediate requirements such as 126 Rafale combat aircraft for carrying out its assigned tasks. The presentation was made by the top IAF brass to the Defence Minister at the Air...
  • 'Super 30' fame Anand Kumar seeks six chances for IITs like UPSC 02-06-2014 03:44 PM

    Mathematician Anand Kumar on Monday urged the union government to give six chances in joint entrance examination for IITs as it is in the case of civil services examination. This would provide a level-playing field for candidates appearing for the IIT entrance examinations, he said in a letter to Union...
  • Run outs of Raina, McCullum saw Chennai lose momentum: Stephen Fleming 31-05-2014 01:19 PM

    The run-outs of Suresh Raina and Brendon McCullum saw Chennai Super Kings lose momentum when chasing the huge target set by Kings XI Punjab in the IPL Qualifier 2, said CSK's coach Stephen Fleming after his side lost by 24 runs at the Wankhede Stadium. "We did not feel we...
  • Sachin advised me to spend more time at the crease, says Sehwag 31-05-2014 10:55 AM

    Mumbai: Virender Sehwag, who tormented the Chennai Super Kings' bowlers and set up the win for Kings XI Punjab with a 58-ball 122 said Sachin Tendukar advised him to spend more time at the crease. "I was hitting the ball well throughout. I had a chat with master also, Sachin...
  • IPL 7: Skipper Dhoni fumes after CSK fail to make final 31-05-2014 09:02 AM

    Mumbai Mahendra Singh Dhoni was sarcastic in his criticism of the Chennai Super Kings bowlers as they were knocked out of the IPL after losing the Qualifier 2 to Kings XI Punjab on Friday. Punjab yet again buried CSK under a mountain of runs, scoring a mammoth 226 for 6....
  • Virender Sehwag blitz powers Kings XI Punjab into IPL-7 final 30-05-2014 11:44 PM

    Suresh Raina's 87 off 25 balls went in vain as Kings XI Punjab, riding on Virender Sehwag's scintillating ton, cruised to a 24-run victory over Chennai Super Kings to enter the IPL-7 final. Punjab will face Kolkata Knight Riders in the final which is scheduled to be played on Sunday....
  • IPL 7: Suresh Raina's scintillating knock thrills Wankhede 30-05-2014 11:31 PM

    Suresh Raina once again proved that why he loves IPL. Move over Yusuf Pathan, AB de Villiers or Glenn Maxwell knocks -- Raina showed what real carnage is all about. If Virender Sehwag's 122 off just 58 balls was not enough for Wankhede on Friday -- Raina treated the Mumbai...
  • IPL 7: Cometh the hour, cometh Virender Sehwag 30-05-2014 10:14 PM

    Virender Sehwag scored the second century in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) when he smashed a ton off just 50 balls against Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier 2 on Friday at Wankhede in Mumbai. Sehwag rolled back the years as he smashed 122 off just 58...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Punjab, Qualifier 2, IPL 7 30-05-2014 06:45 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: After dominating the seventh edition of IPL, Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab would have expected to fight it out for the title in the final. Punjab would not have expected to be in such a situation...
  • Asian Games is priority for us, says Sunil Chhetri 30-05-2014 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri has his eyes trained on the Asian Games and says the focus should be on making the possible national team for the quadrennial extravaganza, scheduled to be held around the same time as the much-anticipated Indian Super League. "My focus is on the...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 2: Form guide of Kings XI Punjab, Chennai Super Kings 30-05-2014 01:11 PM

    Punjab are yet to make it to the final of an IPL season. They have been the most consistent and in-form team of the season, but their star batsman, Glenn Maxwell's poor form in the last few group matches has hurt the team's cause. On the other hand, Chennai have...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 2, Chennai vs Punjab: Players to watch out for 30-05-2014 08:38 AM

    Kings XI Punjab, who were undoubtedly the best team in the group stage of IPL 2014, were defeated comfortably by Kolkata Knight Riders by 28 runs in the first qualifier. Punjab will now take on Chennai Super Kings in the second qualifier for a place in the finals. Mohit Sharma...